Borough Newsletter

EDGEWATER – “A Great Place to Live”

By Gregory S. Franz – Borough Administrator

Sunday November 4 – Daylight Savings Time begins – Remember to turn your clock back 1 hour. A great time to check the batteries in your smoke detector and carbon monoxide detector.

CULTURAL & HISTORICAL AFFAIRS - Monday November 5 from 6pm to 8pm – Edgewater Cultural and Historic Affairs Committee Wine Tasting Fundraiser – River Palm Terrace Restaurant – Reservations a must, $40.00 per ticket – call Doug Hall at 201-886-9532, or Linda Farrell at 201-452-5379,

ELECTION DAY - Tuesday November 6 Election Day all polls are open from 6:00am to 8:00pm – Borough offices closed, regular ferry service, regular recycling collection - Please remember that Election Districts #1 and #2 only were re-located to Edgewater Fire Headquarters, located at 838 River Road, one (1) block south from the previous polling location at Historic Borough Hall. If you have any election questions, feel free to contact the Edgewater Borough Clerk, the Edgewater Election Official, Annamarie O’Connor, at 201-943-1700 ext. 3137.

VETERANS DAY - Sunday November 11 Veterans Day – Services begin at 11am at the base of the large American Flag at Veterans Field – The holiday is observed on Monday November 12, borough offices are closed, regular ferry service, regular trash collection, cardboard collection is Tuesday November 13, place cardboard at the curb no earlier than 8pm on Monday November 12.  A council meeting is scheduled for 7:00pm.

THANKSGIVING - In observance of Thanksgiving on Thursday November 22, Borough Offices will be closing at 2:00pm on Wednesday November 21, closed Thursday November 22 and Friday November 23.  Regular ferry schedule Wednesday November 21, no ferry service on Thursday November 22, and modified ferry schedule Friday November 23.  No co-mingled recycling collection south on Thursday November 22, place co-mingled recycling at the curb no earlier than 8:00pm Tuesday November 20 for Wednesday November 21 south collection.  Regular trash collection Friday November 23, place trash at the curb no earlier than 8:00pm on Thursday November 22.

 BREAKFAST WITH SANTA – The premier annual event for the children of Edgewater is again here.  Come enjoy breakfast and a visit with the big man from the North Pole on Saturday December 15, 2018 at the Edgewater Community Center, 1167 River Road from 9:00am to 11:30am.  Parents remember to bring your own camera and call 201-943-1700 ext. 6003.


The annual emergency services Santa and Friend’s Parade will be Saturday, December 22, 2018.  The Fire Department and First Aid Squad sponsor this annual event as Santa Claus and friend’s parade around town to music with all of the equipment outfitted with holiday lights.   The volunteers do their best to bring the holidays to your neighborhood by decorating all of the equipment with Santa and friends handing out candy canes to all.  The parade will stop at the following locations and times as a tentative schedule subject to change: 

5:15pm – Community Center, 5:35pm – Colony Clubhouse, 5:50pm – Undercliff Avenue and Sterling Place, 6:10pm – Undercliff Avenue and Hudson Avenue, 6:30pm – Undercliff Avenue and Hilliard Avenue, 6:45pm – Holy Rosary Church, 7:00 pm - EVG School, 7:30pm – The Alexander, 7:50pm – Main Street Edgewater Harbor, 8:15pm – City Place, 8:30pm - Independence Harbor, 8:45pm – Edgewater Commons Mall.

2018 Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Bergen County Utilities Authority, Foot of Empire Blvd., Moonachie

Saturday, November 17, 2018.  The hours for the Household hazardous waste collection events are 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM rain or shine.