Wood-Ridge Newsletter WR-Newsletter-2018-Ed-2

POSTAL CUSTOMER WOOD-RIDGE, NJ 07075 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID S. HACKENSACK, NJ PERMIT #1714 W OOD- R IDGE 2018 NEWSLETTER Keep Wood-Ridge Beautiful Day Sweeps Out Litter; Brings in New Blooms Thanks to Volunteer Residents and Community Groups K eep Wood-Ridge Beautiful Day this June 3 was another success thanks to the help of volunteers who spread out across the Borough to pick up litter and plant flowers at various public buildings and parks. w elcome to the latest edition of the Wood-Ridge Newsletter. In this edition, we celebrate events both traditional and new in the Borough of Wood-Ridge. Each of these events and successes would not be possible without the hard work and dedication of the Borough Council: Council President Ezio Altamura, and Council Members Catherine Cassidy, Dominick Azzolini, Ed Marino, Joseph DiMarco and Philip Romero. From the inaugural Wood-Ridge Town Day to a season of creative activities happening in the Wood-Ridge Summer Recreation program, this summer was memorable for residents of all ages having the opportunity to be connected and to be a part of something going on in Wood-Ridge. On a related note, we are looking forward to the Borough’s expanding slate of public events including the first-ever Food Truck Festival at Wesmont Station this October, which will bring roving restaurants from across the region right to our doorstep, and feature a live musical performance by the B Street Band. We also look forward to a slate of fascinating programs planned by the Wood-Ridge Historical Society through the holiday season. Now more than ever, Wood-Ridge is a great place to live, work and thrive. Edition #2 N ew E vent A nnounced F ollowing T remendous S uccess of W ood -R idge T own D ay M ayor Paul Sarlo and the Borough Council are pleased to announce the first Wood-Ridge Food Truck Festival will take place on Sunday, October 7 from 1 - 6 p.m. on Wesmont Drive. Free parking will be available at the NJ Transit parking lot near the Wesmont Train Station. The event will feature the food trucks, a beer and wine garden, and live music by the “B- Street Band,” a tribute to Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band. featuring Wood-Ridge Town Day was attended by over 3,000 people on June 10. It featured free rides and amusements for children, food stands, booths sponsored by community groups, a dunk tank sponsored by Wood-Ridge High School Project Graduation, a tiki bar and live music by “The Nerds.”