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Lyndhurst NJ Re-opens Star Gazing Observatory

Lyndhurst Observatory Now Open

After  being  closed  for  repairs,  the  NJ  Sports  and  Exposition  Authority  reopened 
the William D. McDowell Observatory,  located  in  DeKorte Park,  to  the  public  for  free stargazing through its 20-inch
diameter  mirror,  research grade  telescope.  The  summer viewing sessions are Wednesday  evenings  June  29,  July  6, 
13,  20,  and  27;  and  August  3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 from 8:30 to10:30 p.m., weather permitting.
To access the observatory telescope,  a  visitor  must  be able to climb 25 steps in spiral formation.
For  more  information  go to: http://www.njsea.com/njmc/pdfs/general/2016-observatory-summer-schedule-3.pdf  

Rutherford NJ Fourth of July

Rutherford Fireworks Celebration

Rutherford Borough Officials announced the return ofire-works to the Borough on Friday, July 1, 2016, at  Memorial Park.
Activities start at 7 p.m. with music and food vendors, followed by the 9:15 p.m. presentation of fireworks. 
Inclement weather:next clear day.Residents intending to attend the
fireworks celebration are reminded that no coolers, back packs, pets, alcoholic beverages
and fireworks, including sparklers, are allowed at the celebration.
Lawn chairs, blankets and portable seating permitted.Limited  port-a-john  facilities  will  be  available.  Residents 
should access the Borough’s web site at www.rutherford-nj.comfor updates and possible cancellation of the event, prior to heading to the celebration.