Califon School on TV

Classroom Close-Up is broadcasting a segment is titled “Small School, Big HArt”. that features the art program at Califon School.  The episode featuring Califon is scheduled to air on Sunday, December 16, 2018 and Sunday, January 20, 2019  at 7:30 AM, 12:30 PM and 7:30 PM on NJTV.  Continue reading

Animal Cruelty Legislation

The New Jersey Department of Health, pursuant to the provisions of Public Law 2017, Chapter 189b, required municipalities to post the full text of R.S. 4:22-17 and 4:22-26, and a plain language description of the provisions of R.S. 4:22-17 and 4:22-26. A document meeting the requirements of the law has been supplied to Califon Boro, and is located in the Document Section of this website. Continue reading

100th Anniversary Schedule

Califon Borough Celebrates 100 Years with a Three-Day Weekend

October 12th -  6:30 PM  to 9:30 PM at Firemen’s Field at 39 Academy Street. The Califon Firemen will be cooking hot dogs and hamburgers from. Bring your lawn chairs for a night under the stars with food, a beer garden, fire truck rides, a bonfire and fireworks.

October 13th  - 10 AM  Califon Island Park. Food trucks will be available.

October 13th  - 10 AM and 12 PM  Califon’s historic district. Walking tours will visit the Nellie Hoffman House, the Cabin by the River, the Califon Train Stations and the 2nd  floor of Rambo’s Country Store.

October 13th  - 10 AM  Califon Historical Society open.

October 13th  - 10 AM  Museum at the Califon Train Station open.

October 13th  - 10 AM  Nellie Hoffman House open.

October 13th  - 10 AM  Cabin by the River open.

October 13th  - 10 AM and 1 PM. The Califon Public School. The Califon Public School will be offering an Open House and tours of the school. Refreshments, teachers and students will be available

 October 13th  - 2 PM  Califon Island Park. The 100th Anniversary Ceremony will commence. A time capsule, buried in 1993, will be opened and a new one will replace it.

October 13th  - 2 PM  Califon Island Park. Classic Cars will be on display

October 14th  - 12 PM Downtown. The Jon Slusher 5K

October 14th  - 12 PM to 4 PM  Downtown. 6th Annual Autumn Street Fair.  Food, Vendors, Music and Beer Garden will be available.

DEA National Take Back Initiative

The Washington Township Police Department will be hosting “Operation Take Back New Jersey” as a local collection site, as part of the Operation Take Back NJ medicine disposal day. The event will take place at Police Headquarters, located at 1 East Springtown Road, Long Valley, between the hours of 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM on Saturday October 27th, 2018. Continue reading

Upcoming Fire Company Events

October 5th - is the Annual Fire Company Golf outing at High Bridge Hills Golf Course. Contact Rob at (908) 256-5717 for information.

October 7th – The Califon Fire Department kicks off their monthly pancake breakfast. 7 AM to 11:30 AM Pancake Breakfasts are held the 1st Sunday of every month through May.

*** The Fire Department is always looking for new members to join. If you are14 years of age and up you can participate. Their meetings are the last Monday of every month, and start at 7 PM.