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Little Ferry students serve on Council for a day and introduce a discussion to ban smoking in public parks

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Eighth-graders in Little Ferry participated as Mayor and Council members in the town’s “Mayor for a Day” council meeting, held annually since 1982. Students presided over the budget vote, adopted some resolutions and introduced a discussion to ban smoking in public parks. Read two news articles about the event from NorthJersey.com, one from May 14 and one from May 17.

Smokefree recreation areas are proliferating across New Jersey. Read more about Smokefree Outdoor Areas in GASP’s white paper on the subject or on our webpage.