Sustainable Jersey selected the Borough of Hawthorne as one of 32 NJ municipalities to receive a grant funded by the PSEG Foundation. Hawthorne was the recipient of a $20,000 grant. Grants are intended to help municipalities make progress toward a sustainable future. "Gateway to the Passaic River" - Hawthorne will install a rain garden along a popular walkway the provides residents with access to the Passaic River for numerous recreational activities. The rain garden will serve as a stormwater demonstration project and provide ample educational opportunities.