These are the people

in our neighborhood

This Is Rutherford believes that an important part of community is neighbors learning about neighbors. From time to time, TIR will highlight a familiar face that you may recognize around town and give you the opportunity to learn about them. 

Rick Hild, Park Ranger

Q: What do you wish people knew about your job?

A: That I’m there to help them enjoy the use of the parks; That I need to enforce the rules and regulations of all Rutherford Parks to ensure everyone’s safety; And that I really do love dogs - they’re just not allowed in any Rutherford Parks.


Q: How many years have you been a Rutherford resident?

A: 27 years


Q: What do you love about Rutherford?

A: The community of people and how everyone cares for each other.


Q: What is your favorite place in Rutherford?

A: Memorial Field on a Sunday Morning.


Rick Hild (on right) as the Easter Bunny chauffeur while on duty as a Rutherford Park Ranger.