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Local Residents Join Thousands for 'People's Climate March'

April 30, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Thousands of people gathered Saturday in the nation's capital to demand action on climate change, and hundreds of them came from New Jersey, and many of them were residents of Franklin Township and surrounding towns. 

"It is vital that we get the message out and we keep it alive, how important it is that we do the right things with regards to the climate ...

Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is May 6 in Cedar Grove

Newark, NJ – The Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, sponsored by the County of Essex and the Essex County Utilities Authority, will be held on May 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 125 Fairview Ave. in Cedar Grove.

“There are some materials that should be removed from our regular waste stream because of their hazardous nature. This collection day provides our ...

Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is May 6 in Cedar Grove

Newark, NJ – The Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, sponsored by the County of Essex and the Essex County Utilities Authority, will be held on May6 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 125 Fairview Ave. in Cedar Grove.

“There are some materials that should be removed from our regular waste stream because of their hazardous nature. This collection day provides our ...

Holmdel Park: Historic Longstreet Farm Transcends Centuries

A stroll through the 9-acre living historic farm of Longstreet is a must do. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, you are taken back to the lives and farming practices from years ago. Oh yes, it is also lots of fun!

Longstreet Farm continues to impress with the 'not to be missed' program for young children and everyone who watch historical lessons on shearing sheep.

Bear Spotted in Westfield’s Mindowaskin Park Friday

WESTFIELD, NJ — Several residents have reported seeing a black bear in Mindowaskin Park Friday evening. The bear was said to have climbed up a tree, and has since climbed back down and moved on.

“It was in the area,” Westfield Police Chief David Wayman said Saturday. “It is unknown where it is now.”

The bear may be the same animal seen earlier in the week in ...

Sherman Elementary School Students Celebrate Arbor Day

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - More than 100 students from Sherman elementary school celebrated the towns 13th Arbor Day on Friday. 

Students sang “Trees are the Kindest things I know,” then joined by Principal Glomb, Mayor Carl Hokanson, Council-At-Large Charlene Storey, Councilman Those Shipley, and Councilman Eugene Meola, everyone received a pine tree seedling to plant. 

The ...

Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is May 6 in Cedar Grove

CEDAR GROVE, NJ – The Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, sponsored by the County of Essex and the Essex County Utilities Authority, will be held on May 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 125 Fairview Ave. in Cedar Grove.

“There are some materials that should be removed from our regular waste stream because of their hazardous nature. This collection day provides ...

Riverview Elementary Celebrates Arbor Day with Tree Planting

DENVILLE, NJ - Riverview Elementary School celebrated Arbor Day this year the planting of a tree donated by the Denville Green Sustainable Committee.

The school chose an Eastern Red Bud and planted it in the North Parking Lot. Denville Superintendent of Schools Stephen Forte, school principal Christina Theodoropoulos and Denville Mayor Tom Andes each spoke at the event.

They told students ...

Arbor Day Celebrated in Montville Township

MONTVILLE, NJ – Charles Perry was honored as part of the township’s Arbor Day celebration April 28. The Montville Township Public Schools’ Arbor Day poster contest winners were also honored at the ceremony.

Arbor Day is usually celebrated on the last Friday in April, and is a way for communities to encourage residents to plant trees and celebrate the important role that trees ...

Clark DPW Announces Tree Seedling Give-Away; Grass Bag Pick-up

CLARK, NJ - Free tree seedlings are available to Clark residents on Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. until noon, the Clark DPW announced. The give-away is part of the New Jersey Tree Recovery Campaign, developed to help communities replace trees damaged or destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.

“The seedlings are available on a first come, first served basis,” DPW Supervisor Scott McCabe ...

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Wardlaw-Hartridge Students Rethink Disposable

April 30, 2017

Students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison received recognition with awards for the Rethink Disposable posters they created for the Clean Water Action contest.

Congratulations to Zara Zaidi of Edison, Maria Guseva of Staten Island, Phoebe Kaplan of Scotch Plains, Hannah Malko of Clark, Naomi Valcourt of South Plainfield, Ruhee Hegde of Edison and Akhila Mantri of Edison.