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Freeholder Board Offers New “Union County Kids Dig In” Garden Grants for Schools

March 22, 2017

UNION COUNTY, NJ – Young gardeners now can get their hands dirty with the new “Union County Kids Dig In” garden grant program for schools in Union County, sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Schools with students in grades pre-K through 12 are eligible to apply for a Union County Kids Dig In grant, which are funded through the Union County Open Space, ...

Freeholder Board Offers New “Union County Kids Dig In” Garden Grants for Schools

UNION COUNTY, NJ – Young gardeners now can get their hands dirty with the new “Union County Kids Dig In” garden grant program for schools in Union County, sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Schools with students in grades pre-K through 12 are eligible to apply for a Union County Kids Dig In grant, which are funded through the Union County Open Space, ...

Township Hears Resident's Concerns; Nixes Plans for Trails in Kennedy Reservation

UNION, NJ – In advance of the second community meeting to discuss the Kennedy Reservation proposal, Tapinto Union has learned the Township will not be moving ahead with plans to add walking and bike trails and a dog park within the Reservation.

“The purpose of the first community meeting was to listen to and hear our residents' concerns,” said Township of Union Mayor ...

Morris Township Announces April as Clean Community Month

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - April is Clean Community Month in Morris Township. The Morris Township residents and community groups, sports organizations, and civic organizations are invited to join the Clean Community effort by cleaning up one of the Township’s parks, community facilities, or your own neighborhood. 

Cleanups will be held on Saturdays, beginning April 1 and run ...

Township Hears Resident's Concerns; Nixes Plans for Trails in Kennedy Reservation

UNION, NJ – In advance of the second community meeting to discuss the Kennedy Reservation proposal, Tapinto Union has learned the Township will not be moving ahead with plans to add walking and bike trails and a dog park within the Reservation.

“The purpose of the first community meeting was to listen to and hear our resident’s concerns,” said Township of Union Mayor ...

Wanted: Your Input, as Local Bike-Share Program Takes Shape

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — No bike? No problem.

Rutgers University—along with a number of state and local partners, including New Brunswick—is gearing up to launch a regional bicycle-share program. The undertaking, known as Knight Cycle, would give people access to bikes in the Hub City and several nearby communities, according to the school.

But the details of the bike-share ...

Union County’s Mobile Document-Shredding Program Will Visit Scotch Plains

Elizabeth, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announces that its next mobile paper-shredding program for personal documents will be available on Saturday, April 1st in Scotch Plains.

“Union County’s mobile document-shredding service helps residents fight identity theft by providing a convenient way to shred your confidential documents,” said Freeholder ...

A Victory for the Local Environment: County Protects Critical Habitat with Acquisition of 76-acres in East Brunswick

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Adding to the commercial renewal of Route 18 is not the only way that East Brunswick will get an important upgrade.  Maintaining open space and natural habitats within the township also add to the environmental stability and beauty of the township.  This week, a longstanding effort to preserve critical amphibian habitats and vernal pools along the ...

Cub Scout Pack 207 Adopts the Highland Avenue Woods Environmental Education Reserve

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Brian Wilson, Den Leader in Cub Scout Pack 207, Franklin School, has signed an agreement with the South Plainfield Clean Business Association to adopt the Nature Center at the Highland Woods Nature Reserve.  The Pack, which has 55 members to draw on, will remove all litter from around the Nature Center, to keep the entranceway inviting.

Between ten and thirty cub ...

League of Women Voters Present Environment New Jersey Director O'Malley Apr. 6

SUMMIT, NJ - The League of Women Voters of Summit, Berkeley Heights and New Providence, in a programs designed to coincide with April being 'Environmental Awareness Month', will present Environment New Jersey director Doug O'Malley, who will speak on local environments issues specific to the area April 6 at The DeCorso Community Center in New ...

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League of Women Voters Hosts Program on Climate Issues With Environmentalist Doug O’Malley April 6 in New Providence

March 22, 2017

Doug O’Malley, director of Environment New Jersey, will speak on New Jersey’s potential leadership role in confronting environmental challenges at 7:30 p.m.Thursday, April 6, at DeCorso Community Center, 15 East 4th St., New Providence.

 The public is invited to attend the free lecture and discussion on “Light in the Darkness: Why ...