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Hillsborough: Duke Farms Helps Nourish Food Pantry with Fresh Produce

August 17, 2017

 

 

BOUND BROOK, NJ – The Somerset County Sheriff’s Office is one of several agencies contributing to a collaborative effort with Healthier Somerset and Duke Farms in Hillsborough to deliver fresh produce to the Bound Brook Salvation Army Food Pantry.

The need to increase fresh produce in local food banks and pantries was identified by Healthier Somerset, a ...

Residents Request Review of Tree Ordinance in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Several West Orange residents present at Tuesday’s township council meeting expressed concern about the many trees that were recently cut down at both the Shillelagh Club and St. Joseph’s Church. Approximately 13 trees were cut down at the church, and four at the club.

Resident Sally Malanga called for the creation of a Shade Tree Commission to work ...

NJ Astronomer Shares History of Eclipses in the State

MONTVILLE, NJ – The United States will be experiencing a solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, which New Jerseyans can view partially– if the weather cooperates.

If you lived in one of the 14 states the eclipse is crossing with its 70-mile wide path, you’d be all set.

But if you utilize safety glasses to view the event between 1:23 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., and most especially at ...

Grant Assists Reeves-Reed Arboretum in Offering 'Signature Programs'

SUMMIT, NJ -  Investors Bank, through its Investors Foundation -- the mission of which is "to assist organizations in New Jersey, New York City and Long Island that invigorate their local communities with civic-minded initiatives focused on the arts, education, health and human services, and youth programs" - has awarded a $7,500 grant to Summit's Reeves-Reed ...

New Jersey Audubon To Hold Hawk Watch on Sept. 16 in Bernardsville

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ – The Public Is Invited to experience the Annual Migration of Raptors. The New Jersey Audubon Society invites the public to bring their binoculars, sunscreen and ball caps, as New Jersey Audubon will be gazing to the heavens on September 16 for a hawk watch at the Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, 11 Hardscrabble Road, in Bernardsville.  Every ...

Fair Lawn Reduces Parking requirement Near Broadway Train Station

FAIR LAWN – In an effort to promote business near the Broadway train station, the Borough Council reduced parking requirements for certain establishments within a quarter mile of the commuter line that connects Port Jervis to Hoboken.

The station, between Midland Avenue and East 54th Street on Route 4/Broadway, is one of two train stations in the borough. The other is located in ...

NJ Not In The Dark Historically For Aug. 21 Eclipse

MONTVILLE, NJ – The United States will be experiencing a solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, which New Jerseyans can view partially– if the weather cooperates.

If you lived in one of the 14 states the eclipse is crossing with its 70-mile wide path, you’d be all set.

But if you utilize safety glasses to view the event between 1:23 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., and most especially at ...

How Rutgers Alumni are Bringing Quail Back to New Jersey

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Outside Rutgers Gardens and a few other choice spots, this city and its high-rise apartment buildings and busy streets seemingly bear little connection to New Jersey's vast woodlands. Yet from this urban center, Rutgers University has managed to impact the wildest stretches of the state.

Just look at the Northern Bobwhite Quail.

Not long ago, the lack of young ...

Bulk Collection in Student Neighborhoods Hits Record Numbers

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Think about how much stuff—couches, coffee tables and more—come through the city in a given year.

While immeasurable, the number is no doubt high, in large part due to the presence of Rutgers University students. Each school year, they settle in off-campus neighborhoods, near the College Avenue and Cook campuses and beyond, and fill their apartments with, ...

What You Need to Know About the Eclipse and Its History in New Jersey

NEW JERSEY — The United States will experience a solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, which New Jerseyans can partially view—if the weather cooperates.

If you lived in one of the 14 states the eclipse is crossing with its 70-mile wide path, you’d be all set.

But if you use safety glasses to view the event, between 1:23 p.m. and 4 p.m., and most especially ...

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Join the Master Tree Stewards this Fall

August 13, 2017

Trees are all around us in Union County, and the Master Tree Stewards program lets you find out just how much there is to know about our tall co-habitants while participating in fun community service projects, too. Become a Master Tree Steward this year and immerse yourself in knowledge, tree conservation and community outreach.

“The Master Tree Steward program is available to any Union ...