Green

May 29, 2022

TRENTON, NJ -- Hamilton and Robbinsville Townships have each been allocated state funding from the state Department of Environmental Protection's Clean Communities program aimed at removing litter, beautifying neighborhoods and improving water quality.  Hamilton will receive the state's ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Not far from the oft-flooded Packanack Brook, the new Winding Way Park was chosen for the site of the town’s first rain garden. Under a blazing sun, about two dozen volunteers arrived to join Rutgers Master Gardeners and the Town Parks and Recreation Department to help improve the flood ...

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SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ - On Sunday, May 15th, back dropped by gorgeous weather, South Orange and Maplewood residents celebrated the long-awaited SOMA Greenway with a parade - appropriately, on bicycles. Hosted by the South Orange Environmental Commission in partnership with the South Orange ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Not far from the oft-flooded Packanack Brook, the new Winding Way Park was chosen for the site of the town’s first rain garden. Under a blazing sun, about two dozen volunteers arrived to join Rutgers Master Gardeners and the Town Parks and Recreation Department to help improve the flood ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  A Hazardous Weather Outlook has been issued for the Morris County area, stated the National Weather Service. According to the weather authority, severe thunderstorms are possible.   Get your local news delivered to your inbox for FREE each day. Sign up to get all the news ...

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This story was co-produced in collaboration with CivicStory and the NJ Sustainability Reporting project. NEWARK, NJ — Electric scooters and bikes are becoming more common on the streets of Newark, a sign of the city’s shift towards providing more sustainable transportation options for residents.

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  A Hazardous Weather Outlook has been issued for the Morris County area, stated the National Weather Service. According to the weather authority, severe thunderstorms are possible.     Read more: How Much Are Madison Residents Paying for Gas? Read more: Jif Peanut ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  A Hazardous Weather Outlook has been issued for the Morris County area, stated the National Weather Service. According to the weather authority, severe thunderstorms are possible.     Read more: Free Entry to NJ State Parks Beginning Memorial Day Weekend Read ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Still hoping to see a light at the end of a very long legal tunnel, the Jersey City Planning Board hosted a meeting last week on proposed development – if and when the legal haggling ceases. The city is moving ahead with one plan to create an elevated public park along the ...

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TRENTON – Beginning this weekend, entry to all New Jersey state parks, forests, and recreation areas will be free of charge this summer, announced Governor Murphy.  Park entrance fees will be waived for all visitors, regardless of state residency, announced the Governor's Office. Anyone who ...

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Accompanying the South Orange Environmental Commission and Green Team’s Annual River Day, and spring park clean-ups organized by Founders Park Conservancy and Farrell Field Park Conservancy, the South Mountain Elementary Green Team took advantage of the beautiful May weather and held a successful ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A long-awaited project to clean up Weehawken Cove took a step forward Wednesday, when work crews completed the removal of more than a dozen sunken boats. Since work began on May 2, the city’s contractor, Ken’s Marine Services, retrieved 14 derelict vessels — some of which have ...

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On May 23 Sustainable Jersey announced West Orange was one of the thirty-five New Jersey municipalities, schools and school districts selected to receive a Sustainable Jersey grant funded by the PSEG Foundation. Proposals were evaluated by an independent Blue-Ribbon Selection Committee. The ...

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TRENTON – Beginning this weekend, entry to all New Jersey state parks, forests, and recreation areas will be free of charge this summer, announced Governor Murphy.  Park entrance fees will be waived for all visitors, regardless of state residency, announced the Governor's Office. Anyone who ...

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TRENTON – Beginning this weekend, entry to all New Jersey state parks, forests, and recreation areas will be free of charge this summer, announced Governor Murphy.  Park entrance fees will be waived for all visitors, regardless of state residency, announced the Governor's Office. Anyone who ...

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Red Bank, NJ: Spring is in full swing in the Two Rivers - but Rally for the Two Rivers is not ready to wave goodbye to winter just yet! At this month's meeting, they will be sharing results from the Two Rivers winter road salt monitoring program. Tune in to find out how road salt is impacting ...

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SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ - On Sunday, May 15th, back dropped by gorgeous weather, South Orange and Maplewood residents celebrated the long-awaited SOMA Greenway with a parade - appropriately, on bicycles. Hosted by the South Orange Environmental Commission in partnership with the South Orange ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Save time and money by turning landscape trimmings into a valuable soil amendment. The idea is simple, just collect disease- and insect-free plant debris into a heap and let it decompose into a fine, nutrient rich material that helps improve the soil. Don’t add meat, dairy, invasive ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Not far from the oft-flooded Packanack Brook, the new Winding Way Park was chosen for the site of the town’s first rain garden. Under a blazing sun, about two dozen volunteers arrived to join Rutgers Master Gardeners and the Town Parks and Recreation Department to help improve the flood ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - 'No Mow May' is a grassroots environmental effort that has taken the world by storm. In a nutshell, homeowners are encouraged to not mow their lawn for the entire month of may in order to protect habitat for emerging pollinators.  All those butterflies and bees grow up somewhere, ...

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Memorial Day Weekend Lifeguard Schedule Island Beach State Park will be staffed with lifeguards from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend. Swimming is only permitted in designated swim areas when lifeguards on are duty. Additional Swim Areas Opening in ...

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Memorial Day Weekend Lifeguard Schedule Island Beach State Park will be staffed with lifeguards from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend. Swimming is only permitted in designated swim areas when lifeguards on are duty. Additional Swim Areas Opening in ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Several environmental groups have filed a petition to stop the New Jersey Turnpike Authority's proposal to widen the bridge over Newark Bay.  The effort filed by EmpowerNJ, representing 135 faith, community and environmental groups; BlueWaveNJ; Clean Water Action NJ; Delaware ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The “Keep Wood-Ridge Beautiful” Committee will hold its 22st annual downtown cleanup day on Sunday, June 5, from 11:30 to 3:00 p.m.  Volunteers are once again needed to help clean the shopping districts and raise awareness of the effects of litter in the community. Both adults and ...

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Tuckerton, NJ - The New Jersey Coastal Coalition, a non-profit organization, is a group of New Jersey waterfront communities that meet monthly in a workshop setting, to discuss common municipal flooding issues. Formed in response to the 2012 Super Storm Sandy, we have met regularly since January ...

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WARETOWN - The Ocean Township Recreation Department is hosting a Crabbing and Fishing Contest on June 4 at 5:30 p.m. The contest will take place at the Sands Point Park.      

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BAYONNE, NJ - Several environmental groups have filed a petition to stop the New Jersey Turnpike Authority's proposal to widen the bridge over Newark Bay.  The effort filed by EmpowerNJ, representing 135 faith, community and environmental groups; BlueWaveNJ; Clean Water Action NJ; Delaware ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Students at the nearby Lincoln School and from the surrounding neighborhood have a newly redeveloped park, completing with swings, a climbing frame with slides, a full size basketball court, and more after Thursday’s ribbon cutting. Makowski Park, named for the father son duo of ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County residents can safely dispose their unwanted household chemicals, old fire extinguishers, propane tanks and other potentially hazardous items at Union County’s next free Household Hazardous Waste event on Saturday, June 4, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Kean Hall ...

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Turn your trash into treasure and help support a great cause. . I am thrilled to have connected with the Terracycle Gillette Razor Recycle Program. By bringing your old razors and packaging to the drop box in our store, the dollars raised with this program support Nutley Relay for Life. I'm so ...

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