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Essex County Residents Learn About the Environment at 12th Annual Fall Family Festival

September 26, 2016

ROSELAND, NJ — In celebration of the arrival of fall, Essex County Executive DiVincenzo invited children, adults and families to the Essex County Environmental Center’s 12th-annual Fall Family Festival on Saturday at the Essex County Environmental Center in Roseland.

Partnering with the Environmental Center, New Jersey Audubon, Essex County Master Gardeners, Essex County ...

Chromium-6, the “Erin Brochovich” Toxin, Found in Millburn/Short Hills Water and Many Communities Throughout New Jersey

MILLBURN, NJ - The East Hanover Water Department is on the list of towns, and water commissions and countywide agencies, that have sites that exceed the report's acceptable level of Chromium-6 in tap water (0.02 parts per billion).

The 2000 movie “Erin Brochovich” immortalized the small California town of Hinkley and the deadly contaminant that poisoned their water. But ...

West Essex Summer in Review: Caldwell Lieutenant Files Notice of Intent to Sue; Local Mother Hopes to Initiate Juvenile Diabetes Support Group & More

WEST ESSEX, NJ — Click on the headlines to read TAPinto West Essex's Top Ten stories from this summer:

1. West Caldwell Resident Dies Suddenly; Family Seeks Forever Home for Two Dogs Left Behind

2. Police Release Name of Victim in Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Fairfield; Investigation Continues

3. Suspicious Packages at Fairfield Target Cleared by Essex County ...

Fall Care for a Healthier, Better Looking Lawn

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - As summer fades into fall it is time to help lawns recover from summer stress and prepare for the winter ahead.

Continue to mow your lawn as long as it continues to grow. Grow cool season grasses like bluegrass, fescue and ryegrass 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 inches tall.  Warm season grasses like bermudagrass, carpetgrass, centipedegrass and zoysia should be grown at 1 to ...

Add Some Eye Candy to Your Garden This Fall

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Shorten the winter season with the help of spring flowering bulbs that you plant in fall. These beauties often provide the first bit of color, fragrance and winter relief each year.

Look for new and unique ways to incorporate bulbs into your landscape. Create a seasonal water feature with a river of blue scillas and grape hyacinths meandering through the garden.

Add Some Eye Candy to Your Garden This Fall

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Shorten the winter season with the help of spring flowering bulbs that you plant in fall. These beauties often provide the first bit of color, fragrance and winter relief each year.

Look for new and unique ways to incorporate bulbs into your landscape. Create a seasonal water feature with a river of blue scillas and grape hyacinths meandering through the garden.

Add Some Eye Candy to Your Garden This Fall

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Shorten the winter season with the help of spring flowering bulbs that you plant in fall. These beauties often provide the first bit of color, fragrance and winter relief each year.

Look for new and unique ways to incorporate bulbs into your landscape. Create a seasonal water feature with a river of blue scillas and grape hyacinths meandering through the garden.

Livingston Summer in Review: Teen Lifeguards Honored for Saving Woman's Life; Porto by Antonio Comes to Livingston & More

LIVINGSTON, NJ —Click on the headlines to read TAPinto Livingston's Top Ten stories from this summer:

1. Teen Lifeguards Honored for Heroic Actions that Saved Woman's Life at Haines Community Pool

2. Livingston High School Jumps from No. 16 to No. 6 on NJ Monthly's Top 100 Public High Schools in 2016

3. Livingston Owner of Go-Go Bar Arrested on ...

West Orange Summer in Review: Former West Orange Councilman Sentenced to Prison; Resident Embarks on Trans-Atlantic Journey & More

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Click on the headlines to read TAPinto West Orange's Top Ten stories from this summer:

1. More High-End Businesses Coming to West Orange as its Housing Market Strengthens

2. Roseland Resident and Former West Orange Township Councilman Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

3. West Orange Teachers Protest Contract Impasse by Not Attending Back to ...

Add Some Eye Candy to Your Garden This Fall

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Shorten the winter season with the help of spring flowering bulbs that you plant in fall. These beauties often provide the first bit of color, fragrance and winter relief each year.

Look for new and unique ways to incorporate bulbs into your landscape. Create a seasonal water feature with a river of blue scillas and grape hyacinths meandering through the garden.

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Basking Ridge Fire Company Seeks a Tree for Christmas 2016

September 25, 2016

Call to Action!

Basking Ridge Fire Company Seeks a Tree for Christmas 2016

Company Release – 9/26/16

Basking Ridge, New Jersey, September 20, ...

Learning about Green Infrastructure

Representatives from Union County municipalities and local environmental organizations joined the Union County Green Infrastructure tour over the summer to learn how green infrastructure can beautify property while helping to conserve water and reduce stormwater runoff.

The group visited examples of rain gardens, rainwater harvesting and permeable pavement in Clark, Cranford, Mountainside, ...

JCP&L Continues Tree Trimming to Enhance System Reliability

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) forestry contractors are scheduled to trim trees in more than 60 municipalities over the next two months as part of the company’s ongoing efforts to maintain proper clearances around electrical equipment to help protect against tree-related outages.     

Since the beginning of the year, work has been completed on more than 2,000 ...

Westfield Memorial Library hosts Tips for a Fall Clean-up and Coloring for Adults

On Saturday, Oct. 8, at 1:30 p.m., the Westfield Memorial Library will present “The Tips You Need to Conduct a Real Fall Clean-up,” followed by the popular two-hour coloring workshop for adults on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 10 a.m. The library is located at 550 East Broad Street.

Karen Camden, who gives many presentations at the library on recycling, gardening and ...