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Take the Berkeley Heights Green Community Pledge

February 21, 2017

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - How committed are you to protecting the environment? Take the Berkeley Heights Green Community Challenge Pledge. The Berkeley Heights Environmental Commission (BHEC) needs at least 335 residents to fill out this pledge. This is one of several initiatives put forth by the Environmental Commission in pursuit of Sustainable Silver Certification.

“We know ...

Lost Dog - Luna

BERKELEY HEIGHTS/NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Luna, a black and white Border Collie, has been missing from its New Providence home since Monday morning. There have been various sightings, most recently in the vicinity of Lawrence Drive in Berkeley Heights.

Luna is newly adopted and used to be named "Shady." She was first seen around 10:30 a.m. behind the New Providence Presbyterian ...

JCP&L Shares Tips on How to Safely Operate a Backup Generator

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Backup generators can provide an emergency power supply, enabling you to keep important equipment running during a power outage. It’s important to make sure generators are properly installed and operated to prevent health and safety risks for you and our crews.

Safely Installing a Generator
Before installing your backup generator, follow all instructions in the ...

President's Day: SOMA Closures and Schedule Changes

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - President's Day is Monday, February 20, and it's a day off for many, including local students.

Closures on President's Day, Monday, Feb. 20

South Orange Maplewood School District schools are closed.
South Orange and Maplewood libraries are closed.
South Orange and Maplewood municipal offices are closed.
Maplewood Jitney is not ...

Urban Legends Exposed: City-Dwelling Peregrine Falcons Offer a “Rare Wildlife Reality Show” in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ – The eyes of the world will be focused on the roof of the historic 17-story Union County Courthouse Tower on Broad Street, watching a pair of rare peregrine falcons that have made their nest there, thanks to a new partnership between the Union County Freeholder Board and the nonprofit Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey.

Those eyes will belong to students, ...

Feng Shui Elements Taught at Montville Township Public Library

MONTVILLE, NJ – Lecturer Michelle Zanoni taught about the five elements of feng shui and how using them can lead to one’s “dream home” at the Montville Township Public Library on Feb. 8.

Zanoni had been a designer of wallpaper and textiles for more than 20 years, she said, but when she learned about feng shui, it opened up a “world of energy.”

Feng shui ...

Grow a High Yield Vegetable Garden This Season

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Spend less time and money while growing a bounty of flavorful vegetables this growing season. Increase your harvest, even in small garden spaces, with proper planning and easy care, high yielding vegetables.

A productive garden starts with a plan, but choosing the best vegetables to grow and where to plant them can be overwhelming.

You can break out the graph paper and ...

Grow a High Yield Vegetable Garden This Season

WARREN, NJ - Spend less time and money while growing a bounty of flavorful vegetables this growing season. Increase your harvest, even in small garden spaces, with proper planning and easy care, high yielding vegetables.

A productive garden starts with a plan, but choosing the best vegetables to grow and where to plant them can be overwhelming.

You can break out the graph paper and pencils ...

Grow a High Yield Vegetable Garden This Season

NUTLEY, NJ - Spend less time and money while growing a bounty of flavorful vegetables this growing season. Increase your harvest, even in small garden spaces, with proper planning and easy care, high yielding vegetables.

A productive garden starts with a plan, but choosing the best vegetables to grow and where to plant them can be overwhelming.

You can break out the graph paper and pencils ...

Grow a High Yield Vegetable Garden This Season

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Spend less time and money while growing a bounty of flavorful vegetables this growing season. Increase your harvest, even in small garden spaces, with proper planning and easy care, high yielding vegetables.

A productive garden starts with a plan, but choosing the best vegetables to grow and where to plant them can be overwhelming.

You can break out the graph paper and ...

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All About Eggs: Second Meeting for Culinary Arts Career Exploration Program

February 20, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ– February 20, 2017 – Teenagers from Summit and surrounding towns are invited to the second meeting of Post 8 on Thursday, February 23 at 7:00 pm at the Summit Elks Lodge (40 Maple St. Summit). This month’s focus is “All About Eggs” Recipes will include chocolate mousse, poached eggs, and more. Those interested can RSVP to Charlean.mahon@scouting.org Space ...

Bouquet in a Basket Workshop

Please join the Hanson Park Conservancy on Wednesday, April 5th at 7:00 PM for our Bouquet in a Basket Workshop at the Cranford Community Center.  In this “make it & take it” program, floral designer and Master Gardener, Pamela Newell will be guiding participants in making a spring basket filled with a beautiful assortment of flowers.  Have fun while making a lovely ...

Rake & Hoe Garden Club 'Juniors' Prepare for New Jersey Flower & Garden Show

Rake & Hoe Garden Club of Westfield "Juniors" have been busy preparing their entries for the Garden Club of New Jersey flower show where they will compete in their age groups for ribbons in Artistic Crafts, Horticulture, Design and Photography. The kindergarten through high school members have been working hard on kaleidoscope mosaics and colorful bird masks that must be made of ...

Morris Habitat for Humanity Accepting Applications for Condominiums in Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Applications are now being accepted for 2 lower income condominiums to be built on Willow Street, Jr. Avenue in Morristown.  Once completed, the homes will be sold as affordable homeownership to the selected applicants.

One unit will feature 2 bedrooms and 1 bath and the other unit will have 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms; both will be energy efficient and feature energy ...