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Verizon Repairs Close King George Road in Warren

July 20, 2017

WARREN, NJ - King George Road between Mount Horeb Road and Washington Valley Road will be closed for a Verizon Repair Thursday evening, Warren police advised at 6:20 p.m. Plan an Alternate route. 

 

Earlier today, much of Warren lost power due to equipment damage.

https://www.tapinto.net/towns/warren/articles/power-outage-darkens-warrens-west-side

Power Outage Darkens Warren in Heat Wave

WARREN, NJ - JCP&L is investigating the cause of a widespread power outage in the center of Warren on Wednesday afternoon. Crews are on site and anticipate restoration by 7 p.m.

 

All of the Kings strip is without power including Starbucks.

 

According to the JCP&L website, power is estimated to be restored some time this evening.

 

To report outages ...

Power Outage Darkens Warren in Heat Wave

WARREN, NJ - JCP&L is investigating the cause of a widespread power outage in the center of Warren on Wednesday afternoon.

 

All of the Kings strip is without power including Starbucks.

 

According to the JCP&L website, power is estimated to be restored some time this evening.

 

To report outages in your area:

* JCP&L: Click here to report an outage ...

Native Pollinator Garden in Tewksbury

TEWKSBURY, NJ – A native pollinator garden has been planted at Pascale Farm Park - Tewksbury Arboretum, next to the Tewksbury Elementary School. The diverse geographic environments include two ponds, meadows and woodlands, and the garden serves as an outdoor environmental classroom for students and residents. 

The Woman's Club of Tewksbury Township, under the guidance of Dawn ...

Springfield Board of Adjustment Meeting July 18, Modified Plan for 29 High Point Approved

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Yuri Bore the owner of a home on 29 High Point returned to the Zoning Board after being turned down last month. His application involves tearing down the existing structure and building a new home. The revised plan did address concerns and questions from the Board. Three of the variances were reduced. The garage was moved to the left side of the house and the home was angled to ...

Getting it Right From the Start; Roxbury Realtor Bob Idakaar

ROXBURY, NJ – Twenty years ago this month, Bob Idakaar experienced an unprofessional real estate agent. That’s when he decided to be a good one.

Idakaar, a lifelong Succasunna resident and TAPinto Roxbury sponsor, bought his fifth home in July 1997. A big event, one that could have been joyous, ended up being stressful and unenjoyable.

“I had a bad experience,” he ...

Work in Concert with Nature to Manage Garden Pests and Mosquitoes in the Landscape

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - A garden filled with flowers, birds, bees and butterflies is a sight to behold. These winged beauties add color, sound and motion to our gardens. Plus, they help maximize a garden’s productivity by pollinating plants and managing plant-damaging pests.

But what about those unwanted visitors to the garden? The aphids, mites and cabbage worms that feed upon our plants ...

Work in Concert with Nature to Manage Garden Pests and Mosquitoes in the Landscape

HOLMDEL/COLTS NECK, NJ - A garden filled with flowers, birds, bees and butterflies is a sight to behold. These winged beauties add color, sound and motion to our gardens. Plus, they help maximize a garden’s productivity by pollinating plants and managing plant-damaging pests.

But what about those unwanted visitors to the garden? The aphids, mites and cabbage worms that feed upon our ...

Vote Now for Your Favorite Outdoor Oasis

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Which is your favorite backyard oasis?  Community members were able to submit photos of their amazing outdoor spaces to The "Summer of Cool" Photo Contest, sponsored by Jersey Central Power and Light, 

Of those submitted, ten finalists were chosen and community members are encouraged to vote for their favorite photo through July 21.

Click ...

Big Ideas for Planet Earth in a Roxbury Man's Bus

ROXBURY NJ – Back in his Roxbury High School days, Bryan Callahan wasn’t a football star, a gifted member of the marching band or president of the student council.

He preferred running wires to running fields. His favorite instruments didn't make music; they measured volts.

The Kenvil resident said he did receive one acknowledgment from the school, an accolade somewhat ...

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Sat, July 22, 9:00 AM

Habitat for Humanity Monmouth County warehouse location, Long Branch

Warehouse & Plant Sale - Habitat for Humanity ...

Giving Back Green Home & Garden

Sat, July 22, 9:00 AM

Habitat for Humanity Monmouth County warehouse location, Long Branch

Warehouse & Plant Sale - Habitat for Humanity ...

Giving Back Green Home & Garden

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Sat, July 22, 10:00 AM

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, Morristown

Dig it! Plant it! Eat it!

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Cat looking for a Home...Can you help Oreo?

July 17, 2017

Can anyone help Oreo?

Oreo is a super sweet cat. She was surrendered to the Randolph Animal Shelter when her owners moved.  It is so sad they just discarded her.  Oreo is used to living in a home as an only cat.  She is not used to being in a shelter and is struggling.  Won’t somebody adopt her?   

Not sure about adopting?  You can ...

Cat looking for a Home...Can you help Oreo?

Can anyone help Oreo?

Oreo is a super sweet cat. She was surrendered to the Randolph Animal Shelter when her owners moved.  It is so sad they just discarded her.  Oreo is used to living in a home as an only cat.  She is not used to being in a shelter and is struggling.  Won’t somebody adopt her?   

Not sure about adopting?  You can ...

Kitten adoption at Randolph Regional Animal Shelter

Come meet Socks (and his sibling Mittens) and Newman (and his sibling Oreo) at the Randolph Regional Animal Shelter on Saturday 7/1 11am-1pm.  Call 973-886-1485 for email doggie54@optonline.net for more information.

"Art in the Park" Painting Class with Cynthia A. Dawley at Hanson Park

The Hanson Park Conservancy will be presenting a series of painting classes with Cranford artist, Cynthia A. Dawley, to be held at Hanson Park, 38 Springfield Ave., Cranford, NJ.  During the two-hour painting sessions, participants of all abilities will have an opportunity to create beautiful works of art under the guidance of a master instructor.  The first “Art in the ...