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A Thousand Blooming, Exotic Orchids Descend At RU

December 5, 2016

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The North Jersey Orchid Society, New Jersey’s largest and oldest orchid society, will hold its 50th annual show and sale from Friday, January 13 through Sunday, January 15 (Fri-Sat 9 AM-5 PM, Sun 9 AM-4 PM) at the Douglass Student Center.

With approximately 25,000 known species and more than 250,000 hybrids, orchids are the largest family of flowering plants on ...

JCP&L Accepting Submissions to Merry & Bright Holiday Lights Photo Contest

MORRISTOWN, NJ - JCP&L is again looking for the best and brightest homes this holiday season by holding a Merry & Bright Holiday Lights Photo Contest.

Customers can enter the photo contest by submitting photos of their homes' outdoor lighting displays on the JCP&L Facebook page through December 18. Ten finalists will be selected from the entries. Voting will ...

Monday is the Last Day for Pick-Up of Leaves in Bayonne

BAYONNE, NJ – City residents are reminded that Bayonne’s final curbside pick-up of leaves will take place this Monday, Dec. 5.

Residents may put leaves in eco-friendly leaf bags, in barrels or in paper bags. Plastic bags are unacceptable and will not be picked up. 

Mayor James Davis urges residents to utilize this last leaf collection of the season.

“Recent ...

Livingston November in Review: Livingston Man Sentenced for Domestic Violence; Fire Department Knocks Down Two Fires & More

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Did you miss any of this month’s top stories? Click on the headlines to catch up:

 

Livingston Board of Education Election Results

 

Obituary: Jennifer Feinberg, Teacher at South Mountain School

 

Meadowbrook Country Day Camp’s New Owners Continue Hallmarked Traditions and Integrate New ...

West Orange November in Review: Township Honors Fallen Police Officer; Board of Education News & More

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Did you miss any of this month’s top stories? Click on the headlines to catch up:

 

Man Arrested for Driving While Intoxicated Near West Orange High School

 

Heavy Fire Tears Through West Orange Home; No Injuries Reported

 

Body of Missing Montclair Resident Found at Eagle Rock Reservation in West ...

West Essex November in Review: Local Business Owner Arrested; Parents Start Caldwell Little League Campaign & More

WEST ESSEX, NJ — Did you miss any of this month’s top stories? Click on the headlines to catch up:

 

Heavy Fire Tears Through Four Caldwell Homes; Two Structures Collapse

 

Local Business Owner Arrested after Officers Discover Teen Party & More from Fairfield Police Department

 

Caldwell Mayor and Council Encourage Residents to ...

Santa Claus Ready for Warren Holiday Walk

 

WARREN, NJ - Santa Claus will arrive in Warren on Sunday, December 4. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDyT5LZweEo&sns=em

The Holiday Walk, which is open to the public and free to all attendees, will commence at 2 p.m. when Santa Claus will land. The Watchung Hills High School Marching band will then lead Santa, escorted by the Washington Valley Fire ...

Livingston Students Encourage Community to Help Restore Monarch Butterfly Population

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A group of Livingston students is asking for the community’s help in restoring the Monarch Butterfly population in the area.

The group—consisting of sixth-garders Natasha Ahlawat and Neil Ahlawat; fifth-grader Aalok Dhurandhar; seventh-grader Srishti Dhurandhar; eighth-grader Ankita Sharma; seventh-grader Ruhi Tawde; and eighth-grader Divya ...

Start a New Tradition: Dine in with the Family Saturday, Dec. 3

Join other families across the country as they “Dine In” on Dec. 3rd in celebration of Family and Consumer Sciences Day and home prepared meals.

Families that eat together at home not only eat better but they eat more vegetables, enjoy more family conversations, and reduce the risk of substance abuse in teens.  To encourage more family meals, Family and Community ...

Start a New Tradition: Dine in with the Family Saturday, Dec. 3

Join other families across the country as they “Dine In” on Dec. 3rd in celebration of Family and Consumer Sciences Day and home prepared meals.

Families that eat together at home not only eat better but they eat more vegetables, enjoy more family conversations, and reduce the risk of substance abuse in teens.  To encourage more family meals, Family and Community ...

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Mon, December 5, 5:00 AM

New Providence

Grass/Brush Collection

Community Calendar Government Home & Garden

Mon, December 5, 6:00 PM

Cattarugus County Arts Council , Allegany

Creative Clay Class

Home & Garden

Mon, December 5, 7:30 PM

Maplewood Memorial Library, Maplewood

Festive Flowers and Vegetable Designs

Home & Garden

Westfield Memorial Library Presents Simple Sewing Repairs and Repurposing 101: The Holiday Edition

December 1, 2016

On Thursday, Dec. 8, at 6:30 p.m., the Westfield Memorial Library will present “Make your own Repairs with Simple Sewing Techniques” and on Saturday, Dec.10 at 1:30 p.m., “Repurposing 101: The Holiday Edition” will be presented. The Library is located at 550 East Broad Street.

Both workshops will be presented by instructor Karen Camden. In the first she will ...

Batteries on Sale at Bernie's Westbrant Auto Parts & Repairs in Clark

If you can’t remember the last time you thought about your car battery, it’s probably a good time to think about your car battery.  As the days and nights get colder, weak batteries are drained even more.  No-start or slow-start conditions can leave you stranded – and that never happens at an okay time. 

An underperforming battery can strain your car’s ...

All the Presidents' Gardens Presentation with Marta McDowell

Please join the Hanson Park Conservancy on Tuesday, January 17th at 7:30 PM as we welcome Marta McDowell, author of All the Presidents’ Gardens at the Cranford Community Center.  If you love history or gardening, you will love this program!  Garden historian, Marta McDowell will take us on an entertaining journey through our nation’s history as seen through the evolution of ...