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November 19, 2018

HELMETTA/MILLTOWN/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - This week's Thanksgiving holiday also bring changes to the regular sanitation and recycling schedules in Helmetta, Spotswood and Milltown. In Spotswood, there will not by any garbage collection on Thanksgiving Day, November 22. Residents scheduled for a regular ...

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STAFFORD - Join Reynolds on Black Friday for the sale of the season! Save 25% OFF your ENTIRE purchase for this ONE DAY ONLY SALE. All shop merchandise is included in the sale (except live materials). Reynolds’ Famous Black Friday One Day Only Sale is on Friday, November 23, 2018 from 9 a.m. to ...

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SHIP BOTTOM - The Long Beach Island branch of the Ocean County Library is hosting a wreath making workshop at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 1.  Those who attend will learn the skills to create beautiful mesh ribbon wreathes.  All suppplies will be provided.  Registration is required for this ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - In that short period between Halloween and Christmas decorating is Thanksgiving. One Nutley family didn't allow the short time between the holiday to deter them from celebrating the season.  A giant turkey, people in shoes with big buckles, and a giant pumpkin decorate the lawn of a ...

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It’s a jungle in there. Every window, surface and brightly lit corner is filled with decorative or edible greenery.  There is no doubt what to gift this person for the holidays. More of the same. A lack of outdoor growing space, limited growing seasons, and time constraints have many people ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Good morning Warren. It’s darker than usual Monday morning due to a widespread power outage on Warren’s west side. The power company is currently investigating, however, if you are without power, report it.      How to Report a Power Outage Call our Outage Reporting ...

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The Mountainside Beautification Committee (Beautiful Mountainside) will once again sponsor a home and business holiday decorating contest.  Residents and businesses alike are encouraged to enter by visiting the all-volunteer committee's Facebook Fan Page “Beautiful Mountainside.”  Simply post a ...

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Make gift giving easy with unique green gifts that provide weeks and in some cases months and years of beauty. Plus, gifting easy-care blooming plants is an experiential gift that’s ideal for everyone, especially that person on your list who has everything. Gardeners as well as practical family ...

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HELMETTA/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - While going green has become more than a movement, more and more residents are trying to recycle as many items as possible. The Spotswood Department of Public Works has posted new recycling guidelines on the borough website to help ease the confusion as to what items can be ...

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J.-According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), cooking is the leading cause of home fires.  “One out of three home fires begins in the kitchen – more than any other place in the home,” says Madison State Farm agent Mary Comito.  “The number one cause of fires in ...

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  WARREN, NJ - School is now closed on Friday. Warren Township, Green Brook, Long Hill, Watchung,  Watchung Hills Regional High School and North Plainfield have all made the call to close Friday, due to inclement weather and poor road conditions.   All after-school and evening activities ...

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Update 7:22 a.m. Friday: All schools in the Watchung Hills sending district are now closed on Friday. Update: PATH service from 33rd Street will be free the rest of tonight to accommodate travelers trying to get to NJ. WARREN, NJ - Warren Township, Green Brook, Long Hill, Watchung, and ...

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The pantry is full of fall favorites like squash, onions and potatoes, but busy schedules may have you finding a few things growing in the back of your cupboard. With little effort and a pinch of creativity you can grow these into a very imaginative indoor garden.   Kids and adults love to watch ...

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WARREN, NJ - Hillcrest Road, Washington Avenue and Warrenville Road are being closed until further notice due to traffic weather related incidents, police advised on Thursday afternoon. A winter weather advisory is in effect for the area and local schools dismissed early. Snow is falling fast ...

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Weather forecasters are calling for freezing temperatures to overnight tonight and into Friday. Freezing temperatures can be very dangerous to pets. NJ State Law says dogs cannot be outside if temperatures are below 34 degrees without proper shelter (insulated, elevated, heated). Keep your pets ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Reeves-Reed Arboretum's (RRA) annual Holiday House Tour -- visiting a series of elegant Summit homes, each with their halls impeccably decked for the season -- will take place on December 6, beginning at 9:30 a.m. The tour will include stops at the Arboretum's historic Wisner House ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Warren Township Schools, Long Hill Township Schools,  Green Brook Schools and Watchung Borough Schools will dismiss early on Thursday due to the inclement weather forecast for the afternoon.  In Warren, afternoon preschool, AlphaBest aftercare, American Education Week afternoon ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Weather forecasters are calling for freezing temperatures overnight tonight and into Thursday. Freezing temperatures can be very dangerous to pets. NJ State Law says dogs cannot be outside if temperatures are below 34 degrees without proper shelter (insulated, elevated, heated).

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WARREN, NJ - Get out those gloves and boots and prepare for a possible early dismissal of school. Snow and sleet are predicted for the area on Thursday November 15, according to the National Weather Service.  According to the forecast, the area will see snow and sleet mainly after 1pm with ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The National Weather Service has issued the following advisory for the Randolph area, and Schools will be dismissing early: Mixed precipitation is expected. Total snow accumulations of 3-5 inches and ice accumulations up to one tenth of an inch expected. Mixed precipitation is ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The first snowfall is expected to hit the Morristown area overnight tonight. In response to the impending storm, the Town of Morristown will open two warming centers for residents. When temperatures drop below 20 degrees, the Town of Morristown activates its Warming Center. The ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Get out those gloves and boots! There's a chance of snow and sleet for the Morristown area on Thursday November 15, according to the National Weather Service.  According to the forecast, the Morristown area will see snow and sleet mainly after 1pm with accumulations of 1 to 2 ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is a prediction that Parsippany may be hit with 2 - 5 inches of snow tomorrow, Thursday November 15th.  There is also a possibility of ice.  TAPInto Parsippany will continue to monitor the weather forecast today.   If it does snow tomorrow, please be mindful of the ...

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LEWISBORO, N.Y. - Shantala DuGay-Iyengar, a Lewisboro resident since 2013, has been named the new children’s outdoor coordinator of the Lewisboro Land Trust. She relocated to the hamlet of Vista from Manhattan with her husband, son, and Doberman in search of space and nature. Having lived in ...

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Make gift giving easy with unique green gifts that provide weeks and in some cases months and years of beauty. Plus, gifting easy-care blooming plants is an experiential gift that’s ideal for everyone, especially that person on your list who has everything. Gardeners as well as practical family ...

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Make gift giving easy with unique green gifts that provide weeks and in some cases months and years of beauty. Plus, gifting easy-care blooming plants is an experiential gift that’s ideal for everyone, especially that person on your list who has everything. Gardeners as well as practical family ...

Read more »

Make gift giving easy with unique green gifts that provide weeks and in some cases months and years of beauty. Plus, gifting easy-care blooming plants is an experiential gift that’s ideal for everyone, especially that person on your list who has everything. Gardeners as well as practical family ...

Read more »

Make gift giving easy with unique green gifts that provide weeks and in some cases months and years of beauty. Plus, gifting easy-care blooming plants is an experiential gift that’s ideal for everyone, especially that person on your list who has everything. Gardeners as well as practical family ...

Read more »

Make gift giving easy with unique green gifts that provide weeks and in some cases months and years of beauty. Plus, gifting easy-care blooming plants is an experiential gift that’s ideal for everyone, especially that person on your list who has everything. Gardeners as well as practical family ...

Read more »

Make gift giving easy with unique green gifts that provide weeks and in some cases months and years of beauty. Plus, gifting easy-care blooming plants is an experiential gift that’s ideal for everyone, especially that person on your list who has everything. Gardeners as well as practical family ...

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