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December 12, 2018

Every year members of the Rake and Hoe Garden Club prepare Holiday Gift Bags for the Veterans at Lyons Hospital.This year Betty Gulino (pictured above, far right), coordinated the collection and delivery of 131 Holiday Gift Bags donated by club members.These gift bags are designed to bring holiday ...

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Every year members of the Rake and Hoe Garden Club prepare Holiday Gift Bags for the Veterans at Lyons Hospital. This year Betty Gulino (pictured abovefar right), coordinated the collection and delivery of 131 holiday gift bags donated by club members. These gift bags are designed to bring holiday ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Berkeley Hardware & Paint has all the supplies you need to be prepared this winter from holiday season preparation all the way to the biggest snowstorm. Check out their must-have supplies and the brand favorites that customers loyally purchase during the winter ...

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Please join the Hanson Park Conservancy on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 7:00 p.m. at the Cranford Community Center as we welcome Garden Historian Lesley Parness for a very special presentation, “Josephine—The Empress Gardened.”  Ms. Parness will discuss how French Empress Josephine’s fine taste informed ...

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Please join the Hanson Park Conservancy on Tuesday, January 22 at 7:00 PM at the Cranford Community Center as we welcome Garden Historian Lesley Parness for a very special presentation, “Josephine—The Empress Gardened.”  Ms. Parness will discuss how French Empress Josephine’s fine taste informed ...

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Please join the Hanson Park Conservancy on Tuesday, January 22 at 7:00 PM at the Cranford Community Center as we welcome Garden Historian Lesley Parness for a very special presentation, “Josephine—The Empress Gardened.”  Ms. Parness will discuss how French Empress Josephine’s fine taste informed ...

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The sale dates are December 1, December 8-9, December 15-16, December 22-23 from 9AM to 3PM and December 24 - 9am to12pm.  The luminary kits cost 75 cents apiece in all quantities and include paper bags, candles and sand.    Customers are encouraged to bring buckets, boxes or plastic bags to ...

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Woolley Fuel celebrates its 10th year as a distribution location providing high quality biodiesel to consumers across New Jersey. Woolley Fuel was started in 1924 by two brothers Herbert and Norman W. Woolley Sr. Their desire was to start a coal company similar to their father’s and found ...

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As the winter months are soon approaching us, it’s important to get your property up to date and prepared for the cold weather. Scape-Abilities offers several different services to help you winterize your property. Here are a few of those services that we offer:  Sprinkler Shut Down & ...

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Considering an addition to your older home? Contemplating new construction? On Thursday, Nov. 15, Westfield’s Historic Preservation Commission continues its speaker series with a presentation by local Architect Greg Blasi at 7 p.m. in the Westfield Municipal Building’s Community Room at 425 East ...

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Need a Painter? I’m about to tell you some critical questions you should ask a painting company. How do I know? Experience. I’ve had a roller and a paintbrush in my hand since I was 8 years old. Some may scoff at child labor, but hey, it was the 80’s. As I got older, I picked up paint jobs ...

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Temple Sholom Brings New Unique Artisans to Scotch Plains Temple Sholom of Scotch Plains will host its annual Holiday Boutique on Sunday, November 18, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., where shoppers can find Thanksgiving host gifts, teacher gifts and winter holiday presents. Treat yourself and find gifts ...

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SOMA Two Towns for all ages will host a senior housing forum on Sunday, Nov. 4 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Woodland (60 Woodland Rd., Maplewood). Featuring local experts,the forum will cover a range of topics to help people stay in their homes and in our community. Who should come? People thinking ...

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The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is looking for volunteer weather observers in Warren and nearby areas. CoCoRaHS is a nationwide volunteer precipitation-observing network with over 15,000 active observers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, the Bahamas, and the ...

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The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is looking for volunteer weather observers in Nutley and nearby areas. CoCoRaHS is a nationwide volunteer precipitation-observing network with over 15,000 active observers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, the Bahamas, and the ...

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Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is preparing for the impact of severe weather that is forecast to impact parts of the East Coast beginning Friday, including heavy rain and wind gusts of more than 50 mph across the company’s service areas in northern and central New Jersey. Company ...

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The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is looking for volunteer weather observers in New Providence. CoCoRaHS is a nationwide volunteer precipitation-observing network with over 15,000 active observers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, the Bahamas, and the US ...

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The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is looking for volunteer weather observers in North Plainfield, Green Brook, and Watchung. CoCoRaHS is a nationwide volunteer precipitation-observing network with over 15,000 active observers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents to join the Adopt-a-Trail volunteer program and help with trail conservation and preservation projects in Union County parks. “Our Adopt-a-Trail Stewards enable visitors to enjoy miles of rustic trails in our County parks,” said ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents to join the Adopt-a-Trail volunteer program and help with trail conservation and preservation projects in Union County parks. “Our Adopt-a-Trail Stewards enable visitors to enjoy miles of rustic trails in our County parks,” said ...

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FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utilities are preparing to deploy more than 1,000 line workers, damage assessors, hazard responders and forestry personnel to New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania in advance of high winds forecast to hit the east coast beginning late Friday.  Jersey Central Power & ...

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Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is preparing for the impact of severe weather that is forecast to impact parts of the East Coast beginning Friday, including heavy rain and wind gusts of more than 50 mph across the company’s service areas in northern and central New Jersey. Company ...

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As part of its commitment to community service, members of the Rake & Hoe Garden Club of Westfield visited Jardine Academy in early October and worked with some of the students to clean up the gardens and plant daffodil bulbs. During the visit, the students gathered and sorted the material ...

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Getting ready to buy a house is already complicated but, for people with low-moderate incomes, the idea of ever getting a home mortgage seems unrealistic or unbearable. Renting comes with its headaches and stresses, but at least it doesn't require you to sell your freedom to some bank. Besides, ...

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New Jersey is especially conducive to dangerous, disease-carrying ticks because of the state’s climate, woodlands and large agricultural sector. Assembly Members Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey, however, have taken action to reduce the risk of tick-borne diseases and invasive species as two of ...

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November Events @ NPML New Providence Memorial Library, 377 Elkwood Ave. (908) 665-0311 All Month Long - Frankenstein Community Read Event Celebrate 200 years of Frankenstein by participating in our Community Read Event. Book list of Frankenstein-inspired titles for adults, teen and children ...

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Join the Maplewood Garden Club on Monday, November 5, at 7:30 pm at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker Street, Maplewood, when Lisa Roper presents “The Chanticleer Gravel Garden.” Lisa is the Gravel Garden and Ruin horticulturist at Chanticleer, a contemporary garden within an historic setting ...

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The Yorktown Trail Town Committee is excited to announce the completion of the first phase of the long-awaited Mohansic Trailway—a 564-foot boardwalk beginning at Baldwin Road. A ceremony marking the boardwalk’s completion was held on Saturday, Oct.13. The boardwalk was built over a ...

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PORTVILLE, NY -- The holidays are around the corner, and it’s time to start thinking about decorating for the season. The Pfeiffer Nature Center.suggests you add beauty to your home or give the gift of nature to friends and family with its holiday wreaths.  Choose from hand-decorated or ...

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MADISON, N.J.—Scares are an essential part of the Halloween season, but St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center wants to make sure family pets have all of the fun with none of the fright. The organization offers these tips on keeping furry friends safe and happy this October. “A little planning goes a ...

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