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Former Governor Whitman Honored at Great Swamp Watershed Gala Celebration

October 13, 2017

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman was the honored guest at the Great Swamp Watershed Association 2017 Gala Celebration held Thursday night at the Brooklake Country Club.

Chatham residents turned out for the fundraiser that supports the yearly budget of the association, which is "dedicated to protecting and improving the water resources of the ...

Celebrate Autumn at the Environmental Education Center; Moonlight Walk and Live Animal Events Planned

 

 

BASKING RIDGE, NJ – The Environmental Education Center (EEC), 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, will be the location for a fun-filled weekend for children and their parents in celebration of Autumn.

 

“By the Light of the Moon”, for children and adults of all ages, is scheduled for Friday, October 13, ...

Update on Open Space, Tribute to Retiring Freeholder on Tuesday Bernards Twp. Committee Agenda

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Items on the agenda for Tuesday night's Bernards Township Committee include the presentation of an update on the township's acquirement of open space and recreational facilities through the municipal open space program, as well as a resolution honoring longtime Somerset County Freeholder Peter Palmer of Bernardsville.

The township committee is scheduled to ...

1.7 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Our Area

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - At approximately 6:35pm, the United States Geological Survey reports that there was a 1.7 magnitude earthquake about 1.24 miles SSW of Morristown, New Jersey. Earthquakes that small typically aren't felt, but the shallowness (just five feet below the surface) made it perceptible to residents.  People had reported hearing a loud boom, and some people say they felt ...

Raritan Headwaters Seeking National Accreditation; Public Comment Period Closes Nov. 6

BEDMINSTER TWP. – Raritan Headwaters is applying for accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, a national group that evaluates land conservation organizations to make sure they meet quality standards. A public comment period is now open and will run through Nov. 6.

“We’re seeking accreditation because it’s the right thing to do – for our members, ...

South Brunswick: Residents Discuss Strategy To Block Trap Rock Quarry Gas Pipeline Project

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – When it comes to blocking Williams' Northeast Supply Enhancement project and proposed natural gas Compressor Station 206, which would be located near Trap Rock Industries' Kingston quarry, numbers count, according to a panel of state environmental activists.

More than 150 people from South Brunswick and Franklin townships came out Thursday night to the South ...

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Limited RV Camping Coming to Watchung Reservation for Four Centuries in a Weekend History Event

October 14, 2017

A limited number of camping slots for RV enthusiasts will be set aside in the Deserted Village during the Four Centuries In A Weekend history event under a Union County Parks trial program.

The eight slots will be created in a field in the Deserted Village located in the 2,200-acre Watchung Reservation, part of the Union County parks system. All RVs (recreational vehicles) must be ...