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Beautiful Garden at Governor Livingston HS Serves a Practical Purpose

August 11, 2017

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Deep red cardinal flowers, purple cone flowers, black-eyed Susans, and bright orange butterfly weed along with native shrubs and grasses create a beautiful pollinator garden at Governor Livingston High School.   While the perennials attract bumblebees and butterflies, they also help in capturing stormwater runoff from the adjacent parking lot.  

This ...

Hillsborough: Learn More About Fluttering Beauties of Summer at Duke Farms

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – August is Butterfly Month at Duke Farms, with several educational programs and field trips scheduled throughout the month.

Binoculars are recommended.

“Ask anyone who spends a lot of time outdoors, and they are unlikely to tell you that August is their favorite month of the year.  The eighth month gets a bad rap for being hot and muggy, with only an ...

The Muffin Man: A Berkeley Heights Life-Long Baker Tops All Blueberry Contest Entries, Tastes Sweet Victory

SUMMIT, NJ - Filip Wilfrid reached the Summit Farmers Market 'podium' last year, earning a second-place finish in the hotly-contested Apple Pie Contest,

This year, the Berkeley Heights resident and life-long baker came to the Hilltop City once again and reached the summit, claiming the crown in the Blueberry Muffin Contest that marked the Market's first 'Sunday ...

TAPinto Travels Suggestions for Weekend Fun includes Festival of Nature in Warren

July is one of the hottest months of the year in New Jersey and the festival scene is scorching as well. Most townships hold their community fairs throughout the summer months to draw the most crowds. Go early and stay late at any of these fun-filled events this coming weekend.

Festival of Nature

On July 15th, visit the Wagner Farm Arboretum in Warren to celebrate local wildlife.

Chatham Borough Council Introduces Amendment to Regulate Oil & Hazardous Substance Pipelines

CHATHAM, NJ - An amendment to a code ordinance designed to regulate pipelines and protect Chatham Borough's infrastructure and water supply from oil and hazardous material pipeline leaks was unanimously passed on first reading on Monday night at the Borough of Chatham Council meeting.

The six-page amendment to Chapter 189 of the Borough Code titled "Regulation of Oil ...

Big Ideas for Planet Earth in a 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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Join the Master Tree Stewards this Fall

August 10, 2017

Trees are all around us in Union County, and the Master Tree Stewards program lets you find out just how much there is to know about our tall co-habitants while participating in fun community service projects, too. Become a Master Tree Steward this year and immerse yourself in knowledge, tree conservation and community outreach.

“The Master Tree Steward program is available to any Union ...