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July 25, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Plans for the Community Garden continue to evolve – now it is called the “Learning Community Garden,” with the focus on teaching organic farming methods, sustainable living techniques and preservation of harvest – how to can, freeze and dry vegetables, fruits, flowers and ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Today is Customer Appreciation Day at Berkeley Hardware! Stop by for complimentary hot dogs and enter to win a Weber Grill! Take 10 percent of entire purchase (excluding sale items) through 6/16. Whether its cleaning up the yard, home maintenance or home improvement — ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Despite the best intentions of the Environmental Commission and the efforts of Township Attorney Joe Sordillo, there will be no community garden built this year. The good news is everyone now knows what is needed to get the job done and a time table is in place to see that it ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Mosquito Control will be spraying for Adult Mosquitoes tonight, Thursday June 7, between the hours of 7 p.m. and midnight, weather permitting. In Berkeley Heights – Snyder Avenue, Columbia Avenue, Berkeley Avenue, Bolton Boulevard, Plainfield Avenue near Little ...

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              MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Enjoy a tour of six stunning gardens and lunch at the Publick House on Saturday, June 9, while benefiting the Mountainside Restoration Committee. The Mountainside Garden Tour, the third Biennial Tour of its kind, has drawn an enthusiastic crowd in the the ...

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LAMBERTVILLE, NJ – On May 24, 2018, the New Jersey Clean Communities Council  Valerie Diamond of Berkeley Heights with the state-wide Adopt-A-Beach Award at the 15th Annual Clean Communities Conference held in Lambertville, New Jersey.  A distinguished crowd was present at this well-attended ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The rain on Saturday failed to keep 14 volunteers from planting almost 1,000 annuals at the Veterans Memorial Park in Berkeley Heights. “Beautiful vincas, petunias and marigolds will insure a beautiful display of colors for Memorial Day  and the summer to follow,” said ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Berkeley Heights has been chosen as part of Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados’s 2018 Union County Plant a Seed grants initiative. The grants have been awarded to 27 garden projects within nine municipalities through the Union County Means Green Community Garden Grants ...

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MANVILLE, NJ - Valairco Heating and Cooling is celebrating 50 years of serving the central New Jersey area and beyond. Kevin McHugh, owner and third generation of this family run business, takes pride in a job well done and Valairco’s commitment to providing the best value around through stellar ...

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  MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Love gardens and never get enough of them? Then mark the calendar for Saturday, June 9, the date for the Mountainside Restoration Committee’s “Tour of Mountainside’s Gardens.”  This Garden Tour is the third Biennial Tour of its kind and had been extremely popular in the ...

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MANVILLE, NJ - Valairco Heating and Cooling is celebrating 50 years of serving the central New Jersey area and beyond. Kevin McHugh, owner and third generation of this family run business, takes pride in a job well done and Valairco’s commitment to providing the best value around through stellar ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- The Berkeley Heights Environmental Commission is putting out a call for residents who have an interest in joining a community garden.  The purpose of the garden is to give people, who do not have gardens at home, a chance to grow vegetables on a fenced plot.   The ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Township residents found a new use for Facebook – they tracked the Giordano recycling truck as it made its rounds in the township on Wednesday -- after three major Nor'easters in March, they had a lot of un-picked up recycling they wanted to see disappear. Recycling was ...

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Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is preparing for the third nor’easter to hit the region in the past two weeks that could produce more than a foot of heavy, wet snow and the potential for wind gusts up to 45 mph in its northern and central New Jersey service areas beginning early ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- The township will hold a special clean up on Monday, March 19, to pick up “everything you can get to the curb” that fell as a result of Storm Quinn, Mayor Bob Woodruff announced on Thursday. Union County will be assisting the township.  Township Administrator John ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - At the urging of Chatham Township Mayor Curt Ritter, the township committee voted, 4-1, to introduce a "use" ordinance that would ban the sale and cultivation of marijuana at its regular meeting on Thursday. Committee member Michael Kelly cast the no vote, stating that the ...

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