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Morgan's Farm Celebrates Farm Day on August 11

August 6, 2018

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Morgan’s Farm will celebrate Farm Day on August 11 from 12 to 3 p.m., featuring a petting zoo, pony rides, lawn games and more.

The Cedar Grove Historical Society's Farm Day celebration includes a chef's cooking demonstration using the farm's fresh produce and tours of the Morgan Museum.  For the kids, The Friendly Farmyard of Verona will ...

Tusk: Fleetwood Mac in Brookdale Park, Dinner Under The Stars in Bloomfield Center Canceled

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The band of thunderstorms sweeping across the region hasd resulted in the cancelation of the Essex County Parks concert scheduled for tonight. 

Tusk: Fleetwood Mac Tribute scheduled for tonight, August 3, has been canceled, a new date will be announced later.

The Bloomfield Center Alliance also canceled the Dinner Under the Stars event for tonight. 

Flood Relief is Finally Here for One Troubled Newark Intersection

NEWARK, NJ  - The city is promising that a $5.3 million project will bring relief to commuters and residents who have endured flooding on Frelinghuysen and Meeker avenues for years.

The Queen Ditch Project created a concrete culvert and trash netting facility to prevent debris and litter from entering surrounding waterways. Neighboring wetlands and the drainage facilities known as ...

Monarch Butterflies Are Life-Long Mission for Garden State Resident

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ – Kathleen Palmer has been passionate about butterflies since 4th grade. At her home here in northern Somerset County, she has taken her interest in the insects up many notches since childhood.

Today, a section of her property is registered as a Monarch Waystation (Reg. #1111) with Monarch Watch, a non-profit environmental conservation, education and research program, ...

Westfield Community Members Hope to Help Sick Wild Fox

WESTFIELD, NJ — When Westfield resident Jen Andretta spotted what she thought might be a sick wolf or fox while driving down her street on Sunday, she immediately took to Facebook to see if anyone had seen the animal before and to see if anyone might be able to identify the creature.

“Westfield friends: Have you seen this guy? This fox? Wolf?...Was hanging around out in ...

An Afternoon Visitor to Bloomfield's Brookside Park

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - You never know who you'll run into at Brookside Park in Bloomfield. 

This egret was seen walking in the Third River and capturing small fish on Tuesday July 24, 2018. 

Rutgers Prof to Climb Alps for Climate Change Study on Glaciers

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Lauren Neitzke Adamo has long enjoyed hiking along trails and through forests and over rock formations largely to see the natural surroundings.

“I’ve been a huge science nerd all my life,” said Adamo, who has a doctorate degree and is co-director of the Rutgers University Geology museum in New Brunswick.

Next month Adamo will head to the Swiss Alps ...

Here’s How NJ’s Potential Bag Tax Could Affect Bloomfield

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Just as stricter recycling rules towns across New Jersey, including Bloomfield, the entire state could face a new tax on paper and plastic bags. A new bill passed in New Jersey Senate this June may have you opting for reusable bags at the supermarket and drug store.

Bill A3267 would impose a 5-cent fee on single-use bags in chains or any store with retail space ...

Butterfly Tent Safari Coming to Essex County Environmental Center

ROSELAND, NJ – The public can experience the “Butterfly Tent Safari” at the Essex County Environmental Center. The Butterfly Tent Safari is an interactive display where visitors can observe hundreds of butterflies while walking through a tent. It will be held as ...

Randolph Girl Scout Raises Awareness of Chewing Gum Litter Dangers

RANDOLPH, NJ -  This summer, 8th grade Girl Scout Juliana Puttre plans to raise awareness for chewing gum litter -- which endangers animals, the environment and local property -- through added signage at Freedom and Brundage Parks.

For her Girl Scout Silver Award project, Puttre needed to find a problem to solve that helped the community in the process. Over the past few months, she ...

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