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Cranford Volunteers Help the Rahway River in Annual Cleanup

April 22, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ – Cranford residents spread out across the town today to clean the Rahway River in the town’s annual clean up as a celebration of Earth Day. The cleanup was held in association with Girls Scout Troop 40444, Boy Scout Troop 80 and members of the Rahway River Watershed Association

The town-wide river cleanup began at 8 a.m. and ended at 1 p.m. Participants spread out ...

Cranford Says Goodbye to 'Son' of Historic Basking Ridge Oak Tree

CRANFORD, NJ - Union County College said goodbye to the “son” of the Basking Ridge oak tree in a sunny, heartfelt ceremony held on campus Tuesday morning.

The Basking Ridge oak tree, believed to be one of the oldest trees in North America, is estimated to be at least 600 years old, with a claim that George Washington sat under its wide branches, according to Nicole Torella, the ...

Cranford Fishermen Look to Local Lakes and Rivers for Opening Day of Trout Season

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Trout season begins on Saturday, April 8 at 8 a.m., and Cranford anglers can head to nearby waterways to set their hooks and catch the “big one.”

Milton Lake in Rahway, the Rahway River and Nomahegan Park Lake in Cranford are among the Union County waterways that will be stocked with nearly 11,000 rainbow trout this spring. The trout are among approximately ...

Union County’s Mobile Paper Shredding Program Will Visit Scotch Plains, April 1st

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will host its first paper shredding event of 2017 is scheduled for Saturday, April 1 at the Union County Vocational Technical Schools campus at 1776 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., rain or shine. 

The event will conclude before 1:00 p.m. if the shredding trucks reach capacity.in Scotch ...

Recycle Unwanted Electronic Equipment at E-cycling Event in Scotch Plains, April 29th

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The County of Union will sponsor a recycling event for electronic equipment on Saturday, April 29.  County residents can get rid of unwanted computers, televisions and other electronic equipment in an environmentally proper manner.

The special E-cycling event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the campus of Union County Vo-Tech Schools located at 1776 Raritan ...

Union County’s Mobile Document-Shredding Program Will Visit Scotch Plains

Elizabeth, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announces that its next mobile paper-shredding program for personal documents will be available on Saturday, April 1st in Scotch Plains.

“Union County’s mobile document-shredding service helps residents fight identity theft by providing a convenient way to shred your confidential documents,” said Freeholder ...

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Tue, April 25, 7:00 PM

Roselle Borough Hall, Roselle

Roselle Pilgrim Pipelines Forum

Education Government Green Health & Wellness

Tue, April 25, 7:00 PM

Roselle Borough Hall, Roselle

Roselle Forum on Pilgrim Oil Pipeline

Government Green

Lettuce Bowl Workshop at Hanson Park

April 16, 2017

Please join the Hanson Park Conservancy on Saturday, May 20 at 2:00 PM for our Lettuce Bowl Workshop at Hanson Park, 38 Springfield Ave. in Cranford.  In this “make it & take it” workshop we will be using a selection of lettuce, herb and pansy plants to create a container garden to bring home.  Leading the program will be members of the Green Thumb Garden Club of ...