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July 22, 2022

CRANFORD, NJ — The go-to for bird rescues in this area is warning the public that the feathered friends they protect are getting hurt and killed by glue traps people have set to catch spotted lanternfly nymphs. The Raptor Trust Bird Rehabilitation and Education Center has cared for 39 birds that ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford's Environmental Commission is looking for best practices when it comes to replanting trees, and it wants residents to weigh in. A 2020 township tree survey revealed that between 2010-2020, approximately 1,000 trees have been lost in Cranford - and that is just on township ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Due to July 4th this Monday, Cranford's south side will get recycling service on different days this week.  Thursday, July 7th  Walnut Avenue to Roselle, NJ border Friday, July 8th  Walnut Avenue to Garwood, NJ border (Blake Ave. included) All of Walnut ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- More than 50 members of the Union Catholic Community helped set a World Record for the most people simultaneously watering plants on Friday. Union Catholic is now the home of two world record holders. Last summer, Sydney McLaughlin (UC Class of 2017), broke the world ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford librarians will soon be cultivating a new kind of collection at the Walnut Avenue building. Cranford Library was awarded $1,000 to establish a Native Seed Library for Union County from New Jersey American Water.  New Jersey American Water awarded a total of $41,000 as ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — It’s time to destroy the egg masses that spotted lanternflies laid on tree trunks, lawn furniture and other outdoor surfaces this past fall to prevent the pests from doing damage to the county’s plants and crops this spring. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive pest that can ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Over the last several months, much talk in Union County, and throughout the state, has focused on the continuing effects and aftermath of storms, hurricanes, and flooding on local communities, especially those along waterways such as the Rahway River. While hardly a new problem, ...

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CRANFORD - The Union County Board of County Commissioners reminds residents that Union County’s final free scrap metal recycling drop-off events for this year will take place in November. Scrap metal drop-off will be accepted free of charge on Thursday, November 4 and Saturday, November 20 from ...

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CRANFORD – New Jersey shoppers will soon need to remember more than just their list and coupons when they head to most stores when the state-wide ban on single-use plastic and paper bags will go into effect.  The plastic bag ban, which was approved by Gov. Phil Murphy last year and goes into ...

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CRANFORD - The Union County Board of County Commissioners reminds residents that Union County’s free scrap metal recycling drop-off program continues in October. A wide variety of metal goods, from household appliances to gutters and sheds, will be accepted at two countywide collection sites in ...

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CRANFORD - Union County residents can bring their personal documents and sensitive papers to the Union County College campus (1033 Springfield Avenue) in Cranford for the next free paper shredding event on Saturday, September 18. Union County’s free paper shredding events are sponsored by the Union ...

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Union County’s Household Hazardous Waste events provide free, safe disposal for unwanted cleaning supplies and other special household wastes. CRANFORD - Residents can safely and responsibly clear away their dangerous and unwanted chemicals lurking around their homes and yards by bringing them ...

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CRANFORD - Union County residents with old or broken metal gutters, metal lawn furniture, metal ladders and many other kinds of household scrap metal are invited to bring them to Union County’s free drive-up, drop-off sites for recycling. Two sites are available to all Union County residents for ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The spotted lanternfly, with its whitish upper wings and red lower wings dotted with black spots, has become a familiar sight across the county lately. State and local officials are still asking you to kill it.  “This invasive insect has the potential to impact dozens of ...

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