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August 11, 2022

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County will host its EARTH Center Garden, Arts, and Music Festival from 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, August 20 at the EARTH Center, located in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park at 42 Riva Ave. in South Brunswick.   The day will be filled ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - As moths to a flame... East Brunswick naturalists participated in the annual Moth Night event in the township this Saturday, with moths being drawn to lights and the sheets in front of them to be examined, noted, cataloged and enjoyed by township naturalists and the Cub ...

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WESTFIELD, 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 ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The 11th annual National Moth Week will kick off in East Brunswick, where this international citizen science project first began in 2012, with a Moth Night in Community Park at 8:30 p.m., Saturday, July 23. Rain date is July 24. The park is located off of Dunham’s Corner ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Raritan River, you’ve been dumped on, badmouthed and overlooked for too long.  Let’s call it water under the bridge. Saturday’s City of Water Day event in Boyd Park is a chance to celebrate this natural resource that bends and twists for 30 or so miles past several parks ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Romeo Mendoza, equipped with his reflective yellow vest and blue work gloves, spent one recent morning filling up a garbage bag with discarded food wrappers, tossed-away cigarette butts and any other trash he could find. The soon-to-be senior at New Brunswick High School and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK—Did you know that over 15,000 plastic water bottles are used every second? In order to reduce the use of single plastic bottles in our community, East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center Drive), East Brunswick chapter of Hadassah, the East Brunswick Sustainability ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  The East Brunswick Department of Recreation and Parks has put residents on notice that the Spotted Lantern Fly has arrived in our community - again. The spotted lanternfly causes serious damage including oozing sap, wilting, leaf curling and dieback in trees, vines, crops ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Trees add beauty, shade and value to our homes, but often don’t get the same attention given to our manicured lawns until they wither or are damaged by insects or storms. Certified arborist Paul Mickiewicz will discuss a science-based approach to maintaining the health and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – It takes a village to rid a state of spotted lanterflies. That’s why Rutgers University is enlisting the state’s K-12 teachers and students in a Spotted Lanternfly Eradication Unit through a program designed to teach how to trap and kill the invasive East Asia insect that ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The next East Brunswick Spring Birding Day is set for Saturday, May 7. Steve Albert, founder of Birding East Brunswick, will be back! Those interested will meet at 8 AM at the parking lot at Dallenbach's (East Brunswick Community Park) to look for warblers and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Curbside freecycling in East Brunswick is back for Spring 2022. It will take place Saturday and Sunday, April 23 and 24, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at curbs, driveways and yards across the township. East Brunswick Township residents can participate one or ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Department of Recreation and Parks will once again host Seedling Distribution on Saturday, April 23.  Seeds for trees that will flourish in local soil and climate will be given out on a "first come/first served" basis beginning at 9:00 am and continuing until ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Milltown will celebrate Earth Day 2022 with a variety of activities on Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24 that include cleaning up the borough as well as enjoying nature as a community. Milltown's Earth Day 2022 events are sponsored by the Milltown Revitalization Committee in ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The sight of 5,000 cherry blossom trees turning pink and white in Branch Brook Park means that spring has finally sprung in Newark, with the promise of an exciting series of events coming to the area in celebration of the 46th annual Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival.  Essex ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  The beautiful photographs and engaging narrative of the East Brunswick Parks Guide earned accolades for the township's Recreation and Parks Department, as the publication arrived precisely at a time when local residents were eager to get out and enjoy nature, sports, hiking, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – East Brunswick Recreation & Parks wants to hear from the residents of East Brunswick.  EB Recreation & Parks is committed to providing the best possible experience for the residents of East Brunswick, says a statement issued today by John Roche, Aquatics Director – ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ : Inspired by the upcycling initiatives of local Dawoodi Bohras, the New Jersey Legislature introduced a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Sterley Stanley and Assemblyman James Kennedy that will establish April 16th as the annual Upcycling Day in the state’s calendar. The bill passed ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The second of two Bald Eagle eggs hatched Tuesday, March 1, joining the first eaglet that hatched on Thursday, Feb. 24 in a nest at Duke Farms. The goings-on at the nest atop a Sycamore tree in a remote section of the environmental preserve are chronicled on a camera secured ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Some good advice from Sandra Lanman, East Brunswick Naturalist. "If you're coming out to Beekman Road (off Church Lane) tonight to watch the salamanders, here are some tips you need to know: Please be aware that Church Lane is very dark and cars move at fast ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The weather has been conspiring against the migration of salamanders to vernal pools off of Beekman Road here in East Brunswick, but it can't be too long now (hopefully). Over the next few months Beekman Road will have intermittent road closures from 6pm to 6am for annual ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Sometimes a view from a different angle changes our perspective on everything. In this video, we see East Brunswick from a new view s  a place of nature, activity, commerce, and worship Photographer Robert Wasilewski's my family moved to East Brunswick when he was five years ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK—It is time to start determining your spring gardening plans. To help you get started, EB Grow is hosting a seed swap at the East Brunswick Public Library on Sunday, March 6, at 2:00 pm.   EB Grow is the community seed library run by the East Brunswick Public Library and the ...

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EDISON, NJ - Edison Township was one of two municipalities in Middlesex County that became home to baby bald eagles.  The other town was Monroe. As reported by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, two eaglets were born in Edison along the Raritan River in the vicinity of Kin ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Last week's Board of Education meeting was indeed a busy one.  Members discussed state testing results, new construction at Churchill School, ethics, and algebra.  However, an important nugget of information about one of the township's sentimental favorites was also ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The active storm pattern that has been in place for the past week continues through the weekend, as a storm coming up from the Ohio Valley will couple with an oncoming Alberta Clipper overnight on Wednesday night/Thursday morning.  Expect rain to start late this evening, and in ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Winter got you down? Think spring by registering for a garden plot in the East Brunswick Community Garden. East Brunswick residents can cultivate their green thumbs by renting a plot in the garden, located adjacent to the municipal complex off Rues Lane. A limited number of ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick's annual winter tour of local birding hotspots will take place this Saturday, January 8. The event begins at 8:00 am and lasts until around 1:00 pm.  All are welcome.  Guests are encouraged to dress warmly and to wear sturdy walking shoes.  Participants will need ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ — Time to secure your outdoor holiday decorations! Middlesex County is in for a very windy day tomorrow, as the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Wind Advisory for the area beginning at 1PM on Saturday, December 11 through 1AM Sunday, December 12. The Advisory ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Animal rights activists gathered Sunday to protest the delay of the closing of the Johnson Park Zoo in Piscataway. “We are protesting for the Johnson Park Zoo to be closed, and for the animals to be moved to better (their) lives with the 14 sanctuaries that offered to take ...

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