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August 14, 2018

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Roll up your sleeves and grab your gloves, because a new season of Master Gardener classes will be starting soon. All classes will be held at the Middlesex County EARTH Center in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, located at 42 Riva Ave., South Brunswick. The Rutgers Cooperative ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Would you like to learn how spruce up your garden, spend a day at the park, or enjoy the fun of a fair? You can do it all at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County’s Open House and Folk Fest!  This event will be held Saturday, August 18 from 11 a.m. to 5 ...

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HAMILTON, NJ - Speaking to a crowd of about 110 people at Jersey Water Works’ annual membership meeting on Thursday, Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin (D-Middlesex), who chairs the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee, spoke about New Jersey’s mounting obligation to update the state’s water ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Devoe Lake will be receiving a $2.5 million grant though the Department of Environmental Protection according to a press release issued by Senator Linda R. Greenstein and Assemblymen Wayne P. DeAngelo and Daniel R. Benson yesterday. The grant money will be used by to improve the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Jacques Yves Cousteau once said that mankind has probably done more damage to the Earth in the 20th century than in all of previous human history. This cannot be our legacy to our children. We must resolve to work community by community to insure that the same is not said of ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The seventh annual National Moth Week 2018 will be kicked off in East Brunswick, where it was started in 2012, on Saturday, July 21, at 8:30 p.m. in Butterfly Park on Rues Lane. The event is free and open to the public. New and experienced “moth-ers” are invited to bring ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Branches are collected separately from the regular scheduled solid waste collection. Curbside collection of branches is the third full week of the month throughout the year.  The next collection will take place on the week of June 18-22. Residents can also dispose of ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - On a hot Friday morning before Memorial Day, volunteers were hard at work planting eggplant, tomatoes, beans and other veggies here in East Brunswick as part of an initiative by the activist group Farmers Against Hunger.  The plot on Fresh Ponds Road was donated by Jim ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Township of East Brunswick will host a Shred Event tomorrow, May 5 from 9 a.m.— 12 p.m. (or until truck is full) at the East Brunswick Recycling Center, 357 Dunhams Corner Road. The event is for East Brunswick residents only. What to bring: Files, receipts, bills, ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar businesses will need to toss those plastic bags and find a more environmentally friendly way to bag purchases. And they would be given until next spring to find that new alternative, under a proposed measure introduced on May 1 by the borough council. If the ordinance is ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - On May 4, 2018, the Rutgers Gardens Farm Market Lettuce Festival will feature Rutgers Scarlet Lettuce, a superfood lettuce with high polyphenol content and strong antioxidant properties. The Lettuce Festival will take place from noon - 3 p.m. at Rutgers Gardens, located at 112 ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Middlesex County is looking for high school and college students who want to improve and protect our environment and don’t mind lifting, bending, and getting dirt under their fingernails. Applications are now being accepted for the Middlesex County Youth Conservation ...

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Endangered Species Coalition proudly announced the winners of the 2018 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest, including the grand prize winner, Brandon Xie, a Lexington, Massachusetts fourth-grader. The contest was an integral part of the 13th ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Spring Freecycling Day is slated for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 21, at the Community Arts Center, 721 Cranbury Road, offering area residents an opportunity to discard unwanted but serviceable household items and also search for “finds” they can use. There is no charge to ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Be alert and get your cameras ready for a rite of spring. East Brunswick Birding invites residents to join them for their Spring Big Day Tour of the township's birding hotspots (including Dallenbach's, Heavenly Farms, Edgeboro Landfill, Bicentennial, Jamesburg and Ireland ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - As climate change increases the risk to trees from severe storms, insects, diseases, drought and fire, a Rutgers University study highlights the need for improved safety in tree-care operations. According to findings published in the American Journal of Industrial ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Free tree seedlings will be available to East Brunswick residents in the month of April as part of the New Jersey Tree Recovery Campaign. From 8 am to 1 pm on Saturday, April 14th, residents will be able to pick up tree seedlings at the East Brunswick Recycling Center, 357 ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Township of East Brunswick advises residents about ways to facilitate property cleanup following last week's Nor'easter.   The winter storm resulted in a great deal of damage to trees and and caused many broken branches. Residents are reminded that branches are collected ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - On Saturday January 13, the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission led its annual Winter Birding Day, visiting a variety of locations within the township. The intention of the trip was to "tally" (observe and note) the species of birds living in East Brunswick ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Local assemblywoman and former East Brunswick Township Council Member Nancy J. Pinkin was named today as head of the Environmental and Solid Waste Committee by newly-installed Speaker Craig Coughlin.  Pinkin will serve under the new administration led by incoming Governor Philip J.

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Birding East Brunswick invites residents to join the group for their Annual East Brunswick Winter Birding Day on Saturday, January 13th, 2018. Participants will meet for this kid-friendly event at the Dallenbach's/Crystal Springs parking lot at 8 am and travel around East ...

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NEWARK, NJ -  Voters provided permanent relief to communities harmed by industrial pollution on Tuesday by approving an environmental coalition-led ballot question that prevents money earmarked for environmental restoration from being raided by Trenton lawmakers. The measure was declared passed ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY COLLEGE - Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios, along with State Sen. Samuel D. Thompson and members of the Middlesex County College Board of Trustees and Administration, celebrated the recognition of two of the college’s buildings as having incorporated the highest ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For most of us, Nutella is one finer points in life, and the fact there’s a growing shortage of global Nutella supply might came as disturbing news to some. The growing popularity of the creamy hazelnut and cocoa spread in recent years has driven up demand for the hazelnut, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  There's his name, sitting out there all by itself in the far-right field of your 2017 election day ballot.  He's running against incumbent Democrats Nancy J. Pinkin and Robert J. Karabinchak and Republican challengers April Bengivenga and Zhiyu "Jimmy" Hu for Member of the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Local officials are looking at an alternative method to keeping down the feral cat population without euthanization. Known as trap-neuter/spay-return, the approach entails trapping feral cats, after which they are sterilized, vaccinated against rabies, and then returned to ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission and the East Brunswick Public Library got an Environmental Achievement Award from ANJEC-Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions this week as they continue to represent and advocate for the vibrant natural ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman was the honored guest at the Great Swamp Watershed Association 2017 Gala Celebration held Thursday night at the Brooklake Country Club. Chatham residents turned out for the fundraiser that supports the yearly budget of the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Right before they get ready for their big event of the year- the Haunted House and Hayride on Friday nights in Ocotber - the 4-H clubs of Middlesex County is inviting residents to an open ouse at thei location in East Brunswick. If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about ...

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EARTH CENTER, SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ-- The Master Gardeners want to help you sharpen your gardening skills by offering a new workshop called, “Growing Garlic in Your Garden.” This free event is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 15 at the EARTH Center located in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, 42 ...

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