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Welcome to the First Day of Spring!

March 20, 2019

Edison, NJ - Spring has finally arrived! The mercury in that old thermometer is slowly starting to rise, giving us warmer days, and with the recent setting of our clocks forward by one hour, longer days. 

According to The Old Farmers Almanac, the spring equinox starts on Wednesday, March 20, at 5:58 p.m. marking the astronomical first day of spring in the ...

Diegnan Bill Requires Removal Of Obstructive Vegetation Near Railroad Crossings

Trenton, NJ -  Legislation sponsored by Senator Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr., which would require railroad operators to remove obstructive vegetation near railroad crossings, was released from  the Senate Transportation Committee on Monday, by a vote of 5-0.

“We cannot allow for vegetation to impede the flow of transportation whether that’s for roads with automobiles or on ...

From Garden to Bouquet – Growing Your Own Cut Flowers

Keep your flower vases filled all summer long with beautiful blossoms picked right from your own garden and containers. Growing seeds, plants and tender bulbs that can double as cut flowers makes it easy to create casual, fresh-cut bouquets for your dinner table, guest room or to share with family and friends.

For early spring flowers, look to spring-blooming bulbs like tulips and daffodils, ...

Online Cameras Peer Into Nests of New Jersey Predators

A pair of American Eagles tend to their nest atop an 80-foot Sycamore tree at Duke Farms in Hillsborough, days away from the hatching of two eggs, while the courtship season has begun for a female peregrine falcon nesting on the roof of the historic 17-story Union County Courthouse in downtown Elizabeth.

The predators have achieved "rock star" status in classrooms and homes across ...

Pinkin Spearheads Move to Advance Recycling programs in NJ State Buildings

TRENTON, NJ – Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee Chairperson Nancy Pinkin issued the following statement Monday on the release of her bill (A-3770) out of committee, which would require all New Jersey State buildings to source, separate, and recycle any aluminum, corrugated cardboard, glass, paper or plastic waste:

“The State House is the people’s house and ...

Dozens Attend Public Meeting On Edison-Suez Deal

Edison, NJ - On Monday, dozens of residents gathered at a public meeting organized by a group opposed to Edison Mayor Thomas Lankey’s proposed 40 year lease of Edison’s sewer and water systems to Suez North America, a Paramus-based water and wastewater company

The meeting primarily focused on a presentation by Food and Water Watch, an advocacy group on healthy food and an ...

Light ‘em up Now for Better Garden Results

It’s time to break out the seeds and potting mix to start your garden plants indoors.  It’s a great way to keep your green thumb in shape over winter. Plus, you’ll save money, increase your variety of plants and jump start the growing season when you start seeds under LED grow lights. 

Indoor growing conditions often offer limited light and that can mean tall leggy ...

New Jersey Tree Recovery Campaign Provides Free Tree Seedlings in East Brunswick

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  - Free tree seedlings will be available to East Brunswick residents and non-residents in the month of April as part of the New Jersey Tree Recovery Campaign. This program helps communities replace trees damaged or destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.


From 9 am to 12 pm on April 6th, residents & non-residents will be able to pick up tree seedlings at the East ...

EPA Conducts Review Of Edison Superfund Site

Edison, NJ - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is conducting its 5th Five-Year Review of the KinBuc Landfill Superfund Site located in the Edison Township.   According to the EPA, this review will seek to confirm that the cleanup conducted at the site continues to be protective of public health and the environment, and is functioning as designed.

Kin-Buc Landfill is a ...

Winter 2019: More Snow Coming to Edison

Edison, NJ - A winter storm dropped over four inches of snow last night as residents dig out and prepare for another storm tomorrow. The storm that is coming Sunday into Monday is going to be stronger than the one that just came through.

The wintery weather was a frank reminder that winter is not over. The National Weather Service has issued a weather advisory for today and much of the ...


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