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April 17, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ - Groundwork Elizabeth unveiled its new interpretive kiosk at the Peterstown Community Center, on Wednesday, April 10, located at 408 Palmer Street. The kiosk, which was built in partnership with the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge with funding from the National Fish and ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Two Elizabeth women are are taking part in the viral #trashtag challenge and are looking for volunteers to help clean up, on the Elizabeth River Trail, focusing on the trail that leads to Mattano Park. Julianna Marulanda and Tatiana Ospina have taken on the challenge and need a ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County's first mobile paper-shredding events of 2019 will be on Saturday, March 30 and Sunday, March 31, in Scotch Plains. These events are free and open to all Union County residents. “Union County’s mobile document-shredding events help residents fight identity theft ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The town of Westfield unveiled new recycling opportunities at its conservation center Wednesday, including a partnership with Second Chance Toys, which collects plastic toys, cleans them and gives them local to organizations that serve children in need. New sheds, paid for with a ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Mayors office has announced that the Ribbon Cutting for the new skate park in Mattano Park scheduled for Tuesday, August 7, at 11 a.m., has been postponed. We will update when a new date is announced.  TAPintoElizabeth.net is Elizabeth’s free daily news source. Sign up for ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Students in Elizabeth and other schools throughout Union County can toss their recyclables into new recycling bins this fall, thanks to a free distribution program administered by Union County and funded by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. In all, 56 schools in ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Reminder to all residents the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced two free mobile paper-shredding events for personal documents in July. “Union County’s mobile paper-shredding events help residents to protect themselves from identity theft by proving a ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – The City of Elizabeth has received $10,000 as part of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders Recycling Enhancement Grants. Fifteen municipalities have received a total of $134,600 in Recycling Enhancement Grants. The grant program, which aims at improving local recycling ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A reminder to Elizabeth residents, Union County is offering a free electronics recycling event on Saturday, June 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools campus, 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains. Any Union County resident may bring unwanted ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The City of Elizabeth has been chosen as part of Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados’s 2018 Union County Plant a Seed grants initiative. The grants have been awarded to 27 garden projects within nine municipalities through the Union County Means Green Community Garden Grants ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Spring has finally arrived and for many, it means time to spruce up the yard. Many will be out planting gardens and flowers. Gardening enthusiasts can stock up on plants, seedlings and other supplies at the annual Master Gardeners of Union County Spring Garden Fair and Plant ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - During their Thursday night meeting, Union County Freeholders presented resolutions to the winners of the 2018 Union County Arbor Day Poetry Contest. Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholder Linda Carter presented the resolutions to the students. One ...

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