Free Smoke Alarms Offered

May 11, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – The Greater Newark Habitat for Humanity and the American Red Cross, New Jersey Region, are offering free smoke alarms as part of their Home Fire Campaign for those who cannot offer to buy a smoke alarm or who are physically unable to install one.

Interested residents can call the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newark at 973-624-3330, ext. 109.  

Union County Freeholder Board Awards “UC Means Green” Community Garden Grants

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Seven Elizabeth locations were chosen to receive a 2017 Union County Means Green Community Garden Grant, awarded by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

The gardens will provide donations of fresh produce to those in need as well as education, recreation, civic service and social opportunities for gardeners and their communities.

The new round of funding follows ...

Shop for a Cause at the 28th Annual Spring Garden Fair and Plant Sale, May 21

UNION COUNTY, NJ – Calling all Union County gardeners to grab their wagons and head out to the 28th Annual Union County Spring Garden Fair and Plant Sale Sunday, May 21, rain or shine, from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Demonstration Garden complex at the Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside. 

The Spring Garden Fair, which is a project of the Rutgers ...

Elizabeth Just Got Greener with Two, New Community Gardens

ELIZABETH, NJ – Elizabeth is becoming greener this spring, thanks to the efforts of dozens of volunteers who descended, April17, on two, empty plots to create community gardens at the Elmora branch of the Elizabeth Public Library and at the Elizabeth Housing Authority’s Mravlag Manor   

The projects were spearheaded by Groundwork Elizabeth, and  Executive Director ...

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