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July 5, 2022

WESTFIELD, NJ — It hadn’t been on his must-see list, but he saw a deer give birth anyway. It happened right in his backyard last week, Tremont Avenue resident Mitch Slater told TAPinto Westfield. “It certainly wasn’t on my bucket list to watch a deer give birth, but I did, and it was ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - At the City Council meeting on June 29, Mayor John P. Labrosse Jr. signed a proclamation, celebrating Parks and Recreation Month in July.  Sighting the benefits of parks and recreation services in the City of Hackensack, the proclamation mentions how the services alleviate ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Starting Thursday, May 4, all New Jersey retail stores, grocery stores, pharmacies and restaurant take-out locations will no longer be providing single-use plastic bags or polystyrene foam foodservice products. Often called the “Bag Ban” by state officials and local governments, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - In honor of Arbor Day, on April 29, the Hackensack City Council will be planting a tree at Jackson Avenue Elementary School.  The celebration and tree planting will begin at 10 a.m. Members of the City Council will be in attendance and planting the tree.  According to ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The Lower Hackensack River is one of 12 New Jersey locations being added to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Superfund National Priorities List.  “No community deserves to have contaminated sites near where they live, work, play, and go to school. Nearly 2 out of 3 of ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — As the winter weather changes into spring this year, everyone throughout New Jersey will also see a big change at their favorite stores. Beginning on Wednesday, May 4, a new state law called the “Bag Ban” goes into effect. When it does, stores and restaurants in New Jersey will ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Hackensack Riverkeeper Captain Bill Sheehan was one of eight honorees during the 2021 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards and the prestigious Richard J. Sullivan Award, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced. This year’s ...

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NEW JERSEY — Drivers should be extra careful on roadways as the end of daylight saving time on Sunday marks the height of white-tailed deer mating season, according to experts from the state’s environmental and transportation agencies. “It’s an annual event triggered by shortening day length,” ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The City of Hackensack is offering a $500 grant to select organizations that take part in the city’s Slam Dunk the Junk event.  This event is a part of Bergen County’s Clean Communities Program, which is part of a statewide initiative to reduce litter in New Jersey. Slam Dunk ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ — The athletic fields, public walkways and playground improvements are coming to Hackensack thanks to new Green Acres grants and loans.  Governor Phil Murphy, alongside New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette and Senator Brian P. Stack, ...

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