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August 3, 2020

HACKENSACK, N.J. -- On July 14, three staff members from Hackensack Riverkeeper, the Hackensack-based clean water advocacy and environmental education organization, visited three public access sites on the Hackensack River and two on the Newark Bay where they took onsite water quality readings and ...

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NORTH JERSEY — The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for southeastern Bergen County beginning at 4:15 p.m. Monday. The severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 11 p.m. Monday for northeastern New Jersey. Heavy rain and tiny hail are possible.  A flash ...

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SECAUCUS, NJ — As New Jersey began to reopen, Hackensack Riverkeeper, the citizen-steward of the Hackensack River Watershed, celebrated the summer solstice on June 20 by engaging in their annual cleanup along the river at Laurel Hill County Park. Due to the pandemic, the event was the first ...

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SECAUCUS, N.J. --  On May 30 and 31, Hackensack Riverkeeper did something that helped bring northern New Jersey a little closer to normal: the environmental group reopened its Paddling Center at Laurel Hill Park for the 2020 season. Fourteen paddlers took advantage of the perfect weather conditions ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. — The Teterboro Airport Noise Abatement Advisory Committee (TANAAC) voted in support of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)’s plans to have pilots alter their flight paths to a more direct one to and from Teterboro Airport at Wednesday night’s meeting. The issue of low-flying ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ — A fast-developing downtown won’t be the only thing buzzing in the City of Hackensack this spring. There may be a lot more actual bees. City Manager Ted M. Ehrenburg said he will prepare a sample resolution for the governing body’s review at the city’s next council meeting next ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ — Will the City of Hackensack be the next northern New Jersey town to ban single-use plastic carry out bags from retail establishments?  The recent burgeoning trend among neighboring municipalities like Paramus and Glen Rock, among a slew of other towns across the Garden State and ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. — While city officials earmark a portion of its $840,000 award in Green Acres funding from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection for much-needed renovations to Staib Park, the mayor and council are considering proposals from members of the Hackensack Environmental ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – City officials are mulling the placement of electric vehicle charging stations throughout the city of Hackensack.  During the Sept. 24 council meeting, representatives of Greenspot, a Jersey City-based, e-mobility company that specializes in the development, installation and ...

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