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June 7, 2021

NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for Northern NJ and Southeast NY. The primary threats are gusty winds and lightning strikes for Monday, June 7, into tonight.  Temperature Monday will approach 90. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are not expected ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Sunday evening the Hawthorne Police Department advised residents to be aware of a black bear seen in the area of 90 Pasadena Place.  The police recommended that residents simply leave the bear alone and not to call the police unless it was seen behaving erratically or getting ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Hawthorne and the surrounding area, as per the National Weather Service. The NWS has warned that "penny size hail" and wind gusts of up to 60 mph is possible as the storm moves eastward. "Expect damage to trees and power lines," ...

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BERGEN/PASSAIC - The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m. The watch includes Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Hudson and Union counties. Through the rest of this afternoon, the National Weather Service predicts a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Many Millennials who grew up in New Jersey might remember the big cicada invasion during the summer of 1996. That was when Brood II, one of the fifteen major cicada populations in the U.S., emerged to cover Hawthorne in a veritable bird buffet. Brood II is one of the 17-year cicada ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Clear skies, fair temperatures, and the promise of the weekend brought Hawthorne families out to enjoy Goffle Brook Park Friday. "The beautiful spring day was being enjoyed by many today at Arnold's Pond," TAPinto Hawthorne contributor Judy Kopitar said, taking pictures of the ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way and New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Acting Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette are encouraging Garden State business owners to prepare for the launch of New Jersey’s ban on single-use carryout bags and polystyrene foam ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Hawthorne held its first bird walk on Sunday, the first scheduled bird walk being put off due to expected rain. A group led by the Hawthorne Environmental Commission's Green Team gathered at the John W. Rea House, which serves as the Passaic County Arts Center, to set off on an ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Arbor Day was recognized at the Hawthorne Municipal Building Friday at 3 p.m. when the Hawthorne Shade Tree Commission and Borough Council dedicated a newly planted southern magnolia of the bracken variety to the residents of Hawthorne, and to the late Louis Brogno, husband to Ellen ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Borough of Hawthorne and Hawthorne Environmental Commission/Green Team hosted another polystyrene packing foam collection Saturday morning.  In a repeat of the previous foam drive in January, the collection began at 9 a.m. and had collected so much foam material that the drive ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Hawthorne Democrats held a clean-up operation at the Eight Acre Woods in Goffle Brook Park, drawing out over two dozen volunteers to collect trash which has accumulated in the wooded area of the park, home to a number of species of birds and other local wildlife. The clean-up ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Saturday was, by all accounts, a beautiful day following a week of on-and-off rain.  Residents of Hawthorne made the most of the pleasant weather to take advantage of its beloved Goffle Brook Park.  Eager to set a trying winter behind them, locals took in the sights of blooming ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Red maple, sawtooth oak, London plain, eastern redbud, Japanese zelkova, willow oak, Japanese lilac: Hawthorne residents can expect to see trees such as these appearing throughout the borough: over 80 of them, in fact, as part of the Hawthorne Shade Tree Commission's endeavor to ...

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Editor's Note: The borough announced on Saturday that the Sunday, April 25, bird walk has been canceled due to expected rain. HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Hawthorne Environmental Commission and the Green Team will be having two "Spring Bird Walks" in Goffle Brook Park open to any interested.  The first ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Saturday is the day for Hawthorne's "Spring Cleaning" as two events happening simultaneously will be hosted as part of efforts to take care of trash responsibly. Starting at 9 a.m., the borough of Hawthorne is hosting is polystyrene white packing foam drive through the Green ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Saturday morning, cars were lining up at the Hawthorne Municipal Building parking lot to take part in the Shred Day.  Although slated to begin at 9 a.m., vehicles began to arrive as soon as 8:30 a.m. according to Hawthorne Environmental Commission Chairwoman Rayna Laiosa.  Among the ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Spring is in bloom in Hawthorne as flowers and other plants are bursting with color throughout the town.  Many species of early-blooming plants can be seen in Hawthorne, heralding the promise of the season ahead. While for many Spring also means seasonal allergies, as the borough ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Hawthorne Green Team has announced the 2021 "Container Gardening" challenge for Hawthorne residents.  "Prizes will be given to the participant who grows the most unusual plant and most bountifal herbs or vegetables by weigh (in pounds) or number of quantities," Environmental ...

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TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey Department of Agriculture Secretary Douglas H. Fisher is encouraging New Jersey residents to help take part in eliminating Spotted Lanternfly egg masses before they hatch near the end of April or in early May. Secretary Fisher and NJDA Plant Industry Division Director ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The borough of Hawthorne announced that yard waste collection will begin, a sure sign that winter is finished.  The pick-up begins on April 6 for Wards 1 and 3 and April 7 for Wards 2 and 4. The borough said that curbside yard waste is understood to be sticks, twigs, shrubs, and ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - With one of the snowiest winters in two decades officially over, signs of Spring wildlife have not escaped the eye or lens of Hawthorne Green Team member Holly Cowen.  She has captured some images of the winged and furry Hawthorne residents as they shake off the vestiges of the old ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The last vestiges of winter snow have largely vanished and signs of Spring and new beginnings are emerging in Hawthorne.  Local families took to Goffle Brook Park to enjoy the warmer weather and stretch their legs. "After such a long snowy winter it was nice to see," TAPinto ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - As the snow storm predicted earlier dumped piles of white fluffy snow that changed into a fine sleet by the early afternoon struck Hawthorne and the vicinity, the roads and sidewalks quickly filled in, undoing the shoveling efforts and melt-off of previous days.  In neighboring ...

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Weather forecasts Wednesday night continue to indicate a southern snowmaker will advance along the coast of New Jersey tomorrow morning into Friday, likely bringing appreciable snowfall to the region. However, there remains considerable uncertainty in projected snow accumulations, and Passaic and ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Months after signing expansive environmental justice legislative, Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday vowed New Jersey would put its money where its mouth is - investing over $130 million in clean transportation projects. Murphy, who spoke about more green initiatives during a press ...

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As an ice/sleet storm impacts inland parts of the state this evening, forecasts have begun to zero in on the track of a potential snowmaker set to reach North Jersey on Thursday. This later storm is expected to form over the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday before cutting across the Atlantic Piedmont ...

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NEW JERSEY – Some positive news on the weather for a change.  The coastal storm forecast for tonight into tomorrow has moved much closer to the coast, and further inland.  This has allowed both warmer temperatures to influence, and dry sections to begin to infiltrate the storm.  This has allowed ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - As the snows fell again on Sunday morning, TAPinto Hawthorne contributor Judy Kopitar captured some scenes of the town once more buried in the fluffy white stuff. While not as severe as the storm which struck the area a week prior, the snows accumulated over the old accumulation, ...

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A second round of snowfall is expected in North Jersey this Sunday in association with a coastal low presently positioned over the Gulf of Mexico. The system is expected to strike across the northern Florida peninsula late Saturday before accelerating northeastward and parallel to the Atlantic ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Following the snow storm which dumped approximately 17 inches of snow on the borough, TAPinto Hawthorne contributor Judy Kopitar ventured out to capture some scenes from around town.  Some parts of Hawthorne were described as looking like "a winter wonderland" while trenches were ...

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