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Hillsborough: Bad News for Eagle Fans - Camera Knocked Out for Season

May 8, 2020

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Technical difficulties with the Duke Farms Eagle cam will prevent millions of fans from watching the two Bald Eagle hatchlings continue to grow and spread their wings.

A notice was posted on the Duke Farms website explaining the problem:

"After several days of troubleshooting with various team members, we now have confirmation that there is a hardware issue within ...

Killer Hornet Nowhere to be Seen in New Jersey or Neighboring States

 

Dorsal view of a pinned Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia. This species commonly reaches close to 2 inches in length. Photo: Quinlyn Baine, Washington State Department of Agriculture.

Although media reports have triggered panic over the Asian giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia), there are no reports this pest is present anywhere else in North America besides the Pacific ...

Washington Rock State Park Closed over COVID-19 Concerns

GREEN BROOK, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission has closed Washington Rock State Park, after it re-opened briefly last weekend over concerns with social distancing and potential for spreading the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Perched on the edge of the Watchung Mountains, the facility is a popular destination and is known for its panoramic views of central New Jersey; on a clear day, the New ...

Murphy Pleased by Behavior of Weekend Visitors to State Parks

NEW YORK - Visitors to New Jersey' state and county parks were on their best behavior this weekend, according to Gov. Phil Murphy, who rescinded an executive order issued three weeks ago that had shut down the parks to inhibit the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) through social contact.

Murphy was interviewed Sunday morning by Chris Wallace on Fox News.

"Compliance was very ...

Hillsborough: Duke Farms Remains Closed to Visitors

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - New Jersey's state parks and county parks re-opened at sunrise Saturday, but privately-owned Duke Farms will remain closed to the public.

Gov. Phil Murphy last week rescinded an executive order issued three weeks ago shutting all state and country parks and golf courses in an effort to impede the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) through social contact.

With more ...

Somerset County Parks, Golf Courses Re-open May 2 - with Restrictions

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – In accordance with Governor Phil Murphy’s Executive Order No. 133, the Somerset County Park Commission has announced the re-opening of its general use parks, trails, and golf courses in Somerset County on Saturday, May 2, 2020 at sunrise. 

Restrictions included in the Governor’s Order will be imposed at all Commission facilities, and will be enforced by ...

The People Have Spoken: Murphy Re-Opens Parks, Golf Courses May 2

TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy went online late this morning and tweeted that he has decided to allow all state and county parks and golf courses to re-open on May 2.

Social distancing will continue to be mandated, according to his post.

On April 21, the Somerset County Park Commission announced the cancellation of all events, programs and activities at county locations through the end of ...

Bateman Urges Murphy to Re-Open State, County Parks

TRENTON, NJ - State Sen. Kip Bateman (R-16) has reiterated his call to re-open New Jersey parks and golf courses which have been closed to the public as part of Gov. Phil Murphy's strategy to minimize personal contact and minimize the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

“It’s no secret that times are tense across our nation and throughout the world,” said Bateman.

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Car Set on Fire, 42 Vehicles' Tires Slashed on Manville Streets

June 3, 2020

MANVILLE, NJ – A car was set on fire and tires were slashed on 42 vehicles parked on the streets and in driveways early Wednesday morning In an incident similar to three others that occurred in the northwest section of the borough in June and August, 2018 when a total of 155 cars were targeted.

The June 3 slashings were discovered when fire and police officers responded to the car fire ...