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September 14, 2021

HILLSIDE, NJ - The Union County Board of County Commissioners, in partnership with the company United by Blue and other community partners, invites residents to join in a cleanup project at Conant Park in Hillside, taking place on Saturday, September 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Online ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – Union is part of a growing list of New Jersey counties that have been designated to the spotted lanternfly quarantine zone.  New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher announced on Monday that the department has added five counties to the zone. The counties new to the ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County residents with old or broken metal gutters, metal lawn furniture, metal ladders and many other kinds of household scrap metal can bring them to Union County’s free drive-up, drop-off sites for recycling. Two sites are available to all Union County residents for ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ — After increased sightings in Hillside and across the state of spotted lanternflies, an exotic invasive insect known to feed on 70 different types of plants and trees, the New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA) is urging anyone who comes across the insect to report and destroy it ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The spotted lanternfly, with its whitish upper wings and red lower wings dotted with black spots, has become a familiar sight across the county lately. State and local officials are still asking you to kill it.  “This invasive insect has the potential to impact dozens of ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Local wildlife organizations need county residents’ help to solve the mystery of an unknown illness killing young songbirds in the state, and to stop its spread. What’s happening to songbirds? Dr. Nicole Lewis, a wildlife veterinarian with the state Division of Fish and ...

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UNION COUNTY - The County of Union invites all Union County gardeners to a “Native Plant Swap and Shop” event where they can trade an invasive plant from their yard for a colorful native plant. This free event will take place at the Union County Scout Camping Area in the Watchung Reservation in ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ - In honor of Earth Week (@njearthweek2021), @newjerseyclimatesave, the Hillside Green Team, and the @unioncountynj Adopt-A-Park program organized a clean-up in Hillside, New Jersey. The clean-up was initially scheduled for Sunday, April 25, but was canceled due to unpredictable ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ - The cleanup scheduled for last Sunday, April 25, was canceled, but community members showed up anyway, determined to clean up Conant Park. In under two hours, four volunteers collected 310 pounds of garbage from the forest and Elizabeth River.  Much of the trash consisted of ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Don’t be alarmed if you start hearing piercing sounds and seeing the brown shells of insect bodies on the ground next month. JD Stamler, a park naturalist at the Trailside Nature & Science Center in Mountainside, said some of the periodical cicadas in Brood X will emerge ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ - In honor of Earth Week, all Hillside residents are invited for a clean-up at Conant Park on Sunday, April 25, at 1 p.m. According to The Ocean Clean Up, approximately 40,000 pounds of trash flows down the Elizabeth River every year.  Since April 2019, New Jersey Climate Save ...

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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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TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is poised to launch its Brownfields Loan Program, an initiative that will make low-interest loans of up to $5 million available for projects that seek to remediate and redevelop sites that have sat vacant or underutilized for ...

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