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June 8, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ — A flash flood warning is in effect for Union County until 6:15 p.m. as thunderstorms carrying heavy rain hit the area, the National Weather Service announced. A flash flood warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. “Turn around, don't drown when encountering ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Union County until 8 p.m. Monday night. Heat index values will be up to 100 degrees, it said, and the hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses. The National Weather Service offers the following ...

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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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This summer, the Union County 4-H program is offering students the opportunity to grow their very own “Pizza Garden” and improve their gardening abilities, too. “By combining hands-on learning with remote instruction, this gardening project provides Union County students with an enriching ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ — Wind gusts of up to 60 mph and penny-sized hail are in the forecast for the region Friday afternoon, the National Weather Service said. A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 8 p.m., the Weather Service said. Forecasters said to expect damage to trees and power ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - 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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TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey utility customers struggling to pay bills during the COVID-19 pandemic benefited from a temporary statewide law preventing essential utilities from being disconnected. But that moratorium on utility shutoffs ends June 30 when an executive order called by New Jersey Gov.

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (S968/A2836) that will require public water systems to provide notice of elevated lead levels in drinking water to customers and local officials and require landlords to notify tenants of elevated lead levels. “We must continue to take ...

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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 Mountainside on ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Stay tuned to HGTV this month as a home in Piscataway Township will be featured on an episode of House Hunters. Township officials made the announcement on Friday, declining to give details as part of a nondisclosure agreement with the show. However, viewers can tune in ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ — You’ll want to secure those deck chairs. A National Weather Service wind advisory in effect 10 a.m. Friday – 6 a.m. Saturday predicts winds from the west of 25 to 35 mph with gusts of up to 55 mph. An isolated gust of up to 60 mph is possible, the weather service said. “Gusty ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the region Wednesday. The warning remains in effect until 2:45 p.m., the weather service said. “Expect damage to trees and power lines,” forecasters said. The weather service forecast winds at 60 ...

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Sweeten your meals by growing your own sugar substitute in gardens or containers. Stevia is nature’s own sweetener that can be snacked upon fresh or added to soups, sauces, or beverages. Wait for warm nights and the danger of frost to pass before planting stevia outdoors.  It is a perennial in ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ — A wind advisory is in effect for the area from noon until midnight Sunday, the National Weather Service announced. Winds could gust at 40 to 50 mph, the service predicted. “The gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could come down and a few power outages ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ — A wind advisory is in effect for the area from 8 p.m. Friday night until 6 a.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service announced. Winds could gust at 45 mph, the service predicted. “Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ — Fast winds could blow around unsecured objects, knock down tree limbs and cause power outages Monday afternoon into Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service said. Northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph are anticipated to gust at up to 50 mph, the Weather Service said in a wind ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the following information for the March Calendar from the DPW. The DPW will collect curbside RECYCLING as follows: North side: March 2nd, 16th & 30th    South side: March 9th & 23rd For missed collections, or issues, please call ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see this important message from Police Chief John Zimmerman. I would like to advise everyone that a winter weather advisory for Union County and the Borough of Kenilworth is in effect with snowfall continuing until tomorrow.  Please be prepared for ice and snow, and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for New Jersey, starting from 4 a.m. on Thursday morning until 10 a.m. on Friday.  The anticipated coastal low is in the process of forming and will likely position itself slightly farther out to sea than models ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – What a difference a day makes. Or two.  After the mix of sleet, ice, and a lot of rain from the Monday night storm, we got to enjoy a beautiful day on Tuesday to allow a lot of the existing snow to melt away.  This was a wonderful hint of warmer early spring days ahead.  Not so ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – 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.  The storm ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Another winter weather advisory has been posted by the National Weather Service that will commence Monday afternoon through early Tuesday morning. A second coastal storm will make its way into New Jersey Monday afternoon, following that same path as Saturday night’s weather ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The latest in the series of storms on what has previously been dubbed a conveyor belt will be making its appearance on Saturday evening.  The latest models have all come into agreement that the coastal low will form in the Mid-Atlantic region and track up the New Jersey ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — You may want to make sure you have some rock salt left. The National Weather Service predicts 2 to 3 inches of snow will fall between 10 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. Thursday. The winter weather advisory issued Wednesday afternoon says to prepare for slippery road conditions ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for tonight until Noon on Thursday.  Temperatures will stay below or near freezing, and the cold air will meet up with a system moving from west to east. Light snow will start in mid-evening and is expected to ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – It has been quite a while since the snow patterns have been this consistent for a period as long as what has been occurring in February.  After the quick but steady thumping experienced on Sunday, there is another small storm that will make its way through our area on Tuesday.  ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the following message from Police Chief John Zimmerman. I would like to advise everyone that a winter weather advisory for Union County and the Borough of Kenilworth is in effect with snowfall beginning this morning and continuing until tomorrow night. Please be ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Confidence remains high that a significant coastal storm will leave all of New Jersey with measurable, and in most areas plowable snow by the end of Sunday.  The Saturday models have brought some previously mentioned variables into play, and with that, some adjustments to the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Gas up your snowblowers again!  For all those that simply hate the winter, apologies from mother nature are in order. For those who love the snow, this is a week you have dreamed about for a decade.  For the second time in a week, a significant to major snowstorm seems poised ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The recent blizzard blanketed New Jersey with over two feet of snow in some parts of the state.  As snow amounts start to inch up, so does the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.  Carbon Monoxide, known as the "silent killer," is an odorless, tasteless and colorless gas. It gets ...

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