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May 24, 2022

Memorial Day Weekend Lifeguard Schedule Island Beach State Park will be staffed with lifeguards from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend. Swimming is only permitted in designated swim areas when lifeguards on are duty. Additional Swim Areas Opening in ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ — The heat is on. With temperatures expected to soar, Morristown will be under a heat advisory Saturday from noon until 8 p.m., according to the National Weather Service, with heat index values of up to 100 degrees expected.  The National Weather Service offers the following ...

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MADISON, NJ - According to WeatherReMarks, there may be dangerous weather headed to our area Monday afternoon. Today’s line of storms will produce strong to damaging wind gusts (over 58mph) leading to possible isolated power outages, possible hail and may even lead to a tornado ...

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MADISON, NJ -  The Borough of Madison has announced that "May Day" will take place on Saturday, May 14. May Day is a town-wide beautification day where, in the past, over 800 volunteers have helped to clean up Madison's public spaces.  The event will take place from 8am - 12noon.    Read ...

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NEW JERSEY - Starting today, May 4, all New Jersey retail stores, grocery stores, pharmacies and restaurant take-out locations will no longer be providing single-use plastic bags or polystyrene foam foodservice products. Often called the “Bag Ban” by state officials and local governments, the ban ...

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NEW JERSEY - On Wednesday, May 4, a new state law called the “Bag Ban” goes into effect. When it does, supermarkets will not hand out any free, single-use paper or plastic shopping bags. Customers will have to bring their own shopping bags, or purchase them at the supermarket. Other retail ...

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NEW JERSEY: The "Bag Up NJ" campaign is the New Jersey Clean Communities Council’s new single use plastic and paper bag ban outreach campaign, which has a simple message: Bring your own reusable bag(s) when you shop. This means you can still use plastic bags but it's a BYOB situation: Bring Your ...

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Celebrate National Arbor Day, the last Friday in April, by planting new trees and caring for established ones in your landscape and community. This special holiday was first celebrated in 1872. Arbor Day celebrations continue to recognize the important role trees play in our environment and more ...

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MT. HOLLY, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for all of New Jersey on Thursday, April 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. A Fire Weather Watch will remain in effect on Friday, April 29, from morning to evening, in anticipation of gusty winds and dry conditions. The ...

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Much to environmentalists’ delight, the New Jersey plastic ban starts in less than two weeks. Hopefully, this law will reduce and eliminate the plastic bobbing around in the oceans (and on land) and being eaten by birds and marine life. According to the New Jersey Government “Get Past Plastic” ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ — It would be understandable, given the numerous TAPinto articles over the last two months about trees, nature, and park cleanups, if readers thought they had already somehow missed two of the biggest annual celebrations and observances of nature and the environment: Earth Day and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Free tree seedlings will be available to residents as part of the New Jersey Forest Service’s Tree Recovery Campaign. Municipalities will be giving away 5 Free Bare Root Tree Seedlings to all residents of New Jersey Locally, residents can pick up tree seedlings from the ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Starting next month, you will need to carry your own bags to any of your favorite Morris County food service or grocery stores, or, be prepared to buy reusable bags. The new law, which goes into effect, May 4, 2022, prohibits the use of single-use plastic carryout bags in all ...

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NEW YORK, NY- The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for Northeast New Jersey including Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, and Union Counties for Monday night into Tuesday morning. All five boroughs of New York City, as well as Rockland and Westchester Counties are also under the ...

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Madison, NJ – Composting at its simplest is a mix of dried leaves and food waste. It creates natural fertilizer and reduces municipal solid waste by as much as 22 percent, according to a study by MIT. But what compost unit should you use? The answer, at least for “Farmer Shaun” Ananko, ...

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Madison, NJ — At the mayor and council regular meeting Mayor Robert Conley read a proclamation celebrating Earth Day on April 22. Claire Whitcomb, chair of the Madison Environmental Commission accepted the proclamation and thanked the mayor and council for the work Madison has done concerning ...

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NORTH BRANCH, NJ - As part of its commitment to protect the natural environments the Somerset County Park Commission has been entrusted with, plastic water bottles will no longer be passed out on County golf courses. Each course has been outfitted with filtered water dispensers, and golfers are ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — High up in their nest on the roof of the historic Union County Courthouse Tower in Elizabeth, two peregrine falcons are keeping watch over four new eggs. Union County residents and people all over the world can observe the falcons and watch the eggs hatch by tuning into the ...

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MORRIS COUNTY NJ - Free tree seedlings will be available to residents as part of the New Jersey Forest Service’s Tree Recovery Campaign. Municipalities will be giving away 5 Free Bare Root Tree Seedlings to all residents of New Jersey Locally, residents can pick up tree seedlings from the ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  A Hazardous Weather Advisory has been issued for Morris County for this evening, announced the National Weather Service. According to the NWS, the showers and thunderstorms are expected after 2pm. It will be breezy with a wind gusts as high as 35 mph. Tonight there is a ...

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MADISON, NJ - It has been proclaimed that March 28, 2022 is ’ Monarch Pledge Day in Madison, announced Mayor Conley at the council meeting. Mayor Conley encouraged all residents to participate in community activities that support and celebrate monarch conservation. The Proclamation is as ...

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MADISON, NJ - Snow squalls that could make driving tricky are predicted for this afternoon and evening, as March goes out like a lion instead of a lamb. The squalls, blowing in from the west, could coat grassy surfaces with up to a half-inch of snow "and it's not ruled out" that some road ...

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MADISON, NJ - - If you live in Madison or Chatham and are participating in this year's Community Yard sale on April 30th, we have an excellent opportunity for you to promote your sale and get maximum exposure. By publishing your sale on TAPinto, your sale will be a featured event listing on our ...

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MADISON, NJ - Many Drew University students likely tuned into the Mar. 16 forum by Drew University President Thomas Schwarz hoping that he would agree not to destroy the forest, but they no doubt left the meeting confused. Since the beginning of the pandemic, Drew University has been one of many ...

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MADISON, NJ - With the advent of spring comes the inevitable need to dispose of yard waste.  The borough of Madison announced that yard waste curbside collection has begun. The collection began on March 7. Madison defines yard waste as "grass, weeds, leaves, hedge and tree trimmings". The ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Winter Farmers Market presented by Grow It Green , will take place this Sunday at the Convent Train Station. The market is open from 9:30am - 1pm. “We are pleased to make this opportunity to support local farmers possible. In addition to selling fresh, local food, ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service is forecasting 2-4 inches of snow on Saturday, in addition to refreezing wet services and wind gusts as high as 45 mph. The Winter Weather Advisory is in effect today from 8am through 7pm. A Wind Advisory is also in effect until 1am Sunday ...

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MADISON, NJ -  The Madison Environmental Commission will host the 4th Annual Green Vision Forum on Thursday March 31. The event will be held virtually at 6:30pm.  The forum invites invites student green teams to share their vision for protecting and connecting with the natural world. “As we ...

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MADISON, NJ -  The Madison Environmental Commission will host the 4th Annual Green Vision Forum on Thursday March 31. The event will be held virtually at 6:30pm.  The forum invites invites student green teams to share their vision for protecting and connecting with the natural world. “As we ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  A Wind Advisory has been issued for the Madison area from March 7 until 1am on March 8, said the National Weather Service. Southwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts of up to 40 to 50 mph will hit our area this evening. Gusty winds have the possibility to bring down tree ...

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