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May 21, 2022

NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) extended the weekend heat advisory through 6 p.m. Sun. May 22. Water in the states lakes and at the Jersey Shore is in the 50s and 60s, presenting a risk for hypothermia. Local residents, and those in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, and Union ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a heat advisory for Sat. May 21 from noon to 8 p.m. Local residents, and those in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, and Union counties should expect high temperatures and high humidity. Heat index values across much of the effected area are ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — Batten down the hatches. Some stormy springtime weather is headed our way Monday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service, which indicated a tornado isn't out of the question in Northeast New Jersey. “Thunderstorms ahead of an approaching cold front on Monday have ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - A debate that has simmered for years and often placed neighbors in opposing camps culminated when the South Orange Board of Trustees voted to place heavy restrictions on the use of leaf blowers. The measure, going into effect almost immediately this Sunday, May 1, bans ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - In celebration of Earth Day, the League of Women Voters of the Montclair Area is holding its first “We Love Eagle Rock Reservation” program, organizers announced. On Saturday, April 23, at 9 AM, the group will be hosting a cleanup hike to prepare the reservation for the spring ...

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Washington, DC – Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), Chair of the House Science, Space, and Technology (SST) Environment Subcommittee, announced that the full SST Committee has advanced her bill, the NOAA Chief Scientist Act. The legislation will now head to the House floor for a ...

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Bloomfield/Montclair, NJ – Additional trees will be planted inside of Essex's County's Brookdale Park, according to county officials. Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that the Brookdale Park Conservancy has partnered with the NJ Tree Foundation to plant 21 oak and ...

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NEW YORK, NJ -  A Hazardous Weather Advisory has been issued for Essex, Passaic, Hudson, and Bergen Counties in NJ 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 ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Food banks and pantries, including those in Montclair, will be granted a six-month extension to phase out plastic bag use. Food pantries and food banks are also granted an exemption from the part of the law prohibiting plastic bags.   Assemblywoman Aura Dunn (R-Morris) introduced ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Mayor Andre Sayegh and Paterson Fire Chief Brian McDermott unveiled the first electric vehicles to join Paterson’s fleet on Monday. The 35 Nissan Leafs will be distributed to various City agencies including Health, Fire, DPW and Community Improvement. As electric vehicles are issued, ...

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RAHWAY RIVER WATERSHED, NJ — Over the last several months, much talk in Rahway, neighboring towns, Union County, and throughout the state has focused on the continuing effects and aftermath of storms, hurricanes, and flooding on local communities, especially those along waterways such as the Rahway ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – The National Weather Service has issued Winter Weather Advisories for all counties in Northern and Central New Jersey until 7PM Friday evening. Plummeting temperatures coupled with ongoing rain that will be changing to sleet and freezing rain will produce dangerous icing conditions ...

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NEW YORK, NY — Rain on Thursday night will change into a wintry mix into Friday with the potential to create slick roads throughout the day, the National Weather Service reported. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from Friday, February 4 at 6am - 4pm. Several hours of freezing rain, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The State of Emergency declared for Montclair on January 28 has been rescinded, according to an announcement from the Office of Emergency Management Coordinator. According to a release, "Vehicle owners without permits will have until 7:00 p.m. Monday, January 31 to remove their ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — Montclair Township has declared a state of emergency due to the impending winter snowstorm predicted for Friday into Saturday, Montclair Township Emergency Management Coordinator Rob Bianco announced. The storm is set to begin sometime around 8PM and last into Saturday afternoon.

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Planning Board did not, at its January 24 meeting, continue its hearing on the apartment building being proposed for 10 Elm Street; after withering criticism of the project at previous meetings, the applicant has requested a delay pending revisions to the proposed ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – The active storm pattern that has been in place for the past week continues through the weekend, as a storm coming up from the Ohio Valley will couple with an oncoming Alberta Clipper overnight on Wednesday night/Thursday morning.   Expect rain to start late this evening, and in ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Environmental advocates and officials in Newark voiced their praises on Thursday for Gov. Phil Murphy’s decision to postpone a vote to build a new $180 million power plant at the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC) wastewater treatment facility in the Ironbound section of the ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – All of New Jersey gets to breathe a sigh of relief after a near-miss storm passes out to sea south of us on Friday.  The question is, will we dodge a second bullet, or are we about to get walloped on Monday? All the meteorologists we use for analysis agree that the period between ...

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MAPLEWOOD, N.J.- It is a picturesque day in Maplewood. Kids play in parks and backyards under a cloudless autumn sky. And then it starts: The monotonous drone of a gas-powered leaf blower. To some, it’s a sound evocative of the Devil himself; pure dissonance and a displeasure to all that hear ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Winter Weather Advisory for portions of Northern NJ from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sun. Jan. 9. Freezing rain is expected. According to the NWS, the ice accumulation is expected to be a light glaze. Travelers should expect very slippery ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy declared a statewide state of emergency beginning at 10 p.m. Thursday, with a commercial vehicle restriction on the interstates. State offices will have a delayed opening on Friday, the governor said in his press conference, and he encouraged everyone to stay ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – South Orange government should do more to protect the town's trees from the chainsaws of developers, contend some residents. Many called into and sent emails to this week’s South Orange Board of Trustees meeting to express concern about the number of trees removed in the ...

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GLEN RIDGE, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. joined with Glen Ridge officials on Tuesday, December 7 to announce a partnership to plant 50 trees along streets in the borough. The Essex County Department of Public Works purchased the trees, the Glen Ridge Shade Tree ...

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On Thursday, December 2nd, City Green held a groundbreaking ceremony at the Farm Eco-Center in Clifton, New Jersey to celebrate the construction of an Inclusive Healthy Communities project, “Gardens for All,” that will improve access for people with disabilities at the Farm-Eco Center and across ...

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The Township of Bloomfield has been recognized for its sustainability efforts by Sustainable Jersey, a non-profit organization focused on aiding community efforts to reduce waste and cut greenhouse gas emissions through strengthening community partnerships, as well as providing grant funding for ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Meadowland Park Conservancy (MPC) recently celebrated a year of monthly events aimed to reinforce the idea that the "Jewel of South Orange" welcomes guests all 12 months of the year.  Visitors gathered by the pond, insulated by a canopy of colorful fall leaves and nourished by ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Governor Phil Murphy visited Bloomfield today to announce the State's plan to purchase the former Boonton Line to create a 9-mile Greenway that will connect 8 towns. The new Greenway, spanning Essex and Hudson Counties, will improve access to nature and create new recreational and ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Newark area residents and visitors are invited to experience a new exhibition, "Endangered!," at The Newark Museum of Art. The exhibition, which opened this week, takes guests on a journey inside the natural world to show the threats that animals have historically faced and are ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ – The Essex County Paper Shredding and Used Tire Recycling Day will take place Nov. 13 at the Essex County Public Works Department in Cedar Grove. “Along with our Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day and Computer & Electronics Recycling Day, shredding paper and recycling ...

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