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October 16, 2021

NEW JERSEY — The New Jersey Forestry Service reports that the annual autumn foliage show is taking place in every county in the Garden State. The north westernmost part of the state is near peak conditions while color is just starting to pop up in the southern counties.  This is a great weekend ...

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NUTLEY, NJ — With improving weather expected by tomorrow, why not end the long holiday weekend by getting out and photographing the autumn leave show that is taking center stage in some New Jersey counties, and waiting in the wings in others.  Right now, the fall foliage show is at the midpoint ...

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NEW JERSEY — This may be the Garden State, but this time of year our attention shifts from tomatoes and zucchini in home gardens to oaks and maples as the forest and parks being their annual show.  According to the NJ Forest Service, the show is beginning in the northwestern part of the state — ...

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NEWARK, NJ — After years of industrialization ravaged the Lower Passaic River with chemicals, pesticides and heavy metals, federal environmental officials are now taking the next steps to clean up contaminated sediment in an upper nine-mile portion of the waterway which borders ...

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NEW JERSEY — The arrival of October means two things in the Garden State: everyone will purchase the big bag of candy for Halloween this week (and eat it all before next weekend), and the leaves across the state are going to put on a fantastic show.  The New Jersey Forest Service issued a ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township Recreation announces its annual fall cleanup day, to be held Saturday, Oct. 23. “This is a community effort to make the township ‘litter free,’ with a cleanup of public roads, properties, and parks,” said Recreation Director Lori Dent. “Township, civic groups ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch until 10 p.m. this evening, a flash flood warning until 12:15 a.m. and a flash flood watch until Thursday morning, Sept. 2 for Morris County.   "As we look at the forecast data, we are not as concerned with the ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – Morris is joining 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 ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - The National Weather Service increased the forecast for flooding of the Passaic River at Pine Brook from minor to moderate on Wednesday evening, Aug. 25. The NWS has also increased the duration of potential flooding of the area until early Saturday afternoon, Aug. 28. At 8:15 ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ — Who knows, we may actually be wishing for rain by the end of this week. It’s expected to feel like 98 degrees by mid-week, forecasters said. “High temperatures and high humidity my cause heat illnesses to occur,” the Weather Service said in an advisory Monday. The high heat ...

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NEW JERSEY - Tropical Storm Henri is now Hurricane Henri and is forecasted to affect local weather conditions from Saturday night through Sunday evening, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). The tropical storm watch has been upgraded to a tropical storm warning for most counties in ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – When Girl Scout and rising senior Alexa Servidio got some cabin fever during the pandemic, she thought it would be a good idea for her Girl Scout Gold project to treat stress and anxiety with fresh air, long walks, and hikes in the woods. She talked to Ron Luna from the Open ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Tropical Storm Elsa is due to arrive in New Jersey tonight. Although Montville is not in the direct path of the storm, there is a chance the cyclone can move and make an impact on the township.  The National Weather Service has issued a tropical storm warning this morning for ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville’s many groups assembled over the past month or so to clean up the township in a big way, according to Recreation Director Lori Dent. “I would like to take the opportunity to thank the many individuals, families, businesses and civic groups who band together to clean up ...

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Governor Murphy has declared that the bear hunt is over. Many representatives in the New Jersey State Senate and Assembly disagree with his position. Where does the public stand? SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ — In 2014 Pedals the black bear became famous for sauntering upright through suburbs in northwest ...

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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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BARNEGAT LIGHT, NJ - A 25-ton, male Humpback whale washed up dead this weekend near the lighthouse in Barnegat Light.  "The number of humpback whale sightings in New York City and northern New Jersey has increased dramatically in recent years, by more than 500 percent, as a result of warmer and ...

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BELMAR, NJ — The snowy owl made an appearance this week along the Belmar oceanfront. Local photographer Nancy Orlowski was on the 16th Avenue beach at about 1:30 p.m. on December 8 when she captured the regal bird’s visit in both a photo (see photo gallery) and the video below as it was taking ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Towaco Civic Association held a cleanup of Indian Lane on Saturday, Nov. 7 that left the area free of garbage and debris. “We had an amazing group of volunteers who dug in and gave it their all, including getting poked and prodded with thistles and tree limbs,” said TCA ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Boy Scout Damon Servidio is well on his way to achieving Eagle Scout status after his successful Eagle Scout project was completed in October. The project, held at Riley Memorial Park in Towaco, involved creating and blazing a loop trail that began at the bridge that Eagle Scout ...

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