Green

November 16, 2018

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Morris County Park Commission will be conducting a controlled deer hunt in accordance with its White-tailed Deer Management Program which aims to improve forest health in the parks through the management of the deer population, said the Morris Parks through a press ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service issued a 'Winter Storm Warning' for Thurs. November 15 for Northern NJ. Snow and sleet are expected to begun falling and will continue into the night. Te chance of precipitation is 100% with accumulations expected to be between 2 and 4 ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Russell J. Nee, was the honored recipient of the distinguished Golden Spike Award from the September 11 National Memorial Trail Alliance, which he received at a ceremony in Shanksville, PA, at the site of Flight 93 crash. Nee, who resides in Randolph is a dedicated firefighter ...

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The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is looking for volunteer weather observers in Morristown and surrounding areas. CoCoRaHS is a nationwide volunteer precipitation-observing network with over 15,000 active observers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, the ...

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CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ - Residents across New Jersey were invited to participate in a friendly three week competition where they replaced solo car trips with biking, walking or carpooling. The competition titled TripSwitch 2018, was hosted by TransOptions and showed competitors traveling 5,841 miles with ...

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Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) will hold evening information sessions for its Power System Institute (PSI) line and substation worker training programs at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, N.J., on October 25 and Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg, N.J., on November ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town of Morristown was recently selected as a municipal recipient of the 2018 Green Communities Achievement Award by the New Jersey Forest Service, the New Jersey Community Forestry Council and the New Jersey Tree Foundation. This award recognizes nominees whose outstanding ...

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The pantry is full of fall favorites like squash, onions and potatoes, but busy schedules may have you finding a few things growing in the back of your cupboard. With little effort and a pinch of creativity you can grow these into a very imaginative indoor garden.   Kids and adults love to watch ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - It’s officially fall, and according to newly released statistics from State Farm, the odds of hitting a deer while driving more than doubles during October, November and December, when deer become more active. The study states that the likelihood of hitting a large animal in New ...

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Celebrate the National Garden Bureau’s Year of the Tulip in a big way by planting double flowered tulip varieties this fall for a showy display next spring. Flower arrangers love the big bold blossoms that resemble peonies and you’ll love their impressive blooms in your garden and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Recently released data from the New Jersey Clean Communities Council stated that New Jersey streets and highways have seen a 53 percent decrease over the past 13 years.  “Litter is unsightly and can impact quality of life. Litter cleanup is a crucial part of protecting our ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MCMUA) will conduct a Household Hazardous Waste Disposal event on Saturday, September 15 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, 500 West Hanover Avenue. Morris County residents will be able ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MUA) is urging Denville residents to participate in two free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off events where they can properly discard unwanted hazardous household products. The events will take place Sept. 15 in Parsippany and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County residents, schools and businesses with "green" achievements are encouraged to apply for the 2018 Governor's Environmental Excellence Award Program. The excellence awards honor outstanding environmental performance, programs and projects from around the ...

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The New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC) today issued the findings of a comprehensive report that shows litter along streets and highways in the state has been reduced by 53 percent over the past 13 years. “Litter is unsightly and can impact quality of life. Litter cleanup is a crucial ...

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NORTHERN NJ - The latest National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning unitl 2:45pm and a severe thunderstorm watch until 10pm Friday in the Morristown area. A flood advisory is in effect until 5:45pm tonight. The forecast indicates that some storms could be severe with ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ — Just as stricter recycling rules towns across New Jersey, the entire state could face a new tax on paper and plastic bags. A new bill passed in New Jersey Senate this June may have you opting for reusable bags at the supermarket and drug store. Bill A3267 would impose a 5-cent ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Acorn Hall Carriage House and the Woman’s Club of Morristown have received Historic Preservation Grants which were approved at last night's Morris County Board of Freeholders meeting. The Freeholders unanimously approved $2.2 million in county historic preservation grants to be ...

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Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) filed a four-year infrastructure plan today with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) aimed at enhancing the reliability and resiliency of its distribution system against severe weather and reducing the frequency and duration of power ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - For all you history buffs out there, good news! The Morristown National Historical Park has switched to summer hours.  This means that all park buildings will now be open from 9:30am - 5pm, 7 days a week and the grounds will be open from 8am - 8pm. As of January 2018, the ...

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Explore the Positive Effects of Community Gardens Throughout Morris County MORRISTOWN, NJ. -  Explore what's growing in your local community gardens at the Morris County Community Garden Open Gates Weekend; Saturday July 14 and Sunday July 15 from 9am - 5pm. The latest buzz surrounding food ...

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CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ - Morristown residents Christopher Buck and Rebecca Karger were among the 150 commuters who embraced a more sustainable commute by trading in their car keys for pedals during TransOptions' annual Bike to Work Challenge. Buck logged 832 miles and Karger recorded 38 trips during ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority reminds residents in all 39 Morris County towns that state law prohibits putting certain electronics in the household trash and that this “E-Waste’’ must be disposed of properly. Televisions, computers, computer monitors, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ  - Atlantic Health System's Overlook Medical Center in Summit has received the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care. The award is one of the Environmental Excellence ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Unity Charter School students received a proclamation, from Morristown Mayor Dougherty, for their work in bringing awareness to the negative environmental impact of plastic straws.  Mayor Dougherty declared May 25 -  “No Straw Day” in Morristown Plastic straws have become a part ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Fill your garden with colorful annuals you and the pollinators can enjoy all season long. Look for outstanding varieties chosen by All-America Selections (AAS), a non-profit plant trialing organization, to brighten your garden, attract pollinators and outperform other ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Volunteers are invited to participate in the 2nd Annual Mayor's Lakeside Cleanup on Saturday May 19.  Mayor Dougherty and the Morristown Environmental Commission are asking for volunteers to help cleanup Speedwell Lake and Pocahontas Lake in town. Litter and debris have ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Principal Janet Kellman at Morristown's Alfred Vail elementary school had always envisioned an alternative learning space in the school's outdoor courtyard. The problem was that the courtyard was barren and not the best learning space for children so Kellman tabled the idea.

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A bear has been seen in the area of Lidgerwood Park, off James Street in Morristown early Saturday morning.  The police have been notified and are monitoring the bear's movement. According to the DEP, feeding of bears is not only dangerous but illegal and carries a fine of ...

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Proceeds raised will go to further fund efforts in local gardening and farming, fresh produce donations, and community education on healthy eating and environmental stewardship. MORRISTOWN, NJ — Despite rain and hail, over 200 people attended the 6th Annual Diamonds for Kale Gala on April 28, ...

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