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April 21, 2021

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The Mountainside Restoration Committee will hold its annual Spring Geranium and Plant sale on Thursday through Sunday, April 29, 30 & May 1, 2 from 9am to 4pm. The sale will be held outdoors at the Historic Deacon Andrew Hetfield House located on Constitution Plaza adjacent ...

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The Union County Board of Commissioners reminds residents that the next free Household Hazardous Waste recycling event will be held on Saturday, April 10, at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools Campus, located at 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Any Union ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners announces “a weekend of shredding” to kick off the first mobile paper shredding programs of 2021.   Free shredding of personal and confidential documents will be available on Saturday, March 27 and Sunday, March 28. “Union County’s mobile document ...

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On Sunday, February 28th, 12 members of New Providence Boy Scout Troop 63 worked on the ongoing restoration of the former bridle trail at the Watchung Reservation. The trail, which dates back to the 1700’s was known at one time as the “Road from Westfield to New Providence,” had become badly eroded ...

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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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WARREN, NJ - The application for a hotel at The Stone House at Stirling Ridge will now be heard on March 1, 2021, after it was postponed again at the Monday Dec. 7 meeting. Neighboring residents have retained Rob Simon of Herold Law in Warren, and Jay Bohn, the attorney representing Maddy ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- On Jan. 4, three Girl Scouts talked to the Township Council about their Silver Award Project. That was pre-COVID-19, and the audience listened intently as they discussed their plans to upcycle used T-shirts and turn them into reusable and environmentally sound grocery bags.

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The recent cancellation of a pipeline project under new policies claimed to protect the environment has instead resulted in a “virtual pipeline” of up to a hundred tanker trucks per day transporting natural gas on New Jersey roads.  They are needed to meet growing energy demands but threaten the ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Not since Hale-Bopp in 1997 has a comet been so visible to Northern Hemisphere viewers. Comet NEOWISE, discovered by the Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer mission, was found only last March as it began to enter the inner solar system. The icy interloper swung ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory in the area beginning Sunday at noon and lasting until Monday at 8 p.m. as hot temperatures and humidity are expected to descend. The high on Saturday is expected to reach 94°F. On Sunday, the Weather Service predicts, the ...

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TRENTON – When the COVID-19 crisis hit New Jersey in mid-March, the New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC) had an immediate challenge: People were littering masks, wipes and gloves. Many were discarding personal protection equipment in shopping carts or carelessly throwing them on the ...

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NEW JERSEY — Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur over the next 24 hours, forecasters said on Wednesday. A heat advisory is in effect from noon Wednesday until 6 p.m. Thursday, the National Weather Service said. The advisory applies to parts of Union, Passaic, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Frank Juliano, whose passion for all things Reeves-Reed Arboretum was both boundless and omnipresent, has announced that he will be retiring as the Arboretum's Executive Director on June 30. Juliano, who served eight years in the role, will be replaced by Jackie Kondrel, the ...

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Becomes First High School in the State to be Recognized as National Arboretum  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Governor Livingston High School in Berkeley Heights has been awarded official Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum, for achieving particular ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Town police advised the public Tuesday morning not to approach a bear that had been spotted in the area of Woodland Road. The bear sighting in Westfield followed numerous reports of a black bear spotted in neighboring Cranford on Monday. Westfield police in a Nixle alert ...

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