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April 19, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — If you noticed your tap water smelled a bit like a trip to the town pool for the past two months, you weren’t imagining it. New Jersey American Water, which supplies water to customers in the town, this week announced it had changed its treatment process to one using “free ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The Mountainside Restoration Committee’s MRC Estate Sales division will be conducting an Estate Sale to raise funds for the maintenance and restoration of the historic Deacon Andrew Hetfield House and Levi Cory House.  The estate sale will be held on Friday and Saturday, April 26 ...

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Do-it-yourselfers can recycle used motor free of charge at 16 locations in Union County, through Union County’s Bureau of Recycling. “We offer free motor oil recycling as a convenience to the many Union County residents who work on their own cars, lawn mowers and other motorized equipment,” said ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mother Nature has delivered once again, with two American Bald Eagle chicks cracking their eggs and stretching their tiny wings this weekend, just five weeks after they first appeared in the nest atop a sycamore tree at Duke Farms. The two eggs first appeared in the adult ...

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Junior members of the Rake & Hoe Garden Club of Westfield met Feb. 27 to make Miniature Gardens for submission to the New Jersey State Flower Show to be held in April. The garden designs are based on a favorite children's book or fairytale. The books that were chosen were: Where the Wild Things ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood resident Al Mirabella's search for an apartment in the Eternal City aired on HGTV's hit show, "House Hunters", on Wednesday, Feb. 20.  The show documents the journey of Scotch Plains Township Manager and Union County Freeholder Mirabella, along with his wife, ...

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Extremely friendly/affectionate neutered male cat showing up on my doorstep (after 5 pm and staying for a few hours) for the past few weeks.  He walks right in once the door is opened and cries for affection. Rubs against you and follows you until you pet him.  I live on Deer Path and concerned ...

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The Mountainside Beautification Committee (Beautiful Mountainside) will once again sponsor a home and business holiday decorating contest.  Residents and businesses alike are encouraged to enter by visiting the all-volunteer committee's Facebook Fan Page “Beautiful Mountainside.”  Simply post a ...

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Weather forecasters are calling for freezing temperatures to overnight tonight and into Friday. Freezing temperatures can be very dangerous to pets. NJ State Law says dogs cannot be outside if temperatures are below 34 degrees without proper shelter (insulated, elevated, heated). Keep your pets ...

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SHREWSBURY, NJ - The New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) celebrated its Design Excellence Awards at a gala celebration on Wednesday, June 13 at the Shadowbrook at Shrewsbury. Hong Jin, ASID, of Livingston, won a Gold in the competition for ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Mosquito Control will be spraying for Adult Mosquitoes tonight, Thursday June 7, between the hours of 7 p.m. and midnight, weather permitting. In Berkeley Heights – Snyder Avenue, Columbia Avenue, Berkeley Avenue, Bolton Boulevard, Plainfield Avenue near Little ...

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LAMBERTVILLE, NJ – On May 24, 2018, the New Jersey Clean Communities Council  Valerie Diamond of Berkeley Heights with the state-wide Adopt-A-Beach Award at the 15th Annual Clean Communities Conference held in Lambertville, New Jersey.  A distinguished crowd was present at this well-attended ...

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  MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The Mountainside Restoration Committee’s MRC Estate Sales division will be conducting an Estate Sale to raise funds for the maintenance and restoration of the historic Deacon Andrew Hetfield House and The Levi Cory House. The estate sale will be held on Friday and Saturday, ...

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WESTFIELD — Despite rainy weather, participants showed up by the carload to visit some of Westfield’s most distinctive properties featured on this year’s Tour of Notable Homes, presented by the Friends of the New Jersey Festival Orchestra, on Saturday. “It’s a much better turnout despite the ...

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WESTFIELD – This year’s Tour of Notable Homes is this Saturday, May 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This longtime Westfield tradition is presented by the Friends of the New Jersey Festival Orchestra and highlights some of the area’s diverse architecture and eclectic home design. “This year we present ...

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  MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Love gardens and never get enough of them? Then mark the calendar for Saturday, June 9, the date for the Mountainside Restoration Committee’s “Tour of Mountainside’s Gardens.”  This Garden Tour is the third Biennial Tour of its kind and had been extremely popular in the ...

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MANVILLE, NJ - Valairco Heating and Cooling is celebrating 50 years of serving the central New Jersey area and beyond. Kevin McHugh, owner and third generation of this family run business, takes pride in a job well done and Valairco’s commitment to providing the best value around through stellar ...

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   MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- The Mountainside Historic Committee’s annual geranium and plant sale is set for Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 3 - 6, at the Deacon Andrew Hetfield House from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, while supplies last.  This popular event is a harbinger of spring and much ...

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