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TAPinto Travels Suggestions for Weekend Fun includes Festival of Nature in Warren

July 13, 2017

July is one of the hottest months of the year in New Jersey and the festival scene is scorching as well. Most townships hold their community fairs throughout the summer months to draw the most crowds. Go early and stay late at any of these fun-filled events this coming weekend.

Festival of Nature

On July 15th, visit the Wagner Farm Arboretum in Warren to celebrate local wildlife.

Chatham Borough Council Introduces Amendment to Regulate Oil & Hazardous Substance Pipelines

CHATHAM, NJ - An amendment to a code ordinance designed to regulate pipelines and protect Chatham Borough's infrastructure and water supply from oil and hazardous material pipeline leaks was unanimously passed on first reading on Monday night at the Borough of Chatham Council meeting.

The six-page amendment to Chapter 189 of the Borough Code titled "Regulation of Oil ...

Big Ideas for Planet Earth in a A Roxbury Man's Bus

ROXBURY NJ – Back in his Roxbury High School days, Bryan Callahan wasn’t a football star, a gifted member of the marching band or president of the student council.

He preferred running wires to running fields. His favorite instruments didn't make music; they measured volts.

The Kenvil resident said he did receive one acknowledgment from the school, an accolade somewhat ...

Union County Freeholders Opt in to Paris Climate Agreement

UNION COUNTY, NJ - President Donald Trump may have opted out of the Paris Agreement, a global response to climate change, but the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has opted in.

The county is the first in the state to join the We Are Still In campaign, a collection of mayors, governors, colleges, businesses and investors, who have committed to adhering to the climate ...

Union County Mosquito Control Spraying for Thursday, June 29, 2017

Union County's Mosquito Control division will be spraying for Adult Mosquitoes tonight, Thursday June 29, 2017 between the hours of 7:00 pm and 12:00 am.  For any additional information, please contact the Union County Office of Mosquito Control by calling 908-654-9873, or email them at rstrano@ucnj.org.

Here are the areas within each town that will be sprayed:

Berkeley Heights ...

Expert Gardeners Share Tips on Growing a Successful Vegetable Garden

The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Union County are on a mission to help gardens flourish all over Union County, and this summer they are offering a free Vegetable Garden Series of classes and garden tours available to all gardeners from beginner to expert. The series is held in the Union County Demonstration Garden.

The Demonstration Garden, located in Union County’s Watchung Reservation ...

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Union County Adopt-a-Park Volunteers Improve a Woodland Path

July 19, 2017

A hardworking group of volunteers from the L’Oreal campus in Berkeley Heights helped to restore a section of the Passaic River Park off Springfield Avenue earlier this summer. In concert with local volunteers from the Berkeley Heights Environmental Commission, they spread gravel and wood chips to reduce muddy conditions on sections of a trail, and they relieved some native tree saplings ...