Green

April 25, 2021

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - “Everyone is ready to get out of the house, and our downtown area is a perfect place to take a walk,” said New Providence- Our Community For All Treasurer, Michele Matsikoudis.   “We learned in our Livability Survey in October that our residents want to feel like New Providence ...

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Great morning with our Sustainable New Providence Free Trees Give-Away in the New Providence Memorial Library parking lot. Thank you for hosting this great annual event and offering helpful information on proper sapling and planting care. Seedlings planted today create forests for our future, ...

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“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”  - George Bernard Shaw The theme for this year's Earth Day is "Restore Our Earth" which focuses on natural processes and emerging green technologies that can help restore the world's ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Grass, brush and garden debris will be collected borough wide on Mondays Only starting April 5, 2021 through December 13, 2021. A separate garbage cans without lid must be placed at the curb by 2 a.m. each Monday. EXCEPTIONS TO COLLECTION SCHEDULE: Memorial Day, Monday, May ...

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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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UPDATED Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021 at 8:40 a.m.:  A post on the Township Community Forum Facebook page announced that Cece was found early Tuesday morning in the family's backyard, and she did not survive the cold night.  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Cece, a medium-sized wheaten terrier, is missing. She ...

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    NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In July 2020, TAPinto New Providence and Berkeley Heights reported that Faith Lutheran of New Providence collected and repaired 170 used bikes from residents of New Providence, Berkeley Heights and neighboring towns.  The collection was conducted on behalf of Pedals ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Joe Testa, New Providence resident and Sustainability Committee member, has been elected by the Executive Board of the National Council of Club Leaders (CCL) of the National Sierra Club as its Chairman.   The Council of Club Leaders represents each of the 63 chapters of the ...

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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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Sal Passalacqua, owner of Dimaios Cucina in Berkeley Heights, shared a cell phone video that one of his waiters took of a black bear strolling through their outdoor seating area on Thursday just before dinner service.  The bear traveled through their parking lot, under the tent, through the main ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ- There has been bear sightings in Berkeley Heights and New Providence.  The New Providence Police Department and Office of Emergency Management reminds residents to be familiar with the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife safety tips in case you should encounter ...

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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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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - There was a truly "rare" find in a Berkeley Heights backyard. An endangered adult wood turtle was found uninjured in the back yard of a Park Avenue home. They are unmistakeably recognizable by their distinctive bright orange underside coloration. Conservationists consider the ...

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