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Endangered Bog Turtle Plods Through Senate Towards Official Designation as State Reptile

April 15, 2018

TRENTON, NJ - The endangered bog turtle is one step closer to being designated New Jersey's official state reptile, following State Senate approval of legislation sponsored by Senator Kip Bateman (R-Somerset, Mercer, Middlesex, Hunterdon) and inspired by students from Princeton.

Riverside Elementary School Students Kyle Grzmala and Hayah Mian, and their teacher Mark Eastburn, joined ...

Visiting Nurse Association Rummage Sale Now Accepting Donations

FAR HILLS, NJ - The largest rummage sale in New Jersey -- the fundraising Rummage Sale for the Basking Ridge-based Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills -- will begin accepting donations this Saturday, April 7, for items to resell at the VNA's spring sale, scheduled for May 4 to 6.

The donation period will begin on Saturday, April 7, and continue every day except ...

No Joke, Snow Predicted for Monday Morning Commute

WARREN, NJ - Snow is in the forecast for Monday, and this is no April Fool's Day joke.

A winter weather advisory has been issued from the National Weather Service (NWS) from 2 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 2, with total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches expected.

The snow will be heavy at times with snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour between about 4 AM and 9 AM. The ...

Local Fishing Areas to be Stocked for April Season Opening

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife, have announced they will be stocking Union County’s parks and waterways for the opening day of trout season, scheduled for Saturday, April 7 at 8 a.m.

Union County rivers and lakes are scheduled to be stocked with 23,950 rainbow trout this spring. The trout are among approximately 570,000 rainbow trout raised this season at ...

Recycling Will be Collected as Scheduled in Warren and Watchung, Senior Centers Closed

WARREN, NJ - Recycling will be picked up as scheduled today, March 22 in Warren, Watchung, and Martinsville. Leave recyclables at the curb. The Somerset County Recycling Division thanks residents for their patience and cooperation.

You can view the 2018 Recycling Collection Schedule and more at http://www.co.somerset.nj.us/government/public-works/recycling

 

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