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In Photos: Nutley Parks During and After the Floods in April 2018

April 21, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - TAPinto Nutley's Jenny Boyes and John Lee captured some of the flooding in Nutley's parks on Monday following hours of rain. Today, Earth Day, TAPinto Nutley revisited some of those same places to note the stark contrast a few days made.

In just a few days, more trees came into bloom, trees are starting to leaf, and of course the flood waters have ...

New Law Bans Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling in State Waters Off New Jersey’s Coast

TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy has signed into law a ban on offshore oil and gas exploration and drilling off the immediate coast of New Jersey.

The law, which drew nearly unanimous support from the New Jersey Legislature, counters the Trump administration’s plan to extend its offshore reach for oil and natural gas activities in ocean waters from Maine to ...

Monday Morning Rainstorms Wash Plastic Debris into Third River

NUTLEY, NJ - Monday morning's downpours led to the usual sharing of photos of flooding throughout the township, with the dam at Kingsland Manor and the Mudhole being popular subjects. The flood also revealed the problem of plastic litter in Nutley Parks. 

At Yanticaw Park, at the Centre St Bridge, the outflow pipe from street storm drains can be seen discharging a large ...

In Photos: Nutley Parks Flood During Monday Morning Rainstorms

NUTLEY, NJ - This morning's downpours sent torrents of water into the Third River causing it to over flow its banks in Nutley. 

Pasaic Avenue at Brookside was closed by the Nutley Police Department shortly after TAPinto Nutley arrived to capture these images of the flooding. 

Runoff inundated Memorial Park, caused the Third River to spill over its banks in ...

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

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 ...

Volunteers work hard to maintain Nutley's Lenape Trail

NUTLEY, NJ-- As we finally saw some mild weather come into the area, volunteers were out maintaining the Lenape Trail to ensure that it stays in tip top condition for those enjoy walking it's path.  The Lenape Trail is a unique 34 mile trail that extends from Newark's Military Park west throughout Essex County into Millburn. It is regularly maintained by volunteers from New York New ...

High-Tech Gadgetry Fuels the 35th Anniversary of the World Series of Birding

BERNARDSVILLE – For any real competitor, there’s the ultimate competition: think the Final Four. Or the Super Bowl. Or the biggest cucumber at the state fair.

For birdwatchers, the not-to-miss event is the annual World Series of Birding, to be held Saturday, May 12. It’s a proud New Jersey exclusive.

Individuals and teams fan out across the state for a ...

New Jersey Audubon to Celebrate 35 Years of the "World Series of Birding"

Anyone involved in the “World Series of Birding” agrees: It sure is an exhilarating way to spend 24 hours.

Just imagine, at the stroke of midnight, joining your friends in a New Jersey marsh, or field, or beach, or wherever, to begin an all-night, all-day journey to see or hear as many bird species as possible within the 8,732 square miles of New Jersey.

This treasure hunt ...

New vessel launched on Passaic River, Newark Bay to collect floating debris

Newark, NJ – A new vessel to remove floating trash and debris from the Passaic River, its tributaries and the Newark Bay was launched this week by the Newark-based Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC) as part of the agency’s River Restoration Program.

The new, state-of-the-art Aquarius System Trash Hunter-34 Skimmer, which features a 50-foot-long, 13-foot-wide, ...

Third Nor’easter to Brush The Region, Wind Gusts a Concern

NEW YORK, NY - The third in a series of nor’easters impacting the Mid-Atlantic and New England will affect the New York City area Monday evening through Tuesday.

The track of the storm has been particularly troublesome to forecast, but the midday model runs today, March 11, have begun to converge on a solution that curves the center of the nor’easter far offshore of New Jersey ...

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