Home & Garden

June 2, 2020

CLIFTON, NJ - Members of the Clifton Fire Department Engine 2 will be conducting hydrant inspections. Residents in some areas may experience low water pressure and discolored water during the inspection period. Inspections are scheduled to take place on Cathay Rd., Broad St., Bender Dr, and ...

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There is a water leak being repaired on Milton Avenue. Residents and Businesses on Milton Avenue, Linn Road, Craig Place, Briar Lane , Pake Street and East Passaic Avenue (south of Harrison Street) may experience discolored water and low water pressure.  The break should be repaired shortly and ...

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Growing flowers and vegetables in containers will allow you to expand planting space, grow plants right outside your door and elevate them for easier access and maintenance.  Unlike growing in the ground, the smaller volume of soil in containers is exposed to heat and wind, so requires frequent, ...

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Add a bit of cool flavor to your beverages and meals this summer with homegrown mint.  Try using peppermint leaves in fruit cocktails and ice cream.  Add spearmint to your tea or use the leaves to season lamb and jelly. Or try chocolate mint for a unique sweet and refreshing flavor in desserts and ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The mask makers at Pretty Handy need your fabric to continue their efforts. Since Easter, the team has made, and sold, masks made from fabric donated by the community. All the funds from mask sales have been given to the Nutley Emergency Volunteer and Rescue Squad (NVERS).  This ...

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You love them both – your pets and houseplants – but it can be challenging to safely raise them together in the same house.  Reduce the risk by selecting pet-safe plants and safely managing houseplant pest problems. Avoid problems by selecting plants suited to your home’s growing conditions and ...

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There is a water main break on Lovel Court, which may have accounted for brown water complaints over the last few days. Residents and Businesses in the affected area may experience discolored water and low water pressure.  The break should be repaired shortly and water pressure will be restored.  ...

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BLOOMFIELD NJ - Bloomfield Community Gardens will host their annual seed swap event on Sat. Feb 29 at the Bloomfield Public Library's theater room. The free event is open to the public and provides an opportunity for gardeners to meet other gardeners in the community. Everyone is encouraged to ...

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There is a water main break at Grant and Washington Avenues due to damage caused by the PSE&G gas main replacement project. Residents and Businesses in the affected area may experience discolored water and low water pressure.  The break should be repaired shortly and water pressure will be ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – The Annual Essex County Historic Holiday House Tour will be held Dec. 7 and 8.  This year, the tour includes 15 Essex County historic sites, which will be decorated for the holidays and open to the public for a weekend tour. The self-guided tour includes Bloomfield's Van Tassel ...

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Public Safety Director Alphonse Petracco, and Deputy Fire Chief Paul Cafone would like to share fire safety tips for you and your family. Changing clocks back on November 3rd for daylight savings should always serve as a reminder to change all batteries in your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Viewers might best know Joe Gorga, husband of Melissa Gorga and brother to Teresa Guidice, from his stint on Real Housewives of New Jersey, yet these days, he can mostly be found scouring properties in New Jersey’s very hot real estate market.  Besides his other property ...

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Mayor Joseph P. Scarpelli would like to notify residents of an upcoming PSE&G project that may impact Township residents. This notification is in an effort to inform residents of the upcoming work so that alternate routes can be planned if needed and to maintain a level of safety within the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A Yantacaw student took advantage of last week's festivities to get a jump start on celebrating Christmas in Nutley. Ella Molinaro, donning the fashions of Sally Skellington, spent Thursday gathering candy and treats from homes in the township. While other children refer to this day ...

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