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National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory Through Tuesday Aug 7

August 6, 2018

The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for Northern New Jersey through Tuesday August 7.

A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 degrees for any length of time.

To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration ...

Six Farmers Market Finds That Should Never Be Fed To Your Dog

One of the best things about Summer is the plethora of Farmers’ Markets that pop up around the country. Farmers’ Markets have evolved from being a local “grocery store” to a community center where friends gather and catch up all while gathering local produce and food items. At many markets people bring the entire family and enjoy some of their discoveries while still at ...

Exotic Longhorned Tick Species Found in Bergen County

In recent months, the exotic longhorned tick has been found throughout the garden state, with one such tick being recently identified in Bergen County.

This invasive species uses humans, other mammals, and birds as hosts. Longhorned ticks found thus far in New Jersey have tested negative for pathogens dangerous to humans or animals, but in other countries these insects have spread ...

Paramas' Bergen Community College Honored for Health Professions Center

PARAMUS, NJ – For its commitment to supporting economic development, preparing students for the workforce and impacting the region’s quality of life, Bergen Community College has earned a “New Good Neighbor Award” from the New Jersey Business and Industry Association.

“Community colleges respond to the needs of the residents they serve,” Bergen ...

National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory Through 6 p.m. Tuesday July 17

PARAMUS, NJ - The National Weather Service issued a 'Heat Advisory' this morning for Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Union and Hudson Counties in New Jersey. The heat advisory will remain in effect from noon Monday July 16 until 6 p.m. Tuesday July 17.

Extreme heat can cause illness and death among at- risk population who cannot stay cool. The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during ...

Air Quality Alert Issued for Northern New Jersey until 11 p.m. July 10

On sunny and hot days, heat and sunlight react with hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides emitted by internal combustion engines like automobiles, trucks and gasoline powered lawn equipment. These mix to form a ground-level layer of ozone.

The National Weather Service issued an air quality alert for Bergen, Essex, Passaic, Union and Hudson counties in New Jersey until 11 p.m.

Bergen County to Receive Nearly $1 Million in Grants to Screen Residents for Cancer

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and the Board of Chosen Freeholders announced today that the County will receive nearly $1 million in state grants to continue operating a pair of programs that provide cancer education, outreach, and screening for Bergen County residents.  This announcement comes after the Freeholders adopted a series of resolutions on Wednesday, June ...

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