Green

September 16, 2018

PATERSON, NJ – Efforts to reduce litter through Passaic County got a boost with the award of $76,917.79 by the NJ Clean Communities Council. According to a statement by Freeholder Director Sandi Lazzara, the funds will be used for litter clean-up efforts, educational programs, and enforcement of ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders is seeking the public's input on proposed improvements to Rifle Camp Park in Woodland Park. The event will be on Wednesday, July 25 at 6 p.m. in Woodland Park's Borough Hall, located at 5 Brophy Lane. View the conceptual plans for ...

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Passaic County’s Office of Recycling and Natural Resources now offers a service called Recycle Coach, an informational and education website and app which is designed to make recycling easy, so more residents will do it, and get it right. Recycle Coach notes that when residents make smarter ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - On Thursday, June 14, the Memorial Middle School Student Government conducted a very successful outing. With the help of the Borough of Woodland Park’s Department of Public Works, the Memorial Middle School Faculty and Administration, the New Jersey Water Environment ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - The Totowa Public Library is organizing the first ever Totowa Town Wide Trash to Treasure Garage Sale Saturday, April 28. For a non-refundable $5 donation, the Totowa Public Library will advertise the event, provide a lawn sign for each household, distribute a map/listing of all ...

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NEW YORK, NJ - The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Northern New Jersey, Southern Connecticut, and Southeastern New York. Expect freezing rain and slippery conditions from 6 p.m. this evening until 1 p.m. Sunday. Slippery conditions are expected on roads, ...

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CEDAR GROVE/LITTLE FALLS, NJ - An American bald eagle was spotted at the Cedar Grove Reservoir this past month. Adopted as the national bird symbol of the United States of America in 1782, the American bald eagle, also known as Haliaeetus Leucocephalus, was chosen for its majestic beauty, great ...

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NEWARK, NJ -  Voters provided permanent relief to communities harmed by industrial pollution on Election Day by approving an environmental coalition-led ballot question that prevents money earmarked for environmental restoration from being raided by Trenton lawmakers. The measure was declared ...

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