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September 10, 2021

LITTLE FALLS, N.J. -  The Little Falls Green Fair will take place this Sunday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Little Falls Farmers Market. The event is returning after taking a hiatus last year due to the pandemic.  According to Councilwoman Christine Hablitz, this year’s Green Fair will feature ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ — A flash flood watch is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service. The flash flood watch is in effect for portions of northeast New Jersey and southeast New York, including the following areas, in northeast New ...

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NEW JERSEY -- President Biden has approved New Jersey's Emergency Declaration and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State and local response efforts due to the conditions resulting from the remnants of Hurricane Ida.    According to a White House press release, this action authorizes the ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - A Maplewood man who left his house during the torrential rain of Tropical Storm Ida on Wednesday was found dead the next morning on Ridgewood Road, police said. They said it appears the man drowned while trying to clear clogged storm drains near his neighborhood. The man, who was ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — A GoFundMe fundraiser was created on September 2 to support the Rahway family whose home exploded due to a presumed gas leak just hours after the husband, wife, one-month-old daughter, and dog evacuated the house.  As previously reported by TAPinto Rahway, the explosion occurred at ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Police Department has just confirmed a video showing the house explosion at 401 River Road that occurred early Thursday morning. Detective Sergeant Shawn Ganley confirmed the authenticity of the video, noting, "We are very fortunate no one was seriously injured because of ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After responding to a call transferred from the Fairfield Police Department about a woman trapped inside her vehicle on East Hobart Gap Road at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, three Livingston police offices and Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Francione were among those who needed ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Multiple schools in Montclair sustained damage after Wednesday night's flooding caused by Hurricane Ida, school officials confirm.  Flood waters had risen in Montclair above car door handles, in many areas throughout Montclair, causing significant damage to vehicles, property and ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Due to the impact of Tropical Storm Ida in the Central New Jersey area, the Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A affiliate, will play their home games scheduled from Tuesday, Sept.7th through Thursday, Sept. 9th at Dunkin’ Donuts Park, the home of the Hartford Yard ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — New Jersey Superior Court Judge Lisa M. Adubato rejected an attempt to overturn Montclair’s leaf blower ordinance, Township officials announced on Friday. A landscaping company, Vito Dente and Dente, filed a legal challenge to Montclair's law, which restricts the use of leaf ...

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TRENTON — Legislation signed by Governor Murphy establishes a fund that will provide grants to schools and small businesses for the "assessment, repair, upgrading and replacement of HVAC systems and plumbing fixtures and appliances that fail to meet efficiency and health standards.  According to ...

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TOTOWA NJ , NJ — With most weather watchers looking up to the sky, we're asking our readers to look out their front door. Hurricane Henri is expected to produce strong winds and anywhere from one to three inches of rain — that combination always makes for interesting photos, but let's all stay safe ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ — After increased sightings in Little Falls and across the state of spotted lanternflies, an exotic invasive insect known to feed on 70 different types of plants and trees, the New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA) is urging anyone who comes across the insect to report and ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ-- While insects may not be universally loved and are generally considered a nuisance, it's not often that government organizations encourage you to kill them.  Enter the Spotted Lanternfly. Spotted Lanternfly (SLF), Lycorma delicatula, is an invasive planthopper native to ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ — The spotted lanternfly, with its whitish upper wings and red lower wings dotted with black spots, has become a familiar sight across NJ lately. State and local officials are still asking you to kill it.  “This invasive insect has the potential to impact dozens of important ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Port Newark’s future is on track to become electric after marine terminal developer and operator Red Hook Container Terminals on Wednesday showcased its new fleet of 10 zero-emission battery-electric yard tractors. To date, Red Hook’s unveiling represents the single largest private ...

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TOTOWA, NJ-- While insects may not be universally loved and are generally considered a nuisance, it's not often that government organizations encourage you to kill them.  Enter the Spotted Lanternfly. Spotted Lanternfly (SLF), Lycorma delicatula, is an invasive planthopper native to China, ...

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Atlantic Health System one of only eight systems recognized nationwide MORRISTOWN, NJ – AUGUST 4, 2021 – Atlantic Health System and each of its medical centers were recognized by Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care, ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Nearly four weeks after Newark officials announced the launch of the city’s first-ever shared bike and e-scooter pilot program, its first fleet of scooters and bikes have deployed.  Veo, one of the companies the city’s pilot program partnered with, announced this week that it will ...

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NEWARK, NJ – NJ Transit is taking the next steps to fulfill its vision of a zero-emission bus fleet by 2040, seeking firms to partner with to study and develop innovative ways to implement a cleaner mode of public transportation.  Transit officials this week released a Request for Proposal (RFP) ...

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WINDSOR-ROBBINSVILLE, NJ — The National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed on Saturday afternoon what many residents of Windsor and Robbinsville felt - a tornado touched down in town on Thursday evening.  As many local residents hunkered in their basements after emergency alerts directed them to take ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — National Weather Service has confirmed that two tornadoes hit Ocean County on Thursday, July 29. An EF2 tornado dropped first in Waretown, near Wells Mills Park, and continued on the High Bar Harbor section of Long Beach Township, with peak winds up to 115 mph. The most damage ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Local wildlife organizations need county residents’ help to solve the mystery of an unknown illness killing young songbirds in the state, and to stop its spread. What’s happening to songbirds? Dr. Nicole Lewis, a wildlife veterinarian with the state Division of Fish and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Local environmentalists, scouts, entomophiles, and curious residents gathered near Dallenbach's Lake on Friday night to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of Moth Week, East Brunswick's official statewide - and now national - holiday.   In honor of the event, Assemblyman ...

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NEW YORK, NY — The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for our area for today and tonight.  According to the NWS, showers and thunderstorms are forecast to begin later today and continue overnight. The thunderstorms may produce damaging winds and heavy rainfall. The ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Years of industrial processing which has contaminated miles of water along the Lower Hackensack River stretching from Oradell Dam to the mouth of Newark Bay is now planned to get cleaned up with some help from federal officials.  State Department of Environmental Protection ...

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NEW YORK, NY — The National Weather Service (NWS) reported the potential for damaging winds and large hail exists for Wednesday afternoon. The potential for both is tied to the chance of severe thunderstorms in the forecast. Temperatures across the region are expected to be in the high 80s on ...

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VERONA, NJ — The Verona Girl Scouts, along with the Verona Environmental Commission, will be unveiling the Grove Park Fairy Trail on Saturday, July 17. Sam Cunniff, a candidate for the Gold Award, will be honored at the ribbon-cutting and walk-through. The festivities begin at 10 a.m. at the ...

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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy signed a series of measures into law to advance New Jersey’s transition to a clean energy future to further the Administration’s goal of reaching 100 percent clean energy by 2050. The new laws will increase solar development and facilitate the ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Seems like more than normal, but once again, there's a severe thunderstorm watch from the National Weather Service issued through 11 p.m. this evening. In New Jersey, there are five counties on the list, including Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic and Union. National Weather ...

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