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December 14, 2020

TOTOWA, NJ -- Passaic Valley is bracing for the first major snowstorm of the season. According to the National Weather Service, Wednesday night is when most areas of New Jersey will receive the peak impact from this storm. A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 2:00 p.m.

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholder issue a Code Blue alert for all of Passaic County effective 6 p.m. Dec. 14. According to the National Weather Service, the overnight temperature is expected to fall below 32 degrees Fahrenheit across the county.  In addition ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Mother nature has decided to get involved in 2020 as well. With the official start of winter only a week away, it appears that New Jersey and the entirety of the mid-Atlantic and northeast will get a head start on things over the next 24 hours.  A small wake up call will be ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - With ongoing acrimony over the development of Union Dry Dock, Hoboken officials are voicing their concerns over a report published in The New York Times detailing incidents of NY Waterway staff illegally dumping sewage and other waste directly from its vessels straight into the Hudson ...

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BELMAR, NJ — The snowy owl made an appearance yesterday afternoon along the Belmar oceanfront. Local photographer Nancy Orlowski was on the 16th Avenue beach at about 1:30 p.m. on December 8 when she captured the regal bird’s visit in both a photo (see above) and the video below as it was taking ...

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WAYNE, NJ – A proposed ordinance was introduced during the last Wayne Town Council meeting to require security deposits for the use of township-owned athletic fields to encourage teams to clean up their own garbage after games and practices. “The biggest challenge we see, unfortunately, is ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. -- Hackensack Riverkeeper, the citizen-steward of the Hackensack River, is once again joining GivingTuesday — the global generosity movement — to help unleash the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. GivingTuesday 2020 kicks off a ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Bloomfield resident Rick Wright has recently written two books that, literally, are for the birds.  While that connotation is usually negative, in this instance it's a perfect description of the local author's latest work. Wright's Custom Bird Guides series introduces ...

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NEW JERSEY — Tuesday is National Take A Hike Day, so grab those hiking shoes and find a trail to get away from it all. The American Hiking Society established National Take A Hike Day, each year falling on November 17, as a way to encourage families and individuals to get outside, and to connect ...

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PASSAIC, NJ - Passaic County's newest park is now open in Passaic City.  Dundee Island Park – a $12 million dollar project funded by the Passaic County Open Space, Farmland, and Historic Preservation Trust Fund, Passaic County Capital Budget, and a $5 million dollar grant from the NJDEP Office ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy signed what is believed to be the nation's toughest law prohibiting the use of single-use plastic and paper bags in all stores and food service businesses statewide on Wednesday. Starting May 2022, both plastic and paper single-use bags, as well as disposable food ...

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Editor’s Note: October 29, 2012. It is a day that the Belmar community will never forget. Superstorm Sandy ravaged the Jersey Shore town, leaving a path of destruction that left an indelible mark on its residents, including John Walsh. While he is known for producing short comedy videos — many ...

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TOTOWA, NJ -Residents are reminded to move their clocks back one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday Nov. 1 as we move from Daylight Saving Time to Standard Time.  Now is also the suggested time to change batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.  The process of changing clocks back in fall and ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - With threats still overshadowing the historic Liberty State Park, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) presented its vision of a restored park interior on October 20. The plan would open 234 acres of the interior, 75 of them becoming saltwater and ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A little more than a month after Mayor Ras Baraka declared Newark is nearly done replacing lead service lines to residents’ homes throughout the city, Newark Public Schools can now advance its own water infrastructure program.  Baraka, NPS Superintendent Roger Leon and other ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Envisioned for years as a possible park-like setting similar to New York City’s High Line, the Sixth Street Embankment -- an abandoned freight rail line in Jersey City – may become part of a larger network extending into Essex County as part of the state’s Greenway program. The ...

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