Green

September 14, 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 cleanup efforts, educational programs, and enforcement of ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ – Kathleen Palmer has been passionate about butterflies since 4th grade. At her home in northern Somerset County, she has taken her interest in the insects up many notches since childhood. Today, a section of her property is registered as a Monarch Waystation (Reg. #1111) with ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The latest National Weather Service (NWS) report has additional rain returning Friday evening and early Saturday in Northern New Jersey. Skies are expected to clear up later on Saturday and continue through Monday.  For the rest of Friday, the NWS says there is a 60% chance of ...

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PATERSON, NJ- While Paterson may not have a reputation for being “lush and green” hundreds of homeowners and renters across the city are doing their part to keep their neighborhoods beautiful through gardening.  It’s these efforts, or what Jasmine Moreno, Director of Community Engagement for ...

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When was the last time you were able to get fresh fruits or vegetable in the City of Paterson at a good cost? City Green, a non-profit organization has made it its duty to be a local provider of fresh organic food since 2004, and has partnered with schools, churches, community organizations, and ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar businesses will need to toss those plastic bags and find a more environmentally friendly way to bag purchases. And they would be given until next spring to find that new alternative, under a proposed measure introduced on May 1 by the borough council. If the ordinance is ...

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PATERSON, NJ- While Juan Carlos Williams Community Plaza may be one of the city’s smallest parks, its location at the bottom of the Route 19 exit makes it  a focal point for vehicles entering the city every day. Now, thanks to the hard work of more than 75 volunteers, the gateway is cleaner, ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A new vessel to remove floating trash and debris from the Passaic River, its tributaries and the Newark Bay was launched this week by the Newark-based Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC) as part of the agency’s River Restoration Program. The new, state-of-the-art Aquarius ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Fifth Ward Councilman Luis Velez, who also serves as the Chairman of the Department of Public Works Committee, gave the following snow update to TAPinto Paterson: Department of Public Works crews started pre-treating the streets at 5:00 a.m. this morning. Their tireless work has ...

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PATERSON, NJ- The third in a series of nor’easters impacting the Mid-Atlantic and New England will affect the New York City area Monday afternoon through Tuesday morning. The track of the storm has been particularly troublesome to forecast, but the midday model runs today, March 11, have begun to ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The second of potentially three nor’easters marching across the Mid-Atlantic and New England might produce the season’s largest single snowfall in North Jersey. In anticipation of heavy snow during the day Wednesday, the National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Paterson residents can do their part to help keep the city clean simply by following the guidelines contained in the Municipal Code related to the proper way to prepare trash and other household waste for pickup. This, according to 5th Ward Councilman, and Chairman of the body’s ...

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GLEN ROCK - Gearing up for a spring education program about the anti-idling law passed in 2010, local officials agree the law is hard to enforce albeit important to follow. Sylvia Rabacchi of the Glen Rock Environmental Commission said her group did an anti-idling campaign "a few years ago ...

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PATERSON, NJ- With local young fans hanging on his every word, former Baltimore Raven, and likely Hall of Famer, Ray Lewis used his time in front of the Paterson City Council to give an impassioned plea that sounded much like a late-game pep talk. His presentation, given at a special meeting of ...

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PATERSON, NJ- While the New Jersey governor’s race may be the marquee statewide matchup on the November 7th ballot, voters will also have the chance to cast votes on two ballot questions. Often referred to as Ballot Question 2, the “Revenue from Environmental Damage Lawsuits Dedicated to ...

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