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May 7, 2022

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Letting rainwater leave your property can interfere with groundwater recharge and possibly cause flooding, ice slicks in the winter, and pollution of downstream lakes and streams.  Rain gardens are one possible solution available to homeowners. Commercial properties can use ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – It takes a village to rid a state of spotted lanterflies. That’s why Rutgers University is enlisting the state’s K-12 teachers and students in a Spotted Lanternfly Eradication Unit through a program designed to teach how to trap and kill the invasive East Asia insect that ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The next East Brunswick Spring Birding Day is set for Saturday, May 7. Steve Albert, founder of Birding East Brunswick, will be back! Those interested will meet at 8 AM at the parking lot at Dallenbach's (East Brunswick Community Park) to look for warblers and ...

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MT. HOLLY, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for all of New Jersey on Thursday, April 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. A Fire Weather Watch will remain in effect on Friday, April 29, from morning to evening, in anticipation of gusty winds and dry conditions. The ...

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Much to environmentalists’ delight, the New Jersey plastic ban starts in less than two weeks. Hopefully, this law will reduce and eliminate the plastic bobbing around in the oceans (and on land) and being eaten by birds and marine life. According to the New Jersey Government “Get Past Plastic” ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- More than 50 members of the Union Catholic Community helped set a World Record for the most people simultaneously watering plants on Friday. Union Catholic is now the home of two world record holders. Last summer, Sydney McLaughlin (UC Class of 2017), broke the world ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - An April 11 webinar hosted by the Downtown Somerville Alliance and the NJ Business Action Center will examine the impact on businesses expected when New Jersey's ban on plastic bags in the retail marketplace goes into effect May 4. Grocery stores, food service businesses, and ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – A fast moving thunderstorm is expected to blow through Piscataway and the surrounding areas Saturday night. The National Weather Service said at 8:46 p.m. Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Bridgewater and Somerville, moving east at 45 miles per hour. Wind ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ : Inspired by the upcycling initiatives of local Dawoodi Bohras, the New Jersey Legislature introduced a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Sterley Stanley and Assemblyman James Kennedy that will establish April 16th as the annual Upcycling Day in the state’s calendar. The bill passed ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Looking for a spring and summer part-time job? Piscataway Township Recreation is hiring individuals at least 18 years of age to work up to 28 hours per week: • Summer Park Maintenance Crew – Main responsibilities include traveling around the Township to clean and maintain ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Soaring gas prices have pushed the cost of regular unleaded gasoline to over $4.00 per gallon. Gasbuddy lists posted gasoline prices in the area and the cost of gas is rising faster than the speed of the internet. For cash paying customers, Gasbuddy listed Citgo at 1614 Stelton ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The state Department of Environmental Protection has awarded the township $130,384 to enhance waste reduction and recycling programs, as part of an annual statewide effort. The award is based on 2019 recycling performance, the most recent year for which data is available.

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NEW JERSEY— As the winter weather changes into spring this year, everyone throughout New Jersey will also see a big change at their favorite stores. Beginning on Wednesday, May 4, a new state law called the “Bag Ban” goes into effect. When it does, stores and restaurants in New Jersey will no ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The weather has been conspiring against the migration of salamanders to vernal pools off of Beekman Road here in East Brunswick, but it can't be too long now (hopefully). Over the next few months Beekman Road will have intermittent road closures from 6pm to 6am for annual ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Sometimes a view from a different angle changes our perspective on everything. In this video, we see East Brunswick from a new view s  a place of nature, activity, commerce, and worship Photographer Robert Wasilewski's my family moved to East Brunswick when he was five years ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- COVID-19 has inflicted financial hardship on many of PSE&G’s customers and left them struggling to pay bills.  Today, twice as many customers are seriously behind on their bills than before the pandemic. New Jersey’s grace period on utility disconnections ended on December ...

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EDISON, NJ - Edison Township was one of two municipalities in Middlesex County that became home to baby bald eagles.  The other town was Monroe. As reported by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, two eaglets were born in Edison along the Raritan River in the vicinity of Kin ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – A winter weather advisory is in effect for Piscataway and the surrounding areas until 1:00 p.m. on Sunday. Snow accumulations of 1-3 inches could occur with some rain mixed in, the National Weather Service said overnight. Residents are urged to use caution when driving as ...

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Go vertical to expand your outdoor gardening space, create privacy and add beauty to bare walls and fences. This centuries-old technique has been used to grow food and flowers, adding beauty and productivity from the ground up.  Even those gardening on small city lots, balconies and decks can go ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The National Weather Service has issued Winter Weather Advisories for all counties in Northern and Central New Jersey until 7PM Friday evening. Plummeting temperatures coupled with ongoing rain that will be changing to sleet and freezing rain will produce dangerous icing conditions ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ—New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has issued a state of emergency as of 5PM Friday for all of New Jersey, and The National Weather Service has upgraded the watches to a Winter Storm Warning through Saturday evening for most of New Jersey.  The NWS has also issued a Blizzard Warning for ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ—The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch through Saturday evening for the entire Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions for the impending major storm that will impact our area. The storm is expected to reach our area in the early evening on Friday.  There are many ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - It's time to plan that spring or summer picnic in the park with family and friends. Township officials announced Monday that starting Saturday, Feb. 5th, reservations will be accepted for the 2022 picnic season for pavilions in Piscataway’s Possumtown and Riverside ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The active storm pattern that has been in place for the past week continues through the weekend, as a storm coming up from the Ohio Valley will couple with an oncoming Alberta Clipper overnight on Wednesday night/Thursday morning.  Expect rain to start late this evening, and in the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – All of the models have confirmed what had been developing throughout the weekend. The impending storm will be a major event, but for all but the most northern and western portions of New Jersey and counties immediately north of New York City, it will be almost entirely a rain ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – All of New Jersey gets to breathe a sigh of relief after a near-miss storm passes out to sea south of us on Friday.  The question is, will we dodge a second bullet, or are we about to get walloped on Monday? All the meteorologists we use for analysis agree that the period ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - EB Winter Birding Day - It was cold. It was icy. But that didn’t stop an intrepid group of 25 birders. Saturday’s EB Winter Birding Day, sponsored by the EB Environmental Commission and the Friends of the EB Environmental Commission, is an annual event.  The group visits ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The township is bracing for its first snowstorm of the year and some cold temperatures that are in the forecast. "Piscataway Public Works crews worked especially hard this morning preparing for the expected snow," said a post on the Township's Facebook page. "In addition to ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – After Monday’s southern storm, and then the Wednesday morning icing issues all over state highways, attention now shifts to a focus on a likely statewide snowstorm during the overnight and daytime period between Thursday night and Friday. In what has become the classic winter ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick's annual winter tour of local birding hotspots will take place this Saturday, January 8. The event begins at 8:00 am and lasts until around 1:00 pm.  All are welcome.  Guests are encouraged to dress warmly and to wear sturdy walking shoes.  Participants will need ...

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