Green

April 22, 2021

BRANCHBURG, NJ - Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey along with Girl Scouts across the country are collaborating to plant five million trees by 2026 to help wildlife, improve the environment and greatly expand the amount of tree cover. Girl Scouts have been strong advocates and stewards of the ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Central Jersey Electric Auto Association is hosting an electric vehicle event on Saturday, April 24 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the American Legion on John F. Kennedy Drive in conjunction with Plug in America and the Electric Auto Association. The upcoming ...

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NEW JERSEY — Opening day of Trout Season is Saturday, April 10 and to celebrate, state waters have been stocked with a half million rainbow trout. For a full list of locations, click HERE "Thanks to DEP’s Division of Fish & Wildlife, which has been hard at work with advanced trout stocking, ...

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RED BANK, NJ: According to the NJ Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) it seems that a bacterium is responsible for killing fish in the two river and other waterways, Affected waterways include the Raritan Bay and menhaden fish kills have been reported in New York, Connecticut and Rhode ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — In the wake of this morning's steady moderate rain, Central New Jersey will have to contend with a few afternoon non-severe showers and storms along with increasing area-wide winds with gusts up to 30 - 40 mph. The risk for activity waned towards the late afternoon ahead of our ...

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Break out the tools and garden your way to a healthier mind, body and spirit.  Gardeners have always know it, but now research proves that gardening is a great form of exercise. You’ll work out all your major muscle groups when raking, digging and planting for an hour.  Include gardening as a ...

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NEW JERSEY — Daylight Saving Time lovers rejoice. It is time to once again spring those clocks ahead one hour. Of course, the added daylight comes at a price; that lost hour of sleep. Daylight Saving Time officially begins at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 14 and lasts until Sunday, November 7. The ...

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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), say the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission. The cold, dry conditions are not what ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D, NJ-06) hosted a press conference Monday at the Belford Seafood Cooperative in Belford, NJ, to highlight what is being done to help New Jersey’s fishing communities, many of which have been struggling during the pandemic.  New Jersey received ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers scientists for the first time have pinpointed the sizes of microplastics from a highly urbanized estuarine and coastal system with numerous sources of fresh water, including the Hudson River and Raritan River. Their study of tiny pieces of plastic in the ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mother Nature has delivered once again, with the second of three American Bald Eagle chicks cracking its egg March 2 at 6:04 a.m. The first egg hatched on Feb. 26 in the sturdy nest atop an 80-foot Sycamore tree at Duke Farms. A third egg has yet to hatch. The eggs ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — High winds could blow around unsecured objects, knock down tree limbs and cause power outages Monday afternoon into Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service said. Northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph are anticipated to gust at up to 50 mph, the National Weather Service said in a ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for New Jersey, starting from 4am on Thursday morning until 10am on Friday.  The anticipated coastal low is in the process of forming and will likely position itself slightly farther out to sea than models indicated ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — What a difference a day makes. Or two.  After the mix of sleet, ice, and a lot of rain from the Monday night storm, we got to enjoy a beautiful day on Tuesday to allow a lot of the existing snow to melt away.  This was a wonderful hint of warmer early spring days ahead.  Not so ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Some positive news on the weather for a change.  The coastal storm forecast for tonight into tomorrow has moved much closer to the coast, and further inland.  This has allowed both warmer temperatures to influence, and dry sections to begin to infiltrate the storm.  This has ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Another winter weather advisory has been posted by the National Weather Service that will commence Monday afternoon through early Tuesday morning. A second coastal storm will make its way into New Jersey Monday afternoon, following that same path as Saturday night’s weather ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Keep your flowers fresh and healthy past the Valentine's Day holiday. With proper care, you can maximize the life of your beautifully cut flowers with these simple tips from Cindy Baker Southern, owner of Especially Yours Florist in Kenilworth. Avoid extreme temperatures.

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — The latest in the series of storms on what has previously been dubbed a conveyor belt will be making its appearance on Saturday evening.  The latest models have all come into agreement that the coastal low will form in the Mid-Atlantic region and track up the New Jersey coast ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for tonight until Noon on Thursday.  Temperatures will stay below or near freezing, and the cold air will meet up with a system moving from west to east. Light snow will start in mid-evening and is expected to end by ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — It has been quite a while since the snow patterns have been this consistent for a period as long as what has been occurring in February.  After the quick but steady thumping experienced on Sunday, there is another small storm that will make its way through our area on Tuesday.  ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Confidence remains high that a significant coastal storm will leave all of New Jersey with measurable, and in most areas plowable snow by the end of Sunday.  The Saturday models have brought some previously mentioned variables into play, and with that, some adjustments to the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Gas up your snowblowers again!  For all those that simply hate the winter, apologies from mother nature are in order. For those who love the snow, this is a week you have dreamed about for a decade.  For the second time in a week, a significant to major snowstorm seems poised to ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — As a powerful Nor'easter continues to move across the region, so far dumping between 11 and 18 inches in the area, Piscataway school district officials announced that Tuesday, Feb. 2 will be an early dismissal day for students on remote instruction. “All students and staff will ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The first flakes of the monster storm have arrived in south and central New Jersey including Piscataway.  It will be very light to flurries for most of the day and early evening before exploding into blizzard conditions for the majority of New Jersey through Tuesday morning. As ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – After two years of little to no snow, mother nature has said enough is enough.  The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for all but the farthest northern counties of New Jersey, and it is likely to encompass the entire state by the time the first flakes start ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Muslim Center of Middlesex County (MCMC) recently conducted an Adopt-A-Highway cleanup event along a section of Route 18 in Piscataway, coinciding with the MLK Day of Service. “This is a great opportunity for us to serve the community,” said Muhammad Ali Hashmi, president of ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – As expected, the Friday storm passed far to our south, and as that occurred, the big chill arrived to spend part of the weekend with us.  We will continue to see the coldest temps in two years for the next day or two.  This extreme cold is actually helping to feed into the ...

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TRENTON - The Board of Trustees of the New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC) welcomed three new members during its quarterly meeting on January 27. “We continue to seek state leaders who are committed to moving the anti-litter education campaign forward in New Jersey,” said NJCCC Board ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center Drive) and the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental partner to host the event "Sustainable Agriculture Projects in Zimbabwe." This virtual presentation is on Tuesday, February 9, at 7:00 pm. It is led by Tait ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – For those waiting for the big snowstorm we have been deprived of over the past couple of years, the wait will need to continue.  Two storm systems developing this week will provide some white winter weather for a good part of New Jersey, but neither storm is showing much ...

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