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August 2, 2018

ROSELLE PARK NJ - Roselle Park Sustainable Jersey and Clean Communities are partnering to kick off a reusable bag campaign with the screening of the award-winning documentary Bag It on Tuesday, August 7, from 7-8 p.m. at the Casano Community Center located at 314 Chestnut Street.  Local residents ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Students in Roselle Park and other schools throughout Union County can toss their recyclables into new recycling bins this fall, thanks to a free distribution program administered by Union County and funded by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. In all, 56 ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Reminder to all residents the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced two free mobile paper-shredding events for personal documents in July. “Union County’s mobile paper-shredding events help residents to protect themselves from identity theft by proving ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – The Borough of Roselle has received $10,000 as part of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders Recycling Enhancement Grants. Fifteen municipalities have received a total of $134,600 in Recycling Enhancement Grants. The grant program, which aims at improving local ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - A reminder to residents, Union County is offering a free electronics recycling event on Saturday, June 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools campus, 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains. Any Union County resident may bring unwanted ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Borough of Roselle has been chosen as part of Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados’s 2018 Union County Plant a Seed grants initiative. The grants have been awarded to 27 garden projects within nine municipalities through the Union County Means Green Community Garden Grants ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Spring has finally arrived and for many, it means time to spruce up the yard. Many will be out planting gardens and flowers. Gardening enthusiasts can stock up on plants, seedlings and other supplies at the annual Master Gardeners of Union County Spring Garden Fair and Plant ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - During their Thursday night meeting, Union County Freeholders presented resolutions to the winners of the 2018 Union County Arbor Day Poetry Contest. Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholder Linda Carter presented the resolutions to the students. One ...

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ROSELLE/ELIZABETH, NJ - Children ages 4 to 12 years old are invited by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders to participate in the third annual Paint by the Pond”. A project that teaches families about the importance of recycling while encouraging children to paint on cardboard, creating art ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - A free Countywide scrap metal recycling event is scheduled to be held on Saturday, April 21 in Rahway and Cranford.   A wide variety of metal goods, from household appliances to gutters and sheds, are included in the program. “This countywide program helps to fill a service ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife, have announced they will be stocking Union County’s parks and waterways for the opening day of trout season, scheduled for Saturday, April 7 at 8 a.m. Union County rivers and lakes are scheduled to be stocked with 23,950 rainbow ...

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Union County, NJ--Japanese barberry is a common shrub that could be playing a role in the spread of Lyme disease, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. By planting native shrubs instead of Japanese barberry, property owners can help reduce the risk -- and create a more healthful habitat ...

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Union County, NJ--The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce the new Watchung Reservation Trails website. The new site features an interactive map designed to help visitors navigate the nearly 2,000 acre Watchung Reservation, the largest of the County’s 36 parks. “With ...

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ELIZABETH/ROSELLE, NJ - In its second year, many youngsters ages 4 to 12 yrs. old came out to show their artistic talents in an interactive art project of painting and capturing the glorious colors of autumn in Warinanco Park. The “Paint by the Pond” project teaches families about the importance ...

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