Green

May 31, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County residents who planned to dispose of hazardous materials in Randolph on June 13 will now have to take the stuff to Parsippany. The county Municipal Utliities Authority (MUA) initially said the June 13 waste disposal would take place at the County College of Morris.

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ROXBURY, NJ - Aeration systems, phosphorus-locking technologies, stormwater infrastructure upgrades and newly planted rain gardens are among the projects residents might see popping up in and around Lake Hopatcong this spring and summer. The work will take place as the Lake Hopatcong Commission ...

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ROXBURY,  NJ - Each year students at Lincoln/Roosevelt School in Succasunna take part in the Trout in the Classroom (TIC) project sponsored by the state Division of Fish and Wildlife and Trout Unlimited. TIC is a science-based program that teaches children the importance of coldwater conservation ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy came to Roxbury today to announce a 3-pronged plan to address harmful algal blooms (HABs) like the one that crippled Lake Hopatcong this summer. Murphy chose the headquarters of the Lake Hopatcong Foundation – the refurbished former Lake Hopatcong train station- to ...

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ROXBURY, NJ -  Kermit the Frog once said, “It’s not easy being green.” Well, that doesn’t seem to be a problem for students at Nixon Elementary SchooL who held their third annual Green Fair on Oct. 18 with the help and organization of the Nixon School PTA Green Team. The theme of this year’s ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Veterans Memorial Park in Ledgewood will be expanded by more than 10 acres under a funding plan recommended Wednesday by a county panel. The county Open Space Trust Fund Committee included the project in a list of six open space projects throughout the county it recommended ...

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ROXBURY NJ - Throughout October, Roxbury Township dispatched groups of  that included young scouts, high school clubs and green enthusiasts who cleared litter from many roads and parks throughout town.   Fallen leaves on the ground did not stop groups from diving in and removing 88 bags of trash ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Members of the Roxbury High School Roxbotix Robotics Team participated in the Roxbury Adopt-A-Road program as part of the N.J. Clean Communities initiative. This high school team spent time on Oct. 12 cleaning up Righter Road in Succasunna under the supervision of head team advisor ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) this week gave Roxbury Clean Communities Coordinator Kellie Ann Keyes an award for her recycling efforts. Keyes won the DEP’s “Rising Star” award, said the state. “Along with her many other duties at the (Roxbury) Department of ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Township officials are gearing up for the Fall Community Clean Up Day, scheduled to take place Oct 26, and are seeking volunteers of all ages. Starting at 9 a.m. and lasting until noon, the event will entail having volunteers clean trails, woodlands, parks, roadsides, neighborhoods ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The tree-lined streets of one part of Succasunna are about to become less shady as crews will soon embark on removing about 35 ash trees that were killed by the Emerald Ash Borer. Those trees, in the area of Righter Road and Condit Street are among more than 50 to be removed in the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — The organizers of the upcoming “Gaels Going Green Sustainability Expo” at Roxbury High School are seeking exhibitors for the event. The Nov. 3 Expo - the first of what the school district hopes to be an annual event - “will be a day of celebrating all things sustainable in and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The state’s advisory to steer clear of the water in Lake Hopatcong was lifted today for Henderson Cove as concentrations of potentially harmful bacteria in that area remained below the level considered risky. The announcement by the state Department of Environmental Protection ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - From above, Earth appears as a water planet with more than 71 percent of its surface covered with this vital resource for life. Water impacts climate, agriculture, transportation, industry and more. It inspires art and music. The Lake Hopatcong Foundation, in cooperation with New ...

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