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Scotch Plains Hosts Earth Day Event

April 21, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Township of Scotch Plains hosted its annual Earth Day observance at which attendees had the opportunity to plant seeds to grow vegetables and learn lessons about recycling from Union County's "Recycling Robot," who made a special appearance. 

The event, attended by many of the Township's leaders, featured a band called Bash The Trash, which plays ...

Fanwood Hosts Clean Community Day

FANWOOD, NJ -- For the 29th consecutive year, volunteers came to the Fanwood train station on Saturday, April 21, to organize into groups and clean up parts of the Borough for the annual Community Clean Up.

The event, organized by the Fanwood Dept. of Public Works and the Clean Community Committee, attracted dozens of volunteers to pick up trash and debris throughout the town. Each volunteer ...

Earth Day Celebrations Set for April 21 in Fanwood and Scotch Plains

FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Borough of Fanwood and the Township of Scotch Plains will both host Earth Day-related events on Saturday, April 21. 

Fanwood will hold its 29th Annual Clean Communities Day on Saturday, April 21, to give the Borough a “spring cleaning.” Individual volunteers of all ages, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, interested organizations and family ...

Countywide Free Scrap Metal Recycling Event to be Held in Rahway and Cranford

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 gap in some Union County municipalities that currently have no pickup for scrap ...

Fanwood Will Host Clean Communities Day on April 21

FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood will hold its 29th Annual Clean Communities Day on Saturday, April 21, as part of the community’s observance of Earth Day. Volunteers are sought to give the Borough a “spring cleaning”.

Individual volunteers of all ages, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, interested organizations and family groups are invited to assemble at 8:30 a.m. by the Millennium ...

Trout Fishing Season Begins on April 7 in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife is stocking Union County’s parks and waterways  with 23,950 rainbow trout for the opening day of trout season, Saturday, April 7, at 8:00 a.m. The trout are among approximately 570,000 fish raised this season at the Division's Pequest Trout Hatchery in Hackettstown.

The following County water bodies and the ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Residents Can Replace Trees Lost in the Storm

NEW JERSEY -- Free trees will be available to New Jersey residents starting March 31.

Trees will be available at 108 locations across the state. Residents will receive five one- to two- foot tall bare root tree seedlings in a bundle. 

For the past five years, the New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry has partnered with the Arbor Day Foundation to give out over 100,000 tree ...

Make Your Own Rain Barrel at the Scotch Plains Public Library

​SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Rain barrels capture water from a roof for later use on lawns or gardens. On Sunday, April 22​ at 1:30 p.m., Chelsea Moxley, a NJDEP AmeriCorps Watershed Ambassador, will help you construct your own rain barrel, just like the ones outside the Scotch Plains Public Library. While you work, learn about the environmental benefits of rain barrels and how you ...

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