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Save Seeds of Favorite Vegetable and Flower Plants

October 15, 2021

Experimentation is part of the fun of gardening. Saving seeds from your favorite vegetable or flower for next year’s garden or even the next generation is something you might like to try.

Keep in mind that all flowers and vegetables will not come true from seed. Hybrids and those pollinated by the wind or insects may produce offspring unlike the parent plant. The resulting surprise can ...

The Spotted Lanternfly in New Jersey: What’s Happening in Your Backyard? Rutgers Entomologist to Present Virtual Update on Invasive Insect Sept. 20

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Dr. George Hamilton of Rutgers University will present a virtual program on the spread and management of the invasive Spotted Lanternfly in New Jersey at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 20 as part of the Option Green lecture series at the East Brunswick Public Library.

The program will be available via Zoom from 7 to 8 p.m. Attendees will be able to ask questions. Registration is ...

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How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs

Have you ever been swarmed by a bug and noticed a strange and unpleasant smell?

You probably encountered a stink bug.

Chances are, if you have a stink bug infestation, your nose will let you know and you'll want to get rid of the problem as soon as possible. 

Keep reading to learn more about how to get rid of stink bugs. 

Understanding Stink Bugs

Whether you already ...

Behind the Headlines: How a Text Message Led a TAPinto Franchisee to Get Answers for His Community

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The text message was straight and to the point.

“Hey they have all of our (expletive) and we can’t get it out.”

That certainly got John Mooney’s attention.

Then the TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood franchisee saw a post on Facebook and started asking some questions.

“They said ‘hey this is going on — we’re going to ...

New Jersey Date Night: Frighteningly Great Halloween Destinations

October 16, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

October brings us candy, trick-or-treaters and a great opportunity for our date to hold our hands a little tighter. Halloween is upon us and what better way to celebrate the spooky season than to visit one of New Jersey’s many Haunted Houses? From eerie hayrides to disturbing hallways, a haunted ...

Upcoming Events

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Wed, October 27, 1:00 PM

South Brunswick Public Library, Monmouth Jct

South Brunswick Community Blood Drive - Please ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

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Wed, October 27, 6:30 PM

Virtual @ Union Public Library, Union

Declutter and Destress This Holiday Season with ...

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Johnson Park Zoo to Close in Wake of Hurricane Ida Flooding

October 19, 2021

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The county is closing the Johnson Park Animal Haven after the remnants of Hurricane Ida flooded the small zoo on River Road.

The process of moving all the animals from the zoo to new homes across the state has already started, said Middlesex County in a press release issued today.

In a quote attributed to the Middlesex Board of County Commissioners, the Johnson Park ...

Milltown Police Asking For Public's Assistance In Locating Van Involved In Serious Hit-And-Run

MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating and identifying the driver of a van involved in a hit-and-run in the Acme parking lot on Ryders Lane on Wednesday afternoon. A 62-year-old woman was hit twice by the van and dragged before the vehicle quickly left the scene. The victim, who was not identified by the MPD, was left on the ground. She ...

New Brunswick Man Charged With First-Degree Murder Following Shooting

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A 38-year-old New Brunswick man has been arrested and charged in the shooting death of another city man. Joe Williams was arrested Tuesday by members of the New Brunswick Police Department, the Woodbridge Police Department and the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, and charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of second-degree possession of a ...

Free Concert! The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra will begin its season on Nov 14th !

October 8, 2021

Free Concert! The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra will begin its 2021-2022 concert season on November 14th at 3 pm. Join us in person at the Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church, located at 716 Watchung Ave in Plainfield. Gaze at the beautiful historical architecture while enjoying our performance. Our program will feature our Artistic Director, Warren Cohen, on piano for ...