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June 13, 2022

The South Plainfield Recycling Complex on Kenneth Avenue will be closed on Friday, June 17 in observation of Juneteenth.   The Recycling Center will be open instead from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 16. The Recycling Complex will be open as usual on Saturday, June 19. The drop-off center ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - 'No Mow May' is a grassroots environmental effort that has taken the world by storm. In a nutshell, homeowners are encouraged to not mow their lawn for the entire month of may in order to protect habitat for emerging pollinators.  All those butterflies and bees grow up somewhere, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Volunteers of all ages armed with trash bags, gloves, reflective safety vests and grabber tools headed out on April 30 to take part in South Plainfield's annual Spring 'Volunteer Litter Clean Up.' During the town-wide event, sponsored by the South Plainfield Clean ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Starting Wednesday all New Jersey retail stores, grocery stores, pharmacies and restaurant take-out locations will no longer be providing single-use plastic bags or polystyrene foam foodservice products. Often called the “Bag Ban” by state officials and local governments, the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - Free tree seedlings will be available to South Plainfield residents on April 23 as part of the New Jersey Tree Recovery Campaign. This program helps communities replace trees damaged or destroyed by Superstorm Sandy and other severe storms since. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - Free tree seedlings will be available to South Plainfield residents on April 23 as part of the New Jersey Tree Recovery Campaign. This program helps communities replace trees damaged or destroyed by Superstorm Sandy and other severe storms since. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Recycling Complex on Kenneth Avenue will be closed on Friday, April 15 because of the Good Friday holiday.  The Recycling Center will be open instead on Thursday, April 14 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., and open as usual on Saturday, April 16, from 8 a.m.to 3 ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Clean Communities Advisory Board invites all members of the South Plainfield community to participate in Volunteer Litter Cleanup Week 2022.  The big cleanup event will be held on April 30. Come to the municipal building to collect supplies at 9 a.m., go out and make a ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - An April 11 webinar hosted by the Downtown Somerville Alliance and the NJ Business Action Center will examine the impact on businesses expected when New Jersey's ban on plastic bags in the retail marketplace goes into effect May 4. Grocery stores, food service businesses, and ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY/RUTGERS UNIVERSITY - The Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County wants to help you grow quality food, as well as pick the best plants for your landscape with the return of their weekly webcast: RU Ready 2 Garden. This free online event is open to the public. Master ...

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NEW JERSEY — March has arrived and, depsite the harsh weather, thoughts have turned to spring. One tried-and-true sign that the season of renewal and rebirth is around the corner is the start of Daylight Saving Time, which begins Sunday, March 13 at 2 a.m.  Although some may miss the one-hour ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The second of two Bald Eagle eggs hatched Tuesday, March 1, joining the first eaglet that hatched on Thursday, Feb. 24 in a nest at Duke Farms. The goings-on at the nest atop a Sycamore tree in a remote section of the environmental preserve are chronicled on a camera secured ...

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EDISON, NJ - Edison Township was one of two municipalities in Middlesex County that became home to baby bald eagles.  The other town was Monroe. As reported by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, two eaglets were born in Edison along the Raritan River in the vicinity of Kin ...

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Go vertical to expand your outdoor gardening space, create privacy and add beauty to bare walls and fences. This centuries-old technique has been used to grow food and flowers, adding beauty and productivity from the ground up.  Even those gardening on small city lots, balconies and decks can go ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -  A winter storm warning is in effect for the area from 7 p.m. Friday until 7 p.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service said. Heavy snow, as well as wind gusts up to 40 mph, could be on the way, and total snow accumulations could be between 4 and 7 inches according to the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — Slick conditions are forecast for the Thursday morning commute, forecasters said. A winter weather advisory in effect 5 a.m. – 1 p.m. calls for up to two inches of snow with three inches possible in some places, the National Weather Service said. “Plan on slippery road ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Middlesex County Improvement Authority Recycling Program has issued a statement regarding the effect of the current spike in COVID19 cases on curbside recycling services.  Kristy Jimenez, Recycling Program Coordinator, states that due to manpower shortages, recycling bins ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — You might want to get the salt and shovels ready. The National Weather Service predicts 3 to 5 inches of snow to fall between 12 a.m. and noon Friday. “Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions will impact the morning commute,” the Weather Service ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick's annual winter tour of local birding hotspots will take place this Saturday, January 8. The event begins at 8:00 am and lasts until around 1:00 pm.  All are welcome.  Guests are encouraged to dress warmly and to wear sturdy walking shoes.  Participants will need ...

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          Christmas and New Year’s Day will not affect curbside recycling collection. Curbside collection also will continue on the same schedule in January 2022.  The first collection in January will be done on January 13-14. The 2021 Guide to Recycling includes January and February collection ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Animal rights activists gathered Sunday to protest the delay of the closing of the Johnson Park Zoo in Piscataway. “We are protesting for the Johnson Park Zoo to be closed, and for the animals to be moved to better (their) lives with the 14 sanctuaries that offered to take ...

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South Plainfield, NJ – Sustainable Jersey representatives announced that South Plainfield has met the rigorous requirements to achieve Sustainable Jersey certification.  South Plainfield is one of 52 municipalities that have attained certification in 2021 and was honored at the Sustainable Jersey ...

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With the cooler weather recently, the leaves are starting to drop more rapidly off the trees and shrubs in our neighborhoods throughout South Plainfield.  This is friendly reminder to please don’t forget to remove leaves from nearby storm drains while raking them from your property.  Storm ...

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NEW JERSEY — Have some free time on your hands? Wednesday is National Take A Hike Day, so grab those hiking shoes and find a trail to get away from it all. The American Hiking Society established National Take A Hike Day, each year falling on November 17, as a way to encourage families and ...

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The following are changes to the Recycling Complex schedules due to the Borough holidays in November                       Veterans Day:  Curbside collection will not be affected. Collections are on Thursday, 11/04 & 11/18, and on Friday, 11/05 & 11/19 as scheduled.  Recycling ...

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TRENTON, NJ - A State of Emergency has been declared for New Jersey in preparation of the Nor'easter storm that will hit the area tonight, into tomorrow. The Executive Order declares a State of Emergency, across all 21 counties in New Jersey, effective at 8pm tonight, announced Governor ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - With All Hallow's Eve festivities taking up much of next week, this weekend is the perfect time to get out and see the show our forests put on every year.  The NJ Forest Service is reporting that the many areas of High Point State Park and New Jersey Veterans' Memorial are past ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - After being surrounded by a high fence and blanketed with no trespassing signs and off limits to residents for more than 40 years, very soon, the Fried Industries National Priority Site (aka Superfund) will become East Brunswick’s newest park. A new name is in the making, so we ...

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Big, bold and beautiful, these dazzling tulips are sure to brighten your gardens and neighborhood. Include a few or all ten to create a colorful display throughout the spring that is sure to delight you and everyone who passes by. Welcome spring with Red Emperor, one of the earliest tulips to ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - South Plainfield residents, it’s time to begin sorting through those shoe boxes in the basement.  Do you really need gas station credit card receipts from 2008?  Your deceased in-laws’ mortgage payments from 2014?  If privacy concerns have kept you from setting them out in ...

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