Verona Green Fair and Cedar De Mayo Canceled Due to Weather

May 18, 2018

VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Mother Nature has put a damper on the weekend plans for Verona and Cedar Grove.  

Verona's 4th Annual Green Fair was to be held Saturday.  However, due to a forecast of heavy rain, the township has opted to cancel the fair and plans to reschedule it in the fall.  Paper shredding will still be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the municipal lot ...

Turning the Tide for Horseshoe Crabs: New Hope for an Ancient Species

CAPE MAY, NJ – Revive & Restore, a California-based nonprofit bringing new biotech tools to conservation, today joined with First Lady Tammy Murphy, New Jersey Audubon and Eli Lilly and Company to announce new research that dispels many perceived barriers to the adoption of a safe synthetic alternative to horseshoe crab blood for biomedical testing. 

Over the past 40 years, the ...

Do You Femelschlag? Bird-Watchers Sure Do

BERNARDSVILLE - "Do you femelschlag?" If you see that question emblazoned on a T-shirt, as you are out and about, be sure to stop the wearer and ask them to explain.

You’ll definitely learn something about conservation and supporting the diversity of wildlife species in New Jersey, and you’ll likely have a new friend.

You’ll have just met one of the ...

Essex County Environmental Center Announces May Events

Essex County, NJ – A variety of programs are being offered at the Essex County Environmental Center during the month of May that will teach children and adults about nature and help them gain a greater appreciation and understanding of our environment. Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites children and adults to visit the Environmental Center where they can enjoy an ...

Who Let The Dogs Out: North Caldwell Breaks Ground On New Dog Park

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - It was a true testament to "governments working together" as representatives from Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, North Caldwell Mayor Joseph Alessi, members of the township council and government officials from Essex County municipalities joined Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Chief of Staff Philip ...

HB Whitehorne Middle School Awarded Sustainability Grant

VERONA, NJ – H.B.  Whitehorne Middle School was awarded a $2,000 Sustainable Jersey for Schools capacity-building grant funded by the PSEG Foundation. Six $10,000 grants and twenty $2,000 grants were distributed to fund school and school district projects across New Jersey including a recycling program, after-school garden clubs, filtered water bottle filling stations, a ...

Totowa Plans First Town-Wide Trash to Treasure Garage Sale

TOTOWA, NJ - The Totowa Public Library is organizing the first ever Totowa Town Wide Trash to Treasure Garage Sale Saturday, April 28.

For a non-refundable $5 donation, the Totowa Public Library will advertise the event, provide a lawn sign for each household, distribute a map/listing of all sale locations, and the Borough will waive permit fees for registered ...

Endangered Bog Turtle Plods Through Senate Towards Official Designation as State Reptile

TRENTON, NJ - The endangered bog turtle is one step closer to being designated New Jersey's official state reptile, following State Senate approval of legislation sponsored by Senator Kip Bateman (R-Somerset, Mercer, Middlesex, Hunterdon) and inspired by students from Princeton.

Riverside Elementary School Students Kyle Grzmala and Hayah Mian, and their teacher Mark Eastburn, joined ...

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