Green

April 22, 2021

VERONA, NJ — Sustainable Verona and the Verona Environmental Commission will host an Earth Day Event at Grove Park on Saturday, April 24. The VEC is hosting a cleanup and offering Verona residents free Tree Seedlings again this year. Sustainable Verona members will be handing out free Herb and ...

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VERONA, NJ — The Land Conservancy of New Jersey assisted the township of Verona in acquiring two properties for preservation, totaling 22 acres, last December.  One property is located on Mt. Prospect Avenue, adjacent to the Eagle Rock Reservation nature preserve, located along the Watchung ...

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VERONA, NJ — The Verona Township Council held a special meeting Wednesday night to address the upcoming required updating of local ordinances and master plans to incorporate green infrastructure as mandated by the New Jersey Administrative Code (NJAC) for stormwater management. "Municipalties ...

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VERONA, NJ — Township residents might have to deal with being awakened by truck motors and the banging of receptacles and recycling materials in the middle of the night this week. The township of Verona plans to resume regular curbside garbage and recycling collection with some time ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — After the area was blanketed by well over a foot of snow on Monday, Essex County's resident groundhog delivered some potential good news for winter weary residents. Essex Ed, the groundhog at Turtle Back Zoo, made his annual weather predication on Tuesday, Feb. 2, which is ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Hundreds of sea turtles were unable to migrate this year before water temperatures became too cold. Sea Turtle Recovery, located at the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, has added 17 new sea turtle patients. They join one patient already in the hospital from 2019. Turtle Back Zoo ...

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VERONA, NJ — Verona Mayor Jack McEvoy updated the Township Council on the status of marijuana legalization and how it would impact the municipality at its virtual meeting last week. New Jersey voters approved a constitutional amendment on Election Day, with about 67 percent voting to legalize ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ — The borough of Woodland Park is launching a Farmer's Market that will meet the desire for fresh, sustainably grown local produce. In addition to fresh fruit, vegetables, cheeses, herbs, plants, baked goods, etc., the market team is looking for artisans that produce handcrafted ...

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