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August 9, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — Due to ongoing hot and dry conditions, New Jersey is under a drought watch as of Tuesday. The state's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is asking residents and businesses to conserve water. New Jersey has a three-stage drought advisory system. A drought watch is the ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Heat Advisory for our area from 11 a.m. Thursday Aug. 4 to 8 p.m. Friday Aug. 5. The NWS reports a chance of rain, and possible thunderstorms Thursday night. Showers and thunderstorms are also likely on Friday, with some storms producing ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Center for Vector Biology (CVB), part of the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, recently launched ‘New Jersey Ticks 4 Science!’, a citizen-led science project supported by the state that asks New Jerseyans to submit tick specimens ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The go-to for bird rescues in this area is warning the public that the feathered friends they protect are getting hurt and killed by glue traps people have set to catch spotted lanternfly nymphs. The Raptor Trust Bird Rehabilitation and Education Center has cared for 39 birds ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Tuesday marked the start of the Passaic County SPCA's "Dog (and Cat) Days of Summer" donation drive for pet food.  This is an effort hoping to address a need often overlooked among charitable missions since four-legged friends share in their humans' struggles. "Passaic County ...

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Mack is a super sweet boy who loves affection! He is very puppy-like with LOTS of energy. He would do great with an active family who can tire him out and work on his basic manners!  If you have any questions about Mack call the shelter at 973-694-0767 or visit during our adoptions ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — It hadn’t been on his must-see list, but he saw a deer give birth anyway. It happened right in his backyard last week, Tremont Avenue resident Mitch Slater told TAPinto Westfield. “It certainly wasn’t on my bucket list to watch a deer give birth, but I did, and it was ...

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NEW JERSEY -- While July 4th fireworks lighting up the sky is fun for many families, they can be particularly scary for the furry family members. In fact, the upcoming holiday is the one on which animals are most likely to go missing, according to lost pet finder PetAmberAlert, there is a 30 to 60 ...

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PEQUANNOCK, NJ – Construction has begun on the long-awaited New York Susquehanna & Western (NYS&W) Railway Bicycle and Pedestrian Shared Use Path, a 4.8 mile-trail project spearheaded by Morris County to repurpose an abandoned stretch of railroad for a non-motorized recreational path from ...

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LBI Region, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, which serves as the accredited Destination Marketing Organization for the Long Beach Island region, proudly shares the 2022 Travel Pulse report for the best summer destinations in America. The members of the chamber recognize the ...

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NEW JERSEY - With June officially marking the start of hurricane season, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are encouraging residents along the Atlantic Coast to get prepared.  NOAA’s current outlook of the 2022 Atlantic ...

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TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey State Senate on Thursday unanimously approved legislation that would prohibit anyone convicted of criminal animal cruelty from owning a domestic animal and from working or volunteering at businesses involving animals. Nicknamed “Moose’s Law, after a Burlington County ...

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WAYNE, NJ - The NJ Department of Environmental Protection is enhancing statewide efforts to remove litter, beautify neighborhoods and improve water quality across New Jersey by distributing $21.4 million in Clean Communities grants this year, an approximate $700,000 increase over 2021’s ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Not far from the oft-flooded Packanack Brook, the new Winding Way Park was chosen for the site of the town’s first rain garden. Under a blazing sun, about two dozen volunteers arrived to join Rutgers Master Gardeners and the Town Parks and Recreation Department to help improve the flood ...

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LBI Region, NJ - After a soggy Spring, everyone is looking to heat things up for Memorial Day Weekend, the traditional start of summer along the Jersey Coast. The weather is just one of many reasons to take a quick trip to 18 miles of beautiful beaches, scenic bays, and of course legendary ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) extended the weekend heat advisory through 6 p.m. Sun. May 22. Water in the states lakes and at the Jersey Shore is in the 50s and 60s, presenting a risk for hyperthermia - a dangerously overheated body, usually in response to prolonged, hot, humid ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a heat advisory for Sat. May 21 from noon to 8 p.m. Local residents, and those in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, and Union counties should expect high temperatures and high humidity. Heat index values across much of the effected area are ...

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WAYNE, NJ – One Saturday morning in late April, you could drive by the CVS on the corner of Hamburg and Terhune and see a mess of trash beneath the billboard. A few hours later, it was clean as a whistle thanks to the Wayne Hills Green Club who have taken it upon themselves to clean up and make ...

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WAYNE, NJ — Batten down the hatches. Some stormy springtime weather is headed our way Monday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service, which indicated a tornado isn't out of the question in Northeast New Jersey. “Thunderstorms ahead of an approaching cold front on Monday have the ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - S.T.A.R.T. was contacted by a concerned neighbor about a pregnant cat who was wandering the streets. Apparently, Ryder had given birth several times before, but her litters could never survive the outdoors. How heartbreaking for her to keep losing her kittens. So we brought ...

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MT. HOLLY, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for all of New Jersey on Thursday, April 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. A Fire Weather Watch will remain in effect on Friday, April 29, from morning to evening, in anticipation of gusty winds and dry conditions. The ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - A debate that has simmered for years and often placed neighbors in opposing camps culminated when the South Orange Board of Trustees voted to place heavy restrictions on the use of leaf blowers. The measure, going into effect almost immediately this Sunday, May 1, bans ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Construction of the Villages at Roxbury housing development in Landing will be shut down May 3 - and heavy fines will be imposed - if the developers do not address violations of the state's Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Act. The warning was included in a violation notice served ...

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NEW YORK, NY- The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for Northeast New Jersey including Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, and Union Counties for Monday night into Tuesday morning. All five boroughs of New York City, as well as Rockland and Westchester Counties are also under the ...

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NEW JERSEY - With chocolate bunnies being the start of many baskets today, other than knowing that everyone bites the ears first because they taste best, what do we really know about rabbits, bunnies, and hares. Regarding the chocolate variety, more than 90 million are produced annually. We're ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - A small kitten still has all her nine lives after a Hasbrouck Heights family discovered her in their car on the way to school. Rosnelly Mateo was on her way to take her daughter Brihanna to Euclid School and herself to work in Passaic in late March. After turning on the ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Colonia High School’s indoor air quality will be tested, and its 28-acre campus analyzed for radiation starting Saturday after a 1989 alumni – now an environmental scientist – raised concerns about the school’s possible link to brain tumors among nearly 95 former students and ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Used, broken or otherwise unwanted ice hockey sticks are getting a second life —keeping local waterways clean. NY/NJ Baykeeper, along with several Hudson County-based organizations, are collecting hockey sticks and then plan to repurpose them into oyster habitat units that can be ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ — As the winter weather changes into spring this year, everyone throughout New Jersey will also see a big change at their favorite stores. Beginning on Wednesday, May 4, a new state law called the “Bag Ban” goes into effect. When it does, stores and restaurants in New Jersey will ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ – Clifford, a big hound dog who was rescued from the side of the New Jersey Turnpike last December, has found a new forever home after spending most of the last two months at the Burlington County Animal Shelter. Lisa Yochim, of Absecon, Atlantic County, adopted the 2 ½-year-old ...

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