Westfield Gets Grants for Playground, Trees and Reeve House

October 28, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ – The Union County Freeholders presented the town of Westfield with $50,000 for Mindowaskin Park playground equipment, $7,780 to plant 80 trees and $43,320 for the Reeve House Thursday.

The grant programs are administered and funded through the Union County Open Space, Kids Recreation and Historic Preservation Trust Fund, which provide matching funds to assist ...

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Teens Spruce up Union County’s “Floating Wetlands” in Watchung Reservation

November 16, 2017

A group of student volunteers took to the water to help pitch in for the environment. As part of Union County’s Adopt-a-Park Program, earlier this fall the group rowed out to spruce up a “floating wetlands” demonstration project at Surprise Lake in the county’s Watchung Reservation, and they also helped repair a section of trail.

“The wetlands project shows how ...