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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – Being green has not led to an increase in green for South Orange. Since switching to single-stream collec...
CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Saturday, Essex County will be sponsoring a free Computer and Electronics Recycling Day. From 9am to 3pm, residents ...
River Day 2013 a Success
May 7, 2013
A big thank you to everyone in the community for making River Day 2013 such a big success. We had another big year. We estimate ab...
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - South Orange River Day is this Sunday, May 5, with activities taking place from 11 AM to 4 PM. This annu...
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – The Green Teams of Maplewood, South Orange and Millburn will be installing a drip irrigation syste...
Dispose of Your Household Hazardous Waste This Saturday
April 30, 2013
CEDAR GROVE, NJ – Essex County is holding a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, May 4, at the Essex...
Maplewood's Green Day 2013 Had Something for Everyone
April 30, 2013
MAPLEWOOD, NJ – A beautiful, sunny afternoon filled Maplewood’s Memorial Park on April 27 with many environment...
A Perfect Day for Maplewood's Sixth Annual Green Day Fair
April 29, 2013
MAPLEWOOD, NJ - This past Saturday, the residents of Maplewood gathered for the annual “Green Day” celebration....
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The first Container Day of the season in South Orange will be held on Saturday, April 27. Village reside...
Maplewood Green Day is Set for April 27
April 10, 2013
MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The 6th annual Maplewood Green Day fair will be held on Saturday, April 27, from 11 AM to 4 PM. The e...
Celebrate South Orange – Come to the River – May 5
April 9, 2013
South Orange River Day is an annual, community gathering to clean up our section of the Rahway River, celebrate South Orange, and prom...
Essex County Continues to Revitalize Branch Brook Park
April 8, 2013
NEWARK, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced Tuesday, April 2, that two projects are in the works to rev...
Rahway River Watershed Storm Water Advisory Board Sets Goal of 1,000 Rain Gardens In Essex and Union Counties
March 28, 2013
An objective has been set by the Rahway River Watershed Stormwater Advisory Board, a newly formed organization of concerned citizens a...
Temple B’nai Abraham Offers Solar Screening Event
January 16, 2013
On February 10, from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM, GreenFaith – an interfaith environmental coalition – and AP Solar will off...
Volunteers Repair Damage to South Mountain Reservation
November 19, 2012
This story has been updated. SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. –The South Mountain Reservation volunteers have started to repair damages to...
Hurricane Sandy and me...and you
November 16, 2012
What a time we live in! Reeves-Reed Arboretum has slowly come back to life after the majestic and terrifying storms of the r...
South Orange's Village Hall to Go Green, Reduce Energy Costs
October 26, 2012
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. –The renovated Village Hall will use geothermal energy to power its heating and cooling system. Renovatio...
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Extreme summer weather doesn't deter the South Orange Farmers' Market, where locals can find fresh produce ...
Honey, We’re Back: Hilltop Honey rebuilds Cora Hartshorn Arboretum Bee Exhibit After Mistakenly Contaminated by Pesticides
May 29, 2012
On June 16th, the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum will host a ”Honey We’re Back” celebration from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ...
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – The village’s representative on the board that controls the wastewater treatment plant plans to object ...
River Day 2012 – Good Clean(Up) Fun
May 14, 2012
preRiver Day, on Sunday May 6th in South Orange, had 500+ people in attendance. Visitors to River Day were treated to snacks and infor...
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – Sometimes it really does take a village. Volunteers of all ages came out to the duck pond on May 6 to hel...
It’s all about the water, according to Marian Glenn, Ph.D., a biology professor at Seton Hall University, who said drought condi...
Join The Buzz
April 24, 2012
Flemington, New Jersey. April 23rd, 2012 – The Northwest branch of the New Jersey beekeepers association will be...
Celebrate Earth Day at Reeves-Reed Arboretum
April 17, 2012
Spend Earth Day at the Arboretum! Bring the family this Sunday, April 22nd between 1:00 – 4:00 PM for an afternoon filled w...