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NEW JERSEY STATE PARKS SEEKING APPLICANTS TO FILL AT LEAST 800 PART-TIME JOBS AHEAD OF PEAK SPRING AND SUMMER SEASONS

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Trenton NJ, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has begun accepting applications for more than 800 peak-season part-time jobs throughout state parks, forests and historic sites, Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced .

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Village of Ridgewood Launches Portal to Detail Resident Flood Events

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Ridgewood NJ, the Village of Ridgewood has launched an online portal for residents to submit details and photos of prior flood events that have impacted their homes. The data collected will be compiled for Village use and may be shared with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, the United States Army Corps of Engineers, and FEMA. Our purpose is to create a historical database of residential flooding in Ridgewood to help create a long-term flood mitigation plan and assist our first responders and engineering staff.

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New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Grants “Big Tree Status” for the Sugar Maple Tree located on the Schedler Property

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Ridgewood NJ, the Village council was informed by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection that Ridgewood has been granted “big tree status” for the sugar maple tree located on the Schedler Property, which is adjacent to the Schedler-Zabriski House. This recognition likely highlights the significance and size of the sugar maple, making it an important natural landmark in the area.

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New Jersey State Police Aviation Unit Jersey Shore Flyover

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Atlantic City NJ, the New Jersey State Police Aviation Unit and Office of Emergency Management conducted a flyover with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP). NJDEP Commissioner Shawn LaTourette was on hand to survey any damage that may have been caused by the remnants of tropical storms our coastline has experienced during this hurricane season. It was also an opportunity to look forward to what the winter season may look like for the Jersey Shore.

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DEER MATING SEASON IS UNDERWAY

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Ridgewood NJ, the New Jersey Department of Transportation and New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection remind motorists to be alert for white-tailed deer as days get shorter and deer become more active with the mating season getting underway. “Deer are involved in thousands of collisions with motor vehicles in New Jersey each year, with the highest number occurring during the fall mating season,” said NJDEP Fish & Wildlife Assistant Commissioner Dave Golden. “It is very important that motorists in all parts of the state be alert to the possibility of deer suddenly darting onto roadways, and to follow some basic guidelines to stay safe. ”Deer are entering the fall mating season, known as the fall rut, and may suddenly sprint onto roadways as bucks actively pursue does.

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AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT THURSDAY NIGHT

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Ridgewood NJ, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued an Air Quality Action Day for the following counties: Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Essex, Union. until midnight EDT Thursday Night.

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UPDATE: AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT WEDNESDAY NIGHT

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Ridgewood N J, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued an Air Quality Action Day for the following counties: Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Essex, Union until midnight EDT Wednesday night.

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Murphy Energy Mandates , “nothing short of a man-made economic disaster”

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NJ Manufacturers Will Be Hard Hit by Shocking Energy Mandates

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Ridgewood NJ, in less than 90 days, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is expected to enact new rules that could cost manufacturers, businesses, public schools, and apartment complexes millions of dollars to convert boiler systems to electric.

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Temperatures will Remain Dangerously High in New Jersey Over the Next Few Days

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Ridgewood NJ, AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM EDT THURSDAY…

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The Heat Wave Continues

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Ridgewood Nj, its going to be a very hot weekend . Today look for Sunny sky’s, with a high near 97. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. On Sunday mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 103. Light south wind becoming southwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning.

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AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM EDT WEDNESDAY JULY 20th

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Ridgewood NJ, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued an Air Quality Action Day for the following counties:

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RHS Applied Engineering’s FireGone Team Takes Second at Thomas Edison Pitch Contest

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Ridgewood NJ, the RHS Applied Engineering’s FireGone Team competed in person in the Thomas Edison Pitch Contest held at the Thomas Edison National Historical Park in West Orange on Wednesday, May 18. The team was chosen as one of three finalists in the high school division. Approximately 800 students forming 300 teams from 26 states and four countries participated in the contest. The FireGone Team – juniors Alex Mueller, Michael Ip, Zahir Syed, and Praket Nigam – pitched their Wildfire Assessor prototype to an expert panel of judges consisting of education professionals, Edison scholars, and technical/business experts.  The team was awarded second place, winning science kits for the high school!

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Man Indicted for Allegedly Dumping Raw Sewage into a West Milford Lake

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West Milford NJ, Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced today that a New York man was indicted by a state grand jury for allegedly illegally collecting solid sewage waste and discharging it into a storm drain that emptied into West Milford Lake in West Milford, NJ in March 2021.

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Ridgewood Water Well Head Public Scoping Notice

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Ridgewood NJ, the Village of Ridgewood has contacted the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program, proposing to legalize an after-the-fact diversion of roughly 100 square feet of Maple and Graydon Parks (Block 3209, Lots 1 and 3; 259 N Maple Avenue and 200 Northern Pkwy) in connection with the past installation of a wellhead necessary for the continued functioning of the Village’s water system. Additionally, Ridgewood requested a .029-acre subsurface diversion to allow for the connection of the new well to the existing water lines.

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Midland Park Police : The deer mating season known as the “Fall Rut” is upon us

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Midland Park NJ, as deer mating season is approaching the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish and Wildlife and the New Jersey Department of Transportation are reminding motorists to drive with extra caution and watch for white-tailed deer.

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