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151012Delmore

Rate Increases Sought to Improve Water Infrastructure

10-12-15
Underground pipes that carry water from treatment plants to homes and businesses are more than 50 years-old in suburbs, and more than 100 years-old in cities. Those pipes crack and lead to leaking. For every four gallons of clean water that flows through a faucet, one is lost underground through broken pipes.
151012Vannozzi

Environmentalists Cite Mercer Generating Station as Source of River Pollution

10-12-15
The Mercer Generating Station, located outside Trenton, kills more than 70 million different fish and fish larvae each year, according to the NJ Sierra Club. That includes more than 30 different species of fish, including some on the endangered species list.
151008Delmore

The Science Behind What We Find Cute

10-8-15
Features such as big eyes, goofiness, pudginess, fuzziness and awkwardness play a role in what humans find cute.
151007Wanko

Fall Foliage Color Delay

10-7-15
Fall Foliage is not expected to last as long as usual this year, as leaves are expected to hold their color longer as their peak will be later this year.
151006Aron

Calls For Christie to Veto Port Ambrose Project

10-6-15
Those in opposition of an LNG port in the Atlantic are calling for Christie to veto the project like he did with an earlier attempt in 2011.
151006Vannozzi

Residents Say They Don’t See Replenishment, Despite Crews Working on Sand Dunes

10-6-15
Crews in Ortley Beach and Toms River have been working on sand dunes, with hopes of replenishing the shore. But residents say they haven't seen any improvements.
151002Vannozzi

Strong Wind Gusts and Rain Bring Flooding Concerns

10-2-15
Residents and emergency officials in Brigantine prepare for any flooding possibilities due to storms within the state.
151002Delmore

Sea Level Rise Cause For More Severe and More Frequent Storms

10-2-15
The kind of severe storm and flooding that previously hit our region once every 500 years, is now pummeling us every 24. High flood levels were reported after 1970s after carbon emissions spikes. Sea level rise is occurring six times faster now.
150929Flanagan

Advocates Gathered in Protest of Proposed PennEast Pipeline

9-29-15
Advocates against the proposed PennEast pipeline -- running from along a 118-mile corridor that crosses the Delaware River and then runs southwest in New Jersey -- marched and chanted their objections to the plan.
150929Wanko

Mums The Word As Gardeners Plant For Fall

9-29-15
Often a sign that fall has arrived, mums, or chrysanthemums, come in a variety of colors. Nearly 300 varieties are on display at wholesale greenhouse, Kube-Pak.