Plainfield

DEP Announces New Brownfield Development Area Designations To Help Towns Achieve Redevelopment Goals

TRENTON – Department of Environmental Protection Acting Commissioner Mark N. Mauriello announced Tuesday that portions of Lodi, Kearny, Plainfield, Rahway, Somerville and Woodbridge have been designated as state Brownfield Development Areas. The new designations will help these municipalities work toward their redevelopment goals.

American Red Cross Participates In First Official 9/11 Day of Service

PLAINFIELD – The Tri-County Red Cross is taking part in the first official Sept. 11 Day of Service and Remembrance, a day established by President Barack Obama and Congress to honor the sacrifices of Sept. 11 heroes, and engage more Americans in serving their communities. The President of the United States serves as the honorary Chair of the American Red Cross.

Hands-On Green Learning In Store For Union County Students

SCOTCH PLAINS – Middle school students throughout Union County may learn about sustainability this fall by building their own wind turbines and cooking with solar energy. The hands-on activities took place during a “Green Boot Camp” for middle school teachers. The camp was developed through a partnership between Honeywell and Union County Vocational-Technical Schools, to help middle school teachers learn about the latest green education tools.