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Mosquito spraying set for Wednesday night in 7 Warren County towns

WARREN COUNTY, NJ – The Warren County Mosquito Commission has announced that it will be spraying against mosquitoes Saturday night, weather permitting, in parts of Franklin Township, Phillipsburg, Knowlton Township, Hope Township, Blairstown Township, Hardwick Township, and White Township.

The mosquito spraying will go on from 7:30 p.m. – 11:59 p.m. on August 30 with an alternate date of Thursday, August 31, the commission said.

The following areas are scheduled to be treated:

  • Franklin: NJ Route 57, Thatcher Ave., Edison Rd., 2nd St., Bridge St., 3rd St., Franklin St., Millbrook Rd., Mueller Ln., Skinner Ct., Olde St., New St., Audrey Ln., and Pohatcong Creek Trailer Park.
  • Phillipsburg: Hudson St., Warren St., Irwin St., Miller St., Firth St., Marshall St., Wilson St., Henderson St., Filmore St., Bohway Ave., Mary St., Davis St., Railroad Ave., Heckman St., and St. Phillips & St. James Cemetery.
  • Knowlton: Mt Pleasant Rd
  • Hope: Delaware Rd., (CR 609).
  • Blairstown: Cedarville Rd.
  • Hardwick: Stillwater Rd.
  • White: Pequest Dr.

Positive mosquito samples for the West Nile Virus found in Warren County this year:

Municipality  Positive WNV Mosquito Samples WNV Horse Cases Positive EEE Mosquito Samples
Belvidere 1
Blairstown 1
Franklin 1
Harmony 1
Hope 3
Liberty 1
Lopatcong 2
Washington Borough
Washington Township 1
Total 11 0 0
1999-2022 Average 12.17/year 0.22/year 0.22/year

For more information. visit or call 908-453-3585 during regular business hours.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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