Union Melts Snow Like “Magic”

Pam Allen – The Daily Gazette  A deicing solution tested on a section of Route 9 last winter appeared to minimize ice on the busy state roadway, and the chemical will be used again this winter to improve traffic safety, transportation officials said.  The magnesium chloride spray was tested for the first time in the [...]

Sussex Prepares to Fix Crumbling Parking Garage

$434,000 Slated for Judicial Complex Structure Author: Fred J. AunStar-Ledger StaffPublished on November 05, 1999 February 14, 2005 It will cost Sussex County about $434,000 to repair the county judicial complex’s disintegrating parking garage in Newton, even though the $2.5 million structure is only about 7 years old, officials said yesterday. The county set aside [...]

Just Blame it on the Weather Gods Nor-Easter Fizzles but the Plows Didn’t

Ed Fontaine is fried. It’s a little after 6 a.m. Friday and he’s pulled another all-nighter. He’s tired of plowing snow, tired of the ups and downs of Chesterfield Hill, tired of blind corners on Hurricane Road. He wearily pulls his city-owned orange dump truck up to the fuel pumps at 350 Marlboro St., fills [...]

Magic Salt Melts Away Winter Woes

Author: Mark D. Marotta, Staff WriterThe Willow Grove Guide  Although the snowfall these days may be fast and furious, Upper Moreland businessman John Stenger thinks he can offer a solution.  Along with partner Bob Young, Stenger is co-owner of Environmental Solutions Inc., the area’s exclusive distributor of Magic Salt, an ice- and snow-melting product manufactured [...]