North Plainfield/Green Brook/Watchung News

November 18, 2018

RARITAN TWP., N.J. — Annie is a little horse who helps troubled children who need to re-find joy in their lives.She also has a big dream, for her and her friends to have a permanent home. Annie is also the star of Little Horse, Big Medicine a short film that will be shown at the Equus Film ...

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WARREN, NJ - Have you seen Yankee? Yankee went missing on Sunday. She is 15 1/2 years old, is deaf and doesn't walk well and is very friendly.   The family is heartbroken and has been looking for her all day. She was last seen on Sage Drive near her home. Sage is close to the borders of Long ...

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LONG HILL TOWNSHIP, NJ -  The Goddard School located in Long Hill Township plans to install a state-of-the-art sanitization cabinet to ensure faculty members can effectively sanitize toys and other objects used by children to help keep classrooms as germ free as possible. Sumara and Imran Ahmad, ...

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CALIFORNIA — With the deadliest wildfire raging in the state’s history and nearly 210,000 acres burned and ablaze from fires across the state, California and its citizens and equine community are facing one of equestrians’ worst fears. Many people have been forced to flee their homes, farms, and ...

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SHIP BOTTOM - The 39th Annual Ship Bottom Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday, December 1 at 1 p.m.  The parade will run along Long Beach Boulevard from 5th to 25th Street. .   This years theme is "A Great White Christmas." Area community members are encouraged to enter a float for your ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Ever wanted to own your own amusement park like Michael Jackson? Now you can, and your don't have to wait on line for tickets! Bowcraft, the scene of countless local children's birthday parties and decades of summer fun in Union County, has closed forever, but thanks to an ...

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BEDMINSTER TWP., NJ _ The return of Colonial Christmas _ which showcases local decorators, re-enactors, Christmas crafts, tasty refreshments and musical performers, such as the Ridge A Cappella Choir _ begins this coming Friday evening with a holiday tree lighting in front of the Jacobus ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — According to West Orange Acting Superintendent of Schools Eveny de Mendez, the difficult decision to open or close schools in bad weather has an immense effect on not only the students and their families, but the school staff and community at large as well. Stating that ...

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Ava Lindsay UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — The Mid-Atlantic Equitation Festival, presented by County Saddlery, remained unfazed by the northern winter storm and opened the Indoor ring to competitors early Friday morning at the Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro Md., for the first classes of MAEF ...

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Apple cider adds a bit of warm spice to this easy Thanksgiving side dish. Ingredients: 12 oz. fresh cranberries, about 3 ½ cups 1 cup granulated sugar ½ cup apple cider Rinse berries and pick them over to remove any leaves or stems that might be mixed in. Combine all ingredients ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy stopped by the West Orange diner that opened its doors and its kitchen to students stranded on school buses during Thursday’s storm. The Chit Chat Diner, located on Eagle Rock Avenue near the Eagle Rock Reservation, welcomed 11 buses full of West ...

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  NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The  arrest of Segundo F. Rimarachin-Ipanaq, age 47 of Lawrence Avenue, North Plainfield, on charges of sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child was announced by Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A Somerset County Grand Jury has indicted five men and one women for the murder of Nelson Noe Garcia-Lopez, 24 of North Plainfield, according to:Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. The indictments for murder and related crimes were returned on Nov. 13 ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - A 28-year-old Basking Ridge resident has been arrested on charges of narcotics distribution. Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Bernards Township Chief of Police Michael Shimsky ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Susan Brown, 61 years old, of New Providence was killed Thursday after her 2015 Nissan Altima was struck by the #0432 NJ Transit Gladstone train at the Union Avenue crossing in New Providence Thursday evening during a snow storm. Brown was pronounced dead at Morristown Memorial ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — NY Jets wide receiver, Quincy Enunwa will host a U.S. Marine Toys For Tots Holiday Toy Drive on Monday, Dec. 3 at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment.  Enunwa will meet and greet guests who bring a new unwrapped toy to donate. FOX5 Sportscaster Tina Cervasio will emcee ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Amazon today announced its picks (yes plural) for its second headquarters, and it wasn’t Newark. The corporate giant selected Long Island City and Arlington, Va. for the company's new headquarters. The company also selected Nashville for a new operations center, which will handle ...

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  WARREN, NJ - School is now closed on Friday. Warren Township, Green Brook, Long Hill, Watchung,  Watchung Hills Regional High School and North Plainfield have all made the call to close Friday, due to inclement weather and poor road conditions.   All after-school and evening activities ...

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EDITOR'S NOTE: West Orange schools have since been closed for Friday, Nov. 16 after the district announced that students were fed and would potentially be kept overnight.  WEST ORANGE, NJ — (updated at 11:50 p.m.) After being stranded on school buses for nearly five hours in a powerful ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- A vehicle traveling on Union Avenue in New Providence was struck by a NJ Transit train, operating on the Gladstone Branch of the Morris and Essex train line, at the intersection of Union and Rose avenues on Thursday after leaving the Murray Hill Station around 6 p.m. . The ...

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Update 7:22 a.m. Friday: All schools in the Watchung Hills sending district are now closed on Friday. Update: PATH service from 33rd Street will be free the rest of tonight to accommodate travelers trying to get to NJ. WARREN, NJ - Warren Township, Green Brook, Long Hill, Watchung, and ...

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Just ask the more than 300 exhibitors at Kosherfest, the world's largest kosher-certified trade show held on Nov. 14 and 15 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ. Jackie Lieberman spoke with representatives from the leading innovators in the industry, including Manischewitz — a ...

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LONG HILL, NJ - Have you seen Maui?  Last seen near Chestnut Street in Stirling about 8am Thursday morning. Call Brian Marino 908- 642-8925. 

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HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — How far can an Appaloosa horse take you? For one New Jersey teen — all the way to the Czech Republic. Alexis Grogan, a high school senior from Hackettstown, N.J., has been an active member of the Appaloosa Horse Club since 2013. “This year through the club, I was selected ...

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WARREN, NJ - Hillcrest Road, Washington Avenue and Warrenville Road are being closed until further notice due to traffic weather related incidents, police advised on Thursday afternoon. A winter weather advisory is in effect for the area and local schools dismissed early. Snow is falling fast ...

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  WARREN, NJ. – Some 97 members of the Class of 2019 at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) were inducted into the National Honor Society (NHS) during a ceremony, Thursday, Oct. 25, at the school. Parents, families and guests witnessed the ceremony in the school’s Performing Arts ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - It may have been frigid on Wednesday night, but the rivalry flared up at Frank R. Jost Field. The South Plainfield Tigers (6-5) defeated their bitter rival the North Plainfield Canucks (1-10) 40-0 in the hump day showdown. As much as the rivalry was a storyline, the ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Warren Township Schools, Long Hill Township Schools,  Green Brook Schools and Watchung Borough Schools will dismiss early on Thursday due to the inclement weather forecast for the afternoon.  In Warren, afternoon preschool, AlphaBest aftercare, American Education Week afternoon ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Regional High School will have a 12:05 PM early dismissal, November 15, 2018, due to inclement weather and poor road conditions. They will follow a Day 2 schedule with classes beginning at 7:30 am. Refer to the time schedule below. All after-school and evening ...

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WARREN, NJ - Get out those gloves and boots and prepare for a possible early dismissal of school. Snow and sleet are predicted for the area on Thursday November 15, according to the National Weather Service.  According to the forecast, the area will see snow and sleet mainly after 1pm with ...

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