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Girl Scouts Heart of New Jesey's Second Annual Young Women of Vision

Wed, May 24, 8:00 AM

Basking Ridge Country Club, Basking Ridge

Girl Scouts Heart of New Jesey's Second Annual ...

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Add to My Calendar 05/24/2017 8:00am 05/24/2017 10:00am America/New_York Girl Scouts Heart of New Jesey's Second Annual Young Women of Vision

Join us for this high energy breakfast which will feature a spirited and inspirational dialogue about women’s entrepreneurship. Explore what leadership means, how Girl Scouts has shaped individual leadership styles, and celebrate the transformative work that is being done in the community through Take Action projects. Lend your voice to the dialogue as a woman of courage, confidence, and ...

185 Madisonville Road Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

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TripAdvisor: Wildwood Crest is Best Summer Hot Spot in Nation

May 19, 2017

WILDWOOD CREST, NJ — Wildwood Crest has been named the nation's top 2017 Summer Hot Spot by TripAdvisor.

The Cape May County beachfront community was selected based on the greatest increase in seasonal hotel booking interest, including the average one-week vacation costs for hotels and airfare.

According to a recent TripAdvisor survey of more than 1,300 U.S. travelers, 88 percent ...

Remembering the Berlin Airlift: Historic Flight Set for New York City to Farmingdale New Jersey

Nearly seventy years later and 4,000 miles away, one of history's greatest humanitarian efforts is about to remembered in New Jersey.

For almost precisely 15 years, the world's last remaining Boeing C-97 aircraft -- a Cold War workhorse linked to the famed Berlin Airlift in 1948-49 -- has sat idle, undergoing repairs and retrofits, overhauls and maintenance in a hangar at Floyd ...

Obituaries

John Robert Drake, 78, of South Plainfield, passed away peacefully on April 22, 2017 at ...
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Vendors Get Ready for Start of New Jersey Seafood Festival in Belmar

May 19, 2017

BELMAR, NJ — The countdown has begun to the start of the New Jersey Seafood Festival, which will held from Friday, May 19 through Sunday, May 21 at Belmar’s Silver Lake Park.

With tents already in place around the lake, vendors started arriving on Thursday — a busy early-season beach day, due to the sultry temperatures — to begin their preparations.

The three-day ...

Celebrating the Arts in Warren: Spring Arts Festival Set for June 5-7 at Watchung Hills

May 22, 2017

WARREN, NJ -  The annual Spring Arts Festival, a year-end celebration of the accomplishments in, and dedication to, the arts by students at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS), will be held Monday, June 5, through Wednesday, June 7, at various exposition and performance spaces at the school.

The community is invited to attend the three-day festival, to ...

Somerset Patriots Help Atlantic League Celebrate 20th Anniversary

May 22, 2017

On May 20, 1998, the first ever Atlantic League of Professional Baseball game was played at the Sandcastle in Atlantic City, New Jersey between the Atlantic City Surf and the Somerset Patriots. The newly founded six-team independent league had come to fruition after a three-year process that began when founder Frank Boulton was looking to move one of his minor league teams to the Long ...

WHRHS Baseball: Murphy's Walkoff Lifts Watchung Hills Hustlin' Warriors Over Bridgewater-Raritan in Extra Innings, 3-2 to Advance in NJSIAA North 2, Group 4 Tournament

May 23, 2017

WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Hustlin' Warriors varsity baseball team defeated Bridgewater-Raritan in eight innings on Tuesday to advance to the  Quarterfinal Round of the NJSIAA North 2 Group 4 Tournament, 3-2.

 

Dylan Murphy earned a bases loaded walk with one out in the bottom of the 8th to score Mike Murray and win it for the Warriors.

 

Kevin ...

WHRHS Softball: Watchung Hills Shuts Out Scotch Plains-Fanwood in Five to Advance in NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 Tournament

WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills varsity softball team needed just five innings to defeat Scotch Plains-Fanwood in the NJSIAA Tournament, North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4, Quarterfinal Round on Tuesday, 10-0.

 

The win was number 20 on the season for the Warriors whose record now stands at 20-7.

 

On the mound for the Warriors, Robin McCabe struck out 12 ...

Green Brook, Warren and Watchung SCVTHS Students Excel in 2017 National Spanish Exam

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – A number of students at the Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School, including some from Green Brook, Warren and Watchung were awarded medals for results on the National Spanish Examinations.

The National Spanish Examinations (NSE) presented by The American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese are a “motivational contest to ...

First Look: Flemington's Preserved Union Hotel

May 23, 2017

FLEMINGTON, NJ –Last week, borough officials announced that changes made to the redevelopment plan for the Union Hotel and surrounding properties would preserve the landmark hotel.

Today, they released architectural renderings of the redesign.

The plan also preserves the 90 Main St. building. In a statement, borough officials called the two buildings “the two most historically ...

Tree Strikes House and Cars in Watchung

WATCHUNG, NJ - A tree fell on a house and cars on Pine Lane Saturday during Watchung's Community picnic.

 

From the street, it looks like the house sustained minimal damage however two cars in the driveway appear to be completely crushed. 

Newark Airport Shuts Down Temporarily Due to Airplane Engine Fire

May 23, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – Newark Liberty International Airport shut down at approximately 9 p.m. Tuesday evening due to an apparent engine fire of a plane as it was preparing for flight.  According to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, emergency response teams are at the scene and no injuries have been reported.

According to news sources, the right engine of United flight 1579 ...

Sen. Menendez Kicks Off Jersey Jobs Tour Union County College Elizabeth Campus

ELIZABETH, NJ – Esteven Maas needed a job. “I was out of work with a wife and two children, and it was scary. I was sending out resumes, then I got this email saying, ‘Learn to be a machinist.’ I thought, ‘Wow! that is related to what I was doing.’”

He entered the manufacturing program at Union County and had a job waiting for him at New Jersey ...