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Watchung Launches Plan to Save the 'Legend of Watchung' Mural

July 22, 2017

WATCHUNG, NJ - Saving the "Legend of Watchung" mural has taken on a sense of urgency since the timeline for the closing and demolition of the Sears store on Route 22 has been moved up. The Borough Council approved a plan of attack at the last meeting.

 

The Sears department store is set to close in September and demolition is expected in October. The Historical Committee have ...

Summer Concert Series Continues, Hundreds Turn Out for Country Act, Rock and Roll Legend

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission Summer Concert Series is continuing with a number of different acts performing for crowds of hundreds at Duke Island Park, in Bridgewater.

The series began with Radio Nashville July 9, performing top country hits from singers like Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift and more.

On July 16, the series welcomed Darlene Love, who was ...

Registration Open for Warren Teen Fest, Open to Watchung Hills Sending Districts

WARREN, NJ - Registration is now open for Warren and Watchung Hills sending district out-of-town middle & high school age students to attend the TEEN FEST on July 26 from 6-9 PM at Round Top Swim & Tennis Club.

 

A DJ, music, lots of inflatables, swimming, food for sale and so much more. The cost is $10 for Warren residents and $20 for out of town residents.

Get Ready Warren and Watchung: Early Morning "Bombs" a Tradition for Feast of Mount Carmel, but Never on Sunday

Editor's Note: This year's feast day will be celebrated on July 15 due to July 16 falling on a Sunday.

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Hearing early morning "bombs" on July 16 is reason to celebrate -- for it's a "national holiday" in Berkeley Heights. This is a tradition of the Feast of Mount Carmel that has been carried on for generations by the members and ...

Generations of Family Fun at Mount Carmel Festival Runs Through Saturday; Fireworks Extravaganza Saturday, July 15

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Update: Family fireworks are ON for Friday night. On Friday night, The "Mini" Family Friendly Fireworks will start at 9:30 p.m. There will be no parking on the fairgrounds, July 14th for safety reason and in order to allow more room for viewing the show.

The Berkeley Height’s community members and those from surrounding towns, once again ...

TAPinto Travels Suggestions for Weekend Fun includes Festival of Nature in Warren

July is one of the hottest months of the year in New Jersey and the festival scene is scorching as well. Most townships hold their community fairs throughout the summer months to draw the most crowds. Go early and stay late at any of these fun-filled events this coming weekend.

Festival of Nature

On July 15th, visit the Wagner Farm Arboretum in Warren to celebrate local wildlife.

Get Ready Watchung: Mt. Carmel Fair Set For July 12-15

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Mt. Carmel fair starts Wednesday and excitement is brewing for what is a main highlight and summertime tradition in Berkeley Heights. The four night carnival kicks of on Wednesday, July 12 and runs through Saturday, July 15. Local residents and guests can expect nothing short of a good time at the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

This long ...

Patrons React to Colorado Café Closure

WATCHUNG, NJ – The Colorado Café, known for more than two decades for its country line dancing and mechanical bull, officially closed its doors earlier this week, the announcement coming as a both a shock and disappointment to those who frequented the Watchung establishment.

In a July 3 message posted on their Facebook page, Colorado Café management and staff notified ...

North Plainfield Community Day, Farmers Market Set For July 8

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - North Plainfield Community Day is set for Saturday, July 8 at West End School.

 

The festivities begin at 4 p.m. with free face painting and bounce houses for children, two concerts featuring the Barbara Harley Band and Jersey Shades capped off with a fantastic firework display. 

 

Earlier in the day, check out the farmers market from 9 a.m. to 2 ...

Closing of Colorado Cafe in Watchung Stuns Patrons: Redeem Gift Certificates and Save Photos Before it's Too Late

WATCHUNG, NJ - The Colorado Cafe has a new message on its Facebook page Wednesday addressing outstanding gift certificates and alerting patrons to save photos before the Facebook page is terminated. The Colorado Cafe, a local landmark at 154 Bonnie Burn Road, has closed its doors, according to a posting on the Facebook page on July 4.

The new message ...

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Free Concert and Pizza: Bob Lanza Wednesday Night

July 18, 2017

The Bob Lanza Blues Band

When: Wednesday, July 19;  7-9 PM

Where: Warren Municipal Complex Pavilion

Cost: FREE

Come out to our next free summer concert with the

Bob Lanza Blues Band! Bring your own lawn chair. The Kona Ice Truck and free pizza will be available.

The rain date is July 20.