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Attention Warren Commuters: NJ Transit Suspends Gladstone Branch Service After Wall Collapse

September 20, 2017

WARREN, NJ - NJ Transit's Gladstone branch service remains temporarily suspended until further notice, due to emergency repairs near Summit station, NJ Transit officials said on Wednesday afternoon.

 

A portion of the wall in Summit collapsed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commuters are ...

Sears Closes, ‘Legend of Watchung’ Mural Safely Removed, Donations Sought to Restore

WATCHUNG, NJ - The Mural has been saved from demolition. The ‘Legend of Watchung’ mural has been safely removed from Sears after the store closed for good after more than 50 years on Route 22 earlier this week.

 

"The mural has been removed today and is being shipped to Philly for storage," said Watchung Planning Board Chair  Tracee Schaefer at the ...

Take a Walk in The Park, or Work Online, Connell Corporation Opens The Grove

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Imagine going to work in the great outdoors instead of in an office building. That's possible now in The Grove, the latest addition to the Connell Company's Corporate Park. All you need to do is bring your laptop. The Grove is a fully equipped work center with outdoor desks, WiFi, charging stations -- and a waterfall that cascades over ...

Cinemark Theater and Two Anchors Receive Approval from Watchung Planning Board to Replace Route 22 Sears

WATCHUNG, NJ - Plans for a theater and two of the stores in the new shopping center that will replace Sears and Sears Auto Center on Route 22 and Terrill Road received approval at Tuesday night's Watchung Planning Board Meeting. The next meeting, where final approval on the cinema is expected, is scheduled for Sept. 19.

HomeSense and Sierra Trading Post are the two ...

Warren Township Named as One of Safest Cities in America, SafeWise Says

WARREN, NJ – Warren has once again made the list of one of the top 50 safest cities in America in a report generated by SafeWise.com, “your source for home security and safety advice,” according to its website.

Warren Township is listed as #45 nationally and # 9 in New Jersey.

The group issued its list of the 100 Safest Cities in America for 2017 on Monday, ...

Landmark Watchung Sears on Route 22 Set to Close on Sept. 17

WATCHUNG, NJ -- Shoppers have until September 17 to make their final purchases from the landmark Sears store on Route 22 East at Terrill Road, according to employees at the store this morning. Signs both inside and outside the store promote Sears' going-out-of-business sales. 

In January, Sears announced a number of story closings, and it appeared for a time that the local ...

Unsold to the Highest Bidder in Watchung: Colorado Cafe Owners Reject Liquor License Bid That Failed to Meet Reserve Price

WATCHUNG, NJ – More than two decades of memories were auctioned off at the Colorado Cafe on Monday, July 31, as the country-themed bar welcomed patrons for one last time with virtually everything up for sale. The collection included kitchen utensils, the iconic Buck Off mechanical bull, and the valuable liquor license, which now has controversy attached to it.

Mark Bahna, ...

Colorado Café In Watchung Bids Farewell; Liquor License Fetches $250K in Liquidation Auction

WATCHUNG, NJ – More than two decades of memories were auctioned off at the Colorado Café on Monday, July 31 as the renowned country-themed bar welcomed its most loyal patrons for one last time with virtually everything up for sale. Anything from kitchen utensils and glasses to the iconic Buck Off mechanical bull and of course, the valuable liquor license.

Mark Mahna, a 30-year-old ...

Amazon Prime to Hire on August 2

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ:  Amazon announced yesterday that it has more than 50,000 positions  available to fill across its U.S. fulfillment facilities, and on August 2 the company is opening up 10 of its sites for the first-ever Amazon Jobs Day. With informational sessions, candidate tours, and an onsite application processes, the company is poised to make ...

Watchung Hills Towns Rank as Most Fiscally Healthy Towns in New Jersey, Ranking Says

WARREN, NJ - Towns in the Watchung Hills sending district have been ranked as one of the most financially secure neighborhoods in all of New Jersey, according to LendEDU.

 

Using Experian’s licensed dataset, LendEDU ranked every New Jersey town according to their average credit score. Warren ranked in the top 20 at #16, Millington ranked #6, Gillette #25, ...

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County Pursues Efforts to Bring Amazon’s East Coast Headquarters to Middlesex County

September 21, 2017

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -- Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios said the County is pursuing efforts to bring Amazon’s East Coast headquarters to Middlesex County.

Freeholder Director Rios said the County is coordinating with the New Brunswick Development Corporation (DEVCO), the State of New Jersey, and with its municipal partners to respond to Amazon’s request for ...