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

July 12, 2017

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, ...

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 ...

NJ Transit Adds Five Morning Bus Departures During Penn Station Repairs Project

SUMMIT, NJ - Departure times have been detailed for the previously announced NJ Transit bus service beginning July 10 -- from the Summit train station into the New York Port Authority Bus Terminal -- coinciding with the Penn Station repair initiative.

Five buses, one each half hour between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m., will depart Summit train station from Railroad Avenue. Signs will be posted ...

Somerset County Business Partnership Networking Event Set For July 13

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Somerset County Business Partnership will visit another of Somerset County’s seminal locations when they host Somerset County’s most well attended and effective networking opportunity, “Networking Night at the Palace” on Thursday, July 13 from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Palace at Somerset Park.

The Palace at Somerset Park is located at 333 Davidson ...

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 ...

Colorado Cafe Closes in Watchung

WATCHUNG, NJ -- The Colorado Cafe, a local landmark at 154 Bonnie Burn Rd., Watchung, has closed its doors, according to a posting on the country-themed dance hall's Facebook page. Little information was provided in the post as to why the nightclub was shutting its doors forever after more than two decades:

CLOSED
We are closing our doors forever.

THANK YOU!!!

For the ...

Rotary Awards Adele DeLeeuw Scholarships to North Plainfield and Watchung Hills Students

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Eight students from area high schools received a total of $24,375 in  scholarships from the Adele DeLeeuw Scholarship Fund at a dinner held recently at the Spain Inn in Piscataway.  The scholarships are financed by a bequest from Adele DeLeeuw, a longtime Plainfield resident, author of 75 books, journalist and arts ...

Sears Set to Close Watchung Store, According to Published Reports

WATCHUNG, NJ -- Struggling retailer Sears, which announced in January that it would close 150 non-profitable stores (108 Kmart and 42 Sears locations), to stem its mounting losses, is set to close the iconic Watchung store at Terrill Road on U.S. Route 22 East, according to a report by Business Insider. The company has not yet issued a press release on the latest round of store ...

WHRHS Alumni Visit Warren for Career Exploration Day at Watchung Hills

WARREN, NJ – Graduating seniors at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) had the opportunity to meet and learn from more than a dozen working professionals at a Career Exploration Day, Tuesday, June 13 at the school.

Among the professionals were keynote speakers Michael Beneduce, Class of 2004, and his sister,Justen Beneduce, Class ...

Warren Township Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New Members, Next Meeting on June 22

WARREN, NJ - The Warren community is invited to the next meeting of the Warren Township Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, June 22.

Trainer Joe will be showcasing  "The Rising Stars Networking Group" Gameshow and gives us tons of mindset, health and fitness tips in the process! 

Members Register FREE by clicking below

Non-Members: $10

 

The Warren Township ...

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Fill the Local News Void and Create a Profitable Business: Start TAPinto in Your Town

July 12, 2017

Many newspapers are regionalizing their coverage or being acquired by media conglomerates and laying off journalists, creating a void in local news coverage, not only in New Jersey but throughout the country.
 

As a result, there is less and less local coverage of your local government and board of education, high school sports, charitable events and other newsworthy local happenings, ...