Tree Down On Power Lines on Watchung's Johnston Drive

May 28, 2017

WATCHUNG, NJ - Johnston Drive between Hill Hollow and Bonnie Burn is closed for the next several hours due to a downed tree on power lines, police advised at 4:50 a.m. on Sunday morning. 


Expect possible power outages.

Classic, Vintage and Custom Car Owners Throttle Down and Rumble into Somerville to Park Their Rides on Main Street

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Hundreds of vintage, customized and classic car owners have been looking forward to Friday night for several months, waiting to show off their prized American iron.

Their highly-prized automobiles are reflective of a time when seat belts were optional, distracted driving meant no fuzzy dice hanging off the mirrors and topping off the gas tank only took a pocketful of ...

U.S. Open Women's Open Media Day Countdown

BEDMINSTER, NJ - The 50-day countdown to the 72nd annual, $5-million-dollar U.S. Women’s Open Championship at Trump National Golf Club’s (Old Course) in Bedminster, New Jersey has started.

USGA Executive Director/CEO Mike Davis, USGA President Diana M. Murphy, Director of U.S. Women’s Open Championship Shannon Rouillard, and Executive Vice President of the Trump Organization ...

Jack Fernandez, Teen Who Went Missing Wednesday Has Been Found

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Jack Fernandez, the Bloomfield teenager who was last seen by his parents on Monday has been located.

TAPinto shared the Bloomfield Police Department's request for help in finding Jack earlier yesterday. 

Alert: Missing Endangered Juvenile, 

This is a developing ...

Legal Runaround 5K Race Starts at Courthouse, Finishes at County Jail

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Motorists are advised to avoid roads in the vicinity of the Somerset County office complex Thursday, May 25 from 5-8 p.m. as hundreds of runners will fill the streets for the 12th annual Legal Runaround.

Police will maintain rolling closures of East High Street and Park Ave. Grove Street will be closed off all three hours between E. Main Street and E. High Street.

Update: Found Dog in Warren: Do You Know This Dog?

WARREN, NJ - Update: Owners have been located and reunited Thursday.




Do you know this dog? He was found Wednesday evening near Gregory Road. 

Contact the Warren police non emergency number at 908-753-1000.

North Plainfield's Bridget Haley Says Yes on White House Lawn

WASHINGTON, D.C. - She said yes. Justin Sykes proposed marriage to Bridget Haley of North Plainfield on the North Lawn of the White House on May 20, and she said yes.

Sykes took her by the hand, and said, "Won't it be amazing to tell our children one day that we got engaged at the White House? Her face went blank ......"

Photographer Michael Kennedy ...

Newark Airport Shuts Down Temporarily Due to Airplane Engine Fire

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 ...

Two Crashes Tie Traffic on I-78 in Warren

WARREN, NJ - Two crashes on I-78 on Tuesday afternoon have tied up traffic in the area.


Both accidents are near exit 40 on the westbound lanes with one vehicle in the median and the other into the guard rail, according to the Breaking News Network (BNN), which monitors emergency radio activity.


Crash Shuts Down Route 22 in Watchung

WATCHUNG, NJ - A motor vehicle accident on US Route 22 has shut down traffic in both directions at Terrill Road, according to the Breaking News Network (BNN), which monitors emergency radio activity.

The crash occurred on the eastbound side of Route 22 however the left lane of the westbound side is also being shut down, the service said.


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