Community Announcements

May 8, 2021

WARREN, NJ -  Have you always wondered how Mother's Day got started?  It seems as though Mother's Day should have been the first-ever holiday, no? Watch this short video and get the real story.  Happy Mom's Day!

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Honor and remember loved ones and take action for lifesaving change BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay For Life of Berkeley Heights invites the community to rally together as part of the Relay For Life of Berkeley Heights “Light The Fight” Event at The Grove @ Connell ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The body of missing Madison student Ajay Sah has been found, announced Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll. Sah was a foreign exchange student from Nepal and was attending Drew University. He was reported missing on January 22, 2021. Sah was last seen on the campus ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Five-year-old Gracie Ferluge was named honorary police chief and had a proclamation named in her honor recently, Police Chief Andrew Caggiano said. A parade of police cars in the fall delighted the young girl, who has been diagnosed with neuroblastoma, Caggiano said. Caggiano’s ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - More than 50 individuals either spoke or sent e-mails to the Bridgewater-Raritan board of education during its virtual meeting, many of them expressing dismay with the seeming lack of a district plan for the return to school in September. Interim superintendent Thomas Ficarra ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Customers steadily filtered through Station House Café for one last meal before Mouris Gawgry closed his door for the last time on Friday after 31 years in business. Mo worked seven days a week and loved his customers and the work. Station House Café will be sorely missed ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. — Superintendent of Schools Melissa Varley recommended the Board of Education approve Scenario 4 during Thursday’s meeting of the Board of Education. At the time she made her recommendation there were more than 200 people on the call.  Later in the evening the Board of ...

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WARREN, NJ -- Stirling Road is closed in Warren Township at Stiles Road northbound due to water main break on Friday. Water was shut off on Friday night at 11 p.m. and will remain off Saturday morning, police advised. Plan an alternate route.  Get Your Town's News FREE In Your Inbox:  Click ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ --North Plainfield Recreation invites the community to join them for the dedication of Passe Field on Sunday, May 2 at Noon at 93 Greenbrook Rd.   If you are interested in saying a few words about Dennis Passe contact Roe Woods at 908-756-0247 as soon as possible.  Following ...

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WARREN, NJ — A Warren home was burglarized on Thursday night, police reported. A Green Valley Drive resident reported a burglary at 7:52 p.m. on Thursday. Police found forced entry into the home through the rear door. It is unclear what was stolen at this time.

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WARREN, NJ -- Stirling Road is closed in Warren Township at Stiles Road northbound due to water main break, police advised. Plan alternate route. 

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Gary Keller, owner of The Guitar Studio, a music school in Berkeley Heights, died on April 13, 2021 at the age of 85. Keller, a long time resident of Berkeley Heights, has been giving private music lessons in NJ since 1973. He owned Keller Guitar Studios in Bloomfield and ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - Everyone ready for another great Food Truck Friday? The April 23 lineup includes Good Mood, Angry Archies, and Urban Cone! 🍔🦞🍨   The Watchung Parent Teacher Organization, PTO, announced the return of its Food Truck Fridays, kicking off on Friday, April 9  at Bayberry School, ...

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WARREN, NJ - Do you know this parakeet?  A parakeet flew into a home on Stiles Road in Warren on Tuesday and is safe. If you are missing a parakeet, call 908-405-2332.

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SUMMIT, NJ — A 19-year-old Summit woman abducted off the street and locked in the trunk of her suspected kidnapper’s car narrowly escaped in a struggle with her captor, then helped police track the man down, records released Friday show. Shervon James, 33, of Union, is accused of first ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Fans of Station House Cafe have two weeks to dine in, or take out their favorite breakfasts and/or lunches. Owner Maurice Gawrgy said he will be closing the doors to the local eatery after 31 years, on Friday, April 30.  TAPinto sat down with Manny, as many customers call ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The members of Alpha Epsilon Pi say they are touched by the show of support in the wake of last week’s incident in which their house was vandalized as the fraternity marked Holocaust Remembrance Day. A GoFundMe page started by the Rutgers fraternity had received almost $1,400 ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- The Breden family - parents Elizabeth and Lief and twin daughters, Kelly and Sabrina -- are asking the community for support, so that Kelly can maintain her independence’s currently challenged by an extremely rare genetic disorder.  As a family who would do anything for their ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Popcorn for the People is one of ten finalists out of 1600 companies for a $30,000 grant from the New York Knicks and Squarespace. These funds will help hire more workers from the Autism Community, but they need your help! Popcorn for the People is a snack company founded ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ -  This a story about Prancer. He's a bit angry. However, he needs a little love and maybe it's going to come from you. Regardless, Prancer is helping the great work at The Second Chance Pet Adoption League - they are a place to check out, so you can rescue a furry friend. You can ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- "I totally forgot I submitted. I was in shock when I won!" Scotch Plains-based author Robert Constant's marketing plan for his latest children's book was derailed by COVID, but a recent award is giving his book new life.  Hello Grandma!, Constant's second children book ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Recreational marijuana will not be welcome in Bridgewater Township anytime soon, at least not officially. The town council unanimously approved four related ordinances last week prohibiting the operation of cannabis businesses within Bridgewater’s borders; the operation of any ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Nearly sixty years ago, Bob Dylan wrote and sang that, "The answer, my friend, is blowin' in the wind" but, in Summit, for at least three months this summer, that answer -- or anything else for that matter -- won't be propelled by gas-powered leaf blowers. That's because the Summit ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners are set to hold three emergency food distribution events for Union County residents in April to aid those affected by COVID-19. The food distributions are open to all Union County residents. Food will be distributed on a ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - The Easter Bunny was back in the area on Saturday seeing area children and getting ready for the big day.  Organized for the second year by Council members Daryl Eisenberg Knegten and Lindsay Goodloe, through their site WatchungVolunteers.org, the Easter Bunny, played once again ...

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The Warren Township Health Department is reporting that a raccoon found in Warren Township tested positive for rabies on March 31, 2021. The Warren Township Health Department urges residents to be aware and cautious of potential rabid animals and avoid contact with any unknown animal. Rabies, a ...

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Approximately 2,100 cases of Sabra Classic Hummus have been recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination, announced Sabra Dipping Company, LLC. The contamination was discovered after the FDA did a routine screening of a single tub of hummus. Consumption of food contaminated ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced during his Monday briefing that 4,030,061 vaccinations have been administered throughout the state and 1,473,409 New Jerseyans are fully vaccinated. He also reported a list of updates of the state’s evolving COVID-19 measures and other relevant statewide ...

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WARREN, NJ -- The Warren Township Committee proclaimed April as Autism awareness month at its last meeting and the Warren Police Department has begun selling autism awareness patches and magnets as a fundraiser for the Warren based Autism Healthcare Collaborative. April is internationally ...

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WARREN, NJ -- Old Stirling Rd will be closed between Forest and Arrighi Drive for road repair on Monday from 7:30 am- 4:30 pm, police said. A wind advisory remains in effect until 6:00 p.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service. Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects, and ...

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