Community Announcements

December 18, 2018

  LONG HILL, NJ - A downed tree is causing delays on Tuesday morning.   Watchung Hills sent out an alert that said,”Please be advised that Routes HS01 and HS03 covering Long Hill Twp may be affected due to a downed tree on Mountain Avenue between Morristown Road and Long Hill ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Dubois Road will be closed between Mt. Bethel Rd. and Reinman Rd. between 9:00am -1:00pm for bridge repair on Thursday, police advised. Plan an alternate route.   TAPinto is free and published daily Get Your Town's News In Your Inbox:  Click Here to sign ...

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WARREN, NJ - A residential burglary and a hit and run were reported in Warren over the weekend, police said. A Warren resident reported a burglary at an Old Forge Drive residence on Friday. Two rings valued at $16,000 were reported missing, and entry was gained through an unlocked rear door, ...

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  GREEN BROOK,NJ - The tree is lit, Santa has arrived and the holiday season officially kicked off in Green Brook this weekend.   Green Brook Recreation hosted the annual tree lighting celebration on Friday night with performances by various groups and ending with the arrival of Santa ...

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GREEN BROOK, NJ - Santa Paws is returning to Green Brook on Saturday, Dec. 8. Santa Paws will make a stop at Central Bark Dog park from noon to 2 p.m.    Take a picture with your family and your dog at Green Brook Recreation’s Annual event. A $5 donation will be collected to help a local ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Equestrians taking riding lessons at Lord Stirling Stable in Basking Ridge can continue their classes at the stable's indoor riding lesson, with sign-ups due to begin this Saturday morning, Dec. 8. The Somerset County Park Commission announces that openings are available for ...

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WASHINGTON, DC -  The United States of America will observe a National Day of Mourning on Wed. Dec. 5 to honor the 41st President of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush.  In addition to all flags being flown at half staff, there will be closures in both the government and the private ...

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  WARREN, NJ - A residential burglary, an incidence of criminal mischief, credit card fraud, shoplifting, and a car crash were all reported over the weekend, Warren Township Police said.   A Saw Mill Road reported a residential burglary on Saturday morning. Police said an empty safe and ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – For the second week in a row, Santa Claus came to town – and got soaked. A late afternoon sprinkle turned into a steady drizzle by nightfall on Saturday, just as firefighters from departments throughout New Jersey were putting the finishing touches on the decorations that ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Hundreds of volunteer firefighters and first responders from throughout the state will festoon their emergency vehicles with strings of light and blow-up cartoon characters for the V!I annual Holiday Lights Parade Saturday, Dec. 1, beginning at dusk. Sponsored by Somerville ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center will present Somerset County’s 41st annual Festival of Trees at the Environmental Education Center located at 190 Lord Stirling Road. The 41st Festival of Trees opens to the public on Saturday, Dec. 1 and will ...

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BOUND BROOK, NJ — Bound Brook Borough’s annual “Holiday Tree Lighting” takes place Friday, Nov. 30 from 5-6 p.m. at Van Horn Plaza, 300 E. Main St. in the downtown district. The event is admission-free and open to the public. Santa Claus will be on hand to light the tree and greet holiday ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - A soggy Santa is better than no Santa at all - so the big guy with the rain-soaked beard and red velvet suit didn't disappoint the crowd assembled on Division Street Saturday night for the official tree lighting ceremony marking the official start of the downtown Holiday ...

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WARREN, NJ - Turkey or ham? Perhaps a turducken? Whichever traditional centerpiece you go with this Thanksgiving, there’s a chance it wasn’t served during the first holiday dinner in 1621. Historians believe the Plymouth Pilgrims and Wampanoag tribe shared lobster, rabbit, nuts, carrots, eggs, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough Recreation Department is sponsoring the III annual “Turkey Trot” 5K run Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 22. The race is sanctioned by the USATF, with sanctioned 500 Grand Prix points. The 2016 inaugural event drew 600 runners and raised over $10,000; last year’s event ...

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BEDMINSTER TWP., NJ _ The return of Colonial Christmas _ which showcases local decorators, re-enactors, Christmas crafts, tasty refreshments and musical performers, such as the Ridge A Cappella Choir _ begins this coming Friday evening with a holiday tree lighting in front of the Jacobus ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Susan Brown, 61 years old, of New Providence was killed Thursday after her 2015 Nissan Altima was struck by the #0432 NJ Transit Gladstone train at the Union Avenue crossing in New Providence Thursday evening during a snow storm. Brown was pronounced dead at Morristown Memorial ...

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  WARREN, NJ - School is now closed on Friday. Warren Township, Green Brook, Long Hill, Watchung,  Watchung Hills Regional High School and North Plainfield have all made the call to close Friday, due to inclement weather and poor road conditions.   All after-school and evening activities ...

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Update 7:22 a.m. Friday: All schools in the Watchung Hills sending district are now closed on Friday. Update: PATH service from 33rd Street will be free the rest of tonight to accommodate travelers trying to get to NJ. WARREN, NJ - Warren Township, Green Brook, Long Hill, Watchung, and ...

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LONG HILL, NJ - Have you seen Maui? Maui is still missing and was last seen near Chestnut Street in Stirling about 8am Thursday morning. Call Brian Marino 908- 642-8925. 

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  WARREN, NJ - Warren Township Schools, Long Hill Township Schools,  Green Brook Schools and Watchung Borough Schools will dismiss early on Thursday due to the inclement weather forecast for the afternoon.  In Warren, afternoon preschool, AlphaBest aftercare, American Education Week afternoon ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Regional High School will have a 12:05 PM early dismissal, November 15, 2018, due to inclement weather and poor road conditions. They will follow a Day 2 schedule with classes beginning at 7:30 am. Refer to the time schedule below. All after-school and evening ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police are asking for assistance in identifying a man who committed a robbery at Provident Bank, on Union Avenue, Wednesday morning. According to a Facebook post from the police, the robbery occurred around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. Anyone who can identify ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - 'Café Q', a non-denominational meeting place for LGBTQ teens, debuted on October 21 with 16 young people in attendance. Based on the enthusiastic reception to the concept, 'Café Q' will continue its planned schedule of being open the third Sunday of each month. As such, 'Café Q' will ...

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MOUNTAIN LAKES, NJ - Thomas Kolding, a 15 year old male from Mountain Lakes who has been missing since October 30, 2018, was located safe, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson Jr., and Mountain Lakes Police Chief ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit is reporting that, due to an issue at the substation, more than one-third of Jersey Central Power & Light (JCPL) customers are without power, including the train station and the Central Business District. According to firstenergycorp.com 3,560 of 9,274 ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Bernards Township police are investigating the reported assault of a 68-year-old township man that occurred while the victim said he was walking his dog near his house during the early morning hours of Saturday, Nov. 10. Police responded to the area of Vail Terrace, located ...

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RARITAN TWP. N.J. — A group of young riders directly impacted by breast cancer, has been working to raise funds and awareness about the disease. Four years ago the Pink Ladies was formed by members of the Round Valley Riders 4-H club in Hunterdon County after one of the members’ mother was ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police are asking the public's help in finding a missing 23-year-old man who is considered to be at-risk. Anthony Boyd was last seen in the city with his girlfriend, Starleene Hampton. Authorities did not know when or exactly where he was seen. Police said Boyd has a ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey is hosting a bonfire at Milt Campbell Field for girls in Plainfield.  The event will serve as an opportunity to bring together current, registered Girl Scouts and to recruit new scouts, too. There will be songs, s'mores, and more. The Girl ...

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