Community Announcements

May 6, 2020

GREEN BROOK, NJ - A multi vehicle crash on Wednesday morning has tied up US Route 22 at Washington Avenue, authorities say. Avoid the area. At 9 a.m. a helicopter is on the ground waiting for a patient.     TAPinto is free and published daily made possible through sponsorships and ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ- After much discussion, the parking lots around Watchung Lake have been closed.  "Unfortunately, larger numbers of people have been observed at Watchung Lake recently, which puts at risk the health and safety of our residents," the Borough said in a statement.  "Consequently, all ...

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WARREN, NJ - Snow in May? No, but Watchung Hills will use one of its three remaining snow days on Friday, May 8. Watchung Hills Superintendent Dr. Elizabeth Jewett said at Tuesday’s meeting of the Board of Education that the district has a plan to use the three remaining snow days as a break ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - MAKE SOME NOISE! Mayor Mike Giordano and the North Plainfield Recreation Department invite you to MAKE SOME NOISE every evening from 7:00 pm to 7:05 pm, as North Plainfield joins the rest of the world in celebrating and appreciating ALL of our heroes helping us through the ...

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WARREN, NJ - It’s not just you. Area residents on the east side of Warren, parts of Watchung, and Long Hill awoke Sunday morning to a power outage.  JCP&L says a crew has been dispatched and the outage is due to equipment damage. Expected restoration time is 10:30 a.m. Report outages ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren, Watchung and Green Brook residents made noise on Thursday in a show of support  for all essential workers: healthcare workers, grocery store clerks, pharmacists, first responders and others who have given of themselves to provide needed services to all of us during the ...

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GREEN BROOk, NJ - Green Brook would like to support their neighbors  by joining in Warren's and Watchung's efforts to recognize the service of our essential workers. Green Brook, too, will Make Some Noise for our local heroes this Thursday April 23 from 7:00-7:05 pm.We owe a great debt of gratitude ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - Watchung would like to support their neighbors to the west by joining in Warren's efforts to recognize the service of our essential workers. Watchung, too, will Make Some Noise for our local heroes this Thursday April 23 from 7:00-7:05 pm.We owe a great debt of gratitude to our ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - Just about everyone knows that Santa Claus makes his runs through town every year. It turns out the Easter Bunny wants in on the game. With malls closed, children of all ages missed out on personal visits with the celebrity rabbit. The Easter Bunny will start his route at 11 AM at ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - North Plainfield Mayor Michael Giordano provided the following  Easter/Passover message to the Borough on Thursday: I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone in North Plainfield a Happy Easter/Passover holiday.  In these unusual times may everyone be comforted ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - The Watchung Rescue Squad is in ​DESPERATE​ need of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and Sanitation donations, specifically the following items: Face masks: N95, regular masks Face shields Caps Gowns Tyvek suits Boot and shoe covers Sanitizing wipes Hand sanitizer To ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - St. Mary's-Stony Hill has provided the following update on the adjusted Mass schedule for Palm Sunday and Holy Week as follows: We have adjusted our Mass schedule for Palm Sunday and Holy Week.  All Masses will be streamed live ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Somerset County is implementing the following changes, effective Wednesday, Mar. 18 in an effort to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19.  All scheduled programs will be canceled through April 10, including the 5K Race to Wellness, Pysanky Egg Painting and ...

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WARREN, NJ -  County-Operated Senior Centers to Close Early on March 12  All Somerset County-operated senior centers and the Office on Aging and Disability Services located at 27 Warren St., in Somerville, will close early for staff training on Thursday, March 12, at1 to 4:30 p.m. This will ...

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WARREN, NJ - A “Drive Thru Girl Scout Cookie Booth” is coming to Warren this weekend. Girl Scout Troop 65658 will be operating the first ever Drive Thru for Girl Scout Cookies in Warren this Saturday, Feb.  29 from  Noon until 4 PM in the parking lot of The Angelo L. Tomaso (ALT) Elementary ...

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GREEN BROOK, NJ - Green Brook Township Schools will be holding Registration Day on Tuesday, Feb. 25, for incoming kindergarten students. Prior to Feb. 25, register online at https://genesis.genesisedu.com/gbtps/openReg. Then on the 25th you can show up at the school (105 Andrew St.) any time ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Do you need a midwinter pick-me-up? Freeholder Director Shanel Y. Robinson invites residents to attend Winterfest 2020, onSaturday, Feb. 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at North Plainfield High School, located at 34 Wilson Ave., North Plainfield. The snow date isFeb.

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - According to a recent survey from the American Community Survey conducted through the U.S. Census Bureau, approximately 7,500 Somerset County residents do not have access to the internet in their homes. In an effort to lessen the digital divide, the Somerset County Library ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service has issues an alert for our area on Friday morning as follows:   Areas of dense fog have developed across much of New Jersey, and Southeastern Pennsylvania, including the Interstate 95 corridor. Visibilities below one half mile will be ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - Watchung Mayor Keith Balla, the borough's bond counsel, and the borough’s financial advisor will hold a Town Hall meeting on Monday to discuss the financing of a new library and community space.   Some topics to be covered are the New Jersey library grant process, private ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - North Plainfield girls in grades 9-12 interested in playing softball are encouraged and welcome to attend North Plainfield Youth Sports Weekly Winter Girl's Softball Training Sessions beginning Wednesday January 22, at  the North Plainfield High School Gym from 7-9 ...

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GREEN BROOK, NJ - Washington Avenue and Warrenville Road are closed between Route 22 and Rock Road West due to weather conditions, police advised at 12:45 p.m. on Saturday.  The storm is currently intensifying, leaving most roads snow covered and slippery.  Be prepared for icy road conditions ...

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WARREN, NJ - The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for 3 to 4 inches of snow on Saturday in our area. Snow is expected to move into the area by late Saturday morning or early this afternoon. A brief lull may occur after the first period of snow, but precipitation will ...

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WARREN, NJ — Check your ticket. One lucky ticket sold at the Kings Supermarket in Warren Township matched all five numbers drawn, winning the $227,602 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Wednesday, Jan. 15, drawing.  The winning numbers are: 07, 10, 12, 34 and 35 and the XTRA number is: 03. The ...

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BOUND BROOK, NJ -The Bound Brook train station will be closed Monday following a raging fire Sunday night.   Riders can utilize the Bridgewater station or the Dunellen station. Church Street, John Street, Mountain Avenue & Hamilton Street and Main Street are all CLOSED, Bound Brook Police said.

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UPDATE: The Bound Brook train station will be closed Monday.   Riders can utilize the Bridgewater station or the Dunellen station. Church Street, John Street, Mountain Avenue & Hamilton Street and Main Street are all CLOSED, Bound Brook Police said. PLEASE avoid the entire area. BOUND BROOK, ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - Hillcrest Road north will be closed until further notice, for an accident investigation, Watchung police advised at 2 pm Sunday. Avoid the area.

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WATCHUNG, NJ - Hillcrest Road will be closed from Tuesday night at 8 pm through Wednesday morning at 5 am for construction, police said. Expect delays and follow detour signs.

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UPDATE: Power has been restored at Watchung Hills. Tonight's Board of Education meeting and athletic events will occur as scheduled.   WARREN, NJ - Hear we go again. Many on the east side of Warren, and parts of Long Hill, Watchung and Berkeley Heights are experiencing a power outage and ...

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WARREN, NJ - Happy New Year! Many on the east side of Warren, and parts of Long Hill and Watchung will awake to no power on New Years Day due to a JCP&L power outage. Sleep in if you’re reading from your phone in bed, estimated restoration is currently 11 pm. To report an outage, call JCP&L ...

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