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Happy Hanukkah: Katz Family Lights Watchung’s Menorah

December 12, 2017

WATCHUNG, NJ - The Katz family lit the menorah on Watchung’s green on the first night of Hanukkah on Tuesday. This year, Hanukkah begins Tues. night, Dec. 12, 2017 and continues through Wednesday, December 20, 2017. Eric Katz was recently appointed as Head Coach for Maccabi USA's Youth Men's Baseball Team for the 2018 International Maccabi Youth ...

Snowy Weather Closes Warren Roads

WARREN, NJ - Warrenville Road and Washington Avenue north of Route 22 are being closed at 4 p.m. Saturday due to poor Road conditions, police said. 

Expect possible closures of Hillcrest Road and Morning Glory Road.

Tonight’s WHRHS hockey game against Hillsborough has been postponed due to inclement weather..  

The National Weather Service in Mount ...

Storm Watch: Closings, Cancellations and Postponements

WARREN, NJ - All Warren Township schools will be closed Saturday in anticipation of the predicted storm and all activities scheduled at the school have been canceled including WYBA recreation basketball. Breakfast with Santa and the house tour in North Plainfield are still on as scheduled.

 

Some ACT centers have canceled the test for Saturday. Check the host high schools’ web ...

North Plainfield Community Day, Farmers Market Set For July 8

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - North Plainfield Community Day is set for Saturday, July 8 at West End School.

 

The festivities begin at 4 p.m. with free face painting and bounce houses for children, two concerts featuring the Barbara Harley Band and Jersey Shades capped off with a fantastic firework display. 

 

Earlier in the day, check out the farmers market from 9 a.m. to 2 ...

Finderne and Route 28 Shuttered Following Spill of Corrosive Liquid on Roadway Wednesday

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A corrosive liquid was released onto the road after a tractor overturned at Route 28 and Finderne Avenue early Wednesday, according to Bridgewater Township Police.

According to the report, a 1999 Freightliner tractor, owned by Solid Logistics LLC Newark NJ, was traveling west on Route 28 and attempted to make a left turn onto Finderne Avenue. The tractor, police said, struck ...

Ground Breaking Ceremony for Plainfield Skatepark on June 1

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The City of Plainfield invites residents to a ground breaking ceremony for a new skatepark at the Madison Avenue Playground.

According to Brandon Gaille, there are currently 500 skateboarding parks in United States.  Additionally, the industry is a $4.8 billion dollar market, with 11 million people who self-report they regularly skateboard.

Since skateboarding ...

New York General Consulate of Mexico in Roselle this Week to Help Immigrants Get Documentation Services

ROSELLE, NJ - Representatives from Adelante Alliance New Jersey and the New York General Consulate of Mexico are in Roselle this week to help give immigrants in the tristate area an opportunity to begin procedures to obtain passports, a consular identification cards, birth certificates, and dual citizenship.

Immigrants came from as far away as Dover, NJ on Tuesday Morning to the Roselle Fire ...

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 ...

Warm Weather Lures North Plainfield Families Out to Green Acres Park for 46th Annual Fishing Derby

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – An overnight storm and unseasonably humid weather didn't deter North Plainfield families from taking part in the borough’s 46th annual fishing derby. Held April 29 at Green Acres Park, the Department of Parks and Recreation-sponsored event lured close to 100 young anglers 14 and under and featured a morning of family fishing fun.

“We had a really ...

March NPCCR Meeting Date

The next meeting of the North Plainfield Citizens for Community Rights (NPCCR) will be held on March 2, 7:00 PM, at the North Plainfield Community Center, 614 Greenbrook Road.

Our guest speaker will be from the New Jersey Department of the Treasury Division of Taxation.  One of the programs to be discussed will be the “Senior Tax Freeze”.  If you know anyone from another ...

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