Boy Scouts Navigate Grass, Not Snow, at The Klondike Derby in Watchung Reservation

January 28, 2018

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – No snow…no problem. Whether it snows or not, there will be a Klondike Derby and, on Saturday the derby took place, with not even a snowflake to be seen, much less a snowbank.

Dozens of teams pulled, pushed and, in some cases, carried sleds throughout The Loop area of the reservation. At each stop on their map, they were judged for specific skills – ...

Breaking: NJT Raritan Valley Service Suspended in Both Directions Due to Pedestrian Fatality

PLAINFIELD, NJ - According to the New Jersey Transit Twitter feed (@NJTRANSIT), service on the Raritan Valley Line is suspended between Bound Brook and Plainfield in both directions, due to a trespasser strike east of Dunellen Station.

The Breaking News Network is reporting a train vs. pedestrian fatality in the vicinity of Rock Avenue in Plainfield.  The medical examiner has been ...

Osborn Cannonball House Museum Open House and Christmas Party on Dec. 3

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Come one! Come all!

The public is invited to the Osborn Cannonball House (1840 Front St in Scotch Plains) for the annual open house and Christmas party on Sunday, Dec. 3, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. The event features a Victorian Christmas tree and 1800s winter clothing display, along with hot mulled cider along with goodies to ...

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 ...

Pitch Hit & Run Competition

Think you are FAST? How accurately can you THROW? Do you HIT home run bombs?

Green Brook Baseball is hosting a Pitch Hit & Run Competition on April 29th from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM at our GB Baseball fields for Boys & Girls born between July 18, 2002 and July 17th, 2010!


-Players in other Baseball Leagues ARE welcome to participate.

-You do NOT need to be a player in ...

Vendors Wanted

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Elks Motorcycle Committee is looking for vendors for their Motorcycle Swap Meet on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 11 am to 4 pm.  The Elks are located at 1254 New Market Avenue in South Plainfield.  To reserve your spot contact Paula at

Registration Opens for Watchung Hills Hoops Camp

Watchung Hills Hoops Camp is back for another year. Come work with the WH coaching staff and current players this summer in a fun environment. Early registration is open and we look forward to another great summer.

Camp is open for all campers entering grades 2-10 next fall.

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Coin Club Celebrates 35TH Annual Show and Sale on April 9

The Watchung Hills Coin Club will be holding its 35th Annual Show and Sale on Sunday, April 9 at the Elks Lodge #1068.  The Lodge is located on 375 Union Ave. (Route 28) in Bridgewater, NJ – exactly one mile from the intersection of I-287 and Route 28.  The show is open to the public from 10AM-3PM with free admission. 

What’s a coin show you might ask?  Show ...

Countdown to 'Beauty and the Beast' at Watchung Hills Regional HS

WARREN, NJ - Tickets are on sale now for “Beauty and the Beast,” this year’s Spring Musical at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS). 

The show will be presented at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 30, Friday, March 31, and Saturday, April 1, and at 2 p.m., April 1, in the WHRHS Performing Arts Center (PAC), on Stirling Road. A special opportunity for breakfast with Belle ...

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