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National Honor Society Inducts 97 seniors at Watchung Hills Regional High School, Selects Teacher of the Year

November 15, 2018


WARREN, NJ. – Some 97 members of the Class of 2019 at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) were inducted into the National Honor Society (NHS) during a ceremony, Thursday, Oct. 25, at the school.

Parents, families and guests witnessed the ceremony in the school’s Performing Arts Center (PAC). WHRHS Science Teacher Michelle Nunez, who is the faculty ...

Watchung Hills Healthy Edge Presents ‘VAPING: Clear the Air’ Nov. 13

WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Healthy Edge will present  ‘VAPING: Clear the Air’ at the Watchung Hills South Auditorium on Tuesday, Nov.  13. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for participants to peruse a display of vaping paraphernalia. The formal presentation begins at 7 p.m.

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Plainfield, North Plainfield Third Grade Students Receive Free Dictionaries

Teams of Rotarians and volunteers are fanning out to the three elementary schools in North Plainfield, and the ten elementary schools and three charter schools in Plainfield during the months of October and November to give a dictionary to every third grade student.  A total of twelve hundred dictionaries will be presented, including Spanish-English dictionaries for ESL ...

Election 2018: And the Winners in North Plainfield are...

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Unofficial results are in. 

Democrats swept the five available seats for four four-year terms in the council race in North Plainfield on Tuesday.

Results are: 

Wendy Schaefer (D)3,669

Lawrence LaRonde (D)3,629

Douglas Singleterry (D)3,578

Everett Merrill (D)3,560

Henry R. Stoner (R)1,286

Gary Lewis (R)1,342

Robert Fisher ...

Election 2018: And the Winners in Green Brook are...

GREEN BROOK, NJ - Unofficial results are in. 

Republicans Patrick Boccio and James VanArdsdale were elected to the Green Brook Township Committee on Tuesday.

The Green Brook Township School Board election results for three three-year terms are:

Lisa Couch 1,058

Jean-Louis Kong 1,030

Bruce Martins 993

Wilton Thomas-Hooke 670

And at ...

Election 2018: And the Winners in Watchung are...

WATCHUNG, NJ - Unofficial results are in. 

The closure of the borough's library was a major issue in the race and it looks like Democrats have swept Watchung Borough, unseating Stephen Black, David Mobus and Maria Alberto. 

The vote count at 11 p.m. Tuesday is:


Keith Balla (D) -1,243

Stephen Black (R)- 1,186

Council: Two three-year ...

Y Vote? Just Ask Our Youth

SOMERSET, NJ - Students from 11 Central New Jersey schools competed in the League of Woman's Voters' (Greater New Brunswick Chapter) inaugural "Y Vote" contest earlier this year. 

Already a big hit, the contest drew 91 responses - 77 essays, and 14 videos. The top entries in both categories received $500, while $200 went to second place, and $100 to third place.

General Election Public Question #1: ‘Securing Our Children’s Future Bond Act’ Explained

In addition to casting votes in statewide, county and local election on November 6, New Jersey voters will also be asked one public question on whether to increase financial aid to New Jersey’s educational institutions.

The League of Women Voters of New Jersey, a nonpartisan political organization whose goal is to increase all citizens' participation in government, offers an ...

Watchung Hills Students Win First Place and Honorable Mention in League of Women Voters Y Vote Contest

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  You’re never too young to flex your muscles when it comes to the power, responsibility and rights associated with voting. That’s the message that the Greater New Brunswick Area chapter of the NJ League of Women Voters tried to get across with its first-ever student essay/video Y Vote contest for Somerset and Middlesex counties.

And although some of ...

Dr. Robert J. Massa shares knowledge of ‘What Really Matters in the College Search’ at Watchung Hills

WARREN, NJ -Dr. Robert J. Massa, Senior Vice president for Enrollment and Institutional Planning at Drew University, Madison, shared with Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) parents “what really matters in the search for a college by students and parents,” on Wednesday night Oct. 10, in the school’s Performing Arts Center (PAC).

Massa was welcomed to ...


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