Bob Lanza Blues Band Entertains Warren

July 24, 2017

WARREN, NJ - Warren Township Recreation Commission presented The Bob Lanza Blues Band, a free summer concert featuring a tight-knit blues unit in true Chicago & Kansas City style, mixed with Texas influences. Singer, songwriter and guitarist Bob Lanza, a former Warren resident, has recently released his second scorching release, following his debut Things Ain’t So ...

Volunteers Needed to Assemble Care Packages for US Troops Overseas


BRIDGEWATER, NJ  - Volunteers are needed to assemble personal care packages that will be shipped to US troops deployed around the world on Saturday, July 22, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at TD Bank Ballpark.

The Somerset Patriots and Operation Shoebox New Jersey will host the event; members of the Patriots are expected to help out packing boxes.

Volunteers will form an assembly line and ...

Thousands Visit Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall

WEST ORANGE, NJ – A closing ceremony on July 4th capped off the four-day stay of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall in West Orange, with Mayor Robert Parisi and members of the West Orange Township Council joining with hundreds of area residents to pay a final tribute to those who fought and died during the Vietnam War..

During its long weekend stay at West Orange High School’s ...

Rotary Awards Adele DeLeeuw Scholarships to North Plainfield and Watchung Hills Students

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Eight students from area high schools received a total of $24,375 in  scholarships from the Adele DeLeeuw Scholarship Fund at a dinner held recently at the Spain Inn in Piscataway.  The scholarships are financed by a bequest from Adele DeLeeuw, a longtime Plainfield resident, author of 75 books, journalist and arts ...

K9 Children’s Book Author Donates Proceeds to Buy Protective Vest for K9 Basilone

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Author Jim Wiater came up with the story by chance. He was multi-tasking – driving the car and entertaining his young daughters, Nikki and Kaci with a story that he made up as he drove.  

Over the years, he expanded and refined the story line, sat down, and began to write. Finally, last year, he self-published “The Adventures of Solo, The Big ...

Charles Delaney of Watchung Receives Profile in Positive Aging Award


WATCHUNG, NJ - Watchung's Charles Delaney, is the recipient of Somerset County's "Profile in Positive Aging" recognition award and was honored for his healthy and active lifestyle, and his volunteerism to the community at the last council meeting.

Delaney is Vice President of the CERT team and is involved in the County's CERT and Search and Rescue ...

Watchung Hills Raises More Than $2,000 'Dancing With The Teachers'

WARREN, NJ - In the second annual Dancing with the Teachers fundraiser, more than 150 students, teachers, administration and staff performed to the delight of more than 300 in the audience.

Co- hosted by graduating senior Suchir Govindarajan and freshman Vincent DiGeronimo, the event last week raised more than $2,000 in honor of the family of Juan Carlos Cruz. Last fall, Spanish ...

Giving Back with Art at WHRHS: Watchung Hills Students Participate in Memory Project

WARREN, NJ - For the second year in a row, Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) Art Teacher Kate Griffin’s Advanced Placement 2D Studio Art class participated in The Memory Project.  

“The Memory Project is a charitable nonprofit organization that invites art teachers and their students to create and donate portraits to youth around the world who ...

Congressman Lance Speaks at American Legion Jersey Boys State

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) returned to the place where he started his political career Sunday, the podium at American Legion Jersey Boys State.

The 1969 delegate of the nationwide government-in-action program spoke to the nearly 1,000 rising senior boys at Rider University, professing his love for the program that launched his government ...

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