Freeholders Endorse Armed Security in all Somerset County Schools

March 23, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Following the Parkland, Fla school shooting last month in which 17 students and staff were killed, Somerset County Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione and Freeholder Mark Caliguire Thursday announced that the freeholder board will fund a second armed school resource officer at the county Vocational & Technical High School in Bridgewater, and urged every school ...

All Warren Schools and Watchung Hills Sending Districts Delay Opening and UPDATE from Warren Township OEM on Winter Storm Toby

WARREN, NJ - Warren Township Schools, all sending districts to Watchung Hills Regional High School and WHRHS will have a 2-hour delayed opening, March 22, 2018, due to inclement weather and poor road conditions. North Plainfield schools have also called for a delayed opening.

In Green Brook, GBEAF Before Care Program is CANCELED and IEF concert is ...

Winter Storm Toby Update: Road Closures and Cancellations

WARREN, NJ - Snow is intensifying and accumulating. Hillcrest Road, Warrenville Road, and  Washington Avenue north  of U S Route 22 are closed due to severe weather conditions, police advised on Wednesday afternoon.

Warren Township Schools, all sending districts to Watchung Hills Regional High School and WHRHS will have a 2-hour delayed opening, ...

UPDATE: Four’Easter May Bring Another Foot of Snow, Be Prepared for School Closures and Power Outages in Warren Township and Surrounding Area

WARREN, NJ - Happy Spring. Get the milk, bread and eggs. Get the generator, gas and chainsaw and be prepared to lose another day of spring break if Wednesday is called a snow day. Heavy mixed precipitation is expected with snow accumulations of 8 to 14 inches in our area by Wednesday evening when the fourth Nor’easter of the year hits. #foureaster is trending, and Winter does ...

Moment of Silence, Walkout, and 17 Acts of Kindness in Warren and the Watchung Hills Mar. 14

WARREN, NJ – It’s been one month since the shootings at a Parkland, Florida high school that left 17 dead and another 17 injured, and area students have joined in identifying  March 14, 2018 as a day for a nationwide school walkout

“We are walking out of WHRHS to show that students are unified in taking safety concerns seriously,” said ...

Update: Bayberry School has Power, Some Closings and Bus Changes in Warren and Watchung


WATCHUNG, NJ - Most in our area have had power restored by Monday night, however, utility companies and road crews continue to work to clean up damage from downed trees, poles and wires necessitating some closures, cancellations and changes.

The Watchung Library will be closed through Wednesday, March 14.

According to the Watchung Borough School District, power and heat has been ...

Danielsen Holds First in Series of Marijuana Hearings

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Lifelong Franklin resident, Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17 Middlesex/Somerset), chairman of the Assembly Oversight, Reform, and Federal Relations Committee is leading discussions regarding legalized marijuana in New Jersey. 

Danielsen's committee heard testimony for several hours regarding the impact of expanding legalized marijuana Monday, March 5.

Update from Warren Office of Emergency Management on Saturday, Mar. 10

WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Office of Emergency Management has provided a timeline and Jane Asch at Warren’s Office of Emergency Management has updated storm recovery information as of 1 p.m. Saturday, March 10 with the following:



The most pressing issue is restoration of power. It may be helpful to understand the triage system both JCP&L and ...

Nor’easter Passes, Cleanup and Power Restoration Begins in Warren and Somerset County, Schools Close Again

WARREN, NJ - The nor’easter that arrived yesterday may have passed, but the cleanup remains on Thursday. Thousands in our area remain without power as utility companies and road crews work to clean up damage from downed trees, poles and wires. Warren Township Schools and all Watchung Hills sending districts will be closed again on Friday, Mar. 9. All after-school and evening ...

Update: Police Advisory, Live Wires Down, Power Outages, Road Closures and Travel Warning, Route 22 West Closed

WATCHUNG, NJ - Stay home. 

All Schools are closed on Thursday, March 8, 2018. At the request of the Warren Township Police Department, all residents are urged to refrain from any non-emergency travel in the Township.There will be a warming station set up for any stranded motorists at the Warren Township Rescue Squad building on Bardy Road. 

The Borough of North Plainfield has ...

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Student Led Walkout at WHRHS

March 12, 2018

Students at Watchung Hills Regional High School have planned a walkout to protest the inaction regarding gun reform and to urge politicians to pass meaningful gun safety legislation on Wednesday, March 14, at 10:00 AM for 17 minutes, to honor the 17 victims who tragically lost their lives in the Parkland, Florida school shooting. The walkout, which is student led and organized, is expected to ...