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Bad Weather Forces Change in Plans: Delay is Now a Snow Day in Warren, Watchung Hills and all in Sending District

November 16, 2018


WARREN, NJ - School is now closed on Friday. Warren Township, Green Brook, Long Hill, Watchung,  Watchung Hills Regional High School and North Plainfield have all made the call to close Friday, due to inclement weather and poor road conditions.


All after-school and evening activities are canceled. Except, tonight's performance of the "The Crucible" ...

Students Evacuated from Stranded School Buses, Moved to Safe Locations

EDITOR'S NOTE: West Orange schools have since been closed for Friday, Nov. 16 after the district announced that students were fed and would potentially be kept overnight. 

WEST ORANGE, NJ — (updated at 11:50 p.m.) After being stranded on school buses for nearly five hours in a powerful snowstorm, students are being moved to safe locations, the West Orange mayor wrote in a ...

DelVecchio Helps Tigers Run over North Plainfield 40-0

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - It may have been frigid on Wednesday night, but the rivalry flared up at Frank R. Jost Field.

The South Plainfield Tigers (6-5) defeated their bitter rival the North Plainfield Canucks (1-10) 40-0 in the hump day showdown. As much as the rivalry was a storyline, the biggest noticeable headline was senior leadership by example, especially for the Tigers.

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It’s Official: Watchung Hills Will Dismiss Early Thursday Due to Weather


WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Regional High School will have a 12:05 PM early dismissal, November 15, 2018, due to inclement weather and poor road conditions. They will follow a Day 2 schedule with classes beginning at 7:30 am. Refer to the time schedule below. All after-school and evening activities are canceled.

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Game Preview: North Plainfield-South Plainfield “Thanksgiving Day” Football game Set for Nov.14

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - It will not take place on Turkey Day, but the rivalry will be renewed this season.

The South Plainfield Tigers (5-5) will host the North Plainfield Canucks (1-9) on Wednesday evening at Frank R. Jost Field. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.

The Tigers’ sectional title hopes ended this past weekend with a 28-7 defeat at the hands of third-seeded Rahway. Windy ...

Rivalry Lives: North Plainfield vs South Plainfield Thanksgiving Football Game Rescheduled for 2018

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The annual North Plainfield versus South Plainfield “Thanksgiving” Football Game will be played this Wednesday, Nov. 14 at Jost Field in South Plainfield at 7 p.m. 


North Plainfield Superintendent of Schools Michelle Vella explained in an October letter to the North Plainfield community that South Plainfield had requested a ...

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.

WHRHS Boys Soccer: Watchung Hills Tops North Plainfield, 1-0

WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills boys soccer team defeated North Plainfield Tuesday on an early goal from Makai Parkey on an assist from Max Anthony Costa. Bo Scanlon and Jake Seyda combined on the shutout for Watchung Hills, 1-0. 

The Warriors improved their record to 9-2-3 and the Canucks fall to 3-12 on the season. Watchung Hills will face Dickinson at home in the first round ...

WHRHS Girls Soccer: Watchung Hills Advances to County Finals with OT Win over Pingry


WARREN, NJ - Arianna Valenti scored on two direct kicks to lead the Watchung Hills girls soccer team over Pingry in the semifinal round of the Somerset County Tournament on Saturday, 2-1, in overtime.

“Just an unbelievable feeling to win a semifinal game that way,” said WHRHS head coach Brian Figueiredo. “I thought our players showed ...

Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders Awards $106,090 in Grants; Green Brook, North Plainfield and Watchung Receive Awards

SOMERVILLE, NJ  – The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders awarded a total of $106,090 in grant funding to Municipal Youth Services Commissions representing all 21 Somerset County municipalities. Ceremonial checks were presented to grant recipients at a recent public meeting. 

  “The Board of Freeholders is pleased to present funding for so many ...


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