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Green Brook Flood Commission Service Remembering 1973 Flood Victims Set for Aug. 5

July 26, 2017

GREEN BROOK, NJ - The Green Brook Flood Control Commission (GBFCC) will hold its annual memorial service at 9:30 a.m., at Miller Park, 111 Greenbrook Road on Saturday, Aug. 5.  Miller Park is located behind the Green Brook Municipal Building.  Due to ongoing flood project construction in Middlesex Borough, the ceremony has been ...

Power Outage Darkens Warren in Heat Wave

WARREN, NJ - JCP&L is investigating the cause of a widespread power outage in the center of Warren on Wednesday afternoon. Crews are on site and anticipate restoration by 7 p.m.

 

All of the Kings strip is without power including Starbucks.

 

According to the JCP&L website, power is estimated to be restored some time this evening.

 

To report outages ...

Summer Concert Series Continues, Hundreds Turn Out for Country Act, Rock and Roll Legend

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission Summer Concert Series is continuing with a number of different acts performing for crowds of hundreds at Duke Island Park, in Bridgewater.

The series began with Radio Nashville July 9, performing top country hits from singers like Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift and more.

On July 16, the series welcomed Darlene Love, who was ...

Photos Surface from the Air Intercept Heard Over Warren During Trump's Visit

SOMERSET HILLS NJ - Somerset Hills residents have become accustomed to weekend visits from President Trump.   However, this past weekend there was a twist.   That twist came in the form of the roar of a fighter jet intercepting an errant private aircraft.

President Trump attended the LPGA United States Womens Open at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster.  Accordingly, the ...

Two Warren Residents Hospitalized After Wreck

WARREN, NJ - Two Warren Township residents were taken to area hospitals following a motor vehicle crash on Monday night.

The accident occurred on Washington Valley Road at the King George Road light at 5:56 p.m. when John Joyce ran a red light while traveling westbound on Washington Valley Road and struck a car driven by Allen Chou who was traveling southbound on King George ...

Crash Ties Traffic in Warren Monday Night

WARREN, NJ - A motor vehicle crash is tying up traffic in Warren on Monday night.

 

The accident occurred on Washington Valley Road at the King George Road light at around 6:15 p.m. Avoid the area.

Downed Tree Blocks US-22 in Green Brook

GREEN BROOK, NJ -  A tree down on US-22 west bound and Washington Avenue is blocking the roadway on Saturday night.

 

Avoid the area and use local roads if possible.

 

 

 

 

Car Theft, Burglary and License Plate Theft Reported in Warren

WARREN, NJ — A  car theft, a car burglary, and the theft of a license plate were all reported within the past few days, Warren police say.

 

A Crown Drive resident reported his vehicle was stolen between 8 p.m. on July 4 and 8:30 a.m. on July 5. The resident said the keys were left in the car.

 

A resident of Dead River Road reported the front license plate on his ...

Somerset County Business Partnership Networking Event Set For July 13

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Somerset County Business Partnership will visit another of Somerset County’s seminal locations when they host Somerset County’s most well attended and effective networking opportunity, “Networking Night at the Palace” on Thursday, July 13 from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Palace at Somerset Park.

The Palace at Somerset Park is located at 333 Davidson ...

Detectives Seize Heroin, Cocaine; 18 Arrrested in Bi-County Drug Sweep

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A drug sweep in Somerset and Middlesex counties netted a quantity of heroin, cocaine and other drugs, resulting in 18 arrests, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The investigation resulted in the seizure of approximately 370 grams of raw heroin, 2 pounds of marijuana, approximately 1,300 bags of heroin, approximately 44 grams of cocaine, 20 ...

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