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WHRHS Softball: Watchung Hills Slaps Hillsborough to Advance to NJSIAA North 2, Group 4 Semis

May 21, 2022

WARREN, NJ — Third time’s the charm. Watchung Hills topped Hillsborough, 1- 0, on a two- hitter from Jules Raymond to advance to the NJSIAA North 2, Group 4 semifinal meeting with Bayonne. 

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Raymond won the team MVP award with a full game in the circle, allowing just two hits and striking out 11.

Watchung Hills scored the only run in the ...

WHRHS Baseball: Watchung Hills Comes Back to Top Somerville, 5-3

 

FLEMINGTON, NJ —Watchung Hills (12-9) trailed 3-1, but scored four times in the bottom of the fifth inning to top Somerville, 5-3. The Warriors hosted at Diamond Nation due to the earlier rainy weather.

 

Martin Howell went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBI, and Lorenzo Meola and Jason Wu each hit solo homes runs. Devan Sutaria threw a complete game allowing ...

Watchung Hills Updates: Thursday’s Concert, Baseball and Softball

 

WARREN, NJ — Rainy weather Thursday has affected the sports schedule. Hustlin’ Warriors varsity baseball has been moved to Diamond Nation where Watchung Hills will host Somerville. The much anticipated rematch between  the Warriors and Hillsborough Raiders softball teams in the quarterfinals of the NJSIAA, North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 Tournament has been rescheduled ...

WHRHS Baseball: Watchung Hills Tops Pope John XXIII

WARREN, NJ — Watchung Hills Hustlin’ Warriors were back in action Wednesday and cruised over Pope John XXIII, 6-2. Jake Memoli pitched 5 innings allowing four hits and striking out nine. Preston Sepe closed allowing 2 hits and striking out one.

“Finally nice to play a game after almost a week! “ said WHRHS head coach Joe Tremarco. “Memoli did an excellent job ...

WHRHS Boys Track & Field : Watchung Hills Upsets Ridge for First Somerset County Championship since 1966, Hartley Sweeps

WARREN, NJ — Watchung Hills boys track team upset  Ridge on Tuesday at the Somerset County Championships held at Hillsborough High School, 79.25 to 78.25.

Watchung Hills’ Jordan Hartley swept the jumps with three 1st place finishes and also finished 4th in the 110 hurdles. Jackson Gottlick took first in the 100m, and second in the 200m.

“Congrats to Jordan ...

WHRHS Softball: Watchung Hills Tops Chiefs in 4, 15-0, in NJSIAA Tournament, First Round, North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4

WARREN, NJ — Watchung Hills shut out Piscataway, 15-0, in four innings Tuesday to advance to the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 quarterfinals on Thursday. In the circle, Amanda Medina allowed just 3 hits and struck out 9. Hillsborough defeated Bridgewater-Raritan today so the Warriors and Raiders will meet again in the North 2 Group 4 quarterfinals at Watchung Hills. 

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WHRHS Softball: Watchung Hills Falls to Hillsborough in SCT Final

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — It’s not over yet for Watchung Hills but the Raiders repeat as Somerset County champs on a three-hit shutout by Sarah Davenport on Friday night under the lights at Torpey, 3-0. It’s the first loss of season for the Warriors. ( 16-1) Watchung Hills had a chance, loading the bases with none out in the bottom of the first but then Davenport left them ...

WHRHS Softball: Watchung Hills Tops Ridge, Remains Unbeaten

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Watchung Hills, scored four runs in the last three innings to stage a come back over Ridge on Thursday, 5-3. Watchung Hills remains unbeaten at 16-0 and will  next play Hillsborough on Friday in the Somerset County Tournament Final.

Kaysen Shikar pitched all seven innings allowing three runs and struck out 13. With an RBI to tie the game and another go ahead RBI, ...

WHRHS Softball: Watchung Hills Tops BR in Five, Advances to Somerset County Finals 2022

WARREN, NJ — For the first time since 2016, Watchung Hills softball is going to the Somerset County Finals. The Warriors defeated Bridgewater in the semifinals on Wednesday in five innings, 12-2, and remain unbeaten at 15-0. Sam Raymond smashed a three-run home run to end the game in the bottom of the fifth inning.

Amanda Medina pitched all five innings for the Warriors ...

WHRHS Baseball: Watchung Hills Smacks Hillsborough, 7-4

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ — Watchung Hills got the three-peat over Hillsborough on Tuesday, 7-4.  At the plate, John King went 2-for-3 with two RBI and scored,  Jake Keirstead went 2-for-3, Shreyas Sekhar and Tino Lobozzo each had a hit and drove in a run. Kaden Everly and Devan Sutaria pitched for the Warriors.

“Never easy to beat a team three times, especially in our ...

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Home of the Week: 831 Grandview Ave., Westfield, NJ 07090

Check out 831 Grandview Ave in Westfield; this colonial in the Manor Park neighborhood won’t last long. With a new outdoor staircase leading to the enclosed front porch, a new roof, and other updates since 2021, you’re getting modern living with classic character. From the porch, you’ll step in to the sun filled living room with bay windows that flows into the updated kitchen ...

New Warehouses Proposed in Franklin: What You Need to Know

May 11, 2022

Warehouses in Franklin: Everything You Need To Know

If you’re a resident of Franklin, you likely remember the buzz around Amazon coming to town in 2020. The construction of the new Amazon warehouse on Weston Canal Road brought mixed feelings among residents and community leaders, including hope for an economic boost through new jobs and deep concerns around the cultural and ...

Four Atlantic Health System Medical Centers get ‘A’ Grade for Safety by Leapfrog for Spring 2022

May 13, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ  – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog Group in its Spring 2022 Hospital Safety Grades.

“Safety is the foundation of ...

Overlook Medical Center looks “Ahead” to hospital’s future at campaign kickoff

SUMMIT, NJ  – The Overlook Foundation, the non-profit, private organization that supports Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, kicked off a public campaign to raise funds for a multi-phase expansion and enhancement project that will transform the hospital, positioning it for future excellence.

The campaign, Overlook Ahead, will help to financially support the ...

Boat Parade and MAGA Drag the Interstate Parade Set for Saturday June 4

May 14, 2022

STAFFORD - The MAGA boat parades are back in 2022. Readers might recall the MAGA boat parades that took place in 2020 all over the nation. 

Former Stafford Township Councilman George Williams is organizing the parade this year. It will take place on June 4. There will be a ‘MAGA Boat Parade’ and ‘MAGA Drag’ auto driving event that day.

The boat part is ...

'An Extraordinary Special Non-Profit' Compassion Café LBI Opens for Second Season May 10

BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Compassion Café will open for their second season this Tuesday morning, May 10 at 7 a.m. This year's host location is the Sea Shell Resort & Beach Club, located at 10 S. Atlantic Avenue in Beach Haven, NJ.

They will be open Mondays through Thursdays, from 7-11 a.m. each morning.

Compassion Café's official grand opening celebration will ...

Somerville Pastor Initiates Flash Mob Photo Op on "Red Nose Day"

May 22, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Rev. Paul Janssen, pastor of United Reformed Church, is inviting those with a sense of compassion and a sense of humor to join him on the steps of the church at 100 West Main St. on Thursday, May 26, at 6 p.m. for a flash mob photo op to support "Red Nose Day.".

 All residents of the Somerville area are invited to participate in support ...

Warren Resident Loses $1.5 Million In Wire Transfer Fraud, another loses $400

 

WARREN, NJ — A Warren resident was scammed out of $1.5 million in a wire transfer fraud, police said in a release Thursday. An Old Forge Drive resident reported the wire-transfer fraud on Tuesday. 

 

A day earlier, on Monday, a Stoningham Drive resident reported that someone tried to hack into personal accounts, was able to hack into their PayPal account and stole ...

Late Somerset County Detective to Have Name Engraved on National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Late Somerset County Sheriff’s Office Detective James Yeager is finally having his name engraved on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, in Washington D.C., with a ceremony set for May 19 as part of National Police Week.

It has been 22 years since the detective died during an on-duty motor vehicle accident July 10, 2000.

Yeager, according to a release, ...

Health Officials: Dogs Interacted with Rabid Raccoon in Hillsborough

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Pet owners, beware.

The Hillsborough Health Department has reported the first encounter this year between a rabid raccoon and several dogs on May 8. The raccoon tested positive for rabies.

Rabies can be fatal if left untreated. Humans, dogs and cats are susceptible and can spread the disease if left untreated.

According to health department officials, several dogs were ...

Warren Lions Club Helps Break World Record

WARREN, NJ — Warren Lions helped to break a Guinness Book of World Record - "Longest Chain of Spectacles (Eyeglasses)” on May 1 at Liberty State Park. The record was originally established in Fukui, Japan on May 5, 2011, using 16,530 pairs of eyeglasses measuring 6,597 feet.

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Home Burglary, Crash, and Power Outage in Warren

 

WARREN, NJ — A home burglary, a crash, and a power outage were reported in Warren last weekend according to Warren Police.

 

At 8:24 pm on Saturday, a crash was reported near Kathy Lane at Mountain Avenue, not far from the Hillcrest Road light. The driver, Kenneth Militzner, 94, was traveling east on Mountain Avenue when his car went off the road into an embankment, ...

Missing Woman, Last Seen at JCC on Northfield Avenue in West Orange

May 22, 2022

UPDATE, FOUND!!
 

MISSING PERSON 

The police are requesting the public's assistance in locating a Missing Person.

Caren was last seen walking out of the JCC on Northfield Avenue in West Orange today (May 20) around 11 a.m. wearing a white shirt and purple pants (see the second photo). She does not drive.

Caren is approximately 5'4' tall and 120 ...

EBPD: Two Township Girls Missing




EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with locating Jessica Wright-Schober, 15,of East Brunswick, N.J and Allia Blackstone, 15, of East Brunswick, NJ

Jessica Wright-Schober is described as a black female, 15 years old, 5'5", 115lbs, long black braided hair, unknown clothing description.

Allia ...

Gas Prices in New Jersey Reach Another Record High

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high.

The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to AAA.

The Newark and Trenton areas are paying the most statewide, according ...

Boat Parade and MAGA Drag the Interstate Parade Set for Saturday June 4

STAFFORD - The MAGA boat parades are back in 2022. Readers might recall the MAGA boat parades that took place in 2020 all over the nation. 

Former Stafford Township Councilman George Williams is organizing the parade this year. It will take place on June 4. There will be a ‘MAGA Boat Parade’ and ‘MAGA Drag’ auto driving event that day.

The boat part is ...

Sundiata Acoli, Convicted of Killing State Trooper in 1973, Wins Parole

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The man who was sentenced to life in a New Brunswick courtroom for the 1973 murder of State Trooper Werner Foerster in one of the highest-profile trials in the city’s history will soon be released from prison.

The New Jersey Supreme Court has ordered parole for Sundiata Acoli from a Maryland prison by a 3-2 vote, it announced May 10.

At issue was whether the ...

Current Church Owners Find Pastor’s Remains in Church Basement After 186 Years 

WEST ORANGE, NJ - St. Mark's Episcopal Church in West Orange opened in 1828 and remained as an active congregation until it closed in 2004. After the church closed it saw only occasional use as a rental property for small fellowships. Over the years however financial resources were lacking to maintain the church, and it fell into a state of further disrepair and neglect. By spring 2015 ...

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Patricia H. Jacot – Guillarmod 67, died on Saturday, May 30, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson ...
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