Fire Closes Hillcrest Road on Warren and Watchung Border

March 6, 2018

WARREN, NJ - Hillcrest Road is closed south of I-78 until further notice due to Fire Department activity, police advised.  The fire is near the intersection of Ridge Road and Hillcrest Road. Avoid the area and expect delays near I-78 exit 40. 

Hillsborough Girl Scouts Travel 'Round the World in One Day

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - More than 120 Girl Scouts of all ages traveled around the world in one day recently at the annual World Thinking Day at the Peter J. Biondi Municipal complex.

World Thinking Day is a tradition for Girl Scouts that teaches girls that they are part of a huge, global movement with sister Girl Scouts all around the world.

Preparations start months before the event with troops ...

Watchung Man Charged With Fraud and Tax Evasion

WATCHUNG , NJ - A Watchung man has been arrested on charges of fraud and tax evasion, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes announced today.

Pedro L. Carbajal, age 43, of Watchung, was arrested  on charges arising out of the fraudulent activities of Options Staffing, a New Jersey corporation that provides temporary workers for warehouse, loading dock and trucking jobs, ...

Handguns, Mercedes, Jewelry and Cash Stolen From Watchung Home, Police Seek Public’s Help

WATCHUNG, NJ -  Handguns, a Mercedes Benz, cash and jewelry were reported stolen last week, and the Watchung Police are asking the public to come forward with any information.

Watchung Police Department detectives, with the assistance of the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Burglary Task Force, are investigating a ...

Hillsborough Man Charged with Manufacture of Child Pornography

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – A 38-year-old Hillsborough man faces multiple charges including the manufacture of child pornography after police traced his activities on the Internet., according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The investigation revealed that the suspect was using multiple social media accounts to engage in sexually explicit conversations and to secure sexually ...

Two Suspects in Green Brook Armed Robbery Captured after Route 22 Chase; Third Eludes Police

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Two men have been charged with armed robbery and other related crimes in connection with a hold-up at a Verizon store on Route 22 in Green Brook, which was followed by a chase and apprehension in Piscataway and South Bound Brook, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Detectives John ...

Missing Teen Found Dead in Bridgewater

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Township Police are reporting that the 16-year-old girl missing in Chimney Rock Park since 2 a.m. Saturday was found dead Saturday evening.

The matter is still under investigation; no other details were available.

Bridgewater Township Police had been engaging in a search and rescue operation in the wooded area near Chimney Rock Park since Saturday afternoon, searching ...

Missing Teen: Police Looking for Teen Missing From Washington Valley Park Area

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police are searching for a 16-year-old girl who walked away from her Woodfield Road home early Saturday morning.

According to police, Frances Wang was last seen around 2 a.m. Saturday, possibly wearing a blue colored jacket. She is an Asian female, 5 ft. 6 inches, and 120 pounds.

Police said she has blue dyed streaks in her hair.

Currently, there ...

Online Retailer Amazon Rejects Somerville as Potential Location for Massive “HQ2”

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Amazon released its short list of  20 potential sites to build a massive east coast headquarters Thursday, disappointing more than 200 other cities and smaller towns that had salivated over the prospect of 50,000 new jobs and billions of dollars in associated economic benefits – including Somerville.

The 20 finalists include the city of Newark; a total of 238 ...

Hillsborough High School Grad Wins TV Emmy Award

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Jocelyn Conn, a graduate of Hillsborough High School and Montclair State University, was recently awarded an Emmy as winning producer for Outstanding Short Form Variety Series for her work on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah."

Conn, a senior coordinating producer at "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah," is an 11-year show veteran and Peabody award recipient ...

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