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Getting Under My Skin

“What do you think this is?” my husband asked me, pointing to his elbow. “That is your elbow,” I stated matter-of-factly. “No, these red spots,” he ...

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Today's Events

Letters to the Editor

Tax Impact Of The Same Sex Marriage Ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court

June 28, 2015

BASKING RIDGE, NJ- On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Same Sex Marriage across the United States. The Key Points of the Ruling:  1 – Same-sex marriage is a ...

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Press Releases

In the Schools

Warren Township Schools: Shining Brighter Every Day

Warren Middle School Students Earn Special Awards

June 29, 2015

WARREN, NJ - On June 16, the Warren Middle School Unified Arts team of educators recognized students for a number of special awards. The 8th grade recipients were selected by their teachers for ...

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Columns

Soul Food

Second Best is Sometimes the Greatest

 “But mama I don’t wannit,” pouted the 11 year old boy, “why can’t I have a rifle like the other boys?” He was cradling in his hands a 22 caliber that store ...

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TAPinto The Warren Township Library

You Can Never Be Too Prepared

WARREN, NJ - Emergency preparedness is not only for Californians, Midwesterners and Gulf Coast residents. Communities across the nation will be impacted by several types of hazards during a ...

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The Academic Coach

The Summer Plan

The 2014-2015 Academic year is done! Now families can take a deep breath, celebrate successes, and enjoy some free time. But there is one last thing to do and we can help. Chyten Millburn ...

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Home for Good: Dog of the Week

Dogs of the Week – Help Ecco, Eddie, Effie, and Eve Find Their “Forever” Homes

Ecco and his siblings Eddie, Effie and Eve are part of a litter of 9 English Coonhound puppies. They are 12 weeks old. They came from Millen, Georgia where there is no animal control. Had they not ...

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Beth's Book Review

The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee by Marja Mills

As the date of the much anticipated Go Set a Watchman approaches, interest has been renewed in the reclusive, and now very frail, 88 year old, Harper Lee. The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper ...

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Dad in the Box

My Favorite Child

I read somewhere that 70% of parents have a favorite child but won’t admit it.    This makes me feel awful.  I don’t have a favorite.  Never did.   So what ...

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Guest Column

Mayor's Corner: Cranbury

CRANBURY, NJ - As we head into the Fourth of July weekend, TV and newspapers all begin to do stories on our founding fathers and their passion and engagement. Often these stories contrast those ...

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Featured Business Listing

Seven Months After David Bird's Disappearance, Reward Offered For Information

By BRENDA A. NEMCEK

August 11, 2014 at 11:46 AM

LONG HILL TOWNSHIP, NJ - Today, Aug. 11, marks seven months since David Bird disappeared. According to the Long Hill Township Police Department, a $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the return of David Bird, who disappeared while taking a short walk near his Long Hill Township home.

 
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The $10,000 reward was contributed by Dow Jones & Co., which publishes The Wall Street Journal and for whom Bird has worked for more than 20 years. Witnesses are encouraged to call the Long Hill Township Police at (908) 647-1800. The LHTPD follows up on all leads.*
 
The 55-year-old Boy Scout leader and marathoner went for a walk the afternoon of Jan.11 and has not been seen since. Searchers, rescue dogs and divers have combed the wooded areas, lakes and rivers near the routes Bird was known to frequent on his regular hikes and runs, but have yet to uncover any clues to his whereabouts. In addition, law enforcement officials have thoroughly examined Bird’s financial records, cell phone history, and email and text correspondence and have found no reason to conclude he was involved in anything untoward that would have prompted him to abandon his family. “There’s no evidence that David was a victim of foul play,” adds family friend and spokesperson Carolyn Buscarino, “but there’s also no evidence he wasn’t. The $10,000 reward is meant to encourage any witnesses who may have seen something to come forward with information that will help end the family’s agony of uncertainty. The Bird family is incredibly grateful to Dow Jones & Co. for its generosity and support.”
 
Bird is 6’1” and weighed approximately 200 pounds at the time of his disappearance. He has gray hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a red rain jacket with two yellow zippers, blue jeans and sneakers. He has a distinctive scar, a large inverted Y, on his chest and abdomen, the result of a liver transplant nine years ago.
 
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*Please note: The reward shall only be payable to any person or persons for relevant and useful information that leads law enforcement to the location and/or return of David Bird. This reward is limited to a $10,000 total in the event of multiple claimants to the reward, and will be disbursed through a representative of the Bird family. Making a false report to law enforcement is a serious offense that may be punishable by law.

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