Warren Top Stories

August 17, 2018

Update: All clear. WATCHUNG, NJ - Avoid Lakeview Avenue in Watchung on Friday morning due to police activity, Watchung police have advised at 8:15 a.m. According to police,  there is no threat to the community.    TAPinto is free and published daily Get Your Town's News In Your Inbox: ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ After hearing presentations by two developers, and hours of critique from residents, the Bernards Township Committee narrowly voted on Tuesday night to select a proposal to construct 62 state-required affordable housing units among 280 apartments and townhouses at the far end of ...

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  WARREN, NJ -  Police released additional information on Thursday regarding the robbery of TD Bank in Warren Township  on Saturday, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor and Warren Township Chief of Police William ...

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  WARREN, NJ - An accident with a jack-knifed tractor trailer has tied up Route 78 eastbound. The accident is just east of Warren near exit 43. The right and center lanes are closed at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Motorists are encouraged to use an alternate route.     TAPinto is free and ...

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WARREN, NJ -  TD Bank in Warren Township was robbed on Saturday and police have released surveillance photos of a man sought in connection with the robbery in the hopes that someone will be able to identify him, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Lord Stirling Stable is inviting children under age 13 and their parents to enjoy a morning with the stable's will ponies, horses and staff at a "Pony Tea Party" scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon this Sunday, Aug. 19, at the stable grounds at 256 S. Maple Ave. in Basking ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - A Flash Flood Warning is in effect for our area and torrential rain has already caused flooding on Route 22 in North Plainfield. Eight cars have been reported stuck in the water between Watchung Avenue and North Drive.   “Turn around...don't drown when encountering ...

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WARREN, NJ - Replacement of the artificial turf at the East County field on Stirling Road, under construction for the past few months, has now been completed.   The cost of the field to be resurfaced is estimated at approximately $401,000 with just about $26,000 coming from the township ...

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WARREN, NJ - Want to meet a cop? Need coffee? Warren Township Police will be participating in "Coffee with a Cop" on Aug. 22 from 1-2 p.m. at the Starbucks located at 4 Mt. Bethel Rd.   Coffee with a Cop brings police officers and the community members they serve together to discuss issues and ...

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WARREN, NJ - Ross Griswold and The Second Line entertained some 75 Warren residents in the second to last concert of the  Warren Township Recreation Commission summer concert series at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 26. The band played songs from legends like Bill Withers and  Stevie Wonder, with ...

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NEWARK, NJ -  Six individuals were charged with stealing eight cars in a multi-county $500,000 high-end car theft ring, including one from Warren Township, acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and New Jersey State Police Superintendent Colonel Patrick Callahan announced ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - There's no carnival rides and no midway, but there's plenty to do at the Somerset County 4-H Fair, celebrating its 71st year of family fun beginning Wednesday, Aug. 8, and continuing on Thursday, Aug. 9 and Friday, Aug. 10 at North Branch Park. There are no admissions or ...

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WARREN, NJ –  A 14-year old boy died and a 17-year old boy has been charged with vehicular homicide after a chase in a car stolen from Warren Township on Friday,  Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, Warren ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for most of  New Jersey through Tuesday, Aug. 7. A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to ...

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Election Policies Candidate Statements:  Candidates can submit a maximum of one candidate statement per week (including photos).  For the general election, statements can be submitted from Labor Day up through the week before Election Day.  For the primary election, statements can be ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flash Flood Advisory for the area until noon on Saturday. King George Road in Warren is closed south of Mt Horeb Road due to flooding as of 8:40 a.m. Mountainview Road and US Route 22 have standing water in some areas. Route 22 ...

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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. 4. Miller Park is located behind the Green Brook Municipal Building.  Due to ongoing flood project construction in Middlesex ...

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  WARREN, NJ - : Each year Primrose School of Warren, a private preschool located at 117 Mt Bethel Road, Warren NJ, shows the importance of giving back to their community by hosting an annual Spring Fling which raises awareness and funds for charities that speaks to them.     On May ...

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Update: Road has reopened as of 2 p.m. Friday.     WARREN, NJ - Liberty Corner Road is closed between Mountainview Road and Mountain Road until further notice for an investigation, authorities said at 3 a.m. Friday. Avoid the area if possible. Wires are down, according to police. 

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WARREN, NJ - All residents are invited to the Warrenbrook Pool on Friday night , Aug. 3, for a movie on the big screen under the stars. The Somerset County Park Commission will screen the family movie "Shark Tale" at 8:30 p.m. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. Bring lawn chairs ...

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WARREN, NJ  - Two candidates filed for the three seats up for re-election  on the Warren Township Board of Education, according to the Somerset County Clerk's Office. Current board members Paige Albano, Andrea Freijomil and Ilana Goldstein did not file for re-election, according to the clerk's ...

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  WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township 2018/2019 property tax bills have been printed and are in the mail. Included in the mailing is an insert explaining payment options.      Additionally, tax information can be accessed and paid online at www.warrennj.org.  From the Home page on the ...

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WARREN, NJ - Do you have an opinion? Warren Township's Recreation Department is looking for feedback from Warren residents on current programs, events and facilities. The Recreation Department says, “all feedback is greatly appreciated to help us to improve in the future.” Click the link to access ...

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WARREN, NJ - Do you want to serve? This fall, voters in the Watchung Hills sending districts will elect candidates to both the K-8 and high school boards of education. A combined 15 seats are up for grabs. A full term on the school board runs for three years.  A candidate must file a nominating ...

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WARREN, NJ. - The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Jersey filed suit against 12 school districts throughout New Jersey, including Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS), alleging they have “policies that discriminate by asking for state-issued identification, in violation of state ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Regional High School District did not reach the seven votes needed at a special meeting on Wednesday to decide what to do with an additional $224,010 in state aid money released by Gov. Phil Murphy on July 13. Board president Peter Fallon also read a statement ...

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  WARREN, NJ - One vehicle was reported stolen and two others burglarized in Warren on July 18, according to a report released by the Warren police.   A 2015 Range Rover was taken from a driveway on Reinman Road. Police said the vehicle was unlocked with the keys inside.   Two ...

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WARREN , NJ - The Watchung Hills Regional High School District received good news in the form of additional state aid money. The state has released revised numbers regarding state aid to all districts in New Jersey.    The revised numbers were released by Gov. Phil Murphy July 13. They ...

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  WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township School District will not be losing any of its state aid this year – but the Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School will be losing a marginal amount. The state has released revised numbers regarding state aid to all districts in New ...

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GREEN BROOK, NJ - Washington Avenue from Route 22 to Washington Rock Park will be closed until further notice due to a tree blocking the roadway, police advised at 2:15 a.m. Sunday.

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