Warren Top Stories

October 15, 2018

  WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills girls soccer team scored three goals in the first half to dominate Somerville on Monday, 3-1.   “I’m very pleased with our effort today against an excellent Somerville team,” said WHRHS head coach Brian Figueiredo. “Our players responded to the challenge ...

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WARREN, NJ - Lock your cars. An Old Stirling Road Resident reported a theft of a vehicle and a Reinman Road resident reported two burglaries on Friday morning, according to a report released by Warren Police on Monday. The Old Stirling Road resident reported that a vehicle was taken from the ...

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WARREN, NJ  – Six Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) students in the Class of 2019 have been named Semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Another 27 WHRHS students have been named National Merit Commended students, the category just before Semifinalists. These ...

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  SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Tuesday, Nov. 6 is Election Day. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. You must be registered to vote by Oct. 16, 21 days prior to the election and your polling place is listed on your sample ballot. If you do not have your sample ballot, you may look up your ...

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  WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills girls soccer team shut out Bernards on Saturday to advance to the semifinal round of the Somerset County Tournament, 3-0. “Any time you win a tournament game it’s a good feeling,” said WHRHS head coach Brian Figueiredo .  “I thought we played very well ...

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WARREN, NJ - TAPinto  invites all candidates to submit statements and other content, as well as advertise on TAPinto. Below are the TAPinto Election Policies: Candidate Statements Candidates participating in the primary election can submit a maximum of one candidate statement per week ...

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  WARREN, NJ -  Brite Nites is canceled on Saturday, Oct. 13. “Due to the additional rain Saturday morning, the parking and event fields are unusable and we have decided to CANCEL TONIGHT's Brite Nites event, for Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.,” Wagner Farm Arboretum said. “We sincerely apologize ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills took the early lead, 7-0, but Ridge came back to defeat the Warriors on senior night Friday, 42-14. “We lost to a good team tonight, my kids came out with energy in the first quarter,” said WHRHS head coach Rich Seubert. “I’m proud of how my seniors have handled ...

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GILLETTE, NJ - A power outage has closed Valley Mall in Gillette, at 11:25 p.m. The traffic light at Valley Road at the entrance to the Long Hill Municipal complex is also out.The cause has not yet been identified however sirens are now being heard and high winds persist in the area.   Check ...

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WARREN, NJ - A garbage truck fire has closed Mount  Bethel Road between Mount Horeb Road and Dubois Road. Central School was evacuated to Camp Harmony but there is no emergency at the school, Warren police advised.  Please plan an alternate route. 

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WARREN, NJ - Family and friends held a remembrance ceremony for Margaret Haddican-McEnroe at Our Lady of the Mount Church on Wednesday, 12 years since she vanished without a trace from her home in Warren. Haddican-McEnroe was reported missing by her husband Tim McEnroe on Thursday, Oct. 12, ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Property in the Emerson Lane neighborhood of the township is back in the news, again. The Warren Township property, which was proposed as a site for the Berkeley Aquatic Club (BAC), in 2012, is now being proposed as a site for a 192-unit housing development with 144 ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Committee approved a settlement agreement with Fair Share Housing Center, the advocacy group that negotiates affordable housing for the state, on Wednesday morning, Oct. 10. The agreement establishes a definite number of affordable and market-rate housing units the ...

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WARREN, NJ - All Warren Township Schools celebrated a “Week of Respect”, Monday, Oct. 1, through Friday, Oct. 5. Character Education is a learning process that promotes good character and a positive school environment.  Throughout the “Week of Respect”, each School Counselor made visits to every ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A Montgomery High School teacher who lives in Hillsborough has been arrested and faces charges of sending nude photos of herself and sexually-explicit messages via social media to a Montgomery High School student over a period of several months. Michelina Aichele, 29 of ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Pop Warner Wolverines Pinked Out for Breast Cancer Awareness on Sunday, Oct. 8.   The Watchung Hills Junior Peewee Wolverines recorded victory number 6 of the season, with a hard-fought battle against the Jackie Robinson Bears from Newark.  Defensively the ...

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WARREN, NJ -  “Fun Home, A Family Tragicomic” by Allison Bechtel, “We Are Okay” by Nina LaCour, and “Speak No Evil” by Uzodinma Iweala were approved at the last meeting of the Watchung Hills Board of Education as the three options in the senior English unit on LGBTQ literature. The board voted ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - Chick-fil-A restaurant would not confirm reports that it would open a new location at the shopping center being built at the former Sears at the intersection of Route 22 and Terrill Road. “We are always evaluating potential new locations in the hopes of serving existing and new ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Boys soccer Team is moving on in the SCIAA Tournament after a victory over Rutgers Prep on Saturday, 4-2. “Our team showed great character to fight back and get the win after going down by a goal twice in the game,” said WHRHS head coach Greg Leonow .” I'm proud ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – More than 200 school teachers and support staff from school districts throughout Somerset County gathered downtown late Thursday afternoon to raise awareness about several issues that continue to stall negotiations over new contracts. Carrying signs reading “We All Deserve ...

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LONG HILL, NJ - The Watchung Hills boys soccer team shut out Somerville on Thursday, 2-0. The game was moved to the Kantor turf field due to weather. Goals were scored by Evan Bujnowski and Joel Veliz. Apostoli Malohous and Liam Feeley each had an assist. Bo Scanlon had 7 saves for the ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Board of Education voted unanimously to appoint Susan W. Ober of Millington to represent Long Hill Township on the Watchung Hills Regional High School District Board of Education, replacing Christopher Collins who tendered his resignation in August. Ober fills the ...

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  TRENTON, NJ - A Warren real estate investor, a Watchung builder, and a Millington real estate settlement attorney were arraigned Wednesday on multiple charges in connection with their alleged roles in a mortgage fraud scheme using “straw buyers” to fraudulently obtain mortgage loans from a ...

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WARREN, NJ - Discussion of Warren Township’s state imposed obligation to build affordable housing invokes lyrics from a popular song, “ They paved Paradise to put up a parking lot.” While not a parking lot, the number of new homes to be built according to a settlement agreement Warren Township is ...

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WARREN, NJ - Evan Bujnowski scored twice and had an assist to lead the Watchung Hills boys soccer team over Franklin on Thursday, 3-2 “I was pleased with our teams performance and happy to be one conference win away from a conference championship,” said WHRHS head coach Greg Leonow.  The ...

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GREEN BROOK, NJ -  A new bakery opened in town and a who’s who of Green Brook and Somerset County officially cut the ribbon. Greensleaves, is an initiative of Allies, Inc., a New Jersey nonprofit organization providing support services to children and adults with disabilities. The shop is also ...

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UPDATE: Reopened   WATCHUNG, NJ - A cement truck veered off of Hillcrest Road crashing into trees on Monday afternoon. The road is being closed for removal and clean up of a fuel spill. Expect school bus delays in the area and delays off of Exit 40 on I-78 and at the Watchung Circle.

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SOMERSET HILLS, NJ _ For the eighth year, art lovers in Basking Ridge, Bernardsville and nearby have an opportunity not only to see some of the talented artists in their area, but also to experience where and how they work. This year's ARTsee Open Studio Tour runs from noon to 5 p.m. on ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Committee will hold a Special Meeting to “encourage and receive public comment “ regarding the Township’s Affordable Housing obligation, they announced on Thursday.  The meeting is scheduled at 7 p.m. on Oct. 1, in the Susie B. Boyce Meeting Room, Police/Court ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Will Ezema rushed for 246 yards and five touchdowns and Central blocked a kick and Jake Stetson returned it for 80 yards and a TD  to lead Hunterdon Central over Watchung Hills on Friday, 42-3. “We can all learn from this game, hats off to hunterdon Central for the way they ...

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