Warren Top Stories

January 18, 2019

WARREN, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy declared a state of emergency effective at noon on Saturday.  The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon, predicting "total snow and sleet accumulations of 3 to 6 inches and ice ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy has declared a state of emergency effective at noon on Saturday.    Due to the State of Emergency, the following Watchung Hills games are now cancelled: boys freshmen basketball at GL, boys and girls swimming at Montgomery and Wrestling tri match at ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – A man guilty of what the county prosecutor calls a “heinous murder” has been re-sentenced to state prison after an order from the state’s Superior Court Appellate Division. Gary Passarelli, 45, formerly of North Plainfield, had been found guilty of the 2013 murder of John H.

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Regional High School and all sending districts will have a 2-hour delayed opening, January 18, 2019, due to inclement weather and poor road conditions.    In Warren, AM Preschool and AlphaBest Before Care are cancelled. The schedule is as follows: ALT 10:10 ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Boys Basketball team shocked Gill St. Bernard’s on Thursday, 64-60. The Warriors never trailed. “Words cannot express how proud I am of our family,” said WHRHS head coach Justin Salton. “The boys executed the game plan and earned the biggest win in school ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Delayed Opening? Parents and students are speculating today after the National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for our area through the Friday morning commute.   The advisory includes areas generally along and north of Interstate 78 Thursday night into early ...

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  WATCHUNG, NJ - Due to utility work, Hillcrest Road will be alternating traffic near Spencer Lane, Watchung police advised on Thursday morning. Expect delays in the area.

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BEDMINSTER, NJ _ A traditional event for students in the Somerset Hills area, the 16th annual  GFWC Junior Woman's Club of the Somerset Hills Spelling Bee is signing up participants for this year's event, scheduled for Jan. 23 (Jan. 30 snow date). The General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC)'s ...

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  WARREN, NJ - In a battle of unbeaten Skyland Conference teams, Watchung Hills fell to Hunterdon Central on Wednesday, 37-21.   “Tough loss against a top 5 team,” said WHRHS head coach James Huff. “I am proud of the effort from the kids. Back to work tomorrow for our home tri match this ...

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  WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Warriors basketball teams took on the Franklin Warriors on Tuesday. The Watchung Hills Warriors struggled in both games.  In an early start 6 p.m. game in Warren, Maryland commit Diamond Miller led all scorers with 25 points and Kristina Midgette pitched in ...

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WARREN, NJ - The first Warren Township Board of Education meeting of 2019 was held with two of the three new members sworn in, a board president and vice-president named, and the upcoming referendum vote discussed. For entry into the minutes, Business Administrator Pat Leonhardt provided the ...

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  WARREN, NJ - More than 200 choral music students at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) demonstrated their skill, knowledge base and showmanship in exploring a broad array of musical genres and styles, from tender remembrances to rock-and-roll anthems and empowerment statements, at the ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Watchung Hills Wrestling team finished with 223.5 points, almost 100 points  ahead of second place Bridgewater-Raritan with 132 points and third place Bound Brook with 119 to repeat as Somerset County Champions on Saturday. Brandon Spellman, who wrestles at 113 for Pingry, ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The 27th annual Nature Through a Child's Eye exhibit of Somerset County elementary students' art with an environmental theme, will be on display through Feb. 3 at the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center (EEC) in Basking Ridge, with receptions this ...

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WARREN, NJ - Scarlett Glasser-Nehls finished with 13 points, two assists and two steals to lead Watchung Hills over Montville on Saturday, 53-37.   Mahogany Jenkins pulled down 12 rebounds and added nine points, five assists, two blocks and two steals, Alexa Santo added 11 points and Jayden ...

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  MONTGOMERY, NJ - Chad Martini scored 15 points to lead Watchung Hills over Bernards in the Coaches v Cancer Tournament on Saturday,  62-41. The Warriors improve to 11-1. “Always great coming together for a great cause like the Coaches vs. Cancer,” said WHRHS head coach Justin Salton. “It ...

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  NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - As of 6:31am, there's an accident investigation on US 22 eastbound West of West End Avenue in North Plainfield. All lanes closed and detoured. No other information is available at this time.

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  WARREN, NJ - Warren Township has a new mayor and deputy mayor for 2019. Mayor Victor Sordillo nominated longtime township Committeeman Gary DiNardo for mayor and chairperson of the township committee and DiNardo nominated Michael “ Mick” Marion for the position of deputy mayor and vice ...

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  WARREN, NJ -  The audience at the 2018 Winter Instrumental Concert on Thursday, Dec. 13, in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) bore witness to how four bands of student musicians comprised of some 130 student musicians explored an ambitious lineup ...

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ANNANDALE, NJ - The Watchung Hills Boys basketball team defeated North Hunterdon on Thursday, 60-53, and improved to 10-1 on the season.   Lucas Stasil hit four three-pointers and led all scorers with 18 points. Michael Bressler added 12 points, and Jack Dwyer and Chad Martini each brought ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Cheered on by returning alumni and the Warren seventh grade girls travel team, the Watchung Hills girls basketball team topped North Hunterdon on Thursday, 71-33. Junior Mahogany Jenkins had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds and junior Alexa Santo matched her 11 ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Township Physical Education teachers, Mr. John Tsihlas (Mr. T) and Mrs. Laura Lamson, have been teaching some unique activities and games to Warren Township Schools’ students, their families as well as students from Dickerson Elementary School (Chester, NJ) and educators ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Girl Scout Troop 65025 is on a mission to help people in need get access to much-needed eyeglasses and to raise awareness about the importance of children’s eye health. According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, 25% of kids with a correctable vision ...

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  WARREN, NJ - The Warren Recreation Department's annual Yuletide Bonfire, Winter Festival & Fireworks extravaganza is set to warm up residents with a sense of community on Saturday.   Come out and enjoy the 11th Annual Winter Festival, Bonfire and Fireworks this SATURDAY, January 12, ...

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WARREN, NJ - Michael Bressler and Jack Dwyer led the Warriors with 14 points apiece as Watchung Hills defeated Hillsborough on Tuesday, 47-34. Chad Martini added 10 points for the Warriors.  “Happy to escape with a win,” said WHRHS head coach Justin Salton. “We travel to North Hunterdon where ...

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  WARREN, NJ - A car fire on Interstate 78 in Warren Township is causing delays on Tuesday evening.    The fire is in the westbound lanes between exit 36 and exit 40. Avoid the area and take local roads if possible.

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Adele DeLeeuw was a prominent Plainfield resident, and a patron of the arts.  She established a scholarship fund to assist students in need in the Plainfield area for their pursuit of post-secondary education.  Applications for high school seniors wishing to apply for the 2019 ...

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BERNARDS, NJ – In an effort to halt the impact of massive overdevelopment occurring across the Garden State to satisfy affordable housing needs, Bernards Insight has launched a petition that demands representatives in Trenton collaborate on a legislative fix to NJ’s unsustainable affordable housing ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Warren Township now has its own app. The Warren Township Committee announced the launch of the “WarrenTwp” mobile application on the iOS App Store on Monday. The “WarrenTwp” app was developed by Aneesh Karuppur, a Warren Township student resident, at no cost to tax payers.

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  WARREN, NJ - Delayed Opening? Parents and students are speculating today after the National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for our area through the Tuesday morning commute.   The advisory includes areas generally along and north of Interstate 78 Monday night into early ...

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