Warren Top Stories

May 11, 2021

WARREN, NJ -- Watchung Hills softball is now 8-3 on the season after shutting out the Bridgewater-Raritan Panthers on Tuesday, 5-0.   Amanda Medina got the win in the circle allowing just one hit and striking out five and at bat went 3 for 3 with an RBI. Morgan Bobrowski went 1 for 4 with 1 run ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Touting the benefits of vaccination in curbing the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Phil Murphy at his press briefing today said that he anticipates that the CDC and the FDA will give the green light to Pfizer’s emergency use authorization application to vaccinate adolescents between the ages ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Following an Amber Alert issued on Monday afternoon, authorities located two-week-old Chinna Payne in East Orange just after 3 p.m. along with the man last seen with the infant, according to New Jersey State Police.  Police reported that Damion Payne, 27, of Newark, is accused ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A single family house on Coyle Trail is uninhabitable after a fire ripped through the second floor and attic Sunday afternoon. Bill Rose, of the Martinsville Volunteer Fire Department, said the call came in around 12:09 p.m. Sunday, and, when firefighters arrived, it was ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Middle School (WMS) Teachers Mrs. Gina Banks, Mrs. Jessica Decelle, and Mrs. Leslie Ortega have implemented a strategy in their classrooms that has ignited a spark in their students as well as increased student engagement within their classrooms.   Using Podcasts in a ...

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WARREN. NJ - It’s Sunday and the east side of Warren is experiencing a power outage for the third Sunday in a row. Power is expected to be restored by 12:30 p.m. Get Your Town's News FREE In Your Inbox:  Click Here to sign up.  Download the TAPinto App!   Click here for Android.  Click ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County has scheduled 10 open vaccination clinics for the week of May 10 as part of its effort to make it easy for every resident to be protected against the COVID-19 virus. In addition to hosting clinics throughout the county, for the first time Somerset will be ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Jiya Mody, of Bridgewater, and Fiona Shanahan, of Warren, both 10th grade students at Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School, have created a new non-profit, Youth in Emergency Medicine, to establish a community of several chapters of high school students and ...

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WARREN, NJ -  Have you always wondered how Mother's Day got started?  It seems as though Mother's Day should have been the first-ever holiday, no? Watch this short video and get the real story.  Happy Mom's Day!

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County is holding ten open vaccination clinics for the week of May 10 as part of its effort to make it easy for every resident to be protected against the COVID-19 virus. In addition to hosting clinics throughout the county, for the first time Somerset will be providing ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - National disasters don’t always bring out the best in people. Often, unscrupulous characters seek to take advantage of people during tough times. As more people across the United States and the State of New Jersey are rolling up their sleeves to protect themselves against COVID-19, ...

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Special to TAPinto. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. Vaccination sites are closing, others revamping hours as Murphy says state ...

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VERONA, NJ - Watchung Hills softball is now 7-3 on the season after shutting out Verona on Thursday, 5-0. Juliana Raymond got the win in the circle for the Warriors and Melanie Naeris suffered the loss for Verona, now 5-4. “We were so happy to be able to pick up a game today vs. Verona,” said ...

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WARREN, NJ -  21 Watchung Hills Regional High School athletes upgraded their status from recruit to official signees to the college/university of their choice on Thursday. “Very proud of our student athletes who have decided to continue their academic and athletic careers at these fine ...

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WARREN, NJ - May 1 was National College Decision Day.  In many cases it is the deadline for students to make deposits to attend the college of their choice. One of the great traditions at Watchung Hills is that seniors wear clothing representing their choice for the fall. And it even has a Twitter ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Police Department, in conjunction with RWJ University Hospital-Somerset, will host a community blood drive on Thursday, May 13 from 12-5 p.m.at the rear entrance to the Town Hall.   Each blood donation can save three lives.   Social distancing and ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Wednesday reported 23,464 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 44 overnight, and a total of 724 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Wednesday reported 877,814 total cases since last year, an increase of ...

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WARREN, NJ — Five unlocked vehicles were burglarized on Sunday. A Claire Drive resident reported around 7 a.m. that someone entered his unlocked car, used a garage door opener to access the garage, and a video recording showed three people were at the burglary, Warren police advised. Nothing ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Softball Warriors beat the Montgomery Cougars on Tuesday,  3-1.  Juliana Raymond pitched seven innings in in the circle with six strikeouts allowing just four hits.  Maddie Moran went 1-2, with a triple AND 1RBI, Sam Miller went 1-2, with 2R, Sam Raymond went 1-2 ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Flounder Brewery in Hillsborough is one of a dozen microbreweries in the state performing a public service by offering a free beer to any adult 21 and over who receives a COVID-19 vaccination during the month of May. Gov. Phil Murphy announced New Jersey's "Shot and a Beer" program ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- With COVID-19 numbers trending decisively in the right direction and New Jersey progressing toward its adult-age vaccination goals, Gov. Murphy on Monday announced an additional easing of restrictions, including a removal of all percentage capacity limits for indoor and outdoor ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills boys volleyball team defeated Passaic Arts and Science Charter School in straight sets Monday on Senior night, 25-20 and 25-13. Prior to the game the nine seniors and their parents were recognized. See video here: Senior Night 2021 Watchung Hills next travels ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills baseball took the early lead with 2 runs in the first but never crossed the plate again falling to Hunterdon Central on Monday, 13-2. The Warriors are now 6-1 and Central is 6-0 on the season. "Got to do a better job offensively," said WHRHS baseball head coach Joe ...

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NEW JERSEY - Governor Murphy announced that New Jersey is launcing a "Shot and a Beer" program, encouraging eligible residents, ages 21 and over to get vaccinated. Any New Jerseyan who gets their first vaccine dose in the month of May and takes their vaccination card to a participating brewery ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — A shooting that left one person dead and a second seriously injured in Plainfield on Sunday afternoon is under investigation, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo and Plainfield Police Director Lisa Burgess jointly announced Monday.   The deceased victim has been ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County reached a major milestone with 50 percent of adults 18 years or older being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and 70 percent having received their second dose. This puts the County in range of its goal to exceed 70 percent of adults fully vaccinated, but everyone ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Sunday reported 23,352 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 37 overnight, and a total of 719 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Sunday reported 875,277 total cases since last year, an increase of ...

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WARREN. NJ - One week after the last one, another power outage hit the east side of Warren on Sunday. Most of the east side of Warren is experiencing a power outage around 3 p.m. The traffic light is out at Hillcrest Road. A  transformer blew and a wire is down on Mountain Avenue near Edmund ...

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NEW JERSEY — Food & Wine magazine made waves this week when it declared New Jersey the No. 1 pizza state in America and proclaimed that New York is No. 3. In the No. 2 spot? Connecticut. You can read the article, in which the author recommends “The Best Pizza in Every State,” ...

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WARREN, NJ - Thomas Barca threw for five innings, allowing no runs and striking out six on Saturday to lead Watchung Hills over North Bergen, 10-0. Watchung Hills remains unbeaten at 6-0. “Continue to do the little things well and get contributions from everyone on the team!,” said WHRHS head ...

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