Warren Township Committee Regular Meeting

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Thu, June 17
8:00 am — 9:00 am
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46 Mountain Boulevard Warren, NJ 07059

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Warren’s Janet Colman takes oath as volunteer for foster youth

July 25, 2021

WARREN, NJ - The latest class of community members to step up and train as advocates for Union County foster youth have taken their oath before a Union County Superior Court Judge and are now ready to be matched to their case as the newest volunteers with Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Union County. Janet Colman of Warren is among them.

The nonprofit, which began in Union ...

Somerset County seeks community organizations to take part in October Diversity Festival

Participants Will Have an Opportunity to Promote Their Diversity-Related Mission

SOMERVILLE, NJ — The Somerset County Diversity Festival committee is seeking community organizations to participate in the 2021 outdoor festival, which will occur on Oct. 9, 2021 from 12 to 4 p.m.  Interested groups should have displays and materials that showcase what their organization is doing to ...

Overlook Medical Center marks opening of new South Garage, improving parking throughout hospital campus

SUMMIT, NJ  – Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center today marked the opening of its new South Garage, a recently completed, state-of-the-art employee parking structure that will improve parking throughout the campus.

The 234,000 square-foot garage includes 648 parking spaces and two elevators. The seven-level garage features recharge stations for electrical and ...

Morristown Medical Center Receives Reverification from the American College of Surgeons as a Level 1 Trauma Center

Morristown, New Jersey – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has been reverified as a Level I Trauma Center through 2024 by the Verification Review Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes Morristown Medical Center’s dedication to providing superior care for the most seriously injured patients. This marks ...

Watchung Elks Leader Attends National Convention in Tampa, Florida

Exalted Ruler David Lewis, of Watchung Hills Elks Lodge 885, attended the National Convention of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks on July 4th in Tampa, FL. Delegates throughout the United States, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Philippines, and the Panama Canal were also in attendance. He was responsible for voting on decisions affecting the Order and its policies. They also attended seminars ...

Somerset County Youth Council to host ‘Safe Night’ on Aug. 14

This Year’s Theme Is ‘Summer Fest: Mind, Body and Fun’

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — This year, the theme for Safe Night is “Summer Fest: Mind, Body and Fun.” This annual event is an ideal summer festival for teens. Hosted by the Somerset County Youth Council, Safe Night will be occurring on Saturday, Aug. 14, from 5:30 to 9 p.m., at the Ted Blum 4-H Center located at ...

Who's that knocking at my door?

July 29, 2021

Born in the USA I have always been a lover of freedom and our protected rights as guaranteed by our Constitution. This certainly includes my right to privacy which is in question upon learning that the Biden administration has proposed sending out teams of people into neighborhoods, knocking on doors in order to find out whether or not I or members of my family have taken the vaccine for Covid 19 ...

Watchung Planning Board’s Approval of Daycare Center

To The Editor:

The Watchung planning board’s approval in July of an application to build a daycare center on the very edge of the borough’s border with Scotch Plains—and far from where it will have any negative effects on Watchung residents—strains belief.  It doesn’t belong there and there are plenty of alternatives.

 

I live around the corner ...

In Season: The Best Ways to Cook NJ Sweet Corn

July 28, 2021

NEW JERSEY — New Jersey sweet corn is in season until the beginning of September. Take advantage of this local summer veggie by eating it as soon as possible after it’s picked — the sugar turns to starch as it ages.

For storage, keep fresh corn on the cob in the husk in the fridge. Once you’re ready to enjoy your corn, remove the husk and silk, wash it and try one of ...

The Secrets Behind the Deliciousness of NJ Summer Tomatoes

NEW JERSEY — For many who call the Garden State home, summer tastes like the first bite of a ripe, juicy Jersey tomato plucked fresh from a roadside farm stand or local farmers market.

But for every delicate tomato dripping with flavor we devour on the spot or place ever so carefully in our canvas bag to bring home from the market, we struggle to understand its secrets. What makes the ...

NJ to Allow Profit From Home Baking as Entrepreneurs Learn New Rule’s Nooks, Crannies

NEW JERSEY — Bakers in the Garden State who have been longing to make cookies, cakes and other baked treats from home and legally sell them for a profit are another step closer to achieving their goal.

The New Jersey Public Health Council recently approved the state Department of Health’s rule change to allow for the sale of home-baked goods and ...

Immunotherapy Provides More Options in Treatment of Advanced Melanoma

A decade ago, a diagnosis of metastatic melanoma was often tantamount to a death sentence: the five-year survival rate was below 5%. Advances in treatment have vastly altered that narrative. As director of Atlantic Health System’s Atlantic Melanoma Center, I have witnessed the long-term survival rate improve tenfold, and effective treatments continue to be developed.

The Atlantic ...

Belmar’s John Walsh Takes First Place in NJ’s ‘Your Voice, Your Shot’ Video Contest

July 20, 2021

TRENTON, NJ — Belmar resident John Walsh is the winner of New Jersey’s “Your Voice, Your Shot” video contest, which is part of the state’s public health campaign encouraging residents to get the coronavirus vaccine.

Walsh’s “Jersey Summer” video was selected as the public’s favorite during online voting — an announcement that was made ...

New Jersey Dentist Provides Painless Non-Invasive Laser Treatment for Sleep Apnea

July 26, 2021

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Dr. Joseph DalBon of the New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry spoke with TAPintoTV to discuss a new painless laser oral treatment created to alleviate sleep apnea.

“Sleep apnea is a condition where the patient is waking up during the night and unable to breathe that can cause a number of serious health issues,” he said. Some of these health issues ...

What Are The Three Types of Electric Vehicles? Hybrid, PHEV and BEV

WAYNE, NJ -- General Manager of Lincoln of Wayne, Peter Spina, Jr., spoke with TAPintoTV about the three kinds of electric vehicles in the automotive marketplace; Hybrid, PHEV, and BEV. 

Hybrid vehicles have gas and electric engines but no plug-in charging functionality. “The system charges itself through regenerative braking,” Spina explained. “It harnesses the kinetic ...

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I took some time off recently to work on my beach body.

I was shamed into taking this drastic action after learning that a dead whale had washed ashore just north of San Francisco. The maritime behemoth, a 40-foot, 8-ton gray whale, died of blunt force trauma after being struck by a ship.

I don’t know, this seems to me a bit like wandering into your backyard and being run over by a ...

Obituaries

- Oct 9, 2020
Warren Township - Paul P. Pompa Jr., 62, passed away suddenly on Friday, October 9, 2020 at ...
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New Jersey Is 2021's 3rd Best School System in America: WalletHub Study

July 26, 2021

NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey was ranked as the country's third best school system in the country, according to personal finance website WalletHub's annual list States with the Best and Worst School Systems. Only two states Massachusetts (No.1) and Connecticut (No. 2)  ranked higher New Jersey. New York (No. 14) and Pennsylvania (No. 24) finished in the top half of ranking ...

NJ Parkway Service Areas Renamed After Icons Sinatra, Morrison, Bon Jovi & 6 Others

July 29, 2021

NEW JERSEY— Governor Phil Murphy announced that nine service areas along the Garden State Parkway will be renamed after New Jersey icons and Hall of Fame Inductees. 

Nine service areas will be renamed as follows:  

Montvale: James Gandolfini Service Area
Brookdale North: Larry Doby Service Area
Brookdale South: Connie Chung Service ...

Bacteria in Water Closes Beach at Hopatcong State Park

ROXBURY, NJ — It’s a beautiful day for the beach, but not the one at Hopatcong State Park in Roxbury.

The state, which owns and manages the park in Landing, has closed the popular summer swimming site until further notice due to elevated levels of bacteria in the water.

A representative would not say whether the closure is due to Escherichia coli (E. coli) a harmful algal bloom ...

Belmar’s John Walsh Takes First Place in NJ’s ‘Your Voice, Your Shot’ Video Contest

TRENTON, NJ — Belmar resident John Walsh is the winner of New Jersey’s “Your Voice, Your Shot” video contest, which is part of the state’s public health campaign encouraging residents to get the coronavirus vaccine.

Walsh’s “Jersey Summer” video was selected as the public’s favorite during online voting — an announcement that was made ...

NJ Parkway Service Areas Renamed After Icons Sinatra, Morrison, Bon Jovi & 6 Others

July 29, 2021

NEW JERSEY— Governor Phil Murphy announced that nine service areas along the Garden State Parkway will be renamed after New Jersey icons and Hall of Fame Inductees. 

Nine service areas will be renamed as follows:  

Montvale: James Gandolfini Service Area
Brookdale North: Larry Doby Service Area
Brookdale South: Connie Chung Service ...

Tuesday is "National New Jersey Day" - Let's Take a Look at the Garden State

NEW JERSEY — July 27 is National New Jersey Day. While this is not an official holiday, the New Jersey State Instagram, which is possibly the snarkiest governmental social media account in the country, lent it some credibility when it posted Monday, "Tomorrow is #NationalNewJerseyDay.  Prepare accordingly."

Hawthorne's Mayor Richard Goldberg told TAPinto Hawthorne, ...

'James Bond Gang' Style Burglars Indicted for Burglaries in 3 States

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. — After a two-year investigation started by Berkeley Heights Police Detectives, multiple suspects were indicted for committing “James Bond” style burglaries in Berkeley Heights and across the state. 

A Bergen County Grand Jury has indicted Marc Rainey, Lawal Erskine, and Jihaad Holmes in a 43-count indictment.  The Grand Jury indicted charges ...

Daniel Anderl - Love Is Light 5K Race/Walk Attracts 1,000+ Participants, Raises $100K+ for Scholarships

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The original goals of the Love Is Light 5K Race/Walk on Saturday, July 17, in honor of Daniel Anderl were 500 participants and $100,000 for scholarships at St. Joseph High School. However, organizers announced that the event had more than double the number of participants, who included Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy and Daniel's parents, Mark Anderl and ...

NJ Local John Lohn: Olympic Reporter This Summer, School Media Specialist in The Fall

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Little do most McGinn Elementary School students know that the school’s librarian is just as accomplished as the authors in the media center – because he is one.

John Lohn has lived in Scotch Plains for the past few years and soon will make a temporary stay in Tokyo at the Olympics next week. This is something of a routine trip for Lohn, the ...

Tyler Rios Charged with Murder in Connection with Rahway Woman's Death

UNION COUNTY — The Union County Prosecutor's Office announced today that 27-year-old Tyler Rios, already facing kidnapping charges related to the Amber Alert abduction of his two-year-old son Sebastian Rios, will now face murder charges in the death of the boy's mother, 24-year-old Rahway resident Yasemin Uyar. Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel and Rahway Police ...

Bring the Sunshine Indoors With These 4 Simple Décor Ideas

As summer approaches, everyone is eager to spend more time outside enjoying the sun. It’s also the perfect time to transition your home décor to reflect the added daylight and brightness outside. If you’re ready to bring more of the sunshine inside this season, here are four great ways to easily update your décor for a lighter and brighter feeling.

Clean and ...

How to Incorporate Chalk Paint Into Your Next Project

Chalk paint is all the rage for that cozy richness it gives to furniture, décor, and even walls. The matte finish adds a softness to bold colors and a thickness that covers even the most worn down surfaces.

 

Home decorating moguls love chalk paint, and now you can, too - here’s the lowdown on why, where, and how to use chalk paint for your next DIY decorating ...