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Check Out Ross Farm While Taking a Journey Through the Past

October 15, 2017

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Wondering where to start today while touring historic sites in Somerset County? Try a local spot, the Boudinot-Southard-Ross Estate, at 135 North Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge. Also known as Ross Farm, the Estate is on the National Register of Historic Places. 

This hidden gem offers something for everyone, from a historic home, to a perfect spot for adults and ...

Warren Teen to Compete to be Miss Teen New Jersey

WARREN, NJ - A Warren teen will be competing this weekend in the Miss Teen New Jersey USA pageant. The Miss New Jersey Teen USA competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of New Jersey in the Miss Teen USA pageant.

Susannah Cardoza, a sophomore at Watchung Hills Regional High School, was chosen as a contestant in the Miss ...

WHRHS Band: Watchung Hills Marching Warriors Are No. 1

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Watchung Hills Marching Warriors took first place with 83 points and awards for music and overall effects at the 37th Annual Somerville High School Marching Band Festival on Saturday. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YUZE5Y4RW8&sns=em

The WHRHS Marching Band is under the direction of Paul McCullen.  The band performs at home and away games during the fall ...

Doris Duke Author Dazzles at Tri-County History Fair

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Amid the white leather gloves and sparkling crystals, Hillsborough author Rikki Lyn Hauss was signing copies of her book, "The Duchess of South Somerville" for visitors to Saturday's Tri-County History Fair at the Plainfield Public Library.

The glittery Art Deco-inspired display kicked off her new initiative, Operation ORCHID (Organized Reform ...

Colonial History Comes Alive at Lord Stirling's Manor on Sunday

BASKING RIDGE, NJ  - Lord Stirling's estate at the Somerset County Environmental Education Center will slip back in time on Sunday, Oct. 1 for the Living History 1770s Festival.

Lord Stirling will be spending the day at his estate, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m., eager to answer questions from visitors about life in the 18th century. He'll talk about his  many business ventures ...

Watchung Hills for Warriors to Host 4th Annual Cornhole Championship and Music Festival Saturday

STIRLING, NJ -  Watchung Hills for Warriors will be hosting the fourth annual Watchung Hills Cornhole Championship and Music Festival at the Stirling Elks lodge at 1138 Valley Road on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 11 a.m to 8 p.m.

The event benefits the Semper Fi Fund, an organization that provides financial assistance and support to post-9/11 wounded, critically ill and injured ...

Sears Closes, ‘Legend of Watchung’ Mural Safely Removed, Donations Sought to Restore

WATCHUNG, NJ - The Mural has been saved from demolition. The ‘Legend of Watchung’ mural has been safely removed from Sears after the store closed for good after more than 50 years on Route 22 earlier this week.

 

"The mural has been removed today and is being shipped to Philly for storage," said Watchung Planning Board Chair  Tracee Schaefer at the ...

Twin Dancers Recognized by Warren Township Committee

WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Committee's last meeting took a brief turn to the arts as the committee recognized 15-year old twins Deepa and Roopa Irakam.

Mayor Carolann Garafola said she wanted to recognize the girls after seeing their dance performance at Watchung Hills Regional High School in July.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ob1o_AO1Ig0

“These two young women ...

WHRHS Goes Back to School: Watchung Hills Students Help Welcome Teachers and Staff

WARREN, NJ – Superintendent Elizabeth Jewett, Principal George Alexis and Director of Human Resources Beth Scheiderman welcomed teachers back on Tuesday, Sept. 5, to the 2017-2018 School Year Opening Day at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS)

Following opening remarks at a Staff Convocation, the teachers were treated to a ...

Archeological Antiquing: "American Pickers" to Film In New Jersey Next Month

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and the AMERICAN PICKERS team are excited to return to New Jersey and plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout the region in September, 2017. So get your hidden treasures ready for the full-on evaluation by the guys who invented archeological antiquing.

A mainstay of the History Channel lineup (Channel ...

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Warren Green Team Movie Night Set for Oct. 19

October 12, 2017

 

On Thursday, October 19, at 7pm the Warren Township Green Team in partnership with the Watchung Hills Environmental Club will hold a free showing of Seed, The Movie. This will take place in the South Auditorium at Watchung Hills Regional High School.

 

SEED: The Untold Story began with an article in National Geographic reported that up to 96% of the vegetable seeds ...