Arts & Entertainment

May 26, 2020

WARREN, NJ - Trumpet and bugle players from around the country were asked to step outside and play Taps in honor of our fallen veterans at 3 pm on Monday. Warren residents and Watchung Hills alumni Brandon Huang and Carl Peterson were among them. See video here The National Moment of ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Board of Education approved a list of supplemental virtual after school activities that began in May, and as of May 12 over 200 students are enrolled and participating in one or more virtual supplemental after school activities.   Warren Township Schools ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Middle School (WMS) 7/8 band has been selected as a finalist in the 2020 Marching Scarlet Knights’ Battle of the Bands competition.  The band is led by Instrumental Music Teacher, Mrs. Diane McCloskey.   “We are very proud of our bands in Warren and especially this year, ...

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WARREN, NJ – First responders and healthcare workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic will be honored on April 30 as part of “Worldwide Day of Gratitude,” a global coming together through the arts organized by the student-run organization, YOUnison, including Watchung Hills alumni Andrew ...

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WARREN, NJ - The video says it all. Warriors united. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fapIC8xE67I&feature=youtu.be

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WARREN, NJ - We are the World. It was originally recorded by the supergroup USA for Africa in 1985, when TAPinto Warren’s owner was a college student at The University of Wisconsin. It was written by Michael Jacksonand Lionel Richie for the album We Are the World. In a new YouTube video, ...

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WARREN, NJ - Authorities say the curve is flattening. Warren’s Michael Arrom posted,” Happy Easter! I learned this song for a family friend going through a difficult time. I recorded this version at sunrise this morning, thought I'd share it with you. Sending love to you all.” From ...

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WARREN, NJ - Three Warren residents are aboard one of the Holland America cruise ships scheduled to arrive in Florida Thursday. TAPinto Warren reached out Wednesday to one Warren couple transferred to the MS Rotterdam. “Fortunately we are both feeling well but it’s tough when your captain tells ...

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WARREN, NJ - Thursday morning thoughts from a Warren resident stranded on one of the Holland America cruise ships.   When did you board? How aware of the coronavirus situation were you? Was the cruise taking any special precautions? Was it a tough decision to go ahead with the ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Beginning Monday, March 16 through Sunday, March 22, the Library System will be closed to the public. The Library System will continue to evaluate and communicate future plans as information becomes available.    Again, the safety of our customers and staff is always our ...

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WARREN, NJ - Some 38 student singers and/or instrumentalists were inducted as either Returning Members or Newly Inducted Members at this year’s Tri-M Music Honor Society induction Ceremony, Thursday, Feb. 13, in the Watchung Hills Regional High School’s (WHRHS) South Auditorium. The WHRHS ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Do you need a midwinter pick-me-up? Freeholder Director Shanel Y. Robinson invites residents to attend Winterfest 2020, onSaturday, Feb. 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at North Plainfield High School, located at 34 Wilson Ave., North Plainfield. The snow date isFeb.

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WARREN, NJ - Much of the talk this weekend at various events around town was of the Super Bowl , the logistics of getting there, and the ads. But not surprising given Warren's love of animals, it was also of the Puppy Bowl, and the Doggie Bowl. This year also includes five special needs ...

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WARREN, NJ -  This month, discover a LEGO fantasyland created by lifetime Warren resident William Mahon in the Art Space at the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey’s (SCLSNJ) Warren Twp. Library branch.   The creative collection features a carousel, roller coaster, castle, and ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Recreation announced  the winners of the second annual photo contest on Thursday. All winners are residents of Warren and a local photographer judged the photos. And they are:  1st Place: “Warren Rain Storms” by Alyssa Steinhart  2nd Place: “Net of Crystal Beads” by Haoyu ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills kicked off winter break with the annual concert on Thursday. The Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble and Advanced Choir all performed. The format, combining the advanced band and choral music, is new this year. Watchung Hills Choir alumni in the audience were invited to ...

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WARREN, NJ – Twenty student thespians in the Script and Cue Drama Program at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) tackled the good-natured, sometimes humorous, decidedly cerebral, but also pleasantly quirky new drama, “Almost, Maine,” giving life to its charming literary script to deliver a ...

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WARREN, NJ - Everyone loves Santa. Hundreds of Warrenites turned out on Saturday to see Santa at the Holiday Walk sponsored by the Warren Township Chamber of Commerce this year. The event started at 3:30 p.m. at the Pheasant Run Plaza, where Santa Claus arrived  on a fire truck( video ...

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Still thawing from the low temperatures and snow? Keep warm with SCLSNJ’s top 10 books and films from November. November Top 10 Reads: “Dog Man 7: For Whom the Ball Rolls(This link opens in a new tab)” by Dav Pilkey “Where the Crawdads Sing(This link opens in a new tab)” by Delia ...

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GREEN BROOK, NJ - The tree is lit, Santa has arrived and the holiday season officially kicked off in Green Brook on Friday. ( video of lighting of the tree here) Green Brook Recreation hosted the annual tree lighting celebration on Friday night with performances by various groups ( see ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Nutcrackers and toy soldiers are back! And holiday decorations are appearing throughout the town center as Warren gets ready for the holiday season.  Warren Township Committeemen George Lazo and Mick Marion made it their mission to beef up the holiday decorations in the town and ...

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WARREN, NJ - Santa Claus is coming to Warren. Save the date, Sunday, December 8. Kick off the season with Warren’s Annual Holiday Walk with a Christmas TREE LIGHTING. Take pictures with SANTA and visit a PETTING ZOO, listen to live music featuring the WHRHS Marching Band, and by the Warren ...

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WARREN, NJ - Some 18 Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) students entertained an audience of friends, family members, faculty members and fans, singing 14 songs and performing a comedy routine at the 2019 Script and Cue sponsored Cabaret, Wednesday, Oct. 23, on the stage of the Performing ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Ho. Ho. Ho. The Warren Township Recreation Commission has been approved by Santa to collect the mail from Warren's children. The red mailbox will be back in front of the Warren Township municipal building for the drop off of letters to Santa. Mail will be accepted through 4 p.m.

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WARREN, NJ -  The Watchung Hills Marching Warriors won the Yamaha Cup at Met Life Stadium on Saturday night for the first time in school history with a score of 84.3.  In addition to taking first, the Marching Warriors  also won for Best "Overall Effect" and Percussion.  On the success of the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Watchung Hills Marching Warriors placed first in the 11th Annual Roxbury Marching Band Classic on Saturday, a competition style event presenting marching bands from throughout New Jersey.  The Marching Warriors placed FIRST out of four bands in Group AA. This event was the ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Township Food Truck Festival hosted by the Warren PBA is set for Saturday, Oct. 5 from 11am-4pm at the Watchung Hills Elks Club at 1 Elks Trail off Bardy Rd.  The Food Truck Festival  includes several food trucks, live music by The Big Roy Band, beer garden, several blow-up ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Warren Township Recreation’s last summer concert featuring Ross Griswold & The Second Line has been postponed to July 18, due to the weather reports.  The concert is held at the Municipal Pavilion located at 46 Mountain from 7:00pm-9:00pm. Based in and around the Somerville ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Due to the predicted weather forecast, North Plainfield Community Day is postponed until Sunday. Saturday’s weather forecast is  partly to mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms developing this afternoon. High 88F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain ...

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