Community Announcements

June 3, 2020

WARREN, NJ - Warren Township was host to a Peaceful Sit-In on Wednesday, launched by the newly formed Warren, Watchung, Green Brook, Long Hill- Community Forum Advocacy Group. Organized in one day, the crowd lined the street in downtown Warren, all wearing masks and six feet apart.  Passers-by, ...

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WARREN, NJ - Exclamations of excitement were heard in parts of Warren Township Thursday morning when Somerset County began delivering new 65 gallon recycling totes to Warren residents. The Somerset County Recycling Division will be implementing its Dual Stream Program in Warren ...

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WARREN, NJ - Memorial Day 2020 is unlike any in the recent past. Due to the pandemic, parades were canceled, streets were empty, and no bands played. But some things remain the same. Socially distanced outdoor gatherings of 25 are now permitted and Warren Township held a ceremony on Memorial ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Township has been ranked as one of the top safest cities in New Jersey in the Safewise report detailing New Jersey's 50 Safest Cities of 2020 released today. Warren Township is ranked No. 11 in the report. " I am proud of our ranking in this year's Safewise report,” said ...

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GREEN BROOK, NJ - A multi vehicle crash on Wednesday morning has tied up US Route 22 at Washington Avenue, authorities say. Avoid the area. At 9 a.m. a helicopter is on the ground waiting for a patient.     TAPinto is free and published daily made possible through sponsorships and ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ- After much discussion, the parking lots around Watchung Lake have been closed.  "Unfortunately, larger numbers of people have been observed at Watchung Lake recently, which puts at risk the health and safety of our residents," the Borough said in a statement.  "Consequently, all ...

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WARREN, NJ - Snow in May? No, but Watchung Hills will use one of its three remaining snow days on Friday, May 8. Watchung Hills Superintendent Dr. Elizabeth Jewett said at Tuesday’s meeting of the Board of Education that the district has a plan to use the three remaining snow days as a break ...

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WARREN, NJ - It’s not just you. Area residents on the east side of Warren, parts of Watchung, and Long Hill awoke Sunday morning to a power outage.  JCP&L says a crew has been dispatched and the outage is due to equipment damage. Expected restoration time is 10:30 a.m. Report outages ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren, Watchung and Green Brook residents made noise on Thursday in a show of support  for all essential workers: healthcare workers, grocery store clerks, pharmacists, first responders and others who have given of themselves to provide needed services to all of us during the ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren residents, Let’s Make Some Noise for Our Local Heroes! Get your noisemakers ready for Thursday. The residents of Warren Township have been serviced by our healthcare workers, grocery store clerks, pharmacists, first responders and others who have given of themselves to ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Police Department took time out on Monday to thank the Warren community for their support and efforts. “Thanks for the face shields Matthew Nunes!,"  the Warren Township Police Department said. “To the rest of the Warren Twp. Community... Thank you all for ...

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WARREN, NJ - Effective immediately, Governor Murphy has ordered all State and County Parks closed during the COVID-19 health crisis until further notice. For Warren Township that means the East County Park Reserve and the Warrenbrook Golf Course are now closed to ALL individuals regardless of ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - St. Mary's-Stony Hill has provided the following update on the adjusted Mass schedule for Palm Sunday and Holy Week as follows: We have adjusted our Mass schedule for Palm Sunday and Holy Week.  All Masses will be streamed live ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Somerset County is implementing the following changes, effective Wednesday, Mar. 18 in an effort to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19.  All scheduled programs will be canceled through April 10, including the 5K Race to Wellness, Pysanky Egg Painting and ...

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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 -  County-Operated Senior Centers to Close Early on March 12  All Somerset County-operated senior centers and the Office on Aging and Disability Services located at 27 Warren St., in Somerville, will close early for staff training on Thursday, March 12, at1 to 4:30 p.m. This will ...

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WARREN, NJ - A “Drive Thru Girl Scout Cookie Booth” is coming to Warren this weekend. Girl Scout Troop 65658 will be operating the first ever Drive Thru for Girl Scout Cookies in Warren this Saturday, Feb.  29 from  Noon until 4 PM in the parking lot of The Angelo L. Tomaso (ALT) Elementary ...

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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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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - According to a recent survey from the American Community Survey conducted through the U.S. Census Bureau, approximately 7,500 Somerset County residents do not have access to the internet in their homes. In an effort to lessen the digital divide, the Somerset County Library ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service has issues an alert for our area on Friday morning as follows:   Areas of dense fog have developed across much of New Jersey, and Southeastern Pennsylvania, including the Interstate 95 corridor. Visibilities below one half mile will be ...

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GREEN BROOK, NJ - Washington Avenue and Warrenville Road are closed between Route 22 and Rock Road West due to weather conditions, police advised at 12:45 p.m. on Saturday.  The storm is currently intensifying, leaving most roads snow covered and slippery.  Be prepared for icy road conditions ...

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WARREN, NJ - The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for 3 to 4 inches of snow on Saturday in our area. Snow is expected to move into the area by late Saturday morning or early this afternoon. A brief lull may occur after the first period of snow, but precipitation will ...

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WARREN, NJ — Check your ticket. One lucky ticket sold at the Kings Supermarket in Warren Township matched all five numbers drawn, winning the $227,602 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Wednesday, Jan. 15, drawing.  The winning numbers are: 07, 10, 12, 34 and 35 and the XTRA number is: 03. The ...

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BOUND BROOK, NJ -The Bound Brook train station will be closed Monday following a raging fire Sunday night.   Riders can utilize the Bridgewater station or the Dunellen station. Church Street, John Street, Mountain Avenue & Hamilton Street and Main Street are all CLOSED, Bound Brook Police said.

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UPDATE: The Bound Brook train station will be closed Monday.   Riders can utilize the Bridgewater station or the Dunellen station. Church Street, John Street, Mountain Avenue & Hamilton Street and Main Street are all CLOSED, Bound Brook Police said. PLEASE avoid the entire area. BOUND BROOK, ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - Hillcrest Road north will be closed until further notice, for an accident investigation, Watchung police advised at 2 pm Sunday. Avoid the area.

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WATCHUNG, NJ - Hillcrest Road will be closed from Tuesday night at 8 pm through Wednesday morning at 5 am for construction, police said. Expect delays and follow detour signs.

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UPDATE: Power has been restored at Watchung Hills. Tonight's Board of Education meeting and athletic events will occur as scheduled.   WARREN, NJ - Hear we go again. Many on the east side of Warren, and parts of Long Hill, Watchung and Berkeley Heights are experiencing a power outage and ...

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WARREN, NJ - Happy New Year! Many on the east side of Warren, and parts of Long Hill and Watchung will awake to no power on New Years Day due to a JCP&L power outage. Sleep in if you’re reading from your phone in bed, estimated restoration is currently 11 pm. To report an outage, call JCP&L ...

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GREEN BROOK, NJ - For the 71st time, Green Brook firefighters met on Dec. 8 to assemble and raise their Christmas Star, and it was lit on Sunday.  “Our star is officially lit for the 2019 holiday season!” Green Brook Volunteer Fire Company posted on Sunday night. This long-time holiday tradition ...

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