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Community Announcements

August 5, 2022

WARREN, NJ -- Just in time for the weekend, New Jersey American Water has LIFTED the mandatory boil water advisory for customers within the following communities:  • Borough of Watchung  • Warren Township Analytical results from bacteriological samples taken from the water system meet all ...

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WARREN/WATCHUNG- : The boil water advisory continues in Warren and Watchung following Wednesday's water main break. NJ American Water has submitted samples for testing and they are awaiting the results, police advised on Thursday ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ — Watchung Police advised at 9:30 am of a boil water advisory due to a water main break earlier Wednesday morning on Carrar Drive affecting the area between Mountain Avenue and Shawnee Drive. Water pressure may be affected in Green Brook, North Plainfield, and Warren. No further ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - Tuesday's water main break in Warren has been fixed, however, a water main break in Watchung Wednesday morning will affect some residents. A water main break occurred in the area of 50 Carrar Dr., according to Watchung Police. No time frame on repairs has been communicated yet.

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WARREN, NJ — No water? It’s not just you. Warren residents were surprised with no notice middayTuesday with either no water or very low water pressure. One resident said, “I hate that it’s happening but I’m so thankful it’s not just us. We had a plumber here this morning and I worried he/we did ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The family of a 14-year-old girl who was struck and killed by an off-duty state police trooper while he was driving to work is due to receive $1.1 million to settle a civil lawsuit stemming from the 2017 crash. The New Jersey Turnpike Authority on Tuesday approved $1 million for ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Bernards Township Mayor James Baldassare reported this month that a proposal to replace the Allen Road entrance to The Hills with a traffic roundabout has been "slowed down" following criticism by township residents earlier in June. At a meeting of the Towonship Committee in ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Fifteen-year-old Sophia Gandhi demonstrated three chants for the group of about 35 people about to march through Mindowaskin Park Saturday afternoon. “We will fight for trans rights,” said Gandhi, who uses they/them pronouns, through the megaphone as the group stood under the ...

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Editor's Note: Originally Published July 16, 2014 -- Republishing for the newcomers to Berkeley Heights and surrounding area. BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Hearing early morning "bombs" on July 16 is reason to celebrate -- for it's a "national holiday" in Berkeley Heights. This is a tradition of the ...

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NEW JERSEY — The average price of a gallon of gas in New Jersey has dropped 36 cents in the last month. AAA says drivers are paying an average of $4.69 a gallon on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. It's down 2 cents from yesterday and 12 cents from last week. Prices are still $1.53 higher per gallon ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with locating Zoey Cornnielies of Liberty Township, Ohio. Zoey was last seen on 7/10/22 at 7:00 pm by her parents at the Marriott Residence Inn located on Tower Center Blvd.  She is described as a ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Message to the public on fireworks: they’re best left to the professionals, but if you do use the novelty devices that are legal in New Jersey, do so with extreme caution. What’s legal? State law permits ground-based sparklers, and novelty items, including smoke devices, such ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Due to impending rainstorms, the Scotch Plains Township Fireworks scheduled for today (Saturday) have been rescheduled until Sunday, July 3, at Shady Rest Golf Course on Jerusalem Road and Plainfield Ave. The announcement was made by Township officials and the Scotch Plains ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — One of the approximately five young men who assaulted a 15-year-old boy in downtown Westfield Saturday night has been charged, the mayor said. Officers charged the juvenile Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Shelley Brindle said in her prepared remarks at the town council meeting that ...

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NEW JERSEY - With June officially marking the start of hurricane season, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are encouraging residents along the Atlantic Coast to get prepared.  NOAA’s current outlook of the 2022 Atlantic ...

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WARREN, NJ - It's not just you. A power outage affecting 500 customers is being investigated by JCP&L on Friday evening. The utility says crews have been dispatched and are investigating with a restoration time of approximately 9:30 pm.

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SOMERSET, NJ - A missing woman has been found safe after someone saw a social media post and alerted the Franklin Township Police department, according to a news release.  Shekinah D. Dover, 29 of Franklin was reported missing over the Memorial Day weekend.  “Our law enforcement partners were ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — Nationwide, 7,124 people died in crashes involving teen drivers between 2011 and 2020 during the “100 Deadliest Days,” the hazardous summer months between Memorial Day and Labor Day. That’s more than seven people a day each summer. Last year, deaths increased by nearly 20 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - 'Sunday Funday' will make a sweet return to the Summit Farmers Market on June 5 as Summit Downtown, Inc. hosts a 'Berry Pie Bake-Off'. Amateur bakers are invited to bring their best berry pie to the Summit Farmers Market by 10:45 a.m. All types of berry pies are allowed, ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ  – Watchung Borough Mayor Keith Balla welcomed residents to Watchung’s Memorial Day ceremony at the Texier House on Monday morning.  The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Senior Patrol Leader and Boy Scout Troop 32, the invocation was given by the Rev. Michael Droege, pastor of Wilson ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ– Strong, smart and inspiring local 11 year-old girl, Sophie Chhowalla, will be celebrating her end-of-treatment from high risk neuroblastoma with a town-wide fundraiser. The celebration for Sophie will take place on June 18th from 6 to 10 p.m. at Mt. Caramel Field on River Road ...

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WARREN, NJ - The lockdown is lifted, however Stirling Road remains closed and revised dismissal procedures have been announced at Watchung Hills Wednesday.All after school activities are canceled today. There will be no late buses. WHRHS sent the following: Dear WHRHS Learning ...

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WARREN, NJ--Watchung Hills informed the school community on Wednesday afternoon that the school is in lockdown. The message:  WHRHS is currently in a lockdown due to investigation of a threat received over the phone. We do not believe the threat is credible. Out of an abundance of caution, ...

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UPDATE, FOUND!! MISSING PERSON  The police are requesting the public's assistance in locating a Missing Person. Caren was last seen walking out of the JCC on Northfield Avenue in West Orange today (May 20) around 11 a.m. wearing a white shirt and purple pants (see the second photo). She ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — Following a motor vehicle crash Saturday night, Route 22 eastbound is backed up from the BJ’s circle. Avoid the area if possible.

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with locating Jessica Wright-Schober, 15,of East Brunswick, N.J and Allia Blackstone, 15, of East Brunswick, NJ Jessica Wright-Schober is described as a black female, 15 years old, ...

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NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high. The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ – Severe thunderstorms are expected to pass through the  region Monday afternoon. Residents and commuters should use caution and seek cover when possible. All after school activities are canceled this afternoon at Watchung Hills. Students should board their buses at dismissal ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Have you seen Leia? She is a Morkie puppy missing from the area on Woodbine and Park avenues, in the vicinity of the CVS on Randolph Road. If you have seen Leia, please contact Georgina at 908-566-2169.

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NEW JERSEY - Starting Wednesday all New Jersey retail stores, grocery stores, pharmacies and restaurant take-out locations will no longer be providing single-use plastic bags or polystyrene foam foodservice products. Often called the “Bag Ban” by state officials and local governments, the ban of ...

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