Coronavirus News

May 28, 2020

WARREN, NJ - No new cases have been reported in Warren Township.  The Township Committee will continue to provide daily updates of the total cases of COVID-19 in Warren Township. Detailed spreadsheets can be found on the COVID-19 page of the Township ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Police Department, in conjunction with RWJ University Hospital-Somerset, hosted a community blood drive on Wednesday, May 20, at the Town Hall. The Warren blood drive has the potential to save more than 80 lives. Each blood donation can save three ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Superintendent Dr. Elizabeth Jewett began the Superintendent’s comments at the last meeting of the Board of Education with some updates on graduation. Due to the current guidelines that include a ban on gatherings of more than 10 people, and the challenges of ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) English Teacher Jana Battiloro and her students discovered the use of a different kind of chalk board and a “Poetry Inspiration Challenge” during the Covid-19 Pandemic. The exercise helped students explore one way to harness the power of ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - Need Chicken?  Want to help? The call went out and the community responded.  In just a few days, 400 families signed up to pick up chicken and donate to the Somerset County Food Bank through Feed to Give. Feed to Give said: “Another successful fundraiser! We had over 400 cars ...

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WARREN, NJ - If there is ever a dominant common characteristic enabling the students, faculty, administration, even parents to get the most educational value out of the experience of living during the time of the 2020 Covid-19 Pandemic, it is a newfound appreciation for all the essential workers, ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Township on Friday morning extended the property tax grace period at a special meeting Friday morning based on the Governor’s Executive Order Number 130.   The Township gave notice after Governor Murphy issued the order. Townships need to give 48 hours notice and are not ...

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

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WARREN, NJ -  Need Chicken?  Want to help? The call went out and the Warren community responded.  In just a few days, 350 families signed up to pick up chicken and donate to the Somerset County Food Bank through Feed to Give. See: Need Chicken? Warren Township Chicken Fundraiser for Food Bank ...

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WARREN, NJ - Flexible Instruction has created many obstacles for teachers throughout the country to be able to engage with their students in real-time. Warren Township Schools has developed a process to support their educators with professional development specifically related to the use of ...

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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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STIRLING, NJ - ShopRite of Stirling, Watchung and Bernardsville will be shortening hours beginning Sunday and have added additional trash receptacles in the parking lots. NEW SUNDAY HOURS begin on April 19. The first hour of operations every day is still reserved for elderly and high-risk ...

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WARREN, NJ - Need chicken? Want to help? Now you can have both. The Township Committee announced at Thursday’s meeting that they will be assisting  Ridge High School student Carys Law and the Bernard's Regional Chamber of Commerce in hosting a fundraising project called FEED TO GIVE to support the ...

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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 - 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 - Warren Township high school student Michael Horzepa has launched a website that consolidates local COVID 19 information with links to lists of essential services for Warren residents.  “After a few weeks of my parents struggling to figure out what was open and how to get the things ...

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WARREN, NJ - During these uncertain times for small businesses, the Warren Township PBA Local #235 has been collaborating with the Mayor and Township Committee on ideas to support local restaurants as well as residents.   Representatives from the PBA have spoken to various restaurant owners and ...

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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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WARREN, NJ - The Warren community cares deeply about many things. Sometimes they agree and sometimes they don’t. But in this time of all hands on deck fighting the Coronavirus Pandemic, one group of volunteers organized through the Warren Township Community Forum Facebook Group has raised more than ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Committee is committed to keeping our residents up-to-date with the most current and accurate information available.   As of today, Warren Township Health Officer, Kevin Sumner has confirmed that we have 37 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Warren Township.   ...

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  My Uncle Junior, born Gerard Rotonda, Jr. was the apple of his father’s eye and he was my mother’s brother….he was actually the fifth child, as Marie was the fourth, Anna was the first and somewhere in between was a set of twins who passed away.  My first recollection of him was he was ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - Watchung Borough is urging residents and community members to follow safe social distancing guidelines and is discouraging walking around the Borough's two lakes.  Borough Councilman Ronald Jubin, who is a virologist and is the Borough Council liaison to the Board of ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren couple Rick and Wendy De Pinho arrived home safe after being stranded on the MS Rotterdam Cruise ship. "Of all the days confined to our cabin it was our first day of disembarking that was our most STRESSFUL DAY!, Rick said."   Rick De Pinho provided the following account ...

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WARREN, NJ - During these unprecedented times, all throughout the county those in the healthcare field, police, first responders, restaurant staff, educators, grocery store employees and many more have risen to the occasion to support their communities.   In addition to essential employees, many ...

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GREEN BROOK, NJ - Green Brook Health Officer, Kevin Sumner, has confirmed on Friday  the first fatality related to COVID-19 in Green Brook. “Today I received the call that I had hoped I would never get. The call that someone from Green Brook, one of our own, had passed away due to COVID-19 ...

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