Education

Governor Declares State Of Emergency: Warren Schools Closed Feb.13

WARREN,NJ - Governor Christie has declared a state of emergency in the state of New Jersey.
 
Warren Township schools will be closed on Thursday, Feb. 13. All after school activities are cancelled.
 
 
The Governor's office noted that the severe winter weather is expected to result in dangerous travel conditions for several days. Significant delays are to be expected at all three area airports.
 
A strong coastal storm system is still expected to impact the region starting Wednesday night & continuing into Thursday. Heavy snow, sleet, and coastal flooding are all threats from this storm. 10+ inches of snow are expected where the heaviest snow band sets up. Snow will start Wednesday evening. Icing due to freezing rain no longer appears to be a major threat from this event - however, heavy wet snow will cling to trees and wires. Strong winds will be an issue with this event as the storm intensifies along the coast. Gusts up to 40 mph are possible along the coast, with gusts in the 20 to 30 mph range inland from late Wednesday night through most of Thursday. This will cause added stress to power lines and tree limbs covered with heavy snow.
 
By declaring a State of Emergency, the State Director of Emergency Management is authorized to activate and coordinate the preparation, response and recovery efforts for the storm with all county and municipal emergency operations and governmental agencies.
 

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Green Brook Brownies to Host 'Because They're Worth It' Pet Adoption Event

May 15, 2017

GREEN BROOK, NJ - Green Brook Brownie Troop 65038 is hosting a pet adoption awareness event "Because They're Worth It" at Central Bark on May 21 at noon to complete their community service journey.  

The girls will be collecting donations for the Somerset Regional Animal Shelter. Visit http://Www.srasnj.org for a full wish list. The event will run for an hour ...

Upcoming Events

Wed, May 24, 8:00 AM

Basking Ridge Country Club, Basking Ridge

Girl Scouts Heart of New Jesey's Second Annual ...

Business & Finance Education Giving Back

Fri, May 26, 6:00 PM

SCLSNJ's Manville Library branch, Manville

Transforming Through Thumbnails: Planning it All ...

Arts & Entertainment

Tue, May 30, 6:45 PM

GSHNJ Office, North Branch

Girl Scouts Heart of NJ Spring into Scouting

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Saint Peter's University Hospital to Host Open House for Students Interested in Healthcare, IT, Engineering, Nursing and Technology

May 24, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – May 23, 2017 – Saint Peter's University Hospital welcomes students ages 14 to 20 to attend an open house for the hospital’s Exploring program. This is an exciting opportunity for local residents and their parents. Please join members of Saint Pater’s University Hospital on Wednesday, May 31, at 6:45 p.m. at Saint Peter's University Hospital, 254 ...

Somerset Patriots Help Atlantic League Celebrate 20th Anniversary

On May 20, 1998, the first ever Atlantic League of Professional Baseball game was played at the Sandcastle in Atlantic City, New Jersey between the Atlantic City Surf and the Somerset Patriots. The newly founded six-team independent league had come to fruition after a three-year process that began when founder Frank Boulton was looking to move one of his minor league teams to the Long ...

Imagine Celebrates their Volunteers and Looks to the Future

Over 100 volunteers and their family and friends filled the new space at Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss on April 27 for the fifth annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner. Dinner, music, coffee and awards were provided to show the volunteers how special and appreciated they are!

The evening was catered by Castle on a Cloud who donated all of the food, desserts and ...

Obituaries

- Mar 12, 2017
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Edward K. Larsen, 94, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at JFK ...
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Celebrating the Arts in Warren: Spring Arts Festival Set for June 5-7 at Watchung Hills

May 22, 2017

WARREN, NJ -  The annual Spring Arts Festival, a year-end celebration of the accomplishments in, and dedication to, the arts by students at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS), will be held Monday, June 5, through Wednesday, June 7, at various exposition and performance spaces at the school.

The community is invited to attend the three-day festival, to ...

4th Annual Ageless Art Show on Display at Warren Library “Age Out Loud” Featuring Warrenbrook Senior Center Watercolor Paint Class

WARREN, NJ - SCLSNJ’s Warren Township Library branch is hosting a group art exhibit of paintings featuring the work of students and artists affiliated with the Warrenbrook Senior Center of Somerset County watercolor paint class. This is the fourth year the Library, located at 42 Mountain Blvd. in Warren Twp., will be showcasing the work from students at the Warrenbrook Senior Center of ...

Tree Strikes House and Cars in Watchung

May 21, 2017

WATCHUNG, NJ - A tree fell on a house and cars on Pine Lane Saturday during Watchung's Community picnic.

 

From the street, it looks like the house sustained minimal damage however two cars in the driveway appear to be completely crushed. 

Armed Robbery on Route 22 in North Plainfield

NORTH PLAINFIELD , NJ - Police are looking for two black males who are wanted for robbing a victim at gunpoint at 7-11 on  Route 22 in North Plainfield early Saturday morning according to BNN (Breaking News Network).

Both men were wearing masks and one had a long gun, according to the report, and possibly fled on foot after the robbery at 7-11, 564 US Route 22 East. The ...

STOP: High School Actors Tackle Tough Social Issues to Benefit Their Peers

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Life is often tough and troubled for middle and high school students. Day-to-day routine in middle and high school classrooms and hallways is anything but.

Start with peer pressure.

Conflicts, crises, confrontation pop up like images in a slide show. Problems, incubate and fester; too often, young minds are ill-equipped for logic; instead, they are ...

One of this Year's Student Deaths Due to 'Choking Game,' Bernard's Township Superintendent Says in Warning

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - One of the deaths of students in Bernards Township schools this year was the result of the "choking game," which has been practiced locally, the superintendent of township schools said in a special email to parents this week.

"We have been informed that one of the tragic losses of student life we have experienced this year was the result of what is known ...

TripAdvisor: Wildwood Crest is Best Summer Hot Spot in Nation

May 19, 2017

WILDWOOD CREST, NJ — Wildwood Crest has been named the nation's top 2017 Summer Hot Spot by TripAdvisor.

The Cape May County beachfront community was selected based on the greatest increase in seasonal hotel booking interest, including the average one-week vacation costs for hotels and airfare.

According to a recent TripAdvisor survey of more than 1,300 U.S. travelers, 88 percent ...

Remembering the Berlin Airlift: Historic Flight Set for New York City to Farmingdale New Jersey

Nearly seventy years later and 4,000 miles away, one of history's greatest humanitarian efforts is about to remembered in New Jersey.

For almost precisely 15 years, the world's last remaining Boeing C-97 aircraft -- a Cold War workhorse linked to the famed Berlin Airlift in 1948-49 -- has sat idle, undergoing repairs and retrofits, overhauls and maintenance in a hangar at Floyd ...

Vendors Get Ready for Start of New Jersey Seafood Festival in Belmar

May 19, 2017

BELMAR, NJ — The countdown has begun to the start of the New Jersey Seafood Festival, which will held from Friday, May 19 through Sunday, May 21 at Belmar’s Silver Lake Park.

With tents already in place around the lake, vendors started arriving on Thursday — a busy early-season beach day, due to the sultry temperatures — to begin their preparations.

The three-day ...

Green Brook Brownies to Host 'Because They're Worth It' Pet Adoption Event

May 15, 2017

GREEN BROOK, NJ - Green Brook Brownie Troop 65038 is hosting a pet adoption awareness event "Because They're Worth It" at Central Bark on May 21 at noon to complete their community service journey.  

The girls will be collecting donations for the Somerset Regional Animal Shelter. Visit http://Www.srasnj.org for a full wish list. The event will run for an hour ...

Brothers with Rare Vision/Hearing Condition Receive Companion Dog

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Thanks to Canine Companions for Independence – a non-profit organization providing highly trained assistance dogs for children adults, and veterans with disabilities – a Scotch Plains family has received an assistance dog in effort to help accommodate two brother’s daily needs while offering an important sense of companionship.

Gavin and ...

Merchant of Venice Makes Memorable Opener at Shakespeare Theatre

MADISON, NJ – “The Merchant of Venice” has plenty to say about prejudice, suspision, money and cruelty.

Yet it has redeeming features as well, with Portia’s “quality of mercy” speech and Shylock’s insistence that Jews are individuals with feelings, thoughts and emotions as much as any other man or woman.  

Director Robert Cuccioli has gathered ...