Warren Township to Collect Winter Storm Quinn Tree Debris

March 15, 2018

WARREN, NJ - The Department of Public Works of Warren Township will be collecting tree and brush debris from all Warren Township residents in the aftermath of Winter Storm Quinn.

Due to the intense effects of Storm Quinn that impacted Warren Township on March 7, the Township Committee has authorized and directed the DPW to. begin the collection process ...

Moment of Silence, Walkout, and 17 Acts of Kindness in Warren and the Watchung Hills Mar. 14

WARREN, NJ – It’s been one month since the shootings at a Parkland, Florida high school that left 17 dead and another 17 injured, and area students have joined in identifying  March 14, 2018 as a day for a nationwide school walkout

“We are walking out of WHRHS to show that students are unified in taking safety concerns seriously,” said ...

Update: Bayberry School has Power, Some Closings and Bus Changes in Warren and Watchung


WATCHUNG, NJ - Most in our area have had power restored by Monday night, however, utility companies and road crews continue to work to clean up damage from downed trees, poles and wires necessitating some closures, cancellations and changes.

The Watchung Library will be closed through Wednesday, March 14.

According to the Watchung Borough School District, power and heat has been ...

Danielsen Holds First in Series of Marijuana Hearings

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Lifelong Franklin resident, Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17 Middlesex/Somerset), chairman of the Assembly Oversight, Reform, and Federal Relations Committee is leading discussions regarding legalized marijuana in New Jersey. 

Danielsen's committee heard testimony for several hours regarding the impact of expanding legalized marijuana Monday, March 5.

Update from Warren Office of Emergency Management on Saturday, Mar. 10

WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Office of Emergency Management has provided a timeline and Jane Asch at Warren’s Office of Emergency Management has updated storm recovery information as of 1 p.m. Saturday, March 10 with the following:



The most pressing issue is restoration of power. It may be helpful to understand the triage system both JCP&L and ...

Nor’easter Passes, Cleanup and Power Restoration Begins in Warren and Somerset County, Schools Close Again

WARREN, NJ - The nor’easter that arrived yesterday may have passed, but the cleanup remains on Thursday. Thousands in our area remain without power as utility companies and road crews work to clean up damage from downed trees, poles and wires. Warren Township Schools and all Watchung Hills sending districts will be closed again on Friday, Mar. 9. All after-school and evening ...

Update: Police Advisory, Live Wires Down, Power Outages, Road Closures and Travel Warning, Route 22 West Closed

WATCHUNG, NJ - Stay home. 

All Schools are closed on Thursday, March 8, 2018. At the request of the Warren Township Police Department, all residents are urged to refrain from any non-emergency travel in the Township.There will be a warming station set up for any stranded motorists at the Warren Township Rescue Squad building on Bardy Road. 

The Borough of North Plainfield has ...

Police Advisory: Road Closures and Travel Warning

WARREN, NJ - The storm is currently intensifying, leaving most roads snow covered and slippery, Warren police advised at 2 p.m. and asked residents to refrain from unnecessary travel. 

Both Warrenville Road and Washington Avenue north of Route 22 are CLOSED due hazardous road conditions. Hillcrest Road is closed to all traffic due to snow coverage, police advised at 1 p.m. on ...

Storm Watch: Closings, Cancellations and Postponements

WARREN, NJ - The snow has started to fall. The National Weather Service is forecasting as much as 8 to 12 inches of snow to accumulate across the northern half of New Jersey and Gov. Phil Murphy declared a state of emergency.

The Warren Township Municipal Building and the Warren Library are closed today, Wednesday, Mar. 7 due to the storm. Watchung Borough offices and ...

GOP Assemblymen Call on Murphy to Declare Emergency

TRENTON, NJ - Noting that thousands of North Jersey residents and businesses remain without electricity following last Friday's snowstorm, three Republican state lawmakers today called on Gov. Phil Murphy to declare a state of emergency.

Murphy, a Democrat, wasn't biting.

“The Governor continues to monitor the damage and outages caused by the nor’easter," said ...

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Student Led Walkout at WHRHS

March 12, 2018

Students at Watchung Hills Regional High School have planned a walkout to protest the inaction regarding gun reform and to urge politicians to pass meaningful gun safety legislation on Wednesday, March 14, at 10:00 AM for 17 minutes, to honor the 17 victims who tragically lost their lives in the Parkland, Florida school shooting. The walkout, which is student led and organized, is expected to ...