Warren Township to receive Silver Certification from Sustainable Jersey

October 18, 2017

WARREN, NJ - Warren Township will be one of four towns in the State of New Jersey to receive the Silver Certification from Sustainable Jersey.  Sustainable Jersey is a program that encourages municipalities to implement practices that lead to cost savings in energy, water, and garbage as well as improve efficiency, cut waste, and stimulate the local business community.

U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance Recognizes Warren Blue Ribbon School on House Floor

WASHINGTON, D.C.  -  U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) spoke on the house floor on Thursday to recognize the Woodland School in Warren for the distinction of being named a Blue Ribbon School.




“I rise today in recognition of the Academy of Our Lady of ...

Phase II of East County Park in Warren Kicks Off

WARREN - Phase II of the 150-acre East County Park, bordered by Dubois, Reinman and Old Stirling roads was kicked off by Somerset County Freeholder Patricia L. Walsh, Somerset County Park Commission and Warren Township officials, including Mayor Carolann Garafola, Deputy Mayor Victor Sordillo, Township Committeeman Gary DiNardo, Township Committeeman George Lazo and Township ...

29th Annual Candlelight Vigil Set For Thursday at Warren Township Municipal Complex

WARREN, NJ - Safe + Sound Somerset, a non-profit organization exclusively dedicated to serving those whose lives have been impacted by domestic abuse, will observe October's Domestic Violence Awareness Month with its 29th annual Candlelight Vigil on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Warren Township Town Hall, 46 Mountain Blvd., Warren, NJ, 07059.  A domestic ...

Extreme Haircuts: Bateman, Ciattarelli Raise Money for Childhood Cancer Research

SERGEANTSVILLE, NJ – State Sen. Christopher “Kip” Bateman (R-Somerset, Middlesex, Mercer, Hunterdon) and state Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli (R-16th) sat side-by-side yesterday at the Sergeantsville Volunteer Fire Company to get a no-frills haircut.

Nothing fancy, no clipping, no styling, and no comb or scissors were necessary.

“It took about three minutes,” ...

Sears Closes, ‘Legend of Watchung’ Mural Safely Removed, Donations Sought to Restore

WATCHUNG, NJ - The Mural has been saved from demolition. The ‘Legend of Watchung’ mural has been safely removed from Sears after the store closed for good after more than 50 years on Route 22 earlier this week.


"The mural has been removed today and is being shipped to Philly for storage," said Watchung Planning Board Chair  Tracee Schaefer at the ...

Twin Dancers Recognized by Warren Township Committee

WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Committee's last meeting took a brief turn to the arts as the committee recognized 15-year old twins Deepa and Roopa Irakam.

Mayor Carolann Garafola said she wanted to recognize the girls after seeing their dance performance at Watchung Hills Regional High School in July.

“These two young women ...

'Never Forget' - Warren Township Ceremony Recalls 9/11 Sixteen Years After Terrorism Attacks

WARREN, NJ - On a blue-skied day much like the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, the Warren Township community gathered to remember those lost 16 years ago, including Warren residents: Keith Coleman, Brian Dale, Hashmukhrai Parmar and Sheryl Rosenbaum.  

Warren Township Committee members Mick Marion, George Lazo, Vic Sordillo and Mayor Carolann Garafola ...

Two Brothers Raise $1,000 for Warren Township Police K9 Onyx

WARREN, NJ - Warren seventh- and eighth-graders David and Dalton Rosenfarb presented a check for $1,000 at the Warren Township Committee’s last meeting to the Warren Police departments K-9 Unit, for police dog Onyx’s supplies and training certifications.

David and Dalton are making their Bar Mitzvahs at the end of the ...

Watchung to Hold Sept. 11 Memorial Service, Unveil Monument

WATCHUNG, NJ - The Watchung Mayor and Council will hold a memorial service to honor those who lost their lives during the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001 on Monday. 

The service will be held rain or shine at 5:30pm on the Village Green at the Watchung Circle, across from the Texier House.

The event will include the unveiling of the 9/11 monument. All are ...

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LaZare: Bringing Passion to Our Politics

October 19, 2017

Time was, New Jersey residents could at least count on their elected representatives to be good stewards of their funds they paid in taxes:  to maintain their roads, their obligations, and their air and water.  Those times are long gone.  For close to three decades, administrations of all political stripes have hedged here, and borrowed there, and put the state on a depressing ...