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Warren Township's Affordable Housing Plan Could Impact Emerson Lane Neighborhood, Hillcrest Road

October 11, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Property in the Emerson Lane neighborhood of the township is back in the news, again. The Warren Township property, which was proposed as a site for the Berkeley Aquatic Club (BAC), in 2012, is now being proposed as a site for a 192-unit housing development with 144 market-rate town homes and 48 affordable units.

Tuesday night, Mayor Robert Woodruff told residents ...

Warren Township Approves Affordable Housing Settlement

WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Committee approved a settlement agreement with Fair Share Housing Center, the advocacy group that negotiates affordable housing for the state, on Wednesday morning, Oct. 10. The agreement establishes a definite number of affordable and market-rate housing units the Township will be obliged to provide for by 2025.

More than 100 residents were on ...

Warren Township Discusses Potential Affordable Housing Settlement, and the Number is...?

WARREN, NJ - Discussion of Warren Township’s state imposed obligation to build affordable housing invokes lyrics from a popular song, “ They paved Paradise to put up a parking lot.” While not a parking lot, the number of new homes to be built according to a settlement agreement Warren Township is negotiating with Fair Share Housing Center, has been negotiated ...

Special Meeting on Warren Township’s Affordable Housing Set for Monday, Oct. 1

WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Committee will hold a Special Meeting to “encourage and receive public comment “ regarding the Township’s Affordable Housing obligation, they announced on Thursday. 

The meeting is scheduled at 7 p.m. on Oct. 1, in the Susie B. Boyce Meeting Room, Police/Court Building, 44 Mountain Boulevard.

No formal action will be ...

Warren Township Ranked as One of Safest Cities in New Jersey

WARREN, NJ - Warren Township ranks as the third safest place to live in New Jersey in 2018 up from ninth last year, according to the SafeWise Report which ranked the 50 safest cities in the Garden State.

“As always, I'm proud of  the hard working officers and their efforts to ensure the best environment for the residents of Warren Township,” said Warren Township Chief of ...

High School Students, It's Your Turn to Tell Adults Why Voting is Important

NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ  - High school students across Middlesex and Somerset counties have a chance to to tell adults why people should vote in elections in an contest that the Women Voters of the Greater New Brunswick Area is sponsoring for youths.

In "Y-Vote," students can write an essay or produce a video explaining their thoughts and opinions about the importance of casting a ...

Warren Post Office Updates Township Committee, Invites Public to Customer Appreciation Day

WARREN, NJ – “We’ve heard your pain.” Officials from the United States Postal Service addressed the Warren Township Committee at its last meeting regarding a plan to improve service in Warren Township. 

Robert Schultz, the United States Postal Service manager of consumer and industry contact for northern New Jersey, addressed the committee ...

Warren Township Cuts Ribbon on East County Turf Field

WARREN, NJ - The ribbon has been cut. The East County Turf Field officially opened on Sunday with help from Watchung Hills Pop Warner Wolverine players, cheerleaders, parents, coaches and a who’s who of Warren, Somerset County, New Jersey, and Pop Warner dignitaries.

Warren Mayor Vic Sordillo, Deputy Mayor Gary DiNardo, ...

State Board of Education Postpones Vote on PARCC Rollbacks

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Board of Education postponed a controversial proposal to cut back on standardized tests in certain grades and subjects, just minutes before it was set to vote on the plan.

The decision put off the vote was a setback to Gov. Phil Murphy, who campaigned on eliminating the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessment on ...

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

WARREN, NJ - Warren Township honored the fallen from the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks with a ceremony Tuesday.and remembered those lost 17 years ago, including Warren residents: Keith Coleman, Brian Dale, Hashmukhrai Parmar and Sheryl Rosenbaum.  

Nine Warren children lost a parent during the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

The ceremony took place at the 9/11 Fallen Heroes ...


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