Government

August 10, 2018

WARREN, NJ - Replacement of the artificial turf at the East County field on Stirling Road, under construction for the past few months, has now been completed.   The cost of the field to be resurfaced is estimated at approximately $401,000 with just about $26,000 coming from the township ...

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GREEN BROOK, NJ - The Green Brook Flood Control Commission (GBFCC) will hold its annual memorial service at 9:30 a.m., at Miller Park, 111 Greenbrook Road on Saturday, Aug. 4. Miller Park is located behind the Green Brook Municipal Building.  Due to ongoing flood project construction in Middlesex ...

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  WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township 2018/2019 property tax bills have been printed and are in the mail. Included in the mailing is an insert explaining payment options.      Additionally, tax information can be accessed and paid online at www.warrennj.org.  From the Home page on the ...

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  WATCHUNG, NJ  – In a repeat of the Watchung Borough Council’s  action on April 19,  the council voted Thursday night  to not renovate the existing Watchung Library building or build a new library, however, a comment from a resident during the public commentary portion of the meeting gave hope ...

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  WARREN, NJ — Warren commuters will soon have a new option. The opening of the Warren Park & Ride was announced by the Warren Township Committee on Wednesday. As of Sept. 4, Warren Township residents who commute between Warren and the NY Port Authority Bus Terminal can park in the ...

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WARREN, NJ – Jersey Central Power & Light has filed a four-year infrastructure plan with the state Board of Public Utilities aimed at enhancing the reliability and resiliency of its distribution system against severe weather and reducing the frequency and duration of power outages. The ...

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PEARL HARBOR, HI -  A 2012 Watchung Hills Regional High School graduate and Warren, New Jersey, native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of the world’s largest international maritime warfare exercise, Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC).  Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen Vesper is an aviation ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County will fly its flags at half-staff July 12 in memory of Grace A. Gurisic, who served as the county’s first woman freeholder more than half a century ago. Gurisic passed away June 9; she was 84. Funeral services will be held 8:30 a.m. Thursday, July 12, from the ...

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WARREN, NJ - As the community celebrated Independence Day, USA.gov and the Department of Veterans Affairs shared some helpful guidelines for showing respect to the symbol of the nation. Check out this helpful information before you fly the stars and stripes. Traditional guidelines call for ...

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The definition of a free country is where the government does not control what people say or do for political reasons and where people can express their opinions without punishment. The transition from a totalitarian state to a free country will be long and slow. In a 2017 report Freedom ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Montgomery Township officials, are fighting a proposed two-week closure of Route 206 for the reconstruction of the bridge over Crusers Brook, which is located near the Montgomery Township Municipal Complex. The New Jersey ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Committee continues to receive complaints regarding postal service issues. On Thursday, June 28, Township Committee person Carolann Garafola met with representatives of the postal service in order to reiterate the concerns of Warren residents and to ensure that a ...

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  WARREN, NJ -The Warren Township Police Department in conjunction with the Warren Township Committee announced on Thursday a new initiative for residents regarding safe internet sales transactions. The program, dubbed “Internet Purchase Exchange Location”,  will afford people a designated ...

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WARREN, NJ - Judge Miller granted Warren Township’s motion for approval on Friday, June 8 of the proposed 100% affordable family rental housing development on Lindbergh Avenue that is to be built by PIRHL Acquisitions, LLC.  On Monday, June 11, the Warren Township Planning Board heard testimony ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Planning Board will hear preliminary site plan approval for the Lindbergh Avenue site at its meeting on Monday night, June 11. All residents are encouraged to attend. Redevelopment Series: Lindbergh Avenue The Lindbergh Avenue Redevelopment Area (Block 114, ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - State Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick, (R-21) will hold a town hall meeting in Watchung Borough to discuss  state affordable housing policy with Watchung residents on Tuesday, June 5. “The borough is grateful for this opportunity to let Assemblyman Bramnick hear our voices, ...

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WARREN, NJ - The entire phone system at Warren Town Hall will be down for about 10 minutes while the telephone hardware is repaired on Thursday, May 31 at approximately 11 a.m. During this time,(908) 753-8000 will be unavailable.  The automated answering system and voicemail will be ...

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WARREN, NJ - Residents lined the parade route to honor those who have fought and died for our nation at the annual Warren Township Memorial Day Parade on Monday. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rme76_-p4TI Following the parade, a wreath-laying ceremony was conducted at the Municipal Complex to ...

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WARREN, NJ - The American Legion Post 293 of Warren Township will again sponsor the annual Memorial Day Parade and Memorial Services on Monday, May 28. The parade will commence at 11:30 a.m. The parade route will begin at 173 Old Washington Valley Road and turn left onto Mt. Bethel Road and ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Township has provided the following update on affordale housing:   Superior Court Judge Mary C. Jacobson's recent ruling in a Mercer County case involving Princeton and West Windsor is of particular importance and is expected to influence Fair Share Housing negotiations in ...

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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 ...

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CROZET, VA – New Jersey Rep. Leonard Lance, R-7th, was uninjured in the crash of an Amtrak train on its way to a GOP retreat in West Virginia Wednesday, one day after President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address. Lance tweeted his spokesman, John Byers, immediately following the collision ...

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FRANKLIN PARK, NJ - A Franklin Park man was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials earlier today while walking his daughter to school.  “This happened simultaneously to three people this morning, “ Rev. Seth Kaper-Dale said to TAPinto Franklin Township via phone.

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Flood Advisory for our area.    Torrential rainfall is occurring, which may cause localized flooding, according to the service.   The National Weather Service advises drivers, “Do not drive your vehicle ...

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WARREN, NJ - School is now closed on Wednesday. Warren Township, Green Brook, Long Hill, Watchung, and Watchung Hills Regional High School have all made the call to close Wednesday, due to inclement weather and poor road conditions. All after-school and evening activities are canceled. Due to ...

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WARREN, NJ - Be prepared for calls from school.  Some cancellations and postponements have been announced in anticipation of a winter snow storm that is expected to hit the area on Tuesday evening.   Snow is predicted to start falling late Tuesday afternoon and could last into Wednesday ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Township has a new mayor and deputy mayor for 2018. Mayor Carolann Garafola nominated longtime township Committeeman Victor Sordillo for mayor and chairperson of the township committee and Sordillo nominated Gary DiNardo  for the position of deputy mayor and vice chairperson of ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Township, Green Brook, Long Hill, Watchung, and Watchung Hills Regional High School have all made the call to have a delayed opening Friday, due to inclement weather and poor road conditions.  North Plainfield Schools also have a delayed opening. All schools will open at 10 ...

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WARREN, NJ - Weather conditions have closed some more roads as a blizzard is hitting our area and conditions are deteriorating. The Watchung Hills Board of Education meeting has been cancelled. The Watchung Boro council reorganization meeting scheduled for Jan 4 is postponed until noon Sat Jan. 6 ...

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WARREN, NJ - Weather conditions have closed some roads in the area and necessitated other closures and delays as a blizzard is hitting our area. Hillcrest Road, Washington Avenue and Warrenville Road are closed due to weather conditions until further notice, police advised. A blizzard warning ...

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