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July 1, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Former Somerset County Superior Court Judge, and Watchung resident, John P. McDonald was sworn to office Friday as Somerset County Prosecutor. McDonald took the oath of office in the historic Somerset County Courthouse, administered by former colleague, Somerset County Superior ...

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GREEN BROOK, NJ -- Green Brook Township has provided an update on Thursday mornings crash. SEE Crash on Route 22 in Green Brook Thursday The Township stated: On Thursday, June 30, 2022 at 6:45 am, an overweight, loaded cement truck was traveling south on Washington Avenue toward the ...

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WARREN, NJ -- The Warren Planning Board meeting scheduled for Monday, June 27 has been postponed until July 11.    Pending applications and plans are: https://www.warrennj.org/406/Pending-Applications-and-Plans   Last week, Berkeley Heights approved to accept wastewater from " The Hills ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Township of Berkeley Heights will treat sewage from the recently green-lit residential development in Warren called ‘The Hills at Warren’ after the council passed two resolutions at Tuesday night’s council meeting.  The resolutions update the wastewater use agreement ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Lessons in history were delivered by performers and lawmakers during Thursday's commemoration of Juneteenth hosted by the Somerset Cultural and Heritage Commission on the steps of the historic Somerset County Courthouse. The theme of Thursday's event was"Acknowledging the Past ...

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Editor's Note: Story has been updated to include voting results from Warren. All vote totals are unofficial and incomplete; official results await the addition of vote-by-mail ballots, absentee ballots and provisional ballots. Vote totals are from Somerset County only as of midnight. Final ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ -- Primary Election Day is today. June 7 – ELECTION DAY This is the final day to cast a ballot for the 2022 Primary Election in person or through mail-in ballot.  In-person polling places will be open from 6:00 a.m. until 8 p.m. A full list of Somerset County in-person ...

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WARREN, NJ - Hundreds of residents lined the parade route, for the first time since 2019, to honor those who have fought and died for our nation at the annual Warren Township Memorial Day Parade on Monday. SEE  Parade HERE and HERE Following the parade, a wreath-laying ceremony was conducted ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Led by Mayor Shawn Lipani and members of the Township Committee, more than 100 local heroes, veterans of WWII, the Korean War, Vietnam, the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, other deployments and service stateside were honored for their time in uniform away from home at the 17th ...

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WARREN/WATCHUNG, NJ —A moment of silence is planned for the Warren Memorial Day Parade to pray for those lost and the survivors of the Uvalde, TX shooting. Warren Township Mayor Victor Sordillo and the Township Committee, and Watchung Council President Ron Jubin, acting in his capacity as Acting ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - According to a post on the Somerset County Website, county offices and buildings are open today, despite yesterday's ransomware cyberattack on the county's email. The severity of the attack is still under investigation, according to the release, and all computers linked to the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - A ransomware cyberattack Tuesday morning successfully disabled the Somerset County government email system, with employees unable to send or receive email. All county offices and phone lines are open and working, Emergency 9-1-1-communications are unaffected and fully ...

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GREEN BROOK, NJ — One of Green Brook’s council members tendered his resignation at Monday’s meeting of the Township Committee. Matthew “Matty” Stanisci said he will be stepping down from the Green Brook Township Committee effective May 31. SEE VIDEO HERE He said:

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WARREN, NJ — Jane Asch was honored with a proclamation from the Warren Township Committee at its last meeting and thanked for her “selfless leadership and dedication to the community.” Asch, Warren Township’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) coordinator, is retiring on June 15, after some 33 ...

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CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battle-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12. He was 93. Mr. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the ...

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WARREN, NJ – Warren Township’s Planning Board on Monday is set to hear Hillcrest Development’s planned development across Hillcrest Road from the K. Hovnanian's development approved at the last meeting. SEE HERE Warren Township Planning Board Approves The Hills at Warren, at I 78 exit 40  The ...

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WARREN, NJ – Watchung Hills Board of Education adopted a $44,337,755 budget for 2022-23 with a tax levy of $33,021,286 which is an increase of just under 1% at .97 %. Superintendent Dr. Elizabeth Jewett and Business Administrator Timothy Stys presented highlights of the budget to the Watchung ...

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LAMBERTVILLE – Governor Murphy signed Executive Order No. 295 which instructs the New Jersey Department of the Treasury to establish a state-backed certification program for LGBTQ+ owned businesses. Murphy signed the executive order today at Union Coffee in Lambertville, an LGBTQ+ owned coffee ...

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  WARREN, NJ –The Warren Township Planning Board on Monday approved The Hills at Warren, a 192-unit housing complex, at the intersection of Hillcrest Road and Emerson Lane, at exit 40 just north of I 78. The site is bordered by I-78 on the south, Emerson Lane on the north, Hillcrest Road on the ...

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WARREN, NJ — The Warren Township Committee unanimously voted at its last meeting against redevelopment zoning of the former Chubb property on Mountainview Road to allow a warehouse distribution center.  The courtroom was packed with residents who spoke against the proposed use citing traffic, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Rise Against Hate, a non-profit organization working to raise awareness about racism and civil rights, has filed a second lawsuit against Bridgewater Township and clerk Linda Doyle in her capacity as official records custodian for the township, alleging a violation of OPRA ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County is celebrating National County Government Month in April at the Bridgewater Library from April 18 to 25 with a special exhibit that displays free literature describing the broad array of programs and services the county offers. Residents will also have the ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford Radio podcast host, Bernie Wagenblast, sits down with the newest Assemblywoman for New Jersey's 21st District, Michele Matsikoudis. The 21st district currently includes Chatham and Long Hill Township in Morris County, Bernards Township, Far Hills, Warren ...

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WARREN, NJ –The Warren Township Committee introduced and approved an ordinance at its last meeting regarding redevelopment of the former Chubb property on Mountainview Road. The public hearing on the ordinance is scheduled for the next meeting of the Warren Township Committee on Thursday, April 14.

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WARREN, NJ -- Warren Township Committee introduced ordinances to commence the process for the Dissolution of the Warren Township Sewerage Authority (WTSA) at Thursday's meeting. The  WTSA was created by the Township Committee in September 1972 with the responsibility to operate and develop ...

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  WATCHUNG, NJ – Watchung Mayor Keith S. Balla announced today he will not seek re-election to a second, four-year term this year.     “I am stepping away from municipal government to devote more time to my family, my business and my church,” said Balla, a Democrat and mayor since ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ  - Watchung Mayor Keith Balla and the Borough Council, at its last meeting, recognized two residents with proclamations and designated upcoming days in their honor. Vera Stine Day will be celebrated on Thursday, March 24 and Charles Aubrey Eaton Day will be celebrated on Tuesday, March ...

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WARREN, NJ -- Warren Township Mayor Victor Sordillo, on Thursday,  endorsed Lisa Lontai for the Republican nomination for Warren Township committee.  "I'm excited to announce that I've decided to endorse Lisa Lontai for Township Committee in this year's Republican primary," said Mayor Soridillo.

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WARREN, NJ -- Longtime Warren resident, Warren Township Middle School nurse and family nurse practitioner, Lisa Lontai has filed the necessary papers to run for Warren Township Committee in the Republican Primary which is being held on June 7, 2022. "I want to serve my community, I've always had ...

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