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January 20, 2019

WARREN, NJ – Sunday night, January 20 at approximately 11:41 p.m. a total eclipse of the moon will be visible, weather permitting.  Because the moon will nearly be in perigee, or the closest to the earth in it’s orbit, it will be a “supermoon.” According to Spaceweather.com, in perigee the moon ...

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WARREN, NJ - The snow was a bust but the National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch through Sunday afternoon. Rain, heavy at times, will continue to about noon on Sunday. In the afternoon, temperatures are forecasted to drop to around 25 and remain below freezing for the rest of the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – With the freezing temperatures upon us, experts state that several key factors play an important role in maintaining a warm and safe home throughout the long, cold winter.  “Maintenance is keep when it comes to your home running safely and efficiently,” said Mike ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Regional High School and all sending districts will have a 2-hour delayed opening, January 18, 2019, due to inclement weather and poor road conditions.    In Warren, AM Preschool and AlphaBest Before Care are cancelled. The schedule is as follows: ALT 10:10 ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Delayed Opening? Parents and students are speculating today after the National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for our area through the Friday morning commute.   The advisory includes areas generally along and north of Interstate 78 Thursday night into early ...

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Brighten your indoor décor with plants that bloom. Whether growing traditional favorites, flowering tropical plants, or annuals moved inside for winter; their colorful flowers are sure to elicit smiles and months of enjoyment. Just provide the right growing conditions and sufficient light and you ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Delayed Opening? Parents and students are speculating today after the National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for our area through the Tuesday morning commute.   The advisory includes areas generally along and north of Interstate 78 Monday night into early ...

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Plant away the stress of the of the holidays and add some fragrance to the new year by growing paperwhites.  Just plant the bulbs, no cold treatment needed, and watch them grow into their blooming beauty. Purchase firm healthy bulbs from your local garden center or an online bulb nursery. Ziva ...

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WARREN, NJ - A white Christmas? According to an alert from the National Weather Service, a clipper system has been forecasted for the early morning hours of December 24 with potential accumulating snow of 1-2 inches The alert says the temperatures could cause the precipitation to begin as rain ...

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UPDATE: Advisory Message, Flood Warning until 05:48AM Wednesday   SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - A  flash flood warning has been issued for our area until 8:30 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.  Route 22 is already flooded at Somerset Street. The service said up to one inch of ...

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WARREN, NJ - Turkey or ham? Perhaps a turducken? Whichever traditional centerpiece you go with this Thanksgiving, there’s a chance it wasn’t served during the first holiday dinner in 1621. Historians believe the Plymouth Pilgrims and Wampanoag tribe shared lobster, rabbit, nuts, carrots, eggs, ...

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NATIONAL - AAA forecasts more than 54 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home over the Thanksgiving holiday, a 4.8 percent increase from the nearly 51 million that traveled in 2017. The 2018 holiday weekend will see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005, when 58.6 ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Good morning Warren. It’s darker than usual Monday morning due to a widespread power outage on Warren’s west side. The power company is currently investigating, however, if you are without power, report it.      How to Report a Power Outage Call our Outage Reporting ...

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

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Update 7:22 a.m. Friday: All schools in the Watchung Hills sending district are now closed on Friday. Update: PATH service from 33rd Street will be free the rest of tonight to accommodate travelers trying to get to NJ. WARREN, NJ - Warren Township, Green Brook, Long Hill, Watchung, and ...

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WARREN, NJ - Hillcrest Road, Washington Avenue and Warrenville Road are being closed until further notice due to traffic weather related incidents, police advised on Thursday afternoon. A winter weather advisory is in effect for the area and local schools dismissed early. Snow is falling fast ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Warren Township Schools, Long Hill Township Schools,  Green Brook Schools and Watchung Borough Schools will dismiss early on Thursday due to the inclement weather forecast for the afternoon.  In Warren, afternoon preschool, AlphaBest aftercare, American Education Week afternoon ...

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WARREN, NJ - Get out those gloves and boots and prepare for a possible early dismissal of school. Snow and sleet are predicted for the area on Thursday November 15, according to the National Weather Service.  According to the forecast, the area will see snow and sleet mainly after 1pm with ...

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Make gift giving easy with unique green gifts that provide weeks and in some cases months and years of beauty. Plus, gifting easy-care blooming plants is an experiential gift that’s ideal for everyone, especially that person on your list who has everything. Gardeners as well as practical family ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey is hosting a bonfire at Milt Campbell Field for girls in Plainfield.  The event will serve as an opportunity to bring together current, registered Girl Scouts and to recruit new scouts, too. There will be songs, s'mores, and more. The Girl ...

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WARREN, NJ - Utility work on the water lines have closed Old Smalleytown Road in both directions on Tuesday night. Work started mid afternoon near the intersection with Valley View Road and has continued toward Stiles Road. The road is blocked in both directions between Loriann Road and Stiles Road ...

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WARREN, NJ - It’s not just you. A power outage has been reported to Jersey Central Power & Light ( JCP&L) affecting much of the east side of Warren on Saturday evening.    JCP& L is investigating and has an estimated restoration time of 11:30 p.m. however they are still awaiting ...

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  WARREN, NJ – Somerset County Park Commissioners and staff, members of the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders, and Warren Township officials celebrated the opening of two pavilions at East County Park on Reinman Road in the township, at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, Oct.

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Create a colorful and fragrant fall finale in your garden with groundcovers and vines. Blanket the earth with hardy groundcovers that add seasonal interest. Then direct your eye skyward with vines climbing on trellises, fences and arbors. Add a cloud of fragrant beauty with the white flowers of ...

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The summer gardening season is in full swing and gardeners have been harvesting their bounty - lettuces, tomatoes, zucchinis, peppers and herbs. Insect activity is also gearing up in the garden.   As the growing degree days increase, so does the damaging effects of pests in the garden. Here are a ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flash Flood Advisory for the area until noon on Saturday. King George Road in Warren is closed south of Mt Horeb Road due to flooding as of 8:40 a.m. Mountainview Road and US Route 22 have standing water in some areas. Route 22 ...

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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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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ – Kathleen Palmer has been passionate about butterflies since 4th grade. At her home here in northern Somerset County, she has taken her interest in the insects up many notches since childhood. Today, a section of her property is registered as a Monarch Waystation (Reg. #1111) ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - The latest National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 10pm Friday in the area. A flood advisory is in effect until 5:45 p.m.. Radar has indicated 60 mph wind gusts. Damage to roofs, siding, trees, and power lines is possible.  The forecast ...

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Break out the tools and garden your way to a healthier mind, body and spirit.  Gardeners have always know it, but now research proves that gardening is a great form of exercise. You’ll work out all your major muscle groups when raking, digging and planting for an hour.  Include gardening as a ...

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