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August 12, 2018

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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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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  WARREN, NJ -  A tree fell on electrical wires on Wells Lane sparking and knocking out power on Warren’s east side. JCP&L estimates restoration of power by 5:30 p.m. A flash flood watch is in effect through 12 am Wednesday. Thunderstorms producing heavy rain could result in flash ...

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  SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Most of New Jersey is under a flood advisory on Friday due to  heavy rain due to thunderstorms. One to three inches of rain has occurred in portions of Somerset and Mercer Counties this morning. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in the advisory area, the ...

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  SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - A line of intense thunderstorms is expected to move into the region from the northwest late Tuesday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service. There are indications that storms may repeatedly move over the same areas, ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The weekly Farmers Market at Duke Farms returns on Sunday, May 6, with more than two dozen vendors expected for the opening and throughout the summer from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. every week, rain or shine. The market will close for the season Oct. 28. The Sunday Farmers Market at ...

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  WARREN, NJ - A flood watch is in effect for our area and most of New Jersey on Monday.   Route 22 west is closed between Rock and Washington Avenues due to flooding, police advised on Monday morning.  Mountain Avenue in Warren is washed out near Old Stirling Road and local flooding is being ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Secure light-weight objects such as patio furniture and garbage cans. A wind advisory is in effect until 8 p.m. Wednesday with wind gusts of 50 mph possible, police advised on Wednesday morning. Hillcrest Road continues to be closed to north bound traffic from Valley Road ...

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UPDATE: Hillcrest Road, Warrenville Road and Washington Avenue have all reopened, police have advised at 10:40 a.m.   WARREN, NJ - Warrenville Road and Hillcrest Road are closed in both directions due to inclement weather, police advised on Monday morning. Raritan Valley Community College ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - Hillcrest Road closed in both directions due to inclement weather, police advised on Monday morning at 7:15 a.m. Snow is falling and this is no April Fool's Day joke. A winter weather advisory has been issued from the National Weather Service (NWS) from 2 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April ...

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WARREN, NJ - Happy Spring. Get the milk, bread and eggs. Get the generator, gas and chainsaw and be prepared to lose another day of spring break if Wednesday is called a snow day. Heavy mixed precipitation is expected with snow accumulations of 8 to 14 inches in our area by Wednesday evening when ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Department of Public Works of Warren Township will be collecting tree and brush debris from all Warren Township residents in the aftermath of Winter Storm Quinn. Due to the intense effects of Storm Quinn that impacted Warren Township on March 7, the Township Committee has ...

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  WATCHUNG, NJ - Most in our area have had power restored by Monday night, however, utility companies and road crews continue to work to clean up damage from downed trees, poles and wires necessitating some closures, cancellations and changes. The Watchung Library will be closed through ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Office of Emergency Management has provided a timeline and Jane Asch at Warren’s Office of Emergency Management has updated storm recovery information as of 1 p.m. Saturday, March 10 with the following:   POWER The most pressing issue is restoration of ...

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WARREN, NJ - Thousands in our area remain without power as utility companies and road crews work to clean up damage from downed trees, poles and wires. Multiple roads closed in the area due to damage from the storm. Residents are reporting major delays backed up all the way down Rt.22 eastbound ...

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WARREN, NJ - The nor’easter that arrived Friday has left many in our area without power as utility companies and road crews work to clean up damage from downed trees, poles and wires. By Saturday night, the JCP&L update said that crews continued to work on road closures, hazard orders and ...

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WARREN, NJ - Reinman Road in Warren is closed Saturday morning between Stirling Road and Old Stirling Road. Detour on Mountain Avenue to get to Warren Middle School For basketball games and play practice. The nor’easter that arrived yesterday may have passed, but the cleanup remains on Saturday.

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WARREN, NJ - The nor’easter that arrived yesterday may have passed, but the cleanup remains on Saturday. Thousands in our area remain without power as utility companies and road crews work to clean up damage from downed trees, poles and wires.             Jersey Central ...

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WARREN, NJ - High winds and wet snow are taking down trees and, with them, power lines, phone lines and cable wires all over the area. The National Weather Service issued a High Wind Warning and Flood Watch for Somerset and Union County until 6 a.m. Saturday. Sustained winds of 25-35 miles per hour ...

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WARREN, NJ -  Warren Township police urge drivers to exercise caution while driving due to high winds and possible falling branches and trees on Friday. West End Avenue by Willow in North Plainfield has been closed due to a tree down on wires. All Warren Middle School after school activities ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – Two big storms in a week caused about 460,000 JCP&L customers to lose power.  The company restored power to about 320,000 that lost power during the first storm with 17,000 customers still waiting to have their power restored when this most recent second storm hit Wednesday.  The ...

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  WATCHUNG, NJ - Utility work is underway in the area of the Watchung Circle on Wednesday, police advised at 9:45 a.m.. Work is continuing on Thursday. Expect delays and plan an alternate route, they warned.

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Some of the fun travel opportunities that TAPintoTravels gets to participate in are exclusive events that the TAPinto community cannot attend.  It gives us the exclusive opportunity to bring new news to our readers that they would otherwise not receive. Sometimes they are breaking events and ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The warm weather is, hopefully, just around the corner and, according to Edison Heating and Cooling owner Mike Iarrapino, now is the time to ensure that air condition units are working efficiently.   “People who have systems over 15 years old should consider replacing them ...

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 As you know, we are here to encourage you to travel.  Unfortunately, the New York Toy Fair is one place virtually none of you can go.  So, unless you have been tirelessly been searching the internet, you are not up to date on what toys your children will be wanting soon. Fortunately, with Press ...

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WARREN, NJ - The snow has started falling, a Winter Weather Advisory is in effect and some roads are being closed on Saturday evening. Washington Avenue and Warrenville Road are being closed north of Routs 22 due to weather.  Police ask drivers to remember, "Four-wheel drive helps you drive, ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Duke Farms will host a Farm to Table Indoor Winter Market Sunday, Feb. 11 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Orientation Center, 1112 Dukes Parkway West. There will be 20 local farms and small businesses represented with a wide range of products, including pickles, fresh bread, jam, ...

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WARREN, NJ - School is open on Wednesday, Feb. 7. The Watchung Hills girls basketball game scheduled against Phillipsburg on Wednesday has been postponed since Phillipsburg has called a snow day.  In anticipation of inclement weather, the following senior centers operated by the Somerset County ...

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