From Basement Beer to Shooting Heroin: NBA’s Chris Herren Challenges Warren and the Watchung Hills Community to Ask Why

January 11, 2018

WARREN, NJ - It’s not about the end, it’s about the beginning. That’s what Chis Herren wants us to focus on. Not the end of the road with the junkie with a needle in his arm, but on the 14,15, 16 and 17 year old kids drinking in their parent’s basements on a Friday night- where it all starts, he said.

Herren spoke to parents and kids at Watchung Hills on Wednesday, ...

Power Outage Hits Watchung Square, Route 22

WATCHUNG, NJ - Power is out at Watchung Square Mall and the traffic lights on Route 22 in the vicinity of Watchung Square at 3 p.m. on Wednesday.  

Route 22 West is closed from Terrill Road to Watching Square Mall Drive due to an accident, police said.

The power company is investigating and traffic is increasing. 


Rebound in Warren: Chris Herren Set for Jan. 10 at Watchung Hills

WARREN, NJ - A free event, REBOUND: The Chris Herren Story, hosted jointly by the Watchung Hills Regional Municipal Alliance, the Township of Warren, the Warren Township Police Department and the Watchung Hills Board of Education will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 10,  7- 8:30 p.m. at the Watchung Hills Performing Arts Center located at 108 Stirling ...

How to Help: Fundraiser Set for Warren Saw Mill Road Home Fire Victims

WARREN, NJ -  An online fundraising site was established and is now accepting donations to help the family that lost their home in Friday’s fire on Saw Mill Road. 


A gofundme site was established to help. 


The site reads- Urgilez/Delgado House Down

My brother, his fiance and his two-year-old ...

Bedminster-Based STOPit Teams up with Somerset County to Take on Opioid Crisis

SOMERVILLE NJ  – Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson and Somerset County Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor announced that the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office has partnered with STOPit, based in Bedminster, N.J., a leading provider of comprehensive, anonymous reporting software solutions that deters and mitigates bullying, harassment, and illegal ...

Active Fire Closes Saw Mill Road in Warren

WARREN, NJ -   Saw Mill Road is closed until further notice for fire department activity for a structure fire.

Multiple fire departments are working on a fire at 39 Sawmill Road. Fire has penetrated the roof. No injuries have been reported.

Water Main Break Closes Christy Drive in Warren, Impacts Bussing

WARREN, NJ - A  water main break has closed Christy Drive near Claire Drive until further notice, Warren Police announced Tuesday morning.

The water main break impacts school bus service. Watchung Hills transportation sent out an alert Tuesday morning with service outages, “Please be advised that Route HS29 covering Warren  has a road closure on Christy ...

Crash into Median Slows Traffic on I-78 in Warren

WARREN, NJ - Expect Delays on I-78 in Warren Monday evening. 

A vehicle has crashed into the center median on the westbound side between exit 36 and exit 40.  First responders are on the scene at 5 p.m. 

Warren’s Year in Review: A Look Back at the Top Stories of 2017

WARREN, NJ -  From accolades for Warren Township and Watchung Hills to saying goodbye to friends and continuing to search for the missing, as we close the chapter on 2017, take a look back at the top stories of the year:


A Life Saved in Warren: Board Recognizes Two WHRHS Students for Saving a ...

Body Found in North Plainfield Apartment Complex, Investigation Ongoing

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The body of a young woman was found in the parking lot of an apartment complex this week. 

Authorities are  investigating the discovery at  Greenbrook Gardens apartment complex off Rock Avenue and Route 22 where neighbors reported seeing the body of a young woman in the parking lot. The Somerset County Prosecutor’s  Office (SCPO) ...

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