Sunday, March 31, 2013
Auto burglaries, seventh-graders' go bald and more in month's news.
Residents in Warren and Watchung were shocked and saddened at the sudden death of a man known for his smile, energy and love of Watchung Hills Regional High School. Irvington man charged after investigation. The two burglaries followed two earlier. St. Baldrick's Foundation is more than $14,000 ahead, thanks to Jack Horan's project. Group says Berkeley Heights official missed court-ordered deadline. Passage of the sewer agreement in Berkeley Heights could move the project back into Warren planners' hands. David Carroccia accpeted the sentence as part of a plea deal with Morris County prosecutors. Residents were troubled by the loud sounds, but it appears local quarries are just blasting to begin preparing for the upcoming construction …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
A look at the month's top stories.
A combination of storm fronts threatened the area early this month, but it was Boston's turn. After a year of work, forensic investigators and detectives announced the identity of the skeletal remains found in January 2012 in Green Brook. Sometimes Warren seems like the only New Jersey town not on a reality TV show—maybe it's because people get along so well here. David Connolly faces up to 20 years imprisonment. The Watchung Hills Regional Board of Education struggled with plans for this year's graduation, hoping to find a way to accomodate all of the students' family members in the event the weather turns bad, as it usually seems to. A plan to hold morning ceremonies wasn't popular with students, or Project Graduation planners. Six …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Vehicular homicide charges, superintendent's retirement among top stories.
Warren resident Lori Weiss was charged with vehicular homicide, DWI and more after an accident Jan. 16 in Bernards that killed a Bridgewater man. Frances Stromsland will step down at the end of her contract. Hoping to avoid the day's typically troublesome weather, officials are focusing on making it earlier. New Jersey Monthly polled doctors in the state and asked who's the best? Hundreds of families packed the rides and games at the Jan. 19 event.