Sunday, January 20, 2013
With more activities and warmer temperatures, annual event enjoyed by many Warren families.
Warren Township's fifth annual Yuletide Bonfire Festival offered more activities for kids, and with the added blessing of warm temperatures, drew a larger crowd than previous years' events. Top draws this year were the horse-drawn carriage rides, sponsored by The Learning Experience, trains rides and the carousel ride—although a steady line kept Girl Scouts handing out cookies and cupcakes and volunteers with the Watchung Hills Junior Warriors handing out hot chocolate and donuts busy (a hungrier line formed at the Who Let the Dawgs Out concesssion van). Warren's fire department and Rescue Squad volunteers offered information, gave out hats and prizes to winners of stacking games. Mayor Vic Sordillo opened the festival, and thanked …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Township's event increases amount of activities to do.
Warren's fifth annual Yuletide Bonfire Festival, set for Jan. 19, promises to offer the programs residents have come to enjoy at the event—music, marshmallow roasting, ice skating (weather permitting) and one great big bonfire. The event is sponsored by the Recreation Commission, and will feature opening ceremonies led by Warren Boy, Girl and Cub Scouts. Carriage rides, pulled by Clydesdale horse, will be offered again, and hot food and refreshments will be available. New this year will be a carousel ride, with music. Also helping sponsor the event will be the Warren Lion's Club, Warren Rescue Squad, Warren Blue Ridge Sportsmen's Club and Warren fire companies. The fun starts at 6 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m. at the municipal ballfields, off …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Recycle your real tree at one of two drop-off locations—or donate it to Warren's Yuletide Bonfire.
The Somerset County Park Commission is accepting natural Christmas trees for recycling starting on Wednesday, the day after Christmas, through Thursday, Jan. 31, at locations in Bridgewater and Franklin Township. Warren residents can also drop their trees off at the Department of Public Works shed, on Bardy Road, for the annual Yuletide Bonfire, scheduled for Jan. 19. Somerset County residents may bring their tree either to Colonial Park, Parking Lot F, 156 Mettlers Road in the Somerset section of Franklin Township or to North Branch Park, 355 Milltown Road in Bridgewater at the northern end of the parking lot near the lighted ball field. Rather than sending the trees to a landfill, the county will chip the recycled trees into wood chip …
Sunday, January 22, 2012
Residents of all ages brave cold weather to gather behind municipal complex.
Some snow and cold temperatures didn't stop some residents from enjoying the annual Yuletide Bonfire Saturday night behind the municipal complex. The event included carriage rides, musical entertainment and marshmallow roasting. Do you have photos of your own of the event? Add them to the gallery.