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Morning Graduation Eyed, Schools Chief to Retire Top Local News

Gun control resolution approved among nearly split Board of Education.

Morning Commencement Considered at High School

After scouring the area for available venues with enough space to host a Watchung Hills Regional commencement exercises, school officials ultimately acknowledged the best possible location is right in the school's backyard.

Gun Control Resolution Approved By Board of Ed

Two members of the Watchung Hills Regional Board of Education balked as the majority passed a resolution this week expressing its support for adminstrative and legislative steps to control gun violence endorsed last week by President Barack Obama.

Watchung Hills' Superintendent to Retire

The Watchung Hills Board of Education accepted a letter of resignation from Superintendent Frances Stromsland Tuesday night, voting after she read an emotional letter expressing her love of the school. Dr. Stromsland will retire at the end of the school year.

Community Picnic May Get Moved in Watchung

Watchung’s annual Memorial Day community picnic may not be on Memorial Day. The borough’s recreation commission is considering whether to change the picnic, traditionally held on the Saturday before Memorial Day, to either the previous week or the week after the holiday, Councilman Stephen Pote told fellow council members on Thursday.

NJ Monthly Tabs Green Brook Physician a 'Top Doc'

A Green Brook kidney physician earned a spot on New Jersey Monthly's 2012 list of "New Jersey's Top Doctors."

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