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Warrenbrook and Other Somerset County Senior Centers Close Friday Due to Expected Snow

March 19, 2015

WARREN, NJ - The following Senior Centers operated by the Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services will be closed Friday, March 20, due to the anticipated snow: Raritan, Quail Bro...

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In Memorium: David Christopher Bird

March 25, 2015

David C. Bird, who went missing on January 11, 2014, after going for a walk near his home in Millington, NJ, was found dead on Wednesday, March 18, 2015.   David, 55 years old when ...

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Warren Township Schools: Shining Brighter Every Day

Chicks Hatch at Woodland School

March 25, 2015

WARREN, NJ - For the past fifteen years, Woodland School first graders have experienced an egg-citing, hands-on learning opportunity. First grade teachers, Anita Brower and Dorothy Stolfi, were ...

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Lucky Day Collection Launches on St. Patrick's Day at the Warren Library and all SCLSNJ Branches

WARREN, NJ - Somerset County Library System of New Jersey announced today that patrons will now be able to find a new collection at all 10 library branches: the Lucky Day Collection. The Lucky D...

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Kicking Off the Second Season of WBSI Buddy Ball in Warren

WARREN, NJ - Warren Baseball Softball Inc. (WBSI) is proud to announce the second season of Buddy Ball. Buddy Ball is a co-ed baseball program that provides children with physical or mental disa...

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Warren Township Food For Thought

Pioppino Mushroom Salad with Watercress, Pickled Red Onion, and Soft Boiled Egg

WARREN,  NJ - This is a great little salad that can be used as either a starter or a main dish.  Pioppino mushrooms have a mild flavor with a long stem and small button on top and are ...

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Home for Good: Dog of the Week

Dog of the Week - Help Sampson find his "Forever" Home

Sampson is a 5 month old Labrador Retriever- Spaniel mix. He was found in a kill shelter in South Carolina and was about to be euthanized because he limped a bit. Sampson is an amazing, sweet, a...

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Talking about Grief

Talking about Death and Dying at Local Conversation Cafe - Sponsored by Summit Medical Group, My Gift of Grace and Atlantic Health System

Ever considered a dinner conversation about end of life but haven't been able to have it? Ever consider that this conversation could actually be fun and interesting? Then consider joining Im...

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Guest Column

Bond referendum is good value for money

To the Editor, There seems to be confusion about how a school bond referendum interfaces with the operating budget upon which Chatham voters opine each year. A referendum is relatively rare,...

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Seven Months After David Bird's Disappearance, Reward Offered For Information

By BRENDA A. NEMCEK

August 11, 2014 at 11:46 AM

LONG HILL TOWNSHIP, NJ - Today, Aug. 11, marks seven months since David Bird disappeared. According to the Long Hill Township Police Department, a $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the return of David Bird, who disappeared while taking a short walk near his Long Hill Township home.

 
 
The $10,000 reward was contributed by Dow Jones & Co., which publishes The Wall Street Journal and for whom Bird has worked for more than 20 years. Witnesses are encouraged to call the Long Hill Township Police at (908) 647-1800. The LHTPD follows up on all leads.*
 
The 55-year-old Boy Scout leader and marathoner went for a walk the afternoon of Jan.11 and has not been seen since. Searchers, rescue dogs and divers have combed the wooded areas, lakes and rivers near the routes Bird was known to frequent on his regular hikes and runs, but have yet to uncover any clues to his whereabouts. In addition, law enforcement officials have thoroughly examined Bird’s financial records, cell phone history, and email and text correspondence and have found no reason to conclude he was involved in anything untoward that would have prompted him to abandon his family. “There’s no evidence that David was a victim of foul play,” adds family friend and spokesperson Carolyn Buscarino, “but there’s also no evidence he wasn’t. The $10,000 reward is meant to encourage any witnesses who may have seen something to come forward with information that will help end the family’s agony of uncertainty. The Bird family is incredibly grateful to Dow Jones & Co. for its generosity and support.”
 
Bird is 6’1” and weighed approximately 200 pounds at the time of his disappearance. He has gray hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a red rain jacket with two yellow zippers, blue jeans and sneakers. He has a distinctive scar, a large inverted Y, on his chest and abdomen, the result of a liver transplant nine years ago.
 
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*Please note: The reward shall only be payable to any person or persons for relevant and useful information that leads law enforcement to the location and/or return of David Bird. This reward is limited to a $10,000 total in the event of multiple claimants to the reward, and will be disbursed through a representative of the Bird family. Making a false report to law enforcement is a serious offense that may be punishable by law.