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Sat, October 16, 12:00 PM

Branchburg

Free Yoga Classes

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Sat, October 16, 8:00 PM

Brook Arts Center / Somerset County Cultural Arts Center , Bound Brook

The Peter Gabriel Experience

Arts & Entertainment

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Sun, October 17, 8:30 AM

Duke Island Park, Bridgewater

Walk to Fight Alzheimer's - Duke Island Park

Giving Back

Bridgewater Reporting 0 New COVID Cases Thursday

October 14, 2021

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township is reporting zero new COVID cases Thursday, keeping the total at 3,174.

The township is not reporting any new fatalities, keeping the total at 104 fatalities since the start of the pandemic.

Raritan Borough is reporting one new COVID case, bringing the total to 688.

Raritan Borough has not reported any new fatalities in months, keeping the ...

Bridgewater Reporting 6 new COVID Cases Tuesday, Raritan Reporting Zero

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township is reporting six new COVID cases Tuesday, bringing the total to 3,173

The township is not reporting any new fatalities, keeping the total at 104 fatalities since the start of the pandemic.

Raritan Borough is reporting zero new COVID cases, after also reporting zero on Monday, keeping the total at 685.

Raritan Borough has not reported ...

Bridgewater Reporting 6 New COVID Cases, Raritan Reporting 0

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township is reporting six new COVID cases as of Thursday, bringing the total to 3,155

The township is not reporting any new fatalities, keeping the total at 104 fatalities since the start of the pandemic.

Raritan Borough is reporting zero new COVID cases for the second day in a row, keeping the total at 685.

Raritan Borough has not reported ...

It is Critical to Review (and Possibly Update) Your Last Will and Testament Every Five Years

Drafting a last will and testament is a comprehensive process; it requires clients to think deeply about loved ones, financial assets, as well as their own mortality.  Thus, even with the help of an experienced attorney, estate planning requires time and effort.

Importantly, the estate planning process does not stop after executing the first last will and testament.  Obviously, ...

Dogs Who Bite Are Barking Up the Wrong Tree

New Jerseyans are often surprised to learn that New Jersey’s Dog Bite Statute, N.J.S.A. 4:19-16, et seq., holds that pet owners are at fault for any resulting dog bite, regardless of viciousness or who “started it.”

Moreover, it does not matter whether you have actual knowledge of your pet’s dangerous propensities for biting, because the dog bite statute provides that ...

How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs

Have you ever been swarmed by a bug and noticed a strange and unpleasant smell?

You probably encountered a stink bug.

Chances are, if you have a stink bug infestation, your nose will let you know and you'll want to get rid of the problem as soon as possible. 

Keep reading to learn more about how to get rid of stink bugs. 

Understanding Stink Bugs

Whether you already ...

Piglet, a deaf and blind pink puppy and author Melissa Shapiro are coming to Barkley’s Marketplace for a family reunion and book signing event

BRANCHBURG, NJ - When Piglet comes to Barkley’s Marketplace in Branchburg New Jersey next month, it is going to be something of a family reunion.  Piglet’s “Favorite Dad” Warren is the cousin of Andy Cohen, the owner of Barkley’s Marketplace. A love of animals, especially “rescues,”  seems to run in the family: Cohen has 5 dogs at home, and ...

Why I Am Voting for Norgalis, Kurdyla, and Pedroso

October 14, 2021

To the Editor:

My wife and I recently chose to move to Bridgewater to start the first chapter of our married life. Initially, we looked at towns near where she worked in Morris County. But as we continued to research, we found that my family’s adopted hometown of Bridgewater had everything we needed: great schools, great parks and close to friends and family. And best of all, the ...

Saint Joseph HS to Host Open House Sunday, October 17

October 15, 2021

METUCHEN, NJ – The doors to Saint Joseph High School will open to the public on Sunday, October 17 for prospective students and their families to get an inside look at day-to-day life on campus.  The Open House runs  from 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. and will provide visitors the opportunity to meet students, faculty, parents and administrators of the school.

With over 40 clubs ...

Bridgewater-Based Organization Helping Those With Mental Health Challenges

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater-based nonprofit Planned Lifetime Assistance of New Jersey (PLAN|NJ) serves people with significant disabilities and mental health challenges, helping family members prepare in answer to the question: “Who will care for my loved one when I’m gone?” 

PLAN|NJ serves 1,000 clients and families throughout the state and provides educational ...

Hillsborough Man Faces Child Porn Charges after Raid at Winding Way Home

October 14, 2021

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - An 18-year-old township resident faces child pornography charges after a raid at his Winding Way home uncovered electronic equipment and sexually-explicit images and videos of children under the age of 18, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The suspect, Siddh B. Shah, is charged with 1st degree Possession of Child Pornography with Intent to ...

Don't Forget About the Flu

In September 2021, the United States surpassed 700,000 deaths due to COVID-19. This is certainly an enormous and tragic loss of life, but it is significant for another reason.  The US now has more deaths from COVID-19 than it did during the 1918 influenza pandemic (675,000).  While COVID-19 has caused more morbidity and mortality, these sobering numbers remind us not to forget ...

'Time Stands Still ' speeds along

Chatham, NJ -  Although we’ve been in a time warp these last two years, this smart and savvy play by Donald Margulies takes us out of ourselves and into other lives.

The Chatham Players have brought a nicely nuanced production to its audience, ably directed by Tait Ruppert.  As Catham Players President Joe DeVico says in program notes,  “Here we can offer a space to ...