Rutgers Confronts Ties to Racist Past, including Somerville Minister

February 23, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University is taking steps to acknowledge its connection to slavery and racial injustice with the creation of four additional historical markers that tell the story of its early benefactors whose families made their fortunes through the slave economy.

Two of the four markers have a direct link to 18th-century Somerville.

The Old Dutch Parsonage was constructed in ...

Somerset County GOP Endorses Murad, Kirsh for County Commissioners

February 23, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County Republicans have endorsed Michael Kirsh and Amber Murad as their preferred candidates in the June Primary for election as Somerset County Commissioners in the November General Election.

 “I am proud that our Committee has endorsed Michael and Amber to be our candidates for County Commissioner this year. Michael and Amber represent the ...