Press Releases

Somerset County 4-H Holding Annual Science-sational Day

The Somerset County 4-H activity center and headquarters is on Milltown Road in Branchburg.

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County 4-H is holding its annual 4-H Science-sational Day April 14 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Ted Blum 4-H Center, on Milltown Road.

The event will be held for kids in grades first through fifth, and is open to 4-H members and non-members.

The cost is $25 per child, and parents are free. Registration is required by March 23, and can be done online at

Science-sational Day is a day of fun and educational workshops, and has been held since 1991. This year, the 12 workshops will address a variety of interests, including Science You Can Eat, to focus on using science with cooking; Try It - Fly It, to make a glider and learn how to fly it on a simulated runway; pH Mysteries, which will explore acids and bases; and The Science of Yoga, which teaches the science and physiology behind asana yoga.

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Basking Ridge

UPDATE: Here’s What’s Closed And Cancelled in Basking Ridge, Somerset County, Elsewhere on Wednesday, March 21

March 20, 2018

BERNARDS TWP., NJ  - The fourth Nor'easter of March has arrived, but the worst is yet to come later today. Yesterday, state, county and local officials took precautions and planned for the worst.

The worst includes about a foot of snow, accompanied by high winds, in Somerset County.

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy declared a State of Emergency at 7 p.m. Tuesday. All state offices will ...

Walk Out? Franklin High School Stands Up Against Gun Violence 

March 15, 2018

SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Township School district turned a national tragedy into a teachable moment for the community. 

"The kids did an excellent job, well planned, a great lesson in democracy, I am really proud of them," Superintendent of Schools, Dr. John Ravally said. "It is a teachable moment, one of our main missions is to promote active citizens. Citizens that are ...

The Role of Meal Replacements in Weight Loss

March 20, 2018

Obesity is at epidemic proportions in the United States and in other developed and developing countries. The prevalence of obesity is increasing not only in adults, but also in children and adolescents. We all know that obesity is a significant risk factor for various chronic illnesses, most importantly heart disease and diabetes, but also cancer and osteoarthritis, liver and kidney disease, ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, March 24, 11:00 AM

Home For Good Dog Rescue, Berkeley Heights

Dog Adoption Event


Sat, March 24, 7:30 PM

Chatham Middle School, Chatham

Fiddler on the Roof

Arts & Entertainment

Sat, March 24, 7:30 PM

Chatham Middle School, Chatham

Fiddler on the Roof

Arts & Entertainment

Easter Egg Hunts are Happening This Weekend and Next

March 23, 2018

Easter is almost here which means Easter Egg Hunts are being planned throughout the area.

Saturday, March 24

The Kiwanis Club of Somerset Hills is sponsoring the annual Easter Egg Hunt again this year at 9:30 a.m., at Oak Street School.  Bring a basket and join in the fun.

There will be prizes for children who are: younger than five; between five and six, and between seven and ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 13

On this episode of AtlantiCast, new clinical studies in the fields of cardiology and immunotherapy, national and statewide recognitions for Atlantic Health System medical centers and the inaugural AtlantiCast Collab Challenge!