Basking Ridge Fire Co. No. 1 Dispatches 21 Area Volunteer Fire Departments to 5-Alarm Event at Verizon

November 17, 2017

On Sunday morning November 5, 2017, over one hundred volunteer emergency responders conducted a drill at the Verizon Corporate campus in Basking Ridge. The exercise was organized by the Basking Ridge Fire Company No. 1, in conjunction with the North Somerset County Mutual Aid Association, and with the cooperation of Verizon management. The drill allowed firefighters and other first ...

Spaghetti Dinner This Saturday at Liberty Corner Fire Company


BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Join the fun at the Liberty Corner Fire Company Spaghetti Dinner From 5 to 8 p.m.,  Saturday, Nov. 4 at the  Liberty Corner Fire House,  95 Church Street, Liberty Corner.

Come support the All-Volunteer Fire Company by having dinner with our members!

Dinner includes: Spaghetti and Meatballs, Homemade Tomato ...

High Tech Weapon Fights Back Against Opioid Abuse

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office has partnered with a Bedminster software company to launch "Somerset Strong," a customized phone APP already used by millions across the country to anonymously report incidents of opioid abuse, bullying, harassment and other harmful and inappropriate conduct.

Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson launched ...

Bernards Holding Another Drug Dropoff Day this Sat., As Battle Against Opioid Crisis Continues

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Community in Crisis, a community group dedicated to stamping out pills-to-heroin use through prevention and recovery is again teaming up with the Bernards Township police department in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Agency to hold another anonymous drive through for the disposal of medications this Saturday, Oct. 28.

Nearby residents are invited to ...

Man Shot and Killed in Bound Brook


SOMERVILLE, NJ – A 27-year-old Bound Brook man was shot and killed near his home on Church Street earlier this week.

The victim has been identified as William Roberts, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Detectives from the Somerset County Prosecutors Office and Bound Brook police are involved in an ongoing investigation; they have determined that ...

Bernards Police Still Investigating Birdshot Wounding of Elderly Victim Home Alone

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Bernards Township police said on Tuesday they are still investigating the circumstances under which an elderly victim, home alone, was shot in the abdomen with birdshot on Monday afternoon.

According to the police report, police and medical personnel were dispatched to the area of Milito Way for  a report of a victim who had been shot at 12:10 p.m. on Monday, Oct.

Former NYPD Officer Found Guilty of Firearms Offense In Watchung Incident


SOMERVILLE, N.J. - A Staten Island resident and former sergeant with the New York Police Department has been convicted of 2nd degree possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose and disorderly persons criminal mischief following a three-week trial.

At the time of her arrested in 2014, Wanda Anthony. 47, was a sergeant with NYPD. She was later terminated by the department, ...

Roxbury Cops Nab Serial Con-Man After Foot Chase in Kenvil

ROXBURY, NJ – A serial criminal, who convinced a 78-year-old Kenvil woman to give him more than $30,000 for roof repairs she didn’t get, was arrested last week by Roxbury police following a dramatic foot chase, police said.

The man, Sonny Stanley, 43, of Gutenberg, was charged with obstruction of the administration of law, resisting arrest and theft by deception, police ...

Somerville Firefighters Pass Muster, Parade Down Main Street in Annual Tradition

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The tap, tap, tap of a snare drum punctuated each step.

Mayor Brian Gallagher and members of the Borough Council, escorted by the officers of the borough’s fire department and accompanied by a drummer from the Somerset County Police Pipes & Drums, filed alongside dozens of firefighters and rescue squad members Saturday afternoon at the borough’s annual ...

Somerville Firefighters, First Responders Line Up for Annual Inspection and Parade


SOMERVILLE, NJ - Mayor Brian Gallagher and members of the Borough Council, escorted by the officers of the borough’s fire department will hold the borough’s annual inspection of firefighters, rescue squad members and equipment Saturday afternoon on West Main Street, adjacent to Borough Hall.

The solemn ceremony begins at 3:30 p.m., followed by a parade down Main Street, ...

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