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Tour of Raritan Bike Race Coming Memorial Day Weekend

May 22, 2017

RARITAN, NJ - Raritan Borough is holding two special bike events May 28, in conjunction with the Tour of Somerville during Memorial Day weekend.

The first is the Family Fun Bike Ride, with check in at 10 a.m., and people meeting at the corner of Somerset and Anderson streets. Families can ride the course the professionals will be riding, and participants can wear the same color in support ...

Unity Bank Sponsors Memorial Day Weekend Tour of Somerville Cycling Series

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Unity Bank has agreed to a multi-year partnership to serve as Title Sponsor of the Tour of Somerville, the iconic cycling classic that annually attracts thousands of local and tri-state residents, international tourists and competitive racers from around the world to enjoy the oldest major cycling event in the country.

The 74th running of ...

Somerville Jury Convicts Chronic Offender of $74,000 Identity Theft

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A Jersey City man with a long history of identity theft convictions has been convicted of of stealing the identity of a Mendham man and draining $74,000 from his savings account.

A Somerset County Jury found Saeed Cousar, 42, of Jersey City guilty of 3rd degree theft by deception and 3rd degree identity theft following a six-day jury trial in Somerville, according to ...

False Teeth: Suspect Charged with Operating Illegal Dentist Practice in Somerset County

SOMERVILLE, NJ – An Elizabeth man has been arrested and charged with operating an unlicensed dental practice in North Plainfield following an undercover investigation, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Jorge Nolivos, 58, of Orchard Street in Elizabeth, was arrested without incident and charged with second degree possession with the intent to ...

Taxes for Average Somerset County Homeower Increase $5

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders has adopted a $229M county budget for 2017 that preserves needed services to the county’s more than 333,000 citizens with minimal tax impact.

“We recognize that we have an obligation to taxpayers to operate efficiently and effectively, so we’ve continued to streamline our operations to provide essential ...

Whitehouse Wind Symphony Performs Free Concert in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Whitehouse Wind Symphony, under the direction of Branchburg resident James P. Sheeley, Jr., will perform a free springtime concert on Sunday, April 30th at 3 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 158 W. High St.

The concert, entitled “Dancing on Air”, will include many exciting selections based on different forms of dance, such as “Suite of Old ...

Police Identify Homicide Victim in Monday's Incident on Washington Valley Road as Defendant's Mother

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The homicide victim in Monday's stabbing in a home on Washington Valley Road in Martinsville has been identified as Helen Litwornia, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson.

Robertson said the 61-year-old victim was the mother of defendant Michael Litwornia.

According to Robertson, an autopsy was performed by the New Jersey Northern Regional ...

Martinsville Charged With Homicide in Stabbing Death of Woman in Washington Valley Road Home

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Martinsville man has been charged with first degree homicide in the stabbing death of a woman inside a Washington Valley Road home Monday evening, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson.

Michael Litwornia, 27, was also charged with second degree aggravated assault in connection with the stabbing of his father, also inside the home.

According to ...

Police Apprehend Two Armed Robbery Suspects

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Two Warren County men have been arrested and charged with the March 26 armed robbery of a convenience store in Warren Township, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Frank E. Kline, age 52, of Belvidere Ave, and David B. Domanski, age 53, of Washington Arms, both located in Washington Township in Warren County, New Jersey were arrested April 13. Both ...

Historic Site To Host Hillsborough Author of Doris Duke Bio at Book Signing

PLAINFIELD, NJ -  The Drake House Museum will host Hillsborough author Rikki Lynn Hauss, who will be signing copies of her book "The Duchess of South Somerville," a chronicle of the life and times of of billionaire heiress Doris Duke, the expansive 2,300-acre Duke Farms and the controversy surrounding demolition of the 67,000 square-foot estate on the ...

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