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Somerville Christmas Tree Decorated, Wrapped in Lights, Ready for Santa's Magic Touch

November 18, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The stage is set for thel arrival of Santa Claus Nov. 25 with the borough's official Christmas tree decorated, with lights strung and ready to be lit, on the Division Street pedestrian mall.

No snow yet, but with crisp temperatures and brisk winds blowing down Division Street, it's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas; a few merchants have already begun trimming ...

Happy Holidays: Mayor Says Free Parking in Somerville Lots Likely

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - With Black Friday looming less than two weeks away, downtown Somerville merchants are hoping to give shoppers an early Christmas present while helping to increase their business with free parking.

The Borough Council will likely pass a resolution at its meeting next Monday night to shut down metered parking in borough-owned parking lots during the holiday season, ...

Major Upset: Somerville Council President Steve Peter Beats County Clerk Bret Radi

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Democrat Steve Peter, president of the Borough Council, upset incumbent Republican County Clerk Bret Radi by a narrow 128-vote margin in Tuesday’s election for a 5-year term.

Radi has worked in the Somerset County Clerk’s Office since 1993.

The final vote tally: Peter, 43,511; Radi, 43,383.

Tapinto Somerville erroneously reported that Peter had been ...

Somerset County Recognizes Disability Advocates Awards Winners

 

 

  
SOMERVILLE, NJ, - A Warren Township flag football program for youngsters with disabilities has been selected as a winner of a 2017 Disability Advocates Award presented by the Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services.  

The awards acknowledge individuals, organizations and/or businesses that work to ensure that people with ...

Somerset County Recognizes Basking Ridge’s Raynes As a Disability Advocate

 

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Arthur (Art) Raynes of Basking Ridge has been selected as a winner of a 2017 Disability Advocates Award presented by the Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services.  

The awards acknowledge individuals, organizations and/or businesses that work to ensure that people with disabilities in Somerset County are included fully in the life ...

Author John Gill Helps Celebrate Literacy Volunteers Fall Soiree

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Language is important to him, and he believes it is a way of forging a connection between different cultures, while creating opportunities – which is why author John Freeman Gill said he felt proud to be invited to speak at the recent Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County Fall Soiree.

The soiree, held Oct. 6, is an annual event to raise money for the non-profit ...

Somerset County Clerk’s Office Extends Hours for Mail-In Ballot Voters

 

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Clerk’s office has added office hours to dispense applications for early voting in advance of the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 7.

Voting by mail is a two-step process. A voter must first get an application, either online or at a municipal hall or the county clerk’s office. Once submitted, the ballot will be mailed ...

Think Pink: Somerset County Hosts Breast Cancer Awareness Event Oct. 25

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Somerset County Freeholder Patricia L. Walsh will join Zufall Health and the Regional Chronic Disease Coalition of Somerset and Morris Counties in launching the 14th annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 12:30 p.m. in front of the North Plainfield Borough Hall at 263 Somerset St. 

The public is invited to ...

Commission on the Status of Women Presents Check to Safe+Sound Somerset

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Freeholder Patricia Walsh and members of the Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women recently presented a check for $1,000 to Safe+Sound Somerset, a Hillsborough organization that protects and advocates for victims of domestic violence.

Its service area includes all of Somerset County.

The funding is part of the proceeds from the annual ...

County Parks Administrator Elected to the American Academy for Park & Recreation Administration

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Cindie Sullivan, deputy director of the Somerset County Park Commission, has been elected to the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration. Sullivan was inducted recently at the Academy’s Annual Meeting during the National Recreation and Park Association Conference in New Orleans, LA.

The Academy is a group of distinguished practitioners and educators who ...

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