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  • Screening Colonoscopy Saves Lives

    March 7, 2017

    Regular screenings are the best way to prevent and detect colon and rectal cancer early. While colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer among men and women in the U.S., it is ...

  • Summit Medical Group Offers Five Things Parents Should Know about the Measles

    NEW JERSEY - Measles is making headlines again in the new year. An infant who had not been vaccinated and an adult who traveled overseas were recently diagnosed with the highly contagious ...

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Upcoming Events

Tue, November 21

The Wayrick Wildlife Gallery, at the Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Gallery, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: The Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery -- ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Green

Tue, November 21

Barnes & Noble Bridgewater, Bridgewater

Bridgewater-Raritan HS Band Fundraiser

Education Giving Back

Tue, November 21

Barnes & Noble Somerville Circle, Bridgewater

BRHS Band Parents Association Barnes & Noble ...

Education

Hillsborough Man Arrested on Drug Charges on Route 206, Raritan Police Report

November 21, 2017

RARITAN, NJ - A Hillsborough man was arrested on drug charges following a motor vehicle stop on Route 206 Nov. 16, according to a report from Raritan Borough Police.

Ronnie Shertel, 34, was arrested for possession of a controlled dangerous substance (heroin), possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a hypodermic syringe.

During the motor vehicle stop, police learned that Shertel ...

Outstanding Citizens to be Honored at Boy Scouts of America Toast to Scouting Awards Dinner

November 19, 2017

RARITAN, NJ - Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council will be honoring local citizens at the Toast to Scouting Awards Dinner to be held Nov. 30 at the Raritan Valley Country Club in Bridgewater at 6:30 p.m.  This year’s honorees are Joanie Coffaro, Brian Gallagher, Nicholas F. Pellitta, Esq., Craig & Jonathan Slass, and Doris (Dee) Zampella.

The event ...

A Somerset Hills Tradition, Colonial Christmas at Vanderveer House, Kicks Off Late

November 20, 2017

BEDMINSTER, NJ - The 15th annual Colonial Christmas celebration at the historic Jacobus Vanderveer House and Museum off Route 206, will be open to the public for the next two weekends, Nov. 25-26, and Dec. 2-3. The event will be open daily during both weekends from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

All invited to tree lighting next Friday evening.

The festivities are due to kick off with a tree ...

Would a Trip to Mars be Bad for the Heart?

Mars, the closest planet to the Earth, has always fascinated humans. From H.G Wells 1898 novel The War of the Worlds, to Orson Welles’ infamous 1938 radio broadcast about a Martian invasion, to Gustav Holst’s 1914 classical music piece Mars, the Bringer of War, to the 2015 Academy Award nominated film, The Martian mankind has long dreamed about Mars. Now NASA and private companies ...

Rutgers president addresses controversial bias incidents, says they're protected by ​First ​Amendment

November 18, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers President Robert Barchi stood by his affirmation ​of​ the First Amendment, saying those ​protections ​extend to ​the recent rash of ​anti-Semitism on campus.

At the November 16 student government town hall, Barchi​ noted the protections to incidents such as the anti-Semitic posts allegedly shared on the Facebook of a food science professor, the ...