Press Releases

August 13, 2018

EAST AMWELL TWP. – All the buzz around here is about Kayla Fusselman, who will “bee” at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair. That’s because she is the 2018 American Honey Queen, and will be there as a guest of the Northwest New Jersey Beekeepers Association. As she’s done for many ...

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BOUND BROOK, NJ - On July 24, The Provident Bank Foundation presented a $15,000 “Commit to Care” Grant to Safe+Sound Somerset. This grant will help launch the pilot of SPEAK: Antidote to Violence, which will address many forms of abuse and violence with pre-teens and teens in Bound Brook. The ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. – The annual "A Culinary Affair" will be held Monday, Sept. 24. The event, held by Hunterdon Medical Center Auxiliary and Hunterdon Healthcare Foundation, will happen at The Grand Colonial on Route 173. The restaurant is off Route 78 between exits 11 and 12 in Bethlehem ...

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BRANCHBURG, NJ - Branchburg Sports Complex, in association with the Wright Way Academy, will be offering a basketball camp with American Professional Basketball Player Scotty Hopson. The camp will be held Aug. 14 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for kids ages 7 to 10 years old, and Aug. 16 from 1 p.m. to 4 ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots and 9-1-1 On FOX are asking for Hero First Responder nominations from the community. Nominate a first responder to be recognized on the field during the pre-game ceremony and throw out a ceremonial first pitch at the Saturday, August 4th Somerset Patriots ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater's own Eric Murdock, a former NBA superstar, is holding basketball camps through the Bridgewater Recreation Department. The dates and times of some of the sessions of the Eric Murdock Basketball Camps have been revised, and more information can be found ...

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RARITAN, NJ - Mayor Charles McMullin announced that Raritan Borough will kick off a Street Smart NJ pedestrian safety education campaign aimed at reducing pedestrian-motor vehicle crashes along Somerset Street during the month of July. The Street Smart NJ campaign is a collaborative effort ...

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Bridgewater, NJ — On June 28, Our House, Inc., whose mission is to provide “healthy, stimulating, and inclusive environments for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities,” held a ribbon cutting for its fifth Hope Autism Solutions program site at the PeopleCare Center for ...

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RARITAN, NJ – Alternatives, Inc., of Raritan, was recognized with a 2018 Healthier Somerset Healthy Workplace Recognition Award for implementing worksite wellness programs that improve the health and wellbeing of its employees and clients. Alternatives earned a Gold Award, which distinguishes ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Residents of Somerset County can now enjoy the customized, high quality, yet affordable spa services that spavia is known for nationwide.  The newest spavia is opening on Friday, June 29th at the Chimney Rock Center in Bridgewater, New Jersey. The luxurious day spa is located in ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Alternatives, Inc., based in Raritan, was recognized with a 2018 Healthier Somerset Healthy Workplace Recognition Award for implementing worksite wellness programs that improve the health and wellbeing of its employees and clients. Alternatives earned a Gold Award, which ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Councilman Matthew Moench hosted a second free community Narcan Training May 8, in consultation with Rutgers University and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School's Division of Addiction Psychiatry. The event, according to a release, brought together citizens ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Councilman Matthew Moench will host a free breakfast May 20 for the township's police, firefighters and rescue squad members, and their families, in recognition of Police, Firefighter and EMS Appreciation Day. According to a release, guests will enjoy a hot ...

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What to learn how to canoe or kayak? Have dreams of taking on the Colorado River, but have never even been in a canoe or kayak? Don't despair, there's help at hand, and it's right here in Somerset County.  The Somerset County Park Commission offers a variety of canoeing and kayaking ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots will host their Sixth Annual Ballpark Comic Con at TD Bank Ballpark May 12, presented by the Hugs For Brady Foundation. The event will begin at 4:30 p.m. and last throughout the double header games scheduled for 6:05 p.m. Ballpark Comic Con offers fans ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Councilman Matthew Moench is hosting the second free Community Narcan Training in consultation with Rutgers University and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School's Division of Addiction Psychiatry May 8. The program is designed to help participants recognize ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - For the several months, over 200 Somerset County 4-H members and adult volunteers, some from Hillsborough, have been stripping fabric and braiding sections to create the World’s Longest Textile Braid, in hopes that it would be entered into the Guinness Book of World ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Freedom House, based in Clinton, is holding its fifth annual 5K run and 1-mile Fun Walk at Duke Island Park, in Bridgewater, May 19. Proceeds from the event will go to help ensure those seeking recovery from addiction are not turned away due to a lack of financial ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Melissa Jenkins, one of the owners of BAM Desserts in Somerset, and Chef Liz Hernandez visited the Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School (SCVTHS) culinary arts classes this week in hopes to recruit students for the growing bakery.  Jenkins and Hernandez were ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater-Raritan High School, on Garretson Road, will be hosting "Hidden in Plain Sight," a program to help parents recognize the signs a child might be using drugs or alcohol. The program will be held April 24 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. There will be a light dinner at ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Indie rocker Mike Mains returns to Basking Ridge to kick off the 2018 Ross Farm Music Series on Sunday afternoon, April 22. The doors open at 2:30 p.m. for the 3 p.m. concert but guests are welcome to come early and stroll the grounds of the historic Ross Farm at 135 N. Maple ...

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BRANCHBURG, NJ - The Visual Arts and Performing Arts Department at Raritan Valley Community College will host the RVCC Student Art Exhibition, Part II, from April 20 to May 4, in the Art Gallery on campus. An opening reception will be held at the Art Gallery on Friday, April 20, from 5 to 7 ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater’s own ELLE Foundation announces its annual fundraiser, One ELLE of a Night Designer Purse Bingo, May 3 at 7 p.m. at the Somerville ELKS Lodge, 375 Union Avenue, Bridgewater, NJ.  The evening features a designer purse bingo, as well as a basket raffle and silent ...

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Hunterdon Podiatric Medicine, formerly known as Dr. Steven M. Dribbon, DPM, became part of the Hunterdon Medical Group, a specialty practice owned and operated by Hunterdon Healthcare, as of April 1. Dr. Dribbon, a board-certified foot and ankle surgeon, will continue to offer superior medical ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Come join us at Ross Farm for an afternoon of art and music celebrating the vibrant culture of Mexico! The day will feature a fine art exhibit and sale, the creation of an interactive community art piece. There will be music, art demonstrations, garden tours and much more! Bring ...

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Flemington, NJ. March 8, 2018 — James A. Lewy, CFP™, a financial advisor with the Flemington branch of Wells Fargo Advisors located on Main Street in downtown historic Flemington, has been named Managing Director - Investments.  Lewy has served with Wells Fargo Advisors for 17 years and has over 30 ...

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READINGTON, NJ - The Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers are dedicated to providing health enhancement and disease prevention programs for the community. They offer a wide variety of educational classes each month at the Clinton and Whitehouse Station locations. As part of their April ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ - Hunterdon Medical Center reached a milestone this month, and Cindy and Joe Harris of Clinton share in the achievement. HMC midwives delivered their 5,000th baby on Feb. 2. Midwife Deirdre Horvath, CNM, APN-C, assisted Cindy in the birth of her healthy baby girl named Joanna ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Center for Great Expectations, a non-profit organization, is celebrating 20 years of providing substance use and mental health treatment for women and adolescents who are homeless, pregnant or parenting. According to a release, the goals of the program are to guide women ...

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PLUCKEMIN, NJ - The Rev. Ian Rankine has been installed as pastor of the historic Pluckemin Presbyterian Church, on Route 202/206 in Bedminster.  Rev. Rankine was born and raised in Central Scotland. He attended St. Andrews and Edinburgh Universities where he completed his Seminary training. He ...

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