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Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Somerset Hills Sunday Services

Sun, August 25, 10:30 AM


Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Somerset ...

Giving Back Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 08/25/2019 10:30am 08/25/2019 11:30am America/New_York Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Somerset Hills Sunday Services

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Somerset Hills is a liberal religious community of enthusiastic, compassionate people of all ages. We are dedicated to the spiritual growth of our members and friends, and we provide caring service to our neighbors near and far. All are welcome here, regardless of race, creed, cultural background, spiritual beliefs, or sexual identity.

Our mission is ...

123 East Cliff Street Somerville, NJ 08876
Somerville Elks Blood Drive

Mon, August 26, 1:00 PM


Somerville Elks Blood Drive

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 08/26/2019 1:00pm 08/26/2019 7:00pm America/New_York Somerville Elks Blood Drive

The Somerville Elks is holding its monthly blood drive, at the lodge on Union Avenue, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., with New Jersey Blood Services. To schedule an appointment, visit, sponsor code 00818. Walk-ins are welcome. All 16-year-olds must have a signed NJBS Parental Consent Form. All donors should remember to eat, drink or bring a Blood Donor Card, as well as ...

375 Union Avenue Bridgewater, NJ 08807

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NJ TRANSIT Graduating Seven Locomotive Engineer Classes in Two Years – Same Number Graduated in Last Five Years Combined

With the recent June 2019 graduating class and six more classes of locomotive engineering trainees graduating through December 2020, NJ TRANSIT will have graduated seven classes in two years (2019 – 2020). That’s the same number of classes that graduated in the previous five years combined (2014 – 2018.)

Agency officials attribute the significant increase in engineer training ...

Building Goodwill with Gratitude on NJ TRANSIT

NJ TRANSIT’s Customer Advocate and Chief Experience Officer Stewart Mader regularly rides buses, light rail, and trains to engage with customers and identify ways to streamline the  customer experience. 

This week, he rode with customers on the Montclair-Boonton Line to thank them for adjusting their schedules during Amtrak infrastructure work at New York Penn Station. That ...

Thank You, Montclair-Boonton, North Jersey Coast Line & Morris & Essex Line Riders

This spring we announced that Amtrak would need to take two tracks out of service at Penn Station New York this summer to accommodate critical infrastructure repair work. As a result, on weekdays only, four peak-period Midtown Direct trains in each direction on the Montclair-Boonton Line, one peak-period train in each direction on the North Jersey Coast Line and select reverse-peak trains on the ...

Bridgewater Resident: Get to Know Candidates, Be Informed for November Vote

September 20, 2019

To the Editor:

Elections are coming to Bridgewater, and I have questions.

As someone who’s never registered with any party, I consider myself to be pretty impartial. That said, there are some things on which I won’t grant the benefit of the doubt.

The Republican primary was one of the most divisive and bitter fights I’ve ever seen, with the #DeveloperDan movement ...

Bridgewater Police: Bedminster Woman Arrested After Hitting Cop With Car

September 14, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Bedminster woman was arrested Aug. 16 at 11:02 a.m. for simple assault and resisting arrest after she struck a police officer with her vehicle when he tried to stop her for a motor vehicle violation, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police.

Erin T. Bolte, 43, was also arrested for disorderly conduct, and issued motor vehicle summonses for failure to keep ...

Women's Holistic Health Workshop

September 16, 2019

There is beauty and wisdom in all stages of a woman’s life: childhood and puberty, the childbearing years, middle age, menopause and beyond.  As we learn about each phase on this journey, we deepen our appreciation of the elegant and intricate biological processes, life experiences and emotional interweaving that define us.  When health concerns arise in any of these stages ...


College News

September 5, 2019

Joseph Cella of Bridgewater graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rutgers School of Engineering in May with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering.

County Freeholder and Sheriff Candidates Debate Local and National Issues

September 18, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ -- Alongside the perennial issues of county taxes and shared services, candidates for freeholder and sheriff debated local responses to problems shared by much of the state and nation last night at Somerville High School.

When allowed to question one another, freeholder candidates -- incumbent Republican Patricia Walsh and Democratic challenger Melonie Morano -- tried to ...

The Magnificent Seven

Today we pay homage to the number seven. The number is seven is special, cropping up in diverse aspects of life and across the years of history. For example, one can sail the seven seas. There were seven wonders in the ancient world. “The Magnificent Seven” was a movie from 1960, one of the best westerns of all time. “The Magnificent Seven” is also the name of a song by ...

Advocating for One-Seat Ride, Raritan Valley Rail Coalition Discuss Potential Tunnel Shutdown

September 18, 2019

CRANFORD - Union County Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski joined Bruce Bergen, Chairman of the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition (RVRC), members of the public, and elected officials from various towns and counties along the Raritan Valley Rail Line to discuss mass transit improvements at a RVRC Public Meeting in Cranford.

The Raritan Valley Line is NJ Transit's the third most ...