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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 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.

Birth of Devorah Arielle

The BReeze owner Audrey Levine Blumberg and her husband Marc are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Devorah Arielle, Feb. 13. Devorah was born a healthy 8 lbs, 2 oz., and 20-and-three-quarter inches. She joins big sister Shayna Whitney, 3. Both Devorah and Audrey are healthy and happy, and the Blumberg family is excited about the newest addition. Audrey thanks all of Bridgewater and ...

Somerville Crowd Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Jazz Festival

September 16, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The It was all about jazz Sunday with thousands descending on Main Street Somerville for five hours of music topping off the three-day Central Jersey Jazz Festival, which included performances in Flemington Friday night and New Brunswick Saturday night.

Yesterday was the tenth anniversary of the jazz festival, founded by Rick St. Pierre, owner of Verve Restaurant, Bar ...

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 ...