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County to Spray for Mosquitos in Bridgewater

September 20, 2021

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Somerset County will be spraying for mosquitos in Bridgewater Tuesday.

According to a note from the county, they will be spraying for mosquitos in certain Ida affected areas from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., weather permitting.

Together Teal Campaign in Bridgewater Bringing Awareness of Ovarian Cancer

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - September has been recognized as Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and, in order to spread awareness of the disease, Mayor Matthew Moench will be signing a proclamation declaring September "Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month."

Teal ribbons are already being displayed around the municipal complex in commemoration of those who have battled, and are continuing to battle, ...

EPA Reports Significant Flooding of Bridgewater Superfund Site

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 office has responded to wide-spread flooding of the American Cyanamid Superfund site in Bridgewater, near the TD Bank Ballpark.

According to a release, the office is working closely with federal, state and local partners as they respond to the impacts of Tropical Storm Ida. The EPA has begun to assess its Superfund sites, oil ...

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Bridgewater Reporting 15 New COVID Cases, as of Thursday

September 3, 2021

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township reported 15 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the total number of cases to 2,921.

Bridgewater Township is reporting only 102 total fatalities, four fewer than in previous days, with no new fatalities reported since the end of May.

Raritan Borough reported five new COVID cases Thursday, bringing the total to 653.

Raritan Borough has not ...

Bridgewater Reporting 4 New Cases, Raritan Reporting 1

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township reported four new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases to 2,896.

Bridgewater Township is reporting 106 total fatalities, with no new fatalities reported since the end of May.

Raritan Borough reported one new COVID cases Tuesday, bringing the total to 645.

Raritan Borough has not reported a fatality from COVID in months, keeping ...

How Can I Leave or Give Money to my Special Needs Child Without Impacting Their Government Benefits

Often, loved ones with special needs rely on certain government benefits like Medicare, Social Security Disability (SSD), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Food Stamps and many other forms of assistance.

However, these benefits often only cover an individual’s most basic needs, and does not otherwise provide for enjoyable purchases such as new sneakers, transportation and even simple ...

Can I Disinherit My Spouse?

Perhaps your spouse has once again failed to put their socks in the hamper, and you are wondering whether disinheritance is in order.

Generally speaking, New Jerseyans are not permitted to totally disinherit their spouse.

There is good reason for this: married couples often build their “economic empire” together such that it is patently unfair for one spouse to completely ...

Falling for Apples

Nothing is as quite as iconic to New Jersey as the versatile apple. Apples connote health (apple a day keeps the doctor away) as well as affection (apple of my eye) and are one of the 3rd most valuable crops in N.J. right after tomatoes and blueberries, according to the State Department of Agriculture. Apples are part of the rose family and grow in every state in the US!

Apples have a long ...

Late Summer Fruits & Veggies

Nothing tastes as delectable as in-season produce which has been sun kissed, field ripened, and fresh picked, providing the perfect combination for appetizing, nutrient dense fruits and vegetables. It’s late Summer season on our farm and did you know that so many wonderful items are still being harvested including ; peppers, tomatoes, sweet corn, eggplant, peaches, plums, pears, melons, ...

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How to Get Rid of Spotted Lanternfly Eggs

If you notice Spotted Lanternfly eggs, it is important to remove the eggs or call your local Department of Agriculture to report your findings. To remove Spotted Lanternfly eggs yourself, complete the form on this page, and we will mail you a FREE Spotted Lanternfly Egg remover. Read below for a few tips for DIY egg removal:

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Barkley’s Marketplace Hosts Pet Adoption Events in Flemington and Branchburg

Barkley’s Marketplace owner Andy Cohen, along with his partner Ari Friedman, recently welcomed a fifth dog into the family. “Maximus is around 13 years old, he’s a dachshund who came to us from Ohio. Senior dogs can be harder to place, but we think they are special, Cohen explained.   “Honey Bee, another dachshund, was also a senior rescue,” Cohen added.  ...

Choosing Competence

September 13, 2021

To the Editor:

I am a Republican because I believe that a close relationship between individual effort and individual outcome makes our society better.  And I am a supporter of Howard Norgalis, Felipe Pedroso and Allen Kurdyla because I believe we need a base level of competence in our public life. 

We have all been subjected to the alternative.  That is, to Donald ...

Bridgewater Commons, Connie Dwyer Breast Cancer Foundation Partner to Embrace Hope

September 25, 2021

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – In recognition of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month and in partnership with Connie Dwyer Breast Cancer Foundation (CDBCF), a N.J.-based organization which serves underprivileged and vulnerable women by ensuring the availability of top-quality breast-health services, Bridgewater Commons, located along I-287 at the intersections of Route 22 and Route ...

Somerset County to hold free document shredding event on Sept. 25:‘Operation Secure Shred’ helps protect residents against identity theft

September 23, 2021

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — Help guard against identity theft by bringing personal documents to “Operation Secure Shred.” Residents can take advantage of a FREE, easy and secure way to get rid of personal documents Sept. 25, at the Somerset County Public Works Garage (North County Facility), located at 411 Chimney Rock Road, Bridgewater, NJ 08807, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., or until the ...

Karl Anthony Towns, Brandon Bielak Lead Saint Joseph High School (Metuchen) Hall of Fame Class

METUCHEN, NJ -- NBA superstar Karl-Anthony Towns and Brandon Bielak, a current pitcher for the Houston Astros, are among the honorees for Saint Joseph High School's Hall of Fame Induction Class of 2021. A ceremony and dinner reception will take place at the Metuchen Golf and Country Club in Edison, NJ on Fri., Oct. 8 from 5 to 9 p.m.

The list of inductees includes:

Craig ...

The Cardiac Consequences of 9/11

The terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11 2001 shocked the nation, causing deep and lasting psychological and physiological effects.  Over the ensuing twenty years, numerous health problems have been described in the survivors of the attacks as well as the rescue workers. These effects include respiratory illnesses (chronic cough, asthma, bronchitis, sinus ...

'Year One' Captures Tensions of a Changing Society

UNION, NJ - After two years of closure, Premiere Stages on the campus of Kean University has re-opened with a stirring production of Erik Gernand’s play, “Year One.”

The time is 1933, the place, a city in Germany.  As Germany rebuilds after the devastation of World War I, a close-knit family is caught up in the possibilities of new life under the Weimar Republic. The ...