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Raritan Borough - Goodbye

January 9, 2018

To the Editor:

I want to let you all of you who have come to the pools and participated in Raritan Borough Recreation over the past two decades that I don't work for the borough anymore. These past 18 years have been great. I learned a lot working for Rich Bartolucci for 15 years, who built Recreation into what it is today and I loved working for Bob Andreychak who was alongside ...

Flemington Man Arrested for Drugs After Being Found Running Through Raritan Backyard

January 19, 2018

RARITAN, NJ - A Flemington man was arrested on Quick Avenue for drug charges after police were called to investigate a report of a man running through a backyard and yelling incoherently Dec. 27, according to a report from Raritan Borough Police.

Michael Godden, 36, was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving while ...

Red Cross blood shortage prompts urgent call for blood and platelet donations during National Blood Donor Month

January 18, 2018

This January, National Blood Donor Month, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors of all blood types to make an appointment to give now and help address a winter blood donation shortage.

Severe winter weather has had a tremendous impact on blood donations already this year, with more than 150 blood drives forced to cancel causing over 5,500 blood and platelet ...

Former Bridgewater Councilman Chosen as County Freeholder Director

January 8, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Patrick Scaglione, of Bridgewater, was voted 2018 director of the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders by a 5-0 vote at the reorganization meeting Friday.

Brian Gallagher, former mayor of Somerville, was also sworn in to a three-year term as a Somerset County Freeholder during the board’s annual Reorganization meeting Friday at the historic Somerset County ...

Start Now - Getting Involved with the Township

The New Year is here and as part of your New Year’s resolutions you’re determined to get more involved in your local community, right? Of course! So let me share some insights and guidance on getting involved with local Bridgewater Township boards. 

Most boards are created by ordinance and are appointed at the township council’s annual reorganization meeting ...

Get Off the Couch. Walk the Dog. Live Longer.

“Sitting is the new smoking”. This is the new mantra in cardiology and global population health. Sitting, or a sedentary lifestyle, has long been known as a risk factor for the development of heart disease. Excessive sitting is also associated with a higher mortality rate. Is sitting really as bad as smoking for your health? Why is sitting so detrimental? What strategies can combat a ...

Legislation Expected to Allow Multi-Secondary School District to Have Combined Football Team

January 9, 2018

TRENTON, N.J. – Ground-breaking changes to the state’s high school athletic program are about to hit the desk of Gov. Chris Christie.

According to legislation passed by both the state assembly and senate on Monday, local high schools that are a part of a multi-secondary school district will now be allowed to combine teams in any sport if either school has trouble fielding a ...