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Hillsborough: Children's Singer/Songwriter Faces Child Pornography Charge

September 19, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – Eric. S. Komar a Hillsborough resident, music teacher and singer/songwriter who performs for children at synagogues, Jewish community centers, camps and conventions nationwide was arrested at his home Tuesday and charged with receiving and distributing images of child sexual abuse, according to Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick.

Komar, 46, was arrested by special ...

Far Hills highlights Fall Steeplechase racing calendar

Steeplechase racing is underway for Fall 2017.

From as far north as Geneseo, N.Y. and as far south as Charleston, S.C., mini-vans are being filled with coolers and delicacies. Horses are being trained and groomed.

Twelve race committees and battalions volunteers are preparing to receive thousands of racing fans — and just plain party goers — to an afternoon in the country filled ...

Somerville Ceremony Commemorates 16th Anniversary of 9/11

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders, led by Freeholder Director Peter S. Palmer, presided at a ceremony marking the 16th anniversary of 9/11 Monday morning at the county’s memorial clock tower, located on the corner of Main and Bridge streets. 

At 8:46 a.m. – the time when the first plane crashed into the World Trade Center – ...

Somerville: Arts on Division '17 Festival is an Amalgamation of Vision and Sound

SOMERVILLE, NJ – It's all about the arts - live music, photography, videos, sing-a-longs and workshops will be featured Sept. 14-17 in downtown Somerville as a prelude to the Sunday, Aug. 17 Central Jersey Jazz Festival.

Arts On Division, the sponsoring organization, is dedicated to building community in Somerville nd the region through the arts and arts education ...

Somerville: Freeholders to Place Wreath at 9/11 Memorial

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Board of Freeholders will place a wreath at the county’s 9/11 memorial at the corner of Main and Bridge streets on Monday, Sept. 11.

The public is welcome to attend. As people gather for the ceremony, the Somerset County Police Pipes & Drums band will perform.

At 8:46 a.m. – the time when the first plane crashed into ...

Summit Honors Fallen Somerville Police Det. Matthew Tarentino with 5K Race, Community Day

SUMMIT, NJ - The outpouring of support for the family of police Det. Matthew Tarentino, a resident of Somerville killed in a Route 78 car accident on his way to work May 30, continues in the town he served with a 5K race in September and a Community Day in October.

Registration is open for the 5K race on Sept. 9, which will be run through downtown Summit. Community Day on Oct. 1 will also be ...

Hillsborough Rotary Establishes Hurricane Harvey Matching Relief Fund

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ — In response to the overwhelming devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, The Rotary Club of Hillsborough has established a relief fund and will match community donations up to a total of $2,500.

The club will use the combined funds to purchase gift cards to major retailers to assist families who have been displaced from their homes by the unprecedented floods. Community ...

Somerville Rally Decries Racism, Bigotry; Speakers Urge Resolve to Unite and Overcome

SOMERVILLE, NJ - They came from different walks of life, different cultures, from different sides of the political aisle and different houses of worship.

Some were immigrants, some black, some white, some were Asian and Latino.

Others were gay.

Men and women, young and old, different from one another but for one common bond - all were Americans.

Several hundred people attended Monday ...

Community for Unity Rally in Somerville Hopes to Inspire Tolerance

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Jews and Muslims, Christians and Buddhists, Republicans and Democrats, men, women, whites, blacks, and people of multiple ethnicities will join together Monday night, Aug. 28 at the historic Somerset County Courthouse to decry hatred, prejudice and bigotry and deliver a message of tolerance and respect for one another on the anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King ...

Somerville Restaurant Vouchers Raise $2,300 for Family of Det. Matthew Tarentino

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Robert Petix Jr., owner of Savor Restaurant and 1995 graduate of Immaculata High School, has donated $2,300 from patrons of the Main Street restaurant to the family of Det. Matthew Tarentino, a Summit police officer who died in a car collision on Route 78 May 30.

Tarentino, who had lived in Somerville his entire life, graduated from Immaculata High School in 2006; his wife ...

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