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NJ Congressman Tom Malinowski Opens Office in Somerville

January 19, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Citing its centralized location, easy access to highways and proximity to the Somerville train station, New Jersey Rep.Tom Malinowski (D-7th) has opened a temporary district office in Somerville at 58 E. Main St. to handle constituent needs.

The flagship District Office will be located at 75-77 N Bridge St. Somerville. The facility is currently undergoing construction which ...

Bound Brook Man Arrested for Distributing Child Pornography

BOUND BROOK, NJ – A tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has led to the arrest of a Bound Brook man who has been charged with 2nd degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child for the distribution of child pornography and 3rd degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child for the possession of child pornography, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H.

Someville: Luxury Apartments Open Alongside NJ Transit Raritan Valley Line

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough's inventory of commuter-friendly rental apartments continues to grow, with Monday's announcement that the 69-unit. four-story SOMA is ready to lease from its inventory of studio, one- and two-bedroom units, with monthly rents ranging from $1,550-$2,700.

Located at 110 South Bridge St., SOMA - an acronym for South of Main - is perched alongside the ...

Authorities Investigating Serious Crash on Route 22 in North Plainfield, Seek Public’s Help

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Authorities are investigating a three-vehicle crash on Route 22 on Saturday morning and are requesting the public’s help.

Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Collision Analysis Reconstruction Team (CART) responded to the area of Route 22 East and West End Avenue, North Plainfield, New Jersey to assist the North Plainfield Police Department in investigating a ...

'Nocturnal Nature' Through A Child's Eye Show Open Into February

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The 27th annual Nature Through a Child's Eye exhibit of Somerset County elementary students' art with an environmental theme, will be on display through Feb. 3 at the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center (EEC) in Basking Ridge, with receptions this weekend for the student artists from 13 schools.

The theme this year is ...

RVCC Features Students' Artwork

BRANCHBURG, NJ - Raritan Valley Community College’s Visual and Performing Arts Department will present: I.S. + I.A.D., an exhibition of work by RVCC independent study students and current students and alumni from the Interior Architecture and Design program, Jan. 22 to Feb. 8, in the Art Gallery on the RVCC campus.

An artists’ talk will be held Jan. 25, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., in ...

Somerset Prosecutor Investigates Jan. 9 Shooting Death

BOUND BROOK, NJ – A 29-year-old Old Bridge man is dead following a shooting incident at residence on Farm Lane in Bound Brook on Jan. 9, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Bound Brook Chief of Police Vito Bet confirmed the death of Terrence C. Coulanges.

Robertson provided the following details:

Middlesex ...

Hillsborough Residents to Vote on All-Day Kindergarten March 12

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Township residents will be asked to approve all-day kindergarten classes in a March 12 referendum approved at the first Board of Education meeting of 2019.

Members of the board authorized a referendum to be placed on the ballot at its meeting Jan. 7; approval of the referendum would also help the board to lay out a plan for long-term financial stability. 

The ...

Somerset County Freeholder Board Swears in First Democrats Since 1982

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - For the first time since 1982, Democrats were sworn in to the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders during the Jan. 4 reorganization meeting at the Somerville Historic Courthouse.

Former Franklin Township Deputy Mayor Shanel Robinson and former Somerset Hills Schools District board of education member Sara Sooy, of Bernardsville, were sworn in to their first ...

Special Delivery on New Year's Day in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ -- Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset welcomed Somerset County’s first baby of 2019 at 1:52 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 1.

A baby girl, Journey Divine Discher, was born to Americe Moody and Preston Discher of Montgomery.

Weighing 7 pounds, 9 ounces and measuring 20.5 inches long, she was delivered by obstetrician/gynecologist Dr. Fisayo Tunde.

It is the ...


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