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2017 International Juried Exhibition

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Switzerland Man Arrested for DWI Following Route 202 Pursuit, According to Raritan Police

December 15, 2017

RARITAN, NJ - A man from Switzerland was arrested Dec. 5 for driving while intoxicated after a brief pursuit on Route 202 that ended in Branchburg, according to a report from Raritan Borough Police.

Pirmin Lotscher, 38, was arrested for driving while intoxicated after he was seen by Officer Andrew Ragati driving at a high rate of speed on First Avenue.

According to the report, Lotscher ...

Habitat for Humanity Seeking Space for ReStore

December 16, 2017

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity is launching a Habitat ReStore in the Somerset County area.

Habitat is looking for unused retail space (about 10,000 to 15,000 square feet) in Somerset County that could support a local Habitat ReStore. Anyone who has a space that can be offered at an affordable rent is being asked to partner with Raritan Valley Habitat to build a ...

Somerset County Commission on Status of Women Seeking Nominations for Outstanding Women

December 9, 2017

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - The Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women is seeking nominations for the 2018 Outstanding Women in Somerset County awards program, and nominations are due by Dec. 31.

"We have many women in Somerset County doing amazing things every day," freeholder Patricia Walsh, commission liaison, said in a release. "It is most appropriate that during ...

'It's a Wonderful Life'from film to stage to radio

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ shows surprising appeal as radio/stage production

By Liz Keill

MADISON, NJ – The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has selected a nostalgic and heartwarming version of the classic Frank Capra movie from the 1140’s to entertain holiday audiences. “It’s a Wonderful Life” has somehow become a classic Christmas ...

The Winter Blues

The weather is getting colder. The days are shorter. People leave for work in the dark and come home in the dark.  Winter is here and with it comes an increase in heart disease and heart related deaths.  There are many reasons why winter weather worsens heart problems. Heart patients are under more stress at the extremes of temperatures. Cold weather increases the workload on the ...

Freight Train Derailment in Union; Raritan Train Station Service Suspended

December 8, 2017

UNION, NJ - A freight train derailed in Union at about 2:15 p.m. this afternoon, and Raritan Borough Police say train service is suspended at the Raritan Train Station until further notice because of it.

Preliminary details indicate that the train derailed past the Union Train Station.  According to Township of Union Business Administrator, the freight train contained 141 cars.  ...