Tour of Somerville Weekend: Quarter-Mile Sprints Add High-Speed Dynamic

May 20, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The grand daddy of ‘em  all, the 75-year-old Tour of Somerville 50-mile bicycle race, anchors a weekend of world class cycling in Bound Brook and downtown Somerville May 24-28, with a new event added Sunday night to draw more spectators downtown.

Spectators this year will see an additional day of racing beginning with the Bound Brook Criterium on ...

Loews New Brunswick Theater Introduces Dolby Cinema, Reservable Recliners

NEW BRUNSWICK - In a place not so far, far away, the AMC Loews New Brunswick 18 movie theater on Route 1 has been upgraded to provide Dolby Cinema technology with the latest in movie imaging and audio systems.

Beginning this weekend, the theater on the southbound side of Route 1 will the enhanced projection system created at the Dolby Laboratories in California.

The technology is designed ...

Milltown's Follow Me 5k to Impact Saturday Traffic

MILLTOWN, NJ - The borough will host the Follow Me 5K on Saturday, May 19. The event is sponsored by the Milltown American Legion Post 25 and all of the proceeds from the race will go to benefit veterans' organizations. Race organizers and runners will be meeting in the American Legion parking lot on and in the Borough Park, beginning at 8 a.m. The race route is the same as the borough's ...

Calling Back-In-The-Day Spotswood High School Graduates, It's Reunion Time

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - If you graduated from Spotswood High School in 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981 or 1982, it is reunion time. A 5 for 40 Spotswood High School Reunion will be held on Saturday, July 21 at the American Legion Post 253. Reunion fun starts at 3 p.m. and includes a picnic, beer and wine. A cash bar will be on hand as well. The cost for the upcoming 40th reunion is $40.

Graduates from the ...

Eric Clark to Perform Classical Piano Concert

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Arts Commission is proud to bring back, due to popular demand, Pianist, Eric Clark, for a concert at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center on Sunday, May 20 at 3:00pm.

Mr. Clark is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, where he studied with Enrique Graf and Sergey Schepkin. He graduated with college and university honors, and received ...

Tour of Somerville Celebrates 75 Years of World-Class Racing

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Memorial Day weekend will mark the 75th anniversary of the longest-running bike race in the country.  Since 1940, Memorial Day in Somerville, New Jersey has become synonymous with the Tour of Somerville. Dubbed the “Kentucky Derby of Cycling,” the classic attracts over 1,000 professional and amateur cyclists, (racing in 2 towns in 3 days) including ...

May 18 Deadline for Artists and Artisans to Apply for 2018 East Brunswick Art & Music Festival

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — May 18 is the final deadline for artists and artisans to apply to exhibit at the 16th annual East Brunswick Art & Music Festival held June 2, 2018, 11 am- 5pm at East Brunswick Community Arts Center, 721 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick.


Sponsored by East Brunswick Arts Commission, East Brunswick ...

Paddle Boat Flotilla Launches May 5 at Colonial Park

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP –The Somerset County Park Commission award-winning golf putting course and the paddle boats on Powder Mill Pond at Colonial Park in Franklin Township will open for the season on Saturday, May 5.

The Colonial Park putting course offers the player gardens and natural landscaping rather than the amusements found at traditional miniature golf courses. Designed over a ...

Rutgers Shines on a Sunny Day

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - At first, there were some concerns.

By 8 a.m. Saturday, the skies were cloudy, the weather cool and the ground muddy. Planners for the 10th-annual Rutgers Day were putting down hay at the Voorhees Mall on College Avenue and throughout the campus where thousands of attendees were expected to visit beginning by 10 a.m. There were tents set up for performers in case of ...

Somerset 4H Hopes to Braid its way into Guinness Book of Records

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - For the several months, over 200 Somerset County 4-H members and adult volunteers, some from Hillsborough, have been stripping fabric and braiding sections to create the World’s Longest Textile Braid, in hopes that it would be entered into the Guinness Book of World Records.

Well they did it!

To qualify, the braid had to be at least 800 meters,  the ...

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Somerset Patriots To Host Ballpark Comic Con On May 12th

May 1, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots will host their Sixth Annual Ballpark Comic Con at TD Bank Ballpark May 12, presented by the Hugs For Brady Foundation.

The event will begin at 4:30 p.m. and last throughout the double header games scheduled for 6:05 p.m.

Ballpark Comic Con offers fans and comic books lovers a unique experience combining family fun, baseball, and all things ...