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Hillsborough: Officials, APEX Developer to Break Ground for Sports Complex

September 24, 2018

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Somerset County Freeholders, Township officials, local sports teams and families will join project developer Gregg Wilke to break ground for the APEX Sports & Events complex Thursday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m.

The ceremony will be at the eastern end of Mountain View Park, located immediately adjacent to the APEX property off Mountain View Road.

The indoor/outdoor ...

Hillsborough Man Snagged in Statewide Sting of Suspected Child Predators

TRENTON, NJ – A 54-year-old Hillsborough man is one of 24 suspects arrested in “Operation Open House,” a sting set up by law enforcement officials to capture alleged child predators using social media to lure underage girls and boys for sexual activity, according to state Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal.

The sting was set-up at a residence in Toms River. The underage ...

Somerville Murals Planned to Memorialize Artists Who Died Pursuing Their Passion

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Borough Council Monday night approved an ordinance that will permit qualified artists to paint murals on the brick facades of buildings in the downtown retail district along Main Street.

There are two mural projects already awaiting the approval process. Each is intended to memorialize one of two artists with ties to Somerville. Both died tragically pursuing their passion ...

Hillsborough Woman, 73, Faces Two Charges of Shoplifing Alcohol from Liquor Store

 

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - All information on this Police blotter was provided by Hillsborough police. Those facing charges are considered innocent unless proven guilty in Hillsborough Municipal Court. All defendants charged by police were processed and released pending a court appearance.

Aug. 4, 2018 - Michele Neri, 24, of Middlesex was arrested for Possession of Marijuana after being ...

Somerville Police Respond to Emergency Lockdown Alert at Middle School

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Police were summoned to Somerville Middle School at 10:07 a.m.Wednesday in response to a lockdown situation, forcing all students and administrators to remain behind locked doors in their classrooms and offices until a complete search of the school by police was conducted.

It was not a drill, with students and staff on edge, many fearing the worst for little more than an ...

Somerville: Freeholders Lay Wreath at 9/11 Memorial

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Members of the Somerset County Board of Freeholders, led by Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione, will place a wreath at the county’s 9/11 memorial at the corner of Main and Bridge streets on Tuesday, 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 ...

North Plainfield Homicide Suspects Fleeing to Mexico Captured in Texas

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Two suspects wanted in connection with the Aug. 19 murder of  a North Plainfield man have been captured in Texas while trying to flee to Mexico, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Nelson Salomon Aquilar-Lopez, 20 and Gicsy Baleria Galindo-Acosta, 22, both of West Front Street, Plainfield, were arrested in Texas near the Louisiana ...

25th Annual Women's 5K set for Sept 1 at Holmdel Park

HOLMDEL, NJ - Nearly five hundred individual women runners and walkers are expected to join together at Holmdel Park on the Saturday of Labor Day Weekend to raise funds for and promote awareness of organizations that provide essential services to women and their children in Monmouth and Ocean Counties.

Presented by the Jersey Shore Running Club, the twenty-fifth annual Saturday in the ...

Freeholders to Place Wreath at 9/11 Memorial in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Members of the Somerset County Board of Freeholders, led by Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione, will place a wreath at the county’s 9/11 memorial at the corner of Main and Bridge streets on Tuesday, 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 ...

Downtown Somerville Alliance Director Resigns, Takes Job in Roselle Park

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Beth Anne Macdonald, hired in 2012 to oversee the redevelopment of the borough’s burgeoning Main Street retail and restaurant district, has resigned as executive director of the Downtown Somerville Alliance.

She begins work Sept. 4 as the Economic Development Director of Roselle Park in Union County, a town half the geographic size of Somerville’s 2.3 square miles, ...

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