Somerset Saturday Night

Join us on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the East Franklin Firehouse (121 Pinegrove Ave., Somerset, NJ) for an evening of stand-up comedy to benefit the MacAfee Road School PTO.

Tickets are $20 each, show is BYOB and adults only. 

Scheduled to appear:
John Kim
Grisel Cabrera
Mike Hollan
Jessica Sager

Host/MC: Dan Bocchino

Tickets are available at https://somersetsaturdaynight.brownpapertickets.com/

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Sat, February 24
8:00 pm — 10:00 pm
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Join us on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the East Franklin Firehouse (121 Pinegrove Ave., Somerset, NJ) for an evening of stand-up comedy to benefit the MacAfee Road School PTO.

Tickets are $20 each, show is BYOB and adults only.

Scheduled to appear:
John Kim
Grisel Cabrera
Mike Hollan
Jessica Sager

Host/MC: Dan Bocchino

Tickets are available at ...

121 Pinegrove Ave. Somerset, NJ

121 Pinegrove Ave.
Somerset, NJ

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The incident is a result of domestic violence, he said. Readington police were dispatched to a Readington Road home on “a report of an injured woman” and found Kimberly Uvenio, 48, had died from ...

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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 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Division Street pedestrian mall was transformed into an outdoor workshop for artists yesterday as a steady stream of visitors perused paintings, handmade jewelry, ceramics, clothing and other original artwork. 

The CC Coletti Acoustic Trio provided live music all day from a small stage.

The artists will return Sunday for the second day of the Arts on Division Jazz ...

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