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Union High School Principal Files Lawsuit Claiming Racially Motivated Discrimination

November 19, 2018

UNION, NJ – A second lawsuit in as many weeks involving Union schools has been filed by an employee of the school district.

Corey Lowery, currently on administrative leave as principal of Union High School, has filed a lawsuit against Vito Nufrio in his capacity as the Board of Education President, the Union Township Board of Education, and other unnamed individuals, ...

Downtown Somerville Merchants Sweep Off the Welcome Mat for Small Business Saturday

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Not only are merchants in downtown Somerville rolling out the red carpet for Santa’s arrival, they’re sweeping off the welcome mat for visitors and shoppers this holiday season starting off with Small Business Saturday just two days after Thanksgiving.

It's a magical time of the year in Downtown Somerville: there's festive music in the air, a warm ...

Somerville: Immaculata HS Athletes Commit to College Teams

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Senior athletes at Immaculata High School signed letters of intent Thursday, committing to participate in athletics at their chosen colleges.

Students who signed, their sport and college include:

Peter Gallo of Asbury, baseball, St. Joseph's University; Felix Diaz of North Brunswick, baseball, Southern New Hampshire University; Chris Kirschner of Flemington, ...

New Brunswick: Man Wounded in 2nd Shooting Within a Week

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police are investigating the shooting of a man Sunday night in the southern end of the city off Route 27.

Shortly after 9 p.m. police responded to reports of a shooting near Henry Street, and officers located the victim on How Lane in North Brunswick, authorities said.

They said the victim, a 20-year-old man from Woodbury Heights, Gloucester County, suffered from a ...

New Brunswick Man Shot, Wounded Leaving Store

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Monday leaving one man wounded.

Authorities said the 22-year-old victim, a city resident, was shot about 6:40 p.m. on the 100 block of Throop Avenue.

Officers were responding to reports of gunshots at that location when they received information that a man had walked into Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital ...

NeedQuest Hosts Thera-Palooza Special Needs Event for Families and Providers

November 13, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Thera-Palooza, a special needs therapy fair, was held here recently at the Hilton Garden Inn. 

“Thera-Palooza is an experiential event for families with loved ones with special needs,” said Leslie Crowe, the founder of NeedQuest, a local directory of special needs resources, and the organizer of Thera-Palooza. “At this event, we are bringing ...

Union High School Principal Files Lawsuit Claiming Racially Motivated Discrimination

November 19, 2018

UNION, NJ – A second lawsuit in as many weeks involving Union schools has been filed by an employee of the school district.

Corey Lowery, currently on administrative leave as principal of Union High School, has filed a lawsuit against Vito Nufrio in his capacity as the Board of Education President, the Union Township Board of Education, and other unnamed individuals, ...

Downtown Somerville Merchants Sweep Off the Welcome Mat for Small Business Saturday

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Not only are merchants in downtown Somerville rolling out the red carpet for Santa’s arrival, they’re sweeping off the welcome mat for visitors and shoppers this holiday season starting off with Small Business Saturday just two days after Thanksgiving.

It's a magical time of the year in Downtown Somerville: there's festive music in the air, a warm ...

Somerville: Immaculata HS Athletes Commit to College Teams

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Senior athletes at Immaculata High School signed letters of intent Thursday, committing to participate in athletics at their chosen colleges.

Students who signed, their sport and college include:

Peter Gallo of Asbury, baseball, St. Joseph's University; Felix Diaz of North Brunswick, baseball, Southern New Hampshire University; Chris Kirschner of Flemington, ...

Somerville Hosts III Annual Turkey Trot Early Thanksgiving Day

November 20, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough Recreation Department is sponsoring the III annual “Turkey Trot” 5K run Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 22.

The race is sanctioned by the USATF, with sanctioned 500 Grand Prix points.

The 2016 inaugural event drew 600 runners and raised over $10,000; last year’s event drew over 800 runners and raised $18,000.

Organizers are hoping for 1,000 ...

Leadership Somerset Team Renovates Kitchen at Agape House

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Members of the Leadership Somerset Class of 2018 chose to renovate the women’s kitchen at the Agape House, an emergency shelter for families and single women in Somerville, for their class project.

“When our class toured the Agape House during a Leadership Somerset session, we noticed that the women’s kitchen was really outdated,” said Carla Gaeta, ...

Luxury Apartments Near Completion in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ – SOMA, an upscale new rental building alongside the NJ Transit Raritan Valley Line, is on pace to make a late 2018 debut, according to its developer Sterling Properties.

Construction is nearly complete on the luxury four-story building which will feature a mix of 69 studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments and amenities steps from Somerville award-winning ...

Somerville Hosts III Annual Turkey Trot Early Thanksgiving Day

November 20, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough Recreation Department is sponsoring the III annual “Turkey Trot” 5K run Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 22.

The race is sanctioned by the USATF, with sanctioned 500 Grand Prix points.

The 2016 inaugural event drew 600 runners and raised over $10,000; last year’s event drew over 800 runners and raised $18,000.

Organizers are hoping for 1,000 ...

Leadership Somerset Team Renovates Kitchen at Agape House

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Members of the Leadership Somerset Class of 2018 chose to renovate the women’s kitchen at the Agape House, an emergency shelter for families and single women in Somerville, for their class project.

“When our class toured the Agape House during a Leadership Somerset session, we noticed that the women’s kitchen was really outdated,” said Carla Gaeta, ...

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AtlantiCast: Episode 22

On this week’s AtlantiCast, learn how Atlantic Health System is accelerating the pace of medical breakthroughs in the fight against cancer, AHS and the New York Jets make a crucial catch, meet New Jersey’s only cardiac “Shock Team,” find out some key warning signs to know if you have Thyroid Cancer and much more!