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Charter Advocates Gather in Newark Amid New Reality

October 10, 2018

Charter school leaders and their advocates are gathering in Newark Thursday morning for their annual conference amid a new reality: the state's top elected official—unlike his predecessor—is not a strong supporter of the alternative public schools that have taken root over the last two decades in cities like Newark, Camden, Paterson and Plainfield.

In his first year ...

Vulgar, Racist and Anti-Semitic Graffiti Spray-Painted onto Scotch Plains Fanwood High School

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Members of the local community are expressing their outrage over racist, anti-Semitic and vulgar graffiti that was spray-painted on the outside of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School sometime before the weekend began. 

Pictures of the offensive messages spread rapidly over social media, and members of the Jewish community were quick to condemn the ...

Charter Advocates Gather in Newark Amid New Reality

October 10, 2018

Charter school leaders and their advocates are gathering in Newark Thursday morning for their annual conference amid a new reality: the state's top elected official—unlike his predecessor—is not a strong supporter of the alternative public schools that have taken root over the last two decades in cities like Newark, Camden, Paterson and Plainfield.

In his first year ...

Vulgar, Racist and Anti-Semitic Graffiti Spray-Painted onto Scotch Plains Fanwood High School

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Members of the local community are expressing their outrage over racist, anti-Semitic and vulgar graffiti that was spray-painted on the outside of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School sometime before the weekend began. 

Pictures of the offensive messages spread rapidly over social media, and members of the Jewish community were quick to condemn the ...

Drive-Through Drug Disposal in Hillsborough Oct. 20

October 15, 2018

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Somerset County residents can dispose of unwanted or outdated prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South County Public Works Garage, located at 410 Roycefield Road, according to .Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano,

The periodic medicine-collection program is sponsored by the Somerset County Sheriff's ...

Teachers Rally in Somerville to Protest Health Benefits Impasse

SOMERVILLE, NJ – More than 200 school teachers and support staff from school districts throughout Somerset County gathered downtown late Thursday afternoon to raise awareness about several issues that continue to stall negotiations over new contracts.

Carrying signs reading “We All Deserve Better” and “Why Am I Rallying?” the teachers wore red t-shirts in ...

Giant Somerset Hills VNA Fall Rummage Sale Opens This Week

FAR HILLS, NJ _ It's the rummage sale that puts Far Hills on the map for bargain hunters -- the much awaited giant rummage sale organized each October (and April) to raise funds to assist patients of the Basking Ridge-based Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills.

This year's fall VNA Rummage Sale is scheduled, in rain or shine, for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, ...

Drive-Through Drug Disposal in Hillsborough Oct. 20

October 15, 2018

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Somerset County residents can dispose of unwanted or outdated prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South County Public Works Garage, located at 410 Roycefield Road, according to .Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano,

The periodic medicine-collection program is sponsored by the Somerset County Sheriff's ...

Teachers Rally in Somerville to Protest Health Benefits Impasse

SOMERVILLE, NJ – More than 200 school teachers and support staff from school districts throughout Somerset County gathered downtown late Thursday afternoon to raise awareness about several issues that continue to stall negotiations over new contracts.

Carrying signs reading “We All Deserve Better” and “Why Am I Rallying?” the teachers wore red t-shirts in ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 21

On this week’s AtlantiCast, see who has the cleanest hands in health care, find out how Atlantic Health System is training the next generation of health care professionals, Overlook Medical Center joins the robot revolution and much more!