Summer Job Fair at the Ballpark

June 11, 2017

Bridgewater, NJ - Do you have a high school or college age student in your home, and would like to help them get a job for the summer?

Tuesday, June 13, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., the Somerset Patriots will host a Summer Job Fair at TD Bank Ball Park. 

The following companies are scheduled to attend and will have representatives to interview candidates for positions:


Fraud Alert: Hackers Strike Chipotle in Downtown New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Customers who used a card to pay for a meal at Chipotle on George Street this spring might be vulnerable to identity theft, according to the restaurant’s parent company.

Hackers used malware to obtain various personal information from credit or debit cards swiped in most of the burrito chain’s locations, according to an investigation by “leading ...

Franklin Township: Chamber of Commerce Holds its Annual Meeting and Elects New President

SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce held its annual meeting hosted by the Imperia on May 18, during the meeting the chamber unveiled its new website, new logo, and new President, Juanita Painson. 

The theme of the meeting and the chamber's new tagline is "growing together" which is also its main goal this year. 

"What ...

Edison Heating and Cooling Celebrating 30th Anniversary with Special Bonus Savings

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – This year marks Edison Heating and Cooling’s 30th anniversary and, in honor of its three decades of service, the company is offering customers special bonus savings. Through the end of June, residential costumers can receive $2,000 off any combined high-efficiency furnace and air conditioner purchase and installation.

“Our Double Coupon ...

Franklin Township: Somerset County Auctions Surplus Equipment

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Somerset County will auction surplus equipment online beginning May 17, closing on May 24 at 7 p.m.

The selection of 154 items to be sold includes cars, pickups, buses and other vehicles; lawn mowers and garden equipment; miscellaneous tools, lights and vehicle parts; generators; a forklift; miscellaneous parks items, including pond fountains; desks, file cabinets and ...

Rutgers Says it Sparks $5.2B in Economic Growth Per Year

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — What does Rutgers University do for New Jersey? A lot, according to a new university-issued report on its economic impact.

Each year, Rutgers spurs $5.2 billion in economic movement. In 2016, for instance, each state-funded dollar that went to the university yielded $7 in activity. What’s more, Rutgers teaches, employs and provides medical care to tens of ...

Preparing For Tax Time: What Expenses Can My Business Deduct?

SOMERSET, NJ - Now that tax season has officially ended, I am plagued with questions from new and veteran business owners on what expenses can be deducted.

As a business owner, operational duties and responsibilities can be daunting. Determining what expenses are deductible and what supporting documents to keep adds another element of stress.

As a general rule, business owners can deduct ...

Franklin Township: Mrs. Middlesex County Tours Local Businesses

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – With her sash in place, Mrs. Middlesex County, Donna DePinto, spent the day Friday visiting businesses in North and South Brunswick, Franklin Township, and Edison as she enters the homestretch of this year’s Mrs. New Jersey competition.

A wife, mother, and the owner of D’Bella By Donna Salon in Kendall Park, DePinto and her publicist Antonia Kulberda hit ...

Somerset: Pierce Street Bagel Cafe Deli & Grill Celebrate Grand Opening


FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - There is a new cafe in town, and it has already made its mark with a two part day long celebration. 

Saturday morning patrons of Pierce Street Bagel Cafe Deli & Grill were treated to tasty deli samples, giveaways and the opportunity to meet the mayor during the ribbon cutting ceremony. During the afternoon cocktails and appetizers were ...

Franklin Township: Assemblyman Joe Danielsen to Host Job Fair and Career Workshop

SOMERSET, NJ - Assemblyman Joe Danielsen is partnering with the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Imperia for a career fair this Wednesday, from 9:30 a.m to 3:00 p.m.

“The workforce in New Jersey is highly knowledgeable and well-qualified, and I’m happy to provide a forum for job seekers to interact directly with employers that have positions ...

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Diamonds For Dogs, Carats For Cats Adoption Day and Pet Food Drive

June 19, 2017

Somerset, NJ-. Second Chance For Animals, a 100% volunteer-run organization, has made it their mission to enhance the lives, adoption rates, and experiences of the animals living in the Franklin Township Animal Shelter.  Help is needed more than ever to keep the animals fed and safe. 

On Saturday,  June 24, 2017, Venus Jewelers will be teaming up with Second Chance for Animals ...