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Tour de Franklin Charity Bike Ride Raises Record $130,000 For the Franklin Food Bank

May 2, 2022

SOMERSET, NJ - About 700 cyclists and walkers participated in the 33rd Tour de Franklin Charity Bike Ride, held on Sunday, April 24 in Somerset, NJ.

Together with community sponsors, they raised a record $130,000 for the Franklin Food Bank. The Tour de Franklin has been an individual ride for the past two years due to public safety precautions in the pandemic, but returned as an in-person ...

Somerville Church Hosts Walk for Ukraine on Main Street Friday

SOMERVILLE, NJ - United Reformed Church, The Church on Main is hosting the Central Jersey #Walk4Ukraine to raise funds to support Ukrainian refugees.

The Central Jersey #Walk4Ukraine will take place on Friday, April 22 at 12:30 p.m. The walk will start and end at United Reformed Church, 100 W. Main St. and will include walking the town’s Main Street to show support and solidarity ...

Volunteers Assemble Care Packages for US Military at Hillsborough YMCA

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Members of the Rotary Club of Hillsborough and Operation Shoebox New Jersey staff were joined by volunteers Saturday to assemble care packages containing personal care items, toiletries, snacks and food items at the Hillsborough YMCA.

The packages will be shipped to members of the US military stateside and those deployed overseas.

The care packages also contained ...

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New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...

More Dollars Per Gallon: Gas Prices in NJ Reach Another Record High

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high.

The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to AAA.

The Newark and Trenton areas are paying the most statewide, according ...

Boat Parade and MAGA Drag the Interstate Parade Set for Saturday June 4

STAFFORD - The MAGA boat parades are back in 2022!  Readers might recall the MAGA boat parades that took place in 2020 all over the nation. 

Former Stafford Township Councilman George Williams is organizing the parade this year. It will take place on June 4. There will be a ‘MAGA Boat Parade’ and ‘MAGA Drag’ auto driving event that day.

The boat part ...

Jack McGreevey, a No-Nonsense Supporter of Veterans, Dead at 93

CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battle-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12.

He was 93.

Mr. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the 19th legislative district, serving in the legislative office since 1998. He proudly wore his ...

New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...

More Dollars Per Gallon: Gas Prices in NJ Reach Another Record High

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high.

The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to AAA.

The Newark and Trenton areas are paying the most statewide, according ...

Boat Parade and MAGA Drag the Interstate Parade Set for Saturday June 4

STAFFORD - The MAGA boat parades are back in 2022!  Readers might recall the MAGA boat parades that took place in 2020 all over the nation. 

Former Stafford Township Councilman George Williams is organizing the parade this year. It will take place on June 4. There will be a ‘MAGA Boat Parade’ and ‘MAGA Drag’ auto driving event that day.

The boat part ...

May 13 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 354 New Cases Overnight

May 13, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - New cases of COVID-19 surged dramatically this week in Somerset County and New Jersey, with 354 new cases reported overnight in Somerset County, and 5,309 new cases reported in New Jersey.

Somerset County reported 138 new cases on Tuesday; 124 on Wednesday and 193 on Thursday.

In New Jersey, there were 3,083 new cases reported Tuesday; 3,384 Wednesday, and 4,441 on ...

County Sheriff Joins Thousands to Ride in Police Unity Tour

SOMERSET, NJ - Somerset County Sheriff Darrin J. Russo a former Franklin Township police lieutenant and local resident rolled out from Franklin Township Police headquarters Tuesday morning to head to Washington, DC where he will join thousands of police officers from across the country to honor their brothers killed in the line of duty, for this year's Police Unity ...

Long Blue Line of New Jersey Police Cyclists Tour Through Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Borough police officer Vito Spadea slowed his bicycle and stopped along East Main Street mid-afternoon Monday to greet his wife, two daughters and other supporters as several hundred police officers from New Jersey towns passed through the borough on their way to Washington, DC where they will join with police from across the country to honor their brothers ...

May 13 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 354 New Cases Overnight

May 13, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - New cases of COVID-19 surged dramatically this week in Somerset County and New Jersey, with 354 new cases reported overnight in Somerset County, and 5,309 new cases reported in New Jersey.

Somerset County reported 138 new cases on Tuesday; 124 on Wednesday and 193 on Thursday.

In New Jersey, there were 3,083 new cases reported Tuesday; 3,384 Wednesday, and 4,441 on ...

County Sheriff Joins Thousands to Ride in Police Unity Tour

SOMERSET, NJ - Somerset County Sheriff Darrin J. Russo a former Franklin Township police lieutenant and local resident rolled out from Franklin Township Police headquarters Tuesday morning to head to Washington, DC where he will join thousands of police officers from across the country to honor their brothers killed in the line of duty, for this year's Police Unity ...