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Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity Opening ReStore in Manville

June 19, 2018

MANVILLE, NJ - Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity is opening a Habitat ReStore in the Marketplace at Manville, next to Walmart on North Main Street in Manville, this fall.

At the store, RVHFH will pick up gently used furniture and goods from Somerset and Hunterdon county residents, and give them a second life at the store's grand opening.

To schedule a time for RVHFH to pick ...

Summer Camp Programs for Children and Teens Announced By Environmental Education Center

BERNARDS TWP., NJ – Each summer, the Environmental Education Center (EEC) in Basking Ridge holds programs that let children and teens explore nature for summer activities that both entertaining and an opportunity to learn about the environment.

The programs are organized and led by the EEC's staff of naturalists.

The EEC is a Somerset County facility located at 190 Lord ...

Somerset County Employees' Health Center Opens in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders and officials from Integrity Health gathered for a June 12 ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new health care facility on East Main Street.

The Somerset County Partnership Health Center (SCPHC) will serve as an on-site health, wellness and care coordination center for employees of Somerset County, the county park commission, the ...

Long May It Wave: Somerville Elks' Festival Salutes American Flag

SOMERVILLE, NJ The Somerville Elks are hosting their annual salute to America, patriotism and the American Flag  June 15 on the green adjacent to the historic Somerset County Courthouse on East Main Street, beginning at 5 p.m.

The Flag Day Country Music Festival features “Big Hix,” a country/western tribute cover band that takes the stage at 7 p.m. for a free 90-minute ...

Somerville: Pay Less, Park Longer in Municipal Lots

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The borough’s parking regulations have undergone yet another revision in deference to merchants and those who come to the borough to shop or dine as well as residents and those who work here.

The new rates and enforcement times went into effect June 1:

Municipal Parking Lots #1, #2, #4, #6, #7:

The enforcement time in lots 1,2,4, and 6 is ...

Somerville Elks Host Flag Day Festival June 15

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - There’s nothing more American than the Stars’n’Stripes wrapped around a celebration of patriotism and red, white and blue American history . . .

. . . and a foot stompin’ country/western band.

Add to that - vintage fire trucks, military vehicles, re-enactors from eras past, a scavenger hunt, games, food vendors, Boy Scouts, a few ...

"History of Gaming" Auction Features Vintage Video Games and Computers

EDISON, NJ –Auctioneer Joe Bodnar recalls an interview several years ago with a writer for a national antiques magazine in which he was asked ‘What are the antiques/collectibles of the future?’

Without hesitating, Bodnar answered  ‘Computers,’ he recalls. “Commodore 64, IBM, Apple,’ and he also remembers listing video games like the original Atari ...

Somerset County: Judge Sentences Former NYC Cop to 5 Years in Jail for Shooting Incident

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Judge Kevin M. Shanahan has sentenced a former New York City police officer to five years in jail for a 2014 shooting incident in Watchung, according to a news release. 

Officials say, Wanda Anthony, 48, of Staten Island, NY, must serve a minimum of 42 months in New Jersey State Prison without parole for her conviction for 2nd degree possession of a firearm for an ...

Freeholders Adopt Somerset County Budget, Reduce Tax Rate

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders has adopted a 2018 budget that reflects a slight reduction in the county tax rate.

“While Trenton is poised to increase the burden on taxpayers, Somerset County is once again keeping its pledge to deliver quality services to residents in a cost-effective manner. There will be no increase in the county taxes Somerset ...

Somerville’s Girls Night Out: Prepare to be Pampered, Expect to be Pleased

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Girls' Night Out in Downtown Somerville might start out a little bit soggy, but the Accu-Weather  forecast for late Thursday afternoon and early evening is cause for optimism – 50 percent chance of rain in the afternoon, maybe ending by  6 p.m.

Regardless,  the long-awaited event is advertised as a rain or shine affair, and there will be more ...

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