Make a Child Smile by Supporting ‘Toys for Tots’ through the Sheriff’s Office

November 17, 2017

SOMERVILLE – The public is invited to share the joy of the holidays with area kids by donating new, unwrapped toys to the 2017 “Toys for Tots” campaign, hosted by the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office.

“One of the many goals of the Sheriff’s Office is to see children’s wishes come true during the holiday season,” said Sheriff Frank J.

Suspect in Oct. 26 Somerville Shooting Surrenders to Prosecutor

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A borough resident wanted by police in connection with an Oct. 26 shooting on the south side of Somerville has turned himself in to the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office. 

Alquan J. Harris, 20, of South Gaston Ave., has been charged with first degree attempted murder, second degree possession of a firearm, and second degree unlawful possession of a firearm, ...

Somerset County: Police Seeking Help in Finding Attempted Murder Suspect

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A 35-year-old Bridgewater man has been identified as the second suspect involved in a daylight shooting in a Somerville neighborhood Oct. 26.

Joseph N. Wright of Schindler Terrace, Bridgewater, has been charged with first degree attempted murder, second degree possession of a firearm, second degree unlawful possession of a firearm and a second degree certain persons ...

Somerset County Clerk’s Office Extends Hours for Mail-In Ballot Voters

SOMERVILLE – The Somerset County Clerk’s Office, located in the lobby of the county Administration Building at 20 Grove St., is extending its office hours to accommodate voters who are unable to get to the polls on Election Day, Nov. 7.  

Residents who wish to vote via mail-in ballot can submit their applications to the County Clerk’s Office ...

Somerville: Youth Council Tackles Cyber Bullying, Internet Safety, Environment

SOMERVILLE, NJ -- Teenagers from all over Somerset County came together in Somerville Thursday night, Oct. 27 for a three-hour conference to discuss and dissect social issues they encounter daily like cyber bullying, Internet safety and the health of the environment.

Led by members of the Somerset County Youth Council, “Disconnect to Reconnect” was planned and executed by the ...

Somerset County: High Tech Weapon Fights Back Against Opioid Abuse

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office has partnered with a Bedminster software company to launch "Somerset Strong," a customized phone APP already used by millions across the country to anonymously report incidents of opioid abuse, bullying, harassment and other harmful and inappropriate conduct.

Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson launched ...

Guadagno Comes to Somerset County

BEDMINSTER NJ - Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno joined approximately 75 loyal Republicans at a fundraiser in her honor at Fiddlers Elbow Country Club in Bedminster tonight.

Just a few months ago, the GOP nominee for governor would have found herself in the middle of hostile territory in Bedminster.  Guadagno faced a fierce and unexpected challenge in the Republican primary from ...

County Parks Administrator Elected to the American Academy for Park & Recreation Administration

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Cindie Sullivan, deputy director of the Somerset County Park Commission, has been elected to the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration. Sullivan was inducted recently at the Academy’s Annual Meeting during the National Recreation and Park Association Conference in New Orleans, LA.

The Academy is a group of distinguished practitioners and educators who ...

Rebranded Somerset County is Making Vibrant Connections

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Have you ever thought about what makes Somerset County unique? The Board of Chosen Freeholders and other stakeholders around the county explored that question when they started a branding initiative in 2015.

After much deliberation, the answer became clear: Somerset County excels at making vibrant connections. That has become the tag line for the county’s new ...

Police Plan Major Crackdown on Underage Drinking at Far Hills Race Meeting

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, in partnership with New Jersey State Police, race event organizers, New Jersey Transit, and the Borough of Far Hills, plans a major crackdown on underage drinking at the Far Hills Race Meeting Saturday, Oct. 21.

"The Far Hills Race Meeting is one of the oldest traditions that takes place each fall here in Somerset ...

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