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Hillsborough: Children's Singer/Songwriter Faces Child Pornography Charge

September 19, 2017

 

NEWARK, NJ – Eric S. Komar, a Hillsborough resident, music teacher and singer/songwriter who performs for children at synagogues, Jewish community centers, camps and conventions nationwide was arrested at his home Tuesday and charged with receiving and distributing images of child sexual abuse, according to Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick.

 Komar, 46, was ...

Somerset County: New Veterans Park Honors John Basilone, All War Veterans

RARITAN, NJ - Officials dedicated the new Veterans Park, on West Somerset Street in Raritan, at a special ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 12.

Somerset County created the park adjacent to the John Basilone Statue to honor the World War II Medal of Honor recipient and all United States veterans.

The park was announced in September 2016, and officials cut the ribbon to open it one year ...

Early Morning Traffic Stop Nets Heroin, Cocaine; 3 Arrested

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Three suspects were arrested after an early morning traffic stop in Warren that netted $3,200 in heroin and cocaine, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Facing multiple durg charges are Christopher Bruce, 23, of Knoxville, Tenn., Desiree Daniels,19, of Charleston, W. Va. and Stephen Johnson, 47, of St. Albans, W. Va.

Robertson provided ...

Hillsborough Lawmaker Shaves His Head for a Good Cause

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – In a few weeks, state Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli, R-16th will hop in his car and drive 19 miles to a firehouse in Sergeantsville for a no-frills haircut that will take no more than a few minutes.

Nothing fancy, no clipping, no styling, and no comb or scissors will be necessary.

Ciattarelli, a township resident, will have his head shaved Sept. 24 to help raise ...

Somerville: Freeholders to Place Wreath at 9/11 Memorial

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Board of Freeholders will place a wreath at the county’s 9/11 memorial at the corner of Main and Bridge streets on Monday, Sept. 11.

The public is welcome to attend. As people gather for the ceremony, the Somerset County Police Pipes & Drums band will perform.

At 8:46 a.m. – the time when the first plane crashed into ...

Somerset Regional Animal Shelter Takes in 8 Dogs From Texas, Looking to Help Even More

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - With floodwaters raging through Texas following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, people are looking for ways to help those in need with shelter, food, water and other necessities – and some are taking care of the animals.

The Somerset Regional Animal Shelter, in Bridgewater, was one of many that welcomed displaced dogs from Texas after they were flown into ...

Rally in Somerset County Decries Racism, Bigotry; Speakers Urge Resolve to Unite and Overcome

 

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ - They came from different walks of life, different cultures, from different sides of the political aisle and different houses of worship.

Some were immigrants, some black, some white, some were Asian and Latino.

Others were gay.

Men and women, young and old, different from one another but for one common bond - all were Americans.

Several hundred ...

Community for Unity Rally in Somerville Hopes to Inspire Tolerance

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Jews and Muslims, Christians and Buddhists, Republicans and Democrats, men, women, whites, blacks, and people of multiple ethnicities will join together Monday night, Aug. 28 at the historic Somerset County Courthouse to decry hatred, prejudice and bigotry and deliver a message of tolerance and respect for one another on the anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King ...

Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $160,065 Jackpot in Franklin Township

TRENTON, NJ - Thanks to the Krauszers Food Store on JFK Boulevard, one lucky township resident is $160,065 richer because they won the Jersey Cash 5 Jackpot on Wednesday.

The winning numbers were: 23, 28, 32, 35 and 40 and the XTRA number was: 02.

"We are thrilled that the winning jackpot ticket was sold at Krauszers Food Store," Executive Director, Carole Hedinger said. "The ...

Somerville Activists Build Support for Homegrown "Community For Unity" Rally Aug. 28

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Mayor Brian Gallagher and Steve Peter, Borough Council president, along with a dozen or more lawmakers, clergy and activists, will speak at a rally to decry bigotry, racism, neo-Nazis and White Supremacists on Aug. 28, the anniversary of Martin Luther  Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.

 

The "Community for Unity Rally: A Call To Action"  ...

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