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Gallery Hosts Photo Society's 90th Anniversary Exhibit

July 13, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Arts on Division is presenting “Visions of Raritan Photographic Society – A Celebration of 90 years” from Thursday, July 19 to Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018 at the Gallery on Division, 15B Division Street.

The Raritan Photographic Society, founded in 1929, is the oldest photography club in New Jersey. The exhibit celebrates the organization's 90 years ...

Country Music Artist Jo Dee Messina Headlines “Ladies of Country Concert” July 14 at Freedom Fest State Fair

 

WEST WINDSOR, NJ - Country music artist Jo Dee Messina will headline the “Ladies of Country Concert” on Saturday, July 14, at Mercer County Park, 1638 Old Trenton Road.

The concert is part of the five-day 16th annual Freedom Fest State Fair that will be held July 11-15 at its new location at Mercer County Park.  Concert tickets include admission to the ...

Party with a Purpose: Hillsborough Music Festival

 

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Hillsborough Music Festival returns to the Hillsborough Promenade, in the field next to Lowe's on Route 206 from noon-8 p.m. on Saturday Aug. 4th,

The festival, which began in 2010, is free to the public and co-sponsored by the Hillsborough Cultural Arts Commission.

A non-stop line-up of local talent - bands, vocalists and solo artists will perform, with ...

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July 12, 2018

 

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - TAPinto Hillsborough has one primary focus.

You.

It might not always look that way. After all, most of our articles aren't really about you, but things TAPinto editors think you care about. Such as what the county Freeholders are doing. What's happening in the schools, along Route 206,in the parks and your neighborhood.

And while TAPinto editors are ...

Study: Visitors Pump $1.2 Billion in to Somerset County Economy

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) and Somerset County Tourism released the latest Tourism Update in a presentation to the Board of Chosen Freeholders at a recent meeting, with figures showing that visitors spent $1.2 billion in 2017.

Continuing the growth trend of tourism visits to Somerset County, the 2017 figures showed that visitor spending supportedg ...

Museum Benefits from Hillsborough Students' Final Exam

July 2, 2018

 

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -  Students in Scott Kallens’ sophomore United States History/Honors class did not take a traditional final exam this year.

Instead, the students researched, developed and presented proposals to improve the resources and exhibit offerings at the Stoutsburg African American History Museum and Stoutsburg Cemetery as part of a pilot program.

The museum is ...

Party with a Purpose: Hillsborough Music Festival

July 7, 2018

 

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Hillsborough Music Festival returns to the Hillsborough Promenade, in the field next to Lowe's on Route 206 from noon-8 p.m. on Saturday Aug. 4th,

The festival, which began in 2010, is free to the public and co-sponsored by the Hillsborough Cultural Arts Commission.

A non-stop line-up of local talent - bands, vocalists and solo artists will perform, with ...

Patriots’ Game-Worn Jerseys Sold to Highest Bidders at July 6th Game

BRIDGEWATER, NJ– Operation Shoebox New Jersey will host an auction of game-worn Somerset Patriots jerseys on Friday, July 6 at TD Bank Ballpark.

All proceeds from the silent auction will be used to pay for shipment of personal care packages to US troops deployed overseas.

Gates open at 6 p.m. for Friday night’s game against the Road Warriors. Game time is 7:05 p.m. There will be ...

Hillsborough Tradition Continues: Rotary Fair/Business Showcase Aug. 14-19

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The six-day Rotary Fair/Business Showcase, scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 14- Sunday, Aug. 19, at the Hillsborough Promenade, 315 Route 206, begins its second decade of operation under Rotary leadership this summer.

Attendance has averaged 15,000 annually, making it one of Hillsborough’s most popular and enduring community events. Once again, there will be thrill rides, ...

Bateman's Bill Ensures Seniors Get What's Owed Them by Retirement Communities

July 2, 2018

 

TRENTON, NJ - Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman’s legislation protecting seniors and their families from being taken advantage of by retirement communities passed the New Jersey Senate.

“In their twilight years, older New Jerseyans should be concerned with being comfortable and cared for, not caught up in a financial tug-of-war with their retirement ...

Hillsborough: Mental Health Survivor's Blog Tells It Like It Is

July 13, 2018

 

 

BELLE MEAD. NJ -Miranda Bayne was 13 when she began to suffer the first signs of a mental disorder.

That was 12 years ago. Now, numerous hospitalizations and life crises later, she is a brave and passionate fighter, not only for herself and her emotional well-being, but for the thousands of others who are just like her.

Bayne credits the Carrier Clinic for giving her ...

Hunterdon Medical Center Helps Bateman Craft Opioid Policy for Schools

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A bill crafted by Hunterdon Medical Center and state Sen. “Kip” Bateman would require schools to develop policies to treat overdoses by administering opioid antidotes, such as Narcan.

The Senate has approved the bill.

Bateman worked to develop the legislation with Janice Wagner, who is Director of Intensive Care and Respiratory Therapy at Hunterdon Medical ...

Hunterdon Attorney Indicted on Trust Fund Charges

July 10, 2018

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A Clinton Township attorney has been indicted by a Hunterdon County Grand Jury.

Walter N. Wilson, 63, was charged with two counts of third-degree misapplication of entrusted property, according to a press release from Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III.

Wilson issued a $31,168 check drawn from a trust fund, made payable to the Borough of High Bridge ...

Somerset Sheriff Swears in Officers; Recognition Awards Presented

July 15, 2018

 

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano presided at a swearing-in ceremony of newly-hired and promoted officers last month while Superior Court Judge Michael J. Rogers administered the oaths in the county’s historic courthouse on East Main Street.

Provenzano welcomed the Rev. Joseph Lugo as chaplain of the Somerset County Sheriff’s ...

Fire Spreads, Damages 3 Houses in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK - Residents of three city houses were left temporarily homeless today after a fire spread from the rear of one home to the other two. It was a blaze that firefighters discovered after taking a detour down a city street.

An engine was heading to the New Brunswick Hub Teen Center about 1 p.m. to spray down children in a summer program, but firefighters discovered a road was ...

Woman Struck by Car in Bridgewater Mall Parking Lot Dies

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Bedminster woman has died from injuries sustained when she was struck by a car in the parking lot of the Bridgewater Commons Mall Monday.

Marion Kelley, 62, was struck by a vehicle while walking in lot four near the Macy's merchandise pick up area at around 3:20 p.m., according to police.

The 2017 Mazda was driven by Chinmayi Parikh, 33, of Piscataway, police ...

Somerset Sheriff Swears in Officers; Recognition Awards Presented

July 15, 2018

 

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano presided at a swearing-in ceremony of newly-hired and promoted officers last month while Superior Court Judge Michael J. Rogers administered the oaths in the county’s historic courthouse on East Main Street.

Provenzano welcomed the Rev. Joseph Lugo as chaplain of the Somerset County Sheriff’s ...

Fire Spreads, Damages 3 Houses in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK - Residents of three city houses were left temporarily homeless today after a fire spread from the rear of one home to the other two. It was a blaze that firefighters discovered after taking a detour down a city street.

An engine was heading to the New Brunswick Hub Teen Center about 1 p.m. to spray down children in a summer program, but firefighters discovered a road was ...

Woman Struck by Car in Bridgewater Mall Parking Lot Dies

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Bedminster woman has died from injuries sustained when she was struck by a car in the parking lot of the Bridgewater Commons Mall Monday.

Marion Kelley, 62, was struck by a vehicle while walking in lot four near the Macy's merchandise pick up area at around 3:20 p.m., according to police.

The 2017 Mazda was driven by Chinmayi Parikh, 33, of Piscataway, police ...

Somerville Receives Smart Growth Award for Downtown Makeover

July 5, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Borough officials, along with several government and private sector partners,  have been recognized by NJ Future for their combined roles in the borough’s ongoing downtown makeover.

Partners honored for “Somerville – Smart Growth in Action” were the Borough of Somerville, Somerset County Planning Division, Somerset County Business Partnership, JSM ...

Somerville HS Pioneers Honored for Championship Seasons by State Senate, Assembly

July 3, 2018

TRENTON, NJ  - Central New Jersey lawmakers, joined by their legislative colleagues, gathered in the Statehouse last week to honor the achievements of Somerville High School student althletes and their 2017-18 championship seasons.

State Sen. Christopher “Kip” Bateman, (R-Somerset, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex), joined by state Asemblymen Andrew Zwicker (D-16th) and Roy ...

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Somerset County Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Grace Gurisic, First Woman Freeholder

July 11, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County will fly its flags at half-staff July 12 in memory of Grace A. Gurisic, who served as the county’s first woman freeholder more than half a century ago.

Gurisic passed away June 9; she was 84. Funeral services will be held 8:30 a.m. Thursday, July 12, from the Vander May Wayne Colonial Funeral Home in Wayne. A funeral mass will follow at St.