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Lance to Meet with Business Leaders in Somerville Oct. 26

October 18, 2018



ELC Luncheon Scheduled for Friday, October 26, 2018


SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee will host New Jersey Congressman Leonard Lance (R-7th) at a luncheon Friday, Oct. 26 at Verve Bistro, Bar, & Lounge, 18 East Main St. from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Lance, ...

NJ Society of Certified Public Accountancy Invites Students to Apply for Scholarships

ROSELAND, NJ – The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) is inviting New Jersey high school seniors and accounting majors entering their fourth or fifth year of a New Jersey-based college or university to apply for NJCPA Scholarships. Applications are open until Dec. 10, 2018, for high school students and Jan. 7, 2019, for college students.  

The NJCPA ...

Atlantic League Honors Patriots' Patrick McVerry as Top Exec

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball has named Somerset Patriots President/General Manager Patrick McVerrythe 2018 Joe Klein Executive of the Year.

The Somerset Patriots also received the Ken Shepard Award For Promotional Excellence for the second consecutive season.

McVerry oversaw the Somerset Patriots’ 20th Season at TD Bank Ballpark in 2018, where the ...

Local Comic Entertains at Hillsborough Business Association Networking Event

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Comic Johnny “Gemini” Lombardi, a headliner at Atlantic City’s Borgata Casino, Dangerfield’s Comedy Club and Caroline’s on Broadway will bring “The Art of Laughter” to the Oct. 16 networking and business social sponsored by the Hillsborough Business Association.

Lombardi, a Hillsborough resident, will be joined by Cathy ...

No-Cost Employee Health Screenings Available at SCBP Expo Oct. 30

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership, in collaboration with Healthier Somerset, is offering a comprehensive range of free health screenings at the ”4th Annual Workplace Health & Wellness Exposition 2018,” on Tuesday, Oct, 30 from 3-6 p.m. at The Imperia, 1714 Easton Ave., Somerset.

The wellness event is held during Healthier Somerset Month, is ...

Hillsborough: Ground Clearing Begins Next Week at Site of APEX Sports Complex

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Weather permitting, Thursday’s 6 p.m. ground breaking ceremony for the 220,000 square-foot indoor/outdoor APEX Sports Complex will feature the requisite ceremonial shovels, hard hats and smiling politicians, but next week it gets real.

APEX owner Gregg Wilke expects heavy equipment to begin arriving Friday and over the weekend so that by Monday, work will begin ...

Forum Examines Impact of Medical Marijuana and Opioids Oct. 2

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership will host a networking breakfast and forum on "Medical Marijuana & Opioids: The Impact in New Jersey"on Tuesday, Oct. 2 from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Steeplechase Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset, 30 Rehill Ave..

The forum at The Business Builders Breakfast will address the facts ...

Plans Detailed for 110-Acre Center of Excellence on Routes 202/206

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - More details were provided to the Bridgewater planning board on the proposed New Jersey Center of Excellence, with a focus on traffic improvements planned for Route 202/206.

In early 2016, the township council approved an ordinance, on recommendation of the planning board, for a redevelopment plan at the former Sanofi Aventis site, now the Center for Excellence, on Route ...

Somerville Planning Board Rejects Builder’s Alternative to Underground Parking Garage

SOMERVILLE, NJ  -The Planning Board Wednesday night rejected a builder’s request for an amended site plan that would eliminate an underground parking garage beneath a planned five-story apartment building and move 24 of the tenants’ parking spots across the street to a property he recently purchased.

An unanticipated groundwater source discovered during excavation a few months ...

Underground Water Woes Force Somerville Developer to Devise Plan B

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - An unanticipated groundwater source has undermined developer Robert Weiss’ plans for an underground parking garage at the planned Davenport Apartments, forcing him to go with Plan B, which hadn’t existed until it was necessitated by the invasive underground spring.

The spring was discovered several months ago as work crews began to excavate the site of the ...


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