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Somerset County: Heat Advisory in Effect Labor Day and Tuesday

September 3, 2018

NEW YORK, NY - The area around the grill isn't going to be the only hot place this Labor Day. The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for Somerset County and much of central and northern New Jersey beginning at noon Labor Day and continuing to 9 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 4. 

The heat index is expected to reach the mid to upper 90s during this time period. 

A Heat ...

Hillsborough: Daughter Continues Annual Tribute to Her Mom

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Just as she has done on this day  for the past eight years, Susyn Timko arrived at the Hillsborough Municipal Complex early Thursday morning with bags of teal-colored ribbon, scissors and compassion for a cause.

It was a day to help "Turn the Town Teal"  to commemorate National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.

Timko, a local musician, has ...

Hillsborough Forum Examines Drug Abuse & Overdoses, Closes with Candlelight Vigil

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Have you lost a loved one to an overdose or drug use? You have an opportunity to join others in the community who share your pain and who want to help raise awareness about drug addiction.

International Overdose Awareness Day will be observed on Thursday, Aug. 30. Somerset County Freeholder Deputy Director Brian D. Levine, human services liaison, ...

Hunterdon Healthcare Sponsors Men's Programs

RARITAN TOWNSHIP, NJ – Hunterdon Healthcare will host a Men’s Health Education Series in September. 

Hunterdon Healthcare is the corporate parent of Hunterdon Medical Center. The programs are free and open to all. Light refreshments will be served. 

A special prize drawing will be held for the education series. The attendee’s name will be entered to win a ...

NJ Schools Required to Supply, Administer Narcan to Counteract Drug Overdose

TRENTON, NJ – Legislation sponsored by two central New Jersey lawmakers that requires schools to maintain a supply of an opioid antidote and to permit the school nurse to administer the antidote to counteract an overdose was signed into law Friday by Gov. Phil Murphy.

State Sen. Christoper "Kip" Bateman, R-Somerset, Middlesex, Hunterdon, Mercer, and state Assemblyman ...

Take A Hike - or Long Walk Through the Forest at EEC

BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Environmental Education Center Naturalists will lead a weekly walking group on Sundays, Sept. 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 from 9-10 a.m. on the trails of the Environmental Education Center at 190 Lord Stirling Road.

Adults seeking an interesting way to enhance their routine workouts will enjoy a brisk walk to improve health and clear the mind along the beautiful trails of ...

Teal Ribbons Help Hillsborough Observe National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Susyn Timko needs volunteers to  help "Turn the Town Teal" on Thursday,Aug. 30 to commemorate National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.

Timko, a local musician, has coordinated the national program in Hillsborough for the past nine years in memory of her mother who died from ovarian cancer.

Timko will pre-cut and distribute strips of teal ribbon for ...

Back-to-School Conference Offers Strategies to Prevent Suicide

BELLE MEAD, NJ – The New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies Inc. and Attitudes In Reverse will hold their sixth annual National Suicide Prevention Day Conference entitled “Back to School: Building Youths’ Resiliency” on Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Carrier Clinic, 252 County Road 601.

The event is co-sponsored by Carrier ...

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