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Somerset County Employees' Health Center Opens in Somerville

June 12, 2018

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders and officials from Integrity Health gathered for a June 12 ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new health care facility on East Main Street.

The Somerset County Partnership Health Center (SCPHC) will serve as an on-site health, wellness and care coordination center for employees of Somerset County, the county Park Commission, ...

Bound Brook Schools Collect 1,255 Pounds of Food

BOUND BROOK , NJ – For the fifth year in a row, the Bound Brook School District has been involved in supporting the annual Curbing Hunger Month in Somerset County. This year the district’s five schools collected more than half a ton of food.

“The students, faculty, staff and administration did a fantastic job,” said Somerset County Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione.

Long May It Wave: Somerville Elks' Festival Salutes American Flag

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ The Somerville Elks are hosting their annual salute to America, patriotism and the American Flag  June 15 on the green adjacent to the historic Somerset County Courthouse on East Main Street, beginning at 5 p.m.

The Flag Day Country Music Festival features “Big Hix,” a country/western tribute cover band that takes the stage at 7 p.m. for a free ...

Somerville Honors' Student Speaks at RVCC Graduation; 1,300 Receive Degrees

BRANCHBURG, NJ - Raritan Valley Community College awarded associate degrees and certificates to more than 1,300 graduates at its commencement, Saturday, May 12, including Somerville resident Barbara Kania, an Honors College student who introduced commencement speaker Judge Paul W. Armstrong.

Kania is a Pre-Medical Professional major who is the founder and president of RVCC’s Pre-Medicine ...

An Even Dozen: Freeholder Issues Challenge to Young Chess Players

ROCKY HILL, NJ - Somerset County Freeholder Deputy Director Brian D. Levine will challenge up to a dozen chess players from the area schools to match their skills against him in simultaneous chess games at the Mary Jacobs Library, 64 Washington St. on Monday, May 14, beginning at 5 p.m.

Though not necessarily a spectator sport, onlookers are welcome.

“I love working with kids and I ...

Help Wanted: Somerset County Park Commission is Hiring

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset County Park Commission has seasonal job openings throughout the park system.

Maintenance workers are needed at North Branch Park in Bridgewater; Duke Island Park in Bridgewater; Skillman Park in Skillman; Torpey Athletic Complex in Bridgewater; Mountain View Park in Hillsborough; Lord Stirling Stable in Basking Ridge; and East County Park in ...

Somerset County Residents: Mail-in Ballots Available for June Primary

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Clerk Steve Peter wants residents to be aware that voters can apply for a mail-in ballot for primary elections, which will be held Tuesday, June 5.  

Applications for mail-in ballots are available online at: http://www.co.somerset.nj.us/CountyClerkElectionDiv, or at the County Clerk’s Office, located in the lobby of the ...

Park Commission Celebrates Arbor Day wth Free Tree Giveaway

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Native trees will be given away free by the Somerset County Park Commission at two locations to celebrate Arbor Day.

Trees will be distributed on Friday, April 27 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Environmental Education Center (EEC) located at 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, and the Rudolf W. van der Goot Rose Garden located at Colonial Park, Parking Lot A, 156 ...

Youth Leadership Somerset Accepts Applications for 2018-19 Program

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Youth Leadership Somerset, a leadership development program for Somerset County youth entering grades 9-12, is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 program year, which runs September through May. Classes are held one Saturday per month for approximately four to six hours. The application deadline is Monday, May 16. 

“Somerset County is ...

Somerset County Freeholders Celebrate County Government Month

 

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- Somerset County​ Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione visited the Bridgewater branch of the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey Tuesday to help visitors learn more about the county with the assistance of handouts from an informational display to draw attention to April as National County Government Month,

Deputy Freeholder Patricia Walsh will will the ...

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