Somerset County

December 16, 2018

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Volunteers blanketed the grave sites of hundreds of veterans with wreaths at Sacred Heart Cemetery Saturday as part of the national remembrance day sponsored by Wreaths Across American. The cemetery on Millstone-River Road is one of 1,400 sites nationally to honor America’s ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Edgewood Properties, the developer of the Somerville Town Center luxury apartments on West Main Street, was given preliminary and final site plan approval by the borough Planning Board Wednesday night for a second five-story building with 153 luxury units and parking garage for 521 ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Sacred Heart Cemetery, 1096 Millstone River Road, is one of 1,400 sites nationally that will lay remembrance wreaths on the grave markers of US veterans during the Wreaths Across America observance on Saturday, Dec. 15 beginning at noon. Wreaths Across America, a non-profit ...

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BRANCHBURG, NJ – The former Neshanic Flea Market property has been added to the South Branch Greenway. The 3.68-acre parcel of land including a historic residence was subdivided and a 2.8-acre parcel was deeded to the Somerset County Open Space Preservation Program; the other parcel containing a ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – For the second week in a row, Santa Claus came to town – and got soaked. A late afternoon sprinkle turned into a steady drizzle by nightfall on Saturday, just as firefighters from departments throughout New Jersey were putting the finishing touches on the decorations that ...

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BOUND BROOK, NJ — Bound Brook Borough’s annual “Holiday Tree Lighting” takes place Friday, Nov. 30 from 5-6 p.m. at Van Horn Plaza, 300 E. Main St. in the downtown district. The event is admission-free and open to the public. Santa Claus will be on hand to light the tree and greet holiday ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ – The Friends of Lord Stirling Stable present the 20th annual Holiday Festival on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 1 & 2 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Ave. Children will enjoy hayrides through the woods to see ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Following rain throughout the evening Saturday, and with flood warnings in effect throughout the county, a number of roads and bridges are closed for the time being. Upwards of 3 inches of rain fell overnight. Somerset County is under a flood warning until 11:30 a.m.

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Brittany Burton, the exuberant owner of Revive Consignment at 30 Doughty St., is just one of several dozen shop owners who contribute to the congenial atmosphere of downtown Somerville. She and fellow members of the Downtown Somerville Alliance have been busy the past several ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - It was 100 years ago that America's Doughboys came marching home from trench warfare in Europe. Somerset County Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione welcomed veterans, their families and friends to Veterans Memorial Plaza in Somerville Sunday morning to honor their service and ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – One hundred years ago, on Nov. 11, 1918, the signing of an armistice agreement marked the end of hostilities of World War I. The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders, in partnership with the county Cultural & Heritage Commission and Office of Veteran Services, will ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - There’s still time to donate to the ninth annual Adopt-A-Family program to will help provide Thanksgiving meals for needy families. The 2018 donation form can be found at http://bit.ly/2018AdoptAFamily The postmark deadline is Nov. 17. “We often hear that people want to help ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Somerset County residents can dispose of unwanted or outdated prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South County Public Works Garage, located at 410 Roycefield Road, according to .Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano, The ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The purchase of 335 acres contiguous to Mountain View Park and Ann Van Middlesworth Park by the township and the Somerset County Improvement Authority contiguous to both Mountain View Park and Ann Van Middlesworth Park has the added benefit of protecting that property from ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -The Somerset County Department of Health is sponsoring a drive-through flu shot clinic at the South County Public Works Garage, 410 Roycefield Road, on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 9 a.m.- noon. Shots are free to any Somerset County resident 18 and older. Short sleeves are ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Liz Griffett, a member of the Municipal Alliance for 4 years, has been named Somerset County Volunteer of the Year for 2018 because of her dedication and service to the Hillsborough and Manville communities. Griffett works tirelessly to raise awareness about the dangers of ...

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MONTGOMERY, NJ - “Operation Secure Shred” – the free document-shredding program for Somerset County residents – continues Saturday, Oct. 6 in Skillman at the Montgomery Township High School, 1016 Routh 601. The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the county's Public Works ...

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MONTGOMERY, NJ – Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano, in partnership with the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders, continues to provide cleaner county roadways for Somerset County residents. Provenzano and Freeholder Mark Caliguire, accompanied by Montgomery Mayor Christine Madrid and Montgomery ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – A land exchange authorized by the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders has resulted in another 19-plus acres added to the county’s successful farmland preservation program and paved the way for construction of a privately owned indoor-outdoor sports complex. Somerset ...

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RARITAN, NJ - The annual John Basilone Parade marched through Raritan Sunday to honor the legacy of the late Marine. Basilone, of Raritan, received the Medal of Honor for his service during the Battle for Henderson Field in the Guadalcanal Campaign, and the Navy Cross posthumously for heroism ...

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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 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Mayor Ellen Brain has joined with mayors of towns along the NJ Transit Raritan Valley Line to petition Gov. Phil Murphy and members of the Senate and Assembly to address deteriorating service and specifically, the lack of peak hour one-seat rides for RVL customers. In a letter ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Mosquito spraying till take place in sections of Hillsborough and five other towns Sept. 6, according to the Somerset County Road Division’s mosquito control section. Other towns affected include Branchburg, Bridgewater, Green Brook, Manville and Somerville after 6 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Those who know Rick St. Pierre, owner of Verve Restaurant, Bar & Bistro, and those who work with him on the board of the Downtown Somerville Alliance, would not have been surprised Friday afternoon to see him walking up and down Main Street handing out postcards advertising ...

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    SOMERVILLE, NJ - Beth Anne Macdonald, hired in 2012 to oversee the redevelopment of the borough’s burgeoning Main Street retail and restaurant district, has resigned as executive director of the Downtown Somerville Alliance. She begins work Sept. 4 as the Economic Development Director ...

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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 ...

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  CLINTON, NJ - Christine A. McConnachie, age 52 years, of Clinton Township, NJ, died Tuesday, July 31, 2018, in Somerville, NJ. Born in Philadelphia, daughter of Ralph and Elizabeth Houseknecht Adamson, of Moorestown, NJ, she had resided in the Flemington and Clinton areas since ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The intersection of East Main Street and Grove Street where a fatal accident occurred early Tuesday morning  in front of the Somerset Hotel should be closed to traffic and transformed into a pedestrian mall, according to Councilman Dennis Sullivan. Christine McConnachie, a ...

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    SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione has announced that Niche.com and SmartAsset.com have released 2018 rankings that place Somerset County at or near the top in a variety of areas. “Somerset County consistently shines in quality-of-life amenities and ...

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  MANVILLE, NJ - Historically one of the most underfunded school districts in New Jersey, Manville schools will receive an additional $3,280,647 state aid in the coming year, representing a 54.2 percent increase over FY-2018 state aid, according to Sen. Christopher "Kip"  Kip Bateman (R-16) and ...

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