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Far Hills 97th Meeting Race Draws 40,000 Tailgaters and Horse Enthusiasts

October 22, 2017

FAR HILLS, NJ - A mass of 40,000 tailgaters and horse enthusiasts, young and old alike, swarmed the small town of Far Hills yet again. The crowd arrived Saturday at Moorland Farms for the 97th annual Far Hills Race Meeting adorned in their best fall attire.

The day's action started long before the races. As the sun began to peek over the colorful trees, families, friends, and coworkers, ...

Train through Time Rolls on Four Centuries In A Weekend

Bring the kids, bring a friend, because once again it’s that time to ride the rails into history.

On October 21 and 22, Union County celebrates Four Centuries In A Weekend, when historic sites and museums across the County open their doors to the public, free of charge.

Many of the sites are within walking distance of the train stations across the County, with some sites offering ...

Not So Fast Newark - Somerville Says It Has What Amazon Needs for HQ2

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and assorted state and Essex County officials will try to convince online behemoth Amazon.com to invest billions in Newark as the ideal location for its planned expansion and an east coast headquarters complex worth billions to the state and local economy.

Somerville Mayor Brian Gallagher says not so fast, suggesting Somerville has ...

RHONJ's Home Hits the Market in Montville

MONTVILLE, NJ - Jason Failla of Century 21 The Crossing in Montville does it again. After listing and selling the most expensive house to sell in almost three years in Montville (7 Pond View) he has gained another celebrity listing in the Pond: Melissa & Joe Gorga from the Real Housewives of New Jersey.

"I'm excited at the opportunity not ...

Former President Obama to visit Newark to campaign for Murphy

Former U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to roll into downtown Newark on Thursday to campaign for the Democratic New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy as the battle to run New Jersey heats up in the race's final weeks. 

Obama's appearance in New Jersey's largest city less than three weeks before the Nov. 7 election on behalf of Murphy is ...

Free Public Workshops On Dealing With Substance Addictions, Including Heroin, Being Presented by Community In Crisis

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Free workshops to assist the families and friends of those struggling with addiction - and coping strategies for those seeking to break the chain of addiction - are being offered throughout October and into November at two Bernards Township churches.

Basking Ridge-based Community in Crisis, established in response to drug overdose deaths and continuing heroin and ...

Former Mayor Arrested for Gambling Away Scholarship Funds

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Former borough mayor, Nicholas Poliseno was charged with theft on Tuesday, October 10 according to a press release by the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office. The 39-year-old father of two was charged with one count of theft in the third degree.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced that Poliseno was "charged with stealing from a scholarship fund set ...

Police Plan Major Crackdown on Underage Drinking at Far Hills Race Meeting

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, in partnership with New Jersey State Police, race event organizers, New Jersey Transit, and the Borough of Far Hills, plans a major crackdown on underage drinking at the Far Hills Race Meeting Saturday, Oct. 21.

"The Far Hills Race Meeting is one of the oldest traditions that takes place each fall here in Somerset ...

Department of Justice: ISIS Sympathizer Arrested in Cranford, Plotting the "Next 9/11" with Two Accomplices

NEW YORK, NY – The Department of Justice released details of a thwarted terror plot to attack New York City during the summer of 2016 on Friday.

Three men, who were arrested in 2016 and 2017, planned to detonate bombs in Times Square and the New York City subway system and shoot civilians at concert venues in support of ISIS, according to the Department of Justice.

The three arrested ...

Website Lists Summit as Ninth 'Snobbiest Place in New Jersey'

SUMMIT, NJ- The Hilltop City has been listed as the ninth snobbiest place in New Jersey by roadsnacks.net, a website that uses "bite-sized snacks of shareable information about places and cities across the country. We call it the ‘other’ side of regional infotainment."

Princeton occupies the top spot as the most 'snobby' place, neighboring ...

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