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February 18, 2019

MONROE, NJ - Hillsborough Township was recently honored by the New Jersey Alliance for Action’s “New Jersey’s Leading Infrastructure Projects” program for its efforts to support the Route 206 Bypass construction project. The recognition program highlights innovative, pioneering and landmark ...

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MANVILLE, NJ - It was 14 years ago that Brendan Gallagher attended the inaugural packing event hosted by Operation Shoebox New Jersey in an empty storefront on Main Street Somerville with his dad Brian Gallagher, who at the time was the borough's mayor. Brendan, who was 7 at the time, was one of ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Transportation officials and state lawmakers will visit Somerville and several other New Jersey communities beginning Feb. 19 to discuss one-seat rides to NYC Penn Station, restoration of suspended service and respond to other concerns and issues commuters face. Assembly ...

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Editor's Note: Due to the overwhelming response Home Town Heroes will now be a TAPinto Series.  SOMERSET, NJ - One team of Franklin residents has bravely led an interstate fight against the fossil fuel industry. They aren’t paid, they aren’t funded, and they aren’t in it for the recognition.

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – At a Jan. 8 meeting, the South Plainfield Planning Board resumed its hearing on M&M Realty Properties proposal for 1111 Durham Avenue.  At this time, John Taikina, director of real estate development for M&M, presented a few minor changes to the plans – made at the ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Township residents will be asked to approve all-day kindergarten classes in a March 12 referendum approved at the first Board of Education meeting of 2019. Members of the board authorized a referendum to be placed on the ballot at its meeting Jan. 7; approval of the referendum ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Tour of Somerville, which draws over 1,000 cyclists and thousands of spectators from the region and around the world to the downtown district Memorial Day weekend is the winner of the “Tourism Champion” category in the Salute to Tourism Awards which will be presented Jan. 18th ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary will end their association with Immaculate Conception School and Immaculata High School after 61 years and will be reassigned to other responsibilities at the end of the school year. The Sisters had met with Msgr. Seamus F.

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough's inventory of commuter-friendly rental apartments continues to grow, with Monday's announcement that the 69-unit. four-story SOMA is ready to lease from its inventory of studio, one- and two-bedroom units, with monthly rents ranging from $1,550-$2,700. Located at ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Vojkan Zlatkov, the affable owner of Courthouse Subs, who knew  his regular customers by name as well as their preferred breakfast or lunch order, died suddenly on Sunday, Jan. 6. He was 42. Vojkan and his brother Dan were co-owners of the popular eatery at 16 E. Main St.,, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Downtown Somerville Alliance hired a new executive director at its reorganization meeting Monday night and elected Borough Councilwoman Jane Kobuta as chair of the Board of Directors for a three-year term. Mike Kerwin, a borough resident and president/CEO of the Somerset ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Natalie Pinero, former public information officer for Union Township and director of Legislative Research and Constituent Outreach for Union County will be hired as the new executive director of the Downtown Somerville Alliance at Monday night's reorganization meeting. She is ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A 34-year-old Somerville man faces charges of attempted murder and aggravated arson after police say he intentionally set fire to a Hillsborough residence where his former girlfriend lived. All eight occupants of the home, including a 4-year-old, escaped unharmed, according to ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The United Reformed Church, 100 West Main St., hosts the annual Central Jersey Twelfth Night-Boar’s Head Festival on Sunday, Jan. 6, at 4 p.m. All are welcome to come and revel in the celebration of the Twelve Days of Christmas, as they did in Elizabethan times. A cast of 125 ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Police are investing the shooting of an unidentified male victim, who may have been shot in Franklin, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. Officials say the shooting was reported to police by hospital staff on Dec. 25 at approximately 12:17 am. The ...

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It was anything but quiet for police in Bridgewater and Franklin Township on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Bridgewater Police, assisted by the Somerset County SWAT team and Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office were able to neutralize a stand-off with a man armed with a weapon peacefully after ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The air and sea search for a Bridgewater father and his 18-year-old son missing since their small plane crashed off Jacksonville, Fla. on Thursday has been called off by the US Coast Guard. Peter Renzulli, 51, and his son, Daniel, were returning to Princeton Airport after a ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – You can take the mayor out of Somerville, but you can’t take Somerville out of the mayor. Former Mayor Brian Gallagher, who served on the Borough Council and as mayor for 17.5 years, remains one of the ‘Ville’s biggest cheerleaders. Elected to the Somerset County Board of Chosen ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Everyone but the brewmeister will be working Tuesday at Village Brewing Company. Just two months away from drawing the first mug of "Somerville Red" and other craft beers brewed on the premises, the owners of what will be the largest micro-brewery in Somerset County were busy ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset is holding a blood drive this month in honor of Thomas Gorman, of Middlesex, a longtime donor who died in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001 and his brother, John Gorman, of South Plainfield, whose life ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - On April 29, 2018, as Reanna Nelson played in a Hillsborough Soccer Club game, her grandfather, Romano Borgobello, was stricken while watching from the sidelines. When he became unresponsive, Hillsborough residents Kris Cauda and Alex Wnorowski both registered nurses, along with ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Santa gets around this time of year in any number of ways - firetrucks, flatbed trucks, horse-drawn carriage, small airplanes, and courtesy of the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office, a huge, lumbering SWATmobile. Santa was the guest of honor at the Steeplechase Cancer Center at ...

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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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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Freeholder Patricia L. Walsh and Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano were joined by local veterans in placing a wreath at Veterans Memorial Plaza on Grove Street on Dec. 13. Members of Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 27, and representatives from the Somerset ...

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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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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Legendary journalist Bob Woodward sees President Donald Trump becoming more and more isolated, unwilling to listen to advisers and making impulsive decisions based on false information and assumptions. "I think it's a national emergency in the White House," Woodward said ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - Police are seeking help from the public locating a township woman missing since Dec. 6. A missing person investigation is underway into the disappearance of Helen Kim, 47 of Route 22 West, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - A nerve-wracking week filled with false rumors that had the entire Somerville High School community on edge has ended, with Superintendent of Schools Dr. Tim Teehan once again reaching out to students, teachers and parents to reassure them that all threats of violence have been ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Schools Supt. Dr. Timothy Teehan continues to battle rumors while trying to ease the concerns of students, parents and staff regarding threats of violence that have been directed at individual students and Somerville High School by phone and online social media platforms over the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Superintendent of Schools Dr. Timothy Teehan has released the following update and timeline concerning the phone calls and Instagram messages received by some Somerville High School students over the weekend and on Monday: The Somerset County Prosecutor's Office and Somerville ...

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