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Pari-Mutuel Betting Adds New Element to This Year's Far Hills Race Meeting

October 22, 2018

FAR HILLS, NJ - A field tucked away in a small suburban neighborhood in New Jersey might be the last place outsiders would expect to find one of the most prestigious steeplechase events. But for the 40,000 attendees – many of whom attend year after year – the Far Hills Race Meeting is no secret; It’s a fall essential.

This year's event, known to many as “The ...

Police Vow Crackdown on Underage Drinking at Far Hills Race Meeting

FAR HILLS, NJ – State, County and local law enforcement agencies plan a coordinated crackdown on underage drinking at Saturday's Far Hills Race Meeting.

Police will conduct identification checks of underage individuals suspected of drinking alcoholic beverages on the race grounds. Those individuals that are identified as underage will be taken into custody, charged and ultimately ...

Traffic Accident Closes Morning Glory Road in Warren

WARREN, NJ - Morning Glory Road is closed between Washington Valley Road and  King George Road for a traffic accident, Warren police advised on Friday afternoon. Avoid the area.

 

 

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One Vehicle Stolen, Two Burglarized on Same Night in Warren

WARREN, NJ - Lock your cars. An Old Stirling Road Resident reported a theft of a vehicle and a Reinman Road resident reported two burglaries on Friday morning, according to a report released by Warren Police on Monday.

The Old Stirling Road resident reported that a vehicle was taken from the driveway around 4 a.m. Friday. The vehicle was unlocked and the keys were inside, they ...

Somerset County Land Deal Preserves 335 Acres

HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. - The purchase of 335 acres contiguous to Mountain View Park and Ann Van Middlesworth Park by the township and the Somerset County Improvement Authority has the added benefit of protecting that property from residential development, according to Mayor Gloria McCauley.

The total acreage of the preserved property and the two parks is 724 acres and is in close proximity to ...

Somerset County Planning Board Honored by Peers

SOMERVILLE, NJ –The Somerset County Planning Board has received the 2018 Achievement in Planning Award from the New Jersey Planning Officials organization.

The NJPO honors agencies for creating projects that reflect logical, sound and model approaches to planning and are beneficial to the community by improving quality of life for its residents, accvording to Somerset County Freeholder ...

Another Burglary of Unoccupied Bernards Home Follows Last Week's Break-In

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Bernards Township police are investigating another reported burglary of an unoccupied house on Whitenack Road on Tuesday, Oct. 9. The reported burglary occurred at some time between 8 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. on that day, township police reported on Facebook.

The entry did not say what, if anything, was taken from the home.

Members of the public who may have observed ...

North Plainfield and Somerset County to Purchase Villa Maria Property

NORTH PLAINFIELD – The Borough of North Plainfield and the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders are joining forces to purchase the former Villa Maria property as open space in order to keep the site from being developed, they announced on Thursday.

The borough is in the process of purchasing the approximately 15-acre Somerset Street property from Watchung Hills at North ...

Somerset County Teacher, 29, Sent Nude Photos Online to Montgomery HS Student, Prosecutor Says

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A Montgomery High School teacher who lives in Hillsborough has been arrested and faces charges of sending nude photos of herself and sexually-explicit messages via social media to a Montgomery High School student over a period of several months.

Michelina Aichele, 29 of Capricorn Drive in Hillsborough, has been charged with 2nd degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

Giant Somerset Hills VNA Fall Rummage Sale Opens This Week

FAR HILLS, NJ - It's the rummage sale that puts Far Hills on the map for bargain hunters -- the much awaited giant rummage sale organized each October (and April) to raise funds to assist patients of the Basking Ridge-based Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills.

This year's fall VNA Rummage Sale is scheduled, in rain or shine, for Friday, Saturday and ...

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