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Patriots Honor Former Seal Team VI Commander

August 16, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots will welcome retired U.S. Navy Captain Ron Yeaw of SEAL Team VI to TD Bank Ballpark for the team’s game against the York Revolution scheduled for 7:05 pm on Friday, Aug.17th.

Yeaw will be the team’s special guest and will throw out a ceremonial first pitch before the game. He will also address the front office staff and the team ...

Molesky Shuts Down Skeeters, Patriots Halt Skid

SUGAR LAND, Texas- The Somerset Patriots (21-15, 56-43) rode an impressive Vince Molesky performance to a 2-0 win over the the Sugar Land Skeeters (24-11, 65-33) Wednesday night at Constellation Field.

Both teams were held off the scoreboard until the Patriots broke through with a two-out rally in the top of the fifth. Back-to-back two-out RBI singles from Mike Fransoso and Alfredo ...

Newly-Signed Patriots Pitcher Falls Apart in Mound Debut

SUGAR LAND, Texas- The Somerset Patriots (20-14, 55-42) were shut out by the Sugar Land Skeeters (23-10, 64-32) 8-0 Monday night at Constellation Field.

The Skeeters jumped in front 2-0 in the bottom of second on a two-out RBI single from Alvaro Rondon and a run-scoring wild pitch. They added five runs in the bottom of the third on a Justin Pacchioli fielding error, a Matt Chavez (10) ...

Elder Voices Roundtable Returns to Basking Ridge

August 13, 2018

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Another installment of the popular Elder Voices Roundtable will be held at the Brick Academy in Basking Ridge on  Sept.9.

The free event, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., will be hosted by The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills (THSSH).

“Meet senior citizens in a small intimate setting as we hear local stories from those who lived it”, says Brooks Betz, ...

Somerset County 4-H Fair Returned to Bridgewater (Photo Gallery)

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County 4-H Fair came to North Branch Park last week, as thousands visited the grounds to see all the 4-H has to offer.

Guests enjoyed seeing cows, pigs, goats, sheep, dogs and many more animals, while also exploring trains, RC cars, artwork, plants and much more during the three-day fair.

— Photos by Bernard DeLierre

Uncork Your Creativity At Paint & Sip

Relax and unwind with friends while learning to paint with professional artist and educator Priscilla Flores, Friday, September 21, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Bedminster’s historic Jacobus Vanderveer House & Museum.  Participants will learn painting styles and techniques, while creating their own masterpieces using acrylics on canvas.  Cost of the program is $35.  Museum ...

Community Values Coalition Encouraging Residents to Speak Out Against Hate

August 14, 2018

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Almost a month after residents started seeing flyers from Identity Evropa, a group classified by the Anti-Defamation League as a white supremacist organization, around Bridgewater and surrounding towns, residents have been banding together to spread a message against hate and bias – and a new group called the Community Values Coalition is designed to do just ...

“Dine with Your Dog” Event Benefiting Rescue Returns to Gladstone, NJ

August 14, 2018

Gladstone Tavern will “go to the dogs” on Sunday, August 26 at it welcomes patrons and their canine companions to enjoy a meal benefiting Home for Good Dog Rescue 

Returning for its twelfth year, the annual “Dine with Your Dog” Event welcomes guests and their dogs to Gladstone Tavern’s outdoor dining terrace, 273 Main Street in Gladstone, NJ, to enjoy the ...

Raritan Headwaters Earns National Recognition

August 6, 2018

Raritan Headwaters Association (RHA), a nonprofit dedicated to protecting land that safeguards clean water, has achieved national recognition for its work.

Raritan Headwaters was just accredited by the national Land Trust Accreditation Commission, joining a network of over 400 accredited land trusts across the United States that have demonstrated their commitment to professional excellence and ...

Regional Animal Shelter Taking Part in Clear the Shelters Event

August 16, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Regional Animal Shelter is taking part in the National Clear the Shelters Event Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.

According to a release, all the animals that are over 6 months will have their adoption fees waived for qualified adopters. Kittens that are under 6 months old will be $50.

"We are thrilled to participate in this event," shelter manager Brian ...

The Provident Bank Foundation presented a $15,000 “Commit to Care” Grant to Safe+Sound Somerset

August 7, 2018

On July 24, 2018, The Provident Bank Foundation presented a $15,000 “Commit to Care” Grant to Safe+Sound Somerset. This grant will help launch the pilot of SPEAK: Antidote to Violence, which will address many forms of abuse and violence with pre-teens and teens in Bound Brook, NJ. The goals of the program are to raise awareness and combat high rates of domestic violence in the ...

Taking a Stand for Quality Healthcare

Washington’s heated rhetoric and constant attempts to sabotage health care coverage is causing uncertainty these days for far too many families. It’s not right, so here in New Jersey we are fighting back and taking a stand for quality health care coverage.

Under Governor Phil Murphy’s leadership, New Jersey is fighting back against President Trump’s effort to undo ...

Suspect at Large after Bank Robbery in Warren, Police Seek Public’s Assistance

August 14, 2018

WARREN, NJ -  TD Bank in Warren Township was robbed on Saturday and police have released surveillance photos of a man sought in connection with the robbery in the hopes that someone will be able to identify him, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor and Warren Township Chief of Police William ...

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Police agencies in Somerset County and around New Jersey are gearing up for the state’s largest annual drunk driving crackdown.

The 2018 “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Statewide Labor Day Crackdown begins Aug.16 and concludes on Sept. 4, according to .PSomerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson and Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief ...

Driver, 17, Charged in Death of Passenger, 14, Following High-Speed Chase

WARREN, NJ –  A 14-year old boy was killed and a 17-year old boy is charged with vehicular homicide following a high-speed chase involving a car stolen in Warren.

Both juveniles are from Newark.

The 17-year old has been charged with 2nd degree Death by Auto, 2nd degree Eluding, 2nd degree Knowingly leaving the scene of a motor ...

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Photo Gallery: Hillsborough Rotary Fair, Day IV

August 18, 2018

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A late summer lightning storm forced the Hillsborough Rotary Fair to close down two hours early Friday night, but not before a thundering fireworks display lit up the sky,

Thousands of people streamed out of the fairgrounds at the conclusion of the fireworks just as the rain came down, creating a massive traffic jam in the adjacent parking lot.

The six-day fair continues ...

More Than 500 Await Hunterdon 4-H Fair

August 17, 2018

EAST AMWELL, NJ – For more than 500 Hunterdon people, it’s the biggest five days of the year.

It’s the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair, running Wednesday through Sunday, Aug. 22-26 at the Roger K. Everitt Fairgrounds here.

Whether showing sheep, demonstrating robots, performing with their horses or talking on stage about their projects, the nearly 375 members of ...

“Dine with Your Dog” Event Benefiting Rescue Returns to Gladstone, NJ

August 14, 2018

Gladstone Tavern will “go to the dogs” on Sunday, August 26 at it welcomes patrons and their canine companions to enjoy a meal benefiting Home for Good Dog Rescue 

Returning for its twelfth year, the annual “Dine with Your Dog” Event welcomes guests and their dogs to Gladstone Tavern’s outdoor dining terrace, 273 Main Street in Gladstone, NJ, to enjoy the ...

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