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Virginia Tech Lacrosse Freshman Paige Petty Trains for Success

November 16, 2017

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - It has been suggested that coaching is the language of learning and transformation. Whether on or off the playing field or court, good coaching changes the way we perform. Great coaching changes the way we think. 

Whether working with NFL athletes, some of next season’s draft hopefuls, or the area’s rising female athletes, Brian Martin has built a ...

Paige Petty Trains to Win at Virginia Tech

BERNARDSVILLE, N.J.- It has been suggested that coaching is the language of learning and transformation. Whether on or off the playing field or court, good coaching changes the way we perform. Great coaching changes the way we think. 

Whether working with NFL athletes, some of next season’s draft hopefuls, or the area’s rising female athletes, Brian Martin has built a ...

Football: Westfield Wins 34th Straight, Beats Ridge, 17-10, in 1st Round of Playoffs

WESTFIELD, NJ - Once again, the Westfield football team found a way.

Jake Vall-llobera scored two touchdowns and Westfield reinforced its mastery in the second half of close games with a 17-10 victory over Ridge in the first round of the Section 2, Group 5 state playoffs on Saturday.

Westfield will host Elizabeth in the semifinals next Saturday at 1 p.m.

The victory extended ...

A Somerset Hills Tradition, Colonial Christmas at Vanderveer House, Kicks Off

November 20, 2017

BEDMINSTER, NJ - The 15th annual Colonial Christmas celebration at the historic Jacobus Vanderveer House and Museum off Route 206, will be open to the public for the next two weekends, Nov. 25-26, and Dec. 2-3. The event will be open daily during both weekends from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

All invited to tree lighting next Friday evening

The festivities are due to kick off with a tree ...

40th Annual Festival Of Trees invites entries

November 15, 2017

SOMERSET HILLS NJ - Individuals, local and civic groups, clubs, businesses, Scout troops and others are welcome to design, decorate, and submit a tree for the month-long holiday display at the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center at 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge. The exhibit will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 ...

USGA Gives Back to Home Community with Month of Service

November 20, 2017

One definition of philanthropy is the giving of time, talent, and treasure for a common good. Volunteering is an act familiar in the USGA culture, as a nonprofit organization in New Jersey whose mission is to give back to the future of the game of golf.  To leverage the spirit of national Make a Difference month, the USGA hosted volunteer projects in nearby communities for its ...

Happy Holidays: Mayor Says Free Parking in Somerville Lots Likely

November 15, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - With Black Friday looming less than two weeks away, downtown Somerville merchants are hoping to give shoppers an early Christmas present while helping to increase their business with free parking.

The Borough Council will likely pass a resolution at its meeting next Monday night to shut down metered parking in borough-owned parking lots during the holiday season, ...

Hillsborough: Prosecutor Leads "Night of Conversation" About Substance Abuse in Somerset County

November 15, 2017

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson will lead a converation about drug and allcohol abuse and strategies to prevent children from experimenting with drugs and alcohol during a "Night of Conversation" at the township municipal building, 379 South Branch Road Thursday, Nov. 16, beginning at 7 p.m.

Parents and their children are invited to ...

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Rutgers president addresses controversial bias incidents, says they're protected by ​First ​Amendment

November 20, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers President Robert Barchi stood by his affirmation ​of​ the First Amendment, saying those ​protections ​extend to ​the recent rash of ​anti-Semitism on campus.

At the November 16 student government town hall, Barchi​ noted the protections to incidents such as the anti-Semitic posts allegedly shared on the Facebook of a food science professor, the ...

USGA Gives Back to Home Community with Month of Service

November 20, 2017

One definition of philanthropy is the giving of time, talent, and treasure for a common good. Volunteering is an act familiar in the USGA culture, as a nonprofit organization in New Jersey whose mission is to give back to the future of the game of golf.  To leverage the spirit of national Make a Difference month, the USGA hosted volunteer projects in nearby communities for its ...

A victory for New Jersey’s environment

November 20, 2017

EDITOR:

New Jersey’s environment was a big winner on Nov. 7, as voters approved a measure to prevent lawmakers from diverting funds earmarked for cleanups of polluted sites.

Ballot Question 2, which was passed by nearly 69 percent of voters, amends the New Jersey Constitution to make sure the state Legislature and future governors use pollution settlement funds only for their intended ...