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NJ Congressman Tom Malinowski Opens Office in Somerville

January 17, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Citing its centralized location, easy access to highways and proximity to the Somerville train station, New Jersey Rep.Tom Malinowski (D-7th) has opened a temporary district office in Somerville at 58 E. Main St. to handle constituent needs.

The flagship District Office will be located at 75-77 N Bridge St. Somerville. The facility is currently undergoing construction which ...

Somerset Prosecutor Investigates Jan. 9 Shooting Death

BOUND BROOK, NJ – A 29-year-old Old Bridge man is dead following a shooting incident at residence on Farm Lane in Bound Brook on Jan. 9, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Bound Brook Chief of Police Vito Bet confirmed the death of Terrence C. Coulanges.

Robertson provided the following details:

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Obituary: Vojkan Zlatkov, 42, Owner of Court House Sub Shop in Somerville

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.,, directly across the street from the historic Somerset County Courthouse.

Rather than ...

Bernardsville's Sooy Among Two Democrats Sworn Onto Somerset County Freeholder Board, First Since '82

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - For the first time since 1982, two Democrats -- including Sara Sooy of Bernardsville -- were sworn in to the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders during the Jan. 4 reorganization meeting at the Somerville Historic Courthouse.

Former Franklin Township Deputy Mayor Shanel Robinson and former Somerset Hills Schools District board of education member ...

Eight Occupants Escape; Somerville Man Charged with Setting Fire to Hillsborough Residence

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 Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. A pet cat perished in the fire.

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Somerville: Honis Erupts For 37 Points, Immaculata Wins Tournament in Triple Overtime

SUMMIT, NJ — Jaden Honis was limited to just one point in the first half Friday night, but turned that around in the second half to produce the performance of a lifetime.

The junior guard went off for 36 points during the second half and three overtimes, finishing with a career-best 37 points to lead Immaculata in an epic 92-85 victory over Summit for the Pete Tierney Memorial Holiday ...

Christmas Eve Stand-off in Bridgewater; Christmas Day Shooting in Franklin

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 90 minutes on Christmas Eve; three hours later, police in Franklin Township and the ...

Two Women Charged with Prostitution in Somerset County

A New York City woman and a Green Brook woman have been charged with prostitution following separate undercover investigations by Somerset County Prosecutor Office detectives and police in Franklin Township and Green Brook.

Yuhong J. Chen,  47, of Flushing, NY. was arrested Dec. 11 at 1:45 p.m. at the Healthy Tone Spa on Route 27, Franklin, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael ...

Somerset County: Freeholder Board Plans to Expand Use of Video in 2019

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - In the spring of 2019, freeholder meetings will start to be streamed online, according to local resident Freeholder Deputy Director Brian D. Levine.

According to a release, Somerset County will continue developing videos about county services and amenities in 2019, including livestreaming public meetings.

“Because of the popularity of video and the fact ...

Police Seek Help Locating Woman Missing Since Dec. 6

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 John W. Fodor, and Watchung Borough Chief of Police Joseph Cina.

Kim walked away from her residence ...

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