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Work Cews Demolish Landmark Gateway Motel on Somerville Circle


RARITAN, NJ - Seen by millions of motorists over the years, the iconic Gateway Motel Tower, a landmark at the Somerville traffic circle for decades, was demolished yesterday as construction crews continue to clear the site along Route 206 for a Quick Chek convenience store and gas station.

Demolition began last week on the old Popeye's and Denny's buildings adjacent to the motel property.

The 5,500 square-foot Quick Chek store planned for the site will have eight gas pumps. The site of other two buildings demolished last week have been approved for a separate 12,144-square-foot retail building with four yet-to-be-determined businesses.

Approval was given for the new businesses in May.

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Checkmate: Somerset County Freeholder Returns to Tournament Chess after 20-year Hiatus

February 21, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ – Somerset County Freeholder Brian D. Levine made a so-so return to playing tournament chess last weekend after a twenty-year hiatus, but says the experience convinced him that he needs to get back in the game.

Though critical of his performance – “I won some and lost some,” he said – being surrounded by more than 1,000 other top competitors of all ...