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Somerville Gallery Restores 1927 Paul Robeson Paris Theater Poster

April 9, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Shaun Daley, co-owner of Gallery on Main, has been entrusted with family keepsakes, faded photographs, tattered documents and other treasured heirlooms, carefully restoring these fragile items to near- or original condition.

Few of those items, however, can match the historical significance of a 1927 theater poster from Paris, France, that was brought to the gallery ...

Magic the Gathering: Card Collection Worth a Trip in an Armored Car

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A recently-curated collection of Magic the Gathering vintage cards, one of which is valued between $20,000 and $40,000 will be sold in an online auction by Bodnar's Auction on Feb. 18 beginning at 11 a.m.

All 300 cards to be sold are from the highly-desired inaugural Alpha and Beta sets produced between 1993-2006.

Joe Bodnar, owner and auctioneer, was contacted ...

Buy Time: Classic Corvette, Royal Doulton, Ceramics, Silver & Glass

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Bodnar's Auctions kicks off the 2021 Auction season with an eclectic sale of collectibles and investment quality items, including a 1978 Silver Anniversary Chevy Corvette.

The two-part online sale begins 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6, with box lots and a collection of elephant figurines, with hundreds of items from several estates in the tri-state area sold on Thursday, ...

Central Jersey Auctioneer Joe Bodnar Finds a Way to Sell and Survive

On March 21st, when New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy ordered all non-essential businesses to shut down, Joseph Bodnar from Bodnar’s Auctions had already seen the writing on the wall.

He would have to shut down his in-person sales, switch to online only, and reconsider what would be sold.

The 6,000 lot monthly sales that he and his customers were used to at the New Jersey ...

Auction Features 19th-Century Tall Case Clock Crafted & Built in NJ

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Central Jersey auctioneer Joe Bodnar received an email last month reading “The Barnes family clock needs to find a new home.”

Nearly 200 years old, built and crafted in New Jersey by a respected colonial-era clockmaker, the tall case clock will be sold by Bodnar as part of a two-day, 500 lot online auction Aug. 5 & 6,

Dated ca. 1825, the clock has been ...


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June 23 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 15 New Cases Overnight

June 24, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Wednesday reported 15 new cases of the COVID-19 virus overnight for a total of 23,839 cases in Somerset County since the first cases were reported in March 2020. There has been a total of 737 deaths since March 8, 2020.

The New Jersey Department of Health Wednesday reported 892,027 total ...

CentraState Physician Practices Join Atlantic Health System Physician Network as Systems Continue Process Toward Co-Ownership

June 22, 2021

FREEHOLD, NJ - Nearly 50 physicians and providers affiliated with CentraState Healthcare System have joined Atlantic Health System’s multi-specialty physician network, Atlantic Medical Group, as part of the two health systems’ ongoing efforts to create a co-owned framework for CentraState Healthcare System.

The synergy created by the addition of these practices expands patient ...