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Somerville Murals Planned to Memorialize Artists Who Died Pursuing Their Passion

September 18, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Borough Council Monday night approved an ordinance that will permit qualified artists to paint murals on the brick facades of buildings in the downtown retail district along Main Street.

There are two mural projects already awaiting the approval process. Each is intended to memorialize one of two artists with ties to Somerville. Both died tragically pursuing their passion ...

Somerville Jazz Fest Provides Background Music for Big Picture

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Rick St. Pierre, owner of Verve Restaurant, Bar & Bistro, woke up Sunday morning, looked out the front window on the upper floor where he lives on East Main Street and watched as his vision began to unfold.

Sunday was the climax of the three-day Central New Jersey Jazz Festival in Somerville, with thousands of locals and visitors pouring in to town to set up their ...

Somerville: Artists, Crafters, Musicians Express Themselves on Division Street

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Division Street pedestrian mall was transformed into an outdoor workshop for artists yesterday as a steady stream of visitors perused paintings, handmade jewelry, ceramics, clothing and other original artwork. 

The CC Coletti Acoustic Trio provided live music all day from a small stage.

The artists will return Sunday for the second day of the Arts on Division Jazz ...

Thousands Expected in Somerville for Sunday Jazz Festival

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Central New Jersey Jazz Festival concludes Sunday afternoon, with upwards of 6,000 people expected to bring their lawn chairs and their love for music to be entertained in front of the stage on East Main Street, with seating spilling over on to the lawn at the historic Somerset County Courthouse.

The weather forecast calls for sunny skies and temperatures near 80 ...

Jazz Aficionados Flock to Central New Jersey for 3-Day Music Festival

SOMERVILLE, NJ  -  All that jazz started here ten years ago, and has since found a home in two other central New Jersey locations, a three-day festival of live music, visual arts and fine dining expected to draw thousands of jazz fans from throughout the tri-state region.

Founded in 2008, the Somerville Jazz Festival has grown in sophistication, drawing top-flight talent and a loyal ...

Planetarium Sky Bursts with Led Zeppelin, Magic Tree House Displays

BRANCHBURG, NJ -The Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium in Branchburg is offering shows for all interests in September, including a Led Zeppelin laser concert, a star show based on the Magic Tree House book series, a laser concert for children, and a show that explains the mysteries of space. The following programs will be offered:

Astronaut, Saturdays, Sept. 22 & 29, 7 ...

Super Heroes Swoop into Ballpark for Patriots' Comic Con

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots will host their Sixth Annual Ballpark Comic Con and Superhero Day at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday, Sept. 9th presented by the Hugs For Brady Foundation.

The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. and last throughout the game scheduled for 1:05 p.m.

Ballpark Comic Con offers fans and comic books lovers a unique experience combining family fun, baseball, and all ...

Central Jersey Jazz Festival Opens in Flemington Sept. 14

FLEMINGTON, NJ – The annual Central Jersey Jazz Festival will open here on Friday, Sept. 14.

The free three-day event will continue on Saturday in New Brunswick and Somerville on Sunday.

The Flemington event is produced and hosted by Flemington Community Partnership. It will be held rain or shine at the old Historic Courthouse on Main Street from 6 to 10 p.m.

Appearing in ...

Meet the 2018 Hunterdon 4-H Fair Ambassador

EAST AMWELL, N.J. - Lianna Bonacorsi, 17, of Franklin Township (Hunterdon County) is this year’s Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair Ambassador.

Lianna has been involved in 4-H for five years and is also active in various organizations at North Hunterdon High School, where she is a senior.

A daughter of Sam and Laura Bonacorsi, she is in the Creative Kids food and arts club and ...

Photos: Flemington 4-H and Agricultural Fair is Underway

EAST AMWELL, NJ – Today is the second day of the annual Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair, held here at the Roger K. Everitt Fairgrounds – formerly known as South County Park.

The fairgrounds are located at 1207 Rt. 179, just south of Ringoes. Use Lambertville for GPS.

The Fair continues through Sunday, and a full list of events and times can be found on its website.


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