World Champion Somerville HS Scholastic World Winter Guard Team Hosts Competition

March 18, 2018

BRANCHBURG, NJ - It’s not every day you get to see world champions perform live.

On Saturday, April 7, the Somerville High School Music Boosters Association will host its 14th annual Indoor Color Guard show at Branchburg Central Middle School. More than 30 competing winter guard teams will attend, with a concluding performance by the world champion Somerville High School ...

Somerville: Groom-to-Be "Floats" Marriage Proposal at St. Patrick’s Parade

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A surprise engagement took center stage at last weekend’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Somerville. In the midst of the March 11 festivities, Piscataway resident Steven Verardi boarded a float and popped the question to his girlfriend Elise Latona, marking the first known engagement to take place at the parade in 27 years.

Since opening The Beauty Bar ...

Somerville St. Patrick's Day Parade Blessed with Perfect Ingredients

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The legendary “Luck of the Irish” was in full force at Sunday’s 27th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, resulting in the perfect blend of all the right ingredients.

There wasn’t a cloud in the bright blue sky as the parade got under way shortly after 1 p.m.

Led by Grand Marshal Finbarr Kirby, the line of march included everything from ...

Somerville Clears Snow Along St. Patrick's Day Parade Route

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Police set up barricades to block off sections of Main Street Friday for large-scale snow removal as work crews cleared the sidewalks in time for Sunday’s 27th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

Workers from Pave-Rite contractors, equipped with a heavy-duty front end loader, smaller payloaders,  dump trucks and shovels worked their way from the west end of ...

Somerville Hosts 27th Annual St. Patrick's Parade March 11

SOMERVILLE,NJ - President Trump has declared March as Irish-American Heritage Month, continuing a White House tradition started by President George H.W. Bush in 1991.

That’s also the year Somerville hosted its first St. Patrick’s Day Parade, a central New Jersey tradition that will continue on Sunday, March 11, with a parade down Main Street that is considered one of the largest ...

Somerville: Gallery on Division Features Heightened Reality



SOMERVILLE, NJ - Gallery on Division will hold an opening reception for the group exhibition "Heightened Reality" on Thursday, March 1, from 6-9 p.m.

Featured through March 31 will be works by Hernan Faraci, oil on panel/ink and watercolor; Brian Frerichs, acrylic on canvas/ink on bristol and Martha Wirkijowski, oil on canvas.

The artists will ...

Somerville: Countdown to St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

The countdown to central New Jersey’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade has reached single digits, with a number of local events celebrating the wearin’ of the green on tap over the next few weeks.

The parade is on Sunday, March 11th down Main Street, Somerville.

“Irish Night” hosted by the Somerset County chapter of the Ancient Order of Hibernians will be held ...

Somerset Patriots Host National Anthem Auditions

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots will host National Anthem Auditions on Saturday, March 3rd from 12-4 pm at Bridgewater Commons Mall. 

The event is a fundraiser designed to benefit Operation Shoebox New Jersey, a volunteer organization dedicated to collecting donated supplies to ship care packages to U.S. troops based overseas.

There is a $10 fee to audition, with all ...

Somerville: Younger Cousin Pays Tribute to Jerome Gonzalez, His Mentor and Father Figure

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Adrian Collazo grew up knowing Jerome Gonzalez as his older cousin, but as both grew to become adults, their relationship took on a new dynamic.

Gonzalez, an artist and author, became a father figure to his younger cousin as well as his mentor, challenging Collazo, a photographer, to stretch his limits, refine his skills and indulge in the broad expanse of artistic ...

Grape Expectations Hosts Wine Tastings

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Grape Expectations, recognized as the oldest “Make Your Own Wine” establishment in Somerset County, will host wine tastings the next two weekends for those curious about wines made from grapes harvested in South Africa and Chile in South America.

Tastings are scheduled Saturday, Feb 24, from noon- 4p.m.; Friday, March 2 from 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, March 3 ...

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