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Hundreds Gather for a Taste of Somerset and to Support People Care Center 

May 24, 2018

SOMERSET, NJ - Close to 400 guests attended the 26th Annual Taste of Somerset fundraiser benefiting the PeopleCare Center at the Palace at Somerset Park Monday night.

"Taste of Somerset is the original tasting event in Somerset County and the longest running with widespread benefits - to the restaurants, to the attendees, and most importantly to the tenants at PeopleCare ...

Lions' Raffle Winner Drives Away in 2018 Ford Mustang

 

FLEMINGTON, NJ - Sue Colacci  won a 2018 Ford Mustang in conjunction with the Flemington Lions Club annual Dinner Dance Car Raffle held May 12 at the Flemington Elks Club.

The car, provided by Ditschman/Flemington Ford of the Flemington Car & Truck Country was presented by Steve Kalafer, chairman of the Flemington Car & Truck Country, and Jerry Sheehan, ...

Patriots, Diamond Nation Go to Bat for Ailing Ben Fonseca

 

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots and Diamond Nation have partnered for a special event to raise money for a member of their family, former coach and instructor Ben Fonseca.

Fonseca is battling systemic scleroderma, an autoimmune disorder where healthy tissue is being destroyed because the immune system mistakenly thinks it’s a foreign substance or infection. The ...

Somerville: Get on Line Early for Best Buys at Immaculata's Garage Sale

SOMERVILLE, NJ -- Immaculata High School's Campus Ministry Garage Sale has become a springtime ritual for Somerset County residents each May.

This year the sale runs on Friday, May 11, and Saturday, May 12 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.  People begin to line up outside the school at 240 Mountain Ave. at 6:30 a.m. on Friday morning to get the best buys.

A massive display of ...

Long Blue Line of Police Cyclists Stretches Through Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A State Police helicopter and a contingent of police motorcycles escorted between 500-600 police cyclists as they pedaled their way through the borough Wednesday afternoon on their way to Washington, DC.

Hundreds of students from Immaculate Conception School and Immaculata High School waving American flags lined Mountain Avenue to show their support, as did hundreds of ...

Hillsborough-Based Advocacy Group Receives Funds

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Members of the Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women recently presented a check for $1,000 to Safe+Sound Somerset, an organization that protects and advocates for victims of domestic violence.

The funding is part of the proceeds from the annual Outstanding Women in Somerset County awards dinner held in March.

The SCCSW serves as an advisory board to the ...

Somerset Hills VNA Rummage Sale Opens May 4; Appraisals Wednesday

FAR HILLS, NJ - The giant Rummage Sale that for almost a century has raised funds for the Basking Ridge-based VNA of the Somerset Hills opens this week offering thousands of all kinds of bargains - from high fashions to high chairs, to toys and books for all ages, to fine art, china and curtains and more.

The prospect of picking up practical items and doing a little treasure hunting ...

Bateman Hosts Blood Drive at Somerville Hospital

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ - New Jersey is facing a critical blood shortage.

Due to the winter’s brutal flu epidemic and the cancellation of many blood drives because of snow storms, central New Jersey is in desperate need of blood donations.

To combat the blood shortage, state Sen. Kip Bateman will host a blood drive at Robert Wood Johnson Steeplechase Cancer Center on Tuesday, May ...

Hospital Honors Somerville Volunteer for 39 Years of Service

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset has honored borough resident Dorothy Crosby, a volunteer in the hospital’s Blood Donor Program, for her 39 years of dedication and 9,800 hours of volunteer service.

She was one of several volunteers honored for their volunteerism at a recent luncheon.

Barbara O’Neal of Hillsborough was honored with the Alex ...

Operation Shoebox NJ Travels to Warren for Lions' Packing Event

WARREN, NJ - The Warren Lions Club launched its first packing event for Operation Shoebox New Jersey on Saturday at the Warren Middle School. Members of the community participated in this special event to assemble the gift packages to be sent to our troops.  The cost of shipping these boxes to the troops is funded by donations from the Warren Lion’s club, other organizations, and ...

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Flemington Subaru "Shares the Love" with Hunterdon Healthcare Foundation

May 23, 2018

 

 

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Flemington Subaru, proud member of the Flemington Car and Truck Country Family of Brands, announced the results of its 2017/2018 Subaru Share the Love Campaign which raised money for national charities as well as a designated “hometown charity.”

Tim Morley, general manager of Flemington Subaru; Charlie Smith, general manager of the ...