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Somerville Cub Scout Pack 80 Creates Signs Of Hope to Help Others

June 3, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Cub Scouts from Pack 80 have been selling custom-designed lawn signs, which they call “Signs of Hope”, to raise money for local food banks.

The Scouts have sold and delivered 100 signs and raised $1,227.39 to benefit SHIP, the Samaritan Homeless Interim Program based in the borough.

The signs were designed to show the Scouts’ support and gratitude to those ...

PRIDE in Somerville: Educators' $4,000 Donation Supports Charities

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Members of the Somerville Education Association are not only working hard to teach their students in a remote learning environment, but they are also giving back to their community to ensure all students and their families continue to have enough to eat.

Using a grant from the New Jersey Education Association’s PRIDE in Public Education program, the SEA has donated ...

Somerville Hospital Employees' Vehicles Treated to Deep Cleaning

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The medical staff at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset has found over the past three months that thanks comes in many forms from an extended community grateful for their extraordinary efforts fighting back against the COVID-19 pandemic.

A steady stream of free meals purchased by donors from area restaurants arrives daily, from pizzas to three-course meals, a ...

Elite NBA All-Stars Pay Tribute to Central Jersey COVID-19 Efforts

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Last week, it was NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal in an Instagram message lavishing praise on the nurses and doctors in the Intensive Care Unit at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset in Somerville.

This week, it was Charles Barkley's turn to reach out on social media after hearing from his friend and fellow NBA All-Star Jayson Williams.about the good deeds ...

Hillsborough: Young Patriots Produce YouTube Memorial Day Tribute to Vets

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Undaunted by the obstacles thrown up by the coronavirus pandemic, six vocalists, all members of the Hillsborough High School Choir, have put together a video of patriotic songs dedicated to veterans and all members of the military.

 

They'd prefer to be performing live in front of an audience, but they can't.

 

Performing for a virtual audience ...

Somerville Neighborhoods Began to Glow at Twilight and into the Night

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The orange glow began to settle in over neighborhoods in the "Ville around twilight Friday as porch lights, carriage lamps and strings of lights up and down the streets were switched on to signal support for those on the front lines of the coronavirus battle -

The "Let's Turn Somerville Orange" celebration acknowledged the bravery and sacrifices of the ...

"Jersey Strong" T-Shirts Raise Money for RWJ Barnabas Health Fund

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots have introduced the Jersey Strong T-Shirt to showcase the message that we are all in this together and will come out stronger than ever.

Each t-shirt is $25, with a portion of the sales benefiting the RWJ Barnabas Health Emergency Response Fund to help the efforts of health care workers during these unprecedented times. 

The Jersey Strong ...

Somerville Pizzeria Owner's Recipe Includes Charity

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Somerville resident Akhtar Farzaie, owner of Bella Pizza, uses the same ingredients as other pizzerias - cheese, oil, dough, seasoning and a hearty tomato sauce - but what sets his pies apart from others is an added ingredient not found in every stainless steel kitchen - charity, and lots of it in every slice.

It's a way of life, and a way of doing business for the ...

Tulips Brighten Mother's Day for Assisted Living Residents

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Deputy Mayor Shawn Lipani, owner of Central Jersey Nurseries, loaded up a trailer and made deliveries of tulips to four assisted living care residences in the township Saturday to make certain that all the Moms in those facilities would have Mother's Day flowers to brighten their day.

Lending a hand was Mayor Doug Tomson, his daughter Sarah, and Janine Erickson, who will ...

Orange You Glad to Live in Somerville? Help Light Up the Town May 15th

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Orange you glad to live in Somerville?

If so, you'll want to show your pride in the 'Ville and join in the May 15th "Let's Turn Somerville Orange" celebration to show support for the borough's first responders - police, fire, and rescue squad, as well as the medical personnel on the front lines of the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Car Set on Fire, 42 Vehicles' Tires Slashed on Manville Streets

June 3, 2020

MANVILLE, NJ – A car was set on fire and tires were slashed on 42 vehicles parked on the streets and in driveways early Wednesday morning In an incident similar to three others that occurred in the northwest section of the borough in June and August, 2018 when a total of 155 cars were targeted.

The June 3 slashings were discovered when fire and police officers responded to the car fire ...