Bateman Urges Permanent Fracking Ban in Delaware River Basin

September 12, 2017


TRENTON, NJ - State Sen. Christopher “Kip” Bateman (R-Somerset, Mercer, Middlesex, Hunterdon) is urging the Delaware River Basin Commission to approve a permanent ban on fracking in the basin, following reports that the commission could vote on the matter this week.

“If we allow fracking in the Delaware River Basin, 17 million people could be exposed to ...

Fun and Games for the Kids & Adults - Naturally

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center at 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge has scheduled the following Naturalist-led programs to help children and adults enjoy the wonders of nature in Somerset County:


Young Explorers Club.,Mondays, Sept. 11, 18, and 25 from 10:30-11:30 a.m., children age infant to 5 with a parent ...

"It's Honest Dirt!" Family Celebrates 150th anniversary of Hillsboro Farm with New Country Market

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - About 600 sprawling acres of fruit and vegetable crops surround the Van Nuys as they stand on the porch of their newly-constructed Country Market at Hillsboro Farm.

Opened last month, the building represents 10 years of planning, anticipation and is the crowning achievement in the farm’s 150-year history, a journey marked by hard work, tragedy and ...

Hillsborough: Duke Farms Helps Nourish Food Pantry with Fresh Produce



BOUND BROOK, NJ – The Somerset County Sheriff’s Office is one of several agencies contributing to a collaborative effort with Healthier Somerset and Duke Farms in Hillsborough to deliver fresh produce to the Bound Brook Salvation Army Food Pantry.

The need to increase fresh produce in local food banks and pantries was identified by Healthier Somerset, a ...

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