Somerset Sheriff Swears in Officers; Recognition Awards Presented

July 15, 2018



SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano presided at a swearing-in ceremony of newly-hired and promoted officers last month while Superior Court Judge Michael J. Rogers administered the oaths in the county’s historic courthouse on East Main Street.

Provenzano welcomed the Rev. Joseph Lugo as chaplain of the Somerset County Sheriff’s ...

Somerville HS Pioneers Honored for Championship Seasons by State Senate, Assembly

TRENTON, NJ  - Central New Jersey lawmakers, joined by their legislative colleagues, gathered in the Statehouse last week to honor the achievements of Somerville High School student althletes and their 2017-18 championship seasons.

State Sen. Christopher “Kip” Bateman, (R-Somerset, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex), joined by state Asemblymen Andrew Zwicker (D-16th) and Roy ...

Suit, Tie & Shiny Shoes: Patriots "Hire" 14-Year-Old CEO

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots and Spearhead Staffing have hired Nick Morgan of Piscataway as the 2018 Kid CEO.

“I was so excited when I found out, I couldn’t believe it. It’s finally coming true,” said Morgan, who was also a finalist last season for the position. “Last year was so close. This year I came back and really tried my best and it ...

Two Somerville Seniors Awarded $1,500 Paul Sanford Music Scholarships

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerville Business and Professional Association has awarded the Paul Sanford Music Scholarship to two high school seniors.

Andrew Bower, Immaculata High School Class of 2018 and Giana Giorello, Somerville High School Class of 2018, were each awarded $1,500 scholarships named in honor of Sanford, a longtime downtown Somerville merchant.

He operated Sanford Jewelers on ...

Somerset County Corrections Officers Overcome Obstacles in Battle of the Frontlines


SOMERVILLE, NJ - Four Somerset County Corrections Officers competed in the Police Fitness & Nutrition and City Challenge Race “Battle of the Frontlines” held at Laurel Hill Park in Secaucus.

“I am very proud of my Corrections staff for taking the initiative in working on their fitness and representing our organization,” Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano ...

39 Students from Somerset County Attend Jersey Boys State at Rider University

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – Rider University is hosting the 73rd annual American Legion Jersey Boys State for 838 high school rising-seniors next week, including 39 from Somerset County.

“In our 73rd year, we are very happy to welcome 883 of New Jersey’s brightest leaders to Jersey Boys State,” David Bagatelle, ALJBS executive director. “American Legion Jersey Boys State ...

Somerville Baseball State Champs Honored by Borough Council

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - It  took 114 years, but the Somerville High School Pioneers baseball team finnaly  achieved elite status this season, winning its first-ever NJSIAA Group III championship.

The state champions were honored by the Borough Council and Mayor Ellen Brain Monday night, with each member of the team and coaches receiving a proclamation recounting their successful ...

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