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Somerville Elks Flag Day Salutes American Traditions, US Veterans

June 19, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerville Elks Lodge #1068 celebrated Flag Day Friday night at the green surrounding the Historic Somerset County Courthouse, a red, white and blue tribute to the symbol of a nation and the men and women who have served the country in the Armed Forces since the time of the Revolutionary War.

Entertainment was provided by the E-Boro Bandits, whose non-stop ...

Somerville Flag Day Festival: Collecting Donations for US Troops

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Today is recognized as Flag Day in the United States, but the borough will wait until Friday, June 18 for its official celebration on the green surrounding the Historic Somerset County Courthouse.

Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress:

"Resolved, That the flag of the ...

Somerville Elks Host 8th Annual Flag Day Celebration June 18th

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerville Elks Lodge #1068 are proud to bring back the annual Flag Day event, canceled last year by the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.

The Flag Day Country Music Festival, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, June 18th, will be held on the grounds of the historic Somerset County Courthouse on East Main Street.

Open to the public, the event is free.

Entertainment ...

Somerville Pauses to Reflect and Honor America's Veterans

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Proud veterans snapped to salute and joined residents and public officials on the hallowed grounds of New Cemetery on South Bridge Street to commemorate the nation's war dead and honor the service of those who defended the USA during a 40-minute Memorial Day service.

The American flag flew at half-staff as several hundred gathered in a semi-circle in front of the portable ...

Somerville Observes Memorial Day with Ceremony at New Cemetery May 31

SOMERVILLE, NJ - As they did last year, Mayor Dennis Sullivan and the Somerville Borough Council will join with American Legion Post 12 in the traditional Memorial Day Ceremony at New Cemetery on South Bridge Street.

The program will feature historical readings, musical selections, and military salutes.

Concerns with the COVID-19 virus forced cancellation of the 2021 Memorial Day ...

Somerville: Sturdy Pink Dogwoods Form Canopy Over Historic Graves

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Elm Avenue wends its way through the quiet solitude of the New Cemetery on South Bridge Street, with 19th and 20th-century gravestones and massive concrete monoliths off to each side of the packed dirt pathway.

It is just one of many pathways that lead visitors to the final resting place of relatives and notable citizens of the borough, but it stands out from the others ...


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June 23 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 15 New Cases Overnight

June 24, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Wednesday reported 15 new cases of the COVID-19 virus overnight for a total of 23,839 cases in Somerset County since the first cases were reported in March 2020. There has been a total of 737 deaths since March 8, 2020.

The New Jersey Department of Health Wednesday reported 892,027 total ...

CentraState Physician Practices Join Atlantic Health System Physician Network as Systems Continue Process Toward Co-Ownership

June 22, 2021

FREEHOLD, NJ - Nearly 50 physicians and providers affiliated with CentraState Healthcare System have joined Atlantic Health System’s multi-specialty physician network, Atlantic Medical Group, as part of the two health systems’ ongoing efforts to create a co-owned framework for CentraState Healthcare System.

The synergy created by the addition of these practices expands patient ...