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Murphy: Human Trafficking Allegations at Temple 'Unfathomable'

May 13, 2021

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday called allegations of human trafficking and labor abuse made against the  BAPS Temple in Robbinsville horrific and disturbing and indicated that individuals who may be victims are receiving medical care. 

Murphy's comments came a day after the FBI executed a court order action at the Temple following a ...

Somerville: St. John's Church Hosts Plant Sale & Virtual Art Auction

SOMERVILLE, NJ - St. John's Episcopal Church will host two fund-raising events in May, with a plant sale on the front lawn of the church May 1 and 2, followed by a virtual art auction May 15.

 

Just in time for spring planting and Mother's Day, a variety of plants - begonias, marigolds, hanging plants, flats, petunias, dahlias, geraniums and other flowering favorites will ...

Faith Lutheran Church Has New Deals for Old Wheels

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — On Saturday, May 8, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, Faith Lutheran Church, 524 South Street in New Providence, will again be collecting second-bikes for use by adults and children in Third World countries. The collection is being conducted on behalf of Pedals for Progress (P4P), an organization which annually recycles 6,000 bicycles for persons in developing ...

Somerville Church Holds In-Person Easter Sunday Worship

SOMERVILLE, NJ – United Reformed Church, “The Church on Main Street” will hold its traditional Easter Sunday worship in-person, in observance with the state’s safety guidelines, on Easter Sunday, April 4th at 10 a.m.

As with all other services, attendees will need to be masked and maintain physical distance. Hand sanitizer stations are located at the doorways.

'An Evening of Gospel Choirs' Going Virtual Each Saturday in February

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A program that for 38 years has sought to lift every voice and sing is going virtual.

“An Evening of Gospel Choirs,” under the direction of Rutgers professor Angus Kress Gillespie, has drawn the soulful, soaring sounds from many of the historic African American churches from New Brunswick and neighboring towns.

The program will be held virtually because of ...

United Reformed Church in Somerville Hosts Christmas Eve Caroling

SOMERVILLE, NJ – United Reformed Church, “The Church on Main Street” will hold two Christmas Eve Services this year.

The first service, a caroling pilgrimage will be entirely outdoors, weather permitting. Beginning at 4 p.m., Rev. Paul G. Janssen, pastor of the church will lead a brief Christmas Eve Caroling Pilgrimage down Main Street, turning at Park, and returning to ...

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Somerset County Seeks Performers for October Diversity Festival

June 22, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Diversity Festival Committee is seeking performance artists and community groups to showcase their artistry at the 2021 Somerset County Diversity Festival in October. 

Performers will be expected to entertain for 30- to 45-minutes, and their performances should have a diversity-related theme or reflect the diverse cultures that exist in ...

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 ...