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Somerset County Dedicates Veterans Park

September 12, 2017

RARITAN, NJ – A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Sept. 12 at the new Veterans Park on West Somerset Street.

Veterans and members of the Basilone Parade Committee were in attendance along with state, county and municipal officials. The park is located adjacent to the statue of World War II hero John Basilone.

“This park is dedicated to all Somerset County veterans, from all ...

Somerville: Freeholders to Place Wreath at 9/11 Memorial

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Board of Freeholders will place a wreath at the county’s 9/11 memorial at the corner of Main and Bridge streets on Monday, Sept. 11.

The public is welcome to attend. As people gather for the ceremony, the Somerset County Police Pipes & Drums band will perform.

At 8:46 a.m. – the time when the first plane crashed into ...

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:

CHILD/PARENT PROGRAMS

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

Somerset County Schedules Drop-off of Unwanted, Expired Prescription Drugs

BRANCHBURG, NJ - Unwanted or expired prescription drugs can be dropped off Saturday, Sept. 16 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Branchburg Township Public Works Garage, 34 Kenbury Road,.

The Rx Mission Drive-in/Drop-Off is a medicine-collection program sponsored by the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office, the Somerset County Solid Waste Management Division and the U.S. Drug Enforcement ...

Somerville Rally Decries Racism, Bigotry; Speakers Urge Resolve to Unite and Overcome

 

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ - They came from different walks of life, different cultures, from different sides of the political aisle and different houses of worship.

Some were immigrants, some black, some white, some were Asian and Latino.

Others were gay.

Men and women, young and old, different from one another but for one common bond - all were Americans.

Several hundred ...

PSE&G Schedules Streets Repavement in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ – No more ruts, no more steel plates, no more elevated manhole covers and no more dodging potholes on Bridge Street.

North and South Bridge Street, as well as several  less-traveled side streets throughout the borough, will be repaved beginning Sept. 11.

PSE&G began work in April breaking up the roadway surfaces to excavate and remove old cast iron pipes to be ...

Community for Unity Rally in Somerville Hopes to Inspire Tolerance

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Jews and Muslims, Christians and Buddhists, Republicans and Democrats, men, women, whites, blacks, and people of multiple ethnicities will join together Monday night, Aug. 28 at the historic Somerset County Courthouse to decry hatred, prejudice and bigotry and deliver a message of tolerance and respect for one another on the anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King ...

Somerset County Sheriff’s Office Safely Disposes of 600 Pounds of Prescription Meds

 

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Somerset County Sheriff’s Office recently disposed of over 600 pounds of medication that had been dropped off by county residents through various programs to date this year.

The drugs were transported by van to a facility in northern New Jersey for safe disposal via incineration. 

Proper disposal of medications prevents them from ...

Somerville Activists Build Support for Homegrown "Community For Unity" Rally Aug. 28

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Mayor Brian Gallagher and Steve Peter, Borough Council president, along with a dozen or more lawmakers, clergy and activists, will speak at a rally to decry bigotry, racism, neo-Nazis and White Supremacists on Aug. 28, the anniversary of Martin Luther  Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.

 

The "Community for Unity Rally: A Call To Action"  ...

Sharing Stories & Remembering Loved Ones On International Overdose Awareness Day

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Those who have lost a loved one to an overdose or drug use are invited to join others in the community who've experienced the same pain and suffering on Aug. 31 at the Somerville Elks Lodge #1068, 375 Union Ave.

International Overdose Awareness Day will be observed with a two-hour awareness program from 7-9 p.m., according to Somerset County Freeholder Brian D.

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