Patriots Lose in 11th Inning: Molesky's Effort Wasted

August 11, 2018

SUGAR LAND, Texas- The Somerset Patriots (19-12, 54-40) fell 3-2 to the Sugar Land Skeeters (21-9, 62-31) in 11 innings Friday night at Constellation Field.

Sugar Land’s Konner Wade and Somerset’s Vince Molesky boasted an impressive pitchers’ duel that kept the game scoreless over its first six innings. The Patriots broke through in the top of the seventh on a Jayce Boyd ...

Rabid Raccoon Reported in Franklin Township

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Somerset County Department of Health is warning residents that a raccoon found in the area of Hollywood Avenue in the Somerset section of Franklin Township has tested positive for rabies.

Suburban areas in which raccoons, people and pets are in close proximity have the highest number of cases. From January to June of this year, the state Department of Health ...

Somerset County Stands Up for Veterans



SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Office of Veterans Services stands ready to provide a variety of services to service veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam to more recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as their families.

Veterans Services Director Peter Niemiec provided an update on his office’s many programs at a recent Board of ...

Old-Fashioned Family Fun for Visitors to Somerset County 4-H Fair

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - There's no carnival rides and no midway, but there's plenty to do at the Somerset County 4-H Fair, celebrating its 71st year of family fun beginning Wednesday, Aug. 8, and continuing on Thursday, Aug. 9 and Friday, Aug. 10 at North Branch Park.

There are no admissions or parking fees Daily schedules and maps can be found at the Information Booth or online at ...

NJ Transit Discontinues One-Seat Rides on Raritan Valley Line Temporarily

SOMERVILLE NJ — Off-peak, one-seat rides on the Raritan Valley Line to Penn Station New York from Somervillle and other towns will be temporarily discontinued starting Sept. 4, NJ TRANSIT announced Friday.

Service is expected to resume in early 2019, the company said. During that time, all passengers will have to change trains in Newark.

The change comes as NJ TRANSIT continues the ...

Obituary for Christine A. McConnachie, Somerville Accident Victim


CLINTON, NJ - Christine A. McConnachie, age 52 years, of Clinton Township, NJ, died Tuesday, July 31, 2018, in Somerville, NJ.

Born in Philadelphia, daughter of Ralph and Elizabeth Houseknecht Adamson, of Moorestown, NJ, she had resided in the Flemington and Clinton areas since 1993.

Christine was a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College and received her PhD. In Chemistry ...

Somerville Councilman: Pedestrian Mall Should Replace Deadly Main Street Intersection

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The intersection of East Main Street and Grove Street where a fatal accident occurred early Tuesday morning  in front of the Somerset Hotel should be closed to traffic and transformed into a pedestrian mall, according to Councilman Dennis Sullivan.

Christine McConnachie, a 52-year-old resident of Clinton Township in Hunterdon County, was crossing Grove Street ...

Somerset County 4H Braids Its Way into Guinness Book of World Records

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - It’s now official; Somerset County 4-H is the World’s Record Holder for Stitching Together the Longest Textile Braid as certified by the Guinness Book of World’s Record and has the official certificate to prove it.

But this was no easy feat.

Long before the large fabric ball was unrolled and measured at 5,217 feet - just 63 feet short of one mile, and ...

Rutgers Study: A New Shift to Suburbanization?

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ –. A new Rutgers Regional Report, “The ‘Burbs’ Bounce Back: ‘Trendlet’ or ‘Dead Cat Bounce’?” finds that the predicted transformative demographic shifts of the early part of the decade (2010-2016)—an urban resurgence and a suburban malaise—may, in fact, be reversing.

The report, authored by James W.

Somerset County . . . It Just Doesn't Get Any Better



SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione has announced that and have released 2018 rankings that place Somerset County at or near the top in a variety of areas.

“Somerset County consistently shines in quality-of-life amenities and financial stability,” he said. “We’re very proud to have been ...

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