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“Duchess of South Somerville” Nominated for 3 National Book Awards

July 18, 2017

 

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Just four months after its publication, “The Duchess of South Somerville,” a 179-page chronicle of Doris Duke, her legacy, her beloved mansion and its controversial demolition in 2016, has been nominated for three national book awards.

Writen by Rikki Lynn Hauss, a 2012 graduate of Hillsborough High School, The Duchess of South ...

Students Execute Superb Moves, But Freeholder Prevails in Chess Challenge

BRIDGEWATER, NJ  - Ten young students from throughout Somerset County matched wits and strategy with Somerset County Freeholder Brian Levine in a chess tournament Thursday at the Bridgewater branch, Somerset County Library System of New Jersey.

Levine challenged faced off against the students all at once. They were up to the challenge, with each match lasting upwards of three ...

Hillsborough Celebrates America's Independence July 1

Hillsborough Lights Up the Sky July 1 to Celebrate America's Independence Day

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The township will celebrate America's Independence Day a few days early with a fireworks display at dusk on July 1 at Auten Road Intermediate School field.

New Jersey was one of the 13 original American colonies that signed the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776, ...

Somerset County Hosts Container Gardening with Edible Plants Workshop for Kids

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Somerset County Park Commission Horticulture Department has scheduled “Container Gardening with Edible Plants,” a workshop for children age 7 to 10 accompanied by an adult. The workshop is limited to 10 participants.

The program is scheduled for Saturday, June 24 from 10 a.m.-noon at the Colonial Park Fragrance & Sensory Garden, ...

Hillsborough Workshop Examines Impact of Marijuana & Opiates

Opiates & Marijuana Raise Risk Potential for Families

Free Workshop for Parents & Professionals (June 20)

Post Date:06/12/2017 3:48 PM

HILLSBOROUGH – A workshop for parents and professionals that will provide an overview of the impact opiates and marijuana have on adolescent behavior will be held June 20 from 6-8 p.m. at the Hillsborough Municipal Building, 379 South Branch ...

Ciattarelli: US Should Pay for Trump Visits to Somerset Golf Club

TRENTON, NJ – Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli (R-16th) has signed on as a primary sponsor of a resolution seeking reimbursements for President Donald Trump’s frequent visits to New Jersey and his estate and golf club in Bedminster.

Ciattarelli's resolution urges the federal government to compensate municipalities, counties and the state for police overtime and administrative ...

Curbing Hunger Collects Canned Goods at TD Bank Ballpark June 14

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Freeholder Director Peter S. Palmer invites baseball fans to step up to the plate and help the hungry in Somerset County by bringing canned food donations to the June 14 game at TD Bank Ballpark.

The Somerset Patriots will play the Long Island Ducks Wednesday starting at 7:05 p.m.  A table staffed by Curbing Hunger Inc. volunteers will be ...

Nominations Sought for 2017 Spirit of Somerset Awards

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Spirit of Somerset Awards Committee is seeking nominations for their annual Spirit of Somerset Awards, which will be held Wednesday, Sept. 27 at the Raritan Valley Country Club in Bridgewater.

The fundraising event benefits the Strengthening Families and Pathways to Parenting Programs at the Somerville-based non-profit agency Somerset Treatment ...

Public Comments Sought for Somerset County Land Use, Infrastructure Report

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Planning Board will host the final public information meeting on the “Supporting Priority Investment in Somerset County Phase 3 Study” on Thursday, June 15, starting at 6 p.m. in the third-floor freeholders’ meeting room in the county administration building at 20 Grove St.

The study is a continuation of a multi-year ...

Somerville Hosts Naturalization Service at Courthouse During Flag Day Festival

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Residents of Somerset County who migrated to America will become citizens of the United States at a Naturalization Ceremony Saturday, June 10 at the Somerset County Courthouse.

The 11 a.m. ceremony is performed by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services and hosted by the Somerville Elks Lodge #1068 and Somerville Borough, one of several events that will be held ...

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