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Somerset County News

July 1, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Former Somerset County Superior Court Judge John P. McDonald was sworn to office Friday as Somerset County Prosecutor. McDonald took the oath of office in the historic Somerset County Courthouse, administered by former colleague, Somerset County Superior Court Judge Peter J.

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Former Somerset County Superior Court Judge John P. McDonald was sworn to office Friday as Somerset County Prosecutor. McDonald took the oath of office in the historic Somerset County Courthouse, administered by former colleague, Somerset County Superior Court Judge Peter J.

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Legendary New Jersey cover band "The Fabulous Greaseband" is featured at the Somerset County Park Commission Independence Day celebration Monday, July 4th, playing before and after a giant fireworks display at North Branch Park on Milltown Road. Gates to the park will open at 6 ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The New York Yankees sent relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman to their Somerset Patriots Double-A minor league club on a rehab assignment this past weekend where he made two appearances Friday night and Sunday afternoon, throwing a total of 19 pitches on Friday night and Sunday ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Department of Health has scheduled a special clinic solely for children aged six months to five years old on June 29 at the Senior Wellness Center in Bridgewater. The federal government has approved both the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna pediatric COVID-19 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Downtown Somerville Alliance will host its second annual LGBTQ Pride Month celebration on the Division Street pedestrian mall Thursday, June 23 from 6-9 p.m, The free event will feature live music and a comedic drag performance by the "Golden Gays," along with a photo booth, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Thirty immigrants from 13 countries sat in folding chairs at the base of the marble steps outside the historic Somerset County Courthouse Saturday, anxious for the long-awaited moment when they would raise their right hands in unison and take the oath of American ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Lessons in history were delivered by performers and lawmakers during Thursday's commemoration of Juneteenth hosted by the Somerset Cultural and Heritage Commission on the steps of the historic Somerset County Courthouse. The theme of Thursday's event was"Acknowledging the Past ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Their Facebook page tells you that the members of the E-Boro Bandits live in the South Belmar, NJ area, but to hear them play from their well-rehearsed repertoire of county music favorites, you'd swear they're from further south of the Mason-Dixon Line - maybe Nashville, Branson ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerville Elks Flag Day celebration is an unabashed tribute of the American flag and what it has stood for over the years while also helping support Operation Shoebox New Jersey, a Somerset County volunteer organization that has been shipping personal care items to US troops ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  The Somerville Elks will host the 9th annual Flag Day event in downtown Somerville at the historic Somerset County Courthouse on Friday, June 17, including a naturalization ceremony for new Somerset County U.S. residents, flag ceremonies, fire and rescue truck displays, historical ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Outdoor enthusiasts, nature lovers, and individuals who enjoy science are invited to register for summer programs sponsored by the Somerset County Park Commission. Educational classes about reptiles, water sports, and walking for fitness are just a few of the programs open to ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-12th) will for a second year give the keynote address at Somerset County’s Juneteenth event on June 16 on the steps of the historic Somerset County Courthouse on Thursday, June 16  at 6 p.m. The event will feature a variety of musical and ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – Celebrate the summer season and revel in the beauty of roses at the Rose Day Festival on Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festival, hosted by the Somerset County Park Commission and Park Foundation, will be held at Colonial Park’s Rudolf W. van der Goot Rose ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Board of County Commissioners will hold its second annual Juneteenth Celebration starting at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 16th on the steps of the Somerset County Historic Courthouse, located at 20 North Bridge St. The event will be held rain or shine. Bring a ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ – To ensure families and friends are protected from COVID during summer vacation, travels, and activities, the Somerset County Department of Health has scheduled additional COVID-19 vaccination clinics in June and July. These include clinics at the Senior Wellness Center at ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission is calling for applications for six grants of $25,000 each for use in 2023, funded by the National Endowment for the Arts as part of the American Rescue Plan. These grants are intended to support jobs in the arts sector, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County has restored its email systems following a ransomware attack on May 24. Those contacting the County are encouraged to use department and individual email addresses as they have in the past. The majority of desktop computers have been cleared and are back online ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - For Isabel Dutta and her classmates at Hillsborough High School, lock downs and active shooter drills were and continue to be routine, as they are across the nation. The school shootings epidemic continues unabated, with mass shootings spreading to shopping malls, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  The Somerville Elks will host the 9th annual Flag Day event in downtown Somerville on Friday, June 17, including a naturalization ceremony for new Somerset County U.S. residents, flag ceremonies, fire and rescue truck displays, historical reenactment demonstrations, a scavenger ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - George Washington is looking forward to a long overdue homecoming, returning for a visit to the Wallace House where he spent several months in Somerville with the Continental Army during the winter of 1778-79, with his troops spread out at encampments in several central New Jersey ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County responded to the COVID pandemic rental crisis with an Emergency Rental Assistance Program that allocated approximately $9 million to prevent eviction of more than 2,000 residents in 877 households, while ensuring landlords received rent payments. A total of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Mayor Dennis Sullivan was busy Memorial Day, presiding at three different graveside services at the New Cemetery and Old Cemetery on South Bridge Street, and at the Old Dutch Parsonage Burial Site on Washington Avenue, where the gravestone of Harmanus Buckaloo, a Revolutionary War ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Mayor Dennis Sullivan will preside at Memorial Day services at 11 a.m. Monday with a story of dedication, heroism, bravery and true love involving a Civil War nurse born in Somerville in 1824 and buried at the Old Cemetery on South Bridge Street. Sullivan will speak at the New ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The township turned out early Saturday morning to celebrate Memorial Day, starting with a breakfast for veterans at the municipal building, followed by a parade and ceremonies at the Garden of Honor. The parade route was lined with residents young and old, decked out in red, ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Led by Mayor Shawn Lipani and members of the Township Committee, more than 100 local heroes, veterans of WWII, the Korean War, Vietnam, the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, other deployments and service stateside were honored for their time in uniform away from home at the 17th ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Several hundred runners - many determined to shave a few seconds off their best times, while others were just as satisfied for a fun run with family and friends - lined up for the return of the LegalRunaround 5K race early Thursday evening on East High Street nearby the Somerset ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - A legend in his own right, Louis “Gene” Moretti, “Pop”, 105, died peacefully on May 20, 2022, at his home in Somerville. Born in Raritan to the late Michael and Mary Moretti, he grew up on Doughty Street until he was eleven years old, he always had a special place in his heart ...

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MANVILLE, NJ - As sewer line replacement, milling and repaving work wind down on Brooks Boulevard, the borough is bracing for another major construction project on Main Street estimated to last 2-3 months. Brooks Boulevard is scheduled to be closed Friday, May 27 between North 13th Avenue and ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County offices and buildings remain open for business as the County continues to evaluate the severity of Tuesday's ransomware cyber attack. Network-linked computers remain turned off, and county employees are unable to receive or respond to any emails. “We are ...

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