Somerset County News

June 3, 2020

MANVILLE, NJ – A car was set on fire and tires were slashed on 42 vehicles parked on the streets and in driveways early Wednesday morning In an incident similar to three others that occurred in the northwest section of the borough in June and August, 2018 when a total of 155 cars were ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health reported Wednesday that 4,066 residents have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus since the pandemic hit locally in March, an increase of 7 overnight, with the death toll 422. The US Centers for Disease Control this morning reported ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health reported Tuesday that 4,059 residents have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus since the pandemic hit locally in March, with the death toll remaining at 419. The US Centers for Disease Control this morning reported 106,732 COVID-19 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Here's a unique dining experience that may come about as a result of Gov. Phil Murphy's announcement Monday that restaurants throughout the state can begin serving meals outdoors beginning June 15th. By mid-summer, pending approvals, the borough's restaurants could be serving ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - More than six million cases of COVID-19 have been reported around the world. The US Centers for Disease Control this morning reported 106,570 COVID-19 deaths in the United States, with a total of 1,847,626 cases. Worldwide, there are 6,259.887 cases and 375,208 deaths, according ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Library System of New Jersey encourages Somerset  County residents to share their memories of the COVID-19 pandemic with the community through SCLSNJ’s digital community memories archive, "Our Lives Today." With support from the National Endowment for the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health reported Sunday that 4,030 residents have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus since the pandemic hit locally in March, with the death toll increasing by one overnight to 418. Somerville has 135 cases and 6 deaths. The US Centers for ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health reported Saturday that 4,017 residents have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus since the pandemic hit locally in March, with the death toll increasing by 6 overnight to 417. Somerville has 135 cases and 6 deaths. The US Centers for ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - More than 4,000 Somerset County residents have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus since the pandemic hit locally in March,,with 4,002 cases and 411 deaths reported Friday by the Somerset County Department of Health. Somerville has 135 cases and 6 deaths. The US Centers ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots will host a drive-in movie in the parking lot of TD Bank Ballpark on Friday, June 12th and Saturday, June 13th. The 1993 coming-of-age baseball classic "The Sandlot" will be featured  at 8:30 p.m. on both nights in the Red Lot located on the first base ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - More than 100,000 Americans have died as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) since the pandemic began its unrelentless spread throughout the world earlier this year. The US Centers for Disease Control this morning reported 100,442 COVID-19 deaths in the United States, with a ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Wednesday reported 3,960 cases of COVID-19 with a total of 406 deaths. There are 132 cases in Somerville and 6 deaths. Statewide, there is a total of 156,628 cases, an increase of 864 overnight, with 11,191 deaths reported, an ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – The Somerset County Office of Emergency Management has distributed over 1 million articles of personal protective equipment (PPE) to long-term care facilities (81%), municipal OEMs (14%) and first responders, according to Somerset County Freeholder Brian G. Gallagher, public ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Tuesday reported 3,936 cases of COVID-19 with a total of 401 deaths. There are 133 cases in Somerville and 5 deaths. Statewide, there is a total of 155,764 cases, an increase of 672 overnight, with 11,191 deaths reported, an ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The COVID-19 pandemic might have caused cancellation of the borough's annual Memorial Day Parade and the 80th annul Tour of Somerville cycling race Monday, but it could not alter the traditions that accompany both events. Mayor Dennis Sullivan presided over a truncated Memorial ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Efforts to control and push back against the COVID-19 pandemic have been described as a "battle" or "war" with health care workers and first responders likened to :"warriors" on the "front lines." From governors and lawmakers to clergy and CEOs, health officials, first ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Sunday reported 3,907 cases of COVID-19 with a total of 397 deaths. There are 130 cases in Somerville and 5 deaths. Statewide, there is a total of 154,154 cases, an increase of 1,050 overnight, with 11,133 deaths reported, an ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Mayor Dennis Sullivan, a retired school teacher, calls Monday's observance of Memorial Day the "Cliff Notes" version - short, condensed, but complete, with an emphasis on those things that distinguish the reverence and respect of the occasion. The truncated ceremony will begin ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Saturday reported 3,881 cases of COVID-19 with a total of 396 deaths. There are 129 cases in Somerville and 5 deaths. Statewide, there is a total of 153,104 cases, an increase of 385 overnight, with 11,081 deaths reported, an ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Friday reported 3,864 cases of COVID-19 with a total of 390 deaths. There are 128 cases in Somerville and 5 deaths. Statewide, there is a total of 152,719 cases, an increase of 1,247 overnight, with 10,985 deaths reported, an ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Following the direction of Gov. Phil Murphy’s Executive Orders, the Somerset County Park Commission  has updated its guidelines affecting golfers.during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Park Commission’s Golf Management Division has introduced the “Golf Call Center” to facilitate ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - A sense of normalcy has begun to return to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset, with the number of COVID-19 patients dropping considerably over the past few weeks as mirrored at hospitals throughout the state - enough so that Gov. Phil Murphy has given the go-ahead for ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Wednesday reported 3,822 cases of COVID-19 with a total of 382 deaths. There are 128 cases in Somerville, an increase of 3 overnight, and 5 deaths. Statewide, there is a total of 150,399 cases, an increase of 974 overnight, with ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The venerable summer Cruise Nights, a Friday night tradition on Main Street for 30 years, has been canceled for 2020, a victim of social distancing and concerns over crowd control during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Tuesday's announcement by the Downtown Somerville Alliance comes ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Tuesday reported 3,787 cases of COVID-19 with a total of 372 deaths. There are 122 cases in Somerville, and 5 deaths; there were no changes overnight. Statewide, there is a total of 148,039 cases, an increase of 974 overnight, with ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ - An economic recovery task forced le by Freeholder Deputy Director Sara Sooy in collaboration with the Somerset County Business Partnership is leading efforts to develop a post-COVID-19 economy.  “COVID-19 is an unforeseeable disruptor that is striking the world in many ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Sunday reported 3,731 cases of COVID-19 with a total of 372 deaths, an increase of 10 overnight. There are 118 cases in Somerville. Statewide, there is a total of 146,334 cases, an increase of 1,245 overnight, with 10,356 deaths ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health reports 3,717 cases of COVID-19 with a total of 362 deaths, an increase of 5 overnight. There are 117 cases in Somerville. Statewide, there is a total of 145,089 cases, an increase of 1,184 overnight, with 10,249 deaths reported, an ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The orange glow began to settle in over neighborhoods in the "Ville around twilight Friday as porch lights, carriage lamps and strings of lights up and down the streets were switched on to signal support for those on the front lines of the coronavirus battle - The "Let's Turn ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - New Jersey recorded another 192 COVID-19 related deaths overnight, bringing the statewide death toll to 10,138 on Friday, with the Somerset County Department of Health reporting 357 deaths and a total of 3,682 coronavirus cases, an increase of 13 overnight. There are 117 cases ...

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