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Somerville: Kalafer Meets with Somerset County Business Leaders

July 26, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee continueS its series of discussions with New Jersey political and business leaders on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 with Somerset Patriots Baseball Club chairman and Flemington Car and Truck Country owner Steve Kalafer.

The luncheon will take place at Verve Bistro, Bar, & Lounge, 18 East Main St.

The Patriots are ...

North Plainfield Police Officer Arrested and Charged with Sexual Assault in Kenilworth

KENILWORTH, NJ – A North Plainfield police officer was arrested and charged with a sexual assault that occurred last March, according to Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park.

Mike Jean-Baptiste, 29, encountered an adult woman while on duty and sexually assaulted her later that night at The Kenilworth, according to the prosecutor’s office. He was taken into custody without ...

Mail Carrier Arrested for Credit Card Fraud After Scotch Plains Detective's Investigation

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- A months long joint investigation conducted by the Scotch Plains Police Detective Bureau and agents from the Office of Inspector General and U.S. Postal Inspector Service resulted in the July 20 arrest of Emmon Lee 23, from Somerset, NJ, for 3rd degree theft, 3rd degree conspiracy, and 4th degree credit card theft. 

The investigation began ...

Hillsborough Rotary Fair Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Fireworks Spectacular

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Another record-breaking crowd of over 15,000 is expected to visit the weeklong Rotary Club of Hillsborough’s annual Fair, scheduled for Aug.15 – 20, at the Hillsborough Promenade, 315 Route 206.

Now in its tenth year under Rotary leadership, the Fair will again offer attendees a dizzying array of thrill rides, games, food, vendor displays and a special fireworks ...

Plainfield YMCA Announces Fall Casino Night Event

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Back by popular demand, the Plainfield Area YMCA announces its Fall 2017 Casino Night fundraiser, to be held on Saturday, October 21. The fun-filled event will raise funds to benefit its many Youth Development and Emergency Housing Programs, and will take place at 7:00 pm at Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church.

Admission is $100 per person, which includes music, food, an open ...

Franklin Township: Investors Bank Donates to Dr. Martin Luther King Community Foundation

SOMERSET, NJ - Investors Bank donated $1,000 to the Franklin Township Dr. Martin Luther King Community Foundation, July 13, to provide programmatic support. 

"The Franklin Township Dr. Martin Luther KIng Community Foundation is very pleased to accept the generous donation from Investors Bank, FTMLKCF President, Eva Nagy said. "Both the previous Bank Manager, ...

Dog Lives, Suspect Not Yet Charged in Montclair Road Rage Incident

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Caught on camera, a little dog was thrown nearly 10 feet away from his owner's vehicle after an altercation between two drivers on Sunday. 

The fate of the dog could not be determined from the video, but animal cruelty officials investigating the matter confirm that the dog is still alive and no serious injuries were reported.

A video (below) surfaced ...

Union County’s Shakespeare in the Park Tour of The Taming of the Shew Kicks Off this Weekend in Plainfield

Union County, NJ – The Shakespeare Garden in Plainfield's Cedar Brook Park will be the backdrop for The Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare's outrageously funny comedy, this Sunday, July 16, at 1:00 pm.

“This summer’s tour of Shakespeare’s classic romantic-comedy The Taming of the Shrew in our parks provides an opportunity for residents of all ages to ...

Thousands Expected to Dig In for Belmar’s Annual Sandcastle Contest on July 12

BELMAR, NJ — With shovels, buckets and other assorted “tools” in hand, thousands of participants are expected for Belmar’s 31st Annual Sandcastle Contest on Wednesday, July 12.

Contestants and spectators alike will converge on the 18th Avenue beach for the free competition, which starts at 8 a.m. with judging beginning at noon. Award-winning designs will be selected ...

Assemblyman Jerry Green Announces New Housing at Plainfield YMCA for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield YMCA is set to undergo construction that will create affordable housing for youth transitioning out of the foster care system, Assemblyman Jerry Green has announced.

Individuals transitioning out of foster care are often at a higher risk for unemployment, poor educational outcomes, health issues, early parenthood and long-term dependency on public ...

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