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Somerville: Builder Presents Plans for Phase II of Main Street Luxury Apartments and Parking Deck

September 19, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Edgewood Properties, the developer of the Somerville Town Center luxury apartments on West Main Street, will make a presentation to the Borough Council Monday night on Phase II of the project, which will include a second five-story building and parking deck.

The mixed-use building will be bordered by South Davenport Street, Veterans Memorial Drive West and South Doughty ...

86,000 Missing Veterans: Rolling Thunder Roars Into Advocacy for POW-MIA During the "Ride for Freedom" XXII in Holmdel

HOLMDEL, N.J. - POW - MIA. It stands for Prisoners of War and Missing in Action

Generations of children, young adults even grown men and women need the acronym above spelled out so they can remember the 86,000 men and women who never came home from the battlefields. There are men and women who carry that flag to this day who are here to help educate and inform, however. They are called  ...

Somerville Hosts Broad Spectrum of Artists and Crafters on Division Street

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Hardcore graffiti artists with an urban flair were busy tagging 8-foot cubes set up for that purpose at either end of Division Street, while a Cuban immigrant who made her way to the bucolic countryside of Hunterdon County worked from a palette of pastels in front of Gallery on Division creating a colorful image of her contemporaries at Saturday’s Arts on Division ...

A Kaleidoscope of Visual and Performing Arts Converge in Somerville Sept. 14-17

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A marriage of the visual arts and performing arts will be consummated over the next four days, extending west to Flemington and east to New Brunswick, a kaleidoscope of sound, color, motion, and expression unrivaled at any other time of the year, with thousands of music and art lovers expected to visit and partake of the smorgasbord .

Joining forces are the Central New Jersey ...

New Somerville Art Gallery Makes a Splash on Division Street

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Gallery on Division, the new fine art gallery located 0n Division Street will host a reception for its opening show, “Conception,” on Thursday, Sept.14. 

The group exhibition showcases the works of eight artists and coincides with Arts on Division’s Annual Art Festival, a four-day celebration of the arts in Downtown ...

Somerville Ceremony Commemorates 16th Anniversary of 9/11

SOMERVILLE, NJ- The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders, led by Freeholder Director Peter S. Palmer, presided at a ceremony marking the 16th anniversary of 9/11 Monday morning at the county’s memorial clock tower, located on the corner of Main and Bridge streets. 

At 8:46 a.m. – the time when the first plane crashed into the World Trade Center – ...

Franklin Township: Police Sergeant Alleges Discrimination

SOMERSET, NJ - The Township of Franklin is facing a discrimination lawsuit that targets three of the borough's top officials, according to court documents. 

Sgt. Dennis Hopson filed the complaint against the Township of Franklin, Chief of Police Lawrence W. Roberts, Deputy Chief Richard Grammar and Township Manager Robert G. Vornlocker, according to the filing. 

The complaint, ...

South Brunswick: Trucking Company Sends First Convoy To Aid Hurricane Harvey Victims (WITH VIDEO)

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - State and local police escorted five tractor trailers to the state line Wednesday morning, heading to Texas with donations for the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

The effort is part of a continuing drive by Hermann Transportation Services in Monmouth Junction to help those in need after the devastating storm.

Company owners and brothers, Jeff and Bryan Hermann took to ...

Genealogy Workshop to be Held at The Drake House Museum in Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Drake House Museum in Plainfield has announced a "Genealogy for Beginners" workshop that will take place later this month, made possible, in part, thanks to a 2017 HEART Grant from the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. 

The HEART (History, Education, Arts, Reaching Thousands) Grant Program was established in 1998 in recognition of the importance ...

Whitehouse Wind Symphony Presents Free Outdoor Concert in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Whitehouse Wind Symphony, a community symphonic band directed by Branchburg resident James P. Sheeley, Jr., will  return to Division Street for a free performance on Saturday, Sept. 16th at 3:30 p.m. as part of the Arts on Division Festival taking place that weekend.

The performance will be led by the band’s assistant conductor, Gary A. Myer of Bridgewater, ...

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