11th Annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure

Be BOLD. Be FEARLESS. Be MORE (THAN PINK). Join 2018 Honorary Race Chair Steven M. Fulop, Mayor of Jersey City, at Liberty State Park for the 11th Annual Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure, locally presented by ShopRite and Xfinity. WABC-TV Eyewitness News reporter Anthony Johnson will be the official MC for this family-friendly Race Day that includes an official USATF Timed 5K Run, 5K Fun Walk, Wellness Village sponsored by CarePoint Health, and Kids Zone. Survivors and  Forever Fighters are a focus with an exclusive Survivor Tent sponsored by Local Survivor Sponsor RWJBarnabas Health, Survivor Procession and Ceremony, special commemorative race medal, and more! There will be exciting entertainment and activities to keep the whole family engaged. Register now and be part of the cure!

The Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure is generously sponsored by Local Presenting Sponsors ShopRite and Xfinity; Platinum Sponsor TAPinto, Local Survivor Sponsor RWJBarnabas Health; Official Transportation Sponsor NY Waterway; Wellness Village Sponsor CarePoint Health; Gold Sponsors BERGEN Magazine and Morris/Essex Health & Life; Silver Sponsors Atlantic Health System, BD/BARD, Eight O’ Clock Coffee, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, NJ.com/The Star-Ledger and PSE&G; Bronze Sponsors Newport Centre-a Simon Mall, Novartis and Pfizer; Official Team Sponsor RPM Raceway, and Social Media Sponsor Summit Medical Group MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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  1. 9082772904
  2. race@komennorthjersey.org
Sun, May 06
7:00 am — 12:00 pm
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Be BOLD. Be FEARLESS. Be MORE (THAN PINK). Join 2018 Honorary Race Chair Steven M. Fulop, Mayor of Jersey City, at Liberty State Park for the 11th Annual Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure, locally presented by ShopRite and Xfinity. WABC-TV Eyewitness News reporter Anthony Johnson will be the official MC for this family-friendly Race Day that includes an official USATF Timed 5K Run, 5K Fun ...

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Belmar to Grow Beachscape with ‘Butterfly-Friendly’ Dune Planting at Third Avenue Beach

August 12, 2018

BELMAR, NJ — As a fledgling dune planting flourishes near Belmar’s 12th Avenue beach playground, another patch of greenery is planned for the Third Avenue beach.

In addition to the dune grass, native plants and other suitable foliage that will fill this new 1,500-square-foot area, “pollinators” will be part of the mix, according to Belmar Councilman Thomas Brennan, ...

Facedown on the Beach and Shorty Long at the Shell Leads Sunday's Entertainment Options on Long Beach Island and in Stafford Township

LONG BEACH ISLAND – There are many great opportunities to enjoy the afternoon and nightlife in the area on this Sunday August 12.

Facedown performs at the 68 Street Beach in Long Beach Township from 1 to 3 p.m. live.  

Read below for the complete list of Sunday's entertainment options in Stafford and Long Beach Island.  

Area businesses please feel ...

Two Swimmers Rescued from Surf in Avon-by-the-Sea

AVON-BY-THE-SEA, NJ — Two unidentified swimmers were pulled Thursday evening from the surf off the Washington Avenue beach in Avon-by-the-Sea, according to first-hand accounts.

The Area Network of Shore Water Emergency Responders (ANSWER) team, Avon police and other first-responders arrived at the unguarded beach at about 6:50 p.m. on August 2, where the man and woman were rescued about ...

Regional Animal Shelter Taking Part in Clear the Shelters Event

August 16, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Regional Animal Shelter is taking part in the National Clear the Shelters Event Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.

According to a release, all the animals that are over 6 months will have their adoption fees waived for qualified adopters. Kittens that are under 6 months old will be $50.

"We are thrilled to participate in this event," shelter manager Brian ...

Found in Watchung: Do You Know This Dog?

 

WATCHUNG, NJ - Do you know this dog?  He was found in the Valley View neighborhood on Sunday afternoon. He is well kept and groomed but with no chip and no collar. The Watchung police have been notified. Contact Chris at 908-499-7194.

 

 

 

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Sharks in Warren? Outdoor Movie Set for Friday, Aug 3

August 2, 2018

WARREN, NJ - All residents are invited to the Warrenbrook Pool on Friday night , Aug. 3, for a movie on the big screen under the stars. The Somerset County Park Commission will screen the family movie "Shark Tale" at 8:30 p.m.

Admission is free and refreshments will be served. Bring lawn chairs and blankets.

Warrenbrook Pool invites guests to ...

Outstanding Citizens To Be Honored at Boy Scouts of America 2018 Good Scout Awards Dinner

August 16, 2018

Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council will be honoring local citizens at the 2018 Good Scout Awards Dinner to be held on the evening of Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at The Primavera Regency in Stirling.  This year’s honorees are Bob English and Carol Prasa of Long Hill, Michael Fogarty of Warren, Anthony Ingrassia and Christopher Vander Fliet of Watchung, and Lawrence ...

The Outreach Program for Soccer (TOPS) Registration is now open for Fall 2018

Watchung Hills Soccer Association (WHSA) TOPSoccer registration is now open.  WHSA is excited to announce that the program will be FREE of charge again this season. To register as a player, visit www.whsa.org and click on the “Log In” tab and then follow the registration steps.  

TOPSoccer is a community-based training program for ...

Regional Animal Shelter Taking Part in Clear the Shelters Event

August 16, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Regional Animal Shelter is taking part in the National Clear the Shelters Event Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.

According to a release, all the animals that are over 6 months will have their adoption fees waived for qualified adopters. Kittens that are under 6 months old will be $50.

"We are thrilled to participate in this event," shelter manager Brian ...

Warren East County Turf Opens for Fall Season

WARREN, NJ - Replacement of the artificial turf at the East County field on Stirling Road, under construction for the past few months, has now been completed.  

The cost of the field to be resurfaced is estimated at approximately $401,000 with just about $26,000 coming from the township already collected from residents through its open space trust fund. The ...

Rabid Racoon Reported in Somerset County

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Somerset County Department of Health is warning residents that a raccoon found in the area of Hollywood Avenue in the Somerset section of Franklin Township has tested positive for rabies.

Suburban areas in which raccoons, people and pets are in close proximity have the highest number of cases. From January to June of this year, the state Department of Health ...

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Community Values Coalition Encouraging Residents to Speak Out Against Hate

August 15, 2018

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Almost a month after residents started seeing flyers from Identity Evropa, a group classified by the Anti-Defamation League as a white supremacist organization, around Bridgewater and surrounding towns, residents have been banding together to spread a message against hate and bias – and a new group called the Community Values Coalition is designed to do just ...

Local Children Invited to Meet "JJ," Newest Pony at Lord Stirling Stable, On Sunday

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Lord Stirling Stable is inviting children under age 13 and their parents to enjoy a morning with the stable's will ponies, horses and staff at a "Pony Tea Party" scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon this Sunday, Aug. 19, at the stable grounds at 256 S. Maple Ave. in Basking Ridge.

The Pony Tea Party will include lead line pony rides for ...

Somerset County 4-H Fair Returned to Bridgewater (Photo Gallery)

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County 4-H Fair came to North Branch Park last week, as thousands visited the grounds to see all the 4-H has to offer.

Guests enjoyed seeing cows, pigs, goats, sheep, dogs and many more animals, while also exploring trains, RC cars, artwork, plants and much more during the three-day fair.

— Photos by Bernard DeLierre

Rotary Fair Opens Tuesday, Aug. 14

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -The brightly lit midway arch is once again expected to welcome an average of 15,000 local residents to the annual six-day Rotary Fair beginning Tuesday, August 14.

Located adjacent to the Hillsborough Promenade, 315 Route 206, the Fair transforms the field into a classic carnival with over 20 amusement rides, games of chance, food vendors and local business ...

Belmar to Grow Beachscape with ‘Butterfly-Friendly’ Dune Planting at Third Avenue Beach

August 12, 2018

BELMAR, NJ — As a fledgling dune planting flourishes near Belmar’s 12th Avenue beach playground, another patch of greenery is planned for the Third Avenue beach.

In addition to the dune grass, native plants and other suitable foliage that will fill this new 1,500-square-foot area, “pollinators” will be part of the mix, according to Belmar Councilman Thomas Brennan, ...

Facedown on the Beach and Shorty Long at the Shell Leads Sunday's Entertainment Options on Long Beach Island and in Stafford Township

LONG BEACH ISLAND – There are many great opportunities to enjoy the afternoon and nightlife in the area on this Sunday August 12.

Facedown performs at the 68 Street Beach in Long Beach Township from 1 to 3 p.m. live.  

Read below for the complete list of Sunday's entertainment options in Stafford and Long Beach Island.  

Area businesses please feel ...

Port Authority Bus Terminal To Test New Security System on Monday

NEW YORK, NY - Commuters into the Port Authority Bus terminal on Monday will be part of a pilot to test a new security system, one that will try and identify suicide vests and other improvised explosive devices. 

The Port Authority will launch the pilot test next week on the new security system designed to help law enforcement professionals.

The technology, in partnership ...