Somerset County News

May 10, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Monday reported 23,538 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 6 overnight and a total of 727 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Monday reported 880,635 total cases since last year, an increase of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Sunday reported 23,532 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 11 overnight and a total of 727 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Sunday reported 880,560 total cases since last year, an increase of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Saturday reported 23,521 cases of the COVID-19 virus and a total of 727 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Saturday reported 880,307 total cases since last year, an increase of 495 overnight. There ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Friday reported 23,521 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 26 overnight, and a total of 727 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Friday reported 879,812 total cases since last year, an increase of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Clerk Steve Peter announced that his office has completed sending Vote-by-Mail ballots to all Somerset County voters who requested one. Unlike the 2020 elections where every voter received a ballot in the mail, in 2021 only voters who have positively requested a ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Department of Human Services has scheduled Wellness Wednesday sessions throughout May in recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month. The free workshops, which start at 12 p.m., are held on Zoom. Pre-registration is requested. Over the past year, the COVID ...

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MONTGOMERY TOWNSHIP, NJ – A victim looking to buy drugs was instead pistol-whipped and robbed at gunpoint and reported the ripoff to police afterwards, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. Police have arrested George C. Battle 4th, 18, of Drewes Court, Lawrence in ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Wednesday reported 23,464 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 44 overnight, and a total of 724 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Wednesday reported 877,814 total cases since last year, an increase of ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Flounder Brewery in Hillsborough is one of a dozen microbreweries in the state performing a public service by offering a free beer to any adult 21 and over who receives a COVID-19 vaccination during the month of May. Gov. Phil Murphy announced New Jersey's "Shot and a Beer" program ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County reached a major milestone with 50 percent of adults 18 years or older being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and 70 percent having received their second dose. This puts the County in range of its goal to exceed 70 percent of adults fully vaccinated, but everyone ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - More than 50 individuals either spoke or sent e-mails to the Bridgewater-Raritan board of education during its virtual meeting, many of them expressing dismay with the seeming lack of a district plan for the return to school in September. Interim superintendent Thomas Ficarra ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Monday reported 23,375 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 23 overnight, and a total of 720 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Monday reported 876,141 total cases since last year, an increase of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Sunday reported 23,352 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 37 overnight, and a total of 719 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Sunday reported 875,277 total cases since last year, an increase of ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - RideWise is celebrating Bike Month with two free bicycling events that promote fun, fitness, family, and the environment.  Let’s Ride Somerset is a virtual biking event for all ages and abilities that encourages solo/family biking.  Participants join the Let's Ride ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Saturday reported 23,315 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 46 overnight, and a total of 719 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Saturday reported 874,256 total cases since last year, an increase of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Thursday reported 23,266 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 83 cases, and a total of 717 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Thursday reported 871,333 total cases since last year, an increase of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Wednesday reported 23,183 cases of the COVID-19 virus on Wednesday, and a total of 715 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Wednesday reported 869,344 total cases since last year, an increase of 1,838 overnight.

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Tuesday reported 23,266 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 46 overnight and 715 COVID-19 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Tuesday reported 867,574 total cases since last year, an increase ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Monday reported 23,220 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus and 714 COVID-19 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Monday reported 865,700 total cases since last year, there have been 22,788 COVID-19-related ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - A 59-year-old driving school instructor and resident of the borough faces charges of inappropriate sexual encounters with two students. Steven Collucci, of North Clark Street, is charged with two counts of Second Degree Criminal Sexual Contact involving two 16-year-ol students ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Sunday reported 23,209 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus and 714 COVID-19 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Sunday reported 874,895 total cases since last year, with 1,496 new cases overnight; there have ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Saturday reported 23,209 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 53 cases overnight and 712 COVID-19 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Saturday reported 873,399 total cases since last year, with ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Thursday reported 23,058 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 35 cases overnight and 712 COVID-19 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Thursday reported 868,541 total cases since last year, with ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Steve Kalafer, who as a young man parlayed a one-car showroom into one of New Jersey’s largest automobile groups; was the founder and owner of the Somerset Patriots baseball team, a prolific filmmaker, real estate developer, community activist and philanthropist, has died from ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Somerset Patriots Chairman Emeritus, and chairman and CEO of Flemington Care & Truck Country, Steve Kalafer died Wednesday. "I was absolutely shocked and saddened today to hear about the passing of Steve Kalafer," Bridgewater Mayor Matthew Moench said in a statement ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Tuesday reported 22,959 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 69 cases overnight and 710 COVID-19 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Tuesday reported 862,811 total cases since last year, with ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Sunday reported 22,890 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 60 cases overnight and 710 COVID-19 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health on Sunday reported a total of 860,447 positive cases of the ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A 74-year-old township is dead after a landscape mower he was repairing dropped on top of him when the cable holding the machine above him snapped, according to police. The victim was identified as John F. Levinski of Township Line Road. A neighbor found the man beneath the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The popular Thursday night Starlit Cinema series will return to Division Street this summer, one year after the COVID-19 pandemic shut off the projector and darkened the big screen. The Downtown Somerville Alliance sponsors the free weekly event, beginning July 1 through Aug.

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Sunday reported 22,830 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 68 cases overnight and 710 COVID-19 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health on Sunday reported a total of 858,519 positive cases of the ...

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