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Sue van Aken, Long-Time Recreation Supervisor, Calls It A Career

Sue van Aken, Long-Time Recreation Supervisor, Calls It A Career

The first thing the township’s recreation supervisor is going to do after she retires is, well, recr[...]

FR&A Pictorial: Work Begins On Kingston Presbyterian’s Steeple

FR&A Pictorial: Work Begins On Kingston Presbyterian’s Steeple

Renovation of the Kingston Presbyterian Church’s steeple began Oct. 28 with the removal of the steep[...]

Seven Somerset Patriots Receive Atlantic League Honors

Seven Somerset Patriots Receive Atlantic League Honors

Bridgewater, N.J. - The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball announced today the league’s Postse[...]

Township Celebrates Halloween With Pumpkin Patch Day

Township Celebrates Halloween With Pumpkin Patch Day

Ghouls and goblins, superheros and princesses gathered at the municipal complex Oct. 26 for the town[...]

Boiler Problem Forces Change In Voting Location For Some Districts

Boiler Problem Forces Change In Voting Location For Some Districts

A problem with the boiler at Consolata Missionaries, Route 27, has forced a change in the polling pl[...]

Crime & Safety View all

Somerset Man Arrested On Drug-Related Charges In Englishtown

A 33-year-old Somerset man remains locked up in the Monmouth County Correctional Institution, Freehold, after he was allegedly found on Oct. 20 with 159 wax…

Police Log: Oct. 15 – 19, 2014

Police Log: Oct. 15 – 19, 2014

Oct. 15 A car driven by Amadeo Torres-Torres of New Brunswick struck a dislodged manhole cover on Route 27, damaging the front and…

Township Boy Injured After Being Hit By Car

Township Boy Injured After Being Hit By Car

An 11-year-old Martin Street resident sustained cuts to his face and an injury to one leg after he was hit Oct. 16 while…

Township Resident Charged In Shooting Death Of New Brunswick Teenager

Township Resident Charged In Shooting Death Of New Brunswick Teenager

A 19-year-old township resident who suffered stab wounds in an Oct. 13 altercation with a New Brunswick teenager has been charged in the youth’s murder.…

Somerset Man Wanted In Virginia Nabbed By Sheriff’s Officers

Somerset Man Wanted In Virginia Nabbed By Sheriff’s Officers

A Somerset man wanted in Virginia on charges that he and his girlfriend kidnapped and terrorized a man was arrested Oct. 3 by Somerset…

Car Wheels Stolen From Gregory Lane Resident

Car Wheels Stolen From Gregory Lane Resident

Gregory Lane was the scene of an attempted and a successful thft of car wheels on Oct. 5. One resident reported that she…

Police: Video Game, Jewelry Stolen From Gallop Lane Home

Police: Video Game, Jewelry Stolen From Gallop Lane Home

More than $5,000 in jewelry and electronics was stolen Oct. 3 from a Gallop lane home, police said. Police said the victim reported…

Police Log: Sept. 29 – Oct. 4, 2014

Police Log: Sept. 29 – Oct. 4, 2014

Sept. 29 Dominique Yates of New Brunswick was cited for careless driving after her car rear-ended one on Easton Avenue driven by Rebekah…

What's Happening in the Villages

Oct
29
Wed
6:30 pm Murder Mystery Gala At Township ...
Murder Mystery Gala At Township ...
Oct 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Expect the unexpected during this night of murder, intrigue, and laughs! Gather clues and assist in solving this ‘Murder of the Mystery Detective.’ A limited number of free tickets will be available during at the Main Library[...]
Oct
31
Fri
4:00 pm Little Gems Montessori Fall Fest...
Little Gems Montessori Fall Fest...
Oct 31 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Open to the public. Events include Trick or Treat with teachers, tattoos, crafts, fall scavenger hunt and Halloween Parade. Food will be available.
Nov
2
Sun
1:00 pm Geocaching At Griggstown Native ...
Geocaching At Griggstown Native ...
Nov 2 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This free event is appropriate for all ages. Participants should be able to walk/easy hike. Event is Rain or Shine. Bring water and wear sturdy footwear. What is geocaching? A real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game[...]
Nov
4
Tue
5:00 pm Zumba Classes at Elizabeth Avenu...
Zumba Classes at Elizabeth Avenu...
Nov 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Zumba classes every Tuesday at the fire company on Wiley Drive. The instructor is Amy Miele. Proceeds benefit the Elizabeth Avenue Volunteer Fire Company’s Ladies Auxiliary.

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Religion & Faith View all

About 40 people took part in the 41st annual CROP Walk on Oct. 19, sponsored by the Somerset Presbyterian Church on John F. Kennedy Boulevard. Participants walked 6.2…

News-pourri View all

Builder Commended By Township Redevelopment Agency

A developer working in the Renaissance Redevelopment area along Route 27 was commended Oct. 20 by the township Redevelopment Authority for its project. The company, Redev Group LLC,…

Joe Danielsen Sworn In To State Assembly

The first word township resident Joe Danielsen said as a state Assemblyman was, “Wow.” He didn’t really say it as much as mouth it as he walked up…

Gov. Christie Visits Center For Great Expectations To Announce $12 Million Drug Program Boost

With The Center for Great Expectations as a backdrop, Gov. Chris Christie Oct. 15 announced a $12 million increase for state drug rehabilitation programs similar to the center’s.…

Sound System Ban In Middlebush Park Tabled, Compromise Is Sought

Seeking to find a compromise among residents who are for and against installing speakers in Middlebush Park, the Township Council Oct. 14 tabled a proposed ordinance that would have…

Project Graduation Clothing Drive Set For Oct. 18

The annual clothing drive to benefit the Franklin High School Project Graduation program is set for 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 18 at Sampson G. Smith School.…

Updated: Joe Danielsen Ready To Succeed Chivukula In State Assembly

Update 2: Danielsen will be sworn in in the Assembly chamber at 1 p.m. on Oct. 16. Update: Danielsen was elected to fill Chivukula’s seat on Oct. 5. Original…

In the Schools View all

Grandparents Celebrated By Cedar Hill Prep Kindergarteners

Grandparents Celebrated By Cedar Hill Prep Kindergarteners

Kindergarteners at Cedar Hill Preparatory School on Cedar Grove Lane celebrated their grandparents Sept. 30 with songs, poems and food. The annual “Grandparents’ Day” is held…

FR&A Video: ‘Dancing Scientist’ Entertains, Teaches At Cedar Hill

FR&A Pictorial: Franklin Park School Welcomes New Year With Ice Cream

FR&A Pictorial: Cedar Hill Prep Hosts Summer Picnic

The Center School Cuts Ribbon At New Facility

Mayor Levine, School District Administrators Take ALS Bucket Challenge


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