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Open Space Committee Recommends Fine-Tuning To Hunting Program

Open Space Committee Recommends Fine-Tuning To Hunting Program

The number of permits for most of the township’s hunting sites should be increased for the 2019-20 hunting season, the township Open Space Advisory Committee decided at its June 18 meeting. Committee members hope that doing so will increase the number of deer culled during the season, and continue the upward trend in numbers seen […]

Quail Brook Senior Center’s July Schedule

Quail Brook Senior Center’s July Schedule

625 New Brunswick Rd. Somerset, NJ 08873 908-231-7312 Open Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A Variety of Board & Card Games (Monopoly, Po-Ke-No, Yahtzee, Dominoes & Checkers) – Available Monday – Friday. If one of your favorite games is not listed and you would like to play, or if you are interested […]

Hillsborough Man Convicted Of Meaghan’s Law Violation For Township Church Work

Hillsborough Man Convicted Of Meaghan’s Law Violation For Township Church Work

A Hillsborough man already imprisoned for sexually assaulting a child was convicted last month of violating a Meaghan’s Law prohibition while volunteering at a township church’s youth ministry. Shawn Butler, 53, was convicted on May 21 on a single charge of 3rd Degree Prohibited Participation in a Youth Serving Organization, according to a press release […]

In Your Opinion: Happy Fathers’ Day

In Your Opinion: Happy Fathers’ Day

By Bill Connell, Somerset. One day I came into the house  ready to brag about some evolutionary breakthrough I had in the garage.  As I am talking, my wife looks at me amazed and in a tone reminiscent of Alice of the Honeymooners says, “it’s amazing you ever had children.” Apparently she did not like […]

Third Charter School Founder Seeks Withdrawal Of State Application

Third Charter School Founder Seeks Withdrawal Of State Application

A member of the founders’ group for the proposed Ailanthus Charter School has told the state that they want to withdraw the school’s application.  Ailanthus had been approved, but was in the midst of a second, one-year planning stage to prepare it to receive its charter and for its proposed September 2019 opening. Ailanthus would […]

Warriors On The Academic Move

Warriors On The Academic Move

Adriel Thomas of Somerset earned a master’s degree from Georgia State University during the Spring 2019 semester. The university conferred degrees during its 104th commencement ceremonies in May. Among the students earning recognition on the Coastal Carolina University Dean’s List was Alyssa M. Kowalsky, a Hospitality Resort and Tourism Management Pre-Major major from Somerset. Coastal […]

Life Story: Daniel ‘Dan’ Glicklich, 76; Former Township Councilman, Planning Board Member

Life Story: Daniel ‘Dan’ Glicklich, 76; Former Township Councilman, Planning Board Member

Daniel “Dan” Glicklich, 76, passed away June 7, 2019. Daniel was born in Plainfield and lived in North Plainfield for 55 years, until he relocated to Somerset, NJ in 2005 and lived there 14 years. He graduated from Kean University with both a BA degree in 1968 and a Masters degree in 1970. He was […]

Life Story: Josephine Rose Russo, 82; Lifelong Township Resident

Life Story: Josephine Rose Russo, 82; Lifelong Township Resident

Josephine Rose Russo, 82, passed away at her home in Somerset, surrounded by her family on June 12. Mrs Russo was born September 09, 1936 in New Brunswick to the late Eugene and Grace (DelCielo) Scaletti. She was a lifelong resident of Somerset. Mrs. Russo was predeceased by her brother, Eugene and her sister, Emily. […]

Life Story: Theresa Augustine, 89; Daughter Is Somerset Resident

Life Story: Theresa Augustine, 89; Daughter Is Somerset Resident

Theresa Augustine, 89, passed away on June 11 at Cranford Health and Extended Care in Cranford. Mrs. Augustine was born April 20, 1930 in Glen Lyon, Pennsylvania to the late Stanley and Banchae (Rushkowski) Doliva. She was a longtime resident of Carteret before recently relocating to Cranford. Theresa loved crocheting, reading and playing bingo. She […]

County Prosecutor’s Office To Assume Oversight Of FTPD July 1; Chief, Captain To Retire

County Prosecutor’s Office To Assume Oversight Of FTPD July 1; Chief, Captain To Retire

The Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office will assume administrative oversight of the township police department on July 1, following the abrupt retirements of FTPD Chief Richard Grammar and Captain Greg Borlan. Both Grammar and Borlan will retire as of June 30. As of next month, John W. Fodor, the Prosecutor’s Office’s Chief of Detectives, will become […]

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