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Somerset County News

May 12, 2022

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Late Somerset County Sheriff’s Office Detective James Yeager is finally having his name engraved on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, in Washington D.C., with a ceremony set for May 19 as part of National Police Week. It has been 22 years since the detective ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Borough police officer Vito Spadea slowed his bicycle and stopped along East Main Street mid-afternoon Monday to greet his wife, two daughters and other supporters as several hundred police officers from New Jersey towns passed through the borough on their way to Washington, DC ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Wednesday reported 89 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, bringing the county's total to 56,600 since the first cases were reported in March 2020; there have been 852 deaths since March 8, 2020. As of Wednesday, April 13, Bernards ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A Hillsborough resident is in the hospital after an unexpected life-threatening brain bleed, and a GoFundMe page has been set up to help with medical expenses and financial needs of her 16-year-old daughter. Yael Shvetz, a single mother of four, was taken to the hospital, to ...

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WARREN, NJ — After more than a year of hearings, the Warren Township Board of Adjustment heard final testimony on Monday on the Maddy Realty LLC application to build a hotel on the grounds of the Stone House Restaurant. The board will vote on the application at its next meeting on May 2. The vote ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - An April 11 webinar hosted by the Downtown Somerville Alliance and the NJ Business Action Center will examine the impact on businesses expected when New Jersey's ban on plastic bags in the retail marketplace goes into effect May 4. Grocery stores, food service businesses, and ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - United Reformed Church, The Church on Main, is hosting the Central Jersey #Walk4Ukraine to raise funds to support Ukrainian refugees. The Central Jersey #Walk4Ukraine will take place on Friday, April 22 at 12:30 p.m. The walk will start and end at United Reformed Church, 100 W.

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Department of Health is informing public schools of a statewide emergency recall of Guida’s milk and is asking for all products to be removed from the school’s cafeteria and distribution suspended. According to the New Jersey Department of Health, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Law enforcement officers in Somerset and Hunterdon counties are working together with the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for the national U Drive, U Text, U Pay initiative, according to a release. The program will run from ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Primary Elections are June 7, and the League of Women Voters of Somerset and Hunterdon Counties is reminding residents to be registered and ready. According to a release, anyone who is a U.S. citizen, 18 years of age as of June 7, lived in Somerset County for at least 30 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The New Jersey State Police turned out in force Sunday afternoon to honor Col. Patrick Callahan, superintendent of the State Police, who was honored as Grand Marshal of the 29th annual St. Patrick's Parade. More than 100 troopers participated in the parade; they came by ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough’s 29th annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 13 will honor healthcare heroes from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, an RWJBarnabas Health facility. Employees from the Somerville hospital and their families will march in the parade, which ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - The Watchung Borough Council at its last meeting voted to approve Hometown Hero banners to display twice per year, around Memorial Day and Veterans’ Day.   The program will begin the tradition of honoring those Veterans and Service Members (living and deceased) as well as Active ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Organizers of the 2022 St. Patrick's Parade will host a Grand Marshal Reception for state Police Supt. Col. Patrick J. Callahan at the Somerville Elks Lodge March 11 from 7-11 p.m. Tickets are $50, with a full dinner, beverages, dancing and entertainment by the Willie Lynch ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The second of two Bald Eagle eggs hatched Tuesday, March 1, joining the first eaglet that hatched on Thursday, Feb. 24 in a nest at Duke Farms. The goings-on at the nest atop a Sycamore tree in a remote section of the environmental preserve are chronicled on a camera secured ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough’s 29th annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 13 will honor healthcare heroes from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, an RWJBarnabas Health facility. Employees from the Somerville hospital and their families will march in the parade, which ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Thursday reported 90 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the county's total to 54,272 since the first cases were reported in March 2020; there have been 812 deaths since March 8, 2020. As of Thursday, Bernards Township has had ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - New cases of COVID-19 are steady in Bernards Township, and falling in Somerset County, where the Department of Health on Wednesday reported 49 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the county's total to 54,182 since the first cases were reported in March 2020; there have been 812 deaths ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Tuesday reported 35 new weekend cases of COVID-19, bringing the county's total to 55,033 since the first cases were reported in March 2020; there have been 812 deaths since March 8, 2020. On a town-by-town basis, the numbers of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Monday reported 100 new weekend cases of COVID-19, bringing the county's total to 54,998 since the first cases were reported in March 2020; there have been 812 deaths since March 8, 2020. As of Monday, Bernards Township has had 3,720 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Friday reported 73 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, bringing the county's total to 53,998 since the first cases were reported in March 2020; there have been 812 deaths since March 8, 2020. As of Friday, Bernards Township has had 3,705 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Thursday reported 36 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, bringing the county's total to 53,925 since the first cases were reported in March 2020; there have been 812 deaths since March 8, 2020. As of Thursday, Bernards Township has had ...

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  PEAPACK-GLADSTONE, NJ – Nearly 13 wooded acres near the borough’s municipal complex, most recently owned by Ron and Joyce Nelson, have been permanently preserved, protecting wildlife habitat and providing a new place for residents to enjoy walking and nature observation. The newly-preserved ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Tuesday reported 58 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, bringing the county's total to 53,815 since the first cases were reported in March 2020; there have been 793 deaths since March 8, 2020. As of Tuesday, Bernards Township has had ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ - One month ago today, The New Jersey Department of Health reported 33,459 new cases of COVID-19 in a 24-hour period; today, that number had plummeted to 1,490 as the COVID-19 pandemic loosens its grip on New Jersey. There are now 1,843,332 total cases statewide, and ...

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Editor's Note: The next update of local COVID-19 statistics by the Somerset County Department of Health will be posted on Monday; all other statistics in this report - state, national and worldwide - are current as of Sunday. SOMERVILLE, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Health Sunday reported ...

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  Editor's Note: The next update of local COVID-19 statistics by the Somerset County Department of Health will be posted on Monday; all other statistics in this report - state, national and worldwide - are current as of Saturday. SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Friday reported 89 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, bringing the county's total to 53,597 since the first cases were reported in March 2020; there have been 793 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Thursday reported 99 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, bringing the county's total to 53,508 since the first cases were reported in March 2020; there have been 793 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Those who love to view children's art, as inspired by nature, still have an opportunity to visit the Somerset County Environmental Education Center’s annual "Nature Through A Child's Eye" art exhibit through this Sunday, Feb. 6. The children’s art show featuring nature-themed ...

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