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15 min ago | Patch.com

Somerset County Looking To Join Statewide Mental Health Effort

Somerset County plans to join the statewide effort aimed at helping residents whose mental illnesses prevent them from voluntarily seeking treatment by giving judges the ability to court mandate outpatient treatment, according to nj.com .

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1 hr ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Fort Loudon man arrested in N.J. drug sting

Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg, said Phillip Ray Crone, 40, Path Valley Road, Fort Loudon, was taken into custody after a traffic stop around 4:15 a.m. Saturday on U.S. 30. He had an active warrant out of New Jersey.

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Related Topix: New Brunswick, NJ, Opinion

5 hrs ago | Courier News

New program recognizes the 'Upstanders' at Somerset County's Secondary Academy

One stepped in and stopped a fight between two students in a gym class. Another took a fellow student to task for the way that student was talking to a teacher.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Bridgewater, NJ

Sun Apr 20, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Protect Yourself And Others With CERT Training In Somerset County

Disasters can strike quickly and without much warning. Would you know what to do if local emergency personnel were overwhelmed during a disaster or unable to access your neighborhood for up to 72 hours? Freeholder Deputy Director Mark Caliguire, public health and safety liaison, invites residents to take advantage of the upcoming Community ... (more)

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Related Topix: Freehold, NJ, Hillsborough, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

Food Bank BOBO Program Returns April 25 in Green Brook and North Plainfield

Residents of Green Brook and North Plainfield will be able to participate in the Somerset County Freeholders' "BOBO Friday" food drive on April 25 at three locations.

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Related Topix: North Plainfield, NJ, Plainfield, NJ

The Newark Star-Ledger

Lab/shepherd mix is good with children

WARREN - Shirley is an adult female Labrador retriever/shepherd mix in the care of Rawhide Rescue.

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The Newark Star-Ledger

Somerset County looks to join statewide mental health commitment effort

Somerset County is looking to set up an involuntary outpatient commitment program based out of the Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center in Bridgewater.

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Related Topix: Bridgewater, NJ, Burlington, NJ, Warren, NJ

Asbury Park Press

Petal pushers: N.J.'s gardens spring to life

Yes, the phrase may be all about April showers bringing May flowers, but why wait until then? There are plenty of opportunities this month to get outside and enjoy the blooms and blossoms of another spring season.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Union County, NJ, Cedar-Brook, NJ, Plainfield, NJ, Far Hills, NJ

Sat Apr 19, 2014

NJ.com

Chris Christie gets a boost -- from Democrats: Moran

He's baaaack! Christie talks taxes and wins friends at his Tuesday town hall in Somerset County.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, Hudson County, NJ, Opinion

TheAlternativePress.com

Somerset County Baseball Tournament Starts Today, Saturday, April 19

The first round of the Somerset County tournament begins today and then continues on April 26 and May 3 with the second and quarterfinal rounds.

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Related Topix: Bridgewater, NJ, Raritan, NJ, Watchung, NJ

NJ.com

Warren County works to address opiate addiction problem as heroin's reach grows

Prescription drug and heroin abuse is skyrocketing around the state, reaching far beyond the limits of the inner city and stretching to the most rural areas.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Warren County, NJ, Hackettstown, NJ, Phillipsburg, NJ

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Courier News

North Plainfield police re-launch two public safety initiatives

In the first minute of a distracted-driving sting on Thursday, borough police nabbed four drivers on Route 22 near Costco, Chief William G. Parenti said.

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Related Topix: North Plainfield, NJ, Plainfield, NJ, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Somerset, NJ

Courier News

Environmental Education Center Programs April 28 to May 4

"River Rats" examine a fox den at the Environmental Education Center 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge.

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Related Topix: Basking Ridge, NJ, Stirling, NJ

NJ.com

Interfaith Hospitality Network expands, adding three more congregations

Steve Vollers, top right, president of the board of the Interfaith Hospitality Network of Somerset County, and Renee Farrell, executive director, front center, welcome new board members, from left, Terry Toliver, Dorothy Driscoll, Brian Wood and Pam Cohen.

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Related Topix: Skillman, NJ, Bound Brook, NJ, Bridgewater, NJ

NJ.com

Fishing column - Some familiar spots aren't getting trout

Simply, a disease hit many of the trout in the Pequest State Fish Hatchery in Warren County in the late winter and as a result, spring stocking numbers were substantially changed.

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Related Topix: Lake Hopatcong, NJ, Raritan, NJ, Hunterdon County, NJ

The Newark Star-Ledger

Symphony concert in Franklin Township benefits senior center

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP - The Whitehouse Wind Symphony will perform at Franklin High School at 7:30 p.m. April 25, with proceeds benefiting both the symphony and the Quail Brook Senior Center.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Patch.com

Spring Nature Ride at Lord Stirling Stable April 27

Novice and Non-Riders Welcome BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Friends of Lord Stirling Stable will host the annual Spring Nature Ride on Sunday, April 27, 2014 on the grounds of Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Basking Ridge, NJ

Patch.com

Three Somerset County Men Indicted On Charges of Car Burglary Spree in Marlboro

The men indicted today by a Monmouth County Grand Jury are Eric Adamowicz, 19, of North 6th Avenue in Manville; Christian Solis, 19, of Pittstown; and Justin D. Borealo, 26, of Hillsborough.

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Related Topix: Marlboro, NJ, Monmouth County, NJ

The Jersey Journal

'Parental Substance Abuse: Its Impact on Children' to be held on April 23

The Somerset County Commission on Child Abuse & Missing Children will hold its annual spring forum for professionals who serve children and families on Wednesday, April 23. "The Commission provides educational programs on child abuse and is a key player in the development of community-based collaborations," said Freeholder Director Patrick ... (more)

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Related Topix: Events, Freehold, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Dispose of unused and expired prescription drugs on April 26

Join the thousands of Americans who have safely disposed of their unused and expired prescription drugs during previous National Take-Back Days.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Enforcement Administration

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