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  1. N.J. family-run store sold items shoplifted from big retailers, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    A brother and sister who own a Somerset County store and four employees were charged with running a retail theft ring in which they sold items shoplifted from major retailers like Target, Home Depot and Bed Bath & Beyond. David Rubin, 59, and Sheryllee Rubin, 58, both of the Somerset section of Franklin, own Everything Wireless on the 600 block of Hamilton Street in Franklin, authorities said.


  2. Murder suspect and victim had a history. Did it lead to the killing?Read the original story

    Jul 13, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    The man found dead in the woods in Somerset late last month knew the man accused of killing him, court records show. Abubakarr King, 26, was charged last week with the murder of Darren Fordham Jr., also 26. Both men were from Franklin Township, Somerset County.


  3. 4th annual High Bridge World Championship deemed successRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 |

    What started as a lunch-table rivalry between best friends is now the High Bridge World Championship, a charity basketball game held annually on Memorial Day. This is a FREE family-friendly community wide event - all are welcome! 100% of funds raised at the High Bridge World Championship benefit the Safe Communities Coalition of Hunterdon and Somerset, NJ: a non-profit organization that implements initiatives to reduce substance misuse.


  4. The N.J. towns in each county with the most million-dollar homesRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2018 |

    When it comes to million-dollar homes, the question of location is a very real one. Small towns in Bergen and the Jersey Shore are full of wealthy residents, while South Jersey and rural areas of North Jersey have few mansions.


  5. Passaic's Luis Peralta runs fastest 800 in sectional history, eyes elite statusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 |

    Passaic junior Luis Peralta made history and is now chasing history as he speeds into the final month of the season. Peralta started his run to the Meet of Champions this weekend by recording the fastest time ever run in the 800 at any NJSIAA Sectional meet after running 1:50.89 at the North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4 meet at Clifton Stadium.


  6. Meet your 3 new state lawmakers, New JerseyRead the original story

    May 25, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Democrats Linda Carter , Lisa Swain , and Chris Tully were sworn in at the Statehouse in Trenton on Thursday as the newest members of the state Assembly, the lower house of the New Jersey Legislature. They replaces Joseph Lagana , who moved up to the state Senate last month when state Sen. Robert Gordon resigned to join the state Board of Public Utilities, and Tim Eustace , who resigned last month to take a job outside of state government.


  7. Carteret (0) at North Brunswick (4) - BaseballRead the original story

    May 6, 2018 |

    Christian Petrillo combined with Danny Reardon to throw a three-hitter for North Brunswick in a 4-0 win over Carteret at TD Bank Ballpark in Somerset.


  8. Walk to benefit homeless pets to be held at Colonial ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP -- A "Paws for a Cause" dog walk will take place at Colonial Park in Somerset on May 6 at 11 a.m., with proceeds benefiting pets in the care of the Franklin Township Animal Shelter. Registration prior to May 1 is $15 per person, $20 per walker on the day of the event.


  9. Chefs bake a sweet future for studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2018 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    BAM Desserts co-owner Melissa Jenkins, left, and chef Liz Hernandez, far right, talk to SCVTHS Culinary Arts students Sadie Smith of Millington, Liz Jaeger of Branchburg, Nadia Harrell of Somerset and Sam Soldan of Gillette BRIDGEWATER -- Last week, Melissa Jenkins, co-owner of BAM Desserts in Somerset, brought chef Liz Hernandez with her to visit the students in the Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School Culinary Arts classes. Jenkins was in search of students interested in learning the skills necessary to work at her bakery.


  10. The poorest town in all 21 N.J. counties, rankedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 |

    Even among the wealthiest counties in New Jersey, well-off residents live side by side with people struggling to get by. The state as a whole has not yet fully recovered from the recession.


  11. Bound Brook (8) at Rutgers Prep (9) - BaseballRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2018 |

    Kyle Johns went 4-for-5 with three RBI and two runs scored to lead Rutgers Prep over Bound Brook, 9-8, in Somerset. Andre Scheflen struck out three and walked three over 4 1/3 innings of three-run ball to earn the win on the mound for Rutgers Prep, which held a 9-3 lead after five innings.


  12. Glimpse of History: A bit of Irish in SomersetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2018 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP -- O'Brien's Tavern at 310 Elizabeth Ave. in Somerset is shown in this photo from the 1960s. Opened by Bernard Patrick O'Brien, it was later taken over by O'Brien's sons, Terence and Peter.


  13. Student had loaded handgun in backpack, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 |

    Authorities acting on a tip found a 17-year-old Franklin Township High School student with a loaded 9-millimeter handgun in his backpack while on the campus. The incident occurred on Friday, Feb. 23, at about 11:30 a.m., the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office announced Monday.


  14. Girls Basketball: Live updates from Somerset County final - No. 7...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 |

    Top-seeded Rutgers Prep, No. 4 in the Top 20, will look to repeat as Somerset County champion when it plays No.


  15. Boys Basketball: Live Updates No. 3 Gill St. Bernard's vs. Rutgers Prep in Somerset finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 |

    Top-seeded Gill St. Bernard's , No. 3 in the Top 20, faces off against second-seeded Rutgers Prep in the Somerset County Tournament final on Saturday at 3 p.m. at Franklin.


  16. Bridgewater-Raritan (35) at Rutgers Prep (50), Somerset County...Read the original story

    Feb 22, 2018 |

    Leilani Correa scored 15 points to lead top-seeded Rutgers Prep, No. 4 in the Top 20, to a 50-35 victory against fourth-seeded Bridgewater-Raritan in the semifinals of the Somerset County Tournament in Somerset.


  17. Watchung Hills (40) at Franklin (75), Somerset County Tournament, Semifinal Round - Girls BasketballRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2018 |

    Kennedy Schenck scored 25 points and Diamond Miller had 23 as second-seeded Franklin, No. 7 in the Top 20, rolled to a 75-40 victory over third-seeded Watchung Hills in the Somerset County Tournament semifinals in Somerset.


  18. Going solar could pay out even more cash in N.J. | EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Proponents of clean energy have reason to cheer this week with news that state lawmakers are embracing a policy offering businesses and homeowners an incentive to install solar panels. The Senate Environment and Energy Committee has voted to expand the use of net metering, permitting owners of solar arrays to be paid for the electricity their panels generate when it is fed back into the power grid.


  19. Ridge (49) at Rutgers Prep (58), Somerset County Tournament, Quarterfinal Round - Boys BasketballRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2018 |

    Richie Greaves made three 3-pointers and netted a team-high 17 points with three steals to help second-seeded Rutgers Prep to a 58-49 win over seventh-seeded Ridge in the quarterfinals of the Somerset County Tournament in Somerset. Jonah Charles added three more triples and 13 points and four assists for the Argonauts, which will face third-seeded Montgomery in the semifinals on Thursday.


  20. Small Biz Networking Meetup slated for Feb. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 |

    The Small Biz Networking Meetup has been in existence for over 6 years, and consists of over 700 members. The Meetup promotes networking with other local business owners, and helping in acquiring new business and referrals.


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