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Somerville, N.J.: A Walkable Suburban Alternative  The New York Times

A decade ago, there may not have been much to see in this Somerset County borough. But a building boom and downtown revitalization have changed that.

More Good News for Somerville Schools, Students & Teachers

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A national website that analyzes the quality of public and private schools, colleges and universities has ranked the Somerville School ...

Somerville Mural Will Celebrate Life and Artistry of Jerome Gonzalez

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Work is expected to begin shortly on an outdoor mural in a walkway off West Main Street that will celebrate the life and art of Jerome ...

Lighthouse Award: Somerville Schools Recognized for Academic Achievements

EWING, NJ – The Somerville school district is one of nine school districts and two charter schools statewide that have earned the designation of Lighthouse ...

All in for the 'Ville: Sponsors Needed for Somerville Pioneers Media Guide

SOMERVILLE, NJ - With just three weeks to go before the championship Somerville High School Pioneers kick off the 2019 season, the team is practicing in ...

Somerville HS Gymnasts Looking for a Boost from Local Businesses

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Just a few months ago, the future looked bleak for the all-girls' Somerville High School gymnastics team.

Rutgers Re-enacts Inaugural 1869 Collegiate Football Game vs. Princeton

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The first collegiate football game was played in New Brunswick and Rutgers is planning to celebrate the 150th anniversary of that ...

Somerville High School graduation 2019

Somerville High School held its graduation on Friday, June 21, 2019.

Somerville High School Project Graduation Seeks Financial Support

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Project Graduation is a tradition that began 27 years ago at Somerville High School, sponsored by the SHS Parent Teachers Organization.



Somerville school district files lawsuit to fire teacher who may be living in Pennsylvania

SOMERVILLE - After hiring a detective agency to conduct surveillance, the school district has gone to court to fire a Somerville High School teacher who the ...

Magic to Do: Somerville High School Presents "Pippin"

SOMERVILLE, NJ - “Join us! We have magic to do just for you!” When the curtains open on Somerville High School's production of “Pippin,” on Feb. 28, March 1 ...

Threatening Phone Calls, Instagram Messages, Target Somerville High School Students

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Prosecutor's Office and borough police detectives are investigating a series of phone calls and Instagram posts ...

Somerville High School marching band tops My Central Jersey poll as best in Somerset County

Somerville received a whopping 35614 votes, which was 35.7 percent of the nearly 100000 total votes cast.

Somerville teachers rally for more transparency, respect

The borough Education Association rallied on Wednesday to call for greater transparency and better terms with the school administration.

Colors elegantly fly and spin during 15th annual Somerville High School Indoor Color Guard Show

Members of the Wayne Hills Color Guard perform during the 15th annual Indoor Color Guard show at Branchburg Central Middle School hosted by the ...

Somerville: Beloved Albert 'Boomie' Malekoff dies at age 96

SOMERVILLE - Mr. Malekoff taught me the most important lesson I ever learned at Somerville High School and it's probably the only lesson that I use every day.

Rumors Persist, Somerville Police, School Officials Reassure Nervous Students, Parents

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Schools Supt. Dr. Timothy Teehan continues to battle rumors while trying to ease the concerns of students, parents and staff regarding ...

Somerville agrees to pay $400K to ex-football coach, but final settlement delayed

Chris Casamento and the Somerville Board of Education have agreed to a settlement of the ex-coach's lawsuit.

2019 Somerset County 4-H Fair continues through Aug. 9

The 2019 Somerset County 4-H Fair, being held at the North Branch Park in Bridgewater, continues Friday, Aug. 9.

Somerville High School Music Boosters Host Winter Guard Show

BRANCHBURG, NJ - The Somerville High School Music Boosters Association will host its 15th annual Indoor Color Guard show at Branchburg Central Middle ...

Somerville High School Rated One of the Best in New Jersey

tSOMERVILLE, NJ — Somerville High School has been rated as one of the best high schools in New Jersey by U.S. News & World Reports in the annual ...

Sunny skies, no surprise: 37th N.J. balloon festival 'smoothest' one yet

On Friday afternoon, Howard Freeman briefly sat inside of a trailer parked near one of many entrances to the fields of the 37th annual QuickChek New Jersey ...

Somerville: Paul Robeson "Comes Alive" on Same Stage Where He Performed Over 100 Years Ago

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Undeniably the most famous person to have lived in the borough, Paul Robeson had an extraordinary life growing up in his father's church, ...

Somerville Educators To Rally For Change Outside High School Wednesday

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Members of the Somerville Education Association will gather outside Somerville High School Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. to express their ...

N.J. school district wants to fire teacher because she moved to Pa. That's 'unconstitutional,' she says.

High school teacher Rebecca Drake's personal life got complicated last year. Her house had been foreclosed on, she and her ex-husband were in court with a ...

Somerville landfill transit village expected to be completed in 2023

SOMERVILLE – For decades, dating to when Ronald Reagan was president and the Bridgewater Commons was farmland, everyone in the borough dreamed of ...

Threatening Phone Calls, Instagram Posts Target Somerville HS Students

Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson Credits: Rod Hirsch/Tapinto file photo.

Update: Somerville Schools Superintendent Provides Timeline of Phone Calls, Instagram Messages

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Superintendent of Schools Dr. Timothy Teehan has released the following update and timeline concerning the phone calls and Instagram ...

Somerville High School Class of 2018

Graduation exercises for the Class of 2018 at Somerville High School were conducted on Thursday, June 21 at the school. The class valedictorian is Meghan ...

NJ Football: Somerville drops shootout to Rumson-Fair Haven in rematch of Central Group III championship game

SOMERVILLE — In the shootout, Somerville High School kept coming. But Rumson-Fair Haven had the head start, a big offensive line and running back Alex ...

Pierson takes over as Somerville boys lacrosse rolls in SJ, 2 semis

Having scored 32 goals in its first two sectional tournament games, Somerville's offense was once again clicking as it raced to six first-quarter goals and built a ...

NJ football: Somerville defense looking to grab headlines in Central III final

Somerville plays host to Rumson-Fair Haven at 7 p.m. Friday at Brooks Field.

Somerville High School sports overhaul sparks controversy

SOMERVILLE - The Somerville Board of Education took several steps Tuesday night to retool its high school athletics department which has in recent years ...

NJ FOOTBALL: Somerville digs deep to rally past Holmdel in CJIII semifinals

SOMERVILLE – The Somerville High School football team isn't used to being challenged on the field. The defending champion and top-seeded Pioneers not ...

Former Somerville High School football coach sues school board, head coach

A former high school football coach is suing the Somerville Board of Education and other school officials alleging that he was wrongfully terminated from his ...

Branchburg, South Bound Brook School Districts May Be Eliminated  Bridgewater, NJ Patch

Branchburg School District Could Be Eliminated - Bridgewater, NJ - A special panel has put together a possible wish list to study tax and fiscal policy. Merging ...

Mt. Rushmore: Winners are in for Somerville's 4 best athletes/coaches ever

Vote to pick the four-best athletes in the history of Somerville.

NJ Football: Somerville to hire Dallas Whitaker, Timothy Davis to replace Jeff Vanderbeek, Kyle Franey

SOMERVILLE - The Board of Education is expected to vote Tuesday night on major changes to the high school's athletics program, including a new athletic ...

Somerville has unique high school within high school

Gabe Ochoa wants to be somebody.But his journey to being somebody didn't get off to a good start at Somerville High School.

Dr. Seuss: Whimsy & Wit Make a Big Hit at Somerville School

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Cat in the Hat, wearing his trademark red-and-white striped top hat and bright green vest was outside in the parking lot making sure that ...

NJ football: Mid-State Conference Player of the Year named

Somerville's Jalahn Dabney's eye-popping production led the Pioneers to their second straight sectional final.

Somerville: Who wants to buy a train station?

You can buy the Somerville train station for $599000.

NJ FOOTBALL: Dabney leads Somerville to blowout of Voorhees

SOMERVILLE — The Somerville High School football team is showing no signs of slowing down, even against a team coming off a trip to the sectional finals.

Somerville High School holds 2017 graduation (PHOTOS)

Somerville High School held its 129th commencement on June 22, 2017.

Somerville Boys' Basketball Deep in Talent with Optimistic First-Year Coach

SOMERVILLE, NJ — There's plenty to look forward to as Chris Nevolo takes the reigns of the Somerville boys' basketball team this season, with Friday's 7 p.m. ...

Balloons in June: Somerville High School PTO Busy with Graduation Preps

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerville High School PTO is busy with several initiatives to help make graduating seniors' last few weeks at the school memorable ...

FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Loaded Somerville not resting on past accomplishments

First-year Somerville High School head football coach Dallas Whitaker has been present for the Pioneers turnaround, one that saw a program go from losing 25 ...

Somerville High School Drama Club Enchants with “Cinderella”

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Think you know Cinderella? Guess again. This modern take on the classic tale shows how Ella takes charge of her own destiny — and ...

Somerville: Ryan Licht Succeeds Tom Mott as Lacrosse Coach at Immaculata HS

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Ryan Licht of Branchburg has been named Immaculata High School's new Boys Lacrosse Coach, replacing Coach Tom Mott who ...

Somerville Educational Foundation to present lecture on the life of Paul Robeson

The Somerville Educational Foundation will present “Paul Robeson – A Living History Performed by Marvin Jefferson” on Tuesday, April 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. The ...

Basilone Bowl Features 16 Players from Somerville HS, Immaculata HS

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The seventh annual Basilone Bowl, which will be played Thursday, June 13 at Bridgewater-Raritan High School's Basilone Field, is more ...

Game On: Young Somerville Athletes Can Take the Heat

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Record breaking three-digit temperatures forced cancellation of several metropolitan-area sporting events Saturday, including the New York ...

NJ Football: Somerville's Noah Irwin voted the Courier News Football Player of the Week

Twitter profiles are telling, and Somerville High School's Noah Irwin points out the sectional football championship the Pioneers won last season. Irwin also ...

Somerville HS Choir Hosts Choral Concert at United Reformed Church Dec. 14

SOMERVILLE, NJ - “The Somerville Caroling Festival,” sponsored by the Somerville and Ridge High School Music Departments and featuring the choirs of ...

Basilone Bowl VII showcases football all-stars for charity

After being named All-State as a junior, running back Anthony Goffe's Bridgewater-Raritan High School football career came to an unceremonious end last ...

Polls Open at 6 a.m. in Somerville for Voting in NJ Primary Elections

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Polls will be open from 6 a.m.-8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4th for residents to cast their ballots in New Jersey's 2019 Primary Election.

Somerville: Election Day 2018 Preview

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Voters will have their hands full on Election Day deciding who's the best candidate for mayor as well as two seats on the Borough Council.

7 days of sweat. How a top N.J. team prepares for its last performance.

Sitting in a circle on the floor of the band room, their eyes closed holding hands, the lyrics of the song the Somerville High School color guard team has been ...

Somerville High School prom 2018 (PHOTOS)

Somerville High School held its prom at the Sheraton Parsippany Hotel on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.

Somerville Teachers, NJEA Colleagues to Rally at School Board Meeting

WHERE: Somerville Board of Education office, 51 West Cliff Street.

Somerville Teachers Reach Tentative Contract Deal with School Board

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A tentative contract agreement has been reached between the Somerville Education Association and the Somerville Board of Education.

Somerville: New Astro Turf Field Ready for Pioneers to Defend State Football Title

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The 2018 Somerville High School Pioneers will defend last year's state football championship on a brand new artificial turf field that has ...

Somerville Mayor Dennis Sullivan officially sworn in

Dennis Sullivan is sworn in as the 24th mayor of Somerville.

Somerville High School Class of 2015

Graduation exercises for the Class of 2015 at Somerville High School in Somerville were conducted on Friday, June 19, at the school.

Mayor: Somerville Will Continue to Grow, Adapt to Change and Prosper

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Mayor Dennis Sullivan offered an upbeat assessment of the borough's ongoing redevelopment and predicted continued good fortune in ...

Co-Owner Of Well-Known Court House Sub Shop Dies At Age 42  Bridgewater, NJ Patch

Co-Owner Of Well-Known Court House Sub Shop Dies - Bridgewater, NJ - The community is heartbroken over the loss of Vojkan Zlatkov, who died on Sunday.

Somerville HS presents its spring musical (PHOTOS)

The Somerville High School Thespian Troupe #659 Drama Club and the Music Department presented "How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying" at ...

How a Somerville H.S. graduate used fame to fight injustice

Paul Robeson, a Somerville High School graduate, used his status as a celebrity to fight injustice.

Rutgers Celebrates Paul Robeson, Somerville's Quintessential Renaissance Man

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Paul Robeson's exploits are legendary, from his acumen in the classroom to his athletic prowess on the football field at both Somerville ...

NJ affordable housing: Hillsborough, Branchburg given 'temporary immunity' from lawsuits

A Superior Court judge has given Hillsborough and Branchburg until Sept. 5 to agree on affordable housing plans.

Somerville public schools' athletics director appealing decision that he not be rehired

Kyle Franey will appear before the Somerville Board of Education on July 24 to appeal the superintendent's decision that Franey not be rehired.

Somerville: Artists' Mural Pays Tribute to Friend Killed in Scaffolding Collapse

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Roseann Woods Brown, Chief of Staff to state Sen. Christopher “Kip” Bateman and her husband Raymond, retired Somerset County Parks ...

Somerville HS Classmates Grieve Over Loss of Dmitri Phelps, 17

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Students and staff at Somerville High School are grieving over the death of 17-year-old senior Dmitri Vincent Phelps who passed away at ...

Somerville High School Class of 2016

Somerville High School held graduation for its Class of 2016 on Friday.

Somerville baseball claims first state title in school history in dramatic fashion

HAMILTON – Somerville High School's baseball program had to wait only 114 years to capture its first ever state title. The dramatic end of Sunday's 3-2 win over ...

Downtown Somerville Alliance Retools with New Board Members, Broader Focus

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Beginning Jan. 7, there will be a new way of doing business in downtown Somerville. The Downtown Somerville Alliance, the ...

Somerville QB Dabney Runs Ball 47 Times for 312 Yards, 4 TDs in Win Over Rahway

Somerville quarterback Jalahn Dabney carried the ball 47 times for a career-high 312 yards and four touchdowns In Friday's road win over Rahway, completing ...

Somerville: Main Street Mural Accentuates Ongoing Artistic Renaissance

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Artist Doug Hoekzema has traveled the world painting bigger-than-life murals on the facades of commercial buildings, hotels, resorts and ...

Somerville High School Class of 2012 graduation ends early due to heavy rainfall

Kathy Turpin/The Messenger-GazetteGraduates walk onto the football field during Somerville High School's 2012 graduation. SOMERVILLE — Heavy rain ...

Somerville HS Athletic Hall of Fame to induct 24th class

Nine athletes and a state championship football team among this year's honorees.

Cathy Callahan to receive 2019 Millicent Fenwick Award

Cathy Callahan has been named the recipient of the 2019 Millicent Fenwick Award by the Somerset County Federation of Republican Women.

Fact Finder Unable to Budge Either Side in Somerville Contract Dispute

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The stand-off between the borough's school board and teachers' union continues, despite the efforts of a fact finder who met with both sides ...

Football: Whitaker named new head coach at Somerville

Dallas Whitaker was named the new head football coach at Somerville last week.

Former Somerville football coach suing school board and officials

Editor's note: This post has been corrected to indicate that former Devils owner and current Somerville head football coach Jeff Vanderbeek is no longer a ...

New Jersey Youth Symphony celebrates 40th anniversary  NJTV News

The one-hour piece Carmina Burana will be performed at a concert at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center by members of the NJ Youth Symphony.

Somerville High School principal resigns suddenly  The Star-Ledger -

SOMERVILLE. — After just. under two years of *service*, Principal Corey J. Jones resigned suddenly from Somerville High School Wednesday afternoon.

NJ football: Playoff games to watch, schedules across New Jersey in Week 11

USA TODAY NETWORK New Jersey takes a look at some of the most intriguing high school football playoff games across the state. Beneath the synopses of ...

NJ football: Local players nominated for Heart of Giant Award  Asbury Park Press

Football players Joe Ciempola of Somerville and James Snyder of Gov. Livingston are nominated for the Heart of a Giant Award.

Skinnyfromthe9, Somerville rap artist, talks new album, Manville show

A few days removed from his release from Somerset County Jail, Somerville-raised rap artist Skinnyfromthe9 already has projects in the works.

Wrestling: Bound Brook's Lewis returns to host clinic

Former Bound Brook wrestler and NCAA champion Mekhi Lewis hosted a wrestling clinic on Saturday afternoon.

Somerville Teachers: A Night to Celebrate, and a Night to Demonstrate

SOMERVILLE, NJ - It was a night for the borough's education community to reach out, embrace and celebrate the good work teachers and support staff do to ...

Immaculata High School names new boys lacrosse coach

SOMERVILLE - Ryan Licht of Branchburg has been named Immaculata High School's new Boys Lacrosse Coach, replacing Coach Tom Mott who established ...

Somerville H.S. marching band wins 3rd place in both Yamaha Cup and N.J. State Championships

The Somerville High School Pioneer Marching Band finished their 2017 competition season with third place finishes at both the Yamaha Cup held at MetLife ...

Branchburg: Police Chief Young retiring, Prosecutor's Office to take over management on July 1

BRANCHBURG - With the retirement of Police Chief David Young, the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office will be assuming temporary management of the ...

US News Best High Schools 2019: Heres How 350 NJ Schools Ranked  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

NJ Schools Make Elite US News List - Point Pleasant, NJ - UPDATE: US News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country.

Somerville High School winter guard wins world title

Being a world champion is becoming a habit for the Somerville High School winter guard. For the second time, the Pioneers' winter guard took first place at the ...

Bridgewater High School Student Awarded College Scholarship  Bridgewater, NJ Patch

Bridgewater HS Student Awarded Scholarship - Bridgewater, NJ - Michael Heller of Bridgewater who attends Somerset County Technical Institute received a ...

Branchburg: Affordable housing quota could reach 1,000 units

BRANCHBURG - With the possibility that Branchburg's affordable housing obligation could approach 1,000 units, the township planning board approved zoning ...

2 N.J. athletes advance to 'Titan Games' semi-finals

New Jerseyans Kara Lazauskas and Brad Schaeffer have each earned spots in the semi-finals on NBC's competition show, “The Titan Games.”

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