In the Spotlight
Medicine Drop Programs
Thanks to county residents, 2,218 pounds of unwanted medications were collected by the Sheriff’s Office for proper disposal in 2014, thereby protecting loved ones and the environment.
Free Flu Shots
It’s not too late to get a flu shot. Two free clinics are available: Jan. 28 in Somerset and Jan. 30 in Somerville. The Jan. 26 clinic in North Plainfield is cancelled due to inclement weather.
Tax Preparation Help Available
It’s tax time! Volunteer tax counselors are ready to assist eligible Somerset County residents with their federal and state tax returns. This free program runs through April 15 and is by appointment only.
County Animal Response Team Seeks
Volunteers who are willing to communicate about disaster preparedness and to care for animals during emergency situations can contact CART for more information.
Ballpark Community Box
Requests are being accepted to use the 30-seat community box at TD Bank Ballpark during the 2015 Somerset Patriots season. Deadline is Feb. 20. To be eligible for the drawing, applicants should be nonprofits whose client base consists of at least 50 percent Somerset County residents or community organizations that are located in Somerset County or have a facility based in Somerset County that serves the citizens of Somerset County.
Kits are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Radon is an odorless, tasteless and invisible gas. Decreasing exposure to radon can reduce the incidence of lung cancer.
Cervical Health Awareness Month
Cervical cancer is preventable and treatable. Women are urged to take advantage of life-saving screenings and tests and to become informed about prevention and early-detection options.
‘Meet the Mayors IV’
Businesses are invited to attend the next “Meet the Mayors” program on Feb. 11, hosted by the Somerset County Business Partnership. Featured communities will include Bedminster, Bernards, Bernardsville, Far Hills and Peapack-Gladstone.
‘Safest Cities’ Ranking
Four Somerset County towns – Bridgewater, Bernards, Montgomery and Hillsborough – made the Top 10 in a recent “Safest Cities in New Jersey” listing.
D&R Canal Bridge Section of
Amwell Road (County Route 514) Closed
A section of Amwell Road (County Route 514), extending from Market Street in Franklin Township to Millstone Borough, will be closed indefinitely for emergency repairs to the bridge over the D&R Canal.
Freeholders Reorganize for 2015
Mark Caliguire was named Freeholder Director for 2015 at the board’s annual reorganization meeting. Patricia Walsh will serve as Freeholder Deputy Director this year.
Free Career Training Available
Need job training? A new Greater Raritan One Stop Career Training Services Center is now open in Flemington.
Ever wonder what should or should not be recycled? The answer can be found in the 2014 Talking Trash brochure.
‘My Somerset County’ Scrapbook &
Digital History Project
The public is invited to share photos and comments about “all things memorable” in Somerset County in an online scrapbook, which will act as an ‘insider’s look.’ Additional features are planned for the future.
About Foreclosure - First Steps
Foreclosure Fast Facts
Generalidades Sobre Ejecuciónes Hipotecarias
Rental Assistance Program
Veterans & Military Families
Photo IDs for Veterans