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Sunday November 23, 2014


SweetGrass – Seasonal fare with a Southern Flair

At the end of a cobblestone pathway just off Broad Street, SweetGrass is a quiet oasis away from the hustle and bustle of Hopewell’s busy main drag. The town’s newest entry into a thriving dining scene has a contemporary feel inside and out. The use of natural materials and warm color palate create an intimate setting that complement chef/owner Sarah Gresko’s philosophy of comforting, southern-inspired dishes with a modern twist.

The name SweetGrass is derived... More

SAVE Preparing to Open in January

Montgomery News Feature Story

Director Piper Purrows leading a tour of SAVE, still under construction. State-of -the-art animal care will happen here. More photos on our Facebook page! Photo©Cliff Moore

Monty Schools Receive New Defibrillators

As of September 1, Janet’s Law took effect in New Jersey. It requires schools to have automatic emergency defibrillators (AEDs) on the field for afterschool co-curricular events, whether home or away. To comply with this law, Montgomery Township School District (MTSD) recently purchased 34... More

Library Supporters Get a Taste of Greece

Over 250 people attended the Mary Jacobs Library (MJL)’s ninth – and most successful - annual fundraising event, held on Saturday, November 1 from 7 to 10pm at the library in Rocky Hill. The Friends of MJL hosted the evening which featured food and wine from Greece. A silent auction... More

More Featured News Stories

A Passion for Art and Open Space

Clem Fiori has lived his entire life in Somerset County, mostly in Montgomery. On the farm where he grew up and later from his historic home in... More

Mary Jacobs Memorial Library Literary Gingerbread Competition Dec 1 - 6

SCLSNJ’s Mary Jacobs Memorial Library branch’s Literary Gingerbread Competition will be held December 1-6. Patrons of all ages are... More

Physics First - Communication and Clarity

At its meeting on Tuesday December 16, the school district hopes to quell concerns over the direction of Montgomery High Schools science... More

MHS December 2014 Sports Roundup

At a time when most high schools were shutting down their fall sports seasons and gearing up for the upcoming winter seasons, MHS was doing... More

The Kingston Skyline Is About To Change

Anyone who lives or works in the vicinity of Kingston Presbyterian Church on Route 27, in Kingston, has noticed that the skyline has changed. The... More

Rabies Exposure Reported in Franklin Township

The Somerset County Department of Health is warning residents that a stray kitten found in the area of Emerald Place in the Somerset section of... More

Eighth Grade Survey Blurs The Lines - Social, Political Choices and Learning?

Montgomery's school district found itself making a controversial headline in statewide media in early November based on parental concern over a... More

MHS Athlete of the Month - December 2014

In his first year of high school, Kyle McLester was part of a winless 0-9 freshman football team that never quite saw the light of day. This year,... More