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September 14, 1931 — February 29, 2020 

Rachel “Phyllis” Soffen died at age 88 on Saturday, February 29. 


Phyllis was born in Washington D.C. on September 14, 1931. She spent her early years growing up in Red Bank, where she attended elementary school in a o...

February 26, 2020

South Brunswick police arrested a Montgomery Township man on February 18 who they say used a fake $100 bill to purchase gasoline at a local gas station. The money  can be identified as counterfeit because it reads "Motion Picture Use Only."

The incident h...

February 20, 2020

Marie Richey Staats

August 12, 1930 – February 20, 2020

Long-time Belle Mead Resident 

Marie Staats, 89, passed away on February 20.  Marie was born in 1930 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and grew up in Princeton, New Jersey. She was the daughter of the late Rocco and Adel...

February 18, 2020

A water color painting of the Mount Zion AME Church (by Martha Haude) on Hollow Road in Skillman. Prints are available to donors of $5,000 or more. To support the museum at a more affordable rate, sign-up to attend the February 22 Gospel Brunch fundraiser.

The hist...

February 7, 2020

Susan Pikaart Bristol of Rocky Hill was recently awarded the AIA NJ Merit Award for Excellence in Architecture for her project, Garden State Studios. 

“The Garden State Studios that we created for the NJIT School of Architecture tests resiliency and sustainability princ...

February 6, 2020

The Montgomery Township Police Department (MTPD) is investigating a series of motor vehicle burglaries that took place during the overnight hours of February 3 and 4.

Police did not say how many cars were burglarized, but they did mention that all the vehicles were unlo...

February 6, 2020

The Montgomery Township Health Department, which serves Hopewell, Pennington, and Rocky Hill in addition to Montgomery, is working with the NJ Department of Health (NJDOH) to closely monitor the Coronavirus (nCoV) situation and to distribute guidance documents for heal...

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