Category: Region News

Uber offering free rides from bars during holidays

Too much to drink on “Blackout Wednesday”? New Jersey bars are teaming up with mobile rideshare app Uber to provide a safe ride home. Through the holidays, Uber will provide free rides of up to $20 for first-time riders at all bars and pubs that belong to the New Jersey Licensed Beverage Association. During the  … Read more

Somerset County Sheriff asks motorists to ‘Be a HERO, Be a Designated Driver’ this Summer

By The Messenger-Gazette  on July 02, 2015 In anticipation of increased road travel around the Fourth of July holiday, Somerset County Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano is stressing the importance of safe and sober driving. “I want to remind drivers that law enforcement will be out in full force to thwart impaired-driving crashes throughout the summer,” he  … Read more

Atlantic County Pops to perform annual HERO concert Friday

Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, April 10, 2014 02:27 pm “The love of music brings everyone together. It’s passing the musical experience from one generation to another.” EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Atlantic County Pops Community Band will present its seventh annual HERO concert 7 p.m. Friday, April 11 in the Egg Harbor Township Community  … Read more