9-11: Sept 11 Service at Fire #2 Tonight, Fall Recreation Newsletter, Farmers Market Sat., Case Report

September 11th Memorial Tonight at Fire Co. #2

A brief public service in remembrance of 9/11 will be held at 6:30 PM tonight, Friday, September 11th, at Montgomery Volunteer Fire Co. #2’s firehouse, 529 Route 518, Skillman, NJ. The ceremony will be held at the memorial built by company members around a portion of steel beam from the World Trade Towers.  The Memorial is located next to the west side of the firehouse along Rt. 518. There will be short remarks and an observed moment of silence to honor the lives lost and forever changed on 9-11-01 in the attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and on United Airlines Flight #93 over Shanksville, Pa.

Members of the public attending the brief outdoor service at the Fire Company’s 9-11 Memorial are asked to observe social distancing measures. Please park to the sides and back of the firehouse.





The Fall Montgomery Township Recreation Newsletter has just been posted on the Recreation Dept. website at:


Registration Starts Monday, September 14th at 8 am for all Recreation programs. Montgomery Recreation is proud to offer many virtual and in-person programs for this fall. Some programs include Virtual Chess, Girls on the Run, Spelling Bee, Code Ninja Coding, Jr Chef Cooking and In Person Golf, Tennis, Soccer & Cross Country. Please contact the Recreation Dept with any questions at (609) 466-3023. Check it out today!



Farmer’s Market This Saturday and Throughout the Fall


WHERE: Village Shopper III, 1378 Route 206, Skillman, near Mooyahs Burgers

WHEN:     Saturdays, 9 am – 12:00 pm

June 6 – October 31

Seasonal Favorites

Onions, potatoes, peaches, tomatoes, summer squash, cantaloupe, watermelon, exotic mushrooms, carrots, corn, garlic, eggplant, kale, herbs, herbal teas, fresh mozzarella, sausages, pies! Hand-crafted soaps and hand sanitizer. Lots more for a delicious dinner with family. Buy the best local, all New Jersey products.

New habits, same great products

Keep yourself and others safe: follow best practices when shopping. MFOS’s market team and our vendors have changed the way we do business to protect you and our important market community.

Pre-ordered, pre-paid ordering is available from some of our farmers. Order now, pick and go on market day!

  • Clifford Family Farms. (@cliffordfamilyfarm17 on Facebook)
  • Von Thun Farms, pre-ordering only. (@Von Thun’s Country Farm Market on Facebook)

Market Safety Guidelines

  • Don’t help yourself. Let the vendor know what you want; it will be packed for you
  • Foot traffic proceeds one way around market tables as marked. No foot traffic between market tables.
  • Six feet between yourself and others at all times.
  • Please wear a mask covering mouth and nose while at the market. Customers are responsible for bringing their own masks. Use hand sanitizer.

The above information and more may be found at: https://montgomeryfriends.org/farmers-market/  and at: https://montgomeryfriends.org/farmers-market/coivd-19-what-mfos-is-doing/

You = Success. The market is strong because of dynamic people like you. Use your smarts and energy to make the market successful. Contact us to find how (Volunteer@MontgomeryFriends.org).


Note: There has been one (1) new case in Montgomery/Rocky Hill since our last report Wednesday, 9-09-20.

As of 9 am today, 9-11

NJ cases: 195,414
NJ deaths: 16,014
Somerset County cases: 5,508
Somerset County deaths: 568
Montgomery cases:  152
Montgomery deaths: 7
Rocky Hill cases: 6
Rocky Hill deaths: 0

Age Ranges of Cases in Montgomery & Rocky Hill:

17           <20
19           20-29
14           30-39
26           40-49
36           50-59
24           60-69
4           70-79
18           80+

158 confirmed and probably cases for Montgomery and Rocky Hill in total, of which:

– 146 presumed recovereda

–     5 currently ill

–     7 fatalities

a “Presumed recovered” means 30 days have elapsed since individual’s diagnosis and the person is not hospitalized.

For further statistics, go to the Health Dept.’s COVID-19 portal: https://health.montgomery.nj.us/covid19/,  State of NJ DOH’s COVID-19 Case Chart , and https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/

*****DISCLAIMER***** Reported numbers on this page may not match the figures provided on the Somerset County page.  This is due to differences in reporting times.

Testing Site info found at: https://health.montgomery.nj.us/covid-testing/