Home of the Week: 28 Stanford Place, Montclair NJ

You’ll find 28 Stanford Place in the desirable town of Montclair, a charming colonial on a corner lot. The first floor has a lot of character, featuring a large living room with a wood-burning fireplace, a den with a lot of natural light, a formal dining room, and a kitchen with stainless steel appliances. The second floor has three bedrooms including a master bedroom, ensuite. And it ...

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District to Implement New DOH Guidance Regarding Booster Shots for Those Ages 12 and Older

January 21, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Health has updated recommendations regarding quarantine requirements for K-12 schools, specifically with regard to students ages 12 and older who have not had a recommended booster when eligible, according to a notice sent to parents from the school district Friday.

According to the new guidelines, the notice said, it is recommended that those who ...

Bridgewater Reporting 37 New COVID Cases Friday, Raritan Reporting 11

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township reported 37 new daily COVID cases Friday, bringing the total to 6,346.

The township is not reporting any new fatalities, keeping the total at 114 since the start of the pandemic.

Raritan Borough reported 11 new cases Friday, bringing the total to 1,392 since the start of the pandemic.  

Raritan Borough didn't report any new ...

Bridgewater Reports 23 New Daily COVID Cases Wednesday

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township reported 23 new daily COVID cases Wednesday, bringing the total to 6,268.

The township is not reporting any new fatalities, keeping the total at 114 since the start of the pandemic.

Raritan Borough reported nine new cases Wednesday, bringing the total to 1,367 since the start of the pandemic.  

Raritan Borough didn't report any ...

Resident Thanks Town for Refusing to Release Email Addresses

January 17, 2022

To the Editor:

Dear Mayor Matthew Moench,

Thank you for refusing to release our e-mail addresses used by the township to distribute newsletters. When we subscribed, we did not expect our e-mail addresses would be shared with anyone outside of the township.

I specifically object to the request from "Rise Against Hate." I have never given permission ...

Celebrate National Plan for Vacation Day with the Long Beach Island Region, NJ

January 21, 2022

The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce reminds you to use your vacation days wisely in 2022 and start planning much-needed quality time that is only a road trip away

SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. - Jan. 20, 2022 -  The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce is joining thousands of organizations across the country to celebrate National Plan for Vacation Day and encourage ...

Somerset County Park Commission to Offer New Outdoor Program “Moonlight Meander”

January 23, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Park Commission’s Environmental Education Center will be hosting “Moonlight Meander,” a new outdoor program for people of all ages who enjoy the outdoors and want to stay active and safe during the pandemic.

Participants will love walking through the park under a full moon and learning about a variety of topics, such as wildlife, ...

Wrestling Saint Joseph Defeats Old Bridge, Somerville and Sparta at Quad Meet

METUCHEN, NJ -- Saint Joseph wrestlers continued their strong performances on Saturday by defeating opponents from Old Bridge, Somerville, and Sparta on Saturday. 

Saint Joseph over Old Bridge, 59-16

106 Zachary Beadling (St. Joseph Metuchen) over Nicholas Duchatellier (Old Bridge) (Fall 0:37)
113 John Whitacre (St. Joseph Metuchen) over Ziyad Ibrahim (Old Bridge) (Fall ...

St. Joseph HS Graduate Punts to Notre Dame After Undergraduate Career at Harvard

CLARK, NJ- Jon Sot, a Clark native, local punting legend and 2018 Saint Joseph High school graduate announced via Twitter this week that he will be joining Notre Dame football as a transferring graduate student in a few months.

“After graduating Harvard University this May, I will be attending the University of Notre Dame as a graduate student transfer for my last season of college ...

Saint Joseph Pins Woodbridge, 61-9, on Senior Night

METUCHEN, NJ -- Saint Joseph wrestling continued its dominance on the mats with a 61-9 victory over visiting Woodbridge on Senior Night. After the match, head coach Michael Carbone discussed the impact of his seniors on the program:

Seniors

Aidan Pierce
"Aidan has been a four-year starter for the Falcons but unfortunately had his season end early due to a shoulder injury. Aidan ...

SJHS Hockey Hits Historic 800th Game and 200th Win in Same Night

METUCHEN, NI – It was a milestone day all around for St. Joseph High School’s hockey team on January 12 when the team completed its 800th game as an athletic program for the school. Making the night even more special coach Ryan Carter won his 200th game as head coach of the team.

Carter and Coach Kolodney are foundations in the hockey program at Saint Joseph high school as they are ...

SJHS Announces Seniors of the Month

METUCHEN, NJ - St. Joseph High announced their seniors of the month recently.  This month featured Mekai Matthews and Anthony Wright.

Mathews is a resident of Somerset, NJ and a proud member of the graduating Class of 2022 at St. Joseph’s High School in Metuchen. Since attending St. Joseph’s, Mekai has come to embrace the importance of servant leadership in academics, ...

Wrestling: Saint Joseph (Metuchen) Downs Sayreville, 62-15

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Saint Joseph High School (Metuchen) dominated Sayreville War Memorial High School, 62-15, at Sayreville on Wednesday, January 12. The Falcons scored victories in all but two matches.

"The mentality we wanted to have going into this year was that we're going to wrestle for six minutes," Saint Joseph (Metuchen) wrestling coach Mike Carbone said.

The Eyes Have It

William Shakespeare once said, “The eyes are the window to your soul.” This is poetic and philosophical, but can the eyes be more practical and be a window on the heart as well? A cataract is a common eye disorder that occurs as people get older. Are cataracts associated with heart disease or a higher risk of dying? Could a cataract be a new risk factor for cardiac disease?

A ...

More Snow For Thursday, and Then Saturday Bears Watching. Frigid Temps Come With It

January 19, 2022

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The active storm pattern that has been in place for the past week continues through the weekend, as a storm coming up from the Ohio Valley will couple with an oncoming Alberta Clipper overnight on Wednesday night/Thursday morning.  Expect rain to start late this evening, and in the same path as many of our storms have been on these past few weeks, from the ...