Agent Spotlight: Phillip Migliaccio

Phillip “Phil” Migliaccio, Sales Associate in the Morristown office, is an award-winning Realtor! With over 30 years in the real estate business, Phil has assisted hundreds of clients in their journey to become proud homeowners. Their satisfaction leads to one of his greatest attributes; his large amount of repeat customers. And it’s not just his clients who love his ...

Overlook Strong again: After two-year hiatus, Overlook Medical Center’s best and brightest celebrated at Excellence Awards

June 30, 2022

SUMMIT, NJ  – Enthusiastic applause filled the gala room as each name was called, and team members from departments spanning Overlook Medical Center strode proudly to the stage to accept their awards.

It had been three years since Overlook had celebrated its standout team members at its annual Excellence Awards. The event, like many in-person gatherings, went on hiatus in 2020 and ...

An Evening At The Villa

Friday, July 8th, 6:30-11 PM, join us for “An Evening At The Villa” – an evening of cocktails, food stations, music, and fun! We would be honored if you will join us to celebrate the Queen City Promise scholarship program. Invite your family, friends, and neighbors to the celebration, and consider a sponsorship to help QCP begin our journey to ...

Viking Pest Control, Local Exterminator Offers Discount on Award-Winning Mosquito, Tick, and Spotted Lanternfly Services

Viking Pest Control (Viking Pest), an award-winning pest control company based in Basking Ridge, N.J., was rated top 10 in the country for pest control and top 5 for mosquito and termite service by Forbes Home, and best in the country for sustainability by The Spruce. In celebration of this recognition, Viking Pest is offering new customers a $50 discount on all services.

In addition to the ...

Overlook Medical Center earns national award for quality and safety in the operating room

SUMMIT, NJ  – Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, recently received the Center of OR Excellence (CORE) Award by the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN).

The award recognizes Overlook’s surgical units for measured improvement in every aspect of surgical patient care. For patients and their families, this signifies exceptional care through ...

Long Beach Island Named NJ's Best Summer Travel Destination

June 26, 2022

LBI Region, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, which serves as the accredited Destination Marketing Organization for the Long Beach Island region, proudly shares the 2022 Travel Pulse report for the best summer destinations in America.

The members of the chamber recognize the importance of a summer vacation, and look forward to welcoming friends and families to this great ...

The 2022 Hurricane Season is Expected to be Active, NOAA States

NEW JERSEY - With June officially marking the start of hurricane season, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are encouraging residents along the Atlantic Coast to get prepared. 

NOAA’s current outlook of the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season says this year will be another active year, predicting as many as 21 ...

Traffic Closure on George Street Extended Until Oct. 23

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Vinnie Brand has kept ’em laughing as the owner of The Stress Factory since 1994, but the increased foot traffic he has recently noticed around City Center is no joke.

“I’ve been in town for a long time and I’ve never seen this kind of activity before this late in the spring,” said Brand, the owner of the comedy club on Church Street.

$75,000 Publicly-Funded Basketball Court Dedicated in Somerville

June 30, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Three months after the Borough Council approved a donation from the Drew McLachlan Memorial Fund to repair and overhaul the Carol Pager Park Basketball Court at Exchange Field, the upgraded facility will be formally dedicated Thursday night with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5 p.m.

The refurbished basketball court, badly damaged by floodwaters from Tropical Storm ...

Somerset County July 4th Fireworks Includes The Fabulous Greaseband

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Legendary New Jersey cover band "The Fabulous Greaseband" is featured at the Somerset County Park Commission Independence Day celebration Monday, July 4th, playing before and after a giant fireworks display at North Branch Park on Milltown Road.

Gates to the park will open at 6 p.m. The rain date is Tuesday, July 5. Admission is free.

Historical ...

Warren Township Library Summer Reading Challenge

WARREN, NJ --  The 2022 Summer Reading Challenge is here. 

What reading goal do you have this summer? To read for fun? To read at least 20 minutes a day? To read the entire series? Everybody has their own interests and needs and the Warren Township Library is ready to help you achieve your goals. Every day that you reach your personal reading ...

Inclement Weather Forecast, Somerville Postpones Family Pride Night

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Downtown Somerville Alliance has postponed its second annual LGBTQ Pride Month celebration on the Division Street pedestrian mall scheduled for Thursday, June 23 because of expected inclement weather.

The event will be rescheduled, according to Natalie Pineiro, executive director of the DSA.

The free event was to have featured live music and a ...

Celebrating LGBTQ Pride Month on Division Street June 23

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Downtown Somerville Alliance will host its second annual LGBTQ Pride Month celebration on the Division Street pedestrian mall Thursday, June 23 from 6-9 p.m,

The free event will feature live music and a comedic drag performance by the "Golden Gays," along with a photo booth, glow-in-the-dark furniture and special discounts from businesses in the ...

Juneteenth Event Reconciles History with Today's Realities

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Lessons in history were delivered by performers and lawmakers during Thursday's commemoration of Juneteenth hosted by the Somerset Cultural and Heritage Commission on the steps of the historic Somerset County Courthouse.

The theme of Thursday's event was"Acknowledging the Past with an Eye Towards Our Shared Future."

Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, ...

Don't Worry, Be Happy

As a sentient human being, I need to stop thinking.

Happy the elephant is not a person, New York court rules.

I was confused by this headline because in the clipped style common to breaking news reports, I understood it to mean that New York’s court system is joyful that an elephant is not a person.

That made me happy too. Although not in the same way as the elephant, who’s ...

4 Injured in Crash, DWI After Driver Flees, Flips Car: Reports

June 27, 2022

Editor's Note: This story was updated with additional information provided by police Monday.

WESTFIELD, NJ — Four people were injured, and a 22-year-old Westfield man arrested on DWI charges Saturday night after crashing his car, fleeing the scene then crashing again, NJ Advance Media reported, citing authorities.

Police Chief Christopher Battiloro told NJ.com that when officers ...

Police Investigating After Early Morning Attack on College Avenue in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are investigating after someone was punched near the Rutgers bus stop on College Avenue early this morning.

The victim, who was not identified in a press release issued by the Rutgers University Police Department, was transported to a local hospital where he or she was treated for injuries that were not life threatening.

Police said the incident happened at ...

New Jersey Mourns NFL Legend, Kenilworth Native Tony Siragusa, 55

KENILWORTH, NJ – Known by most as “Goose,” Tony Siragusa, a Kenilworth native and former NFL defensive tackle who became one of football’s greatest players has died at the age of 55.

Since the sudden death was announced countless residents have taken to social media to respond with condolences, memories and respects to the husband and father of three that ...

Dozens Arrested at Illegal 'Pop-Up' Party Near Willowbrook Mall

WAYNE, NJ – Nearly four dozen people were detained by Wayne Police after an illegal “pop-up party” was very briefly held in a vacant commercial property in Wayne on Saturday night.

New Jersey State Police tipped off Wayne Police Chief Jack McNiff on Saturday afternoon, warning him that a group of people were posting invitations on social media for a “pop-up” party ...

Rutgers Board of Governors Approves 2.9 Percent Tuition Increase

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Rutgers University Board of Governors Tuesday approved a $5.1 billion budget for the 2022-2023 academic year that includes a 2.9 percent increase in tuition and fees, nearly two-thirds below the current rate of inflation.

“We remain committed to providing excellence in academic experience and opportunity at an affordable and accessible price, and to ensuring ...

Teen Charged in Beating of 15-year-old Posted to Snapchat, Authorities Say

WESTFIELD, NJ — One of the approximately five young men who assaulted a 15-year-old boy in downtown Westfield Saturday night has been charged, the mayor said.

Officers charged the juvenile Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Shelley Brindle said in her prepared remarks at the town council meeting that night.

“The Police Department expeditiously identified a juvenile suspect, who is not a ...

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Don't Worry, Be Happy

As a sentient human being, I need to stop thinking.

Happy the elephant is not a person, New York court rules.

I was confused by this headline because in the clipped style common to breaking news reports, I understood it to mean that New York’s court system is joyful that an elephant is not a person.

That made me happy too. Although not in the same way as the elephant, who’s ...