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Business Expo Offers $4,000 Health Screening Package for Free

October 11, 2017

FRANKLIN, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership, in collaboration with Healthier Somerset and the Franklin Chamber of Commerce, is offering a comprehensive range of free health screenings at the 3rd annual Workplace Health & Wellness Exposition 2017 on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at The Imperia, 1714 Easton Ave.

The workplace wellness event, offered during ...

Leaving a Legacy - 3 Differences Between Life Insurance and Roth IRAs

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If you’re planning on leaving a legacy for your children, grandchildren, or loved ones, you may be wondering how to do so in the most tax-efficient way. Both life insurance and Roth IRAs allow you to transfer assets from one generation to the next, tax-free. However, as ...

Could New Brunswick Be One Stop Closer to Winning the Amazon HQ?

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A new business magazine in New Jersey, ROI-NJ.com, is reporting that New Brunswick is one of four cities that have advanced to the next round of consideration to potentially receive the state's support to apply to become the home of Amazon's second headquarters.

Yes, this is all very preliminary, as cities and states across the nation are also trying to woo Amazon, ...

Looking Ahead: Funds Set Aside to Upgrade Pleasant Valley Pool Before Next Summer

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The township's Pleasant Valley Pool closed up its gates only just a few weeks ago, but township officials are already looking ahead to making needed improvements and repairs before the municipal pool complex is due to reopen for a new season on Memorial Day weekend in 2018.

In order to get the ball rolling for those improvements, the Bernards Township ...

Expansion of Somerset Hills YMCA Planned to Begin in 2018

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Somerset Hills YMCA is planning an expansion of its Mt. Airy Road facility to begin in 2018 and will soon embark on a capital funding plan.

Phase I will build an extension of the wellness center on the facility’s north side, adding about 7,200 square feet, which would double the size of the wellness center.

Phase II plans would add rear-yard facilities, ...

New Amazon HQ? Why Not New Brunswick?

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County, New Brunswick and Rutgers University officials are eyeing the Hub City and surrounding area as a potential spot for Amazon’s “HQ2,”an East Coast headquarters, that would employ as many as 50,000 people  

The online retail giant, which is headquartered in Seattle, announced its plans earlier this month to pump $5 billion into the ...

Route 206 Stop & Shop in Raritan Mall to Close by Nov. 30

RARITAN, NJ – The Stop & Shop Supermarket in the Raritan Mall off Route 206 will close by the end of November.

"After a thorough review of the operating performance of our stores, we made a business decision not to renew our lease at our Raritan store location," said Cindy Carrasquilla, manager of public relations and community relations for Stop & Shop.

The ...

On the Hunt for Records—and Some Magic—in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The interior of Spina Records looks like it could pass for a very over-the-top friend's basement music collection.

Boxes of records fill the room, and more recognizable album covers—from acts like Metallica, The Smiths and Prince—line the walls. Antiques and novelty items, like a ceramic dog and a pair of antlers, fill whatever space is left. And the ...

Bernards Ride After-school Bus Service Debuts

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Working at a Bridgewater IT firm a few years ago, Judy Ye was thrust into a bit of panic one day. Her boss had scheduled an unplanned afternoon meeting, putting her on the phone scrambling to find a friend to pick up her daughters after school.

She couldn’t get anyone to help, and had to tell her boss she couldn’t make the meeting. He wasn’t ...

THSSH Member Social and Presentation - Street Names History

Join us at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 21, at the home of The Historical Society of Somerset Hills as we kickoff with a post summer member social event. Meet with fellow THSSH members and friends in a social environment at the historic Brick Academy, 15 W. Oak Street, Basking Ridge. 

Presentation by former Bernards Township Historian June Kennedy about the history of street ...

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Morristown Medical Center Again Recognized as One of ‘America’s 100 Best Hospitals’ for Cardiac, Orthopedic and Joint Replacement Care by Healthgrades®

October 18, 2017

Only Hospital in New Jersey to be named one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care™ for seven consecutive years and among top five percent of hospitals in the nation for GI Medical Treatment

MORRISTOWN, NJ  – Morristown Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, has again recognized as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals™ for Cardiac Care, ...