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COVID-19 Clinical Research Study Underway at Atlantic Health System, Including Immune Response Study

June 5, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - As of June 4, there were more than 162,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus in New Jersey. Although there is no currently available vaccine against coronavirus, Atlantic Health System is calling on its expertise and national reputation for conducting cutting-edge clinical trials in oncology, neuroscience as well as cardiology, to look for effective treatments for ...

June 4 COVID-19 Update: Growth of Cases Continues to Abate in NJ

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Somerset County Department of Health reported Thursday that 4,075 county residents have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus since the pandemic hit locally in March, an increase of nine new cases overnight.

Bernards Township had one new case Thursday, and 254 total cases since March.

The New Jersey Department of Health reported 162,530 cases Thursday, an ...

Murphy Says Restaurant, Retail Workers Will Be Required To Undergo Daily Temperature Checks

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy outlined a series of guidelines Thursday for the thousands of bars and restaurants across the state to follow when they begin to welcome back patrons on June 15.

Although non-essential retail businesses will follow familiar rules that have been observed for months at supermarkets, pharmacies and other essential businesses, there could be a decided lack ...

June 3 COVID-19 Update: Somerset County Cases Increase by Seven

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Somerset County Department of Health reported Wednesday that 4,066 residents in the county have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus since the pandemic hit locally in March, an increase of just seven new cases across the county since Tuesday.

One new case was reported in Bernards Township, which had a total of 253 cases. There were no additional cases in ...

June 2 Update: Four New Coronavirus Cases in Bernards

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Somerset County Department of Health reported Tuesday that 4,059 residents have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus in the county since the pandemic hit locally in March, an increase of 16 cases countywide since Monday.

Bernards Township had 252 cases, with four new cases since Monday. There were 62 total cases in Bernardsville and 40 in Bedminster. Neither ...

May 25 COVID-19 Update: Somerset County Reports Just 9 New Cases

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ -- Memorial Day statistics from the Somerset County Department of Health on Monday show 3,916 cases of COVID-19 in the county, an increase of just nine countywide overnight.

There were no new deaths reported overnight.

Bernards Township did not report any new cases on Monday. Bernards has had a total of 239 cases since the start of the pandemic, which is showing ...

May 24 COVID-19 Update: One New Case in Bernards Township

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ -- The Somerset County Department of Health on Sunday reported 3,907 cases of COVID-19 in the county, 26 more cases than there were on Saturday.

There was one new case reported in Bernards Township overnight, bringing its total to 239.

Statewide, there is a total of 154,154 cases, an increase of 1,050 overnight,  according to the State Department of ...

May 21 COVID-19 Update: Seven New Cases in Bernards Township

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Thursday reported 3,850 cases of COVID-19, an increase of 28 from Wednesday.

There are 236 cases in Bernards Township, seven more than there were the day before.

Statewide, there is a total of 151,472 cases, an increase of 1,073 overnight, with 10,843 deaths reported, an increase of 96 since Wednesday, according to the ...

COVID-19 Fading, Routine Returns to Somerville Hospital; Delayed Surgeries Scheduled

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A sense of normalcy has begun to return to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset, with the number of COVID-19 patients dropping considerably over the past few weeks as mirrored at hospitals throughout the state - enough so that Gov. Phil Murphy has given the go-ahead for hospitals to resume elective surgeries and invasive procedures beginning May 26.

"We're ...

May 18 COVID-19 Update: One More New Case Since Saturday

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Monday reported 3,758 cases of COVID-19 with a total of 372 deaths.

There was one more confirmed case in Bernards Township since Saturday, but none from Sunday into Monday.

Statewide, there is a total of 148,039 cases, an increase of 1,705 overnight, with 10,435 deaths reported, an increase of 79 since Sunday, according to ...


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Bridgewater Youth Fatally Struck by Train

May 26, 2020

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Bridgewater juvenile has been identified as the victim fatally struck by a NJ Transit train Monday at around 4:20 p.m. just west of the Bridgewater station, according to Lisa Torbic, of NJ Transit.

Torbic said the eastbound Raritan Valley Line train 5526, which left from Raritan at 4:16 p.m. and was scheduled to arrive at Newark Penn Station at 5:15 p.m. struck the juvenile ...

Outdoor Dining, Hair Salon Appointments, In-Person Shopping Coming in 'Stage 2'

June 1, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – Outdoor dining and in-person retail shopping will be allowed starting June 15, while personal-care businesses such as barbershops and hair salons will be able to open a week later as Gov. Phil Murphy continues to slowly reopen New Jersey.

Youth summer programs will also be permitted to start on July 6 during what Murphy calls Stage 2 of New Jersey’s road ...

Atlantic Health System Leads Phase 1 Study on CPI-613® (Devimistat), First-in-Class Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer to be Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2020

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care’s Angela Alistar, MD, medical director of GI medical oncology at Morristown Medical Center and medical director of the Phase 1 Breakthrough Treatment Center, is lead author of a phase 1 study of CPI-613® (devimistat), a unique first-in-class treatment for locally advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer, in combination with two chemotherapy drugs. Dr.

Fellowship Senior Living CEO Message to the Greater Community

June 5, 2020

Dear Residents, Family Members, Team Members and My Fellow Americans,

At Fellowship Senior Living, we believe in bringing people together in mutual respect and unity… to foster long-term health, personal independence, spiritual growth, and fellowship. Our mission continues to be important, when all around us, in this moment and everywhere in the world, we can see the danger that a lack ...

Bedminster Farmers Market Returns Saturday, June 6 to River Road Park 

May 31, 2020

BEDMINSTER, NJ - The Bedminster Township Committee and the Bedminster Farmers Market Advisory Committee are excited to announce that the Bedminster Farmers Market is returning for its third season starting Saturday, June 6 at River Road Park.

The Bedminster Farmers Market will be held every Saturday, rain or shine, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Township’s River Road Park located at ...

Calculating an IRD Deduction

Have you recently inherited a loved one’s retirement assets? If so, you should know that there is an income tax deduction available to you called the income in respect of a decedent, or IRD, deduction. When certain inherited assets are hit with both federal estate and income taxes, this deduction can help offset the impact. Taking the time to ensure you correctly utilize this tax break can ...

Using IRAs to Help Children

Did you know there is no minimum age for having an IRA? As long as your child has earned income, you can open an account in their name. Whether they contribute to the IRA with their own money from working or a gift from you, the power of compound interest can help them get a significant head start on a secure financial future.

To learn more, click here to download “Using IRAs to Help ...