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Yankees Reliever Aroldis Chapman Pitched for Patriots Out of Uniform

June 27, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The New York Yankees sent relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman to their Somerset Patriots Double-A minor league club on a rehab assignment this past weekend where he made two appearances Friday night and Sunday afternoon, throwing a total of 19 pitches on Friday night and Sunday afternoon.

But when he toed the rubber in both games, he was technically out of uniform - as was ...

Strikeout, Pickoff, Broken Bat Grounder to 3rd - All in a Night's Work

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - New York Yankees reliever Aroldis Chapman, wearing a Captain America uniform, made it look easy during his rehab assignment with the Somerset Patriots Friday night, retiring the three batters he faced in the seventh inning, with a strikeout, a runner picked off second and tagged out in a rundown, and a broken-bat grounder to third base.

The Patriots lost the game to ...

School officials describe work to improve girls' softball field

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Bernards Township school officials said Monday night “we’re working on it” to Ridge High girls’ softball players and their parents upset about what they have called an unplayable varsity field at the school.

At the Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Nick Markarian said William Larkin, the school’s director of facilities, would meet with ...

Yankees Sending Reliever Aroldis Chapman to Patriots for Rehab Work

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The New York Yankees are currently scheduling LHP Aroldis Chapman for a ehab with the Double-A Somerset Patriots during the weekend of June 24 through June 26.  

Currently working his way back from an Achilles injury, Chapman has been on the Yankees injured list since May 24 and last pitched on May 22. In 17 ...

Baseball Player Brian Leitz is the Valairco Heating & Cooling Ridge Athlete of the Week

BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- Brian Leitz was the ultimate table-setter for the Ridge baseball team over the last two championship seasons.

Batting second in the Red Devils' deep and potent lineup, the left-handed hitting outfielder did whatever it took to get on base in front of the big bats in the middle of the Ridge order.

And "anything" included putting himself in harm's way, ...

Championship Ridge Hockey Team Honored by Bernards Township Committee

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Bernards Township Committee recognized the Ridge ice hockey team for its achievement in winning the New Jersey Ice Hockey Public A State Champions (NJISAA) for 2022.

"The team exhibited tremendous teamwork, flexibility, and ingenuity under the coaches’ leadership to get to New Jersey Ice Hockey Public A State Championships; and [the] Ridge Boy’s Hockey ...

Devil Dogs Ride Fast Start to 21-7 Win Over Leather Necks in 2022 Basilone Bowl

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – June 14, 2022, ended up being the perfect Flag Day on the campus of Bridgewater-Raritan High School, especially given the occasion and the beautiful summer weather to go with it.

On this evening was the ninth edition of the Basilone Bowl: the 2022 edition of the All-Star football game played by high school seniors from both Somerset and Hunterdon County, in honor ...

Ridge Track Star James Kisker Commits to Penn State

BASKING RIDGE, NJ – James Kisker, a member of the Ridge High School track and cross-country teams and a 2022 graduate, recently signed a letter of intent to attend Penn State University, where he will continue his athletic career.

Kisker is a record-setting runner in the 800-meter run, and has been part of Ridge’s nationally recognized and record-breaking relay team.

In May, the ...

World Cup 2026 Coming to New Jersey

JERSEY CITY, NJ - The biggest tournament in the world’s most popular sport is coming to New Jersey in a big way.

On Thursday officials from FIFA, soccer’s governing body, announced that MetLife Stadium will be one of just 15 locations across North America and 11 in the U.S. to play host to the 2026 World Cup tournament.

While the number of matches and in what rounds of the ...

Ridge Boys Lacrosse Player Erik Helgeson to Continue Playing in College

BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Erik Helgeson, a member of the Ridge High School boys lacrosse team and Ridge's Class of 2022, recently signed a letter of intent to attend Tufts University, where he will continue his athletic career.

Helgeson was a midfielder and FOGO for Ridge, which posted a record of 11-6 this spring. Helgeson won 159 of 203 faceoffs for the Red Devils and also had two goals ...


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JCP&L, FirstEnergy Remind Public to Have a Safety-First Summer

With the Fourth of July fast approaching and the summer months upon us, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), and its parent company, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), are reminding the public to be cautious of potential electrical hazards associated with popular outdoor activities. Celebrating responsibly will help keep customers safe and the electricity flowing reliably this ...

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 ...

The Food Trucks are Rollin' into Liberty Corner This Saturday!

June 22, 2022

Food! Beer! Music! Fun!
It’s a fun filled family day & it supports a great cause!

17 Gourmet Food Trucks, Live Music, beer, margarita & sangria garden, vendors, kids activities, pony rides, petting zoo, face painting, sand art, knockerball all to Benefit for The Liberty Corner Fire Company!

Bring your friends, family, appetites, chairs & blankets.

***We are asking all ...

Is a Prenup or a Trust Better Advance Preparation for Divorce?

Prenup or a Trust? – Divorce-Proofing Your Assets

When people in New Jersey decide to marry, they may not want to think about divorce. However, with more people marrying later in life, with established careers, as business owners or as parents of children from prior relationships, there are many good reasons to engage in financial planning for the future. Prenups and trusts are two ...

Sign Up for July TAPinto Ownership Opportunities Webinar

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro will be holding an informational webinar on July 13, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. for anyone who may be interested in owning/operating a TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform.

"TAPinto has become the dominant player in the local news and digital marketing space," Shapiro said. "I look forward to our July ...

Veteran Journalist James McQueeny Joins TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto is announcing veteran New Jersey journalist James McQueeny is joining TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist.

"We are thrilled to welcome veteran journalist and public policy analyst James McQueeny to the TAPinto family. Jim brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to TAPinto," TAPinto Founder and CEO ...

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