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Affinity Federal Credit Union Foundation hosts JP Stevens and Edison High School at Somerset Patriots Home Field

On May 16, students from JP Stevens and Edison High School were given the opportunity to be VIP guests at the Somerset Patriots game against the Camden Riversharks. Affinity Federal Credit Union partnered with Edison Public Schools, as well as the Somerset Patriots, to host this event, which gave the students the opportunity to learn financial skills while enjoying all the perks of their VIP access to the game.

“This is the first year that we are working with Affinity Credit Union and their financial literacy program and hopefully we will continue every year,” said Holly Clark, Social Worker of Edison Public Schools.

The students were given the ability to witness the team’s warm-ups, toss the first pitch, stand on the infield, and sit in the deluxe box seats during the game. The students loved receiving the VIP access and anticipate visiting the field again.

Watch the video on ESN TV of their special day HERE.

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Raritan Police: Warren Man Arrested for DWI and More in Police Blotter

February 17, 2018

RARITAN, NJ - A Warren man was arrested Feb. 1 for driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle violation, according to a report from Raritan Borough Police.

Wayne Krause, 68, was charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving and speeding after being pulled over on Route 22 West.

Krause was processed and released pending a court appearance.

Police made other arrests for ...

Somerset Patriots To Host National Anthem Auditions On March 3rd

February 10, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots, along with Magic 98.3 FM and WCTC 1450 AM, have announced that the team will host National Anthem Auditions March 3 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Bridgewater Commons Mall.  
 
The event will be a fundraiser designed to benefit Operation Shoebox New Jersey, an all-volunteer organization dedicated to collecting donated supplies to ...

Bernards Police Locate Body of Township Teen in Wooded Area

February 15, 2018

BERNARDS TWP., NJ -  Bernards Township Police announced late Thursday afternoon that the body of a 19-year-old township resident, Lydia Comtois, had been located in a wooded area of Liberty Corner following a search by personnel and volunteers from numerous public safety organizations. 

A preliminary investigation indicated the young woman's death was not deemed to ...

'What Stays' exposes family secrets and lies

‘What Stays’ exposes family secrets, resentment and lies

By Liz Keill

SUMMIT, NJ – In an original play by Laura Ekstrand and Jason Szamreta, the Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre has provided an enlightening, funny and heart-felt view of family foibles.

Ekstrand has said that the germ of the play came from conversations with the ensemble members of the troupe, based on ...

'American Hero' explores with powerful performances

‘American Hero’ pulses with tension, clashing emotions at George Street

By Liz Keill

NEW BRUNWICK – The issue of social injustice makes its way into “American Hero,” the second play in a trilogy by Christopher Demo-Brown.

Armand Schultz as Rob is to receive a medal of honor for his heroic actions during the Iraq war. Although he lost the use of his legs, he ...

Broken Heart Syndrome

Can a heart truly be broken? Unfortunately many people have suffered the emotional aspects of a broken heart, but can the heart be physically broken as well? Consider the following scenario. A 67-year-old woman presents to the emergency room (ER) with chest pain.  She lives alone and earlier in the day she learned that her faithful companion, her dog, passed away.  In the ER, she is ...