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Performing Arts and BRTV Presenting Music to Unite Concert

June 4, 2020

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District's Department of Performing Arts and the Bridgewater-Raritan High School's Television Team, BRTV, will present Music to Unite: A Benefit Concert Friday at 8 p.m.

The concert will be broadcasted on BRTV's YouTube channel, and will feature student musicians from BRHS and Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School.

The goal ...

BRHS Annual Sing Off Goes Virtual This Year

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The annual Sing Off, presented by the Kimberly A. Nelson Foundation, is moving to a new online format this year.

The ninth annual event will still feature students from Bridgewater-Raritan High School and Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School.

This year, the 10 student contestants have submitted videos to be viewed, and a panel of judges will determine the ...

BRHS Seniors Dress in Their Prom Finest

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan High School prom was supposed to be Friday, and although it has currently been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, that doesn't mean seniors couldn't dress in their finest to commemorate the day.

We are compiling photos of seniors dressed in their prom best! Send your photos to thebreezenj@gmail.com!

*These photos were first posted on ...

Music Teachers, Administrators Come Together to Sing 'BR the World'

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The district music department, and several administrators, banded together for a performance of "We are the World," dubbed "BR the World."

Posted Wednesday on You Tube, the performance features teachers and administrators from all the schools in the district singing the song together.

A message at the beginning of the video stated:

Dear Students ...

BRTV Posts First Three Remote Television Episodes

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Although the school itself has been closed for more than a month, Bridgewater-Raritan High School's Television Team has moved full steam ahead with Bridgewater-Raritan Remote Television.

The team posted its first three completely remote shows to YouTube during the pandemic, April 3, April 17 and April 24. The next show is planned for May 1.

The student members of BRTV ...

Green Planet Band Participating in Benefit Concert for Somerset Regional Animal Shelter

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Girl Scout Emily Reu heard that the Somerset Regional Animal Shelter, in Bridgewater, was in need of donations, so she reached out to the Bridgewater-based Green Planet Band to see if they could help.

The Band – with scouts Kylee, Tyler and Anna Rapp, and Mama Lisa – is performing a virtual concert May 2 at 7 p.m. to raise money for the shelter. The concert can be ...

Bridgewater Singer/Songwriter Writes Song of Comfort, Understanding During Quarantine

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Singer songwriter, and Bridgewater resident, Jim Winder had a rough night sleeping a few weeks ago – so he turned a sleepless night into beautiful music.

“I felt the need to pray for someone who was struggling to breathe, perhaps a man like me, but who at this moment was fighting to live,” he said. “I felt a deep empathy for some unknown ...

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

June 4, 2020

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 ...

Bridgewater Reporting Two Additional COVID Cases Thursday

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township is reporting two new confirmed cases of COVID-19, as of Thursday morning, bringing the total to 465 cases.

Of those, 57.1 percent are confirmed to be female, and 42.7 percent are confirmed to be male.

The township is not reporting any new fatalities, leaving the number at 59, between the ages of 40 and 105. Of those, two were under age 50; three were ...

Bridgewater Confirming Two Additional COVID-19 Cases, One More Fatality

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township is confirming two more cases of COVID-19, as of Wednesday morning, making a total of 463 cases.

Of those confirmed cases, 57.1 percent are confirmed to be female and 42.6 percent are confirmed to be male.

In addition, the township is confirming an additional fatality due to COVID-19, bringing the total to 59 in town, all between the ages of 40 and ...

Just in: Our BizFest Lineup is Here!

June 2, 2020

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - BizFest has grown to become Somerset County’s largest small business networking event. This year, we’re taking it to a virtual environment.
Check out the lineup we have for this year's event! We have lots of educational seminars, webinars, and casual networking opportunities for the community to enjoy, and it's all free of charge!

8:00-8:30 AM

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BRHS Senior Spotlight: Makayla Choy

May 9, 2020

Makayla Choy has attended Crim Primary School, Hillside Intermediate School, Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School and Bridgewater-Raritan High School.

Makayla played four years of field hockey as a goalie, three years of lacrosse and also was part of S.H.A.R.E.

This fall, Makayla plans to attend Seton Hall University, where she will major in mathematics and then pursue law school to ...

BRHS Senior Spotlight: Kayla Reynolds

Kayla Reynolds has attended JFK Primary School, Eisenhower Intermediate School, Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School and Bridgewater-Raritan High School.

Kayla was on the EPIC Yearbook staff her freshman and sophomore years, and was the Editor-In-Chief during her junior and senior years. Kayla was a member of the Spanish National Honor Society.

This fall, Kayla plans to attend the Honors ...

Somerville Hopes to Shut Down State Highway for Unique Dining Experience

June 2, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Here's a unique dining experience that may come about as a result of Gov. Phil Murphy's announcement Monday that restaurants throughout the state can begin serving meals outdoors beginning June 15th.

By mid-summer, pending approvals, the borough's restaurants could be serving dinner al fresco on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights in the middle of a state ...

Heart Attacks and Hypertension in the Time of COVID

It is not cholera. It is not a love story set in uncertain times in the Caribbean. It is a real pandemic. The novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, causes a unique illness with many manifestations called COVID-19.  Older patients and those with pre-existing conditions such as high blood pressure (hypertension) and cardiovascular disease are especially vulnerable. How has COVID-19 affected the ...

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.

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

June 4, 2020

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 ...