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Murphy Announces Opening Dates for Daycare Centers, Youth Sports, and Summer Camps

May 29, 2020

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy at his daily COVID-19 press conference today announced reopening dates for 

Child care centers (June 15)
Non-contact organized sports activities (June 22)
Youth day camps, including municipal summer rec programs (July 6) 

These activities are allowed to resume over the next several weeks, if they follow health and safety safeguards, the ...

Bridgewater Reporting One Additional COVID-19 Cases as of Friday

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township is confirming one new COVID-19 case, as of Friday morning, for a total of 456 cases since the pandemic began.

Of those confirmed cases, 56.8 percent are confirmed to be female and 43.2 percent are confirmed to be male.

Bridgewater Township is not reporting any additional fatalities, as of Friday morning.

As of Friday morning, Raritan Borough is ...

Bridgewater Township Reporting Zero New COVID Cases, as of Thursday Morning

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township is reporting one fewer COVID-19 case in the township, and no new ones, as of Thursday morning, bringing the total in town to 455 cases.

According to the township, the loss of one case was due to the redistribution of cases to their correct municipalities.

Of those cases, 57 percent are confirmed to be female and 42.8 percent are confirmed to be ...

NJ Medical Director On ‘Mask Droop Syndrome,’ COVID-19 Hospitalizations Slightly Up for 2nd Day

TRENTON, NJ  — New Jersey’s medical director on Thursday set the record straight on the newly-arrived trend of donning a face mask as means of COVID-19 protection but not including one’s nose — known as “mask droop syndrome.”

“We understand that it’s uncomfortable, that people have problems with glasses fogging up [and] that it is difficult ...

Bridgewater Township: 78 Percent of COVID Fatalities in Town Were Connected to Long Term Care Facilities

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township has released information on how the long-term care facilities in town are faring during the pandemic.

According to the release, Bridgewater has 10 long-term care facilities, accounting for more than a quarter of all the facilities in Somerset County.

Of the 57 residents who have died from COVID-19 in Bridgewater, the information said, 78 percent of ...

Bridgewater Township Reporting 6 Additional COVID-19 Cases

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township is reporting six new confirmed cases of COVID-19, as of Wednesday morning, for a total of 456 cases.

Of those, 57 percent are confirmed to be female and 42.8 percent are confirmed to be male.

In addition, the township is reporting 57 total fatalities, all between the ages of 40 and 105. Of those, two were under the age of 50; three were between the ...

Widespread Testing Signals 'Enormous’ Progress for NJ’s Road Back

TRENTON, NJ — One month into New Jersey’s recovery period, trends in data are showing the state is well past COVID-19’s harrowing April peak. 

But according to officials, the decreases in new cases and hospitalizations aren’t a declaration of victory. Gov. Phil Murphy reminded citizens on Wednesday that while numbers continue to fall the state, they’re still ...

Raritan Eclipses 100 Mark for COVID-19 Cases, Bridgewater Reporting 0 New Cases Since Sunday

RARITAN, NJ - Raritan Borough is reporting that it has eclipsed the 100 mark, with 102 total COVID-19 cases reported since the pandemic began.

Mayor Zachary Bray said there are no additional fatalities.

The five new cases reported overnight, Bray said, were all individuals ages 75 and up.

"It's really speaking to the population who is most at risk of contracting this ...

Murphy: Graduation Ceremonies Are Back On, Professional Sports Teams Can Start Practicing

TRENTON, NJ - Class of 2020, grab your caps, gowns and get ready for the pomp and circumstance of a live graduation ceremony.

Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his daily COVID-19 press briefing today that outdoor graduation ceremonies adhering to appropriate health and safety guidelines can be held beginning July 6.

"We want them to celebrate and be celebrated by their families, ...

Coronavirus: Latest New Jersey Numbers from Gov. Murphy

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Sunday, May 24, via his Twitter account that New Jersey had 1,065 new confirmed positive cases of COVID19, bringing the state total to 154,154. Of those cases, 2,857 are in hospitals, 760 are in critical or intensive care, and 639 are on ventilators.The governor also announced 52 more new deaths, pushing New Jersey's total ...

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Murphy Announces Opening Dates for Daycare Centers, Youth Sports, and Summer Camps

May 29, 2020

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy at his daily COVID-19 press conference today announced reopening dates for 

Child care centers (June 15)
Non-contact organized sports activities (June 22)
Youth day camps, including municipal summer rec programs (July 6) 

These activities are allowed to resume over the next several weeks, if they follow health and safety safeguards, the ...

Bridgewater Reporting One Additional COVID-19 Cases as of Friday

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township is confirming one new COVID-19 case, as of Friday morning, for a total of 456 cases since the pandemic began.

Of those confirmed cases, 56.8 percent are confirmed to be female and 43.2 percent are confirmed to be male.

Bridgewater Township is not reporting any additional fatalities, as of Friday morning.

As of Friday morning, Raritan Borough is ...

Bridgewater Township Reporting Zero New COVID Cases, as of Thursday Morning

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township is reporting one fewer COVID-19 case in the township, and no new ones, as of Thursday morning, bringing the total in town to 455 cases.

According to the township, the loss of one case was due to the redistribution of cases to their correct municipalities.

Of those cases, 57 percent are confirmed to be female and 42.8 percent are confirmed to be ...

Milestones

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 ...

BRHS Senior Spotlight: Izabella Misciagna

Izabella Misciagna has attended Crim Primary, Adamsville Primary, Hillside Intermediate, the Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School and Bridgewater-Raritan High School

She played freshman and sophomore softball, and well and Yearbook Freshman Year and Media.

Outside of school, Bella volunteers for the Green Knoll Fire Department.

Next year, Bella plans to attend RVCC College for Business as ...

Graduating BRHS Boys Lacrosse Players

The 2020 graduating seniors of the BRHS boys lacrosse team.

"Commissioner" Murphy Says It's OK for Pro Teams to Play & Practice

May 27, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy has given the go-ahead to professional sports teams which train or play in New Jersey to begin practice and compete in games or matches when their leagues resume competition.

“Our administration has been in constant discussions with our professional sports teams about a modified return to operations,” Murphy said. “While leagues make their ...

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.

NJ Medical Director On ‘Mask Droop Syndrome,’ COVID-19 Hospitalizations Slightly Up for 2nd Day

May 28, 2020

TRENTON, NJ  — New Jersey’s medical director on Thursday set the record straight on the newly-arrived trend of donning a face mask as means of COVID-19 protection but not including one’s nose — known as “mask droop syndrome.”

“We understand that it’s uncomfortable, that people have problems with glasses fogging up [and] that it is difficult ...