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15th Anniversary: Help OPSHBX NJ Pack Boxes for US Troops

February 14, 2020

MANVILLE, NJ - Operation Shoebox New Jersey is putting out a call for volunteers to help form an assembly line and pack boxes for shipment to US troops deployed around the world and to commemorate 15 years of service..

Founded in 2005, the non-profit volunteer organization marked its 15th anniversary on Feb. 4th.

The packing will be held at the Manville VFW, 600 Washington Ave., on ...

Rutgers Names Holloway as University's First Black President

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, has named Jonathan Holloway as its first black president.

The school's Board of Governors approved the hiring on Tuesday, Jan. 21. He will begin serving his presidency on July 1. According to Northwestern University's website, he has served as that school's Chief Academic Officer ...

Mayor Robert Frazen: "Bound Brook Will Rebound and We Will Rebuild"

BOUND BROOK, NJ - Fortified by hundreds that have reached out to help, phone calls from the governor, a local businessman offering $10,000 to make things better and assurances from Somerset County officials that help is close at hand, Mayor Robert Fazen is determined to undo the damage to the borough's downtown caused by a seven-alarm fire Sunday night.

“Bound Brook will rebound and ...

Bound Brook Man Charged with Setting Seven-Alarm Fire that Destroyed Apartments Under Construction

BOUND BROOK, NJ - A 28-year-old borough resident has been charged with setting the fire that destroyed two five-story apartment buildings under construction on East Main Street, along with several other nearby structures. 

Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson credits video footage from surveillance cameras and Ixphone videos with helping to identify the suspect, Juan Hector ...

Cory Booker Drops Out of 2020 Presidential Race

NEWARK, NJ — Nearly a year after putting his hat in the ring, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, the former mayor of Newark, announced today he is dropping out of the Democratic presidential race.

“I’ve said throughout this race that this election is not just a referendum on Donald Trump. It’s a referendum on who we are and who we must be to each other. And over the past year, ...

Zwicker to Host Event for Seniors to Educate on Fraud Protection and Financial Assistance Programs

TRENTON, NJ – Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker (D-Somerset, Mercer, Middlesex, Hunterdon), in partnership with the Division of Consumer Affairs (DCA) and Department of Human Services (DHS), will be hosting an event on Monday Jan. 6, 2020 in Montgomery Township to educate senior citizens on avoiding fraud and on accessing the state’s financial assistance programs.

The event, open to ...

One Seat Ride: Assembly Approves Bill to Require Feasibility Study

TRENTON, NJ – A bill that would require NJ Transit to conduct a feasibility study on restoring the one-seat ride to Manhattan on the Raritan Valley line passed the state Assembly by a unanimous vote of 76-0 Monday.

The bill is co-sponsored by Assemblyman Roy Freiman, (D-Somerset, Mercer, Hunterdon, Middlesex, a resident of Hillsborough, along with Assemblywoman Linda Carter, D-Somerset, ...

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Chabad's 11th Annual Auction Coming Sunday

February 28, 2020

ANNANDALE, NJ - Chabad of Hunterdon County will be holding its Eleventh Annual Auction fundraiser March 1 at the Beaver Brook Country Club. The event will boast gourmet food, a comedy show and more than 50 prize packages valued at more than $100,000.

Headlining at the event will be internationally famed comedian Steven Scott, As seen on TV and stages from Broadway to the Las Vegas Strip, ...

Bridgewater Police: Hillsborough Man Arrested for Only Paying for Select Merchandise at Target

February 27, 2020

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Hillsborough man was arrested for shoplifting after it was found that he only paid for select merchandise in a self pay line at Target, in the Bridgewater Promenade, Feb. 22 at 5:22 p.m., according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police.

William Stephen Adams, 44, was charged with shoplifting after he was found with $341.48 worth of items after he selected ...

Community Members, Family Foundation Mark American Heart Month with $2.5 Million Donation to Gagnon Cardiovascular Center Expansion

As individuals and organizations across the nation gather to raise awareness of heart disease during American Heart Month, Thomas P. and Sally Mac Mahon and Ken and Claudia Silverman have marked the occasion by giving $1.5 and $1 million, respectively, to further expand the largest cardiovascular program in the state — Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute at Morristown Medical Center. The ...

Atlantic Health System and CentraState Healthcare System Announce Clinical Affiliation

Partnership Enhances Community Health Care Quality and Access

Atlantic Health System and CentraState Healthcare System today announced a clinical affiliation that will provide enhanced access to high-quality specialty health care services to the communities of central Jersey. The affiliation will accelerate the growth of CentraState’s oncology and neuroscience programs through linkages ...

Atlantic Health System Earns Spot for 12th Year on Fortune’s ‘100 Best Companies To Work For®’ List

Atlantic Health System is leading the way in delivering innovative, high-quality health care in an award-winning workplace that cares for patients and caregivers alike.  For the 12th consecutive year, Atlantic Health System was once again named to Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®,” ranking number #89 on the prestigious list.

“Our 17,000 talented team ...

15th Anniversary: Help OPSHBX NJ Pack Boxes for US Troops

February 14, 2020

MANVILLE, NJ - Operation Shoebox New Jersey is putting out a call for volunteers to help form an assembly line and pack boxes for shipment to US troops deployed around the world and to commemorate 15 years of service..

Founded in 2005, the non-profit volunteer organization marked its 15th anniversary on Feb. 4th.

The packing will be held at the Manville VFW, 600 Washington Ave., on ...

Fighting Melanoma from the Inside Out

Six years ago, Pennsylvania resident John Snyder learned he had melanoma, an aggressive type of skin cancer. By last summer, he was running out of options — and time.

“Nothing my doctors tried was working,” said John, 57. “It wasn’t looking good for me.”

His local physicians then delivered the hopeful news that researchers three hours away, at the ...

CAR T-Cell Therapy Trial

Atlantic Health System is treating patients in a new Phase II clinical trial of CAR T-cell therapy at Morristown Medical Center.

“A type of immunotherapy for lymphoma known as CAR T-cell therapy has generated a great deal of excitement within the medical community because it uses a patient’s own immune cells to attack their cancer,” said Dr. Mohamad Cherry, medical ...