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Flemington Police Show Support for Planned Saturday Protest in Town

June 5, 2020

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A planned peaceful protest scheduled in Flemington at noon on Saturday is being embraced by borough leaders.

In a community briefing this week, Police Chief Jerry Rotella said, “We’ll be there to let you have your moment and make sure that you’re safe doing it.”  

He added that the protest is about freedom of speech so people can voice their ...

Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office Warning of Uptick in Scams to Steal Money, Identity

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Acting Hunterdon County Prosecutor Michael J. Williams and Acting Chief of Detectives Frank R. Crisologo said there has been an increase recently in confidence schemes, according to a release.

"The recent rise in scams is not isolated to Hunterdon County alone," Williams said in the release. "The surrounding counties are also experiencing this surge in ...

Attorney General: Flemington Man Arrested for Spitting at Law Enforcement Officers

PARSIPPANY, NJ - A Flemington man was arrested by the Parsippany Police Department for allegedly throwing bodily fluid at a law enforcement officer, according to a report from the attorney general.

Nickolas Suk, 23, was charged May 7 with throwing bodily fluid at a law enforcement officer, endangering and violating the emergency orders.

According to the report, police responded to a report ...

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Hunterdon County Reporting 4 Additional Coronavirus Cases, as of Thursday Evening

June 5, 2020

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County is reporting four new cases of COVID-19, as of Thursday evening, bringing the total to 1,008.

The county is reporting one additional fatality as of Thursday evening, bringing the total to 62.

Flemington Borough is reporting one new case, and Raritan Township is reporting zero new cases, as of Thursday.

The breakdown of all the ...

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

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 ...

Flemington Borough, Raritan Township Reporting Zero New Cases of Coronavirus

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County is reporting three new cases of COVID-19, as of Wednesday evening, bringing the total to 1,004.

The county is not reporting any additional deaths as of Wednesday evening, keeping the total at 61.

Flemington Borough is not reporting any new cases, and neither is Raritan Township.

The breakdown of all the towns in Hunterdon County ...

COVID-19 Clinical Research Study Underway at Atlantic Health System, Including Immune Response Study

June 5, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - As of today, June 4, there are more than 162,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus in New Jersey. Although there is no currently available vaccine against coronavirus, Atlantic Health System is calling on its expertise and national reputation for conducting cutting-edge clinical trials in oncology, neuroscience as well as cardiology, to look for effective treatments for ...

Raritan Township Police Make Arrests for Shoplifting, Marijuana Possession

May 26, 2020

RARITAN TWP, NJ - Raritan Township Police made a number of arrests for shoplifting, marijuana possession and more in mid-May.

Andrew Cuccia, 24, and Olivia Slack, 23, both of Flemington, were arrested May 12 at 4 p.m. in the area of Mine Brook Park, and charged with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana. Sgt. Rob Landolina was the arresting officer.
Akanilli Dekattu, 23, of New ...

Morristown, Overlook Chief Nursing Officers Named ‘CNOs to Know’ by Becker’s Healthcare

SUMMIT & MORRISTOWN, NJ – JUNE 2020 – The chief nursing officers of two Atlantic Health System hospitals were named to the 2020 list of “50 Hospital and Health System CNOs to Know,” by Becker’s Healthcare, one of the nation’s leading news sources covering the health care field.

Carol Jones, RN and chief nursing officer at Morristown Medical Center, ...

Community Conversation: Keeping Kids Healthy & Safe This Summer

Walter Rosenfeld, MD, Chair of Pediatrics at Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children's Hospital and medical director of Children's Health at Atlantic Health System sat down recently for a Facebook Live where he shared some important information for parents about what they need to know to keep kids healthy and safe this summer.

 

Community Conversations: Guiding Patients with Cancer

Join Eric Whitman, MD, medical director of Cancer Care for Atlantic Health System, for a Facebook Live where he will share guidance for patients with cancer as we coexist with COVID-19.

Community Conversations: Keeping Kids Healthy & Safe this Summer

Join Walter Rosenfeld, MD, Medical Director for Children's Health for Atlantic Health System, for a Facebook Live where he will answer your questions about what parents need to know to keep kids healthy and safe this summer.

Coronavirus Pandemic Adds to the Admiration as Hospital Honors Local EMS Members

Overlook Medical Center celebrated the work of the dedicated EMS first responders throughout the communities it serves with awards, gifts and other recognition as part of the national EMS Week, May 18–22.

“The first responders throughout our region have been our steadfast partners through the height of the pandemic, and their collaboration in caring for our patients during this ...

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.

Hunterdon Freeholder Board Comments on Nationwide Protests

June 5, 2020

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County officials joined the masses of local governments, major companies and organizations, and leading figures in the United States, to offer statements and take to the airwaves to speak about race relations in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death at the hand of Minneapolis police on Memorial Day and protests that have ensued.

With an address by ...

County Kept ‘Open for Business’ with Supports in HR and IT

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - On May 19, Hunterdon County Director of Human Resources Grace Kelly updated the Board of Chosen Freeholders on operations during COVID-19, noting the remote working position county employee services, employee relations and communications staff continue operating from.

For HR functions, “Benefits Briefings’” are held over the telephone and onboarding of ...

Parks Open with Safety and Restroom Plans, Distancing and Masks Still Advised

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - The Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders and State Environmental Protection officials brought up observations and continued safety protocols for residents and visitors engaging in outings to county parks, state parks, trails, beaches and the outdoors in general with Memorial Day weekend unofficially kicking off summer recreational plans.  

At the Freeholder ...

Murphy Fears George Floyd Protests Could Mean Coronavirus Spike in NJ 

June 5, 2020

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday kept up his praise for New Jersey residents marching for George Floyd, but admitted he was concerned over a spike in COVID-19 cases as a result of the crowds.

“Yes, I’m concerned but it’s not a reason not to protest,” the governor said this afternoon at the George Washington Ballroom in Trenton at his daily press ...

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

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 ...

Outdoor Dining in NJ Can Return June 15, With Rules For Establishments to Expand Footprint

TRENTON, NJ — Garden State eateries continuing to hurt because of COVID-19 will get further relief June 15 when the state will begin allowing for in-person outdoor dining.

Gov. Phil Murphy, in announcing the executive order Wednesday, said he himself has a reservation for June 15 although he didn’t say where.

“I hope folks with some confidence feel they can get ...

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.