Giving Back

TD Bank Ballpark Community Box Available to Non-profits, Community Organizations

ff4c0a5d7338911f08b3_sompixpatsluxurysuite.jpg
Eligible non-profits and community groups can enter a drawing to use the Community Box at TD Bank Ballpark during the 2018 season. Credits: Tapinto File Photo
ff4c0a5d7338911f08b3_sompixpatsluxurysuite.jpg


SOMERVILLE, NJ - Requests are now being accepted to use the 30-seat community box at the TD Bank Ballpark.

To be eligible, applicants should be nonprofits whose client base consists of at least 50 percent Somerset County residents or community organizations that are located in Somerset County or have a facility based in Somerset County that serves the citizens of Somerset County.  Applicants should provide a significant community service or volunteer element to Somerset County residents.

“Since the time the ballpark was constructed by the county, one 30-seat community box has been available for the benefit of nonprofits and community organizations,” said Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione. “We are pleased to continue the tradition again this year.”

Sign Up for E-News

Entry forms must be received or postmarked by 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, and must include the organization’s name and address, a contact person and phone number, the purpose of the organization and information about volunteer and/or community service.

Organizations can receive an entry form by calling 908-231-7040 or by going to http://bit.ly/CommBox18 . The entry form is a can be printed, filled out manually and mailed to the Somerset County Administrator’s Office, 20 Grove St., P.O. Box 3000, Somerville, NJ  08876-1262; faxed to 908-231-1740; or filled out on a computer, saved as a PDF and emailed as an attachment to Administratorsoffice@co.somerset.nj.us. 

Forty home-game dates are available during the Somerset Patriots’ 2018 baseball season. A drawing will be held in early March at the county administration building to determine which community groups will use the box.  Organizations will be assigned available dates in the order in which they are drawn.  There is no need for a representative of an organization to be present at the drawing.

Organizations using the community box must comply with all applicable rules, regulations and ordinances. Groups are responsible for arranging for and purchasing any food or beverages.

The community box is accessible to people with disabilities.

For additional information, call the Somerset County Administrator’s Office at 908-231-7040. 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Franklin Township

KPS Offers Pothole Special & More

January 23, 2018

POTHOLE SPECIAL

Rotate tires & wheel balance
Check Alignment
Only $29.95

CONVENTIONAL OIL CHANGE & FILTER

New oil filter
Top off under hood fluids
30 point courtesy safety inspection
FREE tire rotation
All for only $24.95

Best Warranty around

18 months AND 18,000 miles

FREE Wheel alignment with the purchase of four tires

To find out more about ...

New Brunswick Student Faces Criminal Charges Following School Lockdown

January 22, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A male teenager from New Brunswick is facing criminal charges in connection with a two-hour lockdown of the city high school on Jan. 19, police said.

The suspect, a 16-year-old high school student, faces charges of terrorist threats and creating a false public alarm, according to a statement from police spokesperson Capt. JT Miller. The statement does not include the ...

Newark makes the short list for Amazon's next HQ2

Newark, NJ--Newark has been named as one of 20 finalists to host Amazon’s next headquarters in North America.

Amazon announced the short-listed cities on Thursday.

Other cities that made the cut include Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Miami, Montgomery County, ...

Raccoon Attacks Hillsborough Woman and Dog Outside Residence

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - A raccoon attacked a 63-year-old woman and her dog a few steps outside the front door of her residence Tuesday morning, according to police.

Irene Rothschild told police she had walked out the front door of her home at 424 Bigley Road with her dog around 11 a.m. when the raccoon attacked, biting and scratching the dog.

Neighbors on social media say Rothschild went ...

New Brunswick Man Arrested Following Sunday Morning Slashing

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police arrested a New Brunswick man in connection with a knife fight early Sunday morning, authorities confirmed on Monday.

The incident left one man, a 22-year-old New Brunswick resident, with injuries to his hand, according to police spokesperson Captain JT Miller.

Officers responded to the incident at 3:19 a.m. on Jan. 19, after reports came in of an altercation in ...

New Brunswick, Highland Park, Rutgers, Use Art to Team Up Against Hate

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Hate incidents across the country have been on the rise in the past year, and New Brunswick has been no exception.

That’s why city officials will be partnering with ​the Borough of ​Highland Park and the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, for a month-long arts project meant to promote peace, love and understanding.

“Windows of ...

New Brunswick Student Faces Criminal Charges Following School Lockdown

January 22, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A male teenager from New Brunswick is facing criminal charges in connection with a two-hour lockdown of the city high school on Jan. 19, police said.

The suspect, a 16-year-old high school student, faces charges of terrorist threats and creating a false public alarm, according to a statement from police spokesperson Capt. JT Miller. The statement does not include the ...

Newark makes the short list for Amazon's next HQ2

Newark, NJ--Newark has been named as one of 20 finalists to host Amazon’s next headquarters in North America.

Amazon announced the short-listed cities on Thursday.

Other cities that made the cut include Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Miami, Montgomery County, ...

Raccoon Attacks Hillsborough Woman and Dog Outside Residence

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - A raccoon attacked a 63-year-old woman and her dog a few steps outside the front door of her residence Tuesday morning, according to police.

Irene Rothschild told police she had walked out the front door of her home at 424 Bigley Road with her dog around 11 a.m. when the raccoon attacked, biting and scratching the dog.

Neighbors on social media say Rothschild went ...

Somerset County Reassesses Plans for Open Space, Farmland and Historic Preservation

January 23, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Planning Board, Park Commission and Cultural & Heritage Commission are reexamining their preservation plans and want to hear from residents, local planners, farmers and nonprofit organizations at a public meeting being held Tuesday, Jan. 30.

 The interactive meeting will start at 7 p.m. in the Somerset County ...

Republican Ellen Brain Appointed First Woman Mayor of Somerville by Council Democrats

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Ellen Brain, a former AT&T executive who has served on the borough’s Zoning Board of Adjustment and is an adjunct professor at Raritan Valley Community College, is the new Republican mayor of Somerville and the first woman to serve as mayor since the borough was incorporated in 1909.

“I’m delighted and I’m honored,” she said ...

From Basement Beer to Shooting Heroin: NBA’s Chris Herren Challenges Community to Ask Why

WARREN, NJ - It’s not about the end, it’s about the beginning. That’s what Chis Herren wants us to focus on. Not the end of the road with the junkie with a needle in his arm, but on the 14,15, 16 and 17 year old kids drinking in their parent’s basements on a Friday night- where it all starts, he said.

Herren spoke to parents and kids at Watchung Hills on Wednesday, ...

Somerset County Reassesses Plans for Open Space, Farmland and Historic Preservation

January 23, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Planning Board, Park Commission and Cultural & Heritage Commission are reexamining their preservation plans and want to hear from residents, local planners, farmers and nonprofit organizations at a public meeting being held Tuesday, Jan. 30.

 The interactive meeting will start at 7 p.m. in the Somerset County ...

Republican Ellen Brain Appointed First Woman Mayor of Somerville by Council Democrats

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Ellen Brain, a former AT&T executive who has served on the borough’s Zoning Board of Adjustment and is an adjunct professor at Raritan Valley Community College, is the new Republican mayor of Somerville and the first woman to serve as mayor since the borough was incorporated in 1909.

“I’m delighted and I’m honored,” she said ...

New Brunswick Student Faces Criminal Charges Following School Lockdown

January 22, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A male teenager from New Brunswick is facing criminal charges in connection with a two-hour lockdown of the city high school on Jan. 19, police said.

The suspect, a 16-year-old high school student, faces charges of terrorist threats and creating a false public alarm, according to a statement from police spokesperson Capt. JT Miller. The statement does not include the ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 010

On this week’s AtlantiCast, we take you to the groundbreaking for an expansion to Morristown Medical Center, introduce you to the newest babies of 2018 at Atlantic Health System and share some must-see winter weather tips!