Press Releases

December 10, 2018

Do you know a Somerset County woman who has made extraordinary contributions to her career field or her community? There’s still time to submit a nomination to the Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women for the 2019 Outstanding Women in Somerset County awards program. “We have many ...

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The Franklin Water Department is currently working to repair a main break on Route 27 between Barbieri Court and Route 518. Water customers south of Princeton Highlands Boulevard may experience lower than normal water pressures until repairs are completed. One lane open in each ...

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Protec Ponds Ice Center in Somerset, NJ is proud to announce that its Learn-To-Skate USA program will soon be providing individuals with disabilities specially designed classes. The progressive Adaptive Badge curriculum was developed by US Figure Skating in partnership with Disabled Sports USA and ...

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Atlantic Health System has once again been recognized for its commitment to diversity by being named number 77 on the FORTUNE ‘Best Workplaces for Diversity’ list– the third year in a row Atlantic Health System has earned this recognition from the national publication. As a leading provider of ...

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Hamilton Street is now open. Hamilton street will be closed to all traffic at Pershing ave until mid-afternoon due to underground utility work.  Local businesses can be accessed. 

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Due to a high volume of recyclables, the recycling pickups scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 6, in Franklin Township may be delayed. Residents are asked to leave their recyclables at the curb where items will be picked up as soon as possible. The Somerset County Recycling Division thanks residents ...

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CLASP IID Trial Will Evaluate Edwards PASCAL Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair System MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center  announced that its internationally recognized cardiac team performed the world’s first transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVr; a minimally ...

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The League of Women Voters of the Greater New Brunswick Area will hold their monthly meeting on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 6:30 PM at the Reformed Church of Highland Park.  The public is invited.  Guest speaker for the event will be Gordon MacInnes, President of the New Jersey Public Policy ...

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FRANKLIN PARK, NJ - (December 1, 2018) – Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL), a leading discount closeout retailer headquartered in Rhode Island with stores throughout New England, New Jersey, and New York, recently celebrated the grand opening of new Franklin Park located store at 3391 State Route 27. This ...

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Susan G. Komen North Jersey held their first Pink Champagne Lunch & Fashion Show at Mayfair Farms in West Orangeon December 8th. The event was led by Pink Champagne Lunch Committee members Sonia Best, Fine Lines Salon; Dorothy Goldberg, CWI Design; Sally Glick, Sobel & Co, LLC; Catherine ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ– Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital announced it is the first hospital in the country to be designated as a Pediatric Center of Excellence for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) by the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation. “At present, there is no drug therapy for ...

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The 2006 Tony Award winner, The Drowsy Chaperone opened Thanksgiving weekend at the Brook Arts Center in Bound Brook to rave reviews!  "Fabulous Performance said one audience member.  "An excellent price for a Broadway quality performance ", "Hooray for this extremely talented cast!!” and "I saw it ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - On Dec. 7, the BW NICE Somerset County Chapter will be hosting its 3rd Annual Red Shoe Luncheon and Fashion Show at the Bridgewater Manor. This exciting event provides a perfect afternoon escape for local businesswomen, to network and build relationships, enjoy a delicious ...

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TRENTON, NJ – After hearing from communities and all potential stakeholders throughout New Jersey, the Assembly Appropriations Committee Monday approved a measure that would set new, unprecedented regulation in the state for the possession, personal use, and sale of cannabis. Currently Colorado, ...

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Sustainable Jersey presented Atlantic Health System with the Sustainable Business Leadership Award which recognizes companies in New Jersey that support the Sustainable Jersey mission and demonstrate a significant commitment to sustainability.  Representatives of Atlantic Health System accepted ...

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East Brunswick, NJ – Sunday, December 16, 2018 – The Lost Souls Public Memorial Project, a community-based grassroots group, is collaborating with the East Brunswick Public Library to present A Day of Remembrance on Sunday, December 16, 2 -4pm.  The event will include music, dramatic performance, ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The holiday is a time to share a warm meal with loved ones and enjoy the tidings of the season. Many residents are not as fortunate and rely on food banks to help provide a holiday meal. Local food banks such as the Franklin Food Bank rely on their communities to help meet the ...

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MORRISTOWN – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center were again recognized as one of 83 participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in the American College of Surgeons’ National Surgical Quality Improvement Program ...

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For many individuals around the world, accessing high-quality medical expertise and state-of-the-art facilities means having to travel from their home country. For these “medical tourists,” the challenge of finding the right care quickly—before a visa or permit expires—can be ...

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The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) Annual Statewide Holiday Dinner and Expo will take place on November 29 at The Bethwood, 38 Lackawanna Ave, Totowa, New Jersey 07512, from 5:30 to 8:00pm.This festive holiday networking event provides an opportunity for women business ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ--The cadavers of military veterans are being used to prepare medics to treat the devastating injuries they will encounter when deployed, through a unique collaboration between Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the United States National Guard. Many of the cadavers ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Temple Beth El of Somerset will be hosting Dr. Peter Stavrianidis, principal of Venus Jewelers in Somerset, on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 7:30pm for an educational presentation on "The Untold Story of the Greek Jews: A Journey of Glory, Tradition and Struggle for Survival" as part ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center presented Assistant Chief Vincent Inzano of Community Fire & Rescue Department #1 with a Special Recognition Award during the 31th Annual Valor Awards held on October 25, 2018. Last December, Assistant Chief Inzano was on his ...

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KINGSTON, NJ - On October 27, 2018, YingHua International School in the Princeton area held their third Annual Benefit Gala to honor Peter Wanpek Liu at the Windsor Athletic Club (WAC). Mr. Liu is a philanthropist who supports over 14 charities and institutions. It has always been Mr. Liu’s ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County Clerk Steve Peter recently announced: Jerry Midgette, administrator of the board of elections, sought a court order to suspend counting vote-by-mail ballots due to the overwhelming numbers received, which may total over 19000-20000. Judge Ciccone granted the ...

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NEW, BRUNSWICK, NJ - The New Brunswick Area Branch NAACP is proud to announce the 45th Annual Freedom Fund Community Awards Luncheon to be held on Saturday, November 10th, 11:30 a.m. at Venue 518 in Bound Brook, New Jersey. This year’s theme is “Defeat Hate – Join Us, the NAACP.  The New ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - November 5, 2018 – Somerset County Tourism is accepting nominees through November 30 for its annual Salute to Tourism awards. The awards honor individuals and organizations throughout Somerset County, N.J. in four categories: Economic Champion, Service Excellence and Tourism ...

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MANVILLE - Amid much joy and anticipation, Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity hosted a grand opening for the Habitat ReStore on October 26.  The Habitat ReStore, located in the Marketplace at Manville, 110 North Main Street in Manville, sells donated, high-quality household items at bargain prices ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Credit rating agencies Moody’s and S&P recently reaffirmed Atlantic Health System with some of the agencies’ highest marks for independent health care systems in New Jersey, highlighting Atlantic Health System’s continued strong financial performance. Moody’s reaffirmed ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Popular hair salon A Cut Above has relocated to a new location at Rutgers Plaza in Franklin Township, becoming the latest service-oriented business to join the tenant mix at this Somerset County shopping destination. Levin Management Corporation (LMC) serves as exclusive leasing and ...

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