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Patriots Host Walk to Defeat ALS Oct. 7

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots will welcome the ALS Association Greater New York Chapter for their annual Walk To Defeat ALS Central Jersey event at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday, Oct. 7th. 

More than just a few-mile trek, the Walk to Defeat ALS is an opportunity to bring hope to people living with ALS, to raise money for a cure, and to come together for something that matters. The Walk to Defeat ALS is The ALS Association’s the organization's biggest annual event, which raises funds for local chapters to sustain care services and support research for much of the next year.

The Walk Check-In begins at 9 .a.m with the Walk kicking off at 11 a.m. Participants will start and end the Walk on the warning track of the playing field at TD Bank Ballpark.

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The event will feature displays and interaction with several partners of the ALS Association, food, music, and fun.

For more information, or to sign up to participate, please visit www.alswalks.org

The ALS Association's mission is to discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest.

As one of The ALS Association's leading chapters, the Greater New York Chapter plays a major role in promoting the mission of The ALS Association by:

- Providing quality services to patients and families living with ALS throughout the greater New York area, including New York City, Long Island, Westchester County, the Hudson Valley, and northern and central New Jersey.

- Funding aggressive, cutting-edge research to find a cure that utilizes the newest techniques and fosters collaborative initiatives among government agencies, the private sector and scientists.

- Supporting The ALS Association's national advocacy program to expand government support of research and elicit programs to make treatments and care accessible and affordable for all ALS patients.

- Heightening awareness of ALS in order to stimulate volunteerism, scientific and healthcare community activism, and public support that is essential to the fight against ALS.

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Franklin Township

Special Offer from Kumon of Somerset-South East

October 15, 2017

Kumon of Somerset-Southeast extends its Franklin Festival, 2017 discount offer till November 30, 2017

Offer – Enroll in two subjects and get $30 off on 4th-month tuition and additional 50% discount on Registration.

Do not miss this offer.  Enroll now and give your child the best academic year. 

Call now at 732-246-8212! 

New Brunswick: Autistic Boy Left on Bus Driver Charged, Police say

October 13, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County officials charged Hardy Sannoh, 60, of New Brunswick with endangering the welfare of a child, who had been abandoned on a school bus on Oct. 12. 

According to authorities, Sannoh left an autistic 9-year-old boy on a school bus for four hours.

"During the investigation, it was determined that the child was picked up by Sannoh to be taken to ...

Biden Comes to New Brunswick with Frank Discussion About Sexual Assault

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Joe Biden called upon Rutgers University students to take an active stance to end sexual assault during a  discussion October 12 visit to the university.

The former vice president was on campus speaking for the “It’s On Us” nationwide campaign against sexual assault on college campuses.

An estimated 1,000 students and Rutgers affiliates attended, ...

ALDI to Offer 250 Positions During One-Day Hiring Blitz on Oct. 11

NEW JERSEY - Grocery store chain, ALDI is hosting a statewide, one-day hiring spree at all 42 of its New Jersey locations including Piscataway on Wednesday, Oct. 11 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

"What’s unique about ALDI is their wages and benefits are higher than the national average for the retail industry, and much higher than the New Jersey minimum wage ...

Department of Justice: ISIS Sympathizer Arrested in Cranford, Plotting the "Next 9/11" with Two Accomplices

NEW YORK, NY – The Department of Justice released details of a thwarted terror plot to attack New York City during the summer of 2016 on Friday.

Three men, who were arrested in 2016 and 2017, planned to detonate bombs in Times Square and the New York City subway system and shoot civilians at concert venues in support of ISIS, according to the Department of Justice.

The three arrested ...

Somerset County: Teacher's Aide Charged with Sexual Assault Against Student

 

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A 35-year-old teacher's aide at A Montgomery Township school faces multiple charges in the alleged sexual assault of a 17-year-old student, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Daniel E. Fowler of Princeton Pike, Lawrence Township, has been charged with 2nd degree endangering the welfare of a child, 2nd degree criminal ...

South Brunswick: Three Critical After Box Truck Lands On Car

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Three Mercer County women are in critical condition after a box truck landed on top of the vehicle they were riding in Tuesday morning, police said.

Police said the crash took place at 6:31 a.m. at the intersection of Stults Road and Herrod Boulevard when the 2016 Hyundai Elantra the three were passengers in, driving north on Herrod Boulevard, was hit by a westbound ...

New Brunswick: Autistic Boy Left on Bus Driver Charged, Police say

October 13, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County officials charged Hardy Sannoh, 60, of New Brunswick with endangering the welfare of a child, who had been abandoned on a school bus on Oct. 12. 

According to authorities, Sannoh left an autistic 9-year-old boy on a school bus for four hours.

"During the investigation, it was determined that the child was picked up by Sannoh to be taken to ...

Biden Comes to New Brunswick with Frank Discussion About Sexual Assault

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Joe Biden called upon Rutgers University students to take an active stance to end sexual assault during a  discussion October 12 visit to the university.

The former vice president was on campus speaking for the “It’s On Us” nationwide campaign against sexual assault on college campuses.

An estimated 1,000 students and Rutgers affiliates attended, ...

ALDI to Offer 250 Positions During One-Day Hiring Blitz on Oct. 11

NEW JERSEY - Grocery store chain, ALDI is hosting a statewide, one-day hiring spree at all 42 of its New Jersey locations including Piscataway on Wednesday, Oct. 11 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

"What’s unique about ALDI is their wages and benefits are higher than the national average for the retail industry, and much higher than the New Jersey minimum wage ...

County Parks Administrator Elected to the American Academy for Park & Recreation Administration

October 12, 2017

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Cindie Sullivan, deputy director of the Somerset County Park Commission, has been elected to the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration. Sullivan was inducted recently at the Academy’s Annual Meeting during the National Recreation and Park Association Conference in New Orleans, LA.

The Academy is a group of distinguished practitioners and educators who ...

Rebranded Somerset County is Making Vibrant Connections

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Have you ever thought about what makes Somerset County unique? The Board of Chosen Freeholders and other stakeholders around the county explored that question when they started a branding initiative in 2015.

After much deliberation, the answer became clear: Somerset County excels at making vibrant connections. That has become the tag line for the county’s new ...

Police Plan Major Crackdown on Underage Drinking at Far Hills Race Meeting

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, in partnership with New Jersey State Police, race event organizers, New Jersey Transit, and the Borough of Far Hills, plans a major crackdown on underage drinking at the Far Hills Race Meeting Saturday, Oct. 21.

"The Far Hills Race Meeting is one of the oldest traditions that takes place each fall here in Somerset ...

County Parks Administrator Elected to the American Academy for Park & Recreation Administration

October 12, 2017

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Cindie Sullivan, deputy director of the Somerset County Park Commission, has been elected to the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration. Sullivan was inducted recently at the Academy’s Annual Meeting during the National Recreation and Park Association Conference in New Orleans, LA.

The Academy is a group of distinguished practitioners and educators who ...

Rebranded Somerset County is Making Vibrant Connections

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Have you ever thought about what makes Somerset County unique? The Board of Chosen Freeholders and other stakeholders around the county explored that question when they started a branding initiative in 2015.

After much deliberation, the answer became clear: Somerset County excels at making vibrant connections. That has become the tag line for the county’s new ...

New Brunswick: Autistic Boy Left on Bus Driver Charged, Police say

October 13, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County officials charged Hardy Sannoh, 60, of New Brunswick with endangering the welfare of a child, who had been abandoned on a school bus on Oct. 12. 

According to authorities, Sannoh left an autistic 9-year-old boy on a school bus for four hours.

"During the investigation, it was determined that the child was picked up by Sannoh to be taken to ...

Family Health

Second Opinion on Breast Cancer Program Offers Peace of Mind

A breast cancer diagnosis can change a person’s life. And during such devastating news, the sheer amount of information regarding treatment and follow-up care can quickly become overwhelming. However, patients are not alone in this fight. Atlantic Health System’s Breast Cancer Second Opinion Program at Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, Overlook Medical Center, is helping provide peace of ...