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Somerville Hospital Employees' Vehicles Treated to Deep Cleaning

May 21, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The medical staff at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset has found over the past three months that thanks comes in many forms from an extended community grateful for their extraordinary efforts fighting back against the COVID-19 pandemic.

A steady stream of free meals purchased by donors from area restaurants arrives daily, from pizzas to three-course meals, a ...

Elite NBA All-Stars Pay Tribute to Central Jersey COVID-19 Efforts

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Last week, it was NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal in an Instagram message lavishing praise on the nurses and doctors in the Intensive Care Unit at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset in Somerville.

This week, it was Charles Barkley's turn to reach out on social media after hearing from his friend and fellow NBA All-Star Jayson Williams.about the good deeds ...

Hillsborough: Young Patriots Produce YouTube Memorial Day Tribute to Vets

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Undaunted by the obstacles thrown up by the coronavirus pandemic, six vocalists, all members of the Hillsborough High School Choir, have put together a video of patriotic songs dedicated to veterans and all members of the military.

 

They'd prefer to be performing live in front of an audience, but they can't.

 

Performing for a virtual audience ...

Somerville Neighborhoods Began to Glow at Twilight and into the Night

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The orange glow began to settle in over neighborhoods in the "Ville around twilight Friday as porch lights, carriage lamps and strings of lights up and down the streets were switched on to signal support for those on the front lines of the coronavirus battle -

The "Let's Turn Somerville Orange" celebration acknowledged the bravery and sacrifices of the ...

Hillsborough: Team Kidney Beans Won't Let Social Distancing Get in The Way

IHILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Inspired by the memory of Grover "Chip" Lazar, Team Kidney Beans will not let social distancing, or other COVID-19 restrictions get in their way of celebrating his life on Sunday by participating in the 10th annual NJ Sharing Network Virtual 5K.

Lazar, who had lived in Hillsborough, suffered from Lupus, and was a two-time kidney transplant recipient  He ...

"Jersey Strong" T-Shirts Raise Money for RWJ Barnabas Health Fund

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots have introduced the Jersey Strong T-Shirt to showcase the message that we are all in this together and will come out stronger than ever.

Each t-shirt is $25, with a portion of the sales benefiting the RWJ Barnabas Health Emergency Response Fund to help the efforts of health care workers during these unprecedented times. 

The Jersey Strong ...

Hillsborough: Hearty Sauce, Cheese, Dough & Charity Make Special Pizza

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Akhtar Farzaie's recipe uses the same ingredients as other pizzerias - cheese, oil, dough, seasoning and a hearty tomato sauce - but what sets his pies apart from others is an added ingredient not found in every stainless steel kitchen - charity, and lots of it in every slice.

It's a way of life, and a way of doing business for the Somerville High School graduate.

Hillsborough: Tulips Brighten Mother's Day for Assisted Living Residents

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Deputy Mayor Shawn Lipani, owner of Central Jersey Nurseries, loaded up a trailer and made deliveries of tulips to four assisted living care residences in the township Saturday to make certain that all the Moms in those facilities would have Mother's Day flowers to brighten their day.

Lending a hand was Mayor Doug Tomson, his daughter Sarah, and Janine Erickson, who will ...

Hillsborough Lacrosse Player and Team ‘Sew Up’ Hospital Service Project

SOMERVILLE, NJ - To keep his team connected and motivated, Immaculata Boys Lacrosse Coach Ryan Licht of Branchburg meets with his 27 players via Zoom every Wednesday.  They discuss keeping in shape and game strategies and Licht also has guest speakers (college coaches and professional players and coaches) discuss lacrosse with his players.

During one such session, the question ...

Hillsborough Golf Club Donates Meals to Homebound Seniors

 

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Royce Brook Golf Club – in collaboration with Hillsborough Township in central New Jersey – is providing meals to seniors in the community who cannot leave their homes amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
In partnership with Hillsborough Social Services, Royce Brook helps provide 25 free meals three times per week to seniors who cannot leave ...

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Somerset County Park Commission Updates Golf, Park Guidelines

May 22, 2020

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Following the direction of Gov. Phil Murphy’s Executive Orders, the Somerset County Park Commission  has updated its guidelines affecting golfers.during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Park Commission’s Golf Management Division has introduced the “Golf Call Center” to facilitate registering for a county card, reserving tee times, and paying ...

Congratulate Your Graduate with Milestones on TAPinto

May 20, 2020

Graduation season is upon us and that means celebrating your graduate’s accomplishments and honors.  TAPinto Milestones gives you an easy and affordable way to honor your graduate.  You can submit a note of congratulations, highlight achievements and submit photos.  Your Milestone post will be posted on the TAPinto site of your choosing and stay there forever.  ...