Special Olympian "Mr. Social" Works Out with Somerset Patriots

April 14, 2017

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Special Olympian Andrew Gamache joined the Somerset Patriots for their morning workout during Spring Training at TD Bank Ballpark on Thursday, April 13th.

The Special Olympian, known as “Mr. Social” for his infectious smile and soulful laugh, worked out with the team as they prepared for the upcoming season.    

“Andrew’s ...

Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity Appoints New Board Members

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity, which provides affordable homeownership opportunities and builds homes in partnership with families and communities has appointed Nuno Barboza of Far Hills and Neil Fant of Flemington to its Board of Director.

RVHFH puta God’s love into action by bringing people together to build homes, communities, and hope in Hunterdon ...

Hillsborough: Kids Scramble for Easter Eggs

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Planning for the annual Hillsborough Rotary Club Easter Egg Hunt took place over several months, with hours spent Saturday morning spreading thousands of eggs across the fields at the Youth Football Complex on Triangle Road.

Armed with baskets, buckets and bags, hundreds of kids 8 years old and younger - and their parents - showed up for a crack at some of the ...

Take Me Out to the Ballgame: Hillsborough Non-Profits Win Luxury Suite

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County Freeholder Director Peter S. Palmer has selected 40 non-profit organizations, including several from Hillsborough, in an annual drawing for a luxury suite at the TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater.

The winners will have an opportunity to watch the Somerset Patriots play their home games on selected dates during the 2017 season.

“Since the ...

Hillsborough Open House Fundraiser Benefits GiGi's Playhouse

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - On Saturday, April 8, 12 pm to 4 pm, there will be an Open House Fundraiser for GiGi's Playhouse at Hillsborough Massage Therapy LLC's offices at 601A Omni Drive.

There will be complimentary chair massages and refreshments as well as an opportunity to win prizes and to learn more about GiGi's Playhouse, a Down Syndrome Achievement center open to ...

Hillsborough Weightlifters Raise $115 for Wounded Warriors



HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Weightlifters at Savage City Strength gym competed in a deadlift competition recently to raise money for the Wounded Warriors project.

There were 16 competitors.

The event raised a total of $115.

The winners were Mara Rosenfeld, 300 pounds; Jason Teitelbaum,, 515 pounds, Vince Guarnieri, 565 pounds and Zack Fitch, 725 pounds.

Through Her Nonprofit, New Brunswick Student Helps Kids in Africa

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Alie Kanu was on his way to completing high school in 2011 when his older brother died.

That Kanu had finished primary and much of secondary school in itself was a feat. He was born and raised in Congo Town, a poor community prone to seasonal flooding and without basic sanitary infrastructure, in the embattled West-African nation of Sierra Leone.

He was waiting for ...

Memorial to Honor Legacy of "Ministerman" John Graf

SOMERVILLE. NJ - John Graf, Jr. was known for his ministry as much as his philanthropy and efforts to support good causes throughout Somerset County, including Somerset Treatment Services.

He worked with STS for over 20 years, helping to forge advocacy and support programs for those challenged by drug abuse and HIV issues.

Graf died March 6, 2016. He was 57.

STS is hoping to raise ...

Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity's 51st Partner Family is Coming to Franklin Township

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Tania-sue Thomas recently broke ground on a new home fwhere she and her four children along with the Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity organization and community leaders,

Thomas is a single mom of four children - Marvin (20), Tavier (16), Tyelur (12), and Tameron (10). She and her three younger children currently live in an apartment in New ...

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