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Honors & Achievements

August 9, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, has received 5-star ratings for vaginal and C-section deliveries from Healthgrades in its 2022 ob/gyn quality ratings. This is the seventh year in a row that the hospital has received a 5-star ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – As the parents of two adult children, both alumni of Immaculata High School, Brian and Maureen Cote understand that a strong foundation in high school can set the course for the rest of a student’s life. The couple witnessed first-hand the strong foundation laid by IHS, first ...

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SOMERVILLE, N.J. – Annemarie L. Mueller, who has served 11 years in the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office, has been appointed as the new First Assistant Prosecutor. The announcement was made Friday by Somerset County Prosecutor John P. McDonald. "It is a great pleasure that I announce the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ -Tony Cava, MS, RPH, FACHE, president and CEO of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset, has been selected at the 2022 Citizen of the Year by the Somerset County Business Partnership Cava will be honored at the 2022 Annual Meeting, the most important annual gathering of ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Hillsborough Township Committee recognized Girl Scout Service Leader Tara O'Brien for her tireless dedication to the Girl Scouts of Hillsborough with a proclamation during its recent Committee meeting. She was accompanied by a few dozen Girl Scouts and adult ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Shawn Lipani and members of the Township Committee honored the Hillsborough High School Girls Track and Field team for their 2022 championship season during Tuesday night's meeting. The team distinguished itself with several top finishes, including Central Jersey Group 4 ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Shawn Lipani and the Township Committee Tuesday night paid tribute to a young American-Ukrainian patriot who has been raising money for care packages by selling her distinctive yellow-and-blue hand printed plaques. Sofia Murtazin was presented with a proclamation read ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, has been recognized as “high performing” in the treatment of five procedures and conditions in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-2023 Best Hospitals rankings and ratings released on Tuesday. The ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Professional caregiver Tanya Todd of Hillsborough has been recognized as Northeast Region Caregiver of the Year by Right at Home. She was selected from a group of 25,000 other caregivers from New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine for ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The township has hired three new police officers to fill vacancies on the force. Mayor Shawn Lipani administered the oaths to the officers on July 12. He was joined by Chief Mike McMahon. Capt. Dave Fisher and their families for the ceremony. The three new police officers ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Shawn Lipani and the Township Committee honored the achievements of 2022 Hillsborough High School scholar/athletes Madyson McGowan and Rohan Deb  during last week's meeting. Members of the Class of 2022, McGowan will attend Duquense University in the fall to study ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Two members of the 2022 senior class at Hillsborough High School have been named winners of the National Merit Scholarship award. Nina Patel and Orn N. Shah will each share a $2,500 award from their respective four-year institutions.. Previously, 13 other HHS seniors were ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Shawn Lipani and the Township Committee honored two members of the Hillsborough Class of 2022 with proclamations citing their accomplishments as National Merit Scholarships winners during Tuesday night's meeting. Diya Patel and Jonathan Ye were among 2,500 winners ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Township Committee honored the Hillsborough High School Women's Softball team for their 2022 championship season with a proclamation at Tuesday night's meeting. The team finished with an 18-6 record and are the reigning Somerset County champions as well as the Delaware ...

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  BRIDGEWATER, NJ -T Major League Baseball has announced that  Somerset Patriots shortstop and New York Yankees top prospect Anthony Volpe has been selected to be a part of the 2022 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game on July 16 at Dodger Stadium. Volpe joins fellow Yankees prospects LHP Ken ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - In a rare departure from traditional practice, The Rotary Club of Hillsborough hs recognized Township Clerk, Pam Borek, with its highest honor – The Paul Harris Fellowship Award – for her exemplary service to Hillsborough Township and to Rotary.    Established in 1957, and ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - With an ending that couldn’t have been scripted any better, the first half of the Somerset Patriots’ season was a thrilling ride that concluded in the most dramatic fashion possible. The team kicked the year off with a 6-2 win over the Reading Fightin Phils (Philadelphia ...

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Alexandra Benadon Among Outstanding Graduates Recognized at University of Scranton SCRANTON, Pa. - Alexandra C. Benadon of Hillsborough was among the 62 members of The University of Scranton's undergraduate class of 2022 honored for academic excellence, service or both at a Class Night ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – June 14, 2022, ended up being the perfect Flag Day on the campus of Bridgewater-Raritan High School, especially given the occasion and the beautiful summer weather to go with it. The ninth annual Basilone Bowl featured high school seniors from both Somerset and Hunterdon ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Shawn Lipani and the Township Committee saluted five Eagle Scouts and the completion of their individual service projects required to earn the coveted badge at Tuesday night's meeting. Those receiving proclamations from the mayor include Abel Stephen, James ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Shawn Lipani presided at a swearing-in ceremony Tuesday night for newly-promoted police officers including one lieutenant and four sergeants. Lieutenant Jeremy Cuomo has been working for the Department since December 2001.  He was initially appointed as a Police Officer ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - After years of hard work and unexpected challenges, the 455 graduates of the four Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Metuchen, who together amassed more than $113 million in scholarships and awards, have reached the culmination of their high school careers. Across the four ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Nine seniors from the undefeated championship Hillsborough High School Raiders football team will slip into their pads, buckle up their football helmets and lace up their cleats one last time to play in the annual Basilone Bowl at Bridgewater-Raritan High School Tuesday, June ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Township Committee presented proclamations to five school faculty members, each of whom had earlier been recognized by the state as the Governor's Teacher of the Year in their respective schools. Honored were Erin Chung, a Special Education teacher; Ian Evans, a seventh ...

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Editor's Note: Today’s announcement is the third National Merit Scholar release in 2022 by National Merit Scholarship Corporation. NMSC named recipients of corporate-sponsored awards on April 27 and winners of National Merit® $2,500 Scholarships on May 11. Additional recipients of college-sponsored ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Hong Zhang from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset’s 4-West Neuroscience Pavilion, was honored as the hospital’s 2022 Magnet Nurse of the Year during its annual Nurse Excellence Awards and Scholarship Presentation recently. Zhang, who lives in Doylestown, Pa., ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Anthony V. Cava will be retiring from his position as President and Chief Executive Officer of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Somerset, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, effective Jan. 2, 2023. Patrick Delaney, the hospital’s Chief Operating Officer, will succeed ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – In many ways, Kamil Skup’s journey to graduation day at Rutgers can be traced to 1979, when his father and avowed supporter of dissident Lech Walesa’s Solidarity trade union was barred by communist authorities from returning to his native Poland. “He had come here to visit and ...

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BRANCHBURG, NJ - Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) awarded associate degrees and certificates to more than 1,200 graduates at its commencement, held Saturday, May 14. The ceremony was held on the soccer field at the College’s Branchburg campus. The event also honored 84 graduates from the ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Two students at Hillsborough High School are included in a group of 2,500 students nationwide who are winners of National Merit® $2,500 scholarships. The winners were announced May 11 by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation in Evanston, Ill. The Hillsborough students ...

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