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"Commissioner" Murphy Says It's OK for NJ Pro Teams to Play & Practice

May 27, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy has given the go-ahead to professional sports teams which train or play in New Jersey to begin practice and compete in games or matches when their leagues resume competition.

“Our administration has been in constant discussions with our professional sports teams about a modified return to operations,” Murphy said. “While leagues make their ...

Historic Tour of Somerville Canceled; Plans Ongoing for 2021 Race

SOMERVILLE, NJ -- For only the second time in a storied history dating back to 1940, the Tour of Somerville bicycle races will not be held this Memorial Day weekend. World War II stopped it first, now an international conflict of a different kind, the Covid-19 pandemic, will put the brakes on America’s oldest competitive cycling event until next year.

Despite the setback, race organizers ...

Petition Started to Allow Baseball to be Played in New Jersey

NEW JERSEY - Spring sports were officially canceled in New Jersey by the NJSIAA after Governor Murphy announced that all schools would remain closed for the rest of the academic year. Athletes have continued to train in shape and train. Most are wondering about their summer seasons. 

The NJ Baseball Coalition has organized a petition to "allow baseball to be played in New ...

Annual Basilone Bowl Canceled; 10 Seniors from Hillsborough Impacted

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The annual Basilone Bowl, a showcase for graduating seniors in Somerset County and Delaware Valley Regional in Hunterdon County, has been canceled for 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic.

A total of 10 football players from the Hillsborough High School Raiders - had been selected to play in the showcase.

 In a letter to athletes and coaches, Bridgewater-Raritan ...

Atlantic League Intends to Play Baseball in 2020

LANCASTER, Pa. – On what would have been Opening Day for the independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, president Rick White assured fans that the ALPB intends to play ball in 2020. 

The Atlantic League Championship Season remains officially postponed as ALPB and club officials continue to closely track coronavirus developments. All teams, including the Somerset Patriots, ...

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Car Set on Fire, 42 Vehicles' Tires Slashed on Manville Streets

June 3, 2020

MANVILLE, NJ – A car was set on fire and tires were slashed on 42 vehicles parked on the streets and in driveways early Wednesday morning In an incident similar to three others that occurred in the northwest section of the borough in June and August, 2018 when a total of 155 cars were targeted.

The June 3 slashings were discovered when fire and police officers responded to the car fire ...