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Road Warrior Finds Home With Somerset Patriots

January 17, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have signed 2018 Atlantic League left-handed pitcher Luis Cruz for the 2019 season.

“I am very happy to be able to play with the Somerset Patriots this season,” said Cruz. “I will do everything in my power to help this team win.”

Cruz enters his first year in Somerset and second season in the Atlantic League. The southpaw ...

'69 Mets To Celebrate 50th Anniversary of World Series Win At TD Bank Ballpark

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots will host a special 50th Anniversary Celebration of the 1969 World Series Champion New York Mets at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday, June 9.

Four members of the 1969 World Series Championship team will be in attendance to be honored down on the field during the pre-game ceremonies and then sign autographs for fans at the ballpark. Scheduled to appear ...

Someville Luxury Apartments Open Alongside NJ Transit Raritan Valley Line

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough's inventory of commuter-friendly rental apartments continues to grow, with Monday's announcement that the 69-unit. four-story SOMA is ready to lease from its inventory of studio, one- and two-bedroom units, with monthly rents ranging from $1,550-$2,700.

Located at 110 South Bridge St., SOMA - an acronym for South of Main - is perched alongside the ...

All-Star Lefty Reliever Mike Antonini Back With Patriots For 2019 Season

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have re-signed left-handed pitcher and 2018 Atlantic League Post-Season All-Star Mike Antonini for the 2019 season.

“I’m grateful to be back with the Patriots for another season,” said Antonini. “I look forward to contributing in any way I can to help bring a championship back to Somerset.”

Antonini enters his third ...

Nuns Assigned To Immaculata Community To Leave Somerville After 61 Years

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary will end their association with Immaculate Conception School and Immaculata High School after 61 years and will be reassigned to other responsibilities at the end of the school year.

The Sisters had met with Msgr. Seamus F. Brennan last month to inform him of their decision, which was based on numbers – too few ...

Hillsborough Rotary Invites Public To Talk By Memory Expert

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Most of us marvel at those people who seem to effortlessly recall everyone's name, deliver a speech without looking at notes, or retain, over time, much of the information they read or hear.

According to memory expert Matthew Goerke, such a memory is not necessarily a gift at birth, but the result of training - and he has been delivering that training to thousands of ...

February SNAP Benefits To Be Issued Early

TRENTON, NJ—SNAP recipients in New Jersey will be receiving their February benefits early because of the continued federal government shutdown.

The New Jersey Department of Human Services announced today that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients who received a SNAP benefit in January and were scheduled to receive the benefit again in February will receive them on ...

Somerville Seniors Create Chocolate Treats

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Tony Brokenborough and Carol Freedman, owners of Carol’s Creative Chocolatez on Division Street, hosted a private event for the residents of Brandywine Living, who made the trip earlier this week from their residence in Princeton to spend two hours immersed in the world of chocolate.

Wearing hair nets and aprons, the seniors learned about the history of chocolate and ...

MVP Shortstop Alfredo Rodriguez Returns To Patriots After All-Star 2018 Season

Bridgewater, NJ - Atlantic League All-Star shortstop Alfredo Rodriguez has signed a contract and will return to the Somerset Patriots for a third straight season in 2019.

He is the first player signed by the Patriots for the upcoming season, which begins April 26 at TD Bank Ballpark.

“I’m extremely excited to be back with this first-class organization,” said Rodriguez.

Procession Of Fundraisers For Belmar/Lake Como St. Patrick’s Day Parade Kicks Off This Sunday

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Fundraisers on six consecutive Sundays will highlight the countdown to the Belmar/Lake Como St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 3.

This Sunday, January 13, the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh at 15 Oak Street, Old Bridge, will host the first event, followed by these establishments through to the week before the parade.

January 20: The Salty Whale with ...


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