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February 15, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have re-signed right-handed relief pitcher, New Jersey native and Rutgers alumnus Nate Roe for the 2019 season. “To say I am excited to return to Somerset would be an understatement,” said Roe. “It is an honor to play in front of the best fans in the ...

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BOUND BROOK, NJ – A mother, father and their son, all borough residents, have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of an Old Bridge man Jan. 9 at their home on Farm Lane. Ryan D. Keogh, 28, was arrested by investigators without incident Thursday morning at a residence on Madison ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots announced today the re-signing of 2018 Atlantic League All-Star infielder/outfielder Mike Fransoso for the 2019 season. “I’m excited to get back to work and see all the guys again,” said Fransoso. “Last year didn’t end the way we wanted. I’m ready to do ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – United Reformed Church’s Youth Group is all about spreading the church’s mission to “love all, serve all” this Valentine’s Day. The kids spent time making Valentine’s Day cards for our Veterans, which were delivered to Operation Shoebox New Jersey to distribute. The cards will ...

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                                MANVILLE, NJ - Volunteers are invited to join Operation Shoebox New Jersey pack care packages for US troops overseas and commemorate the service organization’s 14th anniversary on Saturday, Feb. 16th. The packing will be at the Kavanaugh VFW Post #2290, 600 ...

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 HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Residents not currently registered to vote are reminded that the eadline to register to vote in the upcoming March 12, 2019, school referendum is Feb.19. Residents will be asked to vote on Hillsborough Township Public Schools’ plan to invest n the future of the district by ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have re-signed 2018 Atlantic League batting champion Craig Massey. “Coming [to Somerset] the first day and seeing the clubhouse, I feel like I’m in the major leagues,” Massey said last summer. “This is my major leagues. I just try to be grateful for every ...

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NEW JERSEY – The leaders of the Build Gateway Now Coalition announced this week that the Raritan Valley Line (RVL) Mayors Alliance to the Coalition, a bipartisan group formed in 2018 that consists of 30 mayors representing more than 23,500 daily commuters along the RVL, spanning four counties in ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Valentine's Day is synonymous with Cupid, bouquets of flowers, romantic dinners, marriage proposals, weddings - and chocolate. For many, the gift of chocolate is a once-a-year indulgence; not so for Carol Freedman and Tony Brokenborough who are consumed by their passion for ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have signed New Jersey native and former Rutgers Scarlet Knight Steve Nyisztor for the 2019 season. “I’m very excited for the upcoming year and the chance to play for the Patriots,” said Nyisztor. “Being a New Jersey native, I’ve been a fan of the team my ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Immaculata High School of Somerville was honored recently by the NJ Network of Catholic School Families for the school's efforts in demonstrating how "Catholic Schools Care for God's Planet" during a program at the Statehouse. Seniors Tim Albano of Flemington and Deonna Powell of ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Police arrested a 31-year-old township man earlier this week after they say the suspect followed a girl home while walking her dog, and harassed her once she was inside the house. The girl, who had locked herself in the house, called 911 after she saw the suspect pacing in ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The proprietors of what will be New Jersey’s largest brew pub are putting the finishing touches on the Main Street showplace, and though Village Brewing will not be open in time for Valentine’s Day, they’d like to suggest a gift for that special someone. “Sorry, no beer yet, but ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Over 20 Hillsborough High School alumni will join together for a night of acoustic musical performances on Saturday, March 9 at Hillsborough High School for a benefit concert to support a school in Bo, Sierra Leone. "Boro4Bo" will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets and t-shirts can be ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Two fifth grade teams at Auten Road Intermediate School, Teams 5J and 5K, held their fifth annual Soup-er Bowl Canned Food Drive collection to benefit the Hillsborough Township Food Pantry. Students and their families were encouraged to collect as many cans of soup as possible ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have re-signed right-handed pitcher Vince Molesky for the 2019 season. “It’s an understatement to say that I am excited to return to Somerset,” said Molesky. “I’ve been ready to return since the season ended last year; especially with the way it ended. I’m ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – New Jersey residents are on their way to making $15 per hour at work. Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation on Monday that will gradually raise the states’ minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2024. “For far too long, too many of our fellow New Jerseyans have been struggling to ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Small business owners should benefit from a 90-minute presentation on credit card transactions and the Merchant Bill of Rights hosted by Office Evolution, 50 Division St., Suite 501 on Feb. 13 beginning at 5:30 p.m. “Credit Cards? How Much Do You Know?” will be moderated by ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- But he can’t score. Three days after Princeton wrestling coach Chris Ayers said that Rutgers 149-pounder Anthony Ashnault couldn’t score on the Tigers’ Matt Kolodzik, Ashnault, who is ranked No. 2 at the weight, defeated No. 1 Kolodzik by major decision. Ashnault’s triumph ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have signed right-handed pitcher Liam O’Sullivan for the 2019 season. “We’ve added another young arm from the Frontier League in Liam O’Sullivan,” said Somerset Patriots manager Brett Jodie. “Liam is a right-hander who will have the chance to come in and ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have signed right-handed pitcher Jake Joyce, who has spent theh past four seasons in the Frontier League. “I’m really excited to start a new chapter with the Patriots,” said Joyce. “By knowing a couple of players from last year’s team, I was able to follow ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots will welcome Corbin Bernsen, one of the stars of "Major League," the classic baseball movie that will celebrate the 30th annivesary of its release at TD Bank Ballpark Aug. 11th. Bernsen portrayed third baseman “Roger Dorn.” in the movie, which chronicled ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ –Somerset County nonprofit and community organizations are eligible to enter the annual TD Bank Ballpark drawing for a chance to win tickets to a home game and seating in the ballpark’s 30-seat community box. The deadline to submit entry forms is Friday, Feb. 15, according to ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have signed 2018 Frontier League Pitcher of the Year Thomas Dorminy for the 2019 season. “I have heard that Somerset is a great program,” said Dorminy. “All I want to do is win, and I’ve heard that Somerset is all about winning, so I figured it was a good ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - One team of Franklin residents has bravely led an interstate fight against the fossil fuel industry. They aren’t paid, they aren’t funded, and they aren’t in it for the recognition. Rather, these local activists voluntarily entered into this battle for one reason: to protect the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots will host National Anthem Auditions on Saturday, March 9th from noon-3 p.m. at Bridgewater Commons Mall.  The event will be a fundraiser designed to benefit Operation Shoebox New Jersey, an all-volunteer organization dedicated to collecting donated supplies ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - State Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman (R-16) is hosting a food drive at his district office to help local food banks cope with a rise in demand, and meet the needs of furloughed federal government workers and all local residents currently struggling with hunger. Non-perishable ...

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BOUND BROOK, NJ – A 63-year-old resident of Talmage Avenue faces multiple charges in connection with the sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. The suspect, James Metner is charged with 2nd degree Sexual Assault, 3rd degree Endangering ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have re-signed Atlantic League All-Star outfielder Justin Pacchioli for the 2019 season. “I couldn’t be more excited to be able to put the Patriots jersey back on again this year,” said Pacchioli. “We still have a lot to accomplish with a great group of ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— First Lady Tammy Murphy yesterday launched a new campaign aimed to reduce infant and maternal mortality rates, and the racial disparity that exists between mothers and infants who survive childbirth. Nurture NJ is a multi-pronged, multi-agency approach to improve maternal and infant ...

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