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Somerset Patriots Celebrate Philanthropy and Fiscal Soundness

December 11, 2018

BEDMINSTER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots Baseball Club, led by Chairman Emeritus Steve Kalafer and Co-Chairmen Jonathan Kalafer and Joshua Kalafer, presented a ceremonial check to Somerset County elected officials in the amount of $20,276,654.26 at the team’s annual Holiday Reception on Tuesday, Dec. 4th attended by the Patriots’ marketing partners and dignitaries at Trump National ...

New Jersey Food Council Promotes Mary Ellen Peppard to Vice President

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Food Council has promoted its chief government affairs representative to vice president for her work representing food retailers, including supermarkets, independent grocers and convenience stores, as well as their supplier partners. 

Mary Ellen Peppard will take a leadership role in formulating policy positions for legislative strategies on priority ...

See for Yourself: Congeniality Defines Downtown Somerville Shopping & Dining District

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Brittany Burton, the exuberant owner of Revive Consignment at 30 Doughty St., is just one of several dozen shop owners who contribute to the congenial atmosphere of downtown Somerville.

She and fellow members of the Downtown Somerville Alliance have been busy the past several months planning the annual Downtown Jubilee and Small Business Saturday celebration Nov. 24, an ...

Amazon Surprises Teachers and Students with $25,000 in STEM Resources

CARTERET – Yesterday, Amazon associates from the company’s Carteret fulfillment center surprised 750 teachers and students at Columbus Elementary School with more than $25,000 in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning items and grants to support the school’s new T.H.I.N.K. Tank program. The donation also included a new mobile makerspace that will help ...

Atlantic League Honors Patriots' Patrick McVerry as Top Exec

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball has named Somerset Patriots President/General Manager Patrick McVerrythe 2018 Joe Klein Executive of the Year.

The Somerset Patriots also received the Ken Shepard Award For Promotional Excellence for the second consecutive season.

McVerry oversaw the Somerset Patriots’ 20th Season at TD Bank Ballpark in 2018, where the ...

Dollar General Opens for Business in South Plainfield

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - Dollar General has opened its doors in South Plainfield at their newest location, 138 South Plainfield Ave..  The store prides itself on providing value to customers as a general store that carries high-quality, frequently used products at a lower price than traditional grocery stores.

“We’re really excited to be open,” said Manager of the ...

Workshop Offered for Would Be Business Entrepreneurs

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Elijah's Promise, which began as a food pantry and expanded into a culinary school prepare food service workers for jobs, will now host a workshop for people planning to start their own business.

The free session will be Oct. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the food training school, 211 Livingston Ave.

Elijah's Promise is presenting the program along with the UCEDC, ...

Commerce, Government, Education Join at Middlesex Business Summit

NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ  - Economic development and job creation requires the combined efforts of government, business, and education, state Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin told private business leaders and elected officials today at the Middlesex County Business Summit.

"If business and education and government can work together, you're going to have a terrific opportunity. The trick ...

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