Press Releases

May 14, 2021

Awarded ‘Best of the Best Outdoor Amusement’ FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – Members of the public can now peacefully putt and paddle in nature at Colonial Park, located at 156 Mettlers Road, Franklin Township.  Foot-powered paddle boats are now available for use on the serene Powder Mill Pond, and the ...

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Summit Medical Group Foundation (SMGF) wants health care to be accessible to everyone in the communities they serve. Easing the financial burden for tomorrow’s health care professionals can help make that happen, which is why SMGF is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Department of Health has opened up the Rutgers Plaza drive-thru clinic to any resident 18 years or older who arrives by car from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today through Friday, May 7. The clinic will be providing the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) one-shot vaccine, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – April 29, 2021 – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog ...

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(TRENTON) - The Murphy Administration aims to expand access to in-demand psychiatric services by increasing the supply of trained professionals in the field. The Governor’s proposed FY2022 budget calls for $4 million to fund 10 four-year psychiatric residencies. In exchange, the residency ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County today announced a significant expansion of vaccination appointments at a variety of clinics next week following significantly increased vaccine allocations from the New Jersey Department of Health. The clinics will be held in various locations throughout the county ...

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Walk-Ins Are Welcome, Prescriptions Are Not Required HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Somerset County is providing free COVID-19 testing for county residents at another mobile test site on Saturday, May 1, between the hours of 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Mountain View Park (Main Parking Area) located at 141 Mountain ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – April 29, 2021 – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog ...

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Somerset County Deputy Commissioner Sara Sooy invites county youth who are in grades nine through 12 to apply to the Youth Leadership Somerset program. Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, May 23. “This is a wonderful program that empowers young people to interact with local ...

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FRANKLIN, NJ – Spring is here and the warmer temperatures and beautiful display of flowering trees, daffodils and tulips beckon us outdoors to enjoy our parks.  Daffodil lovers in particular are encouraged to visit the perennial garden at Colonial Park Gardens, 156 Mettlers Road, this weekend ...

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North Plainfield community members and the North Plainfield High School’s Hope Club plan to celebrate Earth Day, helping to “Restore our Earth” and carrying out the vision that the green movement helped spark more than a half-century ago with a North Plainfield Spring Community Clean-up on May 1.

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Somerset County Deputy Commissioner Sara Sooy invites county youth who are in grades nine through 12 to apply to the Youth Leadership Somerset program. Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, May 23. “This is a wonderful program that empowers young people to interact with local ...

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Helps Protect Residents Against Identity Theft HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Somerset County is sponsoring Operation Secure Shred on Saturday, April 24, at the Somerset County Public Works Garage, South County Facility located at 410 Roycefield Road, Hillsborough, NJ 08844, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., or until ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ –  Farmers and residents can dispose of unwanted tires, free-of-charge, from Monday, April 19  to Friday, April 23 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the South County Public Works Garage located at 410 Roycefield Road, Hillsborough, NJ 08844.  Proper disposal of tires can help protect ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ – The Somerset County Park Commission’s Horticulture Department is accepting reservations for wedding ceremonies and posed photography at our outdoor venues which feature stunning backdrops. Our gardens offer gorgeous surroundings for photography that can wonderfully complement ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Clerk Steve Peter announced today the implementation of Harris Recording Solutions’ Acclaim recording system, a 21st Century online property search and trade name registration system for public and commercial use. The system will increase access to property and ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ – The Somerset County Park Commission and the Friends of Lord Stirling Stable are adding to the Saturday Dog Walks at Lord Stirling Stable.  Additional dog walks will be held on Monday evenings and Wednesday mornings. “Our weekend dog walks are a great way for the public to ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Residents can help their neighbors in-need by purchasing an extra can of food during their routine grocery shopping, and donating it to “Buy One, Bring One” (BOBO) Fridays on April 16. Donations can be placed in the blue bins located in the breezeway of the Somerset County ...

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The Watchung Hills Regional High School Performing Arts program is thrilled to present the Broadway musical Into The Woods! Performances will take place May 13th-14th at 7:30 pm and May 15th at 2 pm and 7:30 pm, all taking place in the school's outdoor theatre. Into The Woods is a multi-Tony ...

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Applications Still Open! Hickory Tree Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, is pleased to offer the $1,000.00 Diane Cecala Memorial Scholarship to a musically talented high school senior woman interested in pursuing a career in vocal music. Rehearsing in Stirling, New Jersey, we are ...

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Commissioner Urges Residents to Donate Non-Perishable Food at First Saturdays BRIDGEWATER – Recycle newspapers, magazines junk mail and more at the First Saturday of the Month Drop-off on Saturday, April 3 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Somerset County Recycling Center, located at 40 Polhemus ...

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Golf and Tennis Programs Will Be in Full Swing This Season   BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and for the public’s safety, as well as the safety of the Commission’s staff, the Somerset County Park Commission has made the difficult decision to cancel three of its annual ...

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Remote Classes and Programs Help Seniors Stay Connected and Fit During the COVID-19 Pandemic SOMERVILLE, NJ – Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all county-operated senior centers managed by the Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services are temporarily closed until April 30, 2021.

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Helps Protect Against Identity Theft HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Shred personal documents for free with Operation Secure Shred on Saturday, March 27, at the Somerset County Public Works Garage, South County Facility located at 410 Roycefield Road, Hillsborough, NJ 08844, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., or until ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – For their work in delivering extraordinary care for new mothers, Atlantic Health System’s Morristown, Overlook, Chilton and Newton Medical Centers have been nationally recognized with a Blue Distinction® Centers+ (BDC+) for Maternity Care designation, a recognition of high quality ...

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Effort Continues Murphy Administration Work to Save Lives by Getting Overdose Antidote into as Many Hands as Possible (TRENTON) – Acting Human Services Commissioner Sarah Adelman announced the Department on Thursday distributed nearly 13,000 doses of the life-saving opioid overdose antidote ...

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Tennis and Pickleball Courts to Open with COVID Precautions SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ – The Somerset County Park Commission will open the Green Knoll Tennis Center and Colonial Park Tennis courts for personal, league, and instructional use for the 2021 season from March 27 to October 22. The United ...

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With many people working from home and other effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the real estate market in New Jersey has been red hot.  What is the current state of the market now and what might the future hold?  In light of these questions, TAPinto has launched its second signature virtual ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Board of County Commissioners and the county Transportation Division recently re-examined ridership numbers and resources for its public shuttle services. Because ridership was down by almost 70% on some routes, adjustments are being made to SCOOT PEAK and CAT ...

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With many people working from home and other effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the real estate market in New Jersey has been red hot.  What is the current state of the market now and what might the future hold?  In light of these questions, TAPinto has launched its second signature virtual ...

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