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Heartworks Delivers Meals to Area Veterans; Honors Capt. Ford Shaw

May 30, 2020

SOMERSET HILLS, NJ _ The usual parades and flag ceremonies for Memorial Day were put on hold due to COVID-19 in 2020, but Basking Ridge-based Heartworks reached out in other ways to area veterans.

Heartworks and VFW 7658 each Memorial Day have been serving a barbeque dinner in honor of Marine Capt. Stanford "Ford" Henry Shaw III of Basking Ridge, who was killed in ...

Gold Award Girl Scout Brings Beauty to a Local Elementary School

Girl Scout Creates an Inspirational Program for Transitioning Students

BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Transitioning from elementary school to middle school can be challenging. We’ve all been there.

In the blink of an eye, students go from being the top dog in their schools to being at the bottom rung of the ladder in a completely different place where everyone looks, well, old. And during ...

Food Pantry Established at Two Locations in Bernardsville

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- Earlier in April, a pop-up food pantry was established at St. Bernard's Episcopal Church and the Peapack Reform Church to provide food to a growing number of local residents who have lost employment due to the pandemic.  To date, the pantry has distributed over 800 bags of groceries to local families.  

Sama Habibi, a Gladstone resident and member of the ...

Community Drives Up to Donate, Raises $5750 for Feed to Give benefitting Somerset County Food Bank

WARREN, NJ -  Need Chicken?  Want to help? The call went out and the Warren community responded.  In just a few days, 350 families signed up to pick up chicken and donate to the Somerset County Food Bank through Feed to Give. The Warren Township and the Bernards Township Regional Chamber of Commerce provided support for the effort.

See: Need Chicken? Warren Township Chicken ...

Generous Donations Feed Entire Staff at Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Ron DePasquale, Basking Ridge resident, is on the quest to buy more lunches for area essential workers, after raising enough money to buy all the employees at Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge lunch on April 14th. 

“I initially set a goal of $500 to buy some staff members lunch, to show them that their community is thankful for what they do. I ...

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Fellowship Senior Living Creates Healthcare Heroes Program

May 21, 2020

BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Fellowship Senior Living located in Basking Ridge is a nonprofit Life Plan Community (also known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community) serving seniors on our campus, Fellowship Village, as well as through our home and community based services.

The current health crisis has impacted Fellowship Senior Living in many ways. From cancelled events and social ...

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Atlantic Health System Leads Phase 1 Study on CPI-613® (Devimistat), First-in-Class Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer to be Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2020

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care’s Angela Alistar, MD, medical director of GI medical oncology at Morristown Medical Center and medical director of the Phase 1 Breakthrough Treatment Center, is lead author of a phase 1 study of CPI-613® (devimistat), a unique first-in-class treatment for locally advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer, in combination with two chemotherapy drugs. Dr.

Somerset County Collects, Distributes Over 1 Million PPEs

May 27, 2020

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – The Somerset County Office of Emergency Management has distributed over 1 million articles of personal protective equipment (PPE) to long-term care facilities (81%), municipal OEMs (14%) and first responders, according to Somerset County Freeholder Brian G. Gallagher, public health and safety liaison.

The bulk of critically needed supplies was provided by the New ...

Outdoor Dining in NJ Can Return June 15, With Rules For Establishments to Expand Footprint

June 3, 2020

TRENTON, NJ — Garden State eateries continuing to hurt because of COVID-19 will get further relief June 15 when the state will begin allowing for in-person outdoor dining.

Gov. Phil Murphy, in announcing the executive order Wednesday, said he himself has a reservation for June 15 although he didn’t say where.

“I hope folks with some confidence feel they can get ...

Bedminster Farmers Market Returns Saturday, June 6 to River Road Park 

May 31, 2020

BEDMINSTER, NJ - The Bedminster Township Committee and the Bedminster Farmers Market Advisory Committee are excited to announce that the Bedminster Farmers Market is returning for its third season starting Saturday, June 6 at River Road Park.

The Bedminster Farmers Market will be held every Saturday, rain or shine, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Township’s River Road Park located at ...

How We Return to High School Sports in New Jersey

May 22, 2020

Dear Editor:

In my decades as an educator and school administrator, I’m hard pressed to find a situation as challenging as what we face related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The last few months have been painful on many levels, from the heartbreaking loss of life to the millions who have suffered emotional and economic loss. It’s been a harrowing time for everyone.

For our students, ...