Freeholders Recognize Horticultural Therapy Week

March 20, 2018


SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Freeholders recognized New Jersey Horticultural Therapy Week at its March 13th meeting, presenting a proclamation to Branchburg resident and horticultural therapist Laura DePrado.

A proclamation in recognition of a story she wrote that was published in the Journal of Therapeutic Horticulture was also presented by Eric Wadle, a representative of ...

Rabid Raccoon Reported in Far Hills

FAR HILLS – The Somerset County Department of Health is warning residents that a raccoon found in the area of Lake Road in Far Hills has tested positive for rabies.

On March 8, two dogs were in a conflict with a raccoon and attacked the raccoon. The raccoon was sent to the public health laboratory at the New Jersey Department of Health, where rabies was confirmed. Both of the dogs’ ...

Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party Set For March 16

SUMMIT, NJ - The annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party fundraiser affair is coming up.

The event, which will be held Friday, March 16 at The Grove in Cedar Grove, is focused on raising funds to support Komen’s BOLD GOAL:  to reduce the number of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by 50% by the year 2026, by improving access to quality and ...

Municipal Alliance and Bernards Twp. Board of Health to Sponsor Youth Mental Health Training

SOMERSET HILLS NJ - The Bernards Township Municipal Alliance Against Substance Abuse and Bernards Township Health Department will be sponsoring the first Youth Mental Health First Aid Training on Saturday March 17th and Saturday March 24th both from 12:00 pm until 5:00 pm.  This eight-hour training course gives people the tools to identify when an adolescent age 12-18 might be struggling ...

Local Girls Scouts Invite Special Needs Children to 'Game Day' Next Weekend at YMCA

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Olympics aren't the only games to enjoy right about now. A group of local Girl Scouts working on their Silver Awards will be holding Game Day for special needs children ages 6 to 14 next Saturday, March 3, at the Somerset Hills YMCA in Basking Ridge.

Game activities as well as carnival-style games and prizes will be held in a "safe and ...

Six NJ Hospital Groups Join Forces to Cut Health Care Costs

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Six New Jersey-based health care systems, including Atlantic Health System -- parent corporation of Summit's Overlook Medical Center -- have  formed a consortium designed to reduce costs, expand access and enhance care for their employees.

Atlantic Health System, CentraState Healthcare System, Holy Name Medical Center, Hunterdon Healthcare, St.

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