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Creating NJ’s Premier Academic Medical Center

New Brunswick, NJ – Access to quality medical care in New Jersey is vital to underserved populations. That's why the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (“AACCNJ”) announced its support for the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System in New Brunswick, which will lead to the creation of New Jersey’s first premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick. This transaction would allow an increased level ...

Looking Forward

Hi everyone. Today we’ll again discuss something that directly affects a significant percentage of the estimated 1.2 BILLION people around the world who have disabilities. If you are not one of these individuals, odds are they are one of your family members or friends. I’m speaking about those who have “invisible” disabilities. In other words, they don’t use an assistive device, like a cane or wheelchair. This means that most of us have no idea of the challenges these people deal with day after day, not even ...

NJ TRANSIT: Working hard for you

NEW JERSEY - COVID-19 temporarily slowed transit ridership, but it did not slow NJ TRANSIT from continuing to improve service and the customer experience for its customers. According to NJ TRANSIT reports, the quest to make improvements to infrastructure and other projects has resulted in NJ TRANSIT advancing over $4 billion to enhance system performance and add new vehicles to the fleet since 2018. Major capital projects that will positively impact millions of riders each year are at the top of the list of planned improvements for NJ ...

RWJUH/Somerset Salute to Healthcare Heroes

TAPinto Somerville joins with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset each week to recognize a Healthcare Hero for their perseverance, dedication and professionalism serving the short-term and longer term health care needs of patients at the Somerville hospital. This week's Healthcare Hero, as selected by her supervisor, is Rosalia Diaz. Rosalia is a medical record scanner in the Health Information Management Department at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Somerset, where she has worked for 24 ...

TAPinto Insider

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Publishers invest significant time and financial resources in building their audience. No one has the right to have their content placed in front of the audience you’ve built. Public relations firms and others say their content is newsworthy and they get paid a lot of money to try to make that case to publishers every day. Drawing the line between news and public relations and critical to publisher credibility and success in the years ahead. There are still many in the industry who feel there needs to ...

The Falcon's Nest

METUCHEN, NJ - The second that Matthew DaSilva stepped foot on the campus of Saint Joseph High School five years ago he immediately felt something special. From his first campus tour to his time as “Freshman for a Day,” DaSilva knew the choice was easy. He was going to spend the most formative years of his life at Saint Joe’s. Sure there were other private schools in consideration, mainly St. John Vianney and Christian Brothers Academy, but Saint Joseph High School was different. It felt like home. “We went ...

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RWJUH/Somerset Salutes Health Care Hero of the Week Rosalia Diaz

TAPinto Somerville joins with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset each week to recognize a Healthcare Hero for their perseverance, dedication and professionalism serving the short-term and longer term health care needs of patients at the Somerville hospital.

This week's Healthcare Hero, as selected by her supervisor, is Rosalia Diaz.

Rosalia is a medical record scanner ...

RWJUH/Somerset Salutes Health Care Hero of the Week Vivian Madamba

TAPinto Somerville joins with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset each week to recognize a Healthcare Hero for their perseverance, dedication and professionalism serving the short-term and longer term health care needs of patients at the Somerville hospital.

This week's Healthcare Hero, as selected by her supervisor, is Vivian Madamba, BSN, RN-C

Vivian is a staff ...

African American Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBH Transaction with St. Peters

New Brunswick, NJ – Access to quality medical care in New Jersey is vital to underserved populations. That's why the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (“AACCNJ”) announced its support for the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System in New Brunswick, which will lead to the creation of New ...

RWJBarnabas Health, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System Vision to Create NJ’s First Premier Academic Medical Center Gets State Approval

New Brunswick, NJ – RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System (“Saint Peter’s”) announced that the State of New Jersey has approved their transaction to create New Jersey’s first premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) located in New Brunswick.

“This is a tremendous milestone in a years-long ...

A Vote for PeopleCare Center Could Help Non-Profit Win $25,000 Grant

May 5, 2022

I am hoping that the community of Somerville can help the PeopleCare Center for Nonprofits, Inc. win $25,000 from the State Farm Neighbor Assist Grant Program. 

Just to introduce ourselves ~ PeopleCare Center for Nonprofits is a private nonprofit organization located on Finderne Avenue in Bridgewater. Since 1983, our mission is to provide stable, affordable rents to nonprofit ...

Help Feed Somerset County Families in Need

May 18, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ – More than 3,000 food-insecure families reside in Somerset County, according to the New Jersey Department of Health. Food-insecure is defined as not having consistent access to enough food to feed every person in their household.

Residents can help their neighbors-in-need by donating to “Buy One, Bring One” (BOBO) Fridays every third Friday of the ...

Lionel Richie Tribute

May 16, 2022

Appearing at the Brook Arts Center on Sunday, May 22 at 2 pm, Stephen Fuller and the talented musicians of Amani recreate the magical sounds of the iconic superstar Lionel Richie. This is a spectacular tribute to the music that made Lionel’s legendary sound and songs popular with generations of fans. Amani will perform songs from the Commodores to Lionel’s amazing solo career with the ...