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Somerville: Immaculata HS Athletes Commit to College Teams

November 15, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Senior athletes at Immaculata High School signed letters of intent Thursday, committing to participate in athletics at their chosen colleges.

Students who signed, their sport and college include:

Peter Gallo of Asbury, baseball, St. Joseph's University; Felix Diaz of North Brunswick, baseball, Southern New Hampshire University; Chris Kirschner of Flemington, ...

Sadin, Carlson, Puntillo Elected to Somerville School Board

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County election officials have completed counting the remaining mail in and provisional ballots from last week’s general election and school board election, with Melissa Sadin, Dan Carlson and Daniel Puntillo elected to represent taxpayers on the Somerville Board of Education.

Officials completed tabulating the mail-ins and provisionals early Tuesday ...

Somerville: Immaculata Students Share Smart Phone Expertise with Seniors

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A few dozen senior citizens at Centerbridge II are a lot “smarter” about their phones, thanks to an innovative program run through Immaculata’s Campus Ministry Program. 

Recently, a few Immaculata High School students, accompanied by title Rich Grieshaber, IHS coordinator of Outreach Programs, left the Somerville campus to visit the senior ...

St. Matthias' Priest Resigns Amidst Questions of Parish Finances

SOMERSET, NJ - Questions surrounding church finances at Saint Matthias led to the resignation of Rev. Douglas J. Haefner according to a letter sent to parishioners and school families on Nov. 2. 

"It is with sadness that I must inform you that Father's resignation coincides with serious questions and concerns that recently have been raised regarding the handling of parish ...

New Jersey Voters Asked to Spend $500M to Secure Their Children's Future on Nov. 6


TRENTON, NJ - In addition to voting on local, county, congressional and school board elections Tuesday, Nov. 6, New Jersey voters will be asked to approve a ballot question that would authorize the state to borrow $500 million to spend on education and infrastructure.

Public Question No. 1 is known as the Securing Our Children's Future Bond Act.

Following is the ballot ...

Somerset County Girls Participate in STEM Program

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Seventy-five girls from schools throughout Somerset County participated in the third annual STEM program sponsored by the county Commission on the Status of Women held Oct. 27 at the county Vocational & Technical High School.

“This was a wonderful opportunity for these girls to learn about potential careers and to practice teambuilding skills that will serve ...

Somerville: Immaculata HS Welcomes Students with Academic Challenges

SOMERVILLE, NJ -- Any freshman walking into high school for the first time can find it overwhelming and intimidating, but for a student with special needs those feelings can be laced with added stress, anxiety, and isolation.  That’s why because of its size, reputation for nurturing, philosophy, faith-based approach, and unique program tailored for students with special needs that ...

NJ Society of Certified Public Accountancy Invites Students to Apply for Scholarships

ROSELAND, NJ – The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) is inviting New Jersey high school seniors and accounting majors entering their fourth or fifth year of a New Jersey-based college or university to apply for NJCPA Scholarships. Applications are open until Dec. 10, 2018, for high school students and Jan. 7, 2019, for college students.  

The NJCPA ...

Services Set for New Brunswick School Principal Killed by Drag Racer

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Tyrone Harrison attended Ohio State University, and played on the school's football team. Originally from Highland Park, Harrison graduated college and became a special education teacher in New Brunswick, and then a vice principal.

"He was a man with a large stature, but he was very, very kind. He was very gentle with the kids," said New Brunswick Schools ...

Prosecutor: Teacher Who Lives in Hillsborough Sent Nude Photos Online to Montgomery HS Student

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A Montgomery High School teacher who lives in Hillsborough has been arrested and faces charges of sending nude photos of herself and sexually-explicit messages via social media to a Montgomery High School student over a period of several months.

Michelina Aichele, 29 of Capricorn Drive in Hillsborough, has been charged with 2nd degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child.


Somerville School Board Reviews Status of Contract Negotiations with Teachers

November 3, 2018

Editor's Note: This letter was submitted to Tapinto Somerville on Oct. 29, in conjunction with a communication shared with Somerville parents and taxpayers concerning the status of negotiations between the Somerville Board of Education and the Somerville Education Association.

October 29, 2018

To Somerville Parents, Residents and Taxpayers:

We would like to take this opportunity to ...


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