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Rutgers Board of Governors Approves 2.9 Percent Tuition Increase

June 21, 2022

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Rutgers University Board of Governors Tuesday approved a $5.1 billion budget for the 2022-2023 academic year that includes a 2.9 percent increase in tuition and fees, nearly two-thirds below the current rate of inflation.

“We remain committed to providing excellence in academic experience and opportunity at an affordable and accessible price, and to ensuring ...

Somerville High School Plants Outdoor Tribute to Salute Class of 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Row after row of smiling faces have popped up on the front lawn of Somerville High School, 287 placards reflecting the relief, joy and achievement of high school graduation.

Congratulations to the proud members of the 2022 Class of Somerville High School.

One-by-one, principal Jerry Foley, with an assist from staff members, planted the images on Monday afternoon ...

Juvenile Charged with Phoning Threat to Watchung Hills Regional HS

 

WARREN TOWNSHIP, NJ – A 15-year-old student at Watchung Hills Regional High School has been charged with phoning in a threat to the school, claiming he was in a bathroom at the school with weapons, threatening to shoot up the school when the bell rang in between periods when the hallways would be packed with students, according to Somerset County Acting Prosecutor Annmarie ...

Catholic High School Graduates in Central NJ Receive $113M in Awards

METUCHEN, NJ - After years of hard work and unexpected challenges, the 455 graduates of the four Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Metuchen, who together amassed more than $113 million in scholarships and awards, have reached the culmination of their high school careers.

Across the four Catholic high schools – Immaculata, St. Thomas Aquinas, Mount Saint Mary Academy and Saint ...

Somerville HS Football Players Pass Up Chance to Play in Basilone Bowl

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A handful of selected seniors from the Somerville HS Pioneers football team passed on the opportunity to slip into their pads, buckle up their football helmets and lace up their cleats one last time to play in the annual Basilone Bowl at Bridgewater-Raritan High School Tuesday, June 14.

No one was interested, or willing to make a commitment when they were ...

Somerville School Reports "Concerning" Online Post; Police Investigate

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Borough Police detectives responded to the Middle School on Friday after administrators reported the existence of a "concerning" post on a social media platform and spent the weekend investigating, concluding there was no credible threat, according to a message circulated to parents and guardians Sunday afternoon by school officials

"At no point were ...

Somerville: March for Our Lives Rally Calls for End to Gun Violence

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Chants of "Enough is Enough," "Vote Them Out' and "Vote" punctuated Saturday's protest against mass shootings, gun violence and the unwillingness or inability of legislators to fix the problem as 300 determined activists gathered outside the Historical Somerset County Courthouse to vent their frustrations and demand action.

The gathering was ...

Hillsborough: Auten Road School Locks Down after Beef Between Parents

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Auten Road School was locked down for 25 minutes Friday afternoon after an argument escalated between two parents who had been called to the school office over a dispute between their children.

The lockdown triggered a shelter-in-place situation for all students, teachers and staff.

Four police cars responded to the school at 12:20 p.m. to deal with the situation.

No ‘Cancer Hazard’ at Colonia High School, Officials Say

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Radiological tests conducted at Colonia High School have found “no evidence of any cancer-causing hazard” and no reason for further environmental investigations at the school, Mayor John E. McCormac announced today.

For two weeks in April, Woodbridge paid for radiological assessment at Colonia High. More than 100 radon detection canisters were placed ...

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RWJUH/Somerset Salutes Health Care Hero of the Week Rosalie Tiangco-Estrada

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 Rosalie Tiangco-Estrada, BSN, RN-BC, ACM

Rosalie ...

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Somerville Ceremony: Former Somerset County Judge Sworn as Prosecutor

July 1, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Former Somerset County Superior Court Judge John P. McDonald was sworn to office Friday as Somerset County Prosecutor.

McDonald took the oath of office in the historic Somerset County Courthouse, administered by former colleague, Somerset County Superior Court Judge Peter J. Tober.

He was confirmed by the NJ Senate on June 29 after he was nominated for the office by ...

Overlook Strong Again: After Two-Year Hiatus, Overlook Medical Center’s Best and Brightest Celebrated at Excellence Awards

June 30, 2022

SUMMIT, NJ - Enthusiastic applause filled the gala room as each name was called, and team members from departments spanning Overlook Medical Center strode proudly to the stage to accept their awards.

It had been three years since Overlook had celebrated its standout team members at its annual Excellence Awards. The event, like many in-person gatherings, went on hiatus in 2020 and 2021 due to ...