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New Jersey Black Bear Hunt Begins Following Court's Ruling

December 6, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's black bear hunt began Tuesday afternoon, following a ruling by the Appellate Division of the state Superior Court.

After lasting for three hours on Tuesday, the hunt will be open from 12 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday December 7 through Saturday, December 10.

The hunt was reinstated last month and was then stopped last week following a court ...

New Jersey Black Bear Hunt Halted Following Judge's Ruling

TRENTON, NJ — Just days before it was set to begin, a judge has stopped New Jersey's black bear hunt.

Three animal rights groups, including the Animal Protection League of New Jersey, claimed a loophole was used to reinstate the hunt and went to court.

State Appellate Division Judge Lisa Rose announced the decision Wednesday. In her ruling, bear hunt opponents have until Friday ...

New State Law Requires Schools to Submit Digital Maps to Law Enforcement

TRENTON, NJ — Starting in the 2023-24 school year, all schools in New Jersey will have to submit digital maps of their campuses to law enforcement.

Gov. Phil Murphy signed S-2426 into law Wednesday. It requires the information to be submitted next year and updated regularly with copies given to designated law enforcement.

"We have seen, time and time again, public mass shootings ...

New Jersey to Begin Independent Review of COVID-19 Response

TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy has announced the start of an independent review into New Jersey's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The COVID-19 pandemic was one of the biggest challenges our State — and nation — has ever faced,” Murphy said in a news release.

More than 35,000 people in New Jersey died from COVID-19, according to state ...

New Jersey Residents Invited to Drumthwacket for Holiday Open Houses

PRINCETON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy are inviting New Jersey residents to visit Drumthwacket, the Governor's official residence in Princeton, during the holidays.

The Drumthwacket Foundation has teamed up with a number garden clubs from around the state, for "The Holidays at Drumthwacket." Guests will be able to see each public room in the first ...

New Jersey Reinstates Black Bear Hunt Following Increased Sightings

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Fish and Game Council voted Tuesday to reinstate the state's black bear hunt.

Gov. Phil Murphy, who previously opposed the hunt, says the decision was needed due to a significant increase in bear sightings around the state.

From January to October 2022, compared to the same time last year, bear incidents are up 237% in the state, according to the ...

New Jersey Reinstates Black Bear Hunt Following Increased Sightings

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Fish and Game Council voted Tuesday to reinstate the state's black bear hunt.

Gov. Phil Murphy, who previously opposed the hunt, says the decision was needed due to a significant increase in bear sightings around the state.

From January to October 2022, compared to the same time last year, bear incidents are up 237% in the state, according to the ...

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6 Ways to Balance Your Immune System

With flu season and winter just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about your immune health. While many people seek ways to boost their immune system, it’s more important to balance it.

What’s the difference? “When you boost your immune system, you may make it respond too aggressively to infection, which can push you towards autoimmunity and ...

RWJUH/Somerset Salutes Health Care Hero of the Week Tildred Davidson

 

TAPinto Somerville joins with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset each week to recognize a Health Care 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 Health Care Hero, as selected by her supervisor, is Tildred Davidson.

Davidson is a ...

RWJUH/Somerset Salutes Health Care Hero of the Week Samer Gerges

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 his supervisor, is Samer Gerges, RPSFT, chief ...

6 Ways to Balance Your Immune System

With flu season and winter just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about your immune health. While many people seek ways to boost their immune system, it’s more important to balance it.

What’s the difference? “When you boost your immune system, you may make it respond too aggressively to infection, which can push you towards autoimmunity and ...

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Somerset County Awards $150,000 in Grants to Six Arts Organizations

December 8, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Board of County Commissioners has awarded a total of $150,000 in grants to six organizations after receiving funds through the National Endowment for the Arts American Rescue Plan.

The grants assist local artists and organizations still recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic to help fund jobs and provide financial support so organizations can ...

RWJBarnabas Health Facilities Named to U.S. News & World Report's 2022-23 Best Hospitals for Maternity Care

December 8, 2022

WEST ORANGE, NJ -  U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings and consumer advice, has recognized four RWJBarnabas Health facilities among the 2022-2023 Best Hospitals for Maternity Care, which identifies hospitals that provide high-quality maternity care for uncomplicated pregnancies.

 

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH)/Somerset in ...