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Builder of Somerville Public Safety Complex Meets with Sub-Contractors

July 1, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Borough held a June 29 forum for subcontractors interested in bidding on work at the planned 46,000 square-foot Public Safety complex on Gaston Avenue, with groundbreaking expected in October.

Frank Rotondo, senior project manager for the general contractor, Harvey-Cleary, discussed the project and answered questions from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Borough Council Chambers ...

Second Arrest Made in Manville Shooting Incident; No Injuries Reported

 MANVILLE, N.J. – A second suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with a daylight shooting incident in the vicinity of South Street and South 3rd Street on Tuesday, June 28, according to.Somerset County Acting Prosecutor Annmarie Taggart,

Police reported no injuries.

Rasheedah Kearse, 28 a resident of Main Street, South Bound Brook, is the second suspected shooter ...

Hillsborough Man Indicted for Attempted Murder

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A 23-year-old Hillsborough man has been indicted on attempted murder charges in connection with an unprovoked attack during which the victim was stabbed in the back while walking his dog, according to Somerset County Acting Prosecutor Annmarie Taggart.

Safi N. Hill, a resident of Equator Avenue in Hillsborough, has been charged with first degree attempted ...

Suspect Arrested for Discharging Weapon in Manville

MANVILLE, NJ - A 23-year-p;d Highland Park man has been arrested for discharging a weapon in the vicinity of South Street and South 3rd Street on Tuesday, June 28., according to Somerset County Acting Prosecutor Annmarie Taggart.

Emmanuel Williams, of Woodbridge Avenue in Highland Park, is charged with second degree, Aggravated Assault and second degree, Unlawful Possession of a ...

Police: Coach Punched Umpire after Ejection from Game for Cursing

BRANCHBURG, NJ – A 40-year-old coach of a 13U baseball team punched an umpire after he was ejected from a June 4th game and has been charged with Aggravated Assault 3rd degree and Assault at a Youth Sports Event 4th degree according to Somerset County Prosecutor Annmarie Taggart.

Jerry Otero, a resident of Staten Island, NY, surrendered to police on June 21 and is ...

Somerville Police Reward Kids for Doing the Right Thing

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Borough Police are looking to reward kids for doing the right thing this summer.

A safety program called #SummerVilleSafe has been implemented to make sure youngsters in town are vigilant, staying safe and being careful in their neighborhoods and on the streets, according to Police Officer Vito Spadea. 

With the help of the Somerville PBA #147 and local ...

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 ...

Somerville Seeks Subcontractors for Work on Public Safety Complex

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Borough will host a June 29 forum for subcontractors interested in bidding on work at the planned 46,000 square-foot Public Safety complex on Gaston Avenue, with groundbreaking expected in October.

The general contractor, Harvey-Cleary, will discuss the project and answer questions from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Borough Council Chambers at Police Headquarters, 24 South Bridge ...

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 Police Escort New Jersey Special Olympics Torch

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A pack of Somerville police officers and civilian police dispatchers escorted the Special Olympics Torch of Hope through the downtown shopping and restaurant district Friday afternoon.

Somerville Police picked up where a group of Bridgewater police and Somerset County Sheriff’s Officers left off after its escort through Bound Brook and Bridgewater. Somerville ...

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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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New Jersey Abortion Laws are Hideous

July 4, 2022

To the Editor:

There has been so much craziness in the news about  the Supreme Court and Roe vs Wade. Do people realize that the overall requirement for a abortion extends right up to birth?

It's against the law do kick a dog but this Democratic Governor allows infanticide! How KIND is the Democratic Party!?

Some states are ending abortion pretty much entirely except for the ...

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 ...