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Patriots Host Largest Independence Day Fireworks Show in 25-Year History

July 3, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have stockpiled a huge cache of fireworks for a July 4th celebration that will pay tribute to active members of the United States military statewide; those deployed overseas as well as veterans who have served their country in past years.

Operation Shoebox New Jersey is the sponsor of what the Patriots are calling their largest fireworks display ever ...

Somerville Elks Salute Flag Day at Historic Somerset County Courthouse

SOMERVILLE, NJ  The Somerville Elks will host the 9th annual Flag Day event in downtown Somerville on Friday, June 17, including a naturalization ceremony for new Somerset County U.S. residents, flag ceremonies, fire and rescue truck displays, historical reenactment demonstrations, a scavenger hunt, cornhole tournament and bean bag toss for kids, art displays from local ...

Somerville Ceremonies Honor Veterans Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Mayor Dennis Sullivan was busy Memorial Day, presiding at three different graveside services at the New Cemetery and Old Cemetery on South Bridge Street, and at the Old Dutch Parsonage Burial Site on Washington Avenue, where the gravestone of Harmanus Buckaloo, a Revolutionary War soldier, has recently been restored.

Town Crier David Lang opened the ceremony singing the ...

Civil War Nurse Buried in Somerville Cemetery Joined Husband in Battle

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Mayor Dennis Sullivan will preside at Memorial Day services at 11 a.m. Monday with a story of dedication, heroism, bravery and true love involving a Civil War nurse born in Somerville in 1824 and buried at the Old Cemetery on South Bridge Street.

Sullivan will speak at the New Cemetery before moving across the street to the Old Cemetery where Arabella Wharton ...

Parade Photo Gallery: Hillsborough Residents Salute Those Who Served

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The township turned out early Saturday morning to celebrate Memorial Day, starting with a breakfast for veterans at the municipal building, followed by a parade and ceremonies at the Garden of Honor.

The parade route was lined with residents young and old, decked out in red, white and blue to honor America and pay tribute to its veterans who have served in the ...

Hillsborough Says "Thanks for Your Service" at Vets Annual Breakfast

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Led by Mayor Shawn Lipani and members of the Township Committee, more than 100 local heroes, veterans of WWII, the Korean War, Vietnam, the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, other deployments and service stateside were honored for their time in uniform away from home at the 17th annual Salute to Veterans Breakfast Saturday morning at the municipal complex prior to the ...

Louis "Gene" Moretti, Somerville's Oldest Resident, Passes Away at 105

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A legend in his own right, Louis “Gene” Moretti, “Pop”, 105, died peacefully on May 20, 2022, at his home in Somerville.

Born in Raritan to the late Michael and Mary Moretti, he grew up on Doughty Street until he was eleven years old, he always had a special place in his heart for Raritan and would frequent the Italian Bakery for decades to come. His ...

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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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Wed, July 6, 7:00 PM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Somerset Patriots vs. Bowie Baysox (BAL) Live ...

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Thu, July 7, 7:00 PM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Somerset Patriots vs. Bowie Baysox (BAL) Live ...

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Fri, July 8, 7:00 PM

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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 ...