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Spartan Spirit 5K Course Takes Runners Through Downtown Somerville

June 24, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The 2022 Spartan Spirit 5K will be run through the streets of downtown Somerville on Saturday, June 25 beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Immaculata High School, 240 Mountain Ave, circling back to end at the school.

Expect rolling road closures as police temporarily close roads to let runners pass through.

Online registration is required in advance and ...

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 ...

Free, Fresh Produce Giveaway in Somerville June 12 While Supplies Last

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Fresh from the farm, bags of produce will be given away free at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church between 2-4 p.m. June 12.

Somerset County volunteers are sponsoring the event. The church is located at 300 Union Ave., (Route 28), rain or shine. Fruits and vegetables will be distributed on a first-come first-served basis (limit 1 bag per family). Open to all.

This ...

Somerville Pastor Initiates Flash Mob Photo Op on "Red Nose Day"

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Rev. Paul Janssen, pastor of United Reformed Church, is inviting those with a sense of compassion and a sense of humor to join him on the steps of the church at 100 West Main St. on Thursday, May 26, at 6 p.m. for a flash mob photo op to support "Red Nose Day."

 All residents of the Somerville area are invited to participate in support ...

St. John's Clothes Closet Offers Shoppers Bargains and More May 21

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Don’t miss the offerings at The Clothes Closet of St. John’s Episcopal Church, open on Saturday, May 21 from 9 a.m.to noon.

The Clothes Closet offers reasonably priced seasonal men’s, women’s, and children’s clothes, shoes, and accessories (jewelry, ties, scarves, belts, handbags, gloves, and hats).  Check out the clearance racks and new ...

Step into spring at St. John’s Clothes Closet on Sat., May 7

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Step into spring with new items at The Clothes Closet at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Somerville, open on Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to noon.

The Clothes Closet offers reasonably-priced seasonal men’s, women’s, and children’s clothes, shoes, and accessories (jewelry, ties, scarves, belts, handbags, gloves, and hats). Check out the clearance racks and ...

St. John's Clothes Closet in Somerville Open April 23

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Clothes Closet at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Somerville will be open on Saturday, April 23 from 9 a.m. to noon.

The Clothes Closet offers reasonably priced seasonal men’s, women’s, and children’s clothes, shoes, and accessories (jewelry, ties, scarves, belts, handbags, gloves, and hats). Check out the clearance racks and new spring ...

Somerville Church Hosts Central Jersey Walk for Ukraine on Main Street

SOMERVILLE, NJ - United Reformed Church, The Church on Main is hosting the Central Jersey #Walk4Ukraine to raise funds to support Ukrainian refugees.

The Central Jersey #Walk4Ukraine will take place on Friday, April 22 at 12:30 p.m. The walk will start and end at United Reformed Church, 100 W. Main St. and will include walking the town’s Main Street to show support and solidarity ...

Bishop of Metuchen to Join in Consecration of Russia, Ukraine to Mary

 

METUCHEN, NJ - In communion with Pope Francis, Bishop James F. Checchio of Metuchen will join in prayer as the Holy Father consecrates Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord, March 25.

The bishop’s participation in the act of consecration will take place at the 12:10 p.m. Mass at the Cathedral of St. Francis ...

Students at Somerville Catholic Schools Stand Tall for Ukraine

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Students at Immaculata High School and Immaculate Conception School raised over $8,500 from a recent ‘dress-down day fundraiser’ to assist with the humanitarian crisis taking place in Ukraine.

“With such short notice, I was worried that perhaps the response from the community would be stifled somewhat," said Immaculata High School Dean of Students ...

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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 ...