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NBA Bound: Rutgers Basketball Standout Ron Harper Jr. Signs with Toronto Raptors

June 27, 2022

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Rutgers forward Ron Harper Jr. has signed a two-way contract with the Toronto Raptors on the night of the 2022 NBA Draft.

"The Rutgers basketball family is so proud of Ron Harper Jr. for this opportunity with the Toronto Raptors," head coach Steve Pikiell said. "This couldn't have happened to a better person or ...

Rutgers Board of Governors Approves 2.9 Percent Tuition Increase

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 ...

Rutgers to Unveil First Pride Bus in New Jersey This Summer

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers-New Brunswick is set to wave its Pride flag this summer throughout the area in the most visible way possible.

The Center for Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities (SJE) is commemorating its 30th anniversary, as well as the 50+ years of LGBT organizations on campus, with a colorful pride wrap that will soon appear on a campus bus.

The bus will be covered ...

Rutgers to Impose "No Smoking" Policy on All Campuses in 2023

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers University campuses will be tobacco free, President Jonathan Holloway said Wednesday as he announced the university’s new “Tobacco-Free by 2023” initiative.

The tobacco-free policy, which will be effective as of Jan. 1, 2023, covers all campuses – indoors and outdoors – and includes the use of all tobacco products. It applies ...

Rutgers Researchers Create New Strawberry Designed for Dippin'

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – After 15 years of work, a couple of Rutgers researchers are enjoying the fruits of their labor: a new strawberry.

Bred for its flavorful fruit, Rutgers D’Light has a unique shape – a Christmas light - that makes it the ideal strawberry for dipping in chocolate, according to Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) agent Bill ...


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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 ...