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May 27 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 3,960 Cases, 406 Deaths

May 27, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Wednesday reported 3,960 cases of COVID-19 with a total of 406 deaths.

There are 132 cases in Somerville and 6 deaths.

Statewide, there is a total of 156,628 cases, an increase of 864 overnight, with 11,191 deaths reported, an increase of 148 since Tuesday, according to the State Department of Health.There are 1,692,786 cases in ...

Somerset County Collects, Distributes Over 1 Million PPEs

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – The Somerset County Office of Emergency Management has distributed over 1 million articles of personal protective equipment (PPE) to long-term care facilities (81%), municipal OEMs (14%) and first responders, according to Somerset County Freeholder Brian G. Gallagher, public health and safety liaison.

The bulk of critically needed supplies was provided by the New ...

May 26 Somerset County COVID-19: Death Toll Exceeds 400

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Tuesday reported 3,936 cases of COVID-19 with a total of 401 deaths.

There are 133 cases in Somerville and 5 deaths.

Statewide, there is a total of 155,764 cases, an increase of 672 overnight, with 11,191 deaths reported, an increase of 47 since Monday, according to the State Department of Health.

There are 1,667,154 cases in ...

Somerville Preserves Memorial Day Traditions Despite the Pandemic

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The COVID-19 pandemic might have caused cancellation of the borough's annual Memorial Day Parade and the 80th annul Tour of Somerville cycling race Monday, but it could not alter the traditions that accompany both events.

Mayor Dennis Sullivan presided over a truncated Memorial Day service at the New Cemetery early Monday morning, honoring the nation's war dead who are ...

May 25 COVID-19: Statistical Comparison with US War Casualties

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Efforts to control and push back against the COVID-19 pandemic have been described as a "battle" or "war" with health care workers and first responders likened to :"warriors" on the "front lines."

From governors and lawmakers to clergy and CEOs, health officials, first responders and others, the words associated with epic confrontations ...

Ciattarelli Memorial Day Message: America Has Always Fixed What is Broken

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Former Somerset County Freeholder and state Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli, an announced candidate for governor in New Jersey's 2021 elections, reflects on the state of the state and the true meaning of the Memorial Day observance in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic in an open letter to New Jersey.

A resident of Hillsborough who spent his childhood in Raritan, ...

May 24 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 3,907 Cases, 397 Deaths

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Sunday reported 3,907 cases of COVID-19 with a total of 397 deaths.

There are 130 cases in Somerville and 5 deaths.

Statewide, there is a total of 154,154 cases, an increase of 1,050 overnight, with 11,133 deaths reported, an increase of 52 since Saturday, according to the State Department of Health.

There are 1,628,251 cases ...

Somerville Mayor Honors Veterans in Subdued Memorial Day Ceremony

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Mayor Dennis Sullivan, a retired school teacher, calls Monday's observance of Memorial Day the "Cliff Notes" version - short, condensed, but complete, with an emphasis on those things that distinguish the reverence and respect of the occasion.

The truncated ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. at New Cemetery on South Bridge Street; the public is asked to refrain from ...

Hillsborough Schools Submit Graduation Proposal to State for Review

 

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The township school system has submitted a proposal for a high school graduation ceremony for review to state officials, a plan similar to one proposed by Mayor Doug Tomson earlier this week with one huge difference - the administration proposes to hold its ceremony indoors in the high school gym, while the mayor's plan envisions an outdoor ceremony at Mountainvew ...

May 23 Somerset County COVID-19 Update; NJ Exceeds 11,000 Deaths

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Saturday reported 3,881 cases of COVID-19 with a total of 396 deaths.

There are 129 cases in Somerville and 5 deaths.

Statewide, there is a total of 153,104 cases, an increase of 385 overnight, with 11,081 deaths reported, an increase of 96 since Friday, according to the State Department of Health.

There are 1,612,736 cases in ...

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May 27 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 3,960 Cases, 406 Deaths

May 27, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Wednesday reported 3,960 cases of COVID-19 with a total of 406 deaths.

There are 132 cases in Somerville and 6 deaths.

Statewide, there is a total of 156,628 cases, an increase of 864 overnight, with 11,191 deaths reported, an increase of 148 since Tuesday, according to the State Department of Health.There are 1,692,786 cases in ...

Congratulate Your Graduate with Milestones on TAPinto

May 20, 2020

Graduation season is upon us and that means celebrating your graduate’s accomplishments and honors.  TAPinto Milestones gives you an easy and affordable way to honor your graduate.  You can submit a note of congratulations, highlight achievements and submit photos.  Your Milestone post will be posted on the TAPinto site of your choosing and stay there forever.  ...