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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 ...

Fighton Phils Continue to Hold Upper Hand Over Patriots

READING, Pa. - The Reading Fightin Phils (4-1, 33-41) defeated the Somerset Patriots (1-4, 45-29) by a score of 9-6 on Saturday night at FirstEnergy Stadium.

Rodolfo Duran’s RBI single up the middle scored Anthony Volpe to give the Patriots an early 1-0 lead in the first.

Reading answered in the bottom of the frame to take the lead. The first ...

Fightin Phils Chip Away at Patriots Lead to Win Third Game of Series

READING, Pa. - The Reading Fightin Phils (3-1, 32-41) defeated the Somerset Patriots (1-3, 45-28) by a score of 7-5 on Friday night at FirstEnergy Stadium.

AJ Graffanino put Reading up in the first with a sacrifice fly to score Johan Rojas.

Somerset answered in the next inning with a sacrifice fly by Mickey Gasper to plate Blake Perkins to tie up the ...

Patriots First Half Recap: A Blockbuster With A Hollywood Finish

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - With an ending that couldn’t have been scripted any better, the first half of the Somerset Patriots’ season was a thrilling ride that concluded in the most dramatic fashion possible.

The team kicked the year off with a 6-2 win over the Reading Fightin Phils (Philadelphia Phillies) on Opening Day on April 8 as well as a 2-1 walk-off win against the Erie ...

Patriots Late Surge Falls Short In Reading

READING, Pa. - The Reading Fightin Phils (2-0, 31-40) defeated the Somerset Patriots (0-2, 44-27) by the score of 4-2 on Wednesday night at FirstEnergy Stadium.

Jhailyn Ortiz got the Fightins on the board with an RBI double in the bottom of the first inning, scoring Vito Friscia. 

Aldrem Corredor (7) then extended Reading’s lead with a two-run blast in ...

Fightin Phils Squeak by Patriots; Yanks RHP Domingo German Gets Start

READING, Pa. - The Reading Fightin Phils (1-0, 30-40) defeated the Somerset Patriots (0-1, 44-26) by the score of 3-2 on Tuesday evening at FirstEnergy Stadium.

New York Yankees RHP Domingo Germán went 3.1 scoreless innings, allowed two hits and struck out three in his rehab start for Somerset.

Anthony Volpe got the scoring started in the top of the ...

Yankees Pitcher Domingo Germán Gets Rehab Start with Patriots Tuesday

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The New York Yankees have announced that RHP Domingo Germán will continue his rehab assignment with Double-A Somerset Patriots on Tuesday, June 28.  He is expected to start tonight’s game against the Reading Fightin Phils (Philadelphia Phillies) on the road.

Continuing to recover from his shoulder injury, ...

Volpe Crushes Walk-Off Home Run, Patriots Clinch First-Half Title

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The New York Yankees signed Anthony Volpe of Watchung to a $2.7M contract a few years ago right out of high school, and the investment continues to pay dividends, as the Yankees #1 prospect crunched a walk-off home run in the bottom of the tenth inning Sunday afternoon to clinch the Double-A Northeast Division First-Half Championship for the Double-A Somerset ...

Patriots Win To Move Into First Place Tie With One Game To Go In The Half


BRIDGEWATER, NJ - In a must-win game, the Somerset Patriots (43-25) defeated the Hartford Yard Goats (43-25) by a final score of 2–1 before a season-high crowd of 8,069 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday night. 

Elijah Dunham plated the first run of the evening with an RBI single in the bottom of the second that brought home Anthony Volpe. Dunham batted 1-for-2 on the ...

Patriots Must Win Final 2 Games to Clinch First-Half Division Title

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - On an MLB rehab assignment, Yankees LHP Aroldis Chapman threw a scoreless top of the seventh and struck out one batter, but the Somerset Patriots lost 5-2.

The Patriots must now win the next two games to clinch the first half Northeast Division title and earn a playoff berth. 

Hartford scored the first two runs of the night in the top of the second on a Brenton Doyle ...


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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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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 ...