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Beltre's 3rd HR in 3 Days Makes the Difference in Patriots Shutout Win

July 4, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (3-4, 47-29) shut out the Bowie Baysox (5-2, 32-44) by a final score of 1–0 before 7,340 fans on Monday night at TD Bank Ballpark. 

Michael Beltre (6) put the lone run of the night on the board with a solo home run to right field in the bottom of the third. It was Beltre’s third straight game with a home run.

Sean Boyle ...

Over the Wall: Patriots Clobber 4 HRs in Win over Fightin Phils

READING, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (2-4, 46-29) defeated the Reading Fightin Phils (4-2, 33-42) by a score of 8-3 on Sunday night at FirstEnergy Stadium

The home run barrage came one game after the Patriots leading home run hitter, catcher Josh Breaux (13), was promoted to the AAA Scranton-Wilkes Barre Rail Riders.

For the fourth straight game, Chad Bell (11) went deep to ...

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 ...

$75,000 Publicly-Funded Basketball Court Dedicated in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Three months after the Borough Council approved a donation from the Drew McLachlan Memorial Fund to repair and overhaul the Carol Pager Park Basketball Court at Exchange Field, the upgraded facility will be formally dedicated Thursday night with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5 p.m.

The refurbished basketball court, badly damaged by floodwaters from Tropical Storm ...

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, ...

Yankees Reliever Aroldis Chapman Pitched for Patriots Out of Uniform

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The New York Yankees sent relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman to their Somerset Patriots Double-A minor league club on a rehab assignment this past weekend where he made two appearances Friday night and Sunday afternoon, throwing a total of 19 pitches on Friday night and Sunday afternoon.

But when he toed the rubber in both games, he was technically out of uniform - as was ...

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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 ...