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Patriots Re-Sign Versatile All-Star INF/OF Mike Fransoso

February 15, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots announced today the re-signing of 2018 Atlantic League All-Star infielder/outfielder Mike Fransoso for the 2019 season.

“I’m excited to get back to work and see all the guys again,” said Fransoso. “Last year didn’t end the way we wanted. I’m ready to do what I can to help us win a championship this ...

Somerville Church Youth Group Shows Deployed US Troops Some Love

SOMERVILLE, NJ – United Reformed Church’s Youth Group is all about spreading the church’s mission to “love all, serve all” this Valentine’s Day. The kids spent time making Valentine’s Day cards for our Veterans, which were delivered to Operation Shoebox New Jersey to distribute.

The cards will be enclosed in personal care packages that will be ...

Former Rutgers Pitcher And Jersey Native Returns To Patriots

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have re-signed right-handed relief pitcher, New Jersey native and Rutgers alumnus Nate Roe for the 2019 season.

“To say I am excited to return to Somerset would be an understatement,” said Roe. “It is an honor to play in front of the best fans in the Atlantic League while wearing a Patriots jersey. The owners, front office, coaching ...

Operation Shoebox NJ Invites Volunteers To XIV Anniversary Packing At Manville VFW


MANVILLE, NJ - Volunteers are invited to join Operation Shoebox New Jersey pack care packages for US troops overseas and commemorate the service organization’s 14th anniversary on Saturday, Feb. 16th.

The packing will be at the Kavanaugh VFW Post #2290, 600 Washington Ave., ...

Raritan Valley Line Mayors Alliance Supports Gateway Project, Pushes For Restoring One-Seat Rides on NJ Transit's Raritan Valley Line

NEW JERSEY – The leaders of the Build Gateway Now Coalition announced this week that the Raritan Valley Line (RVL) Mayors Alliance to the Coalition, a bipartisan group formed in 2018 that consists of 30 mayors representing more than 23,500 daily commuters along the RVL, spanning four counties in New Jersey, have joined the coalition.

“We are thrilled to welcome the RVL ...

Handcrafted Valentine Chocolates Made Lovingly In Somerville Shop

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Valentine's Day is synonymous with Cupid, bouquets of flowers, romantic dinners, marriage proposals, weddings - and chocolate.

For many, the gift of chocolate is a once-a-year indulgence; not so for Carol Freedman and Tony Brokenborough who are consumed by their passion for chocolate year 'round.

Six years ago the two partners opened Carol's Creative Chocolatez ...

Police Arrest Hillsborough Man For Harassment Of Young Girl Inside Her Home

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Police arrested a 31-year-old township man earlier this week after they say the suspect followed a girl home while walking her dog, and harassed her once she was inside the house.

The girl, who had locked herself in the house, called 911 after she saw the suspect pacing in front of her home.

She also told police that the suspect repeatedly rang her front doorbell and ...

Somerville's Immaculata HS Recognized For Recycling Initiatives

TRENTON, NJ - Immaculata High School of Somerville was honored recently by the NJ Network of Catholic School Families for the school's efforts in demonstrating how "Catholic Schools Care for God's Planet" during a program at the Statehouse.

Seniors Tim Albano of Flemington and Deonna Powell of Middlesex represented Immaculata HS, which was recognized for its outstanding ...

Good Times On Tap In Somerville For That Special Someone

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The proprietors of what will be New Jersey’s largest brew pub are putting the finishing touches on the Main Street showplace, and though Village Brewing will not be open in time for Valentine’s Day, they’d like to suggest a gift for that special someone.

“Sorry, no beer yet, but there will be t-shirts and glasses and special Valentine’s Day ...

Hillsborough HS Alumni Gather For Concert To Raise Money For Sierra Leone School

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Over 20 Hillsborough High School alumni will join together for a night of acoustic musical performances on Saturday, March 9 at Hillsborough High School for a benefit concert to support a school in Bo, Sierra Leone.

"Boro4Bo" will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets and t-shirts can be purchased at the door the night of the concert. Tickets may also be purchased during ...


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