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Months after they were recognized by school district administrators for being among the 16,000 pupils from around the country to reach the semi-final stage of the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program, officials announced Catherine Nguyen and Diana Voronin won corporate-sponsored awards. The teens were among the 1,000 students across the country to win the award, […]

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The concept of one's legacy tends to come up when considering the long-term impact of something: a partnership that's coming to a close, the final days of a presidency or the ways a person's life changes someone else's. It's a concept that's often lost in the shuffle when discussing today's youth.

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Local and county authorities are searching for a man from the Hillsborough and Manville areas for failing to appear in court for a pair of drug-related warrants. According to the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office, Evan Stockwell is currently being sought after by law enforcement officials. He was recently featured by the prosecutor’s office as the […]

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A bill making its way through the state legislature could make it possible for 17-year-olds to have an impact at the ballots later this year, as lawmakers move to open primaries to a younger block of voters. Under the bill, dubbed the “New Voter Empowerment Act,” 17-year-old registered voters will be able to participate in […]

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The race for a pair of three-year terms on the Hillsborough Township Committee has officially begun, as candidates from both major political parties formally filed their petitions to run in the June 5 primary election. The deadline for potential candidates to file petitions to run was Monday, April 2 and according to local party heads, […]

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Amid discussions on the $128.9 million budget for the 2018-19 school year proposed earlier this month, the Hillsborough Township Board of Education unanimously approved an emergency resolution calling for changes to how the local fair share of state aid is calculated. Crafted during the March 27 meeting, the emergency resolution petitions the New Jersey School Board […]

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A different sport with sticks and balls is gearing up for its coming season this spring, as members of the Hillsborough Jr. Raiders Field Hockey Feeder Program gears up for its third year of outdoor play for area girls. As baseball teams throughout the country get ready for the summer, Tara Romano, the program’s director, is […]

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County freeholders announced their intention to make funds available for a second armed school resource officer at the Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School in Bridgewater Township. Somerset County Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione and Freeholder Mark Caliguire announced the move, citing the Parkland, Fla. shooting on Feb. 14, as well as other incidents throughout […]

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Police departments throughout Somerset and Hunterdon Counties will spend most of April looking out for distracted drivers as part of a law enforcement campaign. From April 1 to April 21, law enforcement officers will participate in a nationwide high visibility enforcement campaign called “U Drive. U Text. U Pay” that specifically target motorists who exhibit […]

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Homeowners in both Hillsborough and Millstone should anticipate an increase in their taxes next year, after Hillsborough Township Public School District officials outlined a tentative $129.8 million budget for the 2018-19 school year. Announced during the school board meeting Monday night, the proposed budget marks a $1.4 million increase over the 2017-18 budget of $128.3 […]

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The potential construction of a 210,000 square-foot sports complex adjacent to Mountain View Park will go before the Hillsborough Township Planning Board next month, after the township committee unanimously approved the plan Tuesday. Described as a “multi-sport athletic facility designed to serve participants in sports leagues, skill-building clinics/camps, and competition as well as sports performance training, pay-to-play […]

Haydn Gock has taken a big step forward on the ice in the past year. And with that step forward, the Hillsborough High freshman and Princeton Skating Club member has altered his ling-term figure skating goals. “My goal is to join Team USA, so I can get to the World Championships or even the Olympics,” […]

Last weekend, the Hillsborough Jr. Raiders played a number of football and field hockey games with teams around the region. The following is a submitted collection of the weekend’s results. Jr. Skylands Football Conference RARITAN DIVISION – Championship games Hillsborough Varsity Gold (Burke) vs. Watchung: Won 18-6 The Hillsborough Varsity Gold took the field Saturday […]

Last weekend, the Hillsborough Jr. Raiders played a number of football and field hockey games with teams around the region. The following is a submitted collection of the weekend’s results. Jr. Skylands Football Conference RARITAN DIVISION Hillsborough Varsity Gold (Burke) – Bye Hillsborough Patriot JV Gold (Riccardi) – Bye DELAWARE DIVISION – Varsity Hillsborough Varsity […]

Big win for the Hillsborough Dukes Pee Wee football team as other teams conclude their exceptional seasons. Pee Wee Football Saturday afternoon in Watchung Hills, the Hillsborough Dukes Pee Wee football team battled Newark’s South Ward Bulldogs in the first round of the Eastern Region Pop Warner Football Championships. South Ward scored early in the […]

Last weekend, the Hillsborough Jr. Raiders played a number of football and field hockey games with teams around the region. The following is a submitted collection of the weekend’s results. Jr. Skylands Football Conference RARITAN DIVISION Hillsborough Varsity Gold (Burke) vs. Bridgewater Varsity Gold: Won 32-6 The Hillsborough Varsity Gold were back at home this […]

Sunday, October 29 was a big day for the Hillsborough Dukes. Both cheer and football clinched championship titles. All competitive and tackle teams are continuing to further their postseason play. Cheer On Sunday, October 29, the Dukes Mighty Mite, Pee Wee and Jr. Varsity teams attended the New Jersey State Pop Warner Competition in Trenton. […]

Last weekend, the Hillsborough Jr. Raiders played a number of football and field hockey games with teams around the region. The following is a submitted collection of the weekend’s results. Jr. Skylands Football Conference RARITAN DIVISION Hillsborough Varsity Gold (Burke) vs. Pope John Varsity Gold: Won 38-0 The Hillsborough Varsity Gold traveled to Pope John […]

The Hillsborough Dukes Pop Warner program had an eventful weekend. The following is how last weekend’s games went down. Cheer The Dukes honored their eighth grade cheerleaders at halftime of Sunday’s Jr. Pee Wee game. The girls were escorted onto the field by their parents and acknowledged for their hard work and dedication to the […]

The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA), the governing body for scholastic sports in the state, last week announced its financial results for the year that ended on June 30. According to the NJSIAA, overall revenues were down approximately $170,000, despite net assets for fiscal year 2016-17 increasing by approximately $160,000, to a total of $3.3 million. This […]

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Gov. Phil Murphy in early April announced he wants $100 million in new spending to address New Jersey's opioid crisis. None of the money, however, would be spent on public service announcement…

Treatment for varicose veins has advanced so dramatically over the years that today most patients can have a simple procedure during their lunch hour and be back at work without missing a beat.

I have a mental image, and maybe a photograph somewhere, of my Armenian grandmother out in the yard in the spring, bent over and using the gathered folds of her skirt to hold tender young dand…

Princeton native Wendy Jolley is preparing for a very eventful week. On Thursday, April 12, she will survive a traumatic car crash involving fatalities. The following night, Friday the 13th, w…

First Aid and CPR, LLC, an off-site training company that brings the life-saving skills of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid to homes, offices and organizations, will host a fundraising pet first aid and pet CPR course to raise money for the Gordons Corner Fire Company, Manalapan. “The fire company is a nonprofit volunteer organization that […]

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, New York, has been named a Platinum Award winner by the Cartus Broker Network for its outstanding performance during the past year. This is the fifth consecutive year the company has won the award. The award was presented at the 2018 Cartus Broker Network International Conference, […]

Tinton Falls resident Salvatore “Sal” Graziano has affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Holmdel as a sales associate. Graziano will provide residential real estate services in Holmdel as well as the surrounding communities of Colts Neck, Fair Haven, Lincroft, Little Silver, Tinton Falls, Eatontown, Asbury, Middletown and Matawan. Graziano has three years […]

NRT LLC, the parent company of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, New York, has been ranked the No. 1 residential real estate brokerage firm in the United States for 21 consecutive years, according to the REAL Trends 500 report. The Real Trends 500 ranking is based on 2017 closed sales volume and closed […]

Adult tap classes will soon be added at 7:30 p.m. Mondays at Kaye-Lynn Dance Studio’s Edison location, 1969 Oak Tree Road. The studio also adult yoga/stretch at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays; ballet at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays; and Zumba at 8:30 a.m. Saturdays. For more information, call the Edison studio at 732-548-8452. Kaye-Lynn has also announced a […]

New Jersey Natural Gas has submitted a filing to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to pass through the benefits of the recently enacted federal tax reform to customers. NJNG announced it will reduce customers’ rates by $21 million, effective April 1, resulting in a $31, or 3 percent, decrease to a typical residential […]

Reina Renovations of Millstone Township recently received the CertainTeed Award of Excellence for its renovation of a 1940s home in Rahway that used CertainTeed Cedar Impressions polymer shingles, MainStreet vinyl siding and Perimeter vinyl soffit. “It is an honor to receive this recognition from CertainTeed. This project was a particularly dramatic exterior overhaul, updating a […]

La Mer began as a modest townhouse community in the 1980s, as Kaplan Companies took advantage of a bluff overlooking Cheesequake Park in the Parlin section of Sayreville, a 100-acre tract that obtained wetlands and was a depot for sand that had been stripped away to construct an extension of the New Jersey Turnpike in […]

  Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, New York, announced NRT Relocation and Referral Services is issuing a total of $20,000 in college scholarships through its Share Your Moving Story scholarship program. This program gives high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to write and share an essay about how the […]

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