A small business dealing in glass blowing and glass artwork suffered massive structural damage in a fire early Sunday morning left the building unsuitable for operation, according to Hillsborough Township first responders. Police and fire personnel responded to Belle Mead Hot Glass, at 884 Route 206, shortly after 1 a.m. on Sunday, March 11 after […]
Hillsborough High School Theater takes on a classic, award-winning Broadway musical when the curtain raises this weekend on their production of Pippin!
An expansion of indoor and outdoor sports facilities directly adjacent to Mountain View Park could come to fruition as soon as next year, according to the Hillsborough Township Committee, which formally announced the plan Tuesday night.
Winter proved it would not go quietly earlier this month, as a pair of nor’easters coated the area with snow and gusting winds that snarled travel and prompted Gov. Phil Murphy to declare a state of emergency. Winter Storm Riley on Friday, March 2 and Winter Storm Quinn on Wednesday, March 7, brought down trees […]
The idea of delivering a speech before a large group of people can, for many, be an anxiety-inducing situation. The idea of putting oneself out there for the undivided attention of their peers doesn’t happen every day and thus, is usually met with unease and discomfort. Yet it was the uncomfortable feeling Rahul Ravula, a 16-year-old Hillsborough […]
During a recent Hillsborough Township Committee meeting, officials confirmed that a number of road projects are either under way or about to start in the coming weeks. During the Feb. 27 township committee meeting, Committeeman Carl Suraci and Mayor Gloria McCauley outlined a number of such projects, including the repaving of a portion of Beekman Lane. […]
Three new, young faces are patrolling the streets of Hillsborough, thanks to the recent hiring of Patrol Officers Brian William Gorka, John Anthony Johnson and Kevin Patrick Kirsh by the township committee. During a public committee meeting last month, the trio of new hires were flanked by friends and family as they were formally sworn in […]
Though the Hillsborough Township Board of Education had until June 2019 before its employment agreement with Superintendent Dr. Jorden Schiff was set to expire, board members voted to enter into a new agreement that will last until June 2022.
Twelve days after a 19-year-old gunned down 14 of his former classmates and three faculty members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., members of the public took to the Hillsborough Township Board of Education meeting on Feb. 26 to discuss safety in the district’s nine buildings. It may have been the first […]
A joint investigation by the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office and the Franklin Township Police Department resulted in the arrest of a 70-year-old man in his Franklin home after detectives found him to be in possession of child pornography on Feb. 23. Officials said Kent Kollmer, of Norris Road, was taken into custody without incident at […]
A post on a Hillsborough community social media page sparked a grassroots effort to help a single mother and her two young children make the transition from living in a homeless shelter to making an apartment into their new home. Earlier this month, local resident and activist Didier Jimenez posted a public call to action […]
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 […]
If you want to hear a symphony, then reach out and come see about what’s going on when “Motown The Musical” comes to the State Theatre. We heard through the grapevine this show is filled with music.
McCarter Theatre Center’s Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Michael S. Rosenberg as managing director. Rosenberg will work together with McCarter’s Artistic Director/Resident …
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Last month was the Chinese (Lunar) New Year, and now March brings the celebration of the Persian/Iranian New Year, Nowruz, which starts on the vernal equinox (March 20 this year in the States).
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Princeton Council member Lance Liverman no longer indulges his sweet tooth and that means no more munching on Reese’s Pieces — something he used to buy in bulk. His abstinence, however, has no…
Chinese New Year starts Feb. 16 and continues for two weeks until the Spring Lantern Festival on March 2. This is a dog year on the Chinese zodiac, which happens to be the sign I myself was bo…
Tony Trischka's career as a banjo player has taken him around the world. Over his nearly 50-year career, he's collaborated with musical giants such as Earl Scruggs, Bela Fleck, Tony Rice and S…
There are many people these days that are keen to get into a new career that is exciting and rewarding but have no idea how to get to where they want to be. As a result, many end up getting stuck in a rut and doing a dead end job that they do not even enjoy for many years. However, taking so…
British Swim School has opened in LA Fitness, 90 Lanes Mill Road, Howell. The school is known for its education of water safety as an essential survival skill in a fun and gentle environment. The school will be run by Paul Horner, who was inspired to join the franchise after observing his daughter’s collegiate swim […]
Stage Coach celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting celebration on March 3. Stage Coach carries new, vintage and antique items and specializes in estate sales, home clean outs, home and staging consultations, gifts for all occasions, custom-made items by local artists, fine refurbished furniture and more. Stage Coach is located at 212 Main […]
The Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated the grand opening of Vanity Hair Boutique on March 10. The salon offers hair, nails and eyebrow services, as well as a boutique, at 287 Main St., Metuchen. For more information, call 732-902-2202, email email@example.com or visit www.vanitynj.com.
Goldfish Swim School, offering infant and child swim lessons, is coming to Manalapan with an anticipated April opening at 357 Route 9 South. Goldfish Swim School provides swim instruction to children ages 4 months to 12 years with highly trained instructors and small class sizes. Goldfish Swim School offers weekly family swims (for members and […]
It can be exciting to move into a new credit score range, especially if you have been working hard to improve. Individuals with fair credit still have quite a bit of work to do, but are able to start reaping some rewards of moving up at bit. One of the possibilities at this point is often ea…
Frutta Bowls and the Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. on March 3 at its newest location, 333 Lake Ave., Metuchen.
Registration is open for the Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce’s 26th annual golf outing, which will be held on May 7 at the 18-hole private championship golf course, the Metuchen Golf and Country Club, 244 Plainfield Road, Metuchen. The event serves as the single largest fundraiser for the chamber. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or […]
Make It & Move It Middlesex will hold Session II: Meet Your State Assembly at 8 a.m. on Feb. 28 at Advanced Analytical Testing Laboratories, 30 Silverline Dr., North Brunswick. Make It & Move It Middlesex is a a new economic development series designed to connect the region’s business community with legislators and county resources. […]
Legacy Treatment Services is offering individualized, accessible mental health care and addiction services in Middlesex County with the opening of an office in the Monmouth Junction section of South Brunswick. The new outpatient facility for the nonprofit human service agency opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony featuring local public officials and organization executives on Feb. 13. […]