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A largely behind-the-scenes employee within the Hillsborough Township Public School District was recently honored with booming accolades for years of making sure things run smoothly at Woodfern Elementary School when he was named the 2018 Educational Support Professional of the Year. James Cox, the head custodian at Woodfern, was touted by district and Hillsborough Education […]

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Officials within the Hillsborough Township Public School District are keeping mum on the decision to place long-time Hillsborough High School Athletic Director Mike Fanizzi on administrative leave. According to a member of the Hillsborough Township Board of Education who wished to remain anonymous, Fanizzi was placed on administrative leave late last month, though that person […]

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Amboy Bank has promoted three of its officers to new roles: Robert Beni, senior vice president of Commercial Lending; Tammara Feldman, vice president and Service Operations manager; and James Meicke, vice president of Commercial Lending. Beni joined Amboy Bank in 2009, and with more than 25 years lending experience, is responsible for commercial real estate […]

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Years of commitment to “America’s favorite pastime” brought one Hillsborough teenager closer to her dreams, as a Hillsborough High School senior recently signed a National Letter of Intent to play softball with the University of Hartford. Kelsey Galevich, 17, officially became a Hartford Hawk on November 8, earning a scholarship to play on the university’s Division 1 softball […]

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MILLTOWN – A CASH4LIFE second-tier $1,000 a week for life prizewinning ticket, with a cash value of $1 million, is set to expire on Dec. 8. The unclaimed ticket was originally purchased for the Dec. 8, 2016, drawing at a rest stop along the New Jersey Turnpike at the Joyce Kilmer HMS, Mile Post 78.7 […]

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The discovery of false certificates by the Hillsborough Township Board of Fire Commissioners led to the resignation of a former township fire chief, in a move that local fire officials wanted to be handled “discretely and quickly.” Nick Speciale, a former Hillsborough Township Fire Company No. 2 chief and deputy coordinator with the township’s Officer […]

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Weeks after the opioid crisis received some high-profile attention following President Donald J. Trump’s declaration of a “health emergency,” Somerset County’s YMCA organization is joining up with The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey and Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey to create a new drug prevention initiative aimed at supporting parents. This month, the effort will include […]

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A Manville couple was recently taken into police custody after a morning altercation involving a semi-automatic handgun at a Bridgewater Township hotel on Route 22 forced an evacuation of nearby guest rooms. Justin M. Matthews, 37, and Deborah L. Nickerson, 35, both of Brooks Boulevard, Manville, were apprehended by police after Somerset County Communications received a […]

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During the holiday cooking and baking season, residents should be aware of how to dispose of grease, oils and fats properly. Hot water and soap do not wash away the grease that is poured down the drain, according to an advisory prepared by the North Brunswick Department of Public Works. Instead, the fat hardens pipes, […]

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The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has begun its annual Winter Termination Program (WTP), which protects residential customers of the regulated electric and natural gas utilities in the state who qualify and enroll in the program from having their natural gas and/or electric service turned off during the upcoming winter season. “No one […]

Two local teens have been chosen to represent Somerset County at this year’s National 4-H Congress in Atlanta later this month. Kirsten Clerico, of Hillsborough, and Kara Johnson, of Skillman, will join 16 other teens from Bergen, Burlington, Cumberland, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth and Sussex counties as part of the New Jersey delegation. “The 4-H members selected […]

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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 […]

Asking for down payment cash gets easier By Marilyn Kennedy Melia CTW Features Cash. We all want it, especially aspiring homebuyers trying to come up with a down payment. Oddly, however, etiquette prevents us from asking for money outright. But in recent years, websites – wedding registries and “crowd-funding” sites – enable buyers to make […]

Ask Our Broker With Peter G. Miller By Peter G. Miller CTW Features Question: We have been looking at smaller properties now that we are empty nesters. Our choices include individual houses and condo units. The condo units have more features, such as a pool and small gym, while you can get a bigger house […]

Amboy Bank has promoted three of its officers to new roles: Robert Beni, senior vice president of Commercial Lending; Tammara Feldman, vice president and Service Operations manager; and James Meicke, vice president of Commercial Lending. Beni joined Amboy Bank in 2009, and with more than 25 years lending experience, is responsible for commercial real estate […]

The YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge and South Amboy (MEWSA) has appointed George Dailey to the YMCA Board of Directors. Dailey has a long-standing relationship with the Y, serving as the chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Finance Committee for several years. He is currently the first vice president and controller at […]

The Turning Point restaurants hosted a weekend fundraiser on Nov. 4-5 to benefit LADACIN Network. The Turning Point locations in Manalapan, Long Branch, Little Silver, Holmdel, Brick Township and Sea Girt hosted “Eat, Drink and Be Caring … Serving the Mission of LADACIN Network.” It was the 12th event hosted by the Turning Point and […]

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