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A naked man was seen running around Hillsborough on the evening of Nov. 1 at around 7 p.m., according to the Hillsborough Township Police Department. Described by the Hillsborough Township Police Department as a light-skinned man in his late teens to early 20’s, the man is said to have been wearing a black wig, a […]

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal said on Oct. 29 that his office is not shying away from challenging actions by the Trump administration and that it intends to have a more assertive role in 2019. “I didn’t come into this job anticipating I would be suing the federal government at every turn or […]

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With just days before the Nov. 6 election, a recent arrest in Hillsborough prompted Mayor Gloria McCauley to call for political civility among residents, regardless of their personal beliefs. In a message to residents, McCauley said she was “saddened” that Richard Jensen, a 62-year-old Hillsborough man was charged with theft after the township police department […]

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Security within the Hillsborough Township Public School District’s nine schools was the focus of a presentation during the most recent board of education meeting, as officials rely on new assessments to determine what needs to be done in the future. During the Oct. 29 meeting, Capt. John Marley of the New Jersey State Police Regional […]

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NORTH BRUNSWICK – A Hillsborough man has been charged with first-degree robbery after allegedly robbing a bank in North Brunswick. At approximately 11 a.m. on Oct. 29, patrol units were dispatched to a reported bank robbery that had just occurred at Valley National Bank, 2818 Route 27, North Brunswick. The suspect had reportedly just left […]

On Wednesday, October 24, 2018 a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at Sunnyside Gifts in Hillsborough to celebrate the recent grand opening. Mayor Gloria McCauley was joined by David Kois, Business Advocate, and the business owners Dave and Shannon Winters, family and friends.

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Hazardous situations can happen anytime, anywhere. That’s why next month, Somerset County officials will give residents an opportunity to review and provide input into an update for the county’s Hazard Mitigation Plan. The first public meeting regarding the five-year update to the plan will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 20 at the Somerset County Planning […]

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Along with the other local, state and federal races slated for Nov. 6, two candidates in Hillsborough are vying for a chance to serve out the remainder of an unexpired term on the Hillsborough Township Board of Education. Candidates Joyce Eldridge-Howard and Thomas Zobele are hoping to serve on the board for the following year. […]

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The race for three expired terms on the Hillsborough Township Board of Education is a crowded field, with three incumbents and three hopefuls looking to serve on the board for the next three years. Incumbent member Deena Centofanti, whose term with the school board ends this December, did not file a petition to run. Current board […]

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The efforts of roughly 40 local volunteers for a beautification project at Woodfern Elementary School came to fruition, addressing some key areas around the building that needed some care. Put together by the YMCA Togetherhood Committee, the work brought YMCA members, Woodfern Elementary families, local Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts troops, Lowes employees and other […]

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More than a year after the township committee approved a $20 million bond ordinance to purchase a 335-acre plot of land, officials recently announced that the deal has been finalized. Sandwiched between Hillsborough Township’s Mountain View and Ann Van Middlesworth Parks, and located next to the 5,500-acre Sourland Mountain Preserve, the newly acquired tract is […]

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  A berth in the state football playoffs was achieved this season by the Hillsborugh High School football team. Hillsborough, however, ran into a formidable foe in the first round when it clashed with Sayreville War Memorial High School when the Central Jersey, Group 5 state sectional playoffs opened on Nov. 3 in Sayreville. Sayreville, […]

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The Hillsborough Jr. Raiders Youth and Junior competition cheerleading teams kicked off their season on Sunday by earning two first place victories at the Jr. Red Devils 9th Annual Cheerfest Competition, which was held at Hunterdon Central High School in Flemington. Both teams received scores that were among the highest of the day, and two […]

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Dukes Cheer On Saturday, the Dukes Jr. Pee Wee and Jr. Varsity Cheer teams competed and the Mighty Mite Cheer team exhibited at the NJ Garden State Cheer Competition at the Cure Arena in Trenton. Both the Jr. Pee Wee and Jr. Varsity teams were crowned the NJ State Pop Warner Champions. Both teams will be headed to […]

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Greater NJ AYF Raritan Division Hillsborough Varsity Gold (Burke) vs. Ridge Varsity Gold: Won 42-0 Hillsborough JV Gold (Minetti) vs. Pope John JV Gold: Lost 0-24 Greater NJ AYF Delaware Division Hillsborough Varsity Red (Ruh) vs. Ridge Varsity Red: Won 13-0 Hillsborough Varsity White (Shelton) vs. Voorhees Varsity Red: Won 20-6 The White Raiders completed […]

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Greater NJ AYF Raritan Division Hillsborough Varsity Gold (Burke) vs. North Hunterdon Varsity Gold: Won 41-0 Hillsborough JV Gold (Minetti) vs. North Hunterdon JV Gold: Won 27-0 Greater NJ AYF Delaware Division Hillsborough Varsity Red (Ruh): Bye Hillsborough Varsity White (Shelton) vs. Phillipsburg Varsity Red: Won 22-0 The Varsity White Raiders jumped into first place […]

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Mighty Mite Football The Hillsborough Dukes Mighty Mite team won the first round of the Jersey Valley Conference Playoffs with a 32-0 victory over the Watchung Hills Wolverines. The offense had a banner day with two touchdowns by Ryan Spinelli, a 37-yard touchdown by Sanjay Mills and Gavin Glazewski capped off the score with a […]

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Greater NJ AYF Raritan Division Hillsborough Varsity Gold (Burke) vs. Ridge Varsity Gold: Won 34-12 The HJR Varsity Gold team took the show on the road to Ridge on Saturday, and came home with another victory, beating the Red Devils 34-12. The Raiders are still undefeated, and now ranked #1 …

Martha A.  Davis of Hillsborough, New Jersey, passed away on November 7, 2018 after a brief … Read more

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North Brunswick Township High School’s FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) championship team FRC Team 25 – Raider Robotix will host its 17th annual event, Brunswick Eruption, beginning at 8 a.m. on Nov. 10 at the school, 98 Raider Road, North Brunswick. This is the largest FIRST offseason robotics competition in the […] Read more

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“The Best of Your Lies,” an album by Owen Lake and the Tragic Loves is set to release on Nov. 30. Prior to the release of the album, Owen Lake is set to perform a release show this Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Princeton Public Library at 7 p.m. Owen Lake is actually a pseudonym […]

Sitting on a bench in Nassau Presbyterian Church on Saturday evening Nov. 3 was emotional and surreal for me, an experience that was hard to describe. One might say it was beyond words. It took me a few minutes to absorb the humor, acerbic wit, and stinging political and social commentary coming from the altar […]

Jake Austin Robertson, Princeton University (PU) class of 2015, with a BA in Slavic Languages and Literatures, is no bully, but nevertheless always makes me cry. The tears flow either from laughing so hard at his hilarious storytelling or being moved by his expression of a profound emotion. The first time occurred during his tribute […]

By Rachel P. Dultz, M.D., F.A.C.S. Aside from skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. In fact, about 1 in 8 women in the United States today will get breast cancer at some point in her life, according to the American Cancer Society. However, with early diagnosis through screening, increased […]

Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker, representing New Jersey’s 16th Legislative District (Somerset, Mercer, Middlesex, Hunterdon counties), was initially perplexed. Why was he was being bugged (as in pestered) about a bug (a germ)? Earlier in the year, people were trying to get his attention about a good bug that has made remarkable progress in fighting a bad […]

Energy, the capacity for doing work, may exist in different forms – kinetic, thermal, electrical, chemical, nuclear, and Judy Brodsky, an energy source who never shuts off or even slows down. The 85-year-old Ms. Brodsky, who has lived in Princeton for 63 years, just keeps on going with great enthusiasm, commitment, compassion, and energy as […]

I celebrated the first day of fall by doing what thousands of other Mercer County residents did – I picked apples at Terhune Orchards. As my grandkids and I were discussing the many types of apples we could pick at the farm in Lawrence Township, our happy banter was interrupted by a not-so-happy discussion in […]

By Rohit Bhalla, D.O. Flu season is about to ramp up, and if it’s anything like past years, millions of people will suffer its effects. But you can help protect yourself from the virus and prevent its spread by getting vaccinated now. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends everyone over […]

First Aid & CPR, LLC has become a registered Safe Sitter teaching site and now offers the life and safety training program for young teens, grade six and up. Students learn how to prevent injuries and handle emergencies when home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. Safe Sitter aims to reduce the number of avoidable […]

The Old Bridge Sayreville South Amboy Chamber of Commerce will hold its November meeting with the Old Bridge Business Alliance from 6-8 p.m. on Nov. 28 at Bubba’s 33, 1002 Route 9, Parlin. The events free. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Susan Borsilli at 732-607-6340 or ccommerce@optonline.net.

The Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold its Holiday WinterFest, hosted by the Women in Business Committee, from 8:30-11 a.m. Nov. 30 at Forsgate Country Club, 375 Forsgate Dr., Monroe. Cost is $35 for members or $45 for non-members. Visit www.mcrcc.org to register.

SFC Enterprises announced it is nearing completion on its latest project, the Freehold Medical Arts Complex at 597 Park Ave., Freehold Borough. The facility will be affiliated with and include medical services from the Visiting Nurse Association Health Group, CentraState Medical Center, VNACJ Community Health Center and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. “I’m incredibly […]

In November 2013, Millennium Memory Care (MMC) began construction of a new memory care residence in Monroe for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients. Now the business has grown to include three additional locations and management is celebrating the company’s fifth anniversary. The Monroe location opened with just 16 private bedrooms under Director Galina Markovich, an adult nurse […]

Hackensack Meridian Health appointed Raymond F. Fredericks as regional president of the network’s Central Market. This appointment is in conjunction with Hackensack Meridian Health’s new organizational structure to better align its services and improve the overall experience for patients across its 16 hospitals and 500 patient care locations throughout New Jersey. This new structure consists of three markets […]

The Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold a Meet the Mayors session from 8-10 a.m. on Nov. 28 at the Brunswick Square Mall, 755 Route 18, East Brunswick. Mayors from East Brunswick, Old Bridge, South River, Monroe, Spotswood, Helmetta, Plainsboro, Cranbury and Jamesburg will discuss arts, culture, travel, tourism, sustainability, economic development and […]

MB Mutual Holding Company (“MB MHC”), the holding company for MB Bancorp, Inc. (“MB Bancorp”) and Manasquan Bank, completed its previously announced merger of Metuchen, MHC, the holding company for Metuchen Bancorp, Inc. and Metuchen Savings Bank, with and into MB MHC, effective on Oct. 31. Pursuant to the terms of the agreement and plan of […]

Richard Drachtman, MD, clinical section chief of the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Division at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Melvyn H. Motolinsky Research Foundation Distinguished Service Award in recognition of his accomplishments and leadership in the field of pediatric cancer and blood disorders. Drachtman has clinical expertise and research […]

Big I New Jersey performed the installation of its 2018-20 Board of Directors during its 125th anniversary event on Oct. 22. The national chairman of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America (IIABA or Big I), Joe Leahy, swore in the board of directors, including chairman Michael L. Razze, of McMahon Agency Inc. in […]

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