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Years of service on the Hillsborough Township Board of Education culminated for Thomas Kinst in one final act of gratitude from his former colleagues, as district officials took time out of their recent public meeting to send him off. During the Feb. 12 meeting, Superintendent Dr. Jorden Schiff commended Kinst for his commitment to the […]

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Middle schoolers in the 4-H program hailing from seven counties will get the opportunity to participate in an annual leadership conference this Saturday. Among those youths heading out to the Gloucester County town of Clayton for the Discover the Leader in You! 4-H Conference is Hannah Golden, of Hillsborough Township. Touted by officials as a way […]

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With the release of a list of the top scams of 2017, residents are warned to be even more diligent during 2018. According to the Better Business Bureau, many are new twists on existing scams, but scammers become more sophisticated every year in how they spoof trusted brands and how they fool consumers, according to […]

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Juniors and seniors in Hillsborough High School with an interest in a life of service in local government will have another shot at one of three $1,000 scholarships through the New Jersey League of Municipalities’ Louis Bay II, Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Competition. During a recent township committee meeting, Mayor Gloria McCauley announced that the municipality […]

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A group of four candidates will be vying for a pair of three-year terms on the Hillsborough Township Board of Fire Commissioners later this month when voters determine who will help guide the municipality’s fire response efforts. On Saturday, February 17, the polls will open from 2-9 p.m. at the municipal building on South Branch […]

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The Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office announced earlier today that a 25-year-old Hillsborough man was taken into custody for allegedly burglarizing four Montgomery Township residences late last month. According to a joint announcement made by Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor and Montgomery Township Police Director […]

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The North Brunswick Police Department has encountered what it is describing as “too good to be true” property rental deals on the internet. A scammer will list a home or apartment for rent at a fairly low, below market price, according to a statement provided by the department. Most of the time, the pictures are […]

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The Route 206 bypass is still on track for completion by Spring 2020, according to state and local officials who met earlier this month for a status update on the project. On the morning of January 23, Hillsborough Township Mayor Gloria McCauley, Business Administrator Anthony Ferrera, Township Planner David Maski and Assistant Township Engineer Tom Belanger […]

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More than a dozen teachers and educational professionals at the Hillsborough Township Public School District were recently recognized for their daily work with the township’s student body over the last year. During the Jan. 22 Board of Education meeting, administrators from each of the district’s nine schools took time to introduce and describe each recipient […]

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A 38-year-old Hillsborough resident will face multiple child pornography charges after a national watchdog group reported to local law enforcement that he had been partaking in sexually explicit online conversations with a minor. Rolando Miranda, of Farm Road, was taken into custody at approximately 6 a.m. on Monday, following an investigation by the Somerset County […]

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 […]

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…

February is Black History Month, and various organizations are marking the month with lectures, programs, exhibits and the performing arts. These events promise to educate people about lesser-…

On the cold, windy, dreary February day when Punxsutawney Phil predicted six more weeks of winter, my mind kept drifting to visions of the springtime French Market of the Garden Club of Prince…

The print hanging on the wall of my apartment conveys a joyful scene of a young girl feeding pigeons in the East Pyne courtyard on the Princeton University campus. The artwork with its delicat…

CENTURY 21 About Town Realty is pleased to announce Anil Sharma has joined its firm as a sales associate. He will specialize in Residential/Commercial property sales in the Monroe Township and Middlesex County area. “We are thrilled to have Anil join our team,” said Jeanne Libassi of Century 21 About Town Realty. “It’s an exciting […]

The Tractor Supply Co. store in Monroe donated 123 bags of pet food to feed dogs and cats in need of adoption at the Husky House in Matawan. In addition to the pet food donation, Monroe Tractor Supply hosts pet adoption events throughout the year. Visit TSCEventPartners.com or call the store at 609-448-4444 to learn more about working with […]

The Colts Neck Business Association will host its 10th annual business luncheon at Trump National Golf Club, Colts Neck, on March 21. Special guests include former New York Giants punter Jeff Feagles. There will be a silent auction featuring exclusive golf packages, sports memorabilia and more. Vendor displays and networking will start the afternoon, prior […]

Professional and Business Social Network will present a Singles Valentine’s Dance Party and Social on Feb. 10 at Forsgate Country Club, 375 Forsgate Drive, Monroe Township. Hustle lesson at 6:45 p.m. Dance starts at 8 p.m. Admission is $20. A DJ will take requests and spin Top 40 dance tracks of today and yesterday. Singles and […]

10 percent Percentage decrease in the number of homes on the market in 2018 versus 2017, creating low inventory and high demand for homebuyers. Source: Zillow © CTW Features

The Orchards at Bartley, Jackson has been recognized by the American Healthcare Association and National Center for Assisted Living by receiving their Quality of Care Recognition Award for providing quality care to their residents. Facilities that receive recognition through the organization’s Quality Initiative Recognition Program are honored for their individual work in achieving AHCA/NCAL Quality […]

Ask Our Broker With Peter G. Miller By Peter G. Miller CTW Features Question: We have an agreement to sell our home but the appraisal came in low. This has set off big problems with the buyer who now wants us to reduce our price. We think the comps used by the appraiser hurt our […]

The Monmouth Ocean Regional REALTORS ® (MORR) held its 2018 Installation of Officers and Directors recently at Stella Marina in Asbury Park. The members welcomed President Kenneth “Kip” Walker and the new MORR leadership as well as recognized 2016 & 2017 President Gloria V. Siciliano and the current Directors for their work and dedication to […]

By Marilyn Kennedy Melia CTW Features Buying a home is scary. That’s why many home shoppers take time to be sure they find the right place. In 2018, however, fear may actually motivate some to hurry up and buy. If mortgage rates begin to rise this year, as many economists predict, it could drive nervous […]

Major study sees upward spending momentum for home remodeling By Jim Parker CTW Features Property owners as of late steadily set aside more money to fix up or revamp their houses, townhomes and condos. The quarterly increases fluctuate between around 5 and 7 percent, a prominent researcher notes. But those gains are middling compared with […]

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