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Hillsborough Football Standout Nominated for USA Heart of a Giant Award

October 10, 2018

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Two football standouts from Somerset County have been nominated to receive the 2018 USA Football Heart of a Giant Award presented by the Hospital for Special Surgery and the National Football League NY Giants.

Tom Zdroik, a member of the Hillsborough High School football Raiders and Joseph Ciempola, a senior and captain of the Somerville High School football Pioneers, ...

Somerville Football Standout Nominated for USA Heart of a Giant Award

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Two football standouts from Somerset County have been nominated to receive the 2018 USA Football Heart of a Giant Award presented by the Hospital for Special Surgery and the National Football League NY Giants.

Joseph Ciempola, a senior and captain of the Somerville High School football Pioneers, and Tom Zdroik, a member of the Hillsborough High School football Raiders ...

Hillsborough: Liz Griffertt Honored as Volunteer of the Year

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Liz Griffett, a member of the Municipal Alliance for 4 years, has been named Somerset County Volunteer of the Year for 2018 because of her dedication and service to the Hillsborough and Manville communities.

Griffett works tirelessly to raise awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving and has been successful in committing many people to pledge to be designated ...

Hillsborough: Liz Griffertt Honored as Volunteer of the Year

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Liz Griffett, a member of the Municipal Alliance for 4 years, has been named Somerset County Volunteer of the Year for 2018 because of her dedication and service to the Hillsborough and Manville communities.

Griffett works tirelessly to raise awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving and has been successful in committing many people to pledge to be designated ...

Lake Como’s Ginny Kropac Goes the Distance in Her First Ironman Race

LAKE COMO, NJ — Virginia “Ginny” Kropac achieved a long-desired athletic feat last weekend. She became an Ironman, even though Mother Nature tried to stand in her way.

The Lake Como councilwoman traveled to Chattanooga, Tenn., to compete on September 30 in the Ironman triathlon consisting of a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and 26.2-mile run — only to learn that the ...

Hillsborough HS Coach Out Muscles the Competition

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Jim McFarland has been selected as the High School Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year for 2018 by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

McFarland is responsible for the implementation of the Hillsborough High School’s Raider Strength and Conditioning Co-Curricular Program, which he started in 1997 when he joined the Hillsborough School ...

Belmar’s Main Street Donuts Captures Coveted ‘Best of Monmouth’ Award

BELMAR, NJ — Main Street Donuts has been chosen as the best doughnut shop in Monmouth County by Monmouth Health & Life magazine.

The specialty shop garnered a 2018 Readers’ Choice Award in the “Best Donuts” category in its annual "Best of Monmouth" guide, which was published in the magazine's September issue.

MSD has been delighting customers with ...

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