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12.1 Percent Pay Hike Over Four Years for Teachers in Flem-Rar School District

October 10, 2017

FLEMINGTON, NJ – The Flemington-Raritan School District has ratified a new contract with its teacher’s union.

The new agreement is retroactive to July 1. Changes to health benefit premium contributions will result in savings for teachers, according to a press release from the district. The new contract also calls for a “cap on health insurance waiver payments,” the ...

Former School Board Member Sues Flemington-Raritan School District

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A former board member has filed a lawsuit against the Flemington-Raritan school board and the K-8 district.

Alan Brewer was elected to the board and took office in January, 2014. His tenure on the board was tempestuous and in late 2015, eight members of the board accused him of 10 ethics violations in a complaint they filed with the state School Ethics ...

RU Alumni Start Political Action Committee to Support University

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - As the general election season heats up, with candidates vying for governor and the 120 seats in the state Legislature, a group of Rutgers University alumni have formed a state political action committee to help ensure the interests of the university are heard in the halls of Trenton.

The “Scarlet PAC” is not connected with the university; it is an ...

SCVTHS Students Take Part in Events for Annual Week of Respect

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – As part of the annual Week of Respect, and in accordance with the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act, the Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School welcomed Larry Scott, who presented Rachel’s Challenge. 

Scott spoke of bullying, compassion, kindness and respect in memory of his niece, Rachel Joy Scott, who was the first person killed in ...

Cteen Hosts Mocktails and Magic in The Sukkah

FLEMINGTON, NJ - CTeen of Hunterdon kicked off the Jewish New Year with an Ice Cream Social at the newly established Hunterdon Youth Lounge here on Sept. 17.

While enjoying some end-of-summer sweets, teens put together collection boxes to gather school supplies for families in Texas that were affected by Hurricane Harvey and created Rosh Hashanah care packages for the Jewish New Year, to be ...

School Seeks Socks for Student Service Project

CLINTON, NJ - Clinton Public School’s theme this year is: Communication, Pride, Service.

As a school, CPS continues to extend its learning to the community to prepare students for future endeavors. The second grade students are learning about the impact of homelessness in the U.S. 

This month, Clinton Public School is joining the efforts of others nationally to prove that even ...

Chabad Cteen Kickoff Event to Help Hurricane Relief

FLEMINGTON, NJ – With the new scholastic year underway, Chabad of Hunterdon’s Teen Network’s (CTeen) extracurricular activities have also begun.

A kickoff event, an Ice Cream Social, will be held at the Youth Lounge on Sunday, Sept.17 from 2 to 4 p.m. As a part of the program, teens will be collecting much needed school supplies for Hurricane Harvey Relief and making Rosh ...

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