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Photos: HMC's Lights of Love Illumination Ceremony

December 13, 2018

RARITAN TWP., N.J. – Hunterdon Medical Center held its annual Lights of Love ceremony recently, a time-honored tradition here for 31 years.

Each year, an evergreen tree is illuminated with thousands of shining white lights. The lights represent gifts received from donors all over the country to honor or memorialize people who have touched their lives in a special way.

Proceeds from ...

'Frugal' Resident Leaves Flemington Generous Gift

FLEMINGTON, N.J. – She lived frugally, her niece told Borough Council yesterday. And she lived “very privately.”

But after Jane Kitchin died at age 96, some are now discovering she was the millionaire next door.

Among the beneficiaries: Flemington Free Public Library, Mayor-elect Betsy Driver said. Kitchin’s will directs that $276,000 be left to the Main Street ...

Chabad, United Way Toy Drive Needs You

FLEMINGTON, N.J. - Chabad of Hunterdon County is holding its annual Holiday Toy Drive, where new toys are being collected to be distributed to underprivileged children and families in Hunterdon through the United Way’s Helping Hands Project.

All toys that are collected are distributed to families in Hunterdon. You can bring the joy of the holiday season to a child in your community by ...

You're Invited: Help Pack Holiday Gifts for Overseas Troops

HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. -  A caring message and a few simple pleasures from home can make a big difference to our service men and women serving abroad.

That is the underlying mission of Operation Shoebox New Jersey, a Hillsborough-based, non-profit organization dedicated to providing US troops serving abroad with their favorite snacks and toiletries. The Rotary Club of Hillsborough is proud to ...

Tricky Tray Will Benefit Samuel Fleming House

FLEMINGTON, N.J. — Friends of Fleming Castle will host their fifth Annual Tricky Tray Fundraiser on Friday.

The event will be held at the old Historic Courthouse on Main Street.

This basket auction will feature more than 150 baskets for the bidding with three levels of prizes, as well as grand prizes.

One Grand Prize this year, valued at $1,500, is a one-day pass to Trump National ...

A Chrismas Memory Prompts Toy Drive for Hospitalized Children

RARITAN TWP., N.J. – A mom’s Christmas memory of when her son was admitted to Hunterdon Medical Center just a few days after the holiday is the motivation for a toy drive for pediatric patients.

It’s often a frightening experience for a child to be admitted to the hospital, to be in a new place with people they probably don’t know and things happening that they might ...

Somerset Patriots Set Holiday Toy Drive

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots and Manager Emeritus Sparky Lyle have announced that they will host their annual Holiday Toy Drive at TD Bank Ballpark on Dec. 8 from 10 a.m. to noon. 

Fans will be able to bring new, unwrapped toys to the Somerset Patriots Team Store located at the ballpark throughout the day. The toys will be donated to Toys For Tots Central New ...

'Lights of Love' Returns to HMC

RARITAN TWP., N.J. – A 31-year-old Hunterdon tradition is set to return.

It’s the Lights of Love Tree Lighting ceremony, which will be held Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. at Hunterdon Medical Center.

HMC is located at 2100 Westcott Dr., just off Route 31 here.

The event is hosted by Hunterdon Medical Center Auxiliary, which gathers family and friends and brightens ...


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