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Hunterdon's Sheriff Brown Honored by Scouts

October 9, 2017

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Hunterdon County Sheriff Frederick W. Brown was awarded the “Distinguished Citizen of 2017” honor by the Washington Crossing Council of Boy Scouts of America last week.

The event heal at the auditorium at Hunterdon Central High School was home to a record breaking crowd Oct. 4.

Dr. Gregory Olsen, an entrepreneur/astronaut served as keynote speaker.

Unity Bank To Give Away $20,000 in Contest

CLINTON, N.J. – Unity Bank is encouraging the public to “Pay It Forward” by sharing stories about their personal heroes - and the bank will be giving away $20,000 to participants and their heroes in random drawings.

“We wanted to give people a chance to honor their personal heroes and tell their story,” said Unity Bank President & CEO James A. Hughes.

Patriots Host Walk to Defeat ALS Oct. 7

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots will welcome the ALS Association Greater New York Chapter for its annual Walk To Defeat ALS Central Jersey event at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday, Oct. 7. 

More than just a few-mile trek, the Walk to Defeat ALS is an opportunity to bring hope to people living with ALS, to raise money for a cure, and to come together for something that ...

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 ...

Murphy and Guadagno Join 'New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief'

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In a rare move, the two leading gubernatorial candidates have come together to voice support of a statewide charity designed to raise funds for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico.

“New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief” is sponsored and spearheaded by the Puerto Rican Congress of New Jersey and leaders of New Jersey's half-million-strong Puerto Rican ...

After St. Baldrick Event, Some Call Freeholder Lanza a Matt Lauer Look-A-Like

FLEMINGTON, NJ – The Hunterdon County Freeholder board has frequently been called, “New Jersey’s best-looking Freeholder board.”

But that claim was threatened when Freeholder Director John Lanza announced that he’d be shaving his head to benefit St. Baldrick's Foundation.

St. Baldrick's is a volunteer-based charity that says it funds more in childhood ...

Local 'Celebrities' At ShopRite Today

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Customers wheeling their carts through ShopRite today may have been surprised to see local dignitaries doing something not typical for them: bagging groceries.

But long-time ShopRite customers may recall that this has become an annual tradition here, and it happens on the third Wednesday of September.

That’s when ShopRite stores throughout the northeast ...

Scouts Plan Special Event to Honor Sheriff Brown

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Hunterdon’s Sheriff will be recognized by the county’s Boy Scouts at a special event Oct. 4.

The Scouts have chosen to honor Frederick W. Brown with its Distinguished Citizen Award. Brown has served as the County Sheriff since 2010, and is active in the community. The Scouts say that Brown embodies the tenet of the Scout Oath: “To help other people at ...

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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