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Food Network TV Show Features Media-Savvy Hillsborough Girl Scout

February 9, 2020

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Tune in to the Food Network channel Monday night. Feb. 10th at 8 p.m. and you'll see Olivia Altidor, an eighth-grader at Hillsborough Middle School, in front of the camera with other Girl Scouts as bakers whip up desserts made with Girl Scout cookies.

You'll see her working with the contestants, offering advice on how to create a dessert that will appeal to the ...

Piscataway Pete Announces Community Center Grand Opening Date

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The date has been set. The new Piscataway Community Center will celebrate its grand opening ceremony on Saturday, May 16, 2020.

Mayor Brian Wahler made the announcement in a special Groundhog Day video where he visited Green Acres Park on Sunday to see if Piscataway Pete saw his shadow indicating whether or not Spring is on its way.

Instead, Pete left a note in his ...

Hillsborough Lawmaker Proposes Immediate EZ-Pass Receipts

TRENTON, NJ – Thousands of commuters travel through E-ZPass toll booths daily. Aiming to ensure residents are notified expeditiously of an overcharge on their account, Assemblymen Roy Freiman, a Hillsborough resident, and Daniel Benson are sponsors of legislation that would immediately notify customers of a toll fee.

The measure was approved Monday by the Assembly Transportation and ...

The Ancient History of Valentine's Day

February 14, 2020

Valentine’s Day is widely known as the day of the year when love is celebrated, and indeed, February has been a month of romance for centuries. The St. Valentine’s Day we observe today evolved both from ancient Roman and early Christian history.

There are many legends about who St. Valentine was. One story dates from the third century A.D. Apparently, Emperor Claudius II of Rome ...

Food Network TV Show Features Media-Savvy Hillsborough Girl Scout

February 9, 2020

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Tune in to the Food Network channel Monday night. Feb. 10th at 8 p.m. and you'll see Olivia Altidor, an eighth-grader at Hillsborough Middle School, in front of the camera with other Girl Scouts as bakers whip up desserts made with Girl Scout cookies.

You'll see her working with the contestants, offering advice on how to create a dessert that will appeal to the ...

Piscataway Pete Announces Community Center Grand Opening Date

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The date has been set. The new Piscataway Community Center will celebrate its grand opening ceremony on Saturday, May 16, 2020.

Mayor Brian Wahler made the announcement in a special Groundhog Day video where he visited Green Acres Park on Sunday to see if Piscataway Pete saw his shadow indicating whether or not Spring is on its way.

Instead, Pete left a note in his ...

Hillsborough Lawmaker Proposes Immediate EZ-Pass Receipts

TRENTON, NJ – Thousands of commuters travel through E-ZPass toll booths daily. Aiming to ensure residents are notified expeditiously of an overcharge on their account, Assemblymen Roy Freiman, a Hillsborough resident, and Daniel Benson are sponsors of legislation that would immediately notify customers of a toll fee.

The measure was approved Monday by the Assembly Transportation and ...

Operation Shoebox NJ Marks 15 Years of Service with Packing for US Troops

February 17, 2020

MANVILLE, NJ - Those who say the two-party system in America is broken would have seen otherwise at Saturday's 15th anniversary packing event hosted by Operation Shoebox New Jersey, with lawmakers from both sides of the aisle joining hundreds of volunteers to assemble 1,250 personal care packages for shipment to US troops deployed around the world.

State Assemblyman Roy Freiman, D-16th, ...

15th Anniversary: Help OPSHBX NJ Pack Boxes for US Troops

MANVILLE, NJ - Operation Shoebox New Jersey is putting out a call for volunteers to help form an assembly line and pack boxes for shipment to US troops deployed around the world and to commemorate 15 years of service..

Founded in 2005, the non-profit volunteer organization marked its 15th anniversary on Feb. 4th.

The packing will be held at the Manville VFW, 600 Washington Ave., on ...

Operation Shoebox NJ Marks 15 Years of Service with Packing for US Troops

February 17, 2020

MANVILLE, NJ - Those who say the two-party system in America is broken would have seen otherwise at Saturday's 15th anniversary packing event hosted by Operation Shoebox New Jersey, with lawmakers from both sides of the aisle joining hundreds of volunteers to assemble 1,250 personal care packages for shipment to US troops deployed around the world.

State Assemblyman Roy Freiman, D-16th, ...

15th Anniversary: Help OPSHBX NJ Pack Boxes for US Troops

MANVILLE, NJ - Operation Shoebox New Jersey is putting out a call for volunteers to help form an assembly line and pack boxes for shipment to US troops deployed around the world and to commemorate 15 years of service..

Founded in 2005, the non-profit volunteer organization marked its 15th anniversary on Feb. 4th.

The packing will be held at the Manville VFW, 600 Washington Ave., on ...