Hillsborough Top Stories

October 15, 2018

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Somerset County residents can dispose of unwanted or outdated prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South County Public Works Garage, located at 410 Roycefield Road, according to .Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano, The ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Comic Johnny “Gemini” Lombardi, a headliner at Atlantic City’s Borgata Casino, Dangerfield’s Comedy Club and Caroline’s on Broadway will bring “The Art of Laughter” to the Oct. 16 networking and business social sponsored by the Hillsborough Business Association. Lombardi, a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A second man has been arrested in connection with the fatal accident in which a New Brunswick vice principal was struck and killed by one of several drivers who authorities say were drag racing on Stelton Road in Piscataway last Saturday,  Sohjah Powell-Warner, 21, of ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The purchase of 335 acres contiguous to Mountain View Park and Ann Van Middlesworth Park by the township and the Somerset County Improvement Authority contiguous to both Mountain View Park and Ann Van Middlesworth Park has the added benefit of protecting that property from ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Tyrone Harrison attended Ohio State University, and played on the school's football team. Originally from Highland Park, Harrison graduated college and became a special education teacher in New Brunswick, and then a vice principal. "He was a man with a large stature, but he ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -The Somerset County Department of Health is sponsoring a drive-through flu shot clinic at the South County Public Works Garage, 410 Roycefield Road, on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 9 a.m.- noon. Shots are free to any Somerset County resident 18 and older. Short sleeves are ...

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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 ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A Montgomery High School teacher who lives in Hillsborough has been arrested and faces charges of sending nude photos of herself and sexually-explicit messages via social media to a Montgomery High School student over a period of several months. Michelina Aichele, 29 of ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – When a person is diagnosed with cancer, the search for relevant, clear information can be daunting and overwhelming. The American Cancer Fund, a national organization based in Hillsborough that aggregates information to educate, empower and support people with cancer, has ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The offensive unit of the Hillsborough Raiders football team spent most iof its time on the sidelines Friday night as the Phillipsburg Stateliners dominated the game on both sides of the ball. The final score was Phillipsburg 56, Hillsborough 6 -- with the Raiders lone score ...

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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 ...

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MONTGOMERY, NJ - “Operation Secure Shred” – the free document-shredding program for Somerset County residents – continues Saturday, Oct. 6 in Skillman at the Montgomery Township High School, 1016 Routh 601. The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the county's Public Works ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – More than 200 school teachers and support staff from school districts throughout Somerset County gathered downtown late Thursday afternoon to raise awareness about several issues that continue to stall negotiations over new contracts. Carrying signs reading “We All Deserve ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ - It's the rummage sale that puts Far Hills on the map for bargain hunters -- the much awaited giant rummage sale organized each October (and April) to raise funds to assist patients of the Basking Ridge-based Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills. This year's fall VNA ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - A 53-year-old Raritan Borough man has pleaded guilty to two counts of murder and faces a minimum mandatory term of 30 years imprisonment and a maximum term of 75 years imprisonment on each murder count with sentencing scheduled for Nov. 16. Ramon Cadiz, 53 of First Avenue, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Two 18-year-old Franklin Township men have been indicted by Somerset County Grand Jury charging them with  with multiple crimes arising from a burglary and discharge of a weapon at a home on Mersher Court in Hillsborough Township that occurred on Aug.16, according to Somerset ...

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  NEWARK, NJ - Eric. S. Komar a Hillsborough resident, music teacher and singer/songwriter who performed for children at synagogues, Jewish community centers, camps and conventions nationwide  was sentenced Tuesday to 82 months in prison for receiving images of child sexual abuse, according to ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Police are asking help from the public to identify a robber who held up the Financial Resources Federal Credit Union bank branch on Easton Avenue Monday morning, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. Franklin Police received a call that a robbery ...

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MONTGOMERY, NJ – Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano, in partnership with the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders, continues to provide cleaner county roadways for Somerset County residents. Provenzano and Freeholder Mark Caliguire, accompanied by Montgomery Mayor Christine Madrid and Montgomery ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Ridge football team has swept its first four games of the season, and Friday night the Red Devils swept past Hillsborough in a literal sense. Junior fullback Christian Sweeney rushed for 241 yards and a touchdown on 29 carries, with many of those yards coming on a ...

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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 ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – A land exchange authorized by the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders has resulted in another 19-plus acres added to the county’s successful farmland preservation program and paved the way for construction of a privately owned indoor-outdoor sports complex. Somerset ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Ridge football team, out to its best start in five seasons, will be challenged by a high-scoring and dangerous Hillsborough team when the two square off Friday at 7 p.m. at Ridge High School. Undefeated Ridge (3-0) can go a long way toward solidifying its standing in the ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Hillsborough Memorial VFW Post # 8371 is now accepting entries to the Voice of Democracy and Patriots Pen scholarship competitions, according to Post Commander Tom Cellilli. The Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the opportunity to ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Weather permitting, Thursday’s 6 p.m. ground breaking ceremony for the 220,000 square-foot indoor/outdoor APEX Sports Complex will feature the requisite ceremonial shovels, hard hats and smiling politicians, but next week it gets real. APEX owner Gregg Wilke expects heavy ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership will host a networking breakfast and forum on "Medical Marijuana & Opioids: The Impact in New Jersey"on Tuesday, Oct. 2 from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Steeplechase Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset, 30 Rehill ...

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FAR HILLS, N.J. — For the first time in its nearly century-long history, the Far Hills Race Meeting will offer pari-mutuel wagering on all of its races on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. With the introduction of wagering, Far Hills Race Meeting delivers on a long-held promise, pairing betting with its ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Somerset County Freeholders, Township officials, local sports teams and families will join project developer Gregg Wilke to break ground for the APEX Sports & Events complex Thursday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. The ceremony will be at the eastern end of Mountain View Park, located ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Hillsborough HS football team couldn’t have played more completely different halves Friday night. But unfortunately for the Raiders, their electric second half still wasn’t enough to overcome a stale and lackluster first.  Twice in the final 13 minutes, Hillsborough ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots (1-2) defeated the Long Island Ducks (2-1) 8-4 in Game 3 of the Liberty Division Championship Series before an Atlantic League Playoff record 8,143 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday evening. The Patriots cut the Ducks lead to 2-1 in the best-of-five ...

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