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Services Set for New Brunswick School Principal Killed by Drag Racer

October 11, 2018

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 was very, very kind. He was very gentle with the kids," said New Brunswick Schools ...

Prosecutor: Teacher Who Lives in Hillsborough Sent Nude Photos Online to Montgomery HS Student

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 Capricorn Drive in Hillsborough, has been charged with 2nd degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

Teachers Rally in Somerville to Protest Health Benefits Impasse

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 Better” and “Why Am I Rallying?” the teachers wore red t-shirts in ...

Legislators Support Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day Oct. 6


TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey State Legislature reaffirmed its commitment to fighting the opioid epidemic and its support for the efforts of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey by proclaiming Oct. 6 as Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day in the state.

The Senate unanimously passed a joint resolution Thursday that permanently designated Oct. 6 as a key day for spreading education ...

School Board Approves Hiring of Class III Police Officers for the District

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The board of education has approved a memorandum of agreement for a partnership with Bridgewater Township to hire three Class III officers to serve in the district during the school year – and the township council is expected to approve it during the Oct.1 council meeting.

According to Superintendent Russell Lazovick, these officers are SROs who are full police officers ...

Hillsborough HS Coach Out Muscles the Competition

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 Conditioning Co-Curricular Program, which he started in 1997 when he joined the Hillsborough School ...

Hillsborough VFW Invites Students to Apply for Scholarships

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 express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay.

Each year, ...

High School Students, It's Your Turn to Tell Adults Why Voting is Important

NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ  - High school students across Middlesex and Somerset counties have a chance to to tell adults why people should vote in elections in an contest that the Women Voters of the Greater New Brunswick Area is sponsoring for youths.

In "Y-Vote," students can write an essay or produce a video explaining their thoughts and opinions about the importance of casting a ...

Take a Walk Through History with Library Lectures, Discussions

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Somerset County is one of America’s oldest counties with an abundant history that dates back to the 1600s.

Starting this September, the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey will continue to explore community, state, and world history through a series of lectures and discussions.                     ...

Two Hillsborough HS Students Qualify as National Merit Semifinalists

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Two seniors at Hillsborough High School are among a group of 16,000 nationwide to qualify as seminfinalists in the prestigious National Merit Scholarship program.

Curtis Chen and Smay R. Shah are among the elite students nationwide that have an opportunity to continue in the 64th annual competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million that ...


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