Manville-Hillsborough Elks Host Discussion on Heroin Epidemic

April 23, 2017

MANVILLE, NJ – Despite efforts to reduce its growth, the heroin epidemic in New Jersey isn’t letting up. The number of heroin deaths throughout New Jersey, including the suburbs, are triple that of national statistics.

Somerset County Freeholder Brian D. Levine invites adult members of the community and students in grade eight and above to a panel discussion about drug ...

Hillsborough: Grim Reaper Presides over Simulated Motor Vehicle Fatality at High School


HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Several hundred Hillsborough High School students watched as one of their classmates was handcuffed by police and placed in the back seat of a patrol car while firefighters and emergency first responders worked feverishly to help four other victims of a simulated head-on collision in the parking lot of the high school at the intersection of Amwell Road and Raider ...

Former NJ Gov. Tom Kean to Deliver Commencement Address at RVCC Graduation May 13

BRANCHBURG, NJ - The Honorable Thomas H. Kean, who served as Governor of New Jersey from 1982-1990 and was president of Drew University from 1990-2005, will deliver the commencement address at Raritan Valley Community College’s 48th annual spring commencement, Saturday, May 13, at 10 a.m.

Kean will receive an honorary degree during the ceremony, which will be held on the ...

RVCC Offers Adult Classes on Social Media, Writing & Fishing

BRANCHBURG, NJ - The Community Education Department at Raritan Valley Community College will offer a variety of adult personal enrichment classes this spring.

The following programs will be offered at the College’s Branchburg campus:

Gone Fishin’ in New Jersey: Students are taught the best methods to catch fish in the Garden State’s great fresh and saltwater bodies.

Somerville Library Celebrates Legacy of Favorite Son Paul Robeson: All-American Athlete, Actor & Activist


SOMERVILLE, NJ - The life and times of actor and activist Paul Robeson, an All-American football player and scholar who attended Rutgers University and graduated from Somerville High School will be celebrated at the borough library, 35 West End Ave. on Saturday, April 8.

Guest speaker Susan Robeson, his granddaughter, will explore what it means to be a global citizen in today's ...

Hillsborough: Auten Road School Counselor Accorded State Recognition

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  -  Angela Cleveland, school counselor at Auten Road Intermediate School has been named the 2017 New Jersey School Counselor of the Year by the New Jersey School Counselors Association.

In addition to this honor, Cleveland’s application will now be forwarded to the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) to be considered among other state recipients ...

RVCC Concludes Women's History Month with "A Woman's Story"

BRANCHBURG, NJ - Cultural differences and commonalities were the focus of a Women’s History Month program cosponsored by the Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women and the Raritan Valley Community College Office of Multicultural Affairs.

“A Woman’s Story: A Celebration of Culture” was held March 30 at the RVCC conference center. More than 100 people ...

Hilllsborough: Police Academy Hosts Program for High School Seniors


HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Somerset County Police Academy will host a community program for high school seniors on life after graduation, according to   Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson and Somerset County Police Academy Director Dr. Richard Celeste.

The program is open to all Somerset County high school seniors.

Many seniors will leave home and face new ...

RVCC Celebrates Women's History Month


BRANCHBURG, NJ - In commemoration of Women’s History Month, the Women’s Center at Raritan Valley Community College, with assistance from the RVCC Foundation, is sponsoring a number of events the week of March 27.

The programs will feature a keynote lecture by author Rebecca Traister.

The events will include talks from scholars, authors, students, activists and leaders ...

RVCC Approves 2018 Budget, $4 Per Credit Tuition Increase

BRANCHBURG, nj - The Raritan Valley Community College Board of Trustees has approved a $54.9 million operating budget for FY 2018.

The operating budget anticipates level funding from the State of New Jersey and the Counties of Somerset and Hunterdon.

The budget includes $750,000 in cost savings from an administrative restructuring and attrition, as well as a $4 per credit tuition ...

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