Hillsborough Author Pursues Thesis Outdoors in between Book Projects

June 15, 2018

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - In between book projects, Hillsborough author Rikki Lynn Hauss has been working on a Master's thesis, spending as much time in front of her computer writing and researching as she does outdoors on the grounds of Sister2Sister off Hamilton Boulevard.where she has engineered a re-landscaping of the grounds.

The multi-pavilion garden project as a component of her ...

Hillsborough Third-Grader to Attend National Youth Leadership Forum


HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Isabella Ruh, a third-grader at Triangle School, will join with other outstanding elementary school students from across the nation to take part in, ...

Hillsborough Writer Gregory Gillette Receives Historic Education Award

BOUND BROOK, NJ - Winners of the 2018 Historic Preservation and History Awards were recognized at a ceremony held recently at the historic Brook Arts Center.

“Somerset County is fortunate to have so many people and organizations that understand the long-term benefits of preserving our past,” said Freeholder Brian G. Gallagher, Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission ...

Hillsborough HS Teacher Suspended after Arrest for Alleged Sexual Relationship with Student

NEW BRUNSWICK , NJ - A Hillsborough High School English teacher has been suspended following his arrest for allegedly engaging in a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old female student during a five-month period earlier this year, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey.

Kenneth Shindle, 27, of Plainsboro, has been charged with two second-degree counts of endangering the welfare ...

Hillsborough School Community Donates 276 Inches of Hair to Wigs for Kids


HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The  Amsterdam Elementary School community, including 19 students, two former students, two teachers and one parent sat patiently as hair stylists trimmed their hair at the school last week which was collected and donated to Wigs for Kids, a non-profit organization that makes hairpieces for children who suffer from hair loss.

This is the 15th year that ...

Doris Levine Honored by Hillsborough Schools, Township Committee

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Doris Levine, an instructional assistant at Hillsborough Middle School, has been named Hillsborough Middle School’s Educational Services Professional of the Year for 2018.  

Levine has been a member of the Hillsborough School District faculty since 2004. She provides individualized, extraordinary support for students with special needs. She served as the ...

Somerville High School Pays Tribute to its Fallen Hero 50 Years Later

SOMERVILLE, NJ – His voice cracked with with emotion, yet he was quick to joke, pausing occasionally to wipe away a tear. 

Jim Langenbach shared anecdotes and fond memories of his childhood. He spoke fondly of his best friend, Robert Scherdin, of growing up together as kids in the borough,  playing Army and throwing “dirt bomb” grenades at an imaginary ...

Somerville: Immaculata HS Students Honor Their Fallen Hero

SOMERVILLE, NJ - For nearly 150 years America has paused on Memorial Day to remember those who have died while serving in the country’s armed forces.

In the history of Immaculata High School, there has been only one former student lost in combat, Staff Sgt Andrew Lobosco ’98, an Immaculata Hall of Famer.

Lobosco was one of five deceased military heroes honored at the Somerset ...

Three Hillsborough Students Awarded 4-H Scholarships

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Eleven students, including 3 from Hillsborough,  have been named recipients of Somerset County 4-H scholarships.

Open to members and alumni of the Somerset County 4-H Youth Development program, the 11 winners will share a total of $21,000 for their continuing education.

Hillsborough recipients are Kirsten Clerico, Alex Norz and Molly O'Sullivan..

Recipient of ...

Young Artists from Hillsborough Runners-Up in Library Card Contest

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Two elementary school students from Hillsborough were runner-ups in the  Somerset County Library System of New Jersey Library Card Design contest.

The 2 winners and 18 runner-ups were honored at a May 19 reception at the Hillsborough Public  Library.

The Hillsborough runners-up, both seven-years-old, are Joseph Cridge and Guneet Kang.

 The ...

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