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Hillsborough University & College Graduates Earn Accolades on Campus

June 25, 2022

Alexandra Benadon Among Outstanding Graduates Recognized at University of Scranton

SCRANTON, Pa. - Alexandra C. Benadon of Hillsborough was among the 62 members of The University of Scranton's undergraduate class of 2022 honored for academic excellence, service or both at a Class Night ceremony on campus May 20.

Students with the highest GPA in each of the ...

Hillsborough Library Kicks Off Summer Reading Challenge for Kids

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Over 25 children and their parents joined in the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey preschool summer literacy celebration hosted at the Hillsborough branch.

The event was a kick-off for the SCLSNJ Summer Reading Challenge which runs now through Aug. 20.

Children first listened to the book "Someday, Narwhal" by Lisa Mantchev during a special story ...

Rutgers Board of Governors Approves 2.9 Percent Tuition Increase

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Rutgers University Board of Governors Tuesday approved a $5.1 billion budget for the 2022-2023 academic year that includes a 2.9 percent increase in tuition and fees, nearly two-thirds below the current rate of inflation.

“We remain committed to providing excellence in academic experience and opportunity at an affordable and accessible price, and to ensuring ...

Juvenile Charged with Phoning Threat to Watchung Hills Regional HS


WARREN TOWNSHIP, NJ – A 15-year-old student at Watchung Hills Regional High School has been charged with phoning in a threat to the school, claiming he was in a bathroom at the school with weapons, threatening to shoot up the school when the bell rang in between periods when the hallways would be packed with students, according to Somerset County Acting Prosecutor Annmarie ...

Catholic High School Graduates in Central NJ Receive $113M in Awards

METUCHEN, NJ - After years of hard work and unexpected challenges, the 455 graduates of the four Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Metuchen, who together amassed more than $113 million in scholarships and awards, have reached the culmination of their high school careers.

Across the four Catholic high schools – Immaculata, St. Thomas Aquinas, Mount Saint Mary Academy and Saint ...

June 14 Basilone Bowl Honors Nine Hillsborough HS Football All-Stars

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Nine seniors from the undefeated championship Hillsborough High School Raiders football team will slip into their pads, buckle up their football helmets and lace up their cleats one last time to play in the annual Basilone Bowl at Bridgewater-Raritan High School Tuesday, June 14.

Kick-off is at 7 p.m. following pre-game ceremonies and introductions.

The game ...

Somerville School Reports "Concerning" Online Post; Police Investigate

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Borough Police detectives responded th the Middle School on Friday after administrators reported the existence of a "concerning" post on a social media platform and spent the weekend investigating, concluding there was no credible threat, according to a message circulated to parents and guardians Sunday afternoon by school officials

"At no point were any ...

Hillsborough HS Grad, Teachers' Union President Lead Rally Against Gun Violence

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Chants of "Enough is Enough," "Vote Them Out' and "Vote" punctuated Saturday's protest against mass shootings, gun violence and the unwillingness or inability of legislators to fix the problem as 300 determined activists gathered outside the Historical Somerset County Courthouse to vent their frustrations and demand action.

The gathering was ...

Hillsborough: Auten Road School Locks Down after Beef Between Parents

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Auten Road School was locked down for 25 minutes Friday afternoon after an argument escalated between two parents who had been called to the school office over a dispute between their children.

The lockdown triggered a shelter-in-place situation for all students, teachers and staff.

Four police cars responded to the school at 12:20 p.m. to deal with the situation.

Hillsborough Honors 5 Educators Recognized with NJ Governor's Award

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Township Committee presented proclamations to five school faculty members, each of whom had earlier been recognized by the state as the Governor's Teacher of the Year in their respective schools.

Honored were Erin Chung, a Special Education teacher; Ian Evans, a seventh grade literacy teacher; Jessica Banas, a Special Education teacher; Joan ...


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New Jersey Abortion Laws are Hideous

July 4, 2022

To the Editor:

There has been so much craziness in the news about  the Supreme Court and Roe vs Wade. Do people realize that the overall requirement for a abortion extends right up to birth?

It's against the law do kick a dog but this Democratic Governor allows infanticide! How KIND is the Democratic Party!?

Some states are ending abortion pretty much entirely except for the ...

Sign Up for July TAPinto Ownership Opportunities Webinar

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro will be holding an informational webinar on July 13, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. for anyone who may be interested in owning/operating a TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform.

"TAPinto has become the dominant player in the local news and digital marketing space," Shapiro said. "I look forward to our July ...

Veteran Journalist James McQueeny Joins TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto is announcing veteran New Jersey journalist James McQueeny is joining TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist.

"We are thrilled to welcome veteran journalist and public policy analyst James McQueeny to the TAPinto family. Jim brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to TAPinto," TAPinto Founder and CEO ...