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September 26, 2022

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Next time your dog jumps up on the couch to snuggle in your lap, read him or her a book. It may do you some good. At the Hillsborough Library, reluctant readers are encouraged to read to therapy dogs. Second grader Samantha Rafalowski recently read to Bella, a visiting ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway delivered an address to the University Senate on Friday, Sept. 23. Boosting students’ success while creating a robust and engaging student experience is at the center of all Rutgers is working toward as the university moves beyond ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Hillsborough High School Robotics team is one of four from central New Jersey high schools that will host the Raritan Valley Science and Technology Showcase at the Bridgewater Commons Mall on Oct. 1-2, The other robotics teams are from Somerville High School, Bound Brook ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Township Recreation Department is stepping up to assist parents of younger children learn valuable life lessons with two afternoon programs at the municipal building, and a third virtual program for parents, all beginning next week. Registration is required. "Happy ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The National Merit Scholarship Corporation today announced the names of over 16,000 semifinalists in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Program, including Hillsborough High School students Saikalyan Jogannagari and Allison Lee. These academically talented high school ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University-New Brunswick is one of the nation’s top 20 public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-2023 Best Colleges rankings released Sept. 12. Named #19 of Top Public Schools Among National Universities, Rutgers-New Brunswick climbed ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Office of Volunteer Services is seeking volunteers to help students who are struggling on their path to academic achievement. Volunteer tutors can help boost a child’s confidence and help them reach their academic potential. In this program, volunteers will ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - New Jersey delivered a payment of $1M to the budget-strapped school district earlier this week. When it comes to state aid for education, the township school district has been getting a smaller slice of the pie the past several years which impacts the budget process and local ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Dr. Daniel Fishbein. former schools superintendent in Glen Ridge, Ridgewood and most recently, Pascack Valley, has been hired as interim School Superintendent in Hillsborough, the fourth person to head the school district since 2019. The Hillsborough Township Board of ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - It may be worth waiting to buy Back-to-School items until Aug. 27th.  That day starts a Sales Tax Holiday (through Sept. 5th) according to the New Jersey Division of Taxation which will save customers 6.625% on a variety of purchases. According to the Division’s website, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - A loosely-knit army of combatants will descend on the Historic Somerset County Courthouse Sunday night to comfort one another and confront the enemy - the disease of addiction. The event is scheduled from 6-8:30 p.m.; in the event of inclement weather, the alternate venue is ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order Monday lifting requirements that school employees, child care workers and state employees who aren't vaccinated against COVID-19 must undergo regular testing. Executive Order 302 applies to school districts and child care settings ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Sharing Network Foundation’s Betsy Niles Scholarship Fund has awarded a scholarship to Sophie Weinberger of Hillsborough for her passion and dedication to raising awareness of organ and tissue donation. Weinberger was presented with her scholarship award at NJ Sharing ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Education on Thursday announced the 21 educators who have been named the state’s 2022-2023 County Teachers of the Year, including Ian Evans, a 7th-grade literacy teacher at Hillsborough Middle School.   He was honored along with four other ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Students in grades 9-12 are invited to compete in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy essay contest, part of the national Patriots Pen initiative. Hillsborough Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Post # 8371 is the local sponsor of the annual competition. The ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – As the parents of two adult children, both alumni of Immaculata High School, Brian and Maureen Cote understand that a strong foundation in high school can set the course for the rest of a student’s life. The couple witnessed first-hand the strong foundation laid by IHS, first ...

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More: https://sclsnj.org/hillsborough-storywalk   HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Hillsborough branch of the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey's has created an interactive, nature-filled, storybook journey - hosted in partnership with Hillsborough Township Parks and Recreation. "Sharing ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Community Assistance Network (C.A.N) is holding a Back to School Supply Drive. Classes at the township's public schools resume Sept. 6. Among the items needed are: backpacks, lunch boxes, flash drives. 3-ring binders, crayons, notebooks, pencils & pens and other ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Shawn Lipani and the Township Committee honored the achievements of 2022 Hillsborough High School scholar/athletes Madyson McGowan and Rohan Deb  during last week's meeting. Members of the Class of 2022, McGowan will attend Duquense University in the fall to study ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Two members of the 2022 senior class at Hillsborough High School have been named winners of the National Merit Scholarship award. Nina Patel and Orn N. Shah will each share a $2,500 award from their respective four-year institutions.. Previously, 13 other HHS seniors were ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Shawn Lipani and the Township Committee honored two members of the Hillsborough Class of 2022 with proclamations citing their accomplishments as National Merit Scholarships winners during Tuesday night's meeting. Diya Patel and Jonathan Ye were among 2,500 winners ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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  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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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