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'Lights of Love' Returns to HMC

November 11, 2018

RARITAN TOWNSHIP, NJ – A 31-year-old Hunterdon tradition is set to return.

It’s the Lights of Love Tree Lighting ceremony, which will be held Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. at Hunterdon Medical Center.

HMC is located at 2100 Westcott Dr., just off Route 31 here.

The event is hosted by Hunterdon Medical Center Auxiliary, which gathers family and friends and brightens ...

Hillsborough: Adopt-A-Family Program Provides Thanksgiving Meals

SOMERVILLE, NJ - There’s still time to donate to the ninth annual Adopt-A-Family program to will help provide Thanksgiving meals for needy families. The 2018 donation form can be found at The postmark deadline is Nov. 17.

“We often hear that people want to help others within their own community,” said Somerset County Freeholder Patricia L.

Somerville: Cancer Patients Receive "Pink Out" Gift Bags

SOMERVILLE, NJ – In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the sixth annual Pink Out initiative, managed by the Somerset County Public Works Department, recently collected 270 comfort gift bags for donation to patients battling an illness.

The gift bags, containing both fun and practical items, were presented to patients and their caregivers at The Steeplechase Cancer Center at Robert ...

Realtors Help Find Homes for Dogs

SKILLMAN, NJ - The Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage real estate office in Hillsborough/Montgomery combined forces with SAVE – A Friend to Homeless Animals for a dog and cat adoption recently, joining hundreds of Coldwell Banker offices and animal shelters around the country for the “Homes for Dogs” National Adoption Weekend.

The adoption was hosted at SAVE – A ...

Enterprising Hillsborough Students Ship Clothing to Villages in India


HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Rohan Singh and Ritik Gupta, seniors at Hillsborough High School are helping impoverished populations in some of the most underprivileged parts of Southeast Asia by tutoring  younger students, cleaning out their closets and asking others to do the same.

Through their nonprofit charity organization “Coaching to Contribute,” Rohan and Ritik have ...

Somerville Church Sponsors 44th annual CROP Hunger Walk Oct. 21

SOMERVILLE, NJ - United Reformed Church, “The Church on Main Street” will sponsor the 44 th Annual CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday, Oct.  21st beginning 1:30 p.m. on Main Street in front of the church.

CROP Hunger Walks are interfaith events sponsored by Church World Services and take place in 1,500 communities across the United States and in more than 30 countries worldwide.

Far Hills Race Meeting Launches Pari-mutuel Betting

FAR HILLS, NJ - It's one of the major social and sporting events in New Jersey's horse country, and beyond.

The Far Hills Race Meeting, due to return to Moorland Farm this Saturday, Oct. 20, will also bring something new to the party this year, with the launch of pari-mutuel betting.

Some things never change, however. The Hunt will again draw some of the world's best ...

Hillsborough Volunteers Dig In to Beautify Woodfern School

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Several dozen volunteers joined forces last weekend for an ambitious facelift project at Woodfern Elementary School.

Parents, students and Woodfern staff with rakes, shovels and paint brushes spent the day on several projects, from weeding flower beds and planting flowers to rolling out a new coat of paint on a storage container.

Work also included regrading, ...

Hillsborough Food Pantry Seeks Thanksgiving Meal Donations

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -The ninth annual Adopt-A-Family program needs donors to help provide Thanksgiving meals for needy families.

The 2018 donation form can be found at

“We often hear that people want to help others within their own community,” said Somerset County Freeholder Patricia Walsh. “This is a perfect way for residents to earmark ...

Giant Somerset Hills VNA Fall Rummage Sale This Weekend

FAR HILLS, NJ - It's the rummage sale that puts Far Hills on the map for bargain hunters -- the much awaited giant rummage sale organized each October (and April) to raise funds to assist patients of the Basking Ridge-based Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills.

This year's fall VNA Rummage Sale is scheduled, in rain or shine, for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, ...


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