Party with a Purpose: Hillsborough Music Festival

July 7, 2018


HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Hillsborough Music Festival returns to the Hillsborough Promenade, in the field next to Lowe's on Route 206 from noon-8 p.m. on Saturday Aug. 4th,

The festival, which began in 2010, is free to the public and co-sponsored by the Hillsborough Cultural Arts Commission.

A non-stop line-up of local talent - bands, vocalists and solo artists will perform, with ...

Patriots’ Game-Worn Jerseys Sold to Highest Bidders at July 6th Game

BRIDGEWATER, NJ– Operation Shoebox New Jersey will host an auction of game-worn Somerset Patriots jerseys on Friday, July 6 at TD Bank Ballpark.

All proceeds from the silent auction will be used to pay for shipment of personal care packages to US troops deployed overseas.

Gates open at 6 p.m. for Friday night’s game against the Road Warriors. Game time is 7:05 p.m. There will be ...

Hillsborough Tradition Continues: Rotary Fair/Business Showcase Aug. 14-19

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The six-day Rotary Fair/Business Showcase, scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 14- Sunday, Aug. 19, at the Hillsborough Promenade, 315 Route 206, begins its second decade of operation under Rotary leadership this summer.

Attendance has averaged 15,000 annually, making it one of Hillsborough’s most popular and enduring community events. Once again, there will be thrill rides, ...

Hillsborough Zumbathon Raises Funds for Pediatric Cancer

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ — Ten Zumba instructors will keep things moving Saturday from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. to raise money for Alex’s Lemonade, a nationwide charity that lends support to pediatric cancer patients and their families.

The fund raiser will be at the Hillsborough Rita’s, 381 Triangle Road.

There is a suggested donation of $10 and $5 for those 5-17-years-old.

There ...

West Coast Charity Cyclists Stop in Somerville on Way to NYC

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - A group of earnest West Coast cyclists determined to provide clean drinking water to impoverished regions of the world will stop overnight at a supporter’s 58 West End Ave. home before heading to New York City on the last leg of their coast-to-coast fund raiser.

Kelley Allen works for Humble Bundles, a San Francisco-based company that supports several national ...

Bound Brook Schools Collect 1,255 Pounds of Food

BOUND BROOK , NJ – For the fifth year in a row, the Bound Brook School District has been involved in supporting the annual Curbing Hunger Month in Somerset County. This year the district’s five schools collected more than half a ton of food.

“The students, faculty, staff and administration did a fantastic job,” said Somerset County Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione.

Hillsborough Seniors Enjoy a Day at the Farm

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -  Adonis Basil hosted a day at the farm for hundreds of seniors at his Legend Equestrian and Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute Saturday.

The institute is the centerpiece of a sprawling 30-acre horse farm dotted with stables, pastures and riding trails at 1800 Millstone Road.

Guests were given a tour of the facilities by Basil, including a stop at the stables for a ...

Hillsborough Police Escort Special Olympics Torch Along Route 206

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Hundreds of law enforcement officers from New Jersey stretched out their leg muscles, laced up their running shoes and stepped up Friday to help carry the “Flame of Hope” through several towns in support of this weekend’s New Jersey Special Olympics Summer Games at the College of New Jersey in Ewing Township.

Now in its 35th year,  the trek began ...

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