Hillsborough Educator Honored as Somerset County Teacher of the Year

August 16, 2018

TRENTON, NJ – Viktoria Wargo, a Special Needs teacher at Triangle Elementary School in Hillsborough, has been named 2018-19 Somerset County Teacher of the Year by the New Jersey Department of Education.

Wargo and teachers selected in each of the the state’s 21 counties were recognized for their achievement in an awards ceremony at Jackson Memorial High School, Jackson, ...

Hillsborough Honors Purple Heart Recipients Aug. 7

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The township will host the annual Purple Heart Ceremony on Tuesday, Aug. 7th at 6 p.m. at the Garden of Honor on the grounds of the Municipal Complex, 369 South Branch Road.

The public is invited to the commemoration which honors the Military Order of the Purple Heart.

The ceremony will be held rain or shine and will be followed by light refreshments.

The Purple ...

Somerset County 4H Braids Its Way into Guinness Book of World Records

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - It’s now official; Somerset County 4-H is the World’s Record Holder for Stitching Together the Longest Textile Braid as certified by the Guinness Book of World’s Record and has the official certificate to prove it.

But this was no easy feat.

Long before the large fabric ball was unrolled and measured at 5,217 feet - just 63 feet short of one mile, and ...

NJ Sharing Network Awards $5,000 Scholarship to Hillsborough Student

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Two recent New Jersey high school graduates with a passion for raising awareness of organ and tissue donation have been awarded a $5,000 scholarship for the 2018-19 academic year by the NJ Sharing Network.

 Zachary Roth, 19, a Hillsborough High School graduate received the Betsy Niles Scholarship. It is offered in memory of Betsy Niles, a children's book ...

Police Officer Saves Life of Choking 85-Year Old Woman

SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin Township Police Officer Patrick Nurthen saved the life of Joan Jackson, 85, who was choking in a local restaurant last month.

Officer Patrick Nurthen, who has been with the Franklin Township Police Department since February 2015, was writing a police report in a parking lot on Davidson Avenue when he received a dispatch call about an elderly woman choking in a ...

Township Committee Honors Two Hillsborough HS Wrestlers

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Graduating Hillsborough High School seniors Anthony Donnadio and Kevin Faulkner were honored by the Township Committee earlier this month for their achievements as members of the school's wrestling team.

Donnadio will be attend Kutztown University in the fall on a wrestling scholarship.

Faulkner will attend Johnson & Wales University to study Criminal Justice and ...

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