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Route 206 Billboard Showcases Winning Design by Hillsborough Student

June 5, 2021

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Jessica Hermann, a Hillsborough High School senior and winner of the Postcards for Kids contest sponsored by the Hillsborough Education BORO PRIDE Project is enjoying the notoriety that comes with an enlarged version of her original work posted to a billboard on Route 206.

The billboard is adjacent to the railroad trestle that crosses over Route 206 between Camplain Road and ...

New Brunswick Basketball Legend John Somogyi Headed to Hall of Fame

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – By the time John Somogyi graduated from St. Peter’s High School in 1968, he had been twice named first-team all-state, led the Cardinals to the state parochial title and amassed more points than any player in state history.

His staggering total of 3,310 points would stand as the standard for all other high-flyers and sharp-shooters - boys or girls - across New ...

Hillsborough Parks & Recreation Department Honored by Their Peers

SUMMIT, NJ - The Hillsborough Parks and Recreation department received three awards for innovative and effective programming at the New Jersey Recreation and Park Association annual Awards Ceremony at the Summit Family Aquatic Center last week.

The staff was honored with the Agency Showcase Award for Flyer or Poster; the Excellence in Health and Wellness Programming Award for “Spring ...

“A Wonderful Life: A Tribute To Steve Kalafer” June 11 at TD Bank Ballpark

Bridgewater, NJ – The Kalafer family and the Somerset Patriots have announced that “A Wonderful Life: A Tribute To Steve Kalafer” will take place at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday, June 11th at 7:15 p.m. Gates open at 6 p.m.

“My father was an incredible man who touched so many lives,” said Jonathan Kalafer. “The outpouring of love and respect we have seen ...


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Somerset County: Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off in Hillsborough

June 16, 2021

Residents Can Safely Dispose of Harmful Items at Hillsborough Location

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ — The Somerset County Division of Solid Waste Management is holding a free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off event, so residents can safely dispose of their harmful household items. The event will be held on Saturday, June 19, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the South County Public Works Garage, located at ...

Downtown Somerville Celebrates Pride Month with Mural, Pride Contest and Pride Night

June 15, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Downtown Somerville Alliance unveiled its PRIDE Month Mural on Friday – a 75-foot tribute to trailblazers in the LGBTQ Movement.

The mural is the latest in a partnership between the DSA, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somersetand the Babs Siperstein Proud Center to host a series of events in downtown Somerville to celebrate PRIDE Month throughout ...

Shapiro: "Amid Spike in Local News Initiatives, Franchise Model Remains Only Proven Method to Scale Local News"

Cautionary tales have emerged in recent weeks about the inherent risks of entering the local news industry. Poynter recently called out a few of the pain points that new publishers endure, and Columbia Journalism Review suggested there isn’t enough budget to combat increasing political polarization at the local level.

All these potential pitfalls haven’t stopped ...