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Rotary Club of Hillsborough Honors Township Clerk with Highest Award

July 5, 2022

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - In a rare departure from traditional practice, The Rotary Club of Hillsborough hs recognized Township Clerk, Pam Borek, with its highest honor – The Paul Harris Fellowship Award – for her exemplary service to Hillsborough Township and to Rotary.   

Established in 1957, and primarily used to honor Rotarians for exceptional service in pursuit of the ...

Patriots First Half Recap: A Blockbuster With A Hollywood Finish

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - With an ending that couldn’t have been scripted any better, the first half of the Somerset Patriots’ season was a thrilling ride that concluded in the most dramatic fashion possible.

The team kicked the year off with a 6-2 win over the Reading Fightin Phils (Philadelphia Phillies) on Opening Day on April 8 as well as a 2-1 walk-off win against the Erie ...

Hillsborough University & College Graduates Earn Accolades on Campus

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 ceremony on campus May 20.

Students with the highest GPA in each of the ...

Hillsborough QB James Mazuera Throws 65-Yard TD Pass in Basilone Bowl

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – June 14, 2022, ended up being the perfect Flag Day on the campus of Bridgewater-Raritan High School, especially given the occasion and the beautiful summer weather to go with it.

The ninth annual Basilone Bowl featured high school seniors from both Somerset and Hunterdon County, in honor of U.S. Marine Gunnery Sergeant John Basilone, who grew up in ...

Hillsborough Officials Salute 5 Eagle Scouts for Accomplishments

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Shawn Lipani and the Township Committee saluted five Eagle Scouts and the completion of their individual service projects required to earn the coveted badge at Tuesday night's meeting.

Those receiving proclamations from the mayor include Abel Stephen, James Marvits, Kavish Nagarajan, Nathan Haase and Vasu Babaria.

All are members of Hillsborough ...

Hillsborough Promotes 5 Veteran Police Officers

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Shawn Lipani presided at a swearing-in ceremony Tuesday night for newly-promoted police officers including one lieutenant and four sergeants.

Lieutenant Jeremy Cuomo has been working for the Department since December 2001.  He was initially appointed as a Police Officer and assigned to the Patrol Division. He was promoted to Corporal in 2017 and then Sergeant in ...

Catholic High School Graduates in Central NJ Receive $113M in Awards

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 Catholic high schools – Immaculata, St. Thomas Aquinas, Mount Saint Mary Academy and Saint ...

June 14 Basilone Bowl Honors Nine Hillsborough HS Football All-Stars

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 14.

Kick-off is at 7 p.m. following pre-game ceremonies and introductions.

The game ...


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New Jersey Abortion Laws are Hideous

July 4, 2022

To the Editor:

There has been so much craziness in the news about  the Supreme Court and Roe vs Wade. Do people realize that the overall requirement for a abortion extends right up to birth?

It's against the law do kick a dog but this Democratic Governor allows infanticide! How KIND is the Democratic Party!?

Some states are ending abortion pretty much entirely except for the ...

Sign Up for July TAPinto Ownership Opportunities Webinar

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro will be holding an informational webinar on July 13, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. for anyone who may be interested in owning/operating a TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform.

"TAPinto has become the dominant player in the local news and digital marketing space," Shapiro said. "I look forward to our July ...

Veteran Journalist James McQueeny Joins TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto is announcing veteran New Jersey journalist James McQueeny is joining TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist.

"We are thrilled to welcome veteran journalist and public policy analyst James McQueeny to the TAPinto family. Jim brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to TAPinto," TAPinto Founder and CEO ...