Hillsborough Rotary Awards Scholarships to High School Seniors

June 24, 2018

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Rotary Club of Hillsborough welcomed the winners of the organization's annual scholarship awards and their parents to a recent dinner meeting.

Presenting the awards were Greg Burchette, township committeeman and president of the local Rotary chapter; Township Administrator/Deputy Township Clerk Anthony Ferrera and Peter Passalacqua, Scholarship Committee ...

Hillsborough Resident Johanne Costanzo Celebrates 100th Birthday

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ- Johanne Costanzo, a resident of the Avalon senior living facility celebrated her 100th birthday recently surrounded by friends and family.

Mayot Gloria McCauley was invited to the festivities and presented the centenarian with a proclamation.

She was born in Oil City, Pa. on June 9, 1918 and grew up on the Piskorowski Dairy Farm, on Triangle Road in Hillsborough. The ...

Hillsborough Junior Raiders Commended for Academic Excellence

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Members of the Junior Raiders in fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grades received Academic Achievement award certificates for achieving straight A grades  in the 3rd marking period of the 2017-2018 school year.

Honoring these students on their academic achievements encourages them that their skills in the classroom are just as much recognized through the Junior ...

39 Students from Somerset County Attend Jersey Boys State at Rider University

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – Rider University is hosting the 73rd annual American Legion Jersey Boys State for 838 high school rising-seniors next week, including 39 from Somerset County.

“In our 73rd year, we are very happy to welcome 883 of New Jersey’s brightest leaders to Jersey Boys State,” David Bagatelle, ALJBS executive director. “American Legion Jersey Boys State ...

Bateman Helps Students Achieve Success; Bog Turtle Designated State Reptile


TRENTON, NJ - Legislation sponsored by Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman (R-Somerset/Hunterdon/Mercer/Middlesex) and inspired by students from Princeton designating the endangered bog turtle as the New Jersey State Reptile has been signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy.

“I am so proud of the successful effort of students at Riverside Elementary and their teacher, Mark ...

Hillsborough Golfer to Compete in USA Special Olympics in Seattle


RUMSON, NJ - Audrey Wrobel of Hillsborough is one of three golfers from New Jersey that will compete in the Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle, WA, July 2-5.

She will be joined by Chris Harold and Alison Seber. The three athletes, along with with Ray Harold, SONJ head golf coach Ray Harold were honored at the NJPGA’s 2018 Lincoln Charity Clambake at Rumson Country Club last ...

Hillsborough HS Football Stars Shine in Basilone Bowl

BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- Multiple members of the Somerville High School and Hillsborough High School football programs played in the sixth annual Basilone Bowl at Bridgewater-Raritan on Thursday night.

Hillsborough’s Noah Quick, Charles Amankwaa, Matt Moore, Tyler Boatwright, Isaiah Black, and Ryan Wheaton and Somerville’s Hamza Akel, Ryan Hrabinski, Mike DeSarno, and Owen Booker all ...

A Sign of Respect: Hillsborough Honors Fallen Hero

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ –US Marine LCpl. James J. Langon IV aspired to be a gourmet chef, and planned to attend the New York Culinary Institute when his hitch with the Marines ended.

That’s why he chose to be a cook in the Marines, and as fate would have it, he died doing what he liked to do best.

Langon grew up on Woods Road and attended Hillsborough High School, graduating in June, ...

Hillsborough VFW Honors Fallen Marine James Langon IV, HHS ’81; Street Named in his Memory

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Just one month after flinging his mortar board into the sky with his Hillsborugh High School classmates, James Langon, Class of 1981, sat in a barber’s chair having his head shaved before he was fitted for a set of government-issue Marine fatigues.

He was 18 years old, and  would spend the next several months at boot camp in Parris Island, SC, learning what it ...

Hillsborough Third-Grader to Attend National Youth Leadership Forum


HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Isabella Ruh, a third-grader at Triangle School, will join with other outstanding elementary school students from across the nation to take part in, ...

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