“Duchess of South Somerville” Nominated for 3 National Book Awards

July 18, 2017


HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Just four months after its publication, “The Duchess of South Somerville,” a 179-page chronicle of Doris Duke, her legacy, her beloved mansion and its controversial demolition in 2016, has been nominated for three national book awards.

Writen by Rikki Lynn Hauss, a 2012 graduate of Hillsborough High School, The Duchess of South ...

Somerset County: "Lady Liberty" Mary Buckshaw Celebrates 100th Birthday


HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Township officials honored centenarian Mary Buckshaw at the Township Committee meeting earlier this week, as friends and and relatives joined the ceremony at the township municipal building.

She will celebrate her 100th Birthday on July 23, 2017.

She was born in Brooklyn, NY on July 23, 1917 and moved to 5th Street in Flagtown with her parents ...

Somerville Fire Department Police Offer Scholarship

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Graduates of Somerville High School planning to attend Raritan Valley Community College in September are invited to apply for the Somerville Fire Department Fire Police scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year.

The $500 scholarship provides financial support to a Somerville High School graduate who attends RVCC.

The Somerville Fire Department Fire Police worked with the ...

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