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DiGanci Named Interim Principal in Watchung, Meet and Greet Scheduled

May 23, 2018

 

WATCHUNG, NJ - Dr. Thomas DiGanci has taken over the helm of Bayberry School in Watchung and a meet and greet has been scheduled for Wednesday, May 23 at 9:30 a.m. 

DiGanci is a former principal of both Valley View School and Watchung Hills Regional High School. He will serve as interim principal at Bayberry School through the end of the school year.

The next ...

Hillsborough Man Sentenced for Bribing Doctors in $100M Test Referral Scheme

NEWARK, NJ – Five individuals including a Hillsborough resident  were sentenced Friday for bribing doctors in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running and elaborate scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS), of Parsippany, its president and numerous associates, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Doug Hurley, 38, of Hillsborough and Kevin ...

North Plainfield Middle School Hosts Holocaust and Genocide Open House

NORTH  PLAINFIELD, NJ - All are invited to the 2018 North Plainfield Middle School Holocaust/Genocide Open House on Thursday, May 17 at 6 p.m. Students and staff will be on hand to serve as docents for a unique exhibit.

It is a museum in a school, created by the school, constructed by the school and for everyone in the community. featuring  over 400 posters, memorabilia and artifacts ...

WHRHS Boys Lacrosse: Bridgewater Upsets Watchung Hills in OT for SCT Title

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - So close. The Watchung Hills boys lacrosse team fell to Bridgewater-Raritan, in overtime, as the Panthers won a fourth-straight Somerset County Tournament title on Saturday, 5-4, at the Torpey Athletic Complex.

Watchung Hills took an early 3-0 lead in the first quarter with goals from Gavin DeFuria, Connor James, and Joe Rica. 

The last game the ...

Phone App Leads to Arrest of Arizona Fugitive

                                                                              

BOUND BROOK, NJ – A local resident wanted on a fugitive warrant from Arizona and Washington was tracked down ...

An Even Dozen: Freeholder Issues Challenge to Young Chess Players

ROCKY HILL, NJ - Somerset County Freeholder Deputy Director Brian D. Levine will challenge up to a dozen chess players from the area schools to match their skills against him in simultaneous chess games at the Mary Jacobs Library, 64 Washington St. on Monday, May 14, beginning at 5 p.m.

Though not necessarily a spectator sport, onlookers are welcome.

“I love working with kids and I ...

Community Rallies Around Family of FHS Student Who Passed Away 

SOMERSET, NJ - The Facebook fundraising page that has been established for the 14-year-old student who died Tuesday morning surpassed its goal to collect $15,000 to cover the cost of the funeral and memorial services within hours of being posted.

At the time of publication of this article more than $18,000 has been collected. Donations are still being accepted, TAP here to donate and ...

Green Brook Board of Education Appoints New Principal

GREEN BROOK, NJ - Paul Fornale was appointed to principal at Irene E. Feldkirchner Elementary School (IEF) at Monday’s meeting of the Green Brook Board of Education. 

Fornale is currently teaching English at Green Brook Middle School, serves as the Director of Programs for the Green Brook Education and Athletic Foundation( GBEAF), and has been a teacher in the district ...

Police Unity Tour Cyclists Ride May 9; Students Honor Tarentino

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Hundreds of students from Immaculate Conception School and Immaculata High School waving American flags are expected to line Mountain Avenue on Wednesday, May 9 as 400 police officers from dozens of New Jersey departments cycle through town on their way to Washington, DC.

The four-day Police Unity Tour is commemorating its 22nd anniversary May 9-12, with thousands of ...

High School Student Dies, Cause Unknown

SOMERSET, NJ - A 14-year-old freshman from Franklin High School died today following a physical education class, according to school officials. 

The cause of death has not been provided at this time. 

"We are providing counseling to our staff and students," Mary L. Clark, a district spokesperson said in a statement. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the ...

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