Hillsborough News

RARITAN: Attorney charged with sex offense found dead

Charged Friday with three counts of criminal sexual contact, attorney Richard P. Schubach, with an office in Raritan Borough, was found dead Tuesday morning,...

HILLSBOROUGH: Clint Benson pleads guilty to assault by auto 

Clint T. Benson of Hillsborough Township pleaded guilty Monday in Superior Court to assault by auto and other charges dating back to an incident...

HILLSBOROUGH: Kindergarten registration to be held Feb. 23 and 24

Hillsborough Township Public Schools will hold kindergarten registration for the 2016-17 school year on Feb. 23 and 24. Registration will take place during the morning...

HILLSBOROUGH: Power plant company withdraws plan to locate on Amwell Road (update)

Hillsborough officials are hailing word that a power plant proposed for Amwell Road will not go forward. A spokeswoman for Bob Place, president of Genesis...

HILLSBOROUGH: Fire companies elect officers for 2016

Volunteers at fire companies in and serving Hillsborough have elected department officers for 2016. Fire Company 1 (Flagtown) officers are: Chief: Dave Foelsch. Deputy Chief: Everett Heider. Assistant...

HILLSBOROUGH: What do Doris Duke and Claude Monet have in common? (updated)

Heiress and art lover Doris Duke donated money to save and restore the French house and gardens of impressionist painter Claude Monet, which were...

MONTGOMERY, MANVILLE: Two churches partner to feed hungry

Montgomery Evangelical Free Church of the Belle Mead section of Montgomery Township and Faith in Action Church in Manville have joined efforts to feed...

HILLSBOROUGH: Shuttle buses arranged for Merdinger memorial service

Township officials have arranged shuttle buses to memorial services tomorrow, Saturday, Jan. 30, for former mayor and township administrator Michael Merdinger, who died Jan....

HILLSBOROUGH: Sports dome application is postponed to April 6 

By Gene Robbins, Managing Editor Testimony on an application to build a state-of-the art athletic and recreation facility on Hillsborough Road has been postponed until...

HILLSBOROUGH: Lorenzetti draws offbeat map of township

Township resident Doreen Lorenzetti has drawn an updated comic-style map that pictured businesses, major roads and landmarks in the township. The multi-colored, laminated poster-size map...

HILLSBOROUGH: Community calendar, Jan. 29 on

Jewelry party boosts fire company, auxiliary  Fri., Jan. 29 — The Manville North End Volunteer Fire Company No. 3 and Ladies Auxiliary is holding...

HILLSBOROUGH: Muslims would drop school plan at mosque site 

By Gene Robbins, Managing Editor The Muslim Center of Somerset County will give up its request to hold a preschool in order to eliminate a...

HILLSBOROUGH: Snow, with unexpected ferocity

By Gene Robbins, Managing Editor An army of plow vehicles worked virtually round the clock over the weekend battling a blizzard that dumped 20 to...

HILLSBOROUGH: Powell sworn in as chief of police

After six weeks as acting township police chief, Darren Powell was voted to the permanent post Tuesday night. Chief Powell joined the Hillsborough Police Department...

HILLSBOROUGH: Schools closed on Monday; school board meeting canceled

Due to continued cleanup from the weekend’s blizzard, all Hillsborough Township Public Schools will be closed on Monday, Jan. 25. All after-school events are canceled. The makeup...

HILLSBOROUGH: Culinary Creations caterer gains two honors in industry 

Culinary Creations has been selected for two awards. The business has won a WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award for 2016 for being in the top five...

HILLSBOROUGH: Scouts recognize Alana and Barry Bird for 25 years of service

On Dec. 22, Hillsborough Boy Scout Troop 186 families surprised their volunteer leaders, Alana and Barry Bird, with a plaque and gift to acknowledge...

HILLSBOROUGH: State Sierra Club warns of power plant dangers 

By Gene Robbins, Managing Editor The New Jersey chapter of the Sierra Club has come out strongly against a proposal to build a natural gas-fired...
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