Top-10 Most Read Hillsborough Stories of 2012
5-foot python found, Hillsborough teen saves boy's life, Amwell Road alleged arson, family accused of beating cops and Readers' Choice contests among year's most viewed stories.
Hillsborough Police found a 5-foot ball python, a non-venomous snake that is popular as a pet, in May.
Hillsborough resident Jake Burgess says that he wants to help people. That's why he has been a lifeguard for three years. It's also why he plans to become an EMT and eventually hopes to work in law enforcement.
Whether it's beginner lessons for children or teaching adults the art of ballroom dancing or the Tango, Hillsborough offers plenty options for dance studios. This was the most popular of Hillsborough Patch's Readers' Choice series in 2012.
A Sunday morning fire in March that gutted a historic Amwell Road home whose owner—a Hillsborough fire chief—has been trying for years to demolish to build an office building is being treated as "suspicious," Hillsborough's chief fire marshal said.
The winter layers are being shed and beach weather is right around the corner. Where do you go in town to stay fit and get your body in shape for the summer? This was another popular Readers' Choice category.
Both drivers involved in an April crash were airlifted from the scene of the accident that completely shut down Route 206 in both directions between Old Somerville Road and Andria Avenue for several hours.
A 27-year-old East Brunswick motorcyclist died from his injuries sustained in a May crash that shut down Amwell Road for about three hours.
A 19-year-old Hillsborough man was seen performing a lewd act inside his home by a mother and her teenage daughter as they drove past the South Triangle Road residence in June, Hillsborough Police said.
A 16-year-old Hillsborough teen was found dead in March on Gemini Drive, the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office said.
A father and his two children punched and wrestled Hillsborough Police officers and one kicked out a patrol car's window as they attempted to avoid being arrested outside their Mountain View Road home in May, the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office said.