Saturday, January 5, 2013
Group home, a presidential elector and New Year's resolutions also make headlines.
More than 500 people joined the fundraising event on New Year's Day. Our coverage of the annual Township Committee reorganization meeting included Mayor Frank DelCore's "To do" list for 2013. A proposed group home in Hillsborough is the tip of the iceberg as the state looks to close large centers for the developmentally disabled population. Hillsborough resident Ida Ochoteco left a repressive dictatorship to emigrate to the U.S. Readers enjoyed the article—but only two voted. No one wants to say?
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Property sales, New Year's events and things to do on break also among week's top stories.
Raymond Goodrich, 80, was trimming trees on his property when he fell down an embankment and drowned, police said. The plan to build a residential drug rehabilitation center on Route 206 met stiff opposition from residents. Hillsborough's real estate market appears to be gaining strength, as the year closes. We found some special events in the area for New Year's celebrations. It's often difficult to keep kids from getting bored, but we rounded up some helpful suggestions.
Saturday, December 15, 2012
New municipal clerk, Thomas Edison Award and an accused arsonist also make headlines.
Search began a series of events culminating in a two-week project to repair leaking gas pipeline. Gavin Swiatek, 49, entered a guilty plea on charges he shared child pornography over the Internet. Pamela Borek takes over as municipal clerk. Thomas Chapuran and a team of co-workers were recognized by the Research and Development Council of New Jersey. helped develop a Curtis Westover charged with burning down Amwell Road property.
Saturday, December 8, 2012
Route 22 U-turns and a Sandy fundraiser also among top headlines.
An early morning fire at Hercules Enterprises, on Valley Road, sparked a conversation this week when readers discussed the use by a salvage company to store vehicles on the site, about 20 of which were damaged in the fire. Other top stories this week include: Maria Demeter pled guilty to charges filed in August; she faces a possible restitution order to return as much as $39,019. Flanders Drive residents attended Thursday's Planning Board meeting to hear about the proposed center's treatment plans and licensing requirements. Ongoing discussions on improving Route 22 focused on the dangerous U-turns. It's not too late to join the Day of Impact effort to raise money for the storm's shore victims—head to !MPACT Fitness at 9 a.m. or 10:30 …
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Students' projects to help storm victims, holiday tree lighting among top headlines.
Discussion at the Hillsborough Board of Education meeting about the school calendar for the 2013-2014 school year was this week's most popular feature. The calendar is set to launch the new school year on the second day of Rosh Hashana—a Friday—and discussion at Monday's focused on ways to possibly change that. Other favorite stories this week include: Hillsborough students are doing a lot to help families at the shore struggling to rebuild their loves after Hurricane Sandy. One of the township's most popular annual events will feature high school musicians and singers, cookies...and Santa! Tuesday's Township Committee meeting was the first since the storm, and there was a lot to be done—including appropriating the funds needed to clean up…