Hunterdon’s Gymnastics Unlimited competition results

USAG 3/4 Sectionals #2   On Sunday, December 9th, Gymnastics Unlimited’s USAG Level 3 and 4 teams competed in their second sectionals. The meet took place at Go for the Gold Gymnastics Academy in Whippany, NJ.   Below are the individual results:   Gymnast Hometown Level Vault Bars Beam Floor…

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Evening of holiday-themed activities frees parents for solo tasks Polytech High School students will entertain youngsters during Parents’ Night Out

  Parents who need some solo time for holiday shopping can find it at Polytech High School. Students in the Early Childhood Education program have planned a fun-filled evening for youngsters on Tuesday, Dec. 19 – when parents might be feeling the pressure to shop, wrap or hide without accompaniment….

CLINTON TWP’S WISE REMAINS LEADER AT RVCC

Robert P. Wise of Clinton Township has been re-elected as the Chair of the Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) Board of Trustees. The Chair was re-elected to a one-year term during the Board’s reorganization meeting, held December 5 at the College’s Branchburg campus. Caren Bateman of Readington was chosen to…

Evening Of Student, Faculty Dance Performances Slated

Raritan Valley Community College’s (RVCC) Visual and Performing Arts Department will present DanceWorks, an evening of student and faculty dance performances, Wednesday and Thursday, December 13 and 14, at 8 p.m. The event will be held in the Edward Nash Theatre at the College’s Branchburg campus. The concert is being…

HUNTERDON COMPUTER SCHOOL GETTING A NEW LOCATION – students need to apply by December 15

Hunterdon County Vocational School District will unveil its newly outfitted Computer Science and Applied Engineering Academy next fall at Voorhees High School. The new location will allow the academy to expand and meet the consistent demand for the careers intensive focus in the field of computer science. HCVSD opened the…

AT HUNTERDON CENTRAL Hillary Colton Recognized for Distinguished Service

Congratulations to HC Choral Teacher Hillary Colton, who has been awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the New Jersey Music Educators Association.

RVCC Cosmetology Program Honored By MODERN SALON Media

Raritan Valley Community College’s Cosmetology program has been named to MODERN SALON Media’s 2017 class of “Excellence in Education” honorees. The seventh annual program recognizes leadership and best practices among cosmetology schools. RVCC was honored for its excellence in the category of Facilities. The honorees were announced by MODERN SALON…

HUNTERDON POLYTECH Animal Science Students Win Big at National Competition – Congrats

PICTURED  Animal Science students, Hannah McCray, Alyssa Carbo, Carly McKenzie and Kayleigh Nix The first time was the charm for Polytech High School students who attended the national FFA convention. They were the school’s first Animal Science students to compete in that forum, and they came away with awards for…

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Hunterdon Freeholders Recognize Kingwood Students Fundraising Efforts

Recently during Hurricane Harvey, Kingwood, New Jersey and Kingwood, Texas were in the news as a result of a floodwater rescue call routed through the Kingwood Rescue Squad. Due to the quick-thinking members of the Hunterdon County Communications Center, help was dispatched to the Kingwood, Texas individuals and they were…

BOTH NORTH AND VOORHEES FOOTBALL TO PLAY AT MET LIFE STADIUM SATURDAY FOR TITLES

Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 Time 10:00am VOORHEES  vs. West Essex Regional @ MetLife Stadium   North Hunterdon’s Football Team will be playing in the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 2, Group 4 Championship Game on Saturday, December 2nd at 1:00pm against Phillipsburg High School at Met Life Stadium.  The high school…

On Friday, November 17th, our USAG Level 3 and 4 teams competed in a home competition here in Flemington

From Level 3, Cara placed first in bars. From Level 4, Kara and Courtney placed first in vault and bars respectively, and Brooke placed first in beam, floor, and all-around. Their next meet will be the second sectional.   Below are the individual results:   Gymnast Hometown Level Vault Bars…

HuntCo public school academies have Dec. 15 application deadline

Eighth graders from across Hunterdon County have until Friday, Dec. 15 to submit applications for one of Hunterdon County Vocational School District’s full-time, science- and engineering-based academies. HCVSD’s academy model stands apart from other offerings at traditional high schools. While others list a set of courses under a broad umbrella,…

Eight year-old inspired to help other kids at Hunterdon Medical Center

Lily Cardoso is an active eight-year-old who just started her 3rd grade year at Immaculate Conception School in Annandale. Earlier this year, Lily had her tonsils removed in Hunterdon Medical Center’s same day surgery center. Her experience led her to thinking about how other kids, especially much younger ones, reacted…

Troop 112 Eagle Scout Project Brings a Sand Volleyball Court to Alexandria Township Park

Frenchtown resident Rory Callahan, 17, of Alexandria Boy Scout Troop 112 recently completed an ambitious Eagle Scout project with the help of many volunteers and donors, creating a sand volleyball court at Alexandria Township Park that meets national regulations for the sport. “I thought a volleyball court would be an…

“Hands Across Hunterdon” Segment Featuring Dr. Patrice Gouveia Marks

Dr. Patrice Gouveia Marks, RVCC’s Dean of Liberal and Fine Arts, Accreditation Liaison Officer and Compliance Officer, recently appeared on the “Hands Across Hunterdon” program on Hunterdon Chamber Radio. Dr. Marks was asked to participate in the segment in part for her being honored with the 2017 Giving Back Award…

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Voorhees Stars Hold Annual Banquet

On November 12, the Voorhees Stars celebrated the end of another successful softball season. The annual softball banquet was held at the historic Publick House Restaurant in Chester. The Stars’ High School Division team won their third straight Mid-States Girls Softball League Championship in July. The Mid-States Girls Softball League is…

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NORTH VOORHEES Newly Elected Board Members

Congratulations to the four candidates who won seats on the North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District Board of Education on November 7, 2017. Shelley Crisologo will represent Town of Clinton, Glen Gardner and Franklin Township for 3-year term Robert Kirchberger will represent Clinton Township and Lebanon Borough for 3-year term…

Hunterdon Central Is Proud Partner of Armed Forces Heritage Museum

On Veterna’s Day, as we honored the men and women who have served our country, Hunterdon Central was proud to announce our partnership with the Armed Forces Heritage Museum. The AFHM is an organization whose mission is to “Preserve, Honor, and Educate all on the military history of New Jersey…

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RVCC Transfer Agreement Focuses On Interior Design Programs

  Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg and Moore College of Art & Design have signed a new agreement that will allow female students to seamlessly transfer to the Philadelphia-based women’s visual arts college to complete their Bachelor’s Degree. According to the agreement, students who receive an Associate of Science…

Gymnastics Unlimited athletes compete in first sectional of the season

GU’s USAG Level 3 and 4 teams competed in their first sectional of the season this past weekend. This meet took place at Rettig’s Gymnastics Training Center Inc. in Cedar Knolls, NJ. Chloe R. and Brooke B. of Level 4 placed second and third respectively in vault, while Cara V….

HUNTERDON COUNTY Polytech’s Vet Science Students Win Big at Their First National FFA Convention

Left to right in the photo “Polytech VetSci at FFA.jpg” — Kayleigh Nix, Hannah McCray, Alyssa Carbo, Carly McKenzie Flemington, N.J. – The first time was the charm for Polytech High School students who attended the national FFA convention. They were the school’s first Veterinary Science students to compete in…

2017 Diocese of Metuchen and New Jersey Soccer Challenge Champions hail from Hunterdon

PICTURED  2017 Diocese of Metuchen Champions: (l-r)  Front row:  Kate Johnson, Owen McComb, Sophia Desire, Maggie Hann, Miranda Corley, Alexandra McComb, Alex Kinsky, John Lubin, Jason Morales and Aedan Dorwart.  Back row: Knights Steve Bauernfeind and Bill Cerwinski (St. Joseph Council, High Bridge), Ron Hall, New Jersey State Council Youth…

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Voorhees Earns Middle States Reaccreditation

During the week of October 23, an evaluation committee from the Middle States Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools spent time in Voorhees High School as part of the reaccreditation process, diving into all aspects of the school and interviewing students, faculty and staff and parents. On Friday, October 27,…

Author Sapphire To Speak, Read From Her Novels At RVCC

The public is invited to hear a presentation by novelist Sapphire, author of the best-selling novel, Push—which was adapted into the Academy Award-wining film, Precious—Monday, November 20, at 2:30 p.m., at Raritan Valley Community College. There is no admission charge for the event, which will be held in the Nash…

HUNTERDON POLYTECH Pre-Nursing student learns in class, applies it to a rescue that afternoon

A student in Polytech High School’s Pre-Nursing program was able to help a woman in need, thanks to classroom training she received earlier that day. Katie Bodder, a junior, approached a woman who was confused, used specific skills to calm and question her, and called for police assistance – just…

Hunterdon Central Volleyball Teams Raise Funds for Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center

  On October 13, 2017, the members of the Hunterdon Central Regional High School Girls Varsity, Junior Varsity and Freshman Volleyball teams presented the Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center with a check for $900.00. The teams raised the funds and promoted breast cancer awareness at their Second Annual Pink Out Event…

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AT RVCC Information Sessions, Campus Tours Set In November

Learn about all Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) has to offer by attending an Information Session in November at the College’s Branchburg campus. General information sessions and campus tours are scheduled for Friday, November 3, 10-11 a.m. (Conference Center, Room 101); Friday, November 10, 10-11 a.m. (Conference Center, Room 101);…

Wendy’s High School Heisman School Winners from North and Voorhees

  The North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District is proud to announce the school winners for 2017 Wendy’s High School Heisman.  At North Hunterdon High School, seniors Erik Dehkes (Football) and Sarah Khan (Volleyball) were the school winners.  At Voorhees High School, Sarah Matyas (Field Hockey) and Christopher Romero (Cross…

HUNTERDON CENTRAL Students of the Month

Congratulations to HC’s Students of the Month for September 2017. In the photo with Ms. Cooley and Dr. Moore are: Brandon Ma, Skengy St. Fleur, Maria Ferello and Kelly Redmond.

Music Students Recital Scheduled at RVCC

  Raritan Valley Community College’s Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Department will present a Music Students Recital, Wednesday, November 8, at 7:30 p.m., in the Welpe Theatre at the College’s Branchburg campus. The program is being coordinated by Tony Strong, RVCC Associate Professor of Music. The program will feature performances…

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Student Theatre Production Of Return Engagements To Be Performed At RVCC

Raritan Valley Community College’s Visual and Performing Arts Department will present a student theatre production of Bernard Slade’s Return Engagements, November 15-18, at 7 p.m. All performances will be held in the Welpe Theatre at the College’s Branchburg campus. This ingenious comedy, written by the author of Same Time Next…

RVCC First College To Be Recognized As NJ Sustainable Business

Raritan Valley Community College is the state’s first institution of higher education to be recognized as a New Jersey Sustainable Business by the New Jersey Small Business Development Centers (NJSBDC). Launched by the NJSBDC in 2014, the New Jersey Sustainable Business Registry is an internet site where businesses that have…

Voorhees High School Winter Festival Event (Sat., 11/18, from 9am to 3pm)

Winter Festival Features Crafters, Music, Games, Food and Fun! Do some holiday shopping, have some fun, and support the Voorhees Music Programs at the 8th annual Voorhees High School Music Association Winter Festival on Saturday, November 18, 9 am – 3 pm. Admission is FREE. The festival, held indoors at the high school, features…

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Teachers Convention Classes For Kids, Teens Slated At RVCC

Raritan Valley Community College’s (RVCC) Youth Program will offer daytime classes for school-age children during the Teachers Convention break, Thursday-Friday, November 9-10, at the College’s Branchburg campus. Classes for students ages 6-14 will be offered focusing on such areas as science, virtual reality, coding, writing, cartooning, painting, sculpture and more….

Laser Concerts, Harry Potter Star Show Set At Planetarium

From a Harry Potter-themed star show, to laser rock concerts, to a program based on the Magic Tree House series, the Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium in Branchburg has events for all ages and interests in November. The following shows have been scheduled: Magic Tree House: Space Mission, Friday, November…

North Hunterdon Coach Selected as NY Jets Coach of the Week

The New York Jets announced on October 12, 2017 that North Hunterdon High School Head Football Coach, Jared Mazzetta, has been named the week’s recipient of the New York Jets High School Coach of the Week award fueled by Gatorade. Through Gatorade’s partnership, the monetary award to benefit the school’s…

Youth Enrichment Classes Slated At RVCC

Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) is offering a variety of youth enrichment classes starting in November. The following programs will be offered at the College’s Branchburg campus: Web Page Design: Students ages 8-10 are taught the many facets related to basic computer applications and web design. The class will be…

National Merit Commended Students at North and Voorhees

The North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District announced that the following 39 students have been named Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. From Voorhees High School: Laura Chen, Peter Fiori, Timothy Gallagher, Nicole Garrett, Zachary Ogorzalek, Christopher Romero, John Roncoroni, and Alyssa Tombs. From North Hunterdon High…

RVCC Honors College Information Session Slated In November

Local high school seniors interested in learning more about Raritan Valley Community College’s (RVCC) Honors College are invited to attend an upcoming Information Session, November 1, at 6 p.m. The event will be held in the Atrium at the College’s Branchburg campus. The evening will include information about admission to…

RVCC Women’s Volleyball Team Achieves National Top 10 Ranking

Raritan Valley Community College’s women’s volleyball team has become the first team in the College’s history—of any sport—to place in the National Junior College Athletic Association’s (NJCAA) National Top 10 Rankings. Following its October 3 win against Bergen Community College, the RVCC women’s volleyball team is now 10th in the…

Recruitment Fair For Professional Development Instructors Slated At RVCC

Raritan Valley Community College’s Workforce Training Center (WTC) is seeking instructors with industry experience to teach professional development courses. The College will hold a Professional Development Instructor Recruitment Fair on Thursday, October 26, from 10 a.m.-noon. This event will be held in the WTC at the College’s Branchburg campus. Instructors…

Info sessions Oct. 12 and Oct. 24 will show off the benefits of HCVSD concentrations – Science-based academies make college and workforce connections

Two information sessions will introduce students and parents to the concentrated, career-focused style of instruction that is the hallmark of Hunterdon County Vocational School District (HCVSD) academies. The events on Thursday, Oct. 12 and Tuesday, Oct. 24 will allow guests to meet the teachers as they detail the curricula, instructional…

HUNTERDON CENTRAL National Merit Semifinalists Announced!

The 63rd Annual National Merit Scholarship Program has announced that four seniors from Hunterdon Central have been named as National Merit Semifinalists for 2017: Jack A. Lanza, Erin G. McGowan, Kent Mei and Kailash Raman. These academically talented students now have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some…

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PTSA Pasta Dinner Fundraiser

  The PTSA is sponsoring a Pasta Dinner on October 6, 2017 in Cafeteria B 4:30-7:00 pm before the Homecoming Game Pasta, Salad, Bread, Beverages & Desserts $5 for Students & Seniors $10 for Adults All proceeds to benefit Project Graduation, a drug and alcohol-free post-graduation event for all NHHS…

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New Alumni Representative Named To RVCC Board

Edward Christopher Malley of Hillsborough has been chosen as the new alumni representative to the Raritan Valley Community College Board of Trustees. Malley, who graduated from the College in May, is a student at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. He…

NHHS Student Participates in World Youth Chess Championship

On Sept. 16th Angelica Chin departed for Montevideo, Uruguay to participate in the 2017 World Youth Chess Championship.   Approximately 400 players from 53 countries competed for a world championship title in their age category.   Angelica is part of the official US delegation, one of a 28-member team representing the United…

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NORTH VOORHEES Special Education Parent Advisory Council Meeting TONIGHT

The Special Education Parent Advisory Council, otherwise referred to as SEPAC, is a parent committee established to assist parents and families of adolescents with disabilities. SEPAC is comprised of parents interested in providing input and feedback, and are interested in facilitating communication and cooperation among parents, guardians, and school officials….

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FROM RVCC High School Seniors: Take 5 Steps This Fall For College Planning

For some, fall is all about foliage drives and pumpkin spice lattes. But for high school seniors, fall marks the kick-off of the TRUE college planning process. Up until now, you’ve probably started thinking about and researching colleges, and you may have even taken the ACT or SAT at the…

North Hunterdon High Baseball Player Selected for Power Showcase World Classic

North Hunterdon senior and Baseball player, Grant Sible, will participate in the 12th Annual World POWER SHOWCASE, being held in Miami at Marlins Park on December 27th to the 30th (2017). The event features the most prolific amateur players from around the world and provides the perfect center-stage opportunity in…

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National Merit Semifinalists from North and Voorhees

The North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District congratulates seven seniors named Semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. At North Hunterdon High School, Semifinalists are Jordan Fernandes, Reed Montemurro, Prajeet Sarker, and Pranav Sharma.  At Voorhees High School, Semifinalists are Chloe Forenzo, Madeline Kearney and Christopher Sernas.  …

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RVCC First NJ Community College To Offer Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

Beginning in January 2018, Raritan Valley Community College will be the first community college in New Jersey to offer an Associate of Applied Science Degree for an in-demand career as an Occupational Therapy Assistant. Occupational Therapy Assistants collaborate with Occupational Therapists to help people improve their functions so they can…

Voorhees Stars Softball Players Visit Two-Time Olympic Champion for Charity

On September 23, Hunterdon County’s most decorated Olympic Champion donated her time for a softball clinic sponsored by Go 4 the Goal charity. The fundraiser softball clinic was held at the Glover Field softball complex in Glendora, N.J.  The clinic was attended by players from the Voorhees Stars 12U travel…

Hunterdon County Teacher of the Year from North Hunterdon

Congratulations to North Hunterdon High School Music Teacher and Band Director, Mr. Vincent Angeline, for being named the Hunterdon County Teacher of the Year!  Mr. Angeline has been a teacher at North Hunterdon High School since 1991. He is now competing against the other county finalists to be named New…

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MOTORCYCLE ON FIELD AT CENTRAL FOOTBALL GAME

The Raritan Township Police Department conducted a trespassing and disorderly conduct investigation after during the home varsity football game at Hunterdon Central Regional High School on Friday, September 8. A motocross style motorcycle was driven onto the field. The rider entered a gate at the northeast end of the field…

EAST AMWELL TOWNSHIP SCHOOL NAMED HONORABLE MENTION IN REGIONAL RECYCLING CONTEST

East Amwell Township School of Ringoes has been named an honorable mention in the “Recycled Playground Challenge,” courtesy of Colgate-Palmolive (“Colgate”), the global oral care leader; ShopRite, which has more than 250 stores in the Northeast; and recycling pioneer TerraCycle. East Amwell Township School earned a total of 9,440 Playground…

RVCC Receives National Award For Diversity Initiatives

For the fourth time, Raritan Valley Community College has been honored with the 2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. As a recipient of the annual HEED Award — a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges…

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CLINTON SCHOOLS OPEN THURSDAY WATCH OUT FOR THE KIDS WALKING

Summer is quickly drawing to a close and students will soon be walking to school. We are asking all residents to please trim low-hanging branches and overgrown shrubs to make our sidewalks safe for our students, as well as ensure proper visibility for motorists.   According to Town Ordinance 130-7, entitled…

AT RVCC A Year Of Honors, Awards In 2016-2017

Raritan Valley Community College was celebrated for its many accomplishments during the 2016-2017 academic year. The College received national—and even international—recognition in such areas as service to the community, environmental stewardship, diversity and leadership initiatives, efforts to assist veterans, student projects and more. Following are some highlights of the year’s…

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NORTH VOORHEES Board Hires New Administrators

At its meeting on August 15th, the North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District Board of Education hired candidates for the positions of Assistant Superintendent of Schools and Principal of North Hunterdon High School.   The Board of Education approved North Hunterdon High School Principal, Dr. Richard A. Bergacs, to be…

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Hunt. Cty Library Amateur Photo Show Deadline Sep 29

The Hunterdon County Library Amateur Photography Show will be on display at HCL Headquarters, Rt. 12 Flemington, during the month of October 2017. It is open to residents of Hunterdon County. Entry forms are available at HCL Headquarters, the North County Branch Library, the South County Branch Library or online…

Music Festival, Scottish Folk Band Slated At RVCC Theatre

The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg will kick off its 2017-2018 season in September on a high note with performances by a Scottish folk band and a two-day music festival. North Sea Gas will lead off the Theatre’s CLUB 28 series Thursday, September 14, with shows at…

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There’s Still Time To Register For Fall At RVCC!

We hope you’re soaking in those last rays of summer sun—because fall will be here before we know it! At Raritan Valley Community College, fall classes begin Wednesday, September 6. And believe it or not, there’s still time to register! Whether you’re a “late decider” or simply feel inspired to…

RVCC Theatre Announces 2017-2018 Season

From musical theatre productions of Legally Blonde and A Chorus Line, to Flamenco dancing and The Capitol Steps’ timely political humor, to holidays favorites like A Christmas Carol and circus-style performances for young children—The Theatre at RVCC’s 2017-2018 season has something to entice audiences of all ages and interests. The…

There’s Still Time To Register For Fall At RVCC!

We hope you’re soaking in those last rays of summer sun—because fall will be here before we know it! At Raritan Valley Community College, fall classes begin Wednesday, September 6. And believe it or not, there’s still time to register! Whether you’re a “late decider” or simply feel inspired to…

VOORHEES STARS DEFEAT SKYLANDS PRIDE FOR THREE-PEAT SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

On July 21, the Voorhees Stars defeated the Skylands Pride by a 5-0 score to win their third consecutive Mid-States Girls Softball League Championship in the High School Division. The game was played at Voorhees High School. The Stars were led by starting pitcher Alanna Pearson, who put on a…

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North Hunterdon HIGH Tennis Courts Closed

The Tennis Courts at North Hunterdon High School are closed until further notice for renovation.

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Tools 4 School Program

Help Hundreds of Hunterdon Kids Be Better Prepared for School through United Way’s Tools 4 School Program Summer may have just started but United Way of Hunterdon County (UWHC) is already planning for back-to school with its annual Tools 4 School supply drive. The program provides 1,300 school supply kits…

Winners of the Eleventh Annual Rural Awareness Scholar Award Essay Contest

Winners of the Eleventh Annual Rural Awareness Scholar Award Essay Contest were announced at the Franklin Township School awards program on June 14 in Quakertown. Rural Awareness member Lloyd Wismer recognized ten students. Fifth grade winners for 2017 are Madilyn Thompson, first place; Olivia Luciano, second place; and William Peck,…

Workshops To Help Teachers Better Understand New Science Standards Slated At RVCC

Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) in Branchburg will host 120 K-12 educators from throughout the state this summer during two weeks of workshops designed to help them better understand the exciting and challenging shifts in science teaching and learning demanded by New Jersey’s new science standards. The RVCC Science Institute…

Hunterdon Central Regional High School District Receives First Place Communications Award for Website Design/Content

Hunterdon Central Regional High School District has earned first place in the Website Category in the 2017 New Jersey School Public Relations Association School Communication Awards. The ceremony awarded public relations professionals in the areas of Branding, Media Relations- Human Interest, School Newsletters, Social Media, Special Interest Publication, Video and…

Open Seats on Board of Education – north voorhees

  The following open seats on the North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District Board of Education will be on the November 7, 2017 General and School Elections Ballot.  Anyone interested in serving on the Board of Education will need to submit a nominating petition to the County Clerk no later…

RVCC Planetarium Sets Star Shows, Laser Concerts, Special Programs In July

From laser concerts and star shows, to special Harry Potter-themed shows and even summertime Halloween and Christmas programs, the Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium has programs for all ages and interests in July. In addition, with the “Great American Solar Eclipse” set for August 21, many of the Planetarium’s shows…

High Bridge Knights of Columbus Award Scholarships

St. Joseph Council 10627 in High Bridge awarded scholarships to seven high school graduates: four at St. Joseph Parish, High Bridge, and three at St. John Neumann Parish, Califon.  Recipients were Annemarie Gregory, Ashley Gallagher, Claire Ayotte and Jonathan Raefski in High Bridge and Alexa Johnson, Morgan D’Avella, Samantha Brynildsen…

Clinton Native Honored as Savannah College of Art and Design Distinguished Graduate

Clinton, NJ native. Erin Ward (M.F.A., Historic Preservation) was honored with the Outstanding Achievement Award from the School of Building Arts at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). During her time at SCAD, Ward was also awarded the 2017 MFA Thesis Award for Exceptional Achievement and inducted into the Tau Sigma…

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RVCC To Hold June Open House For Prospective Students

Members of the community are invited to attend a Summer Open House at Raritan Valley Community College on Thursday, June 29, from 5-7 p.m. The event, designed for 2017 high school graduates and adults who are interested in pursuing a college degree or certificate, will be held in the Conference…

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RVCC Testing Center Earns National Recognition

The Raritan Valley Community College Testing Center has received “Test Center Certification” by the National College Testing Association (NCTA). Certification criteria is very rigorous and is based on the NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines, which were developed to guide post-secondary test centers in the delivery of quality testing programs. RVCC…

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Never Too Late: Adult Learning At RVCC

When you think “college student,” it’s easy to imagine a carefree 19-year-old addicted to Snapchat and skinny jeans. But adult enrollment is on the rise at colleges nationwide, thanks to an increase in online learning capabilities and other benefits to attract what some term “nontraditional students.” At Raritan Valley Community…

NORTH VOORHEES Student Councils Win Awards

The Student Councils of North Hunterdon and Voorhees High Schools attended the NJ Association of Student Councils (NJASC) Spring Awards Program and General Session at Six Flags on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. It is here that each school received the Community Smile Award for their students’ ongoing commitment to volunteering….

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RVCC Graduate Receives Paralegal Studies Award

Lorren M. Rago of Bridgewater, a 2017 graduate of Raritan Valley Community College, is the recipient of the Baker and Rannells Paralegal Studies Student Graduate Award. Rago was presented with the honor at RVCC’s Academic Awards Ceremony, held May 10 at the College’s Branchburg campus. The award was established by…

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Hunterdon Central Calendar Changes

At the May 22, 2017 Board of Education meeting, the Board approved the following changes to the 2016-2017 School Calendar: June 12, 2017: Staff In-Service-Half Day (Noon Dismissal for Students) June 13, 2017: Staff In-Service-Half Day (Noon Dismissal for Students) / Last Day for Students June 14, 2017: Staff In-Service-Half…

Thanks to the North Community for supporting the American Cancer Society – Relay for Life MORE THAN 75 K RAISED

North Hunterdon HS would like to thank the North Community, Students, Teachers and Administrators who came out Friday night to support the American Cancer Society – Relay for Life event.  It was amazing to see so many people participate who helped us surpass our goal of $75,000 and counting. Thank…

RVCC Applauds New Bus Route To Run From N. Plainfield To College

Raritan Valley Community College applauds the expansion of a bus route that will enhance transportation options for students commuting from North Plainfield to the College’s Branchburg campus. The expanded route for Somerset County’s CAT-2R (Community Access Transit) shuttle system will offer peak-hour service from North Plainfield to the College from…

North Hunterdon Seeks Assistant Boys Soccer Coach

The North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District is seeking an Assistant Boys Soccer Coach at North Hunterdon High School for the Fall 2017-2018 season. If you are interested, please contact John Deutsch, Assistant Principal/Athletic Director at North Hunterdon High School, at 908-735-2846 ext. 6401.              …

Thomas Flynn, a Junior at North Hunterdon High School, Performs at Carnegie Hall for His Second Time

Photo  1) Thomas Flynn performs at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall for his second time As a result of placing in the Piano Teachers Congress of New York’s Honors Program Competition in April of 2017, Thomas Flynn, a junior at North Hunterdon High School, was honored to have the chance to perform at…

CC of Morris NAMES Clara Fischer from North Hunterdon High School WINNER OF STATEWIDE HIGH SCHOOL PHOTO CONTEST

The Photo Club at County College of Morris (CCM) recently announced the winners of its fifth annual photography contest for New Jersey high school students. This year’s sponsor, Millburn Camera ASAP Photo, provided first-, second- and third-prize gift certificates. Winning First Place with a $300 gift certificate was Clara Fischer…

SUSPICIOUS COMMUNICATION RECEIVED BY CLINTON TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT – prosecutor is on the case

  Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, Chief of Detectives John J. Kuczynski, and Clinton Township Police Officer in Charge Lt. Doug Higgins announced that a joint investigation by the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office and the Clinton Township Police Department is ongoing into a suspicious communication received by the…

LEAD FOUND IN WATER AGAIN AT HUNTERDON CENTRAL

Hunterdon Central Regional High School recently completed State-required water testing for lead, throughout the campus. Results were received late on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Of the 103 water samples taken from locations throughout the school, 2 came back  over the State limit of 15 parts per billion. Those locations were:…

Voorhees High School senior wins most prestigious merit based scholarship at Appalachian State University

BOONE, N.C. – Sydney Stoter of Califon, New Jersey, is one of six high school seniors to be awarded Appalachian State University’s most prestigious, merit-based scholarship, which covers full institutional costs as well as an additional $10,000 experiential learning stipend. Stoter is the daughter of Kenneth and Cynthia Stoter. The…

LETTER – bill banning smokeless tobacco in schools earns committee approval

The use of smokeless tobacco on public school grounds is prohibited by legislation sponsored by Assemblyman David C. Russo and passed today by the Assembly Education Committee. Russo’s bill (A493) establishes escalating fines for any violation of the prohibition. It advanced by a 9-0 vote. “According to experts, more than…

Special Open House For Adult Students Slated At RVCC

Adults who are considering returning to college or those who have never attended college are invited to a special Adult Open House at Raritan Valley Community College, Thursday, June 1, from 5-7 p.m., in the Conference Center at the College’s Branchburg campus. The event will include information about transferring college…

AT HUNTERDON CENTRAL Life Skills Class Receives Innovations in Special Education Award

Congratulations to Special Services teachers Colleen Rossetti and Amy Staats, and the students in their Life Skills class who were selected as recipients of an Innovations in Special Education award presented by the New Jersey School Boards and ASAH. The criteria for the award was the program’s degree of innovation,…

Governor Tom Kean’s Commencement Address AT RVCC

Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) awarded associate degrees and certificates to close to 1,300 graduates at its commencement, held Saturday, May 13, in the Gymnasium at the College’s Branchburg Campus. Watch the video

North Hunterdon Relay for Life – May 19th

NORTH HUNTERDON RELAY FOR LIFE Friday, May 19, 2017 5:00 PM in the Theater for Opening Ceremonies 5:30-10:00 PM on Singley Field Please Join us! Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Relay is staffed and coordinated by volunteers in more than 5,200 communities and…

Hunterdon County Polytech to Send Seven Students to SkillsUSA National Competition

Hunterdon County Polytech Career and Technical School saw a school-record 17 students take home first-place gold medals at the New Jersey SkillsUSA Championship held at the Garden State Exhibit Center. Seven of those students qualified for the national competition in Louisville, Ky., June 19-23. Qualifiers are currently preparing for competition on a…

The 2nd Annual Tewksbury Education Foundation Tiger Trot 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk & 5K

WHO: Runners and walkers of all ages. WHAT: Both the 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk and 5K will take place at Christie Hoffman Farm Park in Tewksbury, NJ. The fun run/walk and 5K are trail courses through the beautiful countryside of Tewksbury Township. Due to insurance and safety requirements, the following…

Public Notice: Voorhees Stars Girls Softball Try-Outs for 8U and 10U Teams

WANT TO BE A STAR? Come join the fun and compete with the Voorhees Stars Girls Softball program for Fall League games! The Stars were formed in 1996 and inspired by former Voorhees High School alumna and two-time Olympic gold medal champion player for the United States softball team, Michele…

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HUNTERDON Prevention Resources, Harvest FSC, and Safe Communities Coalition Partnering with Delaware Valley Schools to Present “Hidden in Plain Sight”

Please join Prevention Resources, Inc., in partnership with the Safe Communities Coalition of Hunterdon/Somerset, Harvest Family Success Center, Alexandria Middle School, Holland Township Middle School, Delaware Valley High School, and the DEA, for a special presentation  “Hidden in Plain Sight”. The event will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2017,…

Holland TWP School to be recognized for exceptional achievement in Greening

On May 24, 2017, the students and staff of Holland Township Elementary School of Milford, NJ will be recognized by New Jersey Audubon and National Wildlife Federation’s Eco-Schools USA program for exceptional achievement in ‘greening’ physical structure and grounds, conserving natural resources and integrating environmental education into curricula.  The school…

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VHS 3rd Marking Period Honor Roll

High Honor Roll Grade 9 Lilly Barozzini, Daniel Doyon, Sophia El-Zahr, Lucia Gurrieri, Emily Kearney, Lauren Kokoskie, Kathryn McComb, Kiera McLaughlin, Luke Norris, Madison Ogorzalek Grade 10 Gillian Anthony, Naomi Benenson, Mikayla Berman, Jacqueline Braida, Warren Cheng, Olivia DeBiasse, Kristin Doyon, Mary-Kate Etheridge, Samantha Farr, Owen Flatley, Vivian Garrido-Ruiz, Rebecca…

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RVCC Honors College Students Present Independent Study Projects

Seventeen students in Raritan Valley Community College’s Honors College presented their independent “Capstone Course” projects as part of a half-day symposium, held May 2 at the College’s Branchburg Campus. Topics ran the gamut of subjects—from “A Moving Robotic Hand,” to “Combining Virtual Reality with Drones,” to “The Impact of the…