Pam Hersh

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Water/Sewer Charges for Residents Are Due to Flow Significantly Upward

Water – a life-sustaining commodity that many take for granted – has gained a much higher profile in Highland Park in the past few days. Residents learned that a typical family of four can expect to pay an increase of $350 this year for the tap water they drink, showers they take, the dishes they wash and the toilets they flush. This increase comprises an annual hike in water/sewer rates and a one-time surcharge. The town is establishing a new rate schedule to address the water and sewer cost increases that were never passed on to Highland Park residents and businesses for the last seven years. This action is due to an administrative failure to increase residential and business sewer and water rates to correspond to the significant escalation of the water and sewer costs being billed to the municipality. READ MORE

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New Hub City Opera with Highland Park Roots has First Show April 15

 

Hub City Opera and Dance Company Inc., founded by Highland Park resident Geza G. Schenk, springs to life on Sunday, April 15, 2018, Nicholas Music Center, with its inaugural production, Carl Orff’s Der Mond, in collaboration with Rutgers Mason Gross Music and Dance Departments and the Mason Gross Extension Division. The Highland Park Community Chorus will be playing a key role in the production. According to Géza G. Schenk, president of Hub City Opera and Dance, “the choice of Der Mond as our first production was made with our company’s purpose in mind. Hub City Opera and Dance’s mission is to bring rare and new works to the Central Jersey community, encourage community involvement and enrichment, and provide a fresh view of opera and dance. “In addition, with the inclusion of dance, Hub City Opera and Dance will be adding a new dimension to Orff’s work. READ MORE

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