For the second year in a row, 11-year-old Shane Boylan, a student at the HP middle school, is organizing a biking event to raise money for those suffering from depression and to honor his deceased father. READ MORE
Brandon Cox of Franklin Township pleaded guilty to kidnapping and aggravated sexual assault in the attack of the woman on February 19, 2017 on Harper Avenue in Highland Park. READ MORE
The local races are uncontested in the June 6 primary in Highland Park, but the race for governor is very much contested. So everyone should exercise – and exercise his or her right to vote.
New Jersey’s celebrated Highland Park Farmers Market, a project of Main Street Highland Park, is turning 21 this season and is in better shape than ever thanks to support from St. Peters Healthcare System. READ MORE
“Sgt. Pepper” 50th Anniversary Celebration concert will take place at 6 p.m., Thursday, June 1, Pino’s.
The all-ages show is free to ages 18 and younger, $10 for everyone else. READ MORE
Officials celebrate a new law mandating state reimbursement of school district for costs incurred from testing the schools drinking water for lead. READ MORE
Special shout-outs go to the first five overall winners: Elliott Mason, Ethan Bull, Peter Tilton, Erik Lopez, and Jonah Silverman – with times less than 17.33 minutes. The youngest person with the best time was eight-year-old Rubin Hersh at 23 minutes. READ MORE
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After an extensive debate over whether the designation of “Inclusive Community” went far enough to protect the well being of immigrants, council members voted to adopt the measure. READ MORE
Niche Ranking Website gives the HP School District a Grade A, but an NJ.com survey of NJ high schools’ SAT scores has HP High School failing to make the grade of being among the top 51 high schools in NJ. READ MORE
It was two years ago that the Highland Park Planet published a feature story on the remarkable and inspirational Dr. Norman Reitman, who died six weeks ago at the age of 105. We recall not only the accomplishments of Dr. Reitman, but also his most important characteristic – his humanity. READ MORE