Milestones

Highland Park Planet encourages announcements from readers to the community about major events including births, deaths, weddings, graduations, new jobs, and awards. Announcements should be sent to phersh@highlandparkplanet.org.

Recent Articles

Every day is the right day to honor the community’s volunteers

The Municipal Volunteer of the Year Award went to Rabbi Eliezer Kaminetzky, who has served as the Borough’s chaplain for more than 20 years. He and other municipal volunteers were honored on April 22, 2015. Pictured at the ceremony is Rabbi Kaminetzky with Highland Park Mayor Gayle Brill Mittler and Highland Park Police Sgt. Gary Panichella. See story for all those who were honored. READ MORE

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Richard I. Hersh – New Jersey native, RU alumnus, trade association executive

Richard Ira Hersh of Old Bridge, New Jersey, passed away on January 6, 2015 at the age of 70. Born in Newark NJ on April 3, 1944, he graduated from Verona (NJ) High School and Rutgers University with a BA and MA. He then pursued a career as a national and international trade association executive and government affairs consultant, based in Princeton, NJ, Washington DC and Paris, France. READ MORE

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