Political VIPs attended Middlesex County 2018 Freeholder Reorganization Meeting to hear Freeholder Director Rios deliver a positive message of opportunities for all county residents in 2018. READ MORE
HP Football Coach’s abusive behavior – as alleged by four students who spoke at the meeting – was the topic of discussion at the Monday Nov. 20, 2017 Highland Park School Board meeting. READ MORE
Arts in the Park, Highland Park New Jersey’s annual arts street festival, showcases fine arts and crafts from all over the region and shines a spotlight on Highland Park’s vibrant, diverse, multi-faceted arts scene. This outdoor juried art show and street fair draws thousands of people to the streets of Highland Park to enjoy top-notch art, music, and food while exploring Highland Park’s downtown as a shopping and dining destination. This year’s festival, lucky 13, is the biggest one ever, with over 220 artists and vendors selling art, food, and crafts under tents along Raritan Avenue (Route 27) in Highland Park.
Juried Art Show
This year’s art show judges represent a diverse array of artists, arts professionals, and local celebrities. The juried art show features cash awards for first, second, and third places in eight categories: Graphics/Drawing/Printmaking, Fine Crafts, Mixed Media, Textiles/Quilts/Needlework, Painting, Jewelry, Photography, and Sculpture. READ MORE
Middlesex County officials partnering with DEVCO are pursuing efforts to bring Amazon’s East Coast headquarters to Middlesex County. READ MORE
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
A 23-year-old man has been charged with the February 19 beating and sexual assault of a Highland Park woman at gunpoint, when she was walking on Harper Avenue in the early evening.
After arrest of two Middlesex County residents for elder abuse financial scams, Middlesex County prosecutor urges senior citizens to be vigilant of such schemes. READ MORE
Highland Park’s popular social justice activist Rev. Seth Kaper-Dale , co-pastor of the Reformed Church of Highland Park (RCHP), will be the Green Party of New Jersey’s 2017 candidate for governor of New Jersey READ MORE
Jim Polos with deep roots in HP community leaves his freeholder post to take $180,000 per year job as executive director of the Middlesex County Improvement Authority. READ MORE
Conversations and legal battles about the future of Buck Woods have been going on and going nowhere for the past decade. Finally 17 years after Jack Morris purchased the property from Dorothy Buck, progress may be in the Woods. READ MORE