Flemington/Raritan News

September 19, 2018

LIBERTY TWP., N.J. — A horse that was found wandering in the township on Sept. 8 has been reunited with his owner. The black gelding had no halter on and nothing to help identify him. He was taken in by Keith Klinger, who found him on Danville Mountain Road at about 11:30 that night. Facebook ...

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READINGTON, N.J.  – Hunterdon’s third annual “World Music Day” celebration will be held at Deer Path Park here on Sept. 30. World Music Day is not just a concert; it is a full day of musical experiences for all ages, including performances from world-class musicians, fun and interactive programs ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s effort to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided. State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. – Police here released details on several unrelated arrests. Karen Voorhees, 59, of Ringoes, was arrested around 11:32 p.m. Sept. 13 after police said Patrol Officer Scott Phibbs saw her driving on Route 579 near Hampton Corner Road with two flat tires. She was charged with ...

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FRANKLIN TWP. (HUNTERDON COUNTY), N.J. – Progress has been made towards the long-time goal to preserve an old historic railroad passenger terminal here. The Lehigh Valley Railroad passenger terminal in Pittstown opened in 1891. Eventually, township officials hope to restore the passenger ...

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RARITAN TWP;., N.J. – The Flemington-Raritan School board welcomed 50 new staff members to the K-8 district at its meeting last week. Their specialties run the gamut –from a kindergarten teacher, to experts in educating those with autism or disabilities, to lunch aides to new school ...

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SOMERVILLE, N.J. - Quarterback Patrick Frauenheim led Immaculata over North Hunterdon Friday night, throwing key passes and piling up yardage on the ground on the way to a 21-13 victory, the Spartans second win of the season Running back Jordan Kinsler scored two touchdowns.. After falling ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. - Hunterdon Healthcare and HealthQuest of Hunterdon will be hosting a Health and Fitness Fair on Saturday, Oct. 13. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at HealthQuest. The event is free and open to all. Attendees can enjoy a free workout during the fair. They can ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – When is the end of summer? Different people define it differently. Astronomers tells us that summer officially ends at the autumnal equinox. The equinox is when the hours of light and darkness are about the same. That happens when the sun is at its zenith – or directly ...

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READINGTON, N.J. – A German Shepherd that has a history of “running at large” from a farm on Dreahook Road here mauled and killed a poodle as his owner was walking him and another dog along Dreahook Road, reports show. Pamela Yula was walking Bentley – her 12-year-old white poodle – along with ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. - Many Hunterdon county area restaurants will be participating in “A Culinary Affair” on Monday, Sept. 24, to benefit Hunterdon Hospice and Visiting Health and Supportive Services.    The event will be held at The Grand Colonial from 6 to 9 p.m. The Grand Colonial is ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. - This Welcoming Week, taking place Sept. 14-23, the Hunterdon County YMCA will join Welcoming America and hundreds of YMCAs and other organizations nationwide in hosting events to celebrate immigrants’ contributions to communities and bring together all residents in a spirit of ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. - All that jazz started here 10 years ago, and has since found a home in two other central New Jersey locations, a three-day festival of live music, visual arts and fine dining expected to draw thousands of jazz fans from throughout the tri-state region. Founded in 2008 as the ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – A divided Borough Council voted to move forward with a Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) plan for the Union Hotel redevelopment project at its meeting Tuesday. The officials also accepted the project’s draft site plan and concept plan. That means redeveloper Jack Cust and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Rutgers University fundraising efforts brought in $223.4 million for the 2017-18 academic year, more than $10 million above what was raised the previous year and the largest amount ever collected in a single year, university officials said. The donations were 6.8 ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – The cost to remediate the fungus problem at the schools in the Flemington-Raritan School District keeps rising as parts of some of its six schools remain closed to staff and students. Fungus found in the schools prompted the district to postpone the first day of school for ...

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EAST AMWELL, N.J. – Marc Wirasnik, 27, of Franklin Township won the truck pull at this year’s Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair, becoming the only person to come in first three times. Again using his 2005 Chevy 2500HD, he pulled the weighted sled 325.3 feet, well past the end of the ...

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LIBERTY TWP., N.J. — The owner of a horse that was found wandering in the township on Sept. 8 has yet to come forward. The black gelding appears to be in good health but had no halter on and nothing to help identify him. He was taken in by Keith Klinger, who found him on Danville Mountain Road ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. — Take a trail ride to the Hunterdon Land Trust's Dvoor Farm for its next Conservation Conversation on equine recreation Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 1 p.m. Titled "Horse Sense," the program encourages everyone to share their thoughts on a variety of horse-related topics such as great ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – A Phillipsburg man has pled guilty to a third-degree charge of endangering the welfare of a child here. Steven W. Newman, 51, admitted “that in 2010 to 2011 he touched the intimate body part of a child between the ages of 11 and 12 to sexually gratify himself,” according to a ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. - Everybody needs an editor. That's an oft-repeated maxim from those who write for a living. Sooner or later, every writer learns that while it may be easy to detect an error in someone else's work, it's a much greater challenge to find your own mistakes. Some writers take ...

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EAST AMWELL, N.J. - The New Jersey 4-H State Goat Show held at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agriculture Fair here drew entries from as far away as Atlantic and Sussex counties. The Best County Herd designation went to Hunterdon County, based on the animals of various exhibitors living ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. – Police here released details on a number of recent arrests. Conor F. Mccudden, 19, of Flemington, and a 17 year-old girl were arrested by Sgt. Robert Landolina around 10:05 p.m. Aug. 20 and charged with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug ...

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EAST AMWELL, N.J. - The county 4-H Art Contest was part of the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair, with a total of 21 participants from numerous 4-H clubs entering their work to be judged. This year, two divisions were held, featuring work from 4-H members in grades 4 through 8 in ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. – Hunterdon Healthcare has announced a donation of 5,000 drug deactivation pouches from Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. Hunterdon Healthcare is the corporate parent of Hunterdon Medical Center. The pouches allow the safe disposal of unused prescription drugs. The drug ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. - “Art in the Garden” is a new event this year being held at Flemington Free Public Library. Each Saturday in September, one or two artists paint “en plein air” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the library’s garden. The Sept. 8 event will feature Jonetta Williams. She is a graduate ...

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Brynn Topolski and Mercy Paine take gold in the Individual Children's and Adult Amateur Championships SAUGERTIES, N.Y. — Brynn Topolski of Charlton, N.Y., and Mercy Paine of New York City claimed the Individual Children's and Adult Amateur Hunter Championship victories, respectively, on Sunday, ...

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EAST AMWELL, N.J. - The Hunterdon County 4-H Poultry & Waterfowl Show was a great success for members of the Fur ‘n' Feathers Poultry Club. Jacob Van Doren of Raritan Township took home Best in Show, Reserve Standard, Best Bantam, Best Gamebird, Best Waterfowl, Best Pigeon, Reserved Pigeon ...

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