TAPinto You!

May 3, 2021

Janice Kovach is the mayor of Clinton Town, the secretary of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee and is the President of the NJ League of Municipalities. She discussed some of the issues facing her town and the state with TAPinto – and a lot of it has to do with development.

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Sharon Mahn interviews Dr. Paul Marciano, a leading behavioral psychologist and business consultant. Dr. Marciano empowers organizations and engages employees through his renowned RESPECT Model. He is the current chair of the Flemington Community Partnership.  This is the first edition of our ...

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Walter Baumgarten is the current mayor of Bethlehem Township, NJ. He first got involved in local politics in 1996-97 as a member of committee and then mayor. After some years off, he then ran again for mayor and now, as an incumbent, is seeking re-election in 2021

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This week our "Take Me to Your Leader!" feature sits down with ​Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce President Chris Phelan for a chat about how he started with the chamber, the challenges of COVID-19 for the business community, working with elected officials on the state level, why he ...

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Ben Franklin is quoted as having said, "...nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes."  We have been taught that taxes always go in one direction - up. If the value of your property goes up, ergo your property taxes follow suit. If the value of your property goes down, it's also ...

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In the latest segment of Tapinto You, called Take Me to Your Leader, Marlene Baldinger joins the podcast. She is a critical care nurse, a hospital healthcare risk manager, and a member of the Lebanon Borough Council since 2015.

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Host Steve Chernoski meets Jeff Doshna, a professional planner, economist, a former councilman and currently the chair of the Flemington Planning Board. The two discuss Jeff's past work and what lies ahead development-wise for the borough. President Dwight D. Eisenhower noted that “Leadership ...

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President Dwight D. Eisenhower noted that “Leadership consists of nothing but taking responsibility for everything that goes wrong and giving your subordinates credit for everything that goes well.” Hunterdon County has five County Commissioners. We also have 26 municipalities, which means we ...

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50 years ago this month a deadly gas main explosion in the vicinity of York and North Franklin Streets in Lambertville destroyed 4 homes and killed 8 people. Months earlier a less deadly gas explosion hit Church Street. This episode looks at both moments in the city’s history, with more focus on ...

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In 2013, residents in Lambertville, Stockton and West Amwell voted to combine into one single Pre-K  to 12 school district, South Hunterdon Regional.  Since that time the state of the district’s elementary buildings has come to the forefront. The Stockton School closed its doors in 2018 and ...

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The pandemic has changed the way businesses operate and the shifts could be permanent. Industries like landscapers, spa and pool installers and HVAC experts are busy and backlogged, while hotels, tourism and dine-in restaurants have suffered greatly. This episode examines how a local business ...

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The COVID-19 pandemic, a hotly contested presidential election and a very adversarial political environment nationally combined to create many obstacles in the 2020 election cycle.  Gov. Phil Murphy issued an executive order that the November 2020 election would take place entirely with mail-in ...

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Worldwide protests triggered by the murder of George Floyd put renewed attention on anti-racism activists and their work in 2020. Some groups formed years ago, some more recently. In this episode of TAPinto You, we examine the work of some activists on the local level, in both Hunterdon and ...

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Minor League sports had a resurgence from the mid-1990s into the 2000s across the state of New Jersey. The capital city, Trenton, had two minor league teams during this time. The hockey team no longer exists and the other, the Thunder, just lost their professional affiliation with the New York ...

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The same week County Commissioner Susan Soloway was chosen by her peers to be the Director of the Board of Hunterdon County Commissioners, she joined other members of the Hunterdon County Federated Republican Women in attending the rally in Washington D.D. support of President Trump. For weeks, the ...

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Two New Hope business who own a chain of CBD oil stores including one in New Hope, approached the Flemington council to gauge interest in a dispensary in the borough now that voters in the state have approved recreational marijuana use. Mayor Betsy Driver said the borough had passed a resolution ...

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TAPinto YOU! This week’s question: What do you miss most this summer given the COVID19 pandemic? TAPinto wants to tap into YOU! TAPinto Flemington/Raritan would like to know what you think about issues of local importance and happenings in the county. So, each week will ask a question, and ...

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At TAPinto You!, we care about what you think about issues of importance to Flemington/Raritan and all of Hunterdon County. Periodically, we will reach out to you and ask how you and your family feel about what's happening in your neighborhood and community. We will catch up with you at school, ...

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At TAPinto You!, we care about what you think about issues of importance to Flemington/Raritan and all of Hunterdon County. Periodically, we will reach out to you and ask how you and your family feel about what's happening in your neighborhood and community. We will catch up with you at school, ...

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