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Mon, July 13
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38 Park Avenue Flemington, NJ 08822

38 Park Avenue
Flemington, NJ 08822

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The New American Drive-In

Saturday nights, bored and itchy for our usual movie date, we make sandwiches, pack drinks and crunchy snacks, and drive down to Lambertville and the ACME Carpool Cinema. This outdoor parking lot movie experience is curated by the city’s ACME Screening Room - where we’re also semi-regulars -  the weekly independent film series started there in the old ACME market 12 years ago.

Top Ten Baseball Films of All Time

Baseball is finally starting again, albeit in a very strange way. The new alignment of leagues based on geography. A scaled-down season of only sixty games. And both leagues using the designated hitter rule.  

Every spring, I fly down to Florida and enjoy several spring-training games with my brother, Paul at George Steinbrenner Field watching my New York Yankees play. Last year, I ...

TAPinto YOU! wants to TAPinto You!

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 ask you to create a video selfie of your answer!

Rules:

1- Create your video-selfie ...

Man and Family Looking for Parking Spot in Hoboken since late March

Jason Silverblatt, and his wife, Heidi, moved to Hoboken in 2009 from Brooklyn—renting a condo right on Hudson Street, near 10th Street. They have two boys, Matthew (now twelve) and David, (now seven), and were very happy until the first weekend in March right before the COVID19 quarantine began. 

That Sunday at about five o’clock in the afternoon, the Silverblatts returned ...

Hunterdon County Up to Total of 1,136 COVID Cases

August 4, 2020

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County is now reporting 1,136 total COVID-19 cases, as of Monday afternoon.

The county is reporting zero new confirmed fatalities from COVID-19, keeping the number at 70, between the ages of 31 and 102.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township – 13 cases, 0 deaths
Bethlehem Township ...

NJ Re-Tightens Restrictions on Indoor Gatherings As Transmission Rate Trends Up 

CAMDEN, NJ — With New Jersey’s rate of transmission (Rt) nearly doubling in a month - from 0.87 in early July to 1.48 today — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that he will again tighten caps on indoor gatherings.

“We believe that some of this increase is attributable to the number of indoor house parties and other events which we have been seeing across the ...

Despite Zero Deaths Yesterday and Low Positivity Rankings, Murphy Warns 'We Are Not Past COVID-19'

TRENTON, NJ – Despite reporting that there were no in-hospital COVID-19 deaths during the 24-hour period ending 10:30 p.m. last night for the first time since March 10, Gov. Phil Murphy expressed disappointment over the increase in the positivity rate in the state during his COVID-19 press briefing in Trenton on Friday, July 31.

"The spot positivity rate for tests from July ...

Governor Murphy to New Jersey Youth: Stop Partying Secretly Indoors

July 27, 2020

Trenton, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy on Monday pleaded with New Jersey’s youth and their parents to protect public health by not holding secret indoor parties and other large indoor gatherings.

“We have many examples of people congregating indoors without face coverings, without social distancing and in close proximity.  There is no good that will come from this,” ...

Governor Murphy to New Jersey Youth: Stop Partying Secretly Indoors

July 27, 2020

Trenton, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy on Monday pleaded with New Jersey’s youth and their parents to protect public health by not holding secret indoor parties and other large indoor gatherings.

“We have many examples of people congregating indoors without face coverings, without social distancing and in close proximity.  There is no good that will come from this,” ...

Summer Plans for County-Sponsored Events in Lambertville Announced by Freeholder Board

FLEMINGTON, NJ - Announced during the Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ meeting on July 7 are five key dates for free county-sponsored family fun in a safer, physically-distanced format at South County Park (also known as the Hunterdon County Fairgrounds), in Lambertville.

There will be three free drive-in concerts, starting July 30, and for three consecutive Thursdays it ...

Special Installation in Lambertville Park Honors Black Lives Matter Movement

LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - The gazebo at Mary Sheridan Park, in Lambertville, currently features the Black Lives Matter Garden of Remembrance and Reflection, which will stay through at least July 19.

The installation was done by a group of Lambertville artists, and sponsored by Indivisible Lambertville/New Hope.

According to a release, it was created by artists Alexis Berends, Katie O'Neill and ...

The 18thAnnual Cynthia K. Critelli Memorial Basketball Tournament Raises $5,300 for Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center

August 4, 2020

The 18th annual Cynthia K. Critelli Memorial Basketball Tournament run by Hunterdon Horizon Girls Non-Profit AAU basketball club presented the Hunterdon Healthcare Foundation with a check for $5,300 to support the Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center.  Over the past eight years, this event has raised a total of $81,450 to support the Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center.

The event was run ...

New Jersey Schools and Our International Competitors

July 22, 2020

To the Editor:

As Gov. Murphy continues to dither on if/when/how we should open schools, our international competitors are beating us to the punch. Their children are in class, they are engaged in meaningful learning that simply can't be replicated online and they are achieving academic and social growth. There's simply no reason why our kids shouldn't be in school except for the ...

Raritan Township Police Make Arrests for Drug Possession, DWI, Handgun Possession

July 22, 2020

RARITAN TWP., NJ - Raritan Township Police made a number of arrests in the middle of July for drug possession, handgun possession and more, according to the most recent police blotter.

William Homes, 27, of Pennsylvania, and David Pichardo, 29, of Mays Landing, were charged by Sgt. Rob Landolina July 12 at 1:30 p.m. with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug ...

County Economic Corridor Study Approved by Freeholder Board to Assist Evaluations of Commercial Sites

July 10, 2020

FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Hunterdon County Freeholder Board approved a $29,500 contract authorizing Rv3 Solutions – a firm specializing in commercial real estate consulting, advisory and portfolio assessment-related services – to conduct a Hunterdon County Corridor Parcel Study.

Marc Saluk, director of Hunterdon County Economic Development, discussed the resolution with the Board of ...

Freeholders Address Gov. Murphy's Decision on No Indoor Dining for 4th of July weekend

FLEMINGTON, NJ - This week the Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders continued their advocacy for business activities and reopenings, in particular their desire for restaurant dining to resume with many safety precautions in place.

Scrutiny was given to recent moves by Gov. Phil Murphy’s directives and the concerns many share over the exponential increases in COVID-19 cases in ...

NJ Re-Tightens Restrictions on Indoor Gatherings As Transmission Rate Trends Up 

August 3, 2020

CAMDEN, NJ — With New Jersey’s rate of transmission (Rt) nearly doubling in a month - from 0.87 in early July to 1.48 today — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that he will again tighten caps on indoor gatherings.

“We believe that some of this increase is attributable to the number of indoor house parties and other events which we have been seeing across the ...

Strange Seeds in Your Mailbox? Report, Don’t Plant Them, NJDA Says

NEW JERSEY — The New Jersey Department of Agriculture offered advice Wednesday after it got reports of individuals receiving unsolicited seeds through the mail from China.

“Unsolicited seeds could be invasive, introduce diseases to local plants or be harmful to livestock,” the NJDA said in a press release. “Sometimes the seeds are sent in packages stating that the ...

Despite Zero Deaths Yesterday and Low Positivity Rankings, Murphy Warns 'We Are Not Past COVID-19'

TRENTON, NJ – Despite reporting that there were no in-hospital COVID-19 deaths during the 24-hour period ending 10:30 p.m. last night for the first time since March 10, Gov. Phil Murphy expressed disappointment over the increase in the positivity rate in the state during his COVID-19 press briefing in Trenton on Friday, July 31.

"The spot positivity rate for tests from July ...

Today is World Head and Neck Cancer Day: Overcome the Stigma of HPV and Throat Cancer.

With the world’s attention focused on the development of a COVID-19 vaccine, we believe the time is also right to bring the public’s attention to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of expanding the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine’s use to include women and men aged 27 through 45 years.  The first HPV vaccine was approved in ...

Man and Family Looking for Parking Spot in Hoboken since late March

Jason Silverblatt, and his wife, Heidi, moved to Hoboken in 2009 from Brooklyn—renting a condo right on Hudson Street, near 10th Street. They have two boys, Matthew (now twelve) and David, (now seven), and were very happy until the first weekend in March right before the COVID19 quarantine began. 

That Sunday at about five o’clock in the afternoon, the Silverblatts returned ...