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38 Park Avenue Flemington, NJ 08822

38 Park Avenue
Flemington, NJ 08822

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Hunterdon County Reporting Four New COVID Cases

July 9, 2020

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County is reporting four more COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 1,092 cases, as of Wednesday evening.

 

The county is not reporting any additional fatalities, keeping the total at 69.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township – 10 cases, 0 deaths
Bethlehem Township – ...

Three More COVID Cases Confirmed in Hunterdon County

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County is reporting only three more COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 1,088 cases, as of Tuesday evening.

 

The county is not reporting any additional fatalities, keeping the total at 69.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township – 10 cases, 0 deaths
Bethlehem Township ...

New Executive Order Requires Masks to Be Worn Outdoors When Social Distancing Isn't Possible

TRENTON, NJ – Face coverings are now required in outdoor public spaces when social distancing is not practicable, Gov. Phil Murphy announced via Twitter today before his COVID-19 press conference.

The exceptions for individuals under two years old, people who are eating/drinking at an outdoor dining establishment, and when wearing a mask would inhibit health or safety.

The governor ...

Voorhees High School Baseball to Compete in the Last Dance Tournament

July 4, 2020

VOORHEES, NJ - With much promise going into the 2020 baseball season the Vikes were put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic.

In March, they started the season with an amazing basketball game community fundraiser called “Dreams for Kids,” put together with the Voorhees Vikings Baseball Booster Club in coordination with former NFL player and CEO of Dreams for Kids, Lonnie ...

Hunterdon County Prepared for 2020 New Jersey Primary

FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders and residents listening to their teleconference meeting June 16 received a comprehensive take on administration and procedures for the 2020 New Jersey Primary set for July 7, but with a heavy influence of Vote-by-Mail ballots.

Hunterdon County Clerk Mary H. Melfi, a Flemington Borough resident for the last 43 years and a North ...

North Hunterdon seniors drive into their future

CLINTON, NJ - Excitement was high in downtown Clinton as parents, siblings, local businesses and people from surrounding towns showed up to celebrate North Hunterdon High School’s (NHHS) seniors on Friday morning.

On the day that would have been the class of 2020's traditional graduation ceremony on NHHS’s Singley Field, Clinton’s sidewalks and street corners – as ...

Challengers Steve Stegman, Benedetta Lambert Win Democratic Primary for Lambertville City Council

July 8, 2020

LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - Candidates Steve Stegman and Benedetta Lambert were victorious in the 2020 Lambertville Democratic Primary for City Council.

The unofficial results from the Hunterdon County Clerk showed that Steve Stegman won 609 votes, or 27.24 percent of the total, while Benedetta Lambert won 593 votes, or 26.52 percent. A total of 2,236 votes were cast for the five candidates, where ...

New South Hunterdon Superintendent Speaks on Reopening Plans, Sports, New Course Work

LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - Anthony Suozzo was named in March as the new superintendent for the South Hunterdon Regional School District.

He spoke to TAP about his background and plans for the coming school year.

TAP: Superintendent Suozzo, can you share some of your background information?

Suozzo: I have spent the last 23 years working in the Hopewell Valley Regional School District. During my ...

Jewelry Design Helps Hunterdon County Polytech Student Earn Second Consecutive Scholarship from Area Rotary Clubs

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Laura Adams, a recent graduate of the Commercial Arts and Advertising Design program at Hunterdon County Polytech Career and Technical High School, has received back-to-back scholarships from local Rotary Clubs. Adams received the same scholarship in 2019 and 2020 as a participant in the Bridging the Gap Program, which is ...

2020 General Election Policies

July 8, 2020

TAPinto is a network of more than 80 award-winning objective online local news sites. While we accept Letters to the Editor, we do not have an Editorial Page and do not provide our opinion on any elections or issues.  We do not endorse candidates.

Like hardcopy newspaper, television, radio and other media, TAPinto provides opportunities for candidates to advertise.  Such advertising ...

Some Thoughts on Leadership in the Borough

July 6, 2020

To the Editor:

I came across your recent statement challenging my service on Council as "false and baseless." Better role-models would urge caution in answering what is truly baseless criticism of my work and ideas, as it could otherwise leave no time for constructive work. “But since you are [people] of genuine goodwill and that your criticisms are sincerely set ...

Thoughts from a Taxpayer

To the Editor:

I read the recent news item that Chris Walker is resigning from the Flemington-Raritan School District (FRSD) Board of Education. Aside from his presence on the school board, I don’t know Mr. Walker and I did not vote from him in the most recent election. Nonetheless, I will miss any voice that calls for fiscal discipline and prudent management of taxpayer funds.

In the ...

Flemington Council Members Respond to Letter Regarding Council's Accountability

To the Editor:

The three of us would like to set the record straight on an issue that Councilman Harris has decided to include us in. We do not wish to add to the incessant debate over the blue line. It is gone. We are focusing on the constructive work of making sure Flemington Borough’s government functions properly. We are also focused on consensus building, respectful communication, ...

Mayor Says No To Accountability

To the Editor:

You know the situation where one person says, “It not about you, it’s me.” This is not one of those stories...

Mayor Driver challenges the assertion I made at the June 22 Flemington Borough Council meeting. I stated that the cost to remove Flemington’s blue line, ordered by Mayor Driver without prior council approval, was excessive, and cost taxpayers ...

Atlantic Health System Safe Care: “Laura’s Story”

When Laura and her husband were ready to have their second child, they were relieved to see the team at Atlantic Health System was prepared to deliver calm, exceptional care, even during the pandemic. Learn more at https://www.atlantichealth.org/.

 

Community Conversations: How to Stay Safe this Summer

Is your family ready to enjoy summer – safely? On this Community Conversation, Atlantic Health System’s Christopher Zipp, DO, chair of the Department of Family Medicine at Morristown Medical Center, and a physician with Atlantic Medical Group shares some important tips on summer safety, and why, as we coexist with COVID-19 – if you don’t have a family doctor – you ...

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 ...

Jewelry Design Helps Hunterdon County Polytech Student Earn Second Consecutive Scholarship from Area Rotary Clubs

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Laura Adams, a recent graduate of the Commercial Arts and Advertising Design program at Hunterdon County Polytech Career and Technical High School, has received back-to-back scholarships from local Rotary Clubs. Adams received the same scholarship in 2019 and 2020 as a participant in the Bridging the Gap Program, which is ...

New Executive Order Requires Masks to Be Worn Outdoors When Social Distancing Isn't Possible

July 8, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – Face coverings are now required in outdoor public spaces when social distancing is not practicable, Gov. Phil Murphy announced via Twitter today before his COVID-19 press conference.

The exceptions for individuals under two years old, people who are eating/drinking at an outdoor dining establishment, and when wearing a mask would inhibit health or safety.

The governor ...

3 More States Have Been Added to NJ's Travel Quarantine Advisory

TRENTON, NJ — Travelers making their way back to the Garden State from over a dozen states have been advised to self-quarantine for a minimum of 14 days due to the rise of COVID-19 cases — a list that as of Tuesday also includes Delaware, Kansas and Oklahoma. 

Gov. Phil Murphy and State Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli warned Monday of pocketed outbreaks ...

Murphy Announces Outdoor Mask Order, Expands Outdoor Dining, and Warns of Budget Gaps

TRENTON, NJ – Face coverings are now required in outdoor public spaces when social distancing is not practicable, Gov. Phil Murphy announced during his COVID-19 press conference in Trenton on Wednesday, July 8. Exceptions are individuals under age two, people who are eating/drinking at an outdoor dining establishment, and when wearing a mask would inhibit health or ...

Latest Advances in Cancer Care Presented at Atlantic Health System’s “2020 Oncology Symposium”

Cutting-edge advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer were brought to the forefront on June 27th during Atlantic Health System’s “2020 Annual Review in Oncology Virtual Symposium,” an event sponsored by Atlantic Health System Cancer Care and held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Attended by nearly 160 top oncology professionals, the half-day ...