Historic Preservation Commission - Work Session

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38 Park Avenue Flemington, NJ 08822

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Flemington, NJ 08822

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Christian Bauman: American Novelist, Essayist, and Lyricist

January 22, 2021

Christian Bauman is an American novelist, essayist, and lyricist who graduated from North Hunterdon High School. A former soldier, Bauman is arguably best known for his critically acclaimed 2002 debut novel The Ice Beneath You, about the return of a young American soldier from Somalia. Christian Bauman's short essays appeared regularly on National Public Radio's All Things ...

Jessica Vosk - Defying Gravity in WICKED

Jessica Vosk was raised in Clinton, and attended North Hunterdon High School. Her big break came in 2009 when she was cast as a vocalist for the live concert Kristina written by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus of ABBA and performed at Carnegie Hall and at London's Royal Albert Hall.

Jessica made her Broadway debut in Bridges of Madison County, where she made her principal debut as ...

Ann Case: Opera Singer Recorded for Thomas Edison

Anna Case was an American soprano, who was born in Clinton. She recorded with Thomas Alva Edison, who used her voice extensively in "tone tests" of whether a live audience could tell the difference between the actual singer and a recording. In addition to recordings for Edison Records on both phonograph cylinder and Diamond Disc, Case recorded for Victor and Columbia Records, and ...

What do you think should be the priorities for President Joe Biden in his First Hundred Days? 

"The First Hundred Days": Every newly elected president always talks about what they want to get done in their first hundred days in office. Whether the president shares political party affiliation with Congress, the new president is expected to articulate in a passionate and powerful manner what his priorities are. 

Almost every presidential debate in our lifetime begins with ...

The Fragile Ecosystem of Minor League Sports in New Jersey

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 Yankees who moved their Double AA team to TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater, where the Somerset ...

What do you think of County Commissioner Director Susan Soloway joining the protest in Washington WednesdayJanuary 6th?

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 president had urged supporters to join him on the day that Congress was voting to ...

Matt Ciszkowski: Hunterdon Central Senior Recruited by Many Colleges

January 23, 2021

Hunterdon Central senior Matt Ciszkowski is this week's Athlete of the Week. 

Ciszkowski has been recruited by DeSales University, York College, Montclair State University and Penn State Abington. The team’s first game is scheduled for Jan. 28 against Franklin High School, at Franklin. The season has been pushed back and shortened because of COVID. 

Ciszkowski has been a ...

DASACC, Prosecutor's Office Working Together to Recruit Response Team Advocates

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - The Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office and the Domestic Abuse Sexual Assault Crisis Center are recruiting individuals to become Volunteer Response Team Advocates in Hunterdon and Warren counties, according to a release.

Advocates, the release said, are specially trained community members who provide empathy and information to empower domestic violence and sexual ...

Shannon Daley Memorial Fund Gives Back to Frontline Workers

READINGTON, NJ - The Shannon Daley Memorial Fund, a non-profit organization helping families facing financial difficulties due to a child facing serious illness, announced its plan to help those working on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The fund was founded on the premise of providing service and assistance, and continues to find ways to donate even in the wake of ...

Inauguration of President Joe Biden: Report from Washington D.C. with Photojournalist Julian Leshay

January 20, 2021

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Executive Producer Brian Brodeur spoke with independent photojournalist Julian Leshay, live from Washington, D.C., on Inauguration Day about his experiences in the nation’s capital as Joe Biden and Kamala Harris became the next president and vice president.

Leshay spoke to Brodeur via Zoom as he photographed images from the historic day at “one of the closest ...

Local Chefs Teach Online Cooking Classes to Fight Food Insecurity in Hudson Valley NY

HUDSON VALLEY, NY -- Janet Irizarry, the founder of Hudson Valley Eats, spoke with Brian Brodeur about her latest initiative, “Cooking For A Cause”. Irizarry started Hudson Valley Eats, whose main goal is to “make sure that everyone in the Hudson Valley eats, not just those who can afford it.” 

During the pandemic, it is hard for people to afford their basic ...

Hunterdon County Rt. 12 Drive-thru Vaccination Site Running Smoothly, Preparing for Daily Operation Once Supply Arrives

January 23, 2021

FLEMINGTON, NJ - Cool, pleasant weather held up on Jan. 21 for the latest COVID-19 vaccination clinic, organized and managed by Hunterdon County’s Health Department in coordination with many other county-level departments and volunteer units.

The vaccine site is run safely, efficiently and with very clear outlines of procedures for vaccine recipients at the 314 Route 12 County Complex, ...

NJ Surpasses 500,000 Vaccine Doses Distributed: Murphy

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy took pride in announcing that New Jersey has distributed over a half-million doses of the COVID vaccine during his coronavirus press briefing on Friday, Jan. 22.

The governor said that 500,222 doses have now been administered statewide – including 65,583 long-term care facility residents and staff. He added that just last Wednesday, the number ...

Hunterdon County Reporting Additional 44 COVID Cases, as of Thursday

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County is reporting an additional 44 COVID-19 cases as of Thursday, bringing the total to 4,963.

The county is not reporting any new fatalities, keeping the total at 91, between the ages of 31 and 102.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township – 107 cases, 0 deaths
Bethlehem Township – 143 cases, 2 ...

Hunterdon Central Senior Achieves Rank of Eagle Scout

January 24, 2021

READINGTON, NJ - Hunterdon Central Regional High School senior Jared Van Veldhuisen, of Readington, was honored Nov. 22 at the Lebanon Township Baptist Camp for earning Eagle Scout and achieving Eagle Palms.

Van Veldhuisen is a member of Boy Scout Troop 186, in Three Bridges.

For his Eagle Service Project, Van Veldhuisen wanted to do something to benefit military veterans, since he ...

Matt Ciszkowski: Hunterdon Central Senior Recruited by Many Colleges

Hunterdon Central senior Matt Ciszkowski is this week's Athlete of the Week. 

Ciszkowski has been recruited by DeSales University, York College, Montclair State University and Penn State Abington. The team’s first game is scheduled for Jan. 28 against Franklin High School, at Franklin. The season has been pushed back and shortened because of COVID. 

Ciszkowski has been a ...

TAPinto You! The Integrity of Elections

TAPinto You! The Integrity of Elections: An Interview with County Clerk Mary Melfi and Beth Thompson, Supervisor/ Administrator for the Hunterdon County Board of Elections

The COVID19 pandemic, a hotly contested presidential election, and a very adversarial political environment nationally combined to create many obstacles in the 2020 election cycle. 

Governor Murphy ...

South Hunterdon Superintendent to Detail New Facilities Presentation, Potential Referendum, at Jan. 25 BOE Meeting

January 24, 2021

SOUTH HUNTERDON, NJ - On Jan. 12, South Hunterdon Regional School District (SHRSD) Superintendent Anthony Suozzo emailed his monthly newsletter to the school community that raised what has been a prominent issue since the district was created in 2014: the future of the current elementary school buildings in West Amwell and Lambertville, as well as the old elementary school in ...

Matt Ciszkowski: Hunterdon Central Senior Recruited by Many Colleges

Hunterdon Central senior Matt Ciszkowski is this week's Athlete of the Week. 

Ciszkowski has been recruited by DeSales University, York College, Montclair State University and Penn State Abington. The team’s first game is scheduled for Jan. 28 against Franklin High School, at Franklin. The season has been pushed back and shortened because of COVID. 

Ciszkowski has been a ...

TAPinto You! The Integrity of Elections

TAPinto You! The Integrity of Elections: An Interview with County Clerk Mary Melfi and Beth Thompson, Supervisor/ Administrator for the Hunterdon County Board of Elections

The COVID19 pandemic, a hotly contested presidential election, and a very adversarial political environment nationally combined to create many obstacles in the 2020 election cycle. 

Governor Murphy ...

Atlantic Health System receives NJ Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award

January 20, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, recently received the New Jersey Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award, and was named among the organizations and individuals that have moved the state forward on significant issues, including climate change, recycling, clean drinking water, and environmental justice.

“We are ...

Democrat Chair’s Own Family Member Attended the Trump Rally

January 21, 2021

To the Editor:

Many well-meaning residents of Hunterdon County attended the rally in support of President Trump.   

One of the officials calling for the ouster of Commissioner Susan Soloway, for the “crime” of attending the rally is the Hunterdon County Democrat Committee Chair, Arlene Quinones Perez.  Meanwhile, Ms. Perez has family members who attended the ...

Franklin Township Resident Urges Removal of Commission Director Sue Soloway

To the Editor:

We in America are perhaps too quick to accept unchallenged the use of the Constitution as a defense for poor decisions or associations. This constitutional defense is common to politicians exercising poor judgement.  You will note those politicians found in compromising or contemptable situations will frequently offer a very labored rationalization and narrative, closing ...

Thanks to TAPinto and County Health Department

To the Editor:

Many thanks for your cogent, inclusive Jan. 16 report on the availability of COVID vaccines in Hunterdon County.  My husband and I were among the frustrated hordes trying to schedule local vaccine appointments after the governor abruptly expanded the eligibility list last week: now for the first time, we fully understand the constraints the county Health Office and ...

Only in Hunterdon County

To the Editor:

Only in Hunterdon County can we have individuals that commit offenses and get rewarded. It sounds just like our current administration in Washington.

We have a freeholder who passed out, ran off the road, had to be extricated from his car, was under the influence and had $12,500 in $100 bills. His lawyer said his passing out was caused by a medical condition. He went to court ...

Murphy's Policies Not Fairer for NJ Children

To the Editor:

Gov. Phil Murphy said in his "State of the State" address that New Jersey is "stronger, fairer and more resilient" than before. In addition, he said that "It's a day (post-COVID), we will not enter fearing what's next but knowing where we're heading." My response is simple: Gov. Murphy, where have you been? The rest of the ...

Local GOP Turns a Blind Eye to Insurrection

To the Editor:

With a wink and a dog whistle, our Hunterdon GOP officials reveal what they're really made of: rotten values. They easily turn a blind eye to the people really behind the insurrection at the Capitol.

Newly installed Hunterdon County Commissioner Susan Soloway was part of the insurrection mob at the Capitol last week. But, she says, she was only there "in support of ...

Hunterdon County Transportation & Mobility Guide Now Available

January 24, 2021

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - The Hunterdon County Transportation & Mobility Guide, updated for 2021, is now available.

The guide, published by goHunterdon, the local non-profit transportation organization, contains a list of transportation services serving Hunterdon County and relevant contact information. Services include bus, rail, taxis, transportation networking companies like Lyft, and ...

TAPinto You! The Integrity of Elections

TAPinto You! The Integrity of Elections: An Interview with County Clerk Mary Melfi and Beth Thompson, Supervisor/ Administrator for the Hunterdon County Board of Elections

The COVID19 pandemic, a hotly contested presidential election, and a very adversarial political environment nationally combined to create many obstacles in the 2020 election cycle. 

Governor Murphy ...

Director Soloway’s Colleagues on Board of County Commissioners Standing By Her Despite Calls for her Resignation

FLEMINGTON, NJ - At the conclusion of the longest public comment period in recent memory at the Jan. 19 meeting of Hunterdon County’s governing body, the four elected officials serving alongside county director Susan Soloway stood up for her and offered their statements on what has transpired in her choice to attend the rally Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C.

The full board was made ...

NJ Surpasses 500,000 Vaccine Doses Distributed: Murphy

January 23, 2021

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy took pride in announcing that New Jersey has distributed over a half-million doses of the COVID vaccine during his coronavirus press briefing on Friday, Jan. 22.

The governor said that 500,222 doses have now been administered statewide – including 65,583 long-term care facility residents and staff. He added that just last Wednesday, the number ...

Sen. Cory Booker Eulogizes U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick of South River

The spilled his blood. They took a son away from his parents. They took a sibling away from their brother.

SOUTH RIVER, NJ -- Senator Cory Booker eulogized U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick today and called him "the very definition of a hero" and said that he was proud to say the officer "was a Jersey guy through and through" on the floor of the U.S. Senate, ...

Murphy Expects Incoming Biden Administration to Speed up Coronavirus Vaccine Rollout

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday he expects the progress made so far in the state’s vaccine rollout to be given a much-needed push forward by the Joe Biden administration once the President-elect is sworn in on Wednesday.

So far, the state has had to reckon with delays in the arrival of doses from the federal government and thus large segments of the population ...