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TAPinto is Seeking Submissions for Athlete of the Week. 

August 10, 2022

TAPinto is seeking submissions for Athlete of the Week. 

Each week, we will focus on an athlete who deserves accolades for their commitment to the sport that they have chosen to participate in, for a recent accomplishment on the playing field or court, or someone who has exemplified the leadership skills that all athletes should aspire to. 

This is ...

Hunterdon Basketball Academy Girls Team: Athletes of the Week

The Hunterdon Basketball Academy Girls Team, including several Flemington residents, earned silver medals at the AAU East Coast Regional Championships in Bucks County in the late Spring. The team will now focus on the 2022 Summer Nationals in Spooky Nook in August, followed by a second appearance at the invitation only The Ladies Ball World Championship.

The team had a different lead ...

DeStefano and DelHoyo: Hunterdon Central Softball Players Named to All-Division First Team

Late in June, two outstanding players on the Hunterdon Central softball team were chosen to the Skyland Conference Delaware Division First Team for 2022: Senior pitcher Sarah DeStefano and senior shortstop Samantha DelHoyo. 

DeStefano struck out 171 batters in 142 innings and posted a 1.63 earned-run average, and she batted .447 and led the Red Devils with 31 runs batted in. She ...

Lacrosse Players Iervolino, Brandt, Peacock of Hunterdon Central - Athletes of the Week

Earlier in July, three members of the Hunterdon Central girls lacrosse team were named to the Skyland Conference 2022 Delaware Division first team. TAPinto names each Athletes of the Week. 

Grace Iervolino, Skylar Brandt and Catherine Peacock of Hunterdon Central all were voted to the first team in a poll of conference coaches.

Iervolino, a senior, led Hunterdon Central (18-5) in ...

Chase Fischer, Kyle McCoy, Mike Contiliano and Ryan Facinelli ​Athletes of the Week​

 

Four members of the sectional champion Hunterdon Central baseball team have been named to the Skyland Conference's All-Delaware Division first team.​ They are ​Chase Fischer, Kyle McCoy, Mike Contiliano and Ryan Facinelli​.​

​Here are their stats that should propel them to Major League Baseball:

​Fischer, a senior first baseman, batted .373 with eight doubles, three ...

TAPinto Recognizes Hunterdon Central Boys Golf Team as Athletes of the Week:

TAPinto recognizes the accomplishments of the Hunterdon Central Regional High School boys golf team members as Athletes of the Week:

 A number of Hunterdon Central Regional High School boys golf players made the Skyland Conference Golf All Conference Teams for this year.

Each player will receive a certificate from the Hunterdon Central Athletic Department for the ...

Hunterdon Central Girls LaCrosse Catherine Peacock Athlete of the Week

The Hunterdon Central girls lacrosse team advanced in the quarterfinal round of the North Jersey, Group 4 tournament with a 17-7 victory over Montclair late last month. 

Catherine Peacock finished with six goals and two assists for Hunterdon Central (18-4), which outscored the Mounties, 11-3, in the second half.

From https://www.connectlax.com/profile in Catherine's ...

Athlete of the Week: Hunterdon Central Pitcher James Scott

James Scott pitched six one-hit innings and the Hunterdon Central baseball team defeated Watchung Hills, 4-0, in the semifinal round of the Section 2, Group 4 tournament earlier this month.

Ryan Facinelli's two-run single with the bases loaded in the first inning gave the Red Devils a 2-0 lead. That was more than enough for Scott. In six innings, Scott, a junior left-hander, struck out 10 ...

TAPinto Honors Pitcher Kyle McCoy, Brandon Padre, Christian Petino and Nick Ferri

It's baseball season, and the Hunterdon Central team has been on a phenomenal winning streak. Pitcher Kyle McCoy is once again TAPinto's Athlete of the Week. He is joined by Brandon Padre, Christian Petino and Nick Ferri this week. From an article earlier this week:

"Kyle McCoy registered 12 strikeouts in 5 1/3 innings to lead Hunterdon Central to a 5-1 ...

Kyle McCoy is the TAPinto Athlete of the Week

Senior left-hander Kyle McCoy pitched a one-hitter to fuel Hunterdon Central to a 10-0 baseball victory over North Hunterdon on earlier this spring. Kyle is the TAPinto Athlete of the Week

Kyle has committed to the University of Maryland struck out nine batters and walked one. His pitching led Hunterdon Central to the win, while on offense the scored two runs in the first, one in the ...

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Refuge Recovery Now Being Held in studio at HONOR YOGA! 

August 10, 2022

2500 years ago, the Buddha realized that all human beings confront suffering in some form throughout their lives. Whether physically, mentally, emotionally, or spiritually, we all experience suffering. But the Buddha also realized that there is a way to bring that suffering to an end.

Today we are presented with countless ways to treat our pain and suffering and unfortunately, so many of those ...

Kid's Summer Yoga Series

Happy Summer  a healthy snack will also be provided each day! Discount for siblings! If your child is a year below or above & still interested, let us know.

 To register Email Christina@hyflemington.com 

Do Grandparents Have a Right to Visit with Grandchildren?

August 11, 2022

In New Jersey, barring certain criteria set forth below, grandparents do not have a right to visit with their grandchildren. Rather, visitation rests within the sole discretion of the parents, who are deemed to have a constitutional right to determine who should see their child.

During a divorce or following a death, this can often be a very emotional and frustrating issue.  It is ...

How to Prepare for a Consultation With a Family Law Attorney

A comprehensive consultation with an attorney relating to divorce, custody, support, or other family law matters should be substantive and detailed in order to provide you with the best possible guidance.  Therefore, there is usually a fee associated with such a consultation to compensate the attorney for his/her time and expertise. 

The consultation is an opportunity for you to ...

New York City: An Intense Day Trip for Teens

August 1, 2022

New York City is an intense place. There’s a constant flow of traffic and interactions with people of all walks of life. Living in central/north Jersey, we have the luxury of being in proximity to one of the most prominent cities in the world with a large assortment of opportunities. Visits to the city don’t need to be a big trip, they can be smaller day trips or even an ...

Hunterdon Central Teens Organize Pro-Choice Rally

The past two months have been extremely difficult and heartfelt for many people, especially women. Recently, in a far-reaching decision, the Supreme Court of the United States overturned Roe v Wade. This declared the constitutional right to abortion overturned. For many, this wasn’t a true shock and saw it coming. But for others, they felt helpless and vulnerable. Many teenagers in our ...

GEN Z P.O.V. : Students Who Have a Part-time Job Experience Many Benefits

It is extremely common for teenagers to have a part time job in High School. Many do it for the money, of course, but also for the learning experience. Working a job in high school can teach students a lot about leadership, responsibility, and time management. 

Having a job in high school can also teach many students the importance of budgeting. It can give students a real life experience ...

Serving Up Generosity, Goodwill and Grace at the Jersey Shore

Americans nationwide are feeling the pinch of inflation, but perhaps nowhere more than in our country’s underserved communities.

One such community is Asbury Park, New Jersey, located within FirstEnergy’s Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L) service territory, where more than 22 percent of the population lives below the poverty line. In February 2022, the New Jersey ...

Louis Adamic: Slovene-American Author

August 12, 2022

Louis Adamic was a Slovene-American author and translator, mostly known for writing about and advocating for ethnic diversity of the United States. He lived in Milford in the final years of his life.

Adamic first worked as a manual laborer and later at a Yugoslavian daily newspaper, Narodni Glas ("The Voice of the Nation"), that was published in New York. As an American soldier he ...

Daryl Cobb - Children's Books Author

Daryl Cobb is an American author of children's books.

His family resided in Hampton, and he graduated from North Hunterdon High School in 1979. Kirkus Reviews, in 2013, called Cobb's children's novel Baseball, Bullies & Angels "required reading for kids and parents." In 2014, Baseball, Bullies & Angels was endorsed by Stand For the Silent, a non-profit ...

John Whitfield Bunn - Founder of the Illinois Watch Company

John Whitfield Bunn was born in 1831, in Hunterdon County. He was an American corporate leader, financier, industrialist, and personal friend of Abraham Lincoln, whose work and leadership involved a broad range of institutions ranging from Midwestern railroads, international finance, and Republican Party politics, to corporate consultation, globally significant manufacturing, and the various ...

TAPinto Reader Mail Bag: Not Shy About Speaking Up!

NEW JERSEY — TAPinto's News Around New Jersey readers had a lot to say recently about our recent stories focusing on guns, red-light-running and the money perks for those running the most powerful union in New Jersey.

The biggest response was about a foundation report on what the top officials of the New Jersey Education Association were earning in salaries and from a separate ...

TAPinto is Seeking Submissions for Athlete of the Week. 

August 10, 2022

TAPinto is seeking submissions for Athlete of the Week. 

Each week, we will focus on an athlete who deserves accolades for their commitment to the sport that they have chosen to participate in, for a recent accomplishment on the playing field or court, or someone who has exemplified the leadership skills that all athletes should aspire to. 

This is ...

Hunterdon Basketball Academy Girls Team: Athletes of the Week

The Hunterdon Basketball Academy Girls Team, including several Flemington residents, earned silver medals at the AAU East Coast Regional Championships in Bucks County in the late Spring. The team will now focus on the 2022 Summer Nationals in Spooky Nook in August, followed by a second appearance at the invitation only The Ladies Ball World Championship.

The team had a different lead ...

DeStefano and DelHoyo: Hunterdon Central Softball Players Named to All-Division First Team

Late in June, two outstanding players on the Hunterdon Central softball team were chosen to the Skyland Conference Delaware Division First Team for 2022: Senior pitcher Sarah DeStefano and senior shortstop Samantha DelHoyo. 

DeStefano struck out 171 batters in 142 innings and posted a 1.63 earned-run average, and she batted .447 and led the Red Devils with 31 runs batted in. She ...

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Hunterdon County Reporting 32 New COVID Cases, as of Thursday

August 12, 2022

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County is reporting 32 new daily COVID cases as of Thursday, bringing the total to 26,076.

The county is not reporting any new fatalities, keeping the total at 224, between the ages of 31 and 102.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township – 818 cases, 3 deaths
Bethlehem Township – 789 cases, 6 ...

Hunterdon County Reporting 76 New COVID Cases Since Monday

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County is reporting 76 new COVID cases since Monday, bringing the total to 26,044 as of Wednesday.

The county is not reporting any new fatalities, keeping the total at 224, between the ages of 31 and 102.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township – 817 cases, 3 deaths
Bethlehem Township – 789 cases, 6 ...

Hunterdon County Reporting 18 New COVID Cases as of Monday

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County is reporting 18 new daily COVID cases, bringing the total to 25,968 as of Monday.

The county is not reporting any new fatalities, keeping the total at 224, between the ages of 31 and 102.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township – 815 cases, 3 deaths
Bethlehem Township – 789 cases, 6 ...

County Commissioners Approve State’s Tourist-Oriented Directional Signage for Beneduce Vineyards

August 14, 2022

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - In another move designed to boost tourism and economic development along the I-78 corridor, the board of county commissioners approved an application by Beneduce Vineyards for directional, “trailblazer” or wayfinding signage for the intersection of County Road 615 (Pittstown Road) and Sky Manor Road in Franklin Township, north of Raritan Township.

The ...

Hunterdon County Approves Rediscover Hunterdon Grants for Delaware Township and Glen Gardner

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - A total of $10,000 in two equal $5,000 grants were awarded to Delaware Township and Glen Gardner, with the county now providing funds to 17 of its 26 municipalities as part of the new “Rediscover Hunterdon Communities” economic development grant program.

Funding for the grant program, which was announced and implemented two months ago, comes from Hunterdon ...

Hunterdon County Approves Rediscover Hunterdon Grants for Delaware Township and Glen Gardner

August 13, 2022

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - A total of $10,000 in two equal $5,000 grants were awarded to Delaware Township and Glen Gardner, with the county now providing funds to 17 of its 26 municipalities as part of the new “Rediscover Hunterdon Communities” economic development grant program.

Funding for the grant program, which was announced and implemented two months ago, comes from Hunterdon ...

Residents Relay Frenchtown Traffic Safety Concerns to County Commissioner Board

FRENCHTOWN, NJ - The Hunterdon County Board of Commissioners heard about traffic and safety concerns for downtown Frenchtown Borough from a resident worried about speeding vehicles.

Frenchtown resident Mansour Tabibnia began his public comment by noting that commissioner Susan Soloway, the board’s co-liaison for economic development, has reported on Frenchtown’s nomination and ...

Ringoes Grange: Activities and Craft Fair Planned, “Harvesting our History” Display Coming in September

EAST AMWELL, NJ - The Ringoes Grange in East Amwell begins Aug. 6 with a sprint toward completing a major summer-long project, as well as a schedule for seasonal festivities.

The tradition of community engagement and fun at the Grange restarts Saturday, as the Summer Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. carries the theme of a “Beach-less Party” to beat the heat.  Vendors will be ...

JOIN THE SMALL BIZ NETWORKING MEETUP AT MARINELLI'S, AUG. 16TH, 12-2PM

August 10, 2022

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You Take a Chance Driving in New Jersey Today

August 9, 2022

To the Editor:

You take a chance driving in New Jersey today.

I can relate to the concerns of the residents of Frenchtown and the problems they are having with drivers disregarding their traffic laws and creating dangerous conditions. Frenchtown is, and always was, a nice small river town where a person could visit and enjoy the day. With careless and non-caring drivers, that has changed.

County Commissioners Approve State’s Tourist-Oriented Directional Signage for Beneduce Vineyards

August 14, 2022

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - In another move designed to boost tourism and economic development along the I-78 corridor, the board of county commissioners approved an application by Beneduce Vineyards for directional, “trailblazer” or wayfinding signage for the intersection of County Road 615 (Pittstown Road) and Sky Manor Road in Franklin Township, north of Raritan Township.

The ...

Hunterdon County Approves Rediscover Hunterdon Grants for Delaware Township and Glen Gardner

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - A total of $10,000 in two equal $5,000 grants were awarded to Delaware Township and Glen Gardner, with the county now providing funds to 17 of its 26 municipalities as part of the new “Rediscover Hunterdon Communities” economic development grant program.

Funding for the grant program, which was announced and implemented two months ago, comes from Hunterdon ...

Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office, Frenchtown Borough Seeking Help in Finding Perpetrator of Bias Crime

FRENCHTOWN, NJ - The Frenchtown Borough Police and Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office Criminal Investigations Unit are asking for assistance in finding the perpetrator of a bias crime in the borough.

According to Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renée M. Robeson, they are requesting the public's help in the investigation, and Hunterdon County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash ...

New Monkeypox Vaccine Sites Announced in New Jersey

August 12, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey has announced five new monkeypox vaccination sites in Hudson, Middlesex, Morris and Passaic counties. The locations are for residents without a confirmed exposure who think they may have been exposed or are at a high risk for having been exposed to the virus.

There are 293 confirmed or probable monkeypox cases in New Jersey, as of August ...

State Urges Residents and Businesses to Conserve Water as New Jersey Enters Drought Watch

TRENTON, NJ — Due to ongoing hot and dry conditions, New Jersey is under a drought watch as of Tuesday. The state's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is asking residents and businesses to conserve water.

New Jersey has a three-stage drought advisory system. A drought watch is the first step. DEP says it's to encourage voluntary conservation measures, and, if ...

New Jersey Extends Outdoor Dining Options Until November 2024

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed a new law Wednesday that extends outdoor dining in New Jersey until November 2024.

"There are restaurants and bars and growing numbers of breweries that are still relying on the outdoor dining spaces they were allowed to create to get themselves back financially to where they were pre-pandemic," Murphy said. "We want to see ...