Union Hotel Plan is 'Last Option' to Save It, Swingle Says

October 20, 2017

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Borough Council is expected to introduce a redevelopment plan for the Union Hotel redevelopment area at its meeting Monday. The meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the old Historic Courthouse.

The plan will also be reviewed at a special meeting of the borough Planning/Zoning Board. That has been set for 7 p.m. Oct. 30, also in the Historic Courthouse.

The plan, by ...

Flemington Community Partnership Proposes $536K Budget

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Borough Council is expected to review the 2018 draft budget for the Flemington Community Partnership at its meeting Monday.

FCP is a business improvement district and is mostly funded from a special property tax assessed on businesses and some multi-unit homes within the designated business improvement area.

The draft budget shows $536,250 in anticipated 2018 revenue ...

MacNJ Hosts Internet Promotions Expert

LEBANON TWP., NJ – Getting your business message online is more important than ever.

To help businesses keep up with the demands, MacNJ will host an expert on the topic at its Oct. 14 meeting.

MacNJ is a registered Apple User Group.

Kate Roa will present five modules of four-minute instruction about how to get noticed on the Internet.

The modules will focus on the beginner ...

Flemington Car & Truck Country's 13th Annual Tent Sale is Underway Now

RARITAN TWP., NJ – This is the 13th year that Flemington Car & Truck Country has held its annual tent sale here. The event continues through the day today, and then picks up again on Monday.

Today, Dan “Dr. D” Torrone is providing the music, Jersey Mike’s Subs is providing some of the refreshments, and Flemington Car & Truck Country is providing the ...

Flemington Marketplace Eyes Expansion

FLEMINGTON, NJ – The newly named leasing company for Flemington Marketplace – what many locals still call the Flemington Mall – said the company has plans to expand here.

Flemington Marketplace is a 240,000-square-foot shopping center at the Flemington Circle where routes 202 and 31 intersect. It’s currently home to Kohl’s, Michaels and Burlington Coat Factory ...

Hunterdon Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame To Induct First Class of Honorees

FLEMINGTON, N.J. – The Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce Foundation will honor some of the county’s most distinguished leaders of community and industry Sep.14 at the Ryland Inn as the first class of laureates are inducted into the newly formed Hunterdon County Business Hall of Fame.

The 2017 inductees and the honor they will receive are:

Pioneer Award – a business that ...

Low Bidder Reneges at Hunterdon County Electric Auction

FLEMINGTON, NJ –The Hunterdon County Freeholders will vote today, Tuesday, to reaffirm their acceptance of the county’s electric supply service contract.

But the contract won’t be with the company that offered the lowest bid.

The county sought the bids in a reverse auction held over the Internet on Aug. 22. It was the first time the county held such an auction, which ...

ShopRite Doubles Down as Supermarket Competition Heats Up

RARITAN TWP, NJ – The ShopRite market here that has outlasted many of its competitors over the years has reacted to compete in an increasingly crowded marketplace.

Long-term Hunterdon residents will recall that A&P, Grand Union and Foodtown each once had stores here. Acme market had stores both here and in Lambertville. Of all of them, only Joe Colalillo’s ShopRite ...

Hunterdon Healthcare Offers Paid Home Health Aide Training ... and Jobs

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Hunterdon Healthcare’s Visiting Health & Supportive Services has scheduled its next certified home health aide training course.

The course will be held from Oct. 23 to Nov. 10, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Candidiates will be paid while they are in training.

Students will be trained to assist clients in Hunterdon with activities of daily living so ...

Chirp Plans Grand Opening Event

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Chirp Marketplace will hold its grand opening on Saturday.

What’s Chirp?

It’s a shop filled with handcrafted gifts and décor. You’ll find products that include bath & beauty products, jewelry, handbags and hand-painted furniture. 

Every month, the shop will feature a new artist, along with local children’s artwork.

Chirp ...

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