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More than 100 Banners Are Coming to Flemington

August 23, 2017

FLEMINGTON, NJ – You might call them signs of the times.

As Flemington Community Partnership seeks to increase awareness of the borough and help local businesses grow, the group has approved installing banners it hopes will support its “Explore Flemington” branding and help visitors know that there’s more to Flemington “than a couple of blocks on Main ...

Before Trump Broke Up Biz Council, Johnson & Johnson CEO Resigned

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The head of Johnson & Johnson decided to step down from President Donald Trump's Manufacturing Council today, prior to its disbandment, according to the company.

Alex Gorsky, chairman and CEO of the New Brunswick-based Johnson & Johnson, announced his exit in a statement, following reports published yesterday, Aug. 15., which said he planned to remain ...

Lidl Reveals Plans for Flemington Supermarket

FLEMINGTON, NJ – The Lidl supermarket planned for a ramshackle group of properties on Route 31 north is inching towards reality.

Company representatives appeared before the borough’s Planning Board Monday for a hearing to determine if their plans are complete.

Mayor Phil Greiner said a few more details are required, and that a public hearing on the proposal has tentatively been ...

Aldi Supermarket Opening Flemington Store

RARITAN TWP., NJ – A new Aldi supermarket is under construction in the Flemington Mall on Route 202 here.

The store is being built in the former Sports Authority location. Previous to that, it had been a Borders book store.

Aldi opened its first store in Germany in 1961, and the company claims to be the “first discounter in the world,” according to its website. The company ...

Kalafer Scolds NJ Lawmakers and Christie for Exacerbating Fiscal Crisis

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Forty-one years ago, a young man recently graduated from Rider College purchased a one-car showroom in Frenchtown with a Mobil gas pump out front.

When he wasn’t selling Pintos, he pumped gas to help pay the bills.

Steve Kalafer’s toil and hard work paid off, laying the foundation for what is today’s highly-successful Flemington Car and Truck ...

Kalafer to Meet with Somerset County Business Leaders

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Steve Kalafer will be speaking with state political and business leaders tomorrow at a luncheon here.

The event is sponsored by the Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee.

Kalafer is the founding Chairman of Flemington Car and Truck Country Family of Brands and is Chairman of Somerset Patriots Baseball Club.

The luncheon will take place at Verve ...

'Explore Flemington' is Part of Borough's New Branding Effort

FLEMINGTON, NJ  – With sights set on bolstering the local economy, Flemington Community Partnership (FCP) has introduced a new logo, tagline, and wide-reaching branding campaign to attract visitors to Flemington.

“Explore Flemington” is intended to help position the borough as a recreational destination of choice.

The campaign was developed by New Jersey-based SCG ...

Explore BMW Technology, Free Refreshments From Cook to Order Taco Truck Team

RARITAN TWP., NJ – You can get a glimpse of the technology that makes BMW the Ultimate Driving Machine.

Join the experts at Flemington BMW on Route 202-31 on Saturday, July 22 from 10 a.m.to 3 p.m. for a special Technology in Action event. 

You can participate in free demonstrations that will highlight the innovations in the latest BMW line up from BMW’s inventive ...

Union Hotel Project Includes 'Plan B,' Councilperson Says

FLEMINGTON, NJ – State approvals for the redevelopment of the Union Hotel and surrounding properties will be in place next month, setting the stage for officials here to draft the ordinances that will pave the way for the project.

That’s what Councilperson Brian Swingle told a meeting of Flemington Community Partnership this morning.

Additional information sought by the state ...

JCP&L Promotes Anderson, Jones

Morristown, N.J. – Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has announced that Mark A. Jones has been named vice president of Operations and John Anderson has been named vice president of External Affairs.

In his new position, Jones is responsible for the operation and maintenance of JCP&L’s transmission and distribution systems that cover more than 3,200-square-miles of ...

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