Business & Finance

December 8, 2018

EAST AMWELL, N.J. - The Hunterdon County Board of Agriculture presented its 2018 Distinguished Service Award to Everitt Equipment, a Ringoes-area farm machinery business. The company serves the ag community by providing parts, service and seasonal maintenance as well as new and used farm ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. – Harbor Freight has won township Planning Board approval to build a store here on Route 202-31. Harbor Freight was founded in 1977 and has more than 1,000 stores nationally, according to its website. It is noted for its broad selection of discounted tools. The store here ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. - Gene McAllister will be the guest speaker when the Small Biz Networking Meetup has its monthly gathering on Dec. 18. McAllister is the President and CEO of Investigative Screening Solutions and will speak about employment background screening, the importance of doing ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – The site of the former Tirpok’s cleaners, where a fire destroyed the building last year, is the target of a lawsuit filed by the state’s Attorney General and Department of Environmental Protection. Tirpok’s in one of eight sites identified by the state as part of its ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. - The Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce has announced the recipients of its 2018 Hunterdon County Business Awards. Flemington Mayor Phil Greiner was chosen to receive the Governmental Service Award. Greiner has been a vocal advocate for Jack Cust’s Courthouse Square project, ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. – Hunterdon Healthcare System, the corporate parent of Hunterdon Medical Center, has named its new President and CEO. Patrick Gavin will assume his position in January, according to a press release from HHS. He replaces Robert P. Wise, who retired in May. Dr. Robert J. Cody ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – The county Freeholders have taken another step toward promoting economic development in Hunterdon. The all-Republican Freeholder board has long been transparent about its support for business. In 2013, the group ordered the creation of the “CEDS” - an acronym for Comprehensive ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – The vote-by-mail ballots have been counted, the provisional ballots have been tallied, and the net unofficial result in the mayoral race here remains as it was on Tuesday: Councilperson Betsy Driver is the borough’s Mayor-elect, defeating Mayor Phil Greiner. That makes the ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. – The 30th Annual Hunterdon County Business Expo will be held tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 8. More than 100 local businesses will be participating, all under one roof at Nex Level Arena, which is located at 426 Case Blvd. here. Admission is free and open to all. Parking will be ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. - Janet Kuebler will be presenting about "The Most Important Documents for the Stages of Your Life" at the Small Biz Networking Meetup on Tuesday, Nov. 20. Kuebler’s Right at Home business has been providing care and assistance to elderly and disabled adults in Somerset and ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. – The township’s administrator is racking up complaints by the hundreds. But they aren’t complaints against Don Hutchins. They’re the complaints the township has collected as part of its residents’ survey about their experiences with Comcast. A public hearing will be held ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – One of the borough’s most experienced attorneys, and whose building is a Main Street landmark, has joined the law firm of Helmer, Conley & Kasselman. Helmer, Conely has offices throughout the state. Roth will maintain his office and its distinctive sign here, but plans to ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – An open house will be held tomorrow at the old Historic Courthouse on Main Street, to allow the public another chance to review plans for the Courthouse Square project. Jack Cust, whose Flemington Center Urban Renewal, LLC is the designated redeveloper for the Union Hotel and ...

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READINGTON, N.J. – Jack Cust reviewed his plans to redevelop Flemington’s Union Hotel and surrounding properties at a meeting sponsored by the county’s Chamber of Commerce. Cust’s Flemington Center Urban Renewal, LLC is the designated redeveloper for the properties, which Cust said he’s been ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. - Kasia Zielinski is the new president of the Hunterdon County Bar Association.  She was sworn to the post by Hon. Ann R. Bartlett, a retired judge of the Superior Court in the Somerset/Hunterdon/Warren Vicinage, at the annual installation dinner on Sept. 26. Zielinski ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – The newest member of the Small Biz Networking group will be the featured speaker at its next meeting. More than 400 people belong to the group founded by Julie Parker more than nine years ago. They meet from noon to 2 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at Al Fresco’s ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – The Freeholders awarded an “Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Study” at their meeting this week. The board unanimously approved the $69,880 study to be conducted by Axcel Innovation, LLC. The study is another piece in the county’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy, which ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. –  The county’s Economic Development Division is moving its offices to the headquarters of the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce, where it will share space with the business group in the Large house on Main Street here. It’s no secret that Hunterdon’s Freeholders seek ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Grand Openings on Main Street have been the norm the past several years as the borough’s resurgence as "Somerset County’s Downtown" continues to unfold. Complete with colored ribbon, oversized shears, grinning politicians and proud retailers, the wave of Grand Openings ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - TAPinto Flemington has one primary focus. You. It might not always look that way. After all, most of our articles aren't really about you, but things TAPinto editors think you care about. Such as what the county Freeholders are doing. What's happening with Flemington's Union ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – When it comes to redeveloping Main Street’s historic Union Hotel here, Mayor Phil Greiner says, “You can see the finish line.” The hotel has been closed for a decade. It was designated as part of an area in need of redevelopment eight years ago and since then, redevelopers have ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – For the first time since the widespread power blackouts in March that plunged some of the county into darkness for more than 10 days, Jersey Central Power & Light area manager Stan Prater returned to a Hunterdon Freeholder meeting. A traditional fixture at the meetings, ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ – Long-time Hunterdon Healthcare System President and CEO Robert P. Wise will retire, according to a press release issued by the corporate parent of Hunterdon Medical Center. The press release states that the news is shared “with a heavy heart.” Wise wrote to his Board of ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – Visitors to Hunterdon spent $317 million on tourism goods and services in 2016. Tourism Impact Study performed by the Lloyd Levinson Institute of Gaming, Hospitality, and Tourism at Stockton University, and is a record amount of total tourism-related spending in the ...

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CLINTON, NJ - Clinton Honda is the first automotive dealership in the region to install Hearing Loop Technology in its showroom and service departments. The dealership is located at 1511 Rt. 22 east here. The loops offer customers needing a hearing boost in a busy environment “20/20 hearing” ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center received the "Employer of the Year Award" from the New Jersey chapter of the Association of People Supporting Employment First (NJ APSE) during the Facing the Future 26 Conference on transition and employment.  The Association of ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – The borough’s landmark Union Hotel was sold at a sheriff’s auction held this afternoon. The property was awarded to Raritan Township resident Steve Romanowski and the transaction marks the next step in the hotel’s complicated history. The hotel was owned by Flemington Union ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – A radio station licensed to Flemington and located in Kingwood has been sold to a buyer that has also purchased the popular WPST 94.5 FM, which is based in Trenton. Townsquare Media announced the $17 million purchase which includes 1040 WCHR (AM) here and Trenton-based 920 WNJE ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – Efforts to change Hunterdon’s reputation for having “particularly onerous and extensive development processes for businesses” took another step forward at Tuesday’s Freeholder meeting. Hunterdon County Economic Development Director Marc Saluk told the Freeholders at their ...

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