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Polytech Students' Chairs Part of Borough Art project

May 17, 2018

FLEMINGTON, NJ - Students at Hunterdon County Polytech are putting the finishing touches on 40 Adirondack chairs they’re building for a community art and “creative place-making” project.

The chairs are part of Flemington Community Partnership’s “Let’s Sit Together” program, which aims to entice more people to visit and enjoy the borough.

Once the ...

RVCC Names Simon, Locandro to Board

BRANCHBURG, NJ - A former state Assemblywoman and a Hunterdon County businessman have joined the Raritan Valley Community College Board of Trustees.

Donna M. Simon of Whitehouse Station and Roger R. Locandro of Delaware Township were appointed by the Hunterdon Freeholders. They joined the board May 15..

“We welcome Donna Simon and Roger Locandro to the RVCC Board of Trustees.

High Bridge Boy Named Hunterdon's 2018 Junior Historian

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Hunterdon’s 2018 Junior Historian is Christian Ventura of High Bridge Elementary School.

Christian was selected for writing the best essay in the contest sponsored annually by the Hunterdon County Cultural & Heritage Commission. The second place honor went to Austin Fritz of Tewksbury Elementary School.

The awards were presented by Hunterdon Freeholder ...

Flemington Student is Commencement Speaker at RVCC Graduation

BRANCHBURG, NJ - Raritan Valley Community College awarded associate degrees and certificates to more than 1,300 graduates at its commencement, Saturday, May 12, including Somerville resident Barbara Kania, an Honors College student who introduced commencement speaker Judge Paul W. Armstrong.

Kania is a Pre-Medical Professional major who is the founder and president of RVCC’s Pre-Medicine ...

Special-Ed Student Shares Success Story

ALEXANDRIA, NJ - “God, why didn't you make me smart?”

That's one of the notes Jordan Toma wrote to himself back in grade school. A severe learning disability, exacerbated by high anxiety, frustration and hopelessness soaked his childhood in failure. Until he learned to overcome his deficiencies with hard work.

Toma brought his success story to the Delaware Valley High ...

A Pie in the Face With a Purpose

ALEXANDRIA, NJ - Intermingled with Delaware Valley High School’s Bring Your Child to Work Day on Thursday was a fundraiser for a child with a grievous and incurable disease.

Makenzie Cadmus is a 2-year-old in Hauppauge, N.Y., whose cousins Caitlin and Lianna Viespoli attend Del Val.  Makenzie has epidermolysis bullosa (EB), which means that being touched causes her skin to blister ...

Milford YMCA Preschool Receives Certification

MILFORD, NJ - The YMCA Preschool on Bridge Street here recently received certification from the state Center for Quality Ratings. Following over a year of demonstrating early childhood program quality in the Grow NJ Kids Program, the preschool earned a three-sar rating from the NJCQR.

Milford YMCA Preschool is one of only two early childhood programs in Hunterdon to complete the quality ...

2018 'Hackathon' Offers $5K Prize to Winning Team

FLEMINGTON, NJ – The organizers of Hunterdon’s annual hackathon are casting a wide net to attract technologists from all over the northeast to participate in this year’s event, which will be held on June 9 and June 10 at Hunterdon Central High School.

HackHunterdon is a 24-hour tech-product-creation competition for innovators. It is organized by Hunterdon County Economic ...

'Unity Day' at Reading-Fleming School

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Reading-Fleming Intermediate School students in Spring Unity throughout the month of March.

“Giving Back to Help our Community,” was the theme. The school ran special collections for Flemington Area Food Pantry, United Way of Hunterdon and  Harvest Family Success Center.

Students listened to the needs of the community and donated specific items for ...

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