Giving Back

May 22, 2020

RARITAN TWP. – Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Raritan Township will not be holding its usual Memorial Day ceremony Monday. Although the ceremony itself will not be held, a commemorative wreath will be placed by the monument on the morning of Memorial Day Monday. According to a release from ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – Darin and Brandon Michaels, students at Hunterdon Central Regional High School, knew there was a need to help their community when COVID-19 hit their town hard. With school moving to an at-home environment and their activities being canceled, they wanted to make better use of ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - The Chinese American community in Hunterdon County has been collecting and donating Personal Protective Equipment to hospitals, nursing homes, emergency medical services and policemen during the crisis. "We have seen so many doctors and nurses in China get sick and die ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - With fight or flight running through his mind, Matthew Danek threw caution to the wind, jumped out of his truck and came to the aid of a woman being assaulted in a Flemington parking lot. While driving his package delivery route, the UPS driver spotted trouble at 11:53 a.m. Jan.

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington resident David Norton has been taking photographs of Flemington architecture and homes for years – and now as people are quarantined in their residences in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, he is giving people a look at the people behind the front doors. Norton is ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - With new plans and efforts for preparedness and safety protocols in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, home delivery of meals for people in need is part of the freeholder board’s agenda as it oversees and advises on operations and services throughout the county. In March, ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Hunterdon Central students and staff are donating supplies in this time of need. On March 20, the school donated 1,600 surgical masks and 20 boxes of gloves to Hunterdon Medical Center. The masks came from a supply that was to be used in the event of a large-scale illness on ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Shannon Daley Memorial Fund is holding the 19th Annual Charity Basketball Event March 10, when the Readington Teachers and Readington Men's All-Star Team will take on the world-renowned Harlem Wizards. The Harlem Wizards are one of the greatest basketball show-team ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington-Raritan Regional School District joined millions of students around the country in the Great Kindness Challenge from Jan. 27 through Jan. 31, taking part in a week's worth of comprehensive and inclusive programming to celebrate and promote kindness and ...

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READINGTON, NJ. - Readington Township resident Kyle Barrett has earned the Eagle Scout Award, the highest Boy Scouts of America rank. He received the award in a Court of Honor ceremony Nov. 30 in Clinton. Barrett is a member of Troop 186 in Three Bridges, and his scouting career began when he ...

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CLINTON, NJ – Boy Scout Troop 121 is pleased to announce that Edison Arabia-Meyer recently received his Eagle Award, the highest rank in boy scouts.   Arabia-Meyer built shelving and refurbished the back patio of the North Hunterdon Community Food Pantry. This allows the pantry to better ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - On Feb. 11, John Paller, a Hunterdon County World War II veteran, took his place in history as he received France’s most prestigious award, the French Legion Medal of Honor. In front of a large group of well-wishers including family, friends, military veterans and elected ...

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RARITAN, TWP, NJ - Joe O'Brien, of Raritan Township, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout in a court of honor ceremony held at Echo Hill Park, in Clinton, Sept. 21. O'Brien, a senior at Hunterdon Central Regional High School, is the strategy lead for the Hunterdon Central robotics team, and ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. — Hunterdon County 4-H leaders gathered on Jan. 16 for the 2020 Volunteer Appreciation Night. Three volunteers were honored with special awards: Jackie Majorossy received the Farm Credit East Service Award; Mark Brubaker received the 4-H Alumni Award and Sandy Dabb was named ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - On Jan. 20, the Flemington Community Partnership worked alongside the United Way to host the Martin Luther King Day of Service event.   Everyone was welcome to the Love Flemington Workshop, on Bloomfield Avenue, to partake in any of the ongoing activities, ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Rotary Clubs of Hunterdon County will be holding their 13th Annual Hunterdon County Soup Cook-Off Feb. 24 at the Hunterdon Central Regional High School Commons, in Flemington. The event will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. ShopRite of Hunterdon is the sponsor of the ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Hundreds of residents in Somerset and Hunterdon counties take part in ongoing literacy programs that help them improve their English-language skills, and the winter-spring sessions begin in early January. Conversation groups and beginning classes sponsored by the Literacy ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - On Dec. 10, the Hunterdon County Bar Association gathered at Lone Eagle Brewing in Flemington to celebrate the holiday season.  With over 50 judges and lawyers in attendance, President Elect Peter Marra of Schenck, Price, Smith & King welcomed all, including Zachary Berliner ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – The Center for Educational Advancement’s Annual Turkey Trot will once again be held here on Thanksgiving.  This will be the 27th annual staging of the spectacle that has become a holiday tradition for many families. The Turkey Trot consists of two main events: a ...

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CLINTON TWP., NJ - William Douglin is looking forward to Thanksgiving, even though he grapples with mental illness and severe physical disabilities. Fortunately, the 72-year-old  Glen Gardner resident will be able to host a meal with his caregiver and daughter this Thanksgiving, thanks to the ...

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READINGTON, NJ - It doesn’t take a lot of time to make a big difference. That’s why the Hunterdon County YMCA is hosting Family Volunteer Day on Saturday, Nov. 23. Family Volunteer Day is a day of service that celebrates the power of families who work together to support their communities and ...

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READINGTON, NJ - Hunterdon County Special Olympics recently held its annual Golf Tournament at Stanton Ridge Country Club. A total of 35 foursomes competed for the Joyce Kirchin Memorial Cup. In addition to the golf, players and guests were treated to lunch and an extra-special awards ...

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TEWKSBURY, NJ - The Tewksbury Historical Society is accepting antique items on Saturday, Nov. 16, 9 a.m. to noon at the Oldwick Carriage House, 5 James St., Oldwick, 05588. The items will be sold at the THS Christmas Antique Show to be held on Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – Chabad of Hunterdon’s  CTeen Youth Group recently held its Ice Cream Kickoff event here, but the highlight wasn’t the ice cream. That honor goes to the more than 25 toys and requested items that that will go to young children who have been diagnosed with a serious illness. Cteen ...

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WHITEHOUSE STATION, NJ - Summer will be winding down soon, and will slowly fade into autumn. In turn, autumn will fade into winter. The seasons continually change here in Hunterdon County, but the need for support for Anderson House, located in the Whitehouse Station section of Readington, never ...

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READINGTON, NJ - Aidan Beardsley of Readington has earned the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America. Aidan received his Eagle Scout Award in a Court of Honor ceremony held last month at Echo Hill Park in Clinton. A member of Troop 186 in Three Bridges, Aidan’s Scouting career began when ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Each year the Hunterdon County 4-H program appoints outstanding teens to represent it as a 4-H Ambassador. Three outstanding teens were selected as 4-H Ambassadors for the 2019-20 4-H year: Lindsey Davis, Rachel Ewing and Leah Urmston. They were introduced at this year’s ...

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EAST AMWELL, NJ - A standing room only crowd of enthusiastic Veterans and their families packed into the Hunterdon County 4H Fair’s Main Stage tent this week to salute the Class of 2019 Veterans’ Recognition Medal recipients. Included among the 50 Hunterdon  Veterans who were honored was U.S.

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – When students return to school in Hunterdon next month, more than a thousand will benefit from the United Way Tools for Schools program. Some will benefit in ways they might not have imagined. Tools for Schools is a program that provides backpacks stuffed with essential ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ — Flemington Falcons youth football players and cheerleaders recently sorted and delivered more than 200 hygiene items to the Flemington Area Food Pantry. “This was a great experience,” said John Walther, a parent and 7th grade football coach. “It was good for these kids to see ...

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