Giving Back

June 12, 2021

FLEMINGTON, NJ - Girl Scout Troop 80531 members earned their Bronze Award in May, the highest award a junior-level girl scout can earn. The members of the troop have been working since the fall, and spent most of the school year working through Zoom on the project. The goal of the project was to ...

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This Memorial Day we are proud to announce the winner of the Hunterdon County essay contest TAPinto Flemington-Raritan Township sponsored earlier this year, in partnership with Operation Jersey Cares, an organization comprised of veterans and proud Americans. Operation Jersey Cares (OJC) aims to ...

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HUNTERDON, NJ - Over the past year, live performances have completely stopped as the pandemic prevented people from gathering. But now, a group of students from Hunterdon Central Regional High School, and others around New Jersey, are showing the power of musicians and the state’s young adults, ...

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THREE BRIDGES, NJ - Raritan Township resident Khushwant S. Pall has become the first Sikh to join the Three Bridges Volunteer Fire Company, and is one of the first Sikh firefighters in the country. “It is my greatest privilege and honor to serve as the first Sikh on the Three Bridges Volunteer ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Flemington resident Judy Gold was honored by Bridgewater-based Roman Jewelers and Brooklyn jewelry designer Freida Rothman to honor Women of Strength in the local community. The event was planned in celebration of Mother's Day and honored Gold and Hillsborough resident Courtney ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington-Raritan Regional School District received a donation of 10 ukuleles for the Reading-Fleming Intermediate School Friday. The instruments were donated by the Connor G. Foundation in honor of former student Connor Golembiewski. Golembiewski's father, Mike; mother, ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - With a new task force being formed, Hunterdon County will actively explore options and ideas for the reopening of the senior center at 4 Gauntt Place, Building # 1 in Flemington, operated by the county Department of Human Services and its senior, disabilities and veterans services ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington Girl Scout Chloe Bowers is doing what she can to help the Earth by looking to reduce the reliance on plasticware. Bowers, a fourth grader and junior girl scout in Troop 80080, said that when she ordered from her favorite restaurant, Chimney Rock Inn of Flemington, her ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County recently approved a proclamation for Volunteer Appreciation Week (April 18 through 24) to express gratitude for all the contributions that help the county thrive, and the individuals, services and community groups that residents can depend on in times of ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington Area Food Pantry was named the "Hero of the Month'' by the Alpine Business Systems of Bound Brook in January 2021. Building on that momentum and the nonprofit organization’s tremendous assistance to the community throughout the pandemic, at the Hunterdon County ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington’s Alex Mooney has fond childhood memories of going to Tuccamirgan Park, and, last year, when he went in search of an Eagle Scout project, it was the first place that came to mind. ”I just wanted to help out some of the parks in our community since I grew up going to ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - A small group of Hunterdon County high school students has organized an online gaming fundraiser March 27 to reward a friend for a selfless deed. The fundraiser, a one-on-one tournament playing the popular game, Rocket League, will benefit Ian Hewitt, a Hunterdon County ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - The FLL team, The RoboTechnicians, gave back to Hunterdon Medical ER staff and JP Case Middle School staff through a community outreach program. The robotics program is run by First, and guided by the Hunterdon Central Robotics Team. On the team are Copper Hill Elementary ...

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READINGTON, NJ - Hunterdon Central Regional High School senior Jared Van Veldhuisen, of Readington, was honored Nov. 22 at the Lebanon Township Baptist Camp for earning Eagle Scout and achieving Eagle Palms. Van Veldhuisen is a member of Boy Scout Troop 186, in Three Bridges. For his Eagle ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - A moment of “Zen” and reflection was taken during the busy holiday season rush, the course of official board business and continued district response and planning for COVID-containment at Monday’s Hunterdon Central Regional School District Board of Education meeting. The board ...

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The Staff and Management of TAPinto Flemington/Raritan wishes you and your family a very Merry Christmas. This has been a challenging year for our country and our community, and we wish you peace and prosperity in 2021.  So, we leave you with these words written so long ago by John Lennon, and ...

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Calling all students! Operation Jersey Cares needs you to enter our writing competition, to help honor our veterans at this very special time of year.  There is no better time to honor our American patriots who are overseas defending our freedom.  "Operation Jersey Cares aims to honor those ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Thanks to the efforts and foresight of a Hunterdon County 11th grade student and his family, the Flemington Area Food Pantry is well-equipped for 2021 and beyond with a green initiative to power parts of its facility using solar energy. On Nov. 18, county officials joined the ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - In a year like no other, Hunterdon County hosted a Veterans Day Ceremony online, with the addition of the Veterans Recognition & Medal Ceremony that was supposed to be held in August, but was canceled due to the pandemic. The virtual event, complete with a full lineup ...

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READINGTON, NJ - Girl Scout Delania Wallace, a senior at Hunterdon Central Regional High School and a resident of Readington Township, dedicated her recent Gold Award project to addressing animal welfare issues after growing up with a rescue of her own, her dad’s police dog. Wallace decided to ...

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READINGTON, NJ – Jason Linz, of Readington Township, earned his Eagle Scout rank, along with four Eagle Palms, at a Court of Honor ceremony held at the Readington River Buffalo farm Sept. 29. Linz is a junior at Hunterdon Central Regional High School. An Eagle Palm is awarded after a scout ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - From a surge in Hunterdon County residents picking up food at the Flemington Area Food Pantry to guidance on applying for assistance with utility payments and the Code Blue cold weather homelessness outreach with Hunterdon Helpline, the county is keeping abreast of social ...

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RARITAN TWP, NJ - Raritan Township Committee approved Eagle Scout Cristian Artache’s request to build a kicking wall at Clover Hill Park for the Clover Hill Soccer League. Seventeen-year-old Artache, of Readington, made a pitch to the committee Tuesday, explaining that he intends to erect a wall ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - She has a history with the organization that dates back to elementary school, and now she is not letting something like a pandemic stop her from running a marathon to support Smile Train, the world’s largest cleft charity empowering local medical professionals to provide cleft ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The PTO at Francis A. Desmares Elementary School joined with Duck Donuts to bring fresh food to the community and the staff at Hunterdon Medical Center. All families at Desmares had the option to buy Dolphin Donuts for themselves or donate them to the HMC staff in appreciation ...

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This coming Saturday, September 26 at 7:30 PM there will be a FESTIVAL OF LAUGHS! Comedy show fundraiser to raise money for the Flemington Fire Department. If you want to help some really dedicated volunteer first responders, this is the way to do it and have some great fun at the same time. The ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Freeholder Director Shaun C. Van Doren opened a dialogue with his colleagues on the board Sept. 15 about returning to in-person meetings at the county’s 71 Main Street complex. A decision was made by the board to return to its in-person meetings in downtown Flemington for ...

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Even though Hunterdon 4-H club meetings, the Fair and other group activities have been canceled since the middle of March because of the pandemic, members and their parents and club leaders have been busy performing a variety of community service projects. From making masks and face shields to ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Lifelong Flemington resident Nick Turkynak embodies the hard work and dedication of being a first responder, as he’s both a paid and volunteer EMT in Hunterdon and Warren counties, holding part-time positions, and serves as a volunteer firefighter in the Three Bridges Volunteer ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The nonprofit Hunterdon Land Trust is inviting residents to participate in its first-ever Treasure Hunterdon Virtual Move-a-thon, from Aug. 15 to Sept. 25. The event is looking to raise funds to benefit the work protecting and caring for local forests, fields, farms and ...

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