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Giving Back

January 10, 2022

January is Blood Donor Recognition Month There is a national shortage of blood and the Blood Bank at Hunterdon Medical Center is in critical need of blood donors in our community. Pelican Ski & Snowboard Shop in Whitehouse Station recognizes the importance of donating blood and would like to ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – Wear pink on Tuesday! The Watchung Hills and Hunterdon Central Boys' Basketball teams are teaming up for a good cause. All three levels of the basketball squads – freshmen, JV and varsity – will be standing united in bringing awareness and raising money for breast cancer ...

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To the Hunterdon County Community, On behalf of myself, our Editor-in-Chief Audrey Blumberg, and our staff of reporters, we wish you and your family a joyous and wonderful Merry Christmas and Blessesd Kwanzaa.  We have very much enjoyed bringing you the news every day this year, and we ...

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Flemington Car & Truck Country, along with Clinton Honda and Jaguar Land Rover Princeton, were honored to support the hard work of The Outreach Connection during their Adopt-a-Family Holiday Gift Drive.  Founded in 2018 in Washington, NJ, The Outreach Connection is on a mission to help those ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Members of Hunterdon Garden Guild planted a native Redbud tree on Nov. 19 at the Flemington Borough Park on Court Street. The occasion was to commemorate the Guild's 70th anniversary, which was in 2020. This beautiful tree species supports bees and other pollinators with its ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington resident Jack Ference has made it his mission, since the age of 5, to collect toothbrushes for the state’s most vulnerable during the holiday season and donate them to non-profit organization Holiday Express – and after 10 years, he has finally reached his ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Girl scouts from Service Unit 84 have been decorating the trees on the Hunterdon Medical Center Campus for 18 years. This year, ambassador scouts from troop #80683 did it one more time, as they are all graduating from Hunterdon Central Regional High School this year. In ...

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RARITAN TWP, NJ - Town officials, clergy and volunteers alike gathered in Raritan Township Nov. 19 to break ground on a new duplex built by Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity. The duplex, located at 1 Raritan Avenue on top of the old fire station, is intended to be finished in late ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - A multi-alarm fire ripped through the Hunter Hills complex on North Main Street Monday evening, and a total of 12 apartments have been deemed uninhabitable. According to the borough, police officers were on scene and evacuated all residents, and one burn victim was taken to the ...

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DELAWARE TWP, NJ - The girls in Girl Scout Troop 81252, from Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey, are working to address the issue of recycling plastic waste in Hunterdon County with their Silver Award Take Action project, "Reducing Plastic in Our Community." The Girl Scout Cadettes – Mary Kate ...

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FLEMINGTON - As a lifelong Girl Scout, Mary McKenna is no stranger to the benefits of outdoor education. And when the time came to choose her Gold Award project, McKenna said she wanted to find a way to share her love of the natural world with future generations of Flemington-Raritan ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington’s VFW Post 7856 hosted a Veterans Day celebration, remembrance and wreath-laying ceremony Nov. 11 at the borough’s Soldiers Monument on Main Street. The special guest speaker for the ceremony was Bob Looby, of Pittstown, who is New Jersey’s State Homeless Veterans ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - A big part of the Hunterdon Huskies organization is giving back to the community, so after the destruction and devastation of Tropical Storm Ida, the organization took action to help the many American Youth Football and Cheer families from the Middlesex Blue Jays who were ...

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The girls of Delaware Valley Regional High School’s soccer team were feeling pretty good about donating a $2,000 prize they’d won to four of their Manville opponents who’d been displaced by recent Hurricane Ida flooding. But now their smiles are even wider – a Manville alumnus and his wife heard ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Each year a topic of interest and concern is identified by One Voice of Hunterdon County, a community coalition using collaboration with faith communities to address social issues. The vision of One Voice is that in every place of worship, on the same weekend, faith leaders ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - In the span of six days, Eagle Scout Jay Thomas Wieder, of Boy Scout Troop 1969, was honored by both the Hunterdon County Board of County Commissioners, and by the superintendent and board of education of the Hunterdon Central Regional High School district, where he’s currently a ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Hunterdon County YMCA, in partnership with United Way of Hunterdon County, is hosting their Annual Winter Coat Drive.  This year, in addition to the children's coats, the Y is requesting new adult coats for our neighbors in Lambertville who have lost everything as a result ...

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There is a national shortage of blood and the Blood Bank at Hunterdon Medical Center is in critical need of O positive and O negative blood. Every day, lives are saved by blood donors in our community. Hunterdon Medical Center depends heavily on regular volunteer blood donors to maintain an ...

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LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - The Lambertville Chamber of Commerce held the Helping Hands Benefit Oct. 9 and Oct. 10 to benefit those families, individuals and businesses that were impacted by Tropical Storm Ida. The event was a musical festival, held at the Hunterdon County Fairgrounds, and included ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - In front of the Historic Hunterdon County Courthouse Oct. 7, the county and many veterans and community members presented a new red Killed In Action Honor Flag to proudly display Hunterdon’s respect and continued commemoration of all those U.S. service members who lost their ...

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In 2019, 39 New Jerseyans lost their lives to domestic violence. As the COVID-19 pandemic has continued to impact our state, rates of domestic violence have only increased. SAFE in Hunterdon will commemorate Domestic Violence Awareness Month by hosting a candlelight vigil to honor those who have ...

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Star Throwers Group recently had their ribbon cutting opening at their new home in Raritan Township. Their website describes the organization as "A place for people in their 20s and 30s with programming run BY MEMBERS, FOR MEMBERS, to explore careers and create connections in the community, with ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Raritan Township resident, and author, Cindy Yard donated her children's books, "Camille's How to Blow your Nose" and "Camille's How to Wipe your Bottom," to all five Hunterdon pediatric offices in Flemington, Washington, Clinton and Hillsborough. The books, according to a ...

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Join us for a great day on Stangl Road in Flemington celebrating Hunterdon County breweries, restaurants, businesses, and farms. Featuring live music all day, farm to festival foods, local craft beer, ice cream, and games for all ages! The festival will take place on Stangl Road near Lone Eagle ...

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READINGTON TWP, NJ - James J. Benson, III, of Readington, achieved the rank of Eagle Scout May 6. The son of James J. Jr and Nancy Benson, James Benson is a member of Boy Scout Troop 186 of the Hunterdon Arrowhead District in the Washington Crossing Council, chartered to the Three Bridges ...

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RARITAN TWP, NJ - The members of the Raritan Township Fire Department did all they could to protect residents during the deluge of Tropical Storm Ida Sept. 1 – and now the department needs the public's help to continue its service to the community. On Sept. 1, when the tropical storm dropped 11 ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - On Friday, the Hunterdon Central Football Booster club held its 5th Annual Honoring our Hero's night prior to the school's first home football game. The club invited police, military veterans, active military members, EMT/EMS volunteers and firefighters. They also invited ...

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The Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce Foundation is hosting “Evening of Laughter” on Friday, September 24, 2021, at 7:30 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. at Stangl Factory Stage, 50 Stangl Road in Flemington.  It will be a great night to come out and enjoy the evening!  Your Headliner is the Infamous ...

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SERGEANTSVILLE, NJ - Delaware Township supported Light it Up Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Friday, when local residents gathered to drape gold ribbons on a Christmas tree and light it up near the municipal building. The St. Baldrick's Foundation in Sergeantsville sponsored the event ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Carol Dvoor, the site director of Safe Harbor in Flemington, was named a 2021 Purple Ribbon Award Winner for program and shelter executive of the year. The awards are judged by a national panel of respected professionals from the domestic violence field, and are the first ...

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