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Flemington Borough Council Approves $300K Redevelopment Area Bond for Courthouse Square Project

May 20, 2022

FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington Borough Council approved a non-recourse redevelopment bond in a principal amount of $300,000 for the Courthouse Square project.

Borough redevelopment attorney Andrew Brewer explained that this Redevelopment Area Bond (known as a RAB) amount represents a part of the financial agreement for the Courthouse Square project, undertaken by Flemington Center Urban ...

County Officials Speak About Flooding Concerns and Planning for Emergency Preparedness, FEMA and State Programs Noted

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County Board Director John E. Lanza explained the takeaways of his meeting with Gov. Phil Murphy in Lambertville prior to the commissioner meeting May 3.

Lanza said he has hopes state and federal officials can partner on efforts to make New Jersey’s communities more resilient. He announced that the state has new methods to partner with local governments ...

Flemington Borough Council Approves Municipal Budget

FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington Borough Council voted unanimously to approve the municipal budget for 2022.

Total general appropriations equal just under $7 million, precisely $6,942,309. This is an increase over the final 2021 budgeted amount of $6,527,444.

The operating budget’s borough salaries and wages total $2,500,296, up from the final 2021 line of $2,493,961, with the borough ...

An Open Invite to GOP Primary Candidates for Flemington Mayor to participate in Candidate Forum

Marcia Karrow, Robert Shore

Candidates for Flemington Borough Mayor

Thomas Jefferson said, "An educated citizenry is a vital requisite for our survival as a free people."                         

In the spirit of those wise words from Jefferson, TAPinto is willing to once again sponsor a Candidate Forum for ...

Raritan Township Introduces 2022 Budget With Slight Tax Increase

RARITAN TWP, NJ - The Raritan Township Committee introduced its 2022 Budget during its May 3 meeting.

The budget will include a minimal increase in property taxes, as the average home will be paying only $7.86 more this year in municipal taxes.

According to Mayor Scott MacDade, the committee attempted to keep tax increases low while continuing to invest in public safety and strong ...

Local Resident Hired in New FCP Role, Administrator of Neighborhood Preservation Plan Grant in Borough’s South End

FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington Borough Council conducted a job interview for a key role in community development and planning at its meeting April 25.

New Flemington resident Kyle Rudgers was interviewed and subsequently approved for hire by the borough council. He will serve as the administrator of the grant program funding Flemington Borough was awarded in 2021 from the New Jersey Department of ...

Flemington Borough Updating Parking and Wayfinding Signage

FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington Borough Council President Jeremy Long presented samples of the new blue parking and wayfinding signage, which are being thoroughly reviewed before they are posted around town.

The Neighborhood Preservation Program Grant that Flemington Borough received provides some funding toward the new signage, for placemaking as well as destination and visitor preparedness in ...

Flemington Council Approves Stigma-Free Resolution, Hunterdon County Honors Prevention Resources Inc. for Opening 'The Center'

FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington Borough is now declared a Stigma-Free municipality, and the county seat is in a unique position to help all members of the community seeking resources if they are experiencing problems related to mental health or substance abuse.

Members of Prevention Resources Inc. joined the Flemington Borough Council this week for the approval of a stigma-free resolution to ...

Courthouse Square Construction Update Provided Following Demolition of 82 Main Street on Monday

FLEMINGTON, NJ - The April 25 Flemington Borough Council meeting began with an update on the Courthouse Square project on historic Main Street with the news that 82 Main Street has been demolished.

Mayor Betsy Driver explained that there was a redevelopment committee meeting with Courthouse Square project officials, including engineering personnel from Flemington Borough and the ...

Committee Entertains Putting Historic Building "Handshake Deal" In Rulebooks

RARITAN TWP, NJ - The April 19 Raritan Township Committee meeting featured a discussion on what procedures should be carried out by the Historic Committee before the town can issue a permit for demolition.

The discussion, which was apparently born from a case where a historic structure was at least partially demolished while the various boards were preoccupied, was mostly led by ...

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Employers, Teens, and Parents/Guardians: Be Aware of Child Labor Laws as Summer Approaches

May 14, 2022

As the last days of school approach and the summer months draw nearer, many teenagers will be returning to the work force.  New Jersey takes the safety and protection of its minors who work these summer jobs very seriously, and the New Jersey Department of Labor cracks down hard on child labor violators.   Therefore, it is important for employers, teenagers, and parents/guardians ...

Full Moon Yoga & Sound Healing Session May 16th

May 10, 2022

Join us for our monthly Full Moon Yoga & Sound Healing session led by owner Jeff Claburn & fellow teacher & sound healer Christina Flanagan. With the energy of the moon, experience a gentle moon salutation of yoga poses integrated with calming breathing techniques to begin the evening.

Once Shavasana is reached, allow the body, mind, & breath to be enhanced with essential oils, ...

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Joe Piscopo - Star of Saturday Night Live

May 16, 2022

Joe Piscopo is a resident of Lebanon Township and has lived in Tewksbury Township. Along with Eddie Murphy, Joe Piscopo was a player on Saturday Night Live for four seasons from 1980-84. On SNL, he was known for playing such characters as 60 Minutes Andy Rooney, Bruce Springsteen, and Frank Sinatra. In 1988, he played the role of "the Comedian" on an episode of Star Trek: The ...

Sharon Van Etten: Musician and Actor

Sharon Van Etten has released six studio albums, the latest of which is We've Been Going About This All Wrong (2022). She attended North Hunterdon High School, at which she participated in the chorus and performed in stage musicals. Van Etten's debut, Because I Was in Love, was released on May 26, 2009, on Language of Stone, and was manufactured and distributed by Drag City. Because ...

Athletes of the Week: Hunterdon Central Boys Golf Wins State Championships!

May 18, 2022

The Hunterdon Central boys golf team won the NJ State Group 4 Championships Tuesday.

This continues the team's undefeated season, and adds honors for the players, including a medal on May 14 for Alex Yong, who medaled at the Hunterdon County Boys Golf Tournament.

On the team this year are Thomas Brunnetti, Trent Fisher, Zachery Fisher, Tyler Francfort, Ryan Hughes, Greg Kepic, ...

Sean Creter is TAPinto Athlete of the Week. 

Saturday, May 7th, Sean Creter scored three goals for the Red Devils (13-0), who outscored Pope John, 5-1, in the second quarter to open an 8-3 halftime lead for the championship of the Hunterdon Warren Sussex Tournament. Sean is TAPinto Athlete of the Week. 

According to the website, nlfrankings.com, "Creter is really explosive out of his stance, is very clean off the ground ...

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Hunterdon County Reporting 71 New COVID Cases, as of Wednesday

May 19, 2022

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County reported an increase of 71 COVID cases Wednesday, bringing the total number to 23,310.

The county is not reporting any new fatalities, keeping the total at 216, between the ages of 31 and 102.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township – 754 cases, 3 deaths
Bethlehem Township – ...

Hunterdon County Reporting 61 New COVID Cases, as of Tuesday

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County reported an increase of 61 COVID cases Tuesday, bringing the total number to 23,239.

The county is not reporting any new fatalities, keeping the total at 216, between the ages of 31 and 102.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township – 754 cases, 3 deaths
Bethlehem Township – ...

Hunterdon County Reporting 49 New COVID Cases, as of Monday

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County reported an increase of 49 COVID cases Monday, bringing the total number to 23,178.

The county is not reporting any new fatalities, keeping the total at 216, between the ages of 31 and 102.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township – 752 cases, 3 deaths
Bethlehem Township – ...

Pro-Choice Protest Organized by Hunterdon Central Teens [Photo display].

May 6, 2022

Chants of "My Body, My Choice" were heard over the pounding rain hitting the sidewalk in front of the historic courthouse on Main Street in Flemington late Friday afternoon, as more than seventy students --mostly from Hunterdon Central--- expressed their outrage at the possibility of the 1973 landmark Roe Supreme Court decision being overturned.

Earlier this week, a 98-page draft ...

North Hunterdon High School Junior Selected to be Governor's School in the Sciences Scholar

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - North Hunterdon High School junior Aasha Page was selected to be a New Jersey Governor’s School in the Sciences scholar, one of the most prestigious summer programs for high schoolers in the state.

To apply, an individual must be nominated by the high school based on such criteria as high school transcript, class rank, written essay, letters of recommendation and ...

NEW HOPE ARTS CENTER (NHA) Unveils RENOVATION PLANS by Ralph Fey Architects

May 14, 2022

The New Hope Arts Center, Government Officials, and Board members of the organization gathered to officially unveil long-awaited renovation rendering plans by architect Ralph C. Fey.  

The nonprofit facility further announced the institution’s $750,000 capital campaign launch, “Elevate the Arts.”  This renovation project will ...

CATSKILLS COMEDY NOSH at THE BORSCHT BELT in STOCKTON SATURDAY MAY 21st

The best Jewish comedians, and a dinner nosh. You'll laugh till you plotz! Saturday May 21st!

Catskills on the Delaware - comes to THE BORSCHT BELT - STOCKTON, NJ 

Doors Open 7pm Show: 8pm CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

MIKE EAGEN's television appearances include Caroline's Comedy Hour (A&E) and Evening At The Improv. (A&E) and The Valentine's Day Massacre, a ...

‘True American Hero’ Veteran Amos Benjamin shares his story of courage and healing following traumatic brain injury

May 20, 2022

United States Marine Corps veteran and motivational speaker Amos Benjamin shared his life story and mission advocating for veteran home ownership at an event hosted by Benchmark Lending at Chimney Rock Inn on April 28. 

“Our team met Amos last year and we were so moved by his story that we invited him to meet our realtor partners here in New Jersey,” explained Glenn M. Davis, ...

NAACP Inducts Officers in Hunterdon County Chapter

May 18, 2022

To the Editor:

I recently had the honor of attending the induction of officers into the Hunterdon County chapter of the NAACP. It is about time that we had more support for the diversity that is now prevalent in Hunterdon County.

There were numerous officials and politicians in attendance to offer congratulations and support for the new chapter. The politicians from Hunterdon County spoke, ...

Protect Your Rights

To the Editor:

In 1946 German Lutheran Pastor Martin Niemöller was quoted as saying:

First, they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out — because I was not a socialist.

Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out — because I was not a trade unionist.

Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out — because I was not a ...

County Officials Speak About Flooding Concerns and Planning for Emergency Preparedness, FEMA and State Programs Noted

May 18, 2022

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County Board Director John E. Lanza explained the takeaways of his meeting with Gov. Phil Murphy in Lambertville prior to the commissioner meeting May 3.

Lanza said he has hopes state and federal officials can partner on efforts to make New Jersey’s communities more resilient. He announced that the state has new methods to partner with local governments ...

County Commissioners Approve New Tourism Opportunity Grant Program for Hunterdon Municipalities

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - The board of county commissioners has approved funding and regulations for a new grant program – “Rediscover Hunterdon’s Communities” – aimed at driving tourism and commerce into Hunterdon’s 26 municipalities.

County officials described the newest Tourism grant program, approved unanimously at the board’s May 3 meeting, as an ...

Hunterdon County Commissioners Honor Public Safety Telecommunicators, 911 Dispatch Unit Serving Entire County

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - The board of county commissioners, county executive staff and constitutional officers presented proclamations recognizing the dedication and achievements of individuals from the Hunterdon County Department of Public Safety.

The first proclamation unanimously approved by the board April 5 declared the week of April 10 through 16, 2022, as National Public Safety ...

New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...

Gas Prices in New Jersey Reach Another Record High

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high.

The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to AAA.

The Newark and Trenton areas are paying the most statewide, according ...

Jack McGreevey, a No-Nonsense Supporter of Veterans, Dead at 93

CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battle-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12.

He was 93.

Mr. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the 19th legislative district, serving in the legislative office since 1998. He proudly wore his ...