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JCP&L Improvement Plans Pending State Approval

March 22, 2019

FLEMINGTON, NJ – At their meeting this week, Hunterdon Freeholders received a “high level overview” from Jersey Central Power & Light’s Hunterdon representative, the first since a pair of storms knocked power out to thousands here at the end of February and early March.

Stan Prater told the Freeholders that the storms, “hit Hunterdon County pretty ...

Assemblymen, Congressman, Set Mobile Office Hours

FLEMINGTON, NJ - As part of an ongoing effort to serve constituents and address their concerns, Assemblymen Andrew Zwicker and Roy Freiman of the 16th legislative district will be holding mobile office hours on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

They will be at the Headquarters Branch of the Hunterdon County Library on Route 12 in Raritan Township on March 26, April 30 and May 28.

They will be ...

Flemington's 'Guitar Boy' May Be Replaced by Apartments, Offices

FLEMINGTON, NJ – The vacant, ramshackle Global Agway property is being eyed by a developer for a mixed use of offices and residential rentals, Mayor Betsy Driver said at last night’s Borough Council meeting.

Surveyors have been on the 5.6 acre property and the developer has been conducting “due diligence” in advance of possibly acquiring it, she said.

Driver ...

Hunterdon's Blackouts Widen as 911 Calls Spike

Editor's note: This article has been updated here.

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Crews from Jersey Central Power & Light are at work here restoring power, the Hunterdon Office of Emergency Management Coordinator is reporting this morning.

But Brayden Fahey says, “If the gusts become more frequently sustained, then that may require reassessment.”

Today’s high winds have ...

Hunterdon Freeholders Seek PennEast Attorney General Investigation

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Hunterdon Freeholders voted unanimously on Tuesday to call for an investigation into what Freeholder John Lanza called “significant and troubling” potential conflicts of interest between Gov. Phil Murphy’s Administration and a company that is part owner of the proposed PennEast pipeline.

The vote was in support of a letter to state Attorney General ...

FCP Director Meredith to Leave Post for New Job

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Ann Meredith, the Executive Director of the Flemington Community Partnership, will resign her position to take a post in the publishing business, she said yesterday.

Meredith was hired for the FCP job after its board conducted a review of more than 70 candidates, then-FCP Chair Paul Marciano said nearly two years ago. She replaced Judy Peacock Goodwin.

Before joining ...

'Free Beer' Part of FCP Plan Unveiling

FLEMINGTON, NJ – The invitation to the upcoming stakeholders’ meeting of Flemington Community Partnership includes the familiar enticement: “As always, the first beer is on us.”

“That’s a pretty good deal,” Borough Councilwoman Susan Peterson said at this week’s Borough Council meeting. But she added a cautionary note – you need to be there ...

Freeholders Approve New 'Closed Session' Policy

FLEMINGTON, NJ – When Hunterdon Freeholder Director Suzanne Lagay announced last week that she would not seek re-election, she also promised she’d continue to work diligently through the remainder of the year on behalf of Hunterdon residents.

As usual, Lagay meant what she said.

At the Feb. 5 Freeholder meeting, Lagay introduced a new protocol “in an effort to ensure ...

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