Green

May 17, 2019

FLEMINGTON, NJ – The one-day annual Stream Cleanup organized by Raritan Headwaters Association removed 18 tons of trash, litter and recyclables from almost 80 miles of river, stream and lakefront, the group reports. Cleanup volunteers included individuals, families, scout troops, churches, ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – Finally, the sun finally came out for the 2019 Hunterdon County Bike to Work – a relief for the 52 riders who registered for the event. A few of the die-hard commuters did in fact brave the lousy weather conditions on Monday and Tuesday and rode to and from work or transit ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – A coalition is quietly forming to oppose a state Department of Environmental Protection rule that critics say would, if enacted, close the borough and neighboring Raritan Township to development. As TAPinto reported, Hunterdon Freeholders learned about the rule last week, and ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – Another 77 acres of farmland and 209 forested open space acres have been approved for preservation by the Hunterdon Freeholders. The 77-acre Grochowicz farm spreads across three municipalities: Bethlehem, Glen Gardner and Hampton. The $657,050 needed to preserve the farm was ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – This year’s Hunterdon County Bike to Work Week will be held from May 13-17. This free annual event provides local commuters with a fun and engaging opportunity to leave their cars behind and consider bicycling to work instead. It’s sponsored by goHunterdon, the local non-profit ...

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PITTSTOWN, NJ - Hunterdon County’s Senior Park Naturalist Laura Kroon Bush, will talk on Love in Nature on Thursday, March 7 at Rutgers’ Snyder Research Farm, 140 Locust Grove Road here. The hour-long program is free and starts at 7:30 p.m. No reservations are required. Attendees should note ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – County Freeholders approved preserving three farms totaling 175 acres last week, which brings Hunterdon’s total preserved properties to more than 33,000 acres. Freeholder Matt Holt said farmland and open space preservation “is vital” to maintaining Hunterdon “unique and special ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - A Hunterdon teen, Lianna Bonacorsi of Franklin Township, is the 2019 New Jersey Agricultural Fair Ambassador. The 17-year-old North Hunterdon High School senior was chosen Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair Ambassador in August, making her eligible to seek the state ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J - County planner Bill Millette said he’ll be making recommendations to the county Planning Board Nov. 1 when it meets to adopt the draft Strategic Parks and Open Space Plan. The public hearing will resume at 8:15 a.m. in the Planning Board Conference Room, which is located in ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. - The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is looking for volunteer weather observers in Flemington and Raritan Township. CoCoRaHS is a nationwide volunteer precipitation-observing network with more than 15,000 active observers in all 50 states, Puerto ...

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EAST AMWELL, N.J. - The New Jersey 4-H State Goat Show held at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agriculture Fair here drew entries from as far away as Atlantic and Sussex counties. The Best County Herd designation went to Hunterdon County, based on the animals of various exhibitors living ...

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EAST AMWELL, N.J. - The Hunterdon County 4-H Poultry & Waterfowl Show was a great success for members of the Fur ‘n' Feathers Poultry Club. Jacob Van Doren of Raritan Township took home Best in Show, Reserve Standard, Best Bantam, Best Gamebird, Best Waterfowl, Best Pigeon, Reserved Pigeon ...

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EAST AMWELL, N.J. - The county 4-H Rabbit Show at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair attracted dozens of entries. Ashlee Gibbons of Raritan Township won Best in Show, Best Bred & Raised, Best of Breed Himalayan & Creme D’ Argent, five excellent placings and nine Very ...

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EAST AMWELL, N.J. - A total of 22 farmers entered items in the Farm Crops Show held at the Hunterdon County 4-H & Agricultural Fair. They competed in the following categories: grain, hay, straw, corn, soybeans, sunflower and sorghum. In the grain division, Tom Zeng of Raritan Township ...

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RARITAN TWP. – Lifelong farmer Charles Rogers, a township resident, was honored with the Roger Everitt Award at this year’s Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair. The award was instituted in 2004 by Everitt, a key organizer of the fair and its president until he died in March 2017. The ...

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LEBANON TWP. – Hunterdon County’s newest park – 244 acres connecting the Point Mountain Reservation and Teetertown/Crystal Springs Preserve – has been preserved by a public-private partnership spearheaded by New Jersey Conservation Foundation and Hunterdon County. Hunterdon County purchased the ...

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EAST AMWELL – For the first time, a flower show open to the public will be part of the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair, which runs Wednesday-Sunday, Aug. 22-26 at the Roger Everitt Fairgrounds, South County Park. This show is for flowers raised in anywhere in New Jersey, by the ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ – Kathleen Palmer has been passionate about butterflies since 4th grade. At her home here in northern Somerset County, she has taken her interest in the insects up many notches since childhood. Today, a section of her property is registered as a Monarch Waystation (Reg. #1111) ...

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