Hunterdon County News

May 14, 2021

Hunterdon County, NJ – Rural Awareness Inc., a Franklin Township nonprofit civic organization, announced that the recipient of the Hiram Deats Award for 2021 is Philip Fleming, a 21-year resident of Sunnyside, a Franklin hamlet east of Cherryville on the South Branch of the Raritan River. The ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - On May 20 at 4 p.m., the New Jersey Highlands Council (Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council) will meet to decide the application for Highlands Council Performance Petition Package, including the Highlands Master Plan element, which was approved by the Board of County ...

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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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"Democracy can't function without an informed citizenry." Ryan Shapiro TAPinto Flemington/Raritan will sponsor a Candidate Forum for the residents of Flemington for the race for Borough Council to be decided in the June 8th Democratic Primary.  The date for the Candidate Forum is Tuesday, May ...

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FLEMINGTON – Hunterdon Land Trust Farmers’ Market kicks off a new season May 16 with about 25 local farmers and vendors offering an array of organic produce; all-natural beef, chicken and pork; fresh-baked breads; cave-ripened cheeses; honey; pies; native plants; fresh-cut flowers; locally roasted ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - The Delaware River Scenic Byway is a winner of the 2021 National Scenic Byway Foundation's Byway Community Award, event category, for their NJ Clean Communities Annual Delaware River Cleanup, according to a release from the foundation. The cleanup began in 2017, and is ...

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READINGTON – Just like a jigsaw puzzle, the pieces of Readington Township’s land preservation plan are fitting together quite nicely. The latest piece added is the Fitzgerald tract, 28.7 acres nestled in the northern Chambers Brook watershed and off Coddington Road.  Hunterdon Land Trust played ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - The Hunterdon Art Tour, a self-guided tour showcasing studios and exhibition spaces of more than 60 artists living and working in Hunterdon County, will be held May 1 and May 2. The program was founded by a volunteer group of artists and longtime Hunterdon County residents ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Following an event involving the of the excessive use of force and "assaultive conduct," Lt. Eddie Molina, 42, of East Brunswick, N.J. has been charged with Official Misconduct (Two Counts, 2nd Degree) and Tampering with Public Records or Information (3rd Degree) says a release from ...

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WASHINGTON, NJ - The Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault Crisis Center of Warren County (DASACC) received a $25,000 grant from the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund, according to a release. The grant will be used to address the critical needs of survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - In early April, Hunterdon County was recognized as one of the healthiest counties in New Jersey, according to a report from the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. Board of Commissioners Director Susan J. Soloway reported on the findings from the report ...

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HIGH BRIDGE, NJ - The Hunterdon Huskies are celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2021, and are planning events to celebrate the big milestone. Events include an annual bonfire and super raffle, which are in the planning stages under the current CDC COVID-19 guidelines. In addition, they are ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - The Hunterdon County Board of County Commissioners formalized another open space and land preservation initiative, adding the 97-acre CRC Mine Road property in Bethlehem Township to Hunterdon County’s land inventory. This project was initiated by the nonprofit Hunterdon ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - At the April 6 county commissioners meeting, Alexandria Township presented an update on activities in the municipality made possible through another of the 2020 economic development grants Hunterdon County officials approved, in order to spur business investments and ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - The Hunterdon County Board of County Commissioners gave approval to the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference to update the signage along the Highlands Trail for safety and visibility in Hunterdon County Parks, including Jugtown Mountain Preserve, the Columbia Trail, the ...

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TRENTON, NJ — The state Department of Health has directed all New Jersey vaccination sites to cancel or put on hold appointments for the one-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine — following recommendations by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Member of the Hunterdon County chapter of the Sunrise Movement marched to Rep. Tom Malinowski's office in Somerville Wednesday afternoon to demand he sign the Good Jobs for All pledge and commit to investing in good jobs for the future. The pledge was written by the Sunrise ...

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TEWKSBURY, NJ - The Tewksbury Historical Society will participate in the 6th annual Oldwick Town Sale sponsored by the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Oldwick, April 24, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.    THS will hold an additional Tag Sale May 1, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  THS Sales will be located at ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County’s Parks & Recreation Division has announced the official opening day for Trout season on April 10 at 8 a.m., at the many fishing areas in the county that have been stocked with trout from the Pequest Hatchery. Fishing areas in Hunterdon County include ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - In 2021, four Hunterdon County-based local history organizations, venues and nonprofits will receive re-grant award amounts totaling $25,195 from the County History Partnership Program (CHPP). The grantee organizations include the Hunterdon County Historical Society, with ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - The Hunterdon County YMCA is pleased to announce that their board of trustees ratified the appointment of Robert Lomauro to serve as its Interim Chief Executive Officer (ICEO). Lomauro will be taking on this leadership position following the retirement of president and CEO ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Hunterdon County’s Deputy Director of the Board of County Commissioners John E. Lanza lambasted the governor for this year’s proposed continuation of a troubling trend – decreased state school aid funding for Hunterdon County’s public schools. Actions speak louder than words, ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County Vocational School District’s (HCVSD) Polytech Career & Technical High School has put out a call for businesses, non-profits or individuals in need of high-quality design services. Through the Bridging the Gap program, students in Polytech’s Commercial ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - The Hunterdon County Board of County Commissioners approved a resolution endorsing the county’s Highlands Region Master Plan Element and Highlands Plan Conformance Petition Package as consistent with the county’s goals and objectives in pursuing future efforts and mutually ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – Hunterdon County Vocational School District (HCVSD) has named Teresa De Sapio Diaz as Educator of the Year. Diaz has taught Commercial Art & Advertising Design and 3D Computer Animation at Hunterdon County Polytech Career & Technical High School since December 1999. She ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – Hunterdon County Vocational School District (HCVSD) is celebrating the early acceptances of three of its top female students to United States Military Academies. With these acceptances, these young women, students at HCVSD’s Biomedical Sciences Academy (BSA) and Computer Science ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County’s governing body has authorized counsel to review and execute a $54,150 contract with KESZ Technologies with the aim of developing a new “Vaccine Portal,” an online system for residents, essential workers and those eligible in Hunterdon to register for ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Nearly one month after the Jan. 6 “Stop the Steal” rally and ensuing attack at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., and with almost a full month of points aired for and against Hunterdon County Board of Commissioners Director Susan Soloway’s attendance at the rally, outcry on both ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - At the Hunterdon County Board of County Commissioners’ meeting Tuesday, with snowfall continuing for a third consecutive evening, updates on the county’s operations and preparedness throughout the weather situation were delivered by two county elected officials. County ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Hunterdon County Historical Society will host a free virtual program on African-American patriot Jacob Francis, who fought alongside Continental soldiers during the American Revolution. Author and historian William “Larry” Kidder will discuss Francis’s life Feb. 25 at 7 p.m.

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