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Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

JCP&L, FirstEnergy Remind Public to Have a Safety-First Summer

With the Fourth of July fast approaching and the summer months upon us, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), and its parent company, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), are reminding the public to be cautious of potential electrical hazards associated with popular outdoor activities. Celebrating responsibly will help keep customers safe and the electricity flowing reliably this ...

JCP&L Completes Inspections and Maintenance to Enhance Service Reliability for Customers Through the Summer Season

With anticipated higher electric usage and severe weather possible during the hot summer months, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has completed equipment inspections and maintenance throughout its central and northern New Jersey service area to help enhance service reliability for customers.

Nearly 800 miles of high-voltage ...

Divorce In a Recession

June 27, 2022

The last few years have been particularly challenging for most of us; the global pandemic has challenged our relationships, finances, and overall health.  Now, as we hopefully rebound from those challenges, many are forecasting a recession.  In a time when inflation is at a forty-year high, many of us are paying more than $5.00 for a gallon of gas, and groceries seem to have doubled in ...

NJ District Court Provides Guidance to Municipalities Seeking to Regulate Short-Term Rentals

The regulation of short-term rentals has become controversial in recent years as an increasing number of municipalities seek to enact ordinances.  Litigation throughout the State of New Jersey has followed the adoption of such ordinances.  Most recently, the District Court of New Jersey considered a challenge to an ordinance regulating short-term rentals in the Borough of Point Pleasant ...

Honor Yoga to Offer Free Yoga Classes Saturday Mornings and Thursday Afternoons

June 21, 2022

Honor Yoga will offer free yoga classes Saturday mornings and Thursday afternoons under the tent on the Lawn on Stangl in collaboration with the Flemington Community Partnership. Saturday classes will be every Saturday from June 25th through September 17th, starting at 8am. Thursday classes will be at 11:30am, starting June 23rd through September 15th.

Classes will be administered by ...

James W. Marshall: Started the California Gold Rush

June 27, 2022

James Wilson Marshall was an American carpenter and sawmill operator, who reported the finding of gold at Coloma on the American River in California on January 24, 1848, the impetus for the California Gold Rush.

The mill property was owned by Johann (John) Sutter who employed Marshall to build his mill. The wave of gold seekers turned everyone's attention away from the mill which ...

Taissa Farmiga: Horror Films Established her as Scream Queen

Taissa Farmiga was born in Whitehouse Station, and she is the younger sister of actress Vera Farmiga. Her numerous appearances in horror films have established her as a scream queen. 

Farmiga was lauded for her performances in the comedy slasher film The Final Girls (2015), and the drama films 6 Years (2015) and Share (2015), all of which premiered at South by Southwest, which led her to ...

United Way of Hunterdon County Annual Meeting Includes New CEO, Board Members and Bonnie Duncan Scholarship

FLEMINGTON, NJ - Each year, United Way of Hunterdon County recaps the prior year with an annual meeting to which all stakeholders, volunteers, donors, staff, and Board alike are invited. This year’s meeting had a full agenda including reporting on the activities since June of 2021. Bonnie Duncan, UWHC’s CEO, retiring after 25 years of service, said her farewells. A scholarship, ...

Hunterdon Central Girls LaCrosse Catherine Peacock Athlete of the Week

June 27, 2022

The Hunterdon Central girls lacrosse team advanced in the quarterfinal round of the North Jersey, Group 4 tournament with a 17-7 victory over Montclair late last month. 

Catherine Peacock finished with six goals and two assists for Hunterdon Central (18-4), which outscored the Mounties, 11-3, in the second half.

From https://www.connectlax.com/profile in Catherine's ...

Athlete of the Week: Hunterdon Central Pitcher James Scott

James Scott pitched six one-hit innings and the Hunterdon Central baseball team defeated Watchung Hills, 4-0, in the semifinal round of the Section 2, Group 4 tournament earlier this month.

Ryan Facinelli's two-run single with the bases loaded in the first inning gave the Red Devils a 2-0 lead. That was more than enough for Scott. In six innings, Scott, a junior left-hander, struck out 10 ...

TAPinto Honors Pitcher Kyle McCoy, Brandon Padre, Christian Petino and Nick Ferri

It's baseball season, and the Hunterdon Central team has been on a phenomenal winning streak. Pitcher Kyle McCoy is once again TAPinto's Athlete of the Week. He is joined by Brandon Padre, Christian Petino and Nick Ferri this week. From an article earlier this week:

"Kyle McCoy registered 12 strikeouts in 5 1/3 innings to lead Hunterdon Central to a 5-1 ...

JERSEY TALK QUESTION: How can New Jersey finally provide consistent property tax relief for state residents, and not just for this budget year?  

No subject has been talked about more in New Jersey than property taxes. Just about every governor in our lifetime has had a plan to deal with rising property taxes. Now, it's Governor Murphy's turn.

The governor has suggested that two million Garden State property taxpayers and renters will get a tax break of up to $1,500 under a deal he and fellow Democrats legislators ...

United Way of Hunterdon County Annual Meeting Includes New CEO, Board Members and Bonnie Duncan Scholarship

FLEMINGTON, NJ - Each year, United Way of Hunterdon County recaps the prior year with an annual meeting to which all stakeholders, volunteers, donors, staff, and Board alike are invited. This year’s meeting had a full agenda including reporting on the activities since June of 2021. Bonnie Duncan, UWHC’s CEO, retiring after 25 years of service, said her farewells. A scholarship, ...

Upcoming Events

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Sun, July 3, 5:00 PM

PHILLIPSBURG

Free Laughter Yoga for Health, Happiness and ...

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Mon, July 11, 7:30 PM

Flemington

Mayor & Council Meeting

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Tue, July 12, 7:00 PM

Flemington

Planning Board Meeting

Hunterdon County Reporting 34 New COVID Cases, as of Thursday

July 1, 2022

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County reported 34 new COVID cases Thursday, bringing the total to 24,765.

The county is not reporting any new fatalities, keeping the total at 221, between the ages of 31 and 102.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township – 794 cases, 3 deaths
Bethlehem Township – 747 cases, 6 deaths
Bloomsbury ...

Hunterdon County Reporting 34 New COVID Cases, as of Wednesday

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County reported 34 new COVID cases Wednesday, bringing the total to 24,731.

The county is reporting two new fatalities, bringing the total to 221, between the ages of 31 and 102.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township – 794 cases, 3 deaths
Bethlehem Township – 746 cases, 6 deaths
Bloomsbury Borough ...

Hunterdon County Reporting 52 New COVID Cases Since Tuesday

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County reported 52 new COVID cases Tuesday, bringing the total to 24,697.

The county is not reporting any new fatalities, keeping the total at 219, between the ages of 31 and 102.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township – 794 cases, 3 deaths
Bethlehem Township – 745 cases, 6 deaths
Bloomsbury Borough ...

Lambertville Mayor Andrew Nowick Presents to Hunterdon County Commissioners

July 2, 2022

Lambertville Mayor Andrew Nowick Presents to Hunterdon County Commissioners [photo display]

South Hunterdon Superintendent Details Update on Referendum Lawsuits, Interest Rates Causing Overall Costs to Rise

LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - During the board of education meeting June 27, South Hunterdon Regional School District (SHRSD) Superintendent Anthony Suozzo outlined the latest developments regarding the lawsuit brought by members of the West Amwell Township Committee and other residents on the referendum.

Suozzo began the evening reviewing curriculum and security measures, including mentioning the ...

West Amwell to Consider Cannabis Cultivation Application, Some Residents Concerned About Impact to Land

WEST AMWELL, NJ - West Amwell residents will gather Tuesday at the South Hunterdon Regional High School auditorium for a second part of a planning board meeting where a cannabis cultivation application will be heard.

During the planning board meeting in May, Green Medicine NJ (GMNJ) presented its preliminary and final site plan with variances to establish a cannabis cultivation facility for ...

Transparency in the County?

July 2, 2022

Transparency in the County?

I was recently informed by County Commissioner candidate Don W Becker that the County Commissioner’s meeting is not offered virtually or online. In this current environment, post covid, when everyone is trying to rebuild their work and home life the Hunterdon County Commissioners are making no attempt at transparency. It is difficult enough for people who are ...

Hunterdon County to Hire County Counsel as New Deputy County Administrator

July 1, 2022

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County is set to fill in the ranks of county administration as veteran county administrator Kevin Davis is retiring, effective July 8.

The county commissioners confirmed Frenchtown Mayor and current Deputy Administrator and Clerk of the Commissioner Board Brad Myhre to be Davis’ replacement as county administrator.

On June 30, county director John ...

Second Call for Commissioner Board to Support Federal Assault Weapons Ban, Take a Stand on Draft Resolution

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Former Hunterdon County Prosecutor Sharon Ransavage and a handful of colleagues returned to the Historic Courthouse in Flemington June 21, with plans to speak to the commissioner board regarding approval of a resolution that calls for universal background checks on all gun sales, and a new, federal-level assault weapon ban on military style firearms.

Two weeks earlier, a ...

Frenchtown’s Bradley Myhre Confirmed as New Hunterdon County Administrator

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - The changing of the guard in Hunterdon County’s administration became official on the first day of summer, and just over two weeks before the current county administrator retires.

With a resolution approved June 21, the board of county commissioners appointed deputy county administrator and clerk of the commissioner board Bradley Myhre, of Frenchtown, as the new ...

NJ Department Of Health Announces First Case Of Monkeypox in Jersey City Resident

June 20, 2022

TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) announced on Monday the first possible case of monkeypox in the state. A PCR test conducted by the Department’s Public Health and Environmental Laboratories confirmed the presence of orthopoxvirus in a Jersey City individual on June 18. A confirmatory test for the monkeypox virus, one of the viruses associated with the ...

World Cup 2026 Coming to New Jersey

JERSEY CITY, NJ - The biggest tournament in the world’s most popular sport is coming to New Jersey in a big way.

On Thursday officials from FIFA, soccer’s governing body, announced that MetLife Stadium will be one of just 15 locations across North America and 11 in the U.S. to play host to the 2026 World Cup tournament.

While the number of matches and in what rounds of the ...

Gas Prices in New Jersey Top $5 a Gallon for First Time

NEW JERSEY — For the first time ever, the average price of a gallon of unleaded gas in New Jersey is over $5. AAA says drivers are paying $5.01 on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. That's up 3 cents from yesterday and nearly $2 from this time last year.

AAA says the rising cost of oil and high demand for gas is keeping the prices at the pump high.

“People are still fueling up, despite ...