North County News

June 20, 2021

A few years ago, my brother Paul gave me a birthday present of Tim Russert’s book, The Wisdom of Our Fathers. Great book. Read it cover to cover. Or skim through it, and bounce around from story to story. It is a wonderful read, either way. So, what wisdom did my father give to me? * ...

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This Memorial Day we are proud to announce the winner of the Hunterdon County essay contest TAPinto Flemington-Raritan Township sponsored earlier this year, in partnership with Operation Jersey Cares, an organization comprised of veterans and proud Americans. Operation Jersey Cares (OJC) aims to ...

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Flemington Summer Book Fest: Borough Opens New Chapter On The Arts The East Coast’s largest Memorial Day Book Festival, Flemington Summer Book Fest, will be returning to the Borough Memorial Day Weekend, Friday May 28 through Monday May 31. Nearly 2,000 bibliophiles are expected to visit ...

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TEWKSBURY, NJ - The Tewksbury Historical Society will feature six gardens at its biannual garden tour, set for Saturday, June 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. The Tewksbury Historical Society will sponsor the tour of the six gardens located throughout Tewksbury Township. The tour will ...

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TAPinto Flemington-Raritan will sponsor a Candidate Forum for the residents of Union Township for the candidates running in the Republican Primary for township committee. The forum will take place Wednesday evening, May 19th, at 7 pm, streamed on Facebook Live, TAPinto Flemington Facebook page.  ...

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HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, NJ – Holland Township has received an award for its stewardship of one of the architectural treasures of the community, the Riegel Ridge Community Center. The center harks back to a rapidly disappearing period in Holland’s past, when the Riegel Paper Corporation was the most ...

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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, on April 24, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  THS will hold an additional sale May 1. THS Sales will be located at the Oldwick Carriage House, 5 ...

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Noah Smith, on the boys cross-country team at Hunterdon Central, shows lots of promise for the future. He's only a freshman, and has accomplished a great deal.  He was named to the First team in the Delaware division as part of the Skyland Conference All-Stars for 2020. In the fall, he ran well ...

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LEBANON, NJ - A winning jackpot ticket was sold for the Jersey Cash 5 jackpot at the Lebanon Exxon, on Route 22 in Lebanon. According to a release from the state, a lucky ticket that matched all five numbers to win the $537,859 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from Feb. 17 was purchased at the ...

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E'Marion Jones is a running back for the Hunterdon Central Red Devils, who is a senior. He's the complete athlete at his position, with both speed and strength: According to the website hudl.com, Jones runs the 40-yard dash in 4.51seconds and can dead-lift 285 lbs.  In addition to football, ...

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Emma McGill, a Cross Country Runner at Voorhees High School and a senior is this week's Athlete of the Week. She has decided to attend Villanova University for college. According to NJ,MileSplit Emma "racked up seven wins in 2019 including the Central Group 2 and Group 2 state titles. A tough ...

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NORTH HUNTERDON, NJ - The 2021 Hunterdon County High School Mock Trial Competition held its opening rounds the weeknights of Jan. 19 though Jan. 21, and its final round on Jan. 25, with North Hunterdon High School taking the win.  Hunterdon Central High School, North Hunterdon High School and ...

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READINGTON, NJ - Hunterdon Central Regional High School senior Jared Van Veldhuisen, of Readington, was honored Nov. 22 at the Lebanon Township Baptist Camp for earning Eagle Scout and achieving Eagle Palms. Van Veldhuisen is a member of Boy Scout Troop 186, in Three Bridges. For his Eagle ...

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Hunterdon Central senior Matt Ciszkowski is this week's Athlete of the Week.  Ciszkowski has been recruited by DeSales University, York College, Montclair State University and Penn State Abington. The team’s first game is scheduled for Jan. 28 against Franklin High School, at Franklin. The ...

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Editor's Note: Due to a medical issue behind the scenes, the interview will not be live, but a recording will be streaming on Facebook after the interview that will be recorded Thursday at 7 p.m. Look for the recording by Friday of the interview, which will stream unedited after the interview is ...

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A former resident of New Jersey has died defending his country. Governor Murphy has ordered flags at half staff in his honor for Monday, January 11th. As to what we know right now, one capital police officer died in the domestic terrorist insurrection incident last Wednesday. If that had been ...

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From the COVID-19 crisis to the protests organized by Black Lives Matter to a very contentious presidential election, as a nation and a neighborhood 2020 is the year we won't forget. Recently a standup comedian friend of mine had this to say: "So far, this century has been real crazy to deal with ...

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CLINTON, NJ - Clinton Council Candidate Nicholas Bruno is asking a state court to count seven votes thrown out by the county election board in an effort to win the council seat. The tight three-way race for two council seats was separated by 10 votes, with the top vote-getter  and incumbent ...

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The Staff and Management of TAPinto Flemington/Raritan wishes you and your family a very Merry Christmas. This has been a challenging year for our country and our community, and we wish you peace and prosperity in 2021.  So, we leave you with these words written so long ago by John Lennon, and ...

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Calling all students! Operation Jersey Cares needs you to enter our writing competition, to help honor our veterans at this very special time of year.  There is no better time to honor our American patriots who are overseas defending our freedom.  "Operation Jersey Cares aims to honor those ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Thanks to the efforts and foresight of a Hunterdon County 11th grade student and his family, the Flemington Area Food Pantry is well-equipped for 2021 and beyond with a green initiative to power parts of its facility using solar energy. On Nov. 18, county officials joined the ...

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HIGH BRIDGE, NJ - High Bridge resident Julien Rosenbloom has been chosen as a member of the Schwarzman Scholars Class of 2022. Every year, according to a release, up to 200 future leaders from the United States, China and the rest of the world matriculate as Schwarzman Scholars at Tsinghua ...

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HOLLAND TWP, NJ - Looking for something to do this weekend?  Visit Holland Township after dark to check out our first House Decorating Contest.  We have 54 contestants spread throughout the township, some of whom have gone ALL OUT to get into the Christmas spirit.  Happy Holidays from ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County Vocational School District Superintendent Todd Bonsall recently explained to the freeholder board an educational and facilities development strategy that would see the county’s program leave its Flemington Bartles campus in the future, and seek larger space ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Clinton Mayor Janice Kovach was sworn in as president of the New Jersey State League of Municipalities Nov. 20, according to a release from the state. Kovach is a board member of the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission, having been sworn in in January 2020 after ...

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Join the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce for the 32nd Annual Hunterdon County Business Expo Starting on November 5th through December 31st! View the Expo This year the Chamber will be holding a virtual marketing version of their Annual Business Expo throughout the months of November and ...

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It’s this time of year, Thanksgiving, when we get to sit down with our families and share food, stories, good humor, and wisdom. The one person I miss around this time of year is my dad, Bernie Novick. A great storyteller as well as a great listener. He’d share great stories with outstanding ...

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Since the beginning of the year, TAPinto Flemington-Raritan has expanded its coverage of Hunterdon County and the Flemington/Raritan area, with greater community engagement, high school sports reports, and an increased staff of experienced investigative journalists. “We're proud of the quality ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection released the current fall foliage map for the Garden State this week and things are starting to look colorful! Forests in the Northwest corner of the state, including the area near High Point State Park and Waywayanda State Park are ...

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BETHLEHEM TWP, NJ - Bethlehem Township’s Bill Cordes shared a joyful Saturday morning breakfast reunion with his brother Bob Wilson, who was given up for adoption nearly 80 years ago. “I was so nervous this morning I couldn’t put my shoes on,” said Cordes, 87. “I’m so relaxed now. It feels like ...

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