South 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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LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - The 2021 Lambertville Democratic mayoral primary results have been certified and results are official, according to Hunterdon County Clerk Mary Melfi. After canvassing remaining mail-in and provisional ballots, the official results have newcomer Andrew Nowick at 719 votes to ...

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ACME Screening Room will host “Carpool Comedy” a  fundraiser Saturday, June 26th outdoors in Lambertvillle. Parking Lot Opens 6:15 PM I Live Music at 7 PM I Comedy Show 7:30 PM. Tickets are $35 per person till June 20th, $40 Per Person after June 20th. Purchase tickets by clicking here. Carpool ...

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STOCKTON, NJ - Avon Road Partners, the developer who was seeking to acquire the Stockton Inn, is not proceeding with plans to redevelop the historic inn, which dates back to the early 1700s. The announcement was made by borough attorney Michael Butler during the Stockton mayor and council ...

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LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - In the 2021 Lambertville Democratic Mayoral Primary, newcomer Andrew Nowick has increased his lead over former mayor David Del Vecchio by 13 votes after an early morning update from the Hunterdon County Clerk’s Office Thursday. Although official results are not yet available, ...

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LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - The City of Lambertville has officially closed on the historic Closson property, on North Main Street, completing the purchase of the 8 acres of open space. The effort to purchase the property, according to a release, began in October when the Closson family announced its ...

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LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - With polls closing in New Jersey’s primary elections at 8 p.m., unofficial early results from the Office of the Hunterdon County Clerk show newcomer Andrew Nowick with 678 votes to former mayor David Del Vecchio’s 626 in the Lambertville Democratic mayoral primary. There is no ...

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MILLBURN, NJ —The 2021 Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards Presented by the Investors Foundation took place on Monday, June 7, featuring performances from schools representing all corners of the state of New Jersey. The Rising Star Awards were presented on Paper Mill’s YouTube and Facebook ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - As the end of school year 2020-2021 approaches, a look back on the outstanding achievements of a recent graduate and a prestigious scholarship conferred to a young woman pursuing a STEM career was highlighted at the June 1 Hunterdon County commissioners’ meeting. Jessica ...

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LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - Lambertville resident Michael Menche has announced he is running for mayor on the Independent ticket, and will appear on the general election ballot in November, having submitted a signed petition, according to a release. "Friends and neighbors from different parts of ...

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LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ - Like the weekend weather, the final campaigning for the Lambertville mayoral primary has been heating up. June 5 marked the beginning of the last weekend of get-out-the-vote measures for the two candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for mayor of Lambertville. David ...

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LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - Approximately 100 masked residents crowded the room for the first in-person Lambertville City council meeting in over a year, all looking to protest Resolution 88, which designates Kalian Companies as the redeveloper of the city’s current police station site. The resolution ...

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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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THREE BRIDGES, NJ - Raritan Township resident Khushwant S. Pall has become the first Sikh to join the Three Bridges Volunteer Fire Company, and is one of the first Sikh firefighters in the country. “It is my greatest privilege and honor to serve as the first Sikh on the Three Bridges Volunteer ...

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LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - Lambertville’s role in the legalized sale of cannabis was the major focus of discussion at Thursday evening’s council meeting, as the decision was postponed until a later date. Councilman Ward Sanders began by suggesting postponing the vote on an ordinance to prohibit all ...

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Candidates for Mayor in Lambertville met for a candidate forum: Former mayor Dave Delvecchio and first time candidate Andrew Nowick answered a range of questions regarding the growth of city debt, keeping property taxes low, protecting the Lambertville water system, and many other issues of ...

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LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - The City of Lambertville partnered with Penn Medicine Princeton Health, New Hope Celebrates, Fisherman's Mark, Lambertville Public School, Delaware Valley Food Pantry and Lambertville Police Department to successfully provide vaccinations for 130 members of the public through a ...

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The Carpool Cinema is back on Saturday night! Join the ACME Screening Room again this summer for the Carpool Cinema, located at 204 N Union St behind the Spokeworks Building. The evening includes live music by local musicians at 8pm with the movie starting immediately afterwards. Select Friday ...

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Thomas Jefferson said, ​"An educated citizenry is a vital requisite for our survival as a free people." In the spirit of those wise words from Jefferson, TAPinto Flemington/Raritan will sponsor a Candidate Forum for the residents of Lambertville for the race for mayor, to be decided in the June ...

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LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - The South Hunterdon Board of Education’s (BOE) public budget hearing took place virtually April 26 and a familiar topic dominated the public comment periods – continuing to fund the class III officers who are stationed at the three district schools. First, there was a ...

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LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - Thursday’s council meeting saw the passage of a $3.77 million bond ordinance to purchase the Closson property at 260 North Main Street, concluding six months of study and discussion. The four-to-one vote echoed the introduction of the ordinance last month with councilwoman ...

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LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - Steve Chernoski, TAPinto contributor in Lambertville, will be live blogging the Lambertville mayor and council meeting tonight, April 22. The big item on the agenda is the vote on the city's acquisition of the Closson property, which includes Homestead Market, Cow Hill and the ...

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LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - A Lambertville man was arrested on child pornography charges Wednesday, according to a release from the Lambertville City Police Department. According to the release, David M. Wintermute, 66, was arrested for possession of child pornography on a federal warrant. Lt. Robert ...

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LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - Lambertville will have a contested mayoral race once again.  After a competitive election in June 2018, former longtime mayor David Del Vecchio and newcomer Andrew Nowick will be running against each other in the Democratic Primary for the nomination to run for mayor of ...

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LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - The City of Lambertville is celebrating the Earth all through April, according to a release from the city. Lambertville has set up a challenge designed to heighten awareness of the natural world, with activities for all ages, including Zoom programs about the important role ...

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LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - A Lambertville man was arrested March 18 for possession of child pornography, according to a release from the Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office. Mitchell Ege, Jr., 26, has been charged with second degree possession of child pornography. He is being held in the Warren County ...

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LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - On Monday, South Hunterdon Regional School District Superintendent Anthony Suozzo will hold an open zoom Meeting to discuss the plan moving forward with Class III special law enforcement officers (SLEOs) in the district.  Class III SLEOs are retired police under the age of 65 ...

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LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - The now empty land at 39 Ferry Street will be discussed before the City of Lambertville Planning Board Wednesday, as the owner is seeking a zoning variance for building coverage and is proposing three townhome units on the lots. The fourth lot is to “include a common parking ...

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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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LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - South Hunterdon Board of Education members and Superintendent Anthony Suozzo sought to dig out from fallout that resulted from past board of education meetings in early February.  The last pair of virtual gatherings, on Feb. 1 and Feb. 8, revealed divisions amongst residents ...

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