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America's Grow-a-Row Receives Support From Bayer Fund

PITTSTOWN, NJ - America’s Grow-a-Row has received a grant for $100,000 from Bayer Fund, a philanthropic arm of Bayer in the U.S., which will be used to increase access to nourishing fresh produce for people who are struggling with food insecurity in New Jersey and the surrounding region.

Chip Paillex, President and Founder of America’s Grow-a-Row, shares, “We are incredibly ...

Are Parents Responsible for Actions of Children’s Visiting Friends?

January 18, 2022

As a parent, do you often wonder what responsibility you have for your children’s friends when they visit your home?  What about when hosting a children’s birthday or holiday party?  The Appellate Division in Craig v. Margulis decided that spontaneous actions of one guest causing injury to another does not create liability.

On December 22, 2013, when the ...

Premarital, Mid-Marriage and Property Settlement Agreements

In 2018, we explored whether Reconciliation Agreements are enforceable.[1]

Three years later, the Appellate Division of New Jersey issued a published decision, Steele v. Steele[2], which addressed three types of marital agreements (MAs):  premarital (PMAs), mid-marriage agreements, and property settlement agreements.  

Notably, the Appellate Court determined ...

Gebhardt & Kiefer Welcomes New Attorney and Appoints New Partner

Gebhardt & Kiefer Law Offices is pleased to welcome attorney Noel A. Lesica to the firm, and to announce the promotion of Sharon C. Flynn to Partner.

Noel Lesica joins Gebhardt & Kiefer with more than twenty years of legal experience. Most recently, she worked at an international law firm where she managed all aspects of employment defense litigation and advised clients on a wide range ...

Wanda Gág: Author and Illustrator of "Millions of Cats"

January 21, 2022

Wanda Hazel Gág was an American artist, author, translator, and illustrator. She is best known for writing and illustrating the children's book Millions of Cats, the oldest American picture book still in print.

In 1917 Gág won a scholarship to the Art Students League of New York where she took classes in composition, etching and advertising illustration.​ ​By 1919 Gág ...

Elizabeth Gilbert: Author of 'Eat, Pray, Love"

Elizabeth Gilbert is an American journalist and author. She is best known for her 2006 memoir, Eat, Pray, Love, which has sold over 12 million copies and has been translated into over 30 languages. The book was also made into a film of the same name in 2010.

When Gilbert was four, her parents bought a Christmas tree farm in Litchfield, Connecticut. The family lived in the country with no ...

Elmer H. Wene - Member of Congress

Elmer Wene was an American Democratic Party politician who represented New Jersey's 2nd congressional district the House of Representatives.

He was born on a farm near Pittstown, and attended Rutgers University.

Wene served on the New Jersey State board of agriculture 1925-1934 and was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fifth ...

Sir Grout an Expert Provider of Hard Surface Restoration

Sir Grout Bucks PA and West NJ is an expert provider of hard surface restoration and maintenance. We specialize in working with tile, grout, stone, and wood, and we proudly implement each of our services in a quick, convenient, and cost-effective manner. Sir Grout's goal is to revive your hard surfaces back to their original beauty. To accomplish this, we offer a variety of services for each ...

Jenna Dambres as TAPinto Athlete of the Week

January 17, 2022

Recently, Jenna Dambres approached a 500 for her three-game set to lead Hunterdon Central's girls bowling team to a 7-0 victory over Bridgewater-Raritan on Wednesday. Dambres finished with 488 for her three games, including a high game of 171.

Dambres has very impressive numbers over the course of her career at Central: Totals include 3237 for Game 1 set; 3199 for Game 2 set; and 3121 for ...

TAPinto names Conner Hercek this week's Athlete of the Week. 

The Hunterdon Central boys basketball team opened its season with a 64-56 victory over Phillipsburg recently.  In that game, Conner Hercek scored a team-high 19 points for the Red Devils, who broke to an 18-4 lead and maintained an advantage the rest of the way.

Conner's high school career totals thus far are 32 three-pointers; a total of 314 points, 56 rebounds, 42 assists and 6 ...

Kimi Goetz: "I’m going to the OLYMPICS!"

Speed Skater Kimi Goetz made the very exciting announcement on her Facebook page after her first day of try-outs for the United States Olympics Team: "I’m going to the OLYMPICS!" 

Goetz is competing in the Olympic trials in Milwaukee, and her dream of qualifying for a spot on the US Team for long track speed skating has come true. Hometown Flemington supporters ...

America's Grow-a-Row Receives Support From Bayer Fund

PITTSTOWN, NJ - America’s Grow-a-Row has received a grant for $100,000 from Bayer Fund, a philanthropic arm of Bayer in the U.S., which will be used to increase access to nourishing fresh produce for people who are struggling with food insecurity in New Jersey and the surrounding region.

Chip Paillex, President and Founder of America’s Grow-a-Row, shares, “We are incredibly ...

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Thu, January 27, 7:00 PM

Hunterdon County Library, Flemington

Guitars Review with Jesse Rivera

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Fri, January 28, 2:00 PM

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Hunterdon County Reporting 172 Additional COVID Cases Thursday

January 21, 2022

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County reported a daily increase of 172 cases Thursday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases to 19,996, as numbers are beginning to decline around the state again.

The county is reporting three new fatalities, bringing the total to 174, between the ages of 31 and 102.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township ...

Hunterdon County Health Department Hosting Free COVID Test Kit Pick Up Event This Weekend

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - With the county government recognizing an emergency need for the public to access COVID-19 testing following the last four weeks of a surge in positive cases, swift action has been taken to provide people with PCR test kits.

County commissioner Shaun C. Van Doren announced that the Hunterdon County Health Department will be hosting a drive-through COVID-19 test kit ...

Hunterdon County Again Reporting 119 New Daily Cases

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County reported a daily increase of 119 cases Wednesday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases to 19,824, as numbers are beginning to decline around the state again.

The county is reporting two new fatalities, bringing the total to 171, between the ages of 31 and 102.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township – 644 ...

Kimi Goetz: "I’m going to the OLYMPICS!"

January 7, 2022

Speed Skater Kimi Goetz made the very exciting announcement on her Facebook page after her first day of try-outs for the United States Olympics Team: "I’m going to the OLYMPICS!" 

Goetz is competing in the Olympic trials in Milwaukee, and her dream of qualifying for a spot on the US Team for long track speed skating has come true. Hometown Flemington supporters ...

Callum Michael Loethen: Hunterdon Medical Center Welcomes First Baby of New Year

Terra Edenhart-Pepe and Lance Loethen of Stockton are the proud parents of Callum Michael Loethen who was born at 12:09 AM on January 2, 2022 at Hunterdon Medical Center. 

Lance Loethen is a Principal at Tract Advisors and Senior Consultant at CDFI Friendly America. Terra Edenhart-Pepe is a GIS Manager, Environmental Services at SUEZ - Water Technologies & ...

Wisdom of My Father - Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! 2022

Here are eight bits of wisdom my father shared with a note on a New Year’s Day many years ago 

(1) Always keep your sense of humor.

My dad told great stories, always with a great deal of enthusiasm and joy. The stories were sometimes funny, sometimes moving. He was also one to be able to take a joke or play a joke on friends. He was always joyful in almost ...

Nowick Addresses Lambertville in First State of the City Address

January 21, 2022

LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - Mayor Andrew Nowick addressed the city Thursday in his first State of the City address, discussing the past and looking ahead to recovery for the future.

Below is his address in its entirety:

I’ve been thinking about this speech for a couple of weeks now. I’ve always marveled at the audacity of the president to begin his state of the union speech with a ...

Lambertville Man Charged With Invasion of Privacy

LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - A Lambertville man has been charged with invasion of privacy and evidence tampering, according to a release from Lambertville City Police Department Lt. Robert Brown.

Ryan O'Leary, 24, was charged with fourth degree invasion of privacy and fourth degree evidence tampering.

According to Brown, a patron visited Bagel Delights, on Cherry Street, June 19, and, while in ...

Part 4: Former Lambertville Mayor Julia Fahl Talks COVID, Elections, More

Editor's Note: This is part 4 of our 4-part exit interview with former Lambertville Mayor Julia Fahl, who completed her term in December 2021. Check back every weekday over the next few days for her continued thoughts on affordable housing, lessons learned over her term and the future of Lambertville. Read Part 1 here, Part 2 here and Part 3 here.

TAP: In 2020, ...

Atlantic Health System and Vouched Partner to Improve Digital Access to Health Care

January 19, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ  – Increased access and cybersecurity have never been more important to the delivery of care than in today’s health care environment. To help improve the patient experience while offering enhanced online safety, Atlantic Health System, a nationally recognized leader in innovative and high-quality health care, has partnered with Vouched, a leading developer of ...

Freedom to Choose?

January 14, 2022

To the Editor:

Having lived on this earth for over 75 years, I have yet to understand people. Today, the NY Post reported “that the vast majority of Americans who are getting serious cases of COVID-19 or dying are unvaccinated. While COVID-19 cases continue to spike across the US, the overwhelming majority of deaths and hospitalizations from the virus continue to overwhelmingly be ...

Resident: Commissioners Expressing Ideas Beyond Their Responsibilities

To the Editor:

I just wanted to agree with the comments by Nick Corcodilos.

I agree with his statements. I have noticed that since Jan. 6th, 2021, the county commissioners have been expressing ideas that seem to be beyond their responsibilities.

It seemed to start after the insurrection that commissioner Susan Soloway attended.

Sincerely,

Anne Boyle

Hunterdon County

Hunterdon County Health Department Hosting Free COVID Test Kit Pick Up Event This Weekend

January 20, 2022

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - With the county government recognizing an emergency need for the public to access COVID-19 testing following the last four weeks of a surge in positive cases, swift action has been taken to provide people with PCR test kits.

County commissioner Shaun C. Van Doren announced that the Hunterdon County Health Department will be hosting a drive-through COVID-19 test kit ...

Hunterdon County Plans to Expedite Emergency Services’ Training Facility Project

FLEMINGTON, NJ - In his opening address as 2022 Hunterdon County Board of Commissions Director, John Lanza announced that Phase II of the Hunterdon County ESTC (Emergency Services Training Center) upgrade project in Annandale will be expedited and begin this year.

Phase II of the ESTC project includes the construction of a new technologically equipped classroom building, and a facility for the ...

Tewksbury Historical Society Cancels Jan. 16 Meeting

TEWKSBURY, NJ - Tewksbury Historical Society has canceled its Jan. 16 meeting.

The Tewksbury Historical Society has announced that its annual meeting and election of officers, scheduled for Jan. 16, has been postponed due to COVID-19 and rising concerns. 

J. Richard Pierce will give his presentation about the American flag at the next meeting, March 20, at a place to be ...

More Snow For Thursday, and Then Saturday Bears Watching. Frigid Temps Come With It

January 19, 2022

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The active storm pattern that has been in place for the past week continues through the weekend, as a storm coming up from the Ohio Valley will couple with an oncoming Alberta Clipper overnight on Wednesday night/Thursday morning.  Expect rain to start late this evening, and in the same path as many of our storms have been on these past few weeks, from the ...

Gov. Murphy Announces New Vaccine Requirements; COVID-19 Rate of Transmission Remains Under 1.0

GALLOWAY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday anyone who has a job in a high-risk congregate setting such as a health care, long-term care or correctional facility will have to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Gov. Murphy says there will be no test-out of the requirement by undergoing weekly testing.

The Governor says those who are unvaccinated in the health care community have to ...

New Jersey's COVID-19 Rate of Transmission Falls Below 1.0

NEW JERSEY — The COVID-19 Rate of Transmission, the measurement of how much the virus is spreading, fell below 1.0 on Tuesday to 0.96.  A number below 1.0 means the outbreak is on the decline, with every infected person spreading COVID-19 to fewer than one additional person, on average.

The State Health Department confirmed 9,073 additional new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday.