Government

September 13, 2019

HAMILTON, NJ -- Employing what many consider a lost art, a review of correspondence this week between Hamilton Mayor Kelly Yaede and Council President Jeff Martin indicates the two are now communicating primarily via letter. The crux of the letter writing back-and-forth centers on the establishment ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  The Mercer County Prosecutor's office seized three computers on Wednesday at the Hamilton Township Muinicipal Building, according to  Stephanie Katz, first assistant prosecutor at the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office.  No other information could be provided by the Prosecutor's ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  To mark the 17th anniversary of one of the darkest days in American history, Hamilton Township will hold its annual 9-11 remembrance ceremony  on Wednesday, September 11 at 12:00pm at the September 11th Memorial Grove inside the Klockner Road Entrance of Veterans ...

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HAMILTON, NJ – In the wake of charges being filed by the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office against Hamilton Mayor Kelly Yaede, a bipartisan coalition of the Township Council urged the mayor to temporarily step aside to handle the legal matter. In a statement Council Vice President Rick Tighe, ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ  --  Robbinsville Mayor Dave Fried released audio Thursday morning of a voicemail from Hamilton Council Candidate Vinnie Capodanno in which he attacks the mayor for his stance on several matters between the two neighboring towns. The more than three-minute voicemail, which was ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- New Jersey Lottery officials and the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (CCGNJ) kicked off New Jersey Lottery’s annual “Not 18 Yet? No Bet” awareness campaign. The campaign seeks to remind residents and retailers that New Jersey law prohibits the sale of lottery tickets ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  After months of dispute between neighboring towns regarding a fair sewer paid by residents of both towns, Hamilton Township filed a lawsuit against Robbinsville Township contending that Robbinsville owes then more than $2.8 million in fees while Robbinsville contends that they have ...

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TRENTON, NJ --  In an effort to crack down and deter drunk driving,  Governor Phil Murphy signed a new law on Friday expanding the use of ignition interlock devices for those convicted of drunk driving offenses and of refusing breath tests.  "Expanding the use of ignition interlock devices is ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  A sudden medical leave by Hamilton Animal Shelter and Adoption Center Director Marion Mumford has caused the cancellation of a Friday meeting by a Hamilton Township Council subcommittee overseeing the facility, officials said.  The cancellation comes a week after Mumford was ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ --  Robbinsville Mayor David Fried responded Wednesday to an announcement made at Tuesday's Hamilton Township Council meeting that Mayor Kelly Yaede's Administration would not support an independent sewer rate study strongly backed by Robbinsville Township.  This is the latest ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  During a marathon meeting of the Hamilton Board of Health Wednesday night, the cause and impact of the failure to inspect the vast majority of local retail food establishments last year was examined.  Information compiled by Township officials, and reviewed by TAPinto ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --   The recently refurbished elevator at the Hamilton Township Municipal Building went on the fritz Tuesday causing the night time Council meeting to relocate to the Hamilton Senior Center.   The Council meeting will convene as the municipal Board of Health to focus on concerns ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  The municipal Board of Health will convene Tuesday evening to tackle two pressing health issues affecting residents of Hamilton Township -- the recent confirmed cases of Legionnaires' Disease at the Alvin E. Gershen senior housing apartments and the reported lack of inspection of ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  A day after a Township Council subcommittee met to hear about potential updates, changes or improvements at the Hamilton Animal Shelter and Adoption Center done in the last year, Township Business Administrator David Kenny said that "things are going well at the shelter." The ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Despite being issued a subpoena in recent weeks to appear before a Township Council subcommittee overseeing the entity, Hamilton Township Animal Shelter and Adoption Center Director  Marion Mumford did not appear Wednesday night at the meeting attended by more than three ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  Approximately one year after the Hamilton community learned of health and safety concerns at the Hamilton Animal Shelter and Adoption Center, members of the Township Council will hold a public meeting on Wednesday night to receive an update on actions taken to address these ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Workers will no longer need to worry about wage theft under a new law signed on Tuesday by Acting Governor Sheila Oliver to enhance enforcement of New Jersey's wage and hour law. The measure holds employers accountable for unpaid wages, benefits, or overtime through increased damages ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  Hamilton Township residents recieved their property tax bill for the third and fourth quarters of 2019 and their estimated bill for the first two quarters of 2020 on Tuesday with an extra note from Mayor Kelly Yaede explaining and critiquing four areas that contribute to it.  In ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Two weeks is too long to leave the public in the dark about the status of the Township health inspector's license, Hamilton Councilwoman Ileana Schirmer told TAPinto Hamilton/Robbinsville. On Monday, Schirmer renewed her call for Mayor Kelly Yaede to provide an update on the ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  On Wednesday morning, almost two days after a severe storm blew through the area Monday night, the Hamilton Township Police Department released a list of roads that remain impassable.  In some areas, work by utility crews is underway to repair downed power lines causing roadways to ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ  --  Following Monday night's powerful storms that battered the area, an estimated 1,400 customer in the Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) service territory of Robbinsville remained without power according to Mayor Dave Fried in a statement released shortly before noon ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  Following a move by the state Department of Health to revoke the license of Hamilton Township's Health Officer, Mayor Kelly Yaede and Council President Jeff Martin clashed Tuesday over the agency's allegations that the public's health, safety, and welfare were put at risk.   As ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  The license of Mayor Kelly Yaede's top health officer has been revoked by the State Department of Health for several violations that placed the "public health, safety and welfare at risk." Following multiple investigations, the state agency alleges that Hamilton Township Health ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  Residents, civic groups, local Scout organizations,and others are invited to participate in a flag decommissioning ceremony on Thursday, July 18, at 6 p.m. at Hamilton Township's Veterans Park near the Klockner Road entrance.  The Mercer County Office of Veteran Services ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  Hamilton’s Municpal Council are expected to override Mayor Kelly Yaede’s veto of a proposal to create a local Senior Citizens Advisory Commission. The measure, passed unanimously by the five member council, was vetoed on Tuesday by Yaede who said in a letter reviewed by TAPinto ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  Assemblyman Daniel Benson (D-Hamilton) issued the following statement on Sunday after Governor Murphy signed the State's Fiscal Year 2020 Budget into law:  “The budget signed will help put the state back on the right track and supports the priorities important to the residents ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ --  Robbinsville officials, pending an ongoing traffic study, are seeking to cut off access to residential roads by tractor trailer truck drivers. The issue came up at Thursday’s meeting of the Robbinsville Township Council and, as was discussed, follows a string of incidents ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ --  In an on-going effort to increase awareness, participation, and transparency in Mercer County government, Board of Chosen Freeholders Chairman John A. Cimino announced Wednesday that the Board will be traveling to Robbinsville Township for their next formal meeting.   The ...

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HAMILTON, NJ - An effort to beautify Hamilton Township’s 9-11 Memorial has become the latest issue in dispute between Business Administrator David Kenney and Councilwoman Ileana Schirmer. In an email exchange between the two on Friday, screenshots of which were obtained and viewed by TAPinto ...

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TRENTON, NJ  – Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Dan Benson (D-Hamilton) to integrate mental health education into health and physical education classes for all K-12 students was approved Monday by the Assembly Education Committee.   Under the bill (A-4446/4592), health education programs in ...

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