Hillsborough Committee Appoints Lipani to Fill Burchette’s Unexpired Term

August 14, 2018

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Township Committee voted unanimously at its meeting Tuesday night to appoint Republican Shawn Lipani to fill the vacancy created by former Committeeman Greg Burchette, who resigned earlier this summer.

Immediately following the Township Committee vote, Lipani was sworn to office by former state Assemblyman and township resident Jack Ciattarelli as his wife stood by ...

Somerville Councilman: Pedestrian Mall Should Replace Deadly Main Street Intersection

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The intersection of East Main Street and Grove Street where a fatal accident occurred early Tuesday morning  in front of the Somerset Hotel should be closed to traffic and transformed into a pedestrian mall, according to Councilman Dennis Sullivan.

Christine McConnachie, a 52-year-old resident of Clinton Township in Hunterdon County, was crossing Grove Street ...

Lance Supports Expanding Health Savings Accounts to Save Patients' Costs

WASHINGTON _ New Jersey Rep. Leonard Lance (R-7th), a member of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, supported two measures in the U.S. House Wednesday today to overhaul health savings accounts and flexible spending arrangements to give patients more choices and options in using those plans to cover health care costs.

The two measures, the Restoring Access to Medication and ...

Bateman: Manville Students, Taxpayers Finally Get the Dollars They Deserve


MANVILLE, NJ - Historically one of the most underfunded school districts in New Jersey, Manville schools will receive an additional $3,280,647 state aid in the coming year, representing a 54.2 percent increase over FY-2018 state aid, according to Sen. Christopher "Kip"  Kip Bateman (R-16) and Mayor Richard Onderko

The state aid for the 2018-19 school year, ...

Bateman Resolution Establishing Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day Signed by Murphy


TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation sponsored by Senate Republicans Kip Bateman and Kristin Corrado designating June 4 of each year as “Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day” in New Jersey.

“One in 100 children are impacted by Tourette syndrome in New Jersey,” said Bateman (R-Somerset, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Mercer), a longtime advocate for those ...

Hillsborough Committee To Fill Vacant Seat Aug. 14

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Township Committee will select a new member at its meeting Aug.14 to fill the vacancy created by former Committeeman Greg Burchette, who resigned recently.

Ken Scherer, chairman of the Hillsborough Republican Party, has forwarded the names of three Republicans to the Township Committee for their consideration as required by state law.

The chosen Republican will be ...

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