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BRIDGE REPAIR: County Bridge D-325: Lower Creek Road, Township of Delaware. Closure effective July 10, 2017 for approximately 5 weeks
ROAD RESURFACING PROJECT: Hopewell-Wertsville Road. Closure to thru traffic 9:00 am to 3:30 pm, beginning July 19, 2017.
Re-instated Black Fly Suppression Program Benefits Hunterdon Residents
Through a concerted lobbying effort by Hunterdon and Warren County state and county officials, the NJDEP has rejoined the cost sharing partnership with Pennsylvania’s DEP to once again conduct a non-toxic program to suppress Buffalo gnats, more commonly known as black flies, along the Delaware River.
John King, the Deputy Director of the Hunterdon Freeholder Board who spearheaded the effort, announced at the July 5, 2017 Board meeting, “The residents and visitors in Warren and Hunterdon Counties suffer the most if black fly populations are allowed to go unchecked. The renewed program comes as a great relief to the many residents who wish to enjoy their backyards or the county’s parks, trails, and other outdoor recreational activities.” READ MORE...
Long Time Senior Fitness Instructor Recognized For Volunteer Service
Elaine Malanga, a 20 year volunteer for Senior Services in Hunterdon County, was honored for her commitment and dedication by Aerobics Class Participants and the County Board of Freeholders at a retirement luncheon at the Senior Center on June 27th.
Freeholder Board Deputy Director John King and Freeholder Suzanne Lagay presented a Proclamation recognizing and thanking Ms. Malanga for her long tenure as a volunteer providing fitness services as a peer leader, helping county seniors to have better health and an improved lifestyle. READ MORE...
Freeholders Approve Funding for Farmland and Open Space Preservation
The Hunterdon County Freeholder Board recently approved a capital ordinance providing $6.16 million for open space preservation projects, funded by the County open space tax.
The capital ordinance provides funding for potential open space acquisitions around the county and the extension of and improvements to the county park system. “Building onto our park system, improving recreational activities, and ensuring the preservation of the county’s natural resources and dynamic viewscapes are the priority actions needed for maintaining Hunterdon County’s quality of life,” Freeholder Matt Holt said.