Vol. 62 - 2019
May 22, 2019
Memorial Day, Monday, May 27
The Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders encourages county residents to reflect on the sacrifice of those who went to war in the service of our nation, on May 27 th , when Memorial Day is commemorated this year.

The official moment of remembrance on Memorial Day is 3 pm.

Freeholder Board Director Suzanne Lagay stated, "We encourage our residents to take a moment during the parades, ballgames, barbeques, and family gatherings to ponder in our hearts and minds the heroic men and women who have sacrificed for this country. Their immeasurable contributions should never be forgotten.”
Hunterdon County Provides Listing of Monuments and Memorials In Time For Memorial Day
In time for Memorial Day, the public will now be able to find an on-line listing of monuments and memorials that are located in communities across Hunterdon County honoring Veterans and those who lost their lives in service to the nation, Freeholder Board Deputy Director John E. Lanza has announced.

Lanza, the Freeholder Board’s Veterans’ liaison, reported at the May 21 st Freeholder meeting, “Through the County’s website, the public will be able to find, all in one place, a list of the twenty-seven commemorative sites we have so far identified. 


This Memorial Day, send a letter or care package to Deployed Troops, Veterans, a new recruit or a Wounded Warrior. Writing a letter is a meaningful way for Americans to show support for our Military. For more information, click here.
Emergency Medical Services Week Recognized By Hunterdon
Freeholder Board
Pictured left to right: Brayden Fahey, County OEM Coordinator , Harry Heller, Chief - Lambertville – New Hope Ambulance & Rescue Squad, Dhwanil Kadakia, EMS Captain - Flemington – Raritan First Aid & Rescue Squad, Lisa Dorflinger, EMT - Flemington – Raritan First Aid & Rescue Squad, Mark Mason, Chief – Pattenburg Rescue Squad,
Suzanne Lagay, Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders Director, Frank Setnicky, Chief – Clinton First Aid & Rescue Squad and President of the Hunterdon County EMS Squad Chiefs Association, and Howard “Bucky” Buchannan, 2 nd Deputy Chief – Clinton First Aid & Rescue Squad 
The Hunterdon County Freeholder Board designated the week of May 19 – 25 as Emergency Medical Services Week to recognize the value and accomplishments of emergency medical services providers in Hunterdon County.

Suzanne Lagay, Director of the Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders said, “The members of emergency medical services teams are ready to provide lifesaving care to those in need, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. They offer help to anyone who places a call in our communities and it is without prejudice. This proclamation is our way of showing gratitude to them for their tireless service.” 

Prosecutors' Town Hall Meeting
Hunterdon and Warren County Prosecutor's Offices Announce Town Hall Meeting To Discuss Juvenile Justice, May 29 at 5 pm at North Hunterdon High School in Clinton Township.

Click here for more details.
Adopted Hunterdon Budget Holds Tax Rate Steady

Freeholder Board Director Suzanne Lagay, the presiding member of the Board’s Budget Committee, stated, “The 2019 budget of $88,491,725 is $330,000 less than the 2013 budget ($88,826,025) that Freeholder John Lanza and I inherited when we joined the Board. What else in anyone’s life is less costly now than it was six years ago?”
i nformation
Hunterdon County Library
May 2019

May closings:
Memorial Day : HQ, NCB & SCB will be be closed Sunday 5/26 and Monday 5/27 ; open Saturday 5/25.

Saturday June 8, come to the HCL Outdoor Art Show and Sale.

Click image above for more information.
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Saturday June 8th and
Sunday June 9th

Hunterdon Central Regional High School

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HUNTERDON COUNTY LIBRARY BOOKMOBILE
Beginning Tuesday, June 4, the Hunterdon County Library Bookmobile will have new stops in Clinton Township, Bloomsbury and Stockton.
For more information, click here.
Tewksbury Historical Society and Garden Club of Hunterdon Hills Host Second Biennial House and Garden Tour

The Second Biennial Historic House and Garden Tour, co-sponsored by the Tewksbury Historical Society and the Garden Club of Hunterdon Hills, takes place on Saturday, June 8, 10 AM - 4 PM, in Tewksbury Township, rain or shine.

Advance tickets are $40 until June 7 and $50 on the day of the Tour. Tickets are limited and can be purchased on-line thru PayPal or Visa/Mastercard at www.tewksburyhistory.net . Click on the House & Garden Tour page on the left.
Recycle Often, Recycle Right

Wrong materials in recycling is costly. To learn more, click here.
UPDATE
Hunterdon County DPW:

CULVERT C-67 IS NOW OPEN, located on County Route 639 (High Bridge-Cokesbury Road).

Road Construction on Route 523 and Hollow Road

County Route 523 construction began April 1, 2019.

FROM: Delaware Drive, Delaware Township
TO: N.J.S.H. 29 Stockton

Plan alternate route or expect delays. Construction is expected to continue until mid June. 
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Hunterdon County Culvert L-77 located on Hollow Road in Lebanon Township will be closed on or about July 1, 2019 until the end of August 2019.
Hunterdon County Parks
& Recreation
Read all about the County Arboretum and the Parks programs in May here.
Click image above for link to Community Day website with further information.
Hunterdon County Parks and Recreation Division
now offering discount tickets to all local amusement parks.

Click image below for further information about ticket prices.
Ident-A-Shred
June 1st
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Find us on Facebook and Twitter for up to date information on road and bridge closures.
Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders
and Constitutional Officers

Suzanne Lagay  
Director
John E. Lanza 
Deputy Director
J. Matthew Holt
Susan Soloway 
Shaun Van Doren

Mary H. Melfi
County Clerk
Fred W. Brown
Sheriff
Susan J. Hoffman
Surrogate
Michael J. Williams
Acting Prosecutor
(not pictured)
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