Vol. 78 - 2019
November 15, 2019
UPDATED : IMPORTANT ROAD CLOSURE INFORMATION on County Road 629, adjacent to Round Valley Reservoir

Hunterdon County Voters Pick Brown,
Lanza and Rich For County Offices
Hunterdon County Sheriff Fred Brown and Freeholder Board Deputy Director John E. Lanza were re-elected by the voters on November 5th, joined by West Amwell Mayor Zach Rich, who was elected Freeholder for the first time.

Freeholder Lanza was re-elected for a third term with running mate Zach Rich, who will leave the West Amwell Township Committee on December 31, prior to being sworn-in as a Freeholder. Rich was elected to the seat being vacated by Freeholder Board Director Suzanne Lagay, who chose not to seek re-election this year.

Sheriff Brown will enter his fourth term in January. The Sheriff is recognized for having worked with local law enforcement on numerous shared services and creating a prescription drop box for residents to safely dispose unused or expired medicines, establishing 14 locations spread across the county.

For all Hunterdon County election results please click here .
Photo courtesy of Andrew Russano
Lanza: Extend 'Bells For Veterans'
Throughout The County In 2020
Hunterdon County Freeholder Board Deputy Director John E. Lanza has called for a county-wide ‘Bells for Veterans’ effort on Veterans’ Day in 2020.

For the second consecutive year, the bell at Hunterdon County’s Historic Courthouse in Flemington tolled twenty-one times on Veterans’ Day, November 11th, at 11 am, to honor the service of all Veterans.  

Freeholder Lanza, the Board’s Veterans’ liaison, during remarks at the November 6th Freeholder meeting, suggested that “the ‘Bells for Veterans’ program be expanded in 2020 to include Hunterdon County municipalities, schools, fire houses, houses of worship, or any other entity with a bell to toll. 

'Project Horses For Forces'
Supports Veterans, Active Service Members And Families Through No Cost Horsemanship Sessions
Freeholder Sue Soloway with Veteran Joe Becker
at Project Horses For Forces'
Located in tranquil Long Valley, 'Project Horses For Forces' is a fully sponsored horsemanship training program for military veterans of all eras, and active service members, who suffer from visible or unseen wounds of combat or service. The Project also includes programs for families and children of actively deployed service personnel and families of those lost in combat or due to military suicide.

Freeholder Sue Soloway said, "Watching Veterans work with their horses, cleaning, training and caring for them, as well as the sense of community fostered and developed by Ruth Nortje, founder of the program, was impactful.

Each Veteran had to work hard to develop the trust of the animal, which instills trust and confidence in themselves. Project Horses For Forces is a meaningful and necessary program and we are grateful there is a program for our military men and women, and their families, to participate in to find hope and to heal."

To find out about the Project, click here or visit their Facebook page

Clean Audits, No Debt, And Teamwork Results In County Tax Rate Freeze

What the Hunterdon County Freeholders have achieved in freezing the County tax rate in four of the last five years bas been realized by putting the County financial house in order.
i nformation
Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office Announces A Coat Drive

 October 1st through
December 31st, 2019

New Jersey Blood Services will conduct blood drives November 19th
in Raritan Township at the Flemington Elks Lodge 1928 and November 26th in
Clinton Township at North Hunterdon High School
Hunterdon County Sheriff & Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 94

2019 Toiletry Drive Through December 15th

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