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Township Committee Responds to County Bridge Work

Friday, November 20, 2009
By Roger Harris
Township Committee Responds to County Bridge Work

On Monday Nov 16, the Township Committee decided to notify the Freeholders of their displeasure with the recent bridge work done by the Hunterdon County Engineering Dept. A letter was sent by Mayor Kristin McCarthy. In the letter to the Freeholders, the Committee expresses itself clearly: The Countys actions leading to the stop-work order... »

County Engineering Dept. Goes Rogue Bridge Closed Indefinitely

Tuesday, November 17, 2009
By Gary Hinesley and Roger Harris
County Engineering Dept. Goes Rogue –  Bridge Closed Indefinitely

On October 5 the Hunterdon County Engineering Dept. (HCE) closed the stone arch bridge on Pine Hill Road. The bridge is in the Green Sergeant’s Covered Bridge Historic District, it is listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places, and it is protected by that listing from destruction by local government,... »

McCue’s Successor on Township Committee Chosen

Monday, November 16, 2009
By The Editor

The three candidates nominated by Township Republican Committee to serve out Jim Mc Cue’s unfinished term – Jim D’Aloia, Jack Gaskill and George Hrehowesik – were interviewed by the Township Committee at a special meeting Monday night. Township Committee members Johnson, Lockwood, Madden and McCarthy questioned the three candidates in turn for over half... »

McCues Replacement The List of Three

Saturday, November 7, 2009
By Roger Harris

With the general election behind them, the Delaware Township Republican Committee met on Wednesday night and decided on a list of three potential replacements for the Township Committee position that has been vacant since Jim McCue resigned on October 23. The candidates are: George Hrehowesik, Jim DAloia, and Jack Gaskill.  Mr. Hrehowesik formerly served on... »

Township Committee Eliminates Two Hamlet Possibilities

Tuesday, October 27, 2009
By Roger Harris

Three recent open public meetings have moved the possibility of a significant zoning change incrementally closer to reality but hurdles remain, including the Township Committee elections on November 3. On September 22, the proposed Master Plan amendment including hamlets in Rosemont, Sergeantsville and on Bittersweet Farm was presented. On Tuesday October 20, the Planning Board... »

McCue Resigns from Township Committee

Tuesday, October 27, 2009
By Gary Hinesley

Sergeantsville Grain and Feed owner Jim McCue has submitted his resignation from the Township Committee, in a letter to Mayor Kristin McCarthy received October 26, citing personal reasons. Mr. McCue has moved to Pennsylvania and is no longer eligible to serve in municipal government in New Jersey. The term to which Mr. McCue was... »

DTS PTA Hosts Candidates Forum on October 28

Thursday, October 22, 2009
By The Editor

Wednesday, October 28, 2009, from 7:00 – 8:30 PM in the DTS Performing Arts Room will be your best chance to meet those vying for election to the Township Committee. The DTS PTA is hosting a public event at which the four candidates for the upcoming Township Committee elections will be available to answer your... »

Overflow Crowd at Zoning Meeting New Date Chosen

Friday, August 21, 2009
By Roger Harris
Overflow Crowd at Zoning Meeting – New Date Chosen

On Tuesday August 18, the Planning Board held a rare August meeting to present a new zoning proposal for the A-1 and A-2 zones.  The meeting was short lived however, as the meeting room in town hall was filled to the point of overflowing.  When it became clear that members of the public left standing... »

Full House Says No to Banquet Hall Purchase

Tuesday, June 9, 2009
By Roger Harris

On Monday evening, June 8, 2009, the Township Committee held a special meeting to hear the public’s opinion of buying a portion of the firehouse structure, the “banquet hall”, for $855,000.  The windowless cinder-block room was added to the firehouse to serve as a fundraising attraction but the fire company would sell it to... »

Primary Election Results

Friday, June 5, 2009
By Gary Hinesley

In Delaware Township’s June 4 Democratic primary, Sam Thompson and Stephanie Dunn won nomination to run for Township Committee in November, in an uncontested race. The Republican primary had a crowded field and some surprising outcomes. Although statewide Chris Christie won the Republican nomination, in Delaware Township Steve Lonegan won by a 10% margin,... »

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