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HOPEWELL VALLEY: Schools will be closed Monday

Hopewell Valley Schools will be closed Monday, Jan. 25, due to the inability of the district’s bus contractors to provide service and the hazardous...

HOPEWELL VALLEY: College students earn honors 

 Meredith Megaffin of Hopewell was one of more than 930 graduates from the University of Kansas in the summer of 2015. She received a...

HOPEWELL TWP.: Governing body will watch Rt. 31 traffic circle backups 

By Frank Mustac, Special Writer The Township Committee says it is watching with concern traffic conditions at the Pennington Circle of Route 31. Committeeman John Hart...

HOPEWELL: Six fire companies respond to pre-dawn fire in house on Applewood Drive

Hopewell Township Police and six fire departments responded today, Thursday, to a pre-dawn house fire on Applewood Drive. Patrol units arrived at 4:23 a.m. to...

HOPEWELL: Car runs off road, into tree on Route 654

Hopewell Township police are investigating a one-car crash that closed Route 654 for about 30 minutes Thursday morning. At 8:12 a.m. township police, along with...

HOPEWELLS: Vehicle stops find drivers with marijuana or facing warrants 

Hopewell Township police reported these incidents: Officer Christopher Vaccarino stopped a 2000 Mitsubishi on Scotch Road on Jan. 7 at 11:45 p.m. after a random...

HOPEWELL TWP.: Judge rules against giving township affordable housing credits

By Frank Mustac, Special Writer HOPEWELL TWP. — A setback in the township’s ongoing affordable housing litigation took place, it seems, when a court ruled...

HOPEWELL: Pipeline company sends out easement purchase offers

By Frank Mustac Special Writer HOPEWELL TWP. — Opponents of the proposed PennEast pipeline are sounding an alarm to landowners along the planned natural-gas transmission...

HOPEWELL VALLEY: School staffers will sing, dance in musicale show 

Teachers and staff in the Hopewell Valley Regional School District not only can deliver a classroom lesson, but many of them can sing, dance...

HOPEWELL VALLEY: Board re-elects Wolff, swears in Long 

Jenny Long joined eight returning Board of Education members at the reorganization meeting last week. Ms. Long, plus incumbent members Lisa Wolff and Leigh Ann...

HOPEWELL VALLEY: When should schools’ spring break fall? 

By Frank Mustac, Special Writer The Hopewell Valley Regional Board of Education is seeking the community’s thoughts on the scheduling of spring break for the...

HOPEWELL VALLEY: School proposes $36 million facilities bond

By Frank Mustac, Special Writer Chronic leaky roofs, outdated heating and ventilation systems and drafty windows and doors are just some of the troubles at...

HOPEWELL TWP.: Three arrested after report of bar fight

Police responding to a fight at a bar at 11:40 p.m. Jan. 8 wound up arresting three people. Sgt. Michael Cseremsak, Officer Brian Dendis and...

HOPEWELL: Hopewell man faces 14 charges, including DWI, in hit-and-run accident

A Hopewell man was written up for 14 motor vehicle offenses, including drunken driving and driving on a sidewalk, on New Year’s Day in...

HOPEWELL: Northfield completes acquisition of Hopewell Valley Community Bank  

Northfield Bancorp, Inc., the holding company for Northfield Bank, has closed on its $55 million acquisition of Hopewell Valley Community Bank. As a result, Hopewell...

HOPEWELL TWP.: Mayor Kuchinski: Sell Pennytown to reduce debt 

By Frank Mustac, Special Writer HOPEWELL TWP. — Kevin Kuchinski is mayor for 2016. In a unanimous vote, Mr. Kuchinski, a Democrat was chosen at Monday...

HOPEWELL BOROUGH: Yearlong party begins to celebrate 125th anniversary

By Frank Mustac, Special Writer HOPEWELL — The borough kicked off its year-long 125th anniversary celebration on New Year’s Day at Borough Hall. The party, which...

HOPEWELL TWP.: One-car crash hospitalizes Lawrenceville couple 

A Lawrenceville couple was hospitalized in a low-speed one-car crash on Flower Hill Lane just off of Bull Run Road at 3:13 p.m. Dec....
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