Hopewell News

HOPEWELL TWP.: Alliger Park would be renamed for the Woolsey family  

By Frank Mustac, Special Writer The name “Woolsey Park” is being proposed for a 167-acre propertyowned by Hopewell Township unofficially known currently as Alliger Park. The...

PENNINGTON: Mayor urges, ‘Give blood Saturday’

To the editor:  Maintaining a stable blood supply is critical to supporting the health of our community. Giving blood is safe, simple, and it...

HOPEWELL VALLEY: School board adopts transgender policy  

By Frank Mustac, Special Writer Several members of the public voiced their opinions and two speakers sparred in a testy verbal exchange before the ensued...

HOPEWELL VALLEY: Graduation honors seniors, principal Daher

By Frank Mustac, Special Writer Tuesday’s commencement exercises at Hopewell Valley Central High School were obviously held to recognize the 308 graduating seniors of the...

HOPEWELL: Foodtruck Fridays return this week  

Friday, June 24, marks the summer’s first Foodtruck Friday event in Hopewell. Nine food trucks will gather from 5 to 9 p.m. at Hopewell’s...

HOPEWELL VALLEY: Toll Gate’s Smith in line for top job at high school 

By Frank Mustac, Special Writer Toll Gate Grammar School principal Tana Smith has been recommended to become the next principal of Hopewell Valley Central High...

PENNINGTON: Pennington School gives diplomas to 41 8th-graders  

The Pennington School held ceremonies at the Pennington United Methodist Church on June 9 for 41 students graduating from its Middle School. Head of Middle...

HOPEWELL TWP.: 95-year-old woman had to be cut out of crashed pickup (updated)

A 95-year-old woman had to be extricated from a pickup truck following an auto crash just after noon Thursday. At 12:04 p.m. Hopewell Township police...

HOPEWELL: Heart-attack survivor gives defibrillators to fire, EMS 

A survivor of sudden cardiac arrest who works for a defibrillator company has donated three of the life-saving devices to the fire department and...

HOPEWELL VALLEY: Kids follow their dads in service on squads  

By Kellie Patrick Gates, Special Writer If their pagers signal someone needs firefighters or medical rescue, some Hopewell Valley sons and daughters will abandon their...

HOPEWELL TWP.: Families invited to fireflies night June 29

Enjoy “nature’s fireworks” with education director Jeff Hoagland at the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association Watershed Reserve and learn how to communicate with the fireflies...

HOPEWELL TWP.: Strawberry festival will finance upkeep of historic schoolhouse  

A century-old schoolhouse on Woosamonsa Road will host its annual fundraiser with a special tribute to the local Boy Scout troop responsible for the...

HOPEWELL: Saturday’s music fest will rock, roll with fun 

By Ruth Luse, Editor Emeritus Join your Hopewell-area neighbors Saturday, June 18, for the Community Day Music Festival from 4 to 11 p.m. at St....

HOPEWELL: New pastor to lead Hopewell United Methodist Church 

Kate Hillis will serve as the pastor of the Hopewell United Methodist Church, starting the first Sunday of July. The Rev. Hillis said she seeks...

HOPEWELL TWP.: Jing, Sawicki score high in academic talent 

Alex Jing and Christopher Sawicki from Timberlane Middle School were honored May 21 as two bright young students at an awards ceremony sponsored by...

HOPEWELL TWP.: Hunting permit application can be downloaded Monday 

Hopewell Township will begin accepting individual permit applications for the township’s municipal deer management program for the fall season on Monday, June 13. All applicants...

HOPEWELL TWP.: Grant money to be sought for walkway near school 

By Frank Mustac, Special Writer Hopewell Township has applied for grant money to finance a pedestrian walkway from Bear Tavern Elementary School to the intersection...

HOPEWELL BOROUGH: Non-profit helps region in Kenya pump for water 

By Frank Mustac, Special Writer Representatives from a local non-profit briefed the Hopewell Borough Council on the organization’s continuing work in Kenya. Andrew Jackson and David...
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