Hopewell News

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By Frank Mustac, Special Writer Chronic leaky roofs, outdated heating and ventilation systems and drafty windows and doors are just some of the troubles at...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