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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Power Outage Update- 7pm, July 30, 2021

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Update from JCP&L-

Free ice and water are available for affected customers at the ShopRite of Pennington, on the Pennington circle. 

Many residents are reporting restoration of power to homes. JCP&L has crews out working around the clock, h...

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Posted on: July 31, 2021

Get vaccinated for COVID-19, even if you have had the virus.

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If you’ve already had COVID19, you should still get a COVID-19 vaccine. Studies show that COVID-19 vaccines provide added protection to your immune system. COVID-19 vaccination helps protect you from serious illness if you get sick again. 

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Posted on: July 31, 2021

Hopewell Valley Pool Now Open Every Day!

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The Mercer County Park Commission announces the Hopewell Valley Pool is now open 7 days a week.

HOURS

Monday - FridayLap lane swim (+18): 8:30 - 10 a.m.Public session: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Saturday & SundayLap lane swim (+18): 8:30 - 10 a.m.Public session 1:...

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Green Team Recycling Event on Saturday at the Pennington Farmers Market

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Recycling event on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. organized by the Hopewell Valley Green Team. Bring everything to our tents at Pennington Farmers Market held at Rosedale Mills, 101 Route 31 North, Pennington. For personal safety and pra...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Farmland Assessment applications due date is approaching

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IMPORTANT REMINDER!

Farmland Assessment applications are due by August 2. The building is now open 8:30am – 4:30pm, so feel free to come by and drop off your application in the Tax Assessor’s office. After hours you can use the drop box on the left side of...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

102nd MERCER COUNTY 4-H FAIR AT HOWELL FARM THIS WEEKEND!

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The 102nd Mercer County 4-H Fair featuring children’s activities, hayrides, animal shows, music, farm tours, exhibits and more will be held Saturday, July 31, and Sunday, Aug. 1, at Howell Living History Farm in Hopewell Township. Admission and ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Be sure to smush Spotted Lanternflies!

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The Spotted Lanternfly’s physical appearance transforms throughout its life stages as it matures to adulthood. Right now there are nymphs present and the adults are coming soon. Be sure to step on and kill any of these insects you see! 

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

A storm is expected today! Suggestions from PSE&G and JCP&L.

Storms are in the forecast & you know the drill. Charge devices, prep mobile hotspots & if the power goes out, report it. The strong winds & thunderstorms we're expecting can bring down branches and wires, treat all downed wires as li...

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Posted on: July 24, 2021

Good news! More financial help is now available through Get Covered New Jersey for health insurance

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Need health insurance? You can get insurance through the GetCoveredNJ. The enrollment window was extended for New Jerseyans in need of coverage through the COVID-19 Special Enrollment Period. You may also enroll or change your existing plan if you&rsq...

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Posted on: July 25, 2021

Township Committee Meeting Schedule Changes Starting in September

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Beginning in September the first regular Township Committee meeting of each month will continue to be held on Zoom, and the second will be in the municipal building auditorium. We are looking forward to seeing everyone in person! 

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Posted on: July 24, 2021

Naloxone (Narcan) now available over the counter

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Earlier this month Governor Phil Murphy signed into law a bill that will help people who are suffering from substance-use disorders and those who love them. Naloxone, an opioid overdose antidote that can be administered by nasal spray, will be available w...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

COVID-19 Update July 19, 2021

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COVID-19 continues to circulate in Hopewell Valley, with the Health Department averaging 4 cases per week over the past month. We are continuing to monitor the potential impact of variants and the best way for us to keep our community safe & healthy i...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

COVID-19 Counter

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COVID-19 Counter

These numbers are cumulative, and represent a snapshot in time. They can change daily or even hourly as new data comes in.  This represents only laboratory-confirmed cases, and does not include people who are sick but unable to be...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Tax bills are going out tomorrow

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Quarterly property tax bills will be mailed tomorrow, Tuesday, July 20. The information has already been loaded into the online system. To review the information, click on the "Tax/ Utility Bills" button on the homepage. Due to the delayed maili...

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Posted on: July 17, 2021

NJ Dept of Health Now Offers App That Provides Access to Your COVID-19 Vaccination Record!

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In an effort to expand consumer access to immunization records, a new app from the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) makes it easier for individuals and families vaccinated in the state to access their COVID-19 vaccination record. 

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Posted on: July 17, 2021

Veterans and family members! Do you have your NJ state medals?

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The New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs wants those eligible Veterans and their family members to receive the State of New Jersey Medals they may qualify for and are due them for their honorable military service. Posthumous awards are a...
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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Municipal and Public Works offices now open to the public!

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Starting Monday, July 19, Hopewell Township buildings will be open to the public. 

Hours:Municipal Building 8:30am - 4:30 pmDepartment of Public Works 7:00am - 3:30pm

Community Development 9:30am - 3:30pmRecreation 8:00am - 4:00pm

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Posted on: July 18, 2021

Hopewell Valley COVID-19 Time Capsule looking for community contributions

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HOPEWELL VALLEY COVID-19 TIME CAPSULE NEEDS COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTIONS!

We’re living through a moment in history that appears to have the potential to rewrite our politics, our economy, and our society.

Years from now, we will be retelling the storie...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

County to resurface section of Bear Tavern Road starting Monday, July19

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Due to deteriorated pavement surface conditions, Bear Tavern Road (County Route 579) in Hopewell Township between Church Road and Pennington-Harbourton Road (CR 623) is scheduled for milling and resurfacing by the Mercer County Department of Transportatio...

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Posted on: July 4, 2021

Pennington-Titusville Rd paving starts the week of July 12

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Here is the planned schedule, weather permitting, from the paving company.

Week of 7/12/2021: (Towards end of the week)

  1. Concrete:  Curb-sidewalk

Week of 7/19/2021: 

  1. All topsoil, seed, mulch at new concrete
  2. Inlet repair
  3. Start milling

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

PARK COMMISSION RELEASES DRAFT MASTER PLAN FOR MOORES STATION QUARRY

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The Mercer County Park Commission has released its draft Master Plan for the Moores Station Quarry, located in Hopewell Township adjacent to Baldpate Mountain. The plan can be found on the Park Commission’s website here

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Posted on: July 10, 2021

The off-ramp to Rte 29 entering NJ on Rte. 295 closing for 5 weeks

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I-295 southbound Exit 76 ramp to Route 29 to be closed for five weeks as part Scudder Falls Bridge project.

New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the I-295 southbound Exit 76 ramp to Route 29 just past the Scudder Falls ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

What Part of Your Electrical System is Your Responsibility? Explanation from JCP&L.

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With storm restoration efforts continuing to progress, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) reminds customers that they need to be aware that individual outages to their homes may require an electrician and inspection before service can be restore...

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Posted on: July 3, 2021

TJ Burd of the Department of Public Works is promoted

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Hopewell Township Public Works is proud to announce the promotion of TJ Burd to Truck Driver. Part of the DPW team for three years, he has big shoes to fill because he is the 3rd generation of his family to serve the Township as a member of the D...

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Posted on: July 5, 2021

Don't forget to get your 2nd COVID-19 vaccine shot!

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REMEMBER YOUR SECOND SHOT! If you received the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, you won't be fully immunized until two weeks after your second vaccine dose. Visit covid19.nj.gov/vaccine for more info.

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Posted on: July 4, 2021

NJ Fish and Wildlife offering Hunter Education Program

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As the days are getting shorter, so is your time to take the Hunter Education course to be ready for the fall hunting seasons! Registration for live-fire sessions is open and accepting students for July and August.

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Posted on: July 3, 2021

PSE&G Mt. Rose Substation Construction Update

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Dear Valued Customer, 

As you may know, PSE&G has been actively working to improve electric reliability at our Mt. Rose Substation.  Below you will find some construction updates:

  • Updated Work Hours – Beginning Wednesday, Jul...
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Posted on: June 29, 2021

Meet Sue Einstein, Hopewell Township's new Public Health Nurse

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Welcome, Sue Einstein, Hopewell Township’s new Public Health Nurse!

Sue grew up in Bergen County with five siblings and lots of pets. She graduated from the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest, and Alfred University in upstate NY, where she ea...

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Posted on: June 26, 2021

From the CDC- Backyard poultry causing Salmonella outbreak across the country

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WARNING- SALMONELLA OUTBREAK: 

474 people sick in 46 states from contact with backyard poultry like chickens and ducks. One-third of sick people are children younger than 5 years. Take steps to keep your family healthy around your flock.

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Help your neighbors by contributing to the HV Mobile Food Pantry. Drop off at the Twp Municipal Bldg

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At the beginning of the COVID-19 lockdown in March 2020, Pennington Borough, Hopewell Borough, Hopewell Township, HVRSD, and the Hopewell Valley YMCA created the Hopewell Valley Mobile Food Pantry to assist those that found themselves in need of a helping...

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Posted on: June 19, 2021

Black Bear Safety Tips from NJ Fish and Wildlife

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Black Bears are native to NJ. Though Black Bear sightings and incidents in Mercer County are rare, they are not unheard of.  Here are some Black Bear Safety Tips from NJ Fish and Wildlife.

Feeding bears deliberately or unintentionally by carelessl...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

NJ Senior Olympics is back for 2021!

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Are you 50+? Enter the 2021 NJ Senior Olympics! Sports included are Basketball, Billiards, Bocce, Cornhole, Darts, Golf, Horseshoes, Miniature Golf, Pickleball, Racquetball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis and Track and Field. 

Date: September 10-1...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

PSE&G Update on Local Work, July 8, 2021

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PSE&G: People providing safe, reliable, economic and greener energy

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Dear Valued Customer:

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Upcoming Construction- PSE&G Road Work Starting on or about Feb 22

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PSE&G will be starting work on the replacement of utility lines to improve the reliability of the electric service network. Work will be on NJ Hwy Route 31, Hopewell-Pennington Road (CR 654), Moore’s Mill Mount Rose Road and Pennington Rocky...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

PSE&G to Begin Construction on Reliability Projects in Hopewell

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PSE&G to Begin Construction on Reliability Projects in Hopewell

PSE&G, in their ongoing efforts to increase reliability of electrical service, in Hopewell Valley and their surrounding service areas, will be initiating construction of multiple impro...

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