Did you know.....

Flemington's Main Street is considered one of the prettiest in America and a perfect example of a nineteenth century county historic district where 60% of the buildings are on the National Register of Historic Places...find out more in our History and Tourism sections.
This historic Victorian town, the seat of Hunterdon County, won international recognition in the 1930s when the county courthouse became the site of the famous Lindbergh kidnapping trial. Go Here. Town highlights include Fleming Castle. You can also ride the antique steam trains of the Black River & Western Railroad on an 11-mile roundtrip between Flemington and Ringoes. Northlandz offers a vast miniature railroad with 135 trains and eight miles of track as well as a 94-room dollhouse and doll museum. Outlet shopping is popular at Liberty Village, located at the site of the historic railroad turntable. And not to be forgotten Hunterdon County is known for Ballooning. To learn more Go Here.
Community Awareness

Hunterdon Healthcare Will Have Surgical Robot at Rotary Club of Flemington’s Pancake Day and Kid’s Expo
     Want to meet a robot? Hunterdon Healthcare will be hosting a demonstration of the daVinci Robot at the 40th Annual Rotary Club of Flemington’s Pancake Day and Kid’s Expo which will be held on Saturday, November 1st from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Hunterdon Central Regional High School. Attendees will be able to interact with the robot and observe demonstrations by Propa Ghosh, M.D., Urologist and Medical Director of Robotic Surgical Services at Hunterdon Medical Center.
     Hunterdon Medical Center is now offering patients looking for minimally invasive surgery a new approach using the da Vinci Surgical System. The da Vinci® Surgical System is robotic surgery technology, which surgeons control from a console. Instead of a large abdominal incision used in open surgery, a surgeon using the da Vinci® Surgical System makes a few small incisions where the surgical instruments and a miniature camera are introduced into the body. A monitor on the console allows the surgeon to see highly magnified, three dimensional images of the body as the surgeon directs the robotic arm movements to manipulate the camera and special instruments. Safety mechanisms are in place to ensure the robot only moves under the control of the surgeon.
     For the past month, Hunterdon Healthcare has been hosting a contest for kids in Kindergarten-grade 4 to name the robot and describe why the name was chosen. On October 20th the names were posted to Hunterdon Healthcare’s facebook page where people can vote for their favorite name. The contest will close on October 30th and the winning name will be announced at the Rotary Pancake Day on November 1st.
     Pancake Day and the Kid’s Expo will be held at Hunterdon Central Regional High School Commons, next to the Field House, 29 Junction Rd., Flemington. Attendees can purchase tickets for Pancake Day at the door. Adults are $7, Children 5-11 are $4 and children under 5 are no charge. Proceeds benefit Flemington Rotary’s charitable projects which include, scholarships for Hunterdon Central Regional High School and Hunterdon Central Polytech graduating seniors. For more information on Pancake Day and Kid’s Expo visit,

Interested in learning more about Rotary?
     Join us for a county-wide Rotary networking event on Wednesday, November 12th from 6 - 8:30 p.m. at Brunello Trattoria.
     Contact Michelle Heide at 908.713.4903 for details.

The 45th Anniversary Celebration of Hunterdon Helpline
Three Chef Spotlight Dinners

For all the information GO HERE.

The 2nd annual Christmas tree festival is coming up on Saturday, December 6th. There are several ways you can participate:
    As a volunteer
    As a sponsor For all the information GO HERE
    As a participant
    As a "marketer" - spread the word on facebook, LinkedIn, to your family, friends, and colleagues
For all the information GO HERE.

Four New Shows
    Hot In Hunterdon
    4:00pm - 5:00pm Monday
    Host Georgjean W. Trinkleot in Hunterdon For those who want to learn more and have an in depth review of hot topics, current affairs and issues occurring in Hunterdon County. Callers are invited to call in and discuss their viewpoints on topics making headlines. Learn more about Hunterdon happenings, people and events and what makes the area a spectacular place to live.
    Raising Conscious Kids Radio
    11:00am - 12:00pm Wednesday
    Host Kimberly Primatic
    Got kids? Teach Kids? Love kids? We do too! We believe that raising our kids is the most challenging job that we will ever have. Why? Because kids today are different! They’re more technologically savvy, more sensitive, they’re smarter and they’re under more pressure from an even younger age. As parents, teachers, grandparents and influencers of children, we have our work cut out for us. So we’ve created a place to turn to for information, inspiration, support and some fun! Raising Conscious Kids Radio brings together amazing leading experts, authors and thought leaders on raising healthy, happy, conscious and successful kids.
    Come join us!
    Global Kids: Parents, Teachers & Kids Matter
    4:00pm - 5:00pm Thursday
    Hosts Jun and Jenni
    Global Kids is a child care center in Readington /Somerville NJ and they offer a bilingual education program with child care for infants through age 13. Join them as they discuss current education trends, tips for busy families, and share announcements for local events and fun. A kid-friendly show for the commute home!
    Living Consciously
    2:00pm - 3:00pm Friday
    Host Bob Burns
    Bob is a Master Clinical Hypnotherapist, Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming, Reiki Master, published author, and according to Mens Health Magazine in "02", a Master Motivator. and

We have some open times on the radio.
All radio hosts are volunteers and they have to be a member of the Chamber.
Open slots are:

    2:00pm to 3:00pm Tuesday
    1:00pm to 2:00pm Friday
    3:00pm to 4:00pm Friday
For more information email me HERE

Hunterdon Medical Center Foundation will Host the Crystal Ball
Under the Dome at Jack Cust Baseball Academy

     Hunterdon Medical Center Foundation will host its 34th Annual Crystal Ball on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 6:30 PM at the Jack Cust Baseball Academy in Flemington, NJ. The dome that covers the baseball academy during the winter months will be transformed into an elegant ballroom. Titled “The Black and White Masquerade”, this year’s Crystal Ball proceeds, once again, will support Hunterdon Healthcare and its charitable medical mission.
      The Crystal Ball also enables the Hunterdon Healthcare System to honor those individuals who have made significant contributions toward the improvement of health in partnership with the organization or the community. This year the “Spirit of Hunterdon” crystal obelisk will be awarded to three individuals. They are Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns III; Hunterdon County resident and Bristol-Myers Squibb employee, Mark Peters, Pharm D; and Karen Kallens, RN, former Hunterdon County Medication Access Program Coordinator. “This year’s honorees were instrumental in introducing lifesaving medication access programs for Hunterdon County residents that have become models for the rest of the State”, stated Robert Wise, President and CEO, Hunterdon Healthcare.
     The event will begin with an open bar cocktail reception where guests will have a chance to mingle, and bid in the silent auction, while enjoying the evening. The cocktail reception will be followed by a lavish farm to table menu in the Grand Ballroom and an evening of dancing. “We decided to host the event locally to draw attention to the cultural richness of the Hunterdon County community as well as to celebrate Hunterdon Healthcare’s pledge to provide quality healthcare close to home,” stated Christopher Sickels, Executive Vice President, Hunterdon Medical Center Foundation and Senior Vice President, Community Affairs.
     The Hunterdon Medical Center Foundation, the fundraising organization for Hunterdon Healthcare, seeks gifts and grants from individuals, corporations, foundations and other sources to assist the Hunterdon Medical Center and its affiliated non-profit organizations. Annual charitable gifts to the Hunterdon Medical Center Foundation provide the essential support needed to expand clinical services and programs and maintain and enhance our facilities. For more information on the Hunterdon Medical Center Foundation visit, or call 908-788-6141.
     To inquire about sponsorship opportunities or to purchase tickets, please contact Christina O’Malley at 908-788-6134. To make an auction donation, please contact Randibeth Gallant at 908-788-6421.

Hunterdon Medical Center to Offer Free Depression Screenings
     Hunterdon Medical Center is pleased to offer free, confidential, depression screenings throughout the month of October, in the Hunterdon Behavioral Health Department, located on the fifth floor of the hospital, 2100 Wescott Drive, Flemington, New Jersey.
     Depression is a medical illness that affects one in every 10 – 15 million adults in the U.S. Depression is not something to be embarrassed about and is often very treatable once diagnosed. This is an opportunity for community members to speak one on one with a professional and get their questions answered.
     For more information or to make an appointment, call Hunterdon Behavioral Health at 908-788-6401 ext. 3006 or ext. 3029.

Hunterdon Health and Wellness Center in Clinton Will Offer Program On Treating Hemorrhoids
     The Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers in Whitehouse Station and Clinton are dedicated to providing health enhancement and disease prevention programs for the community. As part of their education series, the Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers will hold a program called HET: Treatment for Internal Hemorrhoids at the Clinton campus on Monday, November 17th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
     Seventy five percent of all people have symptomatic hemorrhoids at some point in their lives and 50% of people over the age of 50 suffer from chronic, progressively worsening hemorrhoidal problems. Historically, hemorrhoid sufferers have been treated with a rubber banding procedure which can cause pain and discomfort after the treatment. The HET system is a small, sterile, disposable cannula that applies a combination of gentle tissue compression and mild heat to significantly shrink internal hemorrhoids.
     Gastroenterologist, Jeffrey Hartford, M.D., Advanced Gastroenterology and Nutrition, will lead this program on the HET system and discuss options for treating internal hemorrhoids. This is an opportunity to bring your questions and get them answered by Dr. Hartford.
     This program is free and open to the community. Participants will receive a guest pass to be used at either of the Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers.
     To register for the program at the Hunterdon Health and Wellness Center in Clinton call 908-735-6884. The Hunterdon Health and Wellness Center in Clinton is located at 1738 Rte. 31, Clinton, New Jersey.

     Press Contact:
     Kathleen Seelig, MA
     Director of Public Relations and Marketing
     Hunterdon Healthcare
     Hunterdon Medical Center
     2100 Wescott Drive
     Flemington, NJ 08822
     Phone: 908-788-6515
     Fax: 908-788-6526
     Hunterdon Healthcare is now on Facebook - Become a fan today!

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Hunterdon Chamber Of Commerce Foundation Kick Off Reception
October 28
The Ryland Inn

115 Old Highway 28
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
You are Cordially Invited…
To the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce Foundation Kick Off Reception at the Ryland Inn.
The newly formed Foundation is excited to share an Announcement on some upcoming Initiatives.
To Register for this Event. Go Here
For more information, please contact: 908-782-7115
Hunterdon Healthcare & Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce Health & Wellness Networking Breakfast
October 29
8:00am - 9:00am
Hunterdon Medical Center

Meeting Room A & B (1st floor)
2100 Wescott Drive
Flemington, NJ 08822
You are Cordially Invited…
To Hunterdon Healthcare and the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce Health and Wellness Networking Breakfast.
Join us for breakfast and an informal meeting to discuss how Hunterdon Healthcare can best support local business owners and to explain services that are currently available.
To Register for this Event. Go Here
For more information, please contact: 908-782-7115
Hunterdon Chamber Of Commerce 2014 Municipal Clerks' Luncheon
October 29
Noon - 2:00pm
The Ryland Inn

115 Old Highway 28
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
The Chamber, once again, acknowledges Hunterdon County’s Municipal Clerks on Wednesday, October 29th from 12 to 2 PM.
Cost: $30 per person.
CEUs for this Luncheon ~ Contact Hours: .5, Elections and 1, Technology.
To Register for this Event. Go Here
For more information, please contact: 908-782-7115
Hunterdon Chamber Of Commerce Rogue's Gallery Ribbon Cutting
October 30
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Rogue's Gallery

25 Old Highway 22
Clinton, NJ 08809
Please join the Chamber as it conducts a ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand re-opening of Rogue's Gallery on Thursday, October 30th at 5:30 PM at 25 Old Highway 22 in Clinton. Local officials have been invited to the ceremony.
Rogue's Gallery, an eBay seller, has been in business for 15+ years and is ranked amongst the best in areas such customer service & satisfaction! We Sell Yours!
To Register for this Event. Go Here
For more information, please contact: 908-782-7115
Hunterdon Chamber Of Commerce Sunny Side Up Card Club
October 31
8:00am - 9:30am
Financial Resources Federal Credit Union

67 Church Street
Flemington, NJ 08822
Join us for the Sunny Side Up Card Club at Financial Resources Federal Credit Union on Friday, October 31st from 8 - 9:30 AM at 67 Church Street in Flemington.
Be sure to wear a Halloween costume!
This event is complimentary for Chamber Members; $15 General Admission.
To Register for this Event. Go Here
For more information, please contact: 908-782-7115
Non Profit
Hunterdon County Polytech Adult & Continuing Education Fall Dinner Events
     Hunterdon County Polytech’s Catering Management Program* is excited to host their second annual Fall Dinner Series at the Careers Café. The students have created two different styles of events that are open to the public and you don’t want to miss out! If you have attended our dinners in the past, or always wanted to try one, now is a great time to experience the Careers Café.
     The events have a maximum capacity of 45 people and reservations will be honored on a first come, first served basis. Both events begin sharply at 6:30PM. Specific menu offering details can be previewed at one week prior to each event, or you can follow us on Facebook for up-to-the-minute menu details.
     Event #1 - "Fall Harvest Tasting Menu", Wednesday, November 19th from 6:30PM – 8:30PM. This event will be a seated Five Course Set Tasting Menu. Cost: $25/person
     Event #2 - "Grand Buffet", Wednesday, December 3rd from 6:30PM – 8:30PM. This event will feature an Antipasto Table, three (3) Entrée Selections, Carving Station and a Dessert Buffet. Cost: $30/person
     Location: Polytech’s Careers Café at the Central Campus on 10 Junction Road, Flemington. Seating is limited and reservations are required so please call 908-788-1119, ext. 2007 today. Only checks will be accepted for payment.
     For a list of available culinary arts classes, visit or call (908) 788-1119 x 2009 for additional course details, to register or to request more information.  Adult & Continuing Education has a reputation for vocational excellence and providing educational opportunities for adults to acquire technical skills to begin a new career, enhance existing skills, or enrich their personal lives.  Culinary Arts Courses are offered at Polytech Central campus in Flemington, NJ and can be taken individually, or as the *Food & Beverage Management Program partnership with Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) and offers an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Food & Beverage Management. 
NAMI Of Hunterdon
Managing Crisis for Youth within the Community
Bridging the gap between parents, law enforcement, and educators
Does your child struggle with behavioral, emotional, mental health challenges, or intellectual/developmental disabilities?

     Connect with community service providers
     Get support for you and your child during a crisis
     Improve collaboration in meeting the needs of those new to the Children’s System of Care (CSOC) or already involved
     Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
     6:00 to 8:30 PM
     (Parking in driveways 2 & 3)
     11 Minneakoning Road, Flemington, NJ 08822
Presentations by:
     Crisis Intervention Team (C.I.T.) law enforcement officers
     Mobile Response & Stabilization Services (MRSS)
     Mobile Outreach (Emergency Screening)
     Q & A session
     Sandwiches/Refreshments & Raffles/Give-aways
For a listing of local Nonprofit Organizations Go Here
The Arts/Entertainment
Gail Bracegirdle to Demonstrate a Watercolor/Printmaking Technique at November 3rd Watercolor Society Meeting
     Watercolorist, Gail Bracegirdle, will be be demonstrating a watercolor/printmaking technique at the monthly meeting of the Hunterdon Watercolor Society on Monday, November 3rd at the Flemington Presbyterian Church, in the Fellowship Hall. Bracegirdle is a representational artist whose watercolors are filled with light and color. She prefers to work from life or from sketches made on location in order to observe and capture the effects of direct and reflected light on her subject. Her goal is to share the impression of an experience, a mood or even an occasional visual pun through the language of transparent watercolor.
     Ms. Bracegirdle studied textile design at Moore College of Art and had a career in that industry until 1990 when she decided to put all of her energy into painting and teaching watercolor. She is a faculty member of Artworks in Trenton, NJ and has held summer workshops at the Ocean City Arts Center and plain air workshops in both Beaufort SC and Chimay NM. She is a member of the Artist's Gallery in Lambertville, NJ and is represented at the Canal Frame - Crafts Gallery in Washington Crossing, PA and the Famsworth Gallery in Bordentown, NJ. Bracegirdle is a signature member of the Philadelphia Watercolor Society and exhibits in many juried, group and solo shows throughout the region. She has won numerous awards and has work held in many private collections world wide. Her work has been featured in Artists Magazine, Give Your Art a New Wrinkle and Splash 6. She lives and works in Bucks County, PA.
     The Hunterdon Watercolor Society features guest artist demonstrations 7-9PM the first Monday of each month, September through May. This months meeting will be held at the Flemington Presbyterian Church, Fellowship Hall, 10 East Main Street, Flemington, NJ. More information about HWS membership or upcoming demonstrations can be found at the club's website (Google: Hunterdon Watercolor Society).
At The Movies
 Local Theaters
 AMC Theatres Bridgewater Commons 7 Map
 Reading Cinemas Manville 12-Plex Map
 Hillsborough Cinemas Map
 Montgomery Cinemas Map
Box Office
1. Fury $23.7M
2. Gone Girl $17.5M
3. The Book of Life $17M
4. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day $11.5M
5. The Best of Me $10M
Coming Soon
Before I Go to Sleep
ABCs of Death 2
Just For Fun/Things To Do
Restaurant Week Fall 2014 Kicks Off Novemberf 3
The Flemington Business Improvement District's (BID) Restaurant Week returns Nov. 3-9 and the restaurant line up is as exciting as ever.
The Flemington Restaurant Association invites the community to come out enjoy a good deal on a great meal.
They have expanded and now include members/restaurants in Raritan Township who pay annual dues to be part of this dynamic group.
Make reservations early and prepare to feast on some of the county's best culinary offerings.
Call the restaurant directly to make reservations. Check with each restaurant for details about their special menu and hours.
Restaurant Week prices usually do not include beverage, tax or gratuity. Some restaurants may have chosen to exclude certain days-call ahead to confirm participation on a particular day.
The restaurants involved are:
55 Main, Blue Diamond Buffet, Cocco’s, Chive & Thyme, Gallo Rosso, Garden State Salad, Greensleeves Bakery, Jersey Mike’s Subs, Matt’s Red Rooster, Teaberry’s The Grill Shack, The Mixing Bowl and Viva Mexico.
Joining the group from Raritan Township is Brunello Trattoria, Dockside Market and Grill, Jake's Restaurant and Bar, and Luca’s.
Healing Your Animals Holistically
Wed. Nov. 5, 2014, 7:00pm - 8:15pm ET
Healthy Balance, The Annex at Lebanon Plaza
1265 Rt. 22 E, Lebanon NJ 08833
Please Call Healthy Balance Directly at (908) 236-0440
To Reserve Your Seat As Space Is Limited!
Did You Know That Your Animal...
  • Can self-heal, even from chronic illness?
  • Can experience a peaceful, calm, centered and fear-free life?
  • Can understand you and communicate thoughts, feeling, and intentions?
  • Is a master spiritual teacher, and can help you on your own healing journey?
    Sue Ann Seccia-Harnden, holistic energy healer, Reiki Master-Teacher, Spiritual Response Technique (SRT) and Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) practitioner, animal communicator, and radio host of "Holistic Around Hunterdon," will discuss various holistic, alternative and complementary approaches you can use for helping your animals stay healthy and in balance!
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