PENNINGTON: Music from ‘Charlie Brown Christmas’ is coming to church 

Pennington United Methodist Church will continue its concert series for the general public with a jazz concert by the Eric Mintel Quartet on Sunday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. The event will feature the jazz music of Vince Guaraldi in honor of the 50th anniversary of “A Charlie Brown Christmas” at the church at 60… Continue reading PENNINGTON: Music from ‘Charlie Brown Christmas’ is coming to church 

HOPEWELL: Police report thefts big and small

Thefts big and small were reported by the Hopewell Township police. On Dec. 1 Officer Robert Voorhees met with a Pleasant Valley Road woman who said that sometime during the day someone entered her residence and stole $1,200 worth of jewelry. There were no signs of forced entry. The same day, Officer Kevin Koveloski met… Continue reading HOPEWELL: Police report thefts big and small

HOPEWELL: Business group to celebrate holiday

Hopewell Business Association will celebrate Christmas with appetizers and dessert buffet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, at Hopewell Bistro, 15 E. Board St. The party is on the group’s regular meeting night and all business owners or Hopewell supporters are welcome to attend. The cost is $20; RSVP by Dec. 14 to Marilyn at… Continue reading HOPEWELL: Business group to celebrate holiday

HOPEWELL TWP.: Township tree ready to shine 

Hopewell Township will host its annual holiday tree lighting in front of the Hopewell Township Municipal Building on Route 546 on Monday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m. The Hopewell Valley Veterans Association will be honored at the event. Refreshments will be served. Toys will be collected for the Marines Toys for Tots program. 

HOPEWELL VALLEY: Principal Daher will stay through June 

Michael Daher

By Frank Mustac, Special Writer HOPEWELL TWP. — After originally announcing he would retire at end of December, Principal Michael Daher has changed his mind and will stay on as Hopewell Valley Central High School’s head administrator to see the Class of 2016 graduate. “After recently meeting with student council officers and various staff and… Continue reading HOPEWELL VALLEY: Principal Daher will stay through June 

HOPEWELL: Borough plans year of events for its 125th birthday  

Hopewell Borough's 125th anniversary logo

By Frank Mustac, Special Writer HOPEWELL — Come the first of January, plans are for church bells to ring, balladeers to sing and Revolutionary War-era reenactors to appear. Even if they don’t, New Year’s Day is sure to be a memorable one in Hopewell as the borough begins to celebrate its 125th anniversary. Events have… Continue reading HOPEWELL: Borough plans year of events for its 125th birthday  

PENNINGTON: Santa rolls into town for Holiday Walk 

Santa arrived at Pennington's Holiday 'Walk on a brightly lit sleigh. (Photo by Gene Robbins)

Santa Claus rolled into Pennington on a fire truck Friday night for the borough’s 32nd Holiday Walk, sponsored by the Pennington Business and Professional Association. Enjoying the relatively mild early winter night, a crowd had gathered under and around a tent on the Howe Commons on Main Street for the festivities marking the start of… Continue reading PENNINGTON: Santa rolls into town for Holiday Walk 

HOPEWELL: Harvest Fair gives community grants  

Hopewell Harvest Fair grant recipients pose after receiving their awards. In back row

On Dec. 2, the Hopewell Harvest Fair gave away $4,000 in grants to 22 local nonprofit organizations. The Harvest Fair grant program, which has now distributed more than $200,000 in funds in almost 30 years, is a result of the community coming out to support the Hopewell Harvest Fair. Representatives from many of organizations joined… Continue reading HOPEWELL: Harvest Fair gives community grants  

HOPEWELL: Valley news briefs, issue of Dec. 4

Tea, library events happen on Dec. 6  The annual Christmas tea, featuring holiday music, trains, refreshments and vintage Christmas decorations, will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, at the Hopewell Museum, 28 E. Broad St., Hopewell Borough. John Burkhalter and company will provide a musical background, and video images of… Continue reading HOPEWELL: Valley news briefs, issue of Dec. 4

HOPEWELL: Brick Farm Tavern opens in renovated 1800s farmhouse 

Brick Farm Tavern Executive Chef Greg Vassos

By Frank Mustac, Special Writer HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP — A historic farmhouse built in the 1800s has taken on a new role for the 21st century as the Brick Farm Tavern, providing an elegant farm-to-table dining experience with a full bar. Located at 130 Hopewell-Rocky Hill Road on the grounds of Double Brook Farm, just east… Continue reading HOPEWELL: Brick Farm Tavern opens in renovated 1800s farmhouse 