Meals on Wheels in Hunterdon's "Your Meal's on Us" 2016 Raffle Fundraiser offers a chance to win Restaurant Gift Certificates! The first prize is valued at $600 ($350 Matt's Red Rooster Grill, Flemington and $250 The Tewksbury Inn, Oldwick); second prize is valued at $475 ($250 Inn of the Hawke, Lambertville and $125 Milford Oyster House, Milford and $100 Mountain View Chalet, Asbury) and third prize is valued at $200 ($100 Janina Bistro, Lebanon and $100 Fox and Hound Tavern, Lebanon). The cost of a single raffle ticket is $20, and a book of fivetickets for $100. Only 750 tickets will be sold! The drawing date is set for Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 6 pm. Raffle tickets will be available at all Meals on Wheels congregate site locations ( 4 Gauntt Place, Flemington; 3 Baytown Road, Lebanon; 25 South Main Street, Lambertville) and at the agency's office at 5 Walter Foran Blvd., Suite 2006, Flemington. For details call 908-284-0735, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website www.mowih.org. Follow us on facebook: mealsonwheelsinhunterdon.
Meals on Wheels in Hunterdon's mission is to assist the homebound elderly of Hunterdon County to maintain their independence by enhancing their nutritional health, thereby avoiding unwanted institutionalization. Proceeds from this fundraiser will support the programs at Meals on Wheels in Hunterdon. Each raffle ticket purchased will provide approximately 4 meals to a homebound senior. Meals on Wheels in Hunterdon, Inc. is recognized as tax-exempt by the IRS under Section 501 (c) 3.
New this year - On Saturday, December 17th Between the hours of 9am and 3pm, Santa and the Glen Gardner Fire Company Elves will be delivering presents to the children of Glen Gardner and our covered area of *Bethlehem Township. Santa will be escorted to your home by our firefighters in their fire truck and will personally deliver a present to your child/children.
If you would like Santa to stop by your house we require that you:
1. Purchase gift you would like to have presented. (one per child per household)
2. Wrap the gift(s) and write your child's name and address on it.
3. Drop the gifts off at the Glen Gardner Fire Co along with a $20 per household donation (2168 Route 31, Glen Gardner, NJ 08826) between the hours of 6pm and 9pm on any Monday or Thursday from now until December 8th.
4. On Saturday, December 17th between 9am and 3pm Santa and his firefighter Elves will make a special visit to your house with lights and sirens!
If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at 908-537-2370. If we do not answer, leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as we can! Also don't forget cookies with Santa at the Glen Gardner Fire House Saturday, December 3rd from 6-8 pm! As always, thank you for your continued support and have a happy and safe holiday season!
*Bethlehem Township Residents. If you received a fund drive letter from the Glen Gardner Fire Company you are included in the covered area.
If you have a fire hydrant near to your home, remember to clear the snow and ice away from it during the winter months. Help make the hydrant accessible to fire fighters in the event of a fire. It could be your own home that you save!
Keep your driveways clear of overgrown trees and vegetation that could prevent fire truck access to your home. Trimming back overhanging trees a minimum of 12' high and 12' wide will allow access for large emergency vehicles. And remember to post your house number at the beginning of your driveway.
The Borough of Glen Gardner has designed a Grant Program within our existing HUD Program focusing on the restoration and maintenance of the historical integrity of retaining walls within the Borough. Click on the link below for more information on the requirements needed to apply for a grant:
HUD Infrastructure Program Grants
HIP Application Form
Click on the link below for more information:
Property Taxes in NJ
Meeting agendas and minutes, annual audit reports, as well as the Municipal Code Book, and any new legislation are now available online. Select 'Borough Code and Public Documents' on the left side of the Glen Gardner Borough Website Home Page.
Fourteen NJ counties have been escalated from a drought watch to warning, and four counties remain at drought watch status because of persistent low rainfall, approximately 13 inches below normal.
Drought Warning: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren.
For more information: http://njdrought.org/status.html
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Click here to download the 2016 Borough of Glen Gardner Newsletter and Directory.
Novembers Planning Board meetings have been cancelled for the month.
Contact the Borough of Glen Gardner's Historical Committee if you have documents or items that may be of value to the Borough. If you are willing to SHARE your photos, contact us and if you will allow us to 'borrow' them, we will scan them and return them to you.
OR contact the Hunterdon County Historical Society! Founded in 1885 and located in Flemington, NJ, they are open every Thursday and 2nd & 4th Saturdays of each month. Call 908-782-1091
Please "do not" leave your recycling out in black trash bags. The Recycling Center will not, accept any recycling in black trash bags from the Borough.