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Hackettstown in the news. 2021 edition

re: resident Len Frank:
https://www.nj.com/news/2021/01/wwii-vet-who-helped-save-popular-nj-trail-loved-it-right-until-the-end.html

submitted 4 hours ago by OnTheEdge

Andover Line

Anyone know if the Andover line is going to be done soon?

I just don’t see how this is viable when there was never anyone on the mT olive or h-town stops. Almost 2 hours from h-town to Hoboken. Why not improve existing line performance instead of providing a closer station for maybe 40? people on the outskirts of Andover? Wouldn’t Hackettstown be the more valuable market?

submitted 11 hours ago by HackaCrack

Larry King has passed away

Woke up to the news that Larry King has died.

He was THE go-to interviewer of his time because he was a good listener. Most young people going into news commentator jobs prepare their list of five or ten questions and then are intent on getting those questions asked.

What made King great, was that he listened, and when he got something good/important from the interview subject, he'd get into a genuine conversation.

RIP Larry King

submitted 15 hours ago by Andy Loigu

RIP Henry Aaron

Despite getting racist death threats and hate mail, Henry Aaron kept playing ball with grace and dignity. RIP to one of the elite talents of baseball. Rest in Peace.

People were saying a black man should not break Babe Ruth's record. If Babe were alive, he would have been right there at the ballpark to congratulate him the night Hank socked number 715. Probably would have invited him to have a beer at the pub with him.

Joe Torre was a teammate of Aaron's ... had nice things to say about him on TV today.

submitted 1 day ago by Andy Loigu

Winterfest

It's tomorrow - Saturday Jan. 23, 12:00-5:00.
Does anyone know if the food is sold outdoors, or do you have to go into the restaurants?

submitted 1 day ago by happiest girl

Obituary/ Leonard Frank

Leonard Frank resided in Hackettstown from 1959 until 2008 when he moved to Bristol Glen retirement home in Newton NJ. Len was an active member or the community. In Peaceful Reprieve:
Leonard Frank, 96, of Newton, NJ, passed away after a brief illness on January 17, 2021. Born in Brooklyn, NY, on November 19, 1924, he was the second of Joe and Sophie Frank's three sons.
During WW II, Len served in the Pacific Theater with the Army Air Force, where he provided troop support in the weather division. Thanks to the G.I. Bill, Len went... More

submitted 1 day ago by Liz Lescault

Lottery

Do you have to buy tickets to Mega Millions and Powerball in person or is there an online option. It appears there might be some apps out there but they don’t seem to affiliated with the lottery.

submitted 2 days ago by CraftBeerBob

Manny Moe and Jack

Moving to RT 46

submitted 2 days ago by stephen

WABC NY TV News at 4:30+ a.m.

What happened to WABC TV NEW YORK News after 4:30 am on channel 7, Comcast TV this morning? The news is now from Philadelphia, PA!! Even at 5:30 am, it's still from PA, not NY.

Is this occuring with anyone else? What's going on?

submitted 2 days ago by Hackresident

Valley National Bank

Anyone know why the branch on Main street and Willow Grove has been closed for five days.

submitted 4 days ago by John C

Ringing of the bells

The ringing of the bells by churches in town tonight was a beautiful tribute to those who passed away from COVID.

submitted 4 days ago by Sport

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