Hackettstown, New Jersey

Hackettstown, New Jersey

is in adjoining Mansfield Township, only a few hundred yards from the municipal border with Hackettstown proper.

Culture and contemporary life

Local media

*WNTI, 91.9 on the FM dial - Centenary College radio.
*WRNJ, known as "Oldies 1510 WRNJ" at 1510 on the AM dial, is licensed to Hackettstown.
*The main office for the [http://www.njnpublishing.info/warrencontacts.html Warren Reporter] , a free weekly newspaper "delivered to 42,000 households in Warren county", is on East Moore Street.


*Hackettstown High School is known for its sports teams, collectively known as the Tigers.
*The Centenary College teams are known as the Cyclones. [ [http://www.centenarycollege.edu/cms/index.php?id=athletics_about About Athletics] , Centenary College of New Jersey. Accessed July 13, 2008.]
*The [http://www.myspace.com/sistersofmayhem Sisters of Mayhem Roller Girls] are an amateur Roller Derby team from Hackettstown. [http://blog.nj.com/warrenreporter/2007/11/mayhem_meets_on_the_rink_at_sk.html Mayhem meets on the rink at Skate 57] [http://www.njnpublishing.info/warrencontacts.html Warren Reporter] November 26, 2007] . Their debut season started on July 13, 2008 with a win against the Boardwalk Brawlers in Wall, NJ.

Notable residents

Notable current and former residents of Hackettstown include:
*Bette Cooper (born 1920), Miss America 1937. [ [http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=FA0814FD3B59177A93C3AB178AD95F438385F9 "SORORITIES ADMIT 85 AT CENTENARY JUNIOR; Majority of Students Named to Three Societies Are From New York Area"] , "The New York Times", November 21, 1937. Accessed December 6, 2007. "Miss Bette Cooper of this community, who was chosen Miss America for 1937 at the Atlantic City beauty contest in September, is a new member of Delta Sigma Sigma."] [ [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9D03E6DC153BF935A25753C1A965948260 No Headline] , "The New York Times", October 16, 1983.]
*Jim Courter (born 1941), represented New Jersey in the United States House of Representatives from 1979-1991. [ [http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/10/fashion/weddings/10COURTER.html?ei=5070&en=71eef47981a940f8&ex=1189742400&pagewanted=all "Katrina Courter, Taylor Whitman"] , "The New York Times", September 10, 2006. Accessed September 20, 2007. "Katrina Janis Courter, a daughter of Carmen and former Representative Jim Courter of Hackettstown, N.J., and Taylor Prentice Whitman, the son of former Gov. Christie Todd Whitman and John Russell Whitman of Oldwick, N.J., were married yesterday at Watch Hill Chapel in Rhode Island."]
*Jimmi Simpson (born 1975), actor. [ [http://www.filmreference.com/film/26/Jimmi-Simpson.html Jimmi Simpson Biography] , accessed May 3, 2007.]


External links

* [http://www.hackettstown.net Hackettstown website]
* [http://www.co.warren.nj.us/mun/hackettstown.html Warren County page for Hackettstown]
* [http://www.hackettstown.org Hackettstown School District]
*NJReportCard|41|1870|0|Hackettstown School District
* [http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/school_list.asp?Search=1&DistrictID=3406300 Data for the Hackettstown School District] , National Center for Education Statistics
* [http://www.hackettstownbid.com Hackettstown Business Improvement District]
* [http://www.hackettstownlife.com Hackettstown Life Community Web Site]

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