The abundance of local and family-owned small businesses are what make Hunterdon County so special. Ranging from  to real estate and beyond, our local community is full of thriving Hunterdon County entrepreneurs. Let’s hear it for this year’s Happening List winners!

Local Fashion Brand Creators

Local Fashion Brand Creators


2022 Winner: Vito Marinelli, Marinellis Restaurant & Catering, Ginny’s, Tavern 519

Vito Marinelli comes from a family who has owned restaurants in Hunterdon County, NJ since the 1970’s. He has spent over 20 years in the food, restaurant and catering industry in NJ and PA. Among decades of experience, he has been proud of his commitment to using the highest quality ingredients. He is the head chef and owner of Marinelli’s Italian Restaurant & Catering and Ginny’s American Restaurant. He is also the co-owner of Tavern 519.


Flemington, NJ Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Ella McAllister, LCSW, LCADC, Assessment and Counseling Services

Ella McAllister is skilled in helping you explore the thought-emotion-behavior connection so that you can rewrite the narrative, improve your emotional state, change your behavioral response and improve your coping skills. She provides counseling for anxiety, depression, stress management, and adjustment/change related diffuclties, relationship and attachment based issues, substance abuse and relapse prevention.

Check out all the winners for this year’s Hunterdon Happenings List right here!

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