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LOOSE ENDS 6/5: Women who embody the YWCA mission honored

By Pam Hersh On Friday, May 22, McCarter Theatre ’s retiring Artistic Director Emily Mann, also renowned as a playwright, asked me – and dozens...

Organization provides undergarments, menstrual products to women in need

Periods don’t stop for pandemics. Neither does I Support the Girls— Central/South New Jersey. I Support the Girls (ISTG) is an international non-profit that collects...

Large-scale research project focuses on horse-human bond for veterans with PTSD; therapy will be...

The Equine Science Center has announced its fundraising initiative kickoff for a large-scale research project focusing on Equine Assisted Activities & Therapies (EAAT) for...

Right at Home of Central New Jersey delivers more than 600 meals to healthcare...

When the coronavirus pandemic began, Right at Home of Central New Jersey set a goal to deliver 500 meals to professional partners and healthcare...

A message from the County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey

The images of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis are deeply disturbing. Mr. Floyd’s death is being investigated not only by the Hennepin County Attorney’s...

Hopewell Township notifies restaurants of quicker permit process for outdoor dining

Hopewell Township officials have announced a streamlined application process for restaurants obtaining a temporary activities permit to provide outdoor dining. Through the streamlined process the...

Nominate those who dedicate themselves to people with disabilities for one of two awards

The Community Health Law Project (CHLP) has extended the deadline for nominations of candidates for the Ann Klein Advocate Awards and Mike Lione Accessibility...

Princeton Festival to launch online ‘Virtually Yours’ free events every day in June

The Princeton Festival has announced “Virtually Yours,” a free online festival of live and recorded performances of instrumental and vocal music, musical theater, opera...

High school athletic association adds COVID-19 sports task force

The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) has established the COVID-19 Sports Advisory Task Force, a group of athletic directors from across the...

LOOSE ENDS 5/29: Princeton artist Ryan Stark Lilienthal

By Pam Hersh In the current phase of social isolation life, I became particularly nostalgic for social mingling, when I walked past Small World (the...

Opinion: A season of loss, from COVID-19 to the ‘virus’ of racism

This has been a season of expectations and loss. Only because I am an optimist and I have very good friends who give me cause...

Annual HiTOPS Trans Youth Forum will go virtual on June 6

The sixth annual HiTOPs Trans Youth Forum returns virtually for trans and nonbinary youth on June 6. According to HiTOPs, the forum created by trans...

Pennington Farmers Market opens on June 6 for 12th season

The Pennington Farmers Market (PFM) will begin its 12th season on June 6. Open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through late November,...

High school students help local businesses in Hopewell Valley

Hopewell Valley Central High School (HVCHS) students are coming to the financial aid of local businesses in the valley, as the coronavirus pandemic’s economic...

Sourland Mountain Spirits triples staff to increase production of hand sanitizer

Sourland Mountain Spirits (SMS) has increased production of hand sanitizer to provide more personal protection against COVID-19 as businesses throughout the state gradually reopen. In...

Hopewell Township approves hiring of two part-time contact tracers for novel coronavirus

Hopewell Township has hired two part-time contract tracers to bolster the township’s effort in contact tracing. During a special meeting on May 22, Mayor Kristin...
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NJSIAA begins to plan for students’ return to high school sports in New Jersey

By Mary Liz Ivins In my decades as an educator and school administrator, I’m hard pressed to find a situation as challenging as what we...
Photo courtesy of Pennington Borough

HVCHS senior Ethan Block named a winner in statewide scholarship competition

Hopewell Valley Central High School senior Ethan Block was awarded the Louis Bay II Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship on May 24. This scholarship competition has...
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