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Application hearing for East Broad Street project does not resume in April

The public hearing for a proposed commercial retail and restaurant project building project on East Broad Street would not continue as expected when the...
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NAMI offers various support groups to aid with mental health

 The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) New Jersey chapter will offer the following support groups this month: The NAMI Family Support Group meets at...
PHOTO BY KATHY CHANG/STAFF

Forum addresses racism, defunding police, injustice

Blacks have made some strides in overcoming racism since the Civil Rights movement in the 1960s, but more needs to be done to bridge...
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Mercer County awarded $88K DEP Pay$ to Plug grant to install electric vehicle charging...

Ownership of electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles is growing by the year, and with an eye toward that trend, Mercer County...
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Hopewell Valley Girl Scouts celebrate Thinking Day with peace pinwheels

Each year, Girl Scouts across the globe observe Thinking Day, a worldwide celebration of international friendships among the World Association of Girl Guides and...
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Titusville Academy has been serving students with disabilities for 50 years

The Titusville Academy, a nonprofit school serving students with disabilities, is marking 50 years of success. Founded by Stephen P. Hritz, Ph.D., in 1971 as...
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE PENNINGTON SCHOOL

Former Pennington School trustee is first Black to serve as chair of the Council...

A member of the Pennington School Board of Trustees from 2017 until March 2021, Cecilia Rouse was sworn in as chair of the Council...

Common calendar, Packet papers, April 9

Ongoing The Anshe Emeth Community Development Corp (AECDC) Central Jersey Diaper Bank is collecting baby clothing sizes newborn-2T, diapers and books. Donations can be picked up...

Hopewell Township Police Blotter

A Denow Road resident told police that someone who claimed to be from the unemployment office contacted them. The resident provided the caller with...
PHOTO BY CARL GEISLER

D&R Greenway Land Trust climate project combines organic agriculture with soil improvements

D&R Greenway Land Trust is joining with its newest partner in preservation, Soil Carbon Partners (SCP), to launch The Climate Project at St. Michaels...

Pennington Council to discuss next steps with new cannabis laws in May

The Pennington Council will discuss in more depth next month about Pennington’s next steps regarding New Jersey’s new marijuana laws legalizing cannabis. In May, the...
Photo courtesy of Lisa Wolff

Local farmer pivots farm business to create firepit starters after economic toll from COVID-19

Local tenant farmer Tama Matsuoka Wong has partnered with the Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space (FoHVOS) to sell wild cedar firestarters in order...
PHOTOS COURTESY OF ANDREI JACKAMETS/COMPLETE CARE MANAGEMENT

Deputy health officer warns Pennington community against hesitancy with COVID-19 vaccines

Montgomery Township Deputy Health Officer Devangi Patel recently warned the Pennington Council and community about COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy. During a Pennington Council meeting on April...
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Real Central NJ Soccer kicks off men’s season on May 12

Real Central NJ Soccer's (RCNJ) men's schedule will kick off May 12 in the Mid-Atlantic division against in-state rivals the Ocean City Nor'Easters. The team...

Hopewell police encourage S.A.F.E. interactions with those with autism

The Hopewell Township Police Department announced the availability of the new S.A.F.E. (Secure Awareness for First Responders) program created for all residents of Hopewell...
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Penn Medicine Princeton Health begins vaccinating school employees

Penn Medicine Princeton Health and school nursing staffs across Central Jersey are teaming up to vaccinate school employees against COVID-19 as school districts return...

SOLUTIONS 4/2: Recycling Revisited

By Huck Fairman Why recycle? While most local residents support the idea and associated policies, many may not be aware of the widespread need and...

Common calendar, Packet papers, April 2

Ongoing   Hopewell Theater's reopening plans will focus on ensuring the comfort of patrons. Staff members are collaborating with health officials and industry professionals to create a...
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