Hopewell News

Common calendar, Packet papers, June 25

Ongoing Mercer County Library System's annual Amateur Photo Contest is accepting submissions through Aug. 15. The theme is "Happiness is ..." Photos will be displayed in the...

Hopewell Township police blotter

A 64-year-old Highland Park man was charged with driving while intoxicated and issued other summonses after he was involved in a two-car crash on...

Hopewell Township amends police department command structure; promotes officers from within

The Hopewell Township Committee has updated its command structure of the Hopewell Township Police Department. The new command structure was created through an ordinance introduced...
Photo courtesy of Mike Schwartz

Hopewell Valley Central High School 2021 graduation

Hopewell Valley Central High School held its 2021 Commencement ceremony on June 17 in Pennington at Ackerson Field.    

Junior coaches raise money for Mercer Bulldogs

In a year of COVID-19 lockdown, when Mercer Special Hockey (aka Mercer Bulldogs), a non-profit for kids with special needs who play hockey, had...
Photos courtesy of Watershed Institute

Watershed Institute completes fifth year of annual Solstice Run

The Watershed Institute’s 5th Annual 10K and 5K Solstice Run was a success on June 20. More than 200 in-person racers completed the course on...

Local rally pushes back against antisemitism

Antisemitic incidents remain high in New Jersey and across the country, according to a report by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). The organization reports that even...

Community completes 238K mile ‘journey’ to the moon

A community of hikers and cyclists completed the 2020-21 Journey to the Moon on May 28 after Memorial Day weekend, completing a 238,000 "journey"...
Eric Sucar

Official flag decommissioning ceremony set for June 23

An official flag decommissioning ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. June 23 at Veterans Park, Klockner Road entrance, Hamilton Township. Rain date is...

Pennington School computer science team places second and ties for first internationally in computer...

Nineteen Pennington School students competed in the year-long American Computer Science League (ACSL) contest, which tests students from all over the world on computer...
Photo courtesy of The Pennington School

Pennington School graduates 36 from middle school

The Pennington School recently held a graduation ceremony for its 36 middle school students.  After an invocation on June 10 from Head of Middle School Chrissie...

Common calendar, Packet papers, June 18

Ongoing   Mercer County Community College has opened registration for in-person summer Tomato Patch program, its dance, theater, vocal and visual arts programs at Kelsey Theatre. Read full...

Hopewell Township Police Department to receive grant for body-worn cameras

The Hopewell Township Police Department will receive a $69,292 grant for the purchase of 34 new body-worn cameras for officers to wear while on...

School board enters phase three of superintendent search

The Hopewell Valley Regional Board of Education’s Superintendent Search Committee has already moved to candidate interviews in the school board’s search for a new...

Pennington would restrict recreational cannabis with opt-in ordinance

The Pennington council has introduced an opt-in ordinance that would permit a combined total of three cannabis retailers and medical dispensaries to operate in...

More than 2,900 children to Benefit from Princeton Area Community Foundation COVID-19 Relief &...

The Princeton Area Community Foundation has awarded $199,000 in COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Fund grants to nonprofits holding summer programs that will include instruction...

Press conference, events planned for Juneteenth celebration in Trenton

The African American Cultural Collaborative of Mercer County (AACCofMC), in partnership with Senator Shirley Turner, Assemblywoman Verlina Reynolds-Jackson, Assemblyman Anthony Verrelli, and Outdoor Equity...

Hopewell Twp. police blotter

Three North Brunswick Township residents, ages 37, 52 and 65, have been charged with burglary and theft for breaking into two cars that were...
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