Hopewell News

Common calendar, Packet papers, Oct. 2

Editor's Note: Please call before attending any event. As of press time, certain restrictions were still in place due to the coronavirus outbreak.   Ongoing   Dove Hospice...

BMS for Community raises money to aid global relief efforts in combating COVID-19

In the era of COVID-19, one company has found a creative way to raise money for relief efforts to aid individuals and families affected...

Gov. Murphy signs $32.7 billion fiscal year 2021 budget into law

Democratic Governor Phil Murphy has signed the $32.7 billion Fiscal Year 2021 Appropriations Act (budget) into law. In a press release, Murphy said the revised...

Hundreds of mental health advocates walk ‘their way’ during virtual NAMI NJ 5K

The National Alliance on Mental Illness of New Jersey (NAMI NJ) held a successful yet virtual statewide walk, NAMIWalks Your Way. Due to the pandemic,...

Camp College expands to offer new national youth programs for fall 

Mercer County Community College’s (MCCC’s) national summer youth program, Camp College, has been expanded to offer year-round live virtual classes for students ages 6-14....

State expands Small Landlord Emergency Grant Program

If tenants have had difficulty making rent payments as a result of the COVID-19 emergency, the Small Landlord Emergency Grant (SLEG) Program is reopening...

Assistance available for energy costs

Assistance is available for energy costs for those who qualify beginning Oct. 1, but applicants must adhere to certain COVID-19 restrictions. Mercer County’s Low Income...

Mental Illness Awareness Week 2020: What people with mental illness want you to know

The theme of this year’s Mental Illness Awareness Week is “What People with Mental Illness Want You to Know.” Throughout the week, NAMI NJ (National Alliance...

Environmental justice: Clean and green in every community

By Michele S. Byers Growing up in Camden, Olivia Carpenter Glenn suffered from asthma and allergies. She wasn’t alone: many of her family members, friends...
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Amazing Pumpkin Carve returns to Hopewell Valley showcasing Halloween art

The Hopewell Valley Arts Council’s annual pumpkin carve tradition will be a little different in its sixth year for valley residents, as the competition...

Wakefern Food Corp. has open positions in Keasbey, Jamesburg

Wakefern Food Corp., the nation’s largest retailer-owned cooperative with member companies that own and operate supermarkets under the ShopRite, Price Rite Marketplace, The Fresh...

Pennington student uses 3D printer to create N95 masks

Spurred by the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Pennington student Olivia Bottomley, Class of 2022, used her ingenuity, creativity and applied science skills to...

Teachers can learn how to help students fight fears and anxiety due to COVID-19

NAMI NJ will hold a webinar “Coping with the Return to School During COVID-19” from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Sept. 30. Melissa A. Callen will discuss how...
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NJBIZ recognizes Ida Bormentar in its 2020 awards for Best 50 Women in Business

Ida Bormentar, executive director for the Mercer County office of Community Options, Inc., was recently named as one of the Best 50 Women in...

Jewish Community Foundation awards $10K in scholarships for local college students

The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Mercer awarded its annual scholarships to local college students for the purchase of academic books. In August, the Book...

Common calendar, Packet papers, Sept. 25

Editor's Note: Please call before attending any event. As of press time, certain restrictions were still in place due to the coronavirus outbreak.   Ongoing The Township...

Morven Museum & Garden’s Festival of Trees tradition continues

Morven Museum & Garden’s Festival of Trees is a juried collection of trees and mantles decorated by area garden clubs and non-profit partners displayed...

Mercer County Park Commission receives funds for Roebling Park, Abbott Marshlands

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have announced that the Mercer County Park Commission will be awarded...
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