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Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Mercer announces new leadership

The mission of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Mercer is to partner with individuals, families and community organizations to help them achieve their...

Opinion: Lawrence Township Public Schools need to reexamine equity in education

As protests against police brutality and racial inequality spread to Lawrence Township, advocates for racial justice should also examine another institution: schools. In Lawrence and...

Opinion: Mercer County Community College offers safe ways to make education decisions

COVID-19 has dramatically and quickly altered the way we live, work, communicate, socialize and enjoy ourselves. It certainly changes the way higher education delivers...

What #Black Lives Matter and COVID have taught me about being a teenager in...

A few days ago I watched my friends graduate from high school, on my computer screen. The speeches were pre-recorded, the montage of the...

New Jersey is home to aquatic and semi-aquatic mammals

By Michele S. Byers You’re walking near a stream or a lake and suddenly catch a flash of a small, sleek creature with dark, glossy...

Learn how to go out and feel safe during COVID

Now that businesses are reopening and people are starting to resume their normal routines after being quarantined for months, it is important to know...
PHOTO COURTESY OF SUSAN JACOBSEN

Watershed Institute aids county officials in preventing toxic algae blooms at Rosedale Lake

The Watershed Institute and Mercer County officials are teaming up to address toxic algae blooms in Rosedale Lake. Rosedale Lake in Pennington is part of...

SOLUTIONS 6/26: Plastics everywhere in the warming air

By Huck Fairman A new report published in the journal, SCIENCE, warned that microplastics are everywhere, not only in the planet’s waterbodies but in the...

Common calendar, Packet papers, June 26

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

The Hun School offers customized summer enrichment courses for greater community 

Through the new Hun Adventures track, along with Hun Summer Session courses, the Hun School in Princeton has created a chance for students to...

Lawrence High School graduates have ‘a chance to start from scratch’

Childhood's end came on a warm summer night for the Lawrence High School Class of 2020, but not on the floor of the Cure...
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Protest march in Lawrence ‘not a moment, a movement’

Chanting "Hands up, don't shoot," "No one's free until we are all free," and "No justice, no peace," about 100 people marched from Central...
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Quaker Bridge Mall to reopen fully

The Quaker Bridge Mall parking lot is mostly empty, but the Simon Property Group is hoping that it will begin to fill, now that...

LOOSE ENDS 6/26: Raising awareness for lung cancer

By Pam Hersh Two weeks ago, I received an email from my friend Isabella de la Houssaye asking me to join her friends and family...
PHOTO COURTESY OF STANDARDBRED RETIREMENT FOUNDATION

Pandemic takes toll on rescued racehorses as horse sanctuary reopens

CREAM RIDGE - The Standardbred Retirement Foundation (SRF) has been a safe haven for retired racehorses for 31 years. But the COVID-19 pandemic forced...

Greenwood House Home names president of Board of Directors

Douglas J. Zeltt has been appointed Board of Directors president and chair of Greenwood House Home for the Jewish Aged, a nonprofit community organization...

Looking back: 60 years of conservation in New Jersey

By Michele S. Byers It’s hard to imagine New Jersey without its strong environmental bent and legacy. Over the past few decades, New Jersey has...

Lands’ End to open new store in Lawrence Township

Lands’ End is opening its newest retail location at Mercer Mall in Lawrence Township on June 25. In compliance with state and local guidelines, the...
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