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Lawrence Township police chief reacts to new cannabis laws

Legalizing marijuana may be a boon to adults who use it recreationally, but the new regulations have set up a roadblock between the police...

Additional Mercer, Middlesex county educators eligible for COVID-19 vaccines come March 15

Superintendents and administrators in school districts statewide received welcome news, when Gov. Phil Murphy announced that more teachers will be able to make appointments...

Lawrence Township police chief reviews 2020 during budget presentation

While the COVID-19 pandemic was challenging to society as a whole, it was especially challenging to Lawrence Township's first responders, from police officers to...
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D&R Greenway Land Trust announces new board leadership

As D&R Greenway celebrates its 315th property preserved since its founding in 1989, Peter J. Dawson of Pennington, owner of Leigh Visual Imaging Solutions, takes...
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Grant funding supports scholarships for Jewish college students’ book purchases

The Jewish Community Youth Foundation (JCYF), a program facilitated by the Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Mercer County (JFCS), awarded a grant...
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Poetry writing workshop will take prompt from ‘The Wiz’

For this month’s Daily Menu, the NAMI NJ Expressive Arts Cafe is reviving the Broadway play "The Wiz" to inspire a prompt for a...

Common calendar, Packet papers, February 26

Ongoing Central Jersey SCORE, a non-profit resource partner of the Small Business Administration, is looking for volunteers to assist people looking to start a business...

DEP offers seasonal jobs in state parks, forests; at natural and historic sites

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is accepting applications for hundreds of jobs in state parks and forests, and at natural and...
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Young adults invited to join council that provides domestic violence awareness throughout Mercer County

Womanspace has created a new Young Adult Advisory Council (YAAC), comprised of young adults ages 14-22 who, through their social media platforms and life...

Gov. Murphy signs adult use cannabis reform bills into state law 

Gov. Phil Murphy has signed adult use cannabis reform bills into law, legalizing and regulating cannabis use and possession for adults 21 years and...

Monmouth senators lead effort to spur K-12 regionalization, county-wide school districts  

Two Monmouth County state senators and the state Senate president from southern New Jersey have announced they are introducing legislation to encourage the creation...

Rider University president elected to NAICU board of directors

Rider University President Gregory G. Dell’Omo, Ph.D., has been elected to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities...
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Glen Campbell’s daughter will hold virtual program on Alzheimer’s disease courtesy of Artis Senior...

Ashley Campbell, the youngest child of Kim Campbell and country music legend Glen Campbell, is an accomplished singer, songwriter and musician. However, she put her...
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Lawrence Township fire study recommendations include recruitment, youth academy efforts

Creating a combination volunteer/career fire department with a full-time career chief in place of the three volunteer fire companies, each with its own fire...

Virtual meeting regarding RPM application exceeds permitted users; meeting moved to March 10

Overwhelmed by the number of people seeking to go online for the public hearing on RPM Development LLC's proposed affordable housing development on Texas...

Learn about the impacts of mental health on communities of color

"Mental Health & Communities of Color" will be presented by Gayle Parker Wright, LCSW-R-NY, LSW-NJ, from 2-3 p.m. Feb. 24 on behalf of NAMI-NJ...

Princeton Area Community Foundation awards over $2 million in second phase of COVID-19 relief 

The Princeton Area Community Foundation (PACF) awarded over $2 million to more than 50 local nonprofits in its second phase of COVID-19 Relief &...

Common calendar, Packet papers, February 19

Ongoing French American School Princeton (FASP) is accepting enrollment. At FASP, students in preschool (3 years old) through grade 8 benefit from a rigorous bilingual curriculum...
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