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Lawrence Town Hall remains closed to the public

The Lawrence Township Municipal Building will remain closed to the public at least through October, despite neighboring Hamilton Township officials' decision to open their...

Rider announces measures to reduce tuition ‘sticker shock’ and strengthen educational value

Rider University announced a series of new measures intended to strengthen the overall value of a Rider education, including a 22% reduction of annual...

The timeless tale of monarch butterfly migration

By Michele S. Byers Do you ever read through old newspapers and notice that sometimes the topic and perspective are still pretty current and fresh?...

New Jersey to provide opioid overdose antidote for free from Sept. 24-26

Gov. Phil Murphy and Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson have announced New Jersey will offer the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone (commonly called Narcan)...

Common calendar, Packet papers, Sept. 11

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 Mercer...

Bristol-Myers Squibb tests Mercer County first responders for COVID-19 antibodies

COVID-19 antibody testing provided by Bristol Myers-Squibb for Mercer County’s first responders was held during the past week at the Dempster Fire Training Center...

Central Jersey residents feel shaking from earthquake

Residents of central New Jersey were awakened at about 2 a.m. this morning, Sept. 9, to shaking caused by a 3.1 magnitude earthquake. According to...
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Preliminary work on monitoring wells at former Pit Stop is first part of demolition...

Preliminary work on the monitoring wells at the former Pit Stop service station at 1175 Lawrence Road has begun, which will start the process...
Phillip Curran

Palmer Square restaurants open for Labor Day weekend dining

Restaurants in Palmer Square, Nassau Street, Princeton, are open during Labor Day weekend for dining indoors or al fresco. Visit the dining page at...

Lord & Taylor to close at Quaker Bridge Mall

The Quaker Bridge Mall is losing the second of its four anchor stores, following the announcement that the Lord & Taylor department store is...

Common calendar, Packet papers, Sept. 4

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 Mercer...

‘Earth Day Every Day’ webinar series celebrates 50th anniversary of Earth Day

Rutgers Cooperative Extension (RCE) will present a webinar series celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day: “Earth Day Every Day!” Formerly "Earth Day at Home,"...
PHOTOS COURTESY OF R&J STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS

SAMHSA recognizes National Recovery Month with webinar series

National Recovery Month is a national observance held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those...
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Mother-daughter duo deliver meals to the homeless through HomeFront

Like father, like son? For Pepper Evans and her daughter, Nelle Evans, it's more like mother, like daughter, for both feel compelled to help...

Work begins on Lidl grocery store at the Lawrence Shopping Center

The transformation of the former ACME grocery store into a Lidl grocery store at the Lawrence Shopping Center is under way. Demolition work on the...
Photo courtesy Anna Salvatore

Free Book Day continues to bring book lovers together in a unique way

Free Book Day has made its way to Princeton and Lawrence Township after launching throughout Hopewell Valley in August. This next edition of Free Book...
PHOTOS BY JENNIFER AMATO/STAFF

Suicide Prevention Month emphasizes self-care for mental health

By KRYSTAL NURSE The Sun Less restrictive COVID-19 measures have prompted more business reopenings, but with them come fear, anxiety and stress about living safely in...

The secret to managing pain without pain medication

Managing pain is a critical health issue today. Many people turn to prescription drugs and opioids that may lead to substance abuse or even...
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