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Swamp pinks face double threat

By Michele S. Byers In the wooded wetlands of southern New Jersey, tender buds of swamp pink flowers are popping from the ground like stalks...

Online activities will celebrate organ donation through NJ Sharing Network

NJ Sharing Network, the non-profit, federally designated organ procurement organization responsible for the recovery of organs and tissue in the state, will observe National...

Mercer exec: County test site is keeping up with demand

Nearly 300 people who are suspected of having coronavirus have rolled through Mercer County's new drive-through test site since the facility opened in the...
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With families home due to pandemic, fire safety practices are necessary

The New Jersey Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board is offering tips to help people stay safe from fires while they are spending extended periods of...

Medical marijuana patients face unavailable medication, long lines at treatment centers during COVID crisis

There are 73,000 patients in New Jersey's medicinal cannabis program, which represents only a small fraction of the number of people in New Jersey...

15 Lawrence Township residents test positive for COVID-19 as of April 1

The number of Lawrence Township residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 climbed to 15 people as of April 1, according to municipal officials. Public...

Salaries, benefits drive increase in 2020-21 Lawrence school district budget

The Lawrence Township Public Schools Board of Education has introduced a $75.7 million operating budget for 2020-21. A public hearing and final action on the...
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Seventy Mercer County residents seek COVID-19 tests as new testing center opens at Quaker...

In the first full day of appointment-only, drive-through testing for COVID-19, 70 Mercer County residents rolled through Mercer County's new testing center at the...

State income tax filing deadline extended

Gov. Phil Murphy, New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney and New Jersey Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin issued the following joint statement on April 1...

Lawrence schools continue remote learning

The Lawrence Township Public Schools will continue remote learning for students until at least April 20, Superintendent of Schools Ross Kasun said. Lawrence Township school...

Mercer County coronavirus cases expected to increase as area testing center opens

The number of Mercer County residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 has continued to climb and reached 249 cases - including 26 Princeton...
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Girl Scouts at Home program provides activities for all girls during self isolation period

The Girl Scouts At Home program has launched, presented via new website pages that will direct parents and teachers to tutorials, step-by-step badge programs...
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New Jersey Economic Development Authority approves programs to support businesses during coronavirus outbreak

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) approved a suite of new programs designed to support businesses and workers facing economic hardship due to...
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Mercer County COVID-19 testing site to open tomorrow

Mercer County is opening an appointment-only, drive-through testing site at the Quaker Bridge Mall for Mercer County residents who have been referred for testing...

Help the Garden State’s farmers this year

By Michele S. Byers Farming is unpredictable, with crops dependent on good soils and the right amounts of sun and rain. Droughts, floods, wind storms,...
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HomeFront continues to support the homeless, working poor

When Connie Mercer visited the "homeless motels" that lined Brunswick Pike in Lawrence Township at the request of a friend who worked for the...

MVC agencies will remain closed to the public for two more weeks

New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Chief Administrator Sue Fulton has announced that the current closure of all New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission agency, road...

Central Jersey Legal Services offers free legal help to low-income residents

Central Jersey Legal Services is offering free legal help to low-income residents of Central New Jersey, both new and existing clients. Staff are working remotely...
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