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St. Baldrick’s Foundation head-shaving fundraiser set for March 9

The St. Baldrick's Foundation, which raises money for childhood cancer research, has set March 9 for its annual head-shaving event at Amalfi's restaurant in Lawrence Township. The restaurant is located...

Common calendar, Packet papers, Feb. 23

Burlington, Mercer, and Somerset counties New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of New York Blood Center, which provides...

NAACP college chapter established at Rider

A new college chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was chartered at...

‘We turn hunger into hope’

Hunger is real and the need to provide food is growing. That's the message from seven nonprofit groups that...

Benson taps Foglio for another term as MCIA commissioner

Mercer County Executive Dan Benson has appointed Christiana Foglio as the newest member of the Mercer County Improvement...

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Recreation department to offer summer camps for kids

Children who want to explore nature and the world around them - in the woods and down by the stream - will get their...

Lawrence council takes no position on bills proposing gun control reforms

While some governing bodies, including the Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders, have jumped on the bandwagon to support tougher gun control laws, the...

Area residents enjoy annual Diversity Cultural Festival

For Niara Garcia and her brother, DeAngelo Garcia, the best part of Lawrence Township's annual Diversity Cultural Festival wasn't the Chinese yo-yo demonstration, the...

Parents, pupils upset with transfer of Slackwood Elementary School principal

Despite tearful pleas from students and parents, the Lawrence Township Public Schools Board of Education will transfer Slackwood Elementary School Principal Jay Billy to...

Where Angels Play: stories of resilience and hope despite tragedy

NORTH BRUNSWICK - When William Lavin was 15 years old, he lost his father. He said he was "mad at everybody." Not only did his...

Former mayor sentenced to prison for theft from housing authority

Mark Holmes, 56, a former mayor of Lawrence Township, has been sentenced to five years in prison for stealing more than $90,000 from the...

LAWRENCE: These kids’ shoes are hard to fill

Ben Franklin Elementary students are collecting unwanted footwear for Soles 4 Souls One man's trash - or in this case, shoes - is another man's...

School year in Lawrence Township will end June 22

Lawrence Township public school district students will have to wait until June 22 to begin their summer vacation as the result of six emergency...

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