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Teen philanthropists continue to impact local, national, international communities 

More than $40,000 was distributed to 21 non-profit organizations by 149 teens representing 11 synagogues and 30 area schools during the Jewish Community Youth...

Mental health poetry contest will use memories of food as a prompt

The NAMI NJ Dara Axelrod Expressive Arts Mental Health Poetry Contest will be based on foods and the memories they evoke. Weave those thoughts...

Grab a sub at Jersey Mike’s and help Make-A-Wish throughout March

MONROE – Throughout March, customers of Jersey Mike's Subs can grab a sub and help grant wishes through Make-A-Wish New Jersey to children with...

Common calendar, Packet papers, March 5

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...
PHOTO COURTESY OF RIDER UNIVERSITY

Rider University nationally recognized as First-gen Forward Institution

Rider University was selected to the 2021-22 First-gen Forward cohort by the Center for First-generation Student Success. Only 58 institutions were selected for the cohort. The...

RPM’s affordable housing hearing to continue on March 10

Lawrence Township residents will have a chance to comment on RPM Development LLC's proposed affordable housing development on Texas Avenue, adjacent to the Lawrence...

Law permanently establishes Community College Opportunity Grant program

Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a bill (A-4410) into law which permanently establishes the Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG) program, which will allow qualified...

Mercer County providing funds for those most in need of rental assistance

Renters statewide and nationally have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Mercer County officials are seeking to support the county’s most in need on...

Board of Public Utilities will hold a public meeting to investigate operations of Altice...

The State of New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will hold a public meeting to investigate the operations of Altice USA in New...

Gov. Murphy announces expansion of eligibility for COVID vaccination program

Gov. Phil Murphy has announced the expansion of eligibility for more front-line essential workers and high-risk groups in New Jersey’s COVID-19 vaccination program. Eligible...
PHOTO COURTESY OF SHARE MY MEALS

Share My Meals expands its operations for the food insecure

Share My Meals broadened its activities from Princeton to Lawrenceville, and added a fifth restaurant to its network of food suppliers. On March 1, Fedora...

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...
PHOTO COURTESY OF D&R GREENWAY LAND TRUST

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...
PHOTOS BY KELLY GIULIANO

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...
SCOTT FRIEDMAN

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...
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