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Lawrence Historical Society to sponsor annual New Year’s Eve bonfire

The Brearley family - among the earliest settlers of Lawrence Township in the late 1600's - would feel right at home and ready to...
Scott Jacobs

Farming conference open to the public, gardeners, farmers of all skill levels

The 29th annual Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Jersey (NOFA-NJ) Winter Conference will take place on Jan. 26 and 27 at the Rutgers...

Lawrence and Mercer County merge Meals on Wheels

Aiming to provide more services and supports to its clients, Lawrence Township Meals on Wheels will merge with Mercer County Meals on Wheels, beginning...

Caloiaro sworn in as chief of Lawrence Township Police Department

Brian Caloiaro was ceremonially sworn in to office as the eighth police chief in the Lawrence Township Police Department's 94-year history last week. Caloiaro, who...

Police union conducts food drive to assist individuals served by HomeFront

Sugarplums may be nice for Christmas, but HomeFront's clients need more than sweet treats and that is why Lawrence Township police officers are collecting...

LeCompte joins Lawrence Township school board

With her family at her side, Cathy LeCompte was sworn in as the newest member of the Lawrence Township Public Schools Board of Education...

Solutions 12/21: Students and schools stepping up

What can students do to help slow, and eventually, halt global warning? What can schools do? Well it turns out, perhaps not surprisingly, many different things. Some...

HomeFront families and Pennington School gather for annual holiday party

There were smiles all around as HomeFront families were treated to a holiday party and lots of cheer by students and staff at the...
The Burlington County Animal Alliance of New Jersey

Holiday help for homeless dogs

Nearly a month ago, the Burlington County Animal Alliance of New Jersey took in 15 dogs that had been rescued from a Shamong dog...

Newspaper Media Group mourns the loss of founder Richard Donnelly, Jr.

Richard W. Donnelly, Jr. of Voorhees, 61, passed away on Dec. 14, with his family around him. Born in Philadelphia to Marie (nee Kubis) and...

Nurse proclaimed a hero for saving a man’s life

Registered nurse Maureen Gallagher is a hero. Gallagher, the Director of Health and Wellness for Artis Senior Living, a Memory Care Community in Princeton Junction,...

Solutions 12/14: Princeton on track for greater sustainability

Sustainable Princeton (SP), which is led by Molly Jones and Christine Symington, but also with Jenny Ludmer and Ellen Malavsky, has been doing a...

Lisa James Otto joins Kurfiss Sotheby’s International Realty

After 32 years as the owner of Lisa James Otto Country Properties, a boutique real estate firm with offices in New Hope, Pennsylvania and...

Author and climate activist speaks at Princeton University

By Jimin Kang Princeton University Canadian journalist and author Naomi Klein, who also serves on the board of directors of the climate activist group, believes...

Local 825 operating engineers donate to Toys for Tots

EAST BRUNSWICK – Toys started piling up on Dec. 11 at the East Brunswick Hilton as members of International Union of Operating Engineers Local...

Polish culture featured during event at Lawrence High School

Sharon Piatek Hughes never lost touch of her Polish roots. So when she saw the electronic sign board at Lawrence High School promoting "Polish Night,"...

Education grants approved for Lawrence schools

The Lawrence Township Education Foundation has approved 37 grants, totaling $64,000, in its latest round of grant awards that were presented to teachers in...

Residents sought to serve on Lawrence Township boards, committees

Wanted: A few good men and women to serve on Lawrence Township's advisory boards and committees. That's what the Township Council is seeking as it...
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