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Nominations sought for Animal Hall of Fame

The New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association (NJVMA) is accepting nominations for the 24th Annual Animal Hall of Fame. To be considered, all nominations should include...

Lawrence Township will purchase parcel targeted for extended stay hotel

Lawrence Township officials have agreed to buy nearly 6 acres of land belonging to Sheft Associates Inc. at 2420 Brunswick Pike, effectively blocking a...

Memorial honoring first responders to be unveiled in Lawrence Township

When news of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in New York City broke on a sunny morning 17...
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Charity triathlon raises $3,000 for Lawrence Township’s July 4 celebration

They came, they ran, they swam - and raised more than $3,000 toward Lawrence Township's annual Fourth of July fireworks show. More than 100 children,...
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Lawrenceville School to host talk on the life of David Brearley

It would not be unfair to say that David Brearley, a member of the Brearley family that was among the earliest settlers of Lawrence...
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Businesswoman named to fill open seat on Mercer County freeholder board

A businesswoman who has never held public office was chosen on Sept. 5 by her fellow Democrats to fill a vacant seat on the...

Hopewell Valley Central High School teacher named county Teacher of the Year

Nicholas Johnson, a chemistry teacher at Hopewell Valley Central High School, has recently been selected as Mercer County Teacher of the Year by the...
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Registration open for Girls on the Run on Central New Jersey

Registration is open for the fall program of Girls on the Run of Central New Jersey for Camden, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean and Somerset counties. Girls...

Authorities identify motorcyclist killed in Monday accident

The Lawrence Township Police Department announced yesterday that the motorcyclist killed in a motorcycle accident earlier in the week was a 58-year-old Hamilton man...
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Lawrence Township’s new school superintendent meets parents, staff members

More than 80 people - residents, parents, staff members and even a handful of children - turned out for a special "meet and greet"...

Lawrence Township police chief retires after 30 years on the force

Lawrence Township Chief of Police Mark Ubry is retiring, capping a 30-year career in law enforcement in the municipality. Municipal Manager Kevin Nerwinski announced Ubry's...

Lawrence Township seeks funding for Carson Road repaving

Carson Road may be repaved if a grant application submitted by Lawrence Township officials is approved by the state Department of Transportation. The application seeks...
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Freeholder hopeful proposes free tuition for military veterans

U.S. military veterans who live in Mercer County would get free tuition to Mercer County Community College under a proposal put forward by Lance...
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Kipnis seeks to unseat Coleman in race for seat in U.S. Congress

Daryl Kipnis has just come in from the rain on a recent Monday morning, when the Republican Congressional candidate is running late for an...

Motorcyclist killed in accident

A motorcyclist was killed early on the morning of Aug. 27 when his motorcycle was struck by a car at the intersection of Route...

Lawrence Township seeks grant for streetscape improvements

Lawrence Township officials have applied for a state grant to pay for streetscape improvements to a section of Brunswick Pike between Whitehead Road and...

Lawrence Township school board approves new contract with principals, supervisors

Lawrence Township Public Schools principals, assistant principals, supervisors and the athletic director are in line to receive an annual salary increase of 2.9 percent...

New superintendent will greet residents, staff members in Lawrence Township

A special "meet and greet" session with Ross Kasun, the new superintendent of schools in the Lawrence Township Public Schools, has been scheduled for...
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