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School nurses honored for national holiday

Seated at her desk in the Lawrence High School nurse's office, Lucille Winslow is the first to admit she never knows who is going...

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...
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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...
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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...

Local Sikh community the focus of presentation

Ask someone about the Sikh religion and its adherents, and the chances are the response will be a blank stare or maybe a comment...

Town’s Diversity Day will be celebrated at Lawrence High School on May 6

Lawrence Township will celebrate its diversity at the annual Diversity and Cultural Festival at Lawrence High School, 2525 Princeton Pike, from noon to 4...

Lawrence residents take issue with plan for extended stay hotel

An application to build a 123-room extended stay hotel behind Colonial Bowling and Entertainment on Brunswick Pike, Lawrence Township, bordering Colonial Lake, was reviewed...

Automatic voter registration becomes law, assembly passes minimum age for primaries

An effort to increase voter registration throughout the state became law Tuesday afternoon, as Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill that introduces automatic voter...

Newspaper Media Group editor-in-chief charged with child pornography

The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office on Tuesday charged the editor-in-chief of Newspaper Media Group with possession of child pornography. Timothy Ronaldson, 35, of Cherry Hill,...

Route 1 resurfacing planned for South Brunswick

SOUTH BRUNSWICK - Contractors are already preparing sections of Route 1 for resurfacing and widening projects although they will not begin until the summer. New Jersey...

University Outing Club plans trips for the spring

The University Outing Club will hold trips to Wheaton Village, Millville Army Air Museum, Glasstown Brewery, the Air Victory Museum, Batsto Village and Smithville, plus...

Freehold Soil Conservation District to award three $2,000 scholarships

The Freehold Soil Conservation District will award three $2,000 scholarships to students majoring in a conservation-related field in the summer. The Neal Munch, Mac Clark...
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