Lawrence Ledger

LOOSE ENDS 8/7: Jackie Fay – Grit + Polish

By Pam Hersh My daily walks, generally stress relieving, have become stress inducing, as I walk the streets of downtown Princeton and pass an increasing...
PHOTOS COURTESY OF KATE GREGORY

NAMI New Jersey celebrates 35 years of support by recognizing mental health advocates

  The National Alliance on Mental Illness of New Jersey (NAMI NJ) celebrated its 35 years of improving the lives of individuals and families affected...

Rider University task force will evaluate Van Cleve house, other possible ties to slavery

Seeking to learn more about its potential ties to slavery, Rider University has created a task force to research its possible historical relationship and...

Notre Dame High School will offer alternating weeks of in-person, virtual instruction

Notre Dame High School will open the 2020 fall semester with a combination of in-person and remote learning. In an email to parents and students,...

Jewish Federations train communal leaders on how to de-escalate violent acts

The Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey, in partnership with Jewish Federations of Greater MetroWest and Northern NJ, presented H.A.R.M. (hostility, anger,...

Multicultural conference will address cultural humility and mental health

The NAMI NJ (National Alliance on Mental Illness) 2020 Virtual Multicultural Conference, based on the themes of cultural humility and mental health, will be...

Common calendar, Packet papers, July 31

Editor's Note: Please call before attending any event. As of press time, certain restrictions were still in place due to the coronavirus outbreak.C   Canceled The Bryn...

Municipal court changes allow for case resolution without in-person appearance  

Members of the public can now ask a prosecutor to review their matters and may be able to resolve their case without having to...
Photo courtesy of The Princeton Festival

Director navigates Princeton Festival from overseas, amongst challenges from COVID-19

Executive and artistic directors such as Richard Tang Yuk had to quickly adapt their arts organization to a new terrain in the era of...
PHOTO COURTESY OF JOHN S. ROUNDS

Mercer artist to display License Plate Maps at Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market

Editor's note: As of July 30, John S. Rounds said he will have to cancel his appearance this weekend. However, those interested in his...

Dept. of Agriculture announces instructions about unsolicited seeds packages

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture has received reports of individuals receiving unsolicited seeds through the mail from China. Unsolicited seeds could be invasive, introduce...

Hello Kitty Cafe Truck to stop by Menlo Park Mall on Aug. 1

The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck will stop by the Menlo Park Mall, Edison, near the Jersey Strong entrance, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug....

Jacobs Music Company set to close Lawrenceville location

Jacobs Music Company, Steinway & Sons’ exclusive dealer representative in the area with headquarters in Philadelphia, is about to close its Lawrenceville store located...

Democratic legislators want K-12 school year to begin with all-remote learning

New Jersey Assembly Democrats Mila Jasey, Pamela Lampitt and Joann Downey have announced they are planning to introduce legislation that would - if passed...
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE PENNINGTON SCHOOL

Standouts from Pennington School’s soccer team earn Scholar All-American honors

Ellie Hawkey and Jayne McGrath, standout members of The Pennington School Varsity Girls Soccer team and members of the Class of 2020, have been...

Nine candidates will vie for three seats on Lawrence Township school board

A nine-way race has shaped up for three seats on the Lawrence Township Public Schools Board of Education, following the July 27 deadline to...
PHOTO COURTESY OF GREENWOOD HOUSE

Brothers spend time with seniors at Greenwood House

This year, Greenwood House Senior Healthcare in Ewing Township was blessed with the arrival of an amazing group of young men and brothers, their...

LOOSE ENDS 7/31: Shin-Yi Lin, Eagleton Institute Fellow

By Pam Hersh A few weeks ago, I had the honor of Zooming into a Rutgers University graduation that featured only four graduates, all accomplished...
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