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HomeFront to support students in Mercer County with school supplies

Happiness is a backpack full of school supplies, a new outfit and new sneakers for the first day of school - especially for children...

Applications for energy assistance program will be accepted through July 31

The County of Mercer will accept applications for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) through July 31 by regular mail, fax, email or...
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Grant allows Lawrence Township to continue environmental assessment of former Pit Stop service station

With a $239,524 state grant in hand, Lawrence Township officials are set to take the next step in the continuing saga of the former...

Lawrence High School to honor Class of 2020 with graduation ceremony on July 29

Deprived of their graduation celebration by COVID-19, Lawrence High School's Class of 2020 will gather together - in person - for a scaled down...

Common calendar, Packet papers, July 24

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...

Republicans’ objection to $10B borrowing plan to be heard in state Supreme Court

The justices who sit on the New Jersey Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Aug. 5 from attorneys representing Gov. Phil Murphy and...

Missing the Olympics? Try the Greenway Games!

By Michele S. Byers The summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, are on hold due to the pandemic, just like hundreds of other athletic events ranging...

Emergency Free Farm Market to be held July 24 at CURE Insurance Arena

Anyone struggling to take care of their family’s needs can visit the Emergency Free Farm Market from noon to 2 p.m. July 24 at...

Learn about how food affects the brain during NAMI webinar; join Expressive Arts Cafe

Rebecca Howard will lead a webinar featuring NAMI Hearts & Minds, a presentation focusing on inner and outer wellness for people living with a...

WWFM brings live music to Mercer County Community College with broadcast concerts double-bill

WWFM The Classical Network will present a pair of live concert broadcasts from the Black Box Theater on the West Windsor campus of Mercer...
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Sale of property by Colonial Lake ends proposal to build extended stay hotel

Lawrence Township has closed on the eagerly anticipated purchase of nearly six acres of land bordering Colonial Lake from Sheft Associates, Inc., owners of...

One thousand signatures on petition call for end to systemic racism in Lawrence Township...

A petition demanding changes to end systemic racism and related injustices, signed by more than 1,000 Lawrence Township residents and Lawrence Township public schools...

Guest speaker will discuss collision of COVID, racial pandemics

COVID-19 and Systemic Racism: A Collision of Two Pandemics will be held at 1:30 p.m. July 23. Guest speaker Kimme Carlos will offer a 60-minute...

LOOSE ENDS 7/24: John Weingart: Plagues and Pandemics: A Musical Tradition

By Pam Hersh My longtime friend John Weingart, associate director at the Rutgers University Eagleton Institute of Politics, has a knack for delving into topics...

Princeton Festival adds three trustees to board

Three prominent area residents – Gail Kohn, Leila Shahbender,and Rita Shklar – have been elected to three-year renewable terms on the Board of Trustees...
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L’Dor V’Dor: Charitable giving from generation to generation

After the sudden passing of Rabbi James S. Diamond in 2013, his family wanted to do something meaningful in his memory. They set up...
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Comet Neowise illustrates the importance of dark skies

Since the earliest days of human civilization, the night sky has been a source of fascination and mystery. Ancient star-gazers saw human and animal...

Learn about mental health services through a series of webinars courtesy of NAMI

The New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) will present "Community Mental Health 101" from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July...
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