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School district, local police team up to bolster security

Aiming to beef up security in the schools in response to a spate of school shootings nationwide, the Lawrence Township Public Schools and Lawrence...

Amateur historian holds lecture on founding father

If you want to know who is behind the Electoral College, which has been a contentious issue in recent presidential elections, then look no...

South River High School Class of 1958 to hold reunion Oct. 13

A reunion dinner for the South River High School Class of 1958 will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 13 at Campozino Restaurant,...

Lawrence affirms welcoming stand for all, regardless of immigration status

There has never been any doubt that Lawrence Township is a welcoming community and now the Township Council has made it official. Council members passed...

Bakers Basin Road closed until next year

Bakers Basin Road will be closed for the next four months while the two-lane bridge over the Shipetaukin Creek is replaced, according to Mercer...
Photo by Lea Kahn

Lawrence Township dedicates first responders memorial

Dean Acquaviva and Ken Kandrac have vivid memories of their efforts to help in the hours after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that...

Township council proposes ordinance to set brush collection regulations

Mounds of tree limbs, clippings and yard waste piled up on Lawrence Township streets for weeks on end will no longer be a common...

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...
Photo by Lea Kahn

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...
Photo by Philip Sean Curran

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...
Rebecca Nowalski

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...
Photo by Lea Kahn

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...
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