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ICYMI: NJ State Trooper Scott Whitehead delivers baby while on patrol

March 27, 2020 -

A Hamilton native and Bordentown resident, Whitehead had to help deliver the baby in Bridgeton once the expectant mother realized she was not going to make it to the hospital

Forgotten History Podcast, Episode 13: The Last Plague

When the Spanish Flu hit Philadelphia in 1918, it first overwhelmed the hospitals, then the morgues, then the gravediggers. The catastrophe was the fault of one man, public health director Wilmer Krusen, who allowed a Liberty Bond parade that spread the disease at a catastrophic rate. But was Krusen really at fault?

Area libraries look to keep people engaged — even from home

If you’re looking for a respite from these trying times, local libraries say they are ready to provide some. The Mercer County Library System’s buildings are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but it continues to serve its patrons, seeking to keep them engaged with expanded free, online content. Visitors to the MCLS website can…Read more

Covid-19 impact on NJ nonprofits severe and likely to worsen: report

New Jersey’s nonprofit community is already suffering significant negative effects as a result of the novel coronavirus outbreak, according to a new survey report released by the Center for Non-Profits

Liberty Lake Day Camp kicks off ‘Virtual Camp’

Liberty Lake Day Camp has taken the initiative of bringing “fun in the sun” online through the magic of social media and technology

Communities say thanks with kindness — and pizza

March 26, 2020 -

Robbinsville Township is going to try to shake off some of the coronavirus doldrums by having a townwide pizza party — a virtual one, that is

Mercer County up to 111 positive tests as state count surges to 6,876

81 deaths in the state have now been attributed to the virus, an increase in 19 since yesterday

NJ pledges up to $40M in aid for small and midsize businesses

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority board today approved new programs designed to support businesses and workers facing economic hardship due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19

Delaware River bridge tolls going fully ‘cashless’ during Covid-19 crisis

March 25, 2020 -

Tolls at the Commission’s 7 cash/E-ZPass tolling points will be assessed electronically via E-ZPass or through toll notices sent to registered vehicle owners via U.S. Mail.

Princeton Covid-19 Relief & Recovery Fund accepting grant applications

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Grants are being accepted for the Covid-19 Relief & Recovery Fund, created by the Princeton Area Community Foundation to help those who have been affected by the Covid-19 outbreak