Monday, June 1, 2020

A message from Sandra Toussaint, United Way of Greater Mercer County

During these past few weeks, we have seen an increase in the need for food, housing, and more

Princeton Learning Cooperative: real homeschooling doesn’t limit learning opportunities — it extends them

What is happening now for children throughout the nation is not homeschooling as we know it. Contrary to common perception, homeschoolers are generally not more isolated or cut off from resources, opportunities or interactions with peers, teachers and mentors

Anthes: our planet’s future firmly in focus this Earth Day

The earth is a remarkable home, but it isn’t a home we are entitled to have. If we want a future on this planet, we’re going to have to earn it.

Jim Waltman of the Watershed Institute: Happy 50th, Earth Day

Even in the face of the pandemic, I am heartened by the global movement of young people demanding action to combat climate change and protect biological diversity.

School superintendents reach out to their towns during COVID-19 crisis

Throughout this closure period superintendents throughout the area have been releasing regular updates to the community.

Meals on Wheels Mercer County: Together we can deliver

"Before Covid-19, the average age of our volunteer was 65 and older. Think about it, who has time to deliver meals from 10 a.m. to noon?"

Pia de Jong: The rituals that save us

"At half-past eleven in the morning, the time when he is supposed to open, the owner of my favorite Indian restaurant puts three sticks of incense in the ground by the bush in front of his door."

Connie Mercer of HomeFront: no one anticipated a crisis like this

"We are navigating uncharted waters. Despite my decades of working with families living in poverty, even I am struggling to comprehend the enormity of the crisis gripping our community and the work that lies ahead."

A message from Patricia Hart, executive director of Womanspace

"At Womanspace, our big concern is that as the country shuts down and we are on a "stay at home" order from our Governor, the danger for victims of domestic and sexual violence becomes more acute."

Mayor Dave Fried: Navigating uncertainty

As we navigate through these unprecedented and unpredictable times, Robbinsville Township is doing everything possible to anticipate and meet the needs of our residents. Furthermore, we have a wealth of volunteers at the ready to help

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Mercer County restaurant guide: who’s open, who’s delivering, what’s new

The latest information we have gathered on area restaurants, including contact info, pick-up and delivery options, specials, and more