Monday, July 6, 2020

Mercer law enforcement agencies plan “community engagement sessions”

The members of the Mercer County Police Chiefs Association have issued a joint statement addressing the killing of George Floyd. 

Covid-19-era challenge for restaurants goes beyond attracting customers

As Sam Zheng of Taco Rito notes, restaurants are also dealing with food availability woes, price spikes, delivery service charges and the challenge of keeping staff healthy, happy — and employed

Mercer County Park Commission to offer online wildlife programs

The Mercer County Park Commission Naturalist Department is planning a series of online programs focusing on wildlife that affects people's lives, even in an urbanized environment.

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

New coronavirus test site to open May 8 in Hightstown

Mercer County is opening a new COVID-19 test site this week in Hightstown starting on May 8.

Vincent Schmidt named Diocese of Trenton’s new superintendent of schools

Vincent Schmidt will replace retiring JoAnn Tier as the Diocese of Trenton's new superintendent of Catholic schools. 

April 22 update: 2,845 cases, 145 deaths in Mercer County due to virus

The latest Covid-19 update from the New Jersey Department of Health shows that 2,845 people in Mercer County have tested positive for coronavirus to date, and 145 people have died from Covid-19-related causes.

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

April 17 Covid-19 update: Mercer County reaches 101 deaths, Hamilton has 29

The effects of coronavirus continue to be felt throughout the county as deaths attributed to the virus rise 258% in a week

HomeFront’s annual run/walk will be virtual this year

A local charity has decided that it will still hold its annual summer run/walk fundraiser despite the ongoing pandemic. But there should be no worries about the participants maintaining a safe distance from each other—this years race will be be virtual.

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