Monday, February 19, 2018

From 5Ks to half marathons, here are the top Mercer County fall races

Whether you’re a distance runner chasing a PR or a new runner looking to tackle your first race, there are plenty of Mercer County races to choose from.

Mother-daughter duo takes children ‘Around the World’ in new book

Gina Cascone (left) and her daughter Bryony Sheppard co-wrote a children’s book, ‘Around the World Right Now,’ which aims to teach children about different time zones.

Trenton Water Works finds elevated levels of lead in drinking water

Trenton Water Works found elevated levels of lead in drinking water in some Mercer County homes and buildings, according to a notice mailed to customers.

At new facility, county K-9 officers can train close to home

The new Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office K-9 Training Facility in Ewing is making it easier for local officers to train their dogs.

Ewing cyclist marks quarter century biking in Anchor House fundraiser

To mark his 25th consecutive year on the ride this year, Steve Czelusniak has set a goal of raising $25,000 this year for the charity.

Ewing man sets world record, bowls a 300 game in under 75 seconds

Tim Emery has 13 perfect 300 games to his credit, but it’s his latest that separates him from the rest of the world’s bowlers.

100+ Women Who Care of Mercer County shows power in numbers

Groups of women all over the country are donating $40,000 a year to local charities—and a number of Mercer County women are ready to join their ranks.

Mercer County 5K races you won’t want to miss this June

The spring running season is here, and there is no shortage of 5K races to run in Mercer County.

Ewing couple raising service dog to be a skilled companion for the disabled

Brie Alfano and Mike Ehret are raising Fielding for Canine Companions for Independence, an organization that provides assistance dogs to children and adults with disabilities.

Infant lung transplant recipient battles against a deadly disease

About six weeks after Luca was born, the Palmisanos found out that their baby was suffering from a fatal lung disease called Alveolar Capillary Dysplasia—one that often kills within days of birth.

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State, local officials go to war with embattled Trenton Water Works

The water flowing out of the taps of Trenton Water Works’ customers is safe to drink. But, with repeated operational issues eroding trust in the quality of water, scores of local and state officials are working to ensure it stays that way.