Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The College of New Jersey moving to a test-optional admissions policy

The College of New Jersey is implementing a test-optional admissions policy for first-year applicants, beginning with the 2020–2021 admission cycle.

Justice Grown receives permit to cultivate, process cannabis in Ewing

Justice Grown, a company that grows cannibis and sells cannibis products in multiple U.S. states, says it has officially received a permit to cultivate and process medicinal cannabis products from the New Jersey Department of Health.

Mercer County area grocery store update: hours, delivery, seniors, more

A number of area grocery stores have altered their hours and services due to safety precautions necessitated by the spread of COVID-19

Mercer County Police Academy graduates 20th class of officers

Fifty-nine cadets, including two pairs of siblings, who made up the 20th basic class of police officers took part in the Mercer County Police Academy commencement held Feb. 1.

Hacked in 7 minutes: questions of vulnerability surround New Jersey’s aging voting machines

Many states have moved away from direct-recording electronic voting machines. New Jersey, however, remains one of a small minority of states still using DREs, a technology experts have proven vulnerable and unreliable.

Starting tonight: masks required in NJ restaurants, while on public transit

New guidelines go into effect at 8 p.m. for the NJ restaurant industry as well as NJ Transit and affiliated transportation providers

Spotted lanternfly: an ‘alien invader’ that could endanger Christmas trees

The state Department of Agriculture has issued a warning to immediately kill the spotted lanternfly, the latest non-native insect to come to our region.

Ewing High School inducts National Honor Society members (Video)

The Ewing High School chapter of the National Honor Society has inducted its newest members.

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.

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. 

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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