Thursday, October 17, 2019

As costs soar, towns look to educate residents on what can be recycled

Mercer County residents can’t seem to figure out what is recyclable and what isn’t. The result has been increasingly contaminated containers and huge increases in recycling costs.

Ewing Planning Board to hear plan that would raze Freddie’s Tavern

A plan before the Ewing Planning Board on Sept. 4 calls for Freddie's Tavern to be torn down and replaced with two mixed use buildings.

Ewing K9 officer helps sniff out record cocaine haul

Ewing Police Officer Brittney Fornarotto and her K9 Jax helped search out $1.1 billion in cocaine during a record drug bust at the Port of Philadelphia in June.

Local volunteers help save 52 dogs from Trenton hoarder house

In June, a PSEG worker found a home emitting a raucous onslaught of barking and an overpowering stench. It turned out that 52 dogs were living there in disgusting hoarding conditions.

Court documents detail abuse allegations against Ewing cop accused of killing infant daughter

During her short life, Hailey Bannister suffered from broken bones, bruises and a brain bleed, which ultimately wound up being fatal

Ewing motorcyclist killed in July 29 traffic collision

Police, county prosecutor are investigating the two-vehicle accident that resulted in one fatality

Ewing police officer arrested, charged with murder of 3-month-old daughter

Child died in December 2018 having suffered fractured skull, other serious injuries

Frontier adds nonstop flights to Sarasota from Trenton-Mercer Airport

Also beefs up flight schedules to other existing destinations for winter schedule

Freddie’s Tavern, opened in West Trenton in 1933, closes its doors

Owner Bud Patel says he hopes to reopen someday with an updated restaurant next to a new commercial and residential building

Lane closures to affect Pennsylvania-bound traffic on 295

Pennsylvania-bound traffic on 295 will be reduced from three lanes to one between Exit 73 (Scotch Road) and the Scudders Falls Bridge. Drivers are encouraged to plan an alternate route of travel.

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Five candidates running for three Ewing School Board seats

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