Monday, September 16, 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.

Health official: Hamilton lags in restaurant inspections

Following a state decision to revoke the license of Hamilton Township’s health officer due to lagging restaurant inspections, the township health department reported last month that it had inspected less than 40 percent of the food retail establishments in Hamilton so far in 2019.

New Nottingham football coach looks to develop more than athletes

For the first time in 30 years, someone not named Jon Adams is head coach of the Nottingham High football team. And even if Milo McGuire guides the Northstars to an undefeated record and a state championship, it would only be a part of what he hopes to accomplish.

Steinert’s Calle confident after a lifetime of goalkeeping

Kat Calle returns for her second season as the Spartans’ starting goalkeeper, after splitting time on the freshman and JV teams her first two years.

Hundreds support family who lost everything in Hamilton house fire

First responders from across the country have answered the call after a pair of their own lost everything in a fire last month. By Aug. 21, $18,111 had been raised, exceeding the initial goal by more than $10,000.

Mike Papero living his dream as Hamilton West football head coach

Mike Papero's selection as the head coach of the Hamilton High West football team comes as no surprise to pretty much anyone ever associated with the program over the last 30 years.

She Said, She Said: Greetings from another near-miss in Asbury Park

Living in Central Jersey, you probably know someone with a Bruce Springsteen story. A cousin who ran into him in Red Bank. An uncle who bummed a cigarette off him in 1978. A friend of a parent’s friend who swears he helped Bruce change a tire on 539.

Sewer dispute leads Hamilton to file $2.8M lawsuit against Robbinsville

Hamilton Township has filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Robbinsville, the latest twist in a months-long saga surrounding the regional sewer authority shared by the municipalities.

Ryan’s Quest asks people to Dress Down for Duchenne Awareness Sept. 6

Hamilton-based nonprofit Ryan’s Quest is asking area residents to participate in its Friday, Sept. 6 Dress Down for Duchenne Awareness Day.

RWJ University Hospital Hamilton partners with farms, community organizations to bring healthy food to Trenton

To combat to obesity epidemic in Mercer County, RWJUHH partnered with Snipes Farm, The Maker’s and Westminster Presbyterian Church to create the Farm to Family program

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Kmart to close Hamilton location this year

Hamilton’s Kmart will be closing this fall, a victim of the chain’s troubled finances. The location at the intersection at Kuser Road and White Horse Avenue in Hamilton is one of four New Jersey stores in this round of shutterings.