Thursday, August 16, 2018

Bill seeks to establish county water system oversight commission

New legislation would create an oversight commission to ensure greater water quality for all towns serviced by the Trenton Water Works.

Hamilton High West raises $6,800 for Out of the Darkness

Hamilton West students raised $6,800 for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention during an Out of the Darkness campus walk.

Traffic signal installed at Hamilton’s Hughes Drive, Paxson Avenue intersection

In a joint effort with Hamilton Township, the Mercer County Department of Transportation & Infrastructure has installed a new traffic signal at the intersection of Hughes Drive and Paxson Avenue.

Hamilton postal carrier’s green thumb earns him fame, acclaim

Fame often goes to people’s heads. In Brian Sakowski’s case, however, it went to his front lawn in Hamilton. His moment of national fame occurred earlier this year, when Country Gardens magazine featured Sakowski’s garden in its early spring issue.

Robbinsville Girl Scouts throw party for 100 children

In Robbinvsille, 10 Girl Scouts, all either 10 years old or just about to be, are sacrificing their birthdays this year in order to give a group birthday party to 100 underprivileged children.

Farmers markets, stands, and CSAs: the many ways to freshen your food supply

In the coming weeks, seasonal farmers markets will be opening for business once again throughout Central Jersey. Here are some local places around Mercer County where you can get fresh produce.

Hamilton students look to eradicate stereotypes with Good NEWS

A group of Hamilton high schoolers created the Hamilton NEWS club to bridge the gap between the township’s three high schools.

Exploring Mercer County’s newest food trend: ramen

No fewer than five new restaurants have opened in Mercer County the past two months with ramen in their names. Our food reporter Joe Emanski spent some time at a few local ramen restaurants to find out what all the hype is about.

Hamilton Attitudes in Reverse therapy dog earns Hero Dog Award nomination

Carmella Aaron's therapy dog Frankie earned a nomination in the therapy dog category of the American Humane Hero Dog Awards. Frankie and Aaron volunteer with Attitudes In Reverse.

Autism Cut-A-Thon to benefit autism programs at Hamilton schools

On select dates in April, 50 percent of Melz Alfieri Salon’s proceeds will be donated to the Hamilton Township School District to benefit Autism programs in the middle and high schools.

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New owners, same traditions at treasured roadside ice cream stand Cream King

Cream King, the treasured ice cream oasis, opened in the mid-1950’s and has changed little since. But there has been one change this year. Cream King is under new ownership.