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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.

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.

Hamilton mayor-elect Jeff Martin reveals transition committees

Martin has assembled an extensive array of transition committees in advance of his anticipated swearing in on Jan. 1.

Steinert’s Terris Burton trades hoop dreams for track glory

It’s pretty impressive that Terris Burton medaled in the NJSIAA Meet of Champions this year, considering he wasn’t even thinking about track two years ago.

Darlene Andes brought life and passion to role of public health educator

Just days after helping Mercer County launch its first Covid-19 testing center, the public health emergency notification system coordinator for the Mercer County Division of Public Health succumbed to the virus

Girl Scouts give derelict Yardville park a face lift

Reynolds Middle School students spent their spring break cleaning West Acres Park in Yardville as part of a Silver Award project for Girl Scouts.

Hamilton schools adapt to booming English Language Learner population

As overall school enrollment in Hamilton continues to decline, the ELL population in the township’s schools has increased 76.4% between June 2015 and October 2018.

Local AHEPA chapter seeks to raise $15K to train and match K9s with veterans

Hamiltonian Rick Roscoe, president of AHEPA Chapter 72 in Trenton, committed himself to raising $15,000 to train and match K9s with those who need them most — veterans.

Hamilton native’s D.C. eatery favored by nation’s top politicians

Ever wonder where the Obamas dine out? Hamilton native Brian Gray knows—it’s the famous restaurant where he happens to be the assistant general manager.

Waller family starts program to help special ed teachers

In 2014, 4-year-old Eli Waller died from Enterovirus D68. Now his family is adding a new program to their First Day of School Foundation to give back to the community that supported their son.

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