Saturday, August 24, 2019

Mercer County seeks input on new ‘water sports’ park

The Mercer County Park Commission’s purchase of a small plot of land on Hughes Drive in Hamilton in 2017 opened up a world of possibilities for the commission and—by extension—county residents.

Common culture unites Mercer County Irish organizations

Mercer County is home to 10 Irish-American organizations. While there has been friction at times, all of the groups will come together to celebrate their shared heritage.

Record-setting Natalie Mehl cements her place in Steinert history

Steinert High senior Natalie Mehl has made her mark, with more than 1,000 career points and the school record for 3-pointers.

Habitat For Humanity to launch pair of programs in Hamilton

The Hamilton government and local community groups have paired with Habitat For Humanity to build new homes and to improve already-existing homes.

As Trenton Water Works receives new violations, its customers seek alternatives

Coming off the worst year in its history, Trenton Water Works received notice of three more state violations in January, continuing a cycle the utility has spent months trying to break.

Excellence Through Education promotes inclusiveness for Hamilton’s black students and staff

Excellence Through Education is a nonprofit with the mission to “affirm and uplift African-American and black students” in the Hamilton Township School District.

Nottingham Northstar alumni share what it takes to compete at next level

Track/cross country coach Melissa Persichetti brought six former Northstars back to the school to conduct a symposium with current Nottingham athletes.

Jeff Martin announces Hamilton mayoral bid

Council president Jeff Martin announced that he will run for mayor of Hamilton Township. The announcement sets up a race between Martin and Republican incumbent Kelly Yaede in the November general election.

Prescription goggles unleash Nottingham’s Rachel Soto-Garcia’s true potential in pool

Rachel Soto-Garcia leads the Nottingham High swimming team, in part because of her prescription goggles. The senior, who is legally blind, said before a teammate gave her the eyewear she could only see blurs and colors while swimming.

Hamilton makeup artist cast on Lifetime’s ‘American Beauty Star’

Hamilton resident Sara Stoy will appear on the new season of Lifetime TV's “American Beauty Star," which premiers Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019.

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Grocer Lidl announces plans to open in Lawrence Shopping Center

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