Thursday, July 19, 2018

Opioid crisis hits home at Hopewell Valley community forum on addiction

Hopewell Valley residents shared moving personal stories during a community forum on addiction, organized by the Hopewell Valley Municipal Alliance.

Calvary Baptist Clean Water Crew raising awareness of potable water crisis

The Calvary Baptist Clean Water Crew in Hopewell is raising $12,000 to support a clean water and sanitation project for a hill tribe village in northern Thailand.

Hopewell Valley Green Team shares stories of nature and conservation

The Hopewell Valley Green Team comprises people from Hopewell Township, Hopewell Borough and Pennington who share not only an interest in helping the environment, but also unique relationships with the planet.

Historic Pennington Hardware store for sale, owners set to retire after 23 years

The two-story Italianate style building located at 15 W. Delaware Ave. in Pennington’s historic district has been a hardware store for more than 160 years.

From Pennington to California: The journey of The Ringer writer Katie Baker

Drawing on a picturesque upbringing in Pennington, Katie Baker has made unexpected, yet inspiring, leaps. Baker is now a sports and pop culture writer for The Ringer.

Hopewell Township’s Vanessa Sandom reflects on public service

For the first time in more than 16 years, the township committee in Hopewell doesn't include Vanessa Sandom. Sandom decided last summer not to seek re-election, having served five full terms and part of another.

We Make aims to help people with developmental disabilities find and keep jobs

Nonprofit We Make opened as “the world’s first workplace centered around autistic employees’ specific needs and abilities,” in Pennington.

Mercer County Moms demand action in battle for gun violence prevention

B.E.N.S. Way is the name of the nonprofit started by a member of Moms Demand Action who lost her son several years ago to gun violence. The movement has spread to Hopewell.

Recreation Foundation of Hopewell Valley advocates for youth sports

Sixteen years ago, a group of area residents started The Recreation Foundation of Hopewell Valley with the goal of improving youth access to athletic facilities in the area.

Hopewell Valley Vineyards programs provide work for people with autism

Individuals living on the autism spectrum have a friend in Hopewell Valley Vineyards, with Svein Aage Hansen, program leader, overseeing the A-Team.

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Acme set to close in Lawrence Shopping Center

The Lawrence Shopping Center will lose a major tenant next month when the Acme grocery store closes its doors in late August.