Tuesday, September 25, 2018

With record-breaking season behind them, diamond stars get ready for Legion ball

It should not have been a surprise that Hopewell Post 339 won its first six games in the Mercer County American Legion League this summer.

Hopewell Valley singer Sheridan Gates pursues her Nashville dream

From Pennington to Nashville, singer Sheridan Gates has worked her way up to become a budding music star.

Speaker series for high school athletes looks to connect students with role models

To help resolve leadership issues, three men decided to jointly create a course teaching leadership to athletes from the double perspectives of service and responsibility.

Hopewell Valley school district makes case for random drug testing

The Hopewell Valley Regional School District held its first town hall meeting to discuss a proposed new policy of random student drug testing for the 2018-2019 high school year.

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.