Thursday, February 21, 2019

Mercer County Police Academy graduates 20th class of officers

Fifty-nine cadets, including two pairs of siblings, who made up the 20th basic class of police officers took part in the Mercer County Police Academy commencement held Feb. 1.

Introducing Forgotten History: A podcast from Community News Service

Our new podcast, hosted by reporter Diccon Hyatt, explores New Jersey's forgotten history. Listen as he uncovers extraordinary incidents that happened right here in Central Jersey.

Lawrenceville Vintage Treasures aims to bring the past to the present

Lawrenceville Vintage Treasures, a unique shop on Gordon Avenue, opened in October. The shops sells items ranging from the past few decades to over a century.

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.

New Trenton Water Works director: vacancies, bureaucracy hurting utility

When Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora took office, he assumed with it the burden of fixing Trenton Water Works at the utility’s lowest point. To solve the problem, he turned to Shing-Fu Hsueh.

‘Mature’ Kareem Hemsley leads the way for young Cardinals hoops team

Kareem Hemsley looks and feels like a new player. The Lawrence High School junior knew after last year he would be a team leader for the Cardinals boys basketball team, and he set about to make sure that he was ready for a big jump.

‘Defensive menace’ Khalin Hemingway the heart of LHS girls’ basketball

Lawrence High School senior Khalin Hemingway is the defending champion in the 100-meter hurdles at the outdoor track Mercer County Championships, but she’s in no hurry to end her basketball career.

‘Retired’ guitarist Jerry Steele is back on the road

Like a lot of veteran musicians who frequent Garden State clubs, coffeehouses, and other venues, guitarist and singer Jerry Steele never let his passion for music interfere with making good money.

Lawrence pilot James Drake donates training time

Among the more than 50,000 volunteers around the world who have donated their time and aircraft to the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Young Eagles program is James Drake of Lawrence.

Lawrence Township Education Foundation receives green grant

The Lawrence Township Education Foundation received a grant of $4,336 from Janssen Pharmaceuticals to purchase greenhouses for district schools.

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New Trenton Water Works director: vacancies, bureaucracy hurting utility

When Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora took office, he assumed with it the burden of fixing Trenton Water Works at the utility’s lowest point. To solve the problem, he turned to Shing-Fu Hsueh.