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Lawrence Township author David Price tells the story of little-known war hero

“The morning of January 3, 1777, was a bitterly cold one in Princeton, New Jersey,” writes Lawrence Township author David Price in the first chapter of his new book John Haslet’s World: An Ardent Patriot, the Delaware Blues, and the Spirit of 1776, just released by Knox Press.

The COVID-19 vaccine is here. What does it take to get one?

Officials have struggled to meet demand for the coronavirus vaccine, leaving people confused and frustrated about how, where and when they can get it.

Massive drug investigation yields 18 arrests and $228,000 in illegal narcotics

A six-month investigation by the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office has resulted in the arrest of 18 suspects and the seizure of some 1,000 grams of heroin, 1,000 grams of methamphetamine, 15 pounds of marijuana, 11 guns, six vehicles and more than $22,000 in cash.

Lawrence High graduate Rabiah Asif plays key role in COVID-19 fight

Rabiah Asif, a 2011 Lawrence High graduate, has worked in contact tracing for Lawrence Township and the City of Philadelphia.

Lawrence Township wins Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award

Lawrence Township received a statewide award Dec. 14 that serves as the launching point for a series of new green projects throughout town.

Lawrence High’s Tolu Olajide wins Lineman of the Year award

Lawrence High's Tolu Olajide shares the Charles J. “Fuzzy” Falzone Memorial Lineman of the Year award with Robbinsville's Aaden Butler.

Lawrence Board of Education race decided by 43 votes

Michele Bowes, Gregory Johnson and Patricia Hendricks Farmer will start new terms on the Board of Education in January 2021.

Citing COVID surge, Lawrence schools return to remote learning

Lawrence Township Public Schools will spend the rest of 2020—and a bit of 2021—in full-remote instruction.

Parents question fairness of Lawrence school district’s remote plan

The Lawrence Township Public Schools announced its plan for the rest of 2020, with students returning to some in-person learning by Nov. 30.

Lawrence’s Living in Love Food Pantry Garden donates 7 tons of food

What started as a labor of love has yielded more than 5,000 pounds of food for local people in-need this year.

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