Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Hamilton man running Boston Marathon for cancer treatment, research

John Rossi is running the Boston Marathon this year as part of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge. The Hamilton man has pledged $10,000 to the cause.

North’s Sydney Abitano sets school pole vault record at MOC

Pole vaulter Sydney Abitanto gave an eye-opening, jaw dropping, record-setting performance at the indoor track and field Meet of Champions.

High School North play depicts events surrounding a school shooting

Students at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North are performing the play "Bang Bang You’re Dead!" to spread awareness about the factors of gun violence in schools.

Five Plainsboro police officers promoted

The Plainsboro Police Department has made a number of promotions to leadership positions within the past few months—including the man at the top.

Naturally Friends series to begin with owl talk at Howell Farm

Howell Living History Farm's 2019 Naturally Friends wildlife series will open on Thursday, March 14, when Diane Nickerson presents “An Evening of Owls."

HomeFront’s 10th Annual ArtJam supports help for homeless

Turning a vacant storefront into a colorful art-filled pop-up gallery each spring, HomeFront’s ArtJam invites art lovers to experience unique artwork while supporting a good cause.

100% Handcrafted Fair returns to Robbinsville High March 23

Back for its 13th year, the Robbinsville High School 100% Handcrafted Arts and Crafts Fair will take place on Saturday, March 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The College of New Jersey opens food pantry to help community

A new food pantry at The College of New Jersey will provide nonperishable food, drink and convenience items to those in need, both on campus and in the local community.

Mercer County partners with Ewing to create pollinator habitat

A pilot project is underway in Ewing to convert municipal lawns into wildflower meadows in order to provide habitat for native pollinating insects.

Officials hope DEP water proposal will help stop PennEast pipeline

A March 4 announcement by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection might give local officials another tool to challenge the controversial PennEast natural gas pipeline.

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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.