Thursday, May 24, 2018

In the News: Boy Scout hosts health fair at library July 15

Princeton Junction resident Zachary Scavo is hosting a Health Fair at the West Windsor Library on Saturday, July 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Community arts activist Marisa Benson fights for Trenton War Memorial

Community arts activist Marisa Benson puts it this way: “The Trenton War Memorial is significantly under-resourced and is partly in disrepair... Yet it remains Trenton’s best treasure for presenting the performing arts and civic events.”

Politics

Thiramala Halemane of West Windsor campaigned and ran for a seat in the India Parliament recently — and lost. Although he left India in 1974 to pursue a doctorate...

New group formed to fill void left by defunct American Boychoir School

Fred Meads and one of the three associate directors of the Princeton Girlchoir swung into action and resuscitated the former boys’ group as the Princeton Boychoir.

Plainsboro resident’s book looks at the limits of modern technology

A few years ago science and technology author Edward Tenner set out to write a book about positive unintended consequences. The opposite theme— the unexpected negative effects of progress—was a familiar one for him.

Hamilton Mayor Yaede selects longtime police captain to succeed retiring chief

Mayor Kelly Yaede has selected Hamilton Township Police Captain James M. Stevens to serve as the community’s next police chief.

West Windsor Arts Council project would locate ‘War of the Worlds’ artwork around town

It’s been 80 years since West Windsor, then a sleepy farm town, found itself at the center of a fictional Martian invasion. To commemorate, the West Windsor Arts Center is gearing up to launch a new public arts project.

MCCC softball team sweeps district tournament, heads to NJCAA World Series

The Mercer County Community College softball team combined dominant pitching with timely hits and solid defense in a weekend sweep of Mercyhurst to capture the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II District K championship.

PJ’s Pancake House set to open on Bear Tavern Road

Procaccini brothers John and Tino, along with partner Zissis “Z” Pappas —owners of PJ’s, a mainstauy on Nassau Street in — will be opening a new restaurant on Bear Tavern Road in West Trenton.

Farmers markets, stands, and CSAs: the many ways to freshen your food supply

In the coming weeks, seasonal farmers markets will be opening for business once again throughout Central Jersey. Here are some local places around Mercer County where you can get fresh produce.

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