Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Princeton Learning Cooperative: real homeschooling doesn’t limit learning opportunities — it extends them

What is happening now for children throughout the nation is not homeschooling as we know it. Contrary to common perception, homeschoolers are generally not more isolated or cut off from resources, opportunities or interactions with peers, teachers and mentors

April 17 Covid-19 update: Mercer County reaches 101 deaths, Hamilton has 29

The effects of coronavirus continue to be felt throughout the county as deaths attributed to the virus rise 258% in a week

School superintendents reach out to their towns during COVID-19 crisis

Throughout this closure period superintendents throughout the area have been releasing regular updates to the community.

HomeFront’s annual run/walk will be virtual this year

A local charity has decided that it will still hold its annual summer run/walk fundraiser despite the ongoing pandemic. But there should be no worries about the participants maintaining a safe distance from each other—this years race will be be virtual.

April 16 update: Mercer County passes 2,000 Covid-19 cases with 87 deaths

Trenton has the most cases in the county as of Tuesday, with 447, followed by Hamilton and East Windsor.

Hamilton man charged with allegedly coughing at police officers

Robbinsville Police arrested a Hamilton man April 11 after he allegedly coughed at officers during a drunk driving arrest.

Mercer County College slashes tuition for summer classes

The Mercer County Community College Board of Trustees has approved a 20 percent reduction in tuition for all summer 2020 classes.

Starting tonight: masks required in NJ restaurants, while on public transit

New guidelines go into effect at 8 p.m. for the NJ restaurant industry as well as NJ Transit and affiliated transportation providers

April 13 update: 1,646 positive for coronavirus in Mercer County to date

Mercer County has 1,646 people who have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes Covid-19, and 53 residents of the capital county have died from Covid-19-related causes,...

April 10 update: Trenton has most cases of Covid-19 in Mercer County

More residents have now tested positive for coronavirus in Trenton than any other municipality in Mercer County, according to figures released by the county today

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