Friday, July 10, 2020

100+ Women Who Care of Mercer County shows power in numbers

Groups of women all over the country are donating $40,000 a year to local charities—and a number of Mercer County women are ready to join their ranks.

West Windsor residents speak out against Howard Hughes plan

The Howard Hughes Corporation made its case, but anxiety is still running high among West Windsor residents who fear its plan will have a number of adverse impacts on the town.

Congregation Beth Chaim rabbi reflects on four decades in West Windsor

West Windsor was a very different community when 27-year-old Rabbi Eric Wisnia arrived at Congregation Beth Chaim in 1977.

Robbinsville fencing club is first in U.S. for Chinese Olympic medalist

A fencing club with an Olympic-sized pedigree has opened in the Windsor Industrial Park in Robbinsville.

Plainsboro resident travels to Greek isles to help refugees

Plainsboro's Sarah Neiheiser provides a firsthand account of life at a refugee camp on the Greek isle of Samos.

West Windsor-Plainsboro superintendent says district schools are nearing capacity

The West Windsor-Plainsboro School District is running out of room for new students, and residents can expect to see a bond referendum for school construction at some point in the next few years.

Developer submits plans for 1,976 homes at Quakerbridge Road site

The Howard Hughes Corporation has proposed an ambitious mixed-use development plan near Quaker Bridge Mall in West Windsor.

Housing lawsuit targets five Mercer County towns

Unable to reach a settlement, five Mercer County towns are involved in a trial that could result in the town being required to provide for almost 2,000 units of affordable housing by through 2025.

Plainsboro native’s invention could revolutionize the medical world

Ruchi Patel is the co-inventor of QuickStitch, a disposable stapler-like suturing device that could legitimately revolutionize emergency, veterinary and third-world wound-treating situations.

West Windsor memorial pays tribute to veterans by telling their stories

Pietro del Fabro wanted to do something different for latest public work—the American Legion Centennial Memorial. He wanted to create something to celebrate the lives of deceased veterans as individuals.

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Anti-racism protests held across Hamilton demand equality, justice

The second week of June seemed to start a sort of reckoning in Hamilton, with rallies stressing the importance of supporting people of color.

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