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Tír na nÓg Irish Whiskey Ambassadors Club off to great start

In November, Tír na nÓg, the nationally recognized Irish bar on Hamilton Avenue, started up a new club: the Irish Whiskey Ambassadors Club. To gain membership in the club, patrons must drink 32 different Irish whiskeys — one for each county in Ireland

City liaison Rick Kavin connects Trenton’s LGBTQ community

Although New Jersey is a “good place” for LGBTQ people in general, he says there needs to be more support for homeless LGBTQ youth.

Trenton barber Joe Festa lathers up good feelings and kindness

"I’m a professional barber. I make people feel good and look good. Mostly feel good,” says Joe Festa — affectionately known as the Mayor of South Warren Street in the heart of Trenton.

African Link Initiative helping teens connect with their heritage and culture

A number of area organizations, including the Boys and Girls Clubs of Mercer County, have been working together to bring the African Link Initiative to life.

Trenton Catholic Academy to close for good in June

Diocese to offer resources for students to continue Catholic education

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.

Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman tests positive for coronavirus

The congresswoman believes she was exposed to the virus during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

Making Trenton’s Black Lives Matter — in the past, and in the present

Algernon Ward is hopeful that 2021 will be the year that brings the Locust Hill Project closer to fruition

City lore: How a Trenton native brought Tibetan mysticism to the world

One summer afternoon in the early 20th century a young Trenton man lounging on the banks of the Delaware River had an overwhelming sensation that “this is not the first time I possessed a human body.”

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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.