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Paul Ligeti: Penns Neck—The crossroads of history

The story of Penns Neck begins with the icon after whom it was named—William Penn, famed Quaker founder of Pennsylvania.

TCNJ biologist gets $1 million grant for corn research project

Melkamu Woldemariam has the best of both worlds. His position as an assistant professor of biology at The College of New Jersey affords him the opportunity to do the two things he loves—teach and conduct research.

Area towns slated to receive millions in federal aid

Mercer County and the communities within will receive a combined total of almost $187 million in aid from the federal government over the next two years.

Area nonprofit continues programs despite pandemic

The mission of the youth chapter of People for Urban and Rural Education Youth is to help bridge the gap between students and academic resources.

MCCC gallery director balances safety and access to art

It’s a bright winter afternoon and Mercer County Community College Gallery director Alice Thompson is busy interacting with regional artists picking up their artwork and helping Thompson get ready for 2021 exhibitions.

WW-P North student’s video features interviews from the pandemic

Jerry Du wanted to know how people were dealing with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Scarce inventory is driving up the price of Central Jersey homes

Prices are up and inventory is down—that’s the state of residential real estate in New Jersey’s capital region during the first months of 2021.

Paul Ligeti: Happy birthday West Windsor

On Feb. 9, 1797, West Windsor was formed by an act of State Legislature. At 224 years old, the municipality contains a rich, well-documented history.

Harmony online at West Windsor Arts Council through Feb. 26

Communities often look to artists to provide the bridge between what has happened in the past and what is needed going forward.

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.

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