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Students from Princeton High School’s Water Safety and Health (WASH) Club will hold a Valentine’s Day cookie decorating fundraiser Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association’s Watershed Center, 31 Titus Mill Road, Pennington.

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A lengthy discussion about the tax impact of a proposed $36 million bond referendum took place at Monday’s meeting of the Hopewell Valley Regional school board.

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Three upcoming events will help Hopewell Borough continue to commemorate the 125th anniversary of its incorporation as a municipality in 1891 from portions of Hopewell Township.

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Princeton Dog Training Club has donated three respirator masks to Hopewell Township’s Union Fire Company and Rescue Squad, Station 53 & Squad 153, located in Titusville/Washington’s Crossing, on the Delaware River.

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Painted Oak Nursery School, a nature-based preschool, has moved to the Rambling Pines Summer Day Camp campus in Hopewell and is enrolling for the 2016-17 academic year.

Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space is seeking public input as it prepares a stewardship plan for the nearly 400-acre Mount Rose Preserve on Carter Road in Hopewell Township.

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Events at Washington Crossing State Park will celebrate George Washington’s birthday on Sunday, Feb. 21.

William Shakespeare lived during an intensely religious time in English history. His plays are suffused with biblical allusions and theological insights.

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William Shakespeare lived during an intensely religious time in English history. His plays are suffused with biblical allusions and theological insights.

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On every Tuesday in February, Da’s Kitchen at 21 East Broad St., Hopewell, will donate a percentage of every sale during lunch and dinner to Animal Alliance rescue center, based in Lambertville.

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Members of the Hopewell Valley Youth Chorale performed for their “grand-friends” at Brandywine Senior Living on Saturday afternoon, Jan 30. The choristers sang repertoire from their winter concert, “Songs from Above,” of sacred and secular music from past to present and from around the world.

An elderly couple was hospitalized following a three-car crash Thursday afternoon in Hopewell Borough.

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Young students will show off their culinary chops during a “Top Chef” program at Hopewell Elementary School.

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Walk into Claudia Scotti’s second grade class at Hopewell Elementary School during reading time and you will see students sitting quietly at their desks and a few students pedaling stationary bikes with their books resting on their handlebars.

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HOPEWELL TWP. — What to do with the township-owned Pennytown property was a topic of debate for Township Committee members at Monday’s meeting on the municipal budget.

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Colin’s Kids Inc. will celebrate Heart Health Month with its ladies luncheon at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb.12, at the Trenton Country Club, 201 Sullivan Way, Ewing.

Hopewell Valley Regional Board of Education President Lisa Wolff has been elected president of the Mercer County School Boards Association.

The independent Pennington School welcomed students to its Kenneth Kai Tai Yen Humanities Building on Tuesday, Jan. 26, marking the first day of classes in the technologically advanced building.

Hopewell Township police reported three incidents in which drivers were found to be facing warrants from three municipalities:

The Hopewell Township Deer Management Advisory Committee wants to hear residents’ observation about deer in their neighborhood.

HOPEWELL TWP. — Fees for official copies of birth and death certificates will increase if the Township Committee approves an ordinance next month.

Hopewell Elementary School is one of three elementary schools in the nation who were named the winners of the 2015 National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day contest.

Student David Sigman shares lunch with his mother, Ellyn Ito, at Hopewell Elementary School’s “Take Your Parents to Lunch Day.” 

Local resident Katherine Dresdner will give a presentation about the newly preserved land near the village of Mount Rose as part of the Hopewell Public Library’s Wednesday Night Out series at 7 p.m. Feb. 3, at the Hopewell Train Station.

Details of proposed construction called an Arts and Wellness Space at Hopewell Valley Central High School were described recently.

Howell Living History FarmHowell Living History Farm will open its season on Saturday, Jan. 30, with a program featuring its annual ice harvesting operations and other wintery fun.

HOPEWELL TWP. — Landowners learned what’s next in the fight against the proposed PennEast pipeline at an educational forum hosted by several activist organizations opposing the natural gas transmission conduit.

Despite challenges from the large amount of snow that fell over the weekend, Hopewell valley municipalities reported roadways were cleared in a timely manner.

Hopewell Valley Schools will be closed Monday, Jan. 25, due to the inability of the district’s bus contractors to provide service and the hazardous road conditions that are expected to continue into the morning, according to an email from Thomas Smith, superintendent.

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Ruth S. Burd, 90 Ruth S. Burd, 90, died at home on Sunday. She was born in Ewing Township an… Read more

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Hopewell Valley varsity ice hockey has rescheduled its “Salute to Service” game against Mendham for Saturday, Feb. 13, at 4 p.m. at Loucks Ice Center on The Lawrenceville School campus, 2500 Main St. (Route 206 North) in Lawrenceville.

The Hopewell Valley 4th Grade Travel Basketball Team won four straight games to capture the Readington Holiday Tournament.Hopewell won its division by beating IHM, 43-5, and Long Hill, 72-10, on Dec. 26, and CBAA-Aivazian, 36-22, on Dec. 29.

The Hopewell Township Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor two winter indoor recreation opportunities.

Pennington Presbyterian Church is calling its first Dash Away 5K run and 1 mile fun walk on Saturday, Dec. 5, a “big success” with more than 140 runners and walkers.

More than 35 4th and 5th grade boys from Hopewell, Bear Tavern, Toll Gate and Stony Brook elementary schools completed the Princeton Pacers Clash Dash on Nov. 15 to culminate the 7-week Let Me Run program.

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Princeton National Rowing Association’s Mercer Rowing Club kicked off its fall racing season by laying claim to victories in five events at the Navy Day Regatta on Oct. 10. The regatta featured over 2,000 masters, collegiate, and high school athletes competing in head races on a 2.5 mile cou…

Paul Teti was at a picnic in his Princeton neighborhood when the conversation turned to the upcoming Princeton Half Marathon.

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Strong Defense from Rex Peters, Lukas Ansari, and Alex Romano led the Hopewell Valley Soccer Association’s U10 Riptides to a 5-0 win over Princeton Football Club. Kieran Karp and Brandon Napoleon each had a goal and two assists. Also scoring goals were Charlie Stocks-Natalias, Will Stover an…

The Hopewell Valley Soccer Association’s U8 Lightning opened with a 5-1 win over North Plainfield in travel soccer play. Dylan Napoleon scored two goals, while Gavin McCaffrey, Michael Whitlock and Milan Desai had one goal apiece. Eshaan Doshi, Jeremy Siegelheim and Logan Gonsalves had assis…

Team Franco’s Pizza played its best game of the season in a 4-0 win over ActivCore. Katy Gray and Lucy Webster each had two goals and Manvi Tripathi preserved the shutout with some fantastic goaltending. Claire Dumont continued her outstanding defensive play.

Bob Surace has been around the Princeton University football program long enough to be used to it, but that doesn’t make it any easier that the Tigers start their season two weeks after their opening opponent every year.

WEST WINDSOR -- Woodmont Properties, a commercial and residential developer, has announced the implementation of a $10 million renovation for 400 Alexander Park.

Jean Robinson of Volition Wellness Solutions was elected president of the Montgomery Business Association on Jan. 13 at its annual election of board officials.

WEST WINDSOR — Creative Marketing Alliance (CMA), a full-service marketing firm located in Princeton Junction, has been recognized as the Outstanding Small Business of the Year by the MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce.

Fourteen women entrepreneurs from this area were honored by the Hopewell Valley Community Bank (HVCBank) on Dec. 3, in recognition of National Women in Business Month. The event was held at Mrs. G’s in Lawrence.

HAMILTON - More than 150 leaders of non-profits from throughout South Jersey learned how to become better leaders and improve the culture within their organizations to create happier, more fulfilled employees at the Second Annual Southern New Jersey Not-For-Profit Conference on Oct. 28.

Five business leaders were recognized last night for their contributions to the Princeton area business world at the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Business Leadership Awards Gala at the Tournament Players Club Jasna Polana on Wednesday, Dec. 2.

LAWRENCE — Demolition began Nov. 30 at Terhune Orchards to make room for a new 3,500-square-foot building that will house a larger production facility for Terhune Orchards Winery. Ground should be broken for the project soon.

PRINCETON JUNCTION -- Locally owned YogaSoul has announced its expansion in its effort to make yoga accessible to everyone by providing a welcoming space for connection and community.

Adnan Shamsi, a representative of MassMutual Metro NY, a general agency of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. (MassMutual), will host a seminar on “Retirement Success & Signs of a Good Decision” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, at TigerLabs, 252 Nassau Street, Princeton.

Flemington Subaru, member of the Flemington Car and Truck Country family of dealerships, has announced it is participating in the 2015 Subaru Share the Love Campaign selecting the Hunterdon Healthcare Foundation (HHF) as its “hometown charity.” HHF is the fundraising organization for Hunterd…

Hazen Medical Spa in Princeton held its grand opening Oct. 8 and donated all the proceeds from the event to Womanspace. The event, which featured demonstrations by owner and operator Dr. Jill Hazen, tours of the medical spa and refreshments, raised $2,000 for Womanspace. Attendees paid $25 f…

Board-certified dermatologists, Dr. Jennifer Rajan and Dr. Lusia Yi announce the opening of their new dermatology practice, Alliance Dermatology Associates, in Lawrenceville. Alliance Dermatology Associates will specialize in medical and cosmetic dermatology for the skin, hair and body.

Monday Morning Flowers and Balloon Co. Will be hitting the streets of downtown Princeton on Wednesday, Oct. 7, handing out hundreds of bouquets to residents to help brighten their week, as part of the 'Petal It Forward' program, in partnership with the Society of American Florists (SAF). 'Pe…

Hamilton Jewelers will donate 10 percent of all ecommerce sales for the month of October to the YWCA Princeton’s Breast Cancer Resource Center (BCRC). All sales made through www.hamiltonjewelers.com will be applied towards the contribution.

 After a successful inaugural year, The Mercadien Foundation, in collaboration with several community partners, moves the Money$peak competition for Mercer County students into its second year. It will be available in area high schools and youth organizations countywide this fall and spring.

HOPEWELL -- Tobias Design, specializing in fine cabinetry designs for kitchens and baths, has been awarded the Influencer badge and the Recommended badge by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. This is the second year that Tobias Design has been recognized by Houzz; pr…

The two leaders of the firm JZA+D have been honored as Entrepreneurs of the Year by a regional economic group.

The Princeton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau and Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its first annual Toast to Tourism Awards, scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 15, from 8 to 10 a.m. at Grounds for Sculpture. The ceremony will include an introduction from Lt. Governor Kim Gu…

Creative Marketing Alliance (CMA), a full-service public relations and marketing firm based in Princeton Junction, welcomed several local interns this summer.

A local Pennington couple, Shannon and Jonathan Schafer, recently broke ground on the new 39,000 square foot Schafer Sports Center in Ewing, along with elected officials and invited guests. The new sports center will feature gymnastics, dance, swimming, in-door soccer/lacrosse, a highly-repu…

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