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Untold stories of the Hopewell Valley region’s historical roots will be brought to light this weekend during the first Hopewell Valley Heritage Weekend. The Hopewell Museum, Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum, Hopewell Valley Historical Society, Stoutsburg Cemetery Association, Pennington African Cemetery Association, Hopewell Valley Veterans Association and Hopewell Public Library have partnered to organize the […]

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Hopewell Valley Central High School students will be subject to random drug tests, under a policy and companion regulation that were approved by the Hopewell Valley Regional School District Board of Education Monday night. The school board voted unanimously to adopt the random drug testing policy, which had been under discussion for several months, following a public […]

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Bentley Community Services (BCS), a designated 501(c)3 charitable organization based out of the Monmouth Junction section of South Brunswick, has been helping families in financial crisis from across the state regain self-sufficiency since 2013 by providing a full range of quality grocery provisions each week, supplementing income and offsetting grocery bills. Bentley creates access to […]

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Hopewell Township officials may soon allow alcohol, specifically beer and wine, to be served on a limited basis in public spaces like Woolsey Park. At the Hopewell Township Committee meeting Monday night, Committeewoman Kristin McLaughlin proposed a resolution to allow alcohol to be served at events in community parks as a means to bring in […]

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A new scam which targets residents by claiming they owe money for a delinquent parking violation in the “City of Pennington” has emerged in the last few days, according to the Hopewell Township Police Department. A Haddon Court resident reported that someone left a “Notice of Delinquent Parking Violation,” which is fake, on the windshield […]

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Issues of money in politics and government transparency were the focus of a work session during the Hopewell Township Committee meeting Monday night, as municipal officials, residents and activists weighed in. Mayor Kevin Kuchinski said the planned discussion was placed on the agenda after the topic of “transparency in government” was brought to the committee’s […]

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A proposed policy that calls for random drug testing of Hopewell Valley Central High School students is set for a public hearing and final action at a Hopewell Valley Regional School District Board of Education meeting next week. The policy, which was introduced at the board’s April 16 meeting, will be given a final review […]

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Hopewell Township Committee has come out squarely behind proposed legislation that seeks to limit the impact of state-mandated affordable housing obligations – in the township and across the state. The committee passed a resolution at its April 23 meeting in support of two bills – one in the General Assembly and one in the state […]

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The Hopewell Valley Regional School District Board of Education has adopted the district’s operating budget for the 2018-19 school year. Approval of the budget came following a public hearing on May 7. The 2018-19 operating budget totals $80.66 million. The district’s 2017-18 operating budget totaled $77.78 million. Administrators will raise $71.95 million in a local […]

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The Hopewell Borough Council has adopted a $3.1 million municipal budget for 2018, an increase in spending of less than $100,000 from the 2017 budget. The budget was adopted by council members following a public hearing on May 3 and officials were satisfied with the spending plan. Council President Sky Morehouse said it is “just […]

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Members of the Hopewell Township Committee have adopted a $3.5 million bond ordinance that includes money for the 2018 road program, and equipment purchases for the Department of Public Works and the police department. Committee members took the action on April 23. The bond ordinance allocates $2.69 million for the road program. The money will […]

Last weekend, the Hopewell Valley Soccer Association continued its spring season. The following is a submitted collection of the weekend’s results. U11 Boys After a scoreless first 10 minutes of the game, Kyle Yadamiec banged in a missed shot to start the scoring for the Tornadoes. Quickly thereafter, Kyle’s twin brother Tyler broke away from […]

Last weekend, the Hopewell Valley Soccer Association started its latest recreational season. The following is a submitted collection of the weekend’s results. U11 Boys The Tornadoes U11 boys took on Plainfield during a crisp Saturday afternoon match. It was an exciting game with a final score of 3-3. Tornadoes led scoring with an early penalty kick from […]

Last weekend, the Hopewell Valley Soccer Association continued its fall recreational season. The following is a submitted collection of the weekend’s results. D4 Girls Dr. McDonough’s Live Wires traveled to Ewing Township on Saturday to play Ewing’s Team 3. Mariel Haynes started the Live Wires’ scoring with an unassisted goal within the first two minutes […]

The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA), the governing body for scholastic sports in the state, last week announced its financial results for the year that ended on June 30. According to the NJSIAA, overall revenues were down approximately $170,000, despite net assets for fiscal year 2016-17 increasing by approximately $160,000, to a total of $3.3 million. This […]

Last weekend, the Hopewell Valley Soccer Association continued its fall recreational season. The following is a submitted collection of the weekend’s results. D3 Boys On Saturday afternoon, DeSimone Orthodontics defeated Jack’s Nursery by a score of 6-0 in a battle between the top two teams in the league. Leading the scoring was Aaron Nulman, with two […]

Last weekend, the Hopewell Valley Soccer Association continued its fall recreational season. The following is a submitted collection of the weekend’s results. D2 Boys Modells lost 2 – 1 on Saturday against Carnegie Cat Clinic in a close matchup. Allen Ye, Brady DeCore and Joseph Troiano led the charge in the first quarter but were not able to […]

It may start with a prescription to manage pain after a sports injury or a car accident, or even after the time-honored, teenage rite of passage of having wisdom teeth pulled.

I went into Labyrinth Books on Princeton's Nassau Street April 17 to snatch a snippet of history by purchasing the James Comey book "A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership."

Gov. Phil Murphy in early April announced he wants $100 million in new spending to address New Jersey's opioid crisis. None of the money, however, would be spent on public service announcement…

Treatment for varicose veins has advanced so dramatically over the years that today most patients can have a simple procedure during their lunch hour and be back at work without missing a beat.

I have a mental image, and maybe a photograph somewhere, of my Armenian grandmother out in the yard in the spring, bent over and using the gathered folds of her skirt to hold tender young dand…

Princeton native Wendy Jolley is preparing for a very eventful week. On Thursday, April 12, she will survive a traumatic car crash involving fatalities. The following night, Friday the 13th, w…

A house becomes a home when the ones you love move in. The Coldwell Banker network, Gen Blue, knows what makes a house a home, and is committed to finding people and pets their perfect homes. “Old Dog, New Dog,” the latest ad from the brand, captures the heartfelt story of an affiliated agent giving back to her […]

Following a two-year expansion project, the Walmart location in North Brunswick Plaza, 979 Route 1 south, North Brunswick, is now a 24-hour Supercenter. The store features nearly 190,000 square feet of total retail space, including Walmart Garden Center, Walmart Money Center, Walmart Pharmacy, Walmart Photo Center, Walmart Vision & Glasses, ATM Walmart, Coinstar and a […]

Resources Real Estate presented several sales associates with company awards to honor their outstanding achievements during April. The company meeting took place on May 2 at the Resources Real Estate Corporate and Training Center in Shrewsbury. Sales associate Carly York, who works in the Atlantic Highlands office, was named Agent of the Month. This award […]

Resources Real Estate has recently joined the Middlesex Multiple Listing Service (MLS), adding to its existing coverage of Monmouth and Ocean counties multiple listing services, as well as the Liberty Board of Realtors and Hudson County MLS. The addition of the Middlesex service is a result of the company’s steady growth north and west of […]

Key Food Stores Co-Operative Inc., a chain of primarily independently owned and corporate grocery stores, has opened its newest Food Emporium location at 420 Route 520, Marlboro. Mayor Jonathan Hornik joined Key Food executives including Chief Executive Officer Dean Janeway, Chief Operating Officer George Knobloch, Chief Financial Officer Sharon Konzelman, Chief Information Officer Joseph Schleupner, […]

Solar United Neighbors has announced the expansion of its first co-op program in New Jersey. The Tri-County Solar Co-op will replace the original Allentown Solar Co-op. Participants in the existing co-op will automatically be transferred into the new group, which will encompass homeowners in Burlington, Mercer and Monmouth counties. The organization will host an information […]

Omry Gottlib has joined the established Adamski team at RE/MAX First Realty in East Brunswick. He will serve buyers and sellers in Middlesex and Somerset counties. Originally born in Israel, Gottlib has called New Jersey home for more than 20 years. In his town of East Brunswick, he has involvement in automotive rallies and continually […]

Vision Dance Center will hold its Summer Dance Camp 2018 for children ages 5-12 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 9-13 at the studio, 401 Ridge Road, Suite 4, Dayton section of South Brunswick. The cost for the full week is $225. For more information, call 732-274-9700 or www.vdcdance.com.

Provident Bank will celebrate Small Business Week at select branches, with product specials and promotional offers to help small businesses. In addition, experts will be on hand to answer questions and discuss products and services designed for growing businesses. Small Business Week activities will be held at the following Provident Bank locations: May 14 in […]

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