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Harold Nebling has been parking on the street in front of his home on Reed Road in Hopewell Township for nearly 30 years. But that may change under an ordinance introduced by the Township Committee that would, if adopted, ban on-street parking on Reed Road, from Washington Crossing-Pennington Road to the Hopewell Township-Ewing Township border. […]

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A Pennington-Lawrenceville Road home was left uninhabitable after it was heavily damaged by fire on Dec. 5, according to the Hopewell Township Police Department. The homeowner reported a fire in her kitchen at 10:39 a.m., and when a police officer arrived on the scene within minutes, he observed the rear first floor of the house […]

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In an attempt to find out what, if anything, has gone wrong with U.S. Postal Service mail delivery locally, Hopewell Township officials are asking residents to fill out a survey by Dec. 15 and to notify them of any issues they may have experienced. The survey is available on the municipal website at www.hopewelltwp.org. It […]

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Three young people found out the hard way that ignoring the warning – “turn around, don’t drown” – could lead to trouble when their car stalled in deep floodwater on Aunt Molly Road in Hopewell Township shortly before midnight Nov. 24. The threesome had to be rescued by a specially trained water rescue team after […]

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There were 66 reports of domestic violence reported to the Hopewell Township Police Department last year – but for supporters of Womanspace, that’s 66 incidents too many. That’s why Hopewell Valley residents are being invited to take part in the annual Communities of Light program in support of Womanspace, set for Dec. 3 at 4:30 […]

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Aiming to shine a light on domestic violence, East Windsor officials are inviting residents to bring luminary kits – candles in a bag – to the municipal building for the annual Communities of Light event on Dec. 3. Communities of Light is set for 5 p.m. at the municipal building, 16 Lanning Blvd. The event […]

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From the Mount Rose Distillery to the hamlet of Marshall’s Corner and the Hart’s Corner schoolhouse, the Hopewell Valley has a long and colorful history – and the Hopewell Valley Historical Society wants residents and visitors alike to know about it. That’s why the society has installed educational signs at key historic spots in the […]

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Unable to break the logjam on talks that would lead to a new contract, Hopewell Valley Regional School District Board of Education members and Hopewell Valley Education Association representatives are going to cut to the chase and will meet with a fact-finder in January. The fact-finder, who is a neutral party appointed by the state […]

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If relaxing after a day at the office involves throwing hatchets at a target in downtown Princeton, then you’re Scott Kuppe’s customer. Kuppe wants to open a Stumpy’s Hatchet House in Palmer Square next year. He and other family members own a franchise of Stumpy’s, whose other New Jersey locations include Eatontown. That’s where Kuppe […]

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Rider University President Gregory Dell’Omo has been reappointed to a second term in the university’s top administrative post through July 31, 2022, according to Rider University officials. Dell’Omo took over the reins at Rider on Aug. 1, 2015. He succeeded Mordechai Rozanski, who held the post from 2003-15. During Rozanski’s tenure, enrollment increased and a […]

The Princeton University men’s basketball ran its winning streak to three with a 73-52 victory over George Washington last Saturday at Jadwin Gym. With the victory, the Tigers are now 4-2 on the season. Myles Stephens scored 19 points, to go along with 11 rebounds, to lead four Tigers in double-figures in the triumph over […]

There should be a PU football photo left over you could use with this By Bob Nuse Sports Editor The Football Championship Subdivision playoffs, a 24-team event, got underway last weekend with eight opening-round games. But the playoffs got underway without the No. 9 team in the country. Princeton won the Ivy League and finished […]

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Perfection. The Princeton University football team capped off a perfect season last Saturday with a 42-14 victory over Penn in its season finale at Princeton Stadium. The victory clinched the Tigers’ first outright Ivy League title since 1995 and marked the second time the team had finished 7-0 in Ivy play, having previously accomplished the […]

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Four Pennington School seniors have signed NCAA National Letters of Intent to play Division I sports in college. They are Jaydin Avery (soccer, Saint Joseph’s University), Amanda Kenrick (lacrosse, Lafayette), Gianna Lucchesi (soccer, University of Richmond), and Alexandra Stevens (swimming, Southern Methodist University). Avery, who lives in Trenton, has been a standout forward on Pennington’s […]

Four Pennington School seniors have signed NCAA National Letters of Intent to play Division I sports in college. They are Jaydin Avery (soccer, Saint Joseph’s University), Amanda Kenrick (lacrosse, Lafayette), Gianna Lucchesi (soccer, University of Richmond), and Alexandra Stevens (swimming,…

Last weekend, the Hopewell Valley Soccer Association played during its fall recreational regular season. The following is a submitted collection of the weekend’s results. D3 Boys In well-played game by both teams, Stark & Stark, through defensive pressure and just enough offense, edged Pennington Quality Market by a score of 1-0. Scoring for Stark & […]

Last weekend, the Hopewell Valley Soccer Association played during its fall recreational regular season. The following is a submitted collection of the weekend’s results. D3 Girls In the season opener on Saturday, Sept. 8, the Purple Pandas defeated Dick’s Sporting Goods with a final score of 4-3, in what was a game of two halves. The first […]

Keith Rosser, 94, a long-time resident of Hopewell Township, New Jersey, passed away on Nove… Read more

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Two dance celebrations in the past week moved me enormously without physically moving me. I hardly moved in my seat during a Nov. 24 American Repertory Ballet performance of the “Nutcracker”at McCarter Theatre, featuring New York City Ballet soloist and Princeton native Unity Phelan. Then a week later, I just stood and watched in awe […]

Two dance celebrations in the past week moved me enormously without physically moving me. I hardly moved in my seat during a Nov. 24 American Repertory Ballet performance of the “Nutcracker”at McCarter Theatre, featuring New York City Ballet soloist and Princeton native Unity Phelan. Then a week later, I just stood and watched in awe […]

By Katie Gaffney, R.D. Making wise food choices and eating the correct portions are key to maintaining good health. But when your eating behaviors and relationship with food interfere with life and normal functioning, it could be a sign of disordered eating or a more dangerous condition – an eating disorder. The Princeton Center for […]

Princeton Councilmember Heather Howard has a bug. She is contagious and has infected her own teenaged son, several Princeton University students, and countless members of the Princeton community, including Pam Hersh. There is no vaccination for this bug – nor would anyone want one, because Heather’s bug strain is an extremely healthy one, known as […]

Sitting on a bench in Nassau Presbyterian Church on Saturday evening Nov. 3 was emotional and surreal for me, an experience that was hard to describe. One might say it was beyond words. It took me a few minutes to absorb the humor, acerbic wit, and stinging political and social commentary coming from the altar […]

Jake Austin Robertson, Princeton University (PU) class of 2015, with a BA in Slavic Languages and Literatures, is no bully, but nevertheless always makes me cry. The tears flow either from laughing so hard at his hilarious storytelling or being moved by his expression of a profound emotion. The first time occurred during his tribute […]

By Rachel P. Dultz, M.D., F.A.C.S. Aside from skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. In fact, about 1 in 8 women in the United States today will get breast cancer at some point in her life, according to the American Cancer Society. However, with early diagnosis through screening, increased […]

Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker, representing New Jersey’s 16th Legislative District (Somerset, Mercer, Middlesex, Hunterdon counties), was initially perplexed. Why was he was being bugged (as in pestered) about a bug (a germ)? Earlier in the year, people were trying to get his attention about a good bug that has made remarkable progress in fighting a bad […]

CityMD urgent care opened its newest facility on Nov. 19 at 683 Route 18 south, East Brunswick. CityMD offers a wide range of medical services for patients of all ages. Board-certified doctors are on site to diagnose and provide care for many ailments and injuries, including sinus infections, stomach flu, minor lacerations, insect bites and rashes, […]

Sports-themed hair care franchise Sport Clips is now open for business at North Village Shopping Center, 869 Route 1, North Brunswick. The 128,000-square-foot center is exclusively leased and managed by Levin Management Corporation (LMC). Sport Clips provides a full range of hair care services targeted to men and boys of all ages, from trims to the MVP Experience, which includes […]

King Financial Network will host a coat drive to benefit “Come Together For Children” on Dec. 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 198 Route 9 North, Manalapan (just south of Talyors Mills Road in the Justin Corporate Center). Coats of all sizes for children and adults will be accepted. There will be free […]

Weichert, Realtors has announced the start of the 40th Annual Weichert Toy Drive. Members of the community are invited to drop off new, unwrapped toys at the company’s sales offices through Dec. 14. The toys will be delivered throughout the holidays in conjunction with local charities that assist financially and physically disadvantaged children. To date, […]

Weichert, Realtors has announced the start of the 40th annual Weichert Toy Drive. Members of the community are invited to drop off new, unwrapped toys at the company’s sales offices through Dec. 14. The toys will be delivered throughout the holidays in conjunction with local charities that assist financially and physically disadvantaged children. To make […]

The Old Bridge Sayreville South Amboy Chamber of Commerce will hold its November meeting with the Old Bridge Business Alliance from 6-8 p.m. on Nov. 28 at Bubba’s 33, 1002 Route 9, Parlin. The events free. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Susan Borsilli at 732-607-6340 or ccommerce@optonline.net.

The Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold its Holiday WinterFest, hosted by the Women in Business Committee, from 8:30-11 a.m. Nov. 30 at Forsgate Country Club, 375 Forsgate Dr., Monroe. Cost is $35 for members or $45 for non-members. Visit www.mcrcc.org to register.

First Aid & CPR, LLC has become a registered Safe Sitter teaching site and now offers the life and safety training program for young teens, grade six and up. Students learn how to prevent injuries and handle emergencies when home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. Safe Sitter aims to reduce the number of avoidable […]

MB Mutual Holding Company (“MB MHC”), the holding company for MB Bancorp, Inc. (“MB Bancorp”) and Manasquan Bank, completed its previously announced merger of Metuchen, MHC, the holding company for Metuchen Bancorp, Inc. and Metuchen Savings Bank, with and into MB MHC, effective on Oct. 31. Pursuant to the terms of the agreement and plan of […]

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