Hopewell resident Sam DiGaetano was 9 when he got the flu, but he didn’t expect it to evolve into a chronic illness. For unknown reasons, he said, the flu attacked his pancreas, forcing it to stop producing insulin. “I was a mystery diagnosis for a while,” DiGaetano said of his “rough” two years at the […]

Olivia Meyerson would have liked to have known her grandmother and to have listened to her stories, but she never had the chance to do so. That’s because Olivia’s grandmother died before she was born. Olivia’s mother, Chelsi Meyerson was just 12 years old when her mother – who would have been Olivia’s grandmother – […]

When Hopewell resident Jodi O’Donnell-Ames’ late husband, Kevin O’Donnell, was no longer able to open a sugar packet or stand up on skis at 29 years old, she knew something was wrong. But it wasn’t until shortly after Kevin fell while riding a bike with their daughter Alina, then 2, in the baby seat that […]

Hopewell became the seventh community in Mercer County to pass an anti-corruption measure, as township officials unanimously voted in favor of a resolution Monday night that they say creates a more transparent political process. The resolution was first presented to the committee on May 14 by Represent.Us, an anti-corruption non-profit organization that helped other municipalities, […]

A sense of community and business partnership were common themes during the Mayor’s Breakfast Address on Tuesday at the Hopewell Golf and Country Club. Hopewell Borough Mayor Paul Anzano, Hopewell Township Mayor Kevin Kuchinski and Pennington Borough Administrator Eileen Heinze, who filled in for Mayor Anthony Persichilli, spoke to members of the public and the […]

State Assemblyman Reed Gusciora (D-Mercer, Hunterdon) won a run-off election June 12 to become the next mayor of Trenton, an outcome that means Democrats later this summer will have to replace him in the state Legislature. Gusciora has been a lawmaker since 1996, but he said on June 13 that his current plan is to […]

A partnership between Hopewell Elementary School and Princeton University is bringing a new scientific initiative to the school district’s younger pupils by giving them a new learning experience while also providing fresh produce for lunches. Princeton University’s Vertical Farming Project is providing the school with fully functioning hydroponic towers that introduce “cutting-edge scientific educational opportunities […]

Hopewell Borough’s Democratic Party voters have spoken, and Samara McAuliffe and Debra Stuhler will be the two Democratic Party nominees for two open seats on Hopewell Borough Council. In the absence of Democratic Party candidates for the two seats, McAuliffe and Stuhler launched a write-in campaign for the June 5 primary election. Neither the Democratic […]

Two Hopewell Borough residents have launched a write-in campaign for the two available seats on Hopewell Borough Council, after borough council members Debra Lehman and Shelby Tewell opted not to seek re-election. Lehman is a Democrat and Tewell is a Republican. Since there was not enough time to file to be listed on the June 5 primary […]

Hopewell Valley voters will go to the polls next week to choose candidates for an assortment of elected offices – from the municipal level to the federal level – in the Democratic and Republican party primary elections. The polling places will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 5. In Hopewell Borough, a write-in campaign […]

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 […]

Yefeng Pang, 84, passed away peacefully at Rutgers University Hospital in Newark on June 15,… Read more

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LOOSE ENDS   by Pam Hersh   Photo caption In the Faculty Room of Nassau Hall, Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber (third from left) gathers with honorary degree recipients (from left) Lonnie Bunch III, Carla Diane Hayden, R. Barbara Gitenstein, Rev. Gregory Boyle, S.J. and Robert Geddes. Photo by Denise Applewhite, Office of Princeton University Communications […]

LOOSE ENDS   by Pam Hersh   Photo caption In the Faculty Room of Nassau Hall, Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber (third from left) gathers with honorary degree recipients (from left) Lonnie Bunch III, Carla Diane Hayden, R. Barbara Gitenstein, Rev. Gregory Boyle, S.J. and Robert Geddes. Photo by Denise Applewhite, Office of Princeton University Communications […]

Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel William Traubel, a Hopewell resident, West Point ‘66, and Princeton University '72, has taken on a retirement avocation of communicating about the dead and…

I found out on my birthday — May 20 — that I count, because I was counted. Unbeknownst to me, I stepped on a counter on the sidewalk along Wiggins Street, and I became a data point in a Prince…

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…

Sylvia Rapoport, vice president and marketing manager for Amboy Bank, was recently awarded the Certified Financial Marketing Professional (CFMP) certification from the American Bankers Association. The CFMP certification is awarded to individuals who demonstrate excellence in the field of financial services marketing. To qualify for the CFMP certification, individuals must have certain levels of experience […]

Rishita Patel has joined Immediate Care Medical Walk-In, in Wick Plaza, 561 Route 1, Edison. Patel is a family nurse practitioner with a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Quinnipiac University. She previously worked as an advanced practice registered nurse at Bristol Hospital Multi-Specialty Group Med-Help Urgent Care in Bristol, Connecticut, as well as a […]

LyondellBasell, one of the world’s largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies, announced its Edison plant received the 2017 Elite Silver Safety Award from the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) for exemplary safety performance in 2017. The Elite Silver Safety Award is presented to petrochemical plants that exhibited excellent safety performance and program innovation. The […]

NORTH BRUNSWICK – Gloria Zastko, Realtors honored 35 seniors from North Brunswick Township High School (NBTHS) during its third annual Citizenship Recognition Breakfast. The Citizenship Award was established by the NBTHS community to recognize students who inspire school spirit, promote respect, foster school and community volunteerism, and represent students who follow the school guidelines and […]

Broker Sales Associate Barbara Penny, who is affiliated with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Metuchen/Edison, will sponsor the 15th Annual Tower Area Garage Sale from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 9 in North Edison. Rain date June 10. The event will include more than 35 homes, each hosting an individual garage sale. All participating homes are […]

The Association of Home-Based Travel Agents will hold its next monthly travel educational meeting at 6 p.m. on June 14 at the East Grand Buffet, 6 Edgeboro Road, East Brunswick. Presenters include Norwegian Cruise Lines, Brendan Vacations, Trafalgar Tours, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, Sun Sea Escapes and Scandinavian Airlines. The seminar Is Ffree, but the dinner […]

Dr. Faheem Abbasi of New Jersey Pain, Spine & Sports Association has joined The Pearl Street Wellness Center, 16 Pearl St., Metuchen. Dr. Abbasi is a pain management physician who has spent his career helping people with various forms of acute and chronic pain syndromes. To schedule an appointment, visit www.njpssa.com or call 732-800-PAIN (7246).

Cynthia Moreno, a certified licensed and insured permanent makeup artist, will celebrate the grand opening of her Forever Cosmetics NJ studio on June 9 at 68 N. Main St., Milltown, with refreshments and a raffle for a free microblading session. She specializes in permanent eyebrows, eyeliner, lips, beauty marks and microblading by appointment only. For […]

Registration is open for Brainy Kids Yoga. Sessions are from 4-5 p.m. Thursdays through June 14 for children ages 4-8 at Comprehensive Health Center, 252 Bridge St., Building G, Metuchen. Sessions are from 9-10 a.m. Saturdays through June 16 for children ages 5-12, at Cai’s Cafe, 420 Main St., Metuchen. Parents are welcome to stay. […]

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