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Mercer County and 11 others in the northern and central parts of the state are under a drought watch, the Christie administration said Monday in urging residents of those areas to conserve water.

Bob George has always handled things with care.

Celebration: A Creative Collective and HomeFront ArtSpace” art exhibition will be featured in August at the Gourgaud Gallery in Cranbury.

Shabbat on the Lake is Friday, July 29, at 6 p.m. The Rabbi and Cantor take services on the road to the gazebo in Robbinsville Town Center on Lake Drive. Make sure to bring your own chairs or blanket. 

Bijita Mistry of East Windsor was named to the Dean’s List for Spring 2016 at Georgia State University. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, degree-seeking students with a minimum Georgia State cumulative GPA of 2.00 must earn a 3.50 GPA for the semester and complete at least nine semester ho…

The Hightstown Police Department initiated the following police reports from July 5 though July 10. 

Mon., July 25 

The fact that Pamela Parseghian once tested recipes for the food service division of a nonprofit trade association called the Southern Peanut Growers is actually a critical detail for an upcoming program at the Cranbury Public Library.

As a child, Jan Murphy loved petting zoos. Years later, when she grew up and became the Youth/Community Outreach librarian at Cranbury Public Library, she decided to try and find a petting zoo that would fit into a summer library theme.

Bronx native Yo Vinny and his boys are going to be in East Windsor this weekend.

Fairleigh Dickinson University conferred more than 3,000 degrees on graduates in commencement exercises May 17, 2016, at MetLife Stadium.

The Windsor-Hights Herald and Cranbury Press are seeking freelance writers to cover local news in the respective communities of East Windsor, Hightstown and Cranbury.

Mon., July 18 

David Beamer’s final high school football game turned out to be one he’ll always remember.

In the days leading up to Cranbury’s annual Fifth of July celebration, Mayor Dan Mulligan heard from many folks that they were planning on attending the fireworks show at Village Park.

Kelly’s Heroes has presented two scholarships to students who are pursuing careers in healthcare: Luke Schlaifer of Hightstown, Hightstown High School, and Brittany Konen of Middletown Township, PA., Notre Dame High School.

Sun., July 10 

The East Windsor Township Police Department initiated the following police reports through Wednesday, June 29, 2016. 

Water: we need it for our bodies and our souls. At least, that’s what Jesus seemed to think.

Juniors and seniors at Princeton High School likely will have the option of skipping gym class as long as they are participating in a school sport, a move aimed at reducing the stress of what many say are overworked teens.

The Gourgaud Gallery will be hosting an exhibit “Allentown Art Guild Members Show” from July 10 through July 29 at the gallery, located at Cranbury Town Hall, 23-A N. Main St.

Creative Marketing Alliance (CMA), a full-service, award-winning marketing firm located in Princeton Junction, has added Cranbury resident Jennifer Kohlhepp as its managing editor.

The following students have been named to the Dean’s List at The College of New Jersey for the spring 2016 semester. To achieve this honor, a student must carry 12 or more credits that semester and earn a 3.5 (or above) grade point average:

Tues., July 5 

Cranbury School eighth-grade graduation, with the theme “Believe to Achieve,” was held June 17 at the school.

CRANBURY – The students enjoyed a new way and approach to their annual field day on June 7.

The Cranbury Historical and Preservation Society hosted a panel discussion June 5 at the Cranbury Museum titled, “When We Were Young: Shopping Along Cranbury's Main Street.” Judson Hagerty, Marie Cottrell Perrine, Phil Moody, Paul Lindenfeld, George Nikitiades, Gay Ingegneri, Eileen McGillan…

It’s time for the annual Summer Shabbat Sermons. There are still a number of available dates in July and August so contact the synagogue if you are interested in conducting a sermon. 

Sat., June 25 

The East Windsor Township Police Department initiated the following police reports through Wednesday, June 15, 2016. 

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Peter L. Gerke, 61, of Pennington, NJ, passed away suddenly on Sunday, July 24, 2016. Read more

Jean Louise (Mulvey) Friedmann died on July 25, 2016, in Princeton, NJ after a brief illness. Read more

Robert Carey White, 73, of Petersburg, VA, died Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at his residence. Bor… Read more

Beverly G. Crane, passed away peacefully on 11 July 2016, a month away from her 90 birthday.… Read more

Julia “Judy” Kugelman Miller, a resident of Princeton, New Jersey since 1963, passed away in… Read more

Virginia Puglin Stults passed on July, 3 2016, born Read more

Dr. David H. Goodman died on Thursday, July 14, 2016. Prior to that, Dr. G, Dad, Dave, and P… Read more

Donn Cabral is returning to the Olympics for the second time after placing third in the men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase at the recent United States Olympic Trials.

Winning is nice. But for Kathy Mallon, the most important aspect of summer diving is the experience as a whole.

The West Windsor 11-year-old all-star baseball team didn’t let one rough night spoil a special tournament run.

Danny Borup is hoping a full season in the Atlantic Baseball Confederation Collegiate League helps prepare him for a successful sophomore season at The College of New Jersey.

In his nearly two decades in the Princeton Recreation Men’s Summer Basketball League, Shahid Abdul-Karim has become as much a fiber of the league as anyone who has ever played.

Zack Warner hopes to make a return trip to the U.S. Olympic Swim Team trials in four years. And when the Montgomery High graduate heads back, he’ll be better for the experience of this past week.

Matt Toplin was hoping for one more chance to put on the pads and get on the football field before heading off to college.

Once the Princeton FC U19 B United team got back to full strength, there was no reason to think the team couldn’t win a State Cup title.

Neither the West Windsor-Plainsboro or Princeton Post 218 baseball teams got off to the kind of start they had hoped for in the Mercer County American Legion League.

The players on the Match Fit Academy U17 boys soccer team have stayed together and won together a group.

Justin Ely and Tommy Parker are at opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to managing experience in the Mercer County American Legion Baseball League.

Nick Birnie went to the state Group IV track and field championships hoping to perform well enough to earn a spot in the Meet of Champions.

Brian Gould knows John Owens will compete no matter what event he puts him in.

Ben Samara remembers the day he first realized Jackie Patterson could some special things on the track.

The West Windsor-Plainsboro High South girls showed just how dominating they can be on the track as they ran away with the team title at the Mercer County Championships last Saturday.

Frontier Airlines will begin nonstop flights this fall from Trenton-Mercer Airport to Punta Gorda Airport on Florida’s west coast, according to a statement from Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes.

Creative Marketing Alliance (CMA), a full-service, award-winning marketing communications firm, will be a Silver Sponsor of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Central and South Jersey, the firm announced.

Government and business leaders will give overviews on the state of the economy at the 11th annual Mercer County Economic & Technology Summit on Tuesday, March 8.

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 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.

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