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John Miranda, the longtime Athletic Director of the Princeton Public Schools, passed away on Sunday.

Staff from the town and the school district are scheduled to meet Friday to find a solution for the flooding in the area of Princeton High School during major storms like the one late last month that caused water damage to the school.

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Andy Moutenot and his wife Karen traveled the world. She was a flight attendant and his company was based in Switzerland, which afforded the couple and their family the opportunity to travel all over Europe and much of Asia.

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Dorothy Long of Cranbury has earned highest honors for the spring semester of the 2015-2016 academic year at the University of New Hampshire.

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The Hightstown Police Department initiated the following police reports from Aug. 16 through Aug. 21, 2016.

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Mon., Aug. 29 

Gary West’s legs brought him to Princeton on Monday, a stop on a 2,500-mile-bike ride that began in the dog days of summer in Maine and will end in the early fall in Florida.

Students at Princeton High School starting this school year will be allowed to opt out of gym class but still earn credit if they are involved in school sports or some “vigorous physical activity” that provides them enough exercise each week.

Sometimes the High Holiday’s are right after Labor Day and sometimes in October, and that is the case this year. Check the packet you should have received by now. Let the synagogue know if you are interested in blowing the Shofar.

The Windsor Hightstown Area Ministerium (WHAM) is inviting all residents, mayors, elected officials, law enforcement and social justice groups from the WHAM membership area to participate in a Community Town Hall solely designed to strengthen our communities bond and discuss issues that have…

The East Windsor Township Police Department initiated the following police reports through Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. 

Sun., Aug. 21 

Teachers in the Princeton school district will have to abide by new regulations governing how they communicate with students through electronic devices, according to a proposed policy the school board is considering.

EAST WINDSOR — Ask Joseph Harvie’s friends what they remember most about him and they’ll say it was his infectious laugh, his love of music, his tenacity as a reporter, his empathy and most of all — his humility.

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.

Dr. Arthur “Asher” Isaac Namenson, 79, passed away Thursday, August 25, 2016. Read more

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Dr. Arthur “Asher” Isaac Namenson, 79, passed away Thursday, August 25, 2016. Read more

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Philomena D’Apuzzo, 84, of Cranbury, loving mother and caring grandmother, passed away peace… Read more

Nancy Elizabeth Gallagher Depke, a pioneering journalist, political activist, small- busines… Read more

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Ruth Springman Cook, eighty-four, died Thursday August 18, 2016 at Lourdes Specialty Hospita… Read more

Trudy Fricker, 91 of Princeton Junction died August 21st. Trudy was born in Georgetown, Guya… Read more

Robert Moment Cortelyou, 80 of Hopewell Borough, died Thursday morning August 11, 2016, at t… Read more

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John Miranda, the longtime Athletic Director of the Princeton Public Schools, passed away on Sunday.

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The Hamilton Aquatic Club came away from this summer’s Y Long Course Nationals meet in Indianapolis with plenty to be excited about.


West Windsor resident Alex Ni, a recent Community Middle School graduate, will be heading to Bulgaria in late September to compete in the 6th World Junior Wushu (contemporary martial arts) Championships, representing the United States.

The Community Park Bluefish were excited to have the opportunity to host the PASDA championship swim meet at their own pool.

Iain Alexandrias knows he needs plenty of support as he pursues a career as a professional triathlete. And the Princeton resident has that at home and in his training.

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 Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced an exclusive partnership making Bai drinks the “Official Beverage of the Chamber.”

Richard Donnelly has acquired two New Jersey newspaper groups, Greater Media Newspapers and the Sun Newspaper Group.

Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker toured two Mercer County small businesses Thursday prior to leading a roundtable discussion on creating jobs and growing New Jersey’s economy with innovative technologies.

   The Ivy Inn at 248 Nassau St. gave itself a party on Saturday, Aug. 6, to celebrate a milestone birthday of 50 years under the Ryan/McCluskey family stewardship.

   If ever a successful restaurant opening was assured, it was the mid-May opening of Nomad Pizza in the Princeton Shopping Center.

   A Princeton resident since 1991, Barbara Moakler Byrne has been among the many Princeton women over the past week caught up in passionate conversations about gender equity milestones. The difference between “the many” and Ms. Byrne is that she was focused less on women in politics and gov…

   Pharmaceutical company Aurobindo USA recently broke ground on a new 567,000-square-foot East Windsor facility, which it plans to use at its U.S. corporate headquarters.

   To realize just how committed Jonathan and Shannon Schafer are to their new Schafer Sports Center, is to understand just how much they had to persevere and sacrifice to make their goal a reality.

   Shop Talk is a weekly notebook that gets the word out and encourages support of businesses in the Packet Media area, while at the same time informing consumers of what special deals and events may be going on in their neighborhood.

First Bank of Hamilton reported an increase of 92.9 percent in net income driven by substantial growth in loans and deposits for the second quarter.

   The East Windsor Township 2015 Business Awards have been presented to East Windsor Bowl and Recreation Center, Scotto’s Pizza and Restaurant, and RISE: A Community Service Partnership.

Allegiant, an ultra-low-fare airline, will begin offering nonstop flights to Florida from Trenton-Mercer Airport in early November, according to an announcement from Mercer County.

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.

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