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LAWRENCE — A six-month-long investigation into a marijuana distribution operation in the township has resulted in the arrest of a 26-year-old Greenfield Avenue man, according to the Lawrence Township Police Department.

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Gene Jones, 61, of Skillman, was arrested on multiple outstanding warrants totaling $3,951 issued by the Trenton and Ewing Township municipal courts after he was stopped for driving with a suspended driver’s license on Heather Lane at 4:24 p.m. July 25. Timothy Soo, 19, of Princeton, was ch…

LAWRENCE — CareOne Management LLC wants to develop an assisted living facility on the corner of Route 206 and Province Line Road, but the only thing standing in its way is the historic — and slowly deteriorating — William Gulick House.

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There will likely be many new faces on the school boards in the Princeton, Lawrence, West Windsor-Plainsboro and Montgomery public school districts, given the number of candidates who have filed to run for the school board.

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A community gathering Wednesday night at John Witherspoon Middle School was intended as a dialogue for people to listen and learn as a black man and a white police officer tried to humanize what is happening in the nation at a time of high tensions between those groups.

A man walking on Lawrence Drive was approached by a motorist who had his private parts exposed, the Princeton University Department of Public Safety said Wednesday.

Princeton will make it more expensive to cut down trees that fall under municipal protection in an environmental measure Mayor Liz Lempert wants action on.

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A fire that caused heavy fire, smoke and water damage to a house at 369 Riverside Drive drew 75 firefighters from nearly a dozen fire companies to put it out early Wednesday morning, according to the Princeton Police Department.

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MONTGOMERY — Citing the extra time that it takes for an ambulance to reach a hospital emergency room because of work stoppage on the Route 518 bridge, the Township Committee is calling on the state Commissioner of Transportation to deem the project to be “essential” and to complete it.

Police Chief Nicholas K. Sutter said Monday that law enforcement is dealing with a “crisis” that will require the Princeton Police Department to have more “positive contacts” or interactions with the public apart from the regular enforcement the department does daily.

Five candidates have filed to run for three seats on the Princeton Board of Education in November in a year in which none of the three incumbents are seeking re-election.

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.

The Princeton Council is due to vote Monday to make low-interest loans available to residents who live in affordable housing at Washington Oaks, a development on Route 206, to help them pay for inspections and replacements of their fire sprinkler heads.

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With the temperatures in the 90s this week finding a way to keep cool is on everyone’s mind.

On July 12 Hopewell Township Officer George Peterson stopped a suspicious vehicle on Cherry Valley Road at 1:30 a.m. While speaking with the occupants of the vehicle he thought he smelled the odor of marijuana. A search of the vehicle resulted in the recovery of marijuana and drug pipes and …

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In 1992, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes was a candidate for Congress when he went to the Democratic National Convention in New York to nominate Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton for president.

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   Have you perfected a new skill or hobby this year? Maybe you started a project a while back and have finally finished it. You’re invited to bring it to the 98th annual Mercer County 4-H Fair for a chance to win a blue ribbon. This year the fair will be celebrated July 30-31 at the Howell …

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In the latest twist in an ongoing scam, a Princeton woman was scammed out $2,000 after she received a phone call from a man who purported to be a police officer from the New York Police Department.

A community conversation on Wednesday at John Witherspoon Middle School will be a night of hearing perspectives, one of a black man, one of a white police officer, on the shooting of black men and police officers around the country.

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   Anyone who goes to see Charles Busch’s “The Divine Sister” during its run at the Bucks County Playhouse is going to expect a night of big laughs. But to hear Jennifer Van Dyck talk about it, apparently the people on stage will be having as much fun as the audience.

Richard Donnelly, president of Donnelly Distribution of Pennsauken, has acquired Broad Street Media and its affiliates, including a majority interest in Packet Media LLC.

Former Republican Assemblywoman Donna M. Simon said Wednesday that she is considering running for her old seat next year in a possible rematch in the 16th district against a freshman Democrat who beat her by fewer than 80 votes in November.

MONTGOMERY — An assortment of roads throughout the township are being repaved, thanks to a $4.4 million bond ordinance adopted by Township Committee.

Local retailers that sell e-cigarettes and other similar products will have to buy a $1,200 annual license from the Princeton health department, according to a proposed ordinance that would make Princeton the 14th town in New Jersey and first in Mercer County with such a requirement,

PLAINSBORO — Five people, including three children, were injured when a school bus did not stop for a red traffic signal and struck a car in the intersection of Plainsboro Road and George Davison Road Tuesday afternoon, according to the Plainsboro Township Police Department.

The Princeton Public Library will be closed all day Monday, July 25, and part of the day Tuesday, July 26, for renovation of the building, the library said on its website.

The Christie administration, the Civil War Trust and the Princeton Battlefield Society are involved in an arrangement to acquire land on Stockton Street to expand Battlefield State Park.

A property owner on Witherspoon Street said Monday that he would file paperwork with the town seeking permission to put a grocery into a building across the street from the AvalonBay residential development.

Princeton officials will spend the next several months to a year investigating ways to slow down traffic before issuing a report that will go to the full council to consider sometime in 2017.

Kevin E. Bynes Sr. attended services at his father’s church in New Brunswick for years, but he never thought he would lead a congregation one day.

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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.

Charles Cai has been successful on the golf course at both the high school and college levels.

Kristina Khaw didn’t go to Dallas expecting to come home a national champion.

Even when Katharine Holmes hasn’t been fencing, she has found a way to apply the sport that she loves to her job.

The Victory Sports Pro-Am Basketball League has moved across Route 1, but it is still an ideal place for Amir Bell and many of his Princeton University teammates to hone their skills over the summer.

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

Over the last few years, the Princeton Recreation Men’s Summer Basketball League has served its primary purpose for the players from The College of New Jersey men’s basketball program.

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.

Matt Margolis seems to have found the perfect place to prepare himself for his sophomore season with the Ursinus College men’s basketball team.

The group of players that make up the West Windsor Little League 12-year-old all-star team has enjoyed plenty of success on the field.

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

Even though he was several hundred miles away at the time of the race, West Windsor-Plainsboro High South distance coach Kurt Wayton had a feeling Tim Bason was in for a big day at the New Balance Nationals in Greensboro, N.C. on June 19.

Jeff Dzierzawiec is hoping a solid summer in the Princeton Recreation Men’s Summer Basketball League helps to jump start his career at Susquehanna University.

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.

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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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