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The Camden & Amboy Railroad Right of Way Site, at Rogers Avenue in Hightstown, was entered into the National Register of Historic Places on June 16, 2016. Hightstown Borough officials received a letter July 28 informing them of the designation.

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The Hightstown-East Windsor Historical Society will host its biennial House Tour, “A Step Back in Time,” from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23. This year’s tour includes seven historic houses dating back to the 1800s. All of the houses have been preserved, refurbished or renovated, and represent …

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Hightstown Mayor Larry Quattrone and the borough council presented a proclamation of appreciation to Mrs. Virginia Nardino and her students at Hightstown High School for their work on the refurbishment of the Hightstown Borough gateway signs.

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The mayor and council presented proclamations of appreciation to each of the members of the Girl Scout Troop No. 70105 and their troop co-leaders Ms. Jennifer DiGioia and Susan Vagrin during the Hightstown Borough Council meeting Aug. 15.

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Hightstown Borough Mayor Lawrence D. Quattrone declared August as Police Appreciate Month during the Hightstown Borough Police Department promotions and appointments ceremony Aug. 11.

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Nearly 1,000 motorcycles passed through downtown Hightstown Aug. 20 as part of the America’s 9/11 Ride. The event is about remembering the heroes, volunteers and victims who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001, and since. The event takes riders up and down the East Coast from the Flight 93 Me…

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

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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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Mon., Aug. 29 

Sylvia Weiss and her granddaughter Marci Meixler took a lot of walks together. During those walks, they would inevitably stop and chat with people along the way.

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.

The Hightstown Borough Police Department, flanked by the Hightstown mayor and council, members of the community, family and friends, gathered Aug. 11 to celebrate the promotion of Chief Frank Gendron, Sgt. Ronald Stephensen, Sgt. Francisco Jimenez, and the appointment of three officers Patro…

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…

East Windsor Township is seeking nominations for the 2016 Township Business Awards Program. The purpose of the program is to recognize local businesses that make special efforts to improve or contribute to the community.

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

Sun., Aug. 21 

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.

Three people in Mercer County contracted the Zika virus making them part of the 80 overall travel-related cases in the state, the Christie administration has said.

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.

East Windsor Township again will participate in National Night Out, this year from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at the East Windsor Police Athletic League Complex at 30 Airport Road.

Shaun Mayer shared a story at the April 22 memorial service about how his father, the late Dr. Steven J. Mayer, made sure to tell him each day before departing for school to “make someone’s day today.”

LAWRENCE — Flanked by state Sen. Stephen Sweeney and Mayor David Maffei, Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes launched a new round of matching grants for the popular “Mercer at Play” program Friday afternoon.

UNION, N.J. – Wolde A. Woubneh, Ed.D., of East Windsor, professor for Kean University’s School of Mathematics, received Kean’s Presidential Excellence Award for Distinguished Service by Faculty.

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. 

The oath of office was administered to new Police Officer Nicholas Enea, who fills a police vacancy, at the July 5 East Windsor Township Council meeting by Mayor Janice S. Mironov.  Officer Enea, a lifelong resident of East Windsor Township who attended the East Windsor Regional School Distr…

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 

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

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

Frank was always smiling and had a beautiful, generous heart.  On August 11, 2016 he peacefu… Read more

Entrepreneur Shirlee Wenzel of Washington Crossing, PA passed away on August 7, 2016. She was 92. Read more

JoBetty Sked Johnstone, 80, of Pennington died in Capitol Health at Hopewell on Saturday. Bo… Read more

James J. Tietjen of Belle Mead, NJ passed away on Wednesday, August 10 th , 2016 at home wit… Read more

RICHARD STEPHEN COHN, 65 - EAST WINDSOR -  passed away, unexpectedly ,Thursday August 11,201… Read more

After playing from behind the entire game, as they have in many past games, the East Windsor Blue Demons did it one more time.

The Storm won the final game of the spring season defeating Lakehurst 4-2 ending tied for second place in the Premier flight.

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

Blue Dragons remain undefeated

The Sand Gnats started off the first inning scoring five unearned runs, but the Storm answered with RBI singles by Marq Buisson and Curtis McCleish to tie it up and never looked back.

Blue Dragons roll to win 

Hightstown High School’s Matthew VanWhy has committed to wrestle at York College next year.  Matt has been a three-year varsity athlete for the Hightstown wrestling team and has committed to wrestle for the Spartans next year.  Pictured with Matt are mother Kate VanWhy, father Glenn VanWhy, …

Hightstown High School’s Kessly Felizor has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at the University of New Haven.  Kessly was a three-year starter for the Hightstown basketball team and has accepted a scholarship offer to play for the Chargers next year.  Pictured with Kessly…

More research needed on heart defects 

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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.

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.

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