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EAST WINDSOR – Township council members, along with family and friends, gathered to honor former council member Hector Duke last week with the unveiling of a stone in his honor and the planting of Blossoming Kwanza Cherry tree.

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HIGHTSTOWN – The council recognized Emergency Medical Services Week May 15-22 as it presented its first aid members with a resolution during its meeting on May 16.

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Hightstown Theatre in the Park began two years ago as an affordable, summer theater program for middle and high school students. This summer, in addition to the five-week evening session held at the grandstand in Association Park, HTIP is introducing new, half-day programs at the Hightstown …

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HIGHSTOWN - The Borough Council unanimously approved its 2016 budget at $6.7 million - which calls for a 1.5-cent increase in the municipal tax rate - during its council meeting on May 16.

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HIGHTSTOWN – The “Steward of Hightstown History” award for 2015 was presented to Chris and Holly Moraitis during the council’s May 16 meeting.

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East Windsor Mayor Janice S. Mironov and Green Team members were presented with the Sustainable Jersey Silver Level Certification award at the May 17 council meeting by Sustainable Jersey Associate Director Renee Haider.

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The Annual Hightstown-East Windsor Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 30, will start on Stockton Street at 9 a.m. and will proceed through the center of town at approximately 9:30 a.m., finishing at the VFW on Dutch Neck Road.

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A slide show of veterans who served in WWII from the Hightstown area will be shown at the Hightstown Memorial Library continuously from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Memorial Day, May 30.

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The dedication of the renovated education wing at the First Presbyterian Church of Hightstown will be held on Sunday, June 5, during a special worship service at 10:30 a.m. followed by the dedication ceremony.

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Members of the Hightstown Woman's Club, part of the New Jersey State Federation of Women's Clubs, celebrated its 75th anniversary on May 11 at the First Presbyterian Church of Hightstown.  A buffet lunch was served to members and Federation guests.  A slide history of the Hightstown Woman's …

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Members of the Friday Club, part of the New Jersey State Federation of Women's Clubs, celebrated the group’s 120th Anniversary May 20 at the home of club president Nichole L'vov. The Friday Club has been a literary and social service group in Hightstown since the it was federated in 1896.  A…

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When Judy was a little girl in the 1970s - maybe 10 years old or so - her parents used to take family camping trips. Judy’s dad had gotten a trailer that he hitched to the back of the family’s station wagon, and off they’d go, sometimes staying in their home state of Pennsylvania and sometim…

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Services for the first night of Shavuot and Tikkun Leyl Shavuot are on Saturday, June 11, at 8 p.m. The formal study sessions will end by midnight but you can come and go. Classes will be taught by the Rabbi, Cantor and by Samantha Brandspiegel.

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Final exams are tough, but a good place to study can help. The Hickory Corner Branch of the Mercer County Library System is offering two special evenings for students to cram for final exams.

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The East Windsor Township Police Department initiated the following police reports through Wednesday, May 18, 2016. 

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A Monroe Township man has been charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault after police talked him into surrendering following a domestic violence incident at his home May 20.

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Mon., May 30 

EAST WINDSOR — Etra Lake Park will have permanent mileage markers to aid walkers and runners, thanks to the ingenuity of a local Girl Scout.

EAST WINDSOR — The township Recreation Department is holding Kids to Parks Day from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, at Etra Lake Park. The free event will include a fishing and camping demonstration, guided nature walk, arts and crafts and other activities encouraging enjoyment of the outdoors.

EWING – He’s got sunshine, on a cloudy day. And when it’s cold outside, he’s got the month of May.

HIGHTSTOWN – Nobody is walking anywhere very quickly. A lot of the update on the walking bridge was more of the same – it’s still in hurry-up-and-wait mode.

Hightstown High School’s Team Mercury 1089 robotics team took home second place in the Curie Division at World Championships.

Sixth graders, from left to right, Nathalie Suquillo, Victoria Alimpijevic, Danielle Cruz, Sathvika Ganti are part of the percussion section of the Melvin H. Kreps Middle School Sixth Grade Band, which is comprised of 150 students. Here, they warm up before performing their Musical Celebrati…

EAST WINDSOR – East Windsor Mayor Janice Mironov delivered the annual State of East Windsor Township address last week offering commercial development updates, citing the township budget that saw no tax increase as well as updates on township recreation and open space projects, local roadway…

EAST WINDSOR TOWNSHIP – East Windsor proclaimed Emergency Medical Services Week May 15-21, and recently recognized local volunteers on the township rescue squads.

When Dave Wessels first heard about the project, he was all in. It was, for him, a chance for one veteran to help another.

Timothy J. Aveni, of East Windsor and Hightstown High School, has been awarded a $2,500 National Merit Scholarship. The announcement was made Wednesday, May 11.

Haldeman Ford, the Mercer County Technical School District (MCTS) students and members of the local community raised an expected $5,000 for MCTS student activities at a test-drive event May 7 at Haldeman Ford’s East Windsor store.

The East Windsor Township Police Department initiated the following police reports through Wednesday, May 4, 2016. 

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Ann Toto Pagliaro, 85 passed away into God’s loving and eternal care on May 19, 2016 in Bran… Read more

Dr. Ronald C. Davidson, Professor of Astrophysical Sciences, Emeritus at Princeton Universit… Read more

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With great sadness we share that thirteen year old Gabriella Rose Beals-Reid (Gabi) died une… Read more

PRINCETON… Ruth Shankman Schnur passed away on May 13, 2016, at age 97, in her own home, sur… Read more

Mary Sophia Johnson, of Meadow Lakes, Hightstown, N.J. passed away peacefully on April 28th … Read more

Townsend "Towney" Scudder, Jr., son of Townsend Scudder III and Virginia Boody Scudder, was … Read more

Lisalotte E. Grayson, 87, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2016 at the University Medical Center … Read more

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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.

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Blue Dragons roll to win 

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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, …

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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…

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Hightstown High School’s James McDaid has committed to run cross country and track at Ursinus College in Collegeville, PA, next year.  James has been a four-year varsity athlete for the Hightstown cross country team and a three-year varsity athlete for the Hightstown track team.  James has c…

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Hightstown High School’s Mike Ragno has committed to play football at Rowan University next year.  Mike has been a three-year varsity athlete for the Hightstown football team and has committed to play for the Profs next year. Pictured with Mike are his family, mother Renee Rinaudo, father To…

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Hightstown High School’s Okoye Taylor has committed to play basketball at Bryn Athyn College next year.  Okoye has been a three-year varsity athlete for the Hightstown Basketball Team and has committed to play for the Lions next year. Pictured with Okoye are his family, mother Cheryl Taylor,…

When the United States men’s ice hockey team defeated the Soviet Union in the 1980 Olympic Games, the upset was considered the biggest in sports history.

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Lisa Shetler is a huge Beatles fan. She saw Elvis in concert a couple of times and Tom Jones live a half dozen times. She’s seen The Moody Blues, Pat Benatar and Neil Sedaka and she’s liked them all.

Another big loss is coming to the Twin Rivers library. Nancy Demme who has worked for the Mercer County Library System for more than 25 years, almost 24 of those years as the children’s librarian at The Twin River’s Branch, will be retiring on April 1,2016.

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 www.hamiltonjewelers.com 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.

The Princeton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau and Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its first annual Toast to Tourism Awards, scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 15, from 8 to 10 a.m. at Grounds for Sculpture. The ceremony will include an introduction from Lt. Governor Kim Gu…

Creative Marketing Alliance (CMA), a full-service public relations and marketing firm based in Princeton Junction, welcomed several local interns this summer.

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