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Hamilton/Robbinsville Top Stories

September 25, 2022

HAMILTON, NJ -- Dozens of homeowner hopefuls filled a meeting room on Thursday morning at the Hamilton Township Library waiting to see how they'd fare in the lottery to live in Project Freedom's Hamilton Woods development. While only 52 affordable apartments will be available, 583 applications ...

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TRENTON, NJ — So-called "boom cars" could be impounded under a proposed state law aimed at curtailing the impact of these nuisance motor vehicles that blare music too loudly and disrupt communities. The bill, S-3047, is sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton (D-Burlington), Nilsa Cruz-Perez ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Despite research from the American Psychiatric Association (APA) that finds that 87% of Americans feel “anxious” or “very anxious" about inflation, New Jerseyans seem to be among the least impacted, according to a new study by WalletHub.   In its analysis of 2022’s Happiest ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- A man died in a Friday afternoon construction accident at the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Robbinsville, police announced.  According to the Robbinsville Township Chief of Police Mike Polaski, members of the police department, Robbinsville Fire Department and Robbinsville ...

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HAMILTON, NJ - Show your fun, spooky and silly side at the 3rd Annual Scarecrow Contest and Children's Festival hosted by the Hamilton Township Public Library.  The Scarecrow Contest and Children's Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, October 8, with a rain date of Saturday, October 15, at ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Mercer County Sheriff Jack Kemler is once again participating in the annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day to help get rid of expired, unused, and easily abused opioid painkillers and prescription medications sitting in medicine cabinets.  There are no questions asked ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Capital Health, one of the area’s largest employers and a provider of health care in the Trenton community for over 125 years, announced earlier this week an initiative to spearhead significant investment in the community surrounding its flagship hospital on Brunswick Avenue in ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Students from New Brunswick High School gained valuable experience in engineering, computer science and analytics thanks to a two-week mentorship this summer with CGI.  Hosted in August at CGI’s newly-opened office in New Brunswick, students received hands-on experience in ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The Hamilton Township School District is hosting College Fairs and Financial Aid Sessions at each of the District's three high schools for students and their families to consider options for their post-secondary education. Representatives from numerous colleges and universities ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey is sending aid to Puerto Rico to help those impacted by Hurricane Fiona, which made landfall on Sunday, September 18. The storm brought more than 20 inches of rain and heavy wind, causing major infrastructure damage and power outages to the island. "Our hearts and ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The breathtaking field of flags assembled by the Rotary Club of Robbinsville Hamilton "Flags for Heroes" program is now open for supporters to sponsor one or more of the hundreds of flags that will adorn the roadway in front of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital ...

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LAWRENCE, NJ -- A longtime, beloved Mercer County public servant and educator, former County Commissioner Pasquale "Pat" Colavita, Jr. passed away Tuesday. He was 77.  Colavita served more than 16 years in county government, and a total of 32 years in public office. "It has been my sincere ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamilton Township residents who heard a loud crash Wednesday night rushed to pull a driver out of his burning car after it struck a tree and became engulfed in flames.  According to the Hamilton Township Police Division, at approximately 9:51 p.m. on September 21, Yvenson ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Mercer County families have one last opportunity to pack up their blankets and chairs to watch a movie under the stars thanks to the Mercer County Park Commission's final movie night screening of Jumanji. The 2017 version of Jumanji featuring Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- A Hamilton Township man has died after being found with multiple gunshots to his chest on Tuesday night in a vehicle in Trenton. According to Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri, at approximately 7:50 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20, Trenton police officers responded to a Shot ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) led a bipartisan group of 43 colleagues in sending a bicameral letter to President Joe Biden to urge him to issue a Major Disaster Declaration for all of Puerto Rico’s municipalities in response to Hurricane Fiona. Just days before the fifth ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Time to ditch those piles of papers stacked up in the closet and take them to be shredded at this weekend's Hamilton Township Free Paper Shredding event.  Sensitive documents will be destroyed in an environmentally friendly way on Saturday, September 24 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Members of the public are invited to join Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes and the Mercer County Office of Veteran Services in retiring the Stars and Stripes on American flags that are no longer able to be respectfully flown.  The official flag decommissioning ceremony will ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Chipotle Mexican Grill will pay the State of New Jersey a record $7.75 million to settle child labor law violations. A 2020 New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) audit identified more than 30,000 violations that impacted minors at Chipotle locations in ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Robbinsville Township residents are invited to get their COVID-19 boosters or initial series of vaccinations at an upcoming clinic at the Robbinsville Township Senior Center or two others nearby. Booster vaccines are being provided for Robbinsville residents over the age of ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Did you know that Mercer County is designated at a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ), and what that can mean for your business?  If you're a business that imports products from international markets, sign up for the free, informative seminar at the Mercer County Foreign Trade Zone ...

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MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- The Mercer County Park Commission is partnering with the Wild Bird Research Group for songbird banding during the fall migration season. At the Fiddler's Creek Preserve in Titusville banding station, trained ornithologists monitor the progress of the reforestation effort at ...

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MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- Get ready to mosey along the trails on horseback with the return of the Trail Riding Program at the Mercer County Stables. The Trail Riding program at Mercer Stables will begin on Saturday, October 1 and will continue through mid-May 2023. The rides will take place on ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy significantly increased state benefits for veterans with certain wartime service-connected disabilities under a new state law he signed on Thursday.  Annual payments to eligible veterans will increase from $750 to $1,800 with payments being distributed on a ...

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WEST WINDSOR, NJ -- Approximately 400 senior citizens from around Mercer County came together on Friday at the Mercer County Park to enjoy lunch, music, dancing and socializing at the annual Senior Citizen picnic.  It marked the return of the senior-focused lunch that had been on pause during ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- One of the visionaries who helped create and design art pieces at the renowned Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton Township for over 30 years, has passed away. Brian Carey was 83.  Carey was an architect, landscape designer, sculptor, and member of the Grounds For Sculpture ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- A trio of men were arrested at a Hamilton residence on Tuesday and $45,500 in methamphetamine was seized following a three-week investigation into narcotics distribution in the Trenton. According to Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri, the seized came following a raid by ...

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HAMILTON - ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Five students from the Hamilton and Robbinsville communities have moved on to the semi-final round in their quest for a prestigious National Merit Scholarship. The local students who have qualified are two students from Steinert High School -- Sajid S. Ahmed and ...

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MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- Two often-traveled roads -- Old Trenton Road and Hempstead Road -- will see construction begin on Monday for milling and paving.  In Hamilton Township, the Department of Public Works will begin working on Hempstead Road between Martha Drive and Arena Drive.  Because of ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The Hamilton Township Division of Health is holding a series of 15 walk-in clinics to provide flu vaccines for local residents before the traditional flu season begins.  The flu vaccines will begin on Tuesday, September 27 and will be held on average of twice per week until ...

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