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October 3, 2019

HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamilton Township Police issued an alert on Thursday for a missing 14-year old girl last seen leaving her Hamilton residence.  On September 30, Nera Phillips was seen leaving her home on Lynwood Avenue. Police described Philips as a 14-year old light-skinned black female ...

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HAMILTON, NJ – Members of the region's largest labor organization, the Mercer County Central Labor Council (MCCLC), have voted in favor of endorsing Council President Jeff Martin in his bid for Hamilton Township Hamilton Mayor, and Pat Papero and Nancy Phillips who are running for Hamilton Council, ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The Hamilton Township Police Department issued a missing persons alert on Wednesday afternoon in their effort to located a missing teenager.  William Matthews, 14, was reported missing after last being seen in the City of Trenton when he was dropped off at 500 Perry ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- In an apparent nod to her professionalism, Mercer County Clerk Paula Sollami Covello was sworn in as the new vice president of the Constitutional Officers Association of New Jersey (COANJ) at the organization's annual installment dinner held at The Westin in Greater Princeton on ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- In a township with more than 90,000 residents, there is bound to be musicians, dancers, painters, and artists in every neighborhood. That's why the Hamilton Township Arts Commission will be hosting a public meet and greet, and art display, to showcase the talents of local ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --   A Hamilton Township juvenile girl, Haleemah Carter, who has been reported missing has been safely located.    The Hamilton Township Police Department announced on Tuesday that Carter was lcoated by the Trenton Police Department and in good heatlh.  A juvenile missing persons ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ --  For the second year in a row Robbinsville residents proved that they have talent in music, dancing, singing, juggling, and performing. More than 400 people attended the Robbinsville's Got Talent showcase held at the Robbinsville High School featuing 18 amazing acts. After ...

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Before New Jersey led the battle to successfully overturn the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act in 2018, lifting the federal ban on sports betting, most had two local options to lay action on sports from home: They could go to an illegal offshore sportsbook via the internet or to an ...

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Last year was a hallmark for U.S. sports bettors, especially those wagering in New Jersey. The Garden State has become the pinnacle for sports betting in the nation, particularly at online sportsbooks, and its journey to the top has created many landmark moments in state sports betting.  New ...

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New Jersey has a storied history when it comes to gambling. Outside of Nevada, no other state has embraced legal gambling more than the Garden State. Players can enjoy a wide range of gaming choices in New Jersey, including online sports betting at top New Jersey sportsbooks and online casino ...

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TRENTON, NJ --  Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri announced Monday that a suspect who was wounded during a Sunday officer-involved shooting incident in Trenton has been charged with multiple weapons offenses.   Trenton police responded to an officer-involved shooting in the area of 1901 ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  Following the two-day Boil Water Advisory issued to customers of Trenton Water Works which spanned Friday and Saturday, Hamilton's elected leaders created a chorus of voices calling for greater oversight and public accountability by Trenton Water Works (TWW).  Mayor Kelly ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  Hamilton Township Police issued a juvenile missing persons alert on Monday morning to seek the public's assistance in locating the youth.   Haleemah Carter was reported missing on September 9, 2019.  She was last seen in the City of Trenton in the area of Kingsbury Square and is ...

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PISCATAWAY – Rutgers fired football coach Chris Ash and offensive coordinator John McNulty hours after Saturday's lopsided 52-0 loss at the hands of Big Ten opponent Michigan on Saturday. Tight ends coach Nunzio Campanile will serve as interim head coach for the remainder of the season, ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  At approximately 2:00 pm Saturday, Trenton Water Works (TWW) lifted the Boil Water Advisory that was put in place early Friday morning.   The water agency's notice said that drinking water is safe.   The Boil Water Advisory has been caused by an equipment malfunctions at the ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamilton residents serviced by Trenton Water Works (TWW) will remain under a Boil Water Advisory until Saturday afternoon.  Even though the equipment that malfunctioned at the water-distribution system was fixed by the end of the day Friday, TWW is awaiting testing results. The ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamilton residents serviced by Trenton Water Works (TWW) are under a Boil Water Advisory  until further notice due to an equipment malfunction at the water-distribution system.    TWW issued an updated advisory at around 10:20am on Friday urging residents in Hamilton and the ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  A routine review of surveillance tapes by Walmart employees showed more than bargain shoppers, the Hamilton Township Police Department has announced.  According to a report law enforcement was called to the Walmart located at 1750 Nottingham Way on September 19 after employees ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – Kids grow up so fast and seem to grow out of their clothes,toys and gear even faster.  Instead of letting barely used items pile up in the closets many families look to consign their children’s items to  and shop for news ones for their growing family.  Later this month ...

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TRENTON, NJ --   Common residential chemical waste or used electronics can pile up in basements and garages causing dangers to the house.  That's why Mercer County is working to removed these materials from homes in a safe manner. The Mercer County Improvement Authority (MCIA) will host a ...

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HAMILTON, NJ- Mayor Kelly Yaede declared war on Tuesday when a mailer distributed by her campaign called her opponent’s military service into question.  Firing back immediately to the attack in which the incumbent criticized Democratic candidate Jeff Martin for “defending convicted rapists,” the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – After more than 75 years, World War II hero Paul Cybowski is finally home. On Sept. 23, the remains of Cybowski, who was killed in action in 1943, received an official military escort back to South Plainfield. He will officially be laid to rest alongside his family this ...

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WEST WINDSOR, NJ -- The Mercer County Italian American Festival is gearing up to celebrate its 20th annivarsary at the end of September with their highly anticipated three-day festival to be held once again at the Mercer County Park Festival Grounds.    The 2019 Festival will be held on Friday, ...

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HAMLTON, NJ -- Hamilton Township Police are seeking to identify a suspect who was seen in the Golden Crest Neighborhood on Friday, September 20 between 5:00pm and 6:00pm looking into homes and sheds running through backyards on Peter Rafferty Drive.   Law enforcement officials described the ...

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TRENTON, NJ --   Common residential chemical waste or used electronics can pile up in basements and garages causing dangers to the house.  That's why Mercer County is working to removed these materials from homes in a safe manner. The Mercer County Improvement Authority (MCIA) will host a ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Utiltizing a state Community Forestry grant, Hamilton Township will conduct its first-ever comprehensive inventory of curbside trees to figure out if invasive insects -- specifically the Emerald Ash Borer -- are killing trees across the township. According to the New Jersey State ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- The talented students of the Robbinville Robotics teams have competed in multiple world championships and won. Now, the teams are turning their attention to pushing for more state funding to create similar robotics teams throughout New Jersey High Schools.   Members of the ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  With cold and flu season just around the corner Hamilton Township officials recently announced a schedule of municipal flu vaccination clinics.     The free Flu Clinics are open to all Hamilton Township residents age nine and older. Held annually in the early fall, the program ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamilton Township Police announced on Friday that three individuals have been arrested in connection with a Wednesday night robbery of a convenience store. The robbery took place at approximately 11:57 p.m. at the 7-Eleven located at 559 Lalor Street. As reported by police, ...

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HAMILTON, NJ – While charges related to the 2019 mayoral primary campaign were dismissed on Friday, the dispute between Mayor Kelly Yaede and Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri may be far from over. Yaede plans to take legal action against the law enforcement official for filing the charges in ...

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