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September 25, 2019

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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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - When Domenic Esposito's youngest brother was in the throes of addiction, the family would find burnt spoons - the tale tell sign that he had been doing drugs - scattered around the house. Esposito's heart broke each time they found one. So the artist-turned-activist picked ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- After Judge Roger Haley dismissed criminal charges against Hamilton Mayor Kelly Yaede, the reactions from Team Yaede and her political opponents were swift.    In a statement to TAPinto Hamilton/Robbinsville, Yaede said that “I was vindicated when a Judge dismissed the baseless ...

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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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HAMILTON, NJ -- In a legal victory for Hamilton Township Mayor Kelly Yaede, following a Friday morning status hearing Judge Roger Haley dismissed charges against the mayor.   Yaede and her former campaign manager, Dan Scharfenberger, had been charged in connection with her 2019 mayoral re-election ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  Buying a home can be daunting, especially if you've never done it before. That's why Mercer County is helping families achieve that American dream of owning a home through their First-Time Homebuyer Program workshops.   On Thursday, Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes announced ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Hamilton and Robbinsville’s representatives to the New Jersey General Assembly, Dan Benson and Wayne DeAngelo, both received the endorsement of the NJFMBA for their reelection bids on Thursday. “The incumbents we endorsed have shown through their legislative action that they support ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  Two investigations led to the arrest of one man on Wednesday charged with a string of offenses for allegedly carrying out a pair of violent robberies that occurred earlier in the week according to Hamilton Township Police.   On Tuesday at approximately 4:37 pm, Hamilton Police ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  Time to get rid of those piles of papers stacked up around the house.  Hamilton Township will host it's final paper shredding event on Saturday, September 21st between 8:00 am and 12 noon, or until the shredding truck is full.   “We encourage residents to take advantage of this ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamilton Township Police are investigating an early Tuesday morning robbery of a local convenience store.   Detectives are investigating a robbery that took place at approximately 1:30am Tuesday morning of the Quick Check store located at 2695 South Broad Street. The suspect ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  There's one last chance to have your pet cat or dog protected from rabies this year.   On Wednesday, September 18 between 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm., Hamilton Township will host its final free rabies rabies immunization clinic for residents’ dogs and cats.    The clinic is provided as ...

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EWING, NJ --  A properly installed child safety seat can save a young life. That is why the Mercer County Sheriff Jack Kemler recently announced the upcoming child car seat check-up event, the law enforcement professional said in a statement.   The inspection event will be held by the Mercer ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  The Hamilton Township Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect in an on-going investigation where a purse was stolen at the Walmart located at 1750 Nottingham Way in Hamilton. According to a statement the suspect allegedly stole the purse left behind ...

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TRENTON, NJ  –  In the wake of national incidents of illness and death from vaping, Governor Phil Murphy took action on Thursday to formulate a comprehensive strategy to protect New Jersey residents from the health hazards of electronic cigarettes.    "The rash of lung disease and death ...

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PRINCETON, NJ  -- After a weeklong investigation conducted by the Mercer County Narcotics Task Force, Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri announced the arrest of one man and the seizure of a sizeable amount of marijuana and cash. Onofri stated that task force officers executed a search warrant at the ...

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PRINCETON, NJ -- A Princeton Township supervisor and an Edison-based contractor are now facing criminal charges in connection with an illegal dumping and bribery scheme.  Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri announced on Friday that the owner of a construction company has been charged with ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Employing what many consider a lost art, a review of correspondence this week between Hamilton Mayor Kelly Yaede and Council President Jeff Martin indicates the two are now communicating primarily via letter. The crux of the letter writing back-and-forth centers on the establishment ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Changing the way that Mercer County operates it’s corrections system for inmates will save millions of taxpayer dollars and provide a modern and therapeutic system for inmates, their families, and staff. That’s the goal outlined by Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes in his ...

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WEST WINDSOR, NJ -- Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes has invited area businesses have to attend the New Jersey Clean Energy Workshop that will provide resources and information about energy efficiency methods that can save save money and benefit the environment.  Hosted by the Mercer County ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- A simple thank you with a cake and afternoon treats goes a long way sometimes. In an effort to offer this sentiment to local first responders for their work to keep the community safe, Rose Hill Assisted Residence welcomed members of the Robbinsville Police and Fire Departments ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  In a solemn ceremony on Wednesday afternoon, several hundred people from all walks of life including police officers, firefighters, EMS professionals, veterans and families memorialized the 18th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001.   "We are proud to ...

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