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September 8, 2019

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- To repair deteriorated pavement surface conditions, Robbinsville-Edinburg Road (County Road 526) will be milled and resurfaced over the course of three weeks in September. Mercer County recently announced that the road will be closed between Lake Drive and Route 33 beginning on, ...

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HAMILTON, NJ - The Historical Society of Hamilton Township recently received a grant to further their work aimed at diverse audiences.   The $5,000 incubation grant,  which is provided by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities (NJCH), is part of the agency's goal to support local public ...

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PRINCETON, NJ --  The Mercer County Department of Transportation and Infrastructure recently announced emergency repairs to the Mercer Road bridge over Stony Brook in Princeton beginning on or about Monday, September 23 for approximately 15 working days, weather permitting.   The bridge is located ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  To mark the 17th anniversary of one of the darkest days in American history, Hamilton Township will hold its annual 9-11 remembrance ceremony  on Wednesday, September 11 at 12:00pm at the September 11th Memorial Grove inside the Klockner Road Entrance of Veterans ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ --  An alleged attempted child luring incident is under investigation by the Robbinsville Police Department. According to a report a stranger sought the attention of three juveniles Thursday evening at the Foxmoor Shopping Center.  At approximately, 6:27pm, Robbinsville Township ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ --   Looking for a special piece of customized jewelry for yourself, a family member or a friend? Central Jersey shoppers and gift-givers now need look no further than Robbinsville’s newest business: Trollbeads. Trollbeads was founded in 1976 in Copenhagen, Denmark by Soren ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- The Robbinsville Police Department has asked members of the public to come forward with any information in connection with a series of motor vehicle related incidences that are said to have taken place in the overnight hours Tuesday. While in one instance a vehicle was stolen, ...

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HAMILTON, NJ – In the wake of charges being filed by the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office against Hamilton Mayor Kelly Yaede, a bipartisan coalition of the Township Council urged the mayor to temporarily step aside to handle the legal matter. In a statement Council Vice President Rick Tighe, ...

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ROBBINSVIILLE,, NJ -- As students head back to school this week, one Robbinsville teacher has already spent a great deal of time in the classroom.    Teachers from across New Jersey came together two weeks ago to start the first cohort of the New Jersey STEM Innovation Fellowship in the Center ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Mayor Kelly Yaede is facing criminal charges in connection with this year's primary campaign during which expunged records of her primary challenger, David Henderson, were allegedly illegally released to the public.   On Tuesday, the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office ...

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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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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- To repair deteriorated pavement surface conditions, Robbinsville-Edinburg Road (County Road 526) will be milled and resurfaced over the course of three weeks in September. Mercer County recently announced that the road will be closed between Lake Drive and Route 33 beginning on, ...

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ORLANDO, FL – A vacationing New Jersey state trooper saved a girl from drowning in Florida last week, NJ State Police reported. While vacationing in Florida Trooper I Charles Travis was near a resort swimming pool when he heard someone calling for help on August 23, a statement said. Travis ...

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NEW JERSEY - The three day Labor Day weekend typically marks the unofficial end of summer as most teachers and students head back to school on the days following the federal holiday. Labor Day dates all the way back to the late 1800s. The concept to recognize the contribution of America's workers ...

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EWING, NJ --  To spread the word about the importance of insects in our lives through fun, hands-on activities, the Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County will sponsor the 2019 Mercer County Insect Festival themed this year as “Remember Bugs.”   The festival will feature educational activities ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Rutgers kicked off the 150th anniversary of college football with a 48-21 win over Massachusetts on Friday night at SHI Stadium, "The Birthplace of College Football." The Scarlet Knights finished the game strong, scoring 41 unanswered points to close out the victory. Senior ...

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MARYLAND - Contigo Kids Cleanable water bottles are being recalled due to chocking hazards, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is reporting. According to the recall, the water bottle's clear silicone spout can detach, posing a hazard to children.  The company has received 149 reports of ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ -- When Six Flags Great Adventure (SFGA) in Jackson tells you they are one of the safest parks in the USA, they now have a great example to back that claim up. A real life Fright Fest was averted when quick thinking security at SFGA and their partners at Jackson Police Department ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- In observance of Labor Day on Monday, September 2, most Mercer County government offices and facilities will be closed but many recreational County facilities will be open to enjoy on the holiday weekend.   Numerous Mercer County Park Commission facilities will be open on Labor ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  The Hamilton Township Police Department are investigating a possible overnight carjacking that left an elderly woman injured. At approximately 4:10am on Thursday Hamilton Police reponded to a reported of a carjacking on Fairlawn Avenue.   Upon arrival, officers learned that an ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ  --  Robbinsville Mayor Dave Fried released audio Thursday morning of a voicemail from Hamilton Council Candidate Vinnie Capodanno in which he attacks the mayor for his stance on several matters between the two neighboring towns. The more than three-minute voicemail, which was ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ --   A passerby saw a fire already underway when they called in the emergency late Wednesday afternoon.   Flames engulfed a detached shed and spread to an adjacent garage at a residential property on Old York Road.  Robbinsville Squad 40 quickly responded to keep the fire from ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  A district-wide to increase the number of students taking Advanced Placement (AP) exams within the Hamilton Township School District (HTSD) is paying off district officials announced Wednesday. According to statistics released by the New Jersey Department of Education, HTSD has ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- New Jersey Lottery officials and the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (CCGNJ) kicked off New Jersey Lottery’s annual “Not 18 Yet? No Bet” awareness campaign. The campaign seeks to remind residents and retailers that New Jersey law prohibits the sale of lottery tickets ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  A routine traffic violation stop last week in Hamilton Township resulted in the seizure of a handgun and ammunition by New Jersey State Police. On Thursday, State Troopers pulled over James Diggs 3rd, 20, of Trenton, at approximately 12:45 a.m. during a routine traffic stop on ...

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HAMILTON, NJ – A Hamilton man is headed to college with a scholarship in recognition of his passion for raising awareness of organ and tissue donation. Michael Snyder, 18, a recent graduate of Hamilton’s Steinert High School, is among six New Jersey high school students to receive ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- A local man was honored Thursday night by Robbinsville Township Mayor David Fried and the Robbinsville Township Council for going "beyond what could be asked of anyone and saved a man’s life," and his courage and level-headedness when a routine tow turned into a life-threatening ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  After months of dispute between neighboring towns regarding a fair sewer paid by residents of both towns, Hamilton Township filed a lawsuit against Robbinsville Township contending that Robbinsville owes then more than $2.8 million in fees while Robbinsville contends that they have ...

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TRENTON, NJ --   A month-long investigation led to the arrests of four individuals last week and seizure of $5,000 in cocaine according to a statement on Monday by Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri reported. In the early morning hours of August 22, detectives with the Mercer County ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  Three local firefighters will saddle up on their bicycles and make the more than 300-mile long ride from Washington D.C. to Pennsylvania in September to pay tribute to the first responders lost on 9/11 and to honor members of the military. The event is part of the 9/11 Promise Run ...

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