Planning Board Meeting

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Thu, June 10
6:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 06/10/2021 6:00pm America/New_York Planning Board Meeting

This meeting will be conducted via Zoom beginning at 6pm. Visit https://www.hamiltonnj.com/PlanningBoard for instructions on how to observe and participate in this meeting and review information on applications received.

2090 Greenwood Ave. Trenton, NJ 08609

2090 Greenwood Ave.
Trenton, NJ 08609

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Mercer County Accepting Applications Until June 30 for Energy Assistance Programs

June 11, 2021

MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- Mercer County will be accepting applications for the Universal Service Fund (USF) Program to help residents cover the cost of certain utility bills until the end of the month. Residents who pay their own heating costs, and meet the income guidelines, may be eligible to receive financial assistance with their winter heating bill. Residents with medical ...

County to Resurface Clarksville Rd. Beginning at Quakerbridge Rd.

WEST WINDSOR, NJ -- Mercer County will be making improvements to Clarksville Road (CR-638) beginning at Quakerbridge Road (CR 533) and Meadow Road to fix deteriorated pavement surface conditions. The roadway will be milled at resurfaced. 

The Mercer County Department of Transportation and Infrastructure will begin the work on Monday, June 7, with an anticipated ...

Bah Humbug... How One School District Just Stole Christmas, Other Holidays from Calendar

June 13, 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Board of Education voted unanimously to remove the names of all holidays from the school calendar, and plans to simply call everything "Day Off".  The decision shocked those who were left in attendance, after many others had walked out or been asked to leave by security from a raucous public audience that had reached 125 people at one ...

Greenstein Bill Offering Increased Flexibility to Charities Passes Senate

TRENTON, NJ  – A bill sponsored by Senator Nellie Pou and Senator Linda Greenstein that would ease reporting requirements for charitable organizations in receipt of in-kind contributions was passed 37-0 on Thursday.

The bill, S-844/A-4635, excludes non-monetary donations from counting as gross revenue for the purpose of financial reporting requirements, before triggering the ...

The Cancer Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton Welcomes Nationally Recognized Specialty Oncologists

May 21, 2021

HAMILTON, NJ, May 19, 2021 -- The Cancer Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Hamilton and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey are pleased to announce that Malini Patel, MD, will officially be joining The Cancer Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Hamilton as Director of Medical Oncology in June 2021;  she is available for immediate ...

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital-Hamilton Announces Featured Community Education Programs

Kids in the Kitchen
Hands-on cooking class directed by a dietitian.  For children and their parent/caregiver. $5 per child/ $5 per parent/caregiver. Register 48 hrs in advance; limited class size.
Wed., June 2; 6:30 to 8 p.m. (ages 6+)
 

Farm Fresh & Flavorful – Down-home favorites with a twist, in celebration of June Dairy Month
Wed., July 7; 6:30 to 8 ...

Relationships are Messy: Some Keys to Embracing the Messiness

“Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational.” Hugh MacKay

My husband Gus and I just finished watching the Netflix series Last Tango in Halifax. The jumble of thoughts and good feelings I am left with inspire me to explore the messiness of relationships. Ooh, can they be messy! 

The two main characters, ...

Sprinkler System on the Fritz? Tips and Tricks for What to Fix and When to Call

Outdoor sprinkler system on the fritz with summer around the corner? Here are seven tips and tricks for fixing it yourself and when to call the pros.

Assess and Adjust Sprinkler Heads
The first clue to any sprinkler system problem is usually a sprinkler head that’s not performing optimally. Maybe it won’t raise or lower, it’s spraying unevenly, or it’s not spraying the ...

Upgrade Your Patio for Under $100

As the weather warms up and we all head outside, you may be envisioning an updated patio space to gather with your friends and family. While some outdoor items can be pricey, many simple updates are budget-friendly while making a big impact. If you’re ready to transform your outdoor space without spending a fortune, here are five of the best ways to get started.

Solar Lights

Adding ...

Celebrate Dad with These 4 Fun Ideas

With Father’s Day fast approaching and the possibility of gatherings and parties becoming more likely in many areas, the time is perfect for a celebration that highlights Dad’s favorites and creates a lasting memory for family and friends. If you’re eager to plan something special, here are four ways to celebrate Dad that your guests won’t soon forget!

Crawfish ...

Shop Your Home for Living Room Décor Updates

Planning to host an event includes prepping your spaces - cleaning, decorating, designing - if it’s not in the cards to overhaul your living room décor this year, you don’t have to give up on a new look entirely. Shop your home for items that need a new life in your living room; sometimes, a change of location is all that you need to highlight beloved treasures by pulling them ...

Fresh Air and Fitness: 4 Outdoor Workouts for Every Level

Fresh air and fitness – a great combination for any wellness routine! As the weather warms up, consider adding some outdoor workouts to your regular exercise regimen. New surroundings can often make the same moves feel more challenging and exciting, so heading out to your backyard is an easy way to refresh any routine that’s starting to feel repetitive. Here are four great outdoor ...

Spa Day at Home: How to Choose the Best Face Mask for Your Skin

More than ever, home skincare routines are the best way to take advantage of spa-quality products to give you clear, glowing, refreshed skin. Face masks are a great addition to any skincare routine, and regular use (2-3 times per week), can make a noticeable impact on your skin’s health. For everything you need to know when choosing a face mask, read on!

Tubes and Creams Vs. Single-Use ...

Fire Union President: COVID Couldn't Stop Us From Doing Our Job

June 6, 2021

New Jersey is opening back up and the firefighters, EMTs, and dispatchers of the NJFMBA could not be happier. While protecting our communities is our job, building the community is our passion, and that has been difficult over the past 15 months.

Like everyone, we were struck by the uncertainty that COVID-19 brought to the municipalities we serve. This was an uncertainty that extended across ...

Investigating the “Facts and Causes” of the Attack

Below are the comments given by Representative Chris Smith on May 19, 2021 in support of a House Commission investigating the Capitol Attacks of January 6: 

Madame Speaker, the chairman and ranking member of the House Homeland Security Committee have negotiated in good faith over several weeks a bipartisan bill—H.R. 3233—to establish a ten-member national commission to ...

New Jersey Date Night: A Revolutionary Trip to Bordentown

June 9, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Making a day of a date is a great way to create memories with your love, but when you choose to spend that time in Bordentown, it’s guaranteed to go down in relationship history. New Jersey has many historical towns and Bordentown, settled in 1682, is a true standout. Here you can visit the Clara ...

Seasonal Recipe: Make Our Quick Lemon-Basil Pesto

Grab some fragrant fresh basil at the store or farmers market, or pick some from your garden, for this zippy summer recipe.

This simple no-cook sauce is great on pasta or pizza. Try it on fish or chicken, or mix some into mayonnaise for a flavor-packed sandwich spread.

If you have leftover pesto, freeze it in an ice cube tray for future use.

Lemon-Basil Pesto:

1 cup packed fresh basil ...

Proposed Warehouse Would Impact Local Rural Nature

May 15, 2021

Dear Editor,

I'm writing this in response to Robbinsville's recent statement concerning the warehouse proposal for Mercer Corporate Park on Robbinsville-Allentown Rd. I do not believe it provided residents a complete and accurate assessment of the proposal.  

1. Unlike the previous industrial park, this application to build two massive warehouses was done as quietly as ...

Chris Smith Votes Against Equal Pay

Recently, the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed HR7 - the Paycheck Fairness Act.  Despite his prior support, Republican Chris Smith voted against this bill.  

Representative Chris Smith of New Jersey’s 4th congressional district voted yes on comparable  legislation many times in his career.  In fact, as recently as March 2019 Smith supported an ...