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Mercer County Police Academy graduates 22nd class
by Community News on January 23, 2020 at 9:30 pm
Sixty-one cadets who made up the 22nd basic class of police officers took part in today’s Mercer County Police Academy commencement held in the gymnasium at Mercer County Community College The post Mercer County Police Academy graduates 22nd class appeared first on Community News.
Mercer County Park Commission finalizes Dam Site 21 master plan
by Community News on January 22, 2020 at 8:33 pm
After a year-long planning process, the Mercer County Park Commission is set to announce its plan to restore the park’s natural areas and to create new passive recreation opportunities for the public. The post Mercer County Park Commission finalizes Dam Site 21 master plan appeared first on Community News.
Bordentown City police arrest suspect in Jan. 14 robbery
by Community News on January 21, 2020 at 8:53 pm
Bordentown City police arrested George T. Rodgers of Trenton following the Jan. 14 robbery of Investors Bank on Route 130. The post Bordentown City police arrest suspect in Jan. 14 robbery appeared first on Community News.
Hamilton Mayor Jeff Martin names Balmir, Markley to cabinet positions
by Rob Anthes on January 15, 2020 at 7:15 pm
Hamilton Township Mayor Jeff Martin announced two new members of his administration Jan. 15, unveiling T. Missy Balmir as interim business administrator and Chris Markley as public works director. The post Hamilton Mayor Jeff Martin names Balmir, Markley to cabinet positions appeared first on Community News.
Hike in winter? This Mercer County workshop may convince you to give it a try
by Joe Emanski on January 14, 2020 at 9:06 pm
Think winter is the wrong time to break out the backpacks? If you attend John Lambdin’s Winter Family Hike workshop on Jan. 19, he may just convince you The post Hike in winter? This Mercer County workshop may convince you to give it a try appeared first on Community News.
Alert: Hamilton Police Searching for Missing Hamilton Woman
by TAPinto on January 26, 2020 at 2:04 am
<p>HAMILTON, NJ — On Saturday evening, January 25, Hamilton Township issued a missing person alert for a 26-year old female, Paige C. Inman, and asked for the public’s help to locate her. The day prior, officers were dispatched to Soloff Drive residence where Inman’s mother told officers that she had not seen her daughter since 7:00 pm on January 23. It is believed that Paige was going the Dollar Store on South Broad Street that same day but never returned home.</p> <p>According to the Hamilto…</p><a href="https://www.tapinto.net/articles/alert-hamilton-police-searching-for-missing-hamilton-woman">Read More</a>
The Healthy Animal Opens Doors. New Local Business Offers Nutritious Food for Family Pets
by TAPinto on January 25, 2020 at 4:40 pm
<p>HAMILTON, NJ — As important as it is to think about healthy food on our family’s dinner table, it’s also important to think about what we feed our beloved furry family members. Now, following the Saturday opening of The Healthy Animal, local dog and cat owners have easy access healthy eating options geared towards maintaining our family pet’s health and wellness. </p> <p>Located in Foxmoor Shopping Plaza along the border of Hamilton and Robbinsville, the newly opened The Healthy Animal is the …</p><a href="https://www.tapinto.net/articles/the-healthy-animal-opens-doors-new-local-business-offers-nutritious-food-for-family-pets">Read More</a>
Legislation Responding to Toys R Us Closure Signed into Law
by TAPinto on January 25, 2020 at 9:27 am
<p>TRENTON, NJ – Legislation to protect workers from “getting screwed” when their employers go into bankruptcy or close their doors was signed into law Thursday by Governor Phil Murphy. The law, S-3170, makes New Jersey the first state in the country to guarantee severance pay in the wake of mass layoffs. </p> <p>“In the event of corporate losses and bankruptcies, the first people to think of, the first people to protect, must be the employees,” said Senator Nellie Pou (D-Paterson), one of the bill’…</p><a href="https://www.tapinto.net/articles/legislation-responding-to-toys-r-us-closure-signed-into-law-01ed4b58-7483-43a4-8e42-de663bbb6545">Read More</a>
Gas Leak Shuts Section of Route One During Busy Commute
by TAPinto on January 24, 2020 at 4:25 pm
<p>LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, NJ — Route 1 was closed in both directions for about three hours Friday.</p> <p>According to officials, contractors working in the area struck a gas line along the highway near the Mercer Mall and the very busy swath of Route 1 between I-295 and Quakerbridge Road causing a gas leak. </p> <p>Fire Departments from Lawrence Township and Hamilton Township quickly responded to the scene while crews from Public Service Energy and Gas (PSE&amp;G) went to work to cap the leak and make th…</p><a href="https://www.tapinto.net/articles/gas-leak-shuts-section-of-route-one-during-busy-commute">Read More</a>
Robbinsville's Samantha DiMartino Goes National as Face of Girl Scout Cookies
by TAPinto on January 24, 2020 at 3:46 pm
<p>ROBBINSVILLE, NJ — When more than a year passed after participating in a photo shoot, Robbinsville resident Samantha DiMartino assumed nothing would come from it. Any disappointment about that quickly faded when she and her family were invited to New Brunswick to attend the unveiling of the newly designed Girl Scout cookie boxes for this selling season, and there was her smiling face.</p> <p>DiMartino, speaking to the Robbinsville Township Council on Thursday, explained that each box features l…</p><a href="https://www.tapinto.net/articles/robbinsville-s-samantha-dimartino-goes-national-as-face-of-girl-scout-cookies">Read More</a>