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  • Nature Center to celebrate first birthday with family fun day

    TRENTON, N.J.-The Tulpehaking Nature Center will host an open house celebration of its first birthday on Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring the whole family for this fun day of activities, live animal presentations, guided trail walks, nature crafts, face painting, food and prizes.

    10/10/2015

  • County Executive urges everyone to help make internet more secure

    TRENTON, N.J.-October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes invites citizens to join the growing global effort to promote online safety awareness.

    10/09/2015

  • Mercer County helps people dealing with addiction learn about recovery

    TRENTON, N.J. - Over the past 10 years, statistics show that New Jersey has seen a staggering 700 percent increase in individuals seeking treatment for opioid addictions. It is common knowledge that substance abuse contributes to violence and crime rates, high health-care expenses, and immense emotional costs from individuals and families. This is why finding effective treatment for those who become addicted is so crucial.

    10/08/2015

  • County Executive Hughes addresses steinert high school's government class

    HAMILTON, N.J.-From his vision for Mercer County to how he reduced the 2015 county budget, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes fielded scores of questions by high school seniors during a guest lecture appearance at the Government and Law Related Experiences, or GALRE, class at Hamilton's Steinert High School Oct. 7.

    10/07/2015

  • Hughes welcomes signature flight support to Trenton-Mercer Airport

    TRENTON, N.J. -- Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes today welcomed the announced sale of Landmark Aviation to Signature Flight Support. Landmark Aviation is currently the only fixed-base operator (FBO) located at Trenton-Mercer Airport (TTN). The transaction is subject to regulatory and shareholder approvals, and is expected to close in early 2016.

    10/06/2015

  • Freeholder John Cimino Visits Steinert GALRE Classes

    10/05/2015

  • Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Underway

    10/02/2015

  • Mercer County Library Summer Program celebrates big success

    TRENTON, N.J.-Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes announced the successful completion of the Mercer County Library System 2015 Summer Reading Program, a wonderful opportunity that brings families together over a shared love of books. This summer, 4,362 children and teens participated in the seven-week program, reading more than 66,600 books.

    10/02/2015

  • Home Energy assistance available to eligible Mercer County residents

    TRENTON, N.J.-Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes is reminding residents that assistance is available for energy costs for those who qualify. The County's Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), offered in coordination with the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, allows individuals meeting various income qualifications to apply for bill payment assistance, energy crisis assistance and energy-related home repairs.

    09/30/2015

  • Executive Hughes: Phase 2 of grant-funded airport improvements complete

    TRENTON, N.J. -- Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes today announced that the second phase of a four-phase rehabilitation of Taxiways H, B, and F, was completed at the Trenton-Mercer Airport (TTN). When fully completed, Taxiways H, B, and F will be totally reconstructed with new pavement, new lighting, and of course new markings.

    09/29/2015

  • FAA report: Trenton-Mercer Airport continues to surpass expectations

    TRENTON, N.J.-Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes today announced that in a recently released report from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Trenton-Mercer Airport (TTN) ranks 19th among the Eastern Region's 59 commercial service airports when it comes to the number of passengers utilizing the facility.

    09/29/2015

  • Mercer Freeholder Samuel Frisby Speaks to Steinert GALRE Students

    09/29/2015

  • Mercer County to host household chemical and electronic waste disposal day Sept. 26

    TRENTON, N.J. - The Mercer County Improvement Authority will host a Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Disposal Day on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, for County residents who would like to recycle common residential chemical wastes or used electronics.

    09/26/2015

  • Entrepreneurship 101 - The training you need before you start your business

    TRENTON, N.J. - The Mercer County Office of Economic Development and Sustainability has teamed up with UCEDC, a statewide small business lender and training provider, to offer an intensive six-week workshop for start-up businesses (those in the idea/planning phase or in operation less than a year). The next session of Entrepreneurship 101 will run on Tuesday evenings, from Sept. 29 to Nov. 10, 2015, at the Mercer County Connection, Route 33 at Paxson Avenue in the Acme Shopping Center, Hamilton.

    09/25/2015

  • Howell Farm to host story time program

    HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, N.J.-Howell Living History Farm invites children 5 years old and under to participate in the Story Time program on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 10:30 a.m.

    09/23/2015

  • Howell Farm Corn Maze opens Sept. 12

    HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, N.J. - If you hatch the right plan, getting out should be easy, according to designers of New Jersey's longest-running corn maze.

    09/20/2015

  • Titusville Canning Company to be topic of talk at Howell Farm

    HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, N.J. - The history of the Titusville Fruit and Vegetable Canning Company will be the subject of an illustrated talk when historian and author Larry Kidder visits Howell Living History Farm the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 15. The program is being held in conjunction with a hands-on canning program offered at the farm on Saturday, Sept. 19.

    09/19/2015

  • School bells will ring at Howell Living History Farm

    HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, N.J.-School bells are ringing once again in Pleasant Valley as the Howell Living History Farm invites the public to participate in a unique "back to school" day on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The program features the educational, social and cultural activities centered around the "one-room school" in rural life of 1900.

    09/12/2015

  • Mercer County Master Gardeners get ready for 13th Annual Insect Festival

    LAWRENCE, N.J.-The 13th annual Insect Festival sponsored by the Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County will be held on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Mercer Educational Gardens, 431A Federal City Road, Hopewell Township.

    09/12/2015

  • Trenton Irish Heritage Association to present 5th Irish Fest at Mercer County Park

    TRENTON, N.J.-The Trenton Irish Heritage Association (T.I.H.A), sponsor of the Trenton St. Patrick's Day Parade, will present the fifth annual Irish Fest on Friday, Sept. 11, Saturday, Sept. 12, and Sunday, Sept. 13, at the Mercer County Park Festival Grounds in West Windsor.

    09/11/2015

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