09/12/2017 12:36 PM
Research shows that teaching children about the risks of substance abuse and violence, while promoting positive activities instead, greatly reduces the chance that a child will fall prey later. In response, the Mercer County Gang Task Force, Trenton Municipal Alliance and PACE Charter School of Hamilton have collaborated to create the “Tips for Parents & Kids Resource Calendar.” Made for kids with artwork by kids, this project is designed to promote the message that drugs, alcohol and violence cause harm.
09/06/2017 11:18 AM
Battling Cancer? Rutgers Cooperative Extension Service of Mercer County, Department of Family and Community Health Sciences in collaboration with the Hunterdon & Mercer Regional Chronic Disease Coalition offers FREE 6-week series
Rutgers Cooperative Extension Service of Mercer County, Department of Family and Community Health Sciences (FCHS), in collaboration with the Hunterdon & Mercer Regional Chronic Disease Coalition is offering a six-week FREE workshop titled Cancer: Thriving & Surviving. The series runs from Oct. 25-Nov. 29 from 1-3:30 p.m. at the Healthy Living Center at the Hamilton Area YMCA: 1315 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road, Hamilton.
09/06/2017 9:58 AM
September is National Preparedness Month and now is the time to take simple steps for preparing your home, business, and school to be ready for the next emergency that may affect our community.
09/05/2017 3:20 PM
Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes announced today there is still an opportunity for older adults in Mercer County to receive fresh-produce checks that will enable them to purchase locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables at participating farm stands.
09/01/2017 12:07 PM
Mercer County residents looking to help victims of Hurricane Harvey, which caused devastation after making landfall in Texas last weekend, are being warned to beware of phony charities.
08/31/2017 2:54 PM
Mercer County Community College (MCCC) and the County of Mercer invite the community to attend a 16th anniversary ceremony in remembrance of September 11, 2001.
08/31/2017 11:10 AM
Mercer County’s nonprofit arts and culture industry generates significant economic impact, study shows
Mercer County recently partnered with Americans for the Arts to conduct a survey of its nonprofit arts and culture industry. Results show that Mercer County nonprofit arts and culture organizations and their audiences spent $40,809,095 during fiscal year 2015 (national median is $35,750,645).
08/31/2017 10:11 AM
In trauma care…blood is not optional. Blood centers are experiencing a supply shortage because of the closure of some blood banks along the Texas coast and the demand stemming from injuries sustained in the storm.
08/30/2017 12:55 PM
Howell Living History Farm will hold its annual Plowing Match on Saturday, Sept. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A dozen teams of draft animals are entered in the match, which tests the performance of farmers, their horses and oxen.
08/29/2017 10:13 AM
Fledgling birdwatchers get a second chance to build their skills this fall at the Tulpehaking Nature Center to observe migratory bird patterns throughout the Abbott Marshlands. The Birding 201 Series will take place Saturdays, Sept. 9, 16, 23, and 30, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
08/25/2017 2:01 PM
Since inaugurating service from Trenton-Mercer Airport in November of 2012, Frontier Airlines has continued to grow and will soon expand the total number of low-fare destinations to 11 cities.
08/25/2017 10:07 AM
Attention, photographers! “Mercer County Photography 2017,” a juried competition, will take place Oct. 26 through Dec. 8 at the Silva Gallery of Art at The Pennington School.
08/24/2017 2:33 PM
Fine fiddlin' will fill the air when some of the Tri-State Area's best musicians bring their talents to Howell Living History Farm on Saturday, Aug. 26, for a gathering reminiscent of an old-fashioned fiddlers' convention.
08/22/2017 4:12 PM
The following County offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 4, and will reopen for business Tuesday, Sept. 5: McDade Administration Building, Criminal Courthouse, Office of the Mercer County Clerk, Civil Courthouse and Office of the County Surrogate, and Mercer County Connection.
08/22/2017 1:40 PM
The peak period for hurricane and tropical storm activity in New Jersey has arrived, and Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes is advising County residents to plan and prepare for potential storms during the late summer and fall.
08/22/2017 12:10 PM
Howell Living History Farm is accepting applications for parent/child enrollment in its fall pre-school program, The Hatchery, which begins in September. Parents can enroll by attending an organizational meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 23, or Tuesday, Aug. 29, at 1 p.m.
08/16/2017 2:58 PM
The 15th annual Insect Festival sponsored by the Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County will be held Saturday, Sept. 9, at Mercer Educational Gardens, 431A Federal City Road, Hopewell Township. This year’s festival will be held at a new time – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine.
08/16/2017 12:15 PM
The Mercer County Department of Transportation and Infrastructure will start the replacement of the bridge on Cranbury Road (CR 615) over Bear Brook in West Windsor Township on Monday, Aug. 21. This project is to be completed in 270 calendar days, weather permitting.
08/15/2017 4:11 PM
Howell Living History Farm invites the public to celebrate the coming harvest season Saturday, Aug. 19, by unearthing a special crop of potatoes that will be donated to the Greater Mercer Food Cooperative. The potatoes were planted April 22 by Howell Farm visitors, volunteers and interns.
08/15/2017 2:01 PM