Absent a clean “victory,” Korean War veterans were not given the heroes’ welcome home that their World War II predecessors had. Despite sustaining more than 54,000 dead, 103,000 wounded and maimed plus 8,000 missing in action, Korea became the “Forgotten War.”
06/22/2018 3:48 PM
Due to last year’s success, this event has been extended to three Saturdays throughout the summer: June 30, July 28 and Aug. 25, from noon to 3 p.m.
06/22/2018 3:26 PM
The following County offices will be closed Wednesday, July 4: McDade Administration Building, Criminal Courthouse, Office of Mercer County Clerk, Civil Courthouse and Office of the County Surrogate, Mercer County Connection, and all branches of the Mercer County Library System.
06/21/2018 3:35 PM
There are many “Open Division” categories for public entries, including arts and crafts, photography, foods, gardening, clothing, woodworking and more.
06/21/2018 2:35 PM
Mercer County and NJDOT are hosting a public information center for interested citizens to comment on preliminary concepts on Tuesday, June 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Ewing Senior and Community Center, 999 Lower Ferry Road in Ewing.
06/20/2018 4:44 PM
To aid the community in healing following the June 17 mass shooting at Trenton’s Art All Night festival, Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes’ administration and partners at the state and at Art Works will host a forum to help individuals, families and the community cope.
06/20/2018 4:42 PM
The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Mercer County and the surrounding area on Monday, June 18, until 8 p.m., and County Executive Brian M. Hughes is reminding residents that many cooling sites are open.
06/18/2018 1:42 PM
The Mercer County Park Commission will host lichenologist Dennis Waters on Saturday, June 30, as he unveils the mysterious lichens commonly found throughout our natural world.
06/15/2018 3:41 PM
Thanks to Mercer County Surrogate Diane Gerofsky and the Mercer County Division of Consumer Affairs, a trophy commemorating the Hightstown High School Consumer Bowl team’s 2017 state championship will be permanently displayed at the school.
06/13/2018 3:04 PM
The Mercer County Correction Center has been accredited by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care for its compliance with the organization’s “Standards for Health Services in Jails,” County Executive Brian M. Hughes announced.
06/13/2018 1:38 PM
The intersection serves as a key access to Mercer County Park, which has more than a million visitors a year and experiences heavy traffic demand during park events.
06/08/2018 1:15 PM
Application forms and guidelines for the FY19 Mercer County LAP grants and the Mercer County History Regrant programs are now available on the County’s website.
06/07/2018 4:00 PM
Princeton and Mercer County officials gathered at the Suzanne Patterson Building, home to the Princeton Senior Resource Center, on June 5 to mark the opening of the county’s 12th Nutrition Program site for older adults.
06/07/2018 2:44 PM
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has accepted Trenton-Mercer Airport’s updated Master Plan and approved its Airport Layout Plan (ALP) for airspace and design standards, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes announced.
06/07/2018 2:27 PM
American flags that have become tattered, soiled or are otherwise no longer fit for display will be burned in a dignified manner during the June 14 ceremony at Veterans Park in Hamilton.
06/05/2018 9:45 AM
Front-line responders from more than a dozen Mercer County, state and municipal agencies took part in a federally required Airport Emergency Plan review conducted by Trenton-Mercer Airport.
06/04/2018 5:02 PM
On June 15, older adults in Mercer County can receive fresh-produce checks that will enable them to purchase locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables at participating farm stands, County Executive Brian M. Hughes announced.
06/04/2018 4:49 PM
The Mercer County Park Commission invites families to the Tulpehaking Nature Center each weekend in June, July and August for free programming that involves hands-on activities, comprehensive learning and fun outdoors.
05/30/2018 5:00 PM
Celebrate National Trails Day with the Mercer County Park Commission’s Naturalist Department on Saturday, June 2, and Sunday, June 3.
05/24/2018 1:07 PM