Volunteer orientation sessions for 2018 are scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 17, and 10 a.m. to noon Sunday, March 25, at the Wildlife Center.
01/16/2018 2:40 PM
The following Mercer County offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 15: McDade Administration Building, Criminal Courthouse, Office of the County Clerk, Civil Courthouse and Office of the County Surrogate, Board of Social Services, One-Stop Career Center and County Connection.
01/10/2018 2:18 PM
01/09/2018 3:19 PM
The Mercer County Park Commission welcomes Grammy-nominated duo The Baylor Project to the Boathouse at Mercer Lake on Saturday, Jan. 20. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and music will begin at 6:45 p.m.
01/09/2018 11:18 AM
Every winter the Abbott Marshlands becomes a popular vacation destination -- for ducks, that is. Join the Mercer County Park Commission Naturalist staff at Roebling Park on Sunday, Jan. 14, and Sunday, Feb. 11, from 1 to 3 p.m. for a free Winter Duck Walk.
01/03/2018 2:45 PM
The Mercer County Division of Public Health and the Princeton Health Department simulated a response to an anthrax attack by establishing a point of distribution site where antibiotics could be distributed to first-responder agencies and Princeton residents.
12/14/2017 12:59 PM
12/13/2017 11:04 AM
Library Journal, a monthly publication for library professionals, recently released its 2017 ratings for the nation’s public libraries and ranked the Mercer County Library System among the nation's best libraries for the 10th consecutive year.
12/06/2017 10:38 AM
On Sunday, Dec. 3, at noon, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes will welcome veterans and other members of the Greater Mercer County community to a ceremony marking the 76th anniversary of the Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbor, which happened on Dec. 7, 1941.
11/28/2017 3:23 PM
Christmas arrives at Howell Living History Farm on Saturday, Dec. 2, with the help of a big, shiny steam engine with enough power to pull Santa, Mrs. Claus and all the elves in Mercer County.
11/28/2017 11:28 AM
The horses will be wearing bells this Saturday, Nov. 25, at Howell Living History Farm for scenic hayrides through the heart of Pleasant Valley, followed by a wreath and sleigh bell sale.
11/22/2017 12:33 PM
The Mercer County Office of Consumer Affairs/Weights and Measures in the coming weeks will be making surprise visits to a variety of food sellers to randomly inspect expiration dates.
11/20/2017 5:18 PM
Most Mercer County offices and facilities will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in observance of Thanksgiving, although some will remain open or have modified hours.
11/17/2017 4:20 PM
Pickleball is a lively racket sport that combines elements of tennis, pingpong and badminton, and the new courts are the first “pickleball only” courts in Mercer County.
11/17/2017 3:53 PM
From black oak to sassafras, learn some interesting facts about trees while enjoying what’s left of the fall foliage on Sunday, Nov. 19, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
11/16/2017 10:15 AM
LAWRENCE -- Mercer County residents and businesses will be able to receive assistance from on-site consumer affairs representatives, as well as learn how to avoid identity theft and other topical subjects, in the convenience of Quaker Bridge Mall.
11/15/2017 3:45 PM
The Mercer County Park Commission is partnering with REI Co-op to host a variety of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors in the County’s parks. #OptOutside will take place Friday, Nov. 24, at Mercer Meadows and Baldpate Mountain.
11/15/2017 12:43 PM
The Nov. 17 presentation will tell the story of the enterprising Titus family and the business empire they created along Fiddlers Creek, near the village that bears their name.
11/09/2017 11:12 AM
The following County offices and facilities will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10, and will reopen for business on Monday, Nov. 13: McDade Administration Building, Criminal Courthouse, Office of the Mercer County Clerk, Civil Courthouse and Office of the County Surrogate.
11/06/2017 1:23 PM
From noon to 9 p.m., Howell Farm will hold its “Last Chance to Get Lost” day where visitors can explore the maze for the final day of the season.
10/27/2017 3:27 PM