WEST WINSDOR, N.J.'Mercer County dignitaries and law enforcement officials from around the County gathered April 22, 2016, to celebrate the graduation of the 14th basic class of police officers from the Mercer Police Academy.
TRENTON, N.J.'Owning a home is a big part of the American dream and Mercer County would like to help families achieve that dream through Mercer County First-Time Homebuyer Program workshops.
HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, N.J.'The Mercer County Park Commission has been working tirelessly since 2012 at Mercer Meadows to create what is now one of the largest contiguous grassland habitats in the region. To assess the success of its efforts, the Park Commission is looking to the local community to lend a hand in an annual Grassland Bird Survey. A volunteer training and information session will be held on Sunday, April 10, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Historic Hunt House.
PENNINGTON, N.J.—The Mercer County Park Commission is looking for park patrons to volunteer in performing a Park Commission-wide ash tree survey to help monitor and manage the spread of the emerald ash borer (EAB) in the Park Commission’s ash trees.
TRENTON, N.J. - The Mercer County Improvement Authority will host a Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Disposal Day on Saturday, March 19, 2016, for County residents who would like to recycle common residential chemical wastes or used electronics.
TRENTON, N.J.—Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes and the County’s Commission on the Status of Women will present the 2016 Mercer County Woman of Achievement and Young Woman of Achievement awards at the commission’s volunteer awards reception on Tuesday, March 15, at 6 p.m. at Stone Terrace by John Henry’s, 2275 Kuser Road, Hamilton.
LAWRENCE, N.J. — The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County will host an all-day garden symposium, “Changing Conversations in the Garden,” on Saturday, March 12, at Stuart Country Day School in Princeton.
TRENTON, N.J.—Students from seven Mercer County high schools will compete in the 20th annual NJ High School Consumer Bowl on Friday, March 11, at 9 a.m. at the Stone Terrace, 2275 Kuser Road, Hamilton. Snow date is March 18.
HAMILTON, N.J.—There’s nothing like a dance party to welcome spring, especially an animal dance party! The Mercer County Park Commission invites boys and girls ages 5 through 12 to attend this critter-themed event on Friday, March 11, to get moving and learn about the natural world.
TRENTON, N.J.—Government and business leaders will give overviews on the state of the economy at the 11th annual Mercer County Economic & Technology Summit on Tuesday, March 8.
HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, N.J.—Who wants a kitchen equipped with a wood-burning stove, a churn to make butter, or an icebox? Howell Living History Farm does, and invites you to see how it works on Saturday, March 5.
TRENTON, N.J.—Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes encourages teenage students in local middle and high schools to take part in the 2016 Mercer County Teen Arts Festival, a comprehensive arts education program that this year provides a path for participation in the revived State Teen Arts Festival.
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HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, N.J.—Howell Living History Farm’s sugaring operations are in full swing in late February when freezing nights and thawing days make for heavy sap flows, and when the related work of rendering maple syrup sometimes goes round-the-clock.
HAMILTON, N.J.—On warm, wet spring evenings, bands of head-lamped heroes stand guard on various New Jersey roadways. Their mission? To assist the mating-minded amphibians across the road, as they make their annual migration to vernal breeding pools.
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WEST WINDSOR, N.J. - The Mercer County Park Commission will begin accepting reservations for the West and East Picnic Areas in Mercer County Park, Rosedale Picnic Area in Mercer Meadows, Princeton Country Club Picnic Area in West Windsor, and Valley Road Picnic Area in Hopewell Township on Feb. 23 at noon for the 2016 season.
HAMILTON, N.J. — The Mercer County Park Commission invites the public to attend the “Wildlife SOS” program being held on Sunday, Feb. 21, at 1 p.m. at the Tulpehaking Nature Center. Visitors will learn how they can help the native wildlife in our area to stay wild and healthy.
TRENTON, N.J.-The Mercer County Improvement Authority will host an Electronic Waste Disposal Day on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., for County residents who wish to recycle electronics.
HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, N.J.-The Mercer County Park Commission will hold its deer management program at Mercer Meadows from Dec. 21, 2015, through Feb. 20, 2016. Deer will be harvested by bow.
LAWRENCE, N.J. — The Mercer Educational Gardens in Hopewell Township, a section of the Mercer County Parks that is overseen by the Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County, recently benefited from a partnership formed between the Master Gardeners and Nicholas Dunham, an Eagle Scout candidate from Troop 850 in Montgomery Township.