Are you and your family ready if an emergency strikes? 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.
08/30/2018 5:10 PM
Armed with the nature center’s supply of binoculars, participants will practice identifying birds at the Abbott Marshlands by shape, size, behavior and habitat.
08/30/2018 12:03 PM
Representatives from the Mercer County Nutrition Office will offer the checks on Friday, Sept. 14, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Cooperative Extension of Mercer County, 930 Spruce St., Lawrence.
08/28/2018 11:59 AM
The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Mercer County and the surrounding area from noon Tuesday, Aug. 28, until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29.
08/27/2018 4:34 PM
The following County offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 3, and will reopen for business Sept. 4: McDade Administration Building, Criminal Courthouse, Office of the Mercer County Clerk, Civil Courthouse and Office of the County Surrogate, and Mercer County Connection.
08/27/2018 2:16 PM
Howell Farm will hold its 35th annual Plowing Match on Saturday, Sept. 1, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. A dozen teams of draft animals from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York are entered in the match, which tests the performance of farmers, their horses and oxen.
08/24/2018 3:37 PM
An audience of several hundred family members, friends, and members of a number of law enforcement agencies saw the class of 55 cadets receive graduation certificates to officially make them police officers.
08/24/2018 2:51 PM
08/24/2018 12:10 PM
Gathering American flags that are ready to be decommissioned is a year-round activity for the Mercer County office of Veteran Services.
08/23/2018 4:29 PM
At the August 7, Agenda Meeting the Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders presented the New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC) Foundation Investors Bank Scholarship to Melissa Schmierer who recently graduated from Mercer County Technical School.
08/15/2018 1:39 PM
The program's goal is to encourage children ages 10 to 14 to avoid tobacco, drug and alcohol usage by providing alternative activities while having fun. Participants can learn to fish, discover aquatic and environmental resources and develop positive life skills.
08/14/2018 4:20 PM
The 16th annual Insect Festival sponsored by the Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine, at Mercer Educational Gardens, 431A Federal City Road, Hopewell Township. Admission is free and on-site parking is available.
08/14/2018 9:57 AM
The project was funded in large part by Mercer at Play, a grant program County Executive Brian M. Hughes introduced in 2006 to encourage new municipal recreational amenities for all ages.
08/08/2018 4:48 PM
The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Mercer County and the surrounding area on Monday, Aug. 6, from noon to 7 p.m., and County Executive Brian M. Hughes is reminding residents that many cooling sites are open.
08/06/2018 1:37 PM
The Mercer County Park Commission’s tennis facility in West Windsor is one of 24 winners in the 37th annual USTA Facility Awards program, which recognizes excellence in the construction and/or renovation of tennis facilities throughout the country.
07/31/2018 12:43 PM
The Lawrence Hopewell Trail’s fifth annual Full Moon Ride will take place Sunday, Aug. 26, from 7 to 11:30 p.m., starting in the picnic pavilion area of Rosedale Lake in Mercer Meadows.
07/26/2018 3:14 PM