Mercer County

“Mercer county is located close to the center of New Jersey. Mercer county has 224.56 square miles of land area and 4.33 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Mercer county population is 366,513, which has grown 4.49% since 2000.” USA.com

NEWARK — An airy training center commissioned by the Newark Housing Authority and a building for the study of buildings at Princeton University are among the 79 U.S. winners of this year’s American Architecture Awards. Sponsored by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, the …

TRENTON — A 56-year-old city man was hospitalized Friday evening after he was attacked by a man who stole his watch, police said. Officers who responded to Christoph Avenue around 10:30 p.m. found the victim on the ground when they arrived, Trenton police Capt. Donald Fillinger …

TRENTON — A 34-year-old city woman was stabbed in the forehead during a fight Friday evening, police said. Police responded to the New Way Supermarket on Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard around 6:47 p.m. for a report of a woman bleeding from her head, Trenton police Capt. …

HAMILTON — The township school board passed a $204 million budget Wednesday night for the 2017-2018 school that “reduces” staffing. Positions that will be reduced include school support aides and lunchroom and playground assistants, officials said. The exact number of positions involved was not immediately available from district officials. …

TRENTON — Like plenty of other colleges, Thomas Edison State University is hoping to land about 25 good football players in its next round of admissions.  The Trenton-based university isn’t recruiting from high schools, though. It’s looking straight to the National Football League.  Thomas Edison …

TRENTON — Undergraduate and alumni from the Lambda Theta Phi fraternity fed 19 needy families in Trenton, Ewing and Hamilton last weekend for their annual Lambda Giving Day. The members are graduates or students at The College of New Jersey, Rider, Rutgers, and Monmouth universities. The members …

TRENTON — A 29-year-old man pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to conspiring to sell heroin in Trenton as part of an organized heroin trafficking network, officials said. Bernadino Guervil, known on the streets as “BG,” is the fourth person to take a plea deal in the case …

HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP — Authorities on Friday identified the woman killed in a township home earlier this week as Laura M. Perez. The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office had said Thursday she was from Trenton. Perez was 37. An autopsy on Perez was complete, but for a second day the …

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