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Common calendar, Packet papers, July 1

Free tours of the Wyckoff-Garretson House & Museum, which dates back to 1730, will be held the second Sunday of every month, through October. Docent-led tours are held from 1-4 p.m. at the house, 215 South Middlebush Road, Somerset. For more information, visit The Burlington County Farmers Market enters...
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College student’s mission to preserve military history creates a local museum

A young man’s quest to learn more about his family’s military service has spurred on a small museum featuring military items from World War I to the Afghanistan War. Cranbury resident Adam MacMillan’s interest in the military grew at a young age as he started collecting military items and souvenirs from veterans, family members and family members of veterans.

Gov. Murphy announces back-to-school sales tax break

Gov. Phil Murphy, state Senate President Nicholas Scutari and state Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin announced they have reached an agreement on a back-to-school sales tax holiday as a part of New Jersey’s Fiscal Year 2023 budget. According to a press release from Murphy’s office, the sales tax holiday will...

SOLUTIONS: Reptiles survival

As many recognize, humans are changing the natural world, and by doing so. are threatening its very survival. A recent report, again on the PBS Newshour, warned that globally 1 in 5 reptile species. is facing extinction. This was the conclusion of a study published in the scientific journal Nature.

Hightstown High School Class of 2022 ‘resilient, did not miss a beat’

Seniors came together on the baseball diamond at Trenton Thunder Ballpark to mark Hightstown High School’s 107th annual graduation ceremony. Friends and family members took their seats in the stands surrounding the baseball field, holding up umbrellas for shade – not rain – and fanning themselves with the high school graduation ceremony program booklets on June 17.

Rutgers Board of Governors approves tuition and fee increase

The Rutgers University Board of Governors has approved a $5.1 billion budget for the 2022-23 academic year that includes a 2.9% increase in tuition and fees, according to a June 21 press release from the state university. “We remain committed to providing excellence in academic experience and opportunity at an...

Cranbury School names new chief school administrator

After months of searching, members of the Cranbury Township Board of Education have selected a new chief school administrator to lead the Cranbury School. Dr. Jennifer K. Diszler, assistant superintendent of curriculum, instruction and administration for the South Brunswick School District, was named new chief school administrator (CSA) and principal of the pre-k to grade 8 Cranbury School with a unanimous vote of the school board at its meeting on June 15.

The Hun School in Princeton holds 108th commencement

The Hun School community in Princeton celebrated the accomplishments and achievements of 154 members of the Class of 2022 during the School’s 108th commencement. This year’s commencement also celebrates 50 years of girls and women at Hun. “All of us who appreciate the benefits of living today in...

East Windsor celebrates National Library Week

East Windsor officials recognized the importance of the two public libraries in the township – Hickory Corner Branch and Twin Rivers Branch. Mayor Janice S. Mironov and Council Members Marc Lippman, Alan Rosenberg and John Zoller presented a proclamation celebrating National Library Week, with the theme “Connect with Your Library,” according to a press release on June 13.

Women’s Initiative spotlights HomeFront’s fight to end homelessness

For more than 30 years, Central Jersey families in need of housing and help have found some hope with HomeFront in Mercer County. Through HomeFront’s Family Campus in Lawrence and programs from after-school tutoring for children to job training and providing immediate emergency housing, HomeFront continues to aid those families in need or who have become homeless in their return to independence.