HOPEWELL TWP.: An 1800s barn is being revived in Hopewell Twp. 

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By Frank Mustac, Special Writer HOPEWELL TWP. — Relied upon by neighbors as a can’t-miss landmark for giving directions to visitors is an old red barn nestled snugly along Pleasant Valley Road. Weathered beaten, a little twisted and showing its age, the structure is being restored to much the way it would have looked when it …

PENNINGTON, HOPEWELL TWP.: Grants will help fund police body cameras

By Philip Sean Curran, Staff Writer Hopewell Township and Pennington are two nine police departments in Mercer County to receive state grant money to outfit their officers with body cameras. Across the state 176 police departments, county sheriff’s offices and the Rutgers Police Department shared around $2.5 million to buy the equipment. Those agencies had …

HILLSBOROUGH: Unneeded traffic light causes traffic backup on Route 206 at Valley Road

To the editor:  Route 206 in Hillsborough is a highway that many residents travel daily. However, in recent years residents have had to find alternate routes to avoid 206 all together. During the weekday hours of 4 to 7 p.m., highway 206 is virtually a log jam. Although there are many issues that cause …

HILLSBOROUGH: Raider hoopsters need to shake the inexperience 

By Justin Feil, Packet Media Group Without a starter back, the Hillsborough High School boys basketball team expected some growing pains. The Raiders dropped their first two games — both on the road — before making their home debut at their Hillsborough Holiday Classic scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday. “I think the encouragement was the …

PRINCETON: Lawsuit claims pizza chain’s 25-minute-delivery rule puts public at risk

By Philip Sean Curran, Staff Writer A Princeton University graduate student walking across Washington Road in April was hit by a car driven by a distracted Naked Pizza deliveryman, according to a civil lawsuit that claims the company’s 25-minute-delivery rule and other policies put the public at risk. Nyssa Emerson suffered spinal cord damage and …

WEST WINDSOR: Two killed, another injured in one-car crash on South Mill Road

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By Lea Kahn, Staff Writer WEST WINDSOR — Two people were killed and a third person was seriously injured when the car in which they were riding left the road and struck a tree on South Mill Road Sunday afternoon, according to the West Windsor Township Police Department. The driver, Timothy R. Ignas, 74, and …

LAWRENCE: Man injured in car fire on Christmas Day

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By Lea Kahn, Staff Writer LAWRENCE — A 35-year-old man was burned Christmas Day when his car caught fire on the Trenton Freeway (Route 1) South near Whitehead Road, according to the Lawrence Township Police Department. Richard Silverstein, 35, of Kendall Park, suffered burns to his face, arms and torso in the car fire, which …