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‘We want it to really be a food truck experience’

Food truck owners won’t need to apply for a temporary activities permit to operate in Hopewell Township.

Mayor Michael Ruger, Deputy Mayor Courtney Peters-Manning, Committeeman David Chait, and Committeewoman Uma Purandare voted “yes” to adopt the ordinance that has food trucks able to operate 180 days a year in the same location on Sept. 18.

“We started allowing food trucks in the township during COVID,” Ruger explained. “The reason we did that was because restaurants were closed and when they [reopened] people were getting food for takeout. … We thought it would be a good idea for folks to be able to use food trucks.”

[Food trucks] have been here for other purposes such as festivals and things like that, but not kind of on property, he added.

The Township Committee’s adoption of the ordinance sets

regulations in the township code for the operation of food trucks throughout the municipality.

“We really did not have a way of authorizing [food trucks], so on a temporary basis we decided that we would use the temporary activities permit to allow a property owner to come in and request food trucks on their property,” Ruger said, noting the township attorney reminded them that “this really was not the best use of temporary activities permits.”

The new regulations allow for food trucks to operate without the need for a temporary activities permit.

Under the new ordinance, mobile food trucks can only operate in the municipality once the owner registers with the Clerk’s Office for a year. The registration cannot be transferred between food trucks. Each truck will have to be individually registered.

There is a $50 registration fee for each registration and the ordinance requires owners to have general liability insurance no less

than $500,000 per incident and a fire inspection.

Only two food trucks are allowed at one time in the same location and more would have to be authorized by the Township Committee.

Food trucks are allowed to operate between 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., according to the ordinance.

That time can only be extended on a case-by-case basis and approved by the Township Commit-

tee in a resolution stating the need for extended time.

The trucks can only occupy the same location for 180 days a year and only seven consecutive days in a row. They cannot operate on township property without prior approval through a temporary activities permit or festival permit.

Ruger said the food trucks will be excluded from public streets, right-of-way or sidewalks and

public parks. “We don’t want mobile restaurants; we want it to really be a food truck experience,” Ruger said. “So, this does not change of that part of the way we practice it rather will make it easier for an office park, school or somebody like that who wants to have a food truck come in particularly for once or twice a year basis.”

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Hopewell Valley Regional School district to focus on mental health training, grading consistency, diversity

Consistency in grading, more mental health training and diversity among staff are just some of the goals the Hopewell Valley Regional School District has for the 2023-24 school year and beyond.

During a work session in August, the school board established goals in the areas of academics; civic engagement and building community; diversity, equity and inclusion [DEI]; facilities; and mental health, according to Schools Superintendent Rosetta Treece at a Sept. 18 board meeting.

“Under academics, one of the

things we have been working on very hard for years [but] not have successfully done is consistency in grading,” she said. “I promise that by the end of this year you will have consistency across departments. One grading policy for how we grade.”

One of the changes in the policy is how much projects and assignments are worth, Treece said.

Other academic goals include counseling students about AP (advanced placement) and Honors courses, examining the alignment of new Language Arts standards and mathematics, and setting a new elementary master schedule.

“Under DEI, we have curricu-

lar development,” Treece said. “We continue to find ways to diversify our curriculum, not just to create those mirrors where you see yourself no matter what walk of life you come from, but also addressing neurodiversity.”

She explained that the district will continue to train staff on how to deal with the different learning styles that may come in their classrooms.

Under DEI, another goal is seeking diverse candidates to staff the buildings.

“It is not easy. There are not a lot of people of color from various walks of life or anybody entering education,” Treece said.

“People are just not rushing to be teachers anymore.”

The district administration said they are trying to make sure there is diversity across the district’s faculty.

“Not just people of color, but that we have men at the elementary school level and that we have women represented in some of the sciences, STEM fields,” she added. “We want our students to experience people from all over.”

For mental health, the district will provide more mental health training for staff, parents and students.

“Last year, we were fortunate enough to get a grant. We were

able to provide mental health training for not just staff and parents, but a whole grade level of students,” Treece said.

“We are going to be doing the same things this year. The Digital Wellness Committee is going to put together some more opportunities for parents to learn how to make sure their kids are being safe and healthy online as they engage in social media platforms.”

There are also more community forums in the works on mental health, wellness and awareness for parents and students.

“They were very well received last year,” Treece noted.

From the service to the classroom: Warrior Scholar Project offers ‘life changing’ opportunities

Princeton University paired up with Warrior-Scholar Project for second year

The Warrior Scholar Project (WSP), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, is a national non-profit organization that provides enlisted veterans and service members with the opportunity to pursue their educational desires and attend four-year universities.

Around 115,000 veterans are conflicted with continuing their education journeys each year, as

they separate from the military, according to the WSP program. However, WSP assists in ensuring that this cultural change in their lives is well-received.

Various veterans regard the program as a “life changing” academic experience, as it assists them in their transitional journeys from the military to college-like settings. Doing so, they engage in immersive educational experiences at one -to -two-week academic boot camps at highly selective schools.

During their time at these bootcamps, they engage in discussions that range from a variety of topics alongside university professors, which further helps them improve their analytical and thinking skills.

Over the summer, Princeton University paired up with WSP to host a 13-day bootcamp focusing on Humanities and STEM (sci-

ence, technology, engineering and mathematics) related subjects. It was followed up with the organization’s second annual Alumni conference in late July. Those who were able to attend the conference were able to hear from keynote speaker Thomas Brennan, who is the founder of The War House – a

nonprofit newsroom which strives to observe the human impact of military service.

Xi Chan attended this year’s WSP-Princeton boot camp. He lives in Santa Monica, Calif. and grew up in New York. Xi served in the U.S. Navy for about four years. He joined the military to be

a part of something that was bigger than himself, as he was struggling to find a purpose for his life. After about two to three years in, he realized he wanted to attend college.

He is currently a student at a community college. Chan first heard of WSP via a forum post noting his experience at the Princeton boot camp was “special and incredibly unique.” He added that the content he learned during his time at the program was “really helpful, as veterans are often underprepared when it comes to classroom settings, given their extensive time in the military.” The program has enabled him to gain a better understanding of his education and made him more eager to learn.

David Nagley attended the in-

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Burlington, Mercer, and Somerset counties

New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of New York Blood Center, which provides blood for local patients, is looking for a few good volunteers.

The blood drive volunteer is an integral member of our team whose tasks include assisting donors with registration and/ or at the refreshment area. No medical background necessary. Volunteers should be outgoing to provide friendly customer service, be able to perform tasks as needed and must provide proof of COVID Vaccination prior to volunteering. Must have transportation. All training is provided including additional precautions for the safety of our team and blood donors. For additional information call or text Sharon Zetts, manager of NJBS Volunteer Services at 732-850-8906 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Thursday.

Don’t wait until there’s a crisis to give – donors of all blood types, especially type O blood donors and those giving platelets – are needed now to keep the blood supply

strong enough to support critical patient care all season long. Book a time to give by visiting RedCrossBlood.org, downloading the Red Cross Blood Donor App, or calling 1-800-RED CROSS.

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The Mercer County Nutrition Program for Older Adults has in-person lunches at nine of its locations.

The Nutrition Program for Older Adults

Capital Health Recertified as Level II Trauma Center Meeting National Standards

provides a daily nutritionally balanced meal Monday through Friday, except for county and/or municipal holidays.

All meals meet the required one-third of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) daily referenced intake of nutrients for an individual 60 years or older.

Meals are available to Mercer County residents age 60 or older and their spouses (regardless of age), any county resident with a disability whose primary caregiver is a program participant, anyone volunteering in the program, and the personal care aides of program participants when they accompany a participant to the site where the meals are provided.

In-person services will be hosted at: Jennye Stubblefield Senior Center and Sam Naples Community Center in Trenton, Lawrence Township Senior Center, Princeton Café for Older Adults, John O. Wilson Neighborhood Service Center in Hamilton, Hamilton Senior Center, Hopewell Valley Senior Center, Hollowbrook Community Center in Ewing, and Robbinsville Senior Center.

Most meal services begin at 11:30 a.m., although times may vary by location, so call 609-989-6650 or inquire at a local site.

No payment is required for a meal; however, there is a suggested donation of $1 for each meal provided.

Reservations are required; call 609989-6650 to reserve a spot.

Monthly menus can be found on the Nutrition Program for Older Adults web page.

If transportation is a barrier to participating in the congregate meals, Mercer County TRADE may be able to help; call 609-530-1971 or email trade@mercercounty.org. Some of the sites also may have transportation options for its participants.

There may be home-delivered options.

For more information, call 609-9896650 or email adrc@mercercounty.org.

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The Bristol Myers Squibb Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton is one of only 10 designated trauma centers in New Jersey.

The Bristol Myers Squibb Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center (RMC) has been recertified as a Level II Trauma Center by the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement is the ninth verification for Capital Health since the first in 1998. The Center, also designated as a Level II Trauma Center by the New Jersey Department of Health, is one of only 10 designated trauma centers in New Jersey and the regional referral center for injured patients in Mercer County and adjacent parts of Somerset, Hunterdon, Burlington, and Middlesex counties as well as nearby areas of Pennsylvania.

“The ACS establishes the standards of care for treating those who are severely injured and is an important advocate for all surgical patients,” said Dr. Dominick Eboli, director of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center. “After a comprehensive review by their nationally recognized trauma experts, our recertification shows the residents of our community that Capital Health continues to meet and exceed national benchmarks for care when they need it most.”

Across the Spectrum of Care

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, injury

is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. Care provided in a trauma center decreases the chance of death following injury by 25 percent compared to care in ordinary hospitals. In addition to providing the necessary resources for trauma care, ACS level II verification also means that centers like the Bristol Myers Squibb Trauma Center address the needs of injured patients across the entire spectrum of care, providing patients at Capital Health Regional Medical Center with access to important injury prevention programs, pre-hospital care and transportation, acute hospital care, rehabilitation, and research.

“As a level II trauma center, we are able to provide comprehensive care that begins with injury prevention. At the time of injury, we’re ready with 24-hour immediate access to trauma surgeons and other appropriate specialists,” said Dr. Dennis Quinlan, associate medical director of the Bristol Myers Squibb Trauma Center.

“With programs and resources that are not available in most general hospitals, our role in patient care often extends beyond our initial encounters and continues through rehabilitation.”

To learn more about the BristolMyers Squibb Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center, visit capitalhealth.org/trauma.

Take-home rapid COVID-19 test kits are available at all Mercer County Library System branches. Mercer County residents may request up to three kits at a time. The kits are Lucira brand over-the-counter rapid molecular nasal swab test comparable to a PCR test.

Fridays in September

Gather with a spirited group of friends each Friday during September to learn more about the historic Mercer Cemetery at Trenton. Break away from your office or home to enjoy live music (Yes, live!) as well as food trucks! Weather will dictate whether the event will take place. All announcements will be posted on the Mercer Cemetery at Trenton’s Facebook page.

Located in downtown Trenton, Mercer Cemetery at Trenton is significant for its connection with local history and its embodiment of 19th century urban cemetery ideals including highly decorative monuments and its use as a greenspace. It has a unique legacy as the first non-secular cemetery in New Jersey. Organized in 1843 from parcels of farmland on the edge of town, the Cemetery was popular for many of Trenton’s important families and business leaders until the end of the century with over 4,000 persons buried within. The cemetery, now being converted into a public park, features a variety of high-style monuments and simple gravestones with motifs and sculptural forms prevalent in the Victorian era including weeping willows, flora, hands, urns, funerary cloth, and masonic symbols.

Participating food trucks include The Latest Dish, Shabazz Fish & Chips, Chic Gourmet Empanadas, Ice Dreamz Water Ice, and H&S Ice Cream.

Fridays at Mercer Cemetery at Trenton will began on Sept. 1. Next dates are Sept. 22, and 29. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Mercer Cemetery at Trenton is located at 42 South Clinton Ave., Trenton.



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New faculty and staff join Pennington School

The Pennington School has welcomed six new faculty members and 10 new staff this fall.

Those faculty members are Deneé Dill, Willian Dingee, Sonja Karp, Adrián LópezDenis, Lizabel Mónica, and Ryan Totaro.

Joining the school’s staff in Pennington this year are Bushra Aamer, Deborah Beaver, Joseph Brunell, Brittany Forrester, Lindsey Goldenbaum, Melissa Halpin, Katherine Jurakhan, Christopher Kopits, Darin Repasy Jr., and Elizabeth Rossiter.

The school is an independent coeducational school with a college preparatory curriculum for students in grades 6 through 12, in both day and boarding programs, according to The Pennington School.

Aamer has joined the staff as the student account coordinator. Born and raised in Lahore, Pakistan, she has a bachelor’s degree from Lahore University in political science and journalism.

Before joining Pennington, she worked as an account supervisor at Colonial Club of Princeton.

Beaver joins the staff as campaign manager with 10 years of advancement experience at the collegiate level, most recently at The College of New Jersey. She also held positions at La Salle University and Susquehanna University.

Prior to her work in advancement, she worked in the classroom as a teacher and one-on-one aide. Beaver holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Susquehanna University and a graduate level teacher certificate from Rider University.

Brunell will be serving as a grounds/ maintenance worker at the school. Most

recently, he was a warehouse shipping and receiving manager in Newtown, Pa.

Dill joins the Pennington community as the assistant director of the Cervone Center for Learning. Dill has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from SUNY Oneonta and a master’s degree in reading and literacy from Walden University.

She is a certified Orton-Gillingham practitioner and has worked at several educational institutions and was most recently the director of academics at Chapin School in Princeton.

Dingee joins the faculty as a teacher of Latin. Dingee has earned a bachelor’s degree in classics from Harvard University, a Master of Studies in Greek and Latin language and literature from Oxford University, and a Ph.D. in classics from Princeton University.

He recently taught Latin at Bard High School Early College and Peddie School.

Forrester joins the staff as assistant director of development for events after 13 years as the director of communications at the Harmony Schools in Princeton.

Prior to joining the Harmony Schools, Forrester served in a variety of roles at the Four Seasons Hotel and the Pierre Hotel in New York City.

A graduate of the Peddie School, she holds a Master of Science in hospitality industry studies, customer relationship management from New York University, and a Bachelor of Arts in English and communications from Villanova University.

Goldenbaum is the administrative assistant to the dean of faculty and dean of academic affairs. She has a bachelor’s degree

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in social work from Bloomsburg University, and was previously an executive assistant for Valley Day School, as well as an English teacher and tutor in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Halpin joins the advancement team as the director of leadership giving. Halpin has a Master of Science in public relations from Ohio University, and before joining Pennington she worked for the Rutgers University Foundation for 11 years.

Jurakhan has joined the staff as an assistant in the Health Center. She earned a bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration from Independence University and most recently worked as a dental assistant supervisor with Eastern Dental.

Karp is a new day faculty member who will be teaching French. She has a Bachelor of Arts in business studies and French from University of Hull in England, and previously worked in multiple roles for Bristol Myers Squibb both in the United Kingdom and the United States.

Kopits, Pennington School Class of 2019, joins Pennington as assistant director of alumni relations. A 2023 graduate of St. Olaf’s College, he has spent the past four years working in the development office as a student development officer and supervisor.

López-Denis joins the residential faculty community as a teacher of Upper School history. He has earned two bachelor’s degrees from the University of Havana in Cuba: one in biology and one in library science.

He also has a master’s degree from the University of Havana in Latin American studies, as well as one from Carleton University in economics.

López-Denis has a Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles in his-

tory. Before joining Pennington, he taught at a number of higher education institutions, has been published in numerous publications, and presented at several seminars and workshops on his topics of expertise.

Mónica is a new residential faculty member who will be teaching Spanish.

She completed her bachelor’s degree in history with postgraduate studies in Caribbean literature at the University of Havana, before earning her Ph.D. from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the Latin American Studies Program at Princeton University.

Her work has been included in numerous academic and creative publications, and she has won several literary awards. Most recently, she spent five years teaching at The Lawrenceville School.

Repasy has joined the staff as lead journeyman electrician. He earned an electrician diploma from Thompson Institute, and has worked for numerous companies, most recently MGH Electrical Contractors as a commercial electrician.

Rossiter has joined the Health Center staff as a school nurse. She has a Bachelor of Science in nursing from The College of New Jersey. Before joining the Pennington community, she worked at Temple Health and Penn Medicine, and most recently Sutter Health Comprehensive Cancer Center in Berkeley, Calif.

Totaro, a Pennington Class of 2018 graduate, has returned to campus as a teacher of Upper School history.

After Pennington, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Haverford College, and most recently worked as an instructor of arts and associate administrator at Community High School of Arts and Academics in Roanoke, Va.

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Solar for all is aim of New Jersey’s ‘community’ solar energy program

There are plenty of great reasons to be interested in solar power: Energy from the sun is plentiful and free, and harnessing it doesn’t pollute the air with greenhouse gases at a time when the impacts of climate change have become a regular threat to our health and safety.

But not everyone owns a house with a roof suitable for solar panels. Maybe you rent rather than own. Maybe you’re in an apartment, townhouse or other multi-family building. Or if you own a house, maybe the roof faces the wrong direction or is shaded for most of the day.

Did you know that you don’t need to own a home – or worry about roof angles and direct sunlight – to reap the benefits of clean, renewable solar energy?

Thanks to New Jersey’s “community” solar energy program, tens of thousands more New Jerseyans are now able to get electricity generated by solar power. And at a discount from the rates charged by utilities!

In August, following a successful two-year pilot project, the state Board of Public Utilities (BPU) voted to establish a permanent community solar program to expand New Jerseyans’ access to the benefits of solar energy. The program especially helps low- and moderate-income households, which pay a higher share of income on their energy bills and for whom solar power has historically been out of reach.

Here’s how it works:

The BPU is approving scores of projects across New Jersey for building solar arrays on commercial and industrial rooftops, “brownfield” and landfill sites, and canopies over parking lots and other impervious surfaces. This emphasis on sound siting is another winning feature of the program.

Residents interested in solar can sign up to receive power from a community solar facility near them. They receive a credit applied directly to their utility bill for the solar provider to supply part of their energy needs. This credit always results in a lower energy bill.

Solar energy is a key component of Governor Phil Murphy’s goal of transitioning to 100% clean energy by 2035. Equitable access to solar energy also fits in with the administration’s emphasis on environmental justice, since all the solar sites serve lower-income communities.

“For far too long, those benefits – both environmental and financial – have remained out of reach for many of our low- and moderate-income residents, including renters,” said the governor in a statement. “Thanks to programs like these, which prioritize the equitable and inclusive adoption of clean energy, we will continue to ensure that no New Jerseyan, regardless of their zip code, is left behind in our pursuit of a clean energy future.”

Discounts vary slightly among community solar providers, but all are significant. For example, Brendon Shank, executive vice president of Asbury Park-based provider Solar Landscape, says his company offers at least a 20% discount to low- and moderate-income households, and at least a 15% discount to others.

Although it sounds almost too good to be true, Shank said signing up for community solar is simple and safe since it’s a state-regulated program. He noted that minimum discounts are set by the BPU, and contracts can be easily cancelled. Power generated by community solar facilities goes into the grid — not directly into subscriber homes – so there’s no chance of a power outage if a particular facility experiences a problem.

Another huge benefit of the program is that it doesn’t require converting open space and farmland to solar fields. It would make no sense to clear forests for solar development, since trees store carbon and provide some of our best natural defenses against climate change!

“None of our community solar projects are ever on open space. We believe that the more solar panels we put on commercial and industrial rooftops, the better we can put those large existing rooftops to good use fighting climate change,” said Shank.

Since the governor and legislature created the community solar pilot program in 2018, the BPU has approved

150 projects totaling 243 megawatts (MW) of capacity. So far, 29 of those projects, totaling 50 MW, have gone into operation, and are providing over 6,000 New Jersey households with the benefits of solar power.

Another 97 projects are expected to begin serving customers within the next several months. The BPU is already planning for two additional rounds of community solar project applications, which would each provide at least 225 MW of power.

Each megawatt is enough energy to light up an average of 750 to 800 homes, so the community solar facilities operating today in New Jersey can potentially serve up to 40,000 customers. After the next two rounds of community solar projects are approved, over half a million New Jersey households could hop on the solar bandwagon.

New Jersey’s community solar program seems to be

a win all around. People can feel good about it because it is expanding access to clean energy that doesn’t produce greenhouse gases or other harmful emissions, it doesn’t sacrifice our precious open spaces, and there’s a cost savings, especially for low- and moderate-income residents. To learn more, go to the state’s community solar website at https://njcleanenergy.com/CS. To sign up to go solar without installing panels, search for community solar facilities serving your ZIP code at https://lookerstudio. google.com/embed/reporting/e61544cd-a71b-4121-8263b958c4843d67/page/L3soC.

And for information about preserving New Jersey’s land and natural resources, visit the New Jersey Conservation Foundation website at www.njconservation.org or contact me at info@njconservation.org.

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inclement weather, the market is moved indoors.

Bordentown Library events

Bordentown Library is located at 18 E. Union St., Bordentown. For more information about the events below call 609298-0622 or visit https://www.bcls.lib. nj.us/locations/bordentown-library.

Sept. 22 – 10:30 a.m. – Parachute Play.

Sept. 22 – 1 p.m. – Mahjong Meetup.

Sept. 25 – 10 a.m. – English Language


Sept. 25 – 2 p.m. – Movie: “Ticket to Paradise” (2022).

Sept. 26 – 10:30 a.m. – Baby & Toddler


Sept. 26 – 7 p.m. – Rogues & Roses.

Sept. 27 – 10 a.m. – English Language


Sept. 27 – 5 p.m. – Bordentown Anime Club.

Sept. 28 – 2 p.m. – Intro to Email.

Sept. 29 – 1 p.m. – Mahjong Meetup.


The Cranbury Public Library is located at 30 Park Place West. For more information on listed events please call (609) 722-6992.

Sept. 25 – 11 a.m. – iPhone 101 Basics.

Sept. 25 – 4 p.m. – Chess Club.

Sept. 25 – 6 p.m. – CPL Cinemates Film.

Sept. 25 – 7 p.m. – Literary Cafe.

Sept. 26 – 7 p.m. – Evening Book Discussion.

Sept. 27 – 11 a.m. – Family Storytime.

Sept. 28 – 10:30-11:15 a.m. – Mindful Movements and Guided Meditation.

Sept. 28 – 5-8 p.m. – Monthly Game Night.

Sept. 28 – 6:30 p.m. – Swing for Smile.

Cranbury Arts Council

Gourgaud Gallery

Gourgaud Gallery is located in Town Hall, 23-A North Main St.

The gallery will present “Water, Woods and Wonder” by local artist Margaret Simpson during the month of September. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9

a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information visit cranburyartscouncil.com and gourgaudgallery.com.

In October, the Gourgaud Gallery will present All Around the World, a Plein Air exhibit. A variety of artists will exhibit their Art Work, which consists of paintings, collage, drawings, and photos of various outdoor places in varied locations through Oct. 26. A reception will be from 1-3 p.m. Oct. 8. Light refreshments will be served.

As part of a non-profit Cranbury Arts Council, the Gourgaud Gallery donates 20% of art sales to the Cranbury Arts Council and its programs that support the arts in the community. Cash or a check made out to the artist is accepted as payment.

East Windsor Child Passenger Safety Car Seat Inspections

To promote child passenger safety Mayor Janice S. Mironov, Members of Council and the Police Department will be hosting free Child Passenger Safety Seat Inspections for East Windsor Township residents, underwritten by a New Jersey Highway Traffic Safety Division grant. Participants will have their child car seats inspected to ensure proper installation and will receive educational materials on how to properly and safely restrain children passengers.

The program will be held on several dates at the following locations:

Friday, Sept. 22 – 3-7 p.m. – at the East Windsor Township police/court building, 80 One Mile Road.


Saturday, Sept. 23

Calling all local musicians and bands for Hightstown’s Porchfest 2023 from noon to 6 p.m. Sept. 23. Bands and musicians will have 40-minute time slots. For more information contact cac@hightstownborough.com.


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Photo submissions

The Administration/Clerk’s Office invites Hillsborough residents to share scenic photos of Hillsborough for the annual township calendar and planner. In the past, the calendar has showcased the township’s gorgeous open space and scenic locations including wildlife, farmland, parks, and rivers. When submitting photos, please don’t include people and pets, and avoid objects that distract including roofs, fences, and car windows. Please save pictures with your name and the location’s name before sending them to Deborah Ng at debng@hillsborough-nj. You will also need to fill out a photo release form that is located on the Hillsborough Township website.

Hillsborough Branch Library

The library is part of the Somerset County Library System at 379 S. Branch Road. For more information on the events visit sclsnj.org.

Sept. 22 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Talking Tots.

Sept. 22 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. – Read to a Therapy Dog.

Sept. 26 – 1-2:30 p.m. – English Conversation Group.

Sept. 26 – 7-7:50 p.m. – Suspense with Susie Book Discussion.

Sept. 27 – 6:15-7:45 p.m. – Game Night: Unplugged.

Sept. 28 – 10:30-11 a.m. – My First Book Club.

Sept. 28 – 6-6:45 p.m. – Unique Creatures.

Girls on the Run

The 22nd season of Girls on the Run of Central New Jersey (GOTRCNJ) is gearing up for the fall season. Volunteer coaches are needed in Somerset, Middlesex and Monmouth Counties. Please reach out to donna.york@ girlsontherun.org for more information.

Coaches do not need to be runners or athletic. The goal of the coaches is not to teach the girls how to run. The key takeaway from the curriculum is for the girls to learn about confidence, character, caring, connection, and contribution to community. The girls learn to build self-worth, recognize their inner power to make positive decisions in their lives, while celebrating their uniqueness. These dynamic lessons instill valuable life skills including the important connection between emotional and physical health, There is still time to volunteer as a coach or to start a new site for the Fall season. For information go to www. gotrcnj.org or contact donna.york@girlsontherun.org.


camp this year. She is an alumnus of the program who returned to mentor and teach other student veterans of their higher education journeys. She is an enlisted veteran and believes that the program has helped her see more possibilities for higher education. Hanh believes that WSP has made others – including herself – gain confidence in themselves and ultimately it has had a very transformative influence on their lifestyles and outlook on life. There was a lot of support and interactions through the program which showed her that veterans can still have access to community even in school settings.

Additionally, WSP offers workshops for additional

needs, including those of veterans enrolled in community colleges and programming for marginalized veterans.

WSP’s first bootcamp launched at Yale University in 2012 with nine participants in total. Since then, the organization has significantly grown and expanded across 21 of America’s most prestigious schools and has efficiently helped veterans receive more opportunities in higher education.

Investments made by foundations, private donors, corporations, and Princeton University has covered the cost of the program for those involved.

For more information about WSP visit www.warriorscholar.org.

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Throughout October Hillsborough Township will hold its third annual Scarecrow Festival in October. Scarecrows will be maintaining vigilance on the grounds of the Hillsborough Municipal Complex. This annual fall event has been growing in popularity since its inception in 2021. Among the creative, handcrafted crows that stood watch over the parking lot in previous years were pirate crows, police crows, Rapunzel, Minions, storybook characters, and many traditional scare-type crows. Residents will be able to vote on their favorite scarecrows throughout the month of October through QR codes located throughout the area or via a form located on the Township website. The scarecrows will be on display throughout the month of October.

Friday, Oct. 6

Music and Fireworks Extravaganza from 6-9 p.m. at Auten Road Intermediate School, 281 Auten Road, on Oct. 6. Live music including Gypsy: Celebrating the

music of Stevie Nicks and Fleetwood Mac will be playing from 6-8:30 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 14

A Chicken Cordon Bleu Dinner will be held at the South Branch Reformed Church, 870 River Road, Hillsborough, from 4-6:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 14. All tickets are $20 and you can dine in or take out. For reservations call (908) 369-4956 or visit app.gopassage.com/events/cordonbleu.

Hopewell Valley

The Sourland Conservancy – all year round – is thankful for every single member, volunteer, partner, and supporter for everything they do to save the Sourland Region’s important history and ecology.

Sourland Conservancy is at 83 Princeton Avenue, Suite 1A, Hopewell.

If you have planted any native plants and trees at your home or business, please email the Conservancy to let them know. They would like to highlight the efforts of


Cremation doesn’t mean you can’t have a traditional funeral service if you’d like one.

However, when cremation is chosen, there are more memorialization options, so advanced planning can be a good idea. As with a traditional funeral, there is usually a visitation for public viewing and a funeral service. The service is followed by cremation rather than burial in a casket. A cremation casket, specifically designed to be used in the cremation process, or a rental casket may be used. The service can be held at a church, funeral chapel, or another meaningful place. The casket can be open or closed during visitation. After the ceremony and cremation, the remains can be buried, scattered, or returned to the family.

Cremation has become a popular option for many people because it can be more flexible as to where and when you hold a service. You can have a traditional funeral service before a cremation or a memorial service at any time with or without the urn present. You can keep the urn, scatter the ashes or have the urn buried in a grave or columbarium where we can hold a service.

To learn about our funeral services, please call 609-737- 2900. We are located at 21 North Main St. Continuous Family Service Since 1881.

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private citizens in planting native to help connect green spaces and provide habitat for native and migratory species. For more information, visit their website www.sourland.org or email info@sourland.org.

Diabetes Education at Capital Health

Capital Health Medical Center –Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, will hold four evening sessions from 5:308:30 p.m.

The dates are Sept. 26; and Nov. 7, 14, 21, and 28. For more information call 609-5377081.

Saturdays at Howell Living History Farm

The farm is located at 70 Woodens Lane, Hopewell Township and is a facility of the Mercer County Park Commission. For more information on the events listed call 609-737-3299 or email info@howellfarm.org.

Sept. 23 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Canning Day.

Sept. 30 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Wheat Planting.

Oct. 7 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Hayrides and Food Drive.

Oct. 14 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Basket and Broom Making.

Oct. 21 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Corn Harvest.

Oct. 28 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Osage Orange Day and Fence Building.

Sundays at Washington Crossing Park

The Historic Education Committee of the Washington Crossing Park Association (WCPA) will lead tours of the State Park on various Sundays from 1-2:30 p.m.

Tickets are free. As space is limited, all tickets must be reserved at Eventbrite. (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-washington-crossing-state-park-historic-walking-tours-tickets-634898156477)

Tours begin at the Washington Crossing Visitor Center Museum with a tour overview and a screening of the film, Ten Crucial Days: The Road to Liberty. Tour guides and state park historians will introduce participants to the Museum’s world-class

Swan Historical Foundation Collection of Revolutionary War artifacts. They will also discuss Lloyd Garrison’s painting of Washington’s Crossing, and how it compares to other depictions of the 1776 Crossing.

Next, visitors will walk down Sullivan Drive to the entrance to Continental Lane, where you will engage in a discussion on the reasons why Gen. George Washington chose this spot for his history-changing campaign. From there, participants will walk to the park’s Stone Barn where they will examine a map of the Battle of Trenton and a large diorama of Washington’s Crossing, the March to Trenton, and the Battle of Trenton.

Finally, visitors will walk to the nearby Landing Overlook, where they will discuss the significance of the nearby 1740s Johnson Ferry House, and the importance of ferryboat operations to the Crossing and Landing.

Tours are free but donations to the Washington Crossing Park Association are gratefully accepted. Tours are contingent on the weather. For updates: call the Visitors Center at (609) 737-0623. You may also visit https://www.wcpa-nj.com/historic-tours for more information.

NOTE: There are no park entrance fees until July 1st. After that, a $5 per car (cash only) entry fee applies on weekends until Labor Day.

Contact Information: WCPA, Executive Director Annette Earling, info@washingtoncrossingparkassociation.com.

Lawrence Township

The Lawrence Township Library Branch is located at 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrence Township. For more information contact (609) 882-9246.

Sept. 25 – 10-10:45 a.m. – Storytime.

Sept. 25 – 11 a.m. – Little Artists.

Sept. 25 – 2-3:30 p.m. – Excel: Charts and Graphs.

Sept. 25 – 3-5 p.m. – Crafternoon: Paper Mola.

Sept. 25 – 6:30 p.m. – Drop-in Craft: Mickey Mouse Necklace.

Sept. 26 – 10 a.m. – Baby time.

Sept. 26 – 11-11:30 a.m. – Quiet Storytime.

Sept. 26 – 6:30-7 p.m. – Messy Art Club.

Sept. 27 – 10-10:30 a.m. – Storytime.

Sept. 27 – 3-4 p.m. – ESL Conversation Circle.

Sept. 27 – 6:30 p.m. – Bird Seed Mosaics.

Sept. 28 – 10-11 a.m. – Kids Music Round Demo Class.

Sept. 28 – 10-11:30 a.m. – Open Lab.

Sept. 28 – 5:30-7:10 p.m. – Documentary Series: “Dinosaur 13” (2014).

Sept. 28 – 6:30-7:15 p.m. – Play with Clay.

Sept. 29 – 10-10:30 a.m. – Messy Art Club.

Sept. 29 – 10-11:30 a.m. – Resume Makeover.

Through Oct. 1

“Journey of Self” art exhibit at the Staube Center in Pennington will run through Oct. 1.

It is a four-artist show featuring Luna Sconty, Gary Fourneir, Adriana Groza, and Franne Demetrician, themed around identity and self expression.

Hopewell Flu Shot Clinics

Oct. 3 – 3-7 p.m. – Hopewell Township Municipal Building.

Oct. 17 – 3-7 p.m. – Pennington Borough Municipal Building, 30 North Main St Anne Demarais Nature Center


The center is located at 481 Drexel Ave.

Every month, on the first Saturday, Lawrence Township Environmental Education Foundation is sponsoring walks through the meadow at the Lawrence Nature Center and through the Drexel Woods to see the wonders of nature, learn about the history of Lawrence Township and enjoy the great outdoors. Check back here, on our Events page to see what is coming up and to register for a walk.

Hutchins Galleries

“A Brush with Reality: The Mundane and Disturbing but with Hope,” an exhibit by ShinYoung An, will be on display at The Lawrenceville School’s Hutchins Galleries through Oct. 7.

The Hutchins Galleries are a home for the Lawrenceville School’s permanent collection of art and a host for rotating exhibits of working, regional artists. They are located on the Lawrenceville School campus, 2500 Main St., Lawrenceville within The Hutchins Center, adjacent to the Gruss Cen-

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ter for Art and Design. The Hutchins Galleries are open on weekdays from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1-4:30 p.m. and on Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to noon.

The Galleries are also open by appointment – please email at hutchinsgalleries@ lawrenceville.org to schedule. The main entrance for the Hutchins Galleries is at the rear of the building and can be accessed during viewing hours.


Healthy Kids Running Events

The events will be held at Duck Pond Park, 560 Meadow Road, Princeton on Sundays – Oct. 1, 8, 15 at 4 p.m. Oct. 22 is a rain date. For more information contact Reshma Sharma at princetonjunctionnj@ healthykidsrs.org.

Happenings at McCarter


McCarter Theatre Center is located at 91 University Place, Princeton. For more information about events listed visit www. mccarter.org.

McCarter Theatre Center opens their 2023-24 Theatre Series with Eisa Davis’ Bulrusher, a transformational coming-ofage story filled to the brim with passion, humor, and even a touch of magic; on stage in the Berlind Theatre through Oct. 7. This is a co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, where the production will move after its run in Princeton.

Tickets start at $25 and are now on sale at McCarter.org or can be purchased by calling the Patron Services Office at (609) 258-2787. Groups of 10 or more can save 20% off of tickets (zone restrictions apply.)

Post-Show Discussions – Sept. 23 at 2 p.m.

American Sign Language Interpreted

Performance – Sept. 23 at 2 p.m.

Open Caption and Audio Described

Performance – Sept. 24 at 2 p.m.

Pride Party – Thursday, Sept. 28, 6 p.m.

Nights out at McCarter just got even more fabulous! Join us for the 2023-24 Season of Pride Parties and a curated selection of performances by LGBTQ artists and/or featuring Queer characters and stories.

McCarter offers an array of in-person classes for students K-12 and adults.

Oct. 4 – 7 p.m. – Disney Pixar’s Coco in Concert at Matthews Theater. Projected on a big screen and accompanied by the 20-member Orquesta Folclórica Nacional de México


Friends of Princeton Open Space (FOPOS) has a number of events lined up. For more information visit www.fopos.org.

Sept. 23 – 9-11 a.m. – 2023 Mountain Lakes 5K Trail and Walk.

Sept. 23 – 8-9:15 p.m. – Eastern Screech

Owl Evening Walk.

Sept. 24 – 10-11 a.m. – Outdoor Yoga.

Sept. 30 – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Weekend Volunteer Session.

Happenings at Morven

Museum & Garden

Morven Museum & Garden is located at 55 Stockton St. Hours are Wednesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information contact info@morven.org.

Check out the Monthly Docent Tours of Striking Beauty: New Jersey Tall Case Clocks, 1730 to 1830. Morven’s special exhibition features over 50 tall case clocks, representing almost as many different clockmakers.

Tours are scheduled for the third Thursday of each month, at 2 p.m. through the duration of the exhibition: Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Jan. 18, 2024, Feb. 15, 2024.

Princeton Public Library

Princeton Public Library is located at 65 Witherspoon St.

Sept. 22 – 9:45 a.m. to noon – Job Seek-

ers: Strategies and Tactics for Career Development.


Sept. 22 – 10:30 a.m. to noon – English

Conversation Group.

Sept. 22 – 3-4 p.m. – Teens: Paint a Pencil Case.

Sept. 22 – 7-10 p.m. – Dancing Under the Stars.

Lewis Center of the Arts

Through Sept. 29 – Seuls en Scène

Princeton French Theater Festival at various venues on the Princeton University campus.

Princeton’s Ida B. Wells Just Data Lab 2022-23 Artist-in-Residence Chanika Svetvilas presents a culminating exhibition from her year-long project, Anonymous Was the Data.

Through Sept. 28 – Gallery hours are daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. — Exhibition in Hurley Gallery, mezzanine level at Lewis Arts complex, Princeton campus, 122 Alexander St.

Friday and Saturday, Sept. 22-23

D&R Greenway announces a wide variety of healthy local plants are ready for purchase at their annual Fall Native Plant Sale taking place on Friday, Sept. 2 from 2:30-5:30 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 23 from 9:30 am to 12:30 p.m. at the Johnson Education Center, One Preservation Place, Princeton, NJ

Saturday, Sept. 23

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory to host Community Sustainability Celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 23, 100 Stellarator Road. The free, public event will feature hands-on activities, food and fun for the whole family. For more information email pppl_communications@ pppl.gov.

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Legal Notice Notice is hereby given by the Hopewell Township Fire District # 1, Mercer County New Jersey that a bid request in accord with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et. Seq. will be received by the Township on October 25, 2023 at 11:30 AM prevailing time publicly broadcast and recorded on zoom and conducted on electronic platform, in accord with N.J.A.C. 5:34-1 et. Seq., on BIDNET at www.bidnetdirect.com//hopewelltwpfire Bid #23-05 FIRE APPARATUS AND REPAIR BID NOTE: it is the bidder s responsibility to ensure that the bid package is uploaded to the eprocurement site by the bid opening date and time. Any bid document received after the deadline established by the Department of Purchasing will not be accepted, regardless of the method of delivery For information on attending the publicly broadcast opening contact the Purchasing Consultant at scanning@TheCanningGroup.org. Bidders must comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq., and N.J.A.C. 17:27 et. Seq., The Township of Hopewell Township Fire District # 1, will award this bid to the lowest responsible bidder in accord with the New Jersey Local Publics Contract Law This procurement has been advertised in accordance with the “Fair and Open Basis” (N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.5). Matthew Martin Chief of Emergency Services 1x, HV, 9/22/23, Fee:$23.25 Affidavit Fee:$15.00 Legal Notice Notice is hereby given by the Hopewell Township Fire District # 1, Mercer County New Jersey that a bid request in accord with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et. Seq. will be received by the Township on October 25, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. prevailing time publicly broadcast and recorded on zoom and conducted on electronic platform, in accord with N.J.A.C. 5:34-1 et. Seq., on BIDNET at www.bidnetdirect.com//hopewelltwpfire Bid #23-04 EMS Apparatus Service and Repair Bid NOTE: it is the bidder s responsibility to ensure that the bid package is uploaded to the eprocurement site by the bid opening date and time. Any bid document received after the deadline established by the Department of Purchasing will not be accepted, regardless of the method of delivery For information on attending the publicly broadcast opening contact the Purchasing Consultant at scanning@TheCanningGroup.org. Bidders must comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq., and N.J.A.C. 17:27 et. Seq., The Township of Hopewell Township Fire District # 1, will award this bid to the lowest responsible bidder in accord with the New Jersey Local Publics Contract Law This procurement has been advertised in accordance with the “Fair and Open Basis” (N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.5). Matthew Martin Chief of Emergency Services 1x, HV, 9/22/23, Fee:$25.51 Affidavit Fee:$15.00 TOWNSHIP OF HOPEWELL COUNTY OF MERCER Notice is hereby given that at a regular meeting of the Township Committee of the Township of Hopewell, New Jersey, held on Monday, the 18th day of September 2023, the following ordinance was read a second time and adopted: O R D I N A N C E N O. 23-1812 ESTABLISHING CHAPTER 25 OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF HOPEWELL TO ESTABLISH REGULATIONS REGARDING “MOBILE FOOD FACILITIES” Katherine Fenton-Newman Municipal Clerk 1x, HV, 9/22/23, Fee:$11.50 TOWNSHIP OF HOPEWELL MERCER COUNTY, NEW JERSEY NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARDED The Township of Hopewell, County of Mercer has awarded a contract without competitive bidding as a professional service pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11 5(1)(a). The contract and the resolution authorizing it are available for public inspection in the office of the Municipal Clerk. AWARDED TO: Van Cleef Engineering Associates SERVICES: Engineering Services related to Stormwater Mapping TIME PERIOD: September 18, 2023 to end of project CONTRACT AMOUNT: Not to Exceed $25,000.00 1x, HV, 9/22/23, Fee:$11.00 SYNOPSIS OF AUDIT REPORT FOR PUBLICATION Synopsis of 2022 Audit Report of Township of Hopewell, Mercer County, as required by NJS 40A:5-7. COMBINED COMPARATIVE BALANCE SHEET December 31, 2022 2021 ASSETS Cash and Investments 43,514,906.24 $ 34,696,268.48 $ Taxes, Liens and Utility Charges Receivable 1,059,373.10 4,697,324.60 Accounts Receivable 3,271,966.78 659,050.39 Fixed Assets 71,052,468.00 67,888,987.00 Fixed Capital - Utility 3,680,337.56 3,661,875.72 Fixed Capital Authorized and UncompletedUtility 1,385,838.09 1,351,388.09 Deferred Charges to Future TaxationGeneral Capital 56,882,000.00 58,590,644.82 Deferred Charges to Future TaxationSucceeding Years 19,217.02 242,000.00 Total Assets 180,866,106.79 $ 171,787,539.10 $ LIABILITIES, RESERVES AND FUND BALANCE Bonds, Notes and Loans Payable 57,285,566.00 $ 59,108,653.82 $ Improvement Authorizations 8,192,451.95 10,502,871.64 Other Liabilities and Special Funds 26,859,535.24 19,444,008.32 Investment in General Fixed Assets 71,052,468.00 67,888,987.00 Amortization of Debt from Fixed Capital Acquired or Authorized 3,829,175.65 3,660,413.81 Reserve for Certain Assets Receivable 1,068,588.97 1,382,739.91 Fund Balance 12,578,320.98 9,799,864.60 Total Liabilities, Reserves and Fund Balance 180,866,106.79 $ 171,787,539.10 $ There were bonds and notes authorized but not issued of $940,000.00 at December 31, 2022 and $941,407.00 at December 31, 2021. PUBLIC NOTICE Comparative Statement of Operations and Changes in Fund Balance - Current Fund 2022 2021 REVENUE AND OTHER INCOME REALIZED Fund Balance Utilized 1,311,000.00 $ 1,730,000.00 $ Miscellaneous - From Other Than Local Purpose Tax Levies 7,061,624.30 5,521,768.86 Collection of Delinquent Taxes 1,523,165.29 1,485,543.58 Collection of Current Tax Levy 118,232,936.63 115,661,660.74 Other Revenues 1,085,535.00 898,307.33 Total Revenue 129,214,261.22 125,297,280.51 EXPENDITURES Budget Expenditures - Municipal Purposes 24,872,622.93 23,984,369.33 County Taxes 27,870,998.62 26,740,250.45 Regional School Taxes 66,613,923.00 68,018,862.00 Fire District Tax 4,244,371.16 4,149,564.02 Municipal Open Space Tax 1,165,264.29 1,145,566.17 Other Expenditures 50,177.03 27,567.79 Total Expenditures 124,817,357.03 124,066,179.76 Excess (Deficit) in Revenue 4,396,904.19 1,231,100.75 Adjustments to Income before Surplus: Expenditures included above which are by Statute Deferred Charges to Budget of Succeeding Year - 242,000.00 Statutory Excess to Surplus 4,396,904.19 1,473,100.75 Fund Balance January 1 8,722,873.44 8,979,772.69 Total 13,119,777.63 10,452,873.44 Less Utilization as Anticipated Revenue 1,311,000.00 1,730,000.00 Fund Balance December 31 11,808,777.63 $ 8,722,873.44 $ Comparative Statement of Operations and Changes in Fund Balance - Water Utility Operating Fund 2022 2021 REVENUE AND OTHER INCOME REALIZED Fund Balance Utilized 104,260.00 $ 91,400.00 $ Collection of Water Rents 70,722.03 72,265.26 Miscellaneous from Other than Rents 31,546.85 33,202.54 Total Income 206,528.88 196,867.80 EXPENDITURES Budget ExpendituresOperating 168,225.00 73,425.00 Deferred Charges and Statutory Expenditures 2,000.00 1,000.00 Capital ImprovementsDebt Service 6,174.00 6,372.00 Total Expenditures 176,399.00 80,797.00 Excess in Revenue 30,129.88 116,070.80 Adjustments to Income before Surplus: Expenditures included above which are by Statute Deferred Charges to Budget of Succeeding Year -Statutor Excess to Surplus 30,129.88 116,070.80 Fund Balance January 1 230,487.78 205,816.98 Total 260,617.66 321,887.78 Less Utilization as Anticipated Revenue 104,260.00 91,400.00 Fund Balance December 31 156,357.66 $ 230,487.78 $ Comparative Statement of Operations and Changes in Fund Balance - ESLA Sewer Utility Operating Fund 2022 2021 REVENUE AND OTHER INCOME REALIZED Fund Balance Utilized 99,275.00 $ 365,415.54 $ Collection of Sewer Rents 911,846.32 1,077,295.47 Miscellaneous from Other than Rents 30,075.69 78,808.09 Total Income 1,041,197.01 1,521,519.10 EXPENDITURES Budget ExpendituresOperating 1,032,275.00 974,530.00 Deferred Charges and Statutory Expenditures 4,700.00 89,280.54 Capital - 5,300.00 Debt Service 57,734.98 58,514.53 Total Expenditures 1,094,709.98 1,127,625.07 Excess (Deficit) in Revenue (53,512.97) 393,894.03 Adjustments to Income before Surplus: Expenditures included above which are by Statute Deferred Charges to Budget of Succeeding Year 19,217.02Statutory Excess to Surplus (34,295.95) 393,894.03 Fund Balance January 1 616,826.71 588,348.22 Total 582,530.76 982,242.25 Less Utilization as Anticipated Revenue 99,275.00 365,415.54 Fund Balance December 31 483,255.76 $ 616,826.71 $ Comparative Statement of Operations and Changes in Fund Balance - SBRSA Sewer Utility Operating Fund 2022 2021 REVENUE AND OTHER INCOME REALIZED Fund Balance Utilized 136,172.00 $ 92,992.51 $ Collection of Sewer Rents 332,671.41 329,247.35 Miscellaneous from Other than Rents 14,126.47 41,559.49 Total Income 482,969.88 463,799.35 EXPENDITURES Budget ExpendituresOperating 359,972.00 334,082.00 Deferred Charges and Statutory Expenditures 2,200.00 1,180.00 Capital - 800.00 Debt Service 84,372.62 86,760.02 Total Expenditures 446,544.62 422,822.02 Excess (Deficit) in Revenue 36,425.26 40,977.33 Adjustments to Income before Surplus: PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that bid proposals will be received from Bidders classified under N.J.S.A. 27:7-35.2 via the Internet until 10:00:59 A.M. on at which time the bid proposals submitted will be downloaded, and publicly opened and read, in the CONFERENCE ROOM-A, 1st Floor F & A Building, New Jersey Department of Transportation, 1035 Parkway Avenue, Trenton, NJ 08625; for: Route 31, Brandon Road to Route 202, Contract No. 005233580, Pavement Preservation, Township of Hopewell, Township of East Amwell, Township of West Amwell and Borough of Pennington, Mercer and Hunterdon Counties Federal Project No: 0031(337) UPC NO: 233580 DP No: 23136 Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Specifically the contractor sub recipient or subcontractor shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color national origin, or sex in the performance of this contract. The contractor shall carry out applicable requirements of 49 C.F.R. Part 26 in the award and administration of DOT-assisted contracts. Failure by the contractor to carry out these requirements is a material breach of this contract, which may result in the termination of this contract or such other remedy as the recipient deems appropriate. Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:32-44, contractor must submit the Department of Treasury Division of Revenue Business Registration of the contractor and any named subcontractors prior to contract award or authorization. Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.51, contractors must be registered with the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Division of Wage and Hour Compliance at the time of bid. The Department, in accordance with Title VI Civil Rights Act of 1964 78 Stat. 252 U.S.C., 49 C.F.R., Parts 21 and 23 issued pursuant to such Act, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 will afford minority business enterprises full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not discriminate against any bidder on the grounds of race, color, sex, national origin, or handicap in the project award. Plans, specifications, any addenda to the specifications, and bidding information for the proposed work are available at Bid Express website www.bidx.com. You must subscribe to use this service. To subscribe, follow the instructions on the web site. Fees apply to downloading documents and plans and bidding access. The fee schedule is available on the web site. All fees are directly payable to Bid Express. Plans, specifications, and bidding information may be inspected (BUT NOT OBTAINED) by contracting organizations at our various Design Field Offices at the following locations: 200 Stierli Court One Executive Campus Rt. 70 West Mt. Arlington, NJ 07856 Cherry Hill, NJ 08002 Phone: 973-601-6690 Phone: 856-486-6623 New Jersey Department of Transportation Division of Procurement Bureau of Construction Services 1035 Parkway Avenue PO Box 600 Trenton, NJ 08625 3x, HV, PP, 9/15, 9/22, 9/29/23, Fee:$313.62 Legal Notice Notice is hereby given by the Hopewell Township Fire District # 1, Mercer County New Jersey that a bid request in accord with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et. Seq. will be received by the Fire District on October 25, 2023, at 12:00PM prevailing time publicly broadcast and recorded on Zoom and conducted on electronic platform, in accord with N.J.A.C. 5:34-1 et. Seq., on BIDNET at www.bidnetdirect.com//hopewelltwpfire Bid #23-03 Competitive Contract Information Technology Consultant NOTE: It is the bidder s responsibility to ensure that the bid package is uploaded to the eprocurement site by the bid opening date and time. Any bid document received after the deadline established by the Department of Purchasing will not be accepted, regardless of the method of delivery For information on attending the publicly broadcast opening contact the Purchasing Consultant at scanning@TheCanningGroup.org. Bidders must comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq., and N.J.A.C. 17:27 et. Seq., The Hopewell Township Fire District # 1 will award this bid to the lowest responsible bidder in accord with the New Jersey Local Publics Contract Law This procurement has been advertised in accordance with the “Fair and Open Basis” and nothing further shall be required under the Pay-to-Play Legislation (N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.5). Date: September 26, 2023, Matthew Martin Chief of Emergency Services 1x, HV, 9/22/23, Fee:$25.51 Affidavit Fee:$15.00 HUNTERDON COUNTY SHERIFF'S SALE # 3949 SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY CHANCERY DIVISION, HUNTERDON COUNTY DOCKET F-006478-22 GATEWAY MORTGAGE, A DIVISION OF GATEWAY FIRST BANK VS RICHARD L. ORMSBY; MRS. RICHARD L. ORMSBY, HIS WIFE, ET AL. Execution for sale of mortgaged premises. By virtue of a Writ of Execution in the above stated action to me directed and delivered, I shall expose for sale at public venue and sell to the highest bidder on: Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. in the afternoon prevailing time, at the Sheriff's Office, 71 Main Street, Commissioners Meeting Room 2nd Floor, Borough of Flemington, that is to say: Property to be sold is located in the TOWNSHIP OF WEST AMWELL County of Hunterdon, State of New Jersey Premises commonly known as: 272 MOUNT AIRY HARBOURTON ROAD LAMBERTVILLE, NJ 08530 Tax BLOCK 20, LOT 23 Dimensions: (approx.): 6.3800 Nearest Cross Street: ROCKTOWN LAMBERTVILLE ROAD The foregoing concise description does not constitute a full legal description of the property of which a full legal description may be found in the Office of the Hunterdon County Sheriff. The Sheriff hereby reserves the right to adjourn this sale without further publication. The approximate amount due on the above execution is the sum of $332,141.39 together with lawful interest and costs of this sale. A deposit of 20% of the purchase price in cash or certified funds is required at the Close of the sale. *Also subject to subsequent taxes, water and sewer plus interest through date of payoff. SURPLUS MONEY: If after the sale and satisfaction of the mortgage debt including costs and expenses, there remains any surplus money the money will be deposited into the Superior Court Trust Fund and any person claiming the surplus, or any part thereof, may file a motion pursuant to Court Rules 4:64-3 and 4:57-2 stating the nature and extent of that person’s claim and asking for an order directing payment of the surplus money The Sheriff or other person conducting the sale will have information regarding the surplus, if any ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF PARKER MCCAY 856-810-5815 FREDERICK W. BROWN, SHERIFF HUNTERDON COUNTY 4x, HV,9/15,22,29,10/6/23, Fee:$150.04 Affidavit Fee:$15.00 LEGAL NOTICES LEGAL NOTICES 84,372.62 86,760.02 Total Expenditures 446,544.62 422,822.02 Excess (Deficit) in Revenue 36,425.26 40,977.33 Adjustments to Income before Surplus: Expenditures included above which are by Statute Deferred Charges to Budget of Succeeding Year -Statutor Excess to Surplus 36,425.26 40,977.33 Fund Balance January 1 229,676.67 281,691.85 Total 266,101.93 322,669.18 Less Utilization as Anticipated Revenue 136,172.00 92,992.51 Fund Balance December 31 129,929.93 $ 229,676.67 $ RECOMMENDATIONS None. Status of Prior Year's Audit Findings and Recommendations There were no prior year recommendations. The above synopsis was prepared from the Report of Audit of the Township of Hopewell, County of Mercer, for the year ended December 31, 2022. The Report of Audit, submitted by Robert P. Inverso, Registered Municipal Accountant, acting for Inverso & Stewart, LLC is on file with the Municipal Clerk and may be inspected by any interested person. Katherine Fenton-Newman Municipal Clerk 1x, HV, 9/22/23, Fee:$258.75 LEGAL NOTICES GET CONNECTED! GET CONNECTED! Classif ieds Great Content Local News Job Lis tings Classif ieds Great Content Local News Job Lis tings 10A Hopewell Valley News www.hopewellvalleynews.com Friday, September 22, 2023

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Safety Awareness In

and Around Your Home

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 | 10 a.m.

Location: Capital Health – Hamilton 1445 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road, Hamilton, NJ 08619

Join Stephanie Kulak, injury prevention coordinator from the Bristol Myers Squibb Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center, to learn about the potential dangers in your home that could possibly cause injury. This program for older adults increases awareness of home safety and fall prevention and highlights the newer technology available to help people in the event of a fall.

Yoga for Deep Relaxation and Better Sleep

Wednesday, October 25, 2023 | 6 p.m.

Location: Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell NJ PURE Conference Center, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534

Practicing yoga before bedtime is a terrific way to relieve mental and physical stress and help you get a peaceful night of deep sleep. Nancy McCormack, an internationally certified and registered yoga therapist, will teach you how to incorporate a relaxing yoga practice into your nighttime routine to help you improve the quality and duration of your sleep. This is especially beneficial for people who sleep lightly, have insomnia, or have limited time to sleep.

Vaping: Get the Facts

Thursday, November 2, 2023 | 6 p.m.

Location: Zoom Meeting

The use of e-cigarettes skyrocketed in recent years under the incorrect thought that they were safer and contained fewer toxic chemicals than regular cigarettes. We now know that once inhaled, these harmful products have ingredients that can damage the lungs and can also cause many other physical and psychological symptoms from cardiovascular effects to nausea, flu-like symptoms and decline in sexual performance. Join DR. DIANA KOLMAN, director of Interventional Pulmonology at Capital Health, to get the facts about vaping.



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Capital Health – EMS Education

Mercer Professional Center at Pennington 2480 Pennington Rd, Suite 107 Pennington, NJ 08534


Monday, November 6, 2023 | 6 p.m. Zoom Meeting


Thursday, November 9, 2023 | 6 p.m. Zoom Meeting


Thursday, November 16, 2023 | 6 p.m. Zoom Meeting


Monday, November 20, 2023 | 6 p.m. Zoom Meeting


Thursday, November 30, 2023 | 6 p.m. Zoom Meeting


Wednesday, December 6, 2023 | 6 p.m. Zoom Meeting


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Capital Health – Hamilton

1445 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road Hamilton, NJ 08619

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