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“Bird Woman of the Sourlands” Portraits of Hannah Suthers’ Bird Banding by PDS Student Erica Walsh

D&R Greenway Land Trust is exhibiting "Bird Woman of the Sourlands" –Hannah Suthers Bird Banding by Princeton Day School student Erica Walsh. Dramatic black-and-white close-up portraits of Hannah Suthers and her legendary bird-banding process were made by this PDS senior, and are on on view in D&R Greenway’s Olivia Rainbow Gallery, Johnson Education Center. At the suggestion of PDS photography teacher,...

Hopewell Hurricanes Earn Second Place in Memorial Day Tournament

The Hopewell Hurricanes amazed spectators with an aggressive offense and strong defense to earn second place in the Hopewell Valley Soccer Association Memorial Day Tournament. The U8 Hurricanes played four games against U9 teams, winning three of the four. Archie Seas scored at least one goal in each game, totaling seven goals over the two-day tournament. Jaxson DeRossett scored three...

New Jersey to Celebrate National Trails Day with Events Statewide

Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin today announced that June 3, 2017 will be celebrated at National Trails Day in New Jersey and noted that outdoors events will be held at over 30 locations across the state on that day. "National Trails Day is a great opportunity for each of us to reconnect with the great outdoors that makes...

Mercer County to Host Seventh Annual Cultural Festival and Food Truck Rally

Mercer County’s 12 municipalities are home to citizens of many ethnicities and countries of origin. In celebration of this, County Executive Brian M. Hughes and the Board of Chosen Freeholders will present the seventh annual Cultural Festival & Food Truck Rally on Saturday, June 17, at Mercer County Park in West Windsor.  The festival, to be held from 11 a.m....

Mercer County Park Commission Plans First Campout on Baldpate Mountain

The campfire will be crackling, children laughing and meteors visible in the night sky during the Mercer County Park Commission’s Come Out and Play Campout scheduled for Friday, Aug. 11, to Saturday, Aug. 12, weather permitting. For the first time, families will be able to spend the night on Baldpate Mountain and experience the park like never before. The Come...

Pennington Farmers Market Opening for the Season

The Pennington Farmers Market will begin its ninth season on Saturday, May 27. Dedicated to providing local growers and producers a chance to sell directly to the community and neighbors, the market is also a place to gather as a community, learn about sustainable living and appreciate the arts. It is a chance to buy the freshest produce, grassfed beef, local honey, wine, sauerkraut,...

FoHVOS Offers Preserve Passports in Partnership with HV Municipal Alliance and Libraries

At this year's Pennington Day, Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space (FoHVOS) introduced its new "Preserve Passport,"  offering passport holders an opportunity to explore Valley preserves and qualify to win prizes. “The Preserve Passport directs people to FoHVOS preserves that are hidden gems throughout The Valley,” said Heidi Kahme, Hopewell Valley Municipal Alliance Chair.  “FoHVOS has partnered on Come Outside and...

Hun School’s Gingras Named Chemistry Teacher of the Year by American Chemical Society

Hun School of Princeton chemistry teacher, Emilie Gingras, won the 2017 Outstanding High School Chemistry Teacher Award from the Princeton and Trenton Sections of the American Chemical Society (ACS). Gingras, who started teaching at Hun in September 2016, will receive the award at a meeting of the Princeton ACS section at Princeton University on June 15. “I was very surprised to...

Iconic Boeing B-29 Superfortress to Visit Trenton Mercer Airport

FIFI, the Commemorative Air Force’s (CAF) iconic Boeing B‐29 Superfortress, will fly into Trenton Mercer Airport May 29 for a three-day event. FIFI is one of only two remaining airworthy B-29s in the world and is the only one that flies regularly. The B-29 and other vintage military aircraft will be on display at Signature Flight Support, 34 East...

Roxey Ballet Presents Stories of Breast Cancer Survivors

On June 4th, Roxey Ballet will partner with the YWCA Princeton Breast Cancer Resource Center, Grounds for Sculpture, Princeton Photography Club, D&R Greenway, and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton Foundation for a performance of We vs. C: Personal Stories of Triumph. We vs. C: Personal Stories of Triumph is a world premiere of dance, music, art and theater celebrating the...

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