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Nonprofits Partner to Address Deer Problem

Are you on the fence about deer hunting?  If so, you’re not alone. Many New Jersey residents enjoy the beauty of this delicate native creature and thrill at the sight of a new spotted fawn, but realize that there are just too many. The overpopulation of white-tailed deer has become an enormous problem. According to recent studies, the population in...

Radio City Rockettes Bring the “Gift of Joy” to Local Business

Two Radio City Rockettes visited nearby Bordentown on Thursday to meet and greet with fans and families at The Cake Box by Neelma. The Rockettes have been making stops at local bakeries, ice cream shops and dance schools throughout the tri-state area in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey to spread some early holiday cheer! This year, the Christmas Spectacular Starring...

Drive-Thru Flu Clinic in Hopewell Twp TODAY

HOPEWELL TWP -- Today, September 27, 2016 from 2pm-6pm, Hopewell Township Health Department, in partnership with Rite Aid, will be offering a drive-thru flu clinic.  For details, please see this flyer below:

Hopewell Theater, Creating Community Around Art

On September 7th, Hopewell Theater opened its doors to the public with an eclectic mix of programming, more typically offered in large cities. The 172-seat theater, located at 5 South Greenwood Avenue in Hopewell Borough, former home of The Off-Broadstreet Theater, now offers TED-style talks, live music by emerging and established musicians, indie films, and book discussions, to name...

Explorations offers daytime learning experiences for seniors

Explorations, now in its tenth year, has lined up five exciting courses for senior residents of Hopewell Valley and neighboring communities. Classes will begin Monday, October 9.  Registration closes October 5. The following four courses will be held at the Pennington Presbyterian Church and begin at 1pm: “Philosophy of Existentialism, How I Learned to Love Staring into the Abyss,” Mondays,...

Call for Photographers: Hopewell Valley Arts Council to Hold First Photography Show

The Hopewell Valley Arts Council will be hosting its very first photography show at its 3rd Annual Amazing Pumpkin Carve, from Wednesday, October 11 through Sunday, October 15, 2017, and is inviting photographers of all levels to participate. From amateurs to professionals, artists are invited to submit up to two fall-themed photographs which will be on display for the duration...

Teamwork Brings Success to the Hopewell Hurricanes

The U9 Hopewell Hurricanes started their travel season with a 3-0-1 showing at the 33rd Annual Branchburg Labor Day Tournament. The team defeated three academy leagues and tied in their last game against a team from Staten Island, NY, to end the weekend in first place. On day-one, the Hurricanes dominated in both games, scoring a total of 9 goals. In...

Sourland Spectacular is a spectacular success

Over 500 cyclists from the tristate area enjoyed the gorgeous weather at sixth annual Sourland Spectacular bicycle rally on Saturday.  “We couldn’t have asked for a better day,” said Cliff Wilson, Sourland Conservancy’s Spectacular Committee Chair.  “Cool temperatures and blue skies, it was just perfect.” Registration opened at 7am and remained open until 10am.  Riders were greeted with bagels and...

Latin Heritage Artist Exhibit to be held at Hopewell Valley Vineyards

Local artist C.a. Shofed and Hopewell Valley Vineyards have partnered again -- this time to bring the first "Latin Heritage Artist Exhibit" to the Mercer County area. The exhibit will open on Thursday, September 14 and run through September 26. Shofed, who also curates the annual Common Threads Exhibit at the Vineyards, has gathered some of the most talented Latino...

Area Art Ox Becomes Pride of Pennington, Contest Winner Named

If you've noticed an artistic ox missing from a corner in Pennington, don't go bull-istic! He has a brand new location and a new name. This life-sized painted fiberglass bovine was part of the Hopewell Valley Arts Council's "Stampede," a Valley-wide art initiative and exhibit and was painted by artist Diane Lufrano. After enjoying his temporary welcome at the intersection of Main Street and...

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