Community News Soon to be Community Supported

Community News Soon to be Community Supported

Packed house at the Hopewell Township municipal building in 2016

MercerMe articles have been read more than 1.3 million times. We appreciate that this community knows local news coverage is important, that it makes an impact.

“We believe our community deserves to know what’s going on,” said MercerMe Founder, Publisher, and Editor Mary Galioto. “Whether that’s zoning and development, business news, non-profit events, or school plays. These are the issues, people, and ideas that make up our community, and MercerMe is so proud to play an important role in that conversation.”

For the last five years, Galioto and her staff have provided this service free of charge. Starting Monday, September 24, MercerMe news coverage will be available by subscription only. Articles related to timely public safety information will always be free. To subscribe to MercerMe, visit Subscriptions cost $5/month and $50/year.

“MercerMe has done a remarkable job of bringing an awareness of an active community life in the greater Hopewell Valley area. Local government is given its due, but so are activities of local organizations, families and individuals. All this with the added digital advantage of appending pictures, posters, maps and documents. MercerMe is truly today’s newspaper.”

Larry Mansier, Hopewell Valley Senior Foundation President

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Mary Galioto
Mary Galioto is the founder, publisher and editor of MercerMe. Originally from Brooklyn, Mary has progressively moved deeper and deeper into New Jersey, settling in the heart of the state: Mercer County. Formerly the author of an embarrassingly informal blog, Mary is a lifelong writer and asker of questions and was even mentioned, albeit briefly, in the New York Times and Washington Post. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from SUNY Binghamton and a Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall Law School. In her free time, Mary fills her life with excessive self-reflection, creative endeavors, and photographing mushrooms. Mary also works as the PR Coordinator at the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, serves on the volunteer Board of Trustees of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail (LHT), holds a seat on the Hopewell Borough Board of Health, and is a member of the Hopewell Valley Municipal Alliance.


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