Library Journal, a monthly publication for library professionals, recently released its 2017 ratings for the nation’s public libraries and ranked the Mercer County Library System among the nation's best libraries for the 10th consecutive year.
12/06/2017 10:38 AM
On Sunday, Dec. 3, at noon, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes will welcome veterans and other members of the Greater Mercer County community to a ceremony marking the 76th anniversary of the Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbor, which happened on Dec. 7, 1941.
11/28/2017 3:23 PM
Christmas arrives at Howell Living History Farm on Saturday, Dec. 2, with the help of a big, shiny steam engine with enough power to pull Santa, Mrs. Claus and all the elves in Mercer County.
11/28/2017 11:28 AM
The horses will be wearing bells this Saturday, Nov. 25, at Howell Living History Farm for scenic hayrides through the heart of Pleasant Valley, followed by a wreath and sleigh bell sale.
11/22/2017 12:33 PM
The Mercer County Office of Consumer Affairs/Weights and Measures in the coming weeks will be making surprise visits to a variety of food sellers to randomly inspect expiration dates.
11/20/2017 5:18 PM
Most Mercer County offices and facilities will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in observance of Thanksgiving, although some will remain open or have modified hours.
11/17/2017 4:20 PM
Pickleball is a lively racket sport that combines elements of tennis, pingpong and badminton, and the new courts are the first “pickleball only” courts in Mercer County.
11/17/2017 3:53 PM
From black oak to sassafras, learn some interesting facts about trees while enjoying what’s left of the fall foliage on Sunday, Nov. 19, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
11/16/2017 10:15 AM
LAWRENCE -- Mercer County residents and businesses will be able to receive assistance from on-site consumer affairs representatives, as well as learn how to avoid identity theft and other topical subjects, in the convenience of Quaker Bridge Mall.
11/15/2017 3:45 PM
The Mercer County Park Commission is partnering with REI Co-op to host a variety of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors in the County’s parks. #OptOutside will take place Friday, Nov. 24, at Mercer Meadows and Baldpate Mountain.
11/15/2017 12:43 PM
The Nov. 17 presentation will tell the story of the enterprising Titus family and the business empire they created along Fiddlers Creek, near the village that bears their name.
11/09/2017 11:12 AM
The following County offices and facilities will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10, and will reopen for business on Monday, Nov. 13: McDade Administration Building, Criminal Courthouse, Office of the Mercer County Clerk, Civil Courthouse and Office of the County Surrogate.
11/06/2017 1:23 PM
From noon to 9 p.m., Howell Farm will hold its “Last Chance to Get Lost” day where visitors can explore the maze for the final day of the season.
10/27/2017 3:27 PM
Students of the Mercer County Equestrian Center’s Therapeutic Riding Program earned 20 ribbons and medals at the Special Olympics of New Jersey/HRH of New Jersey Horse Show on Oct. 21.
10/27/2017 3:17 PM
Trenton-Mercer Airport Manager Melinda Montgomery, A.A.E., was selected recently by the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Aviation Association as the recipient of the 2017 NJAA Excellence in Aviation Award.
10/27/2017 3:08 PM
The event will take place Sunday, Nov. 5, at noon at Catholic War Veterans Post 417, 301 Grand St., Trenton.
10/27/2017 11:23 AM
The event will take place Saturday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Parking Lot 4 on South Broad Street, across from the County Administration Building in Trenton.
10/27/2017 10:47 AM
Hundreds of people die each year nationwide from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning, but most deaths could be prevented through greater awareness and education.
10/26/2017 2:49 PM
The following County offices and facilities will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 7, and will reopen for business on Wednesday, Nov. 8: McDade Administration Building, Criminal Courthouse, Civil Courthouse and Office of the County Surrogate, and Mercer County Connection. The County Clerk’s Office will be
10/26/2017 2:17 PM
Registration for group skating lessons will be held Saturday, Oct. 28, and Sunday, Oct. 29, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Skating Center in Mercer County Park.
10/26/2017 11:53 AM