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Trenton, New Jersey is located in Mercer County. Zip codes in Trenton, NJ include 08618, 08645, and 08638. The median home price in Trenton is $62,000 which is roughly $62/per square foot. More Trenton information.

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3 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Back-to-school backpack project aiming to help kids in Trenton foster care system

The Shiloh Baptist Church of Trenton and the Shiloh Community Development Corporation hosted a back to school backpack giveaway on August 24, 2013.

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7 hrs ago | The Times of Trenton

Mural by California artist brings Trenton library to life

A white-walled, windowless room in the Trenton Free Public Library has been brought to life thanks to an enchanted forest mural being painted by California artist Nichole Blackburn.

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11 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

NJ350 Pop-Up Store sets up shop in Somerville July 22-26

Borough merchants and restaurant owners are helping New Jersey celebrate its 350th anniversary by hosting the NJ350 Pop-Up Store, a collaborative showcase for all that makes the Garden State great - home grown talent, merchandise and products.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

News12.com

Social media brings new life to 1988 case of Trenton missing child, Melissa McGuinn

More than 25 years after her disappearance, the case of a kidnapped baby girl is getting a new type of attention.

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NJ.com

Changes to N.J. bail system not a done deal, Sweeney says

The fate of a constitutional amendment and a bill to overhaul New Jersey's bail system is still uncertain TRENTON - New Jersey lawmakers are working to change the state's bail system, but it's not a done deal, Senate President Stephen Sweeney said today.

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Brandon Sun

New Orleans putting discarded cigarette butts in better place with rollout of recycling effort

The first of 50 cigarette butt recycling receptacles was installed at a downtown intersection Monday.

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KHOU-TV Houston

New Orleans putting smoked butts in a better place

The first of 50 cigarette butt recycling receptacles was installed at a downtown intersection Monday.

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Christian Science Monitor

Electric cars: Why Tesla is important for both the auto industry and Silicon Valley

An electric plug decal is seen on the back of a Tesla electric car in Trenton, N.J. on June 16. It's quick, efficient, looks good to most eyes and can compete with most fossil-fueled equivalents on even footing.

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The Macon Telegraph

No cigarette tax for schools? Try recycling drink pouches

With all the alarming news about the Philadelphia School District finances and whether the Pennsylvania legislature will or won't institute a cigarette tax to bolster funds, there's one lovely little ray of good news: The kids at the Shawmont School have earned more than $2,000 by collecting drink pouches and sending them to TerraCycle, the ... (more)

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NJ.com

Multi-agency program seeks to end the cycle of violence in Trenton

TRENTON - Like many little boys growing up in his north Trenton neighborhood in the late 1980s, 8-year-old Kyle wanted to be a drug dealer when he grew up.

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NJ.com

Trenton Council reaches agreement to transform Delaware Inn into museum

On Lamberton Street, an aged brick building with peeling paint sits surrounded by well-manicured lawns and a sea of condominiums.

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The Jersey Journal

Opinion: N.J. lacks modern ethics code to train, guide local officials

The new mayor of Trenton and the new mayors of two of New Jersey's largest cities - Newark and Paterson - face well-known, daunting challenges, including crime, education and jobs, for which the state might provide some help.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Life in the Pines: Pick your own on Plumsted farmsLife in the Pines:...

Life in the Pines: Pick your own on Plumsted farms NJ farms grow rare ethnic veggies, draw customers from Carolinas to New England Check out this story on app.com: http://www.app.com/story/news/local/new-jersey/pinelands/2014/07/20/life-in-the-pines-pick-your-own-on-plumsted-farms/12867585/ Jackie Jacobs of Richboro Pa, is absorbed in her berry ... (more)

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The Jersey Journal

Generous donations push Times-Kiwanis Camp Fund toward $25K goal

The latest donations from Times readers have helped bring the total raised for the 2014 Times-Kiwanis Camp Fund to $14,609 to date.

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The Jersey Journal

Editorial: The Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Mansion is poised for a revival

Thousands of artifacts showcased at the Trenton City Museum powerfully capture the city's industrial, political and educational past, but it's the museum's future that concerns Donna Caraci Rhodes right now.

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Asbury Park Press

SCHOONEJONGEN: Slogans stand in way of good governingSCHOONEJONGEN:...

SCHOONEJONGEN: Slogans stand in way of good governing When the zinger gets in the way of the sound policy, we have lost our way Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1rsCoUi Words plainly spoken, effeciently used and uttered with sincerity are the only way to convince a jittery populace that its best interests are being duly weighed in ... (more)

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

New Jersey State Police

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The Jersey Journal

Federal grant will help create arts district in downtown Trenton

TRENTON - After years dreaming about the creation of an arts district in downtown Trenton, city officials this week announced a $50,000 grant to help get the project rolling.

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New Jersey State Police

State Police Arrest Second Person For Murder Of Lisa Armstrong

Trenton City, N.J. On June 13, 2014, detectives from the New Jersey State Police Major Crime Unit, Troop "C" Criminal Investigation Office, and Fugitive Unit arrested Lorain Hawkins, 47, of Trenton, for the October 7, 2013 murder of Lisa Armstrong.

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NJ.com

23-year-old Trenton man dies from multiple gunshots

Trenton police officers were in the area of the 100 block of Rosemont Avenue at about 5 a.m. when they heard gunshots and saw a large group of people running in the 200 block of Rosemont Avenue, said Casey DeBlasio, spokeswoman for the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office.

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