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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 $61,900 which is roughly $64/per square foot. More Trenton information.

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2 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Letter: Find parking space for Trenton patrons in creek project

A tour around the site of the covered up Assunpink Creek in Downtown Trenton between South Broad and South Warren Streets, E. Lafayette Street and Assunpink Drive on Sept. 15. .

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5 hrs ago | The Newark Star-Ledger

Trenton man arrested in months-old robbery and shooting incident

Ari Ellis, 24, was arrested without incident around 8:00 a.m. on the 100 block of Home Avenue Tuesday, charged with the April 14 robbery and assault of another Trenton man, Lt. Mark Kieffer said.

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9 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Mine Hill Council honors new Eagle Scout Brian Noone

On Thursday, Sept. 4, Mine Hill Mayor Sam Morris and the Township Council gave tribute to Julianne Jandik for being named president of the American Legion Auxiliary, Department of New Jersey.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Hospitals struggled during Sandy, report says

In this Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 file photo, an ambulance departs Bellevue Hospital in New York where patients were being evacuated. When Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Northeast nearly two years ago, hospitals found themselves dealing with surges in patients, lost power supplies and employees who couldn't get to work _ problems that a new federal report finds they were not prepared to handle.

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Lowell Sun

Ex-chief gets 10 years in kidnap-kill case

The former police chief at a Massachusetts veterans hospital was sentenced Tuesday to the maximum 10 years in prison in a kidnap-murder case that resulted from the prosecution of a cannibalism case against a New York City police officer. U.S. District Judge Paul Gardephe said Richard Meltz, 66, of Linden, N.J., was a danger to the community and a substantial sentence was necessary.

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NJ.com

How Red Bank Battlefield's Whitall House turned the dying historic...

When Dr. Jennifer Janosky landed a gig curating the Whitall House at Red Bank Battlefield in conjunction with the Giordano Fellowship in Pubic History at Rowan University, she was facing an increasingly clear trend when it came to engaging the public with local history - the historic house museum was all but dead. Yet, a year after she took over the reins of what some locals call their "secret spot" - "much to my chagrin," said Janofsky, always eager to draw in more visitors - attendance increased by a whopping 75 percent.

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The Jersey Journal

Authorities arrest suspected transnational gang member, recover loaded assault weapon in Trenton

Oscar Sanchez, a Honduran immigrant and suspected transnational gang member, was arrested Sept. 16, 2014.

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The Jersey Journal

Newly formed Trenton coalition to hold Community Celebration

TRENTON - City and community groups have banded together to organize a Community Celebration for Saturday in an effort to bring healing, hope and health to residents. It will be the first of many events sponsored by the Capital City Community Coalition, a group formed in early July and made up of city officials, clergy, law enforcement and nonprofits, Detective Alexis Durlacher said.

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Patch.com

Mercer County Sheriff Hosts Drug Take-Back Day Sept. 27

Mercer County residents have another chance to dispose of unneeded and expired prescription drugs during the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Sept. 27, Mercer County Sheriff Jack Kemler announced on Monday.

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The Times of Trenton

West Windsor-Plainsboro school district to receive $450,600 in state grants

File photo at Community Middle School in Plainsboro: 8th grade teacher Debbie Kline, right, checks in with students Jay Hariharan and Claudia Bianchine. The West Windsor-Plainsboro school district will receive $450,600 in grant funding from the state School Development Authority to replace four heating, ventilation and air conditioning units at Community Middle School, officials announced in a news release.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Trenton Mayor Eric Jackson releases transition report, recomendations

TRENTON - 70 days into his term in office, Trenton Mayor Eric Jackson has released his transition team report detailing the critical and operational changes that his advisers recommend he make to improve city government. The 31-page document posted on the city's website Monday night separates the recommendations into those that are critical, which should be addressed immediately, and those that are operational, which would mean modifying the way some services are delivered.

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The Jersey Journal

Dinner and a movie: Volunteers serve special meal to homeless in Trenton

TRENTON - Behind the Rescue Mission of Trenton Monday night, the smell of barbecue lingered in the air as volunteers prepared and served food to hundreds of homeless people who were in for a treat: dinner and a showing of "Uptown Saturday Night." Event organizer Brian Blakely, who runs monthly dinners at Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, said the idea came out of the summer movie nights that were held throughout the city.

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The Jersey Journal

Construction set to begin on project to reopen Assunpink Creek in Trenton

TRENTON - In the works since 2007, the plan to reopen the Assunpink Creek in downtown Trenton is on track to be completed in about a year and a half, project leaders said at a public meeting Monday night. The creek was closed off by a long, curving culvert decades ago by the Army Corps of Engineers, but was slated for resurfacing after the Army Corps determined that the culvert prohibited fish from migrating into the Delaware River and the roof of the culvert collapsed in 2006.

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The Jersey Journal

Engineers suggest state abandon plan to save historic facade of Trenton Central High School

TRENTON - An engineer has recommended that the state Schools Development Authority abandon demolition plans that would save the historic facade of Trenton Central High School. A report published on the SDA website Monday afternoon details an extensive study conducted by a contractor CB&I Engineering at the 81-year-old school over the last few months.

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New Jersey Jewish News

Choral foundation sings leader's praises NEW

LASHIR, Princeton's Jewish community choir, is looking for new members. The group sings in Hebrew, Yiddish, and Ladino and performs at synagogue and community events, including several times at the State House in Trenton for the annual Holocaust commemoration.

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The Jersey Journal

Bill creating statewide gun buyback program passes N.J. Assembly

TRENTON - New Jersey is one step closer to having a statewide gun buyback program to cut down on the number of firearms on the streets. The state Assembly today passed a bill that would require the state Attorney General to create a program that would allow residents across the Garden State to anonymously surrender guns and weapons in exchange for a monetary reward.

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The Jersey Journal

Trenton Health Team's executive director to appear on NJTV program

TRENTON - Dr. Ruth Perry, executive director of the Trenton Health Team, will appear Wednesday on an NJTV town hall special, "The State of New Jersey's Health: Overcoming Childhood Trauma." "We've learned firsthand from Trenton residents that parents here do not let children play outside because of the fear of drive-by shootings," she said.

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NJ.com

Editorial: Ignoring N.J.'s crumbling bridges, roads has costly future implications

Last year, onlookers watched in horror as the Interstate 5 Bridge over the Skagit River 60 miles north of Seattle collapsed, hurling cars and riders into the murky waters below. Thankfully - miraculously -- no one died, although three people were injured.

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NJ.com

N.J. Politics Roundup: Pension investment complaint; Christie in New Hampshire; alimony reform

TRENTON - New Jersey's largest labor union planned to file an ethics complaint last week against Robert Grady, a key adviser to Gov. Chris Christie and chairman of the agency that oversees pension investments. Christie, a potential 2016 presidential candidate who has been traveling the country as chairman of the Republican Governors Association, will make a return trip Wednesday to New Hampshire, site of the nation's first presidential primary.

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NJ.com

Poll shows wide open field for N.J. governor once Christie departs

State Sen. Richard Codey is the most preferred potential candidate for governor of those listed in a poll released today. But most voters still don't know who they want to run TRENTON - New Jersey voters have no clue who they'd like to succeed Gov. Chris Christie after he leaves the Statehouse, according to a Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll released this morning.

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