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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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3 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Editorial: Creating biogas from food waste in central Jersey one step closer to reality

Peter Joseph, second from left, chairman of Trenton Biogas, with Brian Blair, president of Trenton Biogas, in the basement of the 21-year-old, never-used, $83 million sludge plant located on Duck Island, which Trenton Biogas is in the process of buying. When New Jersey environmental officials considered a plan for converting organic waste into fuel and fertilizer, they liked what they saw.

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The Jersey Journal

7 critical cases the N.J. Supreme Court will decide this year

The New Jersey Supreme Court hears a case in Trenton last year. TRENTON - Medicaid benefits for immigrants.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

NorthJersey.com

The Record: Rebuilding A.C.

ATLANTIC CITY is more than a collection of casinos on a boardwalk. Governor Christie has the right idea to ask the Legislature to add the ailing city to the group covered by the state's largest economic development incentive programs.

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Pfizer and Ranbaxy win dismissal of lawsuit over generic Lipitor

Pfizer and India's Ranbaxy Laboratories on Friday won dismissal of a United States antitrust lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to delay sales of generic versions of the best-selling cholesterol drug Lipitor. US district judge Peter Sheridan in Trenton, New Jersey, ruled that the plaintiffs, retailers and distribution companies that bought Lipitor directly from Pfizer, failed to plead their case with enough detail.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

NJ.com

Bill defining drug addiction as a mental illness passes N.J. Assembly committee

In a meeting at the Statehouse in Trenton. the Assembly Human Services Committee Thursday passed two bills that would give families more legal power to intervene when a loved one with a drug addiction poses an imminent risk to their own safety or the safety of others.

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TheAlternativePress.com

The 4th Annual New Jersey Disability Pride Parade & Celebration set for October 3rd, in Trenton, NJ

The Fourth Annual New Jersey Disability Pride Parade & Celebration will be held on Friday, October 3rd, in Trenton, NJ. More than 600 people and organizations representing a wide variety of disabilities are expected to march and roll from the NJ State House on West State Street to the disability pride celebration on East Lafayette Street.

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The Jersey Journal

Gunpoint robbery nets $60 and jail for three Trenton residents

TRENTON -- Two adults and a teen were jailed in connection with a single gunpoint robbery Thursday that netted $60 and a cellphone, police said. Wilquan Anderson, 21, made a call to a 21-year-old Trenton resident around 2:45 a.m., asking the man to come meet Anderson on the 600 block of Beatty Street to meet some girls, Lt.

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The Item

Former Belleville-based company employees plead guilty to fraud

Two employees of a former Belleville-based construction company have admitted to tax and other fraud charges, including underreporting significant amounts of cash income on their tax returns, according to the Office of U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman. Joseph Carsillo, 46, of East Hanover pleaded guilty to an information charging him with one count of subscribing to a false personal federal income tax return for the 2010 calendar year, along with one count of bankruptcy fraud, according to a press release from Fishman's office.

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Asbury Park Press

Christie campaigns in Florida with Rick Scott

Gov. Chris Christie heads to Florida to campaign with Gov. Rick Scott; they're shown here in an AP photo at a news conference in Arizona last November.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Legislation that would regulate New Jersey's growing sober housing...

Legislation that would regulate New Jersey's growing sober housing industry and allow for the involuntary commitment of addicts in treatment facilities advanced in the state assembly today, despite concerns from industry representatives and addiction experts about the bills' affect on privacy, affordability and care. The, at-times, heated discussion of the two bills, both sponsored by Assemblyman Raj Mukherji, D.-Jersey City, highlighted confusion among lawmakers about what sober houses are and who has the authority to oversee them.

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