Ben Franklin Elementary School partners with school in Taiwan

Ben Franklin Elementary Principal Chris Turnbull and Ben Franklin students met at the school on a recent Sunday evening at 8 p.m. to skype with Ben Franklin’s sister school, JianAn Elementary School in New Taipei, Taiwan.

Jersey Harmony Chorus seeking members

Jersey Harmony Chorus is a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, a worldwide, non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and teaching four-part barbershop harmony for women’s voices.

Rider University graduation to cause delays in Lawrence Township

Rider University graduation is scheduled for May 15 and 16. Motorists should expect delays Thursday between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. with the heaviest traffic congestion between 7 and 8 p.m.

HomeFront 5K and fun run, May 31

HomeFront is taking their fight against family homelessness to the streets with their sixth annual Run/Walk for Hope, a 5K and one-mile run or walk on Saturday, May 31.

Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra to present spring concert in June

Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra presents its 54th annual Spring Concert sponsored by Princeton/ Pettoranello Sister City Foundation.

Lawrence Hopewell Trail awarded grants

The state Department of Environmental Protection’s Green Acres program has issued grants to fund two portions of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail. A $24,000 grant will be awarded to complete projects in both the Hopewell and Lawrence sections of the trails.

Lawrence Township Council adopts budget

On Tuesday, May 6, the Lawrence Township Council voted to adopt the 2014 municipal budget, which totals $43.2 million.

Sourland Conservancy Documentary premiere May 18

It’s called the Sourlands. For those who don’t know about it, this is a great time for an introduction to a New Jersey treasure.

Mercer County Park Marina to open for the season

Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes and the Mercer County Park Commission invite area residents to kick off the summer on Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend at Mercer County Park, where there is no shortage of fun family activities.

Lawrence Township Education Foundation awards spring grants to fund more than 20 new programs

The Lawrence Township Education Foundation recently announced its award of $62,000 to support more than 20 new programs throughout Lawrence Township Public Schools.