Lauren Otis to step down as head of Artworks

Lauren Otis to step down as head of Artworks

Lauren Otis will be stepping down from his role as the executive director of Artworks, Trenton’s visual arts center. Otis will continue to lead Artworks until his replacement is found. Artworks, a non-profit with over 55 years of history in the greater Trenton area, has become one of Trenton’s most visible arts organizations with programming…

Lucky’s Lunchbox serves up burgers and more on East Front Street

Lucky’s Lunchbox serves up burgers and more on East Front Street

Lucky’s Lunchbox is the latest addition to the dining scene in downtown Trenton. The eatery serves up hand-crafted burgers, hot dogs, wings, mini corn dogs, disco fries, tater tots, breakfast sandwiches, and more. View the full menu online. Specialty burgers, which start at $10.95, include waffle burgers, pizza burgers, Hawaiian burgers, BBQ burgers, garbage burgers,…

Trenton man pleads guilty in firebombing of police cars that followed peaceful protests in capital city more than a year ago

A Trenton man pleaded guilty on Friday to attempting to interfere with law enforcement officers when he set fire to a police vehicle during a riot in Trenton that followed a day of peaceful protests against police brutality. Earlja Dudley, 28, of Trenton, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Brian R. Martinotti to a charge…

COVID-19 cases rising at alarming rate in Mercer County

COVID-19 cases rising at alarming rate in Mercer County

The Trenton Health Team and community health care providers have expressed concern about the rising COVID-19 infection rate in Mercer County and the growing risk of hospitalization and death for anyone who is unvaccinated.  In Mercer County, COVID-19 is spreading faster now than any time this year and the county risk level is high.  Since July…

Trenton woman dies after being shot at 7-Eleven in Hamilton

Trenton woman dies after being shot at 7-Eleven in Hamilton

Katherine Montenegro, a 23-year-old Trenton resident, was shot to death outside the 7-Eleven on Lalor Street in Hamilton just before 2 a.m. on Tuesday, law enforcement officials said. Police officers arrived on scene at about 1:50 a.m. and found Montenegro on the ground in the parking lot. She had been shot in the abdomen. She…

Trenton restaurant crawl event is back this year

Trenton restaurant crawl event is back this year

Many of Trenton’s restaurants and eateries have hung in there since the pandemic began more than a year ago, and several new restaurants have opened. You can visit old favorites and check out new places this year at Taste Trenton, a popular restaurant crawl that features some of the most popular eateries in the capital…

St. Francis Medical Center likely will become part of Capital Health

St. Francis Medical Center likely will become part of Capital Health

Leaders of St. Francis Medical Center, a member of Trinity Health and one of two hospitals in the capital city, have signed a non-binding letter of intent to become part of Capital Health. Officials said the non-binding agreement is the first step in evaluating and designing a framework for St. Francis to become a part…

Henry J. Austin Health Center administers more than 10,000 COVID-19 vaccines

Henry J. Austin Health Center administers more than 10,000 COVID-19 vaccines

The Henry J. Austin Health Center has administered more than 10,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines since the nonprofit received its first shipment of the Moderna vaccine on Christmas Eve. Based in Trenton, the center is a federally qualified health center, which is a community-based health care provider that receives funds from the federal Health Resources and Services…

Weekend Artoscope – Art All Day Edition Nov. 2

Weekend Artoscope – Art All Day Edition Nov. 2

We enter into the first weekend in November on the heels of a powerful cleansing wind that blew through All Hallows Eve and Samhain, delivering us to the day we honor the Dead and All Souls. On the Mayan calendar it correlates with Kej, the deer, and is a sacred day for spiritual guides. Drawing…

Weekend Artoscope – Predictions and Picks Oct 25-27

Weekend Artoscope – Predictions and Picks Oct 25-27

Making our way towards the end of October and our annual communion with the spirit world, we must pass through the first decan of Scorpio. If you have been feeling the desire to break out the cauldron, summon a fire and conjure powerful energies, it is likely because this is a period vibrates with unrelenting…