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…

Weekend Artoscope – Predictions and Picks October 18-20

Weekend Artoscope – Predictions and Picks October 18-20

A crescent moon this third weekend in October echoes the slender curved arc of a birds beak, conjuring the Egyptian God Thoth, a deity with the head of an ibis and the body of a baboon. Closely associated with Monkey, the the final Decan of Libra, Thoth is credited as the founder of writing, oratory,…

Weekend Artoscope – Predictions and Picks Oct 11-13

Weekend Artoscope – Predictions and Picks Oct 11-13

This mid-October weekend carries us into the second Decan of Libra and concludes with the arrival of a Hunters Moon on Sunday evening. Cycling in a month after the Harvest Moon, the Hunter’s Moon is also known as the Blood Moon, the Beaver Moon, the Travel Moon, the Frosty Moon and the Dying Grass Moon…

Weekend Artoscope – Predictions and Picks Oct 4-6

Weekend Artoscope – Predictions and Picks Oct 4-6

As we anticipate a blazing palette of Fall foliage this first weekend in October, let us turn our attention to one of its associated gemstones, the shade shifting Tourmaline. A complex silicate with a distinctive crystalline structure, Tourmaline expresses itself in a full spectrum of colors, sometimes elegantly transitioning from one hue to another. In…