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Bristol Myers Squibb Awards Nearly $8 Million in New Health Equity Grants

Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) announced $7.965 million in new health equity grants to 24 U.S. non-profit organizations that aim to improve access and quality care to medically underserved patients and communities across oncology, cardiology, immunology and hematology therapeutic areas. These grants will bolster...

Artists’ interpretation of “Reemergence” at this year’s New Jersey Arts Annual Exhibition

The New Jersey State Museum (NJSM) is presenting 2022 New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence. New Jersey is home to a diverse and robust artistic community; the New Jersey Arts Annual exhibition highlights the work of visual artists and craftspeople from around the state. The New Jersey Arts Annual:...

I Am Trenton Launches 2022 Citywide Grant Program Supporting Equity, Social Justice and Resilience

The I Am Trenton Community Foundation launched a $50,000 citywide grant cycle in recognition of Juneteenth, supporting grassroots projects addressing equity, social justice, and resilience. I Am Trenton is a volunteer-driven nonprofit in the City of Trenton focusing resources where they matter most—in local projects...

TFPL Hosts Trenton Author Lorgia García-Peña at Book Signing

There are places children will run to so they can take shelter from the outside world. For published author Lorgia García-Peña, it was the Trenton Free Public Library.  "I immigrated from the Dominican Republic when I was about to turn 13," said García-Peña, who transferred...

Committee Leaders Gear Up for Greater Trenton’s Franzini Event on December 5th

As event committee leaders gear up for Greater Trenton's 5th Annual Caren Franzini Capital City Award Celebration on December 5, 2022 at 5 p.m. at Cooper's Riverview (50 Riverview Plaza, Trenton, NJ), the gathering promises to deliver a memorable evening of cocktails and conversations...

Historic Trenton’s Day in The Life: The Carver Center

On Bellevue Avenue and Fowler Street sits two of Trenton's historic properties, the Carver Center and The Higbee Street School. Both buildings have been under the National Register of Historic Places listing since 1995, but recently, the buildings have gotten new signage. For Historic...

Trenton’s Farmers Market is Up and Running for the Season

After a two-year hiatus, the Captial City Farmers Market (CCFM) is returning to Downtown Trenton.  "This started many years ago up on State Street, and moved to Mill Hill Park. And now it's starting again after COVID," said George Asprocolas, an Asprocolas Acres Farmer.  Founded in...

Juneteenth in Trenton: A Celebration of African American Freedom

"It's called Black Independence Day; it is called Freedom Day. It's called Emancipation Day. And it's called Jubilee day. But I say, Oh, happy day, it took us too long to get here where we are today," said Shirley Turner, Senator of the 15...

Capital City Farms Celebrates Juneteenth in Rural Style

On June 18th, Capital City Farms hosted various events connecting Juneteenth with their mission: to be a farm for the Trenton community. "This is a Juneteenth Celebration. But this is just more of an extension of something that we already do, which is to get...

NJ Legislature Lauds TESU’s 50th Anniversary

On June 16th, the New Jersey Senate and general Assembly recognized the 50th Anniversary of Thomas Edison State University (TESU) with a ceremonial resolution that commends the University for its years of service to adult learners while promoting the values and principles upon which...

The First Historian of the Revolutionary War: François-Jean de Chastelluz

As part of Trenton’s Liberty Weekend (July 8-10, 2022), the Trent House Association presents a talk by Dr. Iris de Rode on research by the Marquis de Chastellux as the Continental and French armies prepared for their march through New Jersey to the battle...