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Gearing Up for Greater Trenton’s 5th Annual Caren Franzini Capital City Award Celebration

In just a few short weeks, community leaders from myriad industries will converge in Trenton for Greater Trenton's 5th Annual Caren Franzini Capital City Award Celebration. With an inspiring evening of cocktails and conversations ahead, this event will serve as a catalyst for a...

Science Mentors Democracy Regatta: Increasing Civic Engagement and Voter Turnout

With an upcoming election underway in the Capital City, students and youth leaders alike are actively participating in civic engagement, focusing their efforts on increasing voter turnout and evoking change in the Trenton community. This past summer, Science Mentors held their annual...

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...

Greater Trenton’s Capital City Award Celebration Signals Bright Future for Trenton

"When we pull together, we move things forward." This was the motto of the late Caren Franzini and the ethos for this year's Capital City Award Celebration. On Monday, December 5th, regional leaders, elected officials, and community stakeholders gathered to celebrate the 5th Annual Caren...

The Trenton Youth Soccer League Offers Athletic Fun for All

With the World Cup currently underway, the epic sport of soccer is on everyone's mind. If your child is taking an interest in the sport and you're looking to get involved, the Trenton Youth Soccer League (TYSL) is here to provide you with all...

State of New Jersey to Invest $25M in New Jersey’s Historic Sites

From the birth of our nation to the present day, New Jersey has always been at the center of the action. Now, the State of New Jersey is making major financial investments to preserve our great history and inspire generations to come. In anticipation of...

New Jersey State Museum to Host Small Explorers: Music and Drums

Time to let your little one dance to the beat of their own drum! As a part of their Small Explorers series, the New Jersey State Museum (205 West State St., Trenton, NJ) will be offering a music and drums workshop for your family's budding...

City of Trenton to Host 2022 Holiday Celebration

We hope you're ready to light up the night with some holiday cheer! On Wednesday, December 7th, Trenton will be hosting its annual tree lighting and holiday celebration. The event will kick off at 4:30pm in front of City Hall. This festive occasion has been...

Henry J. Austin Health Center Hits the Road For Trenton Youth

Helping Trenton's youngest residents is certainly a vision we can all get behind! As a part of its "A Vision for Trenton Youth" initiative, the Henry J. Austin Health Center (HJAHC) has been hitting the road to teach the surrounding communities more about how they...

Trenton City Museum to Host Children’s Wreath-Making Workshop

If you're getting ready to deck the halls, now's the opportunity to let your family's youngest artists get in on the fun! The Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie will be hosting a children's wreath-making workshop on Sunday, December 11th from 10am-noon. All children who attend...

John S. Watson Institute: Kean University links people to policy through urban-focused policy development, partnerships, engagement, and innovation

Written by: Karl Weiskopf, Director of Policy and Research, John S. Watson Institute for Urban Policy and Research at Kean University From High Point to Cape May, municipalities serve residents, safeguard taxpayers’ dollars, and undertake strategic planning to bridge the gap between theory and practice...

This Week in History: John Taylor, the Father of Pork Roll

Is it called pork roll or Taylor ham? This is a debate that's raged among New Jerseyans from the time of the beloved breakfast staple's conception. But one thing that's not up for debate is the pride that Trentonians take in one of our...

Welcoming East Coast Capital, Trenton’s Only Mortgage Banker

Although any new business in Trenton is a wonderful thing, it is even better when that business meets a previously unmet need for our city's residents. Today, East Coast Capital stands as Trenton's only mortgage banker. Branch manager and building owner Jody Scarpinato is...