This Wednesday, County Clerk Paula Sollami Covello, Esq., will be offering up a Celebration of Black History in the Courthouse Annex at 209 South Broad Street, Trenton.

209 South Broad Street, entrance is to the right

Beginning at Noon on February 26, the Black History presentation will consist of African-American music, song and supporting storytelling. Children and youth of all ages are most welcome to attend this free event.

Located in the stately old County Courthouse building on South Broad and Market Streets, the County Clerk’s Office offers many services that Mercer residents and businesses use every day. It is the Clerk’s Office that files and records all documents concerning real estate ownership and transfer; registers small business trade names, processes U.S. passport applications; processes and issues County and Veteran identification cards and swears in notary public applicants. It also offer photos for people seeking passports and County and Veteran ID cards, and Gold-Star Parent ID cards as well. 

The County Clerk also has certain election responsibilities including the printing of ballots, counting of votes cast by electronic machines and the issuance of vote-by-mail ballots. In addition to posting election results on its website as they come in, the Clerk is empowered to perform marriage ceremonies.