ADVISORY: Bear sighting reported in Mercer County Park between Cold Soil and Keefe Roads

May 31, 2017 by  
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Issued advisory from The County of Mercer and the Mercer County Park Commission: The County of Mercer and the Mercer County Park Commission was notified of a recent bear sighting in Lawrence Township in the area of Mercer Meadows Park between Cold Soil and Keefe Roads. This notification is being issued to make residents aware […]

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Construction of Province Line Road Segment of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail is Underway

May 3, 2017 by  
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 3, 2017 Construction of Province Line Road Segment of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail is Underway Critical segment’s construction marks significant progress toward completion of the 22-mile biking and pedestrian trail for the region The long-anticipated construction of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail’s Province Line Road segment is underway, and when completed in […]

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Come Join Us Outside: The Lawrence Hopewell Trail

December 12, 2016 by  
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Dear Friends of the LHT, The Lawrence Hopewell Trail (LHT) has been designed, constructed, and maintained by your neighbors—people like you who place great value in enjoying their community, people who care about the environment, and who want to reduce our dependence on cars. You and your neighbors, fans of the Trail—either as individuals or […]

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Harvest Moon Expected to Draw Hundreds to the Lawrence Hopewell Trail’s Annual Full Moon Ride, September 17

September 2, 2016 by  
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 2, 2016 HARVEST MOON EXPECTED TO DRAW HUNDREDS TO THE LAWRENCE HOPEWELL TRAIL’S ANNUAL FULL MOON RIDE, SEPTEMBER 17 Nighttime bike ride winds through woods and meadows at Mercer Meadows Grab your bike light, hop on your two-wheeler and join bicyclists from throughout central New Jersey to bask in 2016’s one […]

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LHT honors County Executive Brian Hughes with 2015 Trailblazer Award

November 3, 2015 by  
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The Lawrence Hopewell Trail honored Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes with the third annual Trailblazer Award at an event this week– at the D&R Greenway’s Johnson Education Center in Princeton. Hughes was among the Lawrence Hopewell Trail’s earliest supporters and has remained steadfast in his commitment to the LHT’s goal to build a 22+ mile […]

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Support the LHT and look great

September 2, 2015 by  
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Support the LHT and look great wearing a Full Moon Bicycle Ride tee shirt celebrating the August 29 ride through Mercer Meadows Park enjoyed by over 660 riders. The shirts are 50% cotton/polyester blend and are available in gray or royal blue in sizes small, medium, large, extra large, and 2 XL. The shirts are […]

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Mercer County, Lawrence Hopewell Trail to celebrate LHT as backbone to Mercer Meadows Trails System

June 4, 2015 by  
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(HOPEWELL, N.J.) — Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes, Mercer County Parks Commission Executive Director Kevin Bannon and the Lawrence Hopewell Trail board will celebrate a collaboration that has resulted in six miles of the LHT being built as the backbone to an extensive trail system at Mercer Meadows. The 1,600-acre park has been completely re-created […]

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Bruce Ellsworth commutes by bicycle on the LHT

May 22, 2015 by  
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In this video, Bruce Ellsworth walks us through his bicycle commute on the LHT.  He has a shorter, more direct “down-to-business” northern route to work in the morning and a more lengthy, leisurely and scenic “southern” route for his ride home in the afternoon, using most of the LHT in total. He talks about scenery, […]

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Hop on Your Bike and Ride to Work Friday

May 14, 2015 by  
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Lawrence Hopewell Trail invites Mercer County employees to cycle to work and share their commute via selfies (LAWRENCE, N.J.) — The Lawrence Hopewell Trail Board of Trustees is calling on workers of Mercer County to leave their car keys at home on Friday and instead hop on their bikes to commute to work. In recognition […]

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Professional Engineers Society of Mercer County Honors Their Own, Citizens, Scholar and Projects

May 13, 2015 by  
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LHT Co-presidents recognized   The Professional Engineers Society of Mercer County recognized governmental and private engineers, projects, citizens and scholars at the 55th Annual Awards Banquet held recently at Mercer Oaks Banquet Facility in West Windsor, NJ.   “The Mercer County Chapter of the State and National Society of Professional Engineers is one of the […]

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