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Attendance Normal At NJ Elementary School Since Learning Child Died After Contracting Enterovirus D-68

Hamilton Township School Superintendent James Parla says attendance was 93 percent at Yardville Elementary School on Monday, the first day students attended school after learning a classmate died of D-68.

10/06/2014

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Public Meeting Planned To Address Concerns About Enterovirus In Hamilton Township

A public meeting is planned for Sunday evening at Steinert High School in Hamilton Township, New Jersey to address concerns about Enterovirus and the death of young boy as a result of it.

10/05/2014

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Official: Enterovirus D68 Virus Caused NJ Boy’s Death

Authorities in New Jersey say that a four-year-old Hamilton Township boy died of Enterovirus-D68.

10/04/2014

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CDC: NJ Child Who Died Tested Positive For Enterovirus D68

The New Jersey Department of Health says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notified them Friday night that a Mercer County child who died last week tested positive for the respiratory illness enterovirus D68.

10/03/2014

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Parents Attend Meeting With School Administrators, Health Officials Following NJ 4-Year-Old’s Death

Attendance was at 65 percent at the elementary school in Hamilton, New Jersey Monday and many parents say they’ll be keeping their children home until they’re certain the school is safe.

09/29/2014

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Health: 4-Year-Old Death, Suspected Respiratory Virus

The New Jersey Health Department is investigating along with federal health officials.

09/26/2014

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Several Businesses Forced To Close After Gas Line Struck In Mercer County

Authorities say the line was struck at Emmons Drive on Route 1 Southbound around 10:30 a.m. Monday.

09/22/2014

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Police Respond To Report Of Shooting In Hamilton Township

The incident was reported shortly before 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at an apartment complex in the 1200 block of Silver Court.

09/03/2014

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Police Warning Mercer County Residents About Scam Targeting The Elderly

A scam involving elderly homeowners lured outside while a burglar takes cash and jewelry has now spread to the fourth community this month.

07/16/2014

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Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Blaze In Hopewell Township

The fire was reported shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday at the unit block of Elm Ridge Road.

07/08/2014

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Mercer County, NJ Gears Up For Special Olympics

From spraying lines on the soccer fields to trimming the baseball diamonds and setting up dozens of tents, preparations are almost complete at Mercer County Park to be one of 10 venues hosting the Special Olympics USA National Games.

06/12/2014

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NJ Jail Inmate Indicted In Cellmate’s Slaying

A Mercer County Jail inmate accused of killing his cellmate last year has been indicted on a murder charge.

05/31/2014

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All-Clear Given At The College Of New Jersey After Gas Leak

The all-clear has been given after a gas leak on the campus of a college in New Jersey forced evacuations Monday morning.

04/28/2014

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1 Injured, 4 Units Destroyed In Mercer County Apartment Complex Fire

Eight units were either destroyed or damaged during a four-alarm fire at an apartment complex in Mercer County early Wednesday morning.

04/16/2014

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NJ Prosecutors Hand Out Victim Service Awards To Difference Makers

Prosecutors in four South Jersey counties and their offices honored their own Thursday during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.

04/10/2014

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