Trenton Fire Marshal Investigating Early Morning Fire

Trenton, NJ (Mercer): The Trenton Fire Department responded to the 100 block of Virginia Ave early Friday morning, around 4-4:30 Am, Firefighters arrived to fire on the 3rd floor. The fire was quickly contained . The Trenton Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire. No injures were reported.

2 Dead after Truck hauling watermelons Crashes into Bridge

Robbinsville Township, NJ (Mercer) New Jersey State Police are investigating what caused a truck that was hauling  Truck was hauling watermelons  to crash into a bridge abutment on the New Jersey Turnpike Thursday night. The two people were pronounced dead on scene by Robbinsville Ems. The crash occurred in the car lane just after exit 7A North Bound which caused massive delays due to watermelons and other debris across the roadway.

High Speed Police Chase Ends in Robbinsville After entering Multiple Towns

Robbinsville Township, NJ ( Mercer) : Trenton Police officers and New Jersey State Police Troopers pursued a car through Trenton and Down Route 130 Thursday night the male was wanted for allegedly carjacking. At one point the chase entered into New Brunswick and then headed back toward Mercer County, multiple Police agencies joined into the chase as Speeds reached into the 100 range as the male hit the County lines in East Windsor the male allegedly struck multiple police cars., The male was stopped and was taken into police custody on Route 130 Southbound in Robbinsville . The man was transported to the hospital by Robbinsville EMS, there were no other reported injuries to Law enforcement.

Test Drive Gone Wrong, Two injured in Crash In Ewing

Ewing, NJ (Mercer) Two cars crashed in front of the Davis Hyundai dealership on North Olden Ave Thursday evening. One vehicle was a test drive vehicle for the dealership, Ewing Ems transported one person to the hospital with minor injuries and another person refused medical attention at the scene. Ewing Police had the roadway closed for about a half an hour.

Princeton Hydro To Relocate Its Headquarters To Trenton’s Historic Roebling Wireworks Carpentry Shop

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Trenton, N.J. – In Trenton’s Wirerope District, the historic Roebling Carpentry Shop will be transformed into three floors of unique, state-of-the-art office space while maintaining the character and features of the original brick and heavy timber building. Princeton Hydro and Hx2 Development are pleased to announce the signing of a lease, where the firm will relocate its headquarters from Ringoes, NJ to Trenton, NJ and occupy approximately 9,000 sf of this building (Building 110). Construction on this unique project has kicked-off, with move-in slated for January 2022. This move by Princeton Hydro will result in the relocation of 30+ jobs to Trenton. It will bring to life a building that has been vacant for more than 25 years and adapting its use from industrial to transit-oriented, modern office space.

The new tenant, Princeton Hydro, is a water resources engineering and natural resources management small business committed to changing our ecosystems, quality of life, and communities for the better. The firm was formed in 1998 with the specific mission of providing integrated ecological and engineering consulting services and offers expertise in natural resource management, water resources engineering, geotechnical design & investigation, and regulatory compliance throughout the Northeast.

“From restoring ecosystems and improving the water quality to providing sound geotechnical engineering and designing for resiliency, we are passionate about our mission and the services we provide. With so much character and opportunity, our new space will enable us to increase our regional reach and partner with more clients that share our values,” said Geoffrey Goll, President of Princeton Hydro. “After looking at many properties, we fell in love with this space. It is the perfect mix of character, history, and location, and it fulfills our desire to be a part of the revitalization of the City of Trenton. We’re excited to meet our new neighbors and look forward to getting involved with the local community.”

The project, being constructed by Trenton-based Hx2 Development and designed by Trenton-based Architecture and Planning firm, Clarke Caton Hintz, has received enormous support and encouragement from the City of Trenton and Greater Trenton, the local organization dedicated to advancing revitalization efforts in the City. 

“We’re very excited Princeton Hydro has picked the Capital City as its new home and look forward to seeing this historic site reclaim its status as a bustling center of commerce and ingenuity,” said Mayor W. Reed Gusciora. “We hope this is one of many new businesses looking to take advantage of Trenton’s unique combination of historic architecture, transportation routes, cultural amenities, and proximity to government agencies.”

The completion of Building 110 represents the next step in the exciting redevelopment of Roebling Center, which includes five historic industrial buildings on Block 3 of the John A. Roebling’s Sons Company. Phase 1, completed in 2018, included the opening of Roebling Lofts, a unique 138-unit loft apartment building located in Building 101 of the Roebling Complex.

“It’s great to work with a client like Princeton Hydro, with their strong commitment to sustainability, collaborative and innovative workspaces, and new technologies. Their new offices are going to be extraordinary!” said John Hatch, Principal of Clarke Caton Hintz.

Managing principal of Hx2 Development, David Henderson, described the significance of Princeton Hydro’s move, “We are very excited to welcome this regionally prominent consulting firm to Roebling Center and to Trenton! In Building 110, we are providing this unique firm with unique space that has extraordinary historic character, including heavy timber structure, huge windows, skylights, and wonderful brickwork as well as state of the art building systems and exciting finishes.”

“We are proud to welcome this terrific firm to the City of Trenton and are especially pleased that they moved here because of our wonderful transportation network, our convenient location, and our extraordinary history and architecture!” said George Sowa, CEO of Greater Trenton. He added, “This move represents a wonderful partnership between a professional firm with big ideas and commitments, the hard work of City staff, and Greater Trenton’s assistance with marketing and logistics. This is a win-win for all involved and we are excited to welcome Princeton Hydro to Trenton!”

Photo Credit Clarke Caton Hintz
Photo Credit Clarke Caton Hintz
Photo Credit Clarke Caton Hintz
Photo Credit Clarke Caton Hintz

Car Slams in to Leonardo’s II RESTAURANT

Lawrence Township (Mercer) NJ: A driver swerved off of the circle on Brunswick Ave and rammed into the front of Leonardo’s II. The driver was able to walk away from the crash unharmed. Though their car had to be towed.

The owner of the restaurant Robert Pluta, explains car accidents are a common occurrence happening once a month creating havoc and damaging his property.

“I need to build a big wall here; this way, they hit the wall. I don’t care if they screw up their car, screw themselves up before they hit my property. I’m so tired of it,” Pluta said.

ROUTE 1 CAR CRASH HALTED NORTHBOUND LANES

Lawrence Township (Mercer) NJ: At approximately 10:30 Pm a 1 car collision brought the Northbound lanes to a stand still for a little over an half hour on Route 1 in Lawrence Township after a driver lost control and struck the highway guardrail. Police were able to get traffic moving at around 11:30 by using the shoulder lane. At this time, 2 people were transport to Capital health regional medical center with minor injuries.

UPDATE: POLICE INVESTIGATING SHOOTING IN WEST WARD UPDATE

Trenton, NJ (Mercer) Trenton Police are investigating a shooting on the unit block of Laclede Ave between West State street Thursday evening. Trenton Emergency medical services transported the victim to Capital Health trauma center, unknown on the status of the victim.

Update: 10:12 PM: An altercation occurred when a group of teenagers came up the block of Laclede Ave and entered a house on the block. The group of teenagers was asked to leave when a fight ensued, eyewitnesses explain. After another resident on the block broke the fight up one of the teenagers pull out a gun and shot at Elijah Charles, 19, in the back. Charles is currently in surgery with critical injuries.

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