February 27, 2023
Today we will be celebrating the accomplishments of former Capital City Mayor Doug Palmer with an interview. During the phone call interview, Mayor Palmer discusses growing up in Trenton, becoming the Mayor of his hometown, life after leaving office, and more.
Born in Trenton, in October of 1951, Palmer described the city as “ a wonderful place for me to grow up.”
“There were close-knit families, strong neighborhoods, great school system, wonderful parks, a lot of people volunteering. I was at the Carver Center. The Y(MCA). Boy Scouts, I was playing baseball in the West End Little League,” Palmer continued, “It was just a fantastic place with a lot of activity and caring adults.”
A new illustrated picture book by literacy advocate and president of the Trenton Literacy Movement, Edward W. Bullock captures a young African American’s childhood adventures to visit his grandpa’s farm. This inspirational and moving story is about three generations of love, laced with traditions, family values and colorful illustrations as told through the eyes of the main character, Warren.
Jan. 26, 2023
The Trenton City Council has three new members, according to unofficial election results from the Mercer County Clerk. Yazminelly Gonzalez (TTLM Board Member), Crystal Feliciano and Jasi Edwards won at-large seats in a runoff election Tuesday.
They are expected to be sworn-in early next month, and will join three other women on council, Jenna Figueroa Kettenburg representing the South Ward, Jennifer Williams in the North and Teska Frisby in the West. Joe Harrison, who was re-elected as the East Ward councilman, is the only member of the former council.