In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, all Lawrence Township public schools will be closed on Monday (Jan. 21).
Lawrence Township municipal offices will also be closed on Monday, however the regular trash pickup and recycling collection will take place as scheduled.
In related news, Lawrence Township resident Evan Monfre will be among the students who will be honored on Monday during Princeton University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration.
As a seventh-grader at St. Paul School in Princeton, Evan finished in second place in the Grades 7-8 category of the university’s 2013 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration literary and video student competition.
Vanessa Conde, a sophomore at Lawrence High School, will also be recognized for obtaining an honorable mention in the contest's Grades 9-10 category.