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TRENTON, N.J. - Most Mercer County offices and facilities will be closed on Friday, Dec. 31, 2010 in observance of the New Year’s holiday.

The following County offices will be closed and will reopen for business on Monday, Jan. 3, 2011: McDade Administration Building (640 South Broad St.); Criminal Courthouse (209 South Broad St.); Civil Courthouse (275 South Broad St.); Mercer County Connection; County Clerk’s Office and the County Surrogate's Office. All branches of Mercer County Library will also be closed Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open on Sunday, January 2, from 12:30 to 5 p.m. The LIHEAP program will be closed Jan. 1. Howell Living History Farm will be closed Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.

The following offices or facilities will have modified hours:

Mercer County Tennis Center is open Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Mercer County Skating Center is open from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 31 and 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Jan. 1. All County golf courses will be open on Jan 1. Mountain View and Mercer Oaks West will be open 8 a.m. to noon Dec. 31 and Jan. 1; Princeton Country Club and Mercer Oaks East will be open 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 1. The Equestrian Center will be open 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. The Wildlife Center will be open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.

The following County offices and facilities will remain open: Trenton-Mercer Airport (except for Administration Offices); Correction Center; the Sheriff’s Office; and the Emergency Services Communication Center, (350 Lawrence Station Road, Lawrence).