Hurricane Ida trampled through—the winds and the flooding doing extensive damage. While most of us were sheltering in place, our firefighters, emergency medical technicians, police officers, and public works employees were out in the thick of it doing what was necessary to protect life and property.
Seven years ago, I revealed in this column the startling presence of mysterious, ghostly visitors in my home. The behavior of those spirits has changed slowly but steadily since that time, and during the recent summer months, their activity rose to unprecedented levels. Sightings are rare, a…
We caught up with Mayor Julie Blake of Hopewell Township to understand the potential impact of allowing cannabis cultivation in the Valley
On Monday, Oct. 4, West Windsor Volunteer Fire Company #1, Station 43, is commemorating its 100 years of service to the West Windsor community with a charity golf outing at Mercer Oaks Golf Course.
The Township of West Windsor Shade Tree Commission will hold a delayed Arbor Day celebration due to the pandemic and the school calendar.
The Delaware and Raritan Canal has always been a popular subject to write about. Its history is richly saturated within the rip-rap stone crevasses of its towpath and waterway.
Spoiler Alert: The ending of The Wizard of Oz revealed. Glinda The Good Witch floats in from her beautiful pink cocoon and emerges to tell Dorothy, “You’ve always had the power” (to get home). Glinda confesses that she hadn’t shared that message sooner because Dorothy “wouldn’t have believed…
David Orban just won Best in Show at the Mercer County Artists juried exhibition. No small feat with the numerous talented artists submitting to this exclusive juried exhibition.
Vaccines are still the only way out of this mess, and booster shots are here for the immunocompromised and soon to be available for anyone eight months removed from their second shot of Moderna or Pfizer.
This column is about quotes. Not famous or memorable quotes, but the quotation marks themselves, the ones used indiscriminately every day on badly-written signs for businesses, churches, and government.
The Council must keep politics out of legal ads and reinstate the ads in The Trentonian so that its readers can continue to monitor the actions of their local government.
Recent Lawrence High graduate Hunter Rivera was always small as a child, and he seemed even smaller by playing travel ball with kids older than him. That, however, just gave him a bigger will to succeed.
We just celebrated Independence Day last month—the 245th anniversary of our declaration of independence from Britain. But how many of you know that 227 years ago, “Independence” was considered as the name for our town of Ewing? I explored the naming and boundaries of our township many years…
The newly formed Outdoor Equity Alliance, fiscally sponsored by FoHVOS, was invited to join in the planning of what became a Mercer County-wide weekend festival that took place on June 18-20
Throughout the month of May, poet Colby Cedar Smith has worked with every Hopewell Elementary fourth-grader as part of the Artists in Residency Grant Program, a co-sponsored project of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and Young Audiences for Learning. In June, the students will parti…
So….masks. There are those who don’t wear them. There are those who wear them. There are those who forget them in the car and have to run back and get them. There are those who have to wear them while they work. There are TV and movie superheroes who wear them because their costume requires it.
On Feb. 22, Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law P.L. 2021, C 16, known as the “New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act.”