"It was Easter Sunday, one of the many holidays that I don’t celebrate. Since the sky was blue and the wind strong, I decided to take my grandchildren to the field behind Hopewell Elementary for some opportune kite-flying."
Although its location on Main and Crosswicks Streets was always referred by residents as “Borden’s Corner,” Samuel Burr's easy manner and reputation would eventually justify its new name as “Burr’s Corner.”
The Winter Olympics just finished in February 2022, with classic events like Curling and new sports like Women’s Monobob, which sounds like it has something to do with cutting your own hair
The art of nature enthralls many. The art of nature, birds and flight enthrall Ernest Silagyi. He is an artist still making art at age 90. He has been carving decoys for 75 years
Wordle. I bet you’ve heard of it, played it, failed at it, triumphed over it, cursed at it and maybe even cheated on it. It’s the latest online word game that has everyone captivated. Dare I say obsessed? I studiously avoided the game like the plague. At first. NOW? I am a Wordle fanatic.
May 2022. Mother Nature continues to awaken from her winter rest, and is festively adorning herself in bright colors and dancing among a limitless palette of greens. Unfortunately we still find ourselves working our way through the thorny Covid brambles, trying desperately to finally arrive …
Several days before the start of the Easter and Passover holiday weekend, our Health Officer, Keith Levine, expressed his concern about the steady increase in Covid-19 cases in our area and the expectation of an uptick following the weekend when many people will gather to celebrate the holiday.
Rebecca Swan is a Hamilton-based artist and is full of energy, as is her work. Her large swirling colorful works are bright, bold and adventurous
Getting the Foxmoor Shopping Plaza rehabilitated and thriving again has been a priority of the Township for the better part of a decade.
Director of Public Safety is one of the hats I wear for Robbinsville, but no one will ever confuse me with Miller Huggins—manager of the fabled 1927 New York Yankees featuring the likes of Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Tony Lazzeri.
Under the tutelage of Rev. John Brakeley, the Bordentown Female College became one of the premier educational locations in the country in the 1850's, due to the simple fact that few female colleges existed during this period
"For most people in New Jersey, the decision of where to go on a winter vacation is pretty simple—head south, toward warmer weather. I say that’s for the birds."
My father had a pair of pants that he only wore on Christmas. For, like, over 25 years. The pants were bright red and green plaid polyester. These pants are legendary in our family. For our family, these pants signified Christmas.
I’ve been holding the topic of this column for several months, having decided it would be an appropriate one for the February column, since February celebrates Black History month.
If you’ve lived in Hopewell Valley for any length of time, odds are you have seen groups of people in orange vests walking up and down local streets picking up litter and recyclables
New Hampshire doesn’t have a seat belt law, so anyone who chafes at seat belt requirements can go there to Live Free, and Be Statistically More Likely to Die.
So. Welcome to 2022. What will this year bring? Let’s face it. The last couple years have been….challenging, to say the least. Let’s hope that 2022 is happier, safer, healthier, and a whole heck of a lot better. Keeping that in mind, here is a list of my resolutions for 2022.
For several years now, I’ve used the first column of the new year to look back on the previous year, and “test” you all on your retention. But since often I don’t recall what I put in my columns, I sure don’t expect you all to do so! Therefore, just enjoy this review of last year.
In the past couple of weeks, it has become increasingly clear that things are trending the wrong way in our fight against the coronavirus.
Located at the intersection of Quakerbridge Road and the Delaware and Raritan Canal (behind Nassau Park Pavilion), Port Mercer straddles three townships: Lawrence, Princeton, and West Windsor.
As all of you may know, the municipal building is open to the public to conduct business with our various departments. Since the Pandemic still exists, we require that all persons wear masks while in the common areas of the building.
After last month’s exploration of the Columbia School, I found myself thinking about the other early schoolhouses in Ewing, like Birmingham and Scudder’s Falls.
Some good things did come out of my having a sore back and walking bent over like I was looking for spare change on the ground. I noticed that our hardwood floors were looking a bit dull. I also noticed that I needed a pedicure.
Howard Michaels is a pop artist. He paints images we know, but in a different way. He sees things more colorfully and simplified than we do
Putting your name on a ballot is one of the most frightening things anyone can do... Having been in the arena for 26 years, I salute anyone who puts themselves out there and is willing to serve the public.
Earlier this year, there was a brief question related to Ewing history posed on a Ewing social media group page which immediately intrigued me, and prompted me to do some research.
This post reflects my personal opinion on vaccinations. If you have no interest in my opinion, please just move on. I am aware of my detractors and, as a result, I did not post this on any of our community Facebook pages—just on my own Facebook timeline, my own blog site, and in this column.