Council members Chris Bobbitt and James Kownacki face no opponents in the Nov. 2 election and are assured re-election to the governing body. Both councilmen agreed to answer questions posed by the Gazette involving several issues confronting Lawrence Township over the course of their coming term.

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.


If owning and running the Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market has been Joseph Kuzemka’s full-time job for a while, owning and running the new Out of Step Offbeat Boutique and General Store will now be his other full-time job.

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.

A ghost on the left and a runner on the right, HomeFront, the Lawrence Township-based nonprofit whose mission is to eradicate homelessness, is turning their sprint for a cause scary.

From ages 7 to 12, Katie Ciuffreda played baseball in the Lawrence Little League, and thanks to her great speed was the All-Star center fielder for three years.