Thursday, March 30, 2017

Good teeth mean good health

By Chris Sturgis This is an exciting time to be a dentist because of all the new options for helping patients, said Dr. Todd Singer, periodontist and managing doctor at...

Spa helps downtown workers shed stress

Owner Lynette Jones stresses that her Butterfly Essential Wellness Day Spa may have a new location in downtown Trenton and may offer new treatments, but the focus remains the...

Kung Fu sustains teacher through hardships

By Chris Sturgis Kung Fu teacher Leon Trescott feels an obligation to share the ancient discipline from the other side of the world that saved his life and liberty. Trescott, 49,...

Stylists train hard at Paul Mitchell Lab

According to Federal Aviation Administration rules, it takes 40 hours of flight time in order to earn a pilots’ license. At the Paul Mitchell Lab in Ewing, students need 600...

Starr Tours celebrates 60 years of easy travel

By Chris Sturgis In 1947, Gilbert Sussman bought a couple of second-hand buses and a small terminal in Hightstown from a man named Jack Starr. The buses ran daily routes between...

Assist 2 Sell gives home sellers and buyers an edge

By Chris Sturgis Michael Sinton doesn’t think his former colleagues in the real estate business like his truck. After spending several years with a few different local real estate firms, Sinton...

Silvergirl creates interiors with personality

By Chris Sturgis From an academic standpoint, Debi Devigili became an interior designer when she completed her course with the School of Interior Decorating at PCDI and received her diploma,...

The Barrett Team is on the ball

By Chris Sturgis Robert J. “Bob” Barrett knew his pharmaceutical career was coming to a close. He had been a successful district and regional sales manager for Wyeth Laboratories, but...

Their kung fu is strong

Now you don’t have to go to a secluded mountaintop monastery to learn kung fu from a Shaolin master. Sifu Louis Diaz (Sifu is the Chinese word for “master”) has...

West Trenton Hardware has a new focus

There’s a room in the basement of West Trenton Hardware on Upper Ferry Road with tents, tables, balloons and paper plates and party hats set up as though guests...

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The school district—like me—sits wobbling on the edge of a hole

Sometimes—like at a recent school board meeting—covering your hometown hits a little too close to home.