Thursday, August 17, 2017

Spotlight on Essentials Salon

By Chris Sturgis Andrea Tkac, owner of Essentials Salon in Mercerville, says she doesn’t just style hair: she follows her artistic passion. “Essential Salon has lit up Mercerville since opening a...

Renovations will enhance Mrs. G’s

By Chris Sturgis Debbie Schaeffer has taken the helm of Mrs. G TV and Appliances at a critical time. Schaeffer, granddaughter of Beatrice Greenberg, from whom the family-owned appliance dealer takes...

Even after 20 years, the dance goes on

The small building at 25 Lexington Ave. in Ewing, in an industrial park, may seem like an unlikely place for a dance studio. But inside, mirrors and handrails line...

Chiropractor leaves city for Pennington

For 19 years, Dr. John Hamada practiced holistic healing mixing chiropractic with acupuncture at 899 South Broad St. in the Trenton neighborhood where he grew up. But as of...

Farm celebrates 30 years of Apple Days

It’s no surprise that apples are a favorite fruit in almost every community. With their variety of colors (red, green, yellow) and their variety of flavors, from sweet to sour,...

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...

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Inaugural Mayor’s Cup set to pit Lawrence High against Notre Dame

On Sept. 9 at 4 p.m., the Cardinals and Irish will meet at Rider University for the inaugural Mayor’s Cup, a celebration of soccer in Lawrence.