Thursday, March 30, 2017

Looking Back: Take the Train to the Shore

Except for those who used the Dinky from Princeton, there were very few commuters who boarded the New York or Philadelphia trains at Princeton Junction in the 1950s to...

Princeton offers an abundance of architectural sights

If you’re interested in seeing buildings with new and interesting architecture in the West Windsor area, you’re more likely to find them in Princeton.

What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger

This summer I’ve been focusing on my golf game, as this fall season will be my most competitive as a senior on my school’s varsity golf team. Lately, it...

Looking Back: Why Do We Have a Regional School District?

The origins of the West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District go back to the early 1950s, when residential development began to increase in Princeton Township. At that time Princeton High...

This month, push back in the nicest possible way

Waiting in line at a mall food court for her food to be ready, a 40-something woman turned to a senior citizen behind her.“What did you do that for?”...

Political connections entangle BOE

Being on the Hamilton Township Board of Education is a thankless job. In their twice monthly meetings, board members set the direction of education for the students of Hamilton Township....

Team effort led to new Robbinsville town hall

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Complex Simplicity: Ramona, the pyromaniac dog

After our Siberian Husky passed away two years ago, we had some “pet-free” time, and for a while it was nice being able to go places without worrying about...

Thinking About Open Space

It has been more than a decade and a half since Friends of West Windsor Open Space (FOWWOS) was founded. One of the objectives of that organization, of course,...

Ewing Then and Now: Ewing Church Cemetery and the Revolution

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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.