Monday, April 24, 2017

Ewing Girl Scout hosts conference to help children living in poverty

Summer Kellers, a Girl Scout in Troop 70637, is hosting "Change Begins With Understanding," a conference for teenagers that will highlight the struggles children living in poverty face daily.

Members of revived Ewing theater troupe chosen for national competition

When Christina Caldwell was hired as a Ewing High School English teacher as well as its director of drama last year, she brought along some lofty goals for the school’s theater department.

PJ’s Pancake House set to open on Bear Tavern Road

Procaccini brothers John and Tino, along with partner Zissis “Z” Pappas —owners of PJ’s, a mainstauy on Nassau Street in — will be opening a new restaurant on Bear Tavern Road in West Trenton.

Can men get spider veins?

Concerned about your health? Experts from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton are ready to answer readers’ questions.

Officials grow concerned as senior fire deaths trend upward

As the Mercer County Fire Marshal’s Office reviewed fire deaths from 2016, the role of reaction time came to the fore because all five fatalities involved individuals 55 and older.

Betting on Black: The battle for best-dressed

My husband and two sons (ages 35 and 31) wear the same size clothes and shoes. This solidarity sounds wonderful, doesn’t it?

Sculptures from five Ewing High students featured in county art show

Five Ewing High School students from Taylor Hughes’ Ceramics 1 class have their sculptures on display at Artworks Trenton through April 25, as part of the Mercer County Youth Art Month Exhibition.

East Sushi’s menu offers a wide array of Asian dishes

“Asian fusion” is a pretty common term these days. But in Ewing, about 14 years ago, Tony Yu was at the forefront of offering Chinese and Japanese cuisine in the same restaurant.

Ewing High boys’ basketball takes Central Jersey Group III crown

Ewing came up just short of winning the Group III state championship in a 74-68 loss to Teaneck.

Ewing High girls’ basketball wins first sectional title in 17 years

Ewing ended its season with a heartbreaking 58-57 overtime loss to Ocean City, but their CJ III title got them over a huge hump.

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