Thursday, March 30, 2017

Ewing Then and Now: The first school for the deaf in N.J.

The “stone house on the hill” from last month’s column sits on the campus of the Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf — another institution worthy of consideration.

Mercer County 2016 election results

Results from council, school board and other local races in Mercer County.

Students cook up careers at Mercer County’s new culinary academy

Academy of Culinary Arts students learn food preparation and food service skills as well as math, science, English and history — everything, in other words — on the Sypek campus.

Spruce Street turf field open for business

If you've driven down Spruce Street in the last several months, chances are you've seen the massive bubble that popped up just past Halo Farm near Arctic Parkway.

Ewing native wins state bowling championship

When Ryan Carlisi walked into Slocum’s Bowling Center after he won the NJSIAA state individual tournament, he saw an article on him already laminated and hanging on an air conditioner.

Mercer Muslim community seeks to educate following ban, shooting

The members of the Islamic Circle of Mercer County know what people say about Islam. They also know that not everybody knows what Islam is all about. And that is what they’re looking to change.

Ewing family turns hobby into business with Trains & Things

Chiarello, a long-time Ewing resident, said that like a lot of families in the 1950s, his family built their toy train collection a little at a time.

Building the Oaklands estate

This month, we consider Oaklands, the Woodruff Family Estate — better known to us as the Trenton Country Club.

Planning board approves plan for new Ewing Wawa

If you lived in New Jersey in the 1990s, you’re likely aware that almost every set of driving directions eventually involved the phrase, “Make a left at the Wawa.”...

N.Y. Bagel celebrates 20 years in business

In two decades their menu has only changed four times, which appeals to the store's local customers.

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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.