Thursday, March 30, 2017

How a state trooper found her passion training working dogs

Ewing native Annemarie DeAngelo has a 'ruff' job as the training director at Penn Vet Working Dog Center, a nonprofit organization based in Philadelphia that breeds, trains and conducts research on detection dogs.

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.

Plainsboro native’s invention could revolutionize the medical world

Ruchi Patel is the co-inventor of QuickStitch, a disposable stapler-like suturing device that could legitimately revolutionize emergency, veterinary and third-world wound-treating situations.

‘Clerical error’ causes Hamilton Board of Education to postpone referendum vote

A clerical error has delayed a vote on a package of school repairs and improvements that the district had spent months framing as critical for student safety and security.

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.

How John Popper and Blues Traveler blew their way to stardom

How John Popper and Blues Traveler blew their way to stardom, starting with Princeton High’s Studio Band.

Housing lawsuit targets five Mercer County towns

Unable to reach a settlement, five Mercer County towns are involved in a trial that could result in the town being required to provide for almost 2,000 units of affordable housing by through 2025.

Hamilton Schools Roundup: What’s happening around the district

Yardville students showed support for local law enforcement, Grice announces a college and career fair, and students from across the district received scholarships.

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.

Hopewell officials revise master plan to show they’re serious about affordable housing

Township residents have done what they could to stifle the building of affordable housing in the past, but with a key state Supreme Court decision expected soon that could dictate how much affordable housing towns will be required to provide, the planning board took action.

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

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