Thursday, March 30, 2017

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.

Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project empowers local mothers

They were in Israel as part of the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project, which aims to empower women to “change the world through Jewish values.” The 10-day trip is a key part of the organization’s mission.

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.

Christmas provides motivation for Hamilton girl battling lymphoma

Paige was diagnosed with stage 3 Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and has been receiving treatment at CHOP. Her family is holding onto hope she will be home for her favorite holiday, Christmas.

Hopewell brothers become fourth-generation entrepreneurs with Ace & Everett

They’re living the startup life in New York’s West Village as owners and operators of Ace & Everett, a two-year-old company with the lofty aim of setting the direction of men’s style in the years to come.

Trenton museum gift shops put the art in holiday shopping

If there’s an art to finding interesting, unusual, and even offbeat holiday gifts, it might just begin where art is found: in museums.

Pennington Chance on Main boutique offers creative outlet for artists with special needs

While at first glance Chance on Main may appear like any other small-town gift shop, the store is unique in its commitment to social causes.

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.

The cheer is here: holiday events to celebrate in Central Jersey

From musical performances to historical reenactments, there are plenty of holiday events happening in our area to keep you entertained all month long.

Mercer County Turkey Trot raises $40K for local food pantries

Before they indulged in their own turkey dinners, roughly 1,200 runners headed to Mercer County Park early Thanksgiving morning to help feed the less fortunate.

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