Thursday, March 30, 2017

Schoolkids sell seashells to help rebuild the seashore

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Living like the Lenape

William Guthrie has amassed a vast collection of artifacts over the years, of original and replicated stone tools, weapons and other items from the Lenape culture. (Staff photo by...

Lester defeats Robbins in council election

Democrat Harvey Lester defeated Phil Robbins in the township’s only contested municipal election, winning by with 4,525 votes to Robbins’s 3,385 to take a seat on the Township Committee.The...

Residents find ways to cope with the storm

After Superstorm Sandy swept through Ewing in late October, residents from the Glendale area and nearby neighborhoods ventured out to view the damage and swap stories with neighbors.“How did...

With new safety system, runway has a soft landing at the end

It may not look like much, but Mercer County Airport's EMAS crushable concrete block system could save lives if a plane overshoots the runway. In late 2011, two small planes...

Move over, Nate Silver

The Nov. 6 presidential election was a big victory for Barack Obama, but it may have been an even bigger one for statistical analysts — especially Sam Wang, who...

For these girls, a night out is more than just a good time

Each month, Andrea Nami-Wyatt has a girl’s night out with 125 to 200 other women.They are not all coworkers or classmates, although some of them might be. What brings...

Study supports idea that life-giving rocks floated to Earth on tides of chaos

A study led by a Princeton scientist has provided the strongest evidence yet that life on earth could have arrived on a rock plunging from outer space.Princeton University researcher...

Candy with a cause

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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.