Sunday, December 11, 2016

Celebrate the start of winter at Tulpehaking Nature Center

From the warmth of the nature center, a Mercer County Park Commission Naturalist will share the ways in which animals have adapted to stay warm in the ice and snow.

Light switches, sleeping teens and other hazards of house hunting

Yes, we’ve started looking for a home. And no amount of HGTV could have prepared me for it.

Elves on Shelves: an investigative report

The Elf on the Shelf project was launched in 2005, and like selfies, food trucks, and skinny jeans, it’s doubtful that anyone anticipated how widespread it would one day become.

Without fanfare, Midura develops into Northstars’ MVP

Matt Midura, a Nottingham High junior, was one of the Colonial Valley Conference’s hidden gems this year.

Fast start has Nottingham Northstar Torres excited for future in XC

Not only did Jon Torres lead the Northstars team, but he led the field in most every race. It was all a nice surprise for Torres.

D-line brings fire back to Hamilton West football

Hamilton West’s football team won six of its first nine games because its defensive line continually won in the trenches.

Vasquez has Northstars girls’ soccer trending upward

This year’s squad went 6-13, and won its first-round Central Jersey Group III state tournament game—tremendous progress from a two-win 2015 season.

Steinert’s Wood not a zero on the soccer field

The senior was one of the Colonial Valley Conference’s top defenders in helping the Spartans to a 19-3 record and berth in the NJSIAA Central Jersey Group III finals.

At Pavé, ‘hands-on’ jeweler practices a disappearing art

Michael Pavljuk, owner of Pavé Goldsmith and Diamonds located on South Broad Street in Yardville, describes himself as “the area’s only fully hands-on jeweler.”

A bellwether again, Hamilton Township mirrors national election results

The partisan split occurred straight down the middle of the township, with the west side of town going for Democrat Hillary Clinton and the east side going for president-elect Donald Trump.

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American Ninja Warrior course opens to challenge Hamilton-area youth

During All Heart Athletic Academy's grand opening, more than 75 children participated in an American Ninja Warrior Competition.