Saturday, June 24, 2017

Strawberry Social helps maintain one-room schoolhouse 99 years after it closed

Erwin Harbat was not born until 1936, but the Woosamonsa School House, which closed its doors 18 years before he was born, is integral to the identity of the farming community he grew up in.

Food Truck Fridays give Hopewell Borough restaurant scene a mobile boost

Scheduled to take place at the train station in Hopewell, Food Truck Friday will be a day for people to go and taste both new flavors and old favorites.

Jazz band XAM winners of first Mic Drop competition

The Hopewell Valley Youth Chorale hosted its first annual Mic Drop 2017 music competition fundraiser with the aim of bringing people together enjoy a night of music within the community.

Four Daughters Franks: part-time business, full-time family experience

What started as a family joke turned into reality when Deb and Al Flanders bought a hot dog stand and opened their business, Four Daughters Franks.

House with a view: homeowners turn drainage basin into a meadow

The Beans had always had a general sense of dissatisfaction about the appearance of the detention basin behind their house, but they had never really known what to do about it.

Estate planner hopes radio show will help people to ‘Make it Last’

Victor J. Medina started his own radio show,“Make it Last with Victor Medina,” on WCTC 1450 AM out of New Brunswick.

Hopewell Valley students join NJ Honor Choir

Seven students from Hopewell Valley Regional School District elementary schools participated in the New Jersey American Choral Directors Association Elementary Honor Choir.

‘Bean’ helps lead Hopewell Valley girls’ lacrosse to statewide ranking

Referred to as “Bean” by friends, family and coaches, Sabrina Schrader has produced an impressive lacrosse career at Hopewell Valley Central High School.

TCNJ-bound Cane sees big production spike in 2017

Heading into the Mercer County Tournament semifinals on May 15, Cameron Cane led Hopewell Valley with a .558 average after hitting .370 as a junior.

From the HoVal School Board: supporting our educational marathon

While discussing the changes we are implementing throughout the Hopewell Valley Regional School District, I am forced to reach into the virtual cliché closet and pull out my “It’s a marathon, not a sprint” meme.

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Lawrence Girl Scouts teach the art of healthy food to earn Silver Award

Lawrence residents Kelli Collins, Kaitlyn Maloney and Nicole Seeburger created placemats that promote healthy eating to earn the Girl Scout Silver Award.