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Wanted: A few high school students to serve on East Windsor Township’s advisory boards and committees. No experience necessary. As they have in years past, East Windsor officials are inviting high school students to volunteer on an assortment of advisory boards and committees – from the Environmental Commission to the Clean Communities Advisory Committee – […]

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The search for the East Windsor Regional School District’s new superintendent of schools has been delayed, following the resignation this week of the consultant who was leading the search. To replace consultant Ronald Bolandi, who resigned for personal reasons, the East Windsor Regional School District Board of Education hired West Hudson Associates on Monday night […]

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East Windsor Township residents who want to clean out their closets and recycle some of their unwanted electronics and household items can do so at East Windsor Township Recycling Day on Sept. 22. The event, which is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the East Windsor Township Senior Center at 40 Lanning Boulevard, […]

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Seeking to find out what parents and other members of the public would like to see in the next superintendent of schools of the East Windsor Regional School District, a special forum has been set for Sept. 24 at the Hightstown High School auditorium. During the forum, which will be held from 7-9 p.m., attendees […]

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East Windsor Township residents gathered at the municipal building this week, as they have every September for the past 17 years, to remember the six residents who died in the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks and to pay tribute to East Windsor’s first responders. Five township residents – Colleen Barkow, Debbie Bellows, Anil Bharvaney, Neil […]

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East Windsor Township property owners are running out of time to make their third-quarter property tax payment, which was due Aug. 1, but extended to Sept. 10 without incurring a penalty. East Windsor officials extended the due date to Sept. 10 because the 2018-19 property tax bills were late in being mailed out. If the […]

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East Windsor Township will hold its annual ceremony to remember the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, including six East Windsor residents, on Sept. 11 at 5:30 p.m. The event, which includes a wreath-laying ceremony, will be held at the Sept. 11 memorial on the grounds of the municipal building at 16 Lanning […]

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Nicholas Johnson, a chemistry teacher at Hopewell Valley Central High School, has recently been selected as Mercer County Teacher of the Year by the New Jersey Department of Education. Johnson is one of 21 educators who have been named Teacher of the Year in their county, and are currently under consideration for State Teacher of […]

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Daryl Kipnis has just come in from the rain on a recent Monday morning, when the Republican Congressional candidate is running late for an appointment. His suit jacket is wet and two campaign aides have accompanied him as he prepares to discuss why voters in the 12th Congressional District — a swath of New Jersey […]

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Wanted: Nominations of East Windsor Township businesses that have contributed to the community. That’s what East Windsor officials are seeking for the township’s 2018 Business Awards program. The deadline for nominations is Sept. 14. The purpose of the annual program is to recognize local businesses that have made special efforts to improve or contribute to […]

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East Windsor Regional School District administrators are putting into place the district’s elementary school reconfiguration plan in time for the first day of school on Sept. 6. The plan, which has been in the works for about a year, seeks to balance enrollment in the four elementary schools. The plan will ensure that bilingual students […]

The Bailey Basketball Academy has announced the fall schedule for upcoming BBA hoops program. Parents and players will have an opportunity for competitive travel play, individualized instruction, skills development and fundamentals as well as league play.

When Yordan Hristov first got together with the group of players that would go on to comprise the foundation for the current Princeton FC 2002 Boys Boca soccer team, expectations were tempered a bit.

Upon arriving in Princeton over 30 years ago to begin a career of covering local sports, one of the first people I crossed paths with was George O’Gorman.

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Phil Simms New Jersey North/South High School All-Star Football Classic. Here are the players from the region who participated in that first all-star game 40 years ago that was played at Rutgers Stadium in Piscataway. Steve Bethune, Matawan Regional High School; Glenn Edwards, Jackson Memorial High School;  […]

The Mercer Junior Rowing Club, part of Princeton National Rowing Association, relied on its strength and depth to bring home a medal from the Youth Nationals that were competed in Sacramento, Calif. The event was held from June 8 through June 10. The men’s youth 4 plus coxswain (Jack Gallagher, Council Rock North; Evan Kinter, […]

If you are wondering whether fall will ever come, just take a look at the birds! At the Jersey shore, you may have noticed tiny sandpipers known as sanderlings pecking and scurrying along the water’s edge. They just spent their summer breeding in the Canadian arctic. Some are now following New Jersey’s coastline on their […]

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New Jersey is home to about 2500 native plants, and over one-third are considered rare! Some have always been rare – like the Stalked Woolgrass – which was just re-discovered by NJDEP State Botanist David Snyder along the Delaware River in Sussex County after not having been seen in over 100 years. Many others are […]

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To the editor: Labor Day means “a call to action,” a time to act for the midterms and get out the vote. And, time for New Jersey to protect our elections from corruption. But can New Jersey protect its citizens from “dark money” now that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has capitulated to the Koch […]

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New Jersey’s wildflower meadows are spectacular this month! “Meadows are beautiful, they’re vibrant and they host diverse wildlife,” said wildflower expert Tama Matsuoka Wong of Flemington, who has two meadows on her property. “The plants are changing all season … every two weeks you get new plants. I don’t think you can match nature. It’s […]

One of the state’s newest science classrooms is uniquely suited for water testing and studying plankton under a microscope. But you’ll need a life vest! This spring, the “Study Hull,” a 40-foot pontoon boat outfitted with a laboratory, was launched by the nonprofit Lake Hopatcong Foundation after years of planning. The custom-made floating classroom cruises […]

You’re looking up at the night sky when – whoosh! – a brilliant streak of light whizzes past so quickly you almost miss it. Some shooting stars contain ancient stardust, far older than our young solar system – tiny diamonds manufactured deep within an exploding star somewhere in our Milky Way galaxy over 10 billion […]

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Annie  Rost passed September 12, 2018 at 94. Annie was born in Elberfelt Wuppertal Germany. … Read more

Angela Chang, 80, of Princeton passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Penn Medicine Pr… Read more

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The Princeton University Art Museum has selected Sir David Adjaye of Adjaye Associates as the design architect, in collaboration with Cooper Robertson as executive architect for their new museum building. The new museum building, located on the museum’s current site in the center of campus, will present dramatically enlarged space for the exhibition and study […]

The headlines had similar words – with dramatically different meanings. “Princeton police search for suspect in robbery from car wash,” “Princeton police offer free car washes.” The first headline from a Princeton, West Virginia, local newspaper, reflected what most of us consider normal policing activity.  The second headline from a Princeton, New Jersey, local newspaper […]

In recent years, I assumed that etiquette, defined (by Merriam-Webster) as, “the conduct or procedure required by good breeding or prescribed by authority to be observed in social or official life,” had befallen the same fate as the telephone booth. My grandkids with cell phones in their hands have heard me rant about manners on […]

My phone buzzed with a news alert when I was about to go into Labyrinth Books on Nassau Street in Princeton to buy the book, “Soft Corruption.” I had to read the book before I interviewed the author, William E. Schluter, the former Republican lawmaker who had served in both houses of the New Jersey […]

By Paul Kaiser, M.D. Did you know that according to the American Stroke Association, people who have severe strokes often report having earlier warning signs? In fact, among patients who are treated for a blockage-related stroke (called an ischemic stroke) up to 40 percent report experiencing a mini-stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) first, according […]

The single life can be a desireable lifestyle, but a single-occupied vehicle has major drawbacks, in my opinion – that of a lifelong mass transit and shared transit advocate. The shiny sports car that transported only one person to work does little good for the employee, employer, the local community and society at large. Princeton […]

The little elderly Jewish lady (yours truly), renowned in Princeton for her hats, put on one of her favorite “crowns” to go to church on Aug. 5. The visit that Sunday was to the First Baptist Church of Princeton. My purpose was not to commune with God, but rather to commune with my neighbors participating […]

A few weeks ago, I peaked in the window of the newly relocated Cranbury Station Gallery on Palmer Square–now at 10 Hulfish Street next to Jazams–for a glimpse of artwork by my favorite Princeton landscape artist, Kathleen Maguire Morolda . I left with an entirely different picture – a scene of a dozen disabled individuals […]

Great news. It’s back. Like a zombie, the consolidation controversy has risen from its death declaration a few years ago in Princeton.  Once again, consolidation is the source of energetic debate in my life. After Princeton Borough and Princeton Township voted to consolidate on Nov. 8, 2011, I experienced a manic-depressive moment. I was super-thrilled […]

The Cove at Howell, in the Farmingdale section of Howell, offers a competitively priced condominium product to the age-restricted, affordable homebuyer. The community offers new, affordable condos available for immediate occupancy. A limited number of homes remain. Affordable two-bedroom condos are available from $117,588 to $168,500. Single buyers must have an annual income that does […]

“I congratulate and thank our Top Producers for the month of August, for their exemplary service and commitment to their clients”, said Iris Lurie Broker/Owner of Century 21 Mack Morris Iris Lurie. The Top Listing Agent & Top Selling Agent is Brian Lichtenthal. The Top Listing Team & Top Selling Team is the Cole Gold […]

Brunswick Memorial Home has been honored by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) with the 2018 Pursuit of Excellence Award. Less than 1 percent of funeral homes – only 159 firms from around the world – received this prestigious recognition, placing Brunswick Memorial among an elite group of funeral service providers, according to information provided […]

Nilesh and Priom Patel broke ground on the new Primrose School of East Brunswick, 138 Summerhill Road, on Sept. 7. Construction of the 12,300-square-foot school will add more than $5 million in project costs to the local economy. Once open, the school will bring 35 new jobs to the community and serve more than 190 […]

DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita Inc., has relocated to 262 Texas Road, Old Bridge. Chronic kidney disease is a silent epidemic that affects more than 30 million people in the United States. DaVita Old Bridge Dialysis provides a breadth of kidney care services and treatment choices for local patients needing dialysis. For more information, […]

Kellyann Skorupski of Howell, the co-owner of Chores NJ, a lifestyle management and concierge services company based in Wall Township, has been named a recipient of a Golden Osprey Award by the Jersey Shore Chamber of Commerce. The awards are given to those who have contributed significantly to the betterment of the Jersey Shore and […]