Sunday, January 24, 2021

If you’re up, get me a Camel

Americans like to say that behind every great fortune is a great crime. But that is hard for me to imagine as I walk through the bucolic Duke Farms on this sunny autumn day.

The gospel of wealth from Scotsman Andrew Carnegie

Carnegie Hall, the Carnegie Corporation, the Carnegie Hero Fund, the Peace Palace in The Hague, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie libraries, and I can go on and on. Andrew Carnegie left his mark everywhere. Even in Princeton, where he left Lake Carnegie for the crew team.

In the Game of Cones, you win or you die of sleep deprivation

Hamilton Post columnist Sam Sciarrotta and her friends created a real-life version of Cones of Dunshinre, a tabletop game from "Parks and Recreation." What was it like to play a fictional game?

Exploring the potential restoration of Gropp’s Lake

Whether or not it makes sense to restore Gropp Lake, we should always make an effort to understand what came before—and what’s been left behind.

10 ****ing years later: my role in Syracuse basketball’s most ‘overrated’ scandal

Ten years later, some Syracuse fans are still hopping mad that anyone could think basketball star Gerry McNamara was overrated. Writer Rob Anthes reflects on the role he played in the "overrated" scandal.

Superintendent and police chiefs defend West Windsor-Plainsboro school cops plan

The following is an op-ed by WW-P Superintendent David Aderhold, West Windsor Police Chief Robert Garofalo and Plainsboro Police Chief Guy Armour.

True story: hope does love company

Hope Loves Company is a Hopewell-based nonprofit organization. Its mission is to provide educational and emotional support to children and young adults who had or have a loved one with ALS.

Ewing then and now: all aboard the Bel Del rail line

There’s one important aspect of the area that is truly historic (and on the National Register of Historic Places), and still very much used: the path along the feeder canal.

Food for Thought: My Tiffin Express

I admit I was skeptical of My Tiffin Express, the Plainsboro-based service that purports to mimic the beloved Indian tradition of packed lunches delivered in metal boxes (tiffins).

A homage to Bruce Springsteen/the soul of New Jersey

Bruce Springsteen is New Jersey; New Jersey is Bruce Springsteen.

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