Monday, March 18, 2019

Pay it forward this spring to end food insecurity

The 2019 State of Robbinsville Township “Pay It Forward” Event will be held on Tuesday, April 30 at The Stone Terrace by John Henry’s.

Foster: Focus on finding time apart

As educators, this trend of over-stressed and overwhelmed students and parents makes our work much more complex and challenging.

Celebrating women

March is Women’s History Month, so I find it fitting that I just finished reading Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World, a graphic novel-style biographical book about 29 different women throughout history who influenced the author and illustrator, Penelope Bagieu.

Aging with grace and humor

Ewing columnist Ilene Black discusses how the best way to deal with changes of aging is to laugh at them.

The history of Mercer Raceabout, one of America’s earliest sports cars

To those familiar with the early history of racing cars in America, the names of Roebling, Kuser and the Mercer Automobile Company are synonymous with success.

Letter: Hopewell’s political parties united in fight against pipeline

Ever since PennEast proposed their plan for this unneeded pipeline, all local Republicans and Democrats, both as candidates and on the every Hopewell Township Committee, have unanimously, consistently and strongly opposed the PennEast Pipeline.

Divesting: Just throw it out!

Recently I found a turntable in my attic. It was new in 1984, but hadn’t been used since 1988, when my amplifier began producing a penetrating buzz like that accompanying those radio disaster warnings: “This is a test of the emergency broadcast system!”

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.

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.

KFC (Korean fried chicken) comes to Princeton

It took much longer than it should have, but Princeton finally has joined the wildly (and justifiably) popular Korean fried chicken craze.

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