Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Gardening Adventures: Tips for giving your garden an edge

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Ask the Doctor: Diet, exercise diabetes factors

Concerned about your health? Experts from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton are ready to answer readers’ questions. Send your questions to askthedoc@rwjuhh.edu. Q. I have diabetes. Aside from medication,...

Tattoo you? No thanks

As a columnist dependent on his reading public, I’ve found it’s always a good idea to alienate large chunks of that public and see what happens.So I’d like to...

Looking Back: Home Gardening and Tree Landscaping Since 1957

When we moved to our house in Grovers Mill in 1957, the area had been farmland only a couple of years before. The new houses — which were all...

What’s in a Map?

One way to get an idea of what a new place is like is to look at a map that shows its area graphically. You don’t get much idea...

Confessions, Good and Bad

I have a confession to make. I did not vote this week. That’s a terrible thing to admit out loud, much less in print, especially for a naturalized citizen...

Putting the ‘wild’ in Wildwood

“Wild” is a relative term, and to some people, all of this might seem pretty tame. But it turns out Wildwood’s a pretty fun place to get wild.

Ask the Mayor: Does Ewing have a noise ordinance?

In every edition of the Ewing Observer, Mayor Bert Steinmann answers readers’ questions, but since the dog days of summer are upon us, Observer has given residents an extra...

Nature in the Valley: Rescuing the chestnuts

For thousands of years, the native American chestnut was among the most prolific and important forest trees.

Minutes from Somewhere Else: Local sub supporters score a victory against the hoagie hoard

I’ve lived all but a small portion of my life in Hamilton. I’ve attended Hamilton schools, made Hamilton friends and played Hamilton sports (read: baseball). I live here. I work...

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