Wednesday, May 27, 2020

From the Lawrence School Board: Students prepare to go back to school

By Laura Waters The dog days of summer may be slow, but life at Lawrence Township Public Schools moves at a fast clip. Ben Franklin Elementary School hosts most of...

Editorial: Trenton mayoral candidates need to prove themselves fit to serve

Chart showing which candidate has filed what forms. Can a person be...

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...

Looking Back: Where Could You Swim?

Long before West Windsor had its pool called WaterWorks at Community Park, if you didn’t have a private pool next to your house you still had three main choices...

You Only Live Once — Be Careful

Two weeks ago I went on a road trip with my friend Whitney to Ocean City, Maryland. We spent the weekend on the beach goofing off on the boardwalk...

From the Robbinsville Schools: School construction sparks excitement

Summer 2013 is an exciting time for the Robbinsville school district. By the end of August, we should have Phase I of our facility upgrades completed and will have broken...

Needs More Tacos: That Ford guy says don’t go to college, but I’m not sure...

If I were a marketing person buying television advertising time for my client, I would do whatever I could to get them to advertise during live sports, because that’s...

Minutes from Somewhere Else: ‘Office jetsetter’ survives volcano, cramped flight home

I recently returned from vacation, during which I somehow earned the reputation as the “office jetsetter.” As someone who has a 99-percent empty passport, I found this distinction amusing and—mostly—puzzling. In...

Complex Simplicity: Dude, where’s my horse?

We recently took a family vacation to a dude ranch, a place with all the hallmarks of the old cowboy movies my Dad used to love: horses, bleached cattle...

Ewing Then and Now: The Fisk Family and the Fisk School

Harvey Fisk is the namesake of Fisk Elementary School By Helen Kull June’s column began a series on the namesakes of some of Ewing’s public elementary schools. This month we continue...

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Mercer County restaurant guide: who’s open, who’s delivering, what’s new

The latest information we have gathered on area restaurants, including contact info, pick-up and delivery options, specials, and more