Sunday, September 20, 2020

Minutes from Somewhere Else: Marathon tragedy provides chance to prevail over adversity

All athletes have dreams. Football players want to play in the Super Bowl. Golfers want to win the Masters. And many runners want to compete in the Olympics. For most athletes...

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...

Complex Simplicity: Dandelion wine (and cicada stew)

I’ve always liked the idea of living off the land. And, no, I don’t mean living on a houseboat, though that has its own appeal.I’m talking about surviving by...

Gardening Adventures: Urban farming explores recycled materials

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Ewing Then and Now: The Anvil Queen’s Amazing Adventure

Mrs. Fisher and her entourage, San Francisco, 1910 Last month’s column began a series about the namesakes of several of Ewing’s public elementary schools, and that series will continue next...

Betting on Black: Here’s to living life as we laugh at it

“A sense of humor is needed armor. Joy in one’s heart and some laughter on one’s lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good...

Enjoying the Special Moments

These days, when objects suddenly go flying by my head, I no longer startle or flinch. I just say to myself, oh, there goes my young budding Steven Spielberg...

Looking Back: Up in the Air

During the 1970s and ’80s central New Jersey was a popular spot for hot-air balloonists to do their thing. The usual flights were launched somewhere to the northwest of...

From the Lawrence School Board: Lawrence wraps up end of the school year

By Laura Waters We’re in the home stretch of the 2012-13 school year with the spring state standardized testing behind us, as well as Advanced Placement examinations. Our next milestone:...

Meet the Candidate: Patrick Hall

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Kevin Johnson sues Bordentown Township, officials for racial discrimination

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