Monday, May 25, 2020

Changing Demographics

When we first moved into the West Windsor-Plainsboro community, we settled in a beautiful rental home following a snafu with our house under construction. I explored the neighborhood with...

Minutes From Somewhere Else: Post-scandal healing requires more than an open door

.neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px; } .neFileBlock .neFile { border-bottom: 1px dotted #aaa; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-top: 10px; } .neFileBlock .neCaption { font-size: 85%; } Hamilton Mayor Kelly Yaede speaks with township budget officer Roberta Magdziak...

Complex Simplicity: Avoiding the tricks and traps of the supermarket

When the renovated World Class Hamilton ShopRite at Route 33 opened a few months ago, I had the same questions anyone would have about a new supermarket: Will I...

From the Robbinsville Schools: 2013 about successful Robbinsville schools

By Steve Mayer With the Dec. 11 passage of the facilities referendum, our school district was able to celebrate the holiday season a few days early. I am deeply appreciative that...

Robbinsville Mayor’s Column: Robbinsville makes its CEO proud

By Dave Fried Thank you to everyone who came out to vote on the Dec. 11 school facilities referendum. The Robbinsville Township Board of Education, Superintendent Steve Mayer and board president...

What If You Had a (Facebook) Party and Nobody Came?

A long time ago, when I was a reporter in Sacramento, I decided to throw a party for my newsroom friends. At the time, we lived an hour west...

Minutes from Somewhere Else: Testimony paints sickening picture of a corrupt town

In September, I spoke with Hamilton Township Board of Education president Patty DelGiudice. I wanted to hear what she had to say about the school board’s connection to the federal...

Giving Back For Christmas

Like millions of Americans this week with a hope and a dream, I bought some lottery tickets, hoping to win the near-record jackpot and become an instant gazillionaire. Like...

Betting on Black: MC Black at the MVC

Before I get started, I’d like to state that I have nothing but the utmost respect for the staff at the NJ Motor Vehicle Commission. What they deal with...

There’s something screwy about politics around here

John Bencivengo, the mayor of Hamilton, took cash from a contractor who did business with the school district. Now he faces the prospect of going to prison. The Republican...

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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