Saturday, June 23, 2018

Teachers: Our Biggest Heroes

A few years ago, the excellent drama program at High School North staged a rousing production of “Oklahoma,” and this refrain keeps playing in my head: “Oklahoma, where the...

From the Schools: Robbinsville takes steps to long-term stability

By Steven MayerOn Dec. 11, 2012, the Robbinsville community approved a facility referendum designed to improve existing schools and add enough space to adequately provide for the district’s future....

Snookered No More

They say there’s a sucker born every minute and right now that would be me. It has to do with our cars and getting them serviced. We used to...

Let’s fix this: Trenton police, public must meet expectations on service calls

The recent incident in which a city couple had to wait 22 minutes for a police response to a situation involving the removal of an intruder from their premises...

Is Trenton Councilwoman Kathy McBride planning mayoral run?

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Keeping Up with the Times

There are times I miss being a television news reporter; last week was not one of them. I am glad I was not reporting on the Boston bomb blasts,...

Hoping for Korea

One of the best perks of having friends and family all over the world — as so many of us do these days — is that you have an...

More changes coming to Trenton-Mercer

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Minutes From Somewhere Else: Yearlong Bencivengo saga leaves tragic results

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Taking a Lesson from the Kids

There were two things I loved about working in broadcast news. The deadlines were absolute, perfect for a procrastinator like me. If your story was not shot and edited...

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Steinert High School top 10 seniors

Steinert High School students will graduate at the CURE Insurance Area in Trenton June 22 at 7 p.m. Here are the high school's top 10 seniors.