Sunday, December 9, 2018

Needs More Tacos: Hamilton got more tacos

Most of the time, this column has been called Needs More Tacos. For a while, it was called Four More Things, but when it was called that, it was...

Minutes from Somewhere Else: How civic-minded are you?

Halfway through an hourlong interview with Hamilton councilwoman Ileana Schrimer in late July, the topic turned to voting. “You should be interested ,” Schirmer said. “If you’re not interested, don’t...

Complex Simplicity: I write like… who?

Some time ago, I heard about I Write Like (iwl.me), a website that instantly analyzes submitted writing samples and identifies writers similar in style. It’s a dangerous game, as...

Gardening Adventures: All hail Basil, the King of Herbs

.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%; } My wife and I were at a Mexican restaurant several weeks...

A Travel Misadventure

It’s been 25 years since I was last pickpocketed, so I guess I’d let down my guard and in a sense, was due, but man, it is one of...

Looking Back: Why Do We Have a Regional School District?

The origins of the West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District go back to the early 1950s, when residential development began to increase in Princeton Township. At that time Princeton High...

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...

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Robbinsville Township condemns Miry Run Country Club

Robbinsville Township last night filed paperwork in New Jersey Superior Court to seize ownership of nearly 160 acres of Miry Run Country Club.