Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Farm celebrates 30 years of Apple Days

It’s no surprise that apples are a favorite fruit in almost every community. With their variety of colors (red, green, yellow) and their variety of flavors, from sweet to sour,...

Stylists train hard at Paul Mitchell Lab

According to Federal Aviation Administration rules, it takes 40 hours of flight time in order to earn a pilots’ license. At the Paul Mitchell Lab in Ewing, students need 600...

Their kung fu is strong

Now you don’t have to go to a secluded mountaintop monastery to learn kung fu from a Shaolin master. Sifu Louis Diaz (Sifu is the Chinese word for “master”) has...

West Trenton Hardware has a new focus

There’s a room in the basement of West Trenton Hardware on Upper Ferry Road with tents, tables, balloons and paper plates and party hats set up as though guests...

‘The healthiest lunch in town’

Barbara Stange has only moved the simplynaturalliving health food store across the street to 1400 Parkway Ave., but there has been a major change in the shop’s offerings. In addition...

Custom Interiors of N.J. readies new showroom

By necessity, the inside of Custom Interiors of New Jersey, at 1640 N. Olden Ave., is ludicrously swank. This is not “custom design” as in a van with a picture...

Gateway moves office to Quakerbridge Road

Frank Mancino knew he wanted to be in the center of the action. That’s one reason the vice president and branch manager of Gateway Funding Diversified Mortgage Services, L.P.,...

The Essence of relaxation

Essence Hair, Nail and Body Spa is part hair salon, part massage parlor, part beauty product shop, part manicure shop, and all about relaxation. “Essence means ‘spirit of,’” said Essence...

Tomato pies (and more) satisfy at Palermo’s

Dictionaries simply describe tomato pie as a pizza-like food native to Italian-American culture, topped with tomato and served at room temperature. But at many Trenton-area restaurants, including Palermo’s III in...

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‘Mail Lady’ retires after almost three decades delivering to area customers

"Mail Lady" Jeanette Jones—or “JJ” to those who’ve gotten to know her— carried the mail around Ewing, Trenton and Lawrenceville for about 30 years until the end of March, when she retired.