Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Petition started against Freddie’s Tavern redevelopment plan

Opposition is growing among West Trenton residents to a plan that calls for Freddie’s Tavern to be torn down and replaced with a mostly residential mixed-use project.

As costs soar, towns look to educate residents on what can be recycled

Mercer County residents can’t seem to figure out what is recyclable and what isn’t. The result has been increasingly contaminated containers and huge increases in recycling costs.

Michael Ilesanmi hopes to continue track success at St. Peter’s University

Michael Ilesanmi’s footwork in soccer is what his track and field coaches noticed first his freshman year, and it’s why they pushed him to try jumping.

Betting on Black: Greenwood House saved our lives

If you are my Facebook friend, then I am sure you’ve seen the accolades that I’m always giving to Greenwood House, where my 93-year-old dad resides.

Ewing Then and Now: Share history with your neighbors

I enjoy learning about the history of my adopted hometown, and I’m glad that I can help to bring that history to others via this column.

Ewing Public Schools hires new athletic director

Ernie Covington is the new athletic director and health/physical education supervisor at Ewing High School, replacing retiring Bud Kowal.

Ewing Planning Board to hear plan that would raze Freddie’s Tavern

A plan before the Ewing Planning Board on Sept. 4 calls for Freddie's Tavern to be torn down and replaced with two mixed use buildings.

Ewing K9 officer helps sniff out record cocaine haul

Ewing Police Officer Brittney Fornarotto and her K9 Jax helped search out $1.1 billion in cocaine during a record drug bust at the Port of Philadelphia in June.

Betting on Black: At least there were pity pickles

Recently, I made plans with dear friends of mine to have lunch. Greg and Julie live in Florida and they were up in New Jersey visiting family and friends.

Ask the mayor: When will the dog park be finished in Banchoff Park?

From time to time Ewing Mayor Bert Steinmann answers questions posed by readers or members of the Ewing Observer’s staff.

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