Friday, August 14, 2020

Princeton University, John Witherspoon Middle School challenging racist legacies

As Princeton University scrubs Woodrow Wilson's name from its buildings, residents eye a similar change for John Witherspoon Middle School.

Mercer County Community College starts limited in-person classes

MCCC conducted on-campus chemistry labs, and aviation students returned to Trenton-Mercer Airport for in-flight instruction.

Trenton Water Works hires Mark Lavenberg as acting director

Lavenberg, the fourth person to lead TWW in the last year, has 32 years of experience in the water industry. He starts his new role Aug. 3.

Hawks Towing featured on reality TV show

Brian Hawkins, Jr. and owner Brian Hawkins, Sr. lean on one...

‘Sami’s Law’ rideshare bill passes House of Representatives

The bill will require rideshare companies to utilize a verifiable, electronic access system to match drivers and passengers before the ride begins.

The road to the Negro Leagues ran through the Garden State

On the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Negro Leagues, a look at New Jersey's role in baseball history—from the Cuban Giants to Jackie Robinson.

The show goes on at Beach Haven’s Surflight Theatre

Surflight Theatre on Long Beach Island is one of the few arts venues in the entire country to successfully open this summer.

More Than Q opens in West Windsor

More Than Q is set to open June 30 in The Square at West Windsor shopping plaza

Controversial Elcon facility in Bucks County poses toxic threat to New Jersey

The next few weeks mark a crucial juncture for a proposed plant that environmentalists say would pollute the air and potentially the drinking water of nearby towns

John Mastoris keeps Pat’s Diner and Trenton open 24-7

John Mastoris bought into Pat’s Diner in 2001 and became the sole owner in 2008. The diner has been serving Trenton 24/7 for about 80 years, making it a Trenton landmark.

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Lawrence Township Public Schools opt to begin school year remotely

Students will follow a set class schedule remotely, while teachers will report to school and instruct students from their classrooms.