Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Understanding the undocumented

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Memories of a lost community

An 1860 photo of the neighborhood known as "Jewtown," taken from Green Street facing Market Street. A photo showing future basketball star Tal Brody training in a gym at the...

Exploring the heights of literature

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Schoolkids sell seashells to help rebuild the seashore

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Living like the Lenape

William Guthrie has amassed a vast collection of artifacts over the years, of original and replicated stone tools, weapons and other items from the Lenape culture. (Staff photo by...

Lester defeats Robbins in council election

Democrat Harvey Lester defeated Phil Robbins in the township’s only contested municipal election, winning by with 4,525 votes to Robbins’s 3,385 to take a seat on the Township Committee.The...

Residents find ways to cope with the storm

After Superstorm Sandy swept through Ewing in late October, residents from the Glendale area and nearby neighborhoods ventured out to view the damage and swap stories with neighbors.“How did...

With new safety system, runway has a soft landing at the end

It may not look like much, but Mercer County Airport's EMAS crushable concrete block system could save lives if a plane overshoots the runway. In late 2011, two small planes...

Move over, Nate Silver

The Nov. 6 presidential election was a big victory for Barack Obama, but it may have been an even bigger one for statistical analysts — especially Sam Wang, who...

For these girls, a night out is more than just a good time

Each month, Andrea Nami-Wyatt has a girl’s night out with 125 to 200 other women.They are not all coworkers or classmates, although some of them might be. What brings...

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Bordentown singer Jake Sfraga is at home on stage

On Jan. 20, Jake Sfraga will perform at the Light of Day Foundation festival in Asbury Park, where the benefits go towards curing Parkinson’s disease.