Monday, July 22, 2019

Notre Dame hurdler Eric Liedtka lets results speak for themselves

Soft-spoken Eric Liedtka is as quiet as he is fast and dedicated, which was good news for the Notre Dame High School track and field team, who only cared about the noise Liedtka made with his feet during a strong senior season.

Fireworks, concerts and more to mark July 4 in Mercer County

From concerts and fireworks to historical demonstrations, there are plenty of ways to celebrate the July 4 festivities in the Mercer County Area.

Sailor Jenny Bienaime-Williams credits success to upbringing

Jenny Bienaime-Williams credits success in the Navy to the lessons learned growing up in Hamilton.

Complex Simplicity: The elite column

For many people, the word “elite” immediately brings to mind not excellence born of hard work and dedication, but rather an image of snobs, milksops, toffs, and fops, in top hats and monocles.

Hamilton native Jake Alu drafted by Washington Nationals

The Washington Nationals chose Hamilton Square resident Jake Alu in the 23rd round of the MLB draft June 5.

Fight in the Museum: 10 questions with Louis Russomanno

Hamilton-based artist Louis Russomanno has one of the finest “eyes” for making art.

Gilbert Howland is forever one of Merrill’s Marauders

Gilbert Howland and his unit were to penetrate Japanese-held Burma, part of the effort to defeat Japan in World War ll. No one, including Howland, was sure what they had volunteered for.

George Dabrowski provides Sunday soundtrack at Trenton City Museum

Sunday visitors to the Trenton City Museum in the Ellarslie mansion in Cadwalader Park can expect a sound helping of art, thanks to pianist George Dabrowski.

What my week as a Metcalf Institute Fellow means for our readers

Assistant managing editor Rob Anthes spent the first week of June at Metcalf Institute’s Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists, one of 10 Metcalf Fellows selected from hundreds of applicants from around the world.

Risoldi’s Market Cafe in Hamilton to close after 70 years in business

Risoldi’s Market Cafe in Hamilton is officially closing after over 70 years of business. Owner Sam Risoldi, Jr., said the decision comes after increased competition in the area over the last five years.