Saturday, March 17, 2018

In the Game of Cones, you win or you die of sleep deprivation

Hamilton Post columnist Sam Sciarrotta and her friends created a real-life version of Cones of Dunshinre, a tabletop game from "Parks and Recreation." What was it like to play a fictional game?

Steinert’s Carlisi 1st ever to repeat as bowling state champion

Hamilton is becoming the mecca of New Jersey high school bowling without even trying. Despite not having a team at any of the three schools, the township produced two of the top three bowlers in the state at this year’s NJSIAA Individual Tournament.

The fine art of persistence: TAWA exhibit features artists with disabilities

The work local artists is on display at “Persistence,” an exhibit hosted by the Trenton Artists Workshop Association that features the work of area artists with disabilities.

Two chances to see green in Mercer County this month

Mercer County will run green this month in celebration of Saint Patrick. Both Hamilton and Robbinsville will be hosting their annual festivities in honor of the patron saint of Ireland before and after, respectively, St. Patrick’s Day on March 17.

Hamilton Post Inbox: Recalling Mercerville as it was

I know where, but not when. When was the name Sand Town first used? By the time that Hamilton Township was incorporated, Sand Town became Mercerville.

Load of spit: what genetic testing taught me about my roots

My AncestryDNA reinforced for me a great American truth: as the melting pot continues to churn, more than ever, we are not what we are, but what we choose to be.

Steinert alumna helps the homeless get back on their feet

Hamilton native Cathryn Sanderson is the executive director of the Philadelphia chapter of Back on My Feet, a national nonprofit that looks to change lives in literal one-step-at-a-time fashion by getting homeless people running.

Hamilton West’s Ndeh jumps over competition in successful first winter

During the NJSIAA Group III high jump competition at the Bennett Center Feb. 18, Hamilton West senior Barry Ndeh noticed a competitor from another team looking a bit haggard.

Mario Mazur turns up the intensity for Steinert basketball

Steinert basketball coach Kyle Flanagan feels that Mario Mazur needs to be the recipient of a hard foul before he really starts getting intense about a game.

Cream soda and ‘Beer Barrel Polka’ at Plaag’s Grove

It was a beautiful summer Sunday in the year 1945. My best friend Don Slabicki and I were watching the Trenton Old Stock man drive into Plaag’s Grove.

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TacoRito nearly ready for its Robbinsville Town Center opening

Robbinsville’s restaurant scene is set for a boost when the successful TacoRito restaurant opens a second location in Town Center this spring.