Friday, May 24, 2019

After years of fighting, widow of unrecognized Tomb guard sees dream come true

Anne Kraft's husband Donald was a sentinel at the Tomb of the Unknown Solider at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. After Donald died of cancer, she advocated to get an honor guard medallion placed on his grave. Her efforts finally paid off.

Families say state eliminated essential services for the disabled, but DDD claims that’s not so

Local families say their access to crucial services has been brought to an end thanks to a decision by the New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities to cut the service on a rolling basis.

Local AHEPA chapter seeks to raise $15K to train and match K9s with veterans

Hamiltonian Rick Roscoe, president of AHEPA Chapter 72 in Trenton, committed himself to raising $15,000 to train and match K9s with those who need them most — veterans.

Friendship spawns creative partnership and ‘Francis’ film

Robert Bullington might be three decades younger than Frederick Olessi, but their bond is much closer than their age difference.

Mercerville typewriter shop becomes go-to prop place for Hollywood

Most vintage typewriters you’ll see in Hollywood films—like Hidden Figures—came straight from Karl Business Machines in Hamilton.

Benson helps Assembly decide future of state’s roads and trains

Assemblyman Daniel Benson took the transportation committee's reins in January, and found himself at the center of an issue Gov. Phil Murphy has called one of his top priorities.

Angelo Hall: the lone Hamilton Township School Board surprise

Election Day didn’t return much in the way of surprises this year in Hamilton, with incumbents ruling the day. There was, however, one result that even shocked the winner.

Steinert’s Ackerson finishes undefeated season with MCT gold

Chelsea Ackerson recently completed an epic senior season for Steinert High’s swim team, in which she won all but one individual race and claimed her first gold medal at the Mercer County Championships.

The Whistleblower: how a state police officer stood firm in the face of corruption

Challender, who lives in Hamilton these days, may be best known to anyone with a memory of the early 1970s as the cop who exposed a major campaign corruption ring surrounding then-Gov. William T. Cahill.

Music man Tom Marolda recalls his Hamilton roots

For Las Vegas-based producer, songwriter and musician Tom Marolda, his passion for music began when he was still a kid living in Trenton.

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