Sunday, June 24, 2018

‘Save Colonial Lake’ group hopes to protect land near Lawrence park

Sheft Associates, Inc., is proposing the construction of a 123 room Woodspring Suites extended stay hotel on land it owns adjacent to Colonial Lake in Lawrence. However, not everyone in Lawrence is on board with the plan.

‘It could have been us’: Lawrence High students join national walkout for school safety

Students at Lawrence High School organized a walkout on March 14 in solidarity with the National School Walkout, held exactly one month after a 19-year-old gunman killed 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Florida.

Lawrence author Shoshana Silberman takes hands-on approach to faith

Shoshana Silberman has had a lifetime commitment to a hands-on, participatory form of Judaism, and her latest work is a definite reflection of that.

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.

State, local officials go to war with embattled Trenton Water Works

The water flowing out of the taps of Trenton Water Works’ customers is safe to drink. But, with repeated operational issues eroding trust in the quality of water, scores of local and state officials are working to ensure it stays that way.

Lawrence Mayor Bobbitt looks to the future in first term

If it weren’t for the New York Times, Chris Bobbitt might not be in Lawrence. Now, he’s the township’s mayor.

Lawrence High School chemistry club rocks competition

Students in the Lawrence High School chemistry club recently made it their mission to teach planetary science to students in a unique and engaging way.

Ex-rec director leads Lawrence’s social media charge

As technology changes, so does the flow of information. And Steven Groeger, the former township superintendent of recreation, wants to bring Lawrence up to speed.

Lawrence native conquers challenging 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail

Lindsey Freitag hiked the 2,650-mile Pacific Coast Trail over five months this year. She was one of only 235 people to complete the hike this year.

Students from New Taipei City visit their sister school in Lawrence

After about a year of Skyping, emailing and chatting through Google, students from New Taipei City, Taiwan, walked into Lawrence High to applause and hugs.

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Steinert High School top 10 seniors

Steinert High School students will graduate at the CURE Insurance Area in Trenton June 22 at 7 p.m. Here are the high school's top 10 seniors.