Wednesday, August 12, 2020

10 things to do in New Jersey this August

From a tomato fest in Princeton to a triathalon in Wildwood, 10 activities to fill the last month of summer vacation in the Garden State.

Ewing’s Babe Ruth national champs celebrate the 50th anniversary of their historic win

Fifty years ago this month, a group of teenage boys from Ewing Township accomplished a feat that has remained unmatched in township athletic history. Against all odds, the township’s team won the Babe Ruth League’s 1970 World Series.

Hopewell Valley Regional School District outlines restart plan

The district will hold a virtual town hall meeting to discuss updates to the plan Aug. 4 via Zoom.

Bordentown Regional School District preps for 2020-21 year

The district will offer a hybrid learning model for the 2020-21 school year, and parents will be able to select a full-time online model for students.

Robbinsville Public Schools outlines reopening plan (updated)

Superintendent Brian Betze released the first steps of the district's back-to-school plan in a letter to the community.

Lawrence Township School District wrestles with issues of race

As protesters made their voices heard as part of the Black Lives Matter movement across the nation in June and July, the Lawrence Township Public School District found itself dealing with racial unrest within its midst.

Princeton University, John Witherspoon Middle School challenging racist legacies

As Princeton University scrubs Woodrow Wilson's name from its buildings, residents eye a similar change for John Witherspoon Middle School.

Two Bordentown residents earn Girl Scout Gold Awards

Alison Wall and Emily Wheeler are entering into their senior years at Bordentown Regional High School and have reflected on their years with the Girl Scouts.

NJDA offers guidance on unsolicited mystery seeds

Unsolicited seeds could be invasive, introduce diseases to local plants or be harmful to livestock.

The show goes on at Beach Haven’s Surflight Theatre

Surflight Theatre on Long Beach Island is one of the few arts venues in the entire country to successfully open this summer.

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Missing West Windsor man found alive after massive search (updated)

A West Windsor man who had been missing since the evening of Wednesday, July 22 was found alive after a "massive" search of Community Park.