Thursday, July 18, 2019

Are Aldi’s discounted prices worth it? We taste-tested 8 products to find out

Are the savings at Aldi worth it? We picked up half a cartful of off-brand items (along with their name-brand counterparts) to see how they stacked up. Here’s what we found.

Sports bar to replace USA Country Diner on Route 130 in Robbinsville

The USA Country Diner has sat vacant for 15 years along Route 130 in Robbinsville, but the lot won’t be abandoned for much longer. A new building housing a casual restaurant and sports bar will replace the diner.

Common culture unites Mercer County Irish organizations

Mercer County is home to 10 Irish-American organizations. While there has been friction at times, all of the groups will come together to celebrate their shared heritage.

Mercer County seeks input on new ‘water sports’ park

The Mercer County Park Commission’s purchase of a small plot of land on Hughes Drive in Hamilton in 2017 opened up a world of possibilities for the commission and—by extension—county residents.

After months of delays, Robbinsville PJ’s Pancake House nears completion

After months of delays, the Robbinsville location of PJ’s Pancake House nears completion. Owner John Procaccini said his eatery will open by late fall.

McGwire Tuffy relaxed before embarking on Division I baseball career

Robbinsville resident McGwire Tuffy will embrace a laid-back summer before embarking on a MAAC baseball career at Quinnipiac.

Introducing Robbinsville High School’s 2019 Exceptional Seniors

The Robbinsville High School Class of 2019 is set to graduate 6 p.m. on Friday, June 21 at the school’s athletic field. Among those graduates are this year’s Exceptional Seniors, a group of 10 students chosen by the school administration.

Shuttered Miry Run golf course preserved, renamed Spring Garden Country Club

The 158-acre property, will be owned and managed by Robbinsville as a new park.

Robbinsville officials hope new car dealer ushers in new era on Route 130

Groundbreakings are rarely much more than a photo op, but Robbinsville Township officials found more than the usual reasons to celebrate one such event recently.

Record-setting CJ Ondy puts his speed to good use for Robbinsville High track team

Robbinsville High School senior CJ Ondy’s ability in the sprints was obvious from the start.