Don’t overlook BOE election

By Dave Fried Comprising the largest body of elected officials in the United States, school board members are trusted to set the policies of our public elementary, middle and high schools. School board elections often are overlooked by a vast majority of residents, and that is unfortunate for…

Joining the mob who wonders, “Is football worth it?”

“Is football worth it?” blares the Sept. 29 cover of Time magazine. The editors at Time framed this question with players’ health in mind, and it’s a good one. Increased focus on concussions in recent years and the NFL’s own estimate that one-third of its players will develop…

The midnight visitations

Many readers live their lives unaware of, or perhaps willfully blind to, the dark and disturbing aspects of Halloween. They partake of tricks and treats and dress in costumes meant to frighten, amuse, or advertise questionable morality, all the while ignoring the deeper malevolence at work. But in…

Betting on Black: To autocorrect or not to autocorrect?

How would you like to get a text that reads, “hopw wash ur donut”? Or “chuck urine box”?…

Celebrating Ewing’s diversity

By Helen Kull I am pleased to say that the next two months’ columns will be contributed by…

Carex, the other groundcover

Several weeks ago, I attended a plant seminar that highlighted new and underused plants available to the landscape…

Robbinsville Mayor’s Column: Rounding up a busy summer

By Dave Fried Amazon has shipped its first order from its state-of-the-art Robbinsville fulfillment center to upstate New…

Princeton University offers business opportunities for local merchants

Princeton University offers business opportunities for local merchants

By Mark Censits Princeton University does more than $100 million dollars in business with outside companies each year.…

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From Robbinsville Schools: World champs teach us lessons

By Steve Mayer It may be a little redundant by now, but certainly not without merit: A huge…

From Lawrence Township Schools: What’s in store for new school year?

By Jo Ann Groeger The 2013-2014 school year may be a distant memory for most, but not so…

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