New park means a lot to Foxmoor

New park means a lot to Foxmoor

By Jayme Race Editor’s note: The neighborhood park along Washington Boulevard in Foxmoor officially opened Oct. 23, the end of a hectic few years surrounding the lot. The Advance asked Foxmoor resident Jayme Race, one of the key players in the park’s construction, to reflect on what the…

Proposed natural gas pipeline galvanizes Hopewell opposition

Proposed natural gas pipeline galvanizes Hopewell opposition

The PennEast Pipeline Company, in which local energy company PSEG is a partner, has proposed a new pipeline that would transport natural gas from the famed Marcellus shale formation in Pennsylvania into the Garden State. The proposal has kicked up quite a fuss in the Hopewell Valley, garnering…

A non-veteran recalls serving those who served

By Dan Aubrey Every day on Veterans Day I think of the New Jersey World War II Memorial — across the street from New Jersey’s capitol building in Trenton — and remember the service of a passing generation as well as my much humbler efforts regarding the war.…

Commentary: When art gets hot

Commentary: When art gets hot

By Dan Aubrey The weather may be cooling down, but the art scene in Trenton has been heating…

Robbinsville Mayor’s Column: Remembering Superstorm Sandy

By Dave Fried Although Robbinsville Township was spared the widespread devastation that accompanied Superstorm Sandy when it came…

From Robbinsville Schools: The value of mentoring in schools

By Steve Mayer On Friday, Oct. 17, like many schools across the country, Robbinsville High School hosted its…

From the Lawrence School Board: Fitness track, solar panels among LTPS improvements

By Jo Ann Groeger Over the past few years, you, the community spoke, and we listened! Consequently, the…

Minutes from Somewhere Else: Kindergarteners weigh merits of Frozen turkey

Minutes from Somewhere Else: Kindergarteners weigh merits of Frozen turkey

One of the great things about young children is how unpredictable they can be even in the most…

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Complex Simplicity: Ramona, the pyromaniac dog

After our Siberian Husky passed away two years ago, we had some “pet-free” time, and for a while…

Betting on Black: The sad tale of the broken toe

Hang-gliding. Parasailing. Cliff-diving. Skiing, both snow and water. Roller-blading, bike-riding, tractor-pulling, ballroom dancing, skateboarding, ice-skating, walking barefoot on…

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