Ewing resident Heather Kearns-Latini chasing charity

Ewing resident Heather Kearns-Latini chasing charity

Heather Kearns-Latini, of the Ewing Public Education Foundation, gives some computer directions to Margaret Morris in the new Education and Technology Resource Center in the Hollowbrook Community Center. (Photo by Winfield Wetherbee.) By Meagan Douches While most people imagine themselves living it up on their own private island after they’ve won the lottery, Ewing resident […]

Two lifelong Hopewell residents discover region’s slave history

Two lifelong Hopewell residents discover region’s slave history

Elaine Buck, left, and Beverly Mills at the Stoutsburg Cemetery. They both serve on the cemetery’s association board. By Angela Jacobs In 2006, an alarmed West Amwell man called Elaine Buck. His neighbor was planning a driveway, but the proposed project would pave over unmarked slave burials. The township knew they were there, and the […]

Growing up in a neighborhood where history matters

Growing up in a neighborhood where history matters

Bob Rivers in front of his family home at 21 Green Street in Princeton. The house is directly across the street from 20 Green, now a candidate to be torn down. The Witherspoon-Jackson neigh­borhood is experiencing dramatic changes. Home to many working class and African American families dating back to the late 18th century, the […]

The man who loves his coffee black

The man who loves his coffee black

Abdul Qadir Wiswall wants area residents to wake up and smell the coffee at both city events and his Cass Street coffee bar. By Dan Aubrey Abdul Qadir Wiswall may smile if you ask him if something’s brewing, but he is hotly serious about his Trenton Coffee House Roast business — so much so he […]

Jessie Schadt pursues hula hoop dreams

Jessie Schadt pursues hula hoop dreams

Hooping and fitness enthusiast Jessica Schadt, a resident of Lawrence Township, performs with one of her LED hula hoops. (Photo by Suzette J. Lucas.) By Madeleine Maccar It was New Year’s Eve, about six or seven years ago, when Jessie Schadt saw go-go dancers performing with LED hula hoops during a gala at the National […]

Wall Street women in focus: Princeton’s Barbara Byrne helps bring movie ‘Equity’ to the big screen

Wall Street women in focus: Princeton’s Barbara Byrne helps bring movie ‘Equity’ to the big screen

Barbara Byrne, right, speaking at the Clinton Global Initiative topic dinner held at Barclays’ New York headquarters on Sept. 28, 2015. Left: Chelsea Clinton, vice chair of the Clinton Foundation. Center: Anne-Marie Slaughter, president and CEO of New America, Princeton University professor emerita of politics and international affairs, and author of “Unfinished Business: Women Men […]

Robbinsville dispatchers are residents first line

Robbinsville dispatchers are residents first line

Robbinsville dispatchers (bottom) Kathleen O’Connor, Victor Raczka, Josette Pavlov, (top) Eric Coran, Michael Slininger, Ashley Ricci and Kathy Murr. Slininger is now an officer with RPD, and no longer works as a dispatcher. Not pictured is Kaitlyn McQueen. By Laura Pollack Not everyone wakes up one morning and decides their calling is to be a […]

Ewing resident wins 2015 Bulwer-Lytton bad fiction award

Ewing resident wins 2015 Bulwer-Lytton bad fiction award

Joel Phillips won the 2015 Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest for the worst opening sentence to a novel. By Scott Morgan His fingertips grew hungry, prowling the surface of the keys like tiny lungfish slurping at the lettered pegs for sustenance to feed their drive to weave a tale of an impavid constabulary, boldly, courageously, indefatigably attempting […]

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