Young singer pursues a dream

Young singer pursues a dream

By Deanna Harkel Sitting at his kitchen table in the Scotch Run condominium complex, feet barely touching the floor, Ewing High School freshman Kerrion Upshur flashes a winning smile. He has a lot to be happy about these days, it seems. Upshur, an upbeat and well-mannered 14 year-old,…

Time to design

Time to design

In the woods of Hopewell, industrial artist Sean Mannix works his magic Metalworking. Plasticworking. Woodworking. Glassworking. Sean Mannix does it all. He designs everything from sneakers and bookcases to complex machinery used in hospitals to classified government projects. “Everything that’s made is designed,” Mannix says. “Everything is. I…

Watson Executive Director honored by NJPHK

Watson Executive Director honored by NJPHK

Barbara George Johnson, executive director of The John S. Watson Institute of Public Policy at Thomas Edison State College, was one of six community leaders recognized at the Equitable Communities Conference on Dec. 3. Johnson received the Healthy Kids Champion Award, presented by the New Jersey Partnership for…

On the move

On the move

Windsor School’s 3 classes enter their final month in the 105-year-old building By Lisa Zola-DeLibero As the saying…

Seeds for ‘Whiplash’ planted by Princeton High School

Seeds for ‘Whiplash’ planted by Princeton High School

By Aaron Pinto Buddy Rich, the legendary outspoken wunderkind jazz drummer and bandleader, once advised aspiring percussionists in…

‘Whiplash’: All that’s Jazz

‘Whiplash’: All that’s Jazz

PHS grad talks about making his critically acclaimed independent film By A.A. Dowd Most movies about jazz are…

Composer finds fame in Estonia

Composer finds fame in Estonia

By Scott Morgan Can social media take you to places you’d never otherwise go? For Susan Nelson, a…

Bringing Christmas to life

Bringing Christmas to life

Walking tours lead visitors through the Nativity and other Bible stories By Deanna Harkel As Christmas draws nearer…

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Making art from everyday life

Making art from everyday life

By Vincent Xu Although he has lived and worked in the Ewing area his whole life, photographer Aubrey…

A career of service

A career of service

Nancy Kieling retiring after 20 years as head of PACF Nancy Kieling sat in her Lawrence office, talking…

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