PARCC raising the ire of parents statewide

PARCC raising the ire of parents statewide

By Michele Alperin The name alone raises angst among residents in New Jersey. PARCC, short for Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, assessments will be administered this month to all New Jersey public school students in grades 3 to 8, and students taking algebra 1,…

Hamilton-Trenton St. Patrick’s parade split to play out in real-time March 14

Hamilton-Trenton St. Patrick’s parade split to play out in real-time March 14

Hamilton St. Patrick’s Parade committee treasurer Vince McKelvey points to the crowd during last year’s event. McKelvey, the 2014 parade grand marshal, compared the parade to a baseball franchise that had relocated. (File photo by Albert Rende.) By Alissa Ambrose For 30 years, the familiar sounds of bagpipes…

Cancer research hits close to home

Cancer research hits close to home

The Thompson family—Greg, Dana, Rita and Aaron—was overwhelmed by the support they received from the community after Aaron was diagnosed with Burkitt non-Hodgkin lymphoma. He is now in remission, and set to participate in his seventh annual St. Baldrick’s Day event in March 2015. (Photo by Janet Lanza…

On the road to theatrical production

On the road to theatrical production

By Jessica Oates Lawrence playwright inspired by story of illegal immigration A controversial subject that often leads to…

American inspiration

American inspiration

By Bill Sanservino Work by Ewing artist featured in State Museum exhibition Far too often, artists can get…

Hamilton police to honor fallen officers

Hamilton police to honor fallen officers

By Jessica Oates HPD members will bike to Washington as part of Police Unity Tour Despite winter’s chill,…

How to live the write life

How to live the write life

Passion for writing leads author to jobs with Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV and more Before Amanda Caswell submitted…

From Romania with love

From Romania with love

By Gabriela Imreh The year was 1985. I was a 21-year-old piano student and orchestra performer in the…

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The Princeton story behind the Hollywood movie

The Princeton story behind the Hollywood movie

By W. Barksdale Maynard Alan Turing was the odd hero-genius who helped crack the Nazi code during World…

Ewing loses a musical treasure

Ewing loses a musical treasure

By Scott Morgan Clifford Adams, Kool & the Gang trombonist, succumbs to illness If you recall the scene…

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