Community News https://communitynews.org Your Local Connection Wed, 04 Sep 2019 20:29:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 Parting Shot: Culture and kids https://communitynews.org/2019/09/04/parting-shot-culture-and-kids/ Wed, 04 Sep 2019 20:28:16 +0000 https://communitynews.org/?p=93394 Culture is primarily about adapting to something that most others think is normal, even though you may have doubts about it. Nowhere is this more sharply felt than in child-rearing. Every nation is different, every parent is different, and no one agrees. As a Dutch mother now living in America, I was recently quoted in...Read more

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Kathryn Weidener: telling a storyteller’s story https://communitynews.org/2019/09/04/kathryn-weidener-telling-a-storytellers-story/ Wed, 04 Sep 2019 20:21:28 +0000 https://communitynews.org/?p=93389 Weidener is president of the New Jersey Storytelling Network

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Neighbors say no way to new Princeton homes https://communitynews.org/2019/09/04/neighbors-say-no-way-to-new-princeton-homes/ Wed, 04 Sep 2019 20:14:30 +0000 https://communitynews.org/?p=93386 Lanwin Development seeks to build 30 homes on part of a 90-acre tract it owns on the Princeton Ridge. The entrance to the development would be off Herrontown Road

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New Jersey’s main squeeze: Princeton celebrates the tomato https://communitynews.org/2019/09/04/new-jerseys-main-squeeze-princeton-celebrates-the-tomato/ Wed, 04 Sep 2019 20:00:23 +0000 https://communitynews.org/?p=93377 Why not create a celebration of the tomato? After all, the colorful tomato is the iconic New Jersey vegetable

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Petition started against Freddie’s Tavern redevelopment plan https://communitynews.org/2019/08/30/petition-started-against-freddies-tavern-redevelopment-plan/ Fri, 30 Aug 2019 15:39:28 +0000 https://communitynews.org/?p=93366 Opposition is growing among West Trenton residents to a plan that calls for Freddie’s Tavern to be torn down and replaced with a mostly residential mixed-use project.

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Boro Bean: owners committed to finding the right buyer for Hopewell café https://communitynews.org/2019/08/30/boro-bean-owners-committed-to-finding-right-buyer-for-hopewell-cafe/ Fri, 30 Aug 2019 14:01:07 +0000 https://communitynews.org/?p=93260 Ellen and Johnny Abernathy are in no great hurry to conclude a transaction. The couple is content to wait until someone comes along whom they feel would be a good fit for their neighborhood coffee shop

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Complex Simplicity: The scamps go to camp https://communitynews.org/2019/08/30/complex-simplicity-the-scamps-go-to-camp/ Fri, 30 Aug 2019 14:00:59 +0000 https://communitynews.org/?p=93267 For most of my life, my experience with summer sleepaway camps was limited to movies, books, and the 1963 Allen Sherman novelty song “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh (A Letter from Camp)”.

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Hamilton Little Lads 10s make history by reaching World Series https://communitynews.org/2019/08/30/hamilton-little-lads-10s-make-history-by-reaching-world-series/ Fri, 30 Aug 2019 14:00:59 +0000 https://communitynews.org/?p=93243 Not since the Nottingham Little League and Babe Ruth League World Series teams of the 1990s had a recreation baseball squad energized Hamilton Township like this one. Indeed, no other Lads team had ever made it as far in Cal Ripken play.

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Trenton galleries fill walls, eyes, and minds https://communitynews.org/2019/08/30/trenton-galleries-fill-walls-eyes-and-minds/ Fri, 30 Aug 2019 14:00:57 +0000 https://communitynews.org/?p=93304 Trenton’s fall art season has arrived and is filling galleries and museums with visual works by artists ranging from the international influential to the lovers of local color. Either way, it is a treat for city eyes. So let’s take a look at what’s happening. Artworks Trenton The Trenton art center’s new season is highlighting...Read more

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Fight in the museum: 10 questions with Micheal Madigan https://communitynews.org/2019/08/30/fight-in-the-museum-10-questions-with-micheal-madigan/ Fri, 30 Aug 2019 14:00:56 +0000 https://communitynews.org/?p=93258 Micheal Madigan is a Hamilton-based painter. I have admired his wonderfully colorful acrylic paintings for a long time.

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