Community News https://communitynews.org Your Local Connection Fri, 30 Aug 2019 16:02:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 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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As costs soar, towns look to educate residents on what can be recycled https://communitynews.org/2019/08/30/as-costs-soar-towns-look-to-educate-residents-on-what-can-be-recycled/ Fri, 30 Aug 2019 14:00:50 +0000 https://communitynews.org/?p=93216 Mercer County residents can’t seem to figure out what is recyclable and what isn’t. The result has been increasingly contaminated containers and huge increases in recycling costs.

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Bordentown City’s water woes continue https://communitynews.org/2019/08/30/bordentown-citys-water-woes-continue/ Fri, 30 Aug 2019 14:00:47 +0000 https://communitynews.org/?p=93323 Lead levels in Bordentown City’s water continue to rise as officials attempt to ease residents’ concerns about the safety of the water coming into their homes.

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Eclair Café: owner/co-chefs share vision of French cuisine for America https://communitynews.org/2019/08/30/eclair-cafe-owners-and-co-chefs-share-a-vision-of-french-cuisine-in-america/ Fri, 30 Aug 2019 14:00:46 +0000 https://communitynews.org/?p=93236 Ron Suzuki and Marie-Mathilde Laplanche have a vision of what a French bistro should be, and they have brought it to life this year at Eclair Café in Pennington and Princeton

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West Windsor company looks to market VR headset for use in businesses https://communitynews.org/2019/08/30/west-windsor-company-looks-to-market-vr-headset-for-use-in-businesses/ Fri, 30 Aug 2019 14:00:44 +0000 https://communitynews.org/?p=93352 Mixed reality (also augmented reality) headsets seek to enhance the real world rather than block it out, and it has proved so far to be resistant to commercialization.

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