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Michener Museum Grows in New Hope

INITIAL CAP = It's a homecoming to be sure. The widely celebrated artists of the New Hope community are coming home to the new New Hope location of the...

On November 22

Bernie Brunza's chemistry class, 11th grade, Maine-Endwell High School, Farm-to-Market Road, Endwell, New York. That's where I was at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, November 22, 1963, when the principal...

On Broadway: `Golda’s Balcony’

Although cancer has already begun to tear down the bodily defenses of Israel's prime minister Golda Meier prior to the start of the 1973 Yom Kippur War, she is...

`Les Halles’ of Trenton

I'm in love with farmers' markets. Anywhere, everywhere. I don't consider myself to have traveled until I've found the little stands, the real foods, the dedicated men and women...

Opera Festival: The Lady Has Sung

Even in the context of central New Jersey's rich landscape of world-class musical offerings, the Opera Festival of New Jersey still managed to shine. (And perhaps the competing demands...

`A Walk in the Woods’ That’s Not Yet Over

Playwright Lee Blessing is a Baby Boomer by definition. Blessing was born in 1950, right in the middle of the 20th century, and not far from the starting gate...

Between the Lines

What on earth prompted us at U.S. 1 -- a business and entertainment publication that is focussed much more on the future than on the past -- to produce...

Happy New Year!

I have rituals that signal the beginning of the holiday season. One is completely anal and makes sense only to other Virgos. I will absolutely not let myself play...

The Old Man’s Birthday

Around our office, people have started to refer to me as "the old man." It's all a joke, of course, but at the age of 56 and playing in...

Biotech Expands to Hamilton

Two brothers who own a rapidly expanding biotech company in Mount Laurel, Medical Diagnostic Laboratories (MDL), are building their own 50,000 square-foot facility on Yardville-Hamilton Square Road. Jerry Moradi...