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The Gift of Reading: Paula Rossi

It is the sound of language being learned. One Thursday night not long ago, about eight men and women, immigrants from all parts of the world, sit in a...

Patriots Week: Return to the Roots of Democracy

Contrary to popular legend, George Washington COULD tell a lie. And the nation’s first president, it seems, was a first class tale-teller, according to David Emerson, one of several...

Corporate Angels

MRM GillespieThe average rent on a two-bedroom apartment in Mercer County is $1,022. A person making minimum wage would have to work 111 hours a week to afford it,...

Christmas Day Crossings

It was on Christmas night, 1776, that General George Washington and his troops crossed the icy Delaware River from Pennsylvania in a sleet storm on their way to a...

The Gift of Reading: Michael Thiel

Michael Thiel, VolunteerMichael Thiel has lots of experience helping people. That’s because as a youth in Hamilton, where he attended Kuser Elementary, and in Bordentown, where he went to...

A Special Thank You To Helping Hands

U.S. 1 might have more of a vested interest in this year’s class of “Helping Hands” than it has had in any other year since we initiated this annual...

New Year’s Even at Triumph: Rich Seiner of Rainbow Fresh

It was Bob Dylan who said it: “Well, it may be the devil, or it may be the Lord But you’re gonna have to serve somebody.”Rich Seiner always knew...

Survival Guide

Wednesday, December 27Free Professional Career AdviceThe newsletter that Union-based career coach Don Saturia E-mails every month is one of the few mass mailing Internet pieces that I actually read...

Systech’s Niche in RFID Labeling

Two firms, fewer than 10 miles apart, form a hub for the pharmaceutical labeling industry and both have state-of-the-art RFID labeling technology. CCL Labels’ Hightstown facility dominates the pharma...

CCL’s Very Sticky Business

Central Jersey is known as the nation’s medicine chest, and it is also a center for personal care products. And while the mega pharmaceutical and cosmetic companies may have...