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Community Service Beyond the Big Check

Not so long ago the only way a business typically would show it cared about its standing in the community was by posing for a photo with an oversized...

How to Un-Fry a Video Addict

In today’s households, where video stimulation is rampant, scenes like the following are hardly unusual. A child or teenager gets home from school and sits down to “relax” with...

The Making of a Ghost Story

Wanted: Four ghosts for a tell-all feature story in U.S. 1 Newspaper. No, we didn’t run that ad in our classified section but you might wonder, how did we...

Opportunities

AuditionsYardley Players Theater Company has auditions for “Pinocchio” on Saturday and Sunday, December 4 and 5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mercer County College in the communication...

First Cut: Gauguin’s 19th Century Travelogue of Tahiti

“Yes, indeed, the savages have taught many things to the man of an old civilization; these ignorant men have taught him much in the art of living.”— from...

The Permanence of Print, with a Digital Twist

The old media are supposed to be dead but some people apparently haven’t gotten the memo.That’s what I concluded a few weeks ago, as I made a last-minute dash...

Who’s Playing That Sport? Your Child or You?

In the ultra-competitive world of growing up today, there is perhaps no fiercer arena of competition than youth sports. “The culture of winning and being the best starting at...

Theater Review: ‘An Iliad’

Can you imagine the massing of hundreds of thousands of men on a battle field? They win and lose battles. Some fight each other one on one, some dying...

Art Review: Genocide Across Two Centuries

The back story of the Mercer County Community College exhibition, “From Warsaw Ghetto to Darfur,” now on view at the Gallery at Mercer County College, begins in secret. On...

Taking the LEED On Old Buildings

When Hamilton native #b#Scott Chrisner#/b# was a teenager he had already started to notice that the process of designing buildings was flawed. After spending one summer framing houses for...

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How Trenton ‘Won’ Amazon’s HQ2 Battle

Imagine 8 million square feet in five closely connected campuses. Trenton's Amazon plan didn’t make the finals, but it uncovered some hidden assets within the city.