Wednesday, December 11, 2019

The Garden in the Machine: The D&R Canal is Central Jersey’s Hidden Gem

In its busiest year, 1871, the D&R Canal had more freight traffic than the longer and more famous Erie Canal

Go Inside This Week’s Issue of U.S. 1: August 28, 2019

The following stories were originally published in the August 28, 2019, issue of U.S. 1 Newspaper.

The Hidden History of Our Number 1 Highway

Highway U.S. 1 does not have the romantic allure of the fabled U.S. Route 66 — a highway with a song that let’s drivers “get their kicks.” But while Route 66 is now defunct, U.S. 1 just keeps kicking and building on its fascinating history — represented by both physical sites and ideas that deal with design, art, and the human imagination.

Go Inside This Week’s Issue of U.S. 1: August 21, 2019

The following stories were originally published in the August 21, 2019, issue of U.S. 1 Newspaper.

Firestone Library: A Renovation for the Mind

Since its founding in 1750 Princeton University’s library has labored to aid curious individuals in their search for wisdom. The latest renovations, completed earlier this year, have made it easier to explore.

Go Inside This Week’s Issue of U.S. 1: August 14, 2019

The following stories were originally published in the August 14, 2019, issue of U.S. 1 Newspaper.

The Rebirth of Trenton Central

For the last five years Trenton Central High School has operated from four different buildings within Trenton while students waited for a new high school. Beginning Monday, September 9, the 1,850 students finally will be together under one roof — a new one that does not leak.

Charter School Aims to Enhance Student Landscape

Achievers Early College Prep Charter School in Trenton, now entering its second year, has a built-in philosophy: that college is attainable, and by fostering partnerships among other educators and colleges, the school will graduate digitally literate graduates who are prepared for jobs that may not even exist today.

Go Inside This Week’s Issue of U.S. 1: August 7, 2019

The following stories were originally published in the August 7, 2019, issue of U.S. 1 Newspaper.

How the State Created a Monster on Trenton’s Main Street

It’s a true life political horror story that opens with sound bites and fury and ends with the dirge of a done deal. The monster is a $376 million New Jersey State office project that could have been a dream come true for the beleaguered capital city but turned into a nightmare.

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