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Go Inside This Week’s Issue of U.S. 1: February 19, 2020

February 19, 2020 -

The following stories were originally published in the February 19, 2020, issue of U.S. 1 Newspaper.

Hellfighter: The Story of Trenton’s Flawed War Hero

Trenton-based re-enactor Algernon Ward Jr. has dedicated himself to portraying one of those buffalo soldiers, Needham Roberts, a black teenager from Trenton who earned France’s highest military honor for valor in combat, the Croix de Guerre.

Audio Directions Wins TechLaunch BullPen Prize

A Hopewell-based company, Audio Directions, is producing devices intended to remedy the problem of hearing aids that amplify background noise in addition to conversation.

On the Move: NJHA, Trac, Chamber, and Deaths

Two new studies released by the New Jersey Hospital Association say hospitals are economic anchors of their communities.

Picture Perfect Musician Stringing with Roosevelt Band

Trenton native Phil McAuliffe will be playing bass and singing backup vocals with David Brahinsky and the Roosevelt String Band on Sunday, February 23, at Morven in Princeton.

Dance Review: American Repertory Ballet’s ‘Giselle’

American Repertory Ballet’s “Giselle” is moving and, at times, thrillingly danced

Letting the Bard’s Words Soar With Love

The Shakespeare Community Reading Group, which meets monthly at McCarter Theater, is not about who reads with flourishes, although there are some beautiful ones. It’s about what is on the page.

The Artful Eye: Wisdom of Trees

“The Wisdom of Trees,” opening February 23 at Tulpehaking Nature Center, is a collaboration between Mary Leck and Patricia Bender.

Marking a Milestone With ‘Beauty and Drama’

Noted Princeton artist Charles McVicker will be celebrating his long career with his Arts Council of Princeton exhibition “McVicker at 90: A Retrospective.”

Opportunities: Volunteer Work and Calls for Creatives

Groups seek various volunteers, artwork, poetry, and more.