Obituaries-Aug. 14

John Reid    LAMBERTVILLE — John G. Reid, 94, of Lambertville died Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Hunterdon Care Center, Raritan Township.    He was a lifelong resident of Lambertville.    Mr. Reid served in the Navy from 1932 to 1934 and in the Army from 1943 to 1945. He was a member of the VFW Post 7921 …

‘Freaky Friday’

Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan star in a body-swapping remake that addresses the pressures that drive parents and teens apart. By: Elise Nakhnikian    Remakes have been getting a bad name lately, thanks in part to cynical sequels that capitalize on an audience’s affection for a movie by reviving the main characters and some of …

Project signs should mirror city’s history

The 129-unit development proposed by Orleans Homebuilders should have signs that reflect its historic Victorian feel, residents and officials say. By: Linda Seida and Brooke Olster    LAMBERTVILLE — The design of proposed signs at Orleans Homebuilders’ property on Route 29 and Phillips-Barber Road have drawn criticism from the public.    At the Aug. 6 Planning Board …

Princeton Chamber grants awards to local businesses

‘Business of Distinction’ awards go to five firms. First Annual Business of Distinction Awards. Presentations will take place at the Chamber Trade Fair on Thursday, August 28th, recognizing businesses that are impressing their customers and providing quality goods and services despite the current economic challenges.—> By: Melinda Sherwood    Five area companies were recently selected to …

Police Blotter-Aug. 14

Lambertville    A Jericho, N.Y., man, who stopped to ask police if any of his relatives had been injured in a nearby motor vehicle accident, wound up being arrested and charged with drunken driving.    About 4 a.m. Saturday morning, a car flipped over on Route 29 just south of Lambertville. Police blocked the two southbound lanes …

Editorial-Aug. 14

Help county ease threat of West Nile virus By: Mae Rhine    The potential for West Nile virus cases has increased dramatically this year with a surge in the number of mosquitoes buzzing around.    The Hunterdon County Health Department is asking residents for their help in stopping the spread of this disease, which is transmitted through …