HILLSBOROUGH: Teacher Maureen Napoletano cited for ‘making difference’ 

Hillsborough Middle School math teacher Maureen Napoletano has been selected as the winner of the Jingle Ball Making a Difference contest sponsored b y the N.J. Education Association and radio station Z100 (100.3 FM). Ms. Napoletano was nominated by former student and Hillsborough High School sophomore Stephanie Wickman. Stephanie’s essay about the influence Ms. Napoletano… Continue reading HILLSBOROUGH: Teacher Maureen Napoletano cited for ‘making difference’ 

HOPEWELL VALLEY: High school asks for review of football league realignment 

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By Frank Mustac, Special Writer HOPEWELL TWP. — Chances for more player injuries is the main reason Hopewell Valley school officials don’t want to see the Bulldogs varsity football team moved to a division with bigger schools. That’s also why the Board of Education has recently formally requested the West Jersey Football League to reevaluate… Continue reading HOPEWELL VALLEY: High school asks for review of football league realignment 

HOPEWELL TWP.: Young farmer Niederer given Assembly resolution 

Hopewell Township resident Jessica Niederer was honored as New Jersey Outstanding Young Farmer of the Year with a ceremonial resolution on Dec. 17 during the state General Assembly voting session. Assemblyman Reed Gusciora, a Democrat representing Mercer and Hunterdon, is sponsoring the resolution. Ms. Niederer was selected as the state’s top young farmer by the… Continue reading HOPEWELL TWP.: Young farmer Niederer given Assembly resolution 

WEST WINDSOR: Waytons are living the dream

West Windsor-Plainsboro High South cross country coach Kurt Wayton enjoys the holidays and the chance to spend more time with his wife

By Justin Feil, Special Writer Kurt Wayton was in high school when his family would drive up from their Linwood home to visit his cousin in Cranbury. Along the way, they’d pass Allentown. “I told my family and I even said it on a track trip when we were going up to Princeton, and I… Continue reading WEST WINDSOR: Waytons are living the dream

PRINCETON: Cougars impress at Stuart hoop tourney

By Bob Nuse, Sports Editor The Stuart Invitational Basketball Tournament worked out as well for all three Packet-area teams in the field. Montgomery High, which was opening its season, won three straight games to claim the tournament title. Princeton Day School won two of the three games it played in the event and had a… Continue reading PRINCETON: Cougars impress at Stuart hoop tourney

PRINCETON: Council to consider proposed historic designation for Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood in 2016

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By Philip Sean Curran, Staff Writer The Princeton Council will decide next year whether to create a historic district for the historically black Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood, a move that advocates say is critical to preserving the character of the area. Council on Monday heard mostly from supporters of forming what would be Princeton’s 20th historic district,… Continue reading PRINCETON: Council to consider proposed historic designation for Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood in 2016

CRANBURY: Planning board advances development application

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By Amy Batista, Special Writer CRANBURY – The Planning Board heard testimony on the High Point Development (Hagerty/Chaney Tract) application for Preliminary and Final Major Subdivision and Site Plan for approval during its Dec. 10 meeting. “I would like to talk for a moment about what we are going to do tonight,” said Chairman Allan… Continue reading CRANBURY: Planning board advances development application

PRINCETON: PHS’ Guerra continues growth on mat

By Bob Nuse, Sports Editor Ethan Guerra knows that each time he takes to the wrestling mat he gets a little better. With that in mind, the Princeton High junior shook off a weekend in which he didn’t wrestle as well as he had hoped and made positive strides with a win on Tuesday. Guerra’s… Continue reading PRINCETON: PHS’ Guerra continues growth on mat

CRANBURY: ‘Constructed Pieces’ exhibit will be featured at Gourgaud Gallery in January

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The next open call exhibit at the Gourgaud Gallery at Town Hall in Cranbury will portray “Constructed Pieces,” works featuring varied mediums such as painting, drawing, collage and photography showing a variety of styles and artists. The artwork will portray or include constructed pieces – things that are man-made, not made by nature. In past… Continue reading CRANBURY: ‘Constructed Pieces’ exhibit will be featured at Gourgaud Gallery in January

EAST WINDSOR: Santa works overtime at the firehouse

East Windsor Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1 hosted the Santa Open House recently

By Amy Batista, Special Writer EAST WINDSOR – Santa took time out from his busy schedule to stop by a local firehouse recently where children and residents were able to visit with the man in the red suit. “We have been doing it for 10 years to provide a community event where the children and… Continue reading EAST WINDSOR: Santa works overtime at the firehouse