Central High to get new vice principal in October

Davis will come on board Oct. 22 By John Tredrea, Staff Writer    There will be a new vice principal at Hopewell Valley Central High School.    He is Lyndell Davis, 31, a veteran educator in Pennsylvania public schools.    The Hopewell Valley Regional Board of Education voted unanimously Monday night to appoint Mr. Davis. His appointment is… Continue reading Central High to get new vice principal in October

Viva Gelato Café opens in Pennington

Shown at Viva Gelato Café’s Aug. 16 grand opening are: (from left) Ray Lin

New eatery is at 12 S. Main St. By John Tredrea, Staff Writer    A simple, quite effective business philosophy is involved.    ”It’s East meets West,” Charlie Yeh said Aug. 16. It is indeed. For four years, Mr. Yeh and his wife, Sharon, have run the Asian restaurant, Somo Sushi, on South Main Street in Pennington.… Continue reading Viva Gelato Café opens in Pennington

Viva Gelato Café opens in Pennington

Shown at Viva Gelato Café’s Aug. 16 grand opening are: (from left) Ray Lin

Shown at Viva Gelato Café’s Aug. 16 grand opening are: (from left) Ray Lin, manager of both Viva Gelato and Somo Sushi, which are owned by Charlie and Sharon Yeh; Sharon Yeh; her husband Charlie Yeh; Pennington Mayor Tony Persichilli; West Windsor Mayor Shing-Fu Hsueh, an old friend of the Yeh family; Jen Yeh, Charlie’s… Continue reading Viva Gelato Café opens in Pennington

Hopewell Valley residents charged after drug raid

Township police executed search warrant at Ridgewood Avenue residence Saturday, following a six-month investigation By John Tredrea, Staff Writer    A 16-year-old Hopewell Township boy has been charged with dealing cocaine and marijuana and an 18-year-old Hopewell Township woman has been charged with dealing marijuana following a police raid Saturday night at the township residence where… Continue reading Hopewell Valley residents charged after drug raid

The new Vito’s Pizza is more spacious and snazzier

Shown from left at the new Vito’s Pizza grand opening are: Vito Casano; longtime Vito’s employee Pasquale DeStasio; borough Councilman Weed Tucker; Mayor Tony Persichilli; Nat Casano

Shown from left at the new Vito’s Pizza grand opening are: Vito Casano; longtime Vito’s employee Pasquale DeStasio; borough Councilman Weed Tucker; Mayor Tony Persichilli; Nat Casano, Vito’s father and owner of Vito’s Pizza; Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes with his son Sullivan Hughes; and borough Councilman Robert Di Falco.

The new Vito’s Pizza is more spacious and snazzier

Shown from left at the new Vito’s Pizza grand opening are: Vito Casano; longtime Vito’s employee Pasquale DeStasio; borough Councilman Weed Tucker; Mayor Tony Persichilli; Nat Casano

Gathering place now at 2 N. Main St. By John Tredrea, Staff Writer    Downtown Pennington without the old Vito’s Pizza?    For a long time, that’s been pretty hard to imagine. Vito’s set up shop at 4 N. Main St. in the late 1980s and literally since its first day of operation has been one of… Continue reading The new Vito’s Pizza is more spacious and snazzier

Timberlane, Central High get ready for Sept. 6 opening

Principals discuss programs, list new staff members By Ruth Luse, Managing Editor    When schools open Sept. 6, Timberlane Middle School, which serves grades six-eight, can expect about 970 students, about 20 more than in September 2006.    Hopewell Valley Central High School, which serves students in grades nine-12, began last year with an enrollment of about… Continue reading Timberlane, Central High get ready for Sept. 6 opening

HVN SUNSHINE LIST

Municipal and other meeting dates    PENNINGTON LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES: Aug. 23, 7:30 p.m., Borough Hall. HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP FIRE COMMISSIONERS: Aug. 23 and Sept. 6, 7:30 p.m., Municipal Building. HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP PLANNING BOARD: Aug. 23, 7:30 p.m., Municipal Building. HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE: Aug. 27, 7 p.m., Municipal Building. STONY BROOK REGIONAL SEWERAGE AUTHORITY: Aug. 27,… Continue reading HVN SUNSHINE LIST

Valley school officials sanction night football game

For Homecoming on Sept. 28 By John Tredrea, Staff Writer    Over the objections of several neighbors of Central High School’s football field, this year’s Homecoming football game will be played under the lights.    The game is set for Friday night, Sept. 28.    Hopewell Valley reinstituted its football program several years ago. Prior to that, there… Continue reading Valley school officials sanction night football game