• Wisteria, friend or foe?

    Sublime Vines – Caught in Wisteria’s Mystery: It’s gardener’s choice on ‘la belle dame sans merci’ Wisteria Wisdom By: PAT SUMMERS Fragrant wisteria climb in and around Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pa. Photo by Larry Albee SUMMER HOME & GARDEN VIEW THE PRINT ADS Ace Excavating – Garden Supply Aqua-Soft, Inc. At Home America…

  • Flowers, bark, berries and more

    Fabulous shrubs define a landscape Photo courtesy Anthony Tesselaar International Flower Carpet Roses are a top choice where landscape color is desired. Their exceptionally long blooming season extends from late spring through late fall. They are available in pink, white, red, apple blossom and coral. SUMMER HOME & GARDEN VIEW THE PRINT ADS Ace Excavating…

  • Jamesburg trims school spending plan

    Budget cuts total more than $47,000. By: Nick D’Amore    JAMESBURG — The Board of Education approved a reworked 2002-2003 budget last week.    The plan, rejected by voters in April, is $47,000 smaller than originally proposed because of cuts mandated by the Borough Council. The board approved the changes May 16.    According to state law, when…

  • Janet Dyal

       Janet Dyal, 85, of Longwood, Fla., died Dec. 5, at her residence.    Born in Hightstown, Ms. Dyal lived in Cranbury most of her life before moving to Florida in 1989.    She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Cranbury, and more recently, a member of the Wekiva Presbyterian Church after moving to Longwood.…

  • Team effort gives Hun Prep A baseball crown

    Raiders top Peddie for first title since 1989 By: Justin Feil    LAWRENCEVILLE — It might take Bill McQuade longer to commend everyone who contributed to the Hun baseball team’s Prep A state title than it did to actually play the 72-minute final Wednesday. The Raiders triumphed over Peddie, winners of four of the last five…

  • Residence at Forsgate seeks friends

    Volunteers needed to visit with lonely residents. By: Al Wicklund    MONROE — The Residence at Forsgate, an assisted living residence for seniors on Forsgate Drive, is seeking volunteers to visit with lonely residents.    Michele Linke, the residence’s director of activities, said that while many of the residents are near family, many others are far from…

  • Two parades put focus on the holiday

    Princeton parade is Saturday morning; West Windsor’s on Monday. By: David Campbell    Two Memorial Day parades this weekend will add tributes to the heroes of Sept. 11 and also celebrate hometown pride.    The Spirit of Princeton Committee is sponsoring Princeton’s annual parade, which will kick off at 10 a.m. Saturday on Princeton Avenue and proceed…

  • Anthony T. Schwing

       BORDENTOWN CITY — Anthony T. Schwing, 70, died Sunday at home.    Born in Lawrenceville, he lived there 22 years and in Trenton for 30 years before moving to Bordentown eight years ago.    Mr. Schwing retired in 1995 after 35 years as owner of Schwing Excavating.    He was an Army corporal with the military police during…

  • Live! On the Web

    Township Committee mulls Web camera for Town Hall clock tower. By: Casha Caponegro    Images of Cranbury may be broadcast on the Internet in the near future.    On Monday, the Township Committee heard a proposal by Cranbury School Technology Coordinator Mark Nestor and resident Bill Kanawyer to install a hand-sized camera in the clock tower of…

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