Sasha

Sasha, a 2-year-old Pointer/Terrier mix with a sweet temperment, is in need is in need of a loving home and available for adoption from SAVE, Princeton’s animal shelter, 900 Herrontown Road, Princeton. For information about adopting "Sasha" or another cat or dog, call (609) 921-6122. SAVE: http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/NJ143.html

Book Notes

Twixt Crosswicks Creek and Burlington Path … and Beyond By: Joan Ruddiman    Note: This review ran in the fall of 2001. In celebration of the recent announcement of the Honadle farm entering into the Farmland Preservation Program, and in the spirit of Allentown’s 300th, we reprise, "Twixt Crosswicks Creek."    What begins as the story of …

John Gelardi

   HILLSBOROUGH — John Gelardi died Aug. 24 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. He was 61.    Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he lived in Piscataway before moving to Hillsborough in 1986.    Mr. Gelardi was an accountant for more than 25 years working for Brooklyn Savings Bank, General Motors and the American Stock Exchange. …

EDITORIAL: 8/31/2006

Campaign coverage puts readers first.    In the spirit of fairness to all candidates, and with an eye toward providing the best service to our readers, The Hillsborough Beacon has a set of ground rules for coverage of local election campaigns.    Under the guidelines, we commit to certain elements of news coverage. We are committed to …

VALLEY SCHOOL BOARD UPDATE

Personnel actions taken Aug. 21 By Ruth Luse    On Aug. 21, the Hopewell Valley Regional Board of Education approved the following personnel actions, as recommended by Superintendent Judith Ferguson:    —Acceptance of the resignation of Liza Hill, teacher at Toll Gate Grammar, effective July 31.    —Acceptance of the resignation of Colleen Stahl, teacher at Hopewell Elementary …

John Gelardi remembered for commitment to town

Former deputy mayor succumbs after years fighting heart trouble. By: Charlie Olsen    Most local residents will remember John Gelardi from his time served as deputy mayor, but the 61-year-old’s family will always remember him for his open, honest nature.    Mr. Gelardi died Aug. 24 from heart problems, which had started with a serious heart attack …

The Promise of Pie

Bucks County, Pa., bakeries and farm stands take inspiration from fresh produce to offer homemade varieties of the dessert that never goes out of season. By: Amy Brummer    Few foods are as tied to the history of America as the iconic apple pie. From the Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock to the homesteaders forging their way …