Trail project meeting set

By: Cara Latham    ALLENTOWN — The first of three public information meetings detailing the progress of the Doctors Creek-Assunpink Creek Trail Feasibility Project will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Allentown First Aid Squad Building on Walker Avenue.    The Crosswicks Creek/Doctors Creek Watershed Regional Greenway Planning Group hopes to gain public feedback …

School board troubled by student subgroup scores

While students performed well on the tests overall, when the test results for subgroups of students — such as special education or minority students — are considered separately, many did not reach the required goals. By: Donna Lukiw    Manville school officials learned the district is struggling to meet testing standards for subgroups of students, and …

Long and Foster hosts 2006 back-to-school fundraiser

Thirty six backpacks were purchased and stuffed with school supplies that were contributed to this much needed organization    The Long and Foster Office of Greater Princeton recently organized a back to school backpack fundraiser for The Boys and Girls Club of Trenton. Thirty six backpacks were purchased and stuffed with school supplies that were contributed …

Letters to the editor

Former board member dismayed by facade To the editor:    As a former Florence Township School Board member, nine years, 1972-1981, I must humbly question the reasoning of the facade of the new high school.    It appears to be a monument to gaudiness and extremely bad taste, more worthy of the Camden Aquarium or an entrance …

RHS football to kick off first varsity year Sept. 9

By: Sean Moylan    While the first-year Robbinsville High School boys’ varsity football team may lack the on-the-field playing experience necessary to challenge for any titles this year, head coach Jason Gray has already instilled a team attitude which is conducive to winning.    "Our goal is we want to empty the pail (every game)," said Gray. …

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