Trudi’s Corner

I had expected at this time to write about things of Christmas past, but of course you must all know of the unbelievable fire on Newark Avenue on Wednesday, Dec. 21. Everyone kept saying it was on Route 27, but for the life of me I couldn’t place the location until it was mentioned that it was the building where Burry Biscuit had been located.

Voice of the People: Big, Bad Brownies

Fresh off their paranoia-inspired “War on Christmas,” Right wing fanatics are waging a crusade against Girl Scouts of the USA, which builds courage, confidence, and character among girls to make the world a better place and was chartered by the U.S. Congress on March 16, 1950.

Port Authority Looks Forward To Future Growth

The Port of New York and New Jersey, much like the nation and our region, has been severely impacted by the unstable economy but as we close out 2011, we are encouraged by positive economic indicators such as real GDP growth of 2.4 percent in the New York-New Jersey region in the third quarter as we continue to invest in job-creating projects that position our port for future growth.

Walking And Poetry: Perfect Together

It’s not an exaggeration to say that nature inspires. The visual arts are perfectly attuned to capturing everything from a majestic blazing sunset to a delicate wildflower blossom. But nature has also inspired countless writers to paint pictures with words. The Scott and Hella McVay Poetry Trail in Princeton is a great place to explore and enjoy poetry in the context of central Jersey’s natural beauty.