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Two Robbinsville firefighters place a commemorative wreath on the township’s Sept. 11 memorial at the corner of Lake Drive and Hutchinson Road. 
Photo by Amy Batista
ROBBINSVILLE — The community gathered to honor township resident Pamela Gaff and the New York City firefighters, police officers and Port Authority officers who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.

"Thirteen years ago today a terrible national tragedy unfolded in front of us," said Firefighter Erik Eitel. "The worst terrorist attack against our nation killed thousands including hundreds of firefighters."


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MILLSTONE: Six injured in I-95 crash
MILLSTONE - Four vehicles crashed near mile marker 15.8 on I-95 at 4:40 p.m. on Sunday. Read more...
POLICE BLOTTER: Sept. 18
Robbinsville Wayne Lewis, 28, of Robbinsville was charged with driving while intoxicated the influence after his vehicle was stopped by police on 4th Avenue following the report of a disturbance at the Mercer Mobile Park at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 12. Police said Mr. Lewis was leaving the scene when he was stopped. He was also charged with careless driving, reckless driving and having an open container of alcohol. He was arrested, charged and released pending a court appearance. Read more...
MILLSTONE: Area dance team wins top honors at national event
MILLSTONE - Special Kays, a nonprofit, nationally recognized competitive dance team of the New Jersey Center of Dance and Performing Arts - received numerous top awards at Groove National Dance Competition in Atlantic City from July 6-12. Read more...

Sports

ALLENTOWN: Redbirds look to start strong
Jay Graber is looking forward to seeing his Allentown High School football team in action against his alma mater. Read more...
ROBBINSVILLE: Ravens feature strong leaders
Andrew Patterson can get a good sense of the kind of players he has on his Robbinsville High football team just by looking at the leaders that were selected as captains. Read more...


Opinions

STATE WE'RE IN: Celebrating wild beach plums
You've probably never picked or tasted a wild beach plum, but it's not too late! Read more...
STATE WE'RE IN: Greening New Jersey
Much of the Garden State is green and leafy, thanks in large part to land preservation. Read more...
EDITORIAL: Embrace educational challenges
Although fall does not officially begin until Sept. 22, next Monday, Labor Day, marks the traditional end of the summer season. Read more...
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Your Views

Let's ensure that every child's ride to school is safe
Assemblyman Dan Benson The first day of school is an exciting and special time for students and their families. Read more...
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Lifestyle

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Sept. 18
Wednesdays Free Acoustic Open Mic Night and Poetry at Star Subs and Caf Read more...
COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Sept. 11
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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Sept. 4
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Arts and Entertainment

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Sept. 18
Wednesdays Free Acoustic Open Mic Night and Poetry at Star Subs and Caf Read more...
COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Sept. 11
Wednesdays Free Acoustic Open Mic Night and Poetry at Star Subs and Caf Read more...
COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Sept. 4
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Business

BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Princeton lawyer reappointed to high court panel
Congratulations Jeffrey M. Gradone, a partner in the Princeton office of Archer and Greiner P.C., has been reappointed to serve as a member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on the Tax Court for the 2014-2016 term. The committee is comprised of members of the bench and tax bar as well as representatives of taxpayers' groups, local, county and state tax administrators and others concerned with the administration and review of the New Jersey tax laws. Read more...
BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Thouin elected to board of Enable Inc.
Congratulations Lisa M. Thouin, CPA, CGMA, managing director of The Mercadien Group, principal in Mercadien, P.C., Certified Public Accountants, and co-leader of its Nonprofit Services Group, has been elected to the board of trustees of Enable Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals with permanent and chronic physical or cognitive disabilities and senior citizens to live full and independent lives in the community. Enable achieves its mission by providing services, support and living arrangements to afflicted individuals and their families throughout central New Jersey. Readers can learn more by visiting www.mercadien.com. Read more...
BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Jammin' Crepes to open in downtown Princeton
Coming soon I recently had a chance to find out more about a new business coming to downtown Princeton. Read more...

Your Health

YOUR HEALTH: The importance of vaccinations
Based on the numbers of lives saved alone, vaccines are the most effective advances in modern medicine. In April, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that a program launched in the 1990s aimed at increasing vaccination rates among low-income children is expected to prevent more than 700,000 deaths, Reuters reported. Read more...
YOUR HEALTH: Separating flu facts from fiction
Cold and flu season seems to arrive earlier and earlier each year. As more people begin to sniffle and sneeze and feel lousy, they may look for ways to shorten the time they spend battling the flu. Read more...
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Your Home

YOUR HOME: Decorating tips from the pros
With summer waning and cooler weather on the horizon, perhaps you're beginning to run through your mind a list of indoor projects. Read more...
YOUR HOME: Getting the fireplace ready for a safe season
As temperatures drop and thoughts of crackling fires beckon, Patt and Gary Severson of Ashes-Up Up and Away Chimney Service have this cautionary tip for you: Read more...
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