Gary Gulak has worked in the restaurant industry for over 16 years. As the owner of Mama Flora’s Trattoria in Ewing, NJ, he’s had his fair share of challenges. But as COVID-19 spreads across the country, he’s facing his toughest challenge yet — keeping business up while society is stuck in quarantine.
Ewing Police Dispatch received an anonymous call on the night of Thursday, March 27 about a party on the 300 block of Concord Avenue. Officers dispersed over 40 guests and the renter of the apartment was issued summonses for Obstructing Administration of Law or Other Governmental Function and a Violation of Emergency and Temporary Acts, according to police.
An average of 4,700 pedestrians die and 66,000 are injured every year. This statistic implies a fairly obvious societal and personal cost of human death and suffering, but there is also a significant, although less obvious, environmental cost –– this statistic deters forms of transportation that are lower impact, such as walking, riding a bike, skateboarding or using a scooter.
When Kate McKinley (’11) received a letter from Trenton Water Works six weeks ago that stated her water contained toxic chemicals, she began to think about the lack of transparency between local government and its residents. She then received a voting ballot in the mail and noticed that many Ewing candidates were running for office with no opposition.
Between clubs, schoolwork and social obligations, it is common for students at the College to become so wrapped up in campus life that they forget to engage with the larger community. This is where Ewing Community Fest — an annual festival featuring music, food trucks and representation from local businesses –– comes into play.
Student Government (SG) approved two new College clubs: Autism Awareness and the TCNJ Culinary Club on Wednesday, Nov. 9. Executive President Kevin Kim also addressed the 2016 U.S. presidential election results and advised SG to be courteous and open-minded when discussing politics.
At the College, many student groups and individuals work to instill sustainable environmental habits and practices. When it comes to improving the local Ewing community, concerned students and faculty have allies for helping to improve Ewing’s overall environmental practices.
As the College and Ewing Township find themselves both more interdependent and more responsive with one another, the local Ewing Town Gown meetings have been assembled to broaden these relations. Their Tuesday, Feb. 5 meeting was an example of this goal — at its core, to improve student conduct in a community where residential concerns run high.