Trenton mayor celebrates opening of the renovated Martin Luther King, Jr. Playground

Trenton Mayor W. Reed Gusciora and Recreation and Natural Resources Director Maria Richardson on Monday announced the completion of the newly renovated Martin Luther King Jr. playground and picnic grove at 679 Southard St.

The playground renovations were completed over five days in mid-October after removing the old playground equipment and installing the new furniture. The park now features brand new playground equipment, a new safety surface, and new picnic

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Affordable housing watchdog sues Jersey City over inclusionary zoning law

A controversial zoning law that regulates affordable housing in Jersey City is now the target of a lawsuit.

Fair Share Housing Center, a nonprofit affordable housing watchdog, sued the city and the City Council on Monday, alleging the City Council passed an ordinance in October creating the new law without following proper procedure.

The ordinance requires developers of certain projects to designate 20% of their units as affordable housing. Critics

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Crystal’s Winterfest moves online | Free


This coloring page, designed by Crystal artist and resident Shawn McCann, is available to pick up at the Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Dr. N., or to download at A picture of the completed page may be downloaded to Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #crystalwinterfest2020 to be entered into a Dec. 18 drawing.

Pandemic surge brings change for event originally set for Becker Park


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Boat Trader Launches #CleanWake to Challenge Boaters to ‘Talk Trash’ and Reduce Debris | News

MIAMI, Dec. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Boat Trader (@BoatTraderUSA), America’s boating marketplace, announced today their #CleanWake challenge on Instagram. As boating surges and more new enthusiasts plan to get on the water, #CleanWake is a timely push for awareness and action among Boat Trader’s online audience of more than 10 million boaters, to keep America’s waterways clean and trash-free. In partnership with marine experts and key boating

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Cobb plans array of Christmas offerings

Gingerbread House Showdown. By Dec. 12. This contest is open to all Cobb County residents. Gingerbread houses can be made from any materials and be any size. Photos of completed works must be submitted by Dec. 12 and bracketed voting Dec. 14-18 – both at The winner will be declared on Dec. 18 and will receive a trophy with bragging rights for having the best gingerbread house in Cobb

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5 ways to exercise, stay fit from home during a pandemic

Stephanie Bowens
 |  StarNews Correspondent

Regular physical activity benefits both the body and mind, and with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, taking care of one’s physical and mental health is vital.

However, as many spend more time at home and some gym-goers and people who frequent recreation centers are unable to or hesitant to work out at their usual places, for some it may be challenging to maintain a consistent routine

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New Mexico Tourism & Travel

3 Perfect Days in Indian Country


DAY ONE: From Albuquerque, head west to tour Acoma Pueblo’s Sky City. After a morning in the ancient village, explore Grants, where the New Mexico Mining Museum re-creates a uranium mine. Spend the afternoon outdoors, hiking around El Morro National Monument or El Malpais National Monument. On the way you may wish to travel the Trail of the Ancients Scenic Byway

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Why DC isn’t issuing a stay-at-home order yet

District officials said at a Monday news conference that they don’t plan to reinstate a stay-at-home order for D.C. yet. Their reasoning is simple: They don’t think people will follow it.

As coronavirus cases continue to surge throughout the region, District officials said at a Monday news conference that they don’t plan to reinstate a stay-at-home order for D.C. yet.

Their reasoning is simple: People probably won’t follow it.


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20 Funniest Memes of 2020

The year 2020 has been quite a year, to say the least. Sometimes the only way to get through all of the crazy events and pain we suffered through this year is to laugh. Luckily, when the world is in shambles it can make for some pretty great memes. And trust us, these 2020 memes will make you laugh. To end 2020 on a high note, read through some of

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