Ben’s Bar-B-Q closes

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Aside from a big “Closed” sign taped to the door, Ben’s Bar-B-Q on Prince Street still looks open. Chairs and tables still populate the floor and a menu above the counter spells out items the restaurant has been serving for about 20 years. But the doors of the barbecue […]

Tadpoles tough out western terrain

By Grant McGee: Local columnist The water in the barrow ditch was alive with something bigger than bugs. The water was moving, bubbling. I had to pull off the road and park my bicycle. I peered into the murky, algae-rimmed rut and saw tadpoles. Hundreds of tadpoles were swimming around and doing what tadpoles do […]