WUHS Senegal: Students at School in Dakar

The Woodstock Union High School students are traveling to Senegal Africa to work in two orphanages, teach and exchange ideas in a rural school, plant native fruit trees at the schools, participate in wildlife conservation projects, and visit the island of Goree where, from the 15th-19th centuries, the largest slave-trading center on the African coast […]

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WUHS Student Trip to Senegal Africa

Seventeen Woodstock Union High School students are taking a trip of a lifetime, traveling to Senegal, Africa, group members are slated to work in two orphanages, teach and exchange ideas in a rural school, plant native fruit trees at the schools, participate in wildlife conservation projects, and visit the island of Goree where, from the […]

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Local Group Joins Antarctic Adventure

By Virginia Dean, Standard Correspondent A life-changing week has arrived for some two-dozen area residents who will be venturing to a part of the world few have ever attempted. Two of these sojourners, local residents Miranda and Charles Shackleton, are making the trip not only to bring that experience back home but also to walk […]

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Photos: 2017 Woman’s Marches

Millions joined women’s marches throughout the globe on Saturday, January 21, 2017 following the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump. Photos were submitted by many readers and correspondents in the region that traveled to various cities where marches for women’s rights were taking place. Curt Peterson, Alison Clarkson, Christine Henderson, Sheryl Trainor, Tom Remp, Claire Sanders, […]

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Through It All, Niles Still Smiles

By Virginia Dean, Standard Correspondent For those who believe that the true meaning of Christmas is to give up one’s very self or to find ways of bringing happiness to others, then West Windsor resident Niles Farnham would undoubtedly be deeply thankful. Farnham, 22, was born with Alport Syndrome, a genetic disease that involves a […]

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Riches to Rags: Brownsville Hotel And Sykes’ Store

By Curt Peterson, Standard Correspondent A man named Return Bryant Brown moved from Woodstock to West Windsor in 1827 and built the landmark “Return Brown Hotel” on the corner of what are now Route 44 and Brownsville-Hartland Road. It is still magnificent, a brick building with three full stories and two frame annexes, a fitting […]

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