A Bright Light

For the past thirty-five years, CampFire New Jersey has served Trenton students from Pre-K through middle school. Today, it serves approximately 3,500 students with an inclusive formula that tailors its curriculum based on the students’ need rather than through a top-down approach. The organization...

One Simple Wish

Every single child in Trenton, and all over the world, deserves a happy, safe, and loving childhood. Sadly, many are deprived of that, but the One Simple Wish organization works to give it back to as many children as possible. The organization takes the wishes of foster children nationwide and makes them come true with the help of the community. The organization was...

Trenton’s Youth Get a Taste of the “Shark Tank”

Trenton is home to the next generation of successful young entrepreneurs, thanks to a program called Minding Our Business (MOB). These youngsters are bold, competitive and eager to unleash their products and services to a broad market. MOB originated in 1997 as a community outreach...

We’re Building It, Now They Will Come: Trenton as a Performing Arts Incubator and Showcase

Stop me if you’ve heard this one. A college graduate in Boston is “discovered” as “Cigarette Girl #2” in a modernized version of Carmen…set in the projects. Buoyed by this success, and eager to be cast even as a corpse above the opening credits...

Lofts in Historic Chambersburg

The Chambers Lofts is the very first development of its kind to grace the historic Chambersburg neighborhood. Ajax Management redeveloped the once cigar factory and transformed it into a thriving loft complex at the 176 Division Street site. The renovated factory is revitalizing the...