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Vol. LXV, No. 14
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
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HELPING CHILDREN MAKE HEALTHY FOOD CHOICES: Marion Nestle will discuss “The Politics of Childhood Nutrition” on Thursday, April 7, at the Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart. Sponsored by Common Ground, her talk is free and open to the public.

Marion Nestle to Speak at Princeton Academy About Food Marketing’s Impact on Children

Ellen Gilbert

“It is not an accident that five dollars at McDonald’s will buy you five hamburgers or only one salad,” observed Marion Nestle recently in her blog Ms. Nestle will discuss this and other child-related nutritional conundrums in her upcoming talk, “The Politics of Childhood Nutrition: How the Food Environment Undermines Healthy Food Choices” on Thursday, April 7, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart. The free public lecture is sponsored by Princeton Common Ground, a collaboration of the Parent Associations of fourteen area independent schools.

Authors Argue That Choice of Schools Supports, Encourages Educational Excellence

Ellen Gilbert

“Parents are the primary educators of their children,” write James Deneen and Carmen Catanese in their upcoming book, Honoring the Dream. As a result, they argue, giving “parents the option to choose schools that exemplify the educational values they instill in their homes makes sense.”

Valley Road Fire Brings Five Trucks

Ellen Gilbert

A crawl space fire started by an electrical short under the floor of a Valley Road residence in the Township brought fire trucks, ambulances, EMT service vehicles, and PSE&G personnel from Princeton and neighboring towns to what Fire Department Chief Daniel Tomalin described as a “first alarm” fire midday on Monday.

Corner House Student Board Program Informs Parents About High School Life

Ellen Gilbert

The Corner House Student Board will present “Ask the Student Board: Live” on Tuesday, April 12, at 7 p.m. in the main meeting room at the Princeton Township municipal building on Witherspoon Street. Parents of eighth graders and high school students are encouraged to attend the program.

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