Vol. LXIV, No. 15
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
(Photo by Emily Reeves)
HIGH AND WIDE: Spring comes to the Princeton Battlefield, bringing trees young and old back to life. Other youngsters: the Mercer Oaks offspring on one side, the kite-flyers on the other.
Representatives of Westerly Road Church came before the Princeton Regional Planning Board last week to make their case for constructing a new church building on Bunn Drive in an area known as Princeton Ridge.
How can so much good, assembled over so many years, disappear so quickly? asked Superintendent Judy Wilson in a recent interview about the effects of state budget cuts on the Princeton Regional Schools (PRS). Its hard to realize that with the stroke of a pen, its all gone. The community is being told that it cant do what it wants.
At its Monday evening meeting Township Committee approved the introduction of the 2010 municipal budget.
I think youre going to be extraordinarily excited, said Princeton Recreation Department board member Mike Finkelstein as area residents gathered last week to see and hear descriptions of proposed renovations to the Community Park Pool Complex. Its an absolutely brilliant solution to questions we had regarding maintaining the total integrity of the pool that we love, while being ecologically forward-looking.
With the ability to survive for weeks or even months without feeding on mammalian blood and a life span of an average of 10 months, the tenacity and longevity of bedbugs make them formidable opponents when it comes to getting them out of your home.
Borough Engineer Chris Budzinski estimated that the Harrison Street Park Construction project is about 60 percent complete, with final paving and landscaping on the docket for the upcoming weeks.
In its first two trips to National Football League venues this spring, the Princeton University mens lacrosse team displayed a grit and efficiency that would impress Bill Belichick.
Payson Sword has earned some rest and relaxation this spring as she completes her second year at Trinity College.
Mason OBrien and her teammates on the Princeton High girls lacrosse team found themselves in a dogfight last Wednesday against visiting Allentown.
Imagine all the people
Sharing all the world.
You may say I’m a dreamer
But I’m not the only one.
John Lennon, “Imagine”
In 1980, the year John Lennon died, a record store opened in a humble slot at 20 Nassau Street that in its present incarnation at 20 Tulane Street is to music as New York’s almighty Strand is to books: a retail force so potent and enduring that it’s hard to imagine anything short of Armageddon shutting it down.
We want your trash!
Its all about eliminating waste, adds Albe Zakes, Vice President, Media Relations at TerraCycle, which opened a store at 63 Palmer Square last September.
TerraCycle, which makes affordable, eco-friendly products from a wide range of non-recyclable waste materials, was founded in 2001 by Tom Szaky, then a Princeton University freshman.
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