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Vol. LXI, No. 17
Wednesday, April 25, 2007
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PAGES OF HISTORY: Alex Magoun, executive director of the David Sarnoff Library on Washington Road, points to some of the damage to the library's archives that resulted from the recent rains. The library is reaching out for support from the community to pay for clean up and damage control.

Almost Two Feet of Water Threatens Archival Documents at Sarnoff Library

Linda Arntzenius

Since the nor'easter struck Princeton last week, Alex Magoun has had his hands full, and wet besides.

The executive director of the David Sarnoff Library located just off Washington Road in Princeton Junction has been attempting to dry out 600 cubic feet of archival documents that were damaged after the basement in which they were stored was flooded by some 20 inches of water.

Princeton's Sustainability Movement Takes a Step as Residents, Businesses, Recognized for Efforts

Matthew Hersh

Sustainable Princeton, the initiative first introduced by the Princeton Environmental Commission in 2005, acknowledged community members Saturday for their contributions in sustainability, as well as their regard for Princeton's environmental future.

Recycling Pays at JWMS, Jugs for Jersey Campaign

Linda Arntzenius

John Witherspoon Middle School students have been collecting gallon milk jugs since last September as part of a "Jugs for Jersey Schools" campaign.

The campaign supports the "Bottle Brigade," recycling program initiated by TerraCycle, an environmentally friendly plant food company, which donates 10 cents to the school for every milk jug dropped off outside Princeton's Whole Foods market.

Princeton University Archives Go Portable as Public Lectures Gravitate to the iPod

Matthew Hersh

Ah, the iPod. The next generation of music portability is lauded for its technological advancement in the distribution of audio and video, but critics say the iPod starves the senses.

If academia continues to embrace the technology that supports the iPod and its kin, however, the device may feed those very senses.

New School for Music Study Presents Saint-Saëns with a Dash of Ogden Nash

Linda Arntzenius

Faculty members of the New School for Music Study, located in Kingston, will present Camille Saint-Saëns's Carnival of the Animals and the poetry by Ogden Nash in a family-oriented concert this Sunday, April 29, at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of Stuart Country Day School, 1200 Stuart Road.

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