Vol. LXV, No. 17
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
(Photo Courtesy of Woodwinds Associates)
FUN(D)RAISERS: Combining raising funds with having fun (from left): Burke deTuro, Vinnie Giangrasso, Bailey deTuro, Corley deTuro, and Maddie McCaw sold refreshments along the D&R Greenway Canal in order to raise money for SAVEs new Animal Rescue Shelter.
A $36.6 million operating budget with a flat tax rate was unanimously approved by Township Committee at its Monday evening meeting.
The operations and capital expenditures of Princetons volunteer fire department and public library attracted close attention as Borough Council and Township Committee discussed their joint agency budgets last week. Both institutions were requesting budget increases owing to increased costs and maintenance expenses.
Negotiations between Princeton Borough, Princeton Township, and Princeton University concerning the proposed Arts and Transit Neighborhood are coming to a close, with decisions and options to be discussed in public within the next two weeks.
Art transcends age, observed Princeton Senior Resource Center (PSRC) Executive Director Susan Hoskins. With that in mind, PSRC, in collaboration with the Princeton Arts Council, the Princeton Public Library, and Secure at Home, will hold an all-day Creativity Festival on Tuesday, May 17 at the Suzanne Patterson building behind Borough Hall. The library and the Arts Council will be hosting creativity-related events throughout the month.
With the primary elections slated for June 7, there are four Republican candidates who will appear on the ballot for seats on Princetons two governing bodies. Peter Marks and Dudley Sipprelle will be running for Borough Council, while Geoffrey Aton and Mark Scheibner are running for Township Committee.
On Monday, Princeton University President Shirley Tilghman released a response to mounting questions about the April 12 suicide of Princeton University Senior Lecturer Antonio Calvo.
Four years ago, Mitch Henderson was passed over when Sydney Johnson was chosen as the head coach of the Princeton University mens basketball team.
Guy Gadowsky knows what it takes to build a struggling ice hockey program into a winner.
There are certain sports programs like Ohio State football and Kentucky mens basketball who rarely have down years, exemplifying the philosophy we dont rebuild, we reload.
A translated poem is necessarily a new thing, but it has a relationship with the original. Or, as I’m beginning to think more and more, both have a relationship with some text of which each, original and translation, is a manifestation.
Paul Muldoon (2004)
“Don’t come back here please without a poem that’s going to change my life.”
Paul Muldoon likes to give these instructions at the end of a class, according to an online University feature about “the wildly creative” poetry program at Princeton and this weekend’s two-day Princeton Poetry Festival at Richardson Auditorium. As the festival’s founding director and chairman of the Lewis Center of the Arts, Muldoon will introduce the first group of readings at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 29, thus ending National Poetry Month not “with a whimper” but “a bang.”
How wet is it? Chances are if you live in Princeton and the surrounding area, you have encountered a wet basement. After last years severe March noreaster, the federal government sent FEMA representatives to town to assess damage caused by downed trees and flooding, and many homeowners qualified for aid. Unfortunately, some residents were forced to discard most of the contents of their basement.
Beauty Dreams, the popular European Day Spa at 812 State Road, which opened in 1982, has been a place for transformation. One could spend an hour or more and leave feeling and looking like a million dollars. A change of hair style or color, a revitalizing facial, relaxing massage, or energizing body treatment could be the gateway for a new you!
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