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Vol. LXI, No. 32
 
Wednesday, August 8, 2007
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PRINCETON'S LOSS IS THE LIBRARY'S GAIN: With 20-plus boxes of Mayor Joseph O'Neill's library packed up for the October 19-21 Friends of the Princeton Library Book Sale, Anne O'Neill will soon be on her way to Portland, Ore., and a new home within an easy walk of the original Carnegie library. The late mayor's wife of 35 years will return to Princeton September 15 to take part in the ceremonial lighting of the Princeton Battle Monument.

Late Mayor’s Abundant Legacy to Crown Library’s Fall Book Sale

Stuart Mitchner

It is not what we have, but what we enjoy that constitutes our abundance.”

A significant contribution to the abundance of books for the enjoyment of browsers and buyers at the Friends of the Princeton Public Library’s upcoming book sale (October 19-21) will come from the library of Princeton Borough Mayor Joseph O’Neill, who died on October 21, 2005, two years into his first term.

HiTOPS Receives $3,000 Award for Date-Rape Prevention Initiative

Linda Arntzenius

HiTOPS, the Princeton-based non-profit that promotes adolescent health, has received the 2007/2008 Anti-Violence Award from the New Jersey Psychological Association (NJPA) Foundation.

Each year the foundation chooses one project to receive the award and this year marks the second time that HiTOPS (Health-Interested Teens' Own Program on Sexuality) has been the recipient.

Nature Paints a Wetlands Portrait, Creates Eco-Lab for PHS Students

Linda Arntzenius

Students returning to Princeton High School after the summer will find a new laboratory classroom for their science studies. This classroom has no walls, however, and one might need to don waterproof boots to enter.

Since planting began in the spring with the help of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the Friends of Princeton Open Space(FOPOS), and the PHS's Parent Teacher Organization, the detention basin adjacent to the science wing in back of the school on Walnut Lane has begun to be colonized by native plants, insects, and birds.

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