Town Topics — Princeton's Weekly Community Newspaper Since 1946.
Vol. LXIII, No. 32
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Coldwell Banker Princeton Office

Prudential Fox and Roach, Realtors

Gloria Nilson GMAC Real Estate

Henderson Sotheby's International Realty

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Iris Interiors

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Weather Forecast

Topics in Brief
A Community Bulletin

Washington Road will be closed Saturday August 15 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. to allow for construction of the pedestrian bridge being installed by Princeton University. The closure will be between Faculty Road and Prospect Avenue. The detour route is Faculty Road/ Hartley Avenue to South Harrison Street to Prospect Avenue.

As part of the N.J. Affordable Housing (Mt. Laurel) Program, Princeton Borough is offering two townhouse units for resale and seven apartment units for rent. Prospective purchasers must be certified by the Somerset County Coalition on Affordable Housing (SSCOAH) and applicants must meet certain income requirements. Details of the offered units can be found on the Zoning/Affordable Housing section of the Borough’s website, Further questions regarding these units should be directed to SCCOAH at (908) 704-9659.

Representatives from the Mercer County Nutrition Office will be at the center court, Trenton Farmers Market, adjacent to the Mercer County Extension Services Building on Spruce Street in Lawrence, on Wednesday, August 12, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to distribute Farmers Market vouchers to eligible senior residents, who will receive six $5 checks that are good until November 30. The program gives seniors the opportunity to receive fresh produce, stretch food budgets, and improve their nutrition. Documentation is required for certification, and income criteria must be met to be eligible to receive the vouchers. Single person income must be below $20,036, and a couple’s income must be below $26,599 per year. Recipients must be over 60-years-old, and may not pick up checks for anyone other than themselves. Checks must be signed in front of the farmers and may be used only at certified farm stands, not at grocery stores. Stands will display a yellow poster indicating that they accept these checks.

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