Vol. LXIII, No. 33
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
(Photo by Lawrence Roth)
RACKETT ROCKS THE SHOPPING CENTER: The Arts Councils Courtyard Concert Thursday was a blast thanks to Rackett: (from left) Paul Muldoon, Nigel Smith, Bob Lewis (at rear), Lee Matthew, and Stephen Allen. Racketts next gig will be September 12 at Pettoranello Gardens.
Prompting words like historic and thrilled from audience members who commented afterwards, the Princeton Township Committee passed a resolution in support of the Princeton Ridge Preserve at its Monday evening meeting.
With only 26 officers now on staff, the size of the Princeton Borough Police force became a source of debate at last weeks Council meeting.
Topped with green, the newly redeveloped Butler College at Princeton University features environmentally friendly design and technologies including vegetated roof covers, or green roofs and will house 283 students beginning this September.
A surprise donation of 40 bikes, a wine collection auction, and the partnership between two graduates of Princeton Universitys Woodrow Wilson School and a Trenton nonprofit all led to the creation of Greater Donnelly Bicycle Works, a teen bike repair and mentoring program.
With parking spaces in downtown Princeton at a premium, the question of responsibility for six unassigned, unmetered spots smack dab in the middle of the Princeton University campus is a poser.
I fix computers, but thats not who I am, said Princeton University Computer Technician Mark Pellecchia, as he mused about his work, his art, his illness, and life general, over iced tea in Small World Café.
Taylor Washburn relished the chance to teach math and coach crew at Phillips Andover over the last school year.
When it comes to rowing in a mens eight, Steve Coppola has proven that he can compete with the best in the world.
Joe Giacalone felt like a deer in the headlights when he made his debut for the Princeton High football team in 2006.
It is tough enough for an athlete to make an impact in a freshman season at the college level but Kelly Bruvik faced an additional hurdle when she started her field hockey career for Bucknell University in 2007.
People who listen to the Beatles love them — what about that?
Richard Poirier, “Learning from the Beatles”
In case you doubt that loving the Beatles can change your life, here’s a long and winding road of a story that begins in a school gym in Trieste where an American hitchhiker is standing in front of two big amps getting his first taste of amplified rock and roll up close in person. He is amazed. The Beatlesque group onstage call themselves the Five Fans and the Yank is there because Oscar, the keyboard player, gave him a lift about ten miles out of Venice. The two rosy-cheeked lads sharing the mike are singing “She Loves You” face to face and shaking their Beatle haircuts just like Paul and John in A Hard Day’s Night, yeah, yeah, yeah.
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