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Vol. LXII, No. 34
 
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
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(Photo by Ellen Gilbert)

LA CARTE: Kitchen Kapers sales assistants Thomas Snell and Elva Martin arranged merchandise in front of their store last Saturday. Ms. Martin described the pieces as having been sent from the central warehouse having “slight imperfections.”

Palmer Square Stores Strike a Balance During Economically Difficult Times

Ellen Gilbert

“We’re very lucky to be in Princeton,” said Palmer Square Management Vice President David S. Newton in a recent conversation about — what else? — the economy. “We don’t see the great heights, but neither do we see great depths. It’s a steady market, that doesn’t spike in either direction.”

Princeton Community Democratic Organization Celebrates Opening of Campaign Headquarters

Ellen Gilbert

Over 150 people turned out for the grand opening of the Princeton Democratic Headquarters of “Mercer for Obama” on Sunday. Sign-up sheets to help with phone calls, voter registration, button-making, and participating in an August 28 convention-watching party lined the walls of the rented space above Nassau Interiors, at 162 Nassau Street.

HiTOPS Boosts Men’s Focus And Sees Busy Year Ahead

Ellen Gilbert

With the appointment of Leonardo Galeano as Health Services Administrator, HiTOPS, the Teen Health and Education Center located on Wiggins Street, hopes to place more focus on male services, according to Executive Director Lori Heninger. Findings in recent research, she noted, have dispelled any concerns there might be about the impact of a male administrator on female clients. “It will be good for young women to see that men can know about reproductive heath care,” added Director of Educational Programs Elizabeth M. Casparian.

Pedaling Through Princeton’s History With Tour Guide Mimi Omiecinski

Dilshanie Perera

Albert Einstein didn’t like wearing socks. In fact, some local residents can remember him pausing along Nassau Street in the dead of winter to remove the offending articles and toss them into a trash can.

Labyrinth Plans No September Events; A Host of Authors Coming in October

Ellen Gilbert

Book-event goers who miss the routine appearance of newly-published authors at Labyrinth’s basement readings will have to wait another month before resuming their habit. Summer has been quiet at the Nassau Street bookstore and, due to preparations for the beginning of the academic year, there are no events scheduled through the end of September.

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