(Photo by E.J. Greenblat)


JAZZ FOR SMALL MIRACLES: Princeton's band, The Section, performing Saturday at the Princeton Youth Jazz Festival at the Shopping Center: Geoffrey Irving, keyboards; Matt Gerand, drums; Sam Smith, trumpet, and Owen Schochet, sax. Hosted by Professor Anthony Branker, director of the Princeton University Jazz Program, the event was a benefit for the Small Miracles Foundation and MIMA Music. The other two bands were The Real Band from Montgomery and Smiles Davis from Hillsborough.

DOT to Mayors: Proceed With Caution

Matthew Hersh

When Princeton Borough Mayor Mildred Trotman and Township Mayor Phyllis Marchand approached Assemblyman Reed Gusciora to orchestrate a meeting of stakeholders to examine the potential traffic impact of the planned relocation of the University Medical Center at Princeton on the Penns Neck portion of Route 1, the hope was that the state Department of Transportation would offer a sympathetic ear.

New Chamber President Hopes to Increase Impact of Growing Organization

Matthew Hersh

After an extensive search to fill a vacant spot for its president and CEO, the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce announced Monday that Karen Colimore, a former executive director of Cancer Care of New Jersey, will be installed in mid-September, ushering in a new era for the Chamber, which had been without an executive for close to four months.

Cute Gifts, but Lead Paint Causes Library Replacement

Linda Arntzenius

Princeton Public Library is issuing replacement toys as prizes to its summer reading club members in response to a recall of toys already distributed. The toys — 4-inch high bendable cat and dogs — have been found to contain unacceptable levels of lead. The library purchased about 250 of the toys for distribution to club members. About 180 were distributed through August 8.

can be purchased Wednesday mornings
at the following locations:
Princeton
McCaffrey's
Cox's
Kiosk (Palmer Square)
Krauszer's (State Road)
Speedy Mart (State Road)
Wawa (University Place)
Wild Oats
Hopewell
Village Express

Rocky Hill
Wawa (Route 518)

Pennington
Pennington Market