(Photo by George Vogel)

CELEBRATING THE SEASON AND BEETHOVEN'S BIRTHDAY AT RICHARDSON: The Princeton Symphony Orchestra, with Mark Laycock conducting, performed its annual Family Holiday Pops Concert with the Princeton High School choir at Richardson Auditorium last Friday. Since December 16 also happened to be Beethoven's birthday, a choral/symphonic rendition of "Happy Birthday" celebrated the occasion. The concert was underwritten by the Princeton branch of Fidelity Investments.

Route 206 vs. Trucks Set for Round Two

Matthew Hersh

A group of Princeton residents, along with elected and municipal officials from Princeton Borough and Township, have formed a task force that will examine recent regulations proposed by the state's Department of Transportation that would allow trucks larger than 102 inches wide to travel along both Route 206 and Route 27.

Hospital Supporters, Out in Force, Urge State to Approve Relocation

Matthew Hersh

Concern about potential negative public sentiment regarding the relocation prospects of the University Medical Center at Princeton was apparently assuaged last Wednesday, as the state's Health Planning Board heard high praise for the hospital, its parent, Princeton HealthCare System, and the relocation's potential benefits to health care throughout the region.

Public Perception of Borough Police Still Needs Improvement, Council Says

Matthew Hersh

Still feeling the repercussions of arrests made related to the potentially racially motivated beating of three Hispanic men, the Princeton Borough Police Department has maintained that it handled itself within the realm of protocol, and that a recent community meeting designed as a means of municipal outreach ended by showing the department in an unfair light. However, members of Princeton Borough Council maintained last Tuesday that while the department followed standard procedure, the image of the department is in need of repair.

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

Rocky Hill
Wawa (Route 518)

Pennington Market