(Photo by E. J. Greenblat)

A MAN FOR THE AGES: 2005 was Albert Einstein's year in Princeton and the world as the 100th anniversary of his Special Theory of Relativity and World Year of Physics coincided with the 50th anniversary of his death. In April Princeton residents gathered outside Borough Hall for the unveiling of sculptor Robert Berks's statue, the first Princeton memorial to the scientist who spent the last 22 years of his life here.

Princeton in 2005: Changes Are Relative

Matthew Hersh

"Change" is always part of the equation when describing Princeton: that's because it is always a community in progress. A growing commercial district, evolving demographics, major transformations of in-town institutions like the University Medical Center at Princeton and Princeton University and, let's face it, rising property values, are proof of that change.

With Density, Height, Planners Inch Closer to Common Ground

Matthew Hersh

Following months of debate about what guidelines should be used to dictate future zoning of the site that currently houses the University Medical Center at Princeton, a subcommittee of the Regional Planning Board seems to have reached a consensus on building density, the central issue dividing some Board members and residents of surrounding neighborhoods.

Morning Blast Rocks Campus; Construction Workers Injured

Matthew Hersh

An early morning explosion on the Princeton University campus last Thursday left six construction workers with injuries, none of which was life-threatening.