(Photo by George Vogel)
Drive, walk, or bike through many parts of Princeton Borough and Township and you will see the abundance of post-war split-level pre-fabs, Colonial Revivals, and Cape Cods that have come to represent Princeton's housing boom in the second half of the 20th century.
Less than two hours after it took off from Trenton-Mercer airport on Friday evening, a twin-engine Beech King Air 200 plane carrying PHS junior Graciela Ramirez and the family of Dr. Jon M. Kraut, dentist of Ewing township, crashed in flames just short of the runway at Grand Strand Airport, North Myrtle Beach, S.C. The 10/11-seat cabin-class plane was owned and piloted by Dr. Kraut.
As Princeton Township Committee heard resident opposition to a plan to install a sidewalk on Overbrook Drive Monday night, it recalled past opposition to other sidewalk proposals, and could very likely have the same outcome.
The Princeton Township Shade Tree Commission last Wednesday spoke favorably of the proposal currently on the table by state-financed planning groups to improve traffic conditions on Route 206, saying the only concern is that drastic landscaping not interfere with the corridor's tree canopy.
Contra dancing involves some nifty moves. One, evocatively titled "gypsy," involves gazing into one's partner's eyes as you circle one another. It is one of the more "flirtatious" moves. Such intimacy can be somewhat disconcerting when dancing with a complete stranger but in contra dancing the ice is very soon broken; almost as swiftly, in fact, as one changes partners.