Vol. LXIV, No. 8
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
(Photo by Emily Reeves)
WINTER LIFE: Its poetry in motion on Lake Carnegie Sunday as sea gulls frolic and the goose moseys along, slow but sure.
Former White House adviser on the Council on Environmental Quality Van Jones has been appointed as a distinguished visiting fellow in the Center for African American Studies and the Program in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.
Princeton Borough police have apprehended two people in the alleged theft of 170 books, valued at approximately $3,500, from the Princeton Public Library. Charges have been pressed in both instances, and Director Leslie Burger congratulated the quick thinking of staff members Andre Levie and Darren Alizio in connection with the arrests.
Representative Rush Holt (D-12) has been working hard to engage and inform residents in his district. In a recent Telephone Town Hall that was used to address constituents concerns, he discussed the release of a statement regarding the FBIs closing of the anthrax case and another marking the first anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele and Princeton University Professor Eddie Glaude sat down together Monday for a public conversation on campus. Hosted by the Center for African American Studies, of which Mr. Glaude is the chair, the event sparked a lively debate that touched on Mr. Steeles biography and inequality in America.
Noting recent media attention to developments at COAH (New Jerseys Council on Affordable Housing), attorney Ed Schmierer gave a status report on the agency at the Monday evening Township Committee meeting.
Princeton resident Scott Sipprelle announced his candidacy for the 12th Congressional District last month, and opened up his campaign office on Alexander Road last week.
Chris Bates knows a lot about the Hofstra University mens lacrosse team.
Although Chris Sailer is in her 24th season at the helm of the Princeton University womens lacrosse program, she has a sense of starting at square one as the 2010 season approaches.
Princeton Day school boys hockey senior captain Brooks Herr was restless Sunday evening on the eve of the Mercer County Tournament championship game.
With the Oscar season upon us, the time seems right for a column about one of the greatest films ever made, Marcel Carné’s Les Enfants du Paradis, or Children of Paradise, which was released 65 years ago on March 9, 1945, six months after the liberation of Paris.
“What have we here? A man or a fish? dead or alive?” wonders the jester Trinculo as he comes upon Caliban hiding on the ground under his cloak “A fish: he smells like a fish; a very ancient and fishlike smell. A strange fish!”
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