by E.J. Greenblat)
NO PROBLEMS HERE: Princeton Engine Co. #1,
Mercer Engine Co. #3, and Princeton Hook & Ladder all responded
to a feared gas leak at Drumthwacket, the governor's mansion,
on Stockton Street. After a thorough on-site inspection, it was
determined that the gas valve in question was functioning properly
and ruled safe by Chief Pat McAvenia (in silver hat). No residents
were evacuated and no injuries were reported.
Trash pick-up in the Borough has been "modest
and spotty" after the announcement of the Waste Management,
Inc. strike on Monday, according to Bob Bruschi, Borough administrator.
After what has been called an "exhaustive search"
by Princeton University officials, the school's Department of
Public Safety has hired Princeton Borough Police Chief Charles
Davall as its deputy director of operations.
Griggs Farm, the 16-year-old housing development
along Route 206, is slated for a quarter-million-dollar improvement
project that, if approved by Township Committee, will be funded
largely by money granted by the state to the Township.