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BOROUGH SERGEANT TO BECOME FIRST FEMALE LIEUTENANT: Princeton Borough Police Sergeant Sharon Papp will be sworn in as a lieutenant this week and take up her new responsibilities on February 1. Sgt. Papp, who joined the department in 1993, was Officer of the Year in 1996. Following her appointment to sergeant a decade after joining the police force, she was in charge of one out of four patrol units. Now, she will oversee all four patrol units, replacing Lt. Dennis McManimon, who is going to the Mercer County Sheriff's Office to take on the role of chief warrant officer. Sgt. Papp is the subject of this week's All in a Day's Work.

Big Rigs a No-Go In Township's Eyes

Matthew Hersh

Responding to a growing campaign from Princeton Borough and Township residents, and after examining the findings of a joint-municipal task force looking to curb heavy truck traffic on main thoroughfares, members of Township Committee Monday night cast a unanimous vote against pending state regulations that could increase oversized vehicles along routes 27 and 206.

Senior Housing Takes Center Stage Again as Saga Continues

Matthew Hersh

From Coventry Farm to Bunn Drive to Princeton Shopping Center to Mt. Lucas Road to Valley Road, building market-rate senior housing in either Princeton Borough or Princeton Township has proven to be a tall order for town governors and advocates, who have been pushing for years to get a project in the ground.

County Drops Charges Against PHS Teens for Alleged Part in September Beatings

Matthew Hersh

The Mercer County Prosecutor's Office last week said that it had dropped all charges against four Princeton High School students for their alleged involvement in a September 8 attack against three Hispanic men.

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