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Vol. LXIV, No. 4
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
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(Photo Courtesy of Princeton University, Office of Communications, Brian Wilson)
LUNCHES FOR RESCUE MISSION: Grade I and IV students from Princeton Junior School (PJS) presented bag lunches they made for clients of the Trenton Rescue Mission as part of their Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration. Pre-school students contributed to the bag lunches and decorated the bags. Grades II, III, and V created cards filled with poems, messages, and drawings for the residents of the Lawrenceville Nursing and Rehabilitation Home. After working on their projects, students gathered to hear PJS parent, Pastor Ethan Evans, speak about “what makes a beloved community,” and to join in singing “We Shall Overcome.”

High School Senior Spearheads Public Forum on Unauthorized Immigration and the Community

Ellen Gilbert

“I came out of that meeting floored by how much I did not know about the plight of migrant workers — children included — right here in New Jersey,” said Princeton High School (PHS) senior Olivia Alperstein, recalling the genesis of her idea for a program on unauthorized immigration. The meeting was presented by El Comite de Apoyo a los Trabajadores Agricolas (C.A.T.A), sponsored by the PHS Spanish Department. “I began to realize how little I really understood about unauthorized immigration in my state and in my hometown.

Local Resident Encourages Community to Join in Health and Fitness Endeavors

Dilshanie Perera

When Gail Everett was 15 years old, her mother, who was only 47, suffered a stroke and died. “I will never forget that devastation,” she said. “I was left to grow up much too soon, and I never want another young person to experience the pain that I did.”

A Very Different Kind of “Book Club”: Princeton Collectors Share Their Treasure

Ellen Gilbert

Princeton resident Panthea Reid will discuss her new book, Tillie Olsen: One Woman, Many Riddles (Rutgers University Press $34.95) in a special author appearance Thursday, January 28, at 4 p.m. in the Community Room at the Princeton Public Library.

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