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Vol. LXIII, No. 26
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
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INCOMING OFFICERS: Princeton University Concerts Committee Artistic Director Nathan A. Randall (right) recently welcomed newly elected officers for 2009-2010. Millard M. Riggs, Jr. (center), who is replacing Hugh Lavery as chair, will serve a three-year term along with the newly-elected vice-chair, Bliss Michelson (left). Princeton University Concerts, which is celebrating its 115th anniversary, presents classical music at Richardson Auditorium. Ticket information is available at (609) 259-4239.

Community Preparedness Survey Proposes “All Hazards Approach,” Communication Strategies

Ellen Gilbert

“The Princeton Regional Health Commission (PRHC) has had a very strong concern about emergency preparedness for many years,” said Health Officer David Henry in a recent conversation about the department’s current “Emergency Preparedness Survey.”

Sustainable Princeton Plans Ways for Homeowners to Save Energy

Dilshanie Perera

The non-profit environmental group Sustainable Princeton held a meeting last Thursday to focus on ways homeowner associations can encourage their residents to engage in greener practices.

Taking the Measure of Books: Reading Harvard Classics, “The Whole Five Feet”

Ellen Gilbert

Since his current biography describes him as an assistant editor at Harper’s Magazine, Christopher Beha, author of The Whole Five Feet, has, apparently, embraced a traditional lifestyle (or at least some semblance of one). Several years ago, however, his anxiety at the prospect of being an ordinary Joe led him to quit his regular job when he was on the brink of getting a promotion.

Arts Council Celebrates First Year at Paul Robeson Center, Elects Board

Dilshanie Perera

Celebrating its one-year anniversary at the Robeson Center, the Arts Council kicked off its annual membership meeting last Wednesday with the “Pride of the Arts Council” awards presented to non-profit organizations, collaborating corporations, volunteers, and teaching artists.

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