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Vol. LXII, No. 29
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
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(Photo by Dilshanie Perera)

FAITHFUL FAMILY: Reverend Jana Purkis-Brash (center), the new Senior Pastor at the United Methodist Church in Princeton, and the first woman to hold that title, celebrates with her daughter Leah and husband Donald Brash after her installation ceremony last Sunday.

First Female Senior Pastor, Purkis-Brash, Installed at United Methodist Church

Dilshanie Perera

Jana Purkis-Brash, who was appointed Senior Pastor of the United Methodist Church on July 1, is the first woman to occupy that position in the history of the church in Princeton. Former Princeton Township mayor and current co-chair of the United Methodist Church Council Michelle Tuck-Ponder remarked, “we are very pleased that Jana is here and we’re looking forward to the new beginning.”

Hearing Held on Rep. Rush Holt’s Battlefield Protection Legislation

Dilshanie Perera

“History is best experienced by those who can touch it, feel it, and live it,” said Representative Rush Holt (D-12) during Thursday’s hearing held by the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands.

Princeton Public Library Hosts Author of Novel About Sex Ed Teacher

Ellen Gilbert

Stuart Nachbar described his new (and first) book, The Sex Ed Chronicles (iUniverse $16.95), as a “fun story, especially for a Presidential election year.”

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