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Vol. LXI, No. 30
Wednesday, July 25, 2007
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(Photo by Matthew Hersh)

RIDING FOR A CAUSE: Kat Schiffler, second from left, Lara Sheets, third from left, and Liz Tylander, far right, rode through Princeton last week on their Washington D.C to Montreal Woman's Garden Cycles Bike Tour, organized to raise awareness and document local food and agriculture projects. On Friday, Fran McManus, pictured far left, a partner and co-founder of Eating Fresh Publications, escorted the three women around town, including trips to Riverside, Community Park, Littlebrook, and Johnson Park school gardens, as well as tours of Mediterra, the Bent Spoon, and the Whole Earth Center, shown above.

Princeton Is Just One Stop for Bike Tour Documenting Local Food and Agriculture

Matthew Hersh

It's not easy being an activist, especially when you're on two wheels and you don't have a leg to stand on.

Local Scout Calls for Volunteers to Help Restore Flemer Arboretum

Linda Arntzenius

Before Greg Varga, a 17 year-old Life Scout from Kingston, leaves for West Virginia University next month to study industrial engineering, he has one project to complete: restoration of the Flemer Arboretum that is part of the Mapleton Preserve/Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park.

In Fighting Addiction, a Borough Resident Looks No Further Than the Dinner Table

Matthew Hersh

A drink with dinner might be commonplace for those who drink casually, but for a Borough woman piloting a new organization geared to tackle alcoholism, the dinner table could help eradicate what is often regarded as a lifelong disease.

Touring Princeton's Storied Stones With History Enthusiast Reid Byers

Linda Arntzenius

What do a Civil War veteran who was busted from brigadier to private, a monied philanthropist said to have been buried with her grandma's string of pearls, a jazz pianist, a cat called Walter, and the nation's most famous duelist all have in common?

"I Hope It Helped": Opton's Image of Soldier Featured in Coverage of Wife's Dilemma

Stuart Mitchner

When asked what drew her to Fort Drum in upstate New York to photograph 90 soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division fresh from service in Afghanistan and Iraq, Suzanne Opton mentioned the obvious reason ("I'm a portrait photographer") before saying, "I have a son. He's 25. He could have been in the same situation — if there'd been a draft."

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