Something's being built in the unused space in Palmer Square along Paul Robeson Place and it's not the planned 97-plus luxury townhouses about which we've been reading so much.
Borough Council unanimously voted to donate $6,000 of its funds from the Bonner Foundation to the Princeton Resource Center for 2004. The center is experiencing a budget cut of $8,000 this year from the Princeton Housing Authority.
For many children, learning science from a textbook can be boring and confusing. But if children were entertained by science, perhaps they wouldn't develop negative feelings towards the subject, which can linger on into adulthood.
Twenty-one Princeton middle school students participated in a camp last week that didn't include crafts, games, or pool time. Instead, building searches, aviation classes, and car accident investigations took up much of the students' time.
Budget cuts, including reducing scheduled road repairs, trimming two police officer jobs, and reducing meter patrols, were all part of a resolution presented by Councilman Andrew Koontz to the Borough at its meeting on June 22. Council defeated the resolution by 5 to 1, with Mr. Koontz its only supporter.
It's hard to resist thinking of contemporary equivalents when reading Cokie Roberts's Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation (Morrow $24.95).