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Vol. LXII, No. 13
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2008
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BOOK BONANZA: Harriet Bryan (L) and Claire Jacobus sharing a smile as they work the American History table in preparation for the Bryn Mawr-Wellesley Book Sale, which opens with a paid preview this morning at 10 and will become the biggest secondhand bookshop around until Sunday’s Box Day crowds clear (or almost clear) the tables. The official sale begins at 2 p.m. and runs until 9 Wednesday. Hours on Thursday and Friday are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Half-Price Day, it’s 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday hours are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more details visit www.princetonol.com/groups/brynmawr. Proceeds from the sale support scholarships for Bryn Mawr and Wellesley students.

Library Board Reviews Goals and Looks Toward the Future

Ellen Gilbert

The news at last week’s Princeton Public Library Board meeting was mostly good. Board President Katherine McGavern reported that the board’s recently-stated goals of reviewing library employees’ benefits package, enhancing their collaboration with the Friends of the Library, and plans for the Library’s 2009 centennial celebration, are all underway.

Candidates Vie for Democratic Party Nod With Some Calling for Change in Township

Matthew Hersh

In a one-party town, the general election effectively takes place during the June primary rather than in November. And for the Princeton’s Democratic party, that vetting process has already begun.

This Sunday, the Princeton Community Democratic Organization (PCDO) will hold its endorsement meeting and Candidates’ Night as candidates in both the Borough and Township seek their party’s endorsement.

PHS Students Stage Walkout to Mark 5th Anniversary of War

Ellen Gilbert

Chilly, damp weather did not dissuade over 100 Princeton High School students from walking out of their seventh-period classes last Wednesday in a protest marking the fifth anniversary of the war in Iraq.

From “Romeo and Juliet” to Real Estate, the Road Leads to Karl Light Boulevard

Matthew Hersh

Although his acting career was book-ended by portrayals of Balthasar and Lord Montague in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Karl Light’s lead role, at least in the Princeton community, has always been that of real estate manager.

And now his name can be added to Princeton’s Playbill of street names. Earlier this month, Princeton Township Committee named the previously unnamed Princeton Community Village loop road “Karl Light Boulevard” to honor the man who oversaw the property’s management for 32 years.

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