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Vol. LXI, No. 19
Wednesday, May 9, 2007
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TIFFANY AND HER MOM: According to HomeFront's founder and Executive Director Connie Mercer, "There's no harder job than being a single mother working at a low paying job." Ms. Mercer asks the community to support HomeFront's Mother's Day Fund, which enables homeless mothers like the one above (name withheld) pay for kids' items or activities. To make a donation, call (609) 989-9417, or visit

Celebrate Mother's Day With a Gift That Will Last Well Beyond Sunday

Linda Arntzenius

While this Sunday, May 13, will provide an occasion for the entire nation to celebrate the special attributes of mothers, Mother's Day is but a single day in the year. What of the other 364?

HomeFront, the Mercer County non-profit that battles homelessness, offers a way to make the warm wishes for mothers last well beyond Sunday.

Body of Lawrence Woman Found Near School; Princeton, Lawrence Police Say Suicide Likely

Matthew Hersh

A missing person investigation that locked down Johnson Park Elementary School on Rosedale Road in Princeton Township last Tuesday resulted in the grim discovery of a 46-year-old Lawrence Township woman: the result of an apparent suicide that may have been occasioned by a failed relationship.

Got Froth? Institute Math Prof May Help Settle Beer Question

Linda Arntzenius

It's not the sort of public reaction normally expected for a scientific article, but a joint paper by mathematician Robert D. MacPherson and physicist David J. Srolovitz has sparked a good deal of comment in the British press after its recent publication in the scientific journal Nature.

The article's findings bear on the question of why the froth on a pint of stout, like Guinness for example, lingers while that on a regular pint dissipates.

With Expansions and New Leases, Princeton Is Taking Stock of Independent Businesses

Matthew Hersh

There is a general rule in business: no matter how cutthroat, intimidating, or downright rude a competitor may be, that's the way it's going to be, and you need to deal with it, or go home.

If you haven't noticed, several independent businesses in Princeton Borough's Central Business District, are dealing with "it," and doing quite well, thank you very much.

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