by E.J. Greenblat)
THE ARTS COUNCIL LOBBYS FOR CHANGE: It was
standing-room-only at the Princeton Regional Planning Board hearing
of the proposed expansion of the Arts Council building. The meeting
was adjourned after midnight without a final vote on the application.
The Arts Council later released plans that reduce the expansion
by 21.4 percent. The next meeting, which will include a public
hearing, is scheduled for June 17.
In a move apparently bowing to pressure from the
Witherspoon-Jackson Neighborhood Association and others, the Arts
Council of Princeton has released a scaled-down version of expansion
At a special meeting of the Princeton Regional School
Board, Hazard, Young, Attea, and Associates. Ltd. was hired to
help the district find a superintendent to replace Dr. Claire
Sheff Kohn. Dr. Kohn recently resigned to take a superintendent
position in the Masconomet School District in Massachusetts on
Princeton Community Housing (PCH) received a nod
from the Site Plan Review Advisory Board to move ahead with plans
to build 68 additional one-bedroom units at Elm Court, the senior
housing complex located on Elm Road.