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(Photo by E.J. Greenblat)

POLLY'S PRIZE: Polly Burlingham launched a campaign last month to bring the Paul Sigmund-inspired folly, designed by John James Rivera, to Barbara Boggs Sigmund Park. After extensive campaigning, a little of her own money, and a ton of goodwill, the folly will soon find a new home in Sigmund Park at the corner of Chestnut Street and Hamilton Avenue.
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Princeton Overcomes Bout of Writers Block; Sigmund Garden Folly to Find Home in Park

Matthew Hersh

The Writers Block 2004 has come to an end, but contrary to the writer's plague its name suggests, the experimental literary and design installation behind Palmer Square along Paul Robeson Place may have indeed written its future chapters in its inaugural season.

Borough Raises Rental Inspection Fee to $175

Candace Braun

Borough Council unanimously voted to approve a raise in rental inspection fees from $40 to $175 at its meeting on Tuesday, October 26.

Borough Debates Extent of Police Involvement in Immigration Raids

Candace Braun

An ordinance that would eliminate Borough Police involvement in matters of immigration enforcement in Princeton was examined by Borough Council at its meeting on Tuesday, October 26.

School Board Considers Adding Softball Fields to Middle School

Candace Braun

The Princeton Regional School Board may add two softball fields at John Witherspoon Middle School to help settle a lawsuit filed by parents of female students who participate in ice hockey and softball at Princeton High School.

Senior Class Trip Is Approved; PHS Parking Still Has Problems

Candace Braun

"We're going to Disney World!" That's what Sasha Jean, senior class president at Princeton High School, was able to tell her classmates Tuesday, October 26, after the Princeton Regional School Board approved their senior trip to Disney World in Orlando for a week in April.

Board Looks to Terminate Contracts For Elementary School

Candace Braun

Originally scheduled for completion in June, then postponed to August, the construction and renovation work at the four elementary schools in the Princeton Regional School District is still only 96 percent complete, said Board President Anne Burns at the October 26 Board meeting.

Princeton University Contributes Lands Along D&R Canal; Historic Area Protected

Matthew Hersh

Princeton University has contributed 134 acres of land along the Delaware & Raritan Canal in Kingston as part of an effort that, if successful, will result in 194 structure-free acres in the area surrounding the former Princeton Nurseries.

Bill Bradley to Speak at Annual Benefit For Friends of Princeton Public Library

Matthew Hersh

The Friends of the Princeton Public Library will host its annual benefit this weekend, but unlike past years, where there has been a speaker, a dinner, and a booksigning, the organization is shooting from three-point range, having recruited former New Jersey Senator and Hall of Fame New York Knicks forward Bill Bradley to talk about his book, Values of the Game (Artisan, 1998).

Israeli Martial Arts and Defense System To Be Demonstrated at Book Signing

Matthew Hersh

David Kahn, Princeton native and leading expert in krav maga, an Israeli fighting system, will be at the Princeton University Bookstore tomorrow to discuss his new book, Krav Maga: The Contact Combat System of the Israel Defense Forces (St. Martin's Griffin, 2004) and to offer a demonstration of the defense system.


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