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Vol. LXI, No. 47
Wednesday, November 21, 2007
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(Photo by Linda Arntzenius)

BACKYARD TOURIST: Greg Nelson of Hillsborough peeps through the “window frame” in one of the wood piles at stop number three on the Princeton Environmental Commission’s Green Home and Garden Tour last Saturday, November 17. The Tour featured the backyard of Princeton Environmental Commission member Steve Hiltner as an example of sustainable landscape design.

Environmental Commission’s Green Tour Mixes Old Practices With New Technology

Linda Arntzenius

According to architect and Princeton resident David E. Cohen, the three main goals of sustainable design are: increased energy efficiency, better conservation of resources (by recycling and using readily renewable materials), and creating an environment that will have a healthy impact on the building’s users as well as on the environment at large by reducing pollution and the use of toxic materials.

Dancing Shoes but No Dance Floor: Senior Resource Center Eyes Repairs

Matthew Hersh

Aerobics, chair exercise, ping pong, strength training, yoga, dancing, and a myriad of other community events will eventually take a toll on a building that was not originally designed to endure so much activity

Princeton’s Rich Choral Tradition Will Benefit Youngsters in Africa

Linda Arntzenius

Last year, as Tom Meagher was enjoying the Christmas festivities and listening to the ethereal voices of the American Boychoir on his favorite CD of all time — Hallmark Presents the Tradition of Christmas with Harry Belafonte — he had an idea.

What if some of that warm feeling he was experiencing could be channeled in a concrete way to relieve some of the world’s suffering?

New Canine Problem: Two Dogs Escape, Kill Residents’ Sheep

Matthew Hersh

With the community already caught up in the controversy generated by Congo, the German shepherd who severely wounded a landscaper in June, two other dogs in the Township were put down last week after escaping from their owners’ property, killing three sheep living at a nearby residence, and severely injuring six other sheep.

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