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(Photo courtesy of Princeton University)

THAT WAS CERTAINLY THEN: The U-Store, background, in 1958, is turning 100 this year. However, it was not until 1958 that it moved to its new facility at 36 University Place. The new spot immediately became a hit because of all of its parking spaces. An amenity that is still, go figure, celebrated to this day.
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No Dusty Books Here as the U-Store Gears Up for Hundred-Year Celebration

Matthew Hersh

When one thinks of an old book building on Princeton University's campus, probably the first things that come to mind are the vast depths of Firestone Library and the dingy smell of volumes of academia tickling the olfactory senses.

Board Officials Are Hesitant To Approve Senior Class Trip

Candace Braun

From Cancun to the Bahamas to Disney World, Princeton High School's class of
2005 is determined to travel to a faraway destination that includes sand and sun for their senior class trip. However, Princeton Regional School Board members aren't satisfied with the ideas that students are bringing to the table.

Borough Scrutinizes Changes To COAH's Housing Regulations

Candace Braun

While New Jersey's Council on Affordable Housing's (COAH) current plan to change its regulations will affect all 566 municipalities in the state, some towns may be more affected by the changes than others. One of these is Princeton Borough, a municipality that not only has 50 percent of its land tax-exempt, but is also held accountable for any housing that is built by Princeton University for its students.

Morven Geared for Grand Re-Opening; Princeton's Past Blends with the Present

Matthew Hersh

Historic Morven, home to New Jersey governors as recent as Brendan Byrne and host to state guests and luminaries including President John F. Kennedy, Fidel Castro, Prince Rainier and Princess Grace of Monaco, and Bill Cosby, is finally getting set to re-open its doors to the public.

Environmental Center Breaks Ground On Former Robert Wood Johnson Estate

Matthew Hersh

Who would have thought an old barn would come to symbolize efforts in land preservation, but the one at the former Robert Wood Johnson estate on Rosedale Road is slated to house a major regional land trust, and to be used as an educational center for environmental purposes.

Officials Look to Remedy Problems That Still Exist With PHS Parking Plan

Candace Braun

With few tickets but many complaints, police and Princeton Regional School officials are looking to make some changes to the new permit parking plan instituted last month on roads surrounding Princeton High School.

Borough Council to Reconsider Donation for Holiday Program

Candace Braun

At last week's Borough meeting, Council members voted unanimously to reduce the amount of money requested by the Borough Merchants for their Old Fashioned Holiday program from $7,500, to $5,000. This was due in part to the Borough's lengthy budget demands for the year, which have caused the municipality to raise taxes 14 cents per $100 of assessed valuation of land.


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