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Vol. LXI, No. 36
Wednesday, September 5, 2007
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THINKING FOR THE FUTURE: Anthony Caggiano, grocery manager at McCaffrey's at the Princeton Shopping Center, shows off the reusable canvas bags that customers can buy to reduce plastic bag use: just one of many tactics Princeton retailers are taking to reduce waste.

With a Town Campaign for Sustainability, Some Retailers Already Have a Head Start

Matthew Hersh

It's no coincidence that the eco-mantra "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle" is not only somewhat catchy, but arranges its ideals in level of importance.

As such, it's also no coincidence that more and more area retailers are doing more than recycling products, but finding ways to encourage customers to first "reduce," and then "reuse."

Handful of Mayors Flock to Princeton, Acquiring Tools for Developmental Savvy

Matthew Hersh

A roving elected official would typically be involved in imparting some kind of wisdom to an eager audience, perhaps getting paid handsomely in the process.

But this week, a handful of New Jersey mayors will make the trek to Princeton, acting as students in an effort to develop, preserve, and grow their respective communities, and perhaps share a story or two with each other along the way — all free of charge, of course.

Griggs Farm Resident "Not Just Surviving but Thriving" After Repeat Brain Surgery

Linda Arntzenius

In October 2005, Princeton resident Jimmy Fang had a headache that changed the rest of his life.

Then in his senior year at Rutgers University and looking forward to graduating with a computer science degree, Mr. Wang had no history of headaches or any other ailment for that matter. So his first response was to take an over-the-counter pain relief medicine. But when the headaches became so excruciating that he was unable to study, he headed for the Robert Wood Johnson Hospital Emergency Room in New Brunswick.

Princeton Woman Tapped to Lead Top Dutch Museum in The Hague

Linda Arntzenius

Former Princeton resident Emilie Gordenker has been appointed as director of the Mauritshuis in The Netherlands, one of the world's leading art museums.

She will succeed current director Frits Duparc in January after a brief period of transition.

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