Vol. LXIV, No. 36
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
(Photo by Emily Reeves)
STREET SCENE: A lazy, lovely Labor Day on Nassau Street up Jugtown way where a taste of sidewalk cafe life is offered by the Small World offspring sometimes known as Small Small, and on far right, the Blue Point Grill.
Hopes for a school year threatened by new legislative strictures and the future of the Valley Road Building were the main themes at last weeks Board of Education meeting.
Representatives from five firms that may be prospective consultants for the joint municipal consolidation and shared services study came to the informational session last Thursday. The meeting was hosted by Borough and Township Administrators with the purpose of answering questions regarding the request for proposals (RFP), which is due on September 17.
A functional, fully equipped patient room that is a replica of those being built at the new hospital site is now in operation at the current location of the University Medical Center (UMCP) on Witherspoon Street. The Model Patient Room boasts innovative design elements targeted at making care more effective, efficient, and safe, and contributing to positive patient outcomes.
It feels great, said Patricia (Patty) L. Fagin of her appointment as the new Head of the Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart.
“It would never dare to rain on Book Festival Day,” exclaimed Youth Services Librarian Allison Santos with the assurance of someone who has been running this particularly successful Princeton Public Library program for the past five years. On the outside chance that it does rain, she’s not worried: the event, which will take place this Saturday, September 11 between the hours of 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Hinds Plaza, will be organized into three tents.
On view for only a few weeks more, Starburst, the color photography exhibit at the Princeton University Art Museum, offers visitors a look into the new direction American photography took in the 1970s.
As last fall came to a close, the Princeton University mens water polo team played before a national TV audience, advancing to the NCAA Final Four for the first time since 2004.
It was sweltering on the Princeton University football teams field turf practice complex last Wednesday and the players were dripping with sweat and the fluids they gulped down to stay hydrated as they trudged wearily away from the morning session.
After producing a season for the ages last fall as it went 21-0-4 and won the Group III state championship, the Princeton High boys soccer will have a bulls eye on its back when it hits the pitch for the 2010 campaign.
“I came in with Halley’s Comet in 1835. It is coming again next year, and I expect to go out with it. It will be the greatest disappointment of my life if I don’t go out with Halley’s Comet. The Almighty has said, no doubt: ‘Now here are these two unaccountable freaks; they came in together, they must go out together.’”
Twain went out with Halley’s Comet on April 21, 1910. When my father, who had come in with it on July 15, 1910, was recovering from surgery in a Key West hospital, the comet was in the news, right on schedule, and it was hard to shake the thought that he might share the same fate, which he did, on April 14, 1986.
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