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Vol. LXII, No. 37
 
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
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HERE’S THE PROBLEM: Recreation Department Executive Director Jack Roberts addressed residents concerned with the future of the Community Park Pool Complex last Saturday, describing the need to address problems with piping and filtration, fatigued pool walls, and inadequate and unsound structures, including the locker rooms.

Over 120 People Defy Rainy Weather to Hear About Plans for Pool Complex

Ellen Gilbert

The genuine affection area residents feel for the Community Park Pool, and their consequent reluctance to see changes made in the complex, were clearly in evidence at last Saturday’s Princeton Recreation Department’s special free-swim/pool-renovations discussion.

Library Board OKs Budget; Looks Forward to Fall Events

Ellen Gilbert

At its meeting last Thursday, the Princeton Public Library Board of Trustees approved a budget for 2008 totaling $4,922,237. Library Director Leslie Burger described the budget as “exactly what we asked for,” and thanked the Borough and the Township for their respective contributions. Last year’s total budget was $4,550,390.

Jitney Seen as Opportunity to Fill Borough Transit Gaps

Dilshanie Perera

Borough Council member David Goldfarb elaborated upon the goals of the FreeB jitney shuttle service at the Council meeting last Tuesday. “The first is to get people out of their cars, and the second is to identify a long-standing unmet transportation need and get people where they want to go,” he said.

Gehry-Designed Peter B. Lewis Library Features Interior “Abstract Landscape”

Dilshanie Perera

Standing inside the “treehouse,” the aptly-named second-floor reading room inside the Peter B. Lewis Library, students have a 360-degree, unimpeded view of the outside world. Nestled among the nearby branches, the reading area is part of the new science library designed by architect Frank Gehry.

Back-to-School Block Party Delights Young and Old Alike

Dilshanie Perera

Hulfish Street was closed last Friday evening, not for construction, but rather for a back-to-school celebration hosted by the toy store jaZams, which recently moved from Hulfish to its new location along Palmer Square East.

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