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Vol. LXV, No. 37
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
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GENERATIONS OF READERS: Honey Rosenberg of Princeton Senior Resource Center (PSRC) and Riverside School kindergarten student Kyle Morris have spent time reading together in the school’s library as part of the PSRC’s GrandPals program. The program is looking for new volunteers, who are invited to attend an orientation at the Suzanne Patterson Building on Wednesday, September 21 at 1:30 p.m.

GrandPals Program Pairs Kindergartners With Reading Buddies of a Certain Age

Anne Levin

For volunteers in the Princeton Senior Resource Center’s (PSRC) “GrandPals” program, there can be that moment when everything comes together. One of the kindergarten students they have been reading to just might make the transition from listener to participant, and begin reading aloud.

Borough Council Supports Resolution To Ban “Fracking” in All of New Jersey

Anne Levin

Borough Council’s vote last Tuesday, September 6, supporting a resolution to ban hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” in New Jersey was not without discussion. The Princeton Environmental Commission proposed the measure at the Council’s meeting.

Fate of Trenton Museum at Ellarslie Is Uncertain Due to Cuts, Layoffs

Anne Levin

With Trenton Mayor Tony Mack proposing to hire interns to run the Ellarslie Museum in the city’s Cadwalader Park and longtime director Brian Hill scheduled to leave on Friday, September 16 as part of a citywide layoff, the future of the facility is in question. Mr. Mack has also proposed staffing the historic Trent House with interns, letting go director Mary-Margaret Pernot, who has run that museum since 2001.

New Boychoir Head Revels in Sound of Music As School Prepares for Move to Plainsboro

Ellen Gilbert

“I have recently been named Head of School at the American Boychoir School,” announced Lisa Eckstrom in a recent email. “I have gone from an all girls’ school to an all boys’ school; it is quite a switch!”

 

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