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Vol. LXIV, No. 37
 
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
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JAZZ ON A SUMMERY DAY: Palmer Square was in its glory Saturday thanks to the annual Jazz Feast, which began with music by the Princeton University Jazztet under the direction of Anthony D.J. Branker and ended with a set by Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks.

Front Page

Council Ties Loose Ends in Harrison Street Park

Dilshanie Perera

In an extended discussion with the neighbors and other Friends of Harrison Street Park last week, Borough Council, staff, and residents ironed out the final details for park maintenance and completion.

Christopher Budzinski, Borough Engineer, Dies of Heart Attack

Dilshanie Perera

Borough Engineer Christopher M. Budzinski died suddenly last Thursday. He was 50 years old.

New Chemistry Building Comes to Life As Researchers Begin Move Into Space

Dilshanie Perera

A sleek, four-story structure tucked in behind the wooded landscape on the east side of Washington Road, the new Frick Chemistry Laboratory boasts state-of-the-art amenities and labs that are custom-fitted to suit the requirements of the various researchers who are being housed inside.


Other News

“It’s the Best Feeling in the World”: Local 13-Year-Old Climbs Kilimanjaro

Dilshanie Perera

When Carly King made it to Stella Point, about 30 minutes from the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, she said she seriously considered just staying there and foregoing the final steps up to the peak. “My sister and I just broke down at that point,” she conceded.

“A Global Treasure,” SCVM Finds Satisfaction in Upgraded Facilities and “Repurposed” Goals

Ellen Gilbert

“It’s a boutique meeting facility with a state of the art conference room,” said School of Christian Vocation and Mission (SCVM) Director Charles Kalmbach while proudly leading a recent visitor around Erdman House.

“Retire in 3D” Will Offer Boomers Ways of Viewing the Aging Process

Ellen Gilbert

“Baby boomers have changed the face of every stage of life and now they’re about to retire,” observed Princeton Senior Resource Center (PSRC) Director Susan Hoskins. “The logical question is, how will they change this one?”

What to Prepare for Baby’s Dinner? “HappyBaby” Offers Healthy Options

Ellen Gilbert

“We’re passionate about educating parents,” said HappyBaby representative Nicole Koroghlian Auker. On Thursday, September 16, at 2 p.m. in the Community Room at the Princeton Public Library, the East Windsor resident will be doing just that.

Topics in Brief
A Community Bulletin


Sports

With New Coach Surace Heralding Fresh Start, Princeton Football Primed for Opener at Lehigh

Bill Alden

Although Bob Surace is a former All-Ivy League center for Princeton University football team, he is applying an NFL blueprint as he takes the helm of his alma mater.

N.J. Native Zimmerman Living Out Dream Serving as Princeton Football Tri-Captain

Bill Alden

Growing up in northern Jersey, Matt Zimmerman dreamed of someday competing for Princeton University.

PHS Girls’ Tennis Shows Character, Skill in Marathon Victory Over Notre Dame

Bill Alden

Sarah Hibbert had a feeling that her Princeton High girls’ tennis team would be in for a tough match when it battled Notre Dame last Friday.


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Record Review

Jimi Hendrix and Abbey Road — A London Experience, September 18,1970

Stuart Mitchner

“Jimi’s dead!” This announcement comes to us from a total stranger who knows we’ll know who he’s talking about. It’s a perfect mid-September day in London, sunny and mild, and we’re walking along the canal between Camden Town and Regents Park on our way back to a flat in West Hampstead. Our homeward route takes us down Abbey Road, a street of some significance in the summer of 1970. The Beatles may have broken up but London is still the center of the rock and roll universe, and to walk down Abbey Road past the EMI studios and the crosswalk pictured on the cover of the album of the same name still carries a charge.


It’s New to Us

Full Range of Services, Including Eye Exams Offered at Princeton Optometric Physicians

Jean Stratton

No longer merely functional, today’s eye glasses can enhance your look and style. For some people, they have actually become a fashion statement. The selection at Princeton Optometric Physicians offers an extensive variety of the latest in eye wear.

Landau’s New AnaJet Apparel Printing Machine Offers Instant Design on T- and Sweat-shirts

Jean Stratton

What is so intriguing about Landau’s is that you will always find something new and often something unexpected. This popular Nassau Street store can always be counted on for quality and selection, but in the past few years, it has added a focus on very competitive prices and a big variety of new items.



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