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Vol. LXI, No. 39
Wednesday, September 26, 2007
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TAKING THE LONGVIEW: Whole Earth Center trustees Herb Mertz, left, and Susanna Waterman, see the store’s planned, 2,400-square-foot expansion as an environmentally sound investment in the store’s future. The 37-year-old grocery store, featuring natural and organic foods, will likely receive certification from the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) program. Whole Earth, along with project architect Ron Berlin, pictured at right, of the Princeton-based Ronald Berlin Architect, P.C., and building contractor Baxter Construction, are participating in LEED’s pilot program for retail spaces.

Want to Live Sustainably? Build ‘Green’? Just Follow Whole Earth Center’s LEED

Matthew Hersh

For 37 years, the Whole Earth Center has espoused the kind of healthy, wholesome wisdom that you might expect to hear from some not-for-profit, environmentally conscious, organization, but certainly not from a local grocer.

“Lewdness” a Pattern as Police Arrest Two Men at Herrontown Woods Park

Matthew Hersh

Police arrested two men who were allegedly engaged in a sexual act on an open trail in Herrontown Woods Park in Princeton Township last week, as the park falls under increased surveillance by plain clothes patrol officers.

Health Commission Vows Rapid Response in Mobilizing Dangerous Dogs Task Force

Matthew Hersh

Just weeks after a handful of concerned residents and the Princeton Regional Health Department’s health officer approached the Borough and Township about putting together regulatory measures for potentially dangerous dogs, it appears that a community task force will meet within the next few weeks to discuss how to offset dog-related attacks.

Palmer Square Store Becomes Gallery for Art Show to Benefit HomeFront

Linda Arntzenius

Pics and Stones,” an exhibition of fine art photography by Jeff Goodwin and stone sculpture by Jill Turndorf, opens this Friday, September 28, in a store space turned gallery donated by the management of Palmer Square.

The show will run through Sunday, October 7, at 63 Palmer Square West.

Helping Middle School Children Love Math and Science

Linda Arntzenius

Experts across the country agree. The nation’s report card for math and science ‘needs improvement.’

New Jersey is tackling the challenge by channelling $4 million of federal funding from the No Child Left Behind Act into professional development grants formath and science teachers.

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