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Vol. LXV, No. 39
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Coldwell Banker Princeton Office

Prudential Fox and Roach, Realtors

Gloria Nilson GMAC Real Estate

Henderson Sotheby's International Realty

N.T. Callaway Princeton Office

Stockton Real Estate, LLC

Weichert, Realtors



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Topics in Brief
A Community Bulletin

The Mercer County Improvement Authority will host a Household Chemical Waste and Electronic Waste Disposal Day for county residents on Saturday, October 1, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the John T. Dempster Fire School, 350 Lawrence Station Road in Lawrence. Registration is not necessary for the event. No commercial or industrial waste will be accepted. For more information call (609) 278-8086 or visit www.mcia-nj.com. The event will be held rain or shine. 

A benefit fundraiser for the New Jersey Farm to School Network will be held on Sunday, October 2, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Fernbrook Farms Education Center on Route 545 in Chesterfield Township, three miles east of Bordentown. For more information visit www.njfarmtoschool.org or call (609) 577-5113.

Congressman Rush Holt (D-12) has announced that the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education will receive “significant new funding” under the federal Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) program. In the grant’s first year, the state will receive $3,978,424, and the grant is expected to be extended for a total of six years. The GEAR UP program is designed to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in post-secondary education.

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Thomas R. Pickering will talk about “Iran’s Nuclear Program: Can Diplomacy Help?” on Monday, October 3, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Dodds Auditorium of Robertson Hall (the Woodrow Wilson School) on the Princeton University campus. The program is sponsored by the university’s Office of Public and External Affairs, and the Program on Science and Global Security.

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