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Vol. LXIII, No. 39
Wednesday, September 30, 2009
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(Photo by Emily Reeves)
TREASURE HUNTING: Shoppers last weekend searched for treasures at the 91st White Elephant Art and Antiques Sale to benefit the Medical Center at Princeton. The annual event was held in the hospital’s parking garage.

For a Healthy Brain, “Fire Up Those Neurons!” PSRC Sponsors Conference on Memory

Ellen Gilbert

“She’s amazing,” said Princeton Senior Resource Center (PSRC) director Susan Hoskins describing Total Memory Workout author Cynthia R. Green. “I went to a conference where she spoke, and was just really impressed.”

Library Board Approves 2009 Budget, Notes Concerns for Future Funding

Ellen Gilbert

The recently approved Borough and Township budgets enabled the Princeton Public Library Board of Trustees to officially approve the library’s budget for the year at their meeting last week. The total operating budget for 2009 is $4,690,446, a .24 percent increase over 2008. The original request for 2009 had been $4,781,521.

Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan Advocates for “New Global Order”

Dilshanie Perera

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey elaborated upon his foreign policy, urging nations to come together under a “new global order” based on trust and peace, during a Woodrow Wilson School address in Richardson Auditorium last week.

Beauty and Truth: Photographer Talks About “Mathematicians”

Ellen Gilbert

The faces are old, young, and in-between and the poses are varied, but the expressions on the faces of the 92 subjects of photographer Mariana Cook’s new book, Mathematicians, are consistently ones of engaged contentment. In the personal essays accompanying each photograph, these “ultimate authorities” on the truth, as Ms. Cook describes them, write about the profound satisfactions that come with their chosen field.

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