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Princeton’s New Schools Superintendent Wants to “Hit the Ground Listening”

When Stephen C. Cochrane was appointed Superintendent of Princeton Public Schools (PPS), members of the Princeton School Board described him as “a rising star” in education. He was their unanimous…

Hamilton Jewelers Selected To Provide University Gifts

Hamilton Jewelers has been selected as the exclusive resource for Princeton University’s Employee Service Recognition Program. Hamilton was chosen through a vetting process of several national brands to design and…

Labyrinth Books Hosts Reading of Keeley’s New Novel About Princeton’s Megabuilders

Labyrinth Books and Wild River Review will present a reading by local author and Princeton Professor Emeritus Edmund Keeley from his new novel, The Megabuilders of Queenston Park, which is…

Musical Co-Authored by PHS Alum Selected by Musical Theater Festival

Harrison Kaufman and Christopher Anselmo like to joke that they’re too young to drink, but they can write a musical. Both 19, the two New Jersey natives — Mr. Kaufman…

Alexander Street Task Force Takes Next Step

At its meeting April 7, Princeton Council voted unanimously to pass a resolution allowing the Alexander Street University Place Task Force to apply for federal funding. If obtained, the money…

IAS Amends Plans For Faculty Housing After DRCC Ruling

The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) has amended its plans for faculty housing on land adjacent to the Princeton Battlefield in response to a January 15 ruling by the Delaware…

The Garden Club of Princeton Marks French Market Centennial

Back in an earlier era, The Garden Club of Princeton’s French Market was stocked with truckloads of blooms brought by gardeners from estates in and around the town. Most of…

Marching Generations

That’s Battlefield Preservation Society President Jerry Hurwitz, in uniform on far left, leading his troops, some of whom participated, as did Mr. Hurwitz, in this week’s Town Talk. The occasion…

Peter Brooks Will Be at Labyrinth April 15 Talking About Balzac

Peter Brooks and Linda Asher will be at Labyrinth Books having a conversation about a new collection Mr. Brooks has edited, Balzac: The Human Comedy — Selected Stories (New York…

The New Management of the Garden Theatre Has Plans That Include the Town and University

When the Garden Theatre opens in July after a month of renovations, moviegoers will notice more than the new carpeting, wall treatments, and concession stand. Announced last week, management of…

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