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Parents Chide Board of Education, PREA/District Meet With Mediator

Representatives of the teachers’ union, Princeton Regional Education Association (PREA) and the Princeton Public Schools Board of Education (BOE) sat down with state-appointed mediator Kathy Vogt, Esq. last Thursday. Ms.…

Council to Continue Discussing the Future Of Witherspoon Corridor

More discussion is in order on the future of the Witherspoon Street corridor, the mile-long thoroughfare between Valley Road and Nassau Street. At a meeting Monday night, Princeton Council decided…

New Dinky Station Operating Since Monday

In spite of having no heat in the waiting room, commuters were happy to be able to find shelter from Monday’s inclement weather and enjoy the free hot coffee that…

William H. Scheide Dies at 100

The death of prominent philanthropist William H. Scheide last Friday morning, November 14, has inspired numerous tributes from members of the many organizations in Princeton with which he was associated.…

Civil Rights Activist Robert Moses Launches Freedom Summer Events

Parking around the John Witherspoon Middle School (JWMS) was hard to find Sunday afternoon and it wasn’t just because there was a swim meet and a football game in progress.…

Princeton Battlefield Focus of National Campaign

The preservation of the historic Princeton Battlefield is the first project of a national initiative launched Tuesday by the Civil War Trust. At a Veterans Day ceremony held under the…

After Shamsi and Witter Election Tie, Witter Wins Final Count By Two Votes

The School Board election lived up to the old adage about not counting your chickens before they hatch. Last week’s coverage of the election for the Princeton Public Schools Board…

Council Introduces Ordinance Regulating Hours of Business

Princeton Council Monday night voted to introduce an ordinance that would limit the early morning opening hours for some Princeton businesses that border residential neighborhoods. The approval, which required a…

Booker, Watson Coleman, Democrats Prevail

Democrat Bonnie Watson Coleman became the first person of African American descent to represent New Jersey in Congress as the Representative for the 12th District. After Rush Holt announced in…

Eisgruber, Council Have Candid Conversation On Town/Gown Issues

The wisdom and kindness of the Dalai Lama came up more than once at Monday’s special meeting of Princeton Council with Princeton University President Christopher L. Eisgruber. Council members were…