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Tuesday Morning Serendipity

Driving toward Princeton on Rosedale Road as the snow fell Tuesday morning, the photographer noticed traffic backing up ahead of him and turned into the park adjacent to the D&R…

Poets at the Library Series Features Pulitzer Prize-Winner Tracy K. Smith

Tracy K. Smith will read a selection of poems from her Pulitzer Prize winning collection, Life on Mars, as part of the monthly Poets at the Library series in the…

Annual Communities of Light Ceremony Gives Hope to Victims of Domestic Violence

Good ideas take on a life of their own. Communities of Light is a case in point. In 2002, Womanspace volunteer Lila Cruikshank brought the idea for an awareness-raising neighborhood…

Jewish Center to Discuss Race, Justice, Mass Incarceration

The Social Action Committee of The Jewish Center of Princeton is sponsoring a panel discussion, Race, Justice, and Mass Incarceration in America, Sunday, December 8, 10 a.m.-noon, in the Adult…

Physicians’ Organization Advises Caution Before Getting Vaccine

The vaccine being offered to Princeton University students to protect against type B meningococcal meningitis has raised concerns from an organization of medical professionals. The Association of American Physicians and…

Holiday Lights

Friday’s tree-lighting spectacular launched the holiday season on Palmer Square with some mechanical help from Santa Claus. The Square’s 65-foot Norwegian spruce wears a raiment made from 32,000 lights. (Photo…

Thanksgiving and Chanukah Overlap For First Time in More Than a Century

In a rare quirk of the calendar, two major holidays are colliding this year. Chanukah, the eight-day Festival of Lights that usually falls later in the season, reaches its second…

A&B Talks Turkey With Annual Fundraiser

The Alchemist & Barrister (A&B) is holding a hunger-fighting fundraiser to benefit The Mercer Street Friends Food Bank. Patrons can contribute to the effort to fight hunger in Mercer County…

Residents Charged Twice for Property Taxes; Town Will Pay Bank Charges Caused by Error

Over 160 Princeton residents who were charged twice for their property taxes this month had to wait several days for a refund. The residents who had paid online were shocked…

Princeton Community Housing Executive Calls for More Affordable Homes in Town

Princeton Community Housing (PCH) has just released its annual report for the year 2012. While the good news is that the organization and its goals have the support of the…