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PHS Musicians Sweep the Awards At National High School Jazz Festival

Princeton High School’s jazz ensembles are used to winning awards. The nearly 150 students who participate in the school’s band program have been recognized over the years at the Berklee…

PU Students Working With Inmates Are Teaching, and Learning Too

Prison reform is no easy matter. Prisons are overcrowded and understaffed. When it comes to education, described by Cornel West as “probably the best thing we can do for people…

Free Tax Assistance In Mercer County Sites

Many sites throughout Mercer County will offer free income tax preparation assistance to help residents prepare and file their 2013 taxes. Service is offered at most sites from early February…

Maple Sugaring, Insects Focus of Watershed Events

Families and young children can take part in two upcoming events at the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association. “Insects in Winter for Preschoolers” is Tuesday, February 25 at 10 a.m. and…

Reading the Mind of Winter

This Battle Road snow man is fed up. Enough is enough. Even his favorite poem, “The Snow Man” by Wallace Stevens, can’t say it. Anyway, he’s never understood going from…

Historical Society to Leave Bainbridge House For a Permanent Home at Updike Farmstead

Bainbridge House, the Nassau Street home of the Historical Society of Princeton (HSP) since 1967, will be vacated by the organization by the end of next year. The HSP made…

NROTC to Return to Princeton After More Than Four Decades

After more than four decades of absence, the United States Navy will return to the Princeton campus this fall. A new crosstown agreement between the Navy, Rutgers, and Princeton, will…

Nobel Laureate Economist At Chamber Economic Summit

Economic development in Mercer County, capitalizing on Mercer’s competitive advantage and attracting and growing the workforce will be the focus of the Ninth Annual Mercer County Economic Summit on Thursday,…

Princeton Area Community Foundation Announces Greater Mercer Grants Awards

The Princeton Area Community Foundation (PACF), the community foundation serving central New Jersey, has awarded $460,000 in competitive grants to local nonprofit organizations that build social capital and provide opportunities…

Reflections

If you’re a stubborn, indefatigable optimist, you may see this as the promise of spring reflected on the face of the water. If you’re an old-school romantic, you might show…