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Mayor Unites Same-Sex Couples After N.J. Supreme Court Ruling

Last Friday started out with drizzling rain and overcast skies. But by five o’clock, the time set for Bob McQueen and Rob Martens marriage ceremony, the skies had cleared and…

County Prosecutor’s Office Makes Decisions Regarding Three Recent Princeton Incidents

The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office issued three announcements last week regarding investigations of incidents that took place in Princeton. One announcement revealed that the man charged in the reckless driving…

Local Architects’ Work on Monument Complicated by Superstorm Sandy

The water was sloshing up to the top of the Liberty Island sea wall by 11 a.m. on October 28, 2012, the day the Statue of Liberty was being dedicated…

They’re Off!

The Princeton Half Marathon began on Paul Robeson Place with runners covering a course that included the Einstein and Battlefield Breakthrough, Oppenheimer Atomic Hill, von Neumann’s Curve, the Other Side…

Bucks County Playhouse Exhibit at Michener Details 75 Years of Productions and Stars

The Grace Kelly exhibit that opened in Doylestown, Pa. this week isn’t the only attraction drawing crowds to the Michener Art Museum. In a cozier space connected to the lavish…

Don’t Panic This Time Around, It’s Only Raconteur Radio’s “War of the Worlds”

It’s been 75 years to the day since Orson Welles caused radio listeners to flee a Martian invasion. On October 30, 1938, he took Howard Koch’s adaptation of H.G. Wells’s…

Princeton Theological Seminary Installs Its Seventh President

Dr. M. Craig Barnes was installed as Princeton Theological Seminary’s seventh president at a service at the Princeton University Chapel last week. Mr. Barnes is also a professor of pastoral…

Diane Ravitch to Speak In Princeton November 4

Diane Ravitch, a former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education, will speak about her new book, Reign of Error; The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public…

Hometown Halloween

The Arts Council of Princeton’s Annual Hometown Halloween Parade began on Albert Hinds Plaza Sunday and followed the Princeton University Marching Band to Palmer Square. The subject of this week’s…

Woody Allen Manuscripts On View at Firestone Library

“That’s how I feel about life. A lot of suffering, pain, anxiety, and problems — and it’s over so quickly.” Fans of filmmaker Woody Allen will remember this monologue by…