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Author Jhumpa Lahiri Is Among 17 New Princeton Faculty Appointments

The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Jhumpa Lahiri will join Princeton’s creative writing faculty in the Lewis Center for the Arts at Prince-ton University, but not until September of 2015. Ms. Lahiri…

Story Hours for Children At Community Park Pool

The Red Umbrella/La Sombrilla Roja will host a series of story hours for young children at Princeton’s Community Park Pool at 4:30 p.m. every Thursday from July 10 through August…

Waiters Are Warming Up For Race at Palmer Square

On Thursday, July 10, local wait staff will put their tray-balancing skills to the test at the Waiters’ Race, an event organized by the Princeton Merchants Association. The event kicks…

Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Receives $65,000 Donation

The Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association has received a donation of $65,000 from the RBC Blue Water Project Leadership Grant program. The grant will fund river-friendly initiatives for water protection and…

Library Has Science Programs To Complement Reading

In keeping with the science theme of Summer Reading this year at the Princeton Public Library, three children’s programs will be held in the Community Room. On Wednesday, July 16…

Blueberries For Emilija

Talis Lin and daughter Emilija from New York City did some serious blueberry picking at last weekend’s Terhune Orchards Blueberry Bash. Parents may remember the little girl in Robert McCloskey’s…

Trenton Museum Society Hires New Director for Ellarslie

Trenton Museum Society President Richard Willinger has announced that the Society selected Donna Carcaci Rhodes to serve as director. Ms. Rhodes comes to Ellarslie from the Pearl S. Buck National…

Swimming Outdoors in Princeton? Community Pool Not the Only Cool Spot

In spite of a power outage that closed the Community Park Pool briefly last week while work was carried out on the filtration systems, Princeton’s favorite place to cool off…

College Essay Seminars Held At Public Library 

Princeton writing tutor Ken Soufl presents two seminars in the Princeton Public Library’s Teen Center during July to help students write and edit their college admission essay. On Wednesday, July…

Blueberry Bash at Terhune Offers Music, Food, Puppets

The annual Blueberry Bash summer festival that celebrates all things blueberry will be held Saturday and Sunday, July 5 and 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Terhune Orchards…