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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.…

Humanitarian, Scholar, and Philanthropist

The death of William H. Scheide, shown here with his wife Judy, is “a huge loss for Princeton and the town of Princeton,” according to University Librarian Karin Trainer, one…

Philanthropist William Scheide Dies

William Scheide, the Princeton philanthropist whose fields of expertise included music and rare books and manuscripts, died Friday morning. He was 100. Mr. Scheide’s generosity in recent years included the…

President Jimmy Carter to Discuss New Book at Princeton University

Former United States President Jimmy Carter will come to Princeton University’s Chapel on Tuesday, December 3 at 2 p.m. to discuss his new book, A Call to Action: Women, Religion,…

White House Decorator Visits Library Place Showhouse

White House holiday decorator Coleen Christian Burke will visit the Designer Showhouse & Gardens Holiday Edition, at 159 Library Place, on Saturday, November 15 at 1 p.m. Ms. Burke will…

John Witherspoon Middle School Students Take On “Change Hunger Challenge”

Students at John Witherspoon Middle School (JWMS) are reaching out to the community for help in their efforts to combat hunger. They have taken on the task in response to…

Author Elin Hilderbrand Comes to Library To Discuss Her Latest Novel “Winter Street”

You don’t have to have visited Nantucket to be a fan of Elin Hilderbrand. Readers who eagerly await her annual summer novels, set on the idyllic island off the Massachusetts…

Stately Home on Library Place Is Holiday Designer Showhouse

A brick Georgian house at 159 Library Place will be open November 13-16 and 20-23 as The Junior League of Princeton’s Designer Showhouse & Gardens: Holiday Edition. The magnificent home…

Alice Kent’s 50th Anniversary at Nelson Glass Is Marked by Donations to SAVE’s Fundraiser

In 1964, Alice Kent answered an ad in the newspaper for a secretarial position at the Nelson Glass Company. She was hired immediately by founder and owner, the late Bob…