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Latinos en Progreso Program Leading to Success at JWMS

The Princeton Public School (PPS) system has numerous ways of engaging parents in their children’s education. Its website offers a wealth of information about personnel, programs, calendars, and events, as…

Local Woman Gets a Makeover On “What Not to Wear” TV Show

With her off-duty outfits of oversized Costco tee-shirts and Old Navy jeans, pediatrician Kathy Azaro wasn’t exactly considered a fashion plate. And when Dr. Azaro, who is the vice-president of…

Curious Doings Abound as Students Celebrate Alice Day at Middle School

In Mr. Sweeney’s home room at John Witherspoon Middle School (JWMS) last Friday, sixth graders enjoyed their own version of an Alice in Wonderland tea party. There were several Alices…

Task Force Discusses Density, Affordable Housing

Would it be preferable to reduce the number of units allowed in the redevelopment of the former hospital site on Witherspoon Street? This was the topic of debate last week…

Historically Low Rate For School Bond Means Savings for Taxpayers

At last week’s meeting of the Princeton Public School (PPS) Board of Education, Finance Committee Chair Dan Haughton reported on the recent bond sale for which six bids had been…

Final Session on Setting Priorities Is Focus of Princeton Council Meeting

The results of a three-week survey to determine which issues members of local government, staff, and the public would like to see on the Princeton Council’s radar were the topic…

Portions of Genius

  William Blake said, “When thou seest an eagle, thou seest a portion of genius; lift up thy head!” For Princeton resident Kim Millar, who saw these two bald eagles…

Coalition for Peace Action Calls for Gun Violence Prevention Measures

In the wake of the recent shootings of schoolchildren in Connecticut and President Obama’s announcement of new executive orders and policy recommendations to reduce gun violence last week, almost 70…

Rise in Cases of Gastroenteritis Reported on University Campus

A surge of stomach flu cases at Princeton University appears to be confined to the campus. While some cases of gastroenteritis have cropped up at public and private schools in…

Task Force Discussing Fate of Hospital Site

Princeton residents with suggestions for the future of the former hospital site on Witherspoon Street have one more chance to contribute their suggestions. Thursday at noon, the special task force…