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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…

Archivist’s Talk Celebrates Institute’s Visionary Founder Abraham Flexner

Christine Di Bella, archivist at the Institute for Advanced Study, spoke to an audience of almost 100 at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory last week about the history of the…

Princeton Bicycle Planners To Present at Conference

Two representatives from Princeton’s Joint Pedestrian/Bicyclist Advisory Committee (PBAC) will feature in the upcoming New Jersey Bike & Walk Summit in New Brunswick on Saturday, February 8. Steve Kruse, the…

Locally Based Business Matches Coaches With Athletes and Parents

Working in New York’s financial district as an information technology recruiter, Matthew Barrett spent his off-hours coaching a small youth baseball team on the city’s Upper East Side. A simple…

Wrong Place, Wrong Time

  This happened during the Witherspoon Street white-out following Monday’s big snow. Speaking of place and time, would it have changed the course of Beatles history if seven inches of…

Snow Rocks Princeton, More on the Way

Round One of a trio of winter storms predicted for this week dumped some eight inches of snow on Princeton Monday, closing schools and many offices and turning roadways into…

Garden Theatre’s Sunday Film Screening Celebrates Princeton’s Own Monuments Men

The new action drama opening this week at the Princeton Garden Theatre holds special interest for a Princeton audience. The Monuments Men, directed by and starring George Clooney, alongside Matt…

Waste Is Focus Of Sustainable Princeton Ideas Breakfast

If Leslie Burger has her way, the unsightly power station behind the Princeton Public Library will be history by 2020. “I’d like it to go away,” said the Library’s director,…

Community Options Celebrates 25th Year Of Helping Those With Severe Disabilities

The way Robert Stack sees it, people with severe disabilities are like celebrities. “They’re both surrounded by people paid to be around them. They’re not really given objective friendships,” says…

Charity Begins at Home for 101: Fund Volunteers and Scholarship Recipients

The 101: Fund, which provides need-based scholarships to students at Princeton High School (PHS), is an example of the benefits of the “give local” philosophy and is among the non-profit…