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Council Receives Report on Dinky Canopy Collapse, Not Everyone Satisfied

On September 19, the canopy covering the platform at the old Dinky station collapsed shortly after demolition workers had left for the day. The canopy awning, which had sheltered commuters…

Pompoms and Pep

The Princeton University Marching Band opened festivities on Hinds Plaza Sunday. October 20, when the sixth annual Princeton Reads began with activities around the themes in this year’s selection, Matthew…

Betty Lies Launches Padiddle At Princeton Public Library

In a launch of her third book of poetry at the Princeton Public Library, Saturday, Betty Bonham Lies jumped right in with the poem that opens Padiddle, and sets the…

The Ability to Sing in the Soprano Register Is Princeton University Student’s Special Gift

Aryeh Nussbaum-Cohen has always liked to sing. When he was in seventh grade, his parents signed him up for the Brooklyn Youth Chorus, which rehearsed just down the block from…

Pep Rally This Sunday Launches Sixth “Princeton Reads” Program

Read the book. See the film. Meet the author. The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick is this year’s selection for Princeton Reads, Princeton Public Library’s town-wide literacy and literary…

Parking Officer Hughes Demoted But Not Fired

The second parking enforcement officer suspended last month for not ticketing vehicles displaying logos of some downtown stores on their dashboards was given a four-week suspension without pay, and reassigned…

Annual Harvest & Music Fest To Benefit T.A.S.K.

Witherspoon Grill’s fifth annual Harvest and Music Festival is Sunday, October 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Hinds Community Plaza adjacent to the Princeton Public Library. Live music…

Jewish Humor Subject Of Library Discussion

Author and Harvard professor Ruth Wisse will be at Princeton Public Library Thursday, October 17, at 7 p.m. to discuss her book No Joke: Making Jewish Humor. Part of the…

Coyote Cull Nixed in Favor of Education Program

After reviewing some research, Princeton’s Animal Control Advisory Committee has recommended to Princeton Council that a plan to hire sharpshooters to cull the area’s growing coyote herd be scrapped in…

Concerns About Leaks Lead to Council’s Vote Against a Closed Session

A closed session that could have taken place at the end of Monday night’s Princeton Council meeting was voted down by the governing body after concerns by some members over…