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Fate of Valley Road School Building Is Debated at Council Meeting

With a petition signed by some 2,100 Princeton voters, citizens who want to turn the oldest part of the Valley Road School building into a non-profit community center appeared before…

Blue Curtain Rises At Pettoranello Gardens

A bandstand view showing Francis Mbappe and the FM Tribe in concert on a hot Saturday night at Pettoranello Gardens in Community Park North. A native of Cameroon, Mr. Mbappe…

Tenth Anniversary of Library’s Film Fest Draws Participants From Near and Far

When she first organized a small festival for student filmmakers at Princeton Public Library, Youth Services librarian Susan Conlon wasn’t thinking about the future. Her idea, back in 2003, was…

Terhune Hosts Second Farm to Table Fundraiser

Terhune Orchards will host the second annual Sustainable Fare for Sustainable Jersey fundraiser on Thursday, July 25 at Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road in Lawrenceville. Cocktails will be served…

Parking an Issue at Pool as Heat Wave Persists

The heat is on, and Princeton residents are cooling off in record numbers at the Community Pool. While there is room in the water for the 1,600 or so who…

AvalonBay Tweaks Hospital Site Plan At Planning Board Meeting

At the second of four Planning Board meetings last Thursday devoted to AvalonBay’s plan for a rental complex at the site of the former University Medical Center of Princeton, the…

Journey “Full of Adventure, Full of Discovery” Leads Bowen to National Humanities Medal

In the epilogue to his 2011 book Lessons Learned, former Princeton University President William G. Bowen, who was awarded a National Humanities Medal last week, quotes Greek poet C.F. Cavafy’s…

Looking Cool

James Fitzgerald’s Fountain of Freedom on Scudder Plaza in front of the Woodrow Wilson School is a sight to savor as the heat wave continues. (Photo by Emily Reeves)…

Local Advocate Kathy Russo Is Honored For Efforts On Behalf of Displaced Children

Back about 20 years ago when she was president of the Junior League of Princeton, Kathy Russo happened to come across an article in a League newsletter about Court Appointed…

Naturalist-Jeff Hoagland To Lead Walk, Thursday

An evening trail-and-stream-walk and family picnic at the D&R Greenway, co-sponsored by Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association (SBMA), will be held Thursday, July 11, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the…