Vol. LXII, No. 34
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
(Photo by Isabelle Clement)
RALLYING FOR CLEAN ENERGY: One of 130 nationwide Rallies for Clean Energy brought demonstrators to Hinds Plaza Tuesday afternoon. The event was organized by MoveOn.org, which suggested that presumptive Republican presidential nominee Senator John McCains proposal for an additional $39 billion in oil company tax loopholes and subsidies would cost New Jersey $1.7 billion that could be used to help build a clean energy future.
A suspect in the recent string of burglaries in the Borough and Township has been identified and arrested, according to Borough Police Lieutenant Nick Sutter, who told Borough Council last Tuesday that the police department is gathering evidence to charge the suspect.
When Borough Council moved to approve the August 12 bill list at last Tuesdays Council meeting, a question was voiced about spending $11,295 on FreeB jitney bus marketing services from Maya Marketing. Regarding an extended advertising campaign, Administrator Robert Bruschi reported that the whole program is ready to launch, and that it surely will be a big hoopla, but that they are holding off on the media blitz until early September.
Were meeting each other and building trust, and thats the point of this organization said Borough Merchants for Princetons Travis Linderman, who is also a director on its board. Over 30 local merchants were present at yesterdays meeting, during which NHKT developer and local business owner Jack Morrison presented an update on the construction of Building C. Parking was another key issue at the meeting.
Were very lucky to be in Princeton, said Palmer Square Management Vice President David S. Newton in a recent conversation about what else? the economy. We dont see the great heights, but neither do we see great depths. Its a steady market, that doesnt spike in either direction.
Over 150 people turned out for the grand opening of the Princeton Democratic Headquarters of Mercer for Obama on Sunday. Sign-up sheets to help with phone calls, voter registration, button-making, and participating in an August 28 convention-watching party lined the walls of the rented space above Nassau Interiors, at 162 Nassau Street.
With the appointment of Leonardo Galeano as Health Services Administrator, HiTOPS, the Teen Health and Education Center located on Wiggins Street, hopes to place more focus on male services, according to Executive Director Lori Heninger. Findings in recent research, she noted, have dispelled any concerns there might be about the impact of a male administrator on female clients. It will be good for young women to see that men can know about reproductive heath care, added Director of Educational Programs Elizabeth M. Casparian.
His father, Bill Tierney, is a Hall of Fame coach of the Princeton University mens lacrosse team.
Peter Trombino played a major role in helping the Princeton University mens lacrosse team make the NCAA Final Four during his freshman season in 2004.
For Judson Wallace, the three-year plan has become the five-year plan.
In Philip Roth’s 1986 tour de force, The Counterlife, the author’s most durable fictional stand-in, Nathan Zuckerman, travels to Israel in pursuit of his brother Henry, who has morphed from a dentist into a gun-toting Zionist. Like Lambert Strether in Henry James’s The Ambassadors, Nathan imagines himself on a moral rescue mission, except that the femme fatale is Judea. His ears still ringing with the ingenious polemics of a Zionist named Lippman, he puts things in perspective by citing his and Henry’s New Jersey roots: “The fact remains that in our family the collective memory doesn’t go back to the Golden Calf and the Burning Bush, but to ‘Duffy’s Tavern’ and ‘Can You Top This?’ Maybe the Jews begin with Judea, but Henry never did and never will. He begins with WJZ and WOR, with double features at the Roosevelt on Saturday afternoons and Sunday doubleheaders at Ruppert Stadium watching the Newark Bears.”
“When an actress seeks fame and fortune in Hollywood, things don’t always work out the way they’re supposed to.” Thus states an explanatory sentence on the front of the program for Marvin Harold Cheiten’s new play The Star — and the play is as predictable as that sentence suggests. But thanks to a first-rate production team, four strong supporting performers and a charming protagonist, The Star, with its stereotypical characters and situations and unsurprising plot, provides a pleasant, undemanding late summer evening’s entertainment.
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