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Vol. LXI, No. 51
Wednesday, December 19, 2007
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UNDERLINING THE SOUNDS OF THE SEASON: The Princeton Symphony Orchestra was joined by the New Jersey Tap Ensemble at the Annual Family Holiday Concert at Richardson Saturday afternoon.

Front Page

DOT Denies Princeton Truck Relief

Matthew Hersh

Advocates pushing for fewer trucks along Route 206 and other major arteries in Princeton suffered a significant setback Monday as the state’s Department of Transportation denied a request to remove key Princeton roadways from a state designation that allows for the passage of large trucks.

With Progress Made In Crafting Bunn Site, Township Looks to ’08

Matthew Hersh

The potential scope of any development on a 20-acre tract on Bunn Drive in Princeton Township became even clearer Monday night as Township Hall weighed in on a proposed zoning amendment that could result in a long-stated goal to provide market- rate senior housing for Princeton residents.

After Police Investigation, PU Student Admits to Fabricating Assault Claim

Matthew Hersh

A Princeton University junior who claimed to have been assaulted for his conservative beliefs has now admitted to Princeton Township police and campus security that the incident was part of an elaborate hoax.

Other News

Patriots’ Week Marks Trenton’s Pivotal Role With Largest Revolutionary War Festival

Linda Arntzenius

Patriots’ Week, the celebration of Trenton’s role in the American Revolution held annually the week between Christmas and New Year’s, will bring visitors to the city to enjoy art, music, literature, battlefield re-enactments, and living history events.

Environment, Property Rights Affected as Borough Adopts Stormwater Code

Matthew Hersh

Complying with a 2004 mandate handed down from the state’s Department of Environmental Protection, Princeton Borough Council last week voted to adopt a code viewed by environmentalists as the most sweeping effort in 20 years to protect water quality and preserve drinking water supplies.

PDS School Appoints Virginia Educator Following Nationwide Search

Linda Arntzenius

Paul Stellato, the headmaster of an independent coed day school in Roanoke, Va., has been selected to lead Princeton Day School.

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Tiger Men’s Basketball Squanders Lead, Falling to Manhattan for 8th Straight Loss

Bill Alden

After absorbing two lopsided losses on the road over the last week, the Princeton University men’s basketball team was happy to be at home Sunday night against Manhattan.

With New Coach Shoop Providing Energy, Moran and PHS Girls’ Hoops Playing Hard

Bill Alden

Casey Moran and her teammates on the Princeton High girls’ basketball team were inspired as they hit the court last Friday for their season opener against visiting Lawrence.

Finding Strength in Unified Approach, Hun Boys’ Hockey Produces Hot Start

Bill Alden

Coming into the season, Francois Bourbeau thought his Hun School boys’ hockey team was headed for a bumpy ride.

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Princeton University Orchestra Presents This Year’s Concerto Competition Winners

Nancy Plum

The Princeton University Orchestra paired Mozart with Brahms this past weekend to show off the winners of the ensemble’s 2007 Concerto Competition. One normally associates concerti with orchestral instruments, but recognizing that the voice is also an instrument, the competition judges selected as one winner a singer, who performed a vocal “concerto,” in this case two concert arias by Mozart.

All in a Day’s Work

Ari Cohn

Linda Arntzenius

Clients of Ari Cohn’s Princeton Chiropractic Wellness Center, Suite B, 33 State Road, have come to expect an attitude adjustment along with a hands-on chiropractic adjustment of their spine. Since graduating cum laude from the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic in 2000, Mr. Cohn has been practicing his artful science as well as spreading the word about the value of preventive chiropractic care to an increasing number of clients in Princeton. Mike Finkelstein, a member of the Department of Exercise Science and Sport Studies at Rutgers, has been visiting Mr. Cohn once a week for the last five-and-a-half years and appreciates the proactive approach. “I’m an active person and Ari’s philosophy is in harmony with my own goal of maintaining health,” commented Mr. Finkelstein who was receiving his weekly adjustment just before this interview. Here, in his own words, Mr. Cohn expounds his mission.

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