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TOP COMPETITOR: Princeton High School senior Anson Hook will be traveling with a five-member U.S. Physics Team to Korea to compete in the International Physics Olympiad competition this summer. Pictured is Anson receiving his finalist certificate from Dr. Mary Mogge, the academic director for the U.S. Physics Team.
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PHS Senior is One of Five to Compete With U.S. Team in Physics Olympiad

Candace Braun

Representing the United States as one of five students, Anson Hook, a senior at Princeton High School, will be participating in the 35th International Physics Olympiad competition this summer in South Korea.

Sculptor Donates Planned Einstein Bust to Princeton

Candace Braun

Almost 10 years in the making, a tribute to Albert Einstein in Princeton will finally culminate in April 2005. The Borough announced this week that a bronze bust of Einstein will be placed on the grounds next to Borough Hall next spring, courtesy of its creator, Robert Berks.

New Stores Set to Arrive Others Leave This Summer

Candace Braun

As J.E. Caldwell & Co. liquidates its jewelry stock in preparation to vacate its facility at the end of the month, plans are underway for Polo Ralph Lauren to move into the store, located at 54 Nassau Street, in October.

Township's Michelle Tuck-Ponder Is Named to 'NJ After 3' Board

Candace Braun

Princeton Township's former mayor and committeewoman Michelle Tuck-Ponder was recently named to the board of directors for "NJ After 3," a program initiated by Gov. Jim McGreevey to strengthen and expand the quality of after-school programs.

Escape of Thousands of WWII Jews Is Illustrated by Princeton

Matthew Hersh

In 1943, at the heart of the German occupation of modern-day Europe, 7,200 Danish Jews began preparing themselves for arrest and containment by occupying Nazi forces. At the time, Jews in Germany, Poland, and throughout Nazi controlled Europe were being rounded up under the dictates of Hitler's regime.

Canine Companions Help Improve Quality of Life for Those in Need

Ken Smith

The N.J. chapter of Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) visited Princeton this past Saturday to share information about the organization and its mission. Founded in 1975, CCI provides highly trained dogs to assist adults and children with disabilities. CCI's motto describes it best.

Dinky, Bus Rapid Transit Issues Weighed by New Jersey Transit

Matthew Hersh

As part of its study on Bus Rapid Transit, New Jersey Transit met with representatives of area municipalities and various members of the public for an information session yesterday as part of its study geared to improve regional traffic conditions.

Thirty High School Seniors Receive College Scholarships

Candace Braun

Rutgers University, Georgetown University, and the Empire School in Philadelphia are just a few of the schools that seniors from Princeton High School will be attending next year with the help of a local scholarship.

The Singing: A Book to Live With

Stuart Mitchner

In a 2001 Paris Review interview, the then-U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins described the difference between the novelist and the poet. While the novelist resembles a "houseguest" who moves in with you for a few weeks, the poet is someone who just appears: "A door opens and there's the poet! He says something about life and death, closes the door and is gone. Who was that masked man?"



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