Town Topics — Princeton's Weekly Community Newspaper Since 1946.
Vol. LXIII, No. 9
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
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(Photo courtesy of the One-Of-A-Kind Consignment Gallery)

ALIGNED TO CONSIGN: Furniture destined for new homes lines a corner of the One-Of-A-Kind Consignment Gallery at the Princeton Shopping Center. In light of the economic downturn, consignment and thrift stores are seeing increased sales and a clear rise in the number of people wanting to consign their wares.

Three Area Thrift, Re-sale, Consignment Stores Report Increased Activity In Leaner Times

Dilshanie Perera

In the business of both taking in and selling goods, thrift and consignment stores are apt economic barometers. The Nearly New Shop on Nassau Street, the One-Of-A-Kind Consignment Gallery at the Princeton Shopping Center, and the Princeton Consignment Boutique in Skillman have all seen an increase in activity at their stores.

Budget Discussions Occupy School Board; Next Year’s Calendar Not Yet Resolved

Ellen Gilbert

“We’re spending virtually all of our non-public board meeting time fashioning the budget,” observed School Superintendent Judy Wilson at last Tuesday’s meeting of the Princeton Regional Board of Education.

Of Vampires and Office Workers: Karen Russell and Nicholson Baker Read at Princeton

Ellen Gilbert

As the featured speakers in the opening program of the spring Althea Ward Clark W’21 Reading Series last Wednesday, authors Karen Russell and Nicholson Baker were a study in contrasts.

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