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Vol. LXII, No. 36
Wednesday, September 3, 2008
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PLEASED WITH PALIN: The Republican Women of Mercer County, which recently released a document in support of Vice Presidential hopeful Sarah Palin, held a voter registration drive last week in Hinds Plaza. Local Republican candidates were also present. Pictured are (from left) Linda Maiden, former mayor of Hopewell Township; Esther Mills, former candidate for Borough Council; Chair Vanessa LaFranco; Cindy Randazzo, County Freeholder candidate; Dudley Sipprelle, Princeton Borough Council candidate; Judith Peoples, candidate for Ewing Town Council; and Linda Sipprelle, chair of the Republican Association of Princeton.

Republican Women of Mercer County Find Palin’s Selection “Outstanding”

Dilshanie Perera

When the the Republican Women of Mercer County held a voter registration drive in Hinds Plaza last week on the 88th anniversary of women’s suffrage, the Democratic Convention was underway and Senator John McCain had not yet selected Alaskan governor Sarah Palin as his vice presidential running-mate.

Princeton Young Achievers Get Ready for School Year

Dilshanie Perera

Poised right at the beginning of a new school year, with a benefit concert by the Bacon Brothers coming up next week, Princeton Young Achievers (PYA), an academically-oriented after school program serving more than 100 children in grades K to 5, has much to be excited about.

Cotsen Exhibit Celebrates Los Angeles-Based Artist

Ellen Gilbert

Some artists are closely associated with particular places, like Van Gogh and Arles, Georgia O’Keeffe and New Mexico, or Ansel Adams and Yosemite National Park. Though less well known, children’s book illustrator Leo Politi (1908-1996) was intimately bound up with Los Angeles. It gets even more specific, since he was known to many as “the artist of Olvera Street,” for the place where much of his work about the city’s Mexican population is set.

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