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BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL: The Princeton Charter School was recently awarded the No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon School Award. PCS is the first charter school in New Jersey to receive the award. Pictured are (from left): Maureen Quirk, PCS founder, Valerie Smith, regional representative for the U.S. Department of Education, Charles Marsee, PCS Head of School, and Peter Yianilos, president of PCS Board of Trustees.
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Charter School Tops Charts For Blue Ribbon School Award

Candace Braun

The Princeton Charter School was recently awarded the 2004 No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon School Award for achieving academic excellence and striving to meet the national mission to ensure that every child receives a quality education.

Borough Police Chief Eyes Senior Spot At University's Public Safety Department

Matthew Hersh

Borough Police Chief Charles Davall says he's not ready to put the badge away, but that after 25 years of serving the Borough, he would like to look at law enforcement from a new perspective. The veteran of a quarter century of local law enforcement has applied for the deputy director position at Princeton University's department of public safety.

Hearing for Cottage Club's Tax-Exemption Bill Postponed

Candace Braun

A bill to prevent Princeton University's Cottage Club from becoming a tax-exempt historic site that was scheduled to be heard on Monday at the State House in Trenton has been delayed until further notice. The delay was brought about by Monday's closing of all state buildings due to last weekend's flooding.

Concerned Citizens Move Forward With Appeal Against Redevelopment

Candace Braun

Following dismissal from the Mercer County Supreme Court regarding the Concerned Citizens of Princeton's lawsuit against the Borough, the group is now appealing to the state with their case.

No Name Is Chosen For Downtown Plaza

Candace Braun

After hearing presentations from representatives of the Princeton Public Library and Princeton Future, Borough Council decided to put off voting on a name for the plaza under construction outside the new library facility on Witherspoon Street.

Profiles in Education

Candace Braun

Writing poetry and spending time with students is the best medicine for cancer, says Judy Michaels, artist-in-residence at Princeton Day School.

Federal Judge Tosses McGreevey Suit; County Superior Court to Review Case

Matthew Hersh

A lawsuit brought against Gov. James E. McGreevey by two Princeton lawyers seeking a special gubernatorial election was dismissed by a federal judge last Wednesday.

Bloomberg's Donation Funds New Dormitory

Matthew Hersh

An undisclosed gift to help finance the construction and completion of the new "ellipse" dorms at the edge of the Poe-Pardee fields on the Princeton University campus was recently revealed to be a donation from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Two Superintendent Candidates Await Decision From Princeton

Candace Braun

After interviewing five candidates for the superintendent's position in the Princeton Regional School District last week, the school board has narrowed the field to two candidates, said Board President Anne Burns.


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