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After the Storm, NJ Alert System Sends Out Old Alerts

The text message alert went out at 2:50 a.m.: “Travel ban in effect for all NJ roads starting at 11 p.m. 1/26.” There was just one problem with the text message, and it wasn’t the fact that it went out in the middle of the night. The alert was sent out on Thursday, Jan. 29 […]

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McCarter Theatre to Host Wellness Fair and Blood Drive Feb. 5

McCarter Theatre Center will host a wellness fair and blood drive from noon to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 5. The wellness fair and blood drive are presented in conjunction with McCarter’s production of Sizwe Banzi is Dead, a tale of social justice in the face of oppression. Presented in conjunction with the Community Blood […]

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Howell Farm Accepting Parent and Child “Farmhands” for 2015 Program

The Howell Living History Farm is accepting applications for its parent and child winter farmhands program beginning Feb. 7. The program is designed to introduce children to life on the farm. Parents volunteer by helping the Howell Farm staff work with visitors to the farm. One parent must work at the farm as a volunteer […]

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Candice Bergen to Speak in West Windsor on April 6

Candice Bergen, best known for her iconic, award-winning role as Murphy Brown, will discuss her new memoir, “A Fine Romance,” during a special evening hosted by Princeton HealthCare System on Monday, April 6. The event is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency in West Windsor. To register, call 1-888-897-8979 or visit […]

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Letters: Emily Mann Thanks Unrelenting Voices Read-In Participants

Dear Editor: On Thursday night, Jan. 8, McCarter Theatre Center partnered with three area libraries to offer the “Unrelenting Voices Read-In: A Celebration of Freedom, Justice, Mandela and More.” Community members, civic leaders, students, artists, and friends—of multiple generations—gathered in three separate locations to simultaneously commemorate and reflect upon the life and legacy of Nelson […]

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Princeton House Behavioral Health Names Vice Presidents

Peter Thomas and Marguerite Pedley were recently named vice presidents of Princeton House Behavioral Health, a unit of Princeton HealthCare System that provides behavioral healthcare services. Pedley joined Princeton House six years ago and is now the vice president for inpatient services. She is responsible for the 110-bed inpatient campus at 905 Herrontown Road in […]

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Photos: Princeton Cub Scout Pack 43 Annual Pinewood Derby

  Princeton Cub Scout Pack 43 took part in one the Cub Scout’s grand traditions, the Pinewood Derby, on Saturday, Jan. 24. Kids, with the help of parents, built their own car creations from a block of wood and then raced them on an official Cub Scout Pinewood Derby track against other pack members in […]

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Presbyterian Church U.S.A. Presidents Issue Open Letter on Racial Justice

Princeton Theological Seminary President Craig Barnes has signed an open letter along with other seminary presidents from the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. to show solidarity with more than 30 African American deans and seminary presidents who have called for action on racial justice issues. On Jan. 15, the African American Presidents and Deans in Theological Education […]

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Bob Callahan, U.S. Squash Hall of Famer, Dies at 59

Bob Callahan, the man who laid the foundation for Princeton Squash over four decades, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, at the age of 59 following a three-year battle with brain cancer. Callahan, a 2012 inductee into the U.S. Squash Hall of Fame, produced championships as both an undergraduate standout and throughout his 32-year tenure as head […]

Families enjoy the snow at Westminster Choir College in Princeton on Tuesday, Jan. 27. Photo: Amy Zakar.

Princeton Area Transit, Travel and School Information for Wednesday, Jan. 29

  Police are advising motorist of the possibility of icy road conditions tonight and early Wednesday. Temperatures are continuing to drop, and some snow packed roadways will make travel hazardous. Reduce speeds and allow for extra time for your morning commute on Wednesday, police say. NJ Transit will operate full weekday service on its bus, […]

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Body Found in Woods Near Carnegie Center Monday, No Foul Play Suspected

A dead body was found in a wooded area near the Carnegie Center  yesterday, Jan. 26. Workers who were clearing snow from walkways at 502 Carnegie Center discovered the body in a patch of woods shortly after 10:30 a.m. West Windsor Police and the Mercer County Homicide Task Force launched an investigation. There is no […]

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Travel Ban Lifted, NJ Transit Rail Service Will Resume Tuesday Afternoon

Gov. Chris Christie lifted the travel ban at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, but asked that residents stay home unless they must drive. The travel ban has also been lifted in New York City. New York City subway service resumed at 9 a.m. New Jersey Transit trains has resumed operations after mandatory federal inspections. Trains are operating […]

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