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Letters: Americans with Disabilities Act Sensitivity Training on Accessibility to the Arts a Success

Dear Editor: On behalf of the Board and staff of McCarter Theatre Center, I would like to thank the panelists and our local non-profit colleagues who participated in last Monday night’s successful Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) sensitivity training led by New Jersey Theatre Alliance’s Cultural Access Network. An astonishing 75 attendees showed up on […]

The John Witherspoon Middle School in Princeton won the U.S. Department of Energy’s New Jersey Regional Middle School Science Bowl at the Princeton Physics Laboratory on Feb. 20: (l-r) David DiMella, Team Captain Lukas Eriksson, Aaron Wu, Jeffrey Cheng, Hyun Tae Choi, and coach William Merritt. Photo: Elle Starkman, PPPL Office of Communications.

John Witherspoon Team Wins New Jersey Regional Science Bowl

  The John Witherspoon Middle School Science Bowl team won first place in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Regional Science Bowl on Feb. 20 at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. The team will go on to the National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C. from April 30 to May 4. The Witherspoon team, coached by science […]

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Copperwood Added to Princeton FreeB Shuttle Route for 4-Month Trial Period

Beginning on Monday, March 2, the freeB shuttle will make an additional stop at the Copperwood senior apartments on Bunn Drive. The change will be part of  a four-month trial to determine if there is sufficient ridership to warrant making the Cooperwood a permanent stop on the freeB route. Scheduled bus times have been adjusted […]

Meningococcal meningitis survivor and vaccination advocate Leslie Meigs looks on as her brother Andrew, a college student in Texas, receives Bexsero.

CDC Panel: Use Meningitis Vaccine Only for Outbreaks, High Risk Groups

ACenters for Disease Control panel unanimously voted today in favor of recommending meningococcal group B vaccines for use to vaccinate only high-risk groups in the United States, for example people immune-deficiencies or people potentially exposed during an outbreak. Novartis, the pharmaceutical company that  manufactures Bexsero, argues that the decision still leaves many college students and […]

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Letters: Why Black History Month?

Understanding Black History is important because we must understand the past in order to guide our current and future actions – both as individuals and as a town. African Americans in Princeton have had a particularly difficult history, although the town has had some achievements in race relations along the way. Blacks did much of […]

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John Witherspoon Middle School Wins NJ Governors Cup for Efforts to Combat Hunger

  John Witherspoon Middle School students took the 2014-15 Students Change Hunger Challenge to heart, and collected more than four tons of food for those in need this winter. The students were awarded the Governors Cup for their efforts this month. The students collected 8,789 pounds in food, plus monetary donations, to benefit the Mercer […]

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Hamilton Avenue Bike Lane Proposal Tabled by Princeton Council

A proposal to eliminate parking on both sides of Hamilton Avenue in order to make room for bike lanes has been put on hold until the town comes up with a master plan for biking. The Princeton Council voted unanimously Monday night to table an ordinance that would eliminate on-street parking on the stretch of […]

Tiger Inn is the third oldest eating club on the Princeton University. campus.

At Tiger Inn, Jubilation About First Female President Short Lived for Some

Many women who belong to Tiger Inn, one of the oldest eating clubs at Princeton University, spent last Thursday and Friday celebrating the election of the first female president in the club’s history. The election made national headlines. The New York Times wrote a story about it. Many students and alumni celebrated what they hope […]


Princeton Man, 95, Killed in Plainsboro Crash Sunday

A 95-year-old Princeton man was killed and his wife and son were seriously injured in a one-car accident in Plainsboro on Sunday afternoon. Jovi Tenev, 62, of West Windsor was driving a silver 2005 Toyota Camry on Mapleton Road Around 2:30 p.m. Sunday with his parents, both Princeton residents. His mother, Helena Tenev, 90, was […]

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CDC and State Health Officials Confirm Case of Measles at Princeton University

After additional review of laboratory tests, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the New Jersey Department of Health have confirmed the suspected case of measles at Princeton University. The student has recovered and is no longer infectious. Following the guidance and requirements of state and municipal health officials, Princeton University already has been […]

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