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Princeton U. Endowment Up 19.6 Percent, Valued at $21 Billion

Princeton University’s endowment earned a 19.6 percent investment gain Princeton endowment earned 19.6 percent return for the fiscal year that ended June 30 and was valued at $21 billion, an increase of about $2.8 billion from the previous year, school officials announced. The Princeton University Investment Co., the University office that manages the endowment, certified […]

Princeton Police Seek Help Identifying Burglary Suspect

  The Princeton Police are asking the public’s help in identifying a man who was captured by a video surveillance system during a home burglary in the area of the Institute for Advanced Study.  The male is described as white or Hispanic with a stocky build. He was wearing a black ski cap, white bandana, […]

Princeton Professor Accepts Community Service Deal for Lawn Sign Caper

A professor at Princeton University who was arrested for stealing lawn signs from a local computer business has agreed to do community service hours in the Trenton Public Schools District in exchange for theft charges being dropped. Princeton resident John Mulvey, who teaches operations research and financial engineering at the university, must do 120 hours […]

Toni Morrison. Princeton, Photo by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders.

Toni Morrison Papers Will Go to Princeton University

The papers of Nobel laureate Toni Morrison are now part of the permanent library collections of Princeton University, where the renowned author served on the faculty for 17 years. The announcement was made by Princeton University President Christopher Eisgruber at the conference “Coming Back: Reconnecting Princeton’s Black Alumni.” “Toni Morrison’s place among the giants of […]

Princeton Today: Parking, Traffic and Transit

Two important town meetings regarding traffic and transit in Princeton will take place today. The first is the Princeton Master Plan Subcommittee meeting at 9:30 a.m. in Room A at town hall, 400 Witherspoon Street. The committee will discuss: – a recent demographic study of the Princeton Public Schools – a Princeton Council request to […]


Father and Son Hit While Walking Across Washington Road in Princeton

A West Windsor resident and his eight-year-old son were struck by a Jeep Liberty while crossing Washington Road this afternoon, police said. The incident took place just after 3 p.m. on Washington Road south of the Carnegie Lake Bridge. The 2005 Jeep Liberty, operated by Matthew Benjamin, 28, of Dayton, was traveling south on Washington […]

The Veblen House: Seeking to Preserve the Farm Next Door

For as long as anyone can remember, this was farmland in northeastern Princeton. Now, it’s the last six acres of farmland field in a neighborhood that a century ago hosted many small, self-sufficient farms in what is now known as the Herrontown neighborhood, at the foot of the Princeton Ridge. Time, however, is running out, […]

Princeton Needs a More Comprehensive Approach to Address Affordable Housing

The Princeton Municipality Council has consistently taken admirable positions on affordable housing. But the actions that have been taken to date only address one part of the problem, and the 124 new affordable units currently planned for construction are only a small fraction of the 1,900 households waiting for affordable homes in Princeton, or the […]

Princeton Today: Jar Full of Tea

Good morning on this wet Thursday. Just when several area roads were beginning to flood around 6 a.m., water levels began to drop.Washington Road at the Tennis Center in West Windsor was closed briefly and reopened at 6:20 a.m. As of 7:50 a.m. the jughandle at Route 1 South at Raymond Road is closed due […]

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