Princeton Today: Tree and Brush Collection

   Christmas tree collection and additional brush collection in Princeton is scheduled to begin today, Monday, Jan. 5. Collection will take place weekly for the month of January. Residents must place Christmas trees and brush at the edge of the pavement prior to 7 a.m. on Monday of each week.

Remove the stand, tinsel and any decorations from trees. Any trees in bags will not  be picked up and should be removed from the bag.

Residents may also take their Christmas tree to the Lawrence Township Ecological Facility located at 3701 Princeton Pike, Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.


Breezy with a high of 38.


The Princeton Public Library will not open until 1 p.m. today. Final work on the new self-serve check out system is being done this morning.

Princeton Municipal Reorganization Meeting – The Princeton Council will hold a special session at 5 p.m. to swear in incumbent Democrats Bernie Miller and Jo Butler for three-year terms. The council will also select a president and vote on appointments to committees and commissions. The meeting will be held at 5 p.m. in the main meeting room at the municipal building at 400 Witherspoon Street. A reception will follow at the firehouse across the street.

Hopewell Valley Chorus Open Rehearsals – Sit in on the two opening rehearsals for the Chorus’s 2015 spring season, try out our wonderful spring repertoire, “Animal Crackers,” and join for the season, if you can! No auditions. Men’s voices especially welcome.  7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Choral Room, Hopewell Valley Central High School, 259 Pennington Titusville, Rd. , Pennington. Cost to join is $45 a season.

Continuing Conversations on Race – Members of Not In Our Town, the Princeton-based interracial and interfaith social action group, facilitate these discussions of race-related issues of relevance to our community and nation. 7 p.m. Princeton Public Library Conference Room Co-sponsored by the library and Not in Our Town Princeton.

Princeton Photography Club Meet-Up – “Through the Lens: World Around Us” photographic presentations. 7:30 p.m. Johnson Education Center, D&R Greenway Land Trust, 1 Preservation Place, Princeton. Free.

Gideon Kremer and Daniil Trivonov in Concert – This joint recital pairs together two virtuosi who are separated in age by a couple of generations, but not by talent. The searching and unconventional violinist Gidon Kremer has made more than 120 CDs and has long championed the works of living Russian and Eastern European composers. Daniil Trifonov is the 22-year old Russian wunderkind who has emerged as the most exciting new keyboard talent since Lang Lang, winning both the Artur Rubinstein and Tchaikovsky competitions in 2012. 7:30 p.m. McCarter Theater (Matthews), 91 University Place, Princeton.


A reminder that Palmer Square West will be closed to traffic for construction on Tuesday, Jan. 6, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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