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AvalonBay VP Receives Inaugural CEO Volunteer Award

Ron Ladell, the senior vice president for AvalonBay Communities, was recently recognized by Farleigh Dickinson University Center of Excellence at the school’s inaugural CEO volunteer recognition ceremony at the Madison Hotel.  The event honored 13 volunteer leaders throughout New Jersey. Ladell is a board member for the Center For Great Expectations, which is based in…

Capital Health Names New Institute for Neurosciences Director
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Capital Health Names New Institute for Neurosciences Director

Capital Health, the region’s only state-designated comprehensive stroke center, announced today that the hospital has named a new Institute for Neurosciences director. Michael Stiefel, a neurosurgeon specializing in cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery, joined Capital Health as the director of the Capital Institute for Neurosciences and as director of the Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Capital…

Investor May Challenge Bank of Princeton Merger

Investor May Challenge Bank of Princeton Merger

An investor in The Bank of Princeton may seek to block Investors Bancorp’s planned $154 million acquisition of the company, according to a regulatory filing made by Investors Bancorp on Thursday. The investor, James Michael Goodson, has filed a “change in control notice” in which he proposes to buy 24.9 percent of The Bank of…

Infini-T Cafe in Princeton Closed Temporarily Due to Flooding

Infini-T Cafe in Princeton Closed Temporarily Due to Flooding

We've set up a YouCaring #CrowdFunding site to support our twelve stellar employees while we must close for… https://t.co/jtQN4YUyNn — Tea Leaf Market (@TeaLeaf_Market) July 31, 2016 A popular tea shop in downtown Princeton was flooded Saturday, and will be closed for at least a few weeks. During the storm Saturday, the water was ankle…

Lori Rabon to Head Palmer Square Management
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Lori Rabon to Head Palmer Square Management

Palmer Square Management, the company that oversees the retail, office and residential leasing and marketing of Palmer Square in downtown Princeton, has named Lori Rabon as the company’s new vice president. The position was previously held by David Newton, who will be focusing on other development projects in North Jersey, according to the real estate…

Nina’s Waffles Opens Downtown Princeton Location Today
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Nina’s Waffles Opens Downtown Princeton Location Today

Princeton area fans of Nina’s Waffles no longer need to make the trip to New Hope, Doylestown or Sergeantsville when they are craving traditional Liege waffles and ice cream. The new Nina’s Waffles and Ice Cream in Princeton opens today, April 19. The store is located at 252 Nassau Street at the former Subway site….

Club Monaco Store Will Open on Palmer Square

Club Monaco Store Will Open on Palmer Square

Club Monaco will open a retail shop on Palmer Square at 46 Nassau Street. The store will replace Jack Wills, which closed last month. The chain calls it brand “a dynamic, international retail concept that is modern yet timeless.” The company sells women’s and men’s clothing, accessories, cosmetics and a home collection. Club Monaco is…

Kohl’s Plans to Close West Windsor Store on Route 1 South

Kohl’s Plans to Close West Windsor Store on Route 1 South

Kohl’s has announced that is will close 18 “under-performing” stores across the country, including the West Windsor store at Nassau Park just off Route 1 South. The West Windsor Kohl’s is the only store the company is closing in New Jersey. The other closures are in California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, and Wisconsin. All of the…

Jack Wills Clothing Store Closes on Nassau Street

Jack Wills Clothing Store Closes on Nassau Street

Another downtown Princeton retail store has closed. Jack Wills, a British clothing brand geared towards college students, closed last weekend. The store, part of Palmer Square, was located at 46 Nassau Street. The Princeton location opened in the fall of 2013. Jack Wills still has retails stores in Philadelphia, Boston, Chatham, Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, Westport,…

Kate Spade and Aerosoles Close on Palmer Square in Princeton

  Two shops in downtown Princeton on Palmer Square closed this week – Kate Spade and Aerosoles. Kate Spade sent out an email Thursday informing customers that the store on Palmer Square was closed and encouraging them to shop online. Aerosoles was offering deep discounts this week for its going-out-of-business sale. Friday the store was…

Hopewell Valley Community Bank to Merge with Northfield Bancorp in January

Hopewell Valley Community Bank to Merge with Northfield Bancorp in January

The merger of Hopewell Valley Community Bank with the Northfield Bancorp, Inc. will take effect some time in early January. Customers were informed of the timing of the merger via mail. There are currently no changes to accounts, debit cards, checks, or account numbers, and the staff at local branches will remain the same, bank…

A Survey: Talking Walking in Princeton
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A Survey: Talking Walking in Princeton

Recent “alternative transportation” conversations in Princeton have tended to emphasize improvements for bicycling. However, events such as last October’ shocking accident at Washington Road and the canal towpath call for additional attention to pedestrian needs in and around the town. Last June, Planet Princeton readers provided lively feedback on a survey about bicycling issues. I thought I’d…