Princeton Area Community Foundation CEO Jeffrey Vega dies after battling rare cancer (updated with service info.)
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Princeton Area Community Foundation CEO Jeffrey Vega dies after battling rare cancer (updated with service info.)

Jeffrey Vega, the president and CEO of the Princeton Area Community Foundation since 2015, died Sunday Penn Medicine Princeton Health after battling a rare and aggressive form of cancer. He was 56. “The Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees and staff mourn his loss, and we extend our deepest condolences to Jeff’s family,” said Sonia Delgado,…

Princeton Area Community Foundation welcomes three trustees
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Princeton Area Community Foundation welcomes three trustees

The Princeton Area Community Foundation Board of Trustees has appointed three members to serve three-year terms: Marygrace Billek of West Windsor, Ka’Neda Bullock of Trenton, and Michael Ullmann of Princeton. The trustees oversee a foundation with more than $240 million in assets. The Princeton Area Community Foundation has awarded more than $200 million in grants…

Princeton University doctoral student kidnapped in Iraq
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Princeton University doctoral student kidnapped in Iraq

A Princeton University doctoral student was kidnapped in Iraq while doing research in the country, according to a statement issued by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office. Elizabeth Tsurkov, 36, was in Iraq doing field research for her dissertation. Tsurkov, an Israeli-Russian dual citizen, is being held by an Iraqi Shia militant group called the…