Princeton University President Christopher L. Eisgruber on Saturday raised the possibility of relocating the ice hockey arena on campus to make room for a new residential college to house an influx of undergraduates that the university is planning to admit during the next decade. Read more
The Spirit of Princeton held the annual Memorial Day Parade and Dedication Ceremony on Saturday, featuring veteran’s groups, marching bands, civic and youth groups, all marching up Nassau Street to honor those who have died in military service to their country.¶
A former dean of Princeton University’s architecture school sued the university this week over his ouster from that position in 2014.
A beloved Princeton High School math teacher and cross country and track coach should be allowed to return next year, students urged the Board of Education on Tuesday in an ultimately futile attempt to save his job.
Former school board president Tim Quinn is looking to return to public life by winning a seat on the Princeton Council.
When Judy was a little girl in the 1970s - maybe 10 years old or so - her parents used to take family camping trips. Judy’s dad had gotten a trailer that he hitched to the back of the family’s station wagon, and off they’d go, sometimes staying in their home state of Pennsylvania and sometim…
Weapons allegedly were found in the dorm room of a Princeton University student over the weekend, with a photo he posted on social media helping to reveal the matter, the university said Wednesday.
Nearly 110 employees of the Princeton school district are due to earn more than $100,000 in the next school year, led by high school principal Gary Snyder’s salary of just more than $190,000.
Two state lawmakers on Wednesday continued to press the Institute for Advanced Study to meet with them as part of their running attempt to stop the IAS from building faculty housing on part of the Princeton Battlefield.
Princeton High School principal Gary Snyder is expected to return to work this summer after he spends the rest of May and all of June on a paid leave of absence, the school district indicated Tuesday.
WEST WINDSOR — West Windsor Township is picking up 26 acres on Conover Road for recreational purposes, under an ordinance adopted by Township Council that approves an exchange of land between Mercer County and the township.
In the race for Princeton Council, all four Democrats each have agreed to spend no more than $4,500 in a contest that is nearing its final weeks.
PLAINSBORO — Moving one step closer toward creating the equivalent of “a star on earth,” the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory’s new National Spherical Torus Experiment-Upgrade was dedicated in a special ceremony Friday afternoon.
Wading into a hot-button national issue, Princeton’s Recreation Department will examine its policies on gender in a move with implications for access to boys and girls sports teams and the right of transgender pool users to use the changing room of their choice at the municipal pool.
The Princeton Health Department is taking its fight against the emerging Zika virus to residents’ front doors in Princeton.
The Coalition for Peace Action is holding a rally and candlelight vigil from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, the eve of President Obama’s unprecedented May 27 visit to Hiroshima.
It will be a few more weeks before Princeton decides if it will become the next New Jersey municipality to require employers to provide paid sick leave to their employees.
Police officers will be on the prowl for the next two weeks, looking for drivers and their passengers who have not buckled their seatbelts during the national Click It or Ticket campaign, which runs from May 23 to June 5.
WEST WINDSOR — Financial stability, a family-oriented Recreation Department and a well-run senior citizens center — those were the goals that Mayor Shing-Fu Hsueh set for himself when he was elected mayor in 2001.
MONTGOMERY — The average property owner will see an increase of $97 in the municipal property tax bill for 2016, under the proposed $27.6 million municipal budget that was introduced by the Township Committee.
LAWRENCE — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Thursday brought his campaign to Mercer County before a raucous crowd that soaked up his message of tougher border enforcement, better trade deals and a strong military.
State Assemblyman and Princeton municipal prosecutor Reed Gusciora (D-15) said Wednesday that it would be “very helpful” for the town to have an ordinance prohibiting underage drinking on private property, a policy that most other communities around the state have adopted.
Two sport utility vehicles — a 2015 Mercedes-Benz GL450 and a 2015 Dodge Durango, valued at a combined $110,000 — were stolen from the driveway of their owner’s home on Elm Lane sometime between midnight and 6 a.m. May 17, according to the Princeton Police Department.
With sectional titles already in hand, the West Windsor-Plainsboro High South boys tennis team kept its hopes of a Tournament of Champions title alive on Wednesday while Montgomery High fell just short.
Hightstown High School’s Matthew VanWhy has committed to wrestle at York College next year. Matt has been a three-year varsity athlete for the Hightstown wrestling team and has committed to wrestle for the Spartans next year. Pictured with Matt are mother Kate VanWhy, father Glenn VanWhy, …
Hightstown High School’s Kessly Felizor has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at the University of New Haven. Kessly was a three-year starter for the Hightstown basketball team and has accepted a scholarship offer to play for the Chargers next year. Pictured with Kessly…
Hightstown High School’s James McDaid has committed to run cross country and track at Ursinus College in Collegeville, PA, next year. James has been a four-year varsity athlete for the Hightstown cross country team and a three-year varsity athlete for the Hightstown track team. James has c…
Hightstown High School’s Mike Ragno has committed to play football at Rowan University next year. Mike has been a three-year varsity athlete for the Hightstown football team and has committed to play for the Profs next year. Pictured with Mike are his family, mother Renee Rinaudo, father To…
Youngster Hudson Orfe fell in love with music when he was in the second grade, and immediately took to singing and the piano.
Numerous times during the nearly four decades of my writing for the Princeton Packet, adults and high school students told me that I “had” to do a story on Princeton High School staff member Martique Branch, who is retiring this June after a 42-year career at PHS. No one, however, told me…
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Yes, I know grilling season is upon us, but since I’m an apartment dweller, I am in the habit of baking fish, which seems simpler than pan-frying although I love that too. I have two preferred methods for the baking and I like them equally: First is to generously coat the fish in spices (try…
Dishing Up New Jersey is the title of journalist John Holl’s new release and he’ll be at the Princeton Public Library/Princeton Farmers Market’s Taste of the Market event on Thursday June 2 (11:30am-4:00pm) to discuss and sign copies of the book (you can purchase it there). For the book, Hol…
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