Georgia Democratic Congressman and civil rights advocate John R. Lewis on Tuesday told students at a private school in Princeton to speak up when they see injustice in the same nonviolent way that he did a generation ago fighting racial discrimination. Read more
The driver of a Jeep Liberty was injured when his vehicle struck the front end of a Princeton Public Schools bus on Stockton Street/Route 206, near Lovers Lane, shortly after 3 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Princeton Police Department.
WEST WINDSOR — The six candidates for three township council seats fielded a wide range of questions — from the fate of the Howard Hughes Corp. property to whether the township is getting a return on its money from Mercer County — during a candidates’ debate this week.
A representative for AvalonBay told the town Monday that the company hopes to resume construction of its apartment complex on Witherspoon Street this week, a municipal official said.
For the past four months, some hand-carved furniture, a long bench and art turned two metered parking spaces on Witherspoon Street into a place to sit, talk with friends or enjoy a coffee.
Princeton University’s nearly 13-percent-investment gain on its $22.7 billion endowment is further evidence that the school is a profit-making entity that is not entitled to a property tax exemption, said the lawyer fighting to get Nassau Hall to pay more taxes.
LAWRENCE - A 24-year-old Hamilton Township man faces one count each of criminal sexual contact, harassment and trespassing, and two counts of burglary for entering Rider University dormitories and a sorority house last month, according to the Lawrence Township Police Department.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK — A 37-year-old man has been charged with murder for allegedly killing a woman who lived in the same house with him on Jones Drive, according to the South Brunswick Township Police Department.
The Hopewell Township Police Department along with the Hopewell Fire Department responded to a VanDyke Road address at 7:17 p.m. Sunday for a reported structure fire.
A public memorial service for the late mathematician and Nobel Prize winner John Nash will be held Oct.24 starting at 6 p.m. in the Princeton University chapel, the school said Friday.
PLAINSBORO — This is the fifth year that the Medline Pink Glove Dance video competition has united dancers nationwide, including healthcare professionals, breast cancer patients and survivors to celebrate and raise awareness for those still fighting—all through the joy of dance.
The Princeton Police Department is seeking the public’s help in finding the woman who stole a wallet, containing cash and credit cards, from Panera Bread at 136 Nassau Street on Aug. 14 at 2 p.m.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK — A 55-year-old man died after he was struck by a truck as he was walking through the parking lot at the Argix Direct warehouse at 100 Middlesex Center Boulevard Sept. 30, according to the South Brunswick Township Police Department.
PLAINSBORO — A three-month-long investigation into possible prostitution at the Office Center at 666 Plainsboro Road resulted in the arrest of three people on Sept. 29, according to the Plainsboro Township Police Department.
John Witherspoon Middle School on Walnut Lane was evacuated briefly Wednesday morning because of a phoned-in bomb threat that turned out to be a hoax, the third district school that had been pranked in that way since Thursday.
Princeton University released two reports this week giving contrasting pictures of the amount of sexual misconduct that students are experiencing at the Ivy League school.
TRENTON, N.J. — With Tropical Storm Joaquin having taken on hurricane status, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes is advising residents to prepare now for potential weather-related power outages, localized flooding and wind damage this weekend.
The John Witherspoon Middle School on Walnut Lane was evacuated briefly Wednesday morning, following a phoned-in bomb threat that turned out to be a hoax.
In January of this year, it was announced that Pope Francis would be making a trip to North America and come to Philadelphia to preside over a large papal Mass concluding an event called the “World Meeting of Families.” This was an event that would draw hundreds of thousands of Pilgrims from…
Princeton Council members on Monday urged state lawmakers to allow illegal immigrants in New Jersey to get driver’s licenses, a view that local immigrants and their advocates endorsed.
The head of Princeton’s senior resource center faced questioning from council members Monday about a proposed $2 million renovation and expansion of the center given that nearly half of the users of the facility come from out of town.
DiAndre Atwater won’t be getting ahead of himself, but the senior running back is encouraged by the Princeton University football team’s fast start.
Claudia Siniakowicz spent a year away from high school tennis working on improving her tennis game. The West Windsor-Plainsboro High South senior returned to the lineup this year and looked just as strong as when she left. On Wednesday she captured her first Mercer County Tournament first si…
The Princeton High girls tennis lineup has a vastly different look this year. But the Little Tigers are still getting the same positive results as they have in the past.
Paul Teti was at a picnic in his Princeton neighborhood when the conversation turned to the upcoming Princeton Half Marathon.
The annual football battle between West Windsor-Plainsboro North and WW-P South has special meaning for CJ Markisz.
Shannon Dargan is making the most of her first chance to start for the Hun School field hockey team.
Taylor Gatt has been a varsity runner for the Montgomery High School boys cross country team ever year of his career, and every year his season has ended just shy of the Cougars goals.
There has been a renaissance on the tennis courts at Hightstown High School and it was on full display at Mercer County Park this week.
The East Windsor PAL U12 Thunder picked up a valuable three points on the road with a 3-0 victory over the Rumson Devil Dogs. Izzy Del Toro, Teresa Allison, and Anna Radigan each scored goals. Bella Cammarata and Emily Coyle had outstanding defensive efforts while Emilia Vallejos created sev…
DIVISION II GIRLS
In 1917, three years after he opened his store in Jersey City, Henry Landau was told by government officials that the building that housed his shop was being condemned. The reason: to make way for the Holland Tunnel that would go under the Hudson River to connect New Jersey to lower Manhattan.
PLAINSBORO — After expanding to the Princeton area in 2012, Good Grief opened its new home on Mapleton Road on Sept. 19.
We can all agree that New Jersey’s state of affairs is dysfunctional — to put it mildly — owing, in large part, to hyper-partisanship. (See Beth Healey’s letter, Princeton Packet, Sept. 25.) Given our challenges, the last thing we need is a shortfall in leadership. Thankfully, Princeton’s st…
Election Day (Tuesday, Nov. 3) is less than six weeks away. This year, the race at the top of the ticket here in Princeton is for state Assembly, a race that many people — even regular voters — don’t pay much attention to.
Murder for Two is a show that promises big laughs, music, and a mystery.
In February 1964, a snowstorm had blasted the northeast. The region was paralyzed and air travel had virtually shut down.
As he was sitting in Studio A getting ready to cut a song for Columbia Records, Gary Puckett looked at what was going on around him and paused. Studio A was one of four main recording studios at Columbia, in the CBS building on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood. And it was the biggest recordi…
While I took a break for a few days thanks to that flu, I still enjoyed some nice late summer meals in September, including lunches at Seasons 52 and Ricky’s Thai, and a nice dinner at the newish La Rouge 23 in Allentown – fantastic wings and fries there (and more), my review should be in … …
Parents who take their children to Cotsen Children’s Library are bringing them into a world of reading.
When it comes to making one’s way in the wine world, the road can often be circuitous. And sometimes it leads back to where it began. Such is the path of Gene Bodemer, the wine buyer for Public Wine on Witherspoon Street. Mr. Bodemer grew up in nearby Somerset County. He moved to Florida for…
Westminster Choir College has called different places home in its history, much like the man who has been chosen to lead it.
As Emile Schoffelen’s children were becoming teenagers, he decided that it was time to get out of New York City. That was in June of 1999, and it’s when he purchased the home at 106 Drakes Corner Road in Princeton.
Area chefs share their favorite recipes for summer outdoor cooking