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OLD BRIDGE — A new kind of social entertainment is coming to the area with the opening of Bury the Hatchet– axe throwing. “It’s very unique,” said Keith Hahn, general manager of Bury The Hatchet. “It’s like a game of darts, but a newer version with axes. It’s akin to the boardwalk and activities like […]

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Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert said on June 11 that she has not made up her mind whether to participate in upcoming negotiations with Nassau Hall for Princeton University to continue making voluntary financial contributions to the municipality, an issue involving her husband’s employer that she recused herself from five years ago. “I haven’t decided yet,” […]

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The Princeton Public Schools and the Princeton Charter School, two sides fighting in court over the charter school adding more students, are trying to set up a meeting to discuss that and other issues, an official close to the matter said. Princeton Board of Education President Patrick Sullivan said on June 13 that any meeting […]

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Parking in Princeton will go high-tech this year when old parking meters are replaced by more modern equipment and a mobile app is unveiled that will enable users to pay for parking and obtain digital parking permits. Municipal officials said they have not decided when to introduce the app to the public, before new parking […]

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The send-receive relationship between the Cranbury and Princeton school districts was extended this week for 10 more years, as officials in both communities continue a relationship which allows Cranbury students to attend Princeton High School. The Princeton Public Schools Board of Education acted first on June 12 by voting 7-1, with two members abstaining, for […]

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State Assemblyman Reed Gusciora (D-Mercer, Hunterdon) won a run-off election June 12 to become the next mayor of Trenton, an outcome that means Democrats later this summer will have to replace him in the state Legislature. Gusciora has been a lawmaker since 1996, but he said on June 13 that his current plan is to […]

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The Spirit of Princeton Flag Day ceremony will take place this year, rain or shine, on Thursday, June 14, at the Princeton Municipal Complex Plaza, 369 Witherspoon Street.  The ceremony will begin at 12 noon. This year’s ceremony will be dedicated to the life and community spirit of Ray Wadsworth, one of the founders of The Spirit of Princeton. The […]

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Princeton University President Christopher L. Eisgruber told graduating students on June 5 their investment in a college education was worth it and said more people should go to college. Eisgruber, speaking from in front of Nassau Hall for the 271st commencement in school history, used his remarks to return to a familiar theme he has […]

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U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) on June 4 told graduating seniors at Princeton University to give of themselves and not measure success by academic achievement, in a speech that wove in anecdotes of people who have influenced him. “Life’s not about the degrees you get, it’s about the service you give,” he said as the […]

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Princeton Police Chief Nicholas K. Sutter remembered that Ray Wadsworth was one of the first people from town he met as a police officer more than 20 years ago. “He was just absolutely devoted to Princeton and Princeton’s livelihood,” said Sutter of Wadsworth, a former borough councilman, Princeton fire chief and community volunteer who died […]

Yefeng Pang, 84, passed away peacefully at Rutgers University Hospital in Newark on June 15,… Read more

LOOSE ENDS   by Pam Hersh   Photo caption In the Faculty Room of Nassau Hall, Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber (third from left) gathers with honorary degree recipients (from left) Lonnie Bunch III, Carla Diane Hayden, R. Barbara Gitenstein, Rev. Gregory Boyle, S.J. and Robert Geddes. Photo by Denise Applewhite, Office of Princeton University Communications […]

Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel William Traubel, a Hopewell resident, West Point ‘66, and Princeton University '72, has taken on a retirement avocation of communicating about the dead and…

I found out on my birthday — May 20 — that I count, because I was counted. Unbeknownst to me, I stepped on a counter on the sidewalk along Wiggins Street, and I became a data point in a Prince…

It may start with a prescription to manage pain after a sports injury or a car accident, or even after the time-honored, teenage rite of passage of having wisdom teeth pulled.

I went into Labyrinth Books on Princeton's Nassau Street April 17 to snatch a snippet of history by purchasing the James Comey book "A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership."

Gov. Phil Murphy in early April announced he wants $100 million in new spending to address New Jersey's opioid crisis. None of the money, however, would be spent on public service announcement…

Ethan Andersen, a native of East Brunswick who now lives in Jersey City, joined Princeton Strategic Communications (PSC) full-time as of June 20. The 2015 Rutgers University graduate will serve as a communications director at PSC, part of Princeton Public Affairs Group. Andersen is the director of operations and digital engagement for Celebrate New Jersey Now, […]

The Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation welcomed more than 200 guests to the foundation’s new signature fundraising event on May 11 at the Grand Marquis in Old Bridge. The event committee was led by co-chairs Stacey Citron, Stacey Hernandez and Jessica Smith. This year, Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge began planning for the renovation and […]

PHOTO COURTESY OF COLUMBIA BANK A volunteer crew of Columbia Bank employees recently teamed up with The Bayshore Lunch Program in Keyport to serve nourishing meals to needy residents. Columbia Bank is a regular supporter of local food banks and feed-the-hungry programs throughout New Jersey and collects food items as part of its annual food collection […]

During North Brunswick Township High School’s annual Senior Awards Night on June 6, many distinguished awards and scholarships were presented to North Brunswick’s outstanding 2018 graduates. Andrew Zastko, broker-owner of Gloria Zastko, Realtors, awarded the 24th Annual Gloria Zastko, Realtors Scholarship Award presented each year to a student who excels in business administration. This year’s […]

Karen R. Brown has joined RE/MAX First Realty as a sales associated. She will service buyers and sellers throughout Middlesex, Somerset, Burlington, Mercer and Union counties. In her hometown of South Brunswick, Brown is a coordinator for women’s basketball for the New Jersey Senior Olympics. She belongs to First Baptist Church of Linden. She has […]

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites, located at 2095 Route 1, North Brunswick, has opened. There are 93 rooms with 19 suites, plus 600s square feet of meeting space. Fro reservations, call 732-940-4321 or visit hiexpress.com/northbrunswick.

OLD BRIDGE — A new kind of social entertainment is coming to the area with the opening of Bury the Hatchet– axe throwing. “It’s very unique,” said Keith Hahn, general manager of Bury The Hatchet. “It’s like a game of darts, but a newer version with axes. It’s akin to the boardwalk and activities like […]

Rishita Patel has joined Immediate Care Medical Walk-In, in Wick Plaza, 561 Route 1, Edison. Patel is a family nurse practitioner with a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Quinnipiac University. She previously worked as an advanced practice registered nurse at Bristol Hospital Multi-Specialty Group Med-Help Urgent Care in Bristol, Connecticut, as well as a […]

LyondellBasell, one of the world’s largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies, announced its Edison plant received the 2017 Elite Silver Safety Award from the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) for exemplary safety performance in 2017. The Elite Silver Safety Award is presented to petrochemical plants that exhibited excellent safety performance and program innovation. The […]

Sylvia Rapoport, vice president and marketing manager for Amboy Bank, was recently awarded the Certified Financial Marketing Professional (CFMP) certification from the American Bankers Association. The CFMP certification is awarded to individuals who demonstrate excellence in the field of financial services marketing. To qualify for the CFMP certification, individuals must have certain levels of experience […]

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