Resolve to switch to non-meat diet

Ivan Slotsky, Princeton Once again, it’s time for New Year’s resolutions, particularly those to improve our diet and exercise routine. Although gun violence and traffic accidents remain the leading causes of death among young people, the most dangerous weapon for the rest of us is still our fork. Well over a million of us are… Continue reading Resolve to switch to non-meat diet

Local chapter of Represent.Us working to address government corruption

David Goodman, Princeton The effectiveness of local action and initiative to address vexing social and political challenges is clear. The two best examples are marriage equality and marijuana legalization. Neither was getting anywhere with the Congress so activists turned to grassroots campaigns in cities and states. The results haven’t always been uniform and the road… Continue reading Local chapter of Represent.Us working to address government corruption

SOLUTIONS: Car makers see the value in electric vehicles

By Huck Fairman  Pam and Gary Mount hosted a gathering in November at their Terhune Orchards farm to hear Scott Fisher of NRG Energy present an update on electric cars. Quite clearly they are money savers for owners of cars like the Nissan Leaf, with the cost of running it, or a similar make,… Continue reading SOLUTIONS: Car makers see the value in electric vehicles

MONTGOMERY: Remsen is Cougars’ latest court leader

By Bob Nuse, Sports Editor Kris Grundy had no problem handing the ball over to Matt Remsen to run the offense for the Montgomery High boys basketball team this season. “He has to do a little of everything for us this year,” the Montgomery head coach said of his junior point guard. “He’s our best… Continue reading MONTGOMERY: Remsen is Cougars’ latest court leader

PRINCETON: Nassau Presbyterian Church: In the refugee resettlement business for 50 years

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By Philip Sean Curran, Staff Writer Nassau Presbyterian Church is looking to bring in a Syrian refugee family to live in the area, potentially as soon as the first part of 2016, said leaders at a church that has been helping refugees for decades. Seeing the flood of refugees entering Europe earlier this year, pastor… Continue reading PRINCETON: Nassau Presbyterian Church: In the refugee resettlement business for 50 years

HILLSBOROUGH: Former mayor hired as recreation director

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Ron Skobo, director of township recreation, parks and social services, has retired and his job will be taken by former mayor Robert Wagner Jr. Both actions were approved by the Township Committee on Dec. 29. Mr. Skobo’s last day was Dec. 31. Mr. Wagner will begin work on Jan. 11. He will be paid $88,000… Continue reading HILLSBOROUGH: Former mayor hired as recreation director

PRINCETON: Six new officers join police department

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By Lea Kahn, Staff Writer The Princeton Police Department is starting off the new year with new police officers — six of them, to be exact. The newly hired officers, chosen from among an initial pool of about 800 applicants, are filling the slots created by the retirement of long-time police officers — and Chief… Continue reading PRINCETON: Six new officers join police department

Waldorf School of Princeton agrees to pay $58,000 to family of learning disabled student who was expelled

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By Philip Sean Curran, Staff Writer The Waldorf School of Princeton agreed to pay $58,000 to a former learning disabled student and her family to resolve a claim that the girl was unlawfully expelled three years ago, the state said. The payout was a piece of a settlement to resolve a complaint the girl’s parents… Continue reading Waldorf School of Princeton agrees to pay $58,000 to family of learning disabled student who was expelled

PRINCETON: PU showing balance on court

Freshman Devin Cannady (left) has become a key part of the rotation for the Princeton University men's basketball team.

By Bob Nuse, Sports Editor The Princeton University men’s basketball team went to Miami coming off perhaps their best all-around performance of the season in an 89-77 win over Bucknell. And while the Tigers were not able to follow up the win over Bucknell with a win at Miami, they did continue their trend of… Continue reading PRINCETON: PU showing balance on court

EAST WINDSOR: Vacant council seat filled after the death of Hector Duke

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By Amy Batista, Special Writer EAST WINDSOR – The Township Council unanimously voted to fill a vacant seat by appointing Denise Daniels as the newest council member during its meeting on Dec. 22. Ms. Daniels is filling the vacancy created by the recent death of council member Hector Duke. “We sadly had a vacancy occur… Continue reading EAST WINDSOR: Vacant council seat filled after the death of Hector Duke