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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …