Education is the key to adult independence

Min Li, West Windsor I went to the town hall meeting by WW-P school district Superintendent Dr. Aderhold. As many other parents in the community, we appreciated very much that he and assistant superintendent Martin Smith spent after-work hours to have a dialogue with us, including the few hours spent in Sunday Chinese School. I… Continue reading Education is the key to adult independence

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

PRINCETON: Princeton Community Housing ready to work with town to plan more affordable housing

Elizabeth Wolfe, Princeton Princeton Community Housing looks forward to helping Princeton meet the significant need for affordable homes. PCH has worked in collaboration with both the former borough and township government over the last 50 years to bring affordable rental homes to our community. We have built Princeton Community Village, Elm Court, Harriet Bryan House,… Continue reading PRINCETON: Princeton Community Housing ready to work with town to plan more affordable housing

PRINCETON: Living at the Harrison Street Project was an adventure

Dick Snedeker, West Windsor As a one-time resident of what you refer to as “Butler barracks” in your Dec. 4 issue, I would like to add a few facts about this frequently misunderstood and misidentified housing complex on Harrison Street. My new wife and I lived there for five years, from 1952 until 1957, when… Continue reading PRINCETON: Living at the Harrison Street Project was an adventure

PRINCETON: Hope comes from young and old working together

Wilma Solomon, Princeton “What gives you hope?” Ten years ago, within a week of each other, Eli Wiesel at Princeton University and the Dalai Lama at Rutgers University, responded to this exact question with the identical answer: “Young people!” That has stuck with me all these years. At the time I was a little annoyed… Continue reading PRINCETON: Hope comes from young and old working together

PRINCETON: Church and seminary to welcome refugee family

The Rev. Dr. David A. Davis, Princeton Nassau Presbyterian Church has been resettling refugees in the Princeton community for over 50 years. Families have arrived in our community from Cuba (1964), Cambodia (1980), Vietnam (1984), Hungary (1989), Bosnia (1994, 1999), Sudan (2003), Burma (2006), and Iraq (2010). The effort has involved serving one family at… Continue reading PRINCETON: Church and seminary to welcome refugee family

PRINCETON: Historic designation should be decided building by building

Ilona Melker, Princeton I am not a resident of the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood, yet I would like to share some of my observations about the conflict over proposal to consider the designation of the neighborhood as historical district and one, which is referred to as historically African American. As we learned from the presentation on Nov.… Continue reading PRINCETON: Historic designation should be decided building by building

WEST WINDSOR-PLAINSBORO: Is this expansion or elimination of accelerated math?

Helen Ming, West Windsor At the Town Hall meeting with the superintendent, Dr. Aderhold, on Dec. 7, many parents were happily surprised to learn that the school actually plans to “expand” fourth and fifth grade A&E instead of “eliminating” it. The superintendent tried hard to convince the audience that all the criticism towards the school… Continue reading WEST WINDSOR-PLAINSBORO: Is this expansion or elimination of accelerated math?

Thanks to all from Senior Care Ministry

John Clearwater and Cathy Vanderpool, Princeton On Nov. 5, those of us involved with the Senior Care Ministry of Princeton found a very special reason to be thankful: the outpouring of support for our first-ever benefit. In its quiet fashion, the SCM has been part of the wider Princeton community for over 30 years, a… Continue reading Thanks to all from Senior Care Ministry

Special students amaze at Talent Showcase

Deborah Martin Norcross, Princeton Earlier this month, Princeton Special Sports and the Princeton Recreation Department sponsored the Arts For All! Talent Showcase featuring Princeton-area adults and teens with special needs. Although we suspected there was a ton of talent in this wonderful community, even we were blown away. Hosted by PHS junior Jack Lynch, our… Continue reading Special students amaze at Talent Showcase