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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …