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PRINCETON:
University money deal expected next week

The town of Princeton and Princeton University will enter an agreement in the six- to nine-year range that calls for the college to provide the town a voluntary financial contribution
The town of Princeton and Princeton University will enter an agreement in the six- to nine-year range that calls for the college to provide the town a voluntary financial contribution that will grow annually and give other money for municipal projects.  The agreement, the subject of private negotiations between the two sides, is due to be released next week and then voted on by the Princeton Council at its April 28 meeting. Councilwoman Jo S. Butler said Thursday that she expected

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PRINCETON: Work to begin at hospital site
Princeton last week issued permits to enable developer AvalonBay's subcontractors to remove asbestos and six underground storage tanks from the old Princeton Hospital, the site of an approved residential development that is in doubt. Read more...
PRINCETON: Navy ROTC returns to university after 40 years
Princeton University students starting in the fall will be able to participate in the Navy Reserve Officer Training program through a ''crosstown agreement'' with Rutgers University and the Navy. Read more...

Sports

PRINCETON: PU students excited about Boston Marathon
Elizabeth Henry and Lukas Gaffney know the Boston Marathon from family experiences, and they are looking forward to their chance to run it for the first time. Read more...
WEST WINDSOR: Pirates' Schoenauer adjusts well to switch to track
Kathryn Schoenauer gave indoor track and field a try to get in shape for lacrosse. Read more...


Opinions

EDITORIAL: A happy ending for Wesley
Who says the news is always bad? Read more...
EDITORIAL: Good luck to Capt. Sutter
There's also good news in the paper today for Princeton police Capt. Nick Sutter, who will be chosen by the town council on Monday to become the new chief of police. Read more...
EDITORIAL: Troubling aspects to campaign
Round 1 in the internal fighting that has been taking place among Princeton Democrats will be decided on Sunday night when members - new and old - of the Princeton Community Democratic Organization meet to vote on its endorsements of candidates for Princeton Council. Read more...

Your Views

Share your wishes for future health care
Aline M. Holmes, New Jersey Hospital Association To the editor: April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day, a nationwide initiative observed annually to educate Americans about the importance of communicating and documenting personal healthcare decisions. On this important day, I encourage you to not only discuss your personal healthcare goals with your physicians and loved ones, but to also document these wishes. This ensures that your wishes are expressed and respected. Read more...
Family Guidance Center thanks its supporters
Jeffery Robbins, executive director To the editor: Family Guidance Center's 2014 annual fundraiser was a huge success thanks to the community's support! Family Guidance Center honored Christine Lokhammer, PNC Wealth Management Team of Princeton, with the Mary Jo Codey Award which was presented to her by Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes. Janssen Pharmaceuticals hosted the event, with over 220 people in attendance. The evening raised over $30,000 for the agency's programs and services and a fantastic time was had by all. Read more...
Council should make university pay its fair share
Sam Hamod, Princeton To the editor: I want to thank the Princeton City Council for standing by the recommendations of its expert on demolition, Dr. Ira Whitman, in the face of objections by AvalonBay. Clearly, this shows the council has taken the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Princeton into consideration, not just those of us who live in the Witherspoon/Jackson area, but the overall citizenry. Read more...

Lifestyle

All that jazz
The Princeton Symphony Orchestra is in the business of making music. Read more...
LOOSE ENDS: Probing Princeton's Palmer Square
The renowned Princeton architect Jerry Ford, a founding partner of Ford3 Architects LLC of Princeton, calls himself an architect posing as a historian. I would call him an architect posing as a psychologist. Read more...
PACKET PICKS: April 18
April 18-19, 24-26 Lewis Center presents Margo in Margoland' The Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University will present Margo in Margoland, a new play inspired by the Greek myth of Medea at the Marie and Edward Matthews 53 Acting Studio at 185 Nassau St. in Princeton. Read more...

Arts and Entertainment

All that jazz
The Princeton Symphony Orchestra is in the business of making music. Read more...
LOOSE ENDS: Probing Princeton's Palmer Square
The renowned Princeton architect Jerry Ford, a founding partner of Ford3 Architects LLC of Princeton, calls himself an architect posing as a historian. I would call him an architect posing as a psychologist. Read more...
PACKET PICKS: April 18
April 18-19, 24-26 Lewis Center presents Margo in Margoland' The Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University will present Margo in Margoland, a new play inspired by the Greek myth of Medea at the Marie and Edward Matthews 53 Acting Studio at 185 Nassau St. in Princeton. Read more...

Business

BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Breakfast is back, and golf demo day arrrives
More than burgers Cheeburger Cheeburger in Princeton will begin offering breakfast on Saturdays and Sundays starting at 8:30 a.m. on May 10. Read more...
BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Waste Management top Komen fundraising team
Congratulations to Jason Wacaster of Edward Jones, who recently completed the Certified Financial Planner Board's initial certification requirements. This allows Mr. Wacaster to use the certification mark CFP. Please contact the Hillsborough office of Edward Jones at (908) 369-0259 located at 378 South Branch Road or visit www.edwardjones.com to learn more or offer your congratulations. Read more...
BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Local Quiznos a tasty shop
I recently stopped into the Quiznos at the Princeton Shopping Center for the double Swiss prime sandwich, which I have to say was terrific. Read more...
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Your Health

Central Jersey Health: Transformations Physicians Weight Management helps patients achieve their wellness goals
Dr. Kathleen Hickey is the area expert in nutrition and weight loss medicine. She is board certified in both Emergency and Obesity Medicine and holds a Master's Degree in Nutrition. This year, she is being honored by New Jersey Monthly Magazine as one of the Top Docs in New Jersey. Her practice is the most comprehensive for medical weight management in central New Jersey. It started as a single office in Hillsborough in 2009, and recently expanded to a second office in Princeton's Forrestal Village. They employ state-of-the-art equipment to help patients who are struggling with their weight or just seeking to improve their body composition. Read more...
Central Jersey Health: Hospital wellness centers offers fitness, fun
In an effort to focus on the wellness of the community, area hospitals have fitness centers designed specifically for their patients and those for the general public. Read more...
Central Jersey Health: Tooth Fairy Family Dental combines compassion with latest technology
''There is happiness in a healthy smile. Let Tooth Fairy Family Dental give you something to smile about'' Read more...

Your Home

YOUR HOME: Be sure to prepare your pool for summer
With the winter we've had, no doubt you're looking forward to getting the pool open and ready for the summer season. Read more...
YOUR HOME: Getting the fireplace ready for a safe season
As temperatures drop and thoughts of crackling fires beckon, Patt and Gary Severson of Ashes-Up Up and Away Chimney Service have this cautionary tip for you: Read more...
YOUR HOME: Dreaming of gazebos and Captain Von Trapp
Ever since I watched ''The Sound of Music'' - you know the scene, where the dreamy and worldly Captain von Trapp (Christopher Plummer) and shy and lovely Maria (Julie Andrews) profess their love for each other with a song and a kiss - I've thought gazebos were the most romantic thing on earth. Read more...


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