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Developer AvalonBay said Monday that it expects to begin demolishing the old Princeton Hospital site sometime after Labor Day, the next big step in the company’s planned 280-unit residential development there.

The company was able to work out an agreement with Princeton officials that will enable AvalonBay to proceed with the project.


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PRINCETON: Pro-Palestinian demonstrators march in town
Hundreds of pro-Palestinian demonstrators protested in Princeton on Sunday against the Israeli government over the military actions in the Gaza Strip. Read more...
PRINCETON: University says no mistreatment of monkey
A Princeton University investigation has cleared laboratory staff of mistreating a lab monkey, the school said Monday in response to allegations by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Read more...
PRINCETON: State agency investigating Princeton High School
Princeton High School is again the target of an investigation by the state Department of Education, although the state is not saying Monday how or when the probe started. Read more...

Sports

WEST WINDSOR: Fantastic finish for PNRA-Mercer
The Princeton National Rowing Association-Mercer made quite an impression at the season-ending Royal Canadian Henley Regatta earlier this month in Saint Catharines, Ontario. Read more...
PRINCETON: DeSanty at home with PU women's golf
Erika DeSanty sat at Princeton University's new employee orientation with Molly Marcoux. Read more...


Opinions

EDITORIAL: Summer days are fading away
Uh-oh. A glance at the calendar says the summer months will be over in only two weeks, with Labor Day on Sept. 1. Read more...
EDITORIAL: Restricting businesses in Princeton
It would appear there's a case of the old adage, ''If it isn't broken, why fix it?'' going on in Princeton. Read more...
EDITORIAL: Finding space for students
A demographer has projected that school enrollment in Princeton will remain pretty much stable over the next five years. But that doesn't mean overcrowding won't be an issue. Read more...

Your Views

AS I SEE IT: A brain injury lasts a lifetime
So many times in the past month I have crossed Palmer Square to Nassau Street, taking in serene and smart Princeton, only to wince at the sight: young students, older residents, all biking around peaceful Princeton without a helmet. Read more...
Upset by loss of rain garden
Hilary Persky, Princeton To the editor: For many years I walked and drove by the rain garden in front of the Senior Center at Spruce Circle on Harrison Street, taking great pleasure in its beauty and the knowledge that it was helping bees and butterflies. It was really lovely: I can recall seeing joe pye weed, cardinal flower, milkweed, and various grasses swaying gently, softening the otherwise undistinguished line of lawns, buildings, and same as always plantings. Read more...
Finding a solution between Hamas,Israel
Howard W. Silbersher, Princeton To the editor: I am a senior citizen and I live in consolidated Princeton. I have a first cousin, Marvin Silbersher, who celebrated his 90th birthday in June. Praise the Lord! I am proud of him. He is my hero and my role model. Read more...

Lifestyle

Add some peaches to your cooking
Peaches are really something special in the Garden State. We rank fourth in the nation in production, behind California, South Carolina and Georgia. More than 100 varieties ripen at different times through the summer, starting with white-fleshed and yellow cling peaches and nectarines (fuzzless peaches), and proceeding with yellow-fleshed, flat (or doughnut peaches) and nectarines throughout August and into September. Read more...
Add some peaches to your cooking
Peaches are really something special in the Garden State. We rank fourth in the nation in production, behind California, South Carolina and Georgia. More than 100 varieties ripen at different times through the summer, starting with white-fleshed and yellow cling peaches and nectarines (fuzzless peaches), and proceeding with yellow-fleshed, flat (or doughnut peaches) and nectarines throughout August and into September. Read more...
It's a Small World Celebration
When I was a kid growing up on Long Island in the 1970s and Read more...
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Arts and Entertainment

Add some peaches to your cooking
Peaches are really something special in the Garden State. We rank fourth in the nation in production, behind California, South Carolina and Georgia. More than 100 varieties ripen at different times through the summer, starting with white-fleshed and yellow cling peaches and nectarines (fuzzless peaches), and proceeding with yellow-fleshed, flat (or doughnut peaches) and nectarines throughout August and into September. Read more...
Add some peaches to your cooking
Peaches are really something special in the Garden State. We rank fourth in the nation in production, behind California, South Carolina and Georgia. More than 100 varieties ripen at different times through the summer, starting with white-fleshed and yellow cling peaches and nectarines (fuzzless peaches), and proceeding with yellow-fleshed, flat (or doughnut peaches) and nectarines throughout August and into September. Read more...
It's a Small World Celebration
When I was a kid growing up on Long Island in the 1970s and Read more...
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Business

BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Ewing medical group joins Princeton HealthCare
Welcome Honor Yoga has opened on Route 130 North in Hamilton Township. It's located in the Buckley Plaza between the Shoppes at Hamilton and Savoy's Restaurant. Honor Yoga offers four- week beginner classes, advanced classes, hot yoga, restorative, Vinyasa and family yoga. Honor Yoga can be reached at 609-414-7171. Read more...
BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: New ballet director, successful chamber event
Congratulations American Repertory Ballet has named Vanessa Logan as its new executive director. Logan joins ARB from Boston Ballet, where she most recently served as Chief of Staff. - - - Read more...
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Your Health

YOUR HEALTH: Time to get outside and start exercising
Summer is here, and if your gym membership went unused during the polar vortex, it's time to get outside, and to get exercising. Read more...
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...

Your Home

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...
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