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With negotiations still at a deadlock, a state-appointed mediator has been assigned to help the Princeton Board of Education and teacher’s union agree on a new three-year contract.

At its Aug. 26 meeting, board member and negotiations spokesman Patrick Sullivan said a third party mediator from the Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC) has been assigned to the case. The mediator will be present at the next negotiations meeting on Sept. 11, which will make it a little more than a month since both sides met.


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PRINCETON: Three more bats found with rabies
Three more bats testing positive for rabies were removed from people's homes within the last week, said Princeton animal control officer Mark Johnson on Wednesday afternoon. Read more...
PRINCETON: Hospital site demolition could start on Thursday
The demolition of some buildings closest to the parking garage at the former hospital site on Witherspoon Street is planned to begin as early as Thursday, Sept. 4. Read more...
PRINCETON: Summer in Princeton and the livin' is easy
It was a late Friday afternoon and Hinds Plaza was comfortably full with people lounging about, soaking up the last bit of the August day's sunshine. Whether they realized it or not, they were collectively pulling off what most would consider a miracle: not one was staring into a cell phone. Read more...

Sports

WEST WINDSOR: Bollaci succeeds Miller for Pirate girls
For six years, Allysa Bollaci has been helping to groom the up-and-coming players in the West Windsor-Plainsboro High South girls soccer program. Read more...
MONTGOMERY: O'Hagan takes over Cougar girls
When an injury felled him in high school, Sean O'Hagan found out how much he enjoyed coaching. Read more...


Opinions

EDITORIAL: Getting to school safely
It's back-to-school time again and, in addition to buying new clothes and supplies, it's a good time to remember safety rules while driving, walking and busing. Read more...
EDITORIAL: AvalonBay gets its go-ahead
The Princeton Council and developer AvalonBay have come to an agreement on the proposed 280-unit residential project - again. Read more...
EDITORIAL: West Windsor police take the challenge
How about a big, wet round of applause for the approximately 30 members of the West Windsor Police Department who agreed to accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Wednesday and were hosed down by two firetrucks filled with icy cold water. Read more...

Your Views

Special Olympics New Jersey thanks Rutgers Football, Coach Flood
Marc S. Edenzon, resident and CEO, Special Olympics New Jersey Read more...
Questions of safety remain on former hospital demolition
Multiple signers To the editor: With regard to the decision of Princeton Council to settle the lawsuit with AvalonBay and allowing the demolition of the hospital site to proceed, there were questions asked that still have not been completely answered. Read more...
Rally for Michael Brown was energizing, healing
Daniel A. Harris, Princeton To the editor: The Princeton parade and rally called ''Justice for Michael Brown'' was an overwhelming, energizing, healing and sometimes scary event. Over 125 people, truly a rainbow of our diverse population, came from Ewing, Hopewell, South Brunswick and Trenton, as well as Princeton, to hear nearly a dozen speakers demand justice and the equal application of law for all citizens, regardless of ''race'' or color. Read more...

Lifestyle

Focusing on fresh and local
When Chef Fabian Quiros is hard at work, he's guided by two things: The lessons he learned as a young boy in Costa Rica, where he watched his grandfather and mother cook, and an unstoppable drive to find both balance and freshness. Read more...
LOOSE ENDS: Working for peace and justice
I would like to propose marching to a different beat - creating a march motivated not by protest against a societal bad, but rather by celebration of a societal good. 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...

Arts and Entertainment

Focusing on fresh and local
When Chef Fabian Quiros is hard at work, he's guided by two things: The lessons he learned as a young boy in Costa Rica, where he watched his grandfather and mother cook, and an unstoppable drive to find both balance and freshness. Read more...
LOOSE ENDS: Working for peace and justice
I would like to propose marching to a different beat - creating a march motivated not by protest against a societal bad, but rather by celebration of a societal good. 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...

Business

BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Jammin' Crepes to open in downtown Princeton
Coming soon I recently had a chance to find out more about a new business coming to downtown Princeton. Read more...
BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Frontier Airlines adding flights to Florida, Bahamas
Coming soon Frontier Airlines will be expanding its service at Trenton-Mercer Airport in Ewing to 18 destinations with the addition of nonstop flights to Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Florida, beginning Friday, Nov. 21. Beginning on Nov. 20, Frontier Airlines will offer non-stop service to Nassau, Bahamas. Flights to Nassau will be offered twice weekly on Thursdays and Sundays. Visit www.flyfrontier.com/trenton for more information. Read more...
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...
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Your Health

YOUR HEALTH: The importance of vaccinations
Based on the numbers of lives saved alone, vaccines are the most effective advances in modern medicine. In April, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that a program launched in the 1990s aimed at increasing vaccination rates among low-income children is expected to prevent more than 700,000 deaths, Reuters reported. Read more...
YOUR HEALTH: Separating flu facts from fiction
Cold and flu season seems to arrive earlier and earlier each year. As more people begin to sniffle and sneeze and feel lousy, they may look for ways to shorten the time they spend battling the flu. 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...

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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