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Princeton Councilman Patrick Simon shakes hands with Marc Dashield at Monday's meeting. Staff photo by Philip Sean Curran
Marc D. Dashield, a self-described "public administration geek" who has spent more than 20 years in the public sector, was tabbed Monday as the next municipal administrator to run the daily affairs of Princeton municipal government.

"This is a great community to work for and a great opportunity," he said after the Princeton Council voted, 6-0, to appoint him to replace the retiring Robert W. Bruschi. "I had to take the opportunity."


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MONTGOMERY: Former state official, health care leader and wife die in fire
MONTGOMERY - The president and CEO of Cooper Health System and his wife died Sunday morning after a fire broke out inside their home on Meadow Run Drive in Skillman. Read more...
PRINCETON: Firefighters extinguish basement blaze
Princeton fire officials are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out in the basement of a house at 59 Murray Place Monday afternoon. There were no injuries to firefighters or the occupants. Read more...
WEST WINDSOR: Now, that's Italian
WEST WINDSOR - For 15 years, John Scarpati has taken it upon himself to keep tradition alive for thousands of Italian Americans. Read more...

Sports

WEST WINDSOR: Owusu-Boahan effort is rewarded
Trailing by a goal late in the game the West Windsor-Plainsboro North boys soccer needed a big play and Nana Owusu-Boahen provided just what the Knights needed. Read more...
PRINCETON: Tigers rebound to thump Davidson
Dre Nelson and the Princeton University football team took a different attitude into last week's practice after losing at San Diego. Read more...


Opinions

EDITORIAL: Happy birthday to No. 1
The years have been kind to Montgomery Fire Company No. 1, which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year at a party next week. Read more...
EDITORIAL: Raises for mayor, council
Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert and three members of the Princeton Council gave themselves raises this week, less than two years into consolidation. It was a wrong decision. Read more...
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Your Views

AS I SEE IT: Remember the MoU?
In December 2011, three of five Borough Council members voted to approve Princeton University's ''arts,'' ''transit,'' and ''education'' ''neighborhood.'' In other words, Nassau Hall got the zoning changes it needed to Read more...
Event highlights issue of food insecurity in town
Ross Wishnick, Bill Schofield, Bob Rabner, Molly Chrein, Andrea Spalla, Leticia Fraga Nadler, Elisa Neira Read more...
Are your investments doing good for ourplanet?
Thedore Casparian, Princeton This Sunday saw a huge outpouring of concern for our planet and how changes in its climate, both past and expected in the near future, have had and will have an impact. Read more...

Lifestyle

One hundred years strong
When supporters gather on Oct. 5 to celebrate the Cent'anni (100th anniversary) of Dorothea's House in Princeton, they might think, for a moment, that they've arrived at an Italian wedding. Read more...
LOOSE ENDS: An honor earned
I would bet that this is a first for Princeton resident Nancy Beck. Probably never in her long and productive professional and volunteer careers has anyone compared her to a coffee table book. Read more...
Serving up big taste with small-batch coffee
J. David Waldman remembers well the first time he tasted coffee. Read more...

Arts and Entertainment

One hundred years strong
When supporters gather on Oct. 5 to celebrate the Cent'anni (100th anniversary) of Dorothea's House in Princeton, they might think, for a moment, that they've arrived at an Italian wedding. Read more...
LOOSE ENDS: An honor earned
I would bet that this is a first for Princeton resident Nancy Beck. Probably never in her long and productive professional and volunteer careers has anyone compared her to a coffee table book. Read more...
Serving up big taste with small-batch coffee
J. David Waldman remembers well the first time he tasted coffee. Read more...

Business

BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Princeton lawyer reappointed to high court panel
Congratulations Jeffrey M. Gradone, a partner in the Princeton office of Archer and Greiner P.C., has been reappointed to serve as a member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on the Tax Court for the 2014-2016 term. The committee is comprised of members of the bench and tax bar as well as representatives of taxpayers' groups, local, county and state tax administrators and others concerned with the administration and review of the New Jersey tax laws. Read more...
BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Thouin elected to board of Enable Inc.
Congratulations Lisa M. Thouin, CPA, CGMA, managing director of The Mercadien Group, principal in Mercadien, P.C., Certified Public Accountants, and co-leader of its Nonprofit Services Group, has been elected to the board of trustees of Enable Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals with permanent and chronic physical or cognitive disabilities and senior citizens to live full and independent lives in the community. Enable achieves its mission by providing services, support and living arrangements to afflicted individuals and their families throughout central New Jersey. Readers can learn more by visiting www.mercadien.com. Read more...
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Your Health

YOUR HEALTH: Recognizing signs of breast cancer can save your life
As with many types of cancer, breast cancer is most successfully treated when it is detected early. Read more...
HEALTH MATTERS: Cholesterol: The good, the bad and the deadly
We all have cholesterol, but rarely do we think of it in a good context. Read more...
YOUR HEALTH: The importance of vaccinations
Below are a few of the findings from recent studies: Read more...
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Your Home

YOUR HOME: Decorating tips from the pros
With summer waning and cooler weather on the horizon, perhaps you're beginning to run through your mind a list of indoor projects. 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...
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