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LOOSE ENDS 7/3: An interview with the Mayor of Princeton

By Pam Hersh When you tell your friends and colleagues that you are retiring one year before you actually leave, that last year at work...

LOOSE ENDS 6/26: Raising awareness for lung cancer

By Pam Hersh Two weeks ago, I received an email from my friend Isabella de la Houssaye asking me to join her friends and family...

LOOSE ENDS 6/19: Joe Greene and his company

By Pam Hersh I am no Pollyanna, but I discovered several glass-is-half-full aspects of this COVID-19 pandemic. The very clean glass becomes even fuller when...

LOOSE ENDS 6/12: The Princeton Ballet School (PBS) of the American Repertory Ballet performs...

By Pam Hersh A birthday celebration on June 13 will have a particularly graceful, albeit virtual, demeanor, when the Princeton Ballet School (PBS) of the...

LOOSE ENDS 5/29: Princeton artist Ryan Stark Lilienthal

By Pam Hersh In the current phase of social isolation life, I became particularly nostalgic for social mingling, when I walked past Small World (the...

LOOSE ENDS 5/22: Reopening of Alexander Road pales in comparison to COVID-19 crisis

By Pam Hersh In hyperbolic language similar to what I hear from my six-year-old grandson, several of my friends declared a few months ago that...

LOOSE ENDS 5/15: Cranbury Station Gallery virtual classes ‘help keep it together’

by Pam Hersh The good news is that artist and business entrepreneur Kathy Morolda, the owner of Cranbury Station Gallery (CSG) in Princeton and Monroe,...

LOOSE ENDS 5/8: The upsides of a virtual gala

By Pam Hersh My friends are worried that the COVID-19 social distancing has made me go off the deep end – into a pool of...

LOOSE ENDS 4/24: Stopping the devastation of COVID-19

By Pam Hersh In the spring of 2019, Dr. Craig Gronczewski, the chair of Emergency Services at Penn Medicine Princeton Health, was focused on operational...

Loose Ends 4/17: The Trenton Health Team

At 7 p.m. each night in New York City, residents stand on patios, on rooftops and in doorways to clap and cheer wildly for...

LOOSE ENDS 4/10: Connectivity

By Pam Hersh The current celebration of Passover (April 8-16) is a time when all of us – no matter what our faith - are...

LOOSE ENDS 3/27: Kevin Wilkes: Commitment to the Paul Robeson Project

By Pam Hersh As COVID-19 was halting all activity in Princeton, architect Kevin Wilkes was doing his best to ramp it up. The construction activity...

“In light of the COVID-19 Pandemic…”

By Pam Hersh “In light of the COVID-19 Pandemic...” “With an abundance of caution...” These now clichéd phrases begin every announcement of another cancellation resulting from this...

Emily Mann’s passion for mentoring

By Pam Hersh I thought I had written about every aspect of Emily Mann’s 30-year run as artistic director of McCarter Theatre in Princeton. In past...

“McVicker at 90: A Retrospective,” by artist Charles McVicker.

By Pam Hersh On Saturday, Feb. 29 , I went from interacting with masses of toilet-paper-buying people at Costco (apparently one of the effects of...

Loose Ends 1/24: ‘A Very Special Evening with Ruth Bader Ginsburg’

By Pam Hersh Princeton Council member Leticia Fraga thought she was getting an early Christmas present. In fact, it may have been an early Martin Luther...

Loose Ends 1/10: Riding the current into a better 2020

By Pam Hersh Climate crisis, Iran/Iraq/North Korea/China/Yemen/Venezuela, mass shootings, stabbings, ethnic hate, massive debt, a dismal ranking for NJ as a business friendly state (Forbes...

Health Matters 1/10: Is a plant-based diet right for you? 

By Rameck Hunt, M.D.  A plant-based diet – consisting mostly or entirely of nutrient-dense vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts and seeds – can have many...
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