Princeton Packet

Rider University task force will evaluate Van Cleve house, other possible ties to slavery

Seeking to learn more about its potential ties to slavery, Rider University has created a task force to research its possible historical relationship and...

Notre Dame High School will offer alternating weeks of in-person, virtual instruction

Notre Dame High School will open the 2020 fall semester with a combination of in-person and remote learning. In an email to parents and students,...

Community members debate if, how to rename John Witherspoon Middle School

John Witherspoon's name will likely be taken off the John Witherspoon Middle School on Walnut Lane, but what name will replace it? There was no...

Jewish Federations train communal leaders on how to de-escalate violent acts

The Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey, in partnership with Jewish Federations of Greater MetroWest and Northern NJ, presented H.A.R.M. (hostility, anger,...

Multicultural conference will address cultural humility and mental health

The NAMI NJ (National Alliance on Mental Illness) 2020 Virtual Multicultural Conference, based on the themes of cultural humility and mental health, will be...

Common calendar, Packet papers, July 31

Editor's Note: Please call before attending any event. As of press time, certain restrictions were still in place due to the coronavirus outbreak.C   Canceled The Bryn...

Blood donors will have chance to win a trip to an amusement park

Grace Church of North Brunswick will hold the “We’re All in This Together” blood drive for the American Red Cross from 2-7 p.m. Aug....

Municipal court changes allow for case resolution without in-person appearance  

Members of the public can now ask a prosecutor to review their matters and may be able to resolve their case without having to...
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Director navigates Princeton Festival from overseas, amongst challenges from COVID-19

Executive and artistic directors such as Richard Tang Yuk had to quickly adapt their arts organization to a new terrain in the era of...

Mercer artist to display License Plate Maps at Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market

Editor's note: As of July 30, John S. Rounds said he will have to cancel his appearance this weekend. However, those interested in his...

Dept. of Agriculture announces instructions about unsolicited seeds packages

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture has received reports of individuals receiving unsolicited seeds through the mail from China. Unsolicited seeds could be invasive, introduce...

Eight candidates will vie for three seats on Princeton school board

An eight-way race has shaped up for three seats on the Princeton Public Schools Board of Education, following the July 27 deadline to file...

Princeton schools reopening plan approved

School district officials have put the finishing touches on the Princeton Public Schools' re-entry plan for students for the 2020-21 school year, and have...

Hello Kitty Cafe Truck to stop by Menlo Park Mall on Aug. 1

The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck will stop by the Menlo Park Mall, Edison, near the Jersey Strong entrance, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug....

Democratic legislators want K-12 school year to begin with all-remote learning

New Jersey Assembly Democrats Mila Jasey, Pamela Lampitt and Joann Downey have announced they are planning to introduce legislation that would - if passed...

Princeton Health president, CEO to step down by 2021

Barry S. Rabner, who led Penn Medicine Princeton Health from a small community health system into a regional leader widely recognized for high quality,...

Civil Rights Commission discusses policing and racial diversity with local officials

As communities across the state work toward furthering discussions on governance and policing, Princeton has already done so with a forum hosted by the...

Ordinance allows for 200 rental apartments across from Princeton Shopping Center

Despite opposition from some neighbors whose homes back up to the Princeton Shopping Center, the Princeton Council approved an ordinance that would allow for...
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