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B: Pam Hersh It was serendipity, not Legacy.com that showed me the relationship between Apollo 11 and former Princeton Township Mayor Bernie Miller. Apollo 11 and Bernie are both celebrating big milestones. The Apollo 11 spaceflight that landed the first two...
A young classics professor puts her career — and her love life — in peril, and calls on the gods of ancient Greece to save her. Things don’t go according to plan when the gods who show up are...
By Pam Hersh The elderly couple living at Stonebridge Senior Living Community retirement community in Skillman interrupted my perusal of sparkling water bottles at ShopRite, in order to tell me I “had” to write about an upcoming choral concert at...
“Captain Marvel,” Marvel’s 21st installment and penultimate chapter of its Phase Three in its Cinematic Universe was released in theaters last week and box offices around the world have been flourished by the overwhelming number of moviegoers, which is...
Grounds For Sculpture will host The 14th Early Music Festival on March 24. The 42-acre not-for-profit sculpture garden, museum and arboretum located in Hamilton will feature Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque and Early American music sung and played by many of the...
By: Pam Hersh The one ingredient Dorothy “Dor” Mullen sprinkles into every recipe she creates is change. Known in Princeton as a chef, gardener, counselor, life coach and preacher of healthy eating, she is above all else a change-agent. Dor...
Now that the Academy Awards have come to an end, I’ll be switching over to the smaller screen this week and talking about a television series that concluded its first season last week, “A Million Little Things.” When it comes...
Opera stars Lawrence Brownlee and Eric Owens came together at the McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton on Feb. 24 to perform a unique collaboration. Bass-baritone Owens, who is known as an interpreter of classic works, was joined by Grammy-nominated tenor...
Metuchen resident and local quilter, Jennifer Strauser had her work featured at QuiltCon 2019, an international modern quilt convention that was scheduled to run from Feb. 21-24 in Nashville. Held annually by Modern Quilt Guild (MQG), the organization is a...
Over 90 percent of serial killers are men. Over 50 percent are white. But only one serial killer is president. At least that's the case in the world of Robert Wolinsky's upcoming comic "SKOTUS: Serial Killer of the United...
By Pam J. Hersh “The great thing about journalism is that it lets us indulge all of our curiosities,” said Landon “Lanny” Jones, Princeton University alumnus (class of ’66), a renowned, award-winning Princeton-based journalist, author and editor. I got to know...
East Brunswick natives Charlie Wachtel and David Rabinowitz brought home the king of all awards this past Sunday as their adapted screenplay for “BlacKkKlansman” won the Academy Award. I had the opportunity to sit down with the two of...
By Pam Hersh Maclean Street in Princeton, for the past six months, has been a quieter and sadder street then it was when I first moved to the neighborhood five years ago. One of the street’s shining lights went out on...
The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) has been named the recipient of the $1.75 million grant from The Edward T. Cone Foundation. In recognition of this and the Foundation’s prior gifts to the PSO’s endowment, the orchestra’s two most prestigious positions...
By Paul Kaiser, M.D. Want to keep your brain healthy? Start with your heart. The same factors that increase your risk for a heart attack – namely high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes – also increase your risk for stroke. That’s...
My favorite night is upon us! What I personally wait for each and every year is finally here. After weeks of making sure to see film after film, it all comes down to the night of the 24th. The...
Receiving nominations at the Golden Globes, Screen Actor’s Guild, British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) and the Grammy’s for her performance in “A Star is Born,” Lady Gaga has topped it all off by receiving what most people in the...
by Pam Hersh Happy birthday to the Princeton Adult School (PAS), which turned 80 years old in January. I am particularly enthusiastic about PAS, because it has two ageless and appealing characteristics: it is older than I am; and it...
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