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Trenton Barber Lathers Up Good Feelings and Kindness

85-year-old Joe Festa has operated his South Warren Street barber shop for 60 years.

Off The Presses: ‘Reinventing Masculinity’

"Reinventing Masculinity: The Liberating Power of Compassion and Connection” — by Edward M. Adams and Ed Frauenheim — joins the ongoing discussion regarding the psychological situation of men in a changing world, especially contemporary American men.

Gallery Director Balances Safety and Access to Art

It’s a bright winter afternoon and Mercer County Community College Gallery director Alice Thompson is busy interacting with regional artists picking up their artwork and helping Thompson get ready for 2021 exhibitions.

Theaters Get Creative to Engage Remote Audiences

More than nine months after stages went dark at the onset of the pandemic, theaters and other entertainment spaces are still unable to book musicians, movies, and plays, or pack the house with happy crowds.

GFS Seeks to Bolster Hamilton Arts Community

When it comes to arts and culture in Hamilton Township, seemingly everyone agrees on one thing: It all starts with Grounds For Sculpture.

Survival Guide

Community Works Goes Virtual

Princeton Community Works offers 32 workshops for nonprofit professionals, board members, and volunteers in a virtual format.

Women in Development Hosts Open House

Women in Development offers an open house for prospective members.

Business Meetings January 20 to 27

Networking events, advice from entrepreneurs and business owners, and more.

Learn to Serve on a Nonprofit Board

NonProfitConnect, a nonprofit committed to strengthening nonprofits and their boards, is offering a five-week BoardConnect series focused on building skills to serve on a nonprofit board.

Keiretsu Forum Adds Princeton Chapter

Keiretsu Forum, a global community of private equity angel investors, venture capitalists, and corporate/institutional investors, has launched a North Jersey chapter.

Business Meetings January 13 to 20

Networking gatherings and advice for business owners, job hunters, and more.

Nature Watching in Winter

Winter may seem quiet, almost like nature is taking a break. But is this true?

Fast Lane

People in the News: Gilmour, Nelson, Deaths

Tom Gilmour announced his retirement from TDA. IAS' Alondra Nelson was named to a role in the Biden administration.

D&R Greenway Announces Newly Preserved Lands

The D&R Greenway announced the preservation of several new parcels of land at the end of 2020.

COVID Forces Changes to Tax Aide Program

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program will not be offered at any physical sites in Mercer County this year, the group announced.

Management Moves: Princeton Health, Princeton Festival, and More

James Demetriades has been named to replace Barry Rabner as CEO of Penn Medicine Princeton Health.

Commentary

In Further Remembrance of Seward Johnson

A reader offers a poetic remembrance of the late Seward Johnson.

Letters to the Editor

Notes on Dohm Alley, volunteering in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., and food donations at the West Windsor Farmers' Market. Plus, free COVID tests for Mercer County residents.

On the Cover

The cover image is a detail of noted regional artist J. Seward Johnson, Jr.’s, “Alone.”

Revolutionizing Work Opportunities for People with Disabilities

A pair of Rutgers researchers finds that the ability to work from home is an accommodation that may especially benefit those with mobility impairments.