Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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Lighthouses Shine Bright for 20th Annual Challenge

The New Jersey Lighthouse Challenge — set for Saturday and Sunday, October 19 and 20 — is an annual event marking its 20th year of mixing history and fundraising with a contest.

Passage Theatre Review: ‘Dauphin Island’

Chocked with twists, revelations, and conflicts, Jeffry Chastang’s “Dauphin Island,” at Trenton’s Passage Theatre through October 27, satisfies most by its view of ordinariness.

Music Review: New World Spirit

The 2019-’20 Princeton University Concerts season opened at Richardson Auditorium last week with the program “New World Spirit,” featuring works with a distinct American flavor, and mostly penned by American composers.

Opportunities: Calls for Art, Plays, and More

West Windsor Arts Center seeks artwork, Lawrence Library seeks plays, and a drug take-back day is coming to Mercer County.

Pinelands Photographer Thinks Beyond the Lens

The New Jersey State Museum exhibition “Preserving the Pinelands: Albert Horner’s Portraits of a National Treasure,” opens on Saturday, October 12.

Survival Guide

Protecting Your Digital Life

Bob Gostischa, a computer security expert, gives a presentation on “protecting your digital life” to the Princeton PC Users Group on Tuesday, October 22, at 7 p.m.

Tips for a Successful Caretaker Contract

A new book by Lawrence resident Debra L. Hallisey examines how a relationship works when children become caretakers for their parents.

Why Corporate Leaders Should Join Nonprofit Boards

“Employee engagement at the local level allows us to participate as engaged members of the communities where we live and work," says Jennifer Brunelle of NRG.

Do You Know Your Purpose?

The path to success in a fast-moving, highly competitive, technology-driven business is a purpose-driven brand strategy, says consultant Jane Lauterbeck.

New Guide Helps Employers Navigate Marijuana Minefield

For the first time New Jersey’s medical marijuana law provides job protection to employees who use medical marijuana.

Fighting Prejudice, One App at a Time

Sociologist Ruha Benjamin will share some of her findings in a talk, “Are Robots Racist? Reimagining Technology, Equity, and the New Jim Code,” on Friday, October 4, at 2 p.m., in McCosh Hall 10 at Princeton University.

The Perfumer Who Couldn’t Smell

Firmenich perfumer Sabine de Tscharner will speak on Thursday, October 10, at “Redefining Success,” an event sponsored by Ellevate, a community of professional women.

Fast Lane

On the Move: Hooters, Seniors, Mergers, and More

The company that owns Hooters and other burger restaurants was acquired by a Cranbury-based biopharama in an unusual reverse merger.

Up for Auction: A 77-Acre Hopewell Estate

Deer Run Farm, located at 189 Woosamonsa Road in Pennington, will be auctioned off on October 10.

Princeton Physicist Wins Nobel Prize

James Peebles, a retired physics professor at Princeton University, was one of three winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize in physics.

Honors for Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Three area entrepreneurs were honored with Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards.

Commentary

Letters to the Editor

A thanks to Labyrinth Books, and a plea for pollinators.

To the Editor: Join Princeton’s Period Day Rally

Please join with us on October 19 so we can do even more to overcome period poverty and improve the lives of girls and women, enabling them to fully participate in school, work, and other activities.

Lions and Tigers and Bands, Oh My

Look ahead at this week's Princeton University football game -- and the many other upcoming events available in our calendar.

To the Editor: A+ for STREAM School

On September 14 and 15 a dozen volunteers attended STREAM School at the Watershed Institute Jacob’s Creek in Hopewell Township and Zion Crossing Park in Montgomery Township.