Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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Off the Presses: Revolutionary Princeton 1774-1783

"Around 9 a.m., on the bitterly cold Friday, January 3, 1777, the terrifying sounds of musket and cannon fire made by several thousand soldiers finally diminished and became more distant,” starts William (Larry) Kidder in his new book, “Revolutionary Princeton 1774 - 1783: The Biography of an American Town.”

Time to Get Crazy About Jersey Dinosaurs

As a dinosaur-enthusiast from way back, I had an idea of what was running through the girl’s mind. That’s because these bigger-than-life once-real creatures are an enchanting potion of science, imagination, and mystery.

Area Record Shops Get to Turn Up the Volume

Record shops in the area that had been quieted by the pandemic get to turn up their volume with upcoming Record Store Days on Saturdays, October 24 and November 28.

Trenton City Museum and the Courage to Reopen

Joan Perkes and the Trenton City Museum are welcoming visitors back to its physical space while continuing to offer exhibition materials online.

Off the Presses: ‘Policing the Second Amendment’

Jennifer Carlson, author of the just released book, “Policing the Second Amendment: Guns, Law Enforcement, and the Politics of Race,” appears in conversation with Michael Sierra-Arvalo in a Labyrinth Books livestream on Thursday, October 22.

Survival Guide

Conference for Women Offers Platform for Growth and Connection

The annual NJ Conference for Women takes place virtually on October 29 and 30 and features a lineup of speakers with worldwide impact and experience.

Business Meetings October 28 to November 4

Upcoming webinars address topics related to COVID-19 as well as general business concerns.

For HomeWorks Founder, Community Counts

Natalie Tung speaks on her HomeWorks program in an October 23 Gotham Network webinar.

Apply Now for Phase 3 NJEDA Grants

Pre-registration is now open for Phase 3 of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program.

Virtual Business Meetings October 21 to 28

Upcoming webinars address topics related to COVID-19 as well as general business concerns.

Program to Honor NJ’s Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Mahesh Yadav of Lawrence-based Optima Global Solutions is among the recipients of this year's Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards.

Central New Jersey: Land of eCommerce

Major players in New Jersey’s industrial space market will address the implications of eCommerce in a virtual panel discussion hosted by the Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, October 15.

Fast Lane

Joseph Bonaparte’s Point Breeze Property Preserved

The New Jersey landscape and Delaware River overlooking the once palatial home and gardens of Joseph Bonaparte is being permanently preserved in the City of Bordentown.

On the Move: Rider, Edison, Deaths

Rider president to stay on into 2024; Edison invests in Budderfly, and more.

Billtrust to Merge, Go Public

Billtrust, the Lawrence-based provider of business-to-business payment processing solutions, announced its merger with South Mountain Merger Corporation.

On the Move: Mercer Street Friends, Bioclinica, Deaths

Mercer Street Friends has new board leadership, and Bioclincia has a new chief medical officer. Former Princeton Borough Mayor Marvin Reed has died.

Commentary

Have a Happy – and Safe – Halloween

With the spooky tradition of Halloween approaching in the shadows of a truly scary pandemic, the state of New Jersey has issued guidance for any determined trick-or-treaters, costumed party-goers, and others this Saturday, October 31.

Letters to the Editor

A search for bone marrow donors and reflections on the future of suburbia.

Letters to the Editor

The League of Women Voters encourages everyone to make a plan for voting. Plans for a mixed-use development in Flemington are progressing.

Apps & Elitists

A new app helps New Jersey's contact tracing efforts. A resident reflects on Princeton's elitism problem.