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NJ’s Black Baseball Still Playing in History

New Jersey is home to lots of baseball history, including the creation of the Negro Leagues — now celebrating their 100th anniversary.

Off the Presses: ‘Lincoln on the Verge’

Historian Ted Widmer’s recently released book, “Lincoln on the Verge,” brings the era to life by taking readers on Lincoln’s 13-day, 1,900-mile train multi-city journey from his home in Springfield, Illinois, to the nation’s capital. The trip includes stops in Princeton and Trenton.

In Conversation: Black Stories in Art

The Arts Council of Princeton continues its monthly series of virtual conversations between artists on and curators on Tuesday, July 7, with a discussion between Mario Moore and James Steward.

Art of Quarantine VIII

Artists responded to U.S. 1’s invitation to share visual thoughts, feelings, and discoveries during our current health crisis.

Gallery Going: Peter Hugar’s ‘Susan Sontag, 1975’

With regional museums closed and waiting to reopen, we are continuing to remind readers of their important collections by highlighting visual art works you can visit as soon as social distancing practices change and museum doors are allowed to reopen to limited capacity on July 2.

Survival Guide

Mercer County College to Host Virtual Job Fair

Mercer County Community College’s James Kerney Campus is hosting its first virtual employment training fair via the Zoom conference platform on Wednesday, July 1.

Inspire Your Plan for Success

The Central New Jersey chapter of the Ellevate Network hosts a three-part "Inspired Action" workshop beginning July 2.

Virtual Business Meetings July 1 to 8

Upcoming online networking sessions, help for job seekers, webinars, and more.

Business Meetings June 24 to July 1

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

How to Re-Open

The Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce hopes to help companies navigate the intricacies of reopening with a free virtual session titled “Re-Opening: Best Practices for Getting Back to Business” on Friday, June 19.

Business Meetings June 17 to 24

Virtual networking, advice on reopening, sales tips, and more.

New Norm Marketing: How to Relaunch Your Business

Daniel Beldowicz, director of business development at CMA, leads a free webinar on how to relaunch your business on Wednesday, June 10.

Fast Lane

On the Move: Wilson School Renamed, Tech Council Rebranded, and More

Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School will now be known as the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs.

On the Move: BMS Campus Sold and More

Lincoln Equities Group has acquired the 1.2 million square foot Bristol-Myers Squibb campus in Hopewell.

Management Moves: Chamber CEO Crowley to Retire

Peter Crowley will retire from the Princeton Mercer Chamber at the end of 2020.

On the Move: Sales, Mergers, and More

Windsor Corporate Park sells for $26 million, CPA firms join forces, and more.

Commentary

A Letter from Mercer County Community College

This fall Mercer County Community College (MCCC) will offer three convenient and safe ways to make it easier for you and your families to make your education decisions.

Letters to the Editor

Thoughts on a college education, in person or remotely, and contact tracing.

Food, Race, Voting

Restaurants are open for outdoor dining, race is in the news, and what you need to know about New Jersey's primary election.

Police Accountability

I have spent much of the past two decades working at the raw intersection of policing and vulnerable populations. Based on those experiences, I have come to believe that unbiased, professional policing is the most essential mission to our republic’s well-being, and also, at times, the hardest.