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Untying the Knot of Trying to Understand Abstract Art

A conversation with abstract artist and educator Tim Lefens brings to mind one of the more famous sentences in Jack Kerouac’s 1958 Beat novel On the Road:“The only people...

Polishing the Purity of Girls’ Voices for 20 Years

Founder and artistic director of the Princeton Girlchoir (PGC) Janet Westrick is a sociable creature. That’s how she came to be a choral conductor. “I was a piano major...

Lights, Camera, Education

The image of universities used to be that of professors lecturing from musty old books. Then in the Dot-com euphoria, universities went virtual, and promoted their wired campuses. But...

Newspaper Delivery from the U.K. to N.Y.C. via Princeton

Print doesn’t always have to fight with digital. One doesn’t invariably have to suffer at the hands of the other. Lately, of course, it has been digital that has...

U.S. 1’s Email Connection

We wouldn’t normally assign an article on the mail that arrives in our office every day, but since our editor (prompted by the recent news that the Postal Service...

Companies on the Move

AcquisitionAmerican List Counsel, 4300 Route 1, Building 2, CN 5219, Princeton 08543-5219; 609-580-2800; fax, 609-580-2818. Donn Rappaport, CEO. Home page: www.alc.com.Data marketing services provider ALC announced has acquired an...

Boxes For Housing?

Two RMJM architects, Felix Heidgen, right, and Thomas Nagy, far right, have figured out the most innovative way to put people into boxes, and more specifically, into stacked...

The Postman Always Rings Twice . . . But Not Everyday

When the news arrived last week that mail delivery might soon get cut back from six to five days a week, I felt a flicker of pain: The image...

Hire the Right Person for Every Position

Smaller businesses may imagine that good personnel practices are for the big guys down the block. But Linda Trignano, of HR Performance Solutions (www.hrperformance-solutions.com) of Pompton Lakes, believes that...