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Postscripts

A postscript to all the excellent reporting by the daily newspapers on Hurricane Irene. Some of us caught without power on Sunday and Monday tried to rely on Twitter...

Princeton Economist To Lead Job Growth

President Barack Obama has nominated Princeton University labor economist Alan Krueger to lead a revamped federal job growth initiative. Krueger would succeed Austan Goolsbee in the role. Krueger was...

The Life and Death of Buildings

As an architect specializing in projects that involve cultural and institutional landmarks (I have worked on an addition to the New Jersey State House and the upcoming renovation of...

The Life & Death of Buildings

As an architect specializing in projects that involve cultural and institutional landmarks (I have worked on an addition to the New Jersey State House and the upcoming renovation of...

Get Ready, Get Set, Game

Americans tend to like video games. A 2009 market research study by NPD Group concluded that 169.9 million Americans can be considered gamers in some way.But we are not...

Princeton Chamber To Sell Building

The Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce has outgrown its office space at 9 Vandeventer Avenue and is looking to sell. But it also is looking to stay in downtown...

Princeton Borough, 08542: By the Numbers

#b#Schools#/b#. Princeton Borough and Township comprise the Princeton Regional School District. The district has five elementary and middle schools and one high school.The Princeton school district generally receives high...

The Original Indie: The NJ Filmfest Turns 30

It’s a white-hot topic, and one that is getting even more explosive as the 2012 presidential election stirs up. It’s the role of Christianity in America, and particularly the...

The Science – & Art – of the Optimization Edge

All too often, executives make decisions based on the three Hs — history, hunches, and hierarchy. “If it worked before it will work again” is a familiar mantra. So...

Is Optimization for U.S. 1?

Summer Reading, 2011, Part II. Little did I know it, but the groundwork for my second piece of summer reading was set in a parking lot in Ewing, as...