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Hamilton Township: A Property Tax Bargain

There are multiple ways to measure the property tax burden of a town: looking at the overall rate or the average tax bill being the most common. A recent...

To the Editor: More on Dr. McPhee

Richard K. Rein’s very good story about John McPhee (October 18) reminds me of my own encounter with his father when I was a sophomore at Princeton. His...

A Musical Chamber of Film Horrors Arrives at the Princeton Garden Theater

With the looming inevitability of Halloween, the Princeton Garden Theater gets into the restless spirit of things with screenings of two horror classics accompanied by live music. “The Phantom...

It’s All Performance for Blues Singer McDonough

Peter McDonough Jr. is known to many as Rutgers University’s vice president of external affairs. To others he is former Gov. Christie Whitman’s communications director. Then there is that...

Home Hardware Designs: ‘Jewelry for Your Home’

Jay Jones sells high-end hardware and plumbing for homes or well-appointed businesses. His store, Home Hardware Designs at the Glen Roc Plaza in Ewing, sells faucets, sinks, bathtubs, toilets,...

On the Trail of Princeton’s Literary Lion John McPhee

John McPhee can surprise you.More than 52 years ago I was a high school senior, hoping to gain admission to Princeton University, and someone gave me John McPhee’s book...

Princeton University’s Endowment Grows by $1.6 Billion

Princeton University says its endowment grew by $1.6 billion, or about 12.5 percent, in the fiscal year ended June 30, bringing it to a total of $23.8 billion. The...

Professor Will Howarth’s Question for a Shy John McPhee

My connection to John McPhee began as a happy accident. In 1966 I arrived at Princeton as a non-Ivy product, trained at universities in Illinois and Virginia. I had...

Jennifer Weiner on John McPhee

In a 2016 interview with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, best-selling author Jennifer Weiner recalled her college years studying English at Princeton (Class of 1991). She remembered “how soft-spoken and...

Einstein’s Alley Shines Light on Princeton Corporate Plaza

If the Route 1 corridor is “Einstein’s Alley,” then the Princeton Corporate Plaza, on Deer Park Drive off Route 1 in Monmouth Junction, just might be Einstein’s Office Park....