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TCNJ Hit with Credit Downgrade, Princeton Alumni Corps Receives Grant

In this week's Fast lane news, Fitch Ratings of Chicago has given a negative rating to The College of New Jersey’s bonds and The Princeton Alumni Corps has received a $15,000 grant.

Rabbi Jacob Best Adler Joins Belle Mead Kehilat Shalom Temple

The Belle Mead Kehilat Shalom temple has appointed Jacob Best Adler, known to the congregation as “Rabbi Jake” as its new Rabbi.

Beth Noveck Named State’s First Chief Innovation Officer

Governor Phil Murphy has appointed Beth Noveck, a former Obama administration official, as the state’s first chief innovation officer.

Taneshia Nash Laird Resigns from Arts Council of Princeton

The Arts Council of Princeton is looking for a new executive director following the resignation of Taneshia Nash Laird, who had led the organization since January, 2017.

Studios Are Empty, But Learning Ally Keeps Recording

Office-based recording booths inside the studio of Learning Ally have given way to home-based recording.

The Trenton Literacy Movement is on a Quest to Reshape Trenton

A dire economic future faces the vast majority of Trenton’s second graders. While the causes are many and complex, there is a life-saving remedy, and that is what The Trenton Literacy Movement is all about.

Kathryn Foster Brings a Fresh Perspective to The College of New Jersey

Kathryn Foster, the new president of The College of New Jersey, has a chance to bring a new perspective and evaluate things afresh while keeping the momentum gained by her predecessor.

An Invitation to a Walk in Rail Park, Philadelphia’s New Elevated Public Space

This past June a magnificent new outdoor art park opened in the Callowhill area of Philadelphia. Dubbed the Rail Park, the concept has been simmering for almost a decade.

A Bounty of Summer Fresh Art for the Picking

The summer pace is slow but the area’s museums and galleries are busy and open — offering treats for the eyes and food for thought.

Review: ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ Rocks Bucks County Playhouse

New Hope’s Bucks County Playhouse's production of “Million Dollar Quartet” is a surefire blood-pumping musical that has an old hound dog of a script, but good old rock and roll that shakes our nerves and rattles our brains.