Monday, November 11, 2019

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Exhibit Marks 25 Years for NJ Photography Forum

The New Jersey Photography Forum is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a Trenton City Museum exhibition that combines artwork with a survey of photography practices past and present.

A Composer Celebrates with Wit and Human Touch

Some of Paul Lansky's recent music will be heard in a special tribute concert, presented in honor of his 75th birthday at Princeton’s Richardson Auditorium on Sunday, November 10.

D&R Greenway’s Masquerade Ball

The D&R Greenway’s 2019 Masquerade Ball raised funds and spirits at the Johnson Education Center in Princeton.

Bristol Riverside Review: ‘Next to Normal’

‘Next to Normal’ is on a high musical plane, but the play underneath makes this production resonant, vivid, and powerful.

Music Review: NJ Symphony Orchestra

The concert by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, led by guest conductor Markus Stenz at Richardson Auditorium in Princeton, was a night of music with true international flair.

Survival Guide

Redeveloping Trenton Without the G-Word

Architect John Hatch will be a speaker and panelist in the next installment of the Trenton Economic Development series on Friday, November 8, at the Trenton Country Club.

The Future of Work Is Bright — for the Educated

Jane Oates says there are four major forces at work transforming the nature of work: longevity, technology, globalization, and a disconnected education system.

The Old Antiques Market Is Dead

David Rago speaks on the end of the traditional antiques market on November 7 at the Princeton Mercer Chamber luncheon.

Compliment or Insult? Microaggressions in the Workplace

Pamela Pruitt, director of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion at Rider University, will deliver a seminar on “micromessaging” and “microaggression” at a meeting of the Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce on Friday, November 1.

Can Trenton Get the Lead Out?

Isles is holding a symposium, “Lead Policy and the Law,” on Wednesday, November 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Seton Hall Law School in Newark.

Family Leave Is Getting More Generous

In January the New Jersey state legislature passed a law that makes Family Leave Insurance and Temporary Disability Insurance more generous, and gives more workers the right to access the programs. When the new FLI and TDI rules take effect in July, 2020, the changes could have a big impact for both employers and employees.

Keys to Biotech Funding: A Good Plan and Good People

The NJEDA will host a panel of experts on early stage investing in the life sciences on Thursday, October 24, at 5 p.m. at the NJ Bioscience Center incubator.

Fast Lane

On the Move: New Lease at BMS Campus, Healthcare Partnership, and More

A subsidiary of Croda International, a British specialty chemical company, is moving its headquarters to 70,000 square feet of office space at the former Bristol-Myers Squibb complex in Hopewell.

Get Ready for Months of Traffic Hell

Alexander Road is closing for nearly six months, and officials are predicting traffic tie-ups for the Princeton area.

On the Move: 20 Nassau Street, TerraCycle, Deaths

An iconic office building at the corner of Nassau and Chambers streets has been sold to a hotel developer.

On the Move: Innophos, NJ Transit, and More

Innophos, a Cranbury-based company that manufactures ingredients for everything from cupcakes to concrete, has been acquired by a private equity firm for nearly $1 billion.

Commentary

To the Editor: Three Cheers for Dor

A town’s success depends critically on its ability to engage community members of all walks of life to be active participants in local government, and for volunteers to feel that they can make a difference.

To the Editor: Wake Up, Princeton

The citizens of Princeton need to come to the rescue of this jewel of Princeton and raise their voice, “keep an independent Westminster in Princeton.”

A Smashing Success & A Call for Writers

47 years after it was first published, Anita Benarde's "The Pumpkin Smasher" is still a Halloween favorite.

Letters to the Editor

A thanks to Labyrinth Books, and a plea for pollinators.