Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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Playwright Puts Virtual Spotlight on Passage Fundraiser

Former Passage Theater associate artistic director David Lee White is participating in a digital fundraiser to help Passage address COVID-19-related revenue losses.

Gallery Spotlight: The Artful Deposit

As part of our commitment to keeping regional readers informed about our rich cultural community, U.S.1 is taking some quick peeks into regional art galleries and sharing a few finds.

Opportunities

Calls for poetry and grant applications and opportunities to help as a nurse, a naturalist, or even as a secret Santa.

Pine Barrens Gets Star Treatment at NJ Film Fest

The New Jersey Film Festival at Rutgers University in New Brunswick puts the lens on a major New Jersey subject on Friday, October 9, with the online presentation of “The Pine Barrens.”

Noted Pinelands Photographer Refocuses on Activism

Photographer and activist Albert Horner shares some thoughts noted in his blog “Pine Barrens Under Siege.”

Survival Guide

Program to Honor NJ’s Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Mahesh Yadav of Lawrence-based Optima Global Solutions is among the recipients of this year's Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards.

Central New Jersey: Land of eCommerce

Major players in New Jersey’s industrial space market will address the implications of eCommerce in a virtual panel discussion hosted by the Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, October 15.

Virtual Business Meetings October 14 to 21

Upcoming webinars address topics related to COVID-19 as well as general business concerns.

Interchange: ‘Pine Mud’ Exposes ORV Damage to Pine Barrens

Unfortunately for wildlife, the Pine Barrens are a popular destination for off-road vehicle drivers whose idea of fun is tearing through wetlands, streams, ponds, and dunes, turning them into giant mud puddles.

Virtual Business Meetings October 7 to 14

Upcoming webinars address topics related to COVID-19 as well as general business concerns.

Princeton Community Works Launches Conversation Series

Princeton Community Works is launching a series of free online discussions to bring nonprofits together in these challenging times.

Virtual Business Meetings September 30 to October 7

Upcoming webinars address topics related to COVID-19 as well as general business concerns.

Fast Lane

Princeton, Rider Receive Substantial Gifts

Major donations are funding a new residential college at Princeton University and upgrades to athletic facilities at Rider University.

Management Moves: McCarter, LALDEF, and MCCC

McCarter Theater has a new associate artistic director, and LALDEF and the MCCC Foundation have made additions to their boards.

On the Move: Grants, Transactions, Deaths

Integra sells an orthopedics unit. DiamiR receives NIH grants, and a Princeton chemist earns a MacArthur Fellowship.

Landau Owners to Retire

Robert and Henry Landau, owners of the 106-year-old woolens shop, have announced their retirement.

Commentary

Letters to the Editor

The League of Women Voters encourages everyone to make a plan for voting. Plans for a mixed-use development in Flemington are progressing.

Apps & Elitists

A new app helps New Jersey's contact tracing efforts. A resident reflects on Princeton's elitism problem.

How Lines of Thought Became Lines of Type

The lines of thought on the cover gave us our own lines of thought about the issue and the image.

Truth in Accounting Has Bad News for NJ

Truth in Accounting, a Chicago, Illinois, nonprofit dedicated to educating and empowering citizens with government financial information, releases an annual report on the health of each of the United States. The report just released reports the following — with grim news for New Jersey.