Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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It’s Time to Make the Season Merry & Bright

Traditions abound this season and bring to life beloved musical works and plays to brighten the spirits in this time of year when sunlight is limited and the world seems dark.

Musicians Get Brassy with Free Bordentown Concert

Trenton Brass Quintet Plus One performs at Randy Now’s Man Cave in Bordentown on Thursday, December 5.

Dance Review: American Repertory Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’

American Repertory Ballet's production of "The Nutcracker" is chock-full of spectacular dancing by individual performers.

Opportunities: Auditions and Chances to Give Back

Auditions for Princeton Ballet School and Somerset Valley Players, and shoe give-away, and volunteer opportunities.

Celebrating Women Artists ‘at the Leading Edge’

The Zimmerli Art Museum honors the achievements of early Douglass alumnae and faculty in an exhibition on view through March 1.

Survival Guide

Decluttering a Busy Leader’s Mind

Harriet Stein speaks on “Mind Full or Mindful? Decluttering the Busy Leader’s Mind” at a dinner meeting of the Human Resources Management Association on Monday, December 9.

How to Manage Marijuana in the Workplace

Judy Sailer leads a webinar titled “Best Practices for Marijuana in the Workplace” Thursday, December 5, from 11 a.m. to noon.

Using Technology to Help Veterans

Former VA secretary David Shulkin visits the Princeton Tech Meetup on Monday, December 2, to discuss his book, “It Shouldn’t Be This Hard To Serve Your Country.”

Breaking Into E-Commerce

Anuj Kumar will speak on “Succeeding with eCommerce and Selling Online” on Tuesday, December 3, at 6 p.m. at Plainsboro Public Library

Making Green with Sustainable Investing

C-Change Conversations and the Bendheim Center for Finance are sponsoring a talk by Andrew Winston, “Global Megatrends and their Impact on Business and Sustainable Investing,” on Wednesday, November 20.

Affordable Housing Really Does Exist in Princeton

A November 25 event at Princeton Public Library includes a history of affordable housing in Princeton, the eligibility process, and how to apply.

How to Get Money

Parag Nevatia of EZ Funding Solutions says the key to understanding why it can be difficult — and to eventually getting approval for a business loan — is to think like a banker.

Fast Lane

Accused Ponzi Scheme Couple Arrested Over Unrelated Iraq War Contract

Princeton residents Ford and Katherine Graham were arrested November 21, accused of contempt of court for failing to comply with a court order in a case that dates back to the invasion of Iraq in 2003.

American Cyanamid Site Sold for $40 Million

The 558-acre former American Cyanamid tract has a new owner. What that means for the future of the property is anyone’s guess.

Next for Bai Founder: Spiked Seltzer

Alcohol may be a neurotoxin, but a local company is putting a healthy spin on alcoholic beverages by launching Crook & Marker, a spiked soda brand.

Deaths

John F. Stevens, 60, died on November 22.

Commentary

To the Editor: Save Our Institutions

Letters in support of Westminster Choir College and Princeton Community TV, and a call to action to stop the PennEast Pipeline.

Reaching Beyond the Community

Two stories in last week's paper reached well beyond the Princeton area.

Editor’s Notes: A 10-Year Anniversary, a Traffic Nightmare

A reader is frustrated with towns' efforts to mitigate the effects of the Alexander Road bridge closure.

Cheers to 35 Years

U.S. 1 celebrates its 35th anniversary this month. A lot has changed, but the vision the paper was founded with is still its driving force.