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Westminster Choir Celebrates 100 Years

Every year at this time, Westminster Choir returns, following an extensive tour, to reunite with the Princeton community through its annual Homecoming Concert.

Get Outside and Beat the Winter Blues at Howell Farm

For families looking for some old-fashioned outdoor fun, Howell Farm is reopening after its December hiatus.

The Region’s Stained Glass Legacy Continues

While the practice of creating the glass reaches back centuries, the practice has also been very much alive in this region, where there are links connecting glass artists and traditions.

McCarter Review: ‘Goodnight Nobody’

Shared laughs turn movingly to individual tears as each initially buoyant character in Rachel Bonds’ profoundly sad “Goodnight Nobody” faces or recognizes a personal reality that triggers a spontaneous emotional breakdown.

New Jersey Film Festival Rolls Into 2020

The spring edition of the New Jersey Film Festival at Rutgers University in New Brunswick gets rolling on Saturday, January 25, and continues with weekend showings through Friday, February 28.

Survival Guide

Preparing Nonprofits for the Future

The annual Princeton Community Works conference, aimed at those involved with nonprofit organizations, takes place Monday, January 27.

How to Influence People

Michele Lederman will deliver a webinar on “How to Get What You Want: Influencing Others into Action" on Thursday, January 23.

The Route 1 Corridor: Expensive But Still Competitive

The Route 1 corridor, once the “medicine chest” of the nation, is no longer the dominant force it once was.

An Old Problem: Affordable Housing for Seniors

Affordable housing is in short supply in New Jersey. And affordable housing that’s accessible for seniors is even harder to find.

The State of Hate in New Jersey

Rachel Wainer Apter, director of the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, is the state official most directly responsible for fighting hate crimes.

Real Ethics for Artificial Intelligence

Ethics has become an important topic in the context of artificial intelligence. How much trust should we have in the reliability of AI systems? Can we rely on AI systems to act ethically?

Women in STEM: Entrepreneurship Contest Offers $5,000

The Association for Women in Science of New Jersey is holding an entrepreneurship challenge event that will award $5,000 for the best business plan.

Fast Lane

Center for Supportive Schools Marks 40 Years

Sharon Rose Powell started a program at Princeton High School in the late 1970s that is still going strong today and has spread to 242 schools.

Princeton’s Keller Center Names New Director

Naveen Verma, professor of electrical engineering, has been appointed director of Princeton University’s Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education beginning February 1.

On the Move: Graham Remains Jailed

A federal judge has declined to release former Princeton resident Ford Graham, who is being held at the Manhattan Federal Correctional Facility in order to pressure him to release documents related to a fraud lawsuit.

On the Move: Acquisitions, Expansions, and More

ACON Investments has acquired Pine Environmental Services, and Systech International has been acquired by the Dover Corporation.

Commentary

Connecting to the Community

In this week’s U.S. 1 Dan Aubrey has created two stories of importance to the community in different ways.

To The Editor: WCC Is Not a Done Deal

The possible takeover of Westminster Choir College by Rider University is not a done deal.

Letters to the Editor

Another name for U.S. 1's 'In Memoriam' list, and another plea for Princeton Community TV.

Letters to the Editor

One reader urges support for Princeton Community TV. Another gives more context to a past story on poet Paul Muldoon.