Thursday, January 28, 2021

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Lawrence Fireman Makes History of Trenton Firefighting

Michael Ratcliffe has been a journalist and a firefighter -- and now he is the author of a book on Trenton firefighting history.

Off the Presses, at the Library: Slavery in New Jersey

The Pennington Public Library will put a spotlight on slavery in New Jersey with a Zoom discussion led by “Stories of Slavery in New Jersey” author Rick Geffken on Sunday, January 31, at 3 p.m.

‘Journey to Now’ Channels 20 Years of Identity

Artworks Trenton is presenting regionally known artist Kalilah Sabree’s “Journey to Now – A Twenty Year Retrospective” from February 2 through March 3.

Opportunities

Opportunities for movie lovers, music teachers, and young ballplayers.

Trenton Barber Lathers Up Good Feelings and Kindness

85-year-old Joe Festa has operated his South Warren Street barber shop for 60 years.

Survival Guide

The Future of Food in the Garden State

NOFA-NJ holds its 31st annual winter conference online on January 30 and 31.

Business Meetings January 27 to February 3

Networking and other events for the business community.

Community Works Goes Virtual

Princeton Community Works offers 32 workshops for nonprofit professionals, board members, and volunteers in a virtual format.

Women in Development Hosts Open House

Women in Development offers an open house for prospective members.

Business Meetings January 20 to 27

Networking events, advice from entrepreneurs and business owners, and more.

Learn to Serve on a Nonprofit Board

NonProfitConnect, a nonprofit committed to strengthening nonprofits and their boards, is offering a five-week BoardConnect series focused on building skills to serve on a nonprofit board.

Keiretsu Forum Adds Princeton Chapter

Keiretsu Forum, a global community of private equity angel investors, venture capitalists, and corporate/institutional investors, has launched a North Jersey chapter.

Fast Lane

City Liaison Connects Trenton’s LGBTQ Community

Rick Kavin has added ‘LGBTQ liaison’ to his job description as an aide to Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora.

On the Move: Grants, Management Moves, and More

The Burke Foundation makes grants to aid children. CSIT starts a grant program for clean tech. New leaders are in place at NJHA, CytoSorbents, and the Mercer County Bar Association. And more.

People in the News: Gilmour, Nelson, Deaths

Tom Gilmour announced his retirement from TDA. IAS' Alondra Nelson was named to a role in the Biden administration.

D&R Greenway Announces Newly Preserved Lands

The D&R Greenway announced the preservation of several new parcels of land at the end of 2020.

Commentary

COVID Updates & Online Learning

Updates from Mercer County on COVID vaccine distribution and information about registering for spring courses from Princeton Adult School.

In Further Remembrance of Seward Johnson

A reader offers a poetic remembrance of the late Seward Johnson.

Letters to the Editor

Notes on Dohm Alley, volunteering in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., and food donations at the West Windsor Farmers' Market. Plus, free COVID tests for Mercer County residents.

On the Cover

The cover image is a detail of noted regional artist J. Seward Johnson, Jr.’s, “Alone.”