Thursday, October 22, 2020

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Area Record Shops Get to Turn Up the Volume

Record shops in the area that had been quieted by the pandemic get to turn up their volume with upcoming Record Store Days on Saturdays, October 24 and November 28.

Trenton City Museum and the Courage to Reopen

Joan Perkes and the Trenton City Museum are welcoming visitors back to its physical space while continuing to offer exhibition materials online.

Off the Presses: ‘Policing the Second Amendment’

Jennifer Carlson, author of the just released book, “Policing the Second Amendment: Guns, Law Enforcement, and the Politics of Race,” appears in conversation with Michael Sierra-Arvalo in a Labyrinth Books livestream on Thursday, October 22.

Opportunities

The Lawrence Hopewell Trail seeks walkers and bikers for its Journey to the Moon. Snuggles for Children hosts a book drive.

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.

Survival Guide

For HomeWorks Founder, Community Counts

Natalie Tung speaks on her HomeWorks program in an October 23 Gotham Network webinar.

Apply Now for Phase 3 NJEDA Grants

Pre-registration is now open for Phase 3 of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program.

Virtual Business Meetings October 21 to 28

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

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.

Fast Lane

Billtrust to Merge, Go Public

Billtrust, the Lawrence-based provider of business-to-business payment processing solutions, announced its merger with South Mountain Merger Corporation.

On the Move: Mercer Street Friends, Bioclinica, Deaths

Mercer Street Friends has new board leadership, and Bioclincia has a new chief medical officer. Former Princeton Borough Mayor Marvin Reed has died.

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.

Commentary

Letters to the Editor

A search for bone marrow donors and reflections on the future of suburbia.

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.