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‘Christmas Carol’ More Than a Ghost of a Chance for Trenton

When Princeton’s McCarter Theater comes alive with the sights and sounds of “A Christmas Carol,” Trenton’s Sprout U School of the Arts will be there to help make it happen.

Astronomers Serving Up Black Holes and Brews in Trenton

Astronomy on Tap: Trenton (AoT: Trenton), where members of the scientific community visit local bars to share their knowledge, has its next event on Wednesday, December 18, at Trenton Social.

Crossroads Theatre Review: ‘A Christmas Carol: The Musical’

New Brunswick’s Crossroads Theatre has elected to do a musical version of Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol" that was written by theater-savvy Lynn Ahrens and Mike Ockrent, with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Ahrens,

Opportunities: For Volunteers, Leaders, and More

Literacy New Jersey seeks volunteer tutors.

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.

Survival Guide

Will New Jersey Take Away the Freedom to Freelance?

A bill making its way through the state legislature has the potential to greatly alter who is considered a freelance worker in New Jersey.

Mindcraft: Minecraft for Education

Steve Isaacs will talk about his experiences in teaching game design and development at a free meeting of the Princeton ACM/IEEE on Thursday, December 12.

Cyber-Security for Your Startup

How much should your life science startup worry about being hacked? Should you carry insurance? How much of your resources should you devote to cybersecurity?

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

Fast Lane

Graham to Remain Jailed, Judge Says

A former Princeton resident accused of scamming his social circle with a $5 million Ponzi scheme has been denied release from jail following a November 21 arrest in an unrelated civil dispute.

On the Move: Clothing Cues, Management Moves, and More

A recent Princeton University study that showed people perceive a person’s competence partly based on subtle economic cues emanating from the person’s clothing.

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.

Commentary

Quid Pro Quo

A boost for some artists who have helped U.S. 1, and plans for an impeachment rally.

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.