Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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The Sea, History, and Art of Maria Magdalenda Campos-Pons

The Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities at Rutgers has named Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons its 2019-‘20 Estelle Lebowitz visiting artist, and her solo exhibit, “Sea and Self,” is on view through December 13

BSB Gallery & the Art of Building a Downtown

A thriving downtown needs people. With that in mind, the Trenton Downtown Association acquired use of the lower floor of the former Broad Street Bank at the corner of East State and South Montgomery streets two years ago to create a space for Trenton’s growing artist community and a place for people to gather around the art.

McCarter Review: ‘Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein’

"Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein,” a Chicago import electrifying McCarter’s stage through November 3, excels on numerous levels.

Princeton Blairstown Center’s Soiree Under the Stars

October 11 marked the fifth annual Soiree Under the Stars fundraiser for the Princeton-Blairstown Center (PBC).

Music Review: Capital Philharmonic

The Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey always kicks off its season with an excellent program, but last weekend’s concert, the 2019-’20 season opener, was the best I’ve seen.

Survival Guide

Family Leave Is Getting More Generous

In January the New Jersey state legislature passed a law that makes Family Leave Insurance and Temporary Disability Insurance more generous, and gives more workers the right to access the programs. When the new FLI and TDI rules take effect in July, 2020, the changes could have a big impact for both employers and employees.

Keys to Biotech Funding: A Good Plan and Good People

The NJEDA will host a panel of experts on early stage investing in the life sciences on Thursday, October 24, at 5 p.m. at the NJ Bioscience Center incubator.

Protecting Your Digital Life

Bob Gostischa, a computer security expert, gives a presentation on “protecting your digital life” to the Princeton PC Users Group on Tuesday, October 22, at 7 p.m.

Tips for a Successful Caretaker Contract

A new book by Lawrence resident Debra L. Hallisey examines how a relationship works when children become caretakers for their parents.

Why Corporate Leaders Should Join Nonprofit Boards

“Employee engagement at the local level allows us to participate as engaged members of the communities where we live and work," says Jennifer Brunelle of NRG.

Do You Know Your Purpose?

The path to success in a fast-moving, highly competitive, technology-driven business is a purpose-driven brand strategy, says consultant Jane Lauterbeck.

New Guide Helps Employers Navigate Marijuana Minefield

For the first time New Jersey’s medical marijuana law provides job protection to employees who use medical marijuana.

Fast Lane

On the Move: Innophos, NJ Transit, and More

Innophos, a Cranbury-based company that manufactures ingredients for everything from cupcakes to concrete, has been acquired by a private equity firm for nearly $1 billion.

On the Move: Hooters, Seniors, Mergers, and More

The company that owns Hooters and other burger restaurants was acquired by a Cranbury-based biopharama in an unusual reverse merger.

Up for Auction: A 77-Acre Hopewell Estate

Deer Run Farm, located at 189 Woosamonsa Road in Pennington, will be auctioned off on October 10.

Princeton Physicist Wins Nobel Prize

James Peebles, a retired physics professor at Princeton University, was one of three winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize in physics.

Commentary

A Smashing Success & A Call for Writers

47 years after it was first published, Anita Benarde's "The Pumpkin Smasher" is still a Halloween favorite.

Letters to the Editor

A thanks to Labyrinth Books, and a plea for pollinators.

To the Editor: Join Princeton’s Period Day Rally

Please join with us on October 19 so we can do even more to overcome period poverty and improve the lives of girls and women, enabling them to fully participate in school, work, and other activities.

Lions and Tigers and Bands, Oh My

Look ahead at this week's Princeton University football game -- and the many other upcoming events available in our calendar.