Monday, April 6, 2020

Fast Lane

News from the business community

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.

On the Move: Walk to Washington, Staples Verdict, Deaths

The NJ Chamber is taking action in response to complaints of harassment on the annual 'Walk to Washington' train ride, and a Bordentown man won a $3.6 million verdict after he injured his back in a fall at a Staples store in Hamilton.

On the Move: PCTV, Arts Council, NJEDA, and More

Caroline Cleaves is the new development director at the Arts Council of Princeton. The New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology has named Judith A. Sheft as its executive director.

On the Move: Andlinger Lawsuit, Cedar Ridge Expanded, and More

Princeton University has sued the architectural and engineering firms who designed its Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment.

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.

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Mercer’s Voting Machines: Old, Hackable, and Not Going Anywhere

Mercer County’s substandard, easily hackable voting machines were supposed to be replaced in 2008. But they will still be in place for the 2020 election.

The Fall of Icarus