A state superior court judge has upheld an injunction against the Institute for Advanced Study’s plans to build 15 faculty housing units on land that the Princeton Battlefield Society contends was an important Revolutionary War site.
The 80-acre Princeton Battlefield Park preserves the countryside where George Washington defeated a British force on January 3, 1777, just days after his victory in Trenton. The battle improved American spirits and caused the Redcoats to abandon their outposts in most of New Jersey.
The Battlefield Society is suing the Institute to stop the construction of faculty housing. Although the construction site is not part of the neighboring battlefield park, the society argues that British and American soldiers fought and died there, so it should be preserved.
Bruce Afran, the attorney representing the Battlefield Society, is also representing a group of citizens suing Princeton University challenging its tax-exempt nonprofit status, in an unrelated case.
Gage Fiore LLC, 2997 Princeton Pike, Lawrenceville 08648; 609-896-4243; fax, 609-896-1925. Daniel Gage, managing partner. www.gagefirm.com.
Gage Fiore LLC, a law firm, has moved from Franklin Corner Road to an office on Princeton Pike.
The JK Group Inc., 650 College Road East, Suite 4100, Plainsboro 08536; 609-799-7830. Brad Galle, CEO. www.easymatch.com.
The JK Group, a company that operates corporate charity drives, has moved from Morgan Lane to 650 College Road East.
SynaMetrics, 9 Schalks Crossing Road, Plainsboro 08536; 877-796-2638; fax, 732-909-2341. Imran Hussain.
Synametric Technologies, an IT consulting company with six employees, has moved from Plainsboro Road to Schalks Crossing Road.
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GTIL LLC, 3525 Quakerbridge Road, Suite 6100, Hamilton 08619; 609-478-4765; www.gtilinc.com.
GTIL, an IT consulting company, has opened an office in IBIS Plaza. The company also has an office in Hyderabad, India.
US Taxes Inc., 1421 Nottingham Way, Hamilton 08609; 609-588-8181; fax, 609-588-6868. Padmini Sabanayagam. www.ustaxesinc.net.
U.S. Taxes, an accounting firm, has opened an office on Nottingham Way in Hamilton. The company also has locations on Quakerbridge Road and in Howell.
Vivint Solar, 370 Silvia Street, Ewing 08628; 877-439-6810; fax, 856-439-6810. Eli Rivera, operations manager. www.vivintsolar.com.
Vivint Solar, a Utah-based solar panel company, has opened an office on Silvia Street in Ewing. The company installs and finances solar energy systems for homeowners in exchange for a power purchase agreement.
Nicholas Cataldi, 60, on June 20. He was a radio host for 1490WBCB as well as a deliverer for U.S. 1 and other publications.
Richard C. Leone, 75, on July 16. He had been state treasurer under Governor Brendan Byrne and a past chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Harry Foster, 76, on July 16, after a car accident in Hopewell. Retired from Allstate Insurance, he had short stories published in U.S. 1’s 2010, 2011, and 2012 Summer Fiction issues.
Tracey Edwards, 47, on July 17. She had been a reading specialist in the West Windsor-Plainsboro School District since 1992.