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Council offers more time to comment on redevelopment By Lea Kahn Staff Writer

Hopewell Borough residents will have an additional chance to comment on a redevelopment plan for the J.C. Van Doren and Sons lumber yard property at the Borough Council’s Sept. 6 meeting. On Aug. 2, council members opened the public hearing on an ordinance that would, if adopted, create a Townhouse Residential zone on the 1-acre property at 24 Model Avenue.

Council members were ready to take final action on the ordinance, which was introduced in July, but opted to continue the public hearing to Sept. 6 after listening to two Model Avenue residents who questioned the redevelopment plan. The lumber yard property is zoned Residental/Office (RO), which permits single-family homes, and professional and business offices. The lumber yard is a permitted use. The redevelopment plan, which has been in the works

since 2015, would create a new zone on the property that would allow the construction of up to 13 townhouses on that lot. Two of the units would be set aside for low- and moderate-income households. Council members were quick to stress that a redevelopment plan is a planning tool, and that no one has filed an application with the Planning Board to redevelop the lumber yard property. Councilman David Mackie, who also sits on the Planning Board, outlined the multi-step re-

development process for the two Model Avenue residents - neither of whom was aware of the redevelopment plan and its details. Mackie said the state Local Redevelopment and Housing Law allows municipal officials to look at properties that are underused or that are “out of sync” with the community’s goals, and to rezone them. “(The redevelopment act) is a framework for adaptive re-use of a property,” Mackie said. Adaptive re-use means finding new uses for an old building

or property. The redevelopment law allows for changes in zoning, but it is a lengthy process that involves the approval of the governing body and the Planning Board, he said. “If a property owner came to us, we would work with them to come up with a redevelopment plan - a change in zoning to allow another use on the property,” Mackie said. A redevelopment plan “does not pertain to a specific site plan.

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Democrats to appoint county freeholder By Philip Sean Curran Staff Writer

The soon-to-be vacant seat of Mercer County Freeholder Anthony S. Verrelli is being eyed by Democrats from around Mercer County, now that Verrelli is becoming a state assemblyman. Talk within party circles is rampant about who wants to climb the political ladder in a county where Democrats control all the levers of power. Ethnic, gender and even geographic factors could come into play in determining who gets selected. There has been speculation Democrats might push to have a Latino freeholder or for Trenton to have a second representative on the board, with Freeholder Samuel T. Frisby Sr. the only member so far from the capital city. One Democrat said this week there is a large pool of Democrats who would be interested in running for the seat, which Verrelli had not resigned from as of Aug. 2. “I think it’s going to be a wide open race,” Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes said on Aug. 1. “We are going to see a lot of people come out looking to fill the seat.” Hughes said he thought as many as 10 to 20 people want to run, with about 10 of those individuals considered “viable” candidates. “There’s an expectation there will be a lot of people calling around to gauge support,” Freeholder Andrew Koontz said on Aug. 1. Ewing Councilwoman Jennifer Keyes-Maloney and Pennington Mayor Anthony Persichilli are among those saying they are considering seeking the seat. Both said they would make up their minds sooner rather than

later. “I’m just having the conversations with my family as well as, in the coming days, the different town leaders,” Keyes-Maloney said on Aug. 1. If Keyes-Maloney were to be the candidate, she would seek to join a seven-member board with two women and five men. “I want to see who else is interested,” Persichilli said on Aug. 1. “There’s some decent people out there.” Other Democrats whose names had been floated as possible candidates, like West Windsor Councilwoman Ayesha Hamilton, said they would not be running. “I’m not going to be involved in this race,” Hamilton said on Aug. 1. While Hamilton is not interested in the freeholder position, someone else from West Windsor said he is. Kamal Khanna, a former West Windsor councilman who spent four-and-a-half years on the governing body of that town, said on Aug. 1 that he is a candidate for the freeholder seat. “I have been a councilman before and I think this is a natural next step that I’d like to get into,” Khanna said. Khanna said he has been active in Democratic politics, both at the local and county levels, and sits on the Mercer County Improvement Authority. He said that in addition to being the first Indian-American freeholder, he would be the first member of county government from West Windsor, a community he said has been “neglected” by the “county people.” Roberto Hernandez, a Hamilton Township resident who is the president of the Mercer County Latino Democratic Caucus, said See FREEHOLDER, Page 3A

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National Night Out Families from the Hopewell Valley area made their way to Stony Brook Elementary School on Tuesday for the annual National Night Out. Touted as a way for the community to meet first responders and their fellow neighbors to strengthen community partnerships, the event saw attendees of all ages participating in a night of activities and entertainment. Pictured above, brothers Chris Jensen, 6, and his brother Zach, 3, from Pennington, participate in a demonstration by the Hopewell Township Fire Department. Top right, Lillian Ulkloss, 16 months, enjoys a slice of watermelon with her dad, Kevin. Bottom right, Addie Alday, 4, and her dad, Dan, play.

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It has already been established that breastfeeding confers many health benefits both to mother and child. Among the advantages that breastfeeding has over bottlefeeding is that breast-fed children have been found to have better teeth and jaw alignment by the age of five years. That is the conclusion of a 2015 Australian study involving over 1,300 children, which found that babies who were exclusively breastfed had a 72% lower risk of developing jaw and tooth problems. This finding is understandable in light of the fact that breastfeeding requires babies to co-ordinate their orofacial muscles to form a vacuum to allow milk to be released. Overall, breastfeeding is an excellent orofacial muscle workout that helps develop good bony jaw structures. Some orthodontic conditions are easier to correct if they’re detected early. Interceptive orthodontic treatment helps prevent more severe problems later on. It gives an orthodontist control over where the permanent teeth come in by addressing the structure of the jaw and teeth while baby teeth are still in the mouth. To schedule a consultation, please call the office of MARK W. McDONOUGH, DMD, LLC, at 609-730-1414. Our office is conveniently located at 245 South Main Street (next to Toll Gate Grammar School), Pennington.

Please visit our website at: www.Bracez4you.com P.S. Crooked teeth are commonly regarded as a sign of underdevelopment of the jaws and face.

Movie and post-film discussion. “Three Identical  Strangers: The Disturbing True Story of Triplets Separated at Birth” will be shown at the Hopewell Theatre, 5 S. Greenwood Ave., Hopewell. In 1980, through a series of coincidences, two complete strangers 19-year-olds Robert Shafran and Edward Galland - made the astonishing discovery that they were identical twins. They had been separated at birth, adopted and raised by different families. Even more incredibly, when their story ran in the New York Post, another 19 year-old, David Kellman, realized he was their triplet, adopted to yet another family. But the brothers’ discovery set in motion a chain of events that, decades later, unearthed an extraordinary and disturbing secret. A special post-film discussion moderated by Joni Mantell, LCSW, director of The Infertility and Adoption Counseling Center will follow the Sunday 4:45 p.m. screening. Tickets are $15.73-$17.06 and may be purchased at https://tickets.hopewelltheater.com/. For more information, call the  box office at 609-4661964. HOPEWELL VALLEY NEWS

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Concert: Dharmasoul. Drums, guitar, and vocals are the backbone and energy behind the new album LIGHTNING KID, the debut record of New Jersey based power-duo Dharmasoul. Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets start at $22. Visit hopewelltheater.com/ live/music for more information. 10 Things You May Not Know About the Library. For those who think the library is going the way of the dodo bird,  join Reference Librarian, Anna Van Scoyoc, as she outlines events and resources available within the facility, as well as what patrons can access from the comforts of their own homes. 10 a.m. HV Senior Center, 395 Reading St., Pennington. Tomato Day. The event will be held at 10 a.m. at  Howell Living History Farm, 70 Woodens Lane, Hopewell Township. For more information, call 609-737-3299 or visit howellfarm.org.

Sun., Aug. 12

Taking Better Pictures with your Digital Camera. Do you love to take pictures? Do you want to learn how to make your pictures better? This hands-on class takes you to the next step in your digital photography. The event will be held at 1 p.m. at  Princeton Photo Workshop, Herrontown Road, Princeton. For more information, call (609) 921-3519 or visit princetondigitalphotoworkshop.com.

Through Wed., Aug. 15

Hopewell Restaurant Week is back again! With

10 of the area’s most delicious eateries participating, this year is sure to be “the most delicious week in Hopewell.” Hours, cost and menus varying by location.  The common website  www.eatinhopewell. com  will contain links to each participating venue, as well as their menu or offer for the week. 10 separate venues along a two-mile stretch of the same road:  Antimo’s Italian Kitchen,  52 E. Broad St., Hopewell, www.antimositaliankitchen.com/;  Baron Dillon Grille at the Hopewell Valley Golf Club,  114 Pennington Hopewell Road, Hopewell,  hvgc.com/baron-dillon-grille/;  The Blue Bottle Café,  101 E. Broad St., Hopewell, www.thebluebottlecafe.com/;  The Boro Bean, 9 E. Broad St., Hopewell,  www.facebook. com/borobean/;  The Brick Farm Market,  65 E. Broad St., Hopewell.  www.brickfarmmarket.com/;  The Brick Farm Tavern,  130 Hopewell Rocky Hill Road, Hopewell, http://brickfarmtavern.com/;  The Brothers Moon,  7 W. Broad St., Hopewell,  brothersmoon. com/;  Entrata,  9 E. Broad Street, Hopewell,  www. entratanj.com/;  Hopewell Bistro,  15 E. Broad St., Hopewell,  www.hopewellbistro.com/;  NOMAD Pizza,  10 E. Broad St., Hopewell, www.nomadpizzaco.com/. For additional information, contact one of our restauranteur organizers: Rory Philipson at Blue Bottle Café, 609-333-1710;  Jeff Kyle at Antimo’s Italian Kitchen 908-625-8756; or email: eatinhopewellboro@gmail.com

Thurs., Aug. 16

The Pennington Parks and Recreation Commission will present a concert by the Tones from 6-8 p.m. Aug. 16 at Howe Commons, 65 S. Main St., Pennington. Antimo’s Italian Kitchen will be on site offering wood fired pizza, salads and refreshments for purchase. “The Yogis of Tibet” documentary. For the first time, the reclusive and secretive Tibetan monks agree to discuss aspects of their philosophy and allow themselves to be filmed while performing their ancient practices. Don’t miss your chance to catch this rare documentary on the big screen! This is a FREE screening!  This film is a part of Hopewell Theater’s Art of Living Well series featuring inspiring films, speakers and interactive discussions exploring ways of cultivating serenity, meaning and a deeper connection to one’s self and the world.  Showtime is 7 p.m. Visit hopewelltheater.com/ live/schedule for more information. Summer Concert Series. The event will be held at 6 p.m.  Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton Shopping Center,  301 N. Harrison St, Princeton. (609) 924-8777. artscouncilofprinceton.org. Levitt Amp Trenton Music Series. The event will be held at 5 p.m. at Mill Hill Park, Trenton.  levittamp.org/trenton. The Capital City Farmers Market.  The market features Jersey Fresh farm produce and regional producers, artisanal food, specialty produce, baked goods, handmade crafts, jewelry, all natural

body and face care products, and much more. Mill Hill Park, Trenton. destinationtrenton.com. Spoken Word.  Poet Maya Grantham is the guest. The event will begin at 5 p.m. at MCCC – James Kerney Campus,  102 N. Broad St., Trenton. Free. For more information, visit taacf.com.

Sat., Aug. 18

Potato Harvest. The event will be held at 10 a.m. at Howell Living History Farm, 70 Woodens Lane, Hopewell Township. For more information, call  609-737-3299 or visit howellfarm.org.

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Teenager brightens up Borough Hall with Eagle Scout project By Lea Kahn Staff Writer

If Borough Hall in Hopewell Borough looks a little more inviting these days, it’s because of the colorful flower boxes at the front and rear entrances to the municipal building on East Broad Street. The flower boxes were installed earlier this month by Liam Mooney as part of his Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout project. Liam, 17, who graduated from Hopewell Valley Central High School in June, belongs to Boy Scout Troop 44 in Pennington. To reach the top rank of Eagle Scout, which has been achieved by 2 per-

cent of eligible Boy Scouts since the rank’s inception in 1912, a Scout must come up with a project and carry it through to completion. And that’s what Liam has done. A large part of an Eagle Scout’s project is demonstrating leadership for younger Boy Scouts, Liam said. He directed the younger boys in planting the flowers and watering them. The idea for the flowers and flower boxes grew out of Liam’s love of gardening. “At home, I fill flower pots with plants. It’s fun. I like getting outside and getting my hands dirty and being in the sun,” he said.

Freeholder Continued from Page 1A on Aug. 1 that he is considering running. He said he hopes to make up his mind by the middle of next week. “I am thinking about it, but I want to take this to the community first,” he said. “I want to make sure I have their support, which is the most important thing.” The man Democrats are looking to replace on the county’s governing body is still a freeholder. Verrelli was recently chosen by his fellow Democrats to fill the vacant state Assembly seat formerly held by Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora. Verrelli defeated three other candidates at a convention of Democrat county committee members from the 10 towns in Mercer and Hunterdon counties that make up the state’s 15th Legislative District. It was not immedi-

ately known when Verrelli will join the Legislature or when he will resign his freeholder seat. He could not be reached for comment. Democrats want Verrelli’s resignation timed to avoid having his replacement have to stand for a special election in November. “One of the things we want to do is coordinate so we don’t have to have yet another election,” Hughes said. Verrelli, elected in 2016, is in the second year of his three-year term as a freeholder. In November, three freeholder seats will be on the ballot. If a fourth seat is on the ballot, control of the seven-member board would be at stake. Democrats hold all seven seats on the county’s governing body.

Meanwhile, Liam noticed Borough Hall was a fairly new building, but it was lacking in decoration. “I thought I could liven up the area and make Borough Hall more appealing. I love the look of flowers. The flowers make you want to come back,” he said. Liam, who comes from an artistic and creative family - his father owns the Brothers Moon restaurant and his mother owns

Borough - said there is an artistic element to flowers. “You buy small plants and then you see what plants you want to put together with other plants. Aesthetics is huge in my family. This is my creative outlet. Plants work for me,” Liam said. While the younger Boy Scouts were integral to the Eagle Scout project, Liam credited family friend Kurt Schulte with providing

boxes. It took about three days to build the flower boxes, which were then installed at Borough Hall and filled with annual flowers. In a nod to Schulte’s help, Liam said, “this project would not have been possible without Kurt.”

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Redevelopment Continued from Page 1A Beth Ann Designs studio/ gallery, both in Hopewell They would still have to go through the Planning Board (and file a formal application),” Mackie said, explaining there would be opportunities for public comment on a proposed development at the Planning Board. Council members also would have to approve a redevelopment agreement with the redeveloper, Mackie said. The agreement lays out a detailed site plan for the property that may include architectural, lighting and landscaping details. The key part of the redevelopment plan is to change the use for the owner of the lumber yard property to build townhouse units, including some units set aside for affordable housing, Mackie said. The property owner has outlined a conceptual site plan, but a formal application has not been prepared or submitted to the Planning Board, he said. “All we are doing is cre-

much assistance. Schulte helped Liam design and build the flower ating a framework,” Mayor “I’m worried about get- 18 years,” Downie said, Paul Anzano said. “All ting roped into something. I adding that redevelopment we are doing is creating a am not opposed to it. I have of the lumber yard property mechanism to advance a lived on Model Avenue for is a good idea. plan, an opportunity (to develop the site). It still needs to be fully vetted.” Mackie said from his perspective, there is a benefit to allowing the lumber yard property to be redeveloped for small-scale housing. It will allow longtime Hopewell Borough residents to sell their homes Custom Mouthguards: and down-size. Keeping You in the Game! Borough officials are get in the way of speech, Up to 40% of dental injuries also looking to create opare sustained during sports hamper breathing, and put portunities for affordable activities. The cost of a stress on one’s jaw if it doesn’t housing, he said. It is not custom fitted mouthguard is fit right. These are reasons easy, because the town is a small fraction of the cost of to consider a custom-fit dealing with dental trauma. mouthguard, because they almost fully developed, so Not wearing a mouthguard are more comfortable than the government is looking makes you 60 times more stock mouthguards. They for “in-fill” opportunities likely to sustain injury to the are less bulky, which makes to build on existing land, talking, breathing, and face and mouth. Mouthguards are swallowing easier. Because he said. recommended for just about of the quality of the material Bruce Downie, who every sportbasketball, used, they also last longer. lives on Model Avenue, Orthodontics soccer, skating, or any activity DeSimone said his street already has where your face may get hit can even make custom its share of apartments. The by an elbow, a ball, or the mouthguards for patients ground! We know that a lot with braces. Please call us street is “pretty densely” of people avoid wearing at 609- 737-8000 and we developed and it is a popumouthguards because they will be happy to schedule a lar shortcut in the morning are uncomfortable. They can complimentary consultation. for motorists, he said. 00256889.0217.03x10.18.BeckerNose&Sinus.indd


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To the editor: In the latest display of their ability to deceive the public, which has characterized the Hopewell Township administration of Mayor Kevin Kuchinski and Deputy Mayor Julie Blake, an ordinance was introduced at the township committee meeting on June 25 that contained claims that were simply not true. The ordinance, which proposed to give a property tax break to the developer of the Zaitz Tract behind ShopRite, set forth at its introduction on June 25, 2018: • “WHEREAS, Lennar established U.S.Home at Hopewell Urban Renewal (Entity);” • “WHEREAS, the Entity submitted to the Mayor an application;” • That the application “is on file with the Township Clerk;” • “WHEREAS, the Mayor submitted the application… to the Township Committee;” None of the above statements were true at introduction on June 25, 2018. Lennar did not establish U.S. Home at Hopewell Urban Renewal (Entity) until July 13, 2018. The application was not submitted until July 26, 2018 and was not on file with the township clerk until July 27, 2018. How do you know that the Kuchinski-Blake administration set out to deceive the public and were not just merely incompetent? Because, at the public section of the township committee meeting on June 25, 2018, I specifically asked if they actually had received the application and was refused an answer to that simple yes-or-no question. Clearly, they knew that they did not have the application at ordinance introduction on June 25, 2018. Then, they added their arrogance to their deception. The Kuchinski-Blake administration and their fellow

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AN ORDINANCE CREATING A TOW AWAY ZONE ON A PART OF GREEN AVENUE NEAR BROEMEL PLACE AND AMENDING CHAPTER 200-10, PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES

AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING DONATION OF IMPROVEMENTS TO THE PENNINGTON SENIOR CENTER ON READING STREET

Betty Sterling Borough Clerk

The foregoing ordinance was introduced and approved on first reading at a meeting of the Pennington Borough Council on August 6, 2018. Said ordinance will be considered further at a Public Hearing to be held at the Regular Council Meeting on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., at Pennington Borough Hall, 30 North Main Street, Pennington, NJ at which time all interested persons may appear for or against adoption. Said ordinance is posted on the bulletin board in Borough Hall and copies are available to the public in the office of the Borough Clerk. Betty Sterling Borough Clerk

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Agreement with developer will bring millions to township To the editor:

The financial agreement the Hopewell Township Committee entered into with the developer of the Zaitz tract at the HTC’s July 30 meeting is expected to net beyond $90 million more into township coffers than had the agreement not been approved. Said township attorney Kevin McManimon at the meeting: “Those numbers, over the 30-year term that they’re asking for here, translate into approximately $112 million over the life of the 30-year exemption to the township.” And if the property had been taxed as usual? “In the event that this exemption is not granted,” McManimon said prior to the vote, “the amount that the township would realize, its share of conventional taxes over the 30 years, would be approximately $18.5 million.” That’s a difference of about $93.5 million. But, you didn’t read that in the opinion letter written here last week that complained of a “giveaway.”

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BOROUGH OF PENNINGTON ORDINANCE 2018 -12

The foregoing ordinance was finally adopted at a meeting of the Pennington Borough Council on August 6, 2018. The ordinance is posted on the bulletin board in Borough Hall and on the Borough web-site. Copies are available to the public in the office of the Borough Clerk.

Democrats, committee members Kristen McGlaughlin and Michael Ruger, refused to delay the final ordinance reading and vote on Monday July 30, 2018 to allow the public the time to become familiar with the 131 page application before the vote, despite the pleas of Republican John Hart. That this committee treats the public with such scorn is mind-boggling.

CAPITAL ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF NEW OR REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS FOR TRAFFIC CONTROL ON NORTH GREENWOOD AVENUE AND FOR LIGHTING UPGRADES AT THE HOPEWELL TRAIN STATION AND HOPEWELL PARK, IN, BY AND FOR THE BOROUGH OF HOPEWELL, IN THE COUNTY OF MERCER, AND THE EXPENDITURE OF $20,000.00 FROM THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND FOR THE FINANCING THEREOF

Notice is hereby given that the above-entitled Ordinance No. 822 has been finally passed at a duly convened meeting of the Borough Council of the Borough of Hopewell, in the County of Mercer, held on the 2nd day of August, 2018. Michele Hovan Borough Administrator/Clerk HVN, 1x, 8/10/18 Fee: $13.95 BOROUGH OF PENNINGTON ORDINANCE NO. 2018 - 11

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AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO PEDDLING AND SOLICITING AND FURTHER AMENDING CHAPTER 147 OF THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PENNINGTON TOWNSHIP OF HOPEWELL MERCER COUNTY, NEW JERSEY NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARDED The Township of Hopewell, County of Mercer, has awarded a contract without competitive bidding as a professional service pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11 5(1)(a). The contract and the resolution authorizing it are available for public inspection in the office of the Municipal Clerk. AWARDED TO: SERVICES: TIME PERIOD: CONTRACT AMOUNT:

Suburban Consulting Engineers, Inc. Water Consulting Services for Washington Crossing Estates Water system July 30, 2018 to December 31, 2018 Not to Exceed $7,850.00 Laurie E. Gompf Municipal Clerk

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NOTICE OF INTRODUCTION Notice is hereby given that Ordinance No. 824 was introduced and passed on first reading at a meeting of the Borough Council of the Borough of Hopewell, County of Mercer, on August 2, 2018, and that second reading/public hearing will be held on September 6, 2018 at 7:00 pm, or as soon thereafter as possible, at the Hopewell Borough Council meeting to be held at the Hopewell Borough Hall, 88 East Broad Street, Hopewell, NJ, at which time all persons interested shall be given the opportunity to be heard on the Ordinance. Copies of this ordinance are available in the Municipal clerk's office. BY ORDER OF THE BOROUGH COUNCIL

Ordinance 824 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE “REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE BOROUGH OF HOPEWELL, 1975,” COUNTY OF MERCER, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, BY AMENDING CHAPTER III ENTITLED “GENERAL POLICE REGULATIONS” BY ADDING A NEW SECTION 3-28 AND RELATING TO THE USE OF SINGLE-USE PLASTIC BAGS IN THE BOROUGH HVN, 1x, 8/10/118 Fee: $22.32

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at 2:00 p.m. in the afternoon prevailing time, at the Sheriff's Office, 71 Main Street, Freeholders Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, Borough of Flemington, that is to say: Property to be sold is located in the TOWNSHIP OF WEST AMWELL County of Hunterdon, State of New Jersey Premises commonly known as: 334 ROCK ROAD EAST Tax lot 6 IN BLOCK 20

Notice is hereby given that bid proposals will be received from Bidders classified under N.J.S.A. 27:7-35.2 via the Internet until 10:00:59 A.M. on 8/30/18, downloaded, and publicly opened and read, in the CONFERENCE ROOM-A, 1st Floor F & A Building, New Jersey Department of Transportation, 1035 Parkway Avenue, Trenton, NJ 08625; for: Route 206 over Branch of Stony Brook, Bridge Replacement, Contract No. 057183250, From Vicinity of Arreton Road to Vicinity of Hillside Avenue, Municipality of Princeton, Mercer County 100% State UPC NO: 183250 DP No: 18133 Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 (P.L 1975, c. 127); N.J.A.C. 17:27.

Nearest Cross Street: MT. AIRY-HARBOURTON ROAD - MAILING ADDRESS: 334 ROCK ROAD EAST, LAMBERTVILLE, NJ 08530

Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:32-44, contractor must submit the Department of Treasury, Division of Revenue Business Registration of the contractor and any named subcontractors prior to contract award or authorization.

The foregoing concise description does not constitute a full legal description of the property of which a full legal description may be found in the Office of the Hunterdon County Sheriff.

Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.51, contractors must be registered with the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Division of Wage and Hour Compliance at the time of bid.

The Sheriff hereby reserves the right to adjourn this sale without further publication. The approximate amount due, on the above execution is the sum of $284,697.71 together with lawful interest and costs of this sale. A deposit of 20% of the purchase price in cash or certified funds is required at the Close of the sale. SURPLUS MONEY: If after the sale and satisfaction of the mortgage debt including costs and expenses, there remains any surplus money, the money will be deposited into the Superior Court Trust Fund and any person claiming the surplus, or any part thereof, may file a motion pursuant to Court Rules 4:64-3 and 4:57-2 stating the nature and extent of that person's claim and asking for an order directing payment of the surplus money. The Sheriff or other person conducting the sale will have information regarding the surplus, if any.

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OMNIBUS ORDINANCE AMENDING AND SUPPLEMENTING AFFORDABLE HOUSING ORDINANCE AND ZAITZ REDEVELOPMENT PLAN AND ZAITZ ORDINANCE TO FACILITATE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP HOUSING ELEMENT AND FAIR SHARE PLAN

This ordinance amends Chapter XVII of the Code of the Township of Hopewell entitled “Land Use and Development” to address the requirements of the Fair Housing Act and the Uniform Housing Affordability Controls (UHAC) regarding compliance with the Township’s affordable housing obligations.

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This Ordinance was introduced and read and passed on first reading at a regular meeting of the Township Committee of the Township of Hopewell, County of Mercer on July 30, 2018. It will be further considered for final passage after public hearing at a meeting of the Hopewell Township Committee to be held on Monday the 27th day of August 2018, at the Municipal Building, 201 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road, Titusville, New Jersey, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at which place and time all persons interested will be given an opportunity to be heard concerning said ordinance. Laurie E. Gompf Municipal Clerk HVN, 1x, 8/10/18 Fee: $28.83

Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.19, contractors must provide a Certification and Disclosure of Political Contribution Form prior to contract award.

Dimensions: (approx): 1.59 ACRES

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A copy of the ordinance is available at no cost at the Municipal Clerk's Office, 201 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road, Titusville, New Jersey during regular business hours and posted on the municipal bulletin board for public inspection. PUBLIC NOTICE

By virtue of a Writ of Execution in the above stated action to me directed and delivered, I shall expose for sale at public vendue and sell to the highest bidder on:

Betty Sterling Borough Clerk

TOWNSHIP OF HOPEWELL MERCER COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

Michele Hovan Borough Administrator/Clerk

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The foregoing ordinance was introduced and approved on first reading at a meeting of the Pennington Borough Council on August 6, 2018. Said ordinance will be considered further at a Public Hearing to be held at the Regular Council Meeting on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., at Pennington Borough Hall, 30 North Main Street, Pennington, NJ at which time all interested persons may appear for or against adoption. Said ordinance is posted on the bulletin board in Borough Hall and copies are available to the public in the office of the Borough Clerk.

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TOWNSHIP OF HOPEWELL MERCER COUNTY, NEW JERSEY NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE AND SUMMARY ORDINANCE NO. 18-1695

The ordinance, the summary terms of which are included herein, has been finally adopted by the governing body of the Township of Hopewell, in the County of Mercer, State of New Jersey, on July 30, 2018. Any action or proceeding of any kind or nature in any court questioning the validity or proper authorization of such ordinance or the actions authorized to be taken as set forth in the ordinance shall be commenced within 20 days of the date of publication of this notice, as required by N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-20-12. Copies of the full ordinance are on file at the Township Clerk’s office, 201 Washington Crossing Pennington Road, Hopewell, New Jersey 08560. The title and summary of the terms of such ordinance follows:

Title: “Ordinance of the Township of Hopewell, County of Mercer, State of New Jersey Approving the Application of and the Execution of Financial Agreement with U.S. Home at Hopewell Urban Renewal, LLC Regarding a Portion of the Block 85, Lot 3 Redevelopment Area.”

Purpose: The ordinance approves the application for tax exemption by the urban renewal entity named therein, approves the form of a financial agreement with the urban renewal entity and authorizes the execution of a financial agreement with said urban renewal entity, which financial agreement grants a tax exemption pursuant to the Long Term Tax Exemption Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:20-1 et seq. and approves Annual Service Charges in lieu of taxes with respect to certain property in the Township. The property upon which the project is to be constructed and that is the subject of the financial agreement is a portion of Block 85, Lot 3 on the official tax map of the Township of Hopewell. Laurie E. Gompf, RMC Township Clerk HVN, 1x, 8/10/18 Fee: $32.55


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IN THE LIBRARIES Events at the Pennington Public Library, located at 30 North Main Street in Pennington, include: Ongoing: 2018 Adult Summer Reading Club: Libraries Rock! Prize drawings throughout the summer! Pick up entry forms at the circulation desk & submit from 6/1 - 8/10. There will be an end of the summer grand prize drawing for a Kindle Fire! All books count, including print books, e-books, and audiobooks. Participants must have a Pennington Public Library card to be eligible for prize drawings. Through Aug. 10. Homebound delivery: The Pennington Public Library is pleased to announce its newest service, HomeBound Delivery. If patrons can’t get to the library, volunteers will drop of requested books and media to their homes, free of charge. This free service is available Monday through Friday to all Pennington residents with an active library card. Requests can be made by calling 609-737-0404 or emailing HomeBound@ penningtonlibrary.org. The library will attempt same-day delivery for requests made by 11 a.m. and next business day delivery for requests made after 11 a.m. Color Me Calm: Research shows that coloring can be relaxing. Many adults in need of a break from stress are finding peace inside the blank spaces of a coloring page. The library will have coloring pages and supplies in the New Jersey Room and to enjoy this activity as a way to de-stress or just let your inner child out. English Language Conversation Sessions: Meeting leader Bambi Hegedus has tutored professionally and on a volunteer basis for 25 years. Participants at these re-

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Continued from Page 4A No, the giveaway at the HTC meeting late last month was the $93.5 million committee member John Hart – mentioned in that letter last week for his ‘no’ vote on the agreement – voted to leave on the table. I believe that over the course of this agreement our fellow Hopewell Town-

laxed and informal sessions should have some knowledge of English. Emphasis will be on learning practical phrases and will be determined by the needs of the participants. Please e-mail trussell@penningtonlibrary.org for more information and to register. Wednesdays at 10 a.m. Events at the Hopewell Township branch, Mercer County Library, at 245 Pennington-Titusville Road, next to Hopewell Valley Central High School): Grades, test scores and impressive activities alone won’t get a student admitted to schools that reject almost all of their applicants. Learn Collegewise’s strategies to improve a student’s chances of admission at the most selective schools at College Admission 201: Highly Selective Colleges on Tues. Aug. 28 at 6 p.m. Make college admissions less stressful and get straight answers about what it will really take to have a shot at getting in. Perfect for sophomores, juniors and parents. Presented by Vince Valenzuela, an independent college counselor at Collegewise, as well as a former admissions officer at Villanova University. Registration required at www. mcl.org or call the library at 609-737-2610. Those who have something to put in the display case should contact Anna Van Scoyoc at 609-737-2610. If you have old Centralogues you’re thinking of getting rid of, the library will take them for its local history collection. Get to know the borough better by joining the library’s activities at the Hopewell Public Library: Family Summer Fun: Join the Library for a hands on demonstration  celebrating  “Libraries Rock!” Gordon Powers, a

ship residents will elect committee members – beginning with re-electing Julie Blake this November – who will see the revenue from this agreement for what it is: An opportunity to keep taxes low township-wide and reduce debt, making sure our tax dollars go less to interest and more to services that will benefit those who live here now and those who will come

docent from the Sterling Hill Mining Museum in Ogdensburg will be bringing fluorescent rocks and minerals to share. Everyone will get a chance to do some sluice mining –  similar to  panning for gold! A mountain in Sussex County, “Sterling Hill is one of the world’s premiere mineral localities. Together with the nearby Franklin orebody, 2.5 miles to the north, more than 350 different mineral species have been found here — a world record for such a small area. About 90 of these minerals are fluorescent and more than two dozen of these have been found nowhere else on Earth (sterlinghillmining.org).” This event is free and open to all who are interested in our native New Jersey geology. Wed., Aug. 15, 6 p.m. at the Train Station. Storytime:  Every  Monday  morning at 10:30, preschoolers and their adult companions are invited to gather in our upstairs Children’s Room for stories, songs and activities. HPL  Book Club:  Held on the first Monday of each month, at  7 p.m. at the library. Copies of each month’s book are available for check out. All are welcome.

Traditional Book Club: Meets the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the library. Copies of each month’s book are available for check out. All are welcome. Cookbook Book Club: The cookbook book club meets in the library on the third Thursday of every other month, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.  Members  choose a cookbook – classic, new, hot, or obscure – to pore over every two months. Each member cooks one dish from the book and brings it to the library so everyone can sit down together and discuss the book while eating a feast from the book’s recipes. Check for details on Facebook (“Hopewell Library Cookbook Club”),  or contact  the library for more information. Books can be obtained through interlibrary loan at the circulation desk. Hopewell Public Library (466-1625) is located at 13 E. Broad St. in Hopewell Borough. More information is available on the website -  redlibrary.org, and on Facebook.

to live here. That’s part of what community is about, and that’s the way a thriving Hopewell Township sets its priorities. Andrew Borders Hopewell Township Mr. Borders is a member of the Hopewell Township Zoning Board but writes as an individual resident.

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RELIGIOUS NOTES St. Matthews’s Episcopal - The church is at 300 S. Main St., Pennington, across from Toll Gate Grammar School. Sunday worship schedule is at 8 a.m. for Holy Eucharist Rite I and at 10 a.m. for Choral Holy Eucharist Rite II. The  Sunday  morning children’s program for ages four years through eighth grade meets during the  10 a.m. service. Nursery care is also provided for children under four years. The Rev. Barbara King Briggs is the Rector. Questions? Call  609-737-0985  or visitwww.stmatthewspennington.org. First Baptist, Pennington — Sunday services begin at 11 a.m. The Rev. Malik McKinley Sr. is interim pastor. The church is at the corner of Crawley Avenue and Academy Street in Pennington. For information, call 609-303-0129. Pennington United Methodist — Regular Sunday Summer worship is at  9:30 a.m. The Rev. Daniel Casselberry is pastor. The church offers a variety of services designed to help those with special needs, including an elevator for wheelchair accessibility, wireless hearing aids and handicapped parking is available. The church is at 60 S. Main St. For further information on youth and adult Sunday school and special programs, call the church office at 609-737-1374 or visit www.pumcnj.com. St. James R. C. Church — The church is at 115 E. Delaware Ave., Pennington. The chapel is on Eglantine Avenue. Masses are held Saturdays at 5 p.m. and Sundays at 8, 9:45 and 11:30 a.m. Daily Mass is held in the chapel at 9 a.m. Monday through Saturday. The sacrament of reconciliation is held Saturdays from 11 a.m. to noon. The Rev. Msgr. Michael J. Walsh is pastor. The fax is 609-737-6912. Nancy Lucash in the office of religious education/ adult faith formation/RCIA can be reached at 609-737-2717. Visit stjamespennington.org for more information. Hopewell United Methodist —  The Morning Worship begins at  10 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12.  The morning message will be given by Rev. Laura Steele.  The topic of her sermon will be about Unity in Love.  A nursery is provided for infants and toddlers at that time. Adult small group study meets ev-

ery Sunday  morning at  9 a.m.  Children’s Sunday school will resume again on Sept. 16th. Hopewell United Methodist Church offers a blend of contemporary and traditional worship styles. The church is located on 20 Blackwell Ave. It is handicap accessible. For more information about the Church and its programs, please contact Pastor Hillis at (609) 466-0471 or visit the Church’s website at  www.hopewellmethodist.org.  You also can visit us on Facebook@HopewellMethodistNJ. St. Alphonsus R. C. Church — Mass is celebrated Saturdays at 4 p.m. and Sundays at 8 and 10:30 a.m. Daily Mass is held at 7 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The Rev. Msgr. Michael J. Walsh is pastor. Donna Millar is the coordinator of religious education and faith formation. The church is located at the corner of Princeton Avenue and East Prospect Street in Hopewell Borough. Questions? Call 609-466-0332. For information, visit http://stalphonsushopewell.org. Pennington Presbyterian —  Rev. Nancy Mikoski and Rev. David Hallgren are pastors. Child care during the summer is available at  10 a.m., and worship services begin at 10:15 a.m. followed by fellowship time. Communion is the first Sunday of every month. All are welcome! Christian education programs for children and adults are on summer hiatus and will resume after Labor Day at 9 a.m. There is childcare during the education hour. There are choirs for children and adults, and a bell choir but there are no regular rehearsals during the summer. Look at our FOCUS newsletter under ‘about us’ section of www.pennpres.org for more information about our changing programs. The church bulletin is also online. The church has an elevator and easy access for wheelchairs. Call 609-737-1221 with questions. First Presbyterian of Titusville — The church welcomes everyone in Christian fellowship on Sundays. Morning worship is at 10 a.m. in the sanctuary with Rev. Kenneth Good preaching. Immediately following worship there is a time of fellowship and refreshments in the Heritage Room. At  11 a.m.  the Adult Education class, which is currently studying Romans, meets in the Heritage Room. Youth Chris-

tian Education classes will resume in Sep- every fourth Sunday. tember. TUMC is known as a “praying church” All events at the First Presbyterian whose worship style is casual and familyChurch of Titusville are free, unless other- friendly. All are welcome, come as you wise noted, and open to the public. are. TUMC was founded  in 1806, and  is The First Presbyterian Church of Ti- located at  7 Church Road in  Titusville. tusville, founded in 1838, is located For more information, visit  www.titusvilat  48 River Drive  along the banks of the leumc.org or contact the church office 609Delaware River, six miles south of Lam- 737-2622. bertville near the foot of the Washington First Assembly of God — The regular Crossing Bridge. Additional information service schedule is Sunday School, 9:30 may be found by visiting titusvillechurch. a.m.; Sunday morning worship, 10:30 a.m.; org, facebook.com/titusvillechurch or call- Tuesday morning prayer meeting, 10:30 ing 609-737-1385. a.m.; Wednesday family night, 7 p.m. Titusville United Methodist — TUMC Special needs accommodations are offers a weekly  Sunday  Family Worship available. Child care and children’s church Service at 10 a.m. The TUMC Book Group are held Sundays for infants through fifth meets the second Wednesday of the month grade beginning at 9:30 a.m. and Wednesat 7 p.m. There are small group discussions day evenings for all ages. The church is at each month during the summer on the first 87 Route 31, Pennington. Questions? Call and third Sundays at  9 a.m. All  are wel- 609-737-2282. come to attend. With few exceptions, only religious instiTUMC Youth Group meets Sunday eve- tutions located in or serving Hopewell Valnings, twice a month. Holy Communion is ley will be included in this column. Email celebrated each month. “Celebration Sun- updated information to calendar@cenday” is an after-worship coffee hour served traljersey.com so it arrives by 3 p.m. Friday. 00245502.1111.03x5.25.WilsonFuneralHome.indd

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William Everett Schluter William Everett Schluter died on August 6 in his home on Main Street in Pennington, NJ after a two year battle with pancreatic cancer. Bill was born in Bronxville, NY in 1927 and was raised in Princeton, NJ. He grew up on a working farm, Active Acres, which later became the site for Educational Testing Service. He attended Princeton Country Day School and Phillips Exeter Academy, and graduated from Princeton University in 1950 with honors, where he majored in Economics and played varsity hockey for four years. Bill began his career working for Thermoid Incorporated in Trenton, NJ, and then moved to Sylvania Corporation in Buffalo, NY. After several years he returned to NJ, and with his brother Fred, founded NJ Forge, a manufacturing company in Plainfield. He and his wife Nancy settled in Pennington to raise a family. At this time, he became involved in local politics and served two terms as a member of the Pennington Borough Council. In 1964, Bill attended the Republican National Convention in San Francisco as a NJ delegate. It was at this point that he decided to devote his life to public service. Bill served as a Republican state senator and assemblyman in the NJ legislature from 1968 to 1974 and from 1987 to 2002. As a crusader for ethics and government reform, he chaired the Joint Legislative Committee on Ethical Standards and sponsored laws to regulate lobbying and disclosure of campaign contributions and expenditures. Bill also served on committees overseeing environmental quality and land use. In 2001, he ran unsuccessfully as an independent for governor. Despite the long odds, Bill was described in one editorial as “a beacon of integrity in a capital often befogged by special interests and politics as usual.” Another opined “He’s a rare phenomenon: A veteran lawmaker and a straight arrow. For decades, he’s fought the good fight for honesty in government--often standing alone.” Reflecting his deep interest in public policy and reform, Bill wrote numerous editorials and articles, including an Op-Ed in 1999 in the NY Times in opposition to gambling in NJ, “A Horse Race in Your House.” In 2017, he published “Soft Corruption: How Unethical Conduct Undermines Good Government and What To Do About It.” In reading this book one is reminded of a quote by the 18th century Irish philosopher Edmund Burke, “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” Throughout his career, Bill remained active in the community. He served on the boards of the NJ Historical Commission, the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association (now the Watershed Institute), and the Center for Analysis of Public Issues, and he was active in the Presbyterian Church of Pennington. His passion for hockey continued as a founding member of the Princeton Hockey Club (over 40 years as an adult player) and coach of the “Black Hawks” in Pee Wee Hockey (over 20 years), now the Princeton Youth Hockey Association. Bill was proudest of his family and their many accomplishments. He leaves behind his wife of 68 years, Nancy Hurd Schluter, and six children: William E. Schluter, Jr. (Nancy) of Wilmington, DE, Nancy Schluter Thurston (Steve) of Manakin-Sabot, VA, Sally Schluter Tardella (Joseph) of Bloomfield Township, MI, Peter L. Schluter (Leslie) of Pennington, Stephen A. Schluter (Cindy) of Summit, NJ, and Philip H. Schluter (Julie) of Summit, NJ, 19 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Pennington, 13 S. Main St. on August 11 at 12 noon, with Rev. David Hallgren officiating. Memorial contributions may be made in Bill’s name to the Watershed Institute in Pennington https://thewatershed.org/membership/. Arrangements are being made by the Blackwell Memorial Home of Pennington.

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‘At The End Of The Day’ takes home two awards Kevin O’Brien’s film premieres at the New Hope Film Festival


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‘At The End Of The Day’ takes home two awards. Filmmaker Kevin O’Brien talks about his film, “At the End of the Day,” which won two awards at the New Hope Film Festival

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NJ native has film premiere at the Indie Street Film Festival T he movie “Weight,” which premiered at the Indie Street Film Festival in Red Bank on July 27, was written, directed and produced by Rob Margolies, a New Jersey native from Rumson. “Weight” is about an overweight Brooklyn, N.Y., man who struggles to lose weight when the girl of his dreams tells him she will give him a shot if he gets healthy. Inspired by his friend’s determination to lose weight, Margolies came up with the idea for this film. “I have a friend who is over 300 pounds and only 5-feet, 10 inches tall, and he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes,” he said. “His doctor told him he was going to die if he didn’t lose weight. In his depression state, he said he was making it his goal to lose 100 pounds in a year. I was like, ‘that’s a really good idea for a movie.’ I thought it would be really cool to track him lose the weight and it would be a really cool idea for a movie.” Margolies’ friend, who is an actor himself, had the script for “Weight” written for him to play the part, but after feeling it was too much pressure, Margolies had to revise the script. “I started writing it and I really liked what I was writing,” he said. “I finished it and it got really good feedback and I was able to find some funding for it and it gave me a lot of momentum to keep going.

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Writer-director Rob Margolies’ “Weight,” which he also produced, debuted at the Indie Street Film Festival last month. Margolies is a Rumson native.

Then, one month before we started filming the movie, my friend came to me and told me he thought it was too much pressure for making the movie. That was a major roadblock, because I had to rewrite the script for a different actor, who wasn’t going to lose the weight.” Zackery Byrd, who plays the leading role of Ben, made his feature film debut See WEIGHT, Page 6B


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O’Brien speaks about new film, ‘At The End Of The Day’ F

ilmmaker Kevin O’Brien took home two awards at the end of the New Hope Film Festival on Sunday, July 29, for his film, At The End of the Day. Holding his awards high, O’Brien was pleased to secure the LGBTQ Spirit Award as well as the Audience Choice for Best Narrative Feature Award. At The End of the Day, which was written, directed and produced by O’Brien, debuted at the New Hope Film Festival at the New Hope Arts Center in Pennsylvania on the night of July 26. The film is, “a dramatic comedy about a conservative Christian professor who experiences a profound change when he goes undercover and infiltrates a gay support group to thwart their plans to open a LGBTQ youth shelter in their small town.” O’Brien who has made a few shorts before, had never taken on the task of actually making a full feature-length film. “This was a constant, daily hustle and just the determination to learn,” O’Brien said. “I was researching and reading about the history of the LGBTQ community and faith, through conflict and how we got to the where we are and different beliefs and the understanding of scriptures. This was while I was learning how to even write a screen play and how to produce that and get finances and all of that. It was a constant obsession.” O’Brien, who shared the producer role with his wife, Teresa, owes a lot of the success the film had both on and off the screen. “The first two and a half years, it was her putting up with and supporting my obsession,” he said. “Once we got into filming and production, she was on set pretty much every day, she was producing with me. She was doing all of this at the same time as making sure our family still worked, making sure we all had

‘It was just something that made me feel like I had an obligation to do something, to bring some change.’ Kevin O’Brien

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Filmmaker, Kevin O’Brien holding up both of his awards from the New Hope Film Festival.

clean laundry and all of that, so she was a huge proponent of everything.” The film, which was set and filmed in the O’Brien’s small town of Lakeland, Florida, was being made when the shooting of the LGBTQ nightclub, The Pulse, occurred in Orlando. This was the deadliest incident of violence against the LGBTQ community in American history. “This is more of an issue there [Flor-

ida] than other parts of the country,” he said. “We were already working on the film when that had happened and being so close to that really hit close to home. It was a very unfortunate thing that really hit close to us.” Growing up in Florida, O’Brien was raised in a conservative, evangelical Christian household. He was always taught, ‘Love the sinner, hate the sin.’

“I grew up being taught, that was the loving approach,” he said. “There’s this truth, we have, this exclusive truth, the one truth to the world and the loving thing is to share that truth with some people. Growing up as a white, straight guy, I had all of the privileges. It wasn’t until my late twenties, early thirties, my eyes were starting to open to how damaging how much of this is to so many people. It was just something that made me feel like I had an obligation to do something, to bring some change.” When Kevin and his wife, Teresa started to extend their family through adoption, which they did on two separate occasions, their eyes started to open when they realized that what they were taught might not have always been the right mindset. “It was just about a lot of the stuff on how the way the world really works, a lot of misconceptions we had on people and groups and family’s histories,” he said. “So, we kept our curiosity and started asking what else don’t we know? What else are we wrong about? Ultimately, it was about the relationships that we built, and people who we were taught that we couldn’t have a relationship with as well as have a relationship with God. But

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State Council on the Arts OKs $15.7M in grants

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Museum in Trenton on the evening of July 24. “The New Jersey State Council on the Arts continues to build on its unwavering commitment to award grants to the arts community and support the partnerships we have seen here today,” said Secretary of State, Tahesha Way. “The arts challenge us to be creative and learn new skills, all of which help keep the mind astute and boost confidence. We congratulate and remain extremely grateful to today’s award winners for their contribution and dedication to preserving a vital resource in their communities that directly improves the quality of life for everyone.” Funding for the Arts Council is provided by the Hotel/Motel Occupancy fee legislation, which was passed in 2003. It established a steadfast revenue flow to support arts, history and tourism throughout the state. The Arts Council also receives annual grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Decisions to receive funding are made from an evident, merit-based and arduous process that assures access and equity. Grant applications are evaluated by independent peer panels to eradicate the chance for any conflicts of interests.

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“Every year my colleagues and I marvel at what we discover about New Jersey’s arts industry, and I am very proud of the work we do,” said Council Chair Elizabeth Mattson. “In every corner of our state, you can find a thriving and tenacious creative community.” The Arts Council is coming off the previous year, where they had just as much success, where their grantees spent $275 million in New Jersey, employed around 25,000 workers and brought in around 7.5 million patrons who then spent around $232 million throughout the state. New Jersey artists and arts organizations produced a dollar of local economic activity for every three cents they received from the Arts Council. Forty-six of the organizations and projects that received the highest evaluations were recognized with Citations of Excellence. Thirty-four groups were chosen as Major Arts, Presenting or Service organizations in gratitude of their history of excellence, the breadth of their impact and their longstanding leadership. All information for this story was provided by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

people that we constantly met, were proving that wrong.” After watching a documentary about five or six families growing up throughout evangelical homes, O’Brien was inspired to create the film after seeing what had happened when one of the children come out as gay. “I knew that night, that was in April of 2014, I didn’t have the story, I just knew that that tension is where I wanted this movie to live.” Through O’Brien’s journey in making this film come to life, his belief system that was taught to him as a child began to shift into a separate motion. “I don’t know if it was the making of the movie or it was when I decided that this is what the movie was going to be about,” he said. “I know that I would not have put the time into the extensive research of the LGBTQ community if it hadn’t been for this film. My faith was shifting a lot before this and my understanding of what faith is and what scripture is was still shifting and mak-

ing this film certainly put that shift on the fast track. The movie specifically deals with a lot of evangelical church’s treatment and dealings with LGBTQ community, but it’s so much bigger than that. It’s about the way we treat everybody. It’s how we value other people’s stories and their lived experiences and the challenge of valuing that as much as our own.” O’Brien has one thing he wants viewers to get after watching his film. “Big picture, I want people to listen,” he said. “Especially people who are more privileged, white, straight guys- I want us to stop acting like we have the answers and ask some questions, then shut up and listen, then value that answer. Part of the problem, big picture, is that even if we ask questions, we set people up to ask questions to give our retort, instead of just asking and just listening.” At The End Of The Day, aired at the New Hope Film Festival in New Hope, Pa., and will soon be airing at other film festivals across the country.


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at the Bow Tie Cinemas in Red Bank during the festival. Margolies, who is a New Jersey native, was pleased to have his new film premiere at a place he knew well. “This is awesome,” Margolies said. “It’s like my hometown. I grew up going to that cinema in Red Bank and it’s just awesome that one of my movies is now showing there. I grew up going there all the time to see indie films and Jason Mewes, who is one of the actors in the film, is from the Highlands and he has a store in Red Bank, so it’s extra special because of that, because it’s both of our hometown essentially.” Mewes, who is known as being a part of the team, “Jay and Silent Bob,” owns a comic book shop in Red Bank called Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash. Mewes joined other well-known actors in the film, including Kathy Najimy, Randy Quaid and Peter Scolari. “I’ve been doing this for a long time and I have a lot of good relationships with different agents and managers, so that definitely helped,” he said. “I think a lot of the narrative in the script also helped, as well as it wasn’t just some first-time director. Obviously, they weren’t paid a lot, because the budget of the movie was well under $100,000, but they did it because it was a labor of love and it was fun for them.” Margolies is now working on several other projects and hopes to finish making four movies within the next six months. “I have four movies right now that I’m working on,” he said. “All of them are fully funded and we are basically just trying to lock in actors for them. I hope to make all four of them between now and the end of January. I’m just producing them.” Margolies is running a company on the side, Develop Your Movie (developyourmovie.com), where he assists serious writers who need help developing a script or finding the funding for a project, and helps them make their dream come alive. If you are passionate enough about your project, Margolies is there to help. “My company is always looking for new content and great writers,” he said. “I have five movies in postproduction other than ‘Weight’ right now. All five are from writers who came to me looking for someone to help them with story development or something. When I feel the script is right, I’m usually likely to get name actors to be in those movies. I’m really always about finding good writers who I believe in, who have a great story, and developing that with them.”


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IN CONCERT

STAGE Oklahoma!, Music Mountain Theatre, Route 1483 Route 179, Lambertville. Rodgers & Hammerstein’s first collaboration remains, in many ways, the most innovative, having set the standards and established the rules of musical theatre still being followed today.  Set in a Western Indian territory just after the turn of the century, the highspirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides the colorful background against which Curly and Laurey, play out their love story, Aug. 3-19. Performances: Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 3 & 8p.m., Sun. 3 p.m. Tickets cost $22; www.musicmountaintheatre.org; 609-397-3337. Blithe Spirit,  Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Ave., Madison. Cocktails, British high wit, and a stylish ghost inhabit this delicious comedy that literally turns a pristine English country house inside out. An eccentric medium is asked to conduct a séance, only to conjure up the ghost of a past wife hellbent on causing mayhem, Aug. 15 through Sept. 2; www.shakespearenj.org; 973-408-5600. The Baltimore Waltz, Princeton Summer Theater, Hamilton Murray Theater on Princeton University’s campus. Paula Vogel’s play follows Anna and Carl through Europe on a film-noir-inspired trip, filled with mysterious detectives, devious doctors, and alluring men as they search for a cure for Anna’s disease, Aug. 9-19. Performances: Thurs.-Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2 p.m., 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m. There also are 8 p.m. performances on select Wednesdays; www.princetonsummertheater.org; 732-997-0205. CHILDREN’S THEATRE The Jungle Book Kids, Music Mountain Theatre, Route 1483 Route 179, Lambertville. Banished by the tiger, Shere Khan, a human boy named Mowgli and his pantherfriend, Bagheera are on the run in the deepest part of the jungle, Aug. 10 - 18. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The July 28 performance will be ASL interpreted. $8; www.musicmountaintheatre.org. 

MUSIC JAZZ, CABARET, ROCK, FOLK, ETC. The Galactic Cowboy Orchestra, Roxy and Duke’s Roadhouse, 745 Boundbrook Road, Dunellen. Bringing their seasoned blend of tasty rock, jazz, blues and progressive sounds the Galactic Cowboy Orchestra are touring the east coast,  Aug. 14, 7:30 p.m., www.roxyanddukes. com. Welch-Ledbetter Connection, The Lizzie Rose Music Room, 217 East Main Street, Tuckerton. The Blues is in See THINGS TO DO, Page 8B

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THE ULTIMATE FAMILY DINING EXPERIENCE HAS ARRIVED IN LAWRENCEVILLE!

Lawrenceville- Tucked away on the far west of the Mercer Mall, directly behind, and next to, several typical American chain restaurants, lies the ultimate dining experience of the Far East. Liuyishou Hotpot has made its way to America with their first location. Think of it as the “boiling soup” version of Japanese Hibachi, except that you and your partners get to do all of the fun stuff ! Our server, Chris, sat us down and explained the menu and also the experience. First is the soup base- the “HotPot”. You and your party pick from 1, 2, or 3 soup bases in which to cook your food. The soup pot will cook on your special tabletop, turned on and controlled by your server. Upon his recommendation, we decided to try 2 flavors. We chose a signature spicy soup, and a non-spicy tomato soup base.

The cornerstone of the spicy soups (we had the mild and it was plenty hot) is the Szechuan pepper. The pepper has the ability to numb the mouth if you bit into it raw. It has powerful heat but also a distinct flavor. They put a small amount to enhance some of the other soups, but it is the liberal amount in the spicy soup bases that sets it apart. The table was turned on and the soup started to boil! For our appetizers, we ordered the House Special Shrimp Paste, and the Kung-Fu Potato Slices. The paste came out in a long bamboo tube that our server pushed out onto a plate. From there you form them into little meatballs, like you would Swedish meatballs, and boil. Both the potato slices, and the shrimp meatballs tasted great in any of the soups, and took about 5 minutes to cook. My partner tried a house specialty- the Clutinous Rice Cake. If you could stuff a funnel cake with rice, and added the aroma of a homemade French toast stick, you would have one of two results. (a. The clutinous Rice Cake, and b. Heaven.) Our entrees consisted of a plate of raw Angus Beef, sliced thin as well as a plate of thinly sliced chicken, ready to boil. Chris recommended a side of vegetable fried rice. And we were happy that he had because there must be an ingredient that we are not used to in the states. This was simply the best tasting fried rice that either of us had ever tasted. Before cooking our entrees, we went over to the make your own sauce bar, featuring everything from garlic, peanut, and sesame oils, to classic spices such as cilantro, chili powder to oyster sauce and bean curd. We made what Chris recommended which was the “Original” recipe. (I’ll let Liuyishou tell you the recipe though). The combination of the beef and the Szechuan pepper soup, then dipped into the sauce was a match made in heaven. It’s the perfect battle of great flavor and just enough spice. And the battle ends in a draw. The chicken cooked in under a minute. I was skeptical on the time suggestion, but it was spot on. We used the tomato soup, and it was very tender. Iced Jelly was the dessert of choice. This was a totally new experience. It has an interesting texture. If you can imagine something not a thick as jelly but not as thin as water, consisting of plum, hawthorn, peanut, sesame seed, and dried prunes. It’s cool and sweet and the perfect compliment to cool the mouth after this dining experience. If you would like to try something fun for a group of any size that sparks conversation, and opens up new a ton of new sensations to your pallet, Liuyishou Hotpot on Route 1 in Lawrenceville is the solution. ADVERTORIAL

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very good hands via this standout “connection”. A “Real Deal” guitarist joins forces with one of the most gifted vocalists to come along in years, in a game changing, soul grabbing, musical tour de force! Aug. 16, 7:30 p.m., $30, www.lizzierosemusic.com.

DANCE

Princeton Country Dancers, Suzanne Patterson Center, 1 Monument Drive, Princeton. Weekly Wednesday Contra Dance, Wednesdays, 8-10:30 p.m (Instruction at 7:30 p.m.), $10 (no dance on July 4); Afternoon for experience dancers (admission costs $23); Evening dance (admission costs $17). Admission for both costs $27; www.princetoncountrydancers.org. Friday Night Folk Dancing, Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton St., Princeton. One-hour instruction most weeks, followed by request dancing. Fridays, 8-11 p.m. $5; 609-912-1272. M R Square Dance Club, Saint Luke’s (Episcopal) Church, 1620 Prospect St. Ewing. Weekly progres-

sive dances. No prior experience is needed. Please be prompt. Tuesdays 7:30 p.m. $10 suggested donation; richd1squarerounddancer@msn.com; 609-844-1140.

GALLERIES The Gourgaud Gallery, 23A N. Main St, Cranbury. “Celebration,” by Creative Collective Group. The following Creative Collective members will be displaying artworks at the gallery: John Brecko, Lynn Cheng Varga, Stephen Cohen, Connie Cruser, Linda Gilbert, Seema Bhattacharjee, Lee Leonard, Robert Lowe, Frances Melvin, Lonnie Merrill, Annette Newmark, Bill Plank, Helene Plank, Elaine Rosenberg, Laurie Schwartzer, Margaret Simpson, Stephanie Sprague, Evi Sutkowski.  Free and open to the public,  Aug. 5 - 24. Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 am-4 pm. Sundays, 1-3 pm. Michael Short: Intentional Drift, Nilson Gallery at Monmouth Museum, 765 Newman Springs Rd, Lincroft. Began with the forging of materials gathered from hikes and, exploring local beaches, many recovered in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. “The ocean is an undeniable force that never ceases to inspire and humble

me. It comes down to finding, collecting, salvaging and re-imagining materials cast adrift, Aug. 17 - Sept. 16. Short will hold a ‘Gallery Talk’ on Sept. 12 from 7 - 8 p.m. Lakefront Gallery, 1 Hamilton Place, Hamilton. “Mel and Leon,” paintings by Mel Leipzig & Leon Rainbow. Free and open to the public, the exhibit titled Mel & Leon is sponsored by the Princeton Photography Club, through Sept. 5. Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

ART SUBMISSIONS Franklin Day Festival - ArtWalk. Franklin Township is accepting free submissions for ArtWalk. The 2018 theme is Celebrate New Jersey. Submit your twodimensional art for display and sale in this juried exhibit. Accepted art will be on view at the Franklin Day Festival, Sept. 22, held in Colonial Park, 156 Mettlers Road, Somerset. Submissions must be received by Aug. 4. The notification of acceptance will be mailed by Aug. 11. Submission forms and guidelines can be found at Franklintwp.seamlessdocs.com/ f/ArtWalkCall4Art.

MUSEUMS

Princeton University Art Museum, on the campus of Princeton University, Princeton. “Frank Stella Unbound: Literature and Printmaking,” Between 1984 and 1999, the American artist Frank Stella executed four ambitious print series, each of which was named after a literary work that had a distinctive narrative structure: the Passover song Had Gadya, a compilation of Italian folktales, the epic novel Moby-Dick, and the illustrated encyclopedia Dictionary of Imaginary Places. Through these four bodies of work, Stella evolved printmaking projects of unprecedented scale and complexity that both transformed the artist’s visual language, through Sept. 23; Hours: Tues.-Wed., Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs. 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Sun. 1-5 p.m. Admission is free; artmuseum.princeton.edu; 609-258-3788.

COMEDY

Stress Factory, 90 Church St., New Brunswick. Jimmy Shubert, Aug. 10, 7:30 & 9:45, Aug. 12, 7:30, $20, Tracy Morgan, Aug. 11, 7:30, $40. Lil Duval, Aug. 17 & 18, 7:30 & 9:45, Aug. 19, 7:30, $25, www.stressfactory.com; 732545-4242. Princeton Catch a Rising Star, 102 Carnegie Center, West Windsor. Bobby Collins, Aug. 10, 8 p.m., $26.67, Peter Sasso, Aug. 18, 8 p.m., $23.46; catcharisingstar.com; 609-987-8018.


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JUST GO SPECIAL EVENTS Somerset Patriots vs. Revolution Aug. 17 and 18 at 7:05 p.m. Aug. 19 at 5:05 p.m. vs. Skeeters Aug. 21, 22 and 23 at 7:05 p.m. TD Bank Ballpark 1 Patriots Park, Bridgewater 908-252-0700; www.somersetpatriots.com Trenton Thunder vs. New Hampshire Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. Aug. 18 and 19 at 5 p.m. vs. Hartford Aug. 20 and 21 at 7 p.m. Arm & Hammer Park One Thunder Road, Trenton 609-394-3300; www.trentonthunder.com Lakewood BlueClaws vs. Rome Aug. 15, 16 and 17 at 7:05 p.m. vs. Lexington Aug. 18, 20 and 21 at 7:05 p.m. Aug. 19 at 1:05 p.m. FirstEnergy Park 2 Stadium Way, Lakewood 732-901-7000; www.blueclaws.com

The Raritan Poets a reading group and workshop since 1994 the first Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. The East Brunswick Library 1 Civic Center Drive, East Brunswick all ages are welcome; stop by to listen or bring a poem free Thursday Nights at the Museum through Thursday, Aug. 16, at 7 p.m. Museum is open from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Finding Your Roots Come and explore the Museum’s genealogy resources to create your family tree A workshop presented by Marc Diament The Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County 310 Mounts Corner Drive, Freehold Township Admission to each program: $3 members, $5 nonmembers, students free 732-252-6990; www.jhmomc.org/events City of South Amboy Cruise Nights fun, music, prizes, 50/50’s Friday, Aug. 17, Sept. 21, Oct. 19, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. all parking on Broadway www.southamboynj.gov WWE Presents NXT Live! Friday, Aug. 17, at 6 p.m. Convention Hall 1300 Ocean Ave., Asbury Park

admission: $25-$75 732-897-6500; apboardwalk.com Annual peach festival and White Elephant sale hosted by The Holy Trinity Altar Rosary Society Aug. 18 from noon to 4 p.m. The church parish center, 100 Main St., Helmetta Music will be provided by Hap Ortutay Admission: $6 for adults or $3 for children age 10 and under Bugs, Birds and Beyond Bee Wise About Wildlife: A Free Festival for children of all ages Saturday, Aug. 18, noon-4 p.m.; rain or shine featuring Penguins on Parade, presented by Jenkinson’s Aquarium Rappin’ with Raptors, presented by The Tenafly Nature Center Educational displays, activities, crafts and games, live butterflies, snakes, turtles, rabbits, insects, bees and more Animal scat and track identification Composting and worm composting demos Gardening Q &A with Rutgers Master Gardeners Guided tours of 2 gardens Rutgers Cooperative Extension Agriculture Building, 4000 Kozloski Road, Freehold all children must be accompanied by an adult Rutgers Master Gardeners of Monmouth County: 732303-7614

Latin Fiesta: Tu Sello Latino Fest Saturday, Aug. 19 Celebrate the flavors, sights and sounds of the Latin world with authentic food, music, dancing and more Monmouth Park 175 Oceanport Ave, Oceanport 732-222-5100; www.monmouthpark.com Edison Chamber of Commerce’s 2nd Annual Food Wine and Beer Festival Aug. 18, 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. Papaianni Park, 100 Municipal Blvd., Edison 732-738-9482; www.edisonchamber.com 23rd Rolling Iron Antique Auto Show antique cars, including family cars, firetrucks, motorcycles, and more Sunday, Aug. 19, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The Historic Village at Allaire 4263 Atlantic Ave., Wall Township Pre-registration is recommended at $18; day of registration is $20 free admission; $5/car parking fee 732-919-3500, ext. 14; allairevillage.org    3rd Annual Caribbean Festival Caribbean cuisine, music and dance performances including reggae, soca and calypso Aug. 25, 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. Elmer B. Boyd Park, Rt. 18, New Brunswick www.newbrunswickarts.org/event/3rd-annual-caribbean-festival/

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MOVIE TIMES Movie and times for the week of Aug. 10 - 16. Schedules are subject to change. HILLSBOROUGH CINEMAS (908-874-8181): Disney’s Christopher Robin (PG) Fri.-Thurs. 12:00, 2:30, 5:00, 7:30, 10:00. The Darkest Minds (PG13) Fri.-Thurs. 7:15, 9:45.  Dog Days (PG) Fri.-Thurs. 1:45, 4:25, 7:05, 9:45.  Mission: Impossible- Fallout (PG13) (Luxury Seating)  Fri.-Thurs. 12:40, 3:50, 7:00, 10:10. Mission: Impossible- Fallout (PG13)  Fri.-Thurs. 12:00, 3:15, 6:30, 9:45.  Teen Titans

Go! To The Movies (PG) Fri.-Thurs. 12:15, 2:35, 4:55. Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! (PG13) (Luxury Seating) Fri.-Thurs. 1:35, 4:20, 7:05, 9:50. The Meg  (PG13) Fri.-Thurs. 12:00, 2:40, 5:20, 8:00, 10:40.  Slender Man (PG13) (Luxury Seating)  Fri.-Thurs. 12:15, 2:35, 4:55, 7:15, 9:35.  The Equalizer 2 (PG13)   Fri.-Thurs. 1:30, 4:20, 7:10, 10:00.  The Spy Who Dumped Me (R) (Luxury Seating) Fri.-Thurs. 1:30, 4:15, 7:00, 9:45. MONTGOMERY CINEMAS (609-924-7444): Leave No Trace

(PG) Fri.-Thurs. 2:00, 4:35, 7:10, 9:45. Eighth Grade (R) Fri.-Thurs. 2:40, 5:00, 7:20, 9:40. Three Identical Strangers (NR) Fri.-Thurs. 2:55, 5:15, 7:35, 9:55. RBG (PG) Fri.-Thurs. 2:25, 4:50, 7:15, 9:40.  Won’t You Be My  Neighbor (NR)  Fri.-Thurs. 2:25, 4:45, 7:05, 9:25.  BlacKKKlansman (R) Fri.-Thurs. 1:45, 4:40, 7:35, 10:30. PRINCETON GARDEN THEATRE (609-279-1999): BlacKKKlansman (R) Fri. 4:00, 6:45, 9:15; Sat. 1:00, 4:00, 6:45, 9:25; Sun. 1:00, 4:00, 6:45; Mon.-Thurs. 2:00, 5:00,

8:00. Eighth Grade (R) Fri. 4:15, 7:05, 9:45; Sat. 1:15, 4:15, 7:05, 9:45; Sun. 4:15, 7:05; Mon.-Tue. 2:30, 5:30, 8:00; Wed.-Thurs. 2:00, 5:00. Art on Screen: I, Claude Monet (2016) Sun. (8/12) 12:30.  Hollywood Summer Nights: Camille (1936) (NR)  Wed. 7:30 Hollywood Summer Nights: Amadeus (1984) (R) Thurs. 7:30. National Theatre Live: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time- 3 hr. (1 INT) Sun. (8/19) 12:30. Tickets: General $18, Member $16. Movie Tickets: General $14, Member $12


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School brings hope with Parkinson’s dance program Princeton Ballet School (PBS) instructor, Rachel Stanislawczyk, describes aspects of her profession as being rooted in a “homemade” recipe with a particular connection to her grandfather. The ingredients include no sugar, but the finished product is sweet with a filling of hope. The product that Rachel references is Princeton Ballet School’s Dance for Parkinson’s Program, a new initiative taught and inspired by Rachel,who is a certified instructor of the Elemental Body Alignment System. “In Parkinson’s Disease, the brain neurons responsible for producing the neurotransmitter Dopamine, no longer work. However, dancing to live music is a homemade recipe for producing dopamine in the brain. I saw this happen with my own grandfather,” said the 22-year-old Rachel who just graduated magna cum laude with her BFA in dance and choreography from Virginia Commonwealth University. Two years ago right before she was about to return to school after summer break, she wanted to visit her grandfather “just one more time,” because he was suffering intensely from Parkinson’s disease, “and I was unsure as to how much longer he had to live. He had stopped speaking and was unable to hold up his head. I wheeled him into the living room, turned on classical music and started to move his limbs to the music with a technique I had learned in one of my classes. I worked from his ankles up to his neck and by the time I finished, he was holding up his head and actually speaking. My grandmother walked into the room and was astounded. Her jaw actually hung open. I could not save his life, but I was able to give him a

Princeton Ballet School (PBS) instructor Rachel Stanislawczyk is pictured teaching Princeton Ballet School‚ Dance for Parkinson Program, an new initiative inspired by Rachel and offered at PBS in August at the PBS studies at the Princeton Shopping Center. small gift of life at the end of his life. It was that experience that really sparked my interest in the power of dance for people with Parkinson’s disease.” Rachel obtained an internshipwith the Brooklyn-based Mark Morris Dance

Group that was responsible for starting in 2001 the nation’s first dance program for Parkinson’s, called Dance for PD. After her six months internship, the dance group hired her for a variety of administrative and training jobs and now she is a lead teacher

in the Dance for PD program. With a special fondness for the American Repertory Ballet’s Princeton Ballet School where her passion for dance was fueled, Rachel, decided PBS ought to produce a Parkinson’s dance program. Several weeks ago Rachel, who started taking dance classes at PBS in 2003, made a Parkinson’s dance program proposal to the board and was honored and humbled when the board accepted her proposals. The classes are going on until the end of August and depending upon the response from the public, the classes may become a permanent part of the PBS class repertory. “American Repertory Ballet’s Dance for Parkinson’s program creates a warm sanctuary for movement exploration and a social atmosphere to support artistic venture. The classes  will have live musical accompaniment by one of ARB’s staff of professional musicians,” she said. “This inclusive program is open to all levels of ability, and although participants may experience therapeutic relief, this  class  is not considered therapy. It is solely a place where people come together to move, share and enjoy the elements of dance.” Rachel’s dance goals have come a long way from her childhood dance dreams of landing roles in the ARB’s spectacular Nutcracker production. “I have always been interested in the reason why we dance? To me, this reason is much larger than to put on a performance. There is a distinct therapeutic sensation I feel while moving to music, a quiet exchange of listening and responding. This is the exact magic that happens in a Dance for Parkinson’s class,” said Rachel, who never

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Loose Ends Continued from Page 11B stands still when it comes to going forward with her profession. In addition to all of her teaching responsibilities, she is pursuing a master’s degree in dance education at Rutgers University. The children of Princeton Ballet School’s Founder Audree Estey pointed out the special affinity PBS has for this new program. “As a dancer, a teacher and PBS founder, Audrée would have loved the inclusion of a program for people with  Parkinson’s disease, because she sought to provide opportunities for everyone to know the joy of movement and dance, no matter their limitations,” said her children, Larry and Carol Estey. “As someone who late in her life lived with Parkinson’s, our mother would have cherished the opportunity to be with

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others, moving to live music, embodying that joy again in a safe environment. Bravo to PBS for offering this program!” It sounds like a recipe that is rich in humanity – and bound to inspire the many young dancers now aspiring for roles in ARB’s Nutcracker, just as Rachel once did. Princeton Ballet School, the official school of American Repertory Ballet, is proud to introduce its NEW Dance for Parkinson‘s classes for people living with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers  at the Princeton Ballet School located at the Princeton Shopping Center above McCaffrey’s,  301 N. Harrison Street. Classes are from  12:00 pm - 1:15 pm.   For more information, email Rachel at RStanislawczyk@arballet.org, or call Lindsay Cahill at (732) 249-1254, ext. 19.

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bors, and solve the 25-year-old mystery of his mother’s disappearance. “It’s sort of our season-long storyline,” explains O’Connell. “And it really pays off.” O’Connell believes that the breezy police procedural is a nod to Law & Order-like crime dramas. “I don’t wanna say we make fun of the crime procedural genre,” says the actor, “but the show winks at the genre. And anyone who is a fan of crime shows — like I am — is really gonna enjoy it.” The actor also reveals that Carter is action-packed, and he loves finding himself in the middle of the flurry. “I’m getting up there in years, but I’m still pretty nimble. I can handle it,” O’Connell laughs. “I can’t believe I’m saying this. I’m not like Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible 8, but I do a lot of my own stunts.” In addition to starring on Carter, the actor was recently named as the host of Bravo’s new nighttime talk show. The upcoming fall series — which doesn’t have an official premiere date and will be executive produced by Andy Cohen — was originally set to be called Real Men Watch Bravo, but the series title has been changed to the more inclusive-sounding, Bravo’s Play by Play.


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Focusing on eating disorders in boys Eating disorders are often characterized as conditions affecting young girls and women, but statistics show these conditions also impact a significant number of boys and men. However, due to stigma and cultural biases associated with eating disorders, boys are often less likely to seek treatment. The Princeton Center for Eating Disorders at Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Centertreats people of all genders, from age 8 to adults, for the physical, psychological and nutritional aspects of their condition. Overcoming Misconceptions As the National Eating Disorders Association notes, eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa will affect at least 10 million males in the United States at some point in their lives. While the signs and symptoms of eating disorders are similar for boys and girls, boys face an added hurdle to diagnosis and treatment – overcoming the misconception that their condition is a girls’ disorder. Like girls with eating disorders, boys may also have a distorted sense of body image. While some boys might focus on losing weight, others are determined to bulk up, which can lead to steroid use and reliance on protein shakes

and other supplements to enhance muscle development. Risk Factors Risk factors for eating disorders in boys include a range of biological, psychological and sociocultural issues. Chronic body dissatisfaction, exposure to trauma, depression and anxiety can all contribute to the development of an eating disorder. No age group is immune from developing an eating disorder, but boys age 10 to 14 are most at risk as they go through growth spurts and sexual development. Psychological injuries, including injuries caused by physical or sexual abuse, may also trigger attempts to delay or stop a growth spurt by reducing food intake. Additionally, society’s preoccupation with body image and appearance can play a role in eating disorders. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, one-quarter of teenage boys are dissatisfied with their bodies. Other risk factors include: • Family history of eating disorders. • Low self-esteem. • Substance abuse. • Personality traits such as perfectionism. • History of excessive dieting, frequently skipped meals, or compulsive exercise. Further, high school ath-

Dr. Najeeb Riaz, M.D. letes, including wrestlers, dancers and gymnasts, as well as models, are also at greater risk for developing an eating disorder. Signs of Eating Disorders No matter their gender, people with eating disorders are often unusually concerned with weight loss, dieting and control of food. They may also: • Make frequent trips to the bathroom around mealtimes. • Cut their food into tiny pieces and rearrange it on their plate. • Hide their body with baggy clothes. • Seem concerned about eating in public. • Withdraw from friends and activities. And while the outward signs of an eating disorder may be obvious, malnutrition associated with an eating disorder can have serious hidden health complications, including:

• Low blood pressure, heart rate and breathing rate. • Poor growth in height and weight. • Interrupted sexual development. • Heart problems that can lead to abnormal heart rhythms. • Brittle bones and risk of fracture. • Dehydration and abnormal electrolytes. • Constipation and other digestive problems. Moreover, boys usually experience low levels of testosterone and vitamin D, putting them at greater risk for osteopenia and osteoporosis. The risk of death for males with eating disorders is higher than it is for females, according to the National Eating Disorders Association, partly because they are often diagnosed later due to the misconception that males don’t have eating disorders. Early Intervention and Treatment Early intervention is key to treating eating disorders and preventing longterm complications. Treatment at the Princeton Center for Eating Disorders includes a comprehensive medical assessment, nutritional counseling, medical monitoring, and individual and family therapy. Individuals learn everyday skills with activities such as family-style meals that teach healthy eating habits.

The treatment team includes board certified psychiatrists, registered nurses, licensed psychotherapists, registered dietitians, mental health associates, board certified physicians and certified teachers to provide private tutoring for school-age patients. For more information about the Princeton Cen-

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CRANBURY $1,099,000 Elegant custom-built Colonial by Kaiser Home Builders. Built in 2007, open floor plan home is in the heart of Cranbury. (Web ID 1900424)

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FRANKLIN TWP. Natural light floods this 3 BR, 2 1/2 BA townhome with a garage. HWD floors in LR & DR. Patio door leads to large deck. (Web ID 3490793) $314,900 OPEN SUNDAY 12-3 PM FRANKLIN TWP. $352,500 Spacious end-unit Bayberry with sitting room. All you need to do is pack & move into this pristine home. (Web ID 3491565) Dir: 3101 Enclave Circle

EAST WINDSOR $334,999 Come see this 3 bedroom and 2 full bath split-level home in the very desirable Brooktree section of East Windsor. (Web ID 1002042456)

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HOPEWELL TWP. $399,000 Great opportunity in Princeton Farms, Hopewell Twp. Corner Lot w/4 beds, 2.5 baths & potential to be your dream home (Web ID 1002037118)

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PENNINGTON $607,999 You will instantly fall in love with this spacious 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath Colonial located at the end of a wooded cul-de-sac. (Web ID 1004479749)

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PRINCETON $357,500 2 BR & 1.5 BA Townhome, fresh paint & new Pergo flooring, full kitchen, fireplace, 2-car parking, near downtown Princeton. (Web ID 1001855258)

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MONROE TWP. $343,000 Take a look at this gorgeous well-maintained 4 bedroom Harding Model in the Ridings Subdivision in Gloucester County. (Web ID 1000492102)

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PLAINSBORO $769,900 Renovated home with master suite on the main floor, high ceilings, gourmet kitchen, wraparound deck, finished basement and more! (Web ID 1826646)

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PRINCETON $696,900 Classic Colonial on 3 acre bucolic retreat near Princeton & Lawrenceville. HW floors, updtd kit, 2 stall horse barn w/electricity/water. (Web ID 1000454932)

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PLAINSBORO $825,000 Lovely 4 BR, 3.5 BA corner lot Colonial, EIK, open flr plan, finished basement w/ wet bar & 3D projector, WWP Schools. (Web ID 1001956838)

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PRINCETON JCT. $840,000 Stunning 5 BR & 3.5 BA center hall Colonial, in-law suite, Kit w/ granite & center-island, master suite w/ office, WWP Schools. (Web ID 1001788944)

Lori Janick 609-799-3500 Princeton Jct. Office

SOUTH BOUND BROOK $349,900 Stunning 4 BR, 2.5 BA updated Colonial with plenty of space on a corner lot. No flood insurance required. A must see! (Web ID 3476430)

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