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Princetonian ‘through and through’

School board names 2004 Princeton High School graduate as assistant principal

Princeton High School math teacher Lauren Freedman will become the next assistant principal at Princeton High School.

The Princeton Public Schools Board of Education approved the transfer of Freedman, who grew up in Princeton, at its Sept. 26 meeting.

Freedman begins her new job Oct. 2. She will earn $126,000 per year, plus $3,800 longevity pay, prorated from Oct. 2 to June 30, 2024.

The assistant principal vacancy was created after the school board appointed Cecilia Birge to become the new principal at Princeton High School. Birge replaced former Principal Frank Chmiel, whose contract was not renewed.

Freedman graduated from Princeton High School in 2004, and earned a bachelor’s degree in education with a math concentration from Villanova University. She earned a master’s degree in educational leadership from the University of Texas – Permian Basin. She has taught math at Princeton High School since 2008.

Freedman was recommended to fill the assistant principal slot by Superintendent of Schools Carol Kelley.

“She is an exemplary educator who goes above and beyond for her students,” Kelley said.

Birge, who introduced Freedman with “tremendous pride and excitement,” described her as a Princetonian “through and through,” noting Freedman attended the Princeton school district from kindergarten through high school.

Birge said she co-taught math with Freedman for several years.

“She has a way of teaching, and

that is part of her magic, connecting with students to make them feel that math is fun, making personal connections with them,” Birge said.

Birge said Freedman is not only a great teacher, but a mentor as well. She is a proponent of service learning.

During her time at Princeton High School, Freedman has served on several leadership committees, including master schedule, district strategic planning, math program review, school improvement, and intervention and referral service committees.

Freedman is also an instructional technology mentor, a professional learning community leader and a new teacher mentor, officials said.

Outside of the classroom, Freedman was given the Corner House Leadership award for service. She also led the Corner House Teen Advisory Group (TAG) and worked with high school juniors from neighboring school districts to prepare community outreach programs.

She also organized a COVID-19 community fundraiser for economically disadvantaged students.

Freedman thanked the school board and said she was “very excited” to become the next assistant principal.

‘This amazing honor’

HomeFront renames Family Campus for founder Connie Mercer

HomeFront’s Family Campus, which is home to its Family Preservation Center, has been renamed the Connie Mercer Family Campus in honor of HomeFront’s founder and longtime chief executive officer.

The HomeFront Family Campus was officially renamed for Mercer, who founded the nonprofit group in 1991, at a ceremony at its campus on Scotch Road in Ewing Township Sept. 22.

The Family Preservation Center, which is the focal point at the campus, provides short-term housing and wraparound support services to mothers and their children who are experiencing homelessness.

The re-naming of the campus coincides with the 20th anniversary of the creation of the Family Preservation Center, which first opened its doors in a vacant dormitory at the state-owned Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf in 2003.

HomeFront’s Family Preservation Center moved to its Scotch Road campus in 2015.

Mercer thanked HomeFront’s board of directors for “this amazing honor.”

“It’s a wonderful, strange thing to see my name (on the building). Most of all, I am proud and honored,” she said.

Mercer said that when her son, Michael Myers, drives his children past the building, they will see her name. They will know that their grandmother is not “just an old lady who makes great pancakes,” she said.

There have been “many hands” involved in making the Family Preservation Center a reality and in continuing its mission of helping families find their footing, said Mercer, who retired as the CEO of the Lawrence Township-based nonprofit last year.

“HomeFront is about giving families a shot at a decent future. It tries hard to change the trajectory of their lives. It is a place of transfor-

mation. That’s what this campus is all about,” she said.

Mercer credited HomeFront’s board of directors for being “bold” to agree to her vision of providing temporary housing and wraparound services to its clients.

Those services include counseling, education, acquiring up-to-date job skills, learning how to cook healthy meals, how to set up a budget and how to raise young children – all under one roof.

HomeFront officials “fought long and hard” to create the Family Preservation Center. It has set the standard across New Jersey for what is expected of a shelter, Mercer said.

Mercer said one of the happiest moments in her life occurred when a new client walked into the Family Preservation Center, looked around and thanked Mercer for thinking that she was worthwhile.

“That got to my heart,” Mercer said.

Sarah Steward, who succeeded Mercer as HomeFront’s CEO, said “it’s a long journey” for clients before they arrive at HomeFront. Their arrival at the Family Preservation Center marks a turning point in their lives, she said.

While it has been a long journey to the Family Preservation Center for the families, it had been an equally long journey for HomeFront – from envisioning the center to making it come true.

HomeFront’s mission from the day of its founding more than 30 years ago was to help mothers and their children who had been placed in motels along Route 1 in Lawrence Township by welfare officials.

Mercer realized the families were facing many challenges and needed more than a warm, dry bed for a night or two. They needed help – earning a high school degree, acquiring job skills and learning how to raise young children.

Those services could not be provided to mothers and their children living in a motel room, so Home-

Front officials began discussions with Mercer County and local officials about opening a family shelter.

Finding a place to open a family shelter was not easy. HomeFront officials faced issues of NIMBY-ism, Mercer said, explaining neighbors did not want a shelter to be opened near them.

Mercer noticed that many of the dormitories at the former stateowned Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf in Ewing Township were empty.

It occurred to Mercer that an empty dormitory could be transformed into housing for the families while HomeFront helped them to take their next step.

After lengthy negotiations, state officials agreed to rent a dormitory at the Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf to HomeFront for its Family Preservation Center.

In March 2003, the first families moved into HomeFront’s new Family Preservation Center. It marked a milestone for the Lawrence Township-based nonprofit group.

But after several years, the State of New Jersey put the campus of the Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf on the market for sale, so the search for a new home for the Family Preservation Center began again.

HomeFront officials zeroed in on the U.S. Marine Corps’ former Marine Reserve Center at 361 Scotch Road in Ewing Township as a potential site for the Family Preservation Center.

It took seven years, much wrangling and significant fund-raising for HomeFront to acquire the drab, industrial-looking building in 2014. Renovations took several months to complete.

Mercer credited Celia Bernstein, HomeFront’s former chief financial officer, with turning the bunkers into attractive, uplifting housing. She is now the CEO of Homes by TLC, which partners with HomeFront to provide housing for clients.

“Celia was truly responsible,” Mercer said.

Princeton Charter School named a National Blue Ribbon School for 2023

The Princeton Charter School has been named as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2023, according to the U.S. Department of Education and Princeton Charter School officials.

The Princeton Charter School is one of nine New Jersey schools to earn the honor. This marks the second time it has been named as a National Blue Ribbon School, officials said. It was recognized as a top school in 2004.

The Princeton Charter School, which is located at 100 Bunn Dr.,

will receive a National Blue Ribbon School flag indicating its status as a top national school. The flag is a widely recognized symbol of exemplary teaching and learning, officials said.

“We are proud of this amazing achievement as a credit to the students, teachers, staff, parents and administration of the Princeton Charter School,” said Head of School Lawrence Patton.

“Its recognition was not the result of one single act. It reflects the collective efforts, dedication and shared vision of the entire Princeton Charter School community.”

Assistant Head of School Lisa Eckstrom said that while it would be an honor to have received the award at any time, it holds special significance given the many obstacles that all schools have faced since the COVID-19 pandemic occurred in March 2020.

“The ethos of the Princeton Charter School is to challenge ourselves to improve our curriculum, to broaden opportunities for our students and to form even stronger partnerships with our parents,” Eckstrom said.

Stefanos Damianakis, the president of the charter school’s board of

trustees, said the honor “speaks to our unwavering commitment to our mission, our north star and the consistent execution of that mission over time.”

The school has consistently adapted its program to meet the needs of the students since it opened its doors in 1997, Damianakis said.

The Princeton Charter School is a public charter school that is funded by Princeton property owners through the Princeton Public Schools operating budget. It enrolls 424 students in grades K-8.

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona said the 353

schools nationwide that have been awarded National Blue Ribbon School status for 2023 have set a national example for what it means to raise the bar in education.

Up to 420 schools may be nominated each year, officials said. Nominations are made by top education officials in all states, the District of Columbia, U.S. territories, the Department of Defense Education Activity and the Bureau of Indian Education, officials said. Private schools are nominated by the Council for American Private Education.

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Burlington, Mercer, and Somerset counties

New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of New York Blood Center, which provides blood for local patients, is looking for a few good volunteers.

The blood drive volunteer is an integral member of our team whose tasks include assisting donors with registration and/or at the refreshment area. No medical background necessary. Volunteers should be outgoing to provide friendly customer service, be able to perform tasks as needed and must provide proof of COVID Vaccination prior to volunteering. Must have transportation. All training is provided including additional precautions for the safety of our team and blood donors. For additional information call or text Sharon Zetts, manager of NJBS Volunteer Services at 732-850-8906 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Thursday.

Don’t wait until there’s a crisis to give –donors of all blood types, especially type O blood donors and those giving platelets – are needed now to keep the blood supply strong enough to support critical patient care all season long. Book a time to give by visiting, downloading the Red Cross Blood Donor App, or calling 1-800RED CROSS.

American Red Cross Llura

Gund Blood Donation Center – Central New Jersey

707 Alexander Road, Suite 101, Princeton

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: 12:307:15 p.m.

Thursday: 10:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.


The Mercer County Nutrition Program for Older Adults has in-person lunches at nine of its locations.

The Nutrition Program for Older Adults provides a daily nutritionally balanced meal Monday through Friday, except for county and/or municipal holidays.

All meals meet the required one-third of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) daily referenced intake of nutrients for an individual 60 years or older.

Meals are available to Mercer County residents age 60 or older and their spouses (regardless of age), any county resident with a disability whose primary caregiver is a program participant, anyone volunteering in the program, and the personal care aides of program participants when they accompany

a participant to the site where the meals are provided.

In-person services will be hosted at: Jennye Stubblefield Senior Center and Sam Naples Community Center in Trenton, Lawrence Township Senior Center, Princeton Café for Older Adults, John O. Wilson Neighborhood Service Center in Hamilton, Hamilton Senior Center, Hopewell Valley Senior Center, Hollowbrook Community Center in Ewing, and Robbinsville Senior Center.

Most meal services begin at 11:30 a.m., although times may vary by location, so call 609-989-6650 or inquire at a local site.

No payment is required for a meal; however, there is a suggested donation of $1 for each meal provided.

Reservations are required; call 609-9896650 to reserve a spot.

Monthly menus can be found on the Nutrition Program for Older Adults web page.

If transportation is a barrier to participating in the congregate meals, Mercer County TRADE may be able to help; call 609-5301971 or email Some of the sites also may have transportation options for its participants.

There may be home-delivered options.

For more information, call 609-989-6650 or email

Take-Home rapid COVID-19 test kits

Take-home rapid COVID-19 test kits are available at all Mercer County Library System branches. Mercer County residents may request up to three kits at a time. The kits are Lucira brand over-the-counter rapid molecular nasal swab test comparable to a PCR test.

Fridays in September

Gather with a spirited group of friends each Friday during September to learn more about the historic Mercer Cemetery at Trenton. Break away from your office or home to enjoy live music (Yes, live!) as well as food trucks! Weather will dictate whether the event will take place. All announcements will be posted on the Mercer Cemetery at Trenton’s Facebook page.

Located in downtown Trenton, Mercer Cemetery at Trenton is significant for its connection with local history and its embodiment of 19th century urban cemetery ideals including highly decorative monuments and its use as a greenspace. It has a unique legacy as the first non-secular cemetery in New Jer-

sey. Organized in 1843 from parcels of farmland on the edge of town, the Cemetery was popular for many of Trenton’s important families and business leaders until the end of the century with over 4,000 persons buried within. The cemetery, now being converted into a public park, features a variety of highstyle monuments and simple gravestones with motifs and sculptural forms prevalent in the Victorian era including weeping willows, flora, hands, urns, funerary cloth, and masonic symbols.

Participating food trucks include The Latest Dish, Shabazz Fish & Chips, Chic Gourmet Empanadas, Ice Dreamz Water Ice, and H&S Ice Cream.

Fridays at Mercer Cemetery at Trenton will began on Sept. 1. Next dates are Sept. 29. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Mercer Cemetery at Trenton is located at 42 South Clinton Ave., Trenton.


Mercer County Correctional Police is hiring. Send resume to mcorrectioncareers@



The Bordentown Township Police Department offers Straight to Treatment on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Insurance is not necessary to receive assistance. Neither is residency in Burlington County. No appointment is needed.

For more information visit or email treatment@

Every Sunday

Bordentown City holds a farmers market rain or shine outside Carslake Community Center, 207 Crosswicks Street. For inclement weather, the market is moved indoors.

Bordentown Library events

Bordentown Library is located at 18 E. Union St., Bordentown. For more information about the events below call 609-2980622 or visit

Sept. 29 – 1 p.m. – Mahjong Meetup.

Oct. 2 – 10 a.m. – ELL English Language.

Oct. 3 – 10:30 a.m. – Baby and Toddler


Oct. 4 – 10 a.m. – ELL English Lan-

guage. Oct. 5 – 6:30 p.m. – Knot Your Momma’s Yarn Club.

Oct. 6 – 1 p.m. – Mahjong Meetup.

Thursday to Saturday, Oct. 1214

The Summer of Bruce – Saturday matinee – at Old City Hall, Crosswicks St.

Friday, Oct. 13

Jersey Devil Homecoming Event at 7 p.m., Old City Hall, Crosswicks St. The Halloween season program features a night with William Sprouse, a journalist, historian, and a descendent of the family that birthed New Jersey’s most famous monster. Bordentown has several links to the Jersey Devil.  Prominent city resident and former king Joseph Bonaparte reported encountering it in the woods, the devil visited the city during its infamous 1907 weeklong reign of terror, and one account argues the devil was born in the historic city.

The event is a project of the Old City Hall Restoration Cultural Vision SubCommittee, a volunteer group that offers an assortment of free and ticketed community events to strengthen the visibility of the late 19th century building that served as the city’s police department, courthouse, and municipal offices from 1888 to 1960. For more information, go to www.facebook. com/OldCityHallRestoration.


The Cranbury Public Library is located at 30 Park Place West. For more information on listed events please call (609) 722-6992.

Sept. 30 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Dungeons & Dragons Club.

Oct. 2 – 4 p.m. – Chess Club.

Oct. 3 – 6:30 p.m. – Spinning Yarns.

Oct. 4 – 11 a.m. – Family Storytime.

Oct. 5 – 2 p.m. – Pallet Sign Painting Workshop.

Oct. 5 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. – Thursday Crafternoon: Halloween Lanterns.

Cranbury Arts Council

Gourgaud Gallery

Gourgaud Gallery is located in Town Hall, 23-A North Main St.

The gallery will present “Water, Woods and Wonder” by local artist Margaret Simpson during the month of September. See CALENDAR, Page 3A

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Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information visit and

In October, the Gourgaud Gallery will present All Around the World, a Plein Air exhibit. A variety of artists will exhibit their Art Work, which consists of paintings, collage, drawings, and photos of various outdoor places in varied locations through Oct. 26. A reception will be from 1-3 p.m. Oct. 8. Light refreshments will be served.

As part of a non-profit Cranbury Arts Council, the Gourgaud Gallery donates 20% of art sales to the Cranbury Arts Council and its programs that support the arts in the community. Cash or a check made out to the artist is accepted as payment.

Thursday, Oct. 19

Cranbury Station Gallery Paint Party at 7 p.m. at The Market, 17 N. Main St., Cranbury. To register call (609) 495-5641.

East Windsor/Hightstown

The Hightstown and East Windsor community are gearing up to showcase the artistic and cultural traditions of Latinos in New Jersey and to promote intercultural awareness and understanding through the annual Latino Festival of Hightstown-East Windsor on Sept. 30.

The event will be held from noon to 6 p.m. at Hightstown High School, located at 25 Leshin Lane, Hightstown. The event is free and open to the public, and ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) accessible and free parking is available on site. In case of rain, the event will be held on Sunday, Oct. 1 at the same location and time.


Photo submissions

The Administration/Clerk’s Office invites Hillsborough residents to share scenic photos of Hillsborough for the annual township calendar and planner. In the past, the calendar has showcased the township’s gorgeous open space and scenic locations including wildlife, farmland, parks, and rivers. When submitting photos, please don’t include people and pets, and avoid objects that distract including roofs, fences, and car windows. Please save pictures with your name and the location’s name before sending them to Deborah Ng at debng@hillsborough-nj. You will also need to fill out a photo release form

that is located on the Hillsborough Township website.

Hillsborough Branch Library

The library is part of the Somerset County Library System at 379 S. Branch Road. For more information on the events visit

Sept. 30 – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Saturday Stations.

Oct. 2 – 3:30-7:30 p.m. – Homework

Help Center.

Oct. 2 – 6:30-7:30 p.m. – Writers Group.

Oct. 3 – 10-10:30 a.m. – Toddler Playdate.

Oct. 3 – 1-2:30 p.m. – English Conversation Group.

Oct. 4 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Movin’ Munchkins.

Oct. 4 – 3:30-7:30 p.m. – Homework Help Center.

Oct. 4 – 6-7 p.m. – Fantastic Worlds Book Club.

Oct. 5 – 5:30-6:30 p.m. – If You Find a Leaf Storytime and Craft.

Oct. 6 – 4:30-5:30p.m. – Read to a Therapy Dog.

Girls on the Run

The 22nd season of Girls on the Run of Central New Jersey (GOTRCNJ) is gearing up for the fall season.

Volunteer coaches are needed in Somerset, Middlesex and Monmouth Counties. Please reach out to for more information.

Coaches do not need to be runners or athletic.  The goal of the coaches is not to teach the girls how to run. The key takeaway from the curriculum is for the girls to learn about confidence, character, caring, connection, and contribution to community.

The girls learn to build self-worth, recognize their inner power to make positive decisions in their lives, while celebrating their uniqueness. These dynamic lessons instill valuable life skills including the important connection between emotional and physical health, There is still time to volunteer as a coach or to start a new site for the Fall season. For information go to or contact

Throughout October

Hillsborough Township will hold its third annual Scarecrow Festival in October. Scarecrows will be maintaining vigilance on the grounds of the Hillsborough Municipal

Complex. This annual fall event has been growing in popularity since its inception in 2021. Among the creative, handcrafted crows that stood watch over the parking lot in previous years were pirate crows, police crows, Rapunzel, Minions, storybook characters, and many traditional scare-type crows.

Residents will be able to vote on their favorite scarecrows throughout the month of October through QR codes located throughout the area or via a form located on the Township website. The scarecrows will be on display throughout the month of October.

Friday, Oct. 6

Music and Fireworks Extravaganza from 6-9 p.m. at Auten Road Intermediate School, 281 Auten Road, on Oct. 6. Live music including Gypsy: Celebrating the music of Stevie Nicks and Fleetwood Mac will be playing from 6-8:30 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 14

A Chicken Cordon Bleu Dinner will be held at the South Branch Reformed Church, 870 River Road, Hillsborough, from 4-6:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 14. All tickets are $20 and you can dine in or take out. For reservations call (908) 369-4956 or visit

Hopewell Valley

The Sourland Conservancy – all year round – is thankful for every single member, volunteer, partner, and supporter for everything they do to save the Sourland Region’s important history and ecology.

Sourland Conservancy is at 83 Princeton Avenue, Suite 1A, Hopewell.

If you have planted any native plants and trees at your home or business, please email the Conservancy to let them know. They would like to highlight the efforts of private citizens in planting native to help connect green spaces and provide habitat for native and migratory species. For more information, visit their website or email

Diabetes Education at Capital


Capital Health Medical Center –Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, will hold four evening sessions from 5:308:30 p.m.

The dates are Nov. 7, 14, 21, and 28. For more information call 609-537-7081.

Saturdays at Howell Living History Farm

The farm is located at 70 Woodens Lane, Hopewell Township and is a facility of the Mercer County Park Commission. For more information on the events listed call 609737-3299 or email

Sept. 30 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Wheat Planting.

Oct. 7 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Hayrides and Food Drive.

Oct. 14 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Basket and Broom Making.

Oct. 21 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Corn Harvest.

Oct. 28 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Osage Orange Day and Fence Building.

Through Oct. 1

“Journey of Self” art exhibit at the Staube Center in Pennington will run through Oct. 1. It is a four-artist show featuring Luna Sconty, Gary Fourneir, Adriana Groza, and Franne Demetrician, themed around identity and self expression.

Tuesday, Oct. 3

Pennington Public Library to host Read to a Cat program from 4-5 p.m., Oct. 3. For more information visit

Hopewell Flu Shot Clinics

Oct. 3 – 3-7 p.m. – Hopewell Township Municipal Building.

Oct. 17 – 3-7 p.m. – Pennington Borough Municipal Building, 30 North Main St.

Friday, Oct. 13

Pennington Parks and Recreation presents Movie Night at Kunkel Park – “Hotel Transylvania” at 7 p.m., King George Road, Pennington. Rain date, Oct. 20.

Sundays at Washington

Crossing Park

The Historic Education Committee of the Washington Crossing Park Association (WCPA) will lead tours of the State Park on various Sundays from 1-2:30 p.m. Tickets are free. As space is limited, all tickets must be reserved at Eventbrite. See CALENDAR, Page 5A

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Treating GERD Without Medications or Major Surgery

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common and uncomfortable condition affecting millions of people across the United States.

Characterized by the frequent and chronic backflow of stomach acid into the esophagus, GERD can lead to a range of symptoms and complications if left untreated.

In fact, in severe cases, GERD can cause a condition called Barrett’s esophagus, which can lead to esophageal cancer.

The Esophageal Program at the Center for Digestive Health at Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center offers specialized care for diseases of the esophagus, using advanced diagnostic and treatment techniques, including noninvasive surgery that provides long-term relief from GERD.

Common GI (Gastrointestinal) Disease

When you swallow, the valve at the bottom of your esophagus relaxes so food and liquid can flow into your stomach.

When that valve is weak or does not function properly for one reason or another, acid and<br>gastric juices can flow back up into the esophagus, often causing what is commonly referred to as heartburn.

And while almost everyone will experience heartburn every now and then, especially after a big meal, if it occurs frequently — two or more times a week — it is likely a sign of GERD.

GERD is one of the most common GI diseases in the U.S., according to the American College of Gastroenterology, affecting approximately 20% of people nationwide.

Symptoms May Vary

Symptoms of GERD vary from person to person, and though frequent heartburn is a common sign of GERD, some people with GERD may not experience heartburn at all.

In addition to heartburn, other common symptoms of GERD include:

• Regurgitation or the feeling of stomach contents rising into the throat or mouth.

• Difficulty swallowing.

• Chronic cough, especially at night.

• Hoarseness or changes in voice.

• Sore or irritated throat.

• Laryngitis.

Left untreated, GERD can lead to a number of complications, such as:

• Inflammation and damage to the esophagus lining.

• Narrowing of the esophagus, making swallowing difficult.

• Respiratory issues, including the worsening of asthma and aspiration pneumonia.

• Dental problems, erosion of tooth enamel.

• Barrett’s esophagus, a condition that increases the risk of esophageal cancer.

If you suspect you have GERD, consult your physician for a proper diagnosis and treatment plan.

A Range of Options

A range of options are available for the treatment of GERD depending on its severity. In some instances, lifestyle changes such as maintaining a healthy weight, not overeating, and avoiding caffeine, alcohol, chocolate and spicy foods can help reduce the symptoms of GERD.

If those changes are not enough, medication is usually the next step in treatment. Over the counter antacids can often provide temporary relief, while certain prescription medications can work to reduce acid production.

A Noninvasive Surgical Approach

When lifestyle changes and medication fail to resolve GERD, a procedure called transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) may be recommended.

The noninvasive procedure is performed through the mouth with an endoscope, which enables the gastroenterologist to see inside the esophagus and stomach.

During the procedure, the gastroenterologist uses other specialized tools to wrap the top part of the stomach around the bottom part of the esophagus, helping to lengthen and strengthen the esophageal valve.

As a result, the valve works better to keep acid and stomach contents from coming back up into the esophagus.

The TIF procedure is a safe and effective alternative to other more complex surgeries for GERD. Patients often have an easier recovery and are typically able to return to a normal diet after six weeks. Moreover, the procedure does not preclude additional interventions if they are needed to treat the condition in the future.

Most people suffering from GERD that is not able to be controlled through lifestyle changes or medication are candidates for TIF, unless they have a large hiatal hernia. In those cases, traditional open or laparoscopic surgery can be performed.

At the Center for Digestive Health at Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center, the TIF procedure is performed by clinicians with expertise in the management of GERD.

Tips for Prevention

Preventing GERD may not always be possible without treatment, but the American College of Gastroenterology offers these tips to decrease the amount of acid that reaches the esophagus:

• Raise the head of your bed. Use an under-mattress foam wedge to elevate your head six to 10 inches.

• Change eating and sleeping habits. Avoid laying down for two hours after eating. Do not eat for at least two hours before bedtime.

• Avoid tight clothing.

• Maintain a healthy weight. People who are overweight are significantly more likely to have GERD compared to those with ideal body weight.

• Change your diet. Avoid foods and medications that trigger GERD (fats, chocolate caffeinated drinks, alcohol) and those that may irritate the esophagus (citrus fruits tomatoes).

• Do not smoke. Smoking relaxes the esophageal valve and stimulates acid production.

Most importantly, don’t ignore recurring heartburn or other symptoms of GERD. See your doctor, who may refer you to a gastroenterologist for care. With the right treatment, you can reduce your symptoms and avoid complications down the line.

To find a gastroenterologist with Penn Medicine Princeton Health or for more information, call 1 (888) 742-7496 or visit

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Cities facing record heat to get cooling help from trees

This past July was the hottest month on record globally, with heat impacts especially severe in urban areas lacking a robust green tree canopy.

In what’s known as the “urban heat island” effect, asphalt and concrete absorb and retain the sun’s warmth. Even after sunset, there’s little relief because streets, sidewalks and parking lots continue to radiate heat for hours. Adding to the problem is heat produced by buildings, vehicle engines and industry.

Adding trees to the landscape can make a huge difference in the quality of life of city residents sweating it out in heat islands. Shade from trees can reduce surface temperatures by 11 to 19 degrees. And by releasing water vapor into the atmosphere through their leaves, trees cool the air around them.

In addition to helping mitigate extreme heat, urban trees and forests also absorb stormwater, create habitat for wildlife, filter impurities from air and water, and add natural beauty. This leads to better physical and mental health for residents — and can even lower crime rates.

Cities in New Jersey and beyond are about to get cooler, thanks to an historic investment in planting and nurturing trees in urban areas across the country. Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Forest Service announced a billion dollars in urban and community forestry grants through the federal Inflation Reduction Act.

In New Jersey, the Forest Service awarded grants totaling $23 million to 10 New Jersey communities and nonprofits: New Jersey chapter of The Nature Conservancy — $8 million for the Newark Tree Canopy Initiative, which will

develop a long-term maintenance program to optimize tree health, launch a green workforce development program to bolster the local economy, and measure the benefits from trees planted.

New Jersey Tree Foundation — $4.2 million for its “Planting Environmental Justice One Tree at a Time” project, which will focus additional resources on tree maintenance; and expand education programs to include broader issues of climate, equity, and science.

Camden City — $3 million to plant trees along major commercial and high-velocity roadways, install trees at indevelopment public housing complexes, plant new and maintain existing trees within the Camden Business Improvement District, and plant trees at parks.

Jersey City — $2 million for its “Martin Luther King Drive, Green Corridor Outreach Program.” The city plans to partner with local organizations such as Sustainable Jersey City and Jackson Hill Main Street to create educational campaigns, and provide youth leadership and workforce development opportunities.

East Newark Borough — $1 million to hire a professional urban arborist to maintain the ecological health of the East Newark Riverfront Park, provide educational and inclusive programming for the community, and train the next generation of urban arborists.

Egg Harbor City — $1 million to create a plan for the removal of exotic invasive species on municipal and private properties. A certified tree expert will be hired to maintain trees along municipal roads, and conduct a proactive and

systematic tree maintenance/monitoring program at Lincoln Park and Kern Field.

Hoboken — $1 million for an urban forestry project to plant trees, design and deliver educational community engagement activities, update maintenance and management plans, and implement tree-related workforce development activities.

Rahway — $1 million for a program to remove and replace hazardous trees that pose a threat to residents, ecosystems, and infrastructure.

Montclair — $1 million for a project to mitigate urban heat island hotspots by increasing the urban tree canopy in underserved communities, increasing education and outreach, and supporting youth employment.

Kearny — $548,000 to enhance and rehabilitate the forest canopy, increase shade and green space in recreational areas, capture stormwater, reduce pollution, prevent combined sewer overflows, and minimize flooding while facilitating groundwater recharge.

These grant projects are great news for this state we’re in, which is already in the midst of an ambitious effort to plant more trees in our cities.

As climate change continues to push global temperatures upward, natural solutions like planting new trees and forests – and protecting and maintaining the trees we have — will provide much-needed mitigation. Increasing shade and improving air quality, stormwater absorption, wildlife habitat and visual appeal in urban areas will benefit New Jerseyans for generations to come.


Whether you are seeking a concert date or a concert buddy, connect over a shared love of music before enjoying a performance together by the Nordic band Dreamers’ Circus

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Tours begin at the Washington Crossing Visitor Center Museum with a tour overview and a screening of the film, Ten Crucial Days: The Road to Liberty. Tour guides and state park historians will introduce participants to the Museum’s world-class Swan Historical Foundation Collection of Revolutionary War artifacts. They will also discuss Lloyd Garrison’s painting of Washington’s Crossing, and how it compares to other depictions of the 1776 Crossing.

Next, visitors will walk down Sullivan Drive to the entrance to Continental Lane, where you will engage in a discussion on the reasons why Gen. George Washington chose this spot for his history-changing campaign. From there, participants will walk to the park’s Stone Barn where they will examine a map of the Battle of Trenton and a large diorama of Washington’s Crossing, the March to Trenton, and the Battle of Trenton.

Finally, visitors will walk to the nearby Landing Overlook, where they will discuss the significance of the nearby 1740s Johnson Ferry House, and the importance of ferryboat operations to the Crossing and Landing.

Tours are free but donations to the Washington Crossing Park Association are gratefully accepted. Tours are contingent on the weather. For updates: call the Visitors Center at (609) 737-0623. You may also visit for more information.

NOTE: There are no park entrance fees until July 1st. After that, a $5 per car (cash only) entry fee applies on weekends until Labor Day.

Contact Information: WCPA, Executive Director Annette Earling,

Lawrence Township

The Lawrence Township Library Branch is located at 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrence Township. For more information contact (609) 882-9246.

Sept. 29 – 10-10:30 a.m. – Messy Art Club.

Sept. 29 – 10-11:30 a.m. – Resume Makeover.

Sept. 30 – 9:45 a.m. – Drop-in Craft: Mickey Mouse Scratch Art.

Sept. 30 – 11-11:30 a.m. – Storytime.

Oct. 1 – 1:30-2:30 p.m. – Friendship Bracelets.

Oct. 2 – 10-10:45 a.m. – Storytime.

Oct. 2 – 10-11 a.m. – Mouse Basics.

Oct. 2 – 11 a.m. – Little Artists.

Oct. 2 – 5 p.m. – Lawrence Branch early closing for staff-in service day.

Oct. 3 – Library closed for staff-in service day.

Oct. 4 – 10-10:30 a.m. – Storytime.

Oct. 4 – noon to 1 p.m. – Adult Outdoor Drawing Party.

Oct. 4 – 2-3:45 p.m. – Film Screening: “Inside” (2023).

Oct. 4 – 6:30 p.m. – DIY Eclipse Viewer.

Oct. 5 – 10 a.m. – Storytime.

Oct. 5 – 1-5 p.m. – Upcycle Challenge:


Oct. 5 – 2-3:30 p.m. – Intro to Word.

Oct. 5 – 6:30-7:15 p.m. – Play with Clay.

Oct. 5 – 7-8 p.m. – Jersey Transit Con-


Oct. 6 – 10-10:30 a.m. – Outdoor Movers and Shakers.

Oct. 6 – 2-3:30 p.m. – Searching the Internet.

Oct. 6 – 3-4 p.m. – Drum Circle.

Anne Demarais Nature Center (ADNC)

The center is located at 481 Drexel Ave.

Every month, on the first Saturday, Lawrence Township Environmental Education Foundation is sponsoring walks through the meadow at the Lawrence Nature Center and through the Drexel Woods to see the wonders of nature, learn about the history of Lawrence Township and enjoy the great outdoors. Check back here, on our Events page to see what is coming up and to register for a walk.

Hutchins Galleries

“A Brush with Reality: The Mundane and Disturbing but with Hope,” an exhibit by ShinYoung An, will be on display at The Lawrenceville School’s Hutchins Galleries through Oct. 7.

The Hutchins Galleries are a home for the Lawrenceville School’s permanent collection of art and a host for rotating exhibits of working, regional artists. They are located on the Lawrenceville School campus, 2500 Main St., Lawrenceville within The Hutchins Center, adjacent to the Gruss Center for Art and Design. The Hutchins Galleries are open on weekdays from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1-4:30 p.m. and on Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to noon.

The Galleries are also open by appointment – please email at hutchinsgalleries@ to schedule. The main entrance for the Hutchins Galleries is at the rear of the building and can be accessed during viewing hours.

Saturday, Oct. 7

Lawrenceville Main Street presents Fall Arts Festival from noon to 4 p.m. in the main street area.

Thursday, Oct. 12

Hispanic Heritage Month free family event – Latinos: Driving Prosperity, Power, and progress in America at Lawrence High School, 2525 Princeton Pike, Lawrenceville.


Healthy Kids Running Events

The events will be held at Duck Pond Park, 560 Meadow Road, Princeton on Sundays – Oct. 1, 8, 15 at 4 p.m. Oct. 22 is a

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Announces the sale of 2022 delinquent taxes and other Municipal charges through an on-line auction on Friday , October 13th, 2023 – 9:00 am.

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Princeton resident supports Bierman for school board

Adam Bierman is knowledgeable, experienced and deeply committed to public education. He has a proven track record of success as a teacher and understands the challenges and opportunities facing public schools today.

Adam teaches at a school for young teen moms in Trenton. In his role, he has helped to implement programs such as business ESL (English as a second language), reading recovery, and a partnership with Planned Parenthood. He is also a CWA (Communication Workers of America) shop steward.

In his previous roles teaching in Latin America and China, Adam has demonstrated the ability to build consensus, manage teams, and achieve results. He is also a skilled communicator and listener. He is

committed to working collaboratively with all students and staff to ensure that all students in Princeton have access to a highquality education.

In addition to his professional qualifications, Adam is a dedicated lifelong Princetonian. He was raised by parents who instilled in him the value of public service; his mom taught in the Princeton Public Schools for over 30 years while his dad was a town doctor and served as the school board president. Adam is passionate about making Princeton a better place for all.

Vote for a lifelong Princeton resident with practical ideas and sensibility. He would be a valuable asset to the board and the community.

Sourland Spectacular a success

On behalf of the staff, board, and members of the Sourland Conservancy, I would like to sincerely thank our Sourland Spectacular cyclists, volunteers, vendors, and community partners who helped make this year’s event so successful. I would also like to thank our gracious host, the Watershed Institute, for welcoming us all!

Proceeds from this event will support the Sourland Conservancy’s education, advocacy, and stewardship efforts. Over the past three years, Sourland Conservancy and partner staff and volunteers have removed invasive plants, and planted and protected over 30,000 native trees and shrubs in public parks and preserves in the region. We’ve also worked with numerous homeowners to help provide critical

habitat and connect green spaces, allowing wildlife room to roam and keep their populations healthy. Since 2019, the 90-square mile Sourland Mountain Region has lost approximately one million trees due to an invasive insect, so we have a lot more work to do.

We have just kicked off our “Talk of the Sourlands” series of free educational seminars. Please visit our website www. and register for our monthly eNewsletter to receive information and links our events – as well as timely stewardship tips to nurture nature in your own backyard. If you have questions, please contact us at

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Injecting student art

Students recognized for their calendar artwork

Student art is featured for the first-time when people turn pages of the Cranbury School’s calendar for the 2023-24 year.

The calendars are sent home to Cranbury students and school families.

Students whose artwork is featured in the calendar were recognized and honored with certificates during the Cranbury Township Board of Education meeting on Sept. 20.

Under the teaching and guidance of Stacey Crannage, art educator and head of the school’s Visual Arts Department, students created their art in the 2022-23 school year.

“Last year, during the art shows, Ms. Crannage and I had the chance to brainstorm different ideas and ways to inject student art into our community in different ways,” said Jennifer Diszler, Cranbury School chief administrator and school principal.

“So, the idea of our beautiful handy calendar that goes home every year was to have student artwork in it.”

Diszler thanked Crannage for helping the students develop their passion and love for art.

The thanks also extended to the school’s secretarial staff who put the calendar together during the summer months and the Cranbury PTO (parent teacher organization) which helped provide the calendar cover.

“This year we used a company called Master Graphics, they worked with us and really made sure everything was highlighted beautifully and it looks so professional,” Diszler said.

During the meeting, Diszler went through the calendar months artwork, which were projected on a screen. Each student was called up and handed certificates recognizing their artwork.

“I have the pleasure of teaching every student at Cranbury School, kindergarten through eighth grade.  Every year, their talent and curiosity for creativity have surpassed my expectations,” Crannage said.

“Having Dr. Diszler start this new tradition of choosing artwork for our annual school calendar, is

a wonderful outlet to show the community the love of art these students exhibit.”

The cover of the calendar is the work of Elisandra Rodriguez, who is currently a fourth grader. Elisandra Rodriguez’s art which is used as the cover for the 2023-24 year calendar.

The month of September featured two student artists – sixth-grader Aubrey McGovern and seventh-grader Noah Pisapia.

October – second-grader Donovan Dossin and Princeton High School [PHS] freshman Chloe Yang.

November – first-grader Candice Liu, and thirdgrader Arjun Murugavel.

December – second-grader Ajube Hagan and fourth-grader Sora Williams.

January – PHS freshman Liam Cooley and eighth-grader Mahkai Gordon.

February – PHS freshman Chen Jiang and eighth-grader Caleb Mildenberg.

In March – fifth-grader Lyana Farran and sixthgrader Anwita Tadvai.

April – seventh-grader Owen Bonchev.

May – fourth-grader Charlotte Mackenzie and eighth-grader Gabriel Markham.

June – third-grader Nisha Patel.

July – fifth-grader Dylan Bonagura and seventhgrader Julie Richardson

For August, three artworks are featured – sixthgrader Dylan Heimmel and first-grader Mason Del Preore.

“I am excited to see which pieces will be chosen for next school year as well as the continuation of celebrating the arts at Cranbury School,” Crannage said.

This story has been updated to include comments from Cranbury School Art Educator Stacey Crannage.

The State We’re In

Continued from Page 4A

Planting trees and forests also helps New Jersey achieve environmental justice for all residents. A term that’s been used is “heat inequality,” which simply means that the urban heat island effect is having the most severe impacts on minority and low-income residents.

It is heartening to see these investments are not just for planting thousands of new trees, but include community engagement, workforce development and, very importantly, maintenance of the existing canopy that demonstrates a systematic approach to creating a green, equitable New Jersey.

“I’s thrilled to see this new green investment in urban forestry, especially in New Jersey, the nation’s most densely populated state. Climate change is bringing about recordbreaking heat, and these projects will make our cities cooler and more livable,” said James Lyons, New Jersey Conservation Foundation trustee and former USDA Undersecretary for Natural Resources and Environment. “It is a hopeful sign that the nonprofit sector and urban communities are so committed to mitigating the impacts of climate change.”

To learn more about the new Forest Service grants, go to ucf/2023-grant-funding. For more information about the benefits of planting urban trees, visit the New Jersey Tree Foundation website at

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‘Busiest fire season in more than a decade’

The Forest Fire Service has responded this year to 1,034 wildfires that burned 17,979 acres in the state.

Fourteen of the blazes were considered major wildfires, including the Flat Iron wildfire in Medford, where 212 acres burned and threatened 40 homes. The year’s conflagrations qualified 2023 as the busiest fire season in more than a decade, according to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP).

With New Jersey facing increasing wildfire risks due to climate change, DEP Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced that the governor office is providing an additional $3 million to the department’s Forest Fire Service budget to enhance safety through investments in new equipment and staff.

The investment was announced as part of a recent ceremony at Coyle Field Forest Fire Service Air Attack base in Burlington County, during which the Forest Fire Service also presented awards to individuals and agencies that have assisted during the state’s most active wildfire season in more than a decade.

Kristen Carr, deputy emergency management coordinator for the county’s Office of Emergency Management, was one of the award recipients. The ceremony coincided with Climate Week, from Sept. 17 to 24. That observance is an opportunity for the public to learn about climate change and actions that can be taken to mitigate its impact.

“The need to further strengthen our Forest Fire Service cannot be understated during Climate Week, as the impacts of climate change increase the frequency and intensity of wildfires right here at home,” LaTourette explained. “In addition to protecting lives and property, our Forest Fire Service assists with natural disasters, maintains hundreds of miles of roads, works alongside multiple cooperators to develop and implement strategic plans that reduce the risk of future wildfires, and lends its talents to other states when wildfires strike.”

The $3-million state investment will help upgrade the fire service’s aging fleet

protect wildlife, the public and residential areas from wildfire risk. of equipment. All of its fire engines are built and modified at the service’s research and development facility, a significant cost savings. They are also equipped to access difficult-to-reach areas of state forests. Additional funding will also be made available to expand the fire service’s air support during the peak spring fire season and to hire full-time employees to fill critical vacancies.

Extended fire seasons

Fire seasons across the country are now longer, including in New Jersey. Wildfire season in in the state has historically been from mid-March through mid-May, but during the past decade, major fires have occurred in February and extended into summer.

The DEP sets a prescribed burning goal of 25,000 acres from January to March to combat wildfires, a goal state officials met from 2019 to 2020. During 2021 and 2022, some 17,000 acres were burned.

Fire service administrator and Fire Chief Greg McLaughlin said in March during a prescribed burning demonstration in Wharton State Forest that prevention activity starts with the “three Ps”: preparedness, protection and prevention.

In New Jersey, 99% of wildfires are caused by people, through accidents, carelessness and arson. The remainder are caused by lightning strikes. Major blazes continued to flare through this summer, with the most recent being the Dragway wildfire in late Au-

gust that burned 1,778 acres, and the Airpark conflagration that burned more than 800 acres during Labor Day weekend.

Both fires were in the wildfire-prone Pinelands region, according to the NJDEP.

A new nationwide analysis of weather conditions in the past 50 years – conducted by the nonprofit Climate Central – found that the annual number of days with a high risk of wildfire increased by 10 days in north Jersey and four days in south Jersey.

The 2020 New Jersey Scientific Report on Climate Change notes that wildfire seasons are expected to continually get longer. The frequency of large fires will increase due to hot, dry periods that will result from increasing temperatures.

The 14 major wildfires that have occurred this year are:

• March 7: Governors Branch Wildfire (418 acres) in Little Egg Harbor Township, Ocean County;

• April 11: Jimmy’s Waterhole Wildfire (3,450 acres) in Manchester Township and Lakehurst Borough, Ocean County;

• April 12: Kanouse Wildfire (972 acres), West Milford Township, Passaic County;

• April 14: Log Swamp Wildfire (1,607 acres), Little Egg Harbor Township, Ocean County;

• April 18: River Road Wildfire (241 acres), Washington Township, Burlington County;

• May 13: Cannonball Wildfire (102 acres), Pompton Lakes Borough, Passaic County;

• May 29: Box Turtle Wildfire (158 acres), Monroe Township, Gloucester County;

• May 31: Allen Road Wildfire (5,474 acres), Bass River Township, Burlington County;

• June 2: Flatiron Wildfire (212 acres), Medford Township, Burlington County;

• June 9: City Line Wildfire (711 acres), Manchester Township, Ocean County, and Pemberton and Woodland Townships, Burlington County;

• June 9: Buzby Boggs Wildfire (703 acres), Evesham Township, Burlington County;

• June 19: Acorn Hill Wildfire (246 acres), Woodland Township, Burlington County;

• Aug. 20: Dragway Wildfire (1,778 acres), Waterford Township, Camden County, and Shamong and Medford, Burlington County,; and

• Sept. 2: Airpark Wildfire (810 acres), Lacey Township, Ocean County.

To learn more about wildfires in New Jersey, steps to protect property and other resources, visit

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Happenings at McCarter Theater

McCarter Theatre Center is located at 91 University Place, Princeton. For more information about events listed visit

McCarter Theatre Center opens their 2023-24 Theatre Series with Eisa Davis’ Bulrusher, a transformational comingof-age story filled to the brim with passion, humor, and even a touch of magic; on stage in the Berlind Theatre through Oct. 7. This is a co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, where the production will move after its run in Princeton.

Tickets start at $25 and are now on sale at or can be purchased by calling the Patron Services Office at (609) 258-2787. Groups of 10 or more can save 20% off of tickets (zone restrictions apply.)

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McCarter offers an array of in-person classes for students K-12 and adults.

Oct. 4 – 7 p.m. – Disney Pixar’s Coco in Concert at Matthews Theater. Projected on a big screen and accompanied by the 20-member Orquesta Folclórica Nacional de México


Friends of Princeton Open Space (FOPOS) has a number of events lined up. For more information visit Sept. 30 – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Weekend Volunteer Session.

Happenings at Morven Museum & Garden

Morven Museum & Garden is located at 55 Stockton St. Hours are Wednesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information contact

Check out the Monthly Docent Tours of Striking Beauty: New Jersey Tall Case Clocks, 1730 to 1830. Morven’s special exhibition features over 50 tall case clocks, representing almost as many different clockmakers.

Tours are scheduled for the third Thursday of each month, at 2 p.m. through the duration of the exhibition: Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Jan. 18, 2024, Feb. 15, 2024.

Wednesdays, Sept. 27, Oct. 4,11 – 6 p.m. – Evening Yoga in the garden with Gratitude Yoga.

Oct. 6 – 5:30-9:30 p.m. – Princeton Community Housing’s “Birds of All Feathers,” a gathering to benefit the work and mission of Princeton Community Housing.

Oct. 12 – Screening and discussion of The Price of Silence

Oct. 28 – noon to 3 p.m. – Harvest Festival will feature ensembles and musicians performing music of Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and Early American eras. Attendees can visit the gardens to help harvest vegetables and take part in hands-on activities including “spooky season” crafts, and an instrument “Petting Zoo” with the Guild for Early Music. Dress in your Halloween costume and enter to win special prizes.

Princeton Public Library

Princeton Public Library is located at 65 Witherspoon St.

Sept. 29 – 9:45 a.m. to noon – Job Seekers: The Power if In-Person Networking.

Sept. 29 – 10:30 a.m. to noon – English Conversation Group.

Sept. 29 – 10:30-11:30 a.m. – Parent and Baby Support Group.

Sept. 30 – 10 a.m. – Princeton residents will get a chance to tour some of the most sustainable homes and yards in Princeton. Hosted in partnership by the Princeton Environmental Commission (PEC) and Sustainable Princeton, this free, public event begins with a screening of four videos featuring some of the homes on the tour, as well as their owners and builders.

Sept. 30 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Kids: Saturday Storytime.

Sept. 30 – 2-2:30 p.m. – Kids: Spanish Storytime.

Sept. 30 – 3-4:30 p.m. – Workshop: Paint a Surreal Selfpotrait with Gwenn Seemel.

Sept. 30 – 3:30-5 p.m. – Youth: Drop-in Chess Sessions.

Oct. 1 – noon to 5 p.m. – Music: Unruly Sounds Festival.

Oct. 1 – 3-5 p.m. – Gente y Cuentos/People and Stories.

Oct. 2 – 4-4:45 p.m. – Kids: Build with LEGO.

Oct. 2 – 6-8 p.m. – Citizenship Test Prep Course.

Oct. 2 – 6-7 p.m. – Banned Books Week Panel Discussion: More Empty Shelves.

Oct. 2 – 7-8:35 p.m. – Continuing Conversations on Race.

Oct. 2 -7:30-9 p.m. – Mystery Book Group.

Oct. 3 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Kids: Outdoor Storytime – Mindful Moments.

Oct. 3 – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Tech: Ask the Mac Pros.

Oct. 3 – noon to 1 p.m. – Wellness Walks: Rediscovering Princeton University.

Oct. 3 – Matinee Movies Series: Exploring Film Noir.

Oct. 3 – 4-7 p.m. – Mercer County Community ID.

Oct. 3 – 6-7:30 p.m. – Panel: Creativity in the age of ChatGPT.

Oct. 3 – 7-8:30 p.m. – Workshop: Writers Room.

Oct. 4 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Kids: Storytime!

Oct. 4 – 11:30 a.m. to noon – Kids: Baby Storytime.

Oct. 4 – noon to 1 p.m. – Baby play group.

Oct. 4 – 4-5:30 p.m. – English Conversation Group.

Oct. 4 – 6-7 p.m. Author: Peter Brown in conversation with Jack Tannous.

Oct. 4 – 7-8 p.m. – Mayors Wellness Book Discussion.

Oct. 5 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Kids: Storytime!

Oct. 5 – 10:30 a.m. to noon – English Conversation Group.

Oct. 5 – 11:30 a.m. to noon – Kids: Baby Storytime.

Oct. 5 – noon to 1 p.m. – Baby play group.

Oct. 5 – 6-7 p.m. – Author: Joyce Carol Oates with A.M. Homes.

Oct. 6 – 9:45 a.m. to noon – Job Seekers: Interview Preparation and Tips.

Oct. 6 – 10:30 a.m. to noon – English Conversation Group.

Oct. 6 – 3-4 p.m. – Teen: Vintage Ghost Painting.

Lewis Center of the

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Princeton’s Ida B. Wells Just Data Lab 2022-23 Artist-inResidence Chanika Svetvilas presents a culminating exhibition from her year-long project, Anonymous Was the Data.

Through Sept. 28 – Gallery hours are daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. — Exhibition in Hurley Gallery, mezzanine level at Lewis Arts complex, Princeton campus, 122 Alexander St.

Oct. 3 – 7:30 p.m. – Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Creative Writing presents a reading by writers Ling Ma and Sandra Cisneros at the Drapkin Studio, 122 Alexander St.

Through Sept. 30

The inaugural Princeton Vegan Chef Challenge is currently being held. Local chefs will be competing for the dining public’s votes with creative and delicious plant-based menu options. Voting through Sept. 30.

These are the 17 businesses and chefs who have signed up: Mediterra, Lady and the Shallot, The Perch at the Peacock Inn, Nomad Pizza Princeton, The Mint, Planted Plate, Tipple + Rose Tea Parlor, Whole Earth Center Deli, Jammin Crepes, Le Bon Gout, Say Cheez Cafe, Amazing Thai, Savory Leaf Cafe, LiLLiPiES Bakery, Blue Bears Special Meals, Contemplate Kitchen, and Arlee’s Raw Blends.

Winning dishes will be announced in October. For more information visit

Sunday, Oct. 8

Nordic band Dreamer’s Circus will make its Princeton University Concerts debut from 3-6 p.m. Oct. 8 at Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall, Princeton University. Concert only: $40 General/$10 Students. Tickets are available online at, by phone at 609-258-2800, or in person a half hour prior to the concert at the Richardson Auditorium Box Office.

Wednesday, Oct. 11

Princeton University Concerts (PUC) launches its 130th Conce with multi-Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble Chanticleer at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 11 inside the Princeton University Chapel. The following day, a second free event features Chanticleer performing Music Meditation at 12:30 p.m. followed by a ticketed evening event on PUC’s Concert Classics mainstage series at Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall. For more information visit or call (609) 258-2800.

West Windsor

Kelsey Theatre at Mercer is located at the Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor.

West Windsor Arts

West Windsor Arts Council, located at 952 Alexander Road, West Windsor, is hosting a number of events.

For more information, call (609) 716-1931 or visit

Through Oct. 28

The Ode to New Jersey Art Show at West Windsor Arts celebrates the unique connections that artists have to the dynamic and ever-changing state of New Jersey. The exhibition will run from through Oct. 28 at West Windsor Arts, 952 Alexander Road, Princeton Junction.

The West Windsor Arts mission is to cultivate the artist within us all, while inspiring a creative community that is engaged, inclusive, and equitable. For more information on West Windsor Arts, visit Office and gallery hours are by appointment. Call (609) 716-1931 or write

Continuing events

Hopewell Township officials remind residents about annual pet licenses, which are required by the state for all dogs and cats. A proof of rabies vaccination is required for the license to be issued.

The township’s pet licensing fees are $22.20 for spayed or neutered dog, and $21 for spayed/neutered cats. If an animal is not spayed or neutered, the fee is $3 more. Pet owners received a notice back in October, with a deadline for payment at the end of January.

The Burlington County Sheriff’s Department will perform safety seat inspections every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5-8 p.m.

No appointment required.

The service is offered free of charge to improve child safety.

A typical inspection takes about 20 minutes.

Inspections are performed at the Burlington County Administration Building, 49 Rancocas Road, Mount Holly. Residents can call 609-265-3788 when they arrive and ask for the on-duty child safety seat technician.

Dove Hospice Services of New Jersey is seeking volunteers who are willing to make a difference with individuals who are experiencing the challenge of end-of-life.

Dove Hospice Services is looking for individuals who can dedicate a small amount of time each month to provide companionship-friendly visits, life review, play cards, sewing, knitting or craft projects, music enrichment, pet therapy and office or administrative assistance, according to a press release.

Dove Hospice Services is expanding its “We Honor Veterans” program and is seeking motivated veterans who are interested in providing compassion, support and outreach to fellow veterans and their families.

Visits can be made to individuals living in facilities or private homes. Ongoing training is provided. Volunteers must be 18 or older and a COVID vaccine is required. For additional information, contact Michelle Rutigliano at 732-405-3035.

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Somerset, Hunterdon, and Warren Counties (CASA SHaW), which is dedicated to foster children in the region, is seeking applications from individuals in the community to serve on the CASA SHaW Board of Trustees.

Send items to The deadline for submissions each week is 5 p.m. on Tuesday. For details, call 732-358-5200, ext. 8233.

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PUBLIC NOTICE 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 at which time the bid proposals submitted will be 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 31, Brandon Road to Route 202, Contract No. 005233580, Pavement Preservation, Township of Hopewell, Township of East Amwell, Township of West Amwell and Borough of Pennington, Mercer and Hunterdon Counties Federal Project No: 0031(337) UPC NO: 233580 DP No: 23136 Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Specifically the contractor sub recipient or subcontractor shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color national origin, or sex in the performance of this contract. The contractor shall carry out applicable requirements of 49 C.F.R. Part 26 in the award and administration of DOT-assisted contracts. Failure by the contractor to carry out these requirements is a material breach of this contract, which may result in the termination of this contract or such other remedy as the recipient deems appropriate. 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. 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 Department, in accordance with Title VI Civil Rights Act of 1964 78 Stat. 252 U.S.C., 49 C.F.R., Parts 21 and 23 issued pursuant to such Act, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 will afford minority business enterprises full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not discriminate against any bidder on the grounds of race, color, sex, national origin, or handicap in the project award. Plans, specifications, any addenda to the specifications, and bidding information for the proposed work are available at Bid Express website You must subscribe to use this service. To subscribe, follow the instructions on the web site. Fees apply to downloading documents and plans and bidding access. The fee schedule is available on the web site. All fees are directly payable to Bid Express. Plans, specifications, and bidding information may be inspected (BUT NOT OBTAINED) by contracting organizations at our various Design Field Offices at the following locations: 200 Stierli Court One Executive Campus Rt. 70 West Mt. Arlington, NJ 07856 Cherry Hill, NJ 08002 Phone: 973-601-6690 Phone: 856-486-6623 New Jersey Department of Transportation Division of Procurement Bureau of Construction Services 1035 Parkway Avenue PO Box 600 Trenton, NJ 08625 3x, HV, PP, 9/15, 9/22, 9/29/23, Fee:$313.62 OWNSHIP OF WEST WINDSOR ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT NOTICE OF HEARING OF APPLICATION In accordance with the requirements of the Township of West Windsor Zoning Ordinance and Section 40:55D-12 of the Revised Statutes of the State of New Jersey notice is hereby given that an application has been filed by the undersigned with the Secretary of the Zoning Board of Adjustment, and is available for examination. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: That the undersigned has filed an appeal or application for development with the Zoning Board of Adjustment of the Township of West Windsor for a variance from the requirements of the Zoning Ordinance or other relief so as to permit assembly of a prefabricated a single-story shed located behind the existing structure. The intended dimensions of this shed are 480 sq.ft., with a sidewall height of 6' 6". The structure will serve as habitable space and will be utilized as a home office, complete with a wet bar and a half bathroom. It will be constructed in accordance with the recommendations outlined in the American Disabilities Act (ADA). The proposed structure will be built on the premises located at 4 Berrien Ave and designated as Block 68, Lot 7 of the West Windsor Township tax map. A public hearing has been set for October 5, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. in Room "A" at the West Windsor Township Municipal Building at 271 Clarksville Road (on the corner of Clarksville and North Post Roads) West Windsor New Jersey 08550. Any interested party may appear at the aforesaid hearing, either in person or by their attorney and be given an opportunity to be heard with respect to the aforesaid application. Inspection of the Application, plans and related documents are available by accessing the Township of West Windsor website ( and clicking the "Boards and Committees" banner then "Zoning Board of Adjustment" and then "Zoning Board of Adjustment Agendas and Minutes." Applicant:Ayse Akincigil 1x, PP, 9/29/23, Fee:$27.13 Affidavit Fee:$15.00 NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the following ordinance entitled: ORDINANCE 2023-14 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND SUPPLEMENT THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WEST WINDSOR AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH A SALARY AND WAGE PLAN FOR THE TOWNSHIP OF WEST WINDSOR AND PROVIDE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION THEREOF – Supervisory Unclassified, and Other Positions was duly approved and adopted on Second and Final reading at a regular meeting of the West Windsor Township Council held on September 26, 2023 and was approved by Mayor Hemant Marathe on September 27, 2023. This Ordinance shall become effective on October 17, 2023. Gay M. Huber Township Clerk West Windsor Township 1x, PP, 9/29/23, Fee:$22.51 INVITATION FOR BIDS LEGAL NOTICE Advertisement for Bid Project: Maintenance and Administrative Vehicles Sealed bids for this RFP shall be accepted no later than 4:00pm (EST) on Monday October 23, 2023 at the Housing Management Offices of the Princeton Housing Authority 179 Spruce Circle, Princeton, NJ08542. Bids may be submitted by either mail or digitally by email (e.g. PDF or other common read-only format), or in person by the Bidder or their agent. No late bids will be accepted. All hard-copy bids shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope bearing the name of the bidder and clearly marked "RFP for Maintenance and Administrative Vehicles". The information for the Bidders, Form of Bid, and Specifications may be reviewed, obtained and submitted via: 1. Sending an email requesting “a copy of the RFP for Maintenance and Administrative Vehicles” to 2. Copies may also be picked up in person at the below address Monday through Friday from 9AM to 4PM: Princeton Housing Authority Housing Management Office 179 Spruce Circle Princeton, NJ 08542 Any questions regarding this RFP should be sent by email to The Authority does not obligate itself to accept the lowest bid and reserves the right to waive any informalities in the bidding process or to accept or reject any or all bids if deemed in the best interest of the Housing Authority. No bid shall be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days subsequent to opening bids without the consent of the Owner John Clarke Interim Executive Director 1x, CP, HV, HB, LL, PP, RN, 9/29/23, Fee:$243.12 Affidavit Fee:$15.00 NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the following ordinance entitled: 2023-13 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND SUPPLEMENT THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WEST WINDSOR AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH A SALARY AND WAGE PLAN FOR THE TOWNSHIP OF WEST WINDSOR AND PROVIDE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION THEREOF – Police Superior Officers and Patrol and Sergeants was duly approved and adopted on Second and Final reading at a regular meeting of the West Windsor Township Council held on September 26, 2023 and was approved by Mayor Hemant Marathe on September 27, 2023. This Ordinance shall become effective on October 17, 2023. Gay M. Huber Township Clerk West Windsor Township 1x, PP, 9/29/23, Fee:$21.76 Request for Proposals Snow and Ice Removal Services The Princeton Housing Authority (PHA) is seeking proposals from qualified, firms to provide snow removal services in connection with the PHA s housing developments. The snow and ice removal company firm will provide the Authority with snow and ice removal services from (approximately) November 16, 2023 through April 1, 2024. Services shall include (but not be limited to): snow and ice removal from sidewalks, walkways, exterior stairs, parking lots and streets within the following developments; Hageman Homes (Clay Street and Henry Pannell Center), Lloyd Terrace (Spruce Circle) and Karin Court. These services shall be provided on a 24 hour 7 day a week basis for the duration of this contract. A mandatory walk through of the above three (3) sites will be held at 10:00AM on Monday October 9, 2023 starting outside the Henry Pannel Center (Clay Street Learning Center) located at 2 Clay Street, Princeton, NJ 08542. The tour will include all three (3) sites, parking lots, walkways, stairs and other related locations that would need to have snow and ice removal services. Copies of documents setting forth the scope of service, contract terms and conditions, bid submission requirements and criteria for evaluation of bids on the above cited professional services may be obtained from the Princeton Housing Authority by contacting the office of the PHA by email Reginald Wright, Jr at with a subject in the email stating “RFP-Snow and Ice Removal Services” or by visiting the Housing Management Office at 179 Spruce Circle, Princeton, NJ 08540 Monday thru Friday between the hours of 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Proposals will be accepted up to 4:00 PM (prevailing time) on Monday October 23, 2023. John Clarke Interim Executive Director 1x, CP, PP, LL, HV, HB, RN, 9/29/23, Fee:$189.06 Affidavit Fee:$15.00 Request for Proposals Annual Audit Services The Princeton Housing Authority (PHA) is seeking proposals from qualified, accounting firms (or individuals) to provide annual audit services in connection with the PHA s public housing development FYE 6/30/23. The successful proposer will be licensed CPA by the state of New Jersey and will have the appropriate academic qualifications in accounting. The proposal is being solicited through a fair and open process in accordance with the N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4et seq. Copies of documents setting forth the scope of service, contract terms and conditions, bid submission requirements and criteria for evaluation of bids on the above cited professional services may be obtained from the Princeton Housing Authority by contacting the office of the PHA by email Reginald Wright, Jr at with a subject in the email stating “RFP-Annual Audit Service” or by visiting the Housing Management Office at 179 Spruce Circle, Princeton, NJ 08540 Monday thru Friday between the hours of 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Proposals will be accepted up to 4:00 PM (prevailing time) on Monday October 23, 2023. John Clarke Interim Executive Director 1x, CP, HV, HB, PP, LL, RN, 9/29/23, Fee:$135.06 Affidavit Fee:$15.00 Request for Proposals Architectural and Engineering Services The Princeton Housing Authority (PHA) is seeking proposals from qualified, architectural / engineering firms (or individuals) to provide architectural and engineering services in connection with the PHA s public housing development for a period of one year The successful proposer will be licensed by the state of New Jersey and will have the appropriate academic qualifications in architecture and/or engineering. The proposal is being solicited through a fair and open process in accordance with the N.J.S.A. 19:44A20.4et seq. Copies of documents setting forth the scope of service, contract terms and conditions, bid submission requirements and criteria for evaluation of bids on the above cited professional services may be obtained from the Princeton Housing Authority by contacting the office of the PHA by email Reginald Wright, Jr at
stating “RFP-Architectural and Engineering Services” or by visiting the Housing Management Office at 179 Spruce Circle, Princeton, NJ 08540 Monday thru Friday between the hours of 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Proposals will be accepted up to 4:00 PM (prevailing time) on Monday, October 23, 2023. John Clarke Interim Executive Director 1x, CP, HV, HB, PP, LL, RN, Fee:$ Affidavit Fee:$15.00 PUBLIC NOTICE PHA October Housing Authority Board Meeting Time: Oct 18, 2023 06:15 PM Eastern Time Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 410 463 8895 Passcode: 653605 One tap mobile +16469313860,,4104638895#,,,,*653605# US Dial by your location 1 929 205 6099 US (New York) PHA November Housing Authority Board Meeting Time: Nov 22, 2023 06:15 PM Eastern Time Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 410 463 8895 Passcode: 653605 One tap mobile +16469313860,,4104638895#,,,,*653605# US Dial by your location 1 929 205 6099 US (New York) PHA December Housing Authority Board Meeting Time: Dec 20, 2023 06:15 PM Eastern Time Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 410 463 8895 Passcode: 653605 One tap mobile +16469313860,,4104638895#,,,,*653605# US Dial by your location 1 929 205 6099 US (New York) 3x, CP, HV, HB, PP, LL, RN 9/29, 11/3, 12/1/23, Fee:$405.18 WEST WINDSOR TOWNSHIP NOTICE OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT AWARDS The Township Council of West Windsor has awarded/amended the following contracts without competitive bidding as professional services pursuant to NJSA 40A:11-5(1)(a) at their September 26, 2023 Business Session. These contracts and the resolutions authorizing them are available for public inspection in the Office of the Municipal Clerk. Awarded Service Time Period Cost Law Office of Gerald Muller Affordable Housing Legal Services through 12/31/2023 $50,000.00 for a total not to exceed of $150,000.00 Gay M. Huber Township Clerk West Windsor Township 1x, PP, 9/29/23, Fee:$17.44 MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF PRINCETON NOTICE is hereby given that at a meeting of the Mayor and Council of Princeton held September 26, 2023 an ordinance entitled: Ordinance #2023-29 “An Ordinance of the Municipality of Princeton Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:12-3 Et Seq. Authorizing the Acquisition of a Temporary Construction Easement on a Part of Lot 11, Block 20.01 Municipality of Princeton Tax Map as a Part of the Witherspoon Street Capital Improvement Project” was passed on second and final reading and adopted. Rayna E. Harris Municipal Clerk 1x, PP, 9/29/23, Fee:$8.50 MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF PRINCETON NOTICE is hereby given that at a meeting of the Mayor and Council of Princeton held September 26, 2023 an ordinance entitled: Ordinance #2023-28 “An Ordinance of the Municipality of Princeton Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:12-3 Et Seq. Authorizing the Acquisition of a Sidewalk Easement on a Part of Lot 3, Block 21.04 Municipality of Princeton Tax Map as a Part of the Witherspoon Street Capital Improvement Project” was passed on second and final reading and adopted. Rayna E. Harris Municipal Clerk 1x, PP, 9/29/23, Fee:$8.00
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