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Leigh Avenue Mural Nears Completion . . . . . 5 Seminary Cancels Plans to Build Student Apartments . . . . . . . . . 11 The Meeting House Restaurant to Open This Month . . . . . . . . . 16 Princeton Pro Musica Presents All-Mozart Concert . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 PU Football Primed for Showdown with Dartmouth at Yankee Stadium . . . . 34 Tiger Men’s Hoops Tipping Off 2019-20 Campaign This Week . . . . . . . . . . 35
Catching the J .D . Salinger Centennial Exhibition at the New York Public Library . . . . . . . 25 Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Berkshire Hathaway Fox & Roach Realtors . .14, 15 Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Calendar . . . . . . . . . . 31 Classified Ads . . . . . . 44 Mailbox . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Music/Theater . . . . . . 27 New To Us . . . . . . . . . 33 Obituaries . . . . . . . . . 42 Police Blotter . . . . . . . 11 Real Estate . . . . . . . . 44 School Matters . . . . . . 12 Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Topics of the Town . . . . 5 Town Talk . . . . . . . . . . 6 Weddings . . . . . . . . . . 10
PU Releases Reports On Sexual Misconduct, Plans Path Forward Princeton University released two new reports last month regarding policies, resources, and communications for combating sexual misconduct on campus. Generated in response to protests last spring organized by Princeton IX Now (formerly Princeton Students for Title IX Reform), the reports, one external and one internal, offer recommendations on the University’s Title IX process. The protests culminated in a nine-day, roundthe-clock sit-in outside Nassau Hall from May 7 to 11. Describing Princeton’s Title IX system in their list of 11 demands as “opaque, victim-blaming, and traumatizing,” the protesters last spring wrote on their website, “We demand the reform of Title IX procedures at Princeton to protect survivors. Individually, we have tried to pursue reform through bureaucratic processes and meetings with various administrators. This has not reformed the system. We demand more.” The website also included accounts from more than 30 anonymous students and University employees about their personal experiences with Title IX. Princeton IX Now’s list of demands included a call for the external review of the Title IX system, along with a number of other items addressed in the two new reports and on the University’s agenda for further consideration and action in the coming months. Following up on last month’s internal and external reports in a letter to the Princeton University community, Provost Deborah Prentiss noted that “the reports converge on four key areas in which the University could and should do more.” She has asked the administration to focus promptly on addressing those areas. As controversy over issues of sexual harassment, assault, and other acts of sexual misconduct take place at universities and throughout the larger society, Princeton has asserted its commitment to “ensuring that all of its community members can learn, work, and thrive in a safe, supportive, and fair environment, free from sexual misconduct and all forms of discrimination to the community.” The external review team of three professionals from Emory University, Duke University, and Virginia Commonwealth Continued on Page 8
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Sacks, Lambros Win Princeton Council Seats Democrats Mia Sacks with 4,283 votes (44.99 percent) and Michelle Pirone Lambros with 4,111 votes (43.18 percent) won seats on the Princeton Council in yesterday’s election, defeating Independent Adam Bierman (1,092 votes, 11.47 percent), while three candidates were elected to the Princeton Public Schools Board of Education (BOE), all for threeyear terms. The results are unofficial and do not include provisional and mailin ballots.
In the closely contested BOE vote, the challengers out-polled the incumbents, as newcomer Susan Kanter led the pack with 3,157 votes (27.16 percent), former Board member Dafna Kendal received 2,948 votes (25.35 percent), and incumbent Debbie Bronfeld won the third seat with 2,795 votes (24.04 percent). Greg Stankiewicz’s bid for reelection fell just short with 2,682 votes (23.07 percent). In the race for New Jersey Assembly for the 16th Legislative District, incumbent
Democrats Andrew Zwicker and Roy Freiman were leading over their Republican challengers Mark Caliguire and Christine Madrid at press time. In Princeton the tally was 3,491 for Zwicker, 3,331 for Freiman, 653 for Madrid, and 643 for Caliguire. With 98 percent of Mercer County districts reporting, Democrat Brian Hughes was on his way to winning his fifth fouryear term as Mercer County Executive with 35,729 votes (68.83 percent), handily overcoming his Republican opponent Lishian “Lisa” Wu, who had received 16,161 votes (31.13 percent). Princeton voters supported Hughes by 3,264 to 762. In the only other countywide election, incumbent Democrats Andrew Koontz and Nina D. Melker, running unopposed, regained their positions for another twoyear term on the Board of Chosen Freeholders. —Donald Gilpin
20 Nassau Street Sold to Company That Develops Hotels
SIX SHOOTERS: Princeton Day School girls’ soccer player Kelly Beal jumps for joy after scoring a first half goal to help PDS defeat Newark Academy 2-1 in the state Prep B title game last Friday . It marked the sixth straight Prep B crown for the Panthers, who finished the fall with a 16-3-1 record . See page 39 for more details on the game . (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)
The five-story building at 20 Nassau Street, home to numerous offices, health care professionals, and retail businesses, has been purchased by a company that develops hotels in university towns. According to management of the building, the sale to the Chicago-based Graduate Hotels closed on October 31. Tenants were able to meet on Monday, November 4 with representatives of the hotel firm, who told them their existing leases would be honored, according to the owner of one of the building’s ground floor retail businesses.The retail owner, who has operated his business for 20 years, declined to be identified, but said there were no assurances by the new owners that leases would be renewed. The red brick building dates from 1918 and once served as a dormitory for Princeton University students, according to the 20 Nassau website. The site advertises more than 70,000 square feet of space, with 112 office suites ranging in size from 150 to 450 square feet, and a few larger spaces over 1,500 square feet. It is the largest office building in Princeton and has traditionally been the most affordable. Among the ground-level Continued on Page 10
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Correction In the story “71 Westminster Students are Listed as Plaintiffs in Suit Against Rider” (October 30, page 1), the date by which Rider has announced it will close the Princeton campus and relocate the student body to the Lawrenceville campus should have been noted as September 2020, not 2021.
HomeFront, the organization that helps families overcome the cycles of poverty, has organized a Thanksgiving Drive 2019 to provide families with a chance to have a homecooked meal on Thanksgiving Day. The goal is to feed 2,000 families on the holiday and the following week. To help, organize a drive and/or pack baskets, boxes with a lid, or laundry baskets with food. No perishable or glass items and no frozen tur-
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A Community Bulletin Alexander Street/Road Closure: Beginning at 10 a.m. November 6, Alexander Street/Road between Route 1 and Basin Street will be closed and detoured until April for concurrent Mercer County and NJDOT bridge replacement projects. Flu Shot Clinic: Free flu shots are available at Witherspoon Hall on November 7. Call (609) 497-7610 for locations and details. Holiday Gift Drive: Princeton Human Service Department seeks donors for this annual effort to provide gifts for needy children up to age 12. To become a donor, visit princetonnj.gov/departments/human-services, or call (609) 688-2055. Free Metered Parking: After 6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, November 6 through the end of December. In order to encourage in-town commuters to wait out the evening rush hour and to help out merchants and restaurants during the holiday season, parking is free at all metered spots during these hours. The free parking coincides with the Alexander Street/Road bridge repair project. Engage Princeton Civic Fair: At Princeton Public Library on Saturday, November 9, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Meet members of Princeton’s boards, commissions, and nonprofits, and learn how to collaborate with them. Free.
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“JOURNEY”: Artist Marlon Davila, who grew up in the Witherspooon-Jackson neighborhood, is putting the finishing touches on his mural titled “Journey” on the outer wall of Lupita’s Groceries on Leigh Avenue and John Street. The Arts Council of Princeton is inviting the community to a reveal party and formal dedication at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 9. (Photo courtesy of Arts Council of Princeton)\
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TOPICS Of the Town “It is a dream come true,” said Davila, who grew up in the Witherspoon- Jackson (W-J) neighborhood. “I remember being a kid who loved coloring books and drawing. Years later I still have that same passion for art, and I am creating a mural on this beautiful wall in my hometown on the exact street where I lived for many years.” Dav ila, the ACP’s Fall 2019 Anne Reeves Artistin-Residence, is a first generation Guatemalan who studied fashion at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and continued his education in fine arts and painting at Mercer County Community College, from which he graduated with honors. He recently completed the Artists Teaching Art program at the ACP and now teaches art for children at the ACP’s Paul Robeson Center for the Arts. “It’s incredibly meaningful for me to give back to my community,” Davila said, “and I am truly grateful to the Arts Council of Princeton and its supporters for believing in me and for giving me this unique opportunity.” Timothy M. Andrews, who has underwritten the Anne Reeves Artist-in-Residence program for the next three years, is a major supporter of the project, along with m u r a l s p o n s or s Ku c ke r Haney Paint Co., Studio Hillier, Jerry’s Artarama, and Smith’s Ace Hardware Princeton. The Artist-in-Residence program will enable two artists every year to produce a work of art, and, according to Andrews, “At least three
of the six will be conceived for a specific public space and created after we gain neighborhood approvals and raise additional funds to pay for the preparation, supplies, and installation.” Throughout its planning stages, Davila’s mural project sparked considerable discussion on the uses and purposes of public art, both within the W-J District and in the larger community. The ACP first presented its proposal to the Princeton Public Art Selection Committee (PASC) and the Continued on Next Page
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Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) last spring. It was approved by the PASC (an advisory body), but the HPC, whose approval was required because of W-J’s designation as a historic district, asked for additional discussion and input from the community. A neighborhood meeting at the ACP in June was followed by two forums, well attended with wide participation, sponsored by the W-J Neighborhood Association at the First Baptist Church of Princeton in July and September. “What we have learned from the recent process is the importance of community involvement in creating public art,” said Princeton Councilwoman Leticia Fraga after the HPC granted its approval for the project in September. “Cultural art displayed in community spaces can have the benefit of building a sense of space, is welcoming, and allows those who connect with it to feel at home. I applaud members of the WitherspoonJackson neighborhood for working together to build a welcoming community.” Davila has been working on site during the past month and has interacted with a number of local residents. “The reaction has been beyond positive,” he said. “The kids love it. They walk by and everyone says thank you. They’re very happy. It’s an amazing feeling just to know that the neighborhood is so supportive about this project. Kids who live around the corner come by and watch me paint.” He continued, “I don’t live here anymore, but my mother does, and it makes me want to come back to live in Princeton.” Davila’s main goal for his art is to open people’s eyes to other perspectives on life and the world, he said. His artwork is influenced by nature, romanticism, surrealism, and the use of symbols to represent an idea. Lupita’s Groceries owner Norma Garcia echoed many other positive responses to the mural and pointed out one particular symbol, the butterflies. “I’m so happy about the mural for the community and for everybody to see,” she said, with some help from her son in translating. “It’s beautiful. I love the monarch butterflies. They can go anywhere. They migrate from Mexico, where my family came from.” —Donald Gilpin
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“The hill going up Washington Road is really tough, but I really liked the challenge. When you get to the end of that road, you hit Nassau Street and still have six or seven miles to go. So I got a big boost of motivation knowing I had tackled that difficult stretch.” —Isaac Strauss, Washington, D.C.
Miyoko: “This is my first time running a marathon in the United States. The whole racecourse is beautiful. There is a lot of nature, the people are very kind, and I thought that this was a very exciting atmosphere.” Mingshun: “The most beautiful part for me is seeing the spectators on the side of the race who make you feel very encouraged and keep you going.” —Miyoko Marubayachi, Fukuoka, Japan with Mingshun Li, West Windsor
“Herrontown Road was a slight slope, but it was long. It was really challenging, and I loved running through the woods up there. I’ve done a number of marathons in New Jersey, and Princeton is my favorite and definitely the most difficult.” —Sonny Alejandro, Plainsboro
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businesses are Jammin’ Crepes, Small Bites by Local Greek, Sakrid Coffee Roasters, and Bucks County Dry Goods on Nassau Street; and Milk & Cookies and Nassau Barbers on Chambers Street. Several storefronts on Chambers Street have been empty for
some time. The entrance to the new hotel would be on Chambers Street, a retailer said he was told. The company buying the building was listed in a filing at the Mercer County Clerk’s office as GPNJ Owner LLC. The parent company is listed as AJ Capital Partners. The boutique hotel chain was founded five years ago by Benjamin Weprin. The
firm operates 21 hotels in locations including New Haven, Connecticut; Nashville, Tennessee; Charlottesville, Virginia; Ann Arbor, Michigan; and Oxford, Mississippi. According to its website, Graduate frequently buys existing buildings and renovates them with a focus on local references and memorabilia. Locations where the
company is planning to build hotels in 2020 include Cambridge, England; Roosevelt Island, New York; Evanston, Illinois; and Dallas, Texas; according to its website. Princeton is not among those listed. Graduate Hotels did not respond to requests for comment. —Anne Levin
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Andrew Isaac Siegel and Betsey Kane Margolies Betsey Kane Margolies and Andrew Isaac Siegel were married Saturday night, October 5, 2019 by Rabbi Ira Dounn at the Four Seasons Hotel in Philadelphia. Their wedding was the first wedding held at the newly-built hotel in downtown Philadelphia. Mrs. Siegel, 32, is a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson with Compass in New York City. She graduated from New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study and is the daughter of Dr. Wendy Kane and Jeffrey Margolies of Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania. Mr. Siegel, 31, is the fourth-generation owner and the Director of Business Strategy and Operations at Hamilton Jewelers, a family-owned luxury jeweler with locations in Princeton, New Jersey; Palm Beach, Florida; and Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. He graduated from Emory University with bachelor’s degrees in economics and political science, was a member of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity, and sang baritone for both the university’s Concert Choir as well as its all-male a cappella group. He is the son of Lisette and Hank Siegel of Princeton, New Jersey and Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
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After more than a year of planning, proposals, and meetings with residents of the surrounding neighborhood, Princeton Theological Seminary has announced it will no longer proceed with a project that would build new student apartments on the campus. A release from the Seminary last week said that instead of the construction of new student housing on its Tennent Roberts campus along Hibben Road and Stockton Street, it would focus on restoring existing buildings at the campus. The school cited “increased cost estimates for the project” as the primary reason for the decision. Key elements of the plan included new apartments on the main campus for single and married students, the renovation of Hodge and Brown halls to include private bathrooms, renovation of Alexander Hall, and renovation or replacement of the Mackay Center. As part of the plan, the campus would have been designated a redevelopment zone, which proponents said provides for more control
over design specifics than the traditional zoning process. But during neighborhood meetings, there was pushback from some residents who were concerned about density and increased traffic. Abandoning the plan means that some students will continue to be housed at the Charlotte Rachel Wilson apartments in West Windsor, near Princeton MarketFair, “for the foreseeable future,” according to the statement. Princeton Councilman David Cohen, who chaired the ad hoc committee exploring the proposal, said this week that he was disappointed, but not surprised, by the decision. “We knew that they were taking a long time to get back to us after their summer break, so I figured something was not completely to their liking,” he said. “I wish we had been better able to convey the benefits of the project to the community, because I do think it was a real smart growth project. In fact, it’s the easiest kind of smart growth, because in addition to the benefits of being more walkable, more
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sustainable, and less congested, it would also have shrunk the footprint of the Seminary overall. And they are shrinking their student body, faculty, and staff.” Not all of the neighborhood residents were against the project. “Some of them were really in favor of it, because it would have provided for traffic calming, and some setbacks,” Cohen said. “Others felt benefits to the community were debatable.” A statement from Mayor Liz Lempert about the Seminar y’s decision thanked those involved in the process over the past year. “We continue to believe in the value of redevelopment as a creative planning tool to deliver community benefits, even though it didn’t bear immediate fruit in this instance,” the statement read. Seminary President Craig M. Barnes said in a letter to the community, “We remain committed to providing the campus facilities that enhance our life together and foster spaces where a sense of community can flourish.” —Anne Levin
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A Veterans Day observance is planned for 8:30-9 a.m., Monday, November 11, in the Princeton University Chapel. Remarks will be delivered by Colonel Paul L. Miles, U.S. Army, retired, who taught military and diplomatic history at Princeton from 1999 to 2013. A recipient of the Phi Beta Kappa Award for Excellence in Teaching, he also was awarded the Tomlinson Fellowship in War and Society. Before joining academia, Colonel Miles served as a regular officer in the U.S. A r m y. H i s a s s i g n m e nt s during the Vietnam War included command of an Army engineer company at Cam Ranh Bay, service as aide de camp to the chief of staff of the Army, and a second tour in Vietnam as a plans officer in Headquarters, U.S. Military Assistance Command. A graduate of the United States Military Academy, he holds an MA in modern history from Oxford University and a PhD in history from Princeton. The program will include an invocation by the Rev. Dr. Alison Boden, the University’s dean of religious life and of the chapel; the presentation of the colors
ion cadets; and the singing of “The Star-Spangled Banner” and “America the Beautiful” by Kenneth Grayson, supervisor in the University electric shop. Dr. Mary Rorro, psychiatrist for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, will play a viola solo and Eric Schweingruber will play taps. The benediction will be offered by Imam Sohaib Sultan, the Muslim chaplain at Princeton University. The University and local communities are invited to attend the event, which is sponsored by the Offices of the Vice President for Campus Life, Religious Life, Human Resources, the Office of Community and Regional Affairs, the Princeton University Army ROTC, Rutgers-Princeton University Naval ROTC, Alumni and Friends of Princeton Universit y ROTC, Princeton Veterans Alumni Association, Military and Service Veterans Resource Group, and the Princeton Student Veterans Organization.
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Forty Years of Peer Leadership at CSS The Center for Supportive Schools (CSS) of Princeton is celebrating 40 years of peer leadership and school partnerships in the Princeton-Mercer community with a benefit dinner on November 19 at the Nassau Club. Since 1979, when Princeton resident Sharon Rose Powell created Peer Group Connection, a school-based peer leadership model that enlists students to improve the school experience for themselves and their peers, the peer mentoring program has spread to more than 250 schools across the country and beyond.
Local Student Wins Egyptian Skating Competition The French American School of Princeton (FASP) eighth-grader Sophia Farajallah was awarded the first place figure skating medal for girls in the 13-15 age group in the Egyptian National Figure Skating Championship in Cairo last summer. The event, sponsored and organized by Ice Skate Egypt, promotes and raises awareness of winter sports throughout the country. Farajallah, 13, who has been figure skating since the age of 3, visits her cousins and grandparents in Egypt every summer, at the conclusion of the school year at FASP.
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was a lovely guy. We’d see Photos by Charles R. Plohn him in passing. And then they [Fenwick] reached out.” The couple took their time before decided to buy the restaurant. “We had to think about it,” said Gautam. “It’s a big space, and it’s not in the downtown. So that was initially intimidating and scary.” These days, the couple consider the WitherspoonJackson neighborhood location an asset. “We have 140 parking spots with a security camera,” said Gautam. “Parking is free, with validations. The more I came here, the more I realized what a plus that was.” H e ad i n g T h e M e e t i n g House team as front- ofhouse manager is Dago Villanueva, formerly the general manager at Agricola. The menu will be focused on simple American cuisine, using seasonal ingredients bought from local farms. Weekend brunches will feature “really good pancakes, bacon, homemade sausage, and that kind of thing,” said Gautam. The kids’ menu will have “really good, healthy food,” added Maher. “The veggies you see on our adult menu will show up on the kids’ menu. They won’t be eating overpriced junk food. It’s an approach that makes it enjoyable for everyone.” The family-friendly focus is only part of the equation. “We also want this to be the place where we can go for date night,” said Gautam. “We might have live music and jazz. We’re bringing on an events person.” T h e b a s e m e nt l e ve l, which the former owners did not utilize, is part of the current plan. It includes a stage area, a large room, and a section that can be used for private parties. “We have this massive space downstairs, and we want to make it accessible to all kinds of families no matter their income level,” said Gau- Top Female Finishers: Nicole Strand, center, 1:25:51; Alison Thompson, right, 1:26:01; and Suzanne Forlenza, 1:26:17. tam. “We want local sports teams, schools, and community groups to use it. We’re still developing the cost but it will be significantly less, as far as minimums go, than most restaurants in town. It’s not just for a corporate, fancy dinner. We want to have a mix of events, a mix of people hiring out the space and what we put on.” The opening date for the restaurant is targeted for November 20, but not yet set in stone. For more inNEW HOSTS: The Meeting House, previously known as Two formation, visit www.meetSevens, is now owned by married couple Amar Gautam and inghouseprinceton.com. Amanda Maher, who have three young children and want the —Anne Levin reconfigured restaurant to welcome families like their own. The Witherspoon Street eatery next to Avalon Princeton is being renovated to reflect a warmer, more casual aesthetic, with a less expensive menu.
When The Meeting House restaurant opens its doors later this month, new owners Amar Gautam and Amanda Maher are expecting some pint-sized patrons to be part of the first-night crowd. Formerly known as Two Sevens Eater y and Cantina, the space at 277 Witherspoon Street has been redesigned to be more family-friendly than its predecessor, while still appealing to hip diners who might be out for dinner or drinks. “This will be a community-based restaurant with a burger on the dinner menu, a great $9 glass of wine, and a great beer selection,” said Gautam. Added Maher, “Having three kids of our own, we’re going to say to people, ‘Your kids are not just allowed here, they are welcome here.’” In a recent tour of the sprawling space, the strikingly attractive couple — he’s 47, she’s 42 — seemed energized by the dust and deafening din of construction. The restaurant has a new entrance, and the formerly open kitchen has been enclosed. The sleek expanse is being softened with lots of wood, rugs, greenery, and more light. “The style is classic, though not particularly stylized or stylish,” said Maher, who is actively involved in the project with Philadelphia-based designer Isabella Sparrow. “It will definitely be warmer and cozier. My
hope is that you get a really warm, lovely feeling when you walk in.” T h e cou pl e m ove d to Princeton two years ago from New York City. Raised in South Brunswick, Gautam was a human resources consultant who owned a Manhattan bar for several years. M a h e r, o r i g i n a l l y f r o m Short Hills, was a lawyer who earned a doctorate in political philosophy, which she now teaches part-time at Drexel University. Somehow, they have found time to plan a new restaurant that they hope will fill what they perceive as Princeton’s need for more affordable places to take the kids for brunch, lunch, or dinner. Two Sevens closed in October 2018. Former owner Jim Nawn of the Fenwick Hospitality Group announced plans at the time to reopen with a newly defined concept. Six months later, Nawn announced the sale of the group’s other three restaurants, Agricola, Cargot, and The Dinky Bar & Kitchen, to the Harvest Restaurant Group. But Two Sevens was not part of that deal. Gautam and Maher had patronized Two Sevens during its brief existence, and had become acquainted with Nawn. “We had been thinking about doing a hospitality thing here, and I had met with him because I was curious about things like liquor licenses,” said Gautam. “He
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There’s a new trend in healthcare, and it’s gaining momentum in our area. By Sarah Emily Gilbert (Originally published in Princeton Magazine) Dr. Barbara A. Brown (left) and Dr. Lynne B. Kossow of Princeton Lifestyle Medicine.
or the past few years, Dr. Lynne B. Kossow and Dr. Barbara A. Brown of Princeton Lifestyle Medicine have offered their patients far more than the traditional primary care practice. Most doctors see 25-30 patients a day for an average of 15 minutes, but Drs. Kossow and Brown see six to eight patients a day for up to an hour. In addition to providing treatment for acute illnesses, the doctors act as their clients’ healthcare coaches through Lifestyle Medicine, a scientific approach to patient wellness by effecting changes in areas such as diet, physical activity, and stress management. With the current shortage of primary care physicians and the abundance of high volume practices, this type of individualized attention is rare. However, by switching to a concierge format, doctors like Kossow and Brown are able to practice medicine that consists of this broad-spectrum care. Concierge medicine, also known as retainer-based medicine, is an umbrella term for private medical care wherein patients pay an out-of-pocket fee in exchange for enhanced care. Born in the 1990s, concierge medicine was once thought of as a service for the wealthy that charged patients a lofty fee for luxury medicine. In recent years, it has evolved to accommodate patients across all income brackets, leading to expanding interest among patients and their primary care doctors. According to a survey released by the American Academy of Private Physicians at the AAPP 2015 Fall Summit, more than 45 percent of 862 independent physicians would consider a concierge or similar membership model in the next three years. This may be due in part to our aging population needing increased and varied medical services, leading to an imbalanced patient/doctor ratio. The implementation of the Affordable Care Act has increased the number of insured patients, putting a further strain on primary care doctors. As a result, physicians are often unable to dedicate enough time to each patient. In the hopes of increasing both job and patient satisfaction in a financially sustainable way, primary physicians like Dr. Kossow and Dr. Brown are looking toward concierge medicine. “Where conventional medicine is failing is in the prevention and reversal of chronic diseases that are becoming an epidemic in the United States today,” explain the doctors. “The current insurance model is built upon a problembased economic reimbursement that encourages doctors to address medical problems very quickly. This leads to most doctors rushing to see 25-30 patients per day in order to make ends meet…This is not how we have ever practiced. We always want to have the time to address the root cause of diseases that are preventable today.” Lifestyle Medicine is a 21st century approach to healthcare that consolidates the very best characteristics of traditional medicine with the profound impact of lifestyle behaviors on health. As our program grew, it became readily apparent to us that integrating Lifestyle Medicine into our internal medicine practice was the best way for us to continue to provide exceptional care. We feel that the concierge model is the only way to effectively do that.
Concierge medical practices come in various forms, including those that reject insurance plans all together, but this is not the case for Princeton Lifestyle Medicine. Dr. Kossow and Dr. Brown accept insurance for all covered medical services. In addition, their patients pay an annual fee of $1,200 for the Lifestyle Medicine Concierge program, which gives them access to an elevated level of care. Trained at the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine at Harvard Medical School, the doctors are at the vanguard of their field, having lectured about their practice development model at The Institute of Lifestyle Medicine Conference in 2015. They are also members of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and the American College of Physicians. They are among the first physicians to become board certified in Lifestyle Medicine, as well as maintaining their board certifications in internal medicine. Dr. Kossow and Dr. Brown’s practice is unique in that it offers patients comprehensive conventional medical care combined with lifestyle counseling. Patients interested in a natural approach to disease prevention are provided in-depth, individualized coaching based on their needs. The doctors can assist with everything from quitting smoking to creating a manageable diet and exercise plan. According to the doctors, this is an evidence-based practice that has been shown to prevent, reverse, or slow down heart attacks, strokes, high blood pressure, diabetes, dementia, and some cancers. The concierge model offers Princeton Lifestyle Medicine patients additional benefits including access to the doctors’ emails, cell phone numbers, and private phone line, extended patient office visits, a one-hour consultation, and same or next day appointments. As a result, patients see Drs. Kossow and Brown not only as accomplished medical doctors, but health advocates, mentors, and even friends. “Our practice structure allows us to spend more time educating our patients about what may be going on with them medically,” the doctors explain. “We are better able to work with them as partners in their care and advocate for them with their specialists or if they are in the hospital. We provide tremendous support and guidance to them and their caretakers or family. We are happy to have this enhanced communication with our patients. It allows us to make social visits when they are hospitalized at the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro so that we can stay in close touch while they are receiving care.” Concierge practices like Princeton Lifestyle Medicine focus the healthcare system on its most vital component: the patient-doctor relationship. The model emphasizes quality care instead of quick care, benefitting both parties. Dr. Brown and Kossow are now board certified as specialists in the practice of Lifestyle Medicine and are the only physicians in the Princeton area who are board certified in both Internal Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine. As leaders in both concierge and Lifestyle medicine, it comes as no surprise that Dr. Kossow and Dr. Brown are at the forefront of this effort, bringing Princeton into the future of healthcare.
The Princeton Lifestyle Medicine Concierge Program is $1,200 per year. The fee can be paid monthly, quarterly, biannually, or annually, and credit cards are accepted as payment. All medical services are billed through the patient’s insurance company as usual. Princeton Lifestyle Medicine is located at 731 Alexander Road, Suite 200 in Princeton, New Jersey. For more information call 609.655.3800 or visit www.princetonlifestylemedicine.com. — Paid Advertisement —
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Spirit of Princeton Observes Veterans Day
The Spirit of Princeton Committee invites the community to honor the nation’s veterans, as well as those men and women still actively serving in the military, by attending at the Princeton Veterans Day ceremony on Monday, November 11 at 11 a.m. at the All Wars Monument, Mercer and Nassau Streets. The program will feature keynote speaker Brigadier General Patrick M. Kennedy, who serves as the assistant adjutant general - air, Joint Force Headquarters, New Jersey Air National Guard, Joint Base McGuire-DixLakehurst. His duties include
within the state. Brigadier General Kennedy also serves as the principal advisor to the adjutant general on execution of Air Guard personnel and assets for real world taskings, to include federal and state homeland security and civil support mobilization. The program will also include participation from Spirit of Princeton leaders Mark Freda and Kam Amirzafari, Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert, other local elected officials, and the area’s active and retired military personnel. Monsignor Rosie from St. Paul’s Church will do the Invocation, and Princeton Patrolman Chris King will perform a bagpipe rendition of “Amazing Grace.” Representatives from Princeton University, the Princeton Garden Club, and the Daughters of the Revolution will give brief comments on the refurbishment of the Battle Monument. Brigadier General Kennedy, plus a veteran from the audience, will lay the wreath, and Tom Spain will play taps. The Marine Corp League Detachment 207 from Trenton will provide the rifle volley. The Princeton Police Department Color Guard will preside over the program. Visit www.spiritofprinceton.com for more information.
Art Museum Store Adds Palmer Square Location
The Princeton University Ar t Museum will open a new, second location of its Museum Store on Palmer Square at 56 Nassau Street on November 29. The new Museum Store will feature a variet y of handcrafted offerings from regional artisans, as well
rent exhibitions. Proceeds from the Store will support the more than 275 pro grams the Museum offers each year, including gallery teaching programs for over 10,000 primary and secondary schoolchildren annually. “The Museum Store seeks to deepen and extend the visitor experience of the Princeton Universit y Ar t Museum, and provide visitors with opportunities to live with great design,” said Museum Director James Steward. “Our new location on Nassau Street allows us to extend this mission to greater numbers of visitors to our community.” The new Museum Store represents the Museum’s ongoing com m it ment to community engagement and to the vitality of downtown Princeton. It also complements the opening of Art@ Bainbridge, a contemporary gallery project that opened in September in historic Bainbridge House at 158 Nassau Street. The Museum Store features original work by regional artisans in many media, including glass, ceramic, wood, textile, metal, and alternative materials, and jewelry. The Store also offers a selection of publications related to the Museum’s current exhibitions and its collections. The Princeton University Art Museum is located at the heart of the Princeton campus. Admission is free. Museum hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Palmer Square’s first outdoor skating rink will open on Hulfish Street behind the Nassau Inn on November 30 and will remain open through February 2020. “It’s been a dream of ours for many years,” said Lori Rabon, vice president of Palmer Square. “We are beyond thrilled that this season guests of the Square, and the town of Princeton, will make lasting memories and hopefully start one more annual tradition here with us.” Open skate hours will be hosted primarily on nights, weekends and holidays. The cost per skater will be $10 which includes the skate rentals. Guests can also bring their own skates. Special events and packages will be announced throughout the season. T he holiday s eas on at Palmer Square starts with the annual tree lighting on November 29 (Black Friday). Visitors can expect to see Santa and enjoy strolling holiday music every weekend in December. Other events include the Holiday Jam with Princeton University on December 6, wreath decorating with McCarter Theatre on December 7, gingerbread dis-
7, a gingerbread decorating and skating event with the Yankee Doodle Tap Room and Cranbury Station Gallery on December 14, Breakfast with Santa at the Nassau Inn on December 15, Hanukkah celebration with the Jewish Center of Princeton on December 19, and Christmas Eve Caroling with the Arts Council of Princeton on December 24. The “ice” skating rink is a high-quality synthetic iceskating rink called Glice. Glice is a unique non-refrigerated skating surface that performs like ice but requires none of the complex compressors, piping, water, refrigerant, and power of a conventional ice rink, and it operates silently. According to information from Palmer Square Management, Glice is the first eco-friendly, zero carbon skating experience that performs like “real” ice. Palmer Square is now accepting applications for seasonal part time employees for the skating rink. Contact email@example.com to apply. The open skate schedule is as follows: November 30-February 28, Thursday and Friday 4-7 p.m.; Saturday and
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Tickets Still Available For Dining by Design
Tickets are still available for the Arts Council of Princeton’s annual fall fundraiser, Dining by Design, on Saturday, November 16 from 6-11 p.m. Funds raised will assist the Arts Council in fulfilling its mission of “Building Community Through the Arts” by supporting community members in need, including at-risk youth and low-income seniors. Proceeds also support the Arts Council Scholarship Fund, making inspiring arts experiences accessible to all, regardless of means. The evening features a cocktail party at D&R Greenway, 1 Preservation Place, with a silent auction, hors d’oeuvres, and wine bar, followed by an intimate salon-style dinner and artist talk hosted in a private Princeton area home. Guests may purchase tickets for the cocktail party only or for the entire evening, which includes dinner. Cocktail party tickets start at $125, and cocktail/dinner tickets are $250 per person. Visit artscouncilofprinceton. org or call (609) 924-8777.
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Friends of Library Note Beyond Words Benefit Success
To the Editor: The Princeton Public Library’s annual Beyond Words benefit was a sparkling success thanks to all the Library staff, volunteers, sponsors, attendees, caterers, suppliers, singers, musicians, guest speakers, the Nassau Presbyterian Church, and the Spring Street Garage. It was a delightful party, a fitting celebration of the Library, which does so much good for our community. And it was a successful fundraiser, due to the teamwork and generosity of all involved, which will help the Library thrive and continue to be a beloved resource for all. The Friends of the Library thank the community for their support and look forward to continuing the Beyond Words tradition next year. HELEN HEINTZ President Friends of the Princeton Public Library
Bicycle Advisory Committee Thanks Council for Meeting on Transportation
To the Editor: The Princeton Bicycle Advisory Committee (PBAC) is grateful to the Mayor and Council and all who attended the October 21 Special Council Meeting on Transportation to show their support for traffic calming as well as safe biking and walking infrastructure in our town. We are pleased that support comes from a wide cross section of the public and represents different age groups, most neighborhoods of our town, and diverse modes of bicycle use. As Councilman David Cohen commented at the meeting, the public present was united in their strong support for traffic calming, reducing vehicle speeds, installation of more bike lanes, and better pedestrian crossings. We would also like to thank Steve Cochrane, superintendent of Princeton Public Schools, for encouraging students to come to school on foot or by bike, in order to alleviate the traffic congestion with the closure of the Alexander Road bridge. To help make walking and biking to school more feasible and safer, PBAC has been working with Princeton’s two local bike shops to offer discounts to Princeton school students. Kopp’s Cycles, the oldest bicycle shop in America, is offering a 10 percent Bike to School discount to school students on accessories and bike parts (not previously marked down or
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Yes We CAN! Food Drives Collecting for Thanksgiving
To the Editor: Each year, Yes We CAN! Food Drives collects food items on behalf of Arm In Arm so that everyone in our community, regardless of means, can share in the traditions of Thanksgiving. Because turkeys will be available from other outlets, we are again collecting Thanksgiving “fixings” for the patrons of the three food pantries operated by Arm In Arm, a nonprofit organization in Trenton and Princeton. Our volunteers will be collecting such items as stuffing mix, canned sweet potatoes or yams, canned green beans, canned corn, cream of chicken soup, packaged gravy mix, canned pumpkin pie filling, and poultry seasoning/ground cinnamon. No cranberry sauce needs to be collected as several pallets are available from the food bank. For your convenience, Yes We CAN! Food Drives will be collecting the fixings at two locations. On Saturday, November 9, we will be in West Windsor at McCaffrey’s on PrincetonHightstown Road, from 10 a.m to 2:30 p.m. If you’d rather make a cash donation, we will happily shop for you. On Saturday, November 23, we will be at the West Windsor Farmers’ Market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. You can drop off your fixings at our Yes We CAN! tent. The market is located on Vaughn Drive, off Alexander Road, on the way to the Princeton Junction train station. By the way, this is the last Saturday the farmers’ market will be open at that location until next spring. We deeply appreciate your partnering with Arm In Arm and Yes We CAN! Food Drives to help neighbors in need this Thanksgiving. As always, we are deeply grateful. FRAN ENGLER Publicity Chair, Yes We CAN! Food Drives Tuscany Drive, West Windsor
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Have our elected officials, the mental Forum, Sustainable Princeton Fight Climate Change,” University, NJ Transit, the Merchant Association, and/or ... Oct. 23]. There is a common confusion, though, between made any effort to investigate this opportunity that would talk and action. The urgency expressed at the Princeton remove (not just divert to create misery elsewhere) two cars Environmental Institute’s Environmental Forum about the need to shift rapidly away from fossil fuel dependence confrom the congested roadways for each swap? Also, if the Dinky was owned and operated by a Public- trasted starkly with what we see on the streets and barren Private-Partnership (PPP) dedicated to improving the quality rooftops of Princeton. The most visible evidence is pointing of life in Princeton, that entity would be collaborating with in the wrong direction, as internal combustion vehicles swell Princeton University to create a temporary parking area in size and number, and PSEG digs up our streets to install east of the canal, accessible only from Alexander Road, new fossil fuel lines. If news of Princeton fighting climate and a temporary “whistler stop” for the Dinky to serve change were real, it would tell us how many solar panels folks going to and or from. Each user of this parking area had recently been added to schools, homes, businesses, and would also be removing (not just diverting) two cars from parking lots. It would tell us how many more teachers were the congested roadways (once coming in and once going hired with money saved through energy conservation. We out). Isn’t it time for us to begin to embrace this incredible would see trees being strategically planted and trimmed to maximize their carbon absorption and minimize their conflict asset that history has given us? with solar panels. ALAIN KORNHAUSER & ELIZABETH MONROE Along with the charismatic climate scientist Stephen PaCleveland Lane cala, the most inspiring speaker at the Environmental Forum was George Hawkins, who spoke unabashedly of how government agencies can be innovative and efficient, and how he had made Washington, D.C.’s water, and even its sewage, a source of pride. Sewage, it turns out, can heat buildings, To the Editor: On behalf of the Friends of Princeton Open Space (FOPOS), generate electricity, and fertilize crops. Princeton’s own “bioI would like to thank all those who helped to celebrate our solids,” enriched and ennobled by its many Nobel laureates, 50th anniversary on Sunday, October 20. Since its founding, surely deserves a better fate than to be incinerated with vast FOPOS has quietly and steadily led the way for significant doses of fossil fuel and carted off to a landfill. Similarly, we continue to largely spurn the sunlight striking conservation of open space in Princeton by contributing over $4.5 million in public and private grants, as well as private our rooftops and parking lots, and the solar energy embedded contributions, to preserve about 1,000 acres of land. The in wood and brush from our urban forest. Wood, I learned open space properties preserved with FOPOS’s help include: at another University event, has an energy density 17 times the Billy Johnson Mountain Lakes Nature Preserve, Turning that of lithium ion batteries. The greatest waste is of our own Basin Park, Woodfield Reservation, lands of the Institute for resourcefulness and adaptability, which could be summoned Advanced Study, Greenway Meadows Park, Tusculum, Coven- to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels rather than to merely try Farm, the Ricciardi property, and the All Saints’ property. react to worsening disasters. Once people become acutely aware of their own uninI particularly want to thank the many volunteers who were honored at the event for their hours of work on trail mainte- tentional but very real contribution to the radicalization of nance and environmental stewardship at Mountain Lakes and weather, then they begin seeking ways to extract themselves other properties. Thank you to our trustees for their selfless and their community from that morally-challenged role as dedication throughout the years to advancing the mission of dystopia’s lackey. Turning away from fossil fuels means turnFOPOS, which is to preserve and steward land, support envi- ing towards the nature that resides within us and all around ronmental education, and advocate for sound environmental us. What Hawkins achieved in D.C. is an opening of minds,
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an awakening of creativity to take advantage of all the renewable gifts of nature — physical, chemical, biological — that have long been spurned. Fighting climate change — a collectively created problem — requires a spirit, unity of purpose, and an attention to numbers that most people only experience in sports. For example, to track our progress, our monthly utility bills would show us five-year trends in our individual and community energy and water consumption. We would be provided the same information for our schools and government. We would take pride in producing more energy and consuming less. Community progress would spur us to do even more as individuals. That’s when we’ll know we’re really fighting climate change. STEPHEN K. HILTNER N. Harrison Street
Dorothy Mullen Embodies The Spirit of Inclusivity
To the Editor: A town’s success depends critically on its ability to engage community members of all walks of life to be active participants in local government, and for volunteers to feel that they can make a difference. There is no magic formula for how to create broader participation. We must work to foster opportunities for engagement and when volunteers or members of our community become frustrated that they are not being heard we must work to re-engage them moving the narrative back to a positive one. When individuals are engaged in a community and contribute the results are magical. One example of an amazing volunteer is Dorothy Mullen. Dorothy embodies the spirit of inclusivity and was recently honored for her work as co-founder of the Princeton Schools and Gardens and founder of the“Suppers”program. Dorothy is a local civic hero. She has worked tirelessly to initiate a garden in our schools and to provide food-based education programs. She has profoundly changed how we view food at our schools and leaves a legacy that ensures her influence will be felt for generations to come. And she is informed by a strong desire to include everyone in the discussion about healthy food. When she discovered that I have a non-verbal autistic child at Riverside School, she organized an event to ensure that the special needs children and their families at Riverside received education and support to participate in the healthy food initiatives. The event helped bring families closer together and enhanced relationships with the staff and leaders of the school. I want to extend a thank you to all the special individuals in our community who volunteer on commissions, boards, in our schools and with community groups. I hope our town will continue to follow the shining examples like Dorothy Mullen and that we can work to find ways to create more opportunities for all community members to engage in a dialogue with leaders. BAINY SURI Chestnut Street
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Books First Toni Morrison Conversation At Richardson Auditorium Nov. 13 P r i n ce ton Un ive r s it y’s Lewis Center for the Arts will present the first event in “The Toni Morrison Conversations — Artists Reflect on Toni Morrison’s Gifts to Life, Art and Culture,” on November 13 at 7:30 p.m. at Richardson Auditorium on the Princeton campus. It will be the first in a series of events spanning the 2019-20 academic year featuring artists engaging with themes, questions, and possibilities relevant to the work and legacy of writer and Princeton Professor, Emeritus, Toni Morrison. The series will open with legendar y choreographer Bill T. Jones and awardwinning photographer Deana Lawson in conversation with 22nd U.S. Poet Laureate and Lewis Center Chair Tracy K. Smith with a performance by Rudresh Mahanthappa Tiger Quartet. Although the event is free and open to the public, tickets are required, and advance ticket reservations are encouraged through University Ticketing at tickets. princeton.edu. The series pays tribute to Morrison, who died on August 5 at the age of 88. A world-renowned writer and Nobel laureate, Morrison was the Robert F. Goheen Professor in the Humanities, Emeritus, at Princeton, a professor of Creative Writing, and founder of the Princeton Atelier. The series continues on February 4 and April 28. The April event is being planned in collaboration with Princeton’s Department of African American Studies and its annual Toni Morrison Lectures, scheduled for April 27 and 29. The series is co-organized by Smith, who is also Princeton’s Roger S. Berlind ’52 Professor in the Humanities
Princeton Public Library will hold “A Celebration of Poet Jean Hollander” as part of its Poets at the Library series on Monday, November 11, at 7 p.m. in the Community Room (doors open at 6:30 p.m.).
and professor of creative writing, and Paul Muldoon, Princeton’s Howard G.B. Clark ’21 University Professor in the Humanities, director of the Princeton Atelier, and professor of creative writing. “In this year following the loss of Morrison’s presence on earth, we are grateful for the chance to celebrate all the many lasting gifts she has given to humanity,” said Smith. “This series affords us the opportunity to talk with a range of artists working in various forms and disciplines about the ongoing relevance of Morrison’s work to their own creative process.”
Morrison joined the Princeton faculty in 1989 and was a member of the University’s Program in Creative Writing until she transferred to emeritus status in 2006. In 1993, she became the first African American to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Her work has been translated into at least 20 languages. Her groundbreaking novels include The Bluest Eye (1970 ), Sula (1973), Song of Solomon (1977), Beloved (1987), Paradise (1997), and God Help the Child (2015). Her latest book, The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations, was published in early 2019.
The event includes “A Tribute to Jean” by Lois Marie Harrod followed by readings of Hollander’s work by Linda Arntzenius, James Richardson, Winnie Hughes, Frederick Tibbetts, and others, as well as a short open mic session. Jean died April 10 at her home in Hopewell where she had lived since 1965. For more than half a century she inspired poets through her classes at the Princeton YWCA, US1 Poets Cooperative, and for 23 years as director of the Annual Writers Conference at The College of New Jersey. In collaboration with husband Robert Hollander, she provided a new translation of Dante Alighieri’s The Divine Comedy (winner of the City of Florence Gold Medal). Her collections include And They Shall Wear Purple (2016), Torn Love (2013), Organs and Blood (2008), Moondog (1996), and Crushed Into Honey (1986).
James Baldwin’s “Fire” Subject of Conversation
Library Live at Labyrinth and the Paul Robeson House present Eddie Glaude, Daniel Baldwin, and Steve Shapiro discussing James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time on Tuesday, November 12 at 6 p.m. This event is cosponsored by the Princeton Public Library, Princeton Universitys Humanities Council, and the Paul Robeson House of Princeton. Photographer, documentarian, and activist Steve Shapiro will be talking about the illus-
contributed the photographs, with Eddie Glaude and with James Baldwin’s nephew, Daniel Baldwin. Glaude’s book on Baldwin will be out next spring. First published in 1963, James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time has been reprinted with more than 100 photographs from Steve Schapiro, who traveled the American South with Baldwin for Life magazine. He has documented six decades of American culture, from the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and the presidential campaign of Robert F. Kennedy to Andy Warhol’s Factory and the filming of The Godfather trilogy. He has published a dozen books of his photographs, has exhibited his work in shows from Los Angeles to Moscow, and is represented in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian Institution, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the J. Paul Getty Museum, among others. Eddie Glaude is a professor and chair of African American Studies at Princeton. He is best known for his books Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul and In a Shade of Blue: Pragmatism and the Politics of Black America. Daniel Baldwin is the son of David Baldwin,
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Philip Nord Speaking At Labyrinth Books
Dr. Philip Nord, Rosengarten Professor of Modern and Contemporary History, will be speaking at Labyrinth Books on Wednesday, November 13, 4:30-5:45 p.m., on the recently published book, Formations of Belief, Historical Approaches to Religion and the Secular, edited by Philip Nord, Katja Guenther and Max Weiss. Through ten essays, Formations of Belief explores new perspectives on the ebb and flow of religious and spiritual beliefs, their core orientations, and how the emergence of the Reformation and Renaissance caused prominent religious beliefs to waver, making room for the rise of the secular and secularism in the industrialized Western world. In the late 20th century, however, as rapid changes in human communication, mass migration and a global economy began to emerge, there has been renewed interest in religion and a subsequent decline in secular belief. Nord will discuss this phenomenon in an interview with Libby Zinman Schwartz, Princeton writer and psychotherapist.
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Channeling Baseball at the J.D. Salinger Centennial Exhibition Don’t ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody. —J.D. Salinger, from The Catcher in the Rye f you really want to hear about it, the first thing you’ll probably want to know is how a column about last week’s World Series, Walter Johnson, Buster Keaton, and old Baron von Humboldt has landed like a well-hit, wind-blown foul ball smack on top of the typewritten manuscript of The Catcher in the Rye displayed in the New York Public Library’s J.D. Salinger centennial exhibition, which is free, if you want to know the truth, and will be on view through January 19, 2020. In the first place, Salinger is the only American writer you could pair with Shoeless Joe Jackson, roll the dice online, and score a winning answer, and in the second place, you’d need to read his story “The Laughing Man” about a group of kids from P.S. 165 on 109th Street called the Comanches and a “shy, gentle young man” called the Chief, who had once been “cordially invited to try out for the New York Giants’ baseball team.” According to a financial arrangement with the parents, the Chief would pick up the boys outside school in a “reconverted commercial bus” and drive them over to Central Park to play soccer or football, or, in this case, baseball. Afterward, the Chief would treat them to a running story (“it tended to sprawl all over the place”) about the adventures of the Laughing Man, “who had been kidnapped in infancy by Chinese bandits.” The plot of the story proper turns with the arrival in the Chief’s life of a peerlessly beautiful Wellesley girl who insists on playing center field with a catcher’s mitt but is welcomed for her prowress as a hitter and speed on the bases (“She seemed to hate first base; there was no holding her there”). The hideously deformed anti-hero of the Chief’s story, his head having been twisted “several turns to the right” in a carpenter’s vise by his kidnappers, is so terrifying to behold that he wears a gossamer mask made out of poppy petals (“he reeked of opium”). Given the setting of the centennial exhibit, you should know that on rainy afternoons, in addition to his duties as a driver, father-figure, storyteller, and coach, the Chief takes the Comanches to the Museum of Natural History, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, with probably an occasional trip south to the big Beaux Arts building on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street where, as the exhibit commentary notes, Salinger spent many hours and “retained a lifelong affection for the Rose Main Reading Room.” Allie’s Mitt Another thing about Salinger and baseball obliquely related to the author-editor material from the publishing game dis-
played in the small room with the large name (the Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III Gallery) is the composition Holden Caulfield agrees to write for his toohandsome-for-his-own-good roommate Stradlater. Told that the subject had to be “anything descriptive,” like a room or a house “or something you once lived in,” Holden chooses to write about the lefthanded fielder’s mitt that belonged to his dead brother Allie, who penned poems in green ink all over it so “he’d have something to read when he was in left field and nobody was up at bat.” Holden figures all he has to do is copy down the poems on the mitt and change Allie’s name, so the teacher will think it’s about Stradlater’s brother. Readers and visitors to the exhibit may be reminded of Salinger’s dealings with publishers and reviewers when Holden admits that he “wasn’t too crazy” about using something so precious and personal in a ghostwritten essay, and especially when, like an author who has put his heart on the page, he describes S t r a d l a t e r ’s r e sponse: “He stood there, reading it, ... with this very stupid expression on his face.” One presumptive publisher’s rationale for rejecting The Catcher in the Rye (“Is Holden Caulfield supposed to be crazy?”) is echoed by Stradlater’s “You always do everything backasswards.” When Holden grabs the paper out of his “editor’s” hands and tears it up, all vicarious writer-readers everywhere will feel like cheering. The Deleted Passage If you were fortunate enough to read The Catcher before it was famous, that is at a time when no teacher was allowed to assign it (the likely kiss of death to spontaneous appreciation), you may have bonded with Holden for keeps in the scene where a Pencey Prep classmate named Edgar Marsalla does something “very crude in chapel” during a pompous, platitudinous speech by “this guy Ossenburger,” an alum who “made a pot of dough in the undertaking business.” My reason for mentioning Marsalla’s epic fart (he “damn near blew the roof off”) is that it precedes the deleted
passage in the manuscript displayed in the centennial exhibit. Imagine readers in the sway of Holden’s unapologetically vulgar style going from “We tried to get old Marsalla to rip off another one” to a forced, phony-to-the-core disclaimer in which the author bends his character out of shape to justify a novel powered by profanity. At the same time, what makes one of the most noteworthy items on display isn’t the evidence of Salinger’s thankfully brief submission to an editor fearful that readers will be repelled by Holden’s language, but the disturbing revelation that an author who has literally carried his creation through harm’s way from Normandy to Nuremberg could be made to compose a paragraph so contrary to the spirit and energy of the novel. One advantage of highlighting this stage in the publication process is what the last sentence says about Salinger’s unusually intimate, unguarded, almost diffident approach to the reader: “If you do read my book, what I’ll do is tell you things I never told anybody in the world. I’ll write the book as if you were a terrific friend of mine.” The “Hapworth” Elephant For the world of readers who have been looking forward to the work Salinger was doing for the last four decades of his life, the elephant in the gallery is the typescript of his novella “Hapworth 16, 1924,” a tour de force that first saw the light in June 19, 1965 New Yorker and has remained in the dark ever since. An indispensable contribution to the Glass family saga, “Hapworth” would have been published in 1997 if not for a series of mishaps related to the author’s strict rules about publicity, not to mention the preemptive attack by the New York Times’ Michiko Kakutani, a misreading so misguided and mean-spirited that Salinger would have seen it as the embodiment of the book-chat circus of publishing he’d left behind. William Faulkner’s observation that every time Holden “attempted to enter the human race, there was no human race there” comes to mind whenever I think of the misreadings, not only of The Catcher
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and “Hapworth” but of Salinger’s work in general and the myth of the cranky, embittered recluse holed up in his New Hampshire bunker. Among the centennial exhibition’s most interesting items is a 1982 legal document wherein Salinger admits he’s been writing fiction “rather passionately, singlemindedly, perhaps insatiably” since he was “fifteen or so” and “positively rejoice[s] to imagine that, sooner or later, the finished product safely goes to the ideal private reader, alive or dead or yet unborn, male or female or possibly neither.” The Big Train The summer of 1924 was in the news last week when the Washington Nationals won the World Series. The last time the franchise once known as the Senators was on its way to a championship was the summer Seymour Glass and his younger brother Buddy were at Camp Hapworth. Although Walter Johnson, who pitched the final four scoreless innings of the decisive seventh game, is not mentioned in Salinger’s long story, the Big Train haunted the recent series and by extension this column, which prints on his birthday. The pitcher who struck fear even into the heart of Ty Cobb (“I hardly saw the pitch, but I heard it, the thing just hissed with danger”) was born on November 6, 1887, in Humboldt, Kansas, so named after Baron Alexander von Humboldt, the polymath, naturalist, geographer, explorer, and prophet of climate change. Some 17 miles due south of Humboldt is Piqua, Kansas, the birthplace of Buster Keaton, whose favorite sport was baseball (“I started playing the game as soon as I was old enough to handle a glove”). There’s a YouTube clip from The Cameraman (1928), if you really want to see it, in which Buster does a one-man pantomime pitching, fielding, running, hitting, and sliding home head first in the empty vastness of Yankee Stadium. nd if you really want to know the truth, Salinger himself was born in New York City, January 1, 1919, the year that gave the world the Black Sox scandal and W.P. Kinsella’s novel, Shoeless Joe. In the last chapter, titled “The Rapture of J.D. Salinger,” the reclusive author joins the team of the living dead, disappearing with Shoeless Joe and the others into the mists surrounding the field of dreams. The New York Public Library’s centennial exhibition is organized by J.D. Salinger’s son Matt Salinger and widow Colleen Salinger with Declan Kiely, director of Special Collections and Exhibitions at the Library. For more information, visit https://www.nypl.org/ salinger. — Stuart Mitchner
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Alexander Hall, Richardson Auditorium Legendary choreographer Bill T. Jones and award-winning photographer Deana Lawson are in conversation with Lewis Center Chair Tracy K. Smith with a performance by Rudresh Mahanthappa Tiger Quartet.
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espite the vast amount and popular- the chorus — featured Sunday afternoon in ity of liturgical music by Wolfgang Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor. Rooted in Amadeus Mozart, sacred music was the compositional techniques of Bach and not the composer’s principal interest. One Handel, the Mass was a peace offering from would have a hard time convincing the cho- Mozart to his father, who had expressed ral field of this — two works in almost every displeasure at Wolfgang’s choice of a bride. symphonic chorus’ repertory are Mozart’s Completed in the early 1780s, a period of deathbed Requiem and his monumental, Mozart’s greatest operatic composition, the yet incomplete, Great Mass in C minor. The Mass is hardly a church piece — it is opera 100-voice Princeton Pro Musica opened its masquerading as a liturgical work. The vo2019-2020 season with the Mass this past cal demands are extensive, especially for the Sunday night at Richardson Auditorium, fill- two soprano soloists but also for the chorus. ing the stage with singers, vocal soloists, Mozart clearly had a penchant for sopranos and orchestral instrumentalists, all ably led — and for putting them through their vocal by Pro Musica Artistic Director Ryan James paces. The writing for the two soprano soloBrandau. Paired with Mozart’s lively Concer- ists in the Mass is equivalent to the technical to for Clarinet in A Major, the Great Mass in requirements of the Clarinet Concerto heard C minor created a program unique in the fact in the first half of the concert, with multithat these were two works Mozart composed octave skips and fierce running passages. Pro because he wanted to, not because he had to Musica’s performance of the Mass featured for financial reasons. soprano soloists Clara Rottsolk (a frequent Mozart’s music for wind instruments is performer in Princeton) and Molly Netter. universally charming and captivating. The Both singers have extensive experience in clarinet appears to have been a particular music of the 18th century, but Rottsolk was favorite, likely due to his close friendship the performer able to best convey the drawith fellow Masonic lodge member Anton ma of the Mass. She sang the penitent text Stadler, for whom he composed the 1789 “Christe eleison” with suitable plaintiveness, Concerto for Clarinet. The instrument for and provided a dramatic edge to the “Domine which this work was composed was likely a Deus” duet with Netter. She also presented basset clarinet — a standard clarinet to which the signature aria of the Mass, the “Et incarwas affixed an extension adding notes in the natus est” of the “Credo” with tenderness and lower register. Nineteenth-century published devotion, gracefully accompanied by flutist versions of this piece adjusted the lower “ex- John Romeri, oboist Lillian Copeland, and tension” passages to higher octaves, in some bassoonist William Hestand. ways making the Concerto more difficult to In the third movement of the Mass, a soplay. To open Sunday afternoon’s Pro Mu- prano solo on the text “Laudamus te” is an sica concert, Brandau led a chamber-sized operatic tour de force, stretching across two orchestra and guest clarinet soloist Pascal octaves and replete with extended trills and Archer in a spirited performance of Mozart’s long passages of 16th notes. Netter sang this three-movement Concerto. Archer, currently aria with a light flexible voice, but one which acting principal clarinetist for the New Jer- was lost on the lower notes and the trills. Tensey Symphony Orchestra, demonstrated not or Brian Giebler and bass-baritone Andrew only his command of the instrument and the Padgett joined the two sopranos in one trio works technical demands, but also how de- and a quartet, but their voices, although clean monic Mozart’s solo writing could be. and accurate, failed to carry through the hall. To:Following ___________________________ a delicate orchestral introducozart’s Great Mass in C minor is a tion, Archer’s playing topped off the string work the Pro Musica chorus From: _________________________ Datewhich & Time: __________________ sound like rich icing. 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ON AND OFF THE SCALE: Actress Renee Taylor’s autobiographical comedy “My Life on a Diet” comes to George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick November 19-December 15. Taylor looks back on her career in Hollywood and on Broadway, her husband Joseph Bologna, and her life as a “diet junkie.” Tickets are available at GeorgeStreetPlayhouse.org.
Westminster Chamber Lamento and Rondo for alto work and legacy of writer Series at Rider Chapel saxophone and piano; and and Princeton Professor, Westminster Conservatory’s Kaleidoscope Chamber Series will present a program titled The Bucket List on Saturday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Gill Memorial Chapel on the Lawrenceville campus of Rider University. Admission is free. This recital is the first of two dedicated to standard solo and chamber repertoire that has been on the performer’s “bucket list” but has not yet played in recital. The second recital will be Sunday, April 5, 2020. The performers on November 9, drawn primarily from the faculty of Westminster Conservatory, are Nancy Hoerl, soprano; John Lane, flute; Melissa Bohl, oboe; Michael VanPelt, alto saxophone; and pianists Inessa Gleyzerova, Akiko Hosaki, Phyllis Lehrer, Galina Prilutskaya, Kathy Shanklin, and Denitsa VanPelt. T he prog ram includes G e or g e s E n e s c u’s S e pt chansons de Clément Marot, op. 15 for voice and piano; Charles-Marie Widor’s Suite, opus 34 for flute and piano; Robert Schumann’s Three Romances for oboe and piano; Pierre Sancan’s
two compositions by Moritz Moszkowski for piano four hands, Polonaise and Krakowiak from Four Polish Dances, op. 55 and Nouvelles Danses Espagnoles, op. 65, no. 1. The Kaleidoscope Chamber Series is a Westminster Conservatory faculty series that emphasizes repertoire combining voice, w inds, s t r i n g s , a n d ke y b o a r d . Events take place in the Gill Memorial Chapel on Rider University’s Lawrenceville campus. For more information, call the box office at (609) 921-2663 or visit http://www.rider.edu/arts.
The Morrison Conversations At The Lewis Center
“The Toni Morrison Conversations — Artists Reflect on Toni Morrison’s Gifts to Life, Art and Culture” will be presented by the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Princeton Atelier on Wednesday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m., at Richardson Auditorium. The event is the first in a series of events spanning the 2019-20 academic year featuring artists engaging with themes, questions, and possibilities relevant to the
Emeritus, Toni Morrison. In this first event, choreographer Bill T. Jones and photographer Deana Lawson are in conversation with 22nd U.S. Poet Laureate and Lewis Center Chair Tracy K. Smith, with a performance by Rudresh Mahanthappa Tiger Quartet. The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Advance ticket reservations are encouraged through University Ticketing at tickets.princeton.edu.
“Winger Songs XIII : Moods of Christmas” is the title of a concert program being presented Sunday, December 8 at 4 p.m. by the Capital Singers of Trenton at Sacred Heart Church, 343 South Broad Street in Trenton. The ensemble will also perform a program Saturday, December 7 with the Warminster Symphony Orchestra at William Tennent High School in Warminster, Pennsylvania. The 80 -member group is led by Vinroy D. Brown. The program in Trenton will include Suite One of Robert Shaw’s The Many Moods of Christmas and Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus, the Vivaldi Gloria, Taylor Davis’ Amid the Cold of Winter, and Graham Preskett’s arrangement of Patrick Doyle’s Non Nobis Domine, among others. Visit www.capitalsingers. org or call (609) 434-2781 for tickets.
Play by Bertolt Brecht Presented by Lewis Center
An adaptation of Bertolt Brecht’s epic play Mother Courage and Her Children, by Tony Kushner, will be performed November 15-16 and 21-23 at the Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center, 91 University Place. The pro-
duction is by Princeton University’s Lewis Center for the Arts’ Programs in Theater and Music Theater. The play, a comedy with original songs, is about a family trapped by socio-political constraints, trying to survive the impossibility of war. Senior Abby Spare is in the title role, and senior Jaclyn Hovsmith takes several roles and serves
as dramaturg. Princeton Professor R.N. Sandberg directs, with original music by Vince Di Mura, performed by Princeton students. Tickets are $12 in advance of show dates, $10 for students, and $12 for seniors, or $17 the day of performances. Visit mccarter.org or call (609) 258-2787. Continued on Next Page
Stefan JACKIW VIOLIN
Jeremy DENK PIANO
with members of the Princeton University Glee Club
Thu, Nov 7, 2019 / 8PM
FREE RELATED EVENT Live Music Meditation Thu, Nov 7, 2019 12:30PM
CHARLES IVES The complete Violin Sonatas with the songs that inspired them TICKETS: princetonuniversityconcerts.org 609-258-9220 | $25-$55 General | $10 Students
Screenings and Discussions At Jewish Film Festival
The Rutgers Jewish Film Festival celebrates 20 years of exploring Jewish history, culture, and identity through film November 3-17. The festival features 19 films, including four New Jersey premieres and a closing night preview screening, and discussions with filmmakers, scholars, and other guests. The event will be held at three venues: Princeton’s Garden Theatre, the New Br u nsw ick Per for m ing Arts Center, and AMC New Brunswick. Documentaries, comedies, dramas, and other genres
November 29 to December 1
MUSIC FROM ROOSEVELT: The Roosevelt String Band plays The Pete Seeger Songbook at a concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 17 at Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street. The concert is in conjunction with an exhibit exploring the history and culture of Roosevelt, New Jersey, an experimental immigrant community that has thrived since the 1930s. The exhibit is on view November 15-May 10. Tickets to the performance are $10 (free for Morven members). Visit www.morven.org for more information.
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Music and Theater
are included in the festival. At screenings November 13 and 14, gay comedian, writer, and cancer survivor H. Alan Scott, who is profiled in the film Latter Day Jew, will make a special appearance. For the schedule, ticket information, and speaker updates, visit BildnerCenter. Rutgers.edu/film.
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Alliance will further its commitment to both New Jersey audiences and institutions, and build new models of engagement for the field. The Show- S core New Jersey partnership is funded in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Department of State, New Jersey Division of Travel and Tourism, and The Shubert Foundation. Visitors to the site from New Jersey will automatically be directed to the New Jersey edition from show-score.com. All visitors can see the New Jersey edition at www.showscore.com/nj. To enter the contest to win $1,000 worth of tickets to professional New Jersey theatre, theatre fans can go to www.show-score. com/njcontest.
Westminster Choir Opens 100th Anniversary Season
in 1920, and it will feature repertoire rooted deep in t he Westminster Choir’s history. A highlight will be Benjamin Britten’s Hymn to Saint Cecilia, reflecting Westminster Choir’s spirit and mission as it has “appeared and inspired” thousands of choral musicians over the past century. The program will also include the premiere of Psalm 96 “Sing to the Lord a New Song,” composed by Westminster Professor Chris t ia n C arey to celebrate the ensemble’s 100th anniversary. Speaking about the new work, Carey said, “It seemed to be an especially appropriate text to celebrate the college’s rich tradition of music-making and express hope for its continued vitality.” T he pro g ra m a ls o i n cludes Daniel Elder’s O Magnum Mysterium, Frederick Hall’s arrangement of Steal Away, Jake Runestad’s Let My Love Be Heard and Arnold Schönberg’s Friede auf Erden, as well as works by O’Regan, Hession, and more. Composed of students at Westminster Choir College, a division of Rider University’s Westminster College of the Arts, the Westminster Choir is also the chorus-inresidence for the Spoleto Festival USA, where it has
performed in concert and as the opera chorus since 1977. In addition to this performance, the ensemble’s 2019-2020 season includes a concert tour of the western United States; a performance of J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew’s Passion at Baldwin Wallace Conser vator y of Music’s Bach Festival 2020; a 100th Anniversary concert at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Dayton, Ohio, where the We s t m i n s te r Ch oir w as founded in 1920; concerts and broadcasts at its home in Princeton; and its annual residency at the Spoleto Festival U.S.A. Recent seasons have included concert tours in China and Spain, as well as participation in the World Symposium on Choral Music in Barcelona and performances of Julia Wolfe’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Anthracite Fields at the historic Roebling WireWorks as part of Westminster’s Transforming Space project. In addition to serving as conductor of the Westminster Choir, Joe Miller is conductor of the Westminster Symphonic Choir, which performs regularly with some of the world’s leading orchestras. Miller is also artistic director for choral activities for the Spoleto Festival USA and director of the Philadelphia Symphonic Choir.
The Westminster Choir will BALLET HISTORY: This photo from Princeton Ballet School’s archives shows Joan Lucas preparing present a concert titled “Apdancers for a performance of “The Sleeping Beauty” in 1965. (Photo by Orrin Jack Turner). pear and Inspire – 100 Years of Singing” on Sunday, NoJersey Theatre Alliance and vember 10 at 3 p.m. in Bris“On Pointe” Program New Jersey Theaters S h o w - S c o r e .c o m h ave tol Chapel on the campus of Celebrates Anniversary Join Show-Score NJ American Repertory Ballet Show-Score.com, an on- joined together to tackle Westminster Choir College. and Princeton Ballet School line community for theatre a growing ecosystem-wide Tickets are $20 for adults will host an “On Pointe” pre- fans, and the New Jersey problem: producing theatre and $15 for students and sentation offering an insider’s Theatre Alliance, the um- in the face of declining arts seniors and are available by phone at (609) 921-2663 or look on the school’s 65th brella organization for New coverage. “Over the last few years, online at rider.edu/arts. Anniversary Performance Jersey’s professional proL ed by conduc tor Joe Preview. The presentation, ducing theatre companies, the Alliance’s marketing which is free and open to the have announced the launch committee has consistently Miller, the concert will celepublic, will be held on No- of Show-Score’s first region- identified the decline in arts brate the 100th anniversary vember 11 from 6 to 7 p.m. al edition: Show-Score New coverage as one of the big- of the ensemble’s founding gest issues threatening the at its Cranbury Studio, 29 N. Jersey. Main Street, and will include a To celebrate the launch, theatre ecosystem,” said preview of the school’s spring Show-Score and the New Jer- New Jersey Theatre Alliance show performed by Princeton sey Theatre Alliance will host E xecutive Director John Ballet School students. a contest to give away $1,000 McEwen. “S how - S core’s The event will focus on worth of tickets to profes- ability to harness word of Princeton Ballet School’s sional New Jersey theatre. To mouth and build commuhistory and plans for its 65th enter to win and to explore nity for theatre struck us as Anniversary Performance to everything this site has to of- an intriguing and important be held in May 2020. The fer to theatre fans, visit www. model that will help drive new audiences to our prospring performance will in- show-score.com/nj. fessional theatres.” clude new choreography plus Show-Score.com helps “The members of the New excerpts from The Sleeping audiences discover shows by Beauty, Cinderella, Nut- simplifying the theatre land- Jersey Theatre Alliance now cracker, Coppelia, and more scape, with comprehensive have access to one of the ballets honoring the legacy show listings, useful catego- most exciting live theatre inof founder Audrée Estey. ries that highlight new shows novations,” said Rick Engler, On Pointe is par t of a that are getting buzz, direct director of marketing for mont h ly com mu n it y en - links to ticket deals from a George Street Playhouse. richment series hosted by variety of outlets, and reviews “The fast-paced growth of American Repertory Ballet from its member community Show-Score in just a few at Princeton Ballet School. as well as critics from major years proves that audiences prefer getting their reviews For more information, call publications. from other theatregoers. ( 609 ) 921.7758 or v isit In an unprecedented pubShow-Score already has a www.arballet.org. lic/private partnership, New significant number of New Jersey members, and we look forward to seeing that number grow as the Theatre Alliance launches this latest MARKING A MILESTONE: The Westminster Choir, conducted by Joe Miller, will present a concert titled “Appear and Inspire: 100 Years of Singing” on Sunday, November 10 at 3 p.m. in Bristol project.” Chapel on the campus of Westminster Choir College. Since 1981, New Jersey Theatre Alliance has been a nationwide leader in developing model programs which foster collaboration, cooperation, and audience development. In working with Show-Score — which has grown in the last four years to become the No. 1 community for theatre fans, with close to 300,000 memGeorgian State Vocal Ensemble bers who have contributed with members of the Princeton over 400,000 consumer reviews of NYC theatre — the University Glee Club
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“LOTUS SHADOWS SHALLOWS”: This painting is featured in “Shallows: Recent Paintings by Léni Paquet-Morante,” on view November 11 through December 20 at the New Jersey Artists Series Gallery at Johnson & Johnson Corporate Headquarters in New Brunswick. The Mercerville artist “EIGHTY THREE”: This oil pastel on paper by Nicole Michaud is part of “Transient Brevity,” on also has a studio at Grounds For Sculpture. view through December 19 at The Gallery at Mercer County Community College in West Windsor. The exhibition features the works of five Philadelphia artists representing a variety of media. A in and around Hopewell Bor- “Transient Brevity” at “Shallows” Exhibit at community reception is November 6 from 5 to 7 p.m. Johnson & Johnson Gallery ough and Township. The Gallery at MCCC The 2019 Tour des Arts Twenty years after her The surreal, the ephem- and altering the emotion and ing traces of the underpaint- University and Fleisher Art first solo exhibition in the features established and eral, and all that is fleeting context, she strives to pro- ing and evoking the way the Memorial, Philadelphia. J&J Artists Series Gallery, emerging sculptors, gold- awaits visitors to The Gal- duce works that are reflective urban past is simultaneously The MCCC Gallery is lo“Shallows: Recent Paintings smiths, photographers, live lery at Mercer County Com- of not only external, physical preserved and destroyed. cated on the second floor of by Léni Paquet-Morante,” on musicians, performance art- munity College (MCCC) for landscapes, but the internal Ekater ina Vanovskaya, the Communications Buildists, wood turners, painters, view November 11 through the exhibition “Transient landscape of the mind. born in St. Petersburg, Rus- ing on the college’s West December 20 at the New filmmakers, a metallurgist, Brevity,” on display through Robert Sampson says his sia, received a BFA from the Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Jersey Artists Series Gal- and collagist, among others. December 19. work is influenced by the Art Institute of Chicago, and Trenton Road. Gallery hours lery at Johnson & Johnson “Based on feedback from A community reception Corporate Headquarters in visitors and artists, we have with the artists is November chaos of urban living, par- an MFA from Indiana Univer- are Mondays, Tuesdays and New Brunswick, offers a moved the Tour to kick off 6 from 5 to 7 p.m. in The ticularly what most people sity-Bloomington. Her work Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., overlook. He works to cap- has been exhibited nation- and Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to series of large format paint- the Thanksgiving and holi- Gallery. ture his initial reaction to ally at such venues as Sulli- 7 p.m. For more information, ings inspired by tidal flats, day season,” said organizer “This exhibition examines these scenes, starting with a van Galleries in Chicago and visit www.mccc.edu/gallery. flood plains, and estuaries. Sean Mannix. “It’s timed the notion of ephemerality drawing and gradually build- Trestle Gallery in New York. Receptions are scheduled for artists and art buyers and how each of the artists ing and adjusting color, leav- Vanovskaya teaches at Drexel Continued on Next Page alike, to coincide with the for December 6 and 18, chooses to represent that coming winter holidays and which is fleeting,” said Alice from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Mercerville artist has gift-giving season, offering K. Thompson, director at traveled extensively in the fall landscapes at their best, The Gallery at Mercer. “The past year, having left her with opportunities to pur- ephemeral quality of the work full-time job a year ago to be chase unique artisan gifts displayed varies from artist to a full-time painter. She says for everyone on your lists.” artist.” The annual event was her residency at the Chateau Five Philadelphia artists, d’Orquevaux in the Ardienne founded in 2007 by fine jew- representing a variety of region of France last spring elry designer Beth Judge; gal- media, take part in the exoffered both respite and lery owner Ruth Morpeth; and hibit. The intent of the show, artistic revelation. Recent designer Sean Mannix, owner Thompson said, is to bring trips to the Bay of Fundy, of Highland Design Farm, works together from a crossCape Cod, and Mount Des- home to many diverse artist section of the visual arts comert Island provided a new studios featured on the Tour. munity that speak both singuperspective on water in the T h e e v e n t i s r a i n o r larly and collectively. landscape, a long running shine. Studio Tour is free of “Some of the works repinterest and theme in both charge. For maps and more resent direct interactions or her sculpture and paintings. infor mation, v isit: w w w. interpretations with the surPaquet-Morante’s studio hopewelltourdesarts.com. rounding environment; other is within the Motor Exhibit works are somewhat autobioBuilding on The Grounds Artisan Market at West graphical, with the collective For Sculpture. Visit www. Windsor Arts Center works creating a narrative we On Saturday, November 16, are privileged to witness,” lenimorante.com. The Johnson & Johnson 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Thompson said. “Still, other Gallery is located at 1 John- November 17, 12 to 5 p.m. the works consider architectural son & Johnson Plaza, New West Windsor Arts Center will elements in a deliberately Brunswick. The gallery is host an Artisan Market featur- ephemeral manner.” open to the public Monday ing 20 different vendors each The featured artists inthrough Friday by appoint- day. The curated market will clude Phillip C. Hart, whose ment only. To schedule a offer original and handcrafted work is based on an exploravisit, call the Corporate Art items made by local artisans tion of pattern recognition. Program at (732) 524-6957 including jewelry, pottery/ce- The composition of his moJoin us for an opening reception on Thursday, November 14, 5:30–7:00 p.m. or email corporateartpro- ramics, glass, fiber and textile biles is based on form, order, items, leather goods, paper firstname.lastname@example.org. crafts and journals, metal and balance, constructed • Roosevelt String Band Concert: The Pete Seeger Songbook, simple materials, such Annual Hopewell Tour arts, basketry, woodworking, with November 17, 2:00 p.m. as wire, sheet metal, and Des Arts This Weekend and apothecary items. SAVE • “The Prophetic Quest”: Stained Glass Art of Jacob Landau, fishing line. The market is held concurT he 12t h A nnual Tour Sandra Hoffman, a waTHE with David Herrstrom, January 22, 6:30 p.m. des Arts comes to Hopewell rently with the Center’s “Off tercolorist and oil painter, New Jersey: Travels in the Nearest Eden, with Perdita Buchan, this Saturday, November 9, the Wall 2019: An AffordDATE • Utopia, has been featured in many March 18, 2:00 and 6:30 p.m. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sun- able Art Exhibit” — a juried solo and group art exhibiday, November 10, 11 a.m. art show of works priced FOR: • Walking Roosevelt: Architecture, Murals, and More with Alan Mallach, tions throughout the greater $400 or less. to 4 p.m. April 5, 11:00 a.m. followed by lunch Philadelphia area, including The admission fee of $2 for the Philadelphia Museum of The self-guided tour lets people choose their artists individuals and $5 for families Art. Hoffman is inspired by Visit Morven’s website for more information and registration. and routes, and explore at supports the West Windsor nature, and reworks and inFunding for this exhibition has been provided, in part, by The New Jersey Council for the Humanities, their own pace. It begins at Arts Council. Early admission terprets subjects, with the The New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State, Liza & Schuyler Morehouse, the Hopewell Train Station for members only on Saturday paintings becoming enviLisa & Michael Ullmann, Rago Arts & Auction Center, and the Kalkin Family Foundation at 2 Railroad Place in down- from 10 to 11 a.m. and on Sun- ronments generated by her town Hopewell, where visi- day from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. imagination. tors can see a sample of each 55 STOCKTON STREET, PRINCETON, NJ 08540 The West Windsor Art CenNicole J. Michaud creates artist’s work, get a printed ter is located at 952 Alexan609.924.8144 MORVEN.ORG landscapes based on memomap, and make their way to der Road, Princeton Junction. ries of places intermixed with IMAGE: Jersey Homesteads rendering, c. 1936. Louis I. Kahn (1901–1974). Pastel and pencil on paper, mounted on board. individual studios, galleries, For more information, visit echoes of other senses. With Louis I. Kahn Collection, University of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. and workshops on the Tour westwindsorarts.org/events. memory altering the landscape
Dreaming of U topia : roosevelt , new jersey
November 15, 2019–May 10, 2020
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“ARCTIC PLANES”: This tapestry by Mary-Ann Sievert is part of “For the Love of the Loom – The Fine Art of Weaving,” on view at the New Hope Arts Center November 16 through January 5, 2020. The “IDEALIZED SCHOOL”: This work by Louis Kahn is among more than 100 objects from 25 collections exhibition also features woks by Rita Romanova Gekht, Bojana Leznicki, Susan Martin Maffei, Ilona featured in “Dreaming of Utopia: Roosevelt, New Jersey,” on view November 15 through May 10 at Pachler, Armando Sosa, and Betty Vera. Morven Museum & Garden. An opening reception is November 14, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Fringe | Tallur L.N.” through Contemporary Weaving at Januar y, “Rebir th : Kang “Dreaming of Utopia” the lives of city-dwelling fac- as contemporary artists Jon- New Hope Arts Center Mu x ia ng” t hrough May, Seven contemporary fiber tory workers, the idea of a athan Shahn, Ani Rosskam, At Morven Museum and other exhibits. www. artists will be featured in Morven Museum & Gar- farming/factory communal Bill Leech, and others. groundsforsculpture.org. “For the Love of the Loom – utopia quickly soured, and in “Although working more den explores the histor y Historical Society of The Fine Art of Weaving” at its place an artist-led Eden than 80 years ago, Roosevelt and culture of Roosevelt, A r t i s t s’ G a l l e r y, 18 N.J. — from an experimen- emerged. The unique can- artists addressed issues still the New Hope Arts Center Bridge Street, Lambertville, Princeton, Updike Farmtal immigrant utopia to art- vas of a constructed modern very much relevant today: from November 16 through has “Quietude” November stead, 354 Quaker Road, has “Einstein Salon and Inist colony — with more than community fostered the blos- civil rights, economic equal- January 5, 2020. 7 through December 1. An novators Gallery,” “Princsoming of a dynamic creative The artists — Rita Roity, immigration, labor issues 100 objects from 25 collecopening reception is Novemtions shown together for class in the 1950-60s that and fair pay, the right to free m a n ov a G e k h t , B oj a n a ber 9, 4 to 7 p.m. www.lam- eton’s Portrait,” and other exhibits. $4 admission continues to echo through speech, peace and justice,” Leznicki, Susan Martin Mafthe first time in “Dreaming bertvillearts.com. Wednesday-Sunday, 12-4 to modern day.” fei, Ilona Pachler, Mary-Ann said Dube. of Utopia: Roosevelt, New Arts Council of Prince- p.m. Thursday extended Included in this exhibition, Jersey,” on view November Morven Museum & Garden Sievert, Armando Sosa, and 15 through May 10, 2020. guest co-curated by Ilene is open Wednesday through Betty Vera — work with a t o n , 102 W i t h e r s p o o n hours till 7 p.m. and free An opening reception is No- Dube, are works by legend- Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 variety of techniques, from S t r e e t , h a s “ Yo u r I n - admission 4-7 p.m. www. vember 14, 5:30 to 7 p.m., ary artists Ben and Bernarda p.m. General admission to traditional to experimental. ner Space” and “Trilogy: princetonhistory.org. This, That, and the Other” James A. Michener Art Bryson Shahn, Jacob Lan- the Museum is $10; seniors at 55 Stockton Street. Though equipment may through November 16. www. “Roosevelt, New Jersey is dau; Gregorio Prestopino; Liz and students, $8. Friends of range from manually-oper- artscouncilofprinceton.org. Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, Pa., has an interesting iteration of the Dauber; Rex Goreleigh; Lou- Morven and children under ated to computer-assisted Cotsen Children’s Li“Impressionism to Modernise and Edwin Rosskam; Sol looms, each artist approach6, as well as active miliAmerican story,” said Morven Executive Director Jill Libsohn; David Stone Martin tary personnel, are free of es weaving as an artistic brary, Firestone Library, ism: The Lenfest Collection of Barry. “Started as a govern- and his son, Stefan Martin; charge. For more informa- medium. As vehicles for Princeton University, has American Art” through Janument experiment to improve and Robert Mueller; as well tion, visit www.morven.org. personal expression, their “First Impres sions : T he ary 5 and “Harry Leith-Ross: textiles reflect each artist’s Print Trade in Children’s Scenes from Country Life” backg rou nd, inf luences, Books” through January 3. through February 9. www.miD & R Greenway Land chenerartmuseum.org. and individual artistic vision Trust, 1 Preservation Place, Morven Museum & Gar— whether encompassing The University Chapel presents ancestral traditions or com- has “Souls of the Soil: Glob- den, 55 Stockton Street, menting on contemporary al Roots in Nature” through has “Dreaming of Utopia: November 22. www.drgreen- Roosevelt, New Jersey” Nolife. vember 15 through May 10. Tapestry has an ancient way.org. www.morven.org. Ellarslie, Trenton’s City history that continues to the Nassau Club, 6 Mercer present day. The late 1960s Museum in Cadwalader Park, and early 1970s brought Parkside Avenue, Trenton, Street, has “The Shapes of about a revival of interest in has “New Jersey Photography Water: Photography by Tasha this art form, as artists be- Forum: A 25-Year Retrospec- O’Neill” through January 5. gan to exper iment w it h tive” through November 10. New Jersey State Museweaving in new ways. Two www.ellarslie.org. um, 205 West State Street, internationally-renowned Firestone Library, Mil- Trenton, has “Preserving tapestry artists from this berg Gallery, Princeton the Pinelands: Albert Hornmovement, Archie Brennan University, has “Gutenberg er’s Portraits of a National and Michelle Lester, are also & After: Europe’s First Print- Treasure” through June 28. represented in the exhibi- ers 1450 -1470” through www.statemuseum.nj.gov. tion. Weavers and teachers, December 15. Exhibition Princeton University Art both have influenced many talks are November 12, 26, Museum has “The Eternal fiber artists and were men- and December 10 at 12:30 Feast: Banqueting in Chinese tors and/or colleagues of p.m.; and November 16 and Art from the 10th to the 14th six of the artists in “For the December 14, 15 at 1 p.m. Century” through February Love of the Loom.” http://bit.ly/2kFBLLW. 16 and “States of Health: ViThe exhibition also feaFrist Campus Center, sualizing Illness and Healing” tures a boutique of wearables Princeton University, has through February 2. www. and other fiber work by local “ U n i q u e M i n d s : Vo i c e s artmuseum.princeton.edu. weavers. Weaving demonstra- Through Art” through NoPrinceton Public Library, tions, lectures, and artist talks vember 29. w w w.mental- 65 Witherspoon Street, has will take place throughout the health.princeton.edu. “The Power of Faces” through exhibition’s run. As events are Gourgaud Gallery, 23 November 30. www.princscheduled, they will be listed North Main Street, Cran- etonlibrary.org. on the center’s website, www. bury, has “Autumn Splendor” West Windsor Arts Cennewhopearts.org, along with through November 29. www. ter, 952 Alexander Road, exhibition hours and travel cranburyartscouncil.com. has “Off the Wall 2019: directions. New Hope Arts G roun d s For S c ul p - An Affordable Art Exhibit” is located at 2 Stockton Av- ture, 80 Sculptors Way, through December 20. www. enue, 2nd floor, New Hope, Hamilton, has “Interference westwindsorarts.org. Founding member of Pa. (215) 862-9606. Wednesday,
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Wednesday, November 6 12:30-2 p.m.: Program on Science and Global Security Seminar: “U.S. Public Opinion on Nuclear Weapons,” with speaker Steven Kull. At 221 Nassau Street, 2nd floor conference room. Free, and attendees are welcome to bring lunch. 7 p.m.: Talk on the history of AT&T’s Pole Farm at Mercer Meadows at the Hopewell Theater, 5 Greenwood Avenue. Free. 7 p.m. Princeton Symphony Orchestra presents PSO Soundtracks talk, “The New American Canon: Broadway, Film, Jazz, and Pop,” given by former PSO Assistant Conductor John Devlin at Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street. Free. 7 p.m.: First meeting of Princeton Eats Plants: Introduction to Whole Foods PlantBased Lifestyle, at the Unitarian Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road. For more information, visit facebook.com/groups/ 2428735040700564. 7:30 p.m.: “Harlem 100: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance,” multimedia show at McCarter Theatre, 91 University Place, featuring Michael Mwenso and The Shakes. mccarter.org. 8 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers present Contra Dance at Suzanne Patterson Center, 1 Monument Drive. Dave Rupp with the Princeton Pickup Band. $10. (908) 359-4837. Thursday, November 7 8:45-10 a.m.: Coffee and Conversation at Princeton Academy, 1128 Great Road. The topic is “Middle School: The Best Years of His Life.” Register at princetonacademy. org/coffeeconversations. 10 a.m.: The 55 Plus Club meets at The Jewish Center, 435 Nassau Street. Barry Seides speaks on “Leonard Bernstein: Survival and Triumph in Cold War America.” Free with $4 donation suggested. princetonol.com/groups/55plus. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.: November Monthly Membership Luncheon of Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber, at Princeton Marriott, 100 College Road East. David Rago of RAGO Arts speaks on “The Changing Shape of the Market for Art and Antiques: A 50-Year View.” PrincetonMercerChamber.org. 8 p.m.: The Complete Violin Sonatas of Charles Ives, by violinist Stefan Jackiw and pianist Jeremy Denk, at Richardson Auditorium. $10-$55. (609) 258-9220 or princeton-universityconcerts.org. 8 p.m.: Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin perform at McCarter Theatre, 91 University Place. mccarter.org. Friday, November 8 7:30-9:45 a.m.: The Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber presents “The Residential Revolution” as part of the Trenton Economic Development Series, at Trenton Country Club. Peter Kasabach of New Jersey Future is keynote speaker; panelists are George Sowa, CEO of Greater Trenton; architect John Hatch; and Roland Pott of Trenton Makes Inc. $35. PrincetonMercerChamber.org. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.: The Hunterdon County Rug Artisans Guild meets at the Administration Building, Route 12 outside Flemington (314 State Highway 12). Guests are welcome. www. hrag.com. 11 a.m.-1 p.m.: Pianist Jeremy Denk gives a masterclass at Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall, Princeton University.
home project, and project to be donated to a local veterans hospital in honor of Veterans Day. $20-$35. www.morven.org. 10 a.m.: Free interpretive walking tour of the Delaware & Raritan Canal, between Fireman’s Eddy and Washington Crossing State Park. Meet at Nelson House adjacent to River Drive parking lot, Washington Crossing State Park. (609) 6352783. 10 a.m.: Ribbon cutting for The Little Free Pantry, at West Windsor Arts Center, 952 Alexander Road. The food pantry will be available 24 hours a day. 6-9:30 p.m.: SAVE’s Annual Holiday Boutique & Party, at Bedens Brook Club, 240 Rolling Hill Road, Skillman. Cocktails, buffet, and shopping. Proceeds benefit the cats and dogs at SAVE animal rescue. $125$350. email@example.com. or (609) 309-5214. 7:30 p.m.: The Dryden Ensemble is at Trinity Episcopal Church, 6587 Upper York Road, Solebury, Pa., with “A Baroque Tapestry.” $25 (students free). dryden-ensemble. org. 7:30 p.m.: “The Bucket List” of Westminster Conservatory’s Kaleidoscope Chamber Series, at Gill Memorial Chapel, Rider University, Lawrenceville. Free. rider.edu/arts. Fri. 11/08/19 to Thurs. 11/14/19
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Jill Sobule headlines a concert at Hopewell Theatre, 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, benefiting the Kibuye Hope Project, a teaching hospital. For tickets, visit bpt.me/4408395. 7 p.m.: “Shrink Your Footprint: At Home,” panel discussion at Princeton Public Library sponsored by Sustainable Princeton. Free. Register at sustainableprinceton.org. 7:30 p.m.: “American JewBu: Jews, Buddhists, and Religious Change in the United States,” lecture by sociologist Emily Sigalow, at The Jewish Center, 435 Nassau Street. Free for members; $20 others. infor@ thejewishcenter.org or (609) 921-0100.
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or firstname.lastname@example.org. 1-3 p.m.: Friends’ Circle Cafe at Adath Israel, 1958 Lawrenceville Road. Featured artist is Karl Dentino, who combines songs, stories, history, and humor. RSVP to email@example.com. 6 p.m.: Eddie Glaude and Steve Schapiro in Conversation, at Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street. 6 and 9 p.m.: “Up Close” with Vision String Quartet at Richardson Auditorium. Works by Grazyna Bacewicz and Robert Schumann at 6 p.m.; arrangements of jazz and pop tunes at 9 p.m. $10-$30. princetonuniversityconcerts.org. 7 p.m.: Singer/songwriter
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Sunday, November 10 3 p.m.: The New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra Salon: Mythos, at Morven Museum, 55 Stockton Street. String quartet pieces inspired by ancient myths and legends. $10. www. morven.org. 3 p.m.: The Dryden Ensemble is at Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary, 64 Mercer Street, with “A Baroque Tapestry.” $25 (students free). drydenensemble.org. 4 p.m.: “Popular Classics with the Princeton Symphony Orchestra” at Richard P. Marasco Center for the Performing Arts, 1629 Perrineville Road, Monroe Township. $25-$30 (students free). www.monroetwonshipculturalarts.com. 4-6 p.m.: The Princeton Society of Musical Amateurs does a choral reading of Mozart’s Requiem at the Unitarian Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road. All singers are welcome. $10 (students free). princeton.com/groups/ psma/. Monday, November 11 Recycling 11 a.m.: Spirit of Princeton Veterans Day observance, All Wars Monument, Mercer and Nassau streets. Keynote speaker is Brigadier General Patrick M. Kennedy; other officials. 7 p.m.: “A Celebration of Poet Jean Hollander” at Princeton Public Library. Includes “A Tribute to Jean” by Lois Marie Harrod followed by readings of Hollander’s work by Linda Arntzenius, James Richardson, Winnie Hughes, and Frederick Tibbets. With a short open mic session. Free. Tuesday, November 12 10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Rago Valuation Days at Morven, 55 Stockton Street. Specialists from Rago Arts’ fine jewelry department do appraisals and offer advice. Free. Call for appointments. (609) 397-9374 ext. 119
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nce a staple on the shopping scene, family businesses are becoming a vanishing breed in today’s high-tech world. All the more reason to celebrate Steele’s Wine Cellar, located in the Montgomery Center, 1325 Route 206 North, and owned by brother and sister Justin and Alana Steele.
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Having grown up in another family business in Bloomfield, they purchased the existing liquor store in 2010, adding special offerings including craft beers, local wines and spirits, and a monthly wine club. They also established high standards with a focus on an outstanding selection in all categories within a broad range of prices, and with a priority on personal service. Personal Attention “We pride ourselves on our customer service, making sure that we are always fully staffed and ready to give you our personal attention,” explain the brother and sister team. “Our experience, combined with deep community roots and a friendly staff, assure you of a great shopping experience every time. “We provide the professionalism of an established wine store with the per-
sonalized service of your neighborhood wine shop. We listen to our customers and what they want. We do special orders for them, and sometimes, when they have had new items on their travels, they’ll ask us if we can get a particular favorite for them.” Popular choices at the store include whiskey — Scotch and bourbon, especially — craft beers, and wine, both red and white. Ros é is p opu lar i n t h e spring, and in the summer, alcoholic flavored seltzers have become a real favorite, enjoyed for their light and refreshing taste. Flavored gins are also sought after, and Champagne is always a big seller, particularly — but not only — during the holidays. Prosecco has now become an in-demand, less-costly alternative. Time-Honored In addition, Steele’s has a wide assortment of cordials, which are always in favor as an after-dinner specialty. Kahlua, Bailey’s Irish Cream, Grand Marnier, and Drambuie are only some of the many choices available. And, of course, brandy and cognac are time-honored choices for many customers. “Our overall selection includes items from around the world, but we also have a lot of local beers, wines, and spirits, including from Sourland Mountain Spirits, a distillery in Hopewell, and also River Horse craft brewery from Ewing,” reports Alana. “Cocktails are popular to-
day,” she continues, “and sometimes, people have one at a bar or restaurant, and then they want to replicate it at home. We can help with that, and we also can help people plan the number of bottles of wine, beer, or spirits to have for their parties, and also what wines to serve with Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s dinner or parties. In addition, we often create customized holiday gift baskets.” The Steeles make an effort to stay on top of all the latest developments, trends, wineries, distilleries, etc., points out Justin. “I like to try different things — different wines, spirits, and beers — for the first time. We always want to offer customers a great selection. We keep up with the trends and new products. We definitely know what’s new.” Both the store’s configuration and atmosphere are very customer-friendly. Items are arranged in a convenient setting, easily available by category, region, and country. A refrigerator contains a selection of ready-to-go cold beer and wine. In addition, the wide range of prices includes a “value” section of $10 and under wines, with half-bottles also available. Box wines are another popular choice. Mixers, accessories, wine bags, and snacks are also offered. Wine Club The Monthly Wine Club is a highlight of Steele’s Wine Cellar, and “is appreciated in a number of ways,” says
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Alana Steele. “It is a wonderful gift, and it is also a great way to introduce someone to different kinds of wine. It can be a real learning experience. We have a different kind of wine for all different palates. “It includes either three bottles for $35 or four for $55, along with a newsletter describing the different wines, and also featuring recipes for dinners or different cocktails, such as Apple Cider Margaritas.” The Wine Club has become an important hallmark at Steele’s, and wines can either be picked up or delivered in the area. Now that the store has completed its remodel, a Grand Reopening is planned for Friday, November 8 from 4 to 9 p.m. Tastings, special prices, raffles and prizes, and a Tito’s Photo Booth will all be featured. In addition, it will include a fundraiser for the Rolling Thunder Charities’ Seventh Wreaths Across America Project. “Their goal is to place 1,500 holiday wreaths on veterans’ graves at Somerset Hills Memorial Park in Basking Ridge on December 14. The price of each wreath is $10,” explains Justin. Wide Price Range “We are excited about our Grand Reopening, and we want people to know that we are completely renovated — all with the customers in mind. Expanded space, more product selection, and a very wide price range.” “We hope the community likes what we have done,” he continues. “We make a point to be part of the community.
RICHARD TUCK FRANK G. THOMSON PROFESSOR OF GOVERNMENT AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY Lecture 2: Thursday, November 7
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SAMUEL TILDEN PROFESSOR OF LAW NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
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FAMILY TRADITION: “We completely remodeled the store recently. It’s been expanded to include more items, and more convenient product arrangement and accessibility. We are proud to continue our tradition of a family business, and we always want to be Montgomery’s neighborhood liquor store.” Alana and Justin Steele, owners of Steele’s Wine Cellar, are shown in the store’s cordials section, featuring a variety of top choices. We sponsor and support different groups in the area, including the Montgomery Schools sports teams. It’s very important to give back to the community. We are par t of the Montgomer y Business Association, and it is so vital to support local stores.” Alana and Justin Steele are proud of their loyal customer base, including clientele from Princeton, Hopewell, Montgomery, and the area, as well as Bucks County, Pa.
“We thank them all for their support, and now we hope we can serve them even better with our new remodel. We want everyone to come and see us and experience our special service.” Steele’s Wine Cellar is open seven days: Monday through Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. (609) 924-0900. Website: steeleswinecellar.com. —Jean Stratton
Upcoming Events Monday, Nov. 11 4:30 p.m. Reception to follow McCormick Hall Room 101
Lecture 1: Wednesday, November 6
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“Trust Us? Journalism in a Time of Doubt and Disinformation” Panelists: ANDREW CHIGNELL, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Religion, Philosophy, and the University Center for Human Values BILL KELLER, Visiting McGraw Professor of Writing; Former Executive Editor of The New York Times; Founding Editor-in-Chief, The Marshall Project KEVIN M. KRUSE, Professor of History, Princeton University ERRIN HAINES WHACK, Visiting Ferris Professor of Journalism; National Writer on Race and Ethnicity, The Associated Press Moderator: JOE STEPHENS, Ferris Professor of Journalism and Director, Program in Journalism
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Princeton Football Tops Cornell to Improve to 7-0, Now Faces Unbeaten Dartmouth at Yankee Stadium
ast fall, the Princeton University football team cruised to a 66-0 win over Cornell on the way to its first perfect campaign since 1964. Although Princeton brought a 6-0 record into this years’s renewal of the rivalry with Cornell last Friday night in Ithaca, N.Y., Bob Surace sensed that his team was not in for a smooth ride against the Big Red this fall. “You look at Cornell this year and they are a good team, said Surace, noting that although Cornell had started 2-4, each of those defeats has come in tight games, with the team losing by an average of 7.75 points. Sure enough, the foes were locked in a scoreless stalemate heading into the second quarter as the Big Red stopped the Tigers on a pair of fourth down and ones in the first 15 minutes of the contest. “In the last couple of weeks, we have been stopped on drives,” said Surace. “Credit to Cornell, they had some big plays on short yardage against us.” A fumble recovery by Tiger linebacker James Johnson deep in Cornell territory early in the second quarter helped break the ice for Princeton. The Tigers put together a scoring march of 37 yards, culminated by a threeyard touchdown run by Collin Eaddy to go up 7-0.
On its next possession, Princeton drove 80 yards in 15 plays as quarterback Kevin Davidson found receiver Andrew Griffin for a couple of big receptions, including a 33-yard completion that got the Tigers into Big Red territory and and four-yard TD pass. “Kevin threw a beautiful ball down the sidelines to Griffin for a big gain,” said Surace, whose team took a 14-0 lead into halftime. “It was cold and the wind was gusting, there were times that the wind really gusted. On that play fortunately there was no wind, on other times it was tough to throw or catch.” Midway through the third quarter, Cornell narrowed the gap to 14-7 and the Tigers responded with another long drive to go ahead 21-7 in what turned out to be the final score as 12th-ranked Princeton improved to 7-0 overall, 4-0 Ivy League and extended its winning streak to 17. “That was huge, it was a great answer by the offense after they had a terrific long drive against us,” said Surace, whose team marched 75 yards in eight plays, scoring on a four-yard TD run by Eaddy. “The offense got on the field and we had our best drive of the game. We hit a quick screen to Dylan Classi
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GROUND AND POUND: Princeton University football player Ryan Quigley heads upfield in recent action. Last Friday night, senior running back Quigley rushed for a game-high 79 yards to help Princeton defeat Cornell 21-7. The Tigers, now 7-0 overall and 4-0 Ivy League, face Dartmouth (7-0, 4-0 Ivy) on November 9 at Yankee Stadium as part of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the first football game, played between Princeton and Rutgers on November 6, 1869. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski) is coming into the game on a high after stunning Harvard 9-6 last Saturday on a last second 43-yard Hail Mary TD pass. “For me, there is nothing like Sunday when I am in at 6:00 in the morning and I get to watch the opponent,” said Surace. “Sometimes, it is the first time I have seen them and
that part is so much fun to try to put together a game plan. On Friday night, some things didn’t work. As a teacher you evaluate what worked and what you can do better. That is the beauty of this job, watching some of these guys develop from freshman year. You watch some of these upperclassmen and they are just playing so well.” —Bill Alden
at the newly-opened Chase Center in San Francisco on November 9. “That gave us focus and foundation. As unhappy as we could be coming back on that bus, we were pleased.” Ref lecting on the preseason, Henderson is pleased to see his squad adopting Aririguzoh’s mindset. “There is a spirit of humbleness with the team; I think we embody Richmond’s spirit generally and that is a really good thing,” said Henderson. “He smiles when you give him a compliment, he can take a joke and he is arguably the hardest worker we have had around for a really long time and we have had a lot of hard workers. I don’t think anyone would disagree that he is one of the most improved players in college basketball history.” The 6’9, 230-pound Aririguzoh, a resident of Ewing who starred for Trenton Catholic Academy in his high school days, is determined to build on the progress he made last winter. “The two biggest things I wanted to work on was to come back in better shape and and to help my teammates offensively with more than just scoring,” said Aririguzoh. “It is engaging with double teams, passing the ball, being more of a facilitator when I have to be but also staying aggressive when I need to be aggressive.” Henderson is looking for more aggressive play from s ophomore poi nt g uard Jaelin Llewellyn, who averaged 10.1 points and 3.0 rebounds last winter with a team-high 55 assists in 21 games, missing seven contests due to illness and injury “I have really been impressed with his leadership; last year when we played Dartmouth here at home, he took over the game verbally towards the end,” said Henderson. “We are going to rely heavily on Jaelin at both ends of the floor to put other people in positions of success, not only defensively but offen-
sively. He is a high level player and a high level person. The ball is his. There is great responsibility in that and also good freedom in that.” Llewellyn, for his part, is ready to assume that responsibility. “I would just say decision-making and getting stronger as well, being more aggressive and just playing my game,” said Llewellyn. “Normally I have been a leader by example but I have to be vocal to be a good leader. I have been focusing on asserting myself more within the team.” Princeton is looking for such veterans as junior Ryan Schwieger (7.5 points, 2.5 rebounds in 2018-19), junior Jerome Desrosiers (5.0 points, 5.3 rebounds), sophomore Max Johns (2.4 points, 1.0 rebounds), sophomore Ethan Wright (3.5 points, 2.9 rebounds), and sophomore Drew Friberg (2.0 points, 0.5 rebounds) to assert themselves more this winter. “Everybody is like an old man, which is good,” said Henderson. “We missed Ryan at the end of last season; he came down with a concussion right at the end. He is way more vocal and taking a larger role on both ends of the floor. Jerome put in a lot of work on the weight room over the summer. Max has a walk softly, carry a big stick philosophy. He is the guts of the team. He doesn’t say a whole lot but he is tough. Ethan and Drew are better.” A battle-tested pair of seniors, Jose Morales (4.5 points, 1.5 rebounds) and Will Gladson (3.3 points, 1.9 rebounds) figure to add toughness and leadership. “Jose and Will are the two fellow seniors with Richmond; we have seen both of them play significant minutes,” said Henderson. “There is a vocalness to the team and it is focused on winning which I love.” In Henderson’s view, the squad’s freshman class of Ryan Langborg, Konrad Kiszka, Tosan Evbuomwan, Jacob O’Connell, and Keeshawn
“It is just playing hard against those type of teams.” Aririguzoh, for his part, is ready to show what he can do for his legion of local fans. “It is really exciting, I am blessed to be in the position I am in with people from home that can look up at me and
see what I have been able to do with this team and what this team has been able to do for me,” asserted Aririguzoh. “I thank coach Henderson so much for this opportunity. I think it is go time for the guys at home, they know it is time to play.” —Bill Alden
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W hile practice for the Princeton University men’s basketball team typically starts at 4:45 in the afternoon, Richmond Aririguzoh has stuck to a different schedule over the last four years. “Starting in Richmond’s freshman year, he didn’t want anybody to notice him and he would go into the side court basket and that is where he would get his work done,” said Princeton head coach Mitch Henderson, speaking at the program’s annual media day last week. “If you show up at 4:15, you could set your watch to precision like work being done on that exact same basket. That story just says that there is a humbleness to Richmond. It is don’t worry about me, I will be in the side court working. It would be easy for him to walk around campus and pat himself on the back and ask others to do the same but that is just not his personality. I ask us to make us him; we will all be better for it.” In going 16-12 last winter, Aririguzoh’s stunning improvement in his junior campaign was a main highlight as he averaged 12.1 points and 6.4 rebounds, shooting .693 from the floor and .758 from the line in earning second-team All-Ivy League honors. As a sophomore, he had averaged 2.7 points and 1.7 rebounds a game in a reserve role. Aririguzoh’s emergence as a star helped Princeton make the Ivy postseason tournament where it battled valiantly in the semis before falling 83-77 to eventual champion Yale. Henderson, for his part, saw seeds for future success in the loss to Yale. “I don’t like to talk too much about last season but if I could ever say a loss informs me more going into the offseason, that was the one,” said Henderson, whose team is tipping off the 201920 season this week with games at Duquesne on November 5 and against the University of San Francisco
Kellman could end up making a significant contribution. “It is a great group, they are learning so much on a day-today basis,” said Henderson. “They are all highly recruited, we are thrilled with the group. I think it could be one of the best recruiting classes we have ever had. Right now it is a good sign that they are struggling, not in all ways but to learn how they are going to help make us win. They are taking their cues from the leadership of the team. It is about how do we get better here, that is what we do. They are nodding their heads and putting their heads down.” With a November slate of games that includes Lafayette, Indiana, Arizona State and Bucknell, the Tigers will have to fight hard to keep their heads above water in the early going. “It is a tough schedule, a really, really hard November; we are doing that for a specific reason,” said Henderson. “I have always felt like I want to recruit nationally, I want to play a nationally recognized schedule. I want to compete and I want these guys to compete. My aim every year is prepare these guys to beat the best teams on our schedule and win the league. I think you do that by challenging yourself in the non- conference schedule.” For Llewelly n, dealing with those challenging foes should help steel the Tigers. “I see playing a schedule like that as an opportunity to show the work we have been putting in and to show that we can compete with the best in the country,” said Llewellyn.
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RICH AND SUCCESSFUL: Princeton University men’s basketball player Richmond Aririguzoh, right, fields a question at the program’s annual media day last week as teammate Jaelin Llewellyn and head coach Mitch Henderson look on. The Tigers, who went 16-12 last year on the way to the Ivy League postseason tournament with Aririguzoh emerging as a star, are tipping off the 2019-20 season this week with games at Duquesne on November 5 and against the University of San Francisco at the Chase Center in San Francisco on November 9. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)
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London Native Baylis Enjoys the Journey, Helping PU Field Hockey Earn NCAA Berth For Grace Baylis, joining the Princeton Universit y field hockey program involved a longer journey than most of her teammates. Hailing from London, England, star goalie Baylis arrived at Princeton in 2015 confident that she had found a good fit far from home. “I wanted to play at a really good level and get a really good education and this allowed me to do that,” said senior goalie Baylis. “That is what is so special about our program - we love field hockey and you can still pursue whatever you want, academically, socially, extracurricular, and still play.” Baylis and her classmates got some love last Sunday as the program held its annual Senior Day celebration before hosting Cornell in its regular season home finale “It is emotional; we have had such a good four years here and we are so far from being finished,” said Baylis, whose fellow seniors included Taylor Nolan, Krista Hoffman, Carlotta von Gierke, and Maddie Bacskai, who is sidelined by injury this fall and has another season of eligibility remaining. “That might be our last time playing here. It is just so special to get to play here one more weekend, have fun as a team and enjoy it. They make the day so special for us. It turned into a very special afternoon for the Tigers as Princeton posted a 3-0 win, clinching a share of
the Ivy League title and the league’s automatic bid for the upcoming NCAA tournament in the process. “Cornell are a good side, they have had a good season,” said Baylis. “They are massively improved which is good for us; we want the Ivy League to get as good as it can. It was good to play someone good. We played well. We dominated most of the game, to get a shutout is a cherry on top.” In reflecting on the shutout as eighth-ranked Princeton improved to 12-4 overall, 6-0 Ivy and extended its winning streak to nine, Baylis tipped her hat to the Princeton defensive unit. “It is looking at how far we have come defensively this season, we have made massive strides,” asserted Baylis. “Props to Gabby Andretta who has filled some massive shoes and has done it so well with such grace and composure. They did a really great job as did the whole team.” Serving as the voice of the defense Baylis has helped that unit hold its shape this fall. “You have to talk, it is definitely a big role that I play, helping everyone through the game,” said Baylis, who made two saves in the win over Cornell and was later named the Iv y Defensive Player of the Week. “They could do it with or without me talking. As a team we have grown so much. It is really great now
to see them play with such composure.” Earning a share of the Ivy title and clinching another trip to the NCAA tourney made for some great Senior Day memories. “It is massively special; as a team we are very ambitious,” said Baylis of the program which has reached the NCAA Final Four two times in the last three years “Every year, we set very ambitious goals. Last year we did so well but we didn’t achieve an Ivy League title. Actually this year we have achieved something. We have won the Iv y league which is so special. We are going to walk away with a ring, it is really great. This group of girls really deserves it. We have worked so hard in the offseason, preseason, and over the summer. They are so committed to it, they just love it.” Baylis is hoping that commitment will result in a second straight trip the NCAA semis. “I think sometimes the biggest indicator of whether you can make a good run is your team chemistry,” said Baylis. “Last year, we just felt grateful that we were one of the last four teams practicing and that is what it is about. In the grand scheme of things, come the end of November there are only going to be four teams practicing. We desperately want to be one of them so we can be out on this field with each other and just enjoy it.”
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P r i nce ton h e ad coach Carla Tagliente has enjoyed seeing the progress made by her seniors. “They came in when I came in so we started together,” said Tagliente. “I am just proud of them, they have all done a great job over their four years. Each had a different journey. They are a big reason why the current team is where we are at right now. They have had a great four years and they are still going right now. I am really happy for them.” Tagliente was proud of Princeton’s effort in the win over the Big Red. “Cornell is much improved and I knew this game would not be easy,” said Tagliente. “We talked a lot about putting Harvard (a 3-2 win on October 26 in a showdown behind teams that were both undefeated in Ivy play) behind us and focusing on this game. They have had good results, they beat Syracuse. They keep the game close, they have good athletes. I was pretty pleased with the outcome of this game. In the second half, I thought we played really, really well. We weren’t getting stuff to drop but the opportunities were there.” The solid effort by the Tiger defense also pleased Tagliente. “We talked at halftime about making the adjustment of getting ball pressure earlier and you saw us stifle them a bit higher,” said Tagliente. “When they did get through, Carlotta and those guys were marking them well and cleaning stuff up. You could just sense the poise defensively was much greater in the second half than in the first half.” Getting poised play from Baylis in the cage has made a big difference at that end of the field. “Grace is a voice of the team and t wo -time cap tain,” said Tagliente. “I am really happy for her and the experiences and opportunities that she has had. She continues to have them going forward this season. It was a good game for her. We have been splitting her and [Grace] Brightbill for the last bunch of games. We let her go the whole game. I felt like she was really focused and playing really well. We let her ride this game out and I thought she had a great game.” Riding the nine-game winning streak as it heads into
its regular season finale at Penn on November 9, Princeton has raised the level of its game with the postseason around the corner. “I do think we are playing better,” said Tagliente. “You could say we should have six goals in this game but the marker of it is the dominance of our play and how cleanly we play. Defensively, we have cleaned a lot up and attack-wise we have cleaned up things.” L ook ing ahead to t he NCA A tourney, Tagliente knows that bringing a winning streak into the competition doesn’t guarantee a long run. “ We h av e g ot to g e t through Penn first and then it is game by game,” said Tagliente. “There is just so much that
goes into each game; there is a lot of emotion and a lot of pressure. We will cross that bridge when we get there. I do think we have the potential; we will get there and it is game by game at that point.” No matter what happens in the postseason, Baylis is glad she made the decision to cross the Atlantic and join the Princeton program. “It has been incredible; if I could do it all over again, I would,” said Baylis. “There have been so many highs and lows and dips and all of that. I just feel so grateful to have been picked up by a program like this, having been able to have an incredible four years and make so many friends.” —Bill Alden
LONDON CALLING: Princeton University field hockey goalie Grace Baylis directs the Tiger defense in recent action. Last Sunday, senior star Baylis, a native of London, England, made two saves as eighth-ranked Princeton defeated Cornell 3-0 to clinch a share of the Ivy League title and the league’s automatic bid for the upcoming NCAA tournament. Baylis was later named the Ivy Defensive Player of the Week. Princeton, now 12-4 overall and 6-0 Ivy, plays at Penn on November 9 to wrap up regular season action. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)
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It was only the first weekend of the season but Sarah Fillier felt snakebitten when she didn’t score a goal despite firing eight shots as the Princeton University women’s hockey team posted a pair of wins over Syracuse in late October. S o when si x t h -ran ked Princeton hosted Quinnipiac in its ECAC Hockey opener on October 29, sophomore forward Fillier was ready to break out. “They have played a few more games than we have so they are more in stride than we are,” said Fillier, a 5’5 native of Georgetown, Ontario who tallied 22 goals and 35 assists for 57 points last winter in getting named as a second-team All-American and the National Rookie of the Year. “We knew we had to pay attention the last few days and focus on them and come out here for a battle. It is our third game of the season, it is hard to get going sometimes.” With the teams knotted at 1-1 headed into the third period, Fillier put the Tigers ahead with a power play goal on a feed from classmate Maggie Connors with 18:42 left in regulation “I know Maggie is a skilled player; I was stuck at the top and I passed to her,” recalled Fillier. “Their forward overcommitted and I just jumped into the spot and knew she was going to hit me right there.” Fillier didn’t waste much time scoring her second goal, tallying 7:07 later as the Tigers pulled away to a 4-2 win over the Bobcats. “One of the things that we talked about between the periods was just getting to the net,” said Fillier. “I came off the bench, I got there and the puck just kid of popped to me.” The team’s top line of Fillier, Connors and senior star Carly Bullock has been in synch from the opening face-off this season. “Even last year, it was surreal,” said Fillier. “It is hard to find chemistry like that with people who are really talented and have great attitudes on the bench and are smart players. Over the summer we talked all the time; we knew this year that we had a big freshman class and we needed to step up and be leaders on and off the ice.” Taking a bigger leadership role, Fillier is serving as a team captain this winter. “It is a new spot, it is definitely in a different space than I was last year,” said Fillier. “I learned a lot last year
from our senior class. They were huge in my growth and development. They were super influential.” H av i n g b e e n s e l e c te d to take part in the 2019 Hockey Canada National W o m e n’s D e v e l o p m e n t Team Selection Camp this past August, Fillier grew as a player over the summer. “Every time you play with the national team it gives you confidence,” said Fillier. “You just learn so much in those few days that you go to camp, being there and just being a sponge and just soaking it all in. Then it is bringing it back and not being afraid to share everything you learned. Our team is really open to learning and growing as a group, that is awesome to have.” Having taken her lumps early on in her freshman campaign last winter, Fillier has learned how to pace herself through the season. “I had a slow start, I had no experience and it takes a while to get into the swing of things,” said Fillier. “I think having that experience, knowing that you are going to go through highs and lows and not to get too high or too low with things. It is a long season and school has its stressful moments and you have to know when to take care of your body and when to push.” P r i nce ton h e ad coach Cara Morey knew her team would have to push hard to beat Qunnipiac. “Quinnipiac is one of the best teams in our league so we always know it is going to be a dogfight out there with them,” said Morey. “They are strong and physical.” Princeton’s strong power play, which generated two goals against the Bobcats proved to be a difference in the game. “The power play just has the chemistry,” said Morey, whose special teams unit is spearheaded by the trio of Fillier, Connors and Bullock along with senior defenseman Claire Thompson. “They know where each other are, they know where to move the puck, they know what comes open. It is hard to defend because it is not the same plays every time.” Morey liked the way the Tigers played in the third period as they outscored Qunnipiac 3-1 in the last 20 minutes of the contest. “It was just keep it simple, I thought we were overhandling pucks. We were trying to make the pretty difficult plays instead of the easy, simple plays,” said Morey,
whose team, now 4-1 overall and 2-1 ECACH, had a difficult time last weekend, edging Colgate 1-0 on Friday before losing 3-1 to No. 3 Cornell the next day. “That was the message better puck support. In the second period, our breakout was not good because we didn’t have good support. A couple of lucky bounces and all of a sudden you can play a littler easier. You can protect a lead a little easier in the last 10 minutes than when you are scrapping to keep it a close game.” Seeing Fillier scrap for two goals was another plus in the win for Princeton “They weren’t actually pretty, they weren’t some of her better shots,” said Morey. “She actually whiffed it on the first one, the play was great. She needed that. She had lots of scoring chances against Syracuse last weekend that she didn’t put in. If you are one of those players, you start to take on the weight of the world.” With senior goalie Steph Neatby making 36 saves against Quinnipiac to spearhead the defense, the Tigers are looking solid around the blue line. “Steph has been really good, she is making it look simple,” said Morey.
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Fillier Providing Production, Leadership As Princeton Women’s Hockey Starts 4-1
GETTING HER FILL: Princeton University women’s hockey player Sarah Fillier heads up ice in recent action. Last week, sophomore star forward Fillier tallied two goals and one assist as Princeton defeated Quinnipiac 4-2 to open ECAC Hockey play. The Tigers, now 4-1 overall and 2-1 ECACH after beating Colgate 1-0 on Friday and losing 3-1 to Cornell the next day, host Harvard on November 8 and Dartmouth on November 9. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski) “We have a lot of talent back there, it is a matter of keeping it simple. Sometimes our defense was trying to do too much on the breakouts. We have a really good d-corps.” While Morey is happy with her team’s good start, she knows that there is a long way to go. “I just see the work that we need to do, you are just look-
ing at the next thing ahead,” said Morey, whose team hosts Harvard on November 8 and Dartmouth on November 9. “You get it done and then you are focusing on what we have to do next. It’s a long season; we have to build, build, build.” In Fillier’s view, Princeton has the potential to do some special things this winter.
“When you are ranked, every team comes to play you with their best game as possible,” said Fillier. “It is just making us better and it gets us excited to play games, knowing that every game is going to be a battle. We have a lot of things to work on. I know our coaches have a good path for us.” —Bill Alden
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PU Sports Roundup Princeton Women’s Soccer Defeats Cornell 2-0
Abby Givens and Courtney O’Brien made their Senior Day memorable to help the Princeton University women’s soccer team defeat Cornell 2-0 last Saturday. Senior forwards Givens and O’Brien each scored goals in the win while classmates Natalie Grossi and Kelli Calhoun each played a half in goal to combine for the shutout. T h e T iger s, now 7- 6 3 overall and 2-3 -1 Iv y League, play at Penn on November 9 to wrap up their season.
Tiger Men’s Cross Country 3rd in Ivy League Heps
Camren Fischer set the pace while Conor Lundy made program history as the Princeton Universit y men’s cross country team took third at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships last Friday at Van Cortlandt Park in New York City Freshman Fischer took fifth individually, covering the five- mile course in a time of 24:48. Classmate Connor Nisbet took sixth with 24:49 while senior Lundy placed seventh in 24:51. Those three all earned All-Ivy honors with Lundy becoming the first four-time first-team All-Ivy honoree in program history, moving past seven other Tigers who earned first-team honors three times. Penn won the team title with 62 points. Harvard was second with 65 and Princeton was three points behind that in third place with 68. The Tigers are next in action when they compete in the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional meet on November 15 at Lehigh University.
Princeton, now 13-6 overPU Women’s Cross Country all and 9-1 Ivy League, host 4th in Ivy League Heps
Melia Chittenden starred to help the Princeton University women’s cross country team take fourth at the Iv y L e ag u e H e pt ag on a l Championships last Friday at Van Cortlandt Park in New York City Junior Chittenden placed sixth individually, covering the 6,000-meter course in a time of 21:16. The finish earned Chittenden first-team All-Ivy League honors a year after she earned second-team recognition with an eighth-place finish. Sophomore Page Lester was a second-team honoree for her first All-Ivy recognition, finishing 11th in 21:32. Columbia had a score of 57 in winning the team title with Princeton totaling 90 in taking fourth. The Tigers will return to action when they compete in the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional meet on November 15 at Lehigh University.
Tiger Men’s Water Polo Splits in Massachusetts
Mitchell Cooper had a productive day as the Princeton University men’s water polo team earned a split in action in Cambridge, Mass last Sunday, defeating MIT 16-9 before falling 10-6 to ninthranked Harvard. Sophomore Cooper rallied two goals and two assists in the win over MIT and then added two goals in the defeat to the Crimson. P r i n ce ton, now 13 -14 overall, hosts Iona and No. 16 St. Francis-Brooklyn on November 9 to wrap up regular season action.
PU Women’s Volleyball Defeats Columbia
Devon Peterkin came up big to help the Princeton University women’s volleyball team defeat Columbia 3-1 last Saturday. Senior Peterkin contributed a career-high 19 kills as the Tigers prevailed 25-21, 25-17, 23-25, 28-26.
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Patrick Glory and Mike D’Angelo provided highl ig ht s as t h e P r i n ce ton University wrestling team kicked off its 2019-20 campaign by hosting its annual Princeton Open at Jadwin Gym last Sunday. Sophomore Glory swept t h rough t he 125 -p ou nd bracket, recording all four of his wins by fall or technical fall. A sixth-place finisher at the NCAA Championships last year who is ranked fifth nationally by Intermat, Glory was one of two Tigers in the 125-pound draw. Senior D’Angelo, ranked 12th nationally by Intermat, made the finals of the 149-pound bracket and met Tiger teammate and 2019 NCAA fifth-place finisher Matt Kolodzik ’21 getting the win on a medical forfeit by Kolodzik. Sophomore Quincy Monday made the finals of the 157-pound draw, beating Intermat’s seventh-ranked Josh Humphreys of Lehigh by decision, 11-5. Rider’s Jesse Dellavecchia, ranked 11th by Intermat, got past Monday in the finals, 4-2. The Tigers will begin the dual-match season when they host Lehigh in Jadwin Gym on November 23, the first of four matches in Jadwin this year.
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ON THE BOARD: Princeton University men’s hockey player Corey Andonovski battles for the puck in action last season. Last Saturday, sophomore forward Andonovski scored three goals to help Princeton skate to a 5-5 tie at St. Cloud State. Andonovski was later named the ECAC Hockey Player of the Week. The Tigers, who topped St. Cloud 5-3 on Friday in their season opener, play at Harvard on November 8 and at Dartmouth in November 9. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)
Sparked by Defender Wolf’s Solid Play, PU Men’s Soccer Stays in Ivy Title Race Richard Wolf earned AllIvy League honors in his first two seasons for the Princeton University men’s soccer team but he was primed to do more this fall. “I like to think I have taken a little bit more of a leadership position,” said junior defender Wolf, a 6’0, 190-pound native of Annandale, N.J. “I got my first goal as well and then I got my second one. That has been a nice change. I haven’t scored in the past three years so it was really nice to get on the score sheet.” Last Saturday, Wolf displayed his leadership on the back line as Princeton battled Cornell to a 1-1 tie though regulation and 20 minutes of overtime, moving to 10-3-2 overall and 2-1-2 Ivy League. “I t w a s a c l a s s i c I v y League game; they probably made us feel more uncomfortable than we have felt in past games with how much they press,” said Wolf. “We didn’t play as much through the middle as we usually do. We played a little longer.” Although Princeton yielded a goal in the second half as Cornell evened the contest at 1-1, Wolf liked the way the Tigers played down the stretch of regulation. “We fixed it up a little in the second half and found our feet and got it wide,” said Wolf. “I think the change in formation in the second half to a 4-3-3 helped us. At times we didn’t hold up enough at the front so as a result they got a lot of throws and corners. We were under for a little bit and that is how the goal came eventually but I felt we were pretty solid for the most part.” Going into overtime, Wolf and his teammates were confident they would come through with a victory. “We were very optimistic and we got a few chances in there that I wish we had put away,” said Wolf. “It is a tough result.” The Tigers have proven to be tough to beat, having gone 5-0-2 in their last seven games and 9-1-2 since starting 1-2. “I think we have found a way with the 4-4-2 formation and a diamond midfield,” said Wolf. “I feel we have been really dominant in the midfield. We have been crushing teams through the middle. They can’t handle us and it makes us get a lot of chances. It has also been sorting out the play up top with our two forwards and the interchange with that.” Princeton head coach Jim Barlow was disappointed that his team didn’t find a way to overcome the Big Red. “We had a 1-0 lead and then we had a couple of really good chances to win it,” said Barlow, whose team took the lead on a header by freshman Walker Gillespie 7:26 into the contest. “I am disappointed with the result. I didn’t think that we had a good first half; it’s soccer, you don’t play well in the first half and you win the first half. Then we play really well in the second half and concede. I thought by far our better half was the second half.” Princeton played well in the overtime, outshooting Cornell 7-2.
“I think that the guys believed right up until the end that we could get one, even in the last couple of minutes,” said Barlow. “It gives argument that there should be an Ivy League tournament.” Barlow credited Wolf with helping the Tigers at both ends of the field. “He is really solid,” said Barlow. “I don’t think that Richard did as well in the first half with the ball as he did in the second half. In the second half, he started a lot of our attacks with some good balls forward and some longer balls too. The tie left Princeton in the position of needing help from other teams to win the Ivy crown even if it wins its last two league games. Yale is currently in first with a 4-1 Ivy mark, followed by Dartmouth at 3-1-1 and Penn tied with the Tigers at 2-1-2. “We just to keep at it, we have improved all year,
you never know what is going to happen in the other games,” said Barlow, whose team plays at Penn on November 9 and hosts Yale on November 16 and would be in the mix for an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament if it wins out but does not take the Ivy title. “Brown would need to get a result against Yale and then we would need to beat Yale and Penn and Dartmouth would need to slip up somewhere too. All of those things can happen so we will see.” Wolf, for his part, believes that Tigers will remain focused on taking care of their business. “It is the same challenge, we have got to hope for other results at this point,” said Wolf. “It is just keep playing the way we are playing and play a little more through the middle, going back to the style that has been successful for us this season.” —Bill Alden
LONE WOLF: Princeton University men’s soccer player Richard Wolf goes after the ball in a game earlier this season. Last Saturday, junior defender Wolf helped Princeton battle to a 1-1 tie with Cornell. The Tigers, now 10-3-2 overall and 2-1-2 Ivy League, play at Penn on November 9. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)
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Earning a sixth straight It didn’t take long for Tul- fort down the stretch, repelsi Pari to realize that play- ling the Minutemen to earn Prep B crown and seeing his seniors go out with title in ing for the Princeton Day the title. School girls’ soccer team “We have been playing each season of their careers meant that you had a bull’s- together for the whole sea- meant a lot to Trombetta eye squarely on your back. son,” said Pari of the team’s and the program. “We are excited, we came “It is a lot of pressure be- back line which includes cause coming in freshman sophomore Cailyn Jones, into this game really looking year we already had that junior Anna Ellwood, and forward to it,” said Trombetta. legacy and everything,” said junior Sophia Miranda in “The senior class knew senior defender Pari. addition to Pari. what was in front of them. I “Riley [Felsher], Bri [Ast“Cailyn usually plays in am pleased for the seniors. bury] and Ariana [Jones] are the middle, but today we They played well this year all in this together with me. switched it up player-wise. and they are good leaders. The whole team has worked During the last practice, the All four of them are going hard to keep this legacy up.” four of us were focusing on to play in college, which is L as t Fr iday, Par i a nd switching the ball and know- great [Jones-TCNJ, Pariclassmates Felsher, Astbury, ing what we have to do for RPI, Astbury-Muhlenberg, and Jones helped write an- the game. We make sure our and Felsher-NYU]. Junior midfielder Beal other chapter in the pro- chemistry is good on and off played particularly well for gram’s storied legacy as the the field.” top-seeded Panthers edged O n h er ga m e - w i n n i ng the Panthers, emerging as a third-seeded Newark Acad- goal, junior midfielder Ro- go-to finisher for the squad. emy 2-1 in the state Prep mano bent the ball over the “If you look at last year, B final to earn their sixth Newark defense into the top Kelly played a little different straight state title and end of the net. role for us,” said Trombetta. the fall at 16-3-1. “I saw it in the air and I “She came on like gangComing into the contest, saw the corner,” said Roma- busters, I think she had a Pari and her teammates no. “I figured if I hit it hard, streak of scoring goals in knew they had to stay in someone would get on the nine games in a row. Putthe moment to defeat the end of it.” ting us on the board in this Minutemen. Romano’s confidence in game where you are playing “We just needed to stay her teammates stemmed a defensive-minded team is focused,” said Pari. “We from the squad’s unity. real important because you couldn’t let the pressure “I think we are one of the have to try to pull them out get to us. The coach [Pat tightest knit teams we have a little bit.” Trombetta] gives us scout- ever had, everyone plays toTrombetta acknowledged ing reports and we have to gether,” said Romano. that things got a little dicey prepare for that. We can’t That togetherness helped when Newark got on the anticipate a win, we have to PDS get through a gaunt- board late in the contest. stay mentally focused.” “The goal that we gave let of tough foes and come PDS jumped off to a 2-0 t hrough in cr u nch t ime up was a little sloppy, three lead on first half goals by against Newark. girls converged on the same ______________ junior stars Kelly Beal and “It shows the resilience. ball,” said Trombetta. Jules Romano. _______________ Date & WeTime: didn’t______________________ give up when we In reflecting on this year’s “Kelly did a great job, she were playing the toughest group, Trombetta said the our ad,hasscheduled run ___________________. had a greatto season,” said teams in the conference,” numbers show its quality. Pari. “Jules’ goal andattention every- said Romano. oughly and pay special to the following: “I look back at my 13 one who set that up helped “We battled through ev- years here and the statistics; our confidence.” ill tell us usgain it’s okay) erything, we stuck together. the highest number of goals In the second half, Newark Even when we were down, we ever scored was 57,” said forward and cut the we battled�through. 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With Senior Pari Sparking Superb Defensive Effort, PDS Girls’ Soccer Wins 6th Straight Prep B Crown
THRUST AND PARI: Princeton Day School girls’ soccer player Tulsi Pari gets the ball up the field last Friday against Newark Academy in the state Prep B final. Senior defender Pari helped top-seeded PDS edge Newark Academy 2-1 to earn the program’s sixth straight Prep title. The Panthers finished the fall with a 16-3-1 record. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)
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Fueled by Upbeat Chemistry, Senior Leadership, PHS Girls’ Soccer Enjoyed Positive Campaign Although the PHS girls’ soccer team didn’t go as far in postseason play as it had hoped, Val Rodriguez believes that her senior group helped the squad accomplish something special. “I had a group of girls that I enjoy spending time with; they are good kids, they are fun kids with good character who care about each other,” said PHS head coach Rodriguez, whose senior group included Morgan Beamer, Caroline Ealy, Molly Frain, Kirin Kunukkasseril, Shaylah Marciano, Eva Petrone, Voula Papakonstantinou, and Lauren Rougas. “I finally reached my goal here, creating a team like that, being part of a team like that. They made that a priority this year and they stayed committed to it from start to finish. The seniors work hard, they are committed to the game and a lot of them are going on to the next level to play college sports of some kind, either lacrosse or soccer.” Showing commitment to start postseason play, seventh-seeded PHS pulled out
a 1-0 win in overtime against 10th-seeded Nottingham on October 19 in the first round of the Mercer County Tournament on a penalty kick by junior star Vanessa Ponce. “That was a fun game for us; Nottingham is a good team,” said Rodriguez. “They have some talent out there and they play hard for the entire game always. For us to go out there and pull out a win was important for our season and for our morale. It shows our grit. It showed our girls we could really play together and pull something off.” In the MCT quarters at second-seeded Princeton Day School two days later, it looked like the Tigers could pull off an upset as they jumped off to a 1-0 lead in the first half on a brilliant strike by Kunukkasseril only to lose 2-1. “I felt that rush after Kirin’s goal; PDS is a strong team and I think my team gave it their best,” recalled Rodriguez. “We defended their best attack really well. They just came up with goals on two
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mistakes that we had. We weren’t able to 1 versus 1 defend on their first one and on the second one they caught us sleeping a little bit on a throw in and got a quick shot and that was all it took.” Moving on to the state tournament, PHS competed in the Central Jersey Group 4 sectional where it was seeded 10th and lost 1-0 at seventh-seeded Old Bridge on October 28 in a first round contest to end the season with an 8-6-3 record. “We went out there ; it is always tough when you t ravel,” said Rodr ig uez. “We traveled an hour, it was a 2:00 game. I felt like we just didn’t really get into our rhythm the way we needed to. We didn’t really find the energy that we needed to. We played pretty well and solid. We didn’t take advantage of some opportunities that we needed to; that is what it comes down to.” That defeat proved to be a microcosm of the season as a lack of firepower kept PHS from taking things to a higher level. “The girls that we had played their best,” said Rodriguez, whose team didn’t have the services of last year’s leading scorer Sophia Lis, who was sidelined this fall with a leg injury. “T hey played well to gether; they solved a lot of stuff. We needed to score more goals. I told the guys at the the end of the season, the good teams are going to
score against us so we have to be able to put a couple in. I think that is where we started to fall short; we just weren’t putting in goals,” Pointing to close losses to such formidable foes like Allentown and Hopewell Valley as well as to PDS, Rodriguez was proud of how her squad battled to final whistle all throughout the fall. “All of those games could have gone the other way, that made the season a little bit disappointing,” said Rodriguez, noting that three of her players, Rougas and Marciano along with junior Greta Bush were chosen as members of the Mercer 33 all-star team. “In most of the losses, we were proud. We didn’t walk off the field upset with ourselves. We felt we were right there.” Looking ahead, Rodriguez feels she has the right mix to produce another competitive campaign. “I think that group is going to remain strong together; they learned a ton from these seniors,” said Rodriguez, whose team will welcome back such performers as junior Ponce, junior Christine Tkac, junior Ava Thomson, junior Grace Heilbronn, and freshman Sarah Granozio, along with sophomore Lis and Bush. “A lot of them had to battle out there for 80 minutes in many games so they understand what it is going to take. Our eight seniors are going to be tough to replace as always. I think that this group that is returning is up for it.” —Bill Alden
COMING TOGETHER: Princeton High girls’ soccer players Morgan Beamer, left, and Vanessa Ponce celebrate a goal in recent action. Fueled by team chemistry, PHS went 8-6-3 this fall, advancing to the quarterfinals of the Mercer County Tournament before getting edged 1-0 at Old Bridge in the opening round of the Central Jersey Group 4 sectional. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)
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Field Hockey: Running into a buzzsaw, Hun fell 6-0 to Mercersburg Academy (Pa.) in its season finale last Sunday. The Raiders ended the fall with a 3-15 record. B o y s’ S o c c e r : Br ia n Spencer came up big as Hun played to a 1-1 tie at Mercersburg Academy (Pa.) last Sunday. Senior defender Spencer scored a goal to help the Raiders move to 5-7-4. Hun was slated to wrap up its season by playing at Lawrenceville on November 5. Girls’ Soccer: Prevailing in a wild offensive battle. Hun edged Mercersburg Academy (Pa.) 5-4 last Sunday. The Raiders, who improved to 5-10 with the win, were scheduled to complete their season by playing at Lawrenceville on November 5. Boys’ Cross Country: Harry Carter set the pace as Hun finished third in the boys’ varsity race at the Mid-Atlantic Prep League ( MAPL) championships last Wednesday at the Blair Academy. Sophomore Carter placed first individually, covering the 5,000-meter course in a time of 16:35. Sophomore Gabe Huang took 13th in a time of 17:49 while senior Jack Bristol was 14th in 17:50. Lawrenceville placed first in the team standings with a score of 39 while Hun had a total of 62 in placing third.
Lawrenceville Football: Jacob Fenton had a big game in a losing cause as Lawrenceville fell 49-19 to the Hill School (Pa.) last Saturday to wrap up the fall. Fenton rushed for 227 yards and two touchdowns for the Big Red, who posted a final record of 1-8. Field Hockey : Ending its season on a down note, Lawrenceville fell 3-0 to the Hill School (Pa.) last Saturday. Earlier in the week, the first-seeded Big Red defeated second-seeded Blair 4-1 in the state Prep A title game. Olivia Koch and Bridy Molyneux each had a goal and an assist in the October 30 contest as Lawrenceville earned its sixth straight Prep A title. The Big Red finished the 2019 campaign with 14-3 record. Girls’ Soccer: Sparked by Marcia Ojo, Lawrenceville defeated the Hill School (Pa.) 3-0 last Saturday in its final game of the season. Ojo tallied a goal and an assist as the Big Red ended with a final record of 10-7-1. Cross Country: Days after winning the girls’ race at the Mercer County Championships, Princeton resident and for mer Hun S chool standout Charlotte Bednar placed first in the varsity girls’ race at the Mid-Atlantic Prep League (MAPL) championships last Wednesday at the Blair Academy. Sophomore Bednar covered the 5,000-meter course in a time of 17:35 with classmate Allison Haworth taking second in 20:27. The one-two finish of Bednar and Haworth helped Law-
Pennington Football: Xavier Brooks had a big game in a losing cause as Pennington fell 3120 to Point Pleasant Beach last Friday in its season finale. Brooks rushed for 123 yards and two touchdowns for the Red Raiders, who ended the fall with a 4-5 record. Boys’ Soccer : Unable to get its offense going, second-seeded Pennington fell 5-1 at top-seeded St. Benedict’s in the state Prep A final last Friday. The Red Raiders finished their 2019 campaign with a 12-5 mark. Girls’ Soccer: Sparked by Ellie Hawkey, top-seeded Pennington defeated thirdseeded Lawrenceville 3-0 in the state Prep A title game last Friday. Senior Hawkey, the daughter of longtime Red Raider head coach and school Headmaster Dr. Bill Hawkey, scored two goals for the Pennington, which won its third straight Prep A title and ended the fall at 13-3-2.
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PHS Football : Wrapping up its 2019 campaign, PHS fell 63-7 to Delran last Saturday. The Tigers finished the fall with a final mark of 0-8. Girls’ Volleyball : Gillian Hauschild led the way as seventh-seeded PHS defeated 26th-seeded Kingsway 2-0 (25-16, 25-14) in the first round of the state Group 4 tournament last Monday. Senior star and Colgate-bound Hauschild had nine kills and seven digs to help the Tigers improve to 19-7. PHS will now host a second-round contest on November 7 against 10thseeded East Brunswick.
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The Princeton High Athletics Hall of Fame is holding the induction dinner for its 14th class of honorees. Those being cited include: athletes - Tom Butterfoss ’68, Kathy Woodbridge ’75, John Kellogg ’80, Steve Budd ’81, Aileen Causing ’87, Zoe Sarnak ’05, and Alexz Henriques ’07; along with one team: 2009 boys’ soccer. The Hall of Fame Awards dinner and banquet will take place at Mercer Oaks Country Club in West Windsor on November 16 from 6-10 p.m. Tickets are $55 and all proceeds go towards scholarships for current PHS student-athletes. Individuals interested in purchasing a ticket, placing an ad in the banquet program or contributing to the scholarship fund can contact Bob James at (609) 921-0946 or email the Hall
LONG DAY: Princeton High boys’ soccer player Ian Pompliano, right, battles a Long Branch player for the ball last Friday as the teams met in the quarterfinals of the Group 4 Central Jersey Sectional. The fifth-seeded Tigers were unable get their offense going as they fell 1-0 to 13th-seeded Long Branch. The defeat left PHS with a final record of 14-7. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)
As for the junior division semis (ages 8-10), Will Bednar threw TD passes to Nolan Mauer, Colton Monica, and Isiah de la Espriella, who also added an interception return for a TD, as the DZS Clinical Giants defeated Conte’s Pizza Jets 24-6. Tyler Ansari scored the lone touchdown for the Jets on a Lee Miele pass. In the other semifinal contest, the Tamasi Shell Patriots topped Christine’s Hope Ravens 27-14. For Tamasi Shell, Ezra Lerman had a touchdown run and threw TD passes to Langsdon Hinds and Ari Rosenblum. As for the Ravens, Andrew Spies ran for a score and threw a TD pass to Isaac Kusminsk. The PJFL championship games will take place on November 17 at the Princeton High turf field.
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renceville win the team title at the meet. The Big Red boys also took first at the MAPL competition as Matej Cacik led the way by taking fourth in a time of 17:09.
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Frieda Gilvarg died during the night on October 10th, at the age of 97. Widow of Charles, mother of Karyn, David, Martin, and Gail, sister of Elizabeth Mueller, she remained active, engaged, and “feisty” until the end, living independently in Skillman. Frieda Marie Mueller was born June 30, 1922 in LaGrange, IL, to William Mueller and his second wife, Lily Daiss, the second of five children, in addition to three from William’s previous marriage. Her early years included quarantine for scarlet fever, and a prolonged recovery from being struck by a car, but Frieda emerged unscathed from both. She attended Lutheran schools through eighth grade, Lyons Township HS, and then Valparaiso University, earning a degree in Biology in December 1943, and promptly enlisted in the women’s auxiliary of the U.S. Navy, known as the WAVES. Having led a relatively sheltered life, the Navy opened her eyes to the
wider world, and she particularly enjoyed her time in San Diego at the bustling wartime naval base, including the Officer’s Club! After her discharge in 1946, she taught language arts to eighth graders at the Harvard School for Boys while living at home, and enrolled for a Masters in Zoology at the University of Chicago. While at the university she met Charles, and an unlikely post-war romance between a Midwestern German Lutheran and a Jewish New Yorker blossomed. Frieda’s family was very cool to the pairing, and her father imposed a one-year cooling off period, which Frieda shortened to three months, absent the “cooling.” They were married in NYC in 1949, and Frieda was welcomed by the Gilvargs. Back in Chicago, Frieda took a job teaching at Elmhurst College before giving birth to Karyn in 1951. The following August they moved to New York, had David in 1952, and bought a home in Jackson Heights in 1956. In the summer of 1958 Frieda and Charles took a magical extended vacation in Europe while her in-laws babysat, going over on the Ile de France, a luxury liner on its last voyage, and returning with enough rolls of film to create a closet full of slides and memories. Frieda continued teaching in the NYC public schools as a one-year replacement for teachers on maternity leave, but after the birth of Martin in 1959 she put her career on hold to handle the demands of three children and a tight budget. A fourth child, Gail, was born in 1962, making the little row house a very crowded place, so when Charles was offered a full professorship at
Princeton University the following year, the family sold their home and embarked on a six-month sabbatical in Israel, returning to a new life in suburban NJ in the summer of 1964. In Princeton, Frieda oversaw the building of a new home, and began an association with the League of Women Voters that would last until her death, include countless voter registration drives, two terms as president of the Princeton chapter, recruitment of dozens of new members, and ignite a lifelong passion for liberal causes. Frieda also was an avid supporter of Planned Parenthood, driving to Trenton to counsel young women until she was 75. She also did substitute teaching, including a long-term replacement stint at Stuart CDS teaching biology. A nine-month sabbatical was spent in Zurich, with Gail and Martin attending school in Switzerland. She then worked as an employment counselor and as a realtor for Audrey Short. After Charles retired from Princeton he retained his grant-funded lab, but they were free to travel a bit more, and began spending the winters in Scottsdale, AZ, eventually buying a condo near Camelback Mt. Frieda loved the climate, the smaller space to maintain, the frequent visitors and new friends, and politics remained a passion she and Charles shared. Back home in Princeton Frieda volunteered for Meals-on-Wheels for several years, at an age when she should have been receiving them, and continued her LWV activities. Grandchildren started to arrive in 1984, and she ended up being a grandmother of eight, whose lives she followed avidly.
After Charles’ sudden death in early 2013, Frieda moved to Stonebridge, a retirement community in Skillman where many of her friends were residents, and continued to live independently. During this period her grandson Thomas took her on two epic journeys starting from Arizona, one to visit long-lost relatives and friends in California and Oregon, and most recently a whirlwind tour of the South from New Orleans to Princeton, stopping in North Carolina to see her beloved younger sister, Bethy, and sample the cuisine of Alabama and the sights in Nashville. Childhood memories of long trips from Chicago to her mother’s family in San Francisco often came bubbling up on road trips, and Frieda’s love of movement and new landscapes never flagged. She was looking forward to Christmas in La Jolla, a fond memory from her wartime posting, and then driving out to Scottsdale to welcome a new decade. Since her death, her children have fielded a flood of messages, from family, in-laws, LWV colleagues, and residents in the halls at Stonebridge. People remember different things about her but indomitable, feisty, and engaged are always among the words they use. It seems an odd thing to say about a 97-year-old, but it is a tribute to her vitality and spirit that her death came as a complete shock to so many. Anyone wishing to honor Frieda’s memory with a charitable donation should consider Planned Parenthood or the League of Women Voters. A memorial service is planned for the summer of 2020; if you are likely to attend, please let us know.
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33 Mercer St. Princeton 609-924-2277 www.trinityprinceton.org The Prayer Book Service for Good Friday, 7:00 am The Prayer Book Service for Good Friday, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Stations of the Cross, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Evening Prayer, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Prayer Book Service for Good Friday, 7:00 pm
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The. Rev. Paul Jeanes III, Rector Br. Christopher McNabb, Curate • Mr. Tom Whittemore, Director of Music
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33 Mercer St. Princeton 609-924-2277 www.trinityprinceton.org The Prayer Book Service for Good Friday, 7:00 am The Prayer Book Service for Good Friday, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Stations of the Cross, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Evening Prayer, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Prayer Book Service for Good Friday, 7:00 pm
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Josephine Antoinette LaPlaca Josephine Antoinette LaPlaca of New York City was born March 6, 1922 in Monmouth Junction, NJ, and passed away on November 3, 2019 at NYU Langone-Tisch Hospital at the age of 97. Josephine is the 10th born of 12 children. She became the matriarch as last survivor of the Mary and Giuseppe La Placa family. Josephine was a New Yorker, was inspired by, active on the vibrant city scene, and resided there for all her adult life. She worked as a model in the ’40s, served as volunteer on the stateside World War II war effort, and in her later years had a career in real estate. Josephine is survived by her nephews Jim, Tony, and David La Placa; great-nephews Paul and Leo La Placa, Clayton George and Jawed La Placa BenMoussa; her nieces Laraine, Geraldine and Rosemar y La Placa, Laurie L Holladay, Claudia L George,Trinna LaPlaca B; great-nieces, Lauren, Anna, Pia, Lee LaPlaca and Noor La Placa BenMoussa. Visitation will be held at Mather Hodge Funeral Home,
Peter J. Dungan 1952-2019 Peter Joseph Dungan, 66, died on October 2, 2019 following a short illness. Peter was born November 15, 1952, in Washington, D.C., the second child of Mary (Rowley) Dungan and Ralph A. Dungan, Jr. Pete lived in Virginia until 1964, when the family moved to Chile. In 1967 the Dungans returned to the States and settled in Princeton, where Pete graduated from Princeton High School. Following high school, he enrolled at Stockton State College, and in 1978 he graduated from the University of
Illinois with a bachelor’s in psychology. After college, Pete ran a furniture restoration business in Chicago. In 1984, he moved to Washington, D.C., where he lived with his mother until her death in 1987. Peter then moved to Kodiak, Alaska, where he worked as a commercial fisherman and a substance abuse counselor. He earned his master’s in social work from Eastern Washington University in 1995, after which he worked as a therapist in Nome, Alaska, before returning to Kodiak in 1999. Peter lived in Kodiak, where he maintained a counseling practice, for the next 15 years. In 2014, Pete relocated to Salida, Colorado. Both of Peter’s parents died before him. Pete leaves behind his six siblings: Chris, Nancy, Jim, Moira, Paul, and Jenn, and his stepmother Judith. He is also mourned by his nieces and nephews, aunt, uncle, and cousins. Peter loved helping people through his counseling. He also enjoyed meaningful conversation; a steak from the grill; his dogs; playing guitar; taking drives around his beautiful homes in Alaska and Colorado ; and a good sleep. A thoughtful and sensitive introvert with a strong sense of himself, Pete lived his life independently and on his own terms. He prepared to leave this world similarly, attending to the business of wrapping up his life and arranging his hospice and end-of-life plans. Pete spent his last months v isiting w ith family and friends in Alaska and Colo-
rado. He died peacefully at the Howard, CO, home of his sister Moira and brotherin-law Bill, with his brother Paul and hospice nurse Kayla also at his side, enjoying a view of the mountains. He was well cared for in his last days, and left his life quietly and without fuss, free from fear and with few regrets. He was much loved, and he will be missed. In keeping with Pete’s wishes, there will be no funeral service. Rem embra nce s c a n b e shared at : ht t ps : //w w w. forevermissed.com /peterjoseph-dungan.
Peter Douglas Halstead March 17, 1942 – October 28, 2019 Peter “Pete” Halstead, 77, of Washington Crossing, PA, passed away on October 28, 2019. His unwavering determination to meet every health obstacle was an inspiration to everyone. Pete valued the deep friendships that spanned decades. Whether in business or treasured personal relation-
ships, he felt so blessed to live life and live it well. Pete had a genetic kidney disease that took the life of his father in 1970, but was determined to do everything he could to live a long and productive life with his wife, his four children, and seven grandchildren, and his furry friend, K.C. Pete was born March 17, 1942, in Newark, NJ, and moved to Bloomfield, NJ, where he met his childhood sweetheart and wife, Linda, and they recently celebrated 55 years of marriage. Pete loved to play baseball, basketball, and discovered singing when he was asked to be a part of the Colgate 13 A Cappella singing group at Colgate University. He continued singing with a newly formed Vintage 13 group who met annually for their friendships and love of performing. Pete graduated with a BS major in Economics from Colgate University in 1964. He then studied for his MBA at NYU and Farleigh Dickenson, after which he entered the banking world at Manufacturers Hanover in NYC. He stayed in commercial lending until his retirement in 2000, as an EVP of Summit Bank Corp, at which time he became co-founder of Capital Consulting Networks, LLC, focusing on crisis management. Over the years, Pete sat on many boards such as McCarter Theatre, Colgate University Alumni Board, Stony Brook Millstone Watershed, Corner House of Princeton, Cancer Care, and National Kidney Foundation of Delaware Valley. He also served on the boards of MetLife Bank, First Bank of New Jersey, American Sensor
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Technologies, and Interpool, Inc. Pete is survived by his beloved wife, Linda, and his children, Deb Cusma (and sonin-law, Stephen) of Titusville, NJ; Amy Willett of Duxbury, MA; Karin Telegadis (and sonin-law, George) of Tampa, FL; and David Halstead (and husband, Andrew Mrakovcic) of East Meadow, NY. Pete was especially proud of his seven grandchildren: Will, Jay, Catherine, Lauren, Christian, Grace, and Sophia. “Pop Pop” will surely be missed. They were the happiest kids alive when at “their” lake house being pulled on inner tubes behind his boat. In lieu of flowers, donations can go to the National Kidney Foundation (www.kidney.org/ support or NKF, 30 E. 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016), and/or the Polycystic Kidney Research Foundation (www. pkdcure.org/tribute-donation or via mail at PKD Foundation, 1001 E 101st Terrace, Suite 220, Kansas City, MO 64131). Celebration of Life service will be held at Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ, on December 7, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. Arrangements are by the Wilson-Apple Funeral Home, 2560 Pennington Road, Pennington. Condolences are welcome at www. wilsonapple.com.
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AWARD WINNING HOME FURNISHINGS Custom made pillows, cushions. Window treatments, table linens and bedding. Fabrics and hardware. Fran Fox (609) 577-6654 windhamstitches.com 05-01-20 MUSIC LESSONS: Voice, piano, guitar, drums, trumpet, flute, clarinet, violin, cello, saxophone, banjo, mandolin, uke & more. One-on-one. $32/ half hour. Ongoing music camps. CALL TODAY! FARRINGTON’S MUSIC, Montgomery (609) 9248282; www.farringtonsmusic.com 07-31-20 HOME REPAIR SPECIALIST: Interior/exterior repairs, carpentry, trim, rotted wood, power washing, painting, deck work, sheet rock/ spackle, gutter & roofing repairs. Punch list is my specialty. 40 years experience. Licensed & insured. Call Creative Woodcraft (609) 586-2130 07-10-20 WHAT’S A GREAT GIFT FOR A FORMER PRINCETONIAN? A Gift Subscription! Call (609) 924-2200 ext 10; firstname.lastname@example.org tf
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OVER 22 ACRES
581 HERRONTOWN ROAD | PRINCETON Rare opportunity! This lovely custom home is set on 22.47 parklike acres with subdivision potential. With some borders on Autumn Hill Reservation, this gracious home is approached by a long, winding private drive through wooded beauty stunning in any season. Offered at $1,999,000. Marketed by Gail Firestone.
184 MANSGROVE ROAD | PRINCETON OFFERED AT $1,499,500 MARKETED BY YUEN LI “IVY” HUANG
173 CHRISTOPHER DRIVE | PRINCETON OFFERED AT $1,288,500 MARKETED BY YUEN LI “IVY” HUANG
4 102 MONTFORT DRIVE | BELLE MEAD OFFERED AT $698,000 MARKETED BY RANDY SNYDER
4 29 SARATOGA DRIVE | PENNINGTON BORO OFFERED AT $695,000 MARKETED BY TERESA CUNNINGHAM
1108 KINGSTON ROAD | PRINCETON OFFERED AT $899,000 MARKETED BY TERESA CUNNINGHAM
2/1 4 REGISTRY ROAD | LAWRENCE TWP OFFERED AT $585,000 MARKETED BY FRED GOMBERG
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NEWLY PRICED: Custom-Built in a Park-Like Setting
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OFFICE AVAILABLE within 3 office Psychology / Psychotherapy suite in Lawrenceville Medical/Professional building. Includes shared waiting room & break room (refrigerator, microwave, copier, fax), ample parking. Email crfriedmanphd@aol. com
ROCKY HILL APT RENTAL: 2 BR. $1,495/mo. includes heat & hot water, dishwasher, yard, off-street parking, coin operated washer/dryer. Security lease credit check. (609) 466-0852. 10-23-3t HANDYMAN: General duties at your service! High skill levels in indoor/outdoor painting, sheet rock, deck work, power washing & general on the spot fix up. Carpentry, tile installation, moulding, etc. EPA certified. T/A “Elegant Remodeling”, www.elegantdesignhandyman.com Text or call Roeland (609) 933-9240 or firstname.lastname@example.org tf CARPENTRY/ HOME IMPROVEMENT in the Princeton area since 1972. No job too small. Call Julius Sesztak, (609) 466-0732 tf HOME HEALTH AIDE: 25 years of experience. Available mornings to take care of your loved one, transport to appointments, run errands. I am well known in Princeton. Top care, excellent references. The best, cell (609) 356-2951; or (609) 751-1396. tf PROFESSIONAL BABYSITTER Available for after school babysitting in Pennington, Lawrenceville, and Princeton areas. Please text or call (609) 216-5000 tf HOUSE CLEANING: Good experience and references. English speaking. Please call Iwona at (609) 947-2958. 10-16-4t
10-23-4t PET CARE SERVICES: Experienced, professional and reliable care for dogs and cats. References available on request. Insured. Please call (609) 356-8920. 11-06-4t ROSA’S CLEANING SERVICE LLC:
TOWN TOPICS CLASSIFIEDS GETS TOP RESULTS! Whether it’s selling furniture, finding a lost pet, or having a garage sale, TOWN TOPICS is the way to go! We deliver to ALL of Princeton as well as surrounding areas, so your ad is sure to be read. (609) 924-2200 ext. 10; email@example.com tf LAWN MAINTENANCE: Prune shrubs, mulch, cut grass, weed, leaf clean up and removal. Call (609) 954-1810; (609) 833-7942. 09-11/12-04 GREEN–PLANET PAINTING: Commercial, Residential & Custom Paint, Interior & Exterior, Drywall Repairs, Light Carpentry, Deck Staining, Green Paint options, Paper Removal, Power Washing, 15 Years of Experience. FULLY INSURED, FREE ESTIMATES. CALL: (609) 356-4378; firstname.lastname@example.org 04-03-20
For houses, apartments, offices, daycare, banks, schools & much more. Has good English, own transportation. 25 years of experience. Cleaning license. References. Please call (609) 751-2188.
I BUY ALL KINDS of Old or Pretty Things: China, glass, silver, pottery, costume jewelry, evening bags, fancy linens, paintings, small furniture, etc. Local woman buyer. (609) 9217469.
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2 & 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, high ceilings, upscale finishes, gas fireplaces, full size wash/dryers, 5 burner gas range, double oven, NYstyle rooftop patio, onsite parking. Next to Princeton University. Secure entry and common area cameras. 2 bedroom unit available now, $3,280/month. (609) 477-6577 Ext. 1 10-02-12t BUYERS • APPRAISERS • AUCTIONEERS
Commercial/Residential Over 45 Years of Experience •Fully Insured •Free Consultations Email: joeslandscapingprinceton@ gmail.com Text (only) (609) 638-6846 Office (609) 216-7936 Princeton References •Green Company HIC #13VH07549500 05-22-20 J.O. PAINTING & HOME IMPROVEMENTS:
Restoration upholstery & fabric shop. On-site silver repairs & polishing. Lamp & fixture rewiring & installation. Palace Interiors Empire Antiques & Auctions monthly. Call Gene (609) 209-0362.
Painting for interior & exterior, framing, dry wall, spackle, trims, doors, windows, floors, tiles & more. 20 years experience. Call (609) 305-7822.
EXPERIENCE OLD YORK VILLAGE THE SHOPS AT OLD YORK VILLAGE
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Thursday, November 13th at 6:30 PM Weichert Princeton Office 350 Nassau Street FREE books and refreshments from The Blue Bears
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123 123 123 MAIN MAIN STREET, STREET, PENNINGTON PENNINGTON 123 MAIN MAIN STREET, STREET, PENNINGTON PENNINGTON 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, colonial, updated 4 bedrooms, updated 4NEW bedrooms, 2.5Montgomery baths, colonial, updated 4 bedrooms, 2.5 2.5 baths, baths, colonial, colonial, updated PRICE! $1,074,222 throughout. throughout. Beautiful 4 BR, 3.5 BA Colonial in Fieldstone Glen development on 4.34 acres of premium wooded lot. Gourmet kit., top line SS throughout. throughout. appliances, travertine tile floors. Professionally landscaped.
$870,000 609-921-2700 $870,000
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PROPERTY SHOWCASE Winter is the season for some of nature’s most severe weather. Storms in all shapes and forms can create havoc throughout New Jersey. One of the greatest dangers posed by storms is presented by failing trees. Unsafe trees are a threat to lives and property. Some tree species, including Chinese Elm, Silver Maple, Boxelder, Willow, various Poplars and White Pines have brittle wood that is easily broken. These rapidly growing trees cause a considerable amount of damage to homes, cars, buildings and utility lines each year. Homeowners should be aware of these characteristics and avoid planting them close to potential targets. If such trees are already growing in these locations, preventive pruning, bracing, or cabling may help reduce storm damage this winter. Over the years, growing trees will catch more wind and become heavier, so they are prone to increased mechanical stresses, thus increasing the chances of failure. Large trees can damage a large area should they or their larger limbs fall. This means that power lines, homes, and other structures that might not have been threatened a few years ago might suddenly be under threat by a tree that has grown. Remember that a tree is a living thing. Its integrity and stability change over time, so don’t assume a tree that has survived ten severe storms will necessarily survive an eleventh. Call WOODWINDS (609) 924-3500 or email email@example.com to schedule an assessment of your landscape.
123 123 MAIN MAIN STREET, STREET, PENNINGTON PENNINGTON 4 4 bedrooms, bedrooms, 2.5 2.5 baths, baths, colonial, colonial, updated updated throughout. NEW PRICE Montgomery $649,000 throughout.
123 123 MAIN MAIN STREET, STREET, PENNINGTON PENNINGTON 4 4 bedrooms, bedrooms, 2.5 2.5 baths, baths, colonial, colonial, updated updated throughout. Franklin Park $1,598,000 throughout.
123 123 MAIN MAIN STREET, STREET, PENNINGTON PENNINGTON 4 4 bedrooms, bedrooms, 2.5 2.5 baths, baths, colonial, colonial, updated updated throughout. Lambertville $825,000 throughout.
123 123 MAIN MAIN STREET, STREET, PENNINGTON PENNINGTON 4 4 bedrooms, bedrooms, 2.5 2.5 baths, baths, colonial, colonial, updated updated throughout. NEW LISTING Franklin $635,000 throughout.
Full finished bsmt, in law suite, circular drive, fpl, kitchen with $870,000 609-555-0000 $870,000 609-555-0000 quartz counters. New HVAC, new roof. Mostly 1 level living.
to Princeton Univ, private, tranquil,609-555-0000 resort like setting. Two $870,000 $870,000 master suites total 5 BR, 4.5 BA,609-555-0000 chef’s kitchen w/Viking
Hunterdon, special features incl. 3609-555-0000 levels of gracious living $870,000 $870,000 609-555-0000 space, state of the art saltwater pool and entertaining area
Toll Brothers Community $870,000 609-555-0000 $870,000 Active Adult living at its Finest…. 609-555-0000
Renovated sun filled 5 bdr, 4 bth home on a serene acre. Montgomery schools, Princeton address
123 123 MAIN MAIN STREET, STREET, PENNINGTON PENNINGTON 4 bedrooms, $525,000 4Lawrenceville bedrooms, 2.5 2.5 baths, baths, colonial, colonial, updated updated throughout. Classic colonial completely renovated from top to bottom! throughout. NEW kitchen, all baths, flooring, systems, roof! 609-921-2700 $870,000 $870,000
MLS#NJME285016 609-555-0000 609-555-0000
Elegant custom built estate on 8+ premier acres just minutes appliances, 3 car gar.
Exquisite Center Hall Brick Col. located in The Hills of designed for luxury. 4 beds, 3.5 baths
123 123 MAIN MAIN STREET, STREET, PENNINGTON PENNINGTON 4 bedrooms, $920,000 4Plainsboro bedrooms, 2.5 2.5 baths, baths, colonial, colonial, updated updated throughout. Gorgeous 6 bedroom, 4.5 bath home is located on a culthroughout. de-sac on a private, 3/4 acre lot in the prestigious Princeton
123 123 MAIN MAIN STREET, STREET, PENNINGTON PENNINGTON 4 bedrooms, updated 4Pennington bedrooms, 2.5 2.5 baths, baths, colonial, colonial, $3,500.00 updated throughout. The property consists of six office spaces ranging from throughout. approximately 195 to 339 sq feet per room, a small kitchen
included in lease.
Manor neighborhood, this 4200 sf+ home offers luxury living
$870,000 with a wonderful open floor plan. 609-555-0000 $870,000 609-555-0000
area, with a waiting room and one bathroom. All of the
$870,000 609-555-0000 utilities except for Cable/Fiber optics and internet service $870,000 609-555-0000 609-737-1500
Fabulous 4 bed 3 full bath in Prestigious Princeton Manor, a
123 123 MAIN MAIN STREET, STREET, PENNINGTON PENNINGTON 4 bedrooms, $649,900 4Ewing bedrooms, 2.5 2.5 baths, baths, colonial, colonial, updated updated throughout. Stonegate at Braeburn! 4 BR, 2.5 Bath custom homes on throughout. Stoneham Rd in Ewing. Starting at $399,900. Open every Sat/Sun 12-4pm and by appt. 19 lots and 2 Quick
$870,000 Delivery homes left! $870,000 609-737-1500
123 MAIN Hopewell $799,900 123 MAIN STREET, STREET, PENNINGTON PENNINGTON 4 bedrooms, 2.5 updated in 1999, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bath,colonial, 2,320 sq ft colonial with 4Built bedrooms, 2.5 baths, baths, colonial, updated front terrace entry, 2 staircases and great room with wood throughout. throughout. stove. Located in Hopewell Township, this glorious 40+
123 MAIN Pennington $449,000 123 MAIN STREET, STREET, PENNINGTON PENNINGTON 4 bedrooms, colonial, just over2.5 the baths, Pennington Boroughupdated border in 4Located bedrooms, 2.5 baths, colonial, updated Hopewell Township, walkable to downtown Pennington, throughout. throughout. Tollgate Grammar School, restaurants, shops and local parks
123 MAIN Pennington $700,000 123 MAIN STREET, STREET, PENNINGTON PENNINGTON 4 bedrooms, 2.5 updated back from the road its largecolonial, lot, this 4 bedroom, 2 full 4Set bedrooms, 2.5onbaths, baths, colonial, updated and 2 half bath home offers a quiet setting to create your throughout. throughout. own personal oasis.
123 MAIN Princeton $875,000 123 MAIN STREET, STREET, PENNINGTON PENNINGTON 4 bedrooms, baths, colonial, updated the serenity of2.5 nature and the great outdoors inspire 4Let bedrooms, 2.5 baths, colonial, updated you to build the home you always wanted on this bucolic 4+ throughout. throughout. acre lot in the western section of Princeton Township. This
Preserves. $870,000 $870,000 609-737-1500
over 2 acres of land is ready for some personal touches. $870,000 609-555-0000 $870,000 609-555-0000 609-737-1500 MLS#NJME286776
wonderful enclave of 4 elegant estates $870,000 609-555-0000 $870,000 609-555-0000 609-737-1500 MLS #:NJME278006
ACRE FARM borders the Sourland’s Kulak and Lawrence
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1100 to 2500 SF Available at Woo-Ri Mart Plaza next to Princeton Junction train station. 64 Princeton Hightstown Road
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Princeton Office – $2,050/mo. 5-rooms with powder room. Frontto-back on 1st floor. Available now. Princeton Office – $2,200/mo. Nassau Street. Conference room, reception room, 4 private offices + powder room. With parking. Available now.
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32 CHAMBERS STREET PRINCETON, NJ 08542 (609) 924-1416 MARTHA F. STOCKTON, BROKER-OWNER PRINCETON-Seeking tenant who will be in residence only part-time for studio apartment on Princeton estate. Big windows with views over magnificent gardens, built-in bookcases & cabinetry, full bath with tub & shower. Separate entrance, parking. Possible use as an office or art studio. (609) 924-5245. tf
BEDENS BROOK AREA
On 11.1 acres in Montgomery Township.
ROCKY HILL APT RENTAL: 2 BR. $1,495/mo. includes heat & hot water, dishwasher, yard, off-street parking, coin operated washer/dryer. Security lease credit check. (609) 466-0852. 10-23-3t
Offering a classic Cape Cod. 4 bedrooms and 3 baths
Enchanting Guest Cottage, Pool & Tennis Court AMAZING VALUE
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HANDYMAN: General duties at your service! High skill levels in indoor/outdoor painting, sheet rock, deck work, power washing & general on the spot fix up. Carpentry, tile installation, moulding, etc. EPA certified. T/A “Elegant Remodeling”, www.elegantdesignhandyman.com Text or call Roeland (609) 933-9240 or email@example.com tf CARPENTRY/ HOME IMPROVEMENT in the Princeton area since 1972. No job too small. Call Julius Sesztak, (609) 466-0732 tf HOME HEALTH AIDE: 25 years of experience. Available mornings to take care of your loved one, transport to appointments, run errands. I am well known in Princeton. Top care, excellent references. The best, cell (609) 356-2951; or (609) 751-1396. tf
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PROFESSIONAL BABYSITTER Available for after school babysitting in Pennington, Lawrenceville, and Princeton areas. Please text or call (609) 216-5000 tf HOUSE CLEANING: Good experience and references. English speaking. Please call Iwona at (609) 947-2958. 10-16-4t OFFICE SPACE on Witherspoon Street: Approximately 950 square feet of private office suite. Suite has 4 offices. Located across from Princeton municipal building. $1,700/ month rent. Utilities included. Email firstname.lastname@example.org 10-23-4t OFFICE AVAILABLE within 3 office Psychology / Psychotherapy suite in Lawrenceville Medical/Professional building. Includes shared waiting room & break room (refrigerator, microwave, copier, fax), ample parking. Email crfriedmanphd@aol. com 10-23-4t PET CARE SERVICES: Experienced, professional and reliable care for dogs and cats. References available on request. Insured. Please call (609) 356-8920. 11-06-4t ROSA’S CLEANING SERVICE LLC: For houses, apartments, offices, daycare, banks, schools & much more. Has good English, own transportation. 25 years of experience. Cleaning license. References. Please call (609) 751-2188. 11-06-4t
DISTINCTIVE NASSAU STREET APARTMENTS: THE RESIDENCES AT CARNEVALE PLAZA 2 & 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, high ceilings, upscale finishes, gas fireplaces, full size wash/dryers, 5 burner gas range, double oven, NYstyle rooftop patio, onsite parking. Next to Princeton University. Secure entry and common area cameras. 2 bedroom unit available now, $3,280/month. (609) 477-6577 Ext. 1 10-02-12t BUYERS • APPRAISERS • AUCTIONEERS Restoration upholstery & fabric shop. On-site silver repairs & polishing. Lamp & fixture rewiring & installation. Palace Interiors Empire Antiques & Auctions monthly. Call Gene (609) 209-0362. 10-02-20 TOWN TOPICS CLASSIFIEDS GETS TOP RESULTS! Whether it’s selling furniture, finding a lost pet, or having a garage sale, TOWN TOPICS is the way to go! We deliver to ALL of Princeton as well as surrounding areas, so your ad is sure to be read. (609) 924-2200 ext. 10; email@example.com tf LAWN MAINTENANCE: Prune shrubs, mulch, cut grass, weed, leaf clean up and removal. Call (609) 954-1810; (609) 833-7942. 09-11/12-04 GREEN–PLANET PAINTING: Commercial, Residential & Custom Paint, Interior & Exterior, Drywall Repairs, Light Carpentry, Deck Staining, Green Paint options, Paper Removal, Power Washing, 15 Years of Experience. FULLY INSURED, FREE ESTIMATES. CALL: (609) 356-4378; firstname.lastname@example.org 04-03-20 I BUY ALL KINDS of Old or Pretty Things: China, glass, silver, pottery, costume jewelry, evening bags, fancy linens, paintings, small furniture, etc. Local woman buyer. (609) 9217469. 09-04-20 JOES LANDSCAPING INC. OF PRINCETON Property Maintenance and Specialty Jobs Commercial/Residential Over 45 Years of Experience •Fully Insured •Free Consultations Email: joeslandscapingprinceton@ gmail.com Text (only) (609) 638-6846 Office (609) 216-7936 Princeton References •Green Company HIC #13VH07549500 05-22-20 J.O. PAINTING & HOME IMPROVEMENTS: Painting for interior & exterior, framing, dry wall, spackle, trims, doors, windows, floors, tiles & more. 20 years experience. Call (609) 305-7822. 08-14-20 BUYING: Antiques, paintings, Oriental rugs, coins, clocks, furniture, old toys, military, books, cameras, silver, costume & fine jewelry. Guitars & musical instruments. I buy single items to entire estates. Free appraisals. (609) 306-0613. 01-09-20 ESTATE LIQUIDATION SERVICE: I will clean out attics, basements, garages & houses. Single items to entire estates. No job too big or small. In business over 35 years, serving all of Mercer County. Call (609) 306-0613. 01-09-20 AWARD WINNING HOME FURNISHINGS Custom made pillows, cushions. Window treatments, table linens and bedding. Fabrics and hardware. Fran Fox (609) 577-6654 windhamstitches.com 05-01-20 MUSIC LESSONS: Voice, piano, guitar, drums, trumpet, flute, clarinet, violin, cello, saxophone, banjo, mandolin, uke & more. One-on-one. $32/ half hour. Ongoing music camps. CALL TODAY! FARRINGTON’S MUSIC, Montgomery (609) 9248282; www.farringtonsmusic.com 07-31-20 HOME REPAIR SPECIALIST: Interior/exterior repairs, carpentry, trim, rotted wood, power washing, painting, deck work, sheet rock/ spackle, gutter & roofing repairs. Punch list is my specialty. 40 years experience. Licensed & insured. Call Creative Woodcraft (609) 586-2130 07-10-20
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