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Luxury Living On Center Spread Pages Isles to Celebrate Mill One With Fall Fest. . . . . . . . 5 PPS Launches PHS Alumni Association. . . . 7 All In a Day’s Work With Ivan the Painter. . . . . . 9 Solar Array Ready to Open. . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Celebrating the Garden With Mitchum . . . . . . 26 Neff Stars as PU Field Hockey Tops Columbia, Moves to 3-0 Ivy. . . . . 33 Stuart Cross Country Maintaining its Winning Ways. . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

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Princeton Professors Will Join Task Force To Fix Labor Market

Edward Felten, professor of computer science and public affairs at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School (WW), and Alan Krueger, professor of economics and public policy at WW, will serve on a new task force seeking to transform America’s labor market from one based largely on degrees to one based on skills. “I’m excited to join the Rework America Task Force,” said Krueger. “The group that I am participating in is making a serious effort to align skills training and skill certification with the needs of the 21st century economy.” Created by the Markle Foundation, the Rework America Task Force (RATF) plans to “use the same forces that will increasingly disrupt our economy — from big data to automation to artificial intelligence — to enable Americans to get Continued on Page 19

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Princeton & Slavery Project Digs Deep Into Town’s Past Soon after moving to Princeton eight years ago and becoming a history professor at Princeton University, Martha A. Sandweiss began thinking about a project examining the town’s relationship to slavery. She was aware that other universities were involved in similar endeavors, and thought there might be a relationship worth investigating in Princeton. What she imagined would be “a one-off class,” Sandweiss says, has mushroomed into a community-wide series of programs and events, a four-day symposium with Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison as keynote speaker (to be introduced by poet and University professor Tracy K. Smith), and a special website scheduled to go live next month. The Princeton & Slavery Project got underway in late September with the exhibit “Making History Visible: Of American Myths and National Heroes” at Princeton University Art Museum; and a book discussion, “Einstein on Race and Racism,”

led by University professor Ruha Benjamin at Princeton Public Library. Additional events including exhibits, discussions, screenings, plays, and author talks are scheduled through the end of the year. “After that first semester, I began to see that this could be a bigger project,” says Sandweiss. “I reached out to the community, and everybody from all of these organizations was interested in becoming a part of this. They are like my dream team. I want to emphasize that this is such a collaborative project between students and community organizations.” Since 2013, graduate and undergraduate students at the University have been working on the project under the guidance of University Archivist Dan Linke. The Historical Society of Princeton, the University’s Center for Digital Humanities, McCarter Theatre Center, Not in Our Town, and Princeton Public Schools are on board along with the Princeton Public Library (PPL) and University museum.

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Panel Discusses “A Beautiful Mind”; Nash’s Legacy On October 4, Princeton Garden Theatre partnered with the Historical Society of Princeton to hold a screening of A Beautiful Mind, a 2001 film about Nobel Prize winner and Princeton Professor John Nash’s mathematical achievements and struggles with schizophrenia. Before the film’s screening, West Continued on Page 8

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WAVE FANFARE: Last weekend’s Festival of the Arts at Princeton University featured many events, including an immersion performance featuring original music by Director of Electronic Music Jeff Snyder for the Princeton Laptop Orchestra (PLOrk), TILT Brass, and So Percussion. The performance was in collaboration with theatrical lighting designer Jane Cox, director of PU’s Program in Theater, and Assistant Professor of Architecture Alex Kilian. Festival goers share their impressions of the new Lewis Arts complex on page 6, and more photos are on page 16. (Photo by Erica Cardenas)


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The Fall Fest is meant to showcase the greater Trenton community and to celebrate the renovation of Mill One — the historic mill building on the Hamilton-Trenton border that Isles purchased in 2006. Since then, Isles has been rehabilitating the formerly vacant mill in order to transform the striking brick and timber building into a mixed-use facility that will house not only Isles’ own facilities and offices, but also nonprofit and for profit businesses, artists’ studios, and residential units.

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vibes of working alongside other nonprofits. Johnson says Isles anticipates that colocating and sharing resources and ideas in this manner will help Mill One’s nonprofit tenants cut costs and flourish. Beyond the organizations and individuals it will host, and the work that will happen in it, Mill One is also an impressive building with a rich history. Designed by architect William Poland, the mill was built in 1897 by the V. Henry Rothschild Company as a clothing factory. Acquired by Straus Woolen Mills at the turn of the century, the mill was the site of a massive and very nearly explosive worker’s strike in 1913 that saw hundreds of irate working women chase an official out of the factory and into a nearby trolley car. The mill housed a number of tenants throughout the 20th centur y — most of them clothing factories of one type or another — but by the late 1980s it lay vacant. The Isles renovation refurbishes many of the mill’s original features. Princeton Universit y’s Depar t ment of Engineering rebuilt the enormous 1890s mechanical clock that sat in the mill ’s clock tower. Isles took pains, too, to restore the mill’s handsome original brickwork. But much is new as well. Mill One has been updated as an environmentally-friendly building with modern interiors, structural improvements, new plumbing and electrical lines, and a new roof that is variously covered in a large solar array, a rooftop garden, and a series of skylights that leave the interior awash in daylight. Years of work have breathed new life into the old mill. The Fall Fest will both commemorate t his work and anticipate all that is to come at Mill One. By integrating so many community organizations in the celebration, “the event is in keeping with what the space is going to become,” says Isles Resource Development Manager Karen Hollywood. The Trenton Circus Squad will perform, and artists — including Mill One artistsin-residence Malcolm Bray — will demonstrate their practice to attendees. Food and drink will come from over a dozen local restaurants and vendors, including The Cheesecake Lady, 1911 Smokehouse, and Jersey Cider Works. Some of the evening’s fare will even integrate ingredients from Isles’ own gardens. The Fall Fest will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 21 at Mill One, 1 N Johnston Avenue, Hamilton. For tickets and additional information, visit isles.org/features/islesfallfest or call Karen Hollywood at (609) 341-4722. —Doug Wallack

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Looking to engage alumni, build a relationship with them, and at the same time benefit current students, the Princeton Public Schools District ( PPS ) is launching an alumni association for Princeton High School (PHS) graduates. Homecoming Weekend, October 20 and 21, will mark the official kickoff of the PHS Alumni Association, with alumni festivities offered throughout the weekend. Under the leadership of the district’s office of communications, the alumni association also looks forward to providing support for current PHS students through mentoring, college and career connections, internships, guest speakers, and other alumni collaborations. “We hope to build a database of alumni,” said PPS Communications Manager Brenda Sewell. “We would like to engage all of our alumni with all of our students. There are many ways they can be helpful resources for our students. We’re really excited to begin this initiative.” Mia Sacks, PHS ’83 and co-chair of the alumni steering committee, pointed out some of the motivations behind the creation of the alumni association. “One of the most rewarding experiences of moving back to Princeton as an adult has been the chance to help launch a number of initiatives in our district. I wanted to help make the opportunity to reconnect and give back to the high school — so formative in shaping us — available to more alums here and around the world. From there the idea of an alumni association took root.”

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Sacks, Sewell, Assistant Superintendent Lew Goldstein, and Bob James, PHS ’62, president of Friends of Princeton High Athletics and co-chair of the alumni steering committee, have been working during the past year to make the alumni association a reality. Other local alumni on the steering committee include Ben Stentz, Larry Spruill, Tommy Parker, and Izzy Kasdin. “The launch of the initiative is particularly meaning-

ful for me having just attended my mother’s 60th PHS reunion,” said Sacks. “It is my hope that PPS alumni can help convey to current students that it’s not just about test scores, grades, and getting into college — but what you do with that learning after you graduate to make a difference in the world.” Kasdin, PHS ’10, who is executive director of the Princeton Historical Society, was eager to get on board

when invited by Sewell to join the alumni association planners. “History plays an important role in helping people feel connected to a place,” she said, “providing a sense of belonging, a sense of legacy, the feeling that you’re part of something greater.” Emphasizing that many people’s reflections on PHS might be complicated, she added, “We want to make sure that we’re being broad and honest in speak ing about PHS and people’s

memories.” Pointing out the potential value of alumnistudent connections, Kasdin, who was an undergraduate at Princeton University, cited the importance of the University network. “Having that broad network of people connected to a place helped in many ways, with many opportunities for career growth, for mentorship, and guest speakers. That was a very special experience for me.” Homecom ing Weekend events on Friday, October

20 will include a 3:45 p.m. historical tour of Princeton; 5-7 p.m. reception for alumni; and the 7 p.m. football game. On Saturday the festivities continue with the Mercer County Tournament (teams and times to be determined); 12-2 p.m. tours of PHS and a presentation by the Princeton Historical Society; and a 2:30 p.m. concert featuring studentled ensembles. —Donald Gilpin

CALLING ALL PHS ALUMNI: Donna Wilkinson, PHS class of 1957, at her 60th anniversary reunion. Wilkinson’s daughter, Mia Sacks, PHS ’83, is co-chair of the alumni steering committee and a leading organizer of the newly formed PHS Alumni Association.

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for concrete engagement on the municipal, state, and national levels. Teach-in topics will include the costs of healthcare, energy efficient initiatives in New Jersey, national climate change policy, immigration and social justice, education in prisons, cybersecurity, and nuclear weapons. Participants are welcome no matter their previous knowledge on each subject. The event is a collaboration between the Princeton Public Library and Princeton Citizen Scientists, a group of P r i n ce ton Un iver s it y graduate students promoting evidence-based policy. The rotating teach-in format stems from the Day of Action, an all-day gathering last March that featured 64 teach-ins widely attended Science, Democracy, Community by Princeton residents and Are Topics of Library Teach-In students. On October 12th at 6:30 ——— p.m., the Princeton Public Library is teaming up with the Princeton Citizen Sci- AARP Tax-Aide Program entists to host a series of Is Looking for Volunteers A AR P Foundation Taxteach-ins centered around Aide is looking to expand science and democracy. Experts on climate change, its team of volunteers in the psychology, nuclear non- Mercer County area for the proliferation, and more will upcoming tax season. Soon lead discussions between approaching its 50th year, Princeton community mem- Tax-Aide offers free tax filbers and students. The event ing help to anyone, especialis free and will begin in the ly those 50 and older, who Community Room of the can’t afford a tax preparation service. Tax-Aide volPrinceton Public Library. In this new style of event, unteers make a difference par ticipants can explore in their communities by asseveral different topics in a sisting many older lower-insingle evening, rotating be- come individuals who might tween different teach-in sta- otherwise miss out on the tions. Leaders will describe credits and deductions for the impact of their topic which they are eligible. Tax-Aide volunteers rebefore opening up a roundtable conversation. After ceive training and support each session, leaders will in a welcoming environdistribute recommendations ment. There are needs for

light of their passing in a car accident in 2015. Kohn recalled John Nash’s playful sense of humor, retelling a memory of Nash bringing a bouquet of flowers to a notoriously theatrical math professor’s speech. Stier recalled the hospitality of his stepmother, Alicia Nash. “I just remember Alicia always making her home available for me to come down and visit… Giving up a bed, taking the sofa for me as a guest,” Stier said. ”She did that for me every single time. She always went out to work, sometimes leaving the house at five o’clock in the morning to go away to Trenton. She was quite heroic in REEL LIFE: After the film, John Stier, one of Nash’s sons, and Dr. Joseph Kohn spoke about their that sense.” —William Uhl memories of the real John Nash. “You have ten years of fantastic work, and it sort of looks like in the movie that he spent most of his time cutting out newspapers,” said Kohn. “He did really remarkable work.”

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Windsor Mayor Shing-fu Hseuh spoke about his plans for Nash Park, a park in John and Alicia Nash’s honor which includes a pagoda and three gardens: one Chinese, one Japanese, and one Indian. After the film, the theater held a panel discussion with John Nash’s son, John Stier, and Princeton University Professor Emeritus of Mathematics Joseph Kohn, who studied under Nash when Nash taught at Princeton University. While Stier and Kohn both praised aspects of the film, neither found Nash’s depiction in the film to be terribly similar to the John Nash they knew. While the film acknowledged his academic genius, it also portrayed him as socially inept, which both felt was inaccurate. “I would

say that he isn’t recognizable at all,” said Kohn. “First of all, they show him as being socially awkward — not so. He was extremely handsome, very popular. He was very sociable in kind of a funny way.” Kohn also took issue with Nash’s portrayal as an incompetent, apathetic teacher. “He was a fantastic teacher — absolutely inspiring. A little eccentric with the way he graded or the way he interacted with his students, but his insights and the way he organized the material was just remarkable,” said Kohn, remembering his time in Nash’s classes. “Probably one of the most inspiring teachers I ever had.” Stier had less to say on the matter, though he made it clear he felt similarly. “[Nash in the film] feels completely different on a person-to-person basis — he’s Russell Crowe, an actor,” said Stier. “It was

convincing, but I didn’t recognize my father there.” The discussion was more receptive when it moved towards the film’s portrayal and resolution of schizophrenia. Though the panel pointed out how the film took a few artistic liberties with the nature of Nash’s schizophrenic delusions, they appreciated the film approaching the issue of mental illness. A mental health professional in the audience mentioned the value of the movie’s skepticism of `60sera psychological medicine. She also brought up the value of a strong support group, which the mov ie portrayed both in his wife, Alicia, and in Princeton University. The panel concluded with Stier and Kohn recalling their fondest memor y of John and Alicia Nash, in

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Morven Museum and Garden Hosts Wreath-Making Workshop

Morven Museum and Garden’s historic front porch wisteria vines will be the base to create dried flower wreaths at a special workshop on Saturday, October 14 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Morven’s gardener Nancy Nicosia will lead the workshop, featuring dried foliage and heirloom flowers from Morven’s gardens. All materials, tools, and instruction will be provided. No previous experience is required. Admission is $55; $45 for Friends of Morven. To charge by phone, visit morven.org/programs or call ( 609 ) 924-8144. Morven Museum is located at 55 Stockton Street.

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All In A DAy’s Work

Ivan the Painter: “My Paintings Are My Life”

Artist Cvetko Ivanov can be found most Saturdays and Sundays surrounded by dozens of his paintings on the front porch of the Vandeventer Street house where he lives with his niece and her husband. From his easygoing, friendly demeanor as he talks to passers-by and other interested customers, it might be hard to guess that his life has taken more than a few dramatic turns. One of those life-changing moments occurred in 1973, when Ivanov, known as Ivan for most of his life in the United States, was living in South River and working in the restaurant business. Three years earlier he had fled his native country, Communist Bulgaria, and eventually immigrated to the United States as a refugee. “They said if you behave for two years, we’ll give you a green card, and in another three years you’ll become a citizen,” Ivanov recalled. Trained and widely experienced as a restaurateur in Bulgaria, Ivanov was making a sketch to pass the time during a break from his job as waiter one day when a woman approached him and asked him about his drawing. “As a little boy in Bulgaria I used to doodle,” Ivanov said, ”Flowers, women, nature, trees. That lady saw me there in the restaurant and said, ‘You are an artist.’ And I said, ’I don’t know anything about being an artist. I’m a waiter.’ She insisted, ‘You could be a very good artist.’ I started to believe her. We bought books and I started to play around, drawing and stenciling flowers. My life started from there.” Childhood Even as a young boy in the 1940s and 1950s, Ivanov felt the harsh constraints of communism in Bulgaria, which he described as “the worst communist country in the world. Communism depressed people. T hey treated you like you’re not a human being. Life was unbearable.” Eager to go to college — “I wanted to educate myself and be somebody” — Ivanov found himself frustrated by the authorities, who did not see his family as good communists. “They never want-

ed to give me permission. They said you are not our friend. I was a young boy, 17. What did I understand about politics, the economy, or anything? They would not let me go to college, and I got not a little, but a lot disturbed.” Ivanov served in the military for about two years, after which time he noted, “Bulgaria became a little softer,” and he was able to go for two years to the Interior Architecture College in Sofia, the capital city of Bulgaria. But he still chafed under the restrictions of his school and his country. “The more I learned about the world, the angrier I became,” he said. “I got into books about A mer ica, about Europe, about communism, about capitalism. I started to educate myself.” He continued, “I started to disagree with what I was learning. I started to doubt what I was doing. I said, ‘I’m not one of those guys who sits at a desk and draws things.’ They controlled you from morning to evening — what you do, what you eat, what you say, where you go. They were so afraid of some kind of organized revolution.” Restaurant Business At this point, in the early 1960s, Ivanov’s life took a turn into his first career, the restaurant business, when he was approached with the opportunity to go to school for two years to study tourism. Also included was the opportunity to learn a foreign language. Ivanov considered the alternatives. “I thought about it and I pictured myself working in the factories and going to a school I didn’t like, and I said, ‘I guess this tourism business is for me.’” For two years, seven hours a day, six days a week, Ivanov learned the tourism business and he learned the German language. Because he was not considered a worthy communist, he was not permitted to become a manager, but he was allowed to become a waiter and he secured a job at Sunny Beach, a resort restaurant on the Black Sea. “This was my kingdom,”

he described. “I had a supreme life from 1964 to 1970. You can’t imagine. I was an important moneymaker for that Balkan tourist industry. I worked very hard. People liked me. I had my friends from all of Europe: Germany, Austria, Sweden, Holland.” Struck by the contrast between his home country and his growing knowledge of Europe and Europeans, Ivanov finally realized that he had to leave. “I decided it’s beautiful here, but it’s not a place where I can develop myself and live. Nobody gives you any chance. I had a lot of friends in the West. I said I’m gonna go. I didn’t see a future for me in Bulgaria.” After a dangerous border crossing into Yugoslavia, now Serbia, Ivanov found many of his friends and eventually made his way to Austria, to a refugee camp outside Vienna, where his application was processed and, after a year, he was able to come to the United States. Two Careers For several years in the 1970s and early 80s Ivanov was pursuing both art and restaurant careers simultaneously. “I started to draw all sorts of designs,” he said. “I got into it, and people said i could sell these designs. But I was in the restaurant business and bartending and that was my life. But in ’74 or ’75, a design firm in New York bought one of my designs. They made millions from it making wallpaper, and they paid me 300 bucks. And I was so happy.” Both careers flourished in the following years. “I started to get more ambitious,” Ivanov said. “I worked in Vegas. I worked on 5th Avenue. I lived in Miami. I opened a restaurant in Miami in 1975. I was very successful. I also started to paint more seriously.” Ivanov found more and more work as an artist and designer, and in the mid ’80s he stopped working in the restaurant business to devote his full time to what would become Studio Ivan. In addition to his many paintings of landscapes and Continued on Page 10

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nature, Ivanov’s numerous jobs have included murals, tromp l’oeil, ceiling designs, architectural gilding, marbling, and all types and periods of finishes for walls, furniture, and mantels. “Ch ild hoo d image s of simple beauty — flowering meadows, herds of grazing water buffalos, summers in the countryside — have nurtured in me a love for nature and all the colors, shapes, and fury in which it comes,” he said. He continued, “Observing

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Solar Array at Old Landfill Is Finally Ready to Open Six years after it was first proposed, a 3-megawatt solar array is about to open at the closed municipal landfill on River Road. Officials will gather Thursday morning, October 12 at 11 a.m., for the ribbon cutting. The project is a partnership bet ween Princeton, Stony Brook Regional Sewage Authority, and New Jersey Resources Clean Energy Ventures. It will supply up to 25 percent of the energy needs of the Stony Brook sewage facilit y on River Road. The municipality will receive a lease payment of $25,000 a year for the use of the site. “It’s a very unique project involving the municipality, a

regional authority, and the private sector that reduces the cost of the energy required for operation of the sewage processing plant, and prov ides an annual stream of revenue to the municipality in the form of rent for an otherwise unusable, closed municipal dump,” said Councilman B er nie Miller, in an email. Miller was instrumental in getting the project started by convincing the former Borough and Township to put up the initial $15,000, and then encouraging the consolidated Princeton to stay with it when the market for new solar projects suffered during the recession. The initiative has been in

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Healthy Living Is Focus Of YMCA’s Centennial Awards

Six individuals and organizations will be honored October 26 at 6 p.m. at Princeton Family YMCA’s Dodge Gymnasium. The 2017 Centennial Awards will recognize those who have demonstrated outstanding commitment and leadership to health living and dedicated themselves to helping others achieve fulfilling, healthier lives and making the world a better place. Honorees are Dr. Rachel Dultz, breast surgical oncologist; Blandine Lacroix, senior leader at Novo Nordisk who specializes the treatment of obesity; Kim Pimley, chair of Princeton HealthCare System board of directors; Keith Andrew Wailoo, Princeton University professor focused on health equity issues; Ross Wishnick, who helped found Send Hunger Packing Pr inceton ; and t he Princeton Clergy Association. Tickets are $135. Call Denise Soto at (609) 4979622 ext. 209.

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Replying to Recent Letter On Fire Risks of Large-Scale Wood Housing

To the Editor: This is in reply to Nat Bottigheimer’s letter in the September 27 Mailbox on fire risks of large-scale wood housing. As a society, we are constructing, once again, huge housing complexes and hotels built of wood. Look around at the new megablock luxury condo/apartment complexes. Almost all are wood framed and built with more combustible lightweight and engineered wood than the heavier wood used pre-World War II. The result: conflagrations in heavily populated areas that destroy as many as hundreds of wood condo or apartment homes in a single fire. And sprinklers are not preventing the conflagrations, which would not occur if we built large-scale housing out of non-combustible construction as we used to do. In large-scale wood housing, a single mistake can have catastrophic consequences. Two hundred forty apartment homes were destroyed in a single fire in Edgewater in 2015, and 500 people were permanently displaced. Another conflagration destroyed nearly 100 senior homes in a newly-built upscale retirement community in Georgia and killed one senior. There are frequent massive fires that destroy smaller wood complexes of dozens of condos or apartments. There are also many fires in under-construction megablock wood complexes. Huge construction fires this year in large-scale wood housing this year in Oakland (multiple conflagrations), Boston (multiple conflagrations), Kansas City, and Raleigh spread to surrounding occupied buildings. The construction fire in Kansas City spread burning embers a square mile and burned two dozen surrounding occupied homes. For an up-to-date list go to Facebook’s Massive Fires Damage Lives and scroll down. So far there have not been many deaths in these fires. But death statistics are only one measure of damage. Surviving a major fire and losing one’s home is a traumatic event. Large long-term studies at major medical centers nationwide show that emotional trauma for fire survivors has similar life consequences as physical trauma, including divorce, job loss, anxiety, and depression. Search “Plos One — The Long-Term Impact of Physical and Emotional Trauma: The Station Nightclub Fire” Megablock wood structure fires are conflagrations in which an entire block or more is burning. Multiple fire

companies fight the fires which last many hours, and toxic smoke is released. In Raleigh police warned residents to stay away from the downtown for several days due to unhealthy air. The cost to municipalities in fighting these fires is high, neighborhood communities are destroyed, and the local economy suffers. Citizens and experts are addressing this issue on the local, state, and national level. National code and fire experts, as well as informed citizens, are working for code reform. Note that paid lobbyists from the building industries wield influence on national building and fire code committees. There are seven bills before the New Jersey state legislature. Citizens who have been working on this issue since the Edgewater conflagration support New Jersey bills Senate 1632/Assembly 3770 sponsored by Senators Turner and Bateman and Assembly members Muoio, Gusciora, Zwicker, and Chaparro. It is time to take action at the state and local level for better fire protection in large wood structures. ALExI ASSMuS Maple Street

“Scientists and Scientific Enthusiasts” Write Backing Jenny Ludmer for the Board of Ed

To the Editor: As scientists and scientific enthusiasts, we are well aware of recent national trends which disregard science and abuse rational thought. Thus, we feel it’s necessary to support candidates who understand and value science in our society, and will undoubtedly support scientific education. This is why we are backing Jenny Ludmer, a former scientific analyst and writer, for the Board of Education. One day a year at Littlebrook Elementary, we’ve seen fascinating things happen. Bees, lasers, bubbles, and goats descend upon the school. It’s not uncommon to hear loud chemistry explosions or see marshmallow peeps expand, while words like “central limit theorem” and “bionic eye” come drifting into the halls. For several years, Jenny has demonstrated her passion for scientific education by organizing this inspiring annual event at Littlebrook Elementary, known simply as the Science Expo. An event that can only happen in a town like Princeton, the Expo draws science enthusiasts from industry as well as academia, parents as well as community members, into the school for one full day of action. Classes rotate through the school, so that each child participates in at least a dozen 20-minute engaging presentations. The goal is simply to wow kids with science, so they can imagine a future for themselves in this intriguing world. And they do. Jenny is the willing coordinator of this massive project, eager to work with teachers and parents to make it happen. Pouring her time and energy into this project, literally for

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weeks and months every spring, a perfectly-orchestrated color-coded schedule is generated for this one day in May that rivals many airport timetables. Scientists expect her to pull it off, teachers know she will make it happen, and principals trust her to lead the day. Every year that we’ve participated in the Expo, we’ve walked away with a profound sense of respect for the school’s daily work, but also the knowledge that science is loved and respected here. And we who have seen her in the trenches know that this would not happen if it were not for Jenny’s efforts, organization, and determination. Jenny’s long-time commitment to running the Science Expo underscores her view that the future of our community will depend on children that don’t just score well on science tests, memorize facts, or do hours of homework, but on developing children’s sense of wonder and scientific thought. We can see this in every initiative she develops and cultivates, from sustainability efforts — not just in the schools but throughout the community — running the Littlebrook Garden Club, and otherwise speaking out for scientific awareness in the general public. We believe that with her collaborative approach, fierce determination, and sheer grit, Jenny will be a hands-on and effective board member. Furthermore, with her background in scientific research and analysis, she pledges to thoroughly research and review options so that sound, evidence-based decisions can be made. Please consider Jenny Ludmer when you vote on November 7, and in the meantime, check out her website, LudmerForBOE.org. GABRIELLE CAyTON-HOdGES PHd, AMy ROGERS, OHAd MAyBLuM dodds Lane FORREST MEGGERS PHd dorann Avenue KOSuKE IMAI Randall Road ARI RAIvETZ Bertrand drive yAEL NIv Franklin Avenue

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To the Editor: We are writing to endorse Jess Deutsch for the Board of Education (BOE). As parents whose children recently graduated from our district, we feel that Jess is a clear choice to help our school district move forward. We have known Jess and her family for nearly 15 years, and can speak with certainty to her commitment to the children of our community and for the well-being of all Princeton children. As the founder of Princeton Balance, a board member of both the 101 Fund and of HiTops, as well as a former member of the Riverside PTO, Jess is perfectly suited to create the critical conversations and bring the changes needed to support all of our children in making the most of their educational experiences. Jess is well versed in the multiple, complex issues that our district is facing while also having a keen understanding of the district’s strategic plan. She is a listener and problem solver, and she has the judgment and reason that will be necessary to confront the budgetary, space, and communication challenges, and to serve our whole community well. As a long-time public school teacher, I can attest to the importance of having BOE members who have a background in education who understand the needs of our children and district. With an advanced degree in education from Harvard, and years of experience as a professional education advisor, Jess is uniquely qualified to see the issues our district faces from the perspective of a parent, community leader, and, to speak the language of our students and educators. Jess will be at the forefront to ensure that our community will provide to every student in the district a first-rate education, recognizing the urgency of closing the opportunity gap and creative innovative options that will truly prepare our students to thrive. We know she takes seriously the responsibility of making decisions that affect our community for the long-term, and that require the judicious use of our taxpayer dollars. Our three sons have now graduated from PPS as have Jess and Ted’s children. We are impressed and grateful that Jess is choosing to serve now, with the long view of our entire school system. We state with certainty and confidence that Jess has already had a positive imprint on our district. The school board needs her now. There are many fine candidates running who are looking to serve, and we thank them all for their commitment. Jess Deutsch has our enthusiastic support and is our choice for the Princeton Public Schools Board of Education. STEvE AnD nADIA DIGREGORIO William Livingston Court

Reminding Voters Registration Deadline For District 16 Candidates Is October 17

To the Editor: The election for District 16 and all state candidates is on november 7 but the deadline for registration is October 17. With past low voter turnouts in Princeton and elsewhere it is important for people to vote and not take anything for granted, as we learned in last year’s presidential election. Over confidence that your candidate will win, even without your vote, can be a recipe for gross disappointment and worse. If you are a citizen in Princeton and are not registered, you can go to the Clerk’s Office in Town Hall on Witherspoon Street weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Other towns likely have the same process.) It takes about five minutes to complete and sign the form which can be handed to someone in the Clerk’s Office or mailed to Trenton yourself. You can also obtain an absentee ballot at the same Clerk’s office or call the Mercer County Clerk’s office (609) 989-6465 for these forms. Since redistricting about seven years ago, Princeton is now a minority within the larger 16th state district, which includes Hunterdon and Somerset Counties. We are fortunate to have some very good incumbent candidates in Republican Senator kip Bateman and Democrat Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker, as well as new Assembly Democrat candidate Roy Freiman, who has a strong economic business background, much needed now. Sadly, I cannot say the same of Assembly candidate Donna Simon. In her previous brief tenure in the state Assembly (since replaced by Assemblyman Zwicker) she pretty much went along and voted for Governor Christie’s misguided policies including, for example, the scheme to import toxic fracking waste from other states to new Jersey, the state with the highest number of superfund hazardous waste sites in the nation.

She has also been a strong nRA supporter. Even at the gubernatorial level there are several splinter party candidates who could throw the election to an unintended candidate if enough people don’t take the time to vote. voting should be a citizen’s priority as a right and privilege. It also gives you the right to complain if the results are not to your liking. GRACE SInDEn Ridgeview Circle

Montgomery Township Mayor Writes In Support of Cheskis and Caliguire

To the Editor: This election, I am proud to support Montgomery’s hometown team — David Cheskis for Township Committee and Mark Caliguire for new Jersey General Assembly. Both are long-time residents of Montgomery, have distinguished records of community service, and understand how to protect our exceptional quality of life. David has been active in Montgomery for almost 20 years. He was the president of the Pike Run Greens and Master Association boards and holds leadership positions in the local Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts. David also has years of valuable experience on our land use boards. First as chair of the Zoning Board and now chair of the Planning Board, David has been protecting Montgomery from unwanted and inappropriate development. Mark has served Montgomery for 14 years as a Township Committee member, mayor, and now a Somerset County Freeholder. He has been a mentor and friend for years and represents Montgomery’s spirit of community involvement. Mark was instrumental with getting our financial house back in order. We are spending below 2005 levels and have cut debt by over $30 million due to the foundation that Mark created for us. He is also a champion of open space and led the effort to preserve Skillman Park, which was at risk of being developed. Beyond these impressive records, I am thrilled to support David and Mark because both have ardently fought against Trenton’s affordable/COAH housing mandate, which I believe represents the biggest threat to our quality of life. Special interest groups are pushing Montgomery to build thousands of new homes that we don’t need or want. As chair of the Planning Board, David has already made a big difference by ensuring developers stick to our strict building standards and fighting for as much open space preservation as possible. While mayor and freeholder, Mark has been on the frontlines working with our state leaders to rewrite affordable housing legislation and has proposed sweeping changes to this reckless mandate. Sadly, Mark’s election opponent doesn’t share the same position. Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker has been AWOL on the topic for years. I met with Zwicker when he first took office to discuss the biggest issues facing Montgomery. Since then, he has proposed no new ideas, no new legislation, and even refused to discuss the issue with me last summer. I guess he doesn’t care about Montgomery or the other suburban towns in his district that are suffering due to Trenton’s housing mandate. On november 7, we have a clear choice. Let’s support our hometown team, David Cheskis and Mark Caliguire. Both care deeply about our community and have proven records of making Montgomery a better place to live. ED TRZASkA Mayor, Montgomery Township

Julie Ramirez a Refreshing Exception To Overly-Prescriptive Board Candidates

To the Editor: As I read about and listen to the positions of the school board candidates, I am concerned about the overly-prescriptive statements of some candidates. Some seem to see the school board as a PTO on steroids, rather than as financial stewards of public assets and a policy making fiduciary body serving our entire community. Julie Ramirez is a refreshing exception, and would be an excellent addition to the Board of Education. now more than ever, we need school board members who have relevant financial expertise and professional leadership skills. I worked with Julie for five years in a professional setting where managing expectations, time, and money was key. The initiatives she worked on impacted peoples’ lives on a global scale and they required careful planning and pragmatic execution. Her work required a grasp of the big-picture considerations and attention to the fine details in equal measure, and this is where Julie excels. Like all good leaders, Julie holds herself accountable. She does the research to understand a problem, takes responsibility for the solution, and owns the results. I trust Julie to represent all Princeton students and taxpayers rather than narrow interests and agendas. She will act in a manner that reflects her understanding that money doesn’t grow on trees. She will ensure the schools achieve broad academic success for all students, while prioritizing the children’s wellbeing. As the very involved parent of four wonderful kids in the Princeton schools, Julie knows our district well and has a clear vision of where we need to go. I am glad that she is ready to share her many talents with the Princeton community. When you vote on november, 7, please join me in supporting Julie Ramirez for the Princeton Public Schools Board of Education. kIRk WILLIAMSOn Cleveland Lane

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Books “I Hear My People Singing” Subject Of Oct. 12 Discussion at Public Library

Nell Irvin Painter As part of the Princeton and Slavery Project, author, historian, artist, biographer a n d E d w a r d s P r ofe s s or Emeritus of American History at Princeton University Nell Irvin Painter will discuss the book I Hear My People Singing: Voices of African Amer ican Pr inceton by Kathryn “Kitsi” Watterson.

The event, which takes place on Thursday, October 12 from 1 to 2 p.m., is free and open to the public. Recent ly published by Princeton University Press, the book grew out of an oral history project that began in 1999, when Watterson enlisted her Princeton University students to help her and her neighborhood partners save the stories of a generation who had grown up in the Jim Crow town of Princeton, New Jersey, where segregation was a way of life in the schools, restaurants, stores, and on campus. Their words, excerpted from 55 interviews, provide an account connecting the residents of the Witherspoon-Jackson community to the lives lived by their enslaved grandparents, g r e at- g r a n d p a r e nt s a n d great-greats before them. As one reader wrote: “Read-

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ing this book is not an intellectual exercise. It takes us into the human experience. The power of the individual opens our eyes and hearts to other people’s lives and becomes woven into our own.” According to McCar ter T h e at r e A r t i s t i c D i r e c tor Emily Mann, “Kathryn Watterson has devoted her entire life as a writer to issues of justice. From the A mer ican pr ison system to women’s rights and the stories of people of color, few writers in this country have captured the humanity and heroism of the disenfranchised like Watterson. I Hear My People Singing stands alone in its telling of stories untold, stories essential to understanding the unwritten history of America. At this moment in time, this beautiful book is essential reading.” T h e P r i n c e to n P u b l i c Librar y is located at 65 Witherspoon Street (princetonlibrary.org). For more information about the Princeton and Slavery Project, visit slaverysymposium. princeton.edu.

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Book on Black Holes Discussed by Gubser

Steven Gubser will talk about The Little Book of Black Hole s ( P r inceton Univ. Press) at Labyrinth Books on Wednesday, October 18 at 6 p.m. Roger Penrose, author of Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe says that the book by Gubser and Frans Pretorius “provides an elegantly brief introduction to the basic properties of black holes and their occurrence in the universe. I warmly recommend it to the general reader.” After introducing the basics of the special and general theories of relativity, Gubser and his coauthor Pretorius describe black holes both as astrophysical objects and theoretical “laboratories” in which physicists can test their understanding of gravitational, quantum, and thermal physics. From Schwarzschild black holes to rotating and colliding black holes, and from gravitational radiation to Hawking radiation and information loss, the authors use creative thought experiments and analogies to explain their subject accessibly. They also describe the decades-long quest to observe gravitational waves in the universe, which recently resulted in the LIGO observatorie’s detection of the distinctive gravitational wave “chirp” of two colliding black holes — the first direct observation of black holes’ existence. Steven Gubser is professor of physics at Princeton University. His new book follows the acclaimed and popular Little Book of String Theory. Frans Pretorius is professor of physics at Princeton. Both are Princeton residents. ———

Women Writers Topic At Lawrence Library

The Lawrence Headquarters Branch of the Mercer County Library System is hosting the Central New Jersey Region of the Jane Austen Society of North America for a talk by Princeton professors Deborah Nord and Maria DiBattista on Sunday, October 15 at 2 p.m. The speakers will be discussing their book, At Home in the

World: Women Writers and Public Life, from Austen to the Present. They look at the last 200 years of women authors and show that their work is less about domestic concerns and more about the issues of public life and society. Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing through the Friends of the Lawrence Library. The lecture will be held at the Lawrence Headquarters Branch of the Mercer County Library System, located at 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville. Refreshments will be served, registration suggested. For more information about the library’s programs call (609) 9896920, email lawprogs@mcl. org or visit www.mcl.org. ———

Israel-Wilentz Conversation At Labyrinth October 16

Jonathan Israel and Sean Wilentz will be talking about Israel’s new book, The Expanding Blaze : How the American Revolution Ignited the World (Princeton Univ. Press) at Labyrinth Books on Monday, October 16 at 6 p.m. The book shows how the radical ideas of American founders set the pattern for democratic revolutions, movements, and constitutions in France, Britain, Ireland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Greece, Canada, Haiti, Brazil, and Spanish America. According to Gary B. Nash, author of The Unknown American Revolution: The Unruly Birth of Democracy and the Struggle to Create America: “Six decades after R. R. Palmer’s epic Age of the Democratic Revolution, Jonathan Israel has revived and powerfully extended the argument about the worldshaking reach of the radical ideas of the American Revolution: universal and equal rights, democratic republicanism, secular rather than religious rule, and justice for all. In a shrewd, captivating analysis of the Atlantic-wide contest between the moderate and radical elements of the Enlightenment from the American Revolution to the revolutions of 1848, Israel shows that while the lamp of radical Enlightenment ideas could be deplored, dampened, and suppressed, it was impossible for generations

“Jewish Salonica” Subject Of Rutgers Event Oct. 15

Professor of Sephardic Studies at the University of Washington Devin E. Naar will return to his native New Brunswick to discuss his new book, Jewish Salonica: Between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece, winner of the 2016 National Jewish Book Award for Archival Research. The talk will take place on Sunday, October 15, at 7:30 p.m. at Rutgers’ Douglass Student Center, 100 George Street, New Brunswick. Free parking is available behind the student center. Advance registration is requested by emailing rsvpBildner@sas. rutgers.edu, calling (848) 932-2033, or on the Bildner Center’s website. For more information, visit the website BildnerCenter.Rutgers. edu. Sponsored by the Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life, the talk is the annual Toby and Herbert Stolzer Endowed Program and is cosponsored by the Rutgers Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs (GAIA Centers). Naar is the director of the Sephardic Studies Program at the University of Washington. He has spearheaded a project to collect, preserve, and disseminate the Sephardic and Ladino historical, literary, and cultural heritage in the first major online Sephardic Studies Digital Library and Archive. ———

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Daniel Mendelsohn will be discussing his book, An Odyssey — A Father, a Son, and an Epic (Knopf) at Labyrinth Books on Tuesday, October 17 at 6 p.m. The program is co-sponsored by the program in humanistic studies at Princeton University’s Humanities Council. Dwight Garner’s review in The New York Times calls Mendelsohn’s Odyssey a “rich, vivid, a blood-warm book … a deeply moving tale of a father and son’s transformative journey in reading — and reliving — the Odyssey. Mendelsohn wears his learning lightly yet superbly. Daniel Mendelsohn is an American memoirist, essayist, critic, columnist, and translator, and is professor of humanities at Bard College. His most recent book prior to An Odyssey is Waiting for the Barbarians: Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture.


quent to a motor vehicle stop for speeding and expired vehicle registration. On September 29, at 1:06 a.m., a 22-year-old male from Milltown was charged with DWI subsequent to a motor vehicle stop for failing to maintain a lane. On September 29, at 7:28 p.m., a victim reported that someone stole $34,721.40 from their home equity loan account between September 15 and 29.

Community Park Student ❑ Phone number Reports Suspicious Incident

On October 3, at 8:48 a.m., police were dispatched to Community Park School on a report of a suspicious incident. The principal said that a fourth grade female student reported that she was walking to school with an adult when they were approached by a female motorist. The juvenile told police that the unknown female said “get in my car, I have something to show you.” The vehicle is described as a blue SUV or minivan bearing an unknown New Jersey registration with a red capital “R” Rutgers logo on the back of the vehicle. The female suspect is described as a white female in her 30s with long blonde hair and blue eyes. There have been no other reported incidents or sightings of the unknown woman or the vehicle. If anyone has had a similar experience they are asked to contact the Princeton Police Department. ——— On October 5, at 10:02 p.m., a 24-year-old female from Somerset was charged with DWI subsequent to a motor vehicle stop for a cell phone violation. On October 4, at 8: 09 a.m., a resident on the 600 block of Cherry Hill Road reported that someone attempted to gain entry into his home sometime between September 28 and October 1. No one was home at the time and nothing in the home was disturbed. There were two damaged window screens but no actual point of entry was discovered. On October 3, at 7:54 p.m., a victim reported being contacted via cell phone by a man stating that the victim was awarded a $15,000 grant. The caller told the victim to pay a processing fee of $1,500 to receive the grant. The victim purchased $1,500 wor th of Apple iTunes gift cards and forwarded the serial numbers to the caller. The victim was then unable to claim the grant or contact the caller. On October 2, at 11:23 a.m., a victim reported that someone opened a line of credit with Citibank with the victim’s name and generated $10,496 in fraudulent unpaid charges from 2013 through July 2017.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Is Focus of Dining, Shopping

“Hope is in the Bag” is the theme of a two-week shop at Capital Health Medical Center in Hopewell. From October 13-28, a shopping and dining campaign will raise awareness about breast cancer, which affects one out of eight women, and educate women on the importance of early detection. Funds raised through the events will enhance services at Capital Health’s Center for Comprehensive Breast Care. The initiative is a collaboration of Capital Health, the Hopewell Business Association, and the Pennington Business Professional

and William Streets. Check-in is at 8:30 to 9 a.m. Issues relevant to seniors and their adult children will be explored in this intergenerational forum led by panelists with expertise in fields related to seniors. Parents are urged to invite their adult children to join in the dialogue. Five discussion groups are planned: “What Adult Children and Aging Parents Want to Know: A Conversation”; “Choosing Where and How to Live”; “The Future of Aging”; “Staying in Charge: An Intergenerational Look at End-of-Life Decisions”; and “Laugh and the World Laughs with You.” Among the panelists will be Susan Hoskins, Executive Director of Princeton Senior Re-

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“Thriving as We Age” is the theme of the upcoming forum sponsored by Community Without Walls (CWW), a nonprofit membership organization for seniors seeking support, education, information, and advocacy. The forum celebrates the 25th anniversary of CWW and will be

bers deal with anxiety; Mimi Schwartz, professor emerita of Stockton University and author of numerous books, including the upcoming When History is Personal; David R. Barile, MD, founder and executive director of New Jersey Goals of Care, and David LaMotte, Princeton HomeCare Hospice volunteer and End-of-Life Counselor. Attendees will sign up for two

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receipt for the purchase of a slave. It reads “To be sold… two Negro women, a negro man, and three negro children.” McCarter Theatre is staging The Princeton & Slavery Plays, with a post-show community conversation led by facilitators from the organization Not in Our Town, which is committed to racial justice. The seven short plays were created from documents uncovered as part of the research project. Short films by University students will be presented at the library, and the documentary Facing Slavery: Princeton Family Stories by University alumnus Melvin McCray will be shown at the Garden Theatre as part of the four-day symposium. The November 16-19 series of panels, discussions, and student presentations is the heart of the project, scheduled for different locations on and off the campus. Events are free and open to the public; some require tickets which are already running low. “It will be challenging for everyone to get tickets,” says Sandweiss. “There is so much interest. I know that McCarter has added a third performance of the plays to

accommodate the demand.” The research website that goes live November 6, which will include primary documents and many other items of interest, will continue to be built upon. Sandweiss wants to keep some of it under wraps until the official unveiling. “We’ll wait to talk about the content,” she says. “There is just so much documentation. Any research project is full of surprises. That’s why it’s fun to be a historian.” Sandweiss continues, “I just hope people will be excited to learn about where they live and where they are from, and understand we have not recovered all the stories there are to recover. But we have an awful lot. Whatever conversation ensues, it’s going to be such an informed conversation. And that really excites me.” For a complete list of events, v is it slaver ys y mp os iu m. princeton.edu. —Anne Levin

Womanspace Receives Grant To Fight Domestic Violence

Womanspace, the local shelter, is among the organizations receiving funding this month from The Mary Kay Foundation. A total of $3 million in grants is going to 150 domestic violence shelters across the United

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the training they need to fill quality jobs available now and in the future.” Felten outlined some of the challenges he sees. “Artificial intelligence and automation have tremendous potential to increase prosperity, save lives, and address social problems,” he said. “At the same time they will change the workplace and demand new skills and practices from workers. Rework America aims to map out a better future for workers, so that automation can benefit everyone.” A charitable organization headquartered in New York City with a history of making recommendations and influencing policy at the highest levels of government, the Markle Foundation proposes to “advance a new labor market system that will allow job seekers to identify and prepare for in-demand jobs, employers to find and train workers with the skills their businesses need, and educators to identify and teach the skills our economy demands,” according to its mission statement for RATF. Krueger served as chairman of President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers and a member of the Cabinet from 2011 to 2013. Before that he was assistant secretary for economic policy and chief economist of the U.S. Department of the Treasury from 2009 to 2010 and chief economist at the U.S. Department of Labor from 2004 to 2005. He is the founding director of the Princeton University

Survey Research Center and the author of a number of widely published books and articles. Felten, the founding director of the University’s Center for Information Technology Policy, ser ved as deputy U.S. chief technology officer in the Obama administration from 2015 to 2017 and as the first chief technologist for the Federal Trade Commission from 2011 to 2012. He has researched and published extensively on web security, copyright and copy protection, and electronic voting, and his weblog at freedom-to-tinker.com is widely read for its commentary on technology, law, and policy, according to the University computer science department. Supported by the Carnegie Corporation, Microsoft Philanthropies, the Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation, and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund in addition to Markle, the RATF will make recommendations to fix a U.S. labor market suffering from millions of unfilled jobs, because employers cannot find skilled workers, and at the same time millions of capable workers who are unemployed or underemployed. —Donald Gilpin

The evening features cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, dinner and dessert catered by Jules Boutique Catering; wine-pairings; party boards; a live auction with special guest auctioneer, Sebastian Clarke of Rago Auctions and Antiques Roadshow; a live dance performance curated by Dawn Berman of The Pennington Studio; and more. “The gala’s theme, ‘Edge of Dawn,’ was inspired by the daily if not hourly contradictions we face and the decisions we need to make that are not as black-and-white as we hope. This led us to the Garden of Eden and the decisions that were made and the consequences of those decisions,” said Dina Riad of Dina Riad Interiors, who will transform the space at Frick Chemistry Laboratory into a modern Garden of Eden. Major sponsors include Judith McCartin Scheide, Bloomberg, Timothy M. Andrews, Otsuka, Isabella de la Houssaye and David Crane, Andrea and Chris MeCray, PNC Bank, and MacLean Agency. Tickets for t he full evening are $250 per person. Dessert and dance party tickets are $125 per person. For more information and to reserve tickets, Arts Council Announces visit artscouncilofprinceton. Dining by Design Fundraiser org or call (609) 924-8777, The Arts Council of Princ- extension 109. ——— eton holds its annual fall fundraiser, Dining by Design, on Saturday, October Appelget Is Honorary Chair 28 at the Frick Chemistry Of Womanspace Event Kristin Appelget, Director Laboratory on the campus of Princeton University. Funds of Community and Regional raised support high quality Affairs at Princeton Univerarts programs that enrich sity, will be the 16th Annual the lives of underser ved Communities of Light Honorary Chair. Womanspace youth and seniors.

will kick off its Communities of Light™ Peace Begins At Home campaign on Tuesday, October 24 at 5:30 p.m. at the D &R Greenway Land Trust. “I am grateful to have the opportunity to support Womanspace as the honorary chair of the 2017 Communities of Light, an annual event has become a wonderful tradition throughout the region,” Appleget said. “Communities of Light is a time when residents and businesses come together to shine a bright light to reflect that we are a community who cares about the safety and well-being of our neighbors. The work that Womanspace does throughout the year to help victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking is nothing short of heroic and is deserving of our support.” The Communities of Light campaign is in recognition of O c tob er as Nat iona l Domestic Violence Awaren e s s m o nt h. B e g i n n i n g with the launch event, the campaign encourages businesses, neighborhoods, and community organizations to purchase luminary kits, and spread the word about Womanspace’s services and the message that “Peace Begins at Home.” This event is a symbol of hope for those impacted by domestic violence and sexual assault in the community, helping to raise awareness and let victims know that they are not alone. The October 24 reception is free. Food and beverages have been donated by the Ter ra Momo Restaurant Group. All are welcome,

but space is limited. Register by calling (609) 394-0136. D&R Greenway is at 1 Preservation Place.

Amy Klein Klein Is PRCC’s Community Leader of the Year

The Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce will honor Amy Klein, executive director of VolunteerConnect, as its recipient of the ninth annual Community Leader of the Year Award. Klein will be recognized at the PRCC Annual Business Leadership Awards Gala on Wednesday, November 29, at the Tournament Players Club at TCP Jasna Polana in Princeton. For the ninth consecutive year, PRCC is recognizing an individual or organization that has demonstrated ef fe c t ive, long - s t a n d i ng community support. “I am deeply honored to receive this distinguished award, and especially proud to be accepting it on behalf of VolunteerConnect,” said Klein. “This award puts skilled

volunteerism at the forefront, which is what our mission at VolunteerConnect is all about.” VolunteerConnect helps organizations enhance their capacity by providing them with the professional talent they need to get critical, strategic-level projects completed. They educate future board members so that they can better govern an organization and connect nonprofits to skilled volunteers for short-term impact projects. Through its board training and skills-based volunteering programs, VolunteerConnect is able to provide organizations with the professional support they desperately need but often can’t afford. Klein, a graduate of UCLA, has extensive nonprofit development and fundraising experience. As the executive director of VolunteerConnect, she successfully launched skills-based volunteerism in New Jersey, including both nonprofit board training for individuals and corporations and short-term pro bono impact projects. In addition, Klein is on the advisory board of RSVP of Mercer County and sits on committees with the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce and Princeton Community Works. Founded in 1988, VolunteerConnect is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to expand the reach, impact, and capacity of community organizations through effective volunteerism. The organization promotes skilled volunteerism and service in Central New Jersey.

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the Delaware” at Mercer County Community College, Room SC 104. Speakers include Fred Steine of the Delaware Riverkeeper Network and Keith Onsdorff, EnviWednesday, October 11 ronmental Attorney. Free. 10 a.m.: Princeton Health- RSVP by emailing Kipatthe care presents “Parkinson’s SierraClub@gmail.com. Disease: Move Big” at South 7 p.m.: Princeton Public Brunswick Library in Mon- Library’s artist-in-residence mouth Junction. The LSVT Andre Veloux (whose works Big Program has demon- are on display on the second strated success in improving floor) discusses his work and motor function in people with its relationship to feminism. Parkinson’s, including faster Veloux is a Princeton-based walking, improved balance, artist who uses Lego pieces and handwriting. Free. to create three-dimensional 4:30 p.m.: The Woodrow portraits of iconic women. Wilson School welcomes Co-sponsored by the Arts Gina McCarthy for a lecture Council of Princeton, the entitled, “The Future of EPA event will take place at Princand Our Planet” at Robert- eton Public Library. son Hall, Arthur Lewis AuThursday, October 12 ditorium. 9 a.m.: Open Classroom 6 p.m.: Daniel Heller Roa- Tour at Princeton Academy zen in conversation with Mi- of the Sacred Heart, 1128 chael Wood on “No One’s Great Road in Princeton. RegWays: An Essay on Infinite ister in advance at princeton Naming” at Labyrinth Books academy.org. of Princeton. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Shop 6 :30 p.m.: Sierra local 7/27/17 produce5:11:51 and PM baked natalie The Kalibat3-revised.pdf Club NJ presents “Drinking go o ds at t he P r i nce ton Water – Problems Impacting Farmers Market at Hinds

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Plaza (repeats weekly). 12:30 p.m.: Free, Afternoon Concert at Princeton University Chapel featuring Mark Steinbach of Brown University in Providence, RI. 8 p.m.: American Repertory Ballet presents a triplebill at State Theatre in New Brunswick featuring Kirk Peterson’s The Eyes that Gently Touch (live accompaniment by pianist Robert Grohman) & Carmen (live accompaniment by Rutgers Symphony Orchestra led by Kynan Johns) plus Mary Barton’s Straight Up with a Twist. Friday, October 13 4 to 5 p.m.: Students in kindergarten through third grade are invited to engage in dramatic activity and acting lessons at Princeton Public Library’s Story Room. The session will be led by Princeton High School drama students. 8 p.m.: Jazz concert featuring the Alex Otey Jazz Trio at 1867 Sanctuary, 101 Scotch Road in Ew ing. G eneral

“The Lewis School was very supportive of me both as a student and as an athlete. My teachers believed in me all the way. It was a great experience. The Lewis School provided such a special and personalized way of learning that helped me to understand my learning differences and build confidence. The skills I developed at Lewis allowed me to maintain a B average at the University of Southern California, something that I would never have dreamed prior to attending Lewis.”

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Class of 2016 University of Southern California The Lewis School of Princeton, 2007 - 2012

admission is $20 ($5 for students). For more information, call (609) 392-6409. 8 p.m.: Opening night of Tony and Grammy AwardWinning Jersey Boys at State Theatre in New Brunswick (runs through Sunday, October 15). 9 p.m.: Princeton University Chapel presents a silent film screening of The Hunchback of Notre Dame starring Lon Chaney with music by Michael Britt. General admission is $10 (free for students). Saturday, October 14 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: West Windsor Community Farmers Market at the Princeton Junction Train Station Parking Lot. Over 16 farms and 11 artisan food and natural product vendors are represented (repeats weekly). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Apple Days Fall Festival at Terhune Orchards every Saturday and Sunday through October 29. Enjoy a full day of fun on the farm and celebrate the apple harvest with 34 varieties of apples to pick from. Treat

yourself to freshly made apple cider, apple donuts, pies, muffins, and more (repeats weekly). Noon to 2 p.m.: Free, Fall Music on Palmer Square in downtown Princeton. Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets. Noon to 8 p.m.: Howell Living History Farm’s Corn Maze is New Jersey’s longest running corn maze and features two miles of paths (also on Sundays from noon to 4 p.m.). 3 to 5 p.m.: Join the Arts Council of Princeton at the Princeton Shopping Center for “Finding the Great Pumpkin,” an afternoon of family-friendly fall fun with autumn-themed crafts and activities and live music by Alex and the Kaleidoscope band. Free. 5 p.m.: Opening celebration of “Clarence H. White and His World” at Princeton University Art Museum, including a lecture by Anne McCauley on the early 20th century’s most gifted photographers and influential

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teachers. 6 to 9:30 p.m.: Trenton Circus Squad presents Step Right Up!, a benefit supporting diverse youth as they learn to serve their community through teaching and performing circus arts. Include cocktails, dinner, and performances by the Trenton Circus Squad and Cirque du Soleil soloist, Greg Kennedy. Attire is circus themed! The event will be held at Roebling Wire Works, 675 South Clinton Avenue, Trenton. For tickets, visit trenton circussquad.org. Sunday, October 15 8 to 9:30 a.m.: Friends of Princeton Open Space holds a photography workshop at Billy Johnson Mountain Lakes Nature Preserve, 57 Mountain Avenue, Princeton. Participants are encouraged to bring a camera or smartphone to take pictures during the session. Admission is $20. Learn more at FOPOS. org. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Trenton Farmers Market at 960 Spruce Street in Lawrence Township (also, Wednesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.). 3 to 4:30 p.m.: OnStage Seniors: A Community Project of McCar ter Theatre performs “A-Ha Moments” at Princeton Public Library. A 30-minute discussion will follow the performance. Monday, October 16 Recycling 1 p.m.: Meeting of The Women’s College Club of Princeton at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Terhune Road in Princeton. Helen Goddard, who holds a Geology degree from Cambridge University, will talk about understanding the world around us. She will focus on a few of the many world-wide geographical features that geologists find interesting or baffling. The meeting is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. For further information visit www. wccpnj.org. 5 to 6 p.m.: Ingrid Reed will facilitate discussions of the challenges facing the next New Jersey governor and legislature in the Newsroom at Princeton Public Library. Issues discussed will be drawn from papers, agendas and statements developed by New Jersey organizations (repeats weekly through October 23). 6 p.m.: Jonathan Israel and Sean Wilentz discuss The Expanding Blaze: How the American Revolution Ignited the World at Labyrinth Books in Princeton. 8 p.m.: Washington Crossing Audubon Society presents “The Grace and Beauty of Native Plants,” a talk by James C. Amon at Stainton Hall at The Pennington School, 112 W. Delaware Avenue in Pennington. Tuesday, October 17 1 p.m.: Social Media Smorgasboard at Princeton Public Library. Wondering which social media program is right for you? This class will introduce you to many different social media programs and explain how each works and why you would want to use them. Free. 6 p.m.: An Odyssey: A Father, A Son, and an Epic with David Mendelsohn at Labyrinth Books of Princeton. 7: 3 0 p.m . : S c r e e n i n g of The Age of Innocence (1993) at Princeton Garden Theatre.


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Art

The Enduring Allure of Seashells Conchology and Art

“AFGHAN GIRL, 2001”: This photograph by Princeton Day School photography teacher Thatcher Cook is featured in the school’s Visual and Design Arts Faculty Exhibition, on view from October 16 through November 9. An opening reception with the artists will be held on on Friday, October 20 from 5 to 7 p.m.

PDS Visual and Design Arts Faculty Exhibit

The Anne Reid ’72 Art Gallery at Princeton Day School presents the Visual and Design Arts Faculty Exhibition, on view from October 16 through November 9. There will be an opening reception with the artists on Friday, October 20 from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public. Continuing the tradition of arts at Princeton Day School, members of the visual and design arts faculty will present work they have recently completed in the gallery. This exhibition will include work by U.S. architecture teacher David Burkett, Upper School video and fine arts teacher Jerry Hirniak, Upper School furniture design teacher Chris Maher, Lower School art teacher Jennifer Gallagher, Visual A r ts Depar t ment chair and Middle School art teacher Susan Reichlin, and Middle School art teacher Karen Stolper. The exhibit will also include work by two new faculty members: Upper School photography teacher Thatcher Cook and ceramics teacher Eric Rempe. Cook is an accomplished p h o to g r a p h e r w h o h a s worked with the Josef and Annie Albers Foundation in Senegal, with the CHAI organization in Darjeeling, with Refugees International in Bangladesh, and with Mercy Corps in more than 30 countries. In 2007, Cook received a Fulbright Scholarship to study the Islamic youth culture in the Ferghana Valley of Kyrgyzstan. He has served as an advocate for refugees and stateless people, which has resulted in policy changes in governmental and NGO organizations. Rempe comes to Princeton Day School after a distinguished career as a master ceramics instructor at Coronado High School in Coronado, Calif. After receiving a BFA in ceramics from Penn State University, and a MFA in ceramics from San Diego State University, Rempe has had an extensive career exhibiting his ceramics throughout the nation. In addition, he is widely published, with many articles about his process as an artist. The Visual and Design Arts

Faculty Exhibition is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, when the school is in session, and by appointment on weekends. For more information, call Jody Erdman, art gallery director, at (609) 924-6700 x1772 or visit www.pds.org. ———

Art and Antiques Weekend October 14-15

The Delaware River Towns C h a m b e r of C o m m e r c e presents its first Art and Antiques Weekend on October 14 and 15. Visitors will enjoy shopping the rich offering of antiques and the arts in the Chamber’s 10-town reach, which includes Lambertville, New Hope, Stockton, Centre Bridge, Frenchtown, Milford, Lumberville, Washington Crossing, Point Pleasant, and Upper Black Eddy. The Delaware River Towns Chamber office at 77 Bridge Street in Lambertville is the gateway to the event. Maps of the participating venues will be provided and flags will be displayed outside of each of those venues. Participating venues include Rago Arts and Auction Center, The People’s Store Antiques Complex, A Touch of The Past, The New Hope A nt iq u e s C e nter, S ton e House Antiques, The Golden Nugget Flea Market, Nancy Lloyd Fine Art, 26 Bridge Studio & Gallery, Preservation Fine Goods, Riverside Treasures, Bridge Street House & Galler y, Midiri Antiques, PROP & Redstoration, Kline’s Court Antiques, Sally Goodman Antiques, A Mano Galleries, Artists’ Gallery, The New Hope Gallery & Print Shop, Grouse Studios, Frenchtown, Flora Lambertville, and more. Many of the stores will feature special sales, offers, and merchandise featured expressly for the weekend event. Since hospitality is a hallmark of The River Towns, many will also feature refreshments, from cider to wine, cookies to cheese. In addition to the shopping, there will be live music performances, live art shows with artists painting and creating in the windows of the galleries and shops, per formance ar t, floral art, and more. The weekend also coincides with

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Lambertville’s Historical Society Autumn House Tour, which gives visitors the rare opportunity to visit some of the finest private homes in the area. “Our antiques and arts community is a rich and robust one. We are proud to highlight their treasures on this special weekend,” said Glenn Davis, president of The Delaware River Towns Chamber of Com merce. “Orchestrating an event in this genre aggregates some of the finest and most renowned artists and antiques dealers in the country, and unifying them for this weekend is an honor for us.”

This panel considers the complex shapes, evolutionary adaptations, and symbolic functions of seashells used in art of the ancient Americas. Cosponsored by the Council on Science and Technology. Speakers include:

Geerat Vermeij ’68

Andrew Hamilton

Distinguished Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at UC Davis

Lecturer, Art of the Ancient and Colonial Americas

Bryan Just Peter Jay Sharp, Class of 1952, Curator and Lecturer in the Art of the Ancient Americas

moderator Catherine Riihimaki Associate Director, Council on Science and Technology

Veronica White Curator of Academic Programs

A reception in the Museum will follow

always free and open to the public artmuseum.princeton.edu

Late Formative or Early Classic, Maya, Shell depicting a marine deity, ca. A.D. 200. Spondylus shell with cinnabar. Museum purchase with funds given by Carl D. Reimers

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Meredith Remz Exhibit at Blawenburg Cafe

Meredith Remz debuts her work at Blawenburg Cafe in Skillman this fall with a solo exhibition of expressive collage paintings. The exhibit will be on display through January 5, 2018. It is is free and open to the public, child-friendly, and all art is for sale. Remz’s paintings are best known for their movement, radiant colors, and staggering birch trees. Several of her new works depict her sculpture roots in the way that she constructs deep layers consisting of latex pai nt, pat ter ne d pap er, papier maché, and glue. “There is no wrong answer here,” said Remz. Additionally, Remz often trades her paint brushes for unconventional art-making tools such as kitchen spatulas, spoons, and wood sticks. Remz says she draws inspiration from contemporary and industrial design, as well as Mother Nature. She was employed as a carpenter for a local construction company for many years where she was cross-trained in carpen“BELLE”: The collage paintings of Meredith Remz are on exhibit at Blawenburg Cafe in Skillman try, sheet rock, and tile. through January 5, 2018. Remz says she draws inspiration from contemporary and industrial She is a BFA graduate design, as well as Mother Nature. from Mason Gross at Rutgers University. Her paintings and sculpt ures are featured in five installations within St. Peter’s Medical Center in New Brunswick and Carrier Clinic in Belle Fine Art Photography Mead. Her work can also be seen at Princeton Pi & Yogurt on Nassau Street, Collaboration Core in Lawrenceville, and the Boro Bean in Hopewell. ———

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The Hopewell Valley Arts C ou n ci l ’s T h ird A n nu a l Amazing Pumpkin Carve will feature the creativity of 50 of the region’s best artists carving 50 gigantic pumpkins. This family-friendly autumn spectacular will be held in its new location, Woolsey Park, from Wednesday, October 11 through Sunday, October 15. Visitors of all ages can

AMAZING PUMPKIN CARVE: Artist Patrick Pasquito’s creation at last year’s Hopewell Valley Arts Council Amazing Pumpkin Carve. This year’s event, featuring the creativity of 50 of the region’s best artists carving 50 gigantic pumpkins, is October 11-15 at Woolsey Park in Titusville. view the sculptures and enjoy food truck fare. Activities and special events will include evening storytelling around fire pits with s’mores kits and cider, a “guess-theweight” giant pumpkin contest, paint-a-pumpkin craft tent, Hopewell Township history kiosk, fun photo ops, and more. The fall-themed images of amateur and professional artists will be on display in the Hopewell Valley Arts Council’s first annual photography show at the Amazing Pumpkin Carve. “The Amazing Pumpkin Carve is a wonderful opportunity for the Hopewell Valley Arts Council to showcase the creativity and talent of our local artists, to celebrate with our families and our community, and enjoy a beautiful time of year in this special place,” said Carol Lipson, president, Hopewell Valley Arts Council Board of Trustees. Special events begin Friday night with a sneak peek for Hopewell Valley Arts Council members and sponsors, and then the Carve opens to the public at 7 p.m. with three performances of The Pennington Studio’s rendition of Michael Jackson’s Thriller. Saturday will kick off with a dedication ceremony for the renaming of Woolsey Park (formerly Alliger Park) and salute to Hopewell Valley’s first responders at 9 a.m. The Third Annual Fire Safety Open House will follow from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring fire trucks, safety demonstrations, K-9 dogs, a helicopter landing, and a walk-through fire safety house built from hay bales. On Sunday, Hopewell Valley Arts Council will auction off the artistic pumpkins, giving bidders an opportunity to own a one-of-a-kind temporary work of art. The Amazing Pumpkin Carve is open Wednesday, October 11 through Sunday, October 15 at Woolsey Park, 221 Washington CrossingPennington Road in Titusville. Entry to the pumpkin viewing tent is $10, adults; $5 ages 11-18; under 10, free. Hours and activities vary, visit the Hopewell Valley Arts Council’s website for details: www. hvartscouncil.org.

Area Exhibits Artworks, 19 Everett Alley, Trenton, shows “Rise Above: The Art of the Counterculture — Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market” through October 14. www.artworks trenton.org. Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street,

has The Neighborhood Portrait Quilt on permanent display. “The Mask of Femininity: Feminist Portraits” by Andre Veloux runs through January 1. www.artscouncil ofprinceton.org. D&R Greenway Land Tr ust, 1 Preser vation Place, has “Same Moon: Diverse Voices of Nature” through October 27. “Species on the Edge,” nature art by fifth graders, runs through October 18. www. drgreenway.org. Ellarslie, Trenton’s City Museum in Cadwalader Park, Parkside Avenue, Trenton, has “Bruce Katsiff at Ellarslie” and “The Artist/Dealer Relationship” through November 12. www.ellarslie.com. Grounds For Sculpture, 80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton, has “That’s Worth Celebrating: The Life and Works of the Johnson Family” through December 31, “Daniel Clayman: Radiant Landscape” through February 25, and other exhibits. www.groundsforsculpture. org. Historical Society of Princeton, Updike Farmstead, 354 Quaker Road, has “Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: The Architect in Princeton,” “The Einstein Salon and Innovators Gallery,” and a show on John von Neumann, as well as a permanent exhibit of historic photographs. $4 adm ission Wednes dayS u n d ay, n o o n - 4 p.m . Thursday extended hours till 7 p.m. and free admission 4-7 p.m. www.prince tonhistory.org. T he Ja m e s A . M i chener Art Museum at 138 South Pine Street in Doylestown, Pa., has “George Sotter: Light and Shadow” through December 31. w w w.michener artmuseum.org. Morpeth Contem porary, 43 West Broad Street, Hopewell, has “Eric Schultz: Mechanical Moments” through October 21. (609) 333-9393. Morven Museum and G a r d e n , 55 Stockton Street, has “Newark and the Culture of Art: 1900-1960” through January 28. morven.org. Objects of Our Lives, pop up store at 10 Hulfish Street, has works by ceramic artist Yuko Nishikawa October 21-November 10. The opening reception is October 21, 4-7 p.m. The Pr inceton University Art Museum has “Making History Visible: Of American Myths and National Heroes” through January 17 and “Clarence H. White and His World: The Art and Craft of Photography 18951925” through January 7. (609) 258-3788.


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“Out of the Past”: Celebrating 97 Years of the Garden With Robert Mitchum and Stew’s “Passing Strange”

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ovie actors are not always the most quotable beings. The value of their words depends not on substance or style so much as gossip potential, career-advancement, otherwise known as the publicity quotient. Then you have one-of-a-kind people like Robert Mitchum, who was born 100 years ago, August 6, 1917. Unless Mitchum has a ghostwriter named Hemingway slipping him gems, what he says fits perfectly with the big man dwarfing the screen at the Garden two summers ago in Out of the Past. Anyone who has seen Mitchum in that film or in other RKO noirs like Where Danger Lives will recognize him in these words — “Listen. I got three expressions: looking left, looking right, and looking straight ahead.” I hope Hemingway read that line before he died. Speaking of publicity, Mitchum once said of the stories about him in the media: “Booze, brawls, broads, all true. Make up some more if you want to.” Another line that could have been ghostwritten by Hemingway: “When I drop dead [he died in 1997] and they rush to the drawer, there’s going to be nothing in it but a note saying ‘later.’” There’s no note in the last paragraph of A Farewell to Arms, when Frederic Henry is alone with the body of Catherine, just this: “It was like saying goodbye to a statue.” I could fill a column with Mitchum wisdom but I want to get back to the Garden, where we saw him as he’s meant to be seen, not in the confines of an 11-inch Sony or a 36-inch flat screen. It’s no surprise that a force of cinema who is so good at communicating his actorly ambiance attracts a lot of interesting commentary. As Mitchum puts it, “I never take any notice of reviews — unless a critic has thought up some new way of describing me. That old one about my lizard eyes and anteater nose and the way I sleep my way through pictures is so hackneyed now.” Agee on Mitchum He’s echoing James Agee, whose April 24, 1948 review of Out of the Past in The Nation notes that Mitchum “is so very sleepily self-confident with the women that when he slopes into clinches you expect him to snore in their faces.” Five months earlier in his TIME review of the same film, Agee writes: “In love scenes his curious languor, which suggests Bing Crosby supersaturated with barbiturates, becomes a brand of sexual complacency that is not endearing.” In fact, two of Mitchum’s most memorable performances have a James Agee connection. Writing at length in The Nation about The Story of G.I. Joe (Sept. 15, 1945), the first of Mitchum’s 110 films, Agee praises the “anti-histrionic acting,” adding “It would be impossible in this connection to say enough in praise of the performance of Bob Mitchum as the Captain.” Ten years later, he gave the

performance of his career as the psychotic preacher in Charles Laughton’s Night of the Hunter. Agee’s screenplay is reprinted in the Library of America’s volume of his writing on film. David Thomson’s Biographical Dictionary of Film (1994 edition) calls Mitchum “one of the best actors in the movies.” To demonstrate “the idea of a man thinking and feeling beneath a calm exterior” Thomson quotes an exchange from Out of the Past in which a taxi driver tells Mitchum’s character “You look like you’re in trouble.” When Mitchum asks, “Why?” the cabbie says, “Because you don’t look like it.” The Garden Is Almost 100 According to NJ.com, Princeton’s Garden Theater “is, without question, the best movie theater in New Jersey,” a decision based on “tallying thousands of votes” and visits to each of the five finalists. A March 3, 2017 statement declares that t he G arden is the theater “that best ser ves it s com mu nity, with a robust and unique programming schedule that caters to casual movieg o e r s, f i l m buffs, college students, live t heater aficionados and more.” The rebirth of the Garden in 2014 under the enlightened guidance of Renew Theaters has revitalized moviegoing in Princeton. It feels special to be a member, to know that you have a stake in this unique venue. Contrary to Groucho Marx’s famous dictum, I’m proud to join this club, not only after seeing Mitchum larger than life on that Hollywood Summer Night two years ago but during recent special presentations like Ken Loach’s stunning I, Daniel Blake and Spike Lee’s film of Stew’s musical Passing Strange, with Stew himself on hand to answer questions from the audience. What’s ultimately more impressive than the Garden’s number one ranking statewide is its longevity. Think of it: films

have been shown on this site more or less continuously for almost 100 years. If you can relate to the idea that movie theaters are peopled by phantoms, then the Garden has to be among the most venerable haunted houses on the planet. Films have been lurking in the building, whatever its shape or size, from September 20, 1920, when the ghostly parade began with a live orchestra and a stage decked out in palms and ferns for a picture called Civilian Clothes starring Thomas Meighan (18791936). So it’s been, the shades of the silents, the Chaplins and Keatons, Garbos and Valentinos making way for the talkies, singers and dancers, gangsters and cowboys leading the way into the wartime 40s of spies and soldiers, film noir femme fatales and fortune hunters in a realm where the shades have shadows, until the threat of television forced the screen to stretch wider and wider b eyond t he d ig ita l m i l lennium to a venue large e n ou g h for all the arts, from first-run films, filmed t h e at r e , to the phantom reunions of the Garden’s Hollywood Summer Nights. Although Thomas Meighan was no Valentino, he soared to stardom (as the fan mags would say ) the previous year as the leader of a gang of con artists in The Miracle Man, which is now best known for Lon Chaney’s performance as the gang member called The Frog, a contortionist who poses as a cripple. Meighan also attracted notice in Cecil B. deMille’s box office sensations Male and Female, (1919), opposite Gloria Swanson, and Manslaughter (1922), notorious for flashing back to a Roman orgy while Meighan is watching some flappers innocently gamboling on pogo sticks. Louise Brooks Reborn One film of Meighan’s I would give a lot to see is James Cruze’s The City Gone Wild (1927), whose main claim to fame is the lively and luminous presence of Louise Brooks as a character called Snuggles Joy.

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Since this film, like Civilian Clothes, was distributed by Paramount, as were most of Brooks’s pictures, it’s safe to say that Louise lit up the screen at the Garden on more than one occasion. Hers is my favorite Hollywood ghost story: beautiful Kansas teenager goes to the big city, becomes a Ziegfield girl, hangs out with Chaplin, brightens every picture she appears in, stands up to the studios, is blackballed, spotted by German director G.W. Pabst who stars her in two films that make an impression in Europe, meanwhile she lands in Manhattan, a sales girl at Saks, drinking too much in Third Avenue dives, and is over 50 when Pabst’s Pandora’s Box brings her back from the dead, a revival she takes advantage of by writing brilliantly on her life in the film business. Stew’s In the House Coincidentally, Stew’s in-person presentation of Passing Strange took place on September 20, 97 years to the day the Garden opened. One of the most moving moments in the film comes from a threepart work called “The Drug Suite” on Stew’s acclaimed solo album, The Naked Dutch Painter (2002). Add to that the pleasure of listening to lines like “Sitting on the balcony watching the rail rust/slipping through my fingers like angel dust” when the composer himself is sitting only a few seats away from you in the same theater. It gets better after the show when he’s perched on a stool listening as you tell him how much his music has meant to you and your family. Holden Caulfield imagines phoning Scott Fitzgerald to thank him for The Great Gatsby. How great to be able to say thanks to Stew, face to face, for extraordinary works like “Cold Parade,” where he sings about a “collection of the lost.” At first you think you’re hearing a tale told by a stalker of women out of some film noir with a creepy score; but then the stalker becomes as vulnerable as his victim (“She sees me and assumes I’m up to no good and it’s true,/but the only ‘no good’ I’m up to is not knowing what to do”). After clarifying the nature of “the night’s cold parade” (“Don’t expect a float or a band/A broken majorette may bum a cigarette and offer you her hand”), the song builds and builds until by the end something like a passion of compassion seizes the singer, the words becoming desperately bitter and bleak (“I only walk these streets because I cannot be left alone”): “The crossword puzzles and playoff games and porno sites galore cannot contain or ease the pain, they don’t work any more.” It’s a wildly ambitious song: cabaret, folk, rock and roll, jazz, and great acting, all in one. he parade goes on in the Garden, where a few days later the streets of Newcastle are on the screen for the passing of Ken Loach’s cold parade, another collection of the lost. —Stuart Mitchner

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The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) will be hosting a series of six films as part of “From the Banned Countries : a film series”. The first film, Last Men in Aleppo, will be shown on Wednesday, October 18, starting at 4 PM, in Wolfensohn Hall, Institute for Advanced Study. A post-screening discussion will be led by Professor Kevin Martin, from Indiana University, who is currently a Member in the School of Historical Studies. There is no admission charge and Last Men in Aleppo is part of t h e PB S P OV ( Poi nt of View) series of films. At the beginning of 2017, one of the first decisions of the newly elected President of the United States was to suspend the entry of citizens from several countries. Executive Order 13769 is

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commonly known as the “Muslim Ban”. In response, the Institute for Advanced Study issued a public statement condemning these discriminatory restrictions as being contrary to our values. Concerned by the fate of the people of the affected nations, the School of Social Science and the School of Historical Studies will curate in 2017-2018 a film series titled “From the Banned Countries” in homage to the creativity and engagement of their cinema. The first film of the series is Last Men in Aleppo by Syrian writer and director Firas Fayyad, who was arrested by the intelligence services of the Assad regime because of his work on this film. Released in 2017, the film has won praise and prizes, including the Sundance Festival World Documentary Grand Jury Award. It follows the so-called white helmets, Syrian men who, at the risk of their lives, decided to stay in the besieged and bombed city to rescue people buried under collapsed buildings. During the 2016 presidential campaign, one of the candidates was asked by a journalist what he would do, if he were elected, about Aleppo: “What is Aleppo?” he responded. Firad Fayyad’s documentary will provide an answer. Coincidentally, an extension of the ban to three other countries will go into effect on October 18. ———

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The LEGO Ninjago Movie (PG for mild action and rude humor). Third feature in the animated series is about a high school student (Dave Franco) who creates a formidable team of teen ninjas to topple an evil warlord (Justin Theroux) who is his long-lost father. Voice cast includes Jackie Chan, Olivia Munn, Michael Pena, Fred Armisen, and Zach Woods, with cameos by Michael Strahan and Robin Roberts as themselves. Logan Lucky (PG-13 for profanity and crude comments). Oscar-winner Steven Soderbergh (Traffic) directs, shoots, and edits this comic crime caper about two brothers (Channing Tatum and Adam Driver) who hatch a plan for a heist at the Charlotte Motor Speedway during NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600 car race. Ensemble cast includes Daniel Craig, Hilary Swank, Seth MacFarlane, Katie Holmes, Dwight Yoakam, and Riley Keough. Lucky (Unrated). Introspective meditation on mortality describing a 90-year-old atheist’s (Harry Dean Stanton) quest for enlightenment while living off the grid in a desolate desert town. With Ron Livingston, Ed Begley, Jr., and Barry Shabaka Henley.

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Marshall (PG-13 for sexuality, profanity, violence, and mature themes). Chadwick Boseman plays Thurgood Marshall in this profile describing the events surrounding a high-profile case the future Supreme Court Justice handled early in his legal career. With Kate Hudson, Josh Gad, Jussie Smollett, and James Cromwell. Mother! (R for sexuality, nudity, profanity, and disturbing violence). Oscar nominee Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan) wrote and directed this thriller about a couple (Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem) whose domestic tranquillity is disrupted after they allow some uninvited guests (Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer) into their country home. With Brian Gleeson, Domhnall Gleeson, and Amanda Chiu. The Mountain Between Us (PG-13 for sexuality, peril, injury images, and brief profanity). Adaptation of Charles Martin’s bestseller of the same name about two strangers (Kate Winslet and Idris Elba) who struggle to survive after their charter plane crashes on a mountain in the wilderness. Ensemble cast includes Beau Bridges, Dermot Mulroney, and Linda Sorenson. My Little Pony: The Movie (PG for mild action). Big-screen version of the animated TV series about a winged unicorn (Tara Strong) accompanied by five friends on a quest to save the Kingdom of Equestria from a dark force threatening their homeland. Voice cast includes Emily Blunt, Kristin Chenoweth, Taye Diggs, Zoe Saldana, Michael Pena, Liev Schreiber, and Sia.

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Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (R for profanity, sexuality, ethnic slurs, and graphic images). Biopic about the private life of the Harvard professor-turnedcartoonist (Luke Evans) who was inspired to create Wonder Woman by his wife (Rebecca Hall) and their longtime live-in lover (Bella Heathcote). Cast includes Connie Britton, Oliver Platt, and Chris Conroy. A Question of Faith (PG for mature themes). Film about three families whose fates become linked by a tragic accident. Co-starring Kim Fields, Richard T. Jones, Jaci Velasquez, Karen Valero, C. Thomas Howell, and Renee O’Connor. ’Til Death Do Us Part (PG-13 for mature themes, sexuality, violence, domestic abuse, and profanity). Thriller about a newlywed (Annie Ilonzeh) who flees an abusive marriage, adopts a new identity, and falls in love with another man (Taye Diggs), only to have her vindictive ex-husband (Stephen Bishop) track her down. With Malik Yoba, Robinne Lee, and Suzanne Whang. Viceroy’s House (Unrated). Hugh Bonneville plays Lord Louis Mountbatten in this historical drama, set in New Delhi in 1947, recounting how the Viceroy of India oversaw the country’s transition to independence. Co-starring Gillian Anderson, Michael Gambon, and Simon Callow. Victoria and Abdul (PG-13 for profanity and mature themes). Adaptation of Shrabani Basu’s bestseller describing the friendship forged between an aging Queen Victoria (Judy Dench) and her 24-year-old Indian servant (Ali Fazal). With Eddie Izzard, Olivia Williams, and Michael Gambon. In English, Hindi, and Urdu with subtitles. —Kam Williams

“The Future of EPA and Our Planet”

Gina McCarthy Former Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency

“How to be a Conservative in the Age of Trump”

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The Michener Ar t Museum continues the Jazz Night series with a live performance from internationally-renowned saxophonist Jerry Weldon on Saturday, October 14 at 8 p.m. Tickets and information about this concert can be found at MichenerArtMuseum.org. Weldon has been a player on the jazz scene for more than 35 years. With eight CDs as a leader and many sideman sides, this native New Yorker’s performance/ recording résumé reflects his venerable tenor. Weldon joined the Lionel Hampton Orchestra in 1981, and in 1990 he joined Harry Connick Jr.’s newly formed big band. Weldon can be seen daily as part of the house band on HARRY, Connick’s new daytime variety show. The Jazz Night series continues with a performance from vocalist Rhenda Fearrington on Saturday, November 11 at 8 p.m. For more information about this and other programs offered at the Michener, visit Michener ArtMuseum.org. ———

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the time, Al Caiola and Joe Cinderella. At 16, he began playing professionally and, in 1964, became a featured jazz guitarist in north Jersey. Les Paul stopped by often to hear him play, and Topinka made special guest appearances with Les Paul at the Iridium in NYC. Today, Topinka’s international venues range from intimate jazz clubs to major corporate fundraising events. In addition to per-

books world-class jazz acts for that restaurant. The October 20 concert takes place at Tavern on the Lake, 101 North Main Street in Hightstown, N.J., in the large private nightclub-like upstairs room. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the 7:30 first set. Drinks and dinner can be purchased. Cost of the concert is $25. Check out REJS Entertainment’s website: rejsjazz.com.

Jazz guitarist Jerry Topinka will perform at Tavern on the Lake in Hightstown on Friday, October 20, at 7:30 p.m. He describes his music as “groovy jazz with funk feel and impoverished jazz on top.” Topinka has been praised around the world for his arrangements and innovative sounds. He began playing THE SAXMAN COMETH: Soul Jazz saxophonist Jerry Weldon is guitar in 1954, quickly dis- set to bring his talent to the Michener Art Museum’s Jazz Night played a passion for the in- on Saturday, October 14.


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The bounces had gone against the Princeton University men’s soccer team this fall as it started 1-52 with each of the defeats coming by one goal. Last Wednesday evening against visiting Villanova, Princeton freshman midfielder Kevin O’Toole kicked the Tigers into the win column, assisting on a goal by Benji Issroff in the first minute of the contest and later curling the ball into the top corner of the net with 18 minutes remaining in the second half for his first career tally and the finishing touch on a 2-0 win. “We have been harping on putting away our chances; we have created so many this season but they just haven’t fallen our way,” said O’Toole. “It was a big relief to get mine and Benji really gave us a great start with getting his earlier in the game. It built some confidence going forward for us.” O’Toole displayed confidence on his goal, not hesitating to pull the trigger when he saw his chance.

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“I played a ball into [Jeremy] Colvin and I saw that there was no one else ready to support so he just laid it off to me and I tried to make the best of it,” said O’Toole. “I saw there was one defender left so I just tried to take advantage and cut back on my left foot. It looked like it was a good trajectory to the corner. I got a good look at it and I was hoping the keeper didn’t get a hand on it.” Getting his first college goal will provide a very good memory for O’Toole. “It feels amazing; I have had chances before to put away in Syracuse and other games,” added O’Toole, a 5’10, 155-pound native of Montclair, N.J. “It just feels good to get that first one and I am hoping to keep going.” O’Toole ack nowledged that making the jump to college soccer has put him under pressure. “I would say definitely the physicality; especially in the first 20 minutes of college

soccer games, it can be really hectic,” said O’Toole. “Playing in the midfield position, it is important to get the ball off of your feet quick, which I hadn’t been used to in prior years playing at left back.” Things are starting to be less hectic on the field for O’Toole. “I am starting to get a feel for the game, my teammates have been great in the transition process,” said O’Toole. “It is a great group of guys.” Princeton head coach Jim Barlow was relieved to see his team get off to a great start against Villanova. “We haven’t had many of those this year; Villanova is a good team and getting the first goal is really important,” said Barlow. “It is another game where I thought in stretches, we played really well. The difference this time is defensively, we made sure that we stayed with it for 90 minutes and kept our focus. We didn’t let one or two plays get away from us.” Barlow tipped his hat to the play of freshman Richard Wolf, junior Henry Martin, sophomore Bobby Hickson, sophomore Issroff, and senior Matt Mangini along the Tiger back line. “I thought Wolf was the guy who kept it together in the back, but Henry and Bobby did a really good job

too,” said Barlow. “They were really solid back there with Benji sitting in front of them. Matt has been dealing with some injuries so we tried to rest him for a half and brought him in the second half and I thought he did a good job.” O’Toole has been doing a good job on a daily basis for the Tigers. “Kevin has been solid for us all year,” said Barlow. “It is good to see him starting to add more to the attack, getting shots and creating chances.” With Princeton hosting Columbia on October 14, Barlow is looking for his players to be more clinical in finishing their chances. “We lead the league in shots taken and we haven’t given up a goal in the first half all year so our problem has been conceding late in games and losing leads,” lamented Barlow, whose team followed that pattern last Saturday, falling 1-0 at Brown on a late goal to drop to 2-6-2 overall and 0-2 Ivy League. In O’Toole’s view, the win over Villanova shows the Tigers that they can hold a lead. “So many tough losses down the stretch can really kill morale,” said O’Toole. “We have a team mantra, one in a row, and so we will take this one in a row. It is great to get one and hopefully keep it snowballing as we go through the Ivy League.” —Bill Alden

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Mary Kate Neff has faced a steep learning curve this fall in her freshman season with the Princeton University field hockey team. “It is just learning to play the system and play the role the team needs me to play,” said Neff. “It is a higher speed, it is a lot of aggression and just being able to sustain that level to play smar t and make good decisions throughout the whole game. I find myself all over the field but I really do enjoy midfield, getting to play on both sides of the field and helping out where I can.” Neff proved to be a big help last Friday against visiting Columbia, scoring a pair of goals in a 24-second span in the second half as 14th-ranked Princeton broke open a tight 1-0 contest on the way to a 3-0 victory. “The first one it was just a really good insert on a set play,” said Neff. “We practice corners over and over again; it is nice to be finally able to execute one.” Neff’s second tally of the evening came on a deft pass from childhood friend and fellow freshman Julianna Tornetta. “Julianna spoon-fed the ball to me; we have known each other since we were real young,” said Neff, a 5’7 native of Villanova, Pa. who now has five goals this season, second-best on the Tigers behind senior star Ryan McCarthy (10). “She is such a high level player and she makes everyone around her look better. She put the ball in the right spot at the end.” Neff and her teammates knew they needed a high level of intensity to subdue a pesky Columbia squad. “Ivy League games bring out the most grit for everyone on the team,” said Neff. “It is a lot of pride and a lot of passion; everyone likes to win because we only face each other once. We have a lot of respect for each other off the field but on the field everyone looks to win.” The win over the Lions moved Princeton to 3-0 in Ivy play as the Tigers look to regain the league crown after seeing their 11-year t it le s t rea k snapped in 2016. “I am happy we stacked our schedule so hard in the beginning because I feel like now we have come into our own,” said Neff. “We are just improving every single game. As you could see tonight, we strung a lot of passes along.” Pr inceton head coach Carla Tagliente is excited with the improvement she is seeing from Neff. “MK did a great job today; she has been doing really well game by game,” said Tagliente. “She has really come a long way, step by step. Each game we will look at something with her and improve it. It is mostly tactics with her. She has really been a sponge with picking things up and making changes game by game.” Tagliente is looking for the Tigers to improve on their play around goal.

“We’ve just got to do better about making the ball dangerous in the circle,” said Tagliente. “I think we hold it a little too long and just look to set up a shot. They are just not pulling the trigger; it is like they are looking for the perfect situation to shoot the ball.” Princeton produced one of its better defensive efforts in blanking Columbia. “They did a great job, I think this team is challenging to play against,” said Tagliente. “They have some big bodies up front who play with their backs to our defenders. We had a little bit of a hard time in the first half. Once we weathered that storm, we were fine.” As the Tigers go through their Iv y campaign, Tagliente is hoping that they can storm past their league competition. “The league isn’t easy and we are young,” said Tagliente. “Part of it for these guys is figuring out really how to establish t hems elves and play and create some separation between these teams.” Being more opportunistic will help make things easier for Princeton going forward. “We have got to be able to score more goals on corners,” added Tagliente, whose team fell 5-3 to No. 1 Connecticut last Sunday to move to 6-6 and plays at Brown on October 14 and at Northeastern on October 15. “We hit a couple of posts today. The execution was good; we just didn’t get as many goals as I wanted. It will come.” Neff, for her part, sees good things ahead for the Tigers. “We have been talking about finding our identity,” said Neff. “We want to be known as a team that plays with a lot of composure and discipline but is also very aggressive and attacking, using our speed to our advantage. We are all feeling really confident.” —Bill Alden

PU Sports Roundup Tiger Women’s Golf Takes 9th at Yale Event

Maya Walton starred as the Princeton Universit y women’s golf team took ninth of 15 teams at the Yale Women’s Intercollegiate last weekend at the The Course at Yale in New Haven, Conn. Sophomore star Walton tied for second in the individual standings, carding a one-over 143 for the event which was shortened to two rounds due to rain. Stirling University of the U.K. placed first in the team standings with a cumulative score of +12 while Princeton came in at +15 in taking ninth. The Tigers will conclude the fall season at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational in Schofield Barracks, Hawaii at the Leilehua Golf Course from October 31-November 1.

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the three-round event to tie for 23rd individually. In the team standings, Pe n n S t ate a n d N or t h western tied for first at -5. Princeton came in at +18 in taking ninth. ———

Matt Payne powered the offense as the No. 11 Princeton University men’s water polo team defeated Wagner 15-11 last Thursday. Junior star Payne tallied four goals and four assists as the Tigers improved to 13-3 overall. Princeton plays at Iona and St. Francis-Brooklyn on October 11 and then heads to New England to compete in the Crimson Invitational from October 14-15. ———

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Freshman Neff Making Impact in Midfield, Starring as PU Field Hockey Tops Columbia

PU Women’s Volleyball Tops Harvard, Leads Ivies

Maggie O’Connell pro duced a dominant performance as the Princeton University women’s volleyball team defeated Harvard 3-0 last Saturday to grab sole control of first place in the Ivy League. Sophomore star O’Connell killed 17 balls on only 27 swings, adding a pair of blocks and a dig to help the Tigers prevail 25-12, 25-13, 25-21 and hand the Crimson their first loss in Ivy play this season. Princeton, now 13-3 overall and 5-0 Ivy League, plays at Cornell on October 13 and at Columbia on October 14.

Princeton Men’s Golf 9th At Windon Memorial

Evan Quinn led the way as the Princeton University men’s golf team wrapped up its fall season last Monday by taking ninth of 15 teams at the Windon Memorial at the Evanston Country Club in Evanston, Ill. Sophomore Quinn was the top finisher for the Tigers, carded a four-over 214 in

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HOLDING COURT: Princeton University women’s soccer player Courtney O’Brien, left, controls the ball in recent action. Last Saturday, sophomore forward O’Brien came through in the clutch to help the 11th-ranked Princeton University women’s soccer rally for a 2-1 victory at Brown. With Princeton trailing 1-0 at halftime, O’Brien tallied two goals in the span of a minute late in the second half as the Tigers prevailed in a nailbiter. O’Brien was later named the Ivy League Player of the Week for her performance. Princeton, now 11-1 overall and 3-0 Ivy League, is next in action when it hosts Columbia (7-4-1 overall, 3-0 Ivy) on October 14 in a first-place showdown. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

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Sparked by Marciano’s Return from Injury, PHS Girls’ Soccer Piling Up Goals, Wins Colette Marciano is making up for lost time after being sidelined for the first few weeks this fall in her senior season with the Princeton High girls’ soccer team. “I had an injury with my hamstring and I missed the first four or five games,” said Marciano. “It was killing me; I am glad I am back now and we are on a roll.” Last Friday against visiting Ewing, Marciano helped PHS get on a roll, giving PHS a 1-0 lead with a brilliant volley some 10 minutes into the contest. “I think when we started the game, we were a little shaky,” said Marciano. “I went for it. I saw the goalie come out a little bit. I chipped it over her head.” After Ewing responded with a goal to knot the contest at 1-1, Marciano and fellow senior and co-captain Devon Lis both found the back of the net to give the Little Tigers a 3-1 lead at halftime as PHS went on to a 5-2 victory for its fifth

straight win and improved to 7-3-1. The duo of Marciano and Lis has been in synch for a long time. “I put one in again and Devon put one in; we took control,” said Marciano. “We have been playing together since we were eight. We have always been pretty close. We know were we are going to be; it has come from that time together and the bond we have formed. We always read where the other one is going to run and find each other, so that is always good. We always find a way to get the job done, one of us. We are always on the same page.” In reflecting on the team’s hot streak, Marciano believes that PHS’s patience in setting up its attack has led to the good run of form. “I think we were playing a little frantic; kick and run is a style a lot of teams play in the CVC but that is not what we aspire to play,” said Marciano. “We aspire to play possession and once we

IN CONTROL: Princeton High girls’ soccer player Colette Marciano controls the ball in a game last season. Last Friday, senior midfielder and Columbia-bound Marciano tallied two goals to help PHS defeat Ewing 5-2 for its fifth straight victory as it improved to 7-3-1. The Little Tigers host Trenton High on October 12 and Hopewell Valley on October 16. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

clicked into that, we started winning.” PHS head coach Val Rodriguez likes the way her team has been playing over the last few weeks. “Things are starting to click; it is that point in the season,” said Rodriguez. “We have got everybody healthy. We are playing in the formation that we want. We are possessing the way we want to; we are building attacks from the back up.” The return of Marciano and the renewal of her partnership with Lis helped get PHS clicking. “Having Colette back is a huge, huge change in the dynamics of the team,” said Rodriguez. “It is not only her scoring but her possession game and her team play. She looks to distribute that ball and does that really well. She has great chemistr y with Devon. They get each other, they work hard. It is a good mix.” On defense, senior Abaigeal Ryan has been scoring as well as helping to fortify the back line. “Ryan is a rock; she is smart,” said Rodriguez of Ryan, who tallied a goal in the win over Ewing. “She is not really a soccer player, she calls herself a lacrosse player. She understands when to go for ward and when to hold that space for us. She puts herself in the right spots; she finishes it with composure.” In Rodriguez’s view, her team’s effort in the win over a feisty Ewing is a good sign with tournament time on the horizon. “Ewing has some tough players and talented players,” said Rodriguez, whose team hosts Trenton High on October 12 and Hopewell Valley on October 16. “That shows a lot about our character, our heart, and our talent on the field to get the job done.” Marciano, who declined an offer to play for a development academy that would have caused her to forego her senior season at PHS, is ready to play her heart out this fall for the Little Tigers. “I wanted to make sure that I was here,” said Marciano, who has committed to attend Columbia University and will play for its women’s soccer team. “It is important to me; it is my last season and my sister [Shaylah] is playing goalie. It is good.” —Bill Alden

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Senior Star Beamer Growing Into Top Scorer As PHS Boys’ Soccer Gets Off to 8-2-1 Start Drew Beamer has grown into a top scorer for the Princeton High boys’ soccer team. Having broken into the lineup as a defender in his freshman season in the fall of 2014, Beamer eventually moved into the midfield due to his athleticism and versatility. This fall, the lanky Beamer has assumed an attacking midfielder role right behind the team’s forward line and has emerged as one of the top finishers in the area. Last Wednesday against visiting WW/P-North, Beamer displayed his finishing touch, scoring two goals to help PHS prevail 4-0. “I think it is lot of that (being moved up) and I think it is a lot of better endurance. I can make more runs,” said Beamer reflecting on his hot start which has seen him tally a team-high 12 goals so far this season. “I have gotten a bit taller.” WW/P-North had PHS on the run in the early stages of the contest. “We came into this game knowing that they were a good team ; they played really well with one-two touch passes,” said Beamer. “At the end of the day, we could just put the ball in.” Beamer put in the first goal of the contest, heading in a pass from classmate Dean Patel with 13:37 left in first half. “I saw Dean’s ball coming near post so I collapsed on it and flicked it on,” said Beamer. “I think that is a general rule with our team. We get one and we will put a bunch in the back of the net. We will go from there.” With 14 seniors on the roster, PHS has developed a special unity on and off the field. “Our team chemistry is great,” said Beamer. “We are all from the same group of friends. We all joke around every day.” While he may share a lot of laughs with his teammates, Beamer is taking a serious approach in his final campaign. “This is my last year; I know what I need to do on the field,” said Beamer. PHS head coach Wayne Sutcliffe is thrilled with what Beamer has been doing this fall. “We are playing him a little higher up the field; he is attacking center mid,” said Sutcliffe. “We try to play him underneath the striker, he is getting into the attack. He is incredibly mobile so he covers a lot of ground. Beamer can get himself into good spots in the box, which not every guy can do.” The Little Tigers found themselves in a tough spot against WW/P-North before taking the lead. “North had only dropped one game prior; they are having a good season and and have a lot of quality,” said Sutcliffe. “They were knocking it and had us chasing a little but I think we adjusted well and hung in there. Then the first goal was great; that is what one goal can do for you. We settled in.” Senior midfielder Patel showed his quality in the

win, picking up two assists. “Dean has found his form in his partnership with Drew and Noam [Davidov] underneath,” said Sutcliffe. “We couldn’t be happier with his season so far. Last year he was a forward and we are finding he is better facing the goal and he doesn’t have to have his back to the goal as a striker.” Sutcliffe is ver y happy with the play of junior midfielder Sebastian Ratzan, who tallied two goals and an assist against the Northern Knights. “Sebastian’s speed brings another dimension to his game and our team; with his versatility where he can play either wide or up front as a striker,” said Sutcliffe. “He can find the goal. He is not afraid to fail when he goes to goal; that is an asset in his characteristics as a player. He is finding the back of the net.” The defensive unit proved to be an asset for the Little Tiger, keeping WW/P-North from finding the back of the net. “I am so happy, they were knocking it early, so that is credit to Ian Jacobs, Jasper Scott, and Noah Middleka-

uff in the center,” said Sutcliffe. “I have to say the other two, Tom Reid on the left and Jun Hasegawa on the right, did well too; there was a lot of quality. Pat [senior goalie Patrick Jacobs] had to face a couple of tests today but not a lot. We want to keep him out of trouble.” Although PHS stubbed its toe with a 2-1 loss to Ewing last Friday, the Little Tigers have been passing most tests, going 4-1 in their last five games to get off to an 8-2-1 start. “Since the Westfield game [a 3-0 loss on September 20], we have gotten better and better,” said Sutcliffe, whose team is slated to play at Trenton High on October 12 and at Hopewell Valley on October 16. “We have had some challenges too so I am happy about that. I like where we are, our best soccer is ahead of us. I am not satisfied but we are making adequate progress.” Beamer, for his part, believes PHS can progress into something special. “We had a slow start to the season but we have been cruising ever since,” said Beamer. “As the postseason comes around, hopefully we will be getting stronger and peak at the right time.” —Bill Alden

HEAD FIRST: Princeton High boys’ soccer player Drew Beamer (No. 23) heads the ball last week as PHS hosted WW/P-North. Senior midfielder Beamer scored two goals in the contest as PHS prevailed 4-0. The Little Tigers, who moved to 8-2-1 with a 2-1 loss at Ewing last Friday, are slated to play at Trenton High on October 12 and at Hopewell Valley on October 16. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

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The kids are proving to be alright this fall for the Princeton Day School girls’ soccer team. Featuring a number of freshmen and sophomores in its rotation, PDS has produced a 9-3 start. “I am happy with where we are; eight of 11 of our starters are underclassmen and we are star ting five freshmen,” said PDS head coach Pat Trombetta. “The girls are starting to get comfortable with the system. They are developing chemistry on the field and starting to play with a little more confidence. I knew there would be ups and downs with such a young team, but overall they are starting to come together as a team.” The Panthers appear to be on the upswing, posting a 2-0 win over Montgomery on October 2 and then topping Hill School (Pa.) 4-2 last Wednesday. “The defense played well against Montgomery,” said Trombetta. “It was a good game with Hill; we were down early in the game even though we were outplaying them. They scored on the one chance that they had. We just came back from the early deficit and went on the attack throughout the game. That was a good performance overall.” The team’s contingent of freshmen helped spark the PDS attack in the win over Hill as newcomer Kelly Beal scored a goal and an assist w it h clas s mate s S oph ia Miranda adding a goal and

Jules Romano contributing an assist. “Looking overall at the freshmen, we are getting contributions from all of them,” said Trombetta. “Kelly has been doing very well for us. Sophia Miranda is an outside back who gets forward for us and she has that left foot. She scored a goal against Hill which was a big goal that put the game away. We have Britney Chia, who is a playmaker in the middle; she is doing very well for us. Jules Romano is one of the most versatile players on the team. She can play just about every single position that I put her at and she does very well.” Setting a good example for the younger players, senior defender and co-captain Becca Kuzmicz has been playing very well this fall. “Becca is having her best year of her four years,” said Trombetta. “She has been scoring on set pieces; she has been on the finishing end of corner kicks and free kicks. She has really stepped up her game, she loves playing for the team and she knows that this is probably her last year of playing organized soccer. She is putting all of her heart into it.” PDS will need to step up this week as it is slated to play at Springside-Chestnut Hill (Pa.) on October 10 before hosting Pennington on October 12 and Portledge School (N.Y.) on October 14. “This week is a good test for the team and for the young kids to see how they

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On paper, it looked to be a mismatch when the Hun School boys’ soccer team hosted Pennington in midSeptember. Hun entered the September 19 contest winless while powerful Pennington, which started the season ranked No. 1 nationally, had just one loss. But Hun didn’t follow the script, jumping out to a 1-0 halftime lead and battling valiantly before eventually falling 2-1. In the view of Hun head coach Pat Quirk, that performance was a confidence builder for his squad despite the final result. “That was a jump start for us where we saw what kind of potential we have,” said Quirk. Building on that effort, Hun won two of its next four games, topping Gill St. Bernard’s 2-1 on September 23 and edging the George School (Pa.) 2-1 last Wednesday. “We were in a lot of close games, like the one with Pennington, and we just weren’t getting the results that we wanted, that is how soccer goes,” said Quirk. “We got a win against Gill and we beat George last week too.” Bad luck on the injur y front has kept Hun from playing its best soccer. “We haven’t had a complete team at all due to injuries,” said Quirk. “We have been banged up.” The addition of post-graduate Alex Peeters, a native of

Belgium, has given Hun some bang on the attacking end. “Alex is a nice fit, he can put the ball in the back of the net,” said Quirk of Peeters, who had a goal and an assist in the win over George. “He is not about himself, he is more about the team. He is a really great fit for the culture of our team. He is always trying to help the other guys out.” The growth of junior star Elijah Smarr into a leader has helped boost the Raiders. “Elijah has really stepped up for us; he is one of our captains,” said Quirk of Smarr, who had the gamewinning tally against Gill. “This is the first year that we picked captains as a coaching staff, and we thought he was a kid who we could have for two years that was going to build the culture of the team that we want and put guys on his shoulders. That is how he scored that goal against Gill; it was the end of the second overtime and he just took the ball and said ‘alright I am going to do this.’ He has been that way in the middle of the field.” Two veterans, junior James Muldowney and senior Dylan Smith, have helped shore up the Hun back line. “James has gotten three or four assists for us and he is playing outside back which is a position he has never played before because he is usually a midfielder,” said Quirk.

“He has done everything that we have asked him to do, playing in the outside back role. He has been a huge help for us. Dylan has come back from an injury and he has been playing in the back.” Senior Chris Pontrella, a star infielder for the Hun baseball team who was converted to goalie this fall, has made huge progress in his new spot. “We know we are going to give up shots but the kids are confident that he is going to make stops,” said Quirk of Pontrella who made 16 saves in the loss to Pennington. “He has played goal for all of a month and half now. He is a fearless kid and you can’t ask any more from him.” With Hun playing at Princeton Day School on October 12 before hosting the Hill School (Pa.) on October 14 in a Mid-Atlantic Prep League (MAPL) contest, Quirk is looking for his players to show more confidence around the net. “It is getting healthy and just continuing to work on playing consistently and finishing our opportunities,” said Quirk, whose team fell 4-0 at Blair Academy last Saturday in its MAPL opener to move to 2-7. “We create the opportunities. We just haven’t been able to finish too many of them.” —Bill Alden

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DEFENSIVE STAND: Hun School boys’ soccer player Dylan Smith, right, marks a foe in a game last season. Senior Smith has helped to shore up the Hun defensive unit this fall. The Raiders, now 2-7, play at Princeton Day School on October 12 before hosting the Hill School (Pa.) on October 14. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)


With talented frontrunner Casey Nelson graduating this past spring, the Stuart Country Day School cross country team figured to take a step back. But featuring a mix of battle-tested veterans and talented newcomers, Stuart has continued to make strides. “I am very pleased with the group,” said Stuart head coach Len Klepack, whose squad has won 22 straight dual meets with its last defeat coming against Lawrenceville in 2014. “Casey was terrific last year but she didn’t have all the support. I think we are a little deeper this year. Our team has been jelling.” Junior Allie Rounds is enjoying a terrific season,

having emerged as the team’s front runner this fall. “Allie is finally coming into her own this year; she has been more consistent in training,” said Klepack. “She has been our leader each race, she has been our top girl.” A not her ju n ior, Grace Sheppard, has been coming up big as well. “Grace is a very talented athlete; she plays lacrosse and she works hard,” said Klepack of Sheppard, who has been consistent ly just behind Rounds at the front of the Stuart pack. “She has a lot of potential. I don’t think she has reached her potential yet. We will have to see how the next two and a half weeks go before the preps.”

K lepack likes what he is seeing from senior cocaptain Sonia Mohandas in her final campaign with the program. “Sonia is one of those true leaders; she cares about the team and brings everyone together,” said Klepack, noting that the team’s other senior co-captain, Allie Burgess, is currently working her way back into shape. “She makes it a cohesive group and she is a very caring person. She has a lot of talent. Last year, she was injured and is getting back into the shape she had when she was a 10th grader. I think she will get better and better every race.” Two new faces, junior Miranda Maley, a transfer f rom W W/ P- S out h, a nd

TARTAN PRIDE: Members of the Stuart Country Day School cross country team gather together after a recent race at Rosedale Park. Pictured in the front row, from left to right, are Sharon Song, Melanie Burgess, Diana Tian, Jasmine Hansford, and Kathryn Ix. In the back row, from left, are Miranda Maley, Alexandra Rounds, Sonia Mohandas, and Grace Sheppard. The Tartans have won 22 straight dual meets with their last defeat coming against Lawrenceville in 2014.

sophomore Alex Ottomanelli, have made an impact for the Tartans. “Miranda Maley has potential, she will end up as one of our top five,” said Klepack. “She will grow in the sport. She plays lacrosse also but she will run indoor track for us. Alex is a sprinter, long jumper, and triple jumper and is not afraid to train. She has made our top five. She will work very hard, we think she has a good future.” In addition, sophomore basketball star Jasm ine Hansford has been a pleasant surprise. “Jasmine is a determined young lady; she has taken it seriously,” said Klepack. “She is our sixth girl at this point and may end up as our fifth girl.” With the state Prep B championship meet slated for October 25, Klepack believes Stuart can make a serious run for a top-three finish at the competition. “I think our fourth and fifth runners have to keep improving,” said Klepack, whose team is slated to compete in the Fall Classic at Thompson Park on October 14 and run at Villa Victoria on October 17. “Allie is having her best s e as on ; G r ace a n d S o nia have to move it up a notch for us to really finish strong.” No matter how things go in the prep meet, Klepack believes his runners will see the 2017 season as a positive experience. “They bond very well, the family support is very good, and they enjoy each other,” said Klepack. “What is great about Stuart is that there are so many options; it is the type of school where you are going to find your niche. I think running is a great release and the team feels that. With all the work that they do academically, learning life lessons that you get from a sport where you have to be dedicated helps them.” —Bill Alden

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Hun Football: Returning to action after suffering a leg injury, Pat Holly came up big as Hun defeated Blair Academy 33-26. Senior quarterback Holly, who missed one game due to a sprained ankle, connected on 14of-22 passes for 273 yards and two touchdowns for the Raiders, who improved to 5-0 and extended their winning streak to 27. Hun hosts the Hill School (Pa.) on October 14. ——— Field Hockey: M.C. Shea starred in a losing cause as Hun fell 2-0 to the Blair Academy las t S at urday. Junior goalie Shea made 18 saves as the Raiders dropped to 2-5-1. Hun plays at Academy of New Church ( Pa.) in October 11 and hosts the Hill School (Pa.) on October 14. In addition, the Raiders will be starting play in the Mercer County Tournament. ——— Girls’ Soccer: Sparked by a big game from Bryonna “Breezy” Worthy, Hun defeated the Blair Academy 4-2 last Saturday. Sophomore forward Worthy tallied three goals in the win for the Raiders, who improved to 5-5. Hun hosts East Brunswick on October 11 and the Hill School (Pa.) on October 13.

Pe n n i n g t o n d e f e a t t h e George School ( Pa.) 6 -0 last Saturday. Collins had two goals and an assist as the Red Raiders improved to 9-0. Pennington plays at Princeton Day School on October 12 before hosting Pennsbury High (Pa.) on October 14.

Stuart Field Hockey: Elle Wigder came up big as Stuart defeated the Solebury School (Pa.) 5-0 last week. Wigder tallied two goals in the October 3 contest to help the Tartans improve to 6-4-1. Stuart hosts Blair Academy on October 11 before playing at Peddie on October 12 and at South Hunterdon on October 16. In addition, the Tartans will be starting action in the Mercer County Tournament.

as PHS took fourth in the Girls‘ Varsity B race at the New Balance Shore Coaches Invitational last Saturday in Holmdel. Senior star Taylor placed 13th individually, clocking a time of 20:08.00 ove r t h e 5,0 0 0 - m e te r course. Freshman Charlotte Gilmore was next for PHS, coming in 23rd. Kingsway placed first of 27 schools in the race with a score of 77 while PHS totaled 192 in taking fourth. ——— Girls’ Tennis: Bouncing back from losing to Hightstown to suffer its first setback of the season, PHS defeated Trenton High 5-0 last Friday to improve to 10-1. In upcoming action, third-seeded PHS is slated to face sixth-seeded South Brunswick in a Central Jersey Group 4 sectional quarterfinal match on October 10 with the semis slated for October 13. The Little Tigers are also scheduled to play at Robbinsville on October 12 and at Steinert on October 16. ——— Girls’ Volleyball: Gillian Hauschild came up big as PHS defeated Montgomery 2-0 (25-21, 25-13) last Monday. Sophomore star Hauschild had nine kills and eight digs as the Little Tigers improved to 20-1. PHS plays at East Brunswick on October 11 before hosting WW/ P-North on October 13 and Moorestown on October 16.

last Thursday. The Panthers, who improved to 6-4 with the win, host Hun on October 12. In addition, PDS will start play in the state Prep B tournament where it is seeded second and slated to host seventh-seeded MorristownBeard in a quarterfinal contest on October 16. ——— B oys’ Cross Countr y : Kevin Dougherty set the pace as PDS placed ninth of 23 teams in the Boys’ Varsity G race at the New B alance Shore Coaches Invitational last Saturday in Holmdel. S ophomore Dougher ty finished 26th i nd iv idua l ly, clo ck i ng a time of 18:24.00 over the 5,000-meter course.

LILY OF THE FIELD: Princeton High field hockey player Lily Leonard heads upfield in recent action. Last Monday, senior defender and co-captain Leonard helped PHS held the fort as it tied Lawrence 0-0. The Little Tigers, now 6-5-2, play at EwF i e l d H o c k e y : E l o i s e ing on October 11 before starting play in the Mercer County (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski) LeClerc and Lydia Wilcox Tournament. led the way as Lawrenceville and Basil Rieger. As for the Falcons defeated the AYCO defeated Mercersburg Acad- Giants, Nico Cucchi con- Crushers. emy (Pa.) 6-0 last Sunday. nected with Henri Maman ——— LeClerc and Wilcox each for three touchdown passes tallied two goals for the Big in a losing cause. The PBA PHS Athletics Hall of Fame Red, who improved to 5-4. Broncos won 37-15 over Football : Stephen HenLawrenceville hosts Rumson the Teresa Café Jets. Alex Holding Induction Dinner The Princeton High Athnessy scored a touchdown Fair Haven on October 11 Winters scored three touchin a losing cause as PHS fell before playing at Peddie on downs for the Broncos and letics Hall of Fame is holding 49-6 to Steinert last Saturthe induction dinner for its October 14. Gabe Jacknow had two with 12th class of honorees. day. Junior receiver Hen——— Carl Birge chipping in one. nessy caught a 45-yard TD Those being cited include: Girls’ Soccer: Sparked by Jackson Petrone scored a athletes — Charlie Pemberpass from Jake Renda in the touchdown for the Jets. The Ashley Chun, Lawrenceville second quarter for the Little ton ’62, Tom Patrick ’81, defeated Mercersburg Acad- Majeski Falcons defeated the Jesse Applegate ’04, Erin Tigers, who dropped to 0-5. Small Coffee Steelers 45emy (Pa.) 6-0 last Sunday. PHS plays at WW/P-South Cook ’06, and Fraser Graon October 13. Chun scored two goals to 18. Max Majeski, Richard ham ’11; coach — Doug help the Big Red improve to Pierre-Paul, Gabe Majeski, Snyder; and team — 1992——— 3-2-3. Lawrenceville plays at Jeremy Sallade, Benji Tar- 1994 boys’ basketball. Boys’ Cross Country: Will Germantown Academy (Pa.) tar, and Ryan Friedman all Hare was the pacesetter as The induction ceremony on October 11, at Peddie on scored touchdowns in the PHS dominated the Boys’ will be held on November 18 win for the Falcons. Trey October 14, and at Monroe Varsity C race at the New Brackin had two touchdown at the Mercer Oaks CounHigh on October 16. Balance Shore Coaches Inreceptions for the Steelers try, 725 Village Road West, Field Hockey: Sasha Sindvitational last Saturday in with Patrick Suryanarayan West Windsor from 6 p.m. Holmdel. 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Vladimir Voevodsky V ladimir Voevodsky, a t r u ly ex t raord inar y and original mathematician who made remarkable advances in algebraic geometry, and whose most recent work concer ned rew r iting the foundations of mathematics to make them suitable for computer proof verification, died at age 51 on September 30 in Princeton, New Jersey. Voevodsky was professor in the School of Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS), a position he held since 2002. Voevodsky was able to handle highly abstract ideas to solve concrete math ematical problems. He had a deep understanding of classical homotopy theory, where the objects considered are flexible, meaning continuous deformations are neglected, and was able to transpose its methods in the very rigid world of algebraic geometry. This en-

Born in Moscow on June 4, 1966, Voevodsky was awarded the Fields Medal in 2002 at age 36, shortly after his appointment as professor in t he S chool of Mathematics. He had spent the prior three years (1998–2001) as a long-term member. In addition to the Fields Medal, Voevodsky’s many contributions in the field of mathematics have been recognized by numerous honors and awards. He received a Sloan Fellowship from 1996–98, Clay Prize Fellowships in 1999, 2000, 2001, and many National Science Foundation grants for his work. Voevodsky also was named an honorary professor of Wuhan University (2004) and received an honorary doctorate from University of Gothenburg (2016). He was a member of the European Academy of Sciences. Voevodsky is survived by his former wife, Nadia Shalaby, their two daughters, Natalia Dalia Shalaby and Diana Yasmine Voevodsky, his aunt, Irina Voevods kaya, and extended family in Russia and around the world. A gathering to honor Voevodsky’s life and legacy took place at the Institute on October 8. A funeral service will be held in Moscow on December 27, followed by a mathematical conference in honor of his work on December 28 at the Steklov Mathematical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The Institute will convene an international conference on Voevodsky’s extraordinary and original work September 29–30, 2018.

Nancy Campbell Weaver day, October 8 at Washing- tle House books. She filled Nancy Campbell Weaver, 80, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Born in Petersburg, Va., she was a resident of Princeton for over 50 years. She attended Duke University and earned a BS in pharmacy from the Medical College of Virginia. It was during this time that she met her husband, Bill Weaver, in Charlottesville, Va. They moved to Princeton in 1963, when Bill was invited to the Institute for Advanced Study. Nancy was an active member of the Princeton community. She was an EMT and volunteered for the Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad for nearly 20 years (’79-’99). As her children matured, she returned to pharmacy, working briefly in Petersburg, Va. then in the Princeton area. Nancy enjoyed religious studies and attended courses at the Princeton Theological Seminary and frequently participated at weekly Talmud study at The Jewish Center of Princeton. She loved learning, reading of any kind, genealogy, dolls, and antiques. She was the wife of the late David William Weaver, III, a mathematician. She was also predeceased by her sister Beth Daniel. She is survived by two daughters and one son-in-law: Sallie Campbell Weaver, a lawyer, of Los Angeles, Calif.; Drs. Yaffa and Mark Brown, of Mobile, Ala.; as well as her younger brother, Ar thur Gill; 3 grandchildren; and 5 nieces and nephews. Funeral services and burial were at 11 a.m. on Sun-

ton Cemetery, 104 Deans Rhode Hall Road, Deans, N.J. Memorial donations may be made to the Rabbi’s discretionary fund at The Jewish Center of Princeton. Funeral arrangements were by Orland’s Ewing Memorial Chapel, 1534 Pennington Road, Ewing.

Sonja Olson O ur s weet and gent le daughter, Sonja Carl Goodwin Olson, died early Monday, October 9, with her parents and her caregiver of many years at her bedside. Her death resulted from acute complications of a progressive and degenerative neurologic disease known as “NBIA disorder.” Born on the Feast of St. Lucia, December 13, 1995, she was a lifelong resident of Griggstown, New Jersey. She was proud to have graduated in June from the Midland School in North Branch. Over the years, Midland created the perfect environment for Sonja to flourish. She especially enjoyed being a Girl Scout, school dances, music therapy, jigsaw puzzles, and all the Laura Ingalls Wilder Lit-

our homes with her arts and crafts projects, jewelry, and mosaics. Sonja char med people with her beautiful smile and quirky sense of humor. She loved her sister and brothers, who were able to be with her before her passing. She is survived by her mother Megan Thomas and husband Tom Bodenberg; father Robert Olson and fiancée Irene Strapko; siblings Robert Olson and wife Sara Probasco Olson of Portland, Maine; sister Gwyneth Olson and husband Kendrick Smith of Princeton and Toronto; brother Nevin Olson and wife Allison O’Brien of Somerset; her nieces whom she adored, Lucy and Livy Olson; her grandparents, Lowell and Judy Thomas of Blue Hill, Maine ; and g randmot her Jacqueline Olson of Meadowbrook, Pa.; and by her beloved caregiver of many years, Gloria Orantes. Her family is thankful for the compassion and expertise of the St. Peter’s University Hospital pediatric intensive care unit nurses and doctors. A mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday, October 17, at 2 p.m. at All Saints’ Church, 16 All Saints’ Road, Princeton. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Saul Funeral Home, Hamilton Square. Contributions in Sonja’s memory may be made to The Midland Foundation, P.O. Box 5026, North Branch, NJ 08876, and to NBIA Disorders Association, 2082 Monaco Court, El Cajon, CA 92019-4235. Obituaries Continued on Next Page

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abled him to construct new cohomology theories for algebraic varieties, which he used to prove the Milnor and Bloch-Kato conjectures, relating K-theory groups of fields and Galois cohomology. “When I first saw the basic definitions in motivic cohomology I thought, ‘This is much too naïve to possibly work,’” said Pierre Deligne, professor emeritus in the School of Mathematics. “I was wrong, and Voevodsky, star ting from those ‘naïve’ ideas, has given us extremely powerful tools.” More recently, Voevodsky had worked in type-theoretic formalizations of mathematics and automated proof verification. He was working on new foundations of mathematics based on homotopy-theoretic semantics of Martin-Löf type theories. This led him to introduce a new, very interesting “univalence” axiom. “Vladimir was a beloved colleague whose contributions to mathematics have challenged and enriched the field in deep and lasting ways,” said Robber t D ijkg raaf, I A S D ire c tor and Leon Levy Professor. “He fearlessly attacked the most abstract and difficult problems with an approach that was exceptionally innovative yet decidedly practical. Most recently, he was focused on developing tools for mathematicians working in highly advanced areas, such as higher-dimensional structures, laying out a grand vision for the future of mathematics. He was a pioneer and a catalyst and will be greatly missed by the Institute community.”


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Jean Millis Gilpin and Robert Gilpin Jean Millis Gilpin, age 86, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 in Greensboro, Vt. Her husband of 62 years, Robert (Bob) Gilpin, was by her side. A teacher at heart, Jean nurtured, inspired, and advocated for others throughout her life. The stories are too numerous to tell, but include her bringing civics lessons to life by turning her elementary school classroom into the country of Gilpania, successfully fighting for the acceptance of the first Jewish member of her college sorority, and inspiring others to take chances and reach for distant goals. One of those she inspired was her husband, who still shakes his head in wonder at the woman he credits with transforming him from a kid from Enosburg Falls, Vt., with less than stellar grades, to a world-renowned scholar and Eisenhower professor of International Affairs, emeritus at Princeton University. Born in Appleton, Wisconsin, to John Schoff and Katherine Millis, Jean moved with her family in 1941 to Burlington, Vt., where her father began his tenure as president of the University of Vermont. After leaving Vermont to spend her freshman year at Lawrence College, she joined the Class of 1953 at UVM, where she pledged the sorority Kappa Alpha Theta, served on the student government association, and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Mortar Board (the senior women’s honor society). Jean earned her first master’s degree in international politics from Western Reserve University (the second was from Trenton State in education). She subsequently worked at the United Nations prior to marrying Bob in 1955. Bob and Jean moved to Princeton in 1962, where they raised their children, Linda, Beth, and Rob. Over the next 30+ years, Jean was active in many community organizations, taught elementary school, and welcomed a stream of her children’s friends and Princeton University students into their home. Jean Gilpin’s interests and accomplishments were many, and included foreign languages (particularly Japanese), classical music, innovative teaching methodologies, playing the piano, and cold water swimming. She could be found on Sunday afternoons, sandwiched between morning services at Trinity Episcopal church and an afternoon walk at Herrontown Woods or Marquand Park, deep in discus-

sion with Bob about the Sunday Times’ reporting of the week’s news. Jean was a champion debater of the State of Vermont, so Bob wisely resigned himself to losing any and all arguments about current affairs, or any other topic for that matter. Bob’s sabbaticals in London and Paris were highlights of their family life, along with summer trips to visit grandparents on Cape Cod, Lake Champlain, and Northfield, Vt. After Bob’s retirement, he and Jean moved to their home in Greensboro, Vt, and used it as a home base while traveling the world. A Girl Scout leader, Jean was the epitome of the lyrics known by Girl Scouts everywhere: “Make new friends but keep the old.” Bonds formed in childhood, during her college years, and while living in Princeton and Greensboro, were nurtured throughout her life and remained vitally important to her. But in the end, after the world travels, the parenting, the joys, and the struggles, it all comes back to Bob and Jean. Jean was Bob’s partner, editor, and co-author of eight books that have been published in dozens of countries and a multitude of languages, and several of which are considered seminal works. Perhaps the best vignette of their lives together can be found in a profile from the Vermont Quarterly: “The Gilpins have a close, if occasionally cantankerous relationship, as happens when a couple lives and works together so closely. At one point when he asks if she’s going to talk or let him talk, she laughs merrily and says, “Oh, I’m going to interrupt you, of course. The way I always have.” And they move on, telling their stories, about the long-ago debates Bob would spark among Harvard intellectuals when he introduced the concept of an intersection between politics and economics … about the progressive teaching ideas Jean put into practice … about hearing a beautiful voice singing from the balcony across the street from their apartment in Paris and looking over to see Joan Baez … about how the word around the UVM campus in the ’50s, according to Jean, was that Bob was a radical. Whether this was part of the appeal she doesn’t say ….” Jean is survived by her husband Robert G. Gilpin, Jr., children Linda Gilpin and Beth Gilpin (both of Wa-

terbury, Vt.) and Robert M. Gilpin of Newton, Mass., and her sister Alice Grover Vest. She will be missed by grandchildren Jamie Benson, Hazen and Riley Powell, Everett, Jeremy, and Toby Gilpin, and Chase and Chelsea Benson (now Laukaitis), all of whom she taught, whether to swim, to read, or the proper usage of the phrase “lie down” vs. “lay down.” Bob, Linda, Beth, and Rob wish to express their deep and heartfelt appreciation to Brenna Gonyo, whose skill, compassion, and dedication have been a blessing over the past four years. Services will be held in Vermont and Princeton; details to be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the University of Vermont or Greensboro Nursing Home in Greensboro, Vt., whose staff provided Jean with comfort and care in her final months. Assisting the family is the Perkins-Parker Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Waterbury, Vt. Condolences can be sent to Beth Gilpin, 480 Black Bear Hollow, Waterbur y, VT, or online at www.perkinsparker.com. ———

Jane Merchant Hanna Jane Merchant Hanna, 82, of Old Chatham, New York, died Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at home surrounded by her family. She spent her last years in Princeton, New Jersey to be closer to family. She was born in Minneapolis, Minn. to the late Ralph Merchant and Louise (Gorham) Merchant, where she lived until attending Smith College, graduating in 1957. Although she remained on the East Coast for the rest of her life, she always attributed her spirit (which was formidable), determination (equally formidable), and down-to-earth attitudes to her Midwestern heritage. Jane had t wo careers : teaching and landscape design. She began her teaching career at the Buckingham School in Cambridge, Mas s. a nd as a m id d le school math teacher at Albany Academy for Girls after the family moved to Albany N.Y. She retired in 1980, to fulfill her lifelong passion for gardens and gifted eye for design, starting Wendover Farm Nursery. She was also involved in Tannery Pond Concerts, an organization committed to bringing world class chamber music to the Berkshires at an affordable price. She met her husband, John Hanna, Jr. in Cambridge, Mass. Married in 1958, they lived in Cambr idge until 1969 when they moved briefly to Albany before moving to their beloved Wendover Farm in Old Chatham, N.Y. Over 47 years together on the farm, they planted beautiful and abundant gardens, filled the bar ns w ith animals, and created a welcoming gathering spot for friends, family, and animals. Jane always loved animals, and collected an impressive array over the years, including a fair number of strays that wandered into the yard and never left. Nothing gave Jane more pleasure than to share Wendover with family and friends. Neighbors and guests were always welcome to gather by the pond for a cookout next to the fire-

bowl. Over the years, Jane and John welcomed many of their friends’ children to spend portions of their summers at Wendover, and these visitors became cherished friends in their own rights. In the later years, having her grandchildren gather together and enjoy the farm provided huge joy, and all nine grandchildren consider time on the farm with Granna some of their most cherished memories. She is survived her husband of 58 years, John Hanna, Jr, three children: Lili Hanna Morss and her husband Steve of Concord, Mass.: Kate Hanna Morgan of Princeton; Josh Merchant Hanna and his wife Kim of Waukesha, Wisc.; and nine grandchildren: Alexandra, Abigail and Caroline Morss: Sarah, Jasper, Lucy and Annie Morgan: and Will and Genevieve Hanna; and a brother Louis Merchant and his wife Joyce of Wayzata, Minn. Arrangements are under the direction of the MatherHodge Funeral Home, Princeton. ———

K. Philip Dresdner K. Philip Dresdner (Phil) died Saturday October 7, 2017. Phil was born April 13, 1927 in Trenton, New Jersey where he attended public schools until attending The Lawrenceville School where he graduated in the class of 1945. Phil served in the U.S. Merchant Marines, USNR, for a year and then received a BA from Yale in 1950. He married Katherine V. Winans (Kay) in June 1950. Phil was recruited while at Yale to join the CIA and assigned to an executive position in Radio Free Europe’s Munich Station in Germany. After leaving Munich Station, Phil continued to work for the CIA in New York at Radio Free Europe and then worked in a number of brokerage firms on Wall Street before opening his own company, Dresdner and Co. in Montclair, N.J. in 1971. While living in Montclair he served as trustee, treasurer, and president of the Montclair Art Museum, as president of the Yale Club of Montclair, and began serving in 1975 as a trustee of the Lawrenceville School. Phil and Kay moved to Lawrence Township in 1980. His love for and devotion to The Lawrenceville School is reflected in his 20 years of active service on the Board and continued participation as a trustee emeritus. He served as board vice president, as executive committee chairman and treasurer of finance, managing the school’s endowment and saving the school millions of dollars in management fees. He also served as chair of the property committee and received Lawrenceville School’s Distinguished Alumnus Award. Phil had a major impact on the life of the school by actively supporting the Lawrenceville School Board’s move from an all-male school to coeducation which was finally approved in 1985. He supported gender equality in athletics with the creation in 1988 of the Dresdner Cup given annually in recognition of the highest athletic achievement of a girl’s Crescent House to correspond to the Foresman Cup awarded annually to a boy’s Circle House for highest athletic achievement at the school. Phil was also instrumental

in hiring the school’s first female headmaster in 2003. Phil had a lifelong love of music. As a child he studied the violin with Josef Chudnofsky, first chair violinist of the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra and played the violin in the Lawrenceville School orchestra and music groups at Yale. He supported the Lawrenceville School music department, donated his Heberlein violin to the school for students to play, and funded the building of Dresdner Hall, a new recital hall in the Clark Music Center. Phil also served on the Board of the Princeton University Art Museum and was president and treasurer of the Morven Museum Board. In 1990 Phil singlehandedly saved the Morven property from becoming a New Jersey State Police Barracks. Phil served on many Boards including the Montclair Savings Bank, the Montclair Mountainside Hospital, the Montclair YMCA, First Jersey National Bank and Trust, NJ Seeds, and the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. Phil was a member and chairman of District Committee No. 9 of the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), and a trustee of the Albert Penick Foundation, where he grew an initial investment of $300,000 to more than $5 million over time, making gifts annually over 40 years. Fishing was another lifelong passion. Phil began fishing as a 4-year-old child on Marshall’s Creek and on the Delaware River in Shawnee, Pennsylvania. He later learned to fly fish and spent 30 years devoting himself to the art of fly casting, travelling to fish in Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Alaska, Canada, Iceland, Maine, and the Bahamas. He travelled for many years to Patagonia fishing the Alumine, Malleo, and Corcovado Rivers and also to fish the Traful, Caleufu, Collon Cura, and the Chimehuin Rivers south of Buenos Aires. In July 1995 Phil had a spectacular record day fishing on the Restigouche River in New Brunswick, Canada where he caught and released a 48 pound salmon and then a 60 pound salmon. Catching these two salmon were an “incredible angling feat” as reported in the Bangor Daily News on July 15, 1995. Phil is survived by his four children, Katherine V. Dresdner of Hopewell, N.J.; Karl P. Dresdner of Newtown, Pa.; Robert P. Dresdner of Vienna, Va.; and William W. Dresdner of Monticello, Va.; and also survived by his four grandchildren, Kate, Teddy, Maura, and Brendan. He is predeceased by his wife Katherine Winans Dresdner; his parents, Karl George Dresdner and Miriam Virginia Neumann; and his sister Hedl D. Roulette. The burial will be at the L aw rencev ille Cemeter y on Route 206 near Carter

Road, Lawrence, N.J. at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 14 to which Phil’s friends are welcome, followed by a Memorial Service at 11 a.m. at The Edith Memorial Chapel at The Lawrenceville School. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to SAVE-A Friend to Homeless Animals, 1010 Route 601, Skillman, NJ 08558. Arrangements are through the Mather Hodge Funeral Home, Princeton, N.J. ———

Felice Pirone

Felice V. “Felix” Pirone, 87, of Princeton died Monday, October 2, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Pettoranello Di Molise, Italy, he was a lifelong Princeton resident. He was the owner-operator of F. Pirone and Son Paving Inc., member of St. Paul’s Church, the Italian-American Sportsman Club, and Romaeterna. Felix was an avid New York Mets fan, bowler, and card player. He loved his farm and most of all enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. Son of the late Umberto and Filomena C. (Nini) Pirone, husband of the late Elizabeth Marie Pirone, he is survived by two daughters Felisa Scannella, Pamela Pirone–Verdi; a son Umberto Pirone; a brother Anthony J. Pirone; a sister and brother-in-law Christine and Teodoro Tamasi; grandchildren Laurence Michael, Larisa and Steven Scannella, Francis Verdi, F. Nicholas, Julia, Salvatore, Joseph, Thomas Pirone; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held 10 a.m. on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from the MatherHodge Funeral Home 40 Vandeventer Avenue, Princeton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at St. Paul’s Church 216 Nassau Street, Princeton. Burial will follow in the Princeton Cemetery. Friends were asked to call on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Mather-Hodge Funeral Home 40 Vandeventer Avenue, Princeton. Memorial contributions may be made to: American Lung Association.

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PRINCETON RENTAL: Sunny, 2-3 BR, Western Section. Big windows overlooking elegant private garden. Sliding doors to private terrace. Fireplace, library w/built-in bookcases, cathedral ceiling w/clerestory windows. Oak floors, recessed lighting, central AC. Modern kitchen & 2 baths. Walk to Nassau St. & train. Off-street parking. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright disciple. (609) 924-5245. tf

HOUSECLEANING/ HOUSEKEEPING: Professional cleaning service. Experienced, references, honest & responsible. Reasonable price. Call Ursula (609) 635-7054 for free estimate. 09-13-6t HOUSE CLEANING: By an experienced Polish lady. Call Barbara (609) 273-4226. Weekly or biweekly. Honest & reliable. References available. 09-27-4t COMPANION AVAILABLE: I am offering my services as a companion and driver. Own transportation. Good references and experience. Call (609) 994-1205, email taniav1189@gmail. com 10-04-3t WANTED: I am looking to rent small caretaker cottage in West Windsor, Princeton area. Reduced rent for watching property. References provided. Call (609) 799-0153. 10-11-3t

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. 10-04-4t CLEANING LADY AVAILABLE: I am a professional, responsible, friendly & energetic person with experience. If you want your house to look like new contact me (267) 8337141. 10-11-4t HOUSECLEANING: Experienced, English speaking, great references, reliable with own transportation. Weekly & bi-weekly cleaning. Green cleaning available. Susan, (732) 8733168. 09-27-8t

FOR RENT: Lovely 3 BR, center hall Colonial. Well maintained. Hardwood floors throughout. Full attic & basement. Off-street parking. Close to town & schools. No pets. $3,300/mo. plus utilities. (609) 737-2520. 10-11-3t

CLEANING LADY: My lovely cleaning lady is looking for more jobs. Employed by me 20 yrs. Thorough, trustworthy & reliable. Call for references, (609) 306-3555.

STUDIO APARTMENT: Near Princeton. All private. WiFi cable included. Off street parking. Smoke free, pet free, long term only. References required. $725. All utilities included. (609) 924-9242. 10-11-3t

CLEANING BY POLISH LADY: For houses and small offices. Flexible, reliable, local. Excellent references. Please call Yola (609) 558-9393.

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tf HIGHEST CASH PAID FOR ANTIQUES, artwork, coins, jewelry, wristwatches, military, old trunks, clocks, toys, books, furniture, carpets, musical instruments, etc. Serving Princeton for over 35 years. Free appraisals. Time Traveler Antiques and Appraisals, (609) 924-7227. 10-11/12-27 PRINCETON LUXURY APARTMENTS: 253Nassau.com Weinberg Management, WMC@collegetown.com Text (609) 731-1630. 07-12-tf TK PAINTING: Interior, exterior. Power-washing, wallpaper removal, plaster repair, Venetian plaster, deck staining. Renovation of kitchen cabinets. Front door and window refinishing. Excellent references. Free estimates. Call (609) 947-3917 09-27/03-21

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; West Windsor (609) 897-0032, www.farringtonsmusic.com 07-19-18 JOES LANDSCAPING INC. OF PRINCETON Property Maintenance and Specialty Jobs Commercial/Residential Over 30 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 05-10-18

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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. 12-27-17

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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. 12-27-17

with parking. 1839 sq. ft. Please call (609) 921-6060 for details. 06-10-tf 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 06-28-18

WHAT’S A GREAT GIFT FOR A FORMER PRINCETONIAN? A Gift Subscription! We have prices for 1 or 2 years -call (609)924-2200x10 to get more info! tf MOVING? TOO MUCH STUFF IN YOUR BASEMENT? Sell with a TOWN TOPICS classified ad! Call (609) 924-2200 ext 10 DEADLINE: Tues before 12 noon 1 DAY MOVING SALE: 140 Hunt Drive, Princeton. Saturday October 14 from 9:30-3. Quality furnishings including Baker kidney-shaped sofas covered in Robert Allen silk, Oriental carpets, Oriental lacquered screen, pair of Chinese Palace urns, iron grape patterned bench, Bally Captain Fantastic pinball machine, Empire settee, travertine coffee table, Henredon side tables, mahogany king BR, Ethan Allen armoire, navy leather pit sofa, crystal decorative accessories, kitchen items, Brunswick Ventura pool table, office furniture, outdoor furniture, garage items. Photos can be seen on estatesales.net, MG Estate Services. 10-11

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FLEA MARKET: Saturday October 14, 8:30 am to 1:30 pm, Mother of God Orthodox Church, 904 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton, NJ (Rain date: October 21). Baked goods, kitchen utensils, household stuff, furniture, odds & ends. All are welcome! 10-11 FABULOUS FINDS GARAGE SALE: Sunday October 15th, 9 am-1 pm. 115 Montadale Drive, Princeton. 10-11 LAST CALL MOVING SALE: Saturday October 14 from 10-2. 192 Loomis Court. Garden & yard tools, lawn mower, snow shovels, furniture, rocking horse, lamps, books, etc. 10-11 RAIN OR SHINE SALE: Saturday, October 14, 8 am-2 pm. 126 Ross Stevenson Circle, Princeton, (off Mt. Lucas). SO MANY unusual items, some antique, some vintage, priced low to high. Items include jewelry, dolls, china, linens, glass, books, prints, old postcards & toys. Holiday, fabric, furniture, vintage clothing for Halloween or dress up & many freebies. 10-11 GOLD EARRING FOUND: On Nassau Street near Small World/ Hoagie Haven. (609) 947-0721. 10-11

ANTIQUE FURNITURE FOR SALE: Including Dressers, Desk, RCA Console TV, Marble Top Coffee Tables. Also, Chaise Lounge, Lovely Day Bed, Haitian Art & more. (609) 924-6042; cherryroad18@gmail.com. 10-11 PRINCETON: Charming fully furnished room. Skylight, with windows overlooking yard. W/D, Wi-Fi, light kitchen privileges, parking. Utilities included. No smoking or pets. $850./mo. Call (609) 924-4210. 09-27-3t PRINCETON NEW HOUSE: FOR RENT. 4 BR, 4 bath. Private home, 1 acre lot. Deck, garage, modern kitchen, central air, walk-out basement. Walking distance to Nassau Street. $3,800/mo. plus utilities. Call (609) 216-0092. 09-27-3t PRE-REVOLUTIONARY HOUSE FOR SALE in Princeton. 3+ acres, updated, some lovely & unique features. Will need some work. Asking $800,000. (609) 924-6042; cherryroad18@gmail.com. 10-11 LOLIO’S WINDOW WASHING & POWER WASHING: Free estimate. Next day service. Fully insured. Gutter cleaning available. References available upon request. 30 years experience. (609) 271-8860. tf

CARPENTRY: General Contracting in Princeton area since 1972. No job too small. Licensed and insured. Call Julius Sesztak (609) 466-0732. tf

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PRINCETON RENTAL: Sunny, 2-3 BR, Western Section. Big windows overlooking elegant private garden. Sliding doors to private terrace. Fireplace, library w/built-in bookcases, cathedral ceiling w/clerestory windows. Oak floors, recessed lighting, central AC. Modern kitchen & 2 baths. Walk to Nassau St. & train. Off-street parking. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright disciple. (609) 924-5245. tf

RESIDENTIAL RENTALS:

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 EXCELLENT AFTER SCHOOL SITTER

CURRENT RENTALS ********************************* Trenton – $850/mo. 2 BR, 1 bath, 2nd & 3rd floor apt. Near the Old Barracks. Available November 1, 2017. Princeton – $1,650/mo. 2nd floor office on Nassau Street with parking. Available now. Princeton – $1,650/mo. 1 BR, 1 bath apt. with eat-in kitchen, LR. Available now. Lawrence Twp – $1,800/mo. 3 BR, 1.5 bath house, LR/GR, DR, K, sunporch. Available Mid-November. Princeton Address-Franklin Twp – $1,900/mo. 3 BR, 1 bath renovated home with LR, DR, kitchen. Fenced-in backyard. Available now. Princeton – $2,300/mo. 3 BR, 1 bath, LR, DR, kitchen. Shared driveway parking. Available now.

With references, available in the Lawrenceville, Princeton and Pennington areas. Please text or call (609) 216-5000 tf HOUSECLEANING/ HOUSEKEEPING: Professional cleaning service. Experienced, references, honest & responsible. Reasonable price. Call Ursula (609) 635-7054 for free estimate. 09-13-6t

Princeton – $3,200/mo. 3 BR, 2 bath, LR/GR, DR, K, laundry room. Near schools & shopping center. Available November 15, 2017. Princeton – $3,800/mo. 4 BR, 2.5 baths, LR, DR, kitchen, garage. Walk to town. Available now.

We have customers waiting for houses! STOCKTON MEANS FULL SERVICE REAL ESTATE.

READY FOR FALL: 5 TIPS FOR YOUR HOME'S INTERIOR Winter's around the corner, and now's the time to make sure your home is ready. Here's what to do inside: • Have your furnace serviced: A licensed heating contractor will ensure your heating system is working efficiently and safely. Help distribute that heat by changing the direction of your ceiling fans so they push warm air down. • Invest in insulation: Putting insulation in your walls and ceiling is a job for a contractor, but adding some insulation behind your outlets is simple, and it’s another good way to keep heating costs low. • Check your basement windows: Even if your basement isn’t finished, a loose or cracked pane or missing gasket or caulk can let in a lot of air. Use spray foam insulation to seal around pipe entries. • Maintain your fireplace or woodstove: Have your chimney professionally cleaned to improve the draft and prevent fires, and replace worn gaskets on stove doors. • Check your pipes: If you have any water pipes in unheated spaces like a basement or crawlspace, adding pipe insulation prevents freezing and also helps keep your hot water hot by the time it reaches your tap. Next week, we'll look at five tips for your home's exterior.

We list, We sell, We manage. If you have a house to sell or rent we are ready to service you! Call us for any of your real estate needs and check out our website at: http://www.stockton-realtor.com See our display ads for our available houses for sale.

32 Chambers Street Princeton, NJ 08542 (609) 924-1416 Martha F. Stockton, Broker-Owner HOUSE CLEANING: By an experienced Polish lady. Call Barbara (609) 273-4226. Weekly or biweekly. Honest & reliable. References available. 09-27-4t COMPANION AVAILABLE: I am offering my services as a companion and driver. Own transportation. Good references and experience. Call (609) 994-1205, email taniav1189@gmail. com 10-04-3t

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WANTED: I am looking to rent small caretaker cottage in West Windsor, Princeton area. Reduced rent for watching property. References provided. Call (609) 799-0153. 10-11-3t

STOCKTON REAL ESTATE… A Princeton Tradition Experience ✦ Honesty ✦ Integrity 32 Chambers Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 (800) 763-1416 ✦ (609) 924-1416

FOR RENT: Lovely 3 BR, center hall Colonial. Well maintained. Hardwood floors throughout. Full attic & basement. Off-street parking. Close to town & schools. No pets. $3,300/mo. plus utilities. (609) 737-2520.

Employment Opportunities

10-11-3t STUDIO APARTMENT: Near Princeton. All private. WiFi cable included. Off street parking. Smoke free, pet free, long term only. References required. $725. All utilities included. (609) 924-9242. 10-11-3t 3 & 6 ROOM OFFICE SUITES: Historic Nassau Street Building. 2nd Floor, w/ Parking. (609) 213-5029. 09-27-5t CONTRERAS PAINTING: Interior, exterior, wallpaper removal, deck staining. 16 years experience. Fully insured, free estimates. Call (609) 954-4836; ronythepainter@ live.com 10-04-4t 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. 10-04-4t CLEANING LADY AVAILABLE: I am a professional, responsible, friendly & energetic person with experience. If you want your house to look like new contact me (267) 8337141.

PART-TIME & SUBSTITUTE STAFF NEEDED: University NOW Children’s Center is looking for several M-F, Part-time Support Staff members ranging between the hours of 11:30-6 pm & Substitute Support Staff. We are looking for warm, nurturing, energetic, reliable & responsible individuals to work in a team teaching situation. Under the supervision of our classroom staff, the part-time & substitute cares for children ranging from 3 months to almost 5 years. The Substitute is an “on call” position with variable hours 8:30-6:00 pm. Experience working with young children required. CDA, AA degree or more a plus. Please no phone calls. Email resumes to sbertran@princeton.edu 10-04-3t

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PRINCETON $599,999 Updated, single-family home offers desirable walk-to-town and gown lifestyle. Includes newer heating, central A/C, bathrooms, windows, appliances and more.

PRINCETON $839,000 This custom home has a kitchen with granite countertops and DR, FR w/ gas FP & HW floors throughout and French doors that open to a back yard and deck.

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PRINCETON $885,000 This bi-level home provides comfortable living space on 2 levels, many windows & views of the back yard. Features include renovated BAs, modern kitchen & plantings surround the exterior.

PRINCETON $1,195,000 Gracious, comfortable living is the key to this 5 BR, 3 BA Colonial with natural landscaping, front lawn & stream. The expanse of windows let light into every room, offering lovely views.

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PRINCETON $1,850,000 This 5 BR, 4 BA Colonial, with contemporary flair is complemented by its rustic setting on 2 acres. The design showcases the open floor plan and enhances both function & form.

SKILLMAN $925,000 A new 3,800 sq. ft., cstm-built home w/ 4 BRs, 3 ½ BAs & 1,800 sq. ft LL offers a high level of finish both inside & out. The home is situated on 10 acres w/ a park-like wooded lot.

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