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  • Violinist Sarah Chang
    NJSO review: Winter Festival continues, Sarah Chang wows in Bernstein
    Beautiful downtown Princeton’s characterful Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall saw the official start of violinist Sarah Chang’s two-week residency with New Jersey Symphony Orchestra as the second week of its Winter Festival got...
  • Presbyterian church
    Dr. John Witherspoon, Opponent of the Moderate Party of the Presbyterian Church
    There cannot be much dispute over the influence that Dr. John Witherspoon had on the civil government at the founding of the American Republic. Nearly one fifth of the signers of the Declaration of Independence and one sixth of the delegates to...
  • Washington Hall, Hillsdale College
    Dr. John Witherspoon, educator of the American founding fathers
    During the tenure of Dr. John Witherspoon as president, nearly one fifth of the graduates of Princeton University (known as the College of New Jersey at the time) became active in civil government after graduation. Nearly one fifth of the signers...
  • Francis Scott Key memorial, San Francisco
    James Madison and the influence of Dr. John Witherspoon on US civil institutions
    Outside of the hand of providence it may never be known why James Madison, the father of James Madison Jr, who was later elected President of the United States, sent his son to Princeton. A devout Anglican from Virginia would certainly send his...
  • Farmers markets are a wonderful source of fresh, local vegetables and fruits.
    Farmers markets are back in season
    This past difficult winter is just a memory now and lots of local farmer markets have opened for the season with the freshest produce that New Jersey has to offer.The Princeton Farmers Market opened last week and features a wonderful selection of...
  • Facebook to lose 80 percent of users
    Facebook debunks Princeton study: 80 percent of Facebook users to disappear?
    Facebook users listen up: If you are one of the 1.3 billion (yes we said billion) Facebookers out there, then chances are that within the next three years, you will no longer be sending out your hourly updates on your day and pics of your cat...
  • Facebook
    Princeton study forecasting Facebook decline equates to 'no air' by 2060: FB
    Facebook's data scientists have issued a rebuttal to last week's Princeton Universitystudythat forecast that Facebook would lose 80 percent of its users by 2015-2017. While parents might applaud that, Facebook wouldn't, and on Thursday...
  • A new Princeton University study claims Facebook has passed its heyday and is or will soon be on the decline
    Facebook use will plummet says new Princeton University study
    According to NBC News on Jan. 22, a new study from Princeton University predicts that Facebook use will explode and then do a Myspace, plummeting into obscurity.Using epidemiological models normally used to study the rapid spread of infectious...
  • UC Santa Barbara students diagnosed with meningitis
    UC Santa Barbara students diagnosed with meningitis
    Four students at a prestigious California university have been diagnosed with meningitis. One of them is now permanently disabled. The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (PHD) and the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)...
  • College dorm life
    Princeton students safe to travel despite meningitis outbreak
    The New Jersey Department of Health has confirmed an eighth case of meningococcal disease at Princeton University in a post on their website dated Nov. 26. The outbreak has been ongoing since March with the last patient becoming ill Nov. 20. Seven...
  • Princeton students compare notes outside on a nice day.
    Bacterial meningitis breaks out at Princeton University
    The New Jersey Department of Health, in consultation with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, last week identified a seventh case of invasive school-based meningococcal disease (Neisseria meningitidis type B) at Princeton University...
  • Michelle with Princeton Classmate
    Michelle's Princeton Classmate Spent Christmas 2010 at the White House
    Toni McCall Townes-Whitley and Michelle Obama have refused to talk about any possible relationship between them in the wake of the Obamacare roll out disaster. But thanks to Toni McCall Townes-Whitley's Facebook album, we do know they have...
  • Judge Parker starts to fume after being seated with a couple who teach at Princeton and Yale
    Clearly, Judge Parker went to Harvard
    Looks like Judge Parker is caught in a little Ivy League tangle.To be honest, we have no idea where Judge Alan Parker got his undergraduate or law degree. But we have to assume based on his reaction to sitting next to professors who teach at...
  • Nightmare on Fairgrounds Road
    A Fright to remember
    Fear is a basic emotion. We feel fear from infancy through adulthood. We fear the unknown. Some say we learn fear while others say we are born with it. Many search for the thrill of fear during the month of October. Travel 54 miles north from...
  • Morning Swim
    Cathy Corcione's reflections on water
    Cathy Corcione captures on canvasa dreamlikelook at a life spent in and around water.Cathy is a swimmer. Water is her element but while it is not always the main subject of her work it seems to flood most of her paintings with a soft edged mist....