Princeton Week in Review
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A weekend fundraiser spearheaded by Princeton chefs raised more than $35,000 for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. With all food, chef time, liquor and services donated for the event, the $125 and $250 ticket sales went directly to the American Red Cross, along with the proceeds of several items for the live auction, said event co-chair Holly Schade of Hopewell.
A man was struck and killed by a train in Lawrence Township late Thanksgiving night. Township Police have identified the victim as Brian Remde, a 23-year-old resident of the 100 block of Franklin Corner Road in Lawrence. Authorities are considering Remde’s death a suicide.
A Moore Street home suffered extensive damage early Friday afternoon after a resident ignited a fire by discarding his lit cigarette on a pile of dry leaves and a plastic rain diverter, according to Princeton Borough Police. No one was hurt, but about than 60 firefighters and six emergency medical technicians responded to the blaze at 156 Moore Street, the home of Marc and Susana Monseau, police said.