Saturday, May 25, 2013
Enjoy the three-day holiday weekend with these food and drink ideas.
While Memorial Day is a time to remember and honor those who served our country, for many people it also signals the start of summer. With the warm temperatures and the three-day weekend, grills will be fired up and backyard barbeques will begin. Burgers and hot dogs are pretty standard fare, but thanks to Taste of Home magazine, here are some recipes that are out of the ordinary and sure to make your guests come back for seconds. Taste of Home suggests these Memorial Day must have dishes: Once you decide on your menu, don’t forget the drinks. Allrecipes.com offers a number of options for Memorial Day including these: Share your favorite food or drink recipes in comments.
Police say the injuries do not appear to be life threatening.
A woman suffered multiple injuries on Friday afternoon after she was struck by an oncoming delivery truck, according to Princeton Police. The accident happened shortly before 1 p.m. Erika Romero, 36, was crossing Route 206 from Branning's Princeton Auto Body to the gas station across the street when she was hit by a truck that was leaving the gas station and turning north onto Route 206, Police Lt. Chris Morgan said. Romera was struck by the truck's front grill and bumper. The truck was going slow, Morgan said. The truck was driven by Daniel Smith, 26, according to police. Smith remained at the scene and was cooperative. He has not been charged. Romero suffered a broken left wrist and head trauma. She was stabilized by medics at the…
A look at what job opportunities are available in Princeton.
On the job hunt and looking for work close to home? The following job listings have recently been posted for Princeton: Find more jobs in Princeton.
You can use this gas price widget to always find the lowest price of the moment. Pro tip: Gas up early this week to save money.
Click here for a full-screen view of the gas price map. If you don't see a map of our local area, click the magnifying glass in the upper right to enter your address. Nationwide, gas prices were predicted to be lower this summer compared to the last three years, but that won't translate into savings at the pump this Memorial Day weekend, experts said. "Motorists this year are facing rising gas prices heading into the Memorial Day holiday," said Michael Green, a AAA spokesman, adding that Memorial Day 2013 would probably be the most expensive since 2011. Here's where you can get the best gas prices in Princeton: Princeton Sunoco, Route 1 Princeton Getty, Route 1 Sunoco, Princeton-Hightstown Road Delta, Alexander Street In past years, …
Friday, May 24, 2013
Gov. Christie appeared at Seaside Heights boardwalk Friday to promote the Jersey Shore
The Jersey Shore is officially open for summer, Gov. Chris Christie said as he spent Friday morning in Seaside Heights promoting tourism in New Jersey. Early Friday, Christie appeared on NBC's Today Show, which broadcast its morning news program live from Seaside Heights. The governor later cut a ceremonial ribbon — a Guinness World Record at over five miles long — to officially declare the shore open. "It's an incredible day for New Jersey," Christie said in remarks. "I'm so thrilled that this morning we're here with the whole country welcoming the Jersey Shore back." After being battered by Superstorm Sandy, many businesses on the boardwalk are open and welcoming customers, though others continue to make repairs. Despite some grey …
A short ceremony will follow at Monument Hall.
The Spirit of Princeton's Memorial Day Parade will begin Saturday at 10 a.m. The route will begin at the corner of Princeton Ave. and Nassau Street and proceed to Monument Hall (formerly Princeton Borough Hall). There will be a short ceremony at Monument Hall at 11 a.m. Donations will be accepted for Operation ShoeBox, an organization founded in 2003 to send snacks and personal care items to troops deployed outside the U.S. Donations will be collected during and after the parade at the Suzanne Patterson Center behind Monument Hall.
Supporters also announce that the school was named one of the 10 most endangered sites in New Jersey this week.
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Despite collaboration between the local, regional, state and federal health officials, there's some concern on the Princeton Board of Health about whether enough is being done.
The New Jersey Department of Health has declared a meningitis outbreak at Princeton University, one day after school officials confirmed the fourth case since March. Yet despite collaboration between the state Department of Health, local officials, Princeton University Health Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there's some concern on the Princeton Board of Health about whether enough is being done. Board Member Dr. Laura Kahn said there's never been a case of bacterial meningitis during her board tenure. "It's now 2013 and we've got four cases in just two months," Kahn said. "I think it's statistically unlikely it's that random." Now she, and at least two fellow board members, are asking to see the raw data …
Joseph Rabatie, of Trenton, was charged with shoplifting and receiving stolen property.
A Trenton man was arrested after he allegedly stole a belt from Hulit's Shoes on Nassau Street and was also found with a T-shirt that Princeton Police believe he stole from the nearby U-Store. Joseph Rabatie, 42, of Trenton, was charged with shoplifting and receiving stolen property shortly before 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 19. According to police, a Hulti's employee called to report that a man had just shoplifted from the store and was running away down Nassau Street. Using the employee's description, police found Rabatie and arrested him. Rabatie $500 in outstanding warrants from Trenton Municipal Court. He was also found with a $25 Princeton University T-shirt, which police belive he stole from the U-Store on Nassau Street earlier in the…